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City Council Meeting Minutes--June 12, 2023

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE STAUNTON CITY COUNCIL, HELD IN THE RALPH & JOSEPHINE OLTMANN COMMUNITY CENTER, 101 W. PEARL ST., STAUNTON, ILLINOIS ON MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2023


I. CALL TO ORDER:


Mayor Craig Neuhaus called the Staunton City Council Meeting to order at 7:00 P.M. on Monday, June 12, 2023.


II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:

Mayor Craig Neuhaus led the Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.


III. ROLL CALL:

City Clerk Stiegemeier called roll with the following persons:


ATTENDING: Aldermen David Dias, Kristy Berg, Ryan Machota, Matthew McKee and Terry Tipler, Mayor Craig Neuhaus, City Clerk Dennis Stiegemeier, Police Chief Jeff Doerr and Public Works Director Mike Kuethe.


NOT ATTENDING: Alderman David Manning and City Attorney Phil Lading. .

IV. CONSENT AGENDA

Tipler moved, seconded by Dias to approve Consent Agenda with the following items:

Minutes

Regular Meeting – 05/22/2023

Collector’s Report

M.J.M. Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$191.16

Southwestern Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$798.67

Staunton Super 8 Motel (Hotel/Motel Tax)--$2,433.92

Staunton Area Ambulance Service (April & May Dispatch Fees)--$1,000.00

Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$300.00

Staunton Police Department (Reports)--$10.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Fine Disbursement)--$653.38

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Arrest Agency Fee)--$162.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (E-Citation Fee)--$14.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Police Vehicle Fund)--$1.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Restitution)--$200.00

State of Illinois (MFT Tax)--$9,723.66

State of Illinois (MFT Renewal Fund)--$8,529.35


Applications

Ethan LaRue (Police Dispatcher)

Kari Presnell (Police Dispatcher)

Samantha Harris (Police Dispatcher)

Gabrielle Pequignot (Police Dispatcher)

Madison Best (Police Dispatcher)

Isabell Highley (Police Dispatcher)

Matthew Lipham (Police Dispatcher)

Taylor Mitchell (Police Dispatcher)

Kyle Hanner (Any Department)

Clinton Haas (Any Department)

Logan Crosley (Park & Recreation Department)

Dennis Lowder (Public Works Department)

Clinton Kite (Public Works Department)


Monthly Reports

Distributed by City Clerk’s Office


Claims

June 12, 2023

Business Licenses Issued

Local Storage Staunton

Staunton High School Boys Soccer (Raffle License) Casey’s Retail Company, Store #1547 (Liquor License Renewal)

Casey’s Retail Company, Store #1956 (Liquor License Renewal)

Cash Out Gaming (Liquor License Renewal)

Green Room Gaming, LLC (Liquor License Renewal)

Cavataio’s Restaurant (Liquor License Renewal)

Concordia Hall, Inc. (Liquor License Renewal)

V.F.W. Post #1241 (Liquor License Renewal)

Main Station Liquor & Wine (Liquor License Renewal)

Mac’s Convenience Stores, LLC (Liquor License Renewals)

The Junction Café, d/b/a Bulldog Café (Liquor License Renewal)

El Indio of Staunton, Inc. (Liquor License Renewal)

R & B’s Family Restaurant (Liquor License Renewal)

Mr. T’s Tavern & Liquor Store, Inc. (Liquor License Renewal)

Skeeter’s Pub, Inc. (Liquor License Renewal)

Berry’s Bar, Inc. (Liquor License Renewal)

Sara Caldieraro d/b/a Vintage Station (Liquor License Renewal)

Blackbird Bakery and Café, LLC (Liquor License Renewal)

Asian Bistro by Olette (Liquor License Renewal)

Staunton Food & Liquor (Liquor License Renewals)

DEFU Corporation d/b/a Bamboo Garden (Liquor License Renewal)

Roll Call Vote

AYES: Dias, Berg, Machota, McKee, Tipler.

NAYS: None.

ABSENT: Manning.

Motion declared carried.

V. GUESTS

No guests were present to speak.


VI. CORRESPONDENCE

Received an email from Ben Clark, representing the Staunton Fire Department, requesting to close Park Lane, Luker Street and Bell Street on Sunday, June 25, 2023 from 3:00 to 5:00 P.M. to alleviate congestion at the end of the Homecoming Parade.


Received a letter of resignation from part time police officer Tim Smiddy. The letter was dated March 13, 2023 and his resignation was to be effective upon the medical release from his physician. The medical release was received on May 30, 2023.


VII. TREASURER’S REPORT

Certificates of Deposit recently cashed in at Bank of Hillsboro:

Civic Improvement Fund -- $75,000.00 plus $902.32 interest

General Fund -- $150,000.00 plus $1,804.66 interest

Infrastructure Fund -- $100,000.00 plus $1,203.10 interest

Sewer Fund -- $175,000.00 plus $2,105.42 interest

Telecommunications Fund -- $200,000.00 plus $2,406.20 interest

Water Fund -- $100,000.00 plus $1,203.10 interest


Certificates of Deposit recently purchased at Bank of Hillsboro for 5 months at 4.13%:

Infrastructure Fund -- $350,000.00

Civic Improvement Fund -- $250,000.00

Reserve Fund -- $200,000.00

Telecommunications Fund -- $100,000.00

Water Fund -- $100,000.00


Certificate of Deposit recently purchased at Bank of Springfield for 9 months at 4.45%:

Bond/Interest Fund -- $750,000.00

Civic Improvement Fund -- $100,000.00

General Fund -- $250,000.00

Infrastructure Fund -- $500,000.00

MFT Fund -- $500,000.00

Sewer Fund -- $200,000.00

Telecommunications Fund -- $200,000.00


VIII. CITY CLERK’S REPORT

This year’s annual Homecoming Parade will be held on Sunday, June 25th at 3:00 P.M. The City of Staunton will have their float in the parade. All City Officials are welcome to walk along with the float and kids/grandkids are welcome to ride on the float. We will meet in front of the garage doors at the City Hall Complex by 2:45 that afternoon.


IX. COMMITTEE REPORTS

PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY -

Motion by Tipler, seconded by Machota to grant request from the Staunton Fire Department to close Park Lane, Luker Street and Bell Street on Sunday, June 25th, 2023 from 3:00 to 5:00 P.M. at the end of the Homecoming Parade. At Roll Call Vote - Ayes: Berg, Machota, McKee, Tipler, Dias. Nayes: None. Absent: Manning. Motion carried.


Motion by Tipler, seconded by Dias to approve Quote #32530 from Illini Tech Services for a new Custom Dell PowerEdge Server for the Police Department at a cost of $8,159.00. At Roll Call Vote – Ayes: Machota, McKee, Tipler, Dias, Berg. Nayes: None. Absent: Manning. Motion carried.


PARK & CIVIC IMPROVEMENT –

Nothing to report.


FINANCE–

Motion by Tipler, seconded by McKee to approve Quote #32881 from Illini Tech Services for a new Custom PowerEdge T150 Server for the City Clerk’s Office at a cost of $7,659.00. At Roll Call Vote – Ayes: McKee, Tipler, Dias, Berg, Machota. Nayes: None. Absent: Manning. Motion carried.


WATER-

Nothing to report.


STREET / SEWER

Motion by Machota, seconded by Tipler to approve “Acceptance of Proposal to Furnish Materials and Approval of Award” from Beelman Logistics for road maintenance (CA-13 and CA-16 Aggregate) in the amount of $38,891.00. At Roll Call Vote – Ayes: Tipler, Dias, Berg, Machota, McKee. Nayes: None. Absent: Manning. Motion carried.


Motion by Machota, seconded by Tipler to approve “Acceptance of Proposal to Furnish Materials and Approval of Award” from Beelman Logistics for road maintenance (CA-6 ) in the amount of $18,795.00. At Roll Call Vote – Ayes: Dias, Berg, Machota, McKee, Tipler. Nayes: None. Absent: Manning. Motion carried.


Motion by Machota, seconded by Tipler to approve “Acceptance of Proposal to Furnish Materials and Approval of Award” from Illiana Construction Company for road maintenance (HFRS-2 and Seal Coat Aggregate) in the amount of $101,500.00. At Roll Call Vote – Ayes: Berg, Machota, McKee, Tipler, Dias. Nayes: None. Absent: Manning. Motion carried.


Motion by Machota, seconded by Dias to approve Quote #01-1466 from Woody’s Municipal Supply Co. for hydraulic upfit for 2020 Chevrolet 4500 dump truck in the amount of $9,404.00. At Roll Call Vote – Ayes: Machota, McKee, Tipler, Dias, Berg. Nayes: None. Absent: Manning. Motion carried.


PUBLIC GROUNDS-

Nothing to report.


TOURISM –

Nothing to report.


PERSONNEL –


Motion by Dias, seconded by Tipler to hire Cole Sternickle as part time Park & Recreation Department employee. At Roll Call Vote – Ayes: Dias, Berg, Machota, McKee, Tipler. Nayes: None. Absent: Manning. Motion carried.


ANNEXATION –

Nothing to report.


SPECIAL COMMITTEES –

Nothing to report.


JUDICIARY—

Motion by Dias, seconded by Tipler to approve Ordinance #2206 Approving A Pre-Annexation Agreement With Jacob R. Hillis Regarding Property Located At 132 W. Sixteenth Street, Staunton, IL But Not Physically Annexing The Property To The City’s Corporate Boundaries At This Time. At Roll Call Vote – Ayes: Machota, McKee, Tipler, Dias, Berg. Nayes: None. Absent: Manning. Motion carried.

Motion by Dias, seconded by McKee to approve Ordinance #2207 Approving A Pre-Annexation Agreement With Eric & Courtney Lorenz Regarding Property Located At 9183 Lakewood Drive, Staunton, IL But Not Physically Annexing The Property To The City’s Corporate Boundaries At This Time. At Roll Call Vote – Ayes: Dias, Berg, Machota, McKee, Tipler. Nayes: None. Absent: Manning. Motion carried.


Motion by Dias, seconded by Tipler to approve Ordinance #2208 Approving A Pre-Annexation Agreement With Billy J. Patton Regarding Property Located At 19430 Streeb Lane, Staunton, IL But Not Physically Annexing The Property To The City’s Corporate Boundaries At This Time. At Roll Call Vote – Ayes: Berg, Machota, McKee, Tipler, Dias. Nayes: None. Absent: Manning. Motion carried.


Motion by Dias, seconded by Machota to approve Resolution #2023-15 Approving A Plat Of Survey Located In The Zoning, Planning And Development Jurisdiction Of The City Of Staunton, Macoupin County, Illinois. At Roll Call Vote – Ayes: Machota, McKee, Tipler, Dias, Berg. Nayes: None. Absent: Manning. Motion carried.

X. UNFINISHED BUSINESS—

Nothing to report.

XI. NEW BUSINESS-

Nothing to report.


XII. EXECUTIVE SESSION—

No Executive Session was held.


XIII. MOTIONS FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION

.

No motions were made from Executive Session.


XIV. ADJOURNMENT

With no further business to discuss, Councilmember Tipler, seconded by Councilmember Dias to adjourn at 7:13 P.M. At Roll Call Vote – Ayes: Machota, McKee, Tipler, Berg, Machota. Nayes: None. Absent: Manning. Motion carried.


Prepared by:




Dennis K. Stiegemeier, City Clerk

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