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 27, 2022
I. CALL TO ORDER:
Mayor Craig Neuhaus called the Staunton City Council Meeting to order at 7:00 P.M. on Monday, June 27, 2022.
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 Manning, Rick Johnson, Ryan Machota, John Moore, Jeff Scanzoni, Mayor Craig Neuhaus, City Clerk Dennis Stiegemeier, City Treasurer Cindy Pirok, City Attorney Phil Lading and Public Works Director Mike Kuethe.
ELECTRONIC ATTENDANCE: Alderman David Dias.
NOT ATTENDING: Aldermen Chad Plenske and Randy Hanks and Police Chief Jeff Doerr.
IV. CONSENT AGENDA
Johnson moved, seconded by Scanzoni to approve Consent Agenda with the following items:
Regular Meeting – 06/13/2022
Boeing Bicycle Club (Tour de Donut Donation)--$2,300.00
State of Illinois (State Use Tax)--$17,262.45
State of Illinois (Income Tax)--$47,125.79
State of Illinois (Telecommunications Tax)--$5,089.69
State of Illinois (Cannabis Use Tax)--$702.45
State of Illinois (Video Gaming Tax)--$12,840.22
Ameren Illinois (Utility Tax)--$18,136.35
Southwestern Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$686.34
Staunton Super 8 Motel (Hotel/Motel Tax)--$2,333.46
Dakota Moore (Police Officer)
Luke Crosley (Park & Recreation Department)
Mark Mangum (Park & Recreation Department)
June 27, 2022 (Expenditures - $21,924.82 / Payroll - $64,895.40/ Manual Checks - $721.15)
Business Licenses Issued
Mac’s Convenience Stores d/b/a Circle K (Video Gaming License)
Bulldog Café (Video Gaming License)
Concordia Hall, Inc. (Amusement License)
Concordia Hall, Inc. (Video Gaming License)
Green Room Gaming (Video Gaming License)
Main Station Wine & Liquor (Video Gaming License)
Sara Caldieraro d/b/a Vintage Station, LLC (Liquor License)
R & B’s Family Restaurant (Liquor License Renewal)
R & B’s Family Restaurant (Amusement License)
R & B’s Family Restaurant (Video Gaming License)
El Indio Staunton, LLC (Liquor License Renewal)
Rooster’s Pub, LLC (Amusement License)
Rooster’s Pub, LLC (Video Gaming License)
Roll Call Vote
AYES: Dias, Johnson, Machota, Moore, Scanzoni, Manning.
ABSENT: Hanks, Plenske.
Motion declared carried.
Brian McCollum, a resident that lives on East Main Street, addressed the Council regarding debris that was in his yard from the Fireworks Show last evening. Mr. McCollum had concerns with a possible fire hazzard due to the debris landing in the yard and on his car. He made it clear that he does not want the Fireworks Show cancelled, but he wanted to make the City aware of the situation. Mayor Neuhaus assured Mr. McCollum that the fire department was well aware and they searched the area for possible problems following the show.
Received a letter of resignation from full time police officer Kenneth Lutz. The letter was dated June 5, 2022 with the effective date being June 18, 2022.
Received a letter of resignation from part time crossing guard Jules Bartony, Sr.
VII. TREASURER’S REPORT
Nothing to report.