1.6.20 – Council Meeting Minutes


Category: News.

January 6, 2020

The regular meeting of the Corydon City Council was called to order by Mayor Dennis Moorman. Present were Council Members Christian, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Others in attendance were Dave and Patty Mason, Roger Winslow, Larry Harlan, Dennis Thomas, Jared Chambers, Nicole Sungren/MSA Professional Services, Rhonda Bennett/Times-Republican, Cheryl Mastin and the City Clerk.

The Council gave audience to Nicole Sungren of MSA Professional Services who came to present the completed 10 year Capital Improvement Plan for City of Corydon. The Condition Survey that MSA performed was solicited and paid for by the Donor Advised Fund of Wayne Community Foundation.

Patty Mason was present as the current President of Optimist’s Club and invited the Council to La Bota Mexican Restaurant on Tuesday, January 07, 2020, at 5:30pm to enjoy some Mexican food and learn about what the Optimist’s Club does.

Holmes made a motion to approve Resolution 2020-01, a resolution stating the Mayor’s appointments for the term of January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2021. Bennett seconded. Ayes – Christian, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers. Nays – none.

Bennett moved to approve Resolution 2020-02, a resolution reflecting wages and wage increases for City employees for the 20/21 fiscal year. Rodgers seconded. Ayes – Christian, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers. Nays – none.

Holmes moved to approve Resolution 2020-03, a resolution setting time and place for a Public Hearing considering the maximum tax dollars from certain levies for the City for fiscal year 20/21 budget. Rodgers seconded. Ayes – Christian, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers. Nays – none.

Rupe made the motion to approve the renewal of liquor licenses for Ludlow’s Steakhouse, Casey’s General Store and Alley Cat. Bennett seconded. Ayes – Christian, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers. Nays – none.

Rodgers made the motion to approve changes to the Red Flag Policy effective January 1, 2020, as Dawn Christian was added. Rupe seconded. Ayes – Christian, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers. Nays – none.

Rodgers made a motion to approve Larry Harlan’s re-appointment for a 5 year term to the Zoning Commission. Seconded by Rupe. Ayes – Christian, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers. Nays – none.

Following the reading of ORDINANCE 340, AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING CHAPTER 10.46 OF THE CORYDON MUNICIPAL CODE TO REGULATE THE USE OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES, SNOWMOBILES, MINI BIKES AND GO-KARTS IN THE CITY OF CORYDON, IOWA, the council discussed whether to keep or discard the proposed registration fee. Rodgers made a motion to remove the fees, as discussed, from both ORDINANCE 340 and 341, AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 10.42 OF THE CORYDON MUNICIPAL CODE TO REGULATE THE USE OF GOLF CARTS IN THE CITY OF CORYDON, IOWA. Rupe seconded. Ayes – Christian, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers. Nays – none.

Holmes moved to approve the help wanted ad and publication date for the position of Utility Billing Clerk. Seconded by Rupe. Ayes – Christian, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers. Nays – none.

Mayor Moorman reported that the Pump House had been vandalized with spray paint and a window had been broken. Pictures were taken and a police report was filed. He also spoke with the Sheriff about enforcing the City’s No Parking Ordinances to allow the City Crew to clear snow and ice from the streets without having to dodge illegally parked vehicles.

Holmes made the motion to approve the minutes & treasurer’s report as presented. Rodgers seconded. Ayes – Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays- none. Christian abstained as she was not on the Council in December.

Bennett made a motion to allow the unpaid and prepaid bills. Rodgers seconded. Ayes – Christian, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers. Nays – none.

The City Clerk asked for the Council’s assistance in finding an individual willing to fill one vacant seat on the Zoning Commission. The seat became vacant January 1st.

The next regular meeting will be Wednesday, January 22, 2019 @ 7:00PM

RECEIPTS:
General Fund receipts 41,928.88
Road Use Tax Fund receipts 12,561.21
Employee Benefits Fund receipts 3,603.34
Emergency Fund receipts 660.05
Local Option Sales Tax receipts 7,559.17
Debt Service Fund receipts 16,830.71
Capital Project Fund-Streets receipts 812.31
Water Operating Fund receipts 37,461.79
Water Debt Service Fund receipts 6,307.00
Sewer Fund receipts 25,602.18
Sewer Sinking Fund receipts 23,953.00
Rural Fire Protection Fund receipts 1,264.45
Rural Fire Protection Donation Fund receipts 750.00
Swimming Pool Project Fund receipts 2,250.00
TOTAL RECEIPTS 181,544.09
EXPENDITURES:
GENERAL FUND:
AFLAC Optional Insurance 42.83
Alliant Energy Electric 1,374.12
Avesis Optional Vision Insurance 29.26
Boggs Enterprises, LLC Liquor License Refund 463.13
City of Chariton Landfill Closing Fees 170.00
City of Corydon Water Bills 219.80
Des Moines Stamp Mfg Co Paid Stamp 19.40
Ellis & Associates Inc 2020 Annual Fee 750.00
Fortune, Vickie Reimburse for cleaning supplies 11.75
GIS Benefits Life Insurance 10.80
IPERS IPERS 445.62
MSA Professional Services 2nd Payment Request 9,030.00
Midwest Sanitation & Recycling Garbage & Recycling 11,848.37
Norris, Verle W Legal Fees 809.00
Office Machines Company Copier/Printer Supplies 131.49
South Central Communications Telephone 274.88
Treasurer State of Iowa State W H 395.00
Treasurer State of Iowa Additional State WH 691.00
TrueNorth Companies AD & D Ins-Volunteer Fire 279.30
Wayne County Election Fund City/School Election 1,070.00
Wayne County Newspapers Publications 325.36
Wayne County Sheriff Law Enforcement Coverage 7,916.66
Wellmark Health Insurance 1,327.46
Wellmark Pershy & Fry Premiums 663.73
Net Payroll December 6th 2,723.57
Federal Deposit December 6th 505.67
Net Payroll December 20th 6,191.76
Federal Deposit December 20th 4,986.07
Net Payroll Stevens Payout 8,046.80
TOTAL FUND 60,752.83
ROAD USE TAX FUND:
AFLAC Optional Insurance 37.46
Alliant Energy Electric 2,724.44
Avesis Optional Vision Insurance 10.64
City of Corydon Water Bills 70.00
GIS Benefits Life Insurance 5.40
IPERS IPERS 160.24
Lockridge Lumber Parts & Supplies 30.98
Productivity Plus Account Sharpen Chainsaw 36.95
Treasurer State of Iowa State W H 88.00
Wellmark Health Insurance 663.73
Net Payroll December 6th 939.57
Federal Deposit December 6th 220.75
Net Payroll December 20th 868.63
Federal Deposit December 20th 201.82
Ziegler Inc Skid Steer Maintenance 287.41
TOTAL FUND 6,346.02
LEARN TO SWIM FUND:
Wallace, Kiara Replacement check 179.07
TOTAL FUND 179.07
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS FUND:
Auxiant Insurance 90.00
IPERS IPERS 909.27
Wellmark Pershy Premium 1,359.31
Federal Deposit December 6th 368.45
Federal Deposit December 20th 1,641.18
TOTAL FUND 4,368.21
LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX FUND:
Wayne County Treasurer ½ L.O.S.T. 3,779.59
TOTAL FUND 3,779.59
DEBT SERVICE FUND:
UMB Bank, NA Loan Fees 300.00
TOTAL FUND 300.00
WATER OPERATING FUND:
AFLAC Optional Insurance 98.60
Alliant Energy Electric 334.08
Auxiant Insurance 30.00
Davis, Laredo Reimburse-Water Class Exp 133.91
GIS Benefits Life Insurance 5.40
Holt, Kari Reimb-Davis Water Class Exp 260.27
Iowa One Call Locates 39.60
IPERS IPERS 477.45
Keystone Laboratories Water Tests 38.00
Lockridge Lumber Parts & Supplies 7.38
Post Office Presort Fee & Water bills 441.78
Rathbun Regional Water Water 12,291.00
South Central Communications Telephone 61.48
Treasurer State of Iowa State W H 117.00
Wellmark Insurance 663.73
Net Payroll December 6th 1,140.61
Federal Deposit December 6th 306.99
Net Payroll December 20th 1,127.60
Federal Deposit December 20th 302.03
TOTAL FUND 17,876.91
WATER DEPOSIT FUND:
Earley, Lester Water Deposit Refund 53.20
Gibbs, Jason Water Deposit Refund 96.92
TOTAL FUND 150.12
SEWER FUND:
AFLAC Optional Insurance 159.01
Alliant Energy Electric 1,847.64
Auxiant Insurance 30.00
Avesis Optional Insurance 10.64
GIS Benefits Life Insurance 5.40
IPERS IPERS 732.30
Keystone Laboratories Wastewater Tests 252.00
Lockridge Lumber Parts & Supplies 7.38
Municipal Pipe Tool Sewer Rehab-2019-ck#2 3,296.50
South Central Communications Telephone 81.38
Treasurer State of Iowa State W H 157.00
Treasurer State of Iowa Sales Tax 851.00
Wellmark Insurance 663.73
Net Payroll December 6th 1,574.82
Federal Deposit December 6th 470.91
Net Payroll December 20th 1,778.90
Federal Deposit December 20th 544.13
TOTAL FUND 12,462.74
RURAL FIRE PROTECTION FUND:
Jensen Promotions Apparel 2,064.00
Onstot, Dustin Reimburse for fuel 137.24
Wallace, Bryan Reimburse for fuel 145.00
Wayne County Newspapers Publications 43.50
TOTAL FUND 2389.74
RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DONATION FUND:
Gambles Supplies 25.40
TOTAL FUND 25.40
TOTAL DISBURSED 108,630.63

Dennis Moorman
Mayor
ATTEST:

Ann Stevens
City Clerk







About Corydon

Corydon is located in South Central Iowa in Wayne County. We are a small city of 1585 persons, the largest of 9 cities in the county. Corydon hosts the Wayne County Courthouse on a very charming square in the center of the city. There are two major parks, one with a nine-hole golf course and aquatic center, the other with a 58 acre lake with campgrounds, disc golf course, fishing and a nearby walking trail.

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