11.20.19 Council Meeting Minutes


Category: News.

NOVEMBER 20, 2019

The regular meeting of the Corydon City Council was called to order by Mayor Moorman. Present were Council Members Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Others in attendance were Council Member elect Dawn Christian, Jen Reed from the Times Republican, clerk in training Cheryl Mastin and the City clerk.

Stevens issued the oath of office to Amber Rodgers.

Jaeckel made the motion to approve Contract Change Order #1 from Municipal Pipe Tool Co, Inc for the amount of $ 3,470.00, for additional cleaning during the Sanitary Sewer Rehab-2019 Project. Holmes seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.

Jaeckel made the motion to approve the payment of Invoice #1 from MSA Professional Services Inc for the amount of $5,665.00 for the 2019 Condition Survey; for work performed through Oct 21. Bennett seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.

Jaeckel made the motion to approve (with typo corrections) the first reading of ORDINANCE 342, AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTERS 13.04 AND 13.08 OF THE CORYDON MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING WATER SERVICE IN THE CITY OF CORYDON, IOWA. An Ordinance increasing the water deposit required of tenants to $250.00. Rupe seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none. The second reading of the Ordinance will be at the December 5th meeting.

Rupe made the motion to approve Resolution 2019-51, a resolution approving the transfer of $500 from the Rural Fire Protection Fund to the General Fund for the annual Fire Chief wages. Rodgers seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.

Rupe made the motion to approve Resolution 2019-52, a resolution approving the transfer of $1,125.00 from the Golf Shed Rent fund to the General Fund for reimbursement of ½ of fees from sheds 1 & 2 from Golf Club invoice. Bennett seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.

Mastin informed the Council that the FEMA State liaison has requested that the City obtain national flood insurance in order to receive that State portion of the current FEMA damage claim. After discussion, Bennett made the motion to table enrolling in the FEMA flood insurance pending further information. Jaeckel seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.

Bennett made the motion to approve the October financial report from the LeCompte Memorial Library as presented. Jaeckel seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.

Mayor Moorman reported that he has found someone at the IDOT willing to show the City crew how to get the boom on the K7 truck working. Also a man bucket for the boom has been located.

Holmes advised the Council of two water leaks in the last week. One was on Newton Road and was hit by the construction crew. The second was the twelve inch main by 314 N. DeKalb.

Rodgers updated the Council on the progress of the Housing Committee and asked the clerk gather information regarding vacant lots and vacant houses.

Rodgers told the Council of the large number of kids walking in the streets around the elementary because of the lack of sidewalks, and asked that the City look into funding options that might be available for installing sidewalks from the high school to the elementary.

Moorman advised the Parks committee of signage that needs repaired at the Corydon Lake Park.

The clerk updated the Council on the progress of the 28E between the City and Wayne County Conservation.

Rodgers reported an issue with trees at the entrance to Corydon Lake Park that hinders the visibility. The Council determined that the trees were on East Penn property.

Rupe made the motion to approve the minutes of previous meetings and the clerk’s report. Rodgers seconded. Ayes- Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.

The clerk reminded Council of the Budget work session at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11th.

The next regular meeting will be Thursday, December 5th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

Mayor
Dennis Moorman

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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