2.4.19 – Council Meeting Minutes


Category: News.

FEBRUARY 4, 2019

Mayor Moorman called to order the Public Hearing to advise the public of the City of Corydon’s intent to sell the property at 110 S. Franklin Street also known as the building that houses the LeCompte Memorial Library. Present were Kay Milner, Rhonda Mason, Kelly Alexander, Leona Darrah, Donna Donald, Heidi Bellon, Harriett Gustafson, Glenn Williamson, Mike Thomas, Tonya Bartlett, Melinda Martley, Jacob Goben, Marilyn Jackson, John Ambelang and Don and Doris Seams. Rumors around town were stating that the City would be getting rid of the library. The guests were assured that the City has no intentions of doing away with the library itself. The City would like to sell the building to someone that would have the funds, or the availability of grant funds, to maintain the building. The Buyer would be required to sign an agreement requiring that the library be allowed to remain in the building for a number of years.

Jaeckel made the motion to close the public hearing. Holmes seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.

The regular meeting of the Corydon City Council was called to order at 7:22 p.m. by Mayor Dennis Moorman. Present were Council Members Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Others in attendance were the above mentioned audience members, Casey Coates, employee Brandon Trower, Jen Reed from the Times Republican and the City clerk.

Council member Rodgers introduced Casey Coates as the Guest Council Member for the month of February. The audience was informed as to how the Guest Council Member program works and why is has been put in place.

Don and Doris Seams were present to inquire about the street project and expressed concerns about asphalt overlay vs. concrete. Once again, rumors have stated that the City would be doing a Special Assessment to residents on the designated streets which would finance the street project. They were assured that this is not the case. The street project will be paid by GO Bond funds with the loan term being ten (10) years.

Holmes made the motion to approve Resolution 2019-3, a resolution that approved the preliminary budget for 2019/2020 fiscal year and set a public hearing for March 4th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Rupe seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.

Jaeckel made the motion to approve Resolution 2019-4, a resolution to approve the new five year 28E agreements with the county townships. Bennett seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.

Jaeckel made the motion to approve Resolution 2019-5, a resolution approving the APPLICATION FOR TAX ABATEMENT UNDER THE CITY OF CORYDON’S URBAN REVITILIZATION PLAN from Andrew and Mary Goben for their new residence at 410 N. Lincoln Street. Rupe seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.

Jaeckel made the motion to adopt ORDINANCE 338 as revised by legal counsel and to waive the second and third readings. ORDINANCE 338 IS AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 8.04 OF THE CORYDON MUNICIPAL CODE TO ALLOW FOR THE COLLECTION OF HAZARDOUS WASTE, BULKY WASTE AND CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS IN THE CITY OF CORYDON, IOWA. Bennett seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.

A resident has set a refrigerator outside. Holmes asked Trower to be sure that it either has the doors off or that it is placed face down on the ground.

Jaeckel made the motion to approve the minutes and treasurer’s report as presented. Rupe seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.

Bennett made the motion to allow the unpaid and prepaid bills. Rodgers seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.

The City clerk asked for a work session Wednesday, February 13th at 7:00 p.m. Topics to discuss include animal control, the library building and the street project.

The next regular meeting will be Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

RECEIPTS:
General Fund receipts 25,171.52
Road Use Tax Fund receipts 17,293.46
Employee Benefits Fund receipts 704.35
Emergency Fund receipts 78.82
Local Option Sales Tax Fund receipts 11,932.01
Debt Service Fund receipts 1,174.78
GO Bonds & Interest receipts 2,870.12
Water Operating Fund receipts 32,766.83
Water Debt Service Fund receipts 5,677.00
Water Deposit Fund receipts 1,200.00
Sewer Fund receipts 20,087.94
Sewer Sinking Fund receipts 14,968.00
Rural Fire Protection Fund receipts 3,511.42
Rural Fire Protection Donation Fund receipts 1,000.00
Swimming Pool Project Fund receipts 2,000.00
TOTAL RECEIPTS $140,436.25
EXPENDITURES:
GENERAL FUND:
Alliant Energy Electric 1,470.06
City of Chariton Landfill Closing Fees 170.00
City of Corydon Water Bills 204.00
Dollar General Supplies 1.00
IPERS IPERS 69.57
MasterCard Supplies 11.80
Norris, Verle W. Legal Fees 320.00
Office Machines Co. Supplies 136.85
Post Office 25 rolls of Stamps 1,250.00
South Central Communications Telephone 284.46
Treasurer State of Iowa State W H 5.00
Wayne Co. Newspapers Publications 405.54
Wayne Co. Sheriff Law Enforcement 7,916.66
Wellmark Pershy & Fry Premiums 40.00
Net Payroll January 4 435.53
Federal Deposit January 4 38.81
Net Payroll January 18 511.28
Federal Deposit January 18 45.81
TOTAL FUND 13,316.37
ROAD USE TAX FUND:
Alliant Energy Electricity 2,466.15
Bruening Rock Products Inc. Road Rock 2,876.62
City of Corydon Water Bills 60.00
Dollar General Supplies 41.45
Everman, Stewart Tire Chains 50.00
Iowa Prison Industries Street Name Signs 2,293.50
Lockridge Lumber Parts & Supplies 80.89
Ziegler Inc. Parts for mini 394.19
TOTAL FUND 8,262.80
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS FUND:
IPERS IPERS 104.41
Wellmark Pershy & Fry Premiums 1,885.25
Federal Deposit January 4 38.81
Federal Deposit January 18 45.81
TOTAL FUND 2,074.28
LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX FUND:
Wayne County Treasurer ½ L.O.S.T. 5,966.01
TOTAL FUND 5,966.01
STREET CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND:
Ahlers & Cooney, P.C. Fees for GO Bonding 6,129.40
Speer Financial Inc Svcs for GO Bond-Streets 7,900.00
TOTAL FUND 14,029.40
WATER OPERATING FUND:
Alliant Energy Electricity 429.32
Auxiant Insurance 100.00
Avesis Optional Vision Insurance 10.64
Bruening Rock Products Inc. Road Rock 655.66
GIS Benefits Life Insurance 10.80
IPERS IPERS 1,005.47
Iowa One Call Locates 9.90
Keystone Laboratories Inc Water/Wastewater Testing 76.00
LW Electric Service Replace Old Fire Station Meter 1,895.31
Municipal Supply Inc. Parts & Supplies 184.65
Post Office Postage-Water Bills 207.76
Rathbun Regional Water Water 11,739.00
South Central Communications Telephone 17.51
South Central Iowa Medical Clinic Clark Vaccination 304.00
Treasurer State of Iowa State W H 218.00
Treasurer State of Iowa Sales Tax 42.00
Treasurer State of Iowa WET Tax 6,073.00
Wayne Co. Hospital Clinics Clark Vaccination 247.00
Wellmark Insurance 1,237.04
Net Payroll January 4 2,407.75
Federal Deposit January 4 653.64
Net Payroll January 18 2,500.66
Federal Deposit January 18 687.52
TOTAL FUND 30,712.63
WATER DEPOSIT FUND:
Munden, Giles Deposit Refund 75.70
TOTAL FUND 75.70
SEWER FUND:
Alliant Energy Electricity 2,574.40
Auxiant Insurance 50.00
Avesis Optional Vision Insurance 9.31
Electric Pump Service Lift Stations 1,275.85
GIS Benefits Life Insurance 5.40
IPERS IPERS 456.56
Keystone Laboratories Inc. Water/Wastewater Testing 252.00
Municipal Supply Inc. Parts & Supplies 296.05
South Central Communications Telephone 124.98
Treasurer State of Iowa State W H 136.00
Treasurer State of Iowa Sales Tax 647.00
Wellmark Insurance 618.52
Net Payroll January 4 1,753.39
Federal Deposit January 4 572.97
Net Payroll January 18 1,049.27
Federal Deposit January 18 357.70
TOTAL FUND 10,179.40
RURAL FIRE PROTECTION FUND:
Danko Emergency Equip Therm. Camera 644.11
Lockridge Lumber Parts & Supplies 255.91
TOTAL FUND 900.02
TOTAL DISBURSED $85,516.61

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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