8-26-2020 – Council Meeting Minutes


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CITY OF CORYDON
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 26, 2020

 

The regular meeting of the Corydon City Council was called to order by Mayor Dennis Moorman.  Present were council members Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers and Christian. Bennett was present on the phone.  Others in attendance were City Clerk Eva Moore, Jen Reed from the Times-Republican and City Crew Brandon Trower.  Justin Doll was also present on the phone.  Nancy Buss did not attend over the phone.

Christian made the motion to approve the minutes of the previous meeting.  Rupe seconded.  Ayes: Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers, Christian, Bennett. Nays:  none.

Holmes made the motion to approve Resolution 2020-32, a resolution setting a public hearing for Wednesday September 9, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. to advise the public of the City’s intent to sell the property at 215 N. West Street.  Rodgers seconded.  Ayes: Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers, Christian, Bennett. Nays:  none.

Rodgers made the motion to approve the final payment of $12,426.25 to Morris Enterprises, Inc. for the Final Contractor’s Application for the Water System Improvements 2019 Project.  Rupe seconded.  Ayes: Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers, Christian, Bennett. Nays:  none.

Justin Doll was present on the phone to discuss options for a building inspector/code enforcement officer.  No action was taken at this time.

Rodgers made the motion to approve the liquor license for HyVee.  Rupe seconded.  Ayes: Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers, Christian, Bennett. Nays:  none.

Holmes made the motion to approve the quote from Jackson Creek Enterprises for water main work at the new meter building for $26,625.00.  Rupe seconded.  Ayes: Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers, Christian, Bennett. Nays:  none.

Rodgers made the motion to approve the mini chainsaw for the city shop for $300.  Christian seconded.  Ayes: Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers, Christian, Bennett. Nays:  none.

Christian made the motion to approve the monthly financial report from LeCompte Memorial Library with the condition that the data is verified.  Holmes seconded.  Ayes: Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers, Christian, Bennett. Nays:  none.

Rodgers made the motion to approve a quote from Faller, Kincheloe & Co PLC for assistance with the Iowa Street Financial Report for $275 and the Annual Financial report for $575.  Christian seconded.  Ayes: Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers, Christian, Bennett. Nays:  none.

Council discussed updating the existing 10 year CIP plan.  A work session would be planned soon.

Council discussed brush dump procedures.  The City may allow residents to eventually utilize that for free as long as it is not abused.  Residents could still utilize the monthly pick up for a fee.

Council discussed current Covid 19 precautions.  Clerk is still waiting for a keyless entry quote for the front door at Walden Building.

Holmes made a motion for the clerk to send nuisance letters to the owners of 409 E. Jackson and 312 W. Anthony.  Christian seconded.  Ayes: Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers, Christian, Bennett. Nays:  none.

Holmes made a motion to put the bucket lift truck up for sealed bids.  Rupe seconded.  Ayes: Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers, Christian, Bennett. Nays:  none.

The Mayor asked for good cause business.  The Powersville, MO fire station was possibly interested in Corydon’s old fire truck.  The mystery cemetery stone may not actually belong to Corydon after all, research still pending. Rodgers and Christian had completed the Wellmark Walking Audit and there may be grant money coming to repair sidewalks.  Repairs are to begin soon at the Elk Pen.

Holmes made the motion to approve the updated Treasurer’s Report for July and the clerk’s report.  Rupe seconded.  Ayes: Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers, Christian, Bennett. Nays:  none.

City Clerk Moore provided all council and mayor with a copy of the Outstanding Debt Report that was just submitted to the state.  Moore also provided a copy of the recent minutes from the Board of Adjustments meeting, a memo from Area 15 Housing, and a copy of the most recent rules from the Board of Inspections and Appeals/rules for restaurants and bars during Covid.  Signs were purchased for the new city side by side vehicle to distinguish it for residents.  Moore also expressed that a budget amendment was also in process for an upcoming September meeting due to the street project delays and fire station furnace installation delays.

The next regular meeting will be Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.

 

Dennis Moorman
Mayor

 

ATTEST:

Eva Moore
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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