7-22-2020 – Council Meeting Minutes


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CITY OFCORYDON
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
Wednesday, July 22, 2020

The regular council meeting of the Corydon City Council was called to order by Mayor Dennis Moorman. Present were council members Holmes, Rupe and Christian. Absent Bennett and Rodgers. Others in attendance were City Clerk Eva Moore, Jen Reed from the Times-Republican and Nancy Buss with Hall Engineering on the phone.

Rupe made the motion to approve Resolution 2020-28, a resolution approving an application from Graycius, LLC for TAX ABATEMENT UNDER THE CITY OF CORYDON’S URBAN REVITALIZATION PLAN for the property at 112 W. Jefferson Street, Suite 2. Holmes seconded. Ayes: Holmes, Rupe, Christian. Nays: none.
Holmes made the motion to approve Resolution 2020-29, a resolution approving an application from Cody and Lisa Veach for TAX ABATEMENT UNDER THE CITY OF CORYDON’S URBAN REVITALIZATION PLAN for the property at 615 N. Johnson. Rupe seconded. Ayes: Holmes, Rupe, Christian. Nays: none.

Christian made the motion to approve the final payment of $178.88 to Hall Engineering for the Water System Improvements 2019 project. Rupe seconded. Ayes: Holmes, Rupe, Christian. Nays: none.

Christian made the motion to approve the Final Quantity Adjustment for the Water System Improvements Project. Rupe seconded. Ayes: Holmes, Rupe, Christian. Nays: none.

Nancy Buss with Hall Engineering had called over the phone to provide an update regarding the spider webbing on the new street project. She had requested that Norris Asphalt Paving provide a repair plan.

Bennett arrived at 5:43 P.M.

Rupe made the motion to approve the updated liquor license for Casey’s. Holmes seconded. Ayes: Holmes, Rupe, Christian, Bennett. Nays: none.
Christian made the motion to approve the corporate sponsorship of $750 to Prairie Trails Wellness Center. Rupe seconded. Ayes: Holmes, Rupe, Christian, Bennett. Nays: none.

Christian made the motion to approve the monthly financial report from LeCompte Memorial Library. Bennett seconded. Ayes: Holmes, Rupe, Christian, Bennett. Nays: none.
Rupe made the motion to change the Utility Billing Clerk from part-time to full time effective August 3, 2020. Bennett seconded. Ayes: Holmes, Rupe, Christian, Bennett. Nays: none.
Christian made the motion to approve putting an advertisement in the paper for the open City Crew position. Rupe seconded. Ayes: Holmes, Rupe, Christian, Bennett. Nays: none.
Council discussed the selling and bidding procedures for 215 N. West Street again. Further discussion tabled to August 12.
Council discussed enforcement of junk ordinance for residents. Further discussion tabled to August 12.
Rupe made the motion to keep City Hall and the Walden Building closed due to Covid 19 until August 12, 2020. Holmes seconded. Ayes: Holmes, Rupe, Christian, Bennett. Nays: none.
The Mayor asked for good cause business. New phones for the office were discussed again as the current ones are not functioning properly and very old. The process of sending delinquent pink slips to past due customers was brought up. The City could possibly save money on postage by finding other ways to not mail out these forms. Kids at Play signs and speed limit signs on newly paved streets were discussed. Cemetery rules for the public may need to be reviewed and cemetery deed forms updated. The Mayor reported that an old stone belonging to the Corydon cemetery had been found in the Kellerton cemetery and we were still trying to find its rightful home. The current building permit process was also discussed. No actions taken at this time.
Christian made the motion to approve the minutes from the previous meeting and the clerk’s report. Rupe seconded. Ayes: Holmes, Rupe, Christian, Bennett. Nays: none.
City Clerk shared an asbestos handout that explained the abatement process for residents needing it. A map for suggested dust control was presented that the city crew had prepared and the crew had requested that the gravel road to the fairgrounds be treated with quotes pending for future gravel streets.
The next regular meeting will be Wednesday, August 12, 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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