4.4.19 – Council Meeting Minutes
APRIL 4, 2019
The regular meeting of the Corydon City Council was called to order by Mayor Dennis Moorman at 7:00 p.m. Present were Council Members Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Others in attendance were Guest Council Member Dawn Christian, Hall Engineering representative Nancy Buss, Wayne Community Foundation President Jared Chambers, Crisis Intervention Services representative Nicole Dana, Professional Operations Management representative Rhonda Guy, Larry Wilkinson, Barry Young, Mike Thomas, Rhonda Bennett, employees Davis and Trower and the City clerk.
Mayor Moorman introduced and welcomed Guest Council Member Dawn Christian.
Nicole Danna-Crisis Intervention Services-asked that the Mayor sign a proclamation acknowledging April as being Sexual Assault Awareness month.
Nancy Buss from Hall Engineering was present to provide additional information as needed regarding the following Resolutions:
Jaeckel made the motion to approve Resolution 2019-11, a resolution approving Hall Engineering’s Agreement for Professional Engineering Services for Water main Replacement Project #1, S. DeKalb Street from W. Marion Street to W. Madison Street. Rupe seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.
Jaeckel made the motion to approve Resolution 2019-12, a resolution approving Hall Engineering’s Agreement for Professional Engineering Services for Water main Replacement Project #2, S. DeKalb Street to S. West Street (north of elementary school). Holmes seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.
Jaeckel made the motion to approve Resolution 2019-13, a resolution approving Hall Engineering’s Agreement for Professional Engineering Services for Water main Replacement Project #3, W. Marion Street from S. DeKalb Street to S. West Street. Bennett seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.
Rupe made the motion to approve Resolution 2019-14, a resolution approving Hall Engineering’s Agreement for Professional Engineering Services for the Sanitary Sewer System Rehabilitation project, W. Monroe Street relining & manhole rehab. Rodgers seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.
Jaeckel made the motion to approve Resolution 2019-15, a resolution approving Hall Engineering’s Agreement for Professional Engineering Services dated January 23rd, 2019 and Addendum for additional locations to Project Street Improvement 2019. Rupe seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.
Rhonda Guy was present to introduce her company Professional Operations Management. POM provides training and operators for water and wastewater. Guy presented two proposals. For an operator for wastewater only, the cost would be $2,377.00 per month. For an operator to do both water and wastewater the cost would be $3,170.00. Extra time worked would be at $50.00 and $45.00 per hour respectively.
The clerk reported to the Council that both the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and the City’s legal counsel have stressed the importance of getting a water and wastewater operator on board as soon as possible.
Holmes made the motion to extend the contract with Jack Pershy to provide services and certifications needed for water and sewer. The monthly fee being $1,266.73 plus, the City will pay the annual premium of $797 for Pershy’s liability insurance. The contract is for one year and may be terminated with a 30 day notice by either party. Bennett seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.
Jared Chambers, president of the Wayne Community Foundation advised the Council that an anonymous donor has made the offer of a donation to the City of Corydon specifically, for the preparation of a comprehensive plan for streets and infrastructure. The Council agreed to discuss this and asked the clerk to place the offer on the agenda for a vote at the next meeting.
Larry Wilkinson was present to thank the Council and the Mayor for pleading his case with ITC in regards to placing a high voltage line through a residential district and his front yard. ITC has agreed to run the high voltage line along the route currently in use.
Mike Thomas, president of the Corydon/Allerton Chamber of Commerce reminded the Council of a light pole on the southwest corner of the courtyard that needs replaced.
Rhonda Guy reported an IAWEA meeting on April 23rd concerning financing opportunities for small communities.
The Council considered the bids for the purchase of the building at 110 S. Franklin Street, and then considered Resolution 2019-16, a resolution setting a public hearing for 7:00 p.m. on April 17th to advise the public of the highest bid for the building at 110 S. Franklin Street. Michael Thomas bid $28,240.54. Protos Properties, LLC bid $20,000.
The Council considered the sealed bids for the outside improvements to the Community Building at Walden Park. The bids received were as follows:
1. Shawn’s-Lawns bid $11,104.66
2. N & H Construction bid $16,000.00
3. Baker Construction Mgmt bid $18,445.30
4. Young Remodeling & Const bid $13,000.00
Jaeckel made the motion to accept the bid of $11,104.66 from Shawn’s-Lawns. Holmes seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.
Rodgers made the motion to approve Resolution 2019-17, a resolution approving the contract with Jeff Ellis & Associates, Inc for 2019 services for the Prairie Trails Aquatic Center. Rupe seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.
Bennett made the motion to approve Resolution 2019-18, a resolution setting the rate for a City employee to catch and deliver dogs to the Corydon Vet Clinic. Jaeckel seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.
Rupe made the motion to approve Resolution 2019-19, a resolution approving the APPLICATION FOR TAX ABATEMENT UNDER THE CITY OF CORYDON’S URBAN REVITILIZATION PLAN from Legacy 8 Investments LLC for the Commerical Building at 411 N. Dotur Drive. The clerk reported that the application met all requirements. Bennett seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.
Rodgers reported an Iowa League of Cities meeting on May 15th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The meeting will address nuisance abatement, and the cost of the meeting is $75.00.
Mayor Moorman prepared a letter to the editor and asked for comments from the Council before publication.
Rodgers made the motion to approve the minutes of the March 20th and March 27th meetings and the treasurer’s report as presented. Rupe seconded. Ayes- Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none. Jaeckel and Bennett abstained from voting on the March 20th minutes.
Jaeckel made the motion to allow the unpaid and prepaid bills. Rupe seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.
The City clerk advised the Council that City Hall will be closed Wednesday, April 10th for training in Des Moines.
A letter from the IDNR was given to each Council person. The letter states in black and white that ALL waste from the City of Corydon that is going to a landfill, is required to go to Mahaska County. The IDNR will be sending a letter to WRD Landfill requiring that they refuse waste from Corydon.
Trower asked for and received permission to put posts up at the elk pen to help prevent more damage from vandalism.
A work session was scheduled for Wednesday, April 10th at 7:00 p.m. to go over the proposed 2018/2019 budget amendment.
The next regular meeting will be held Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
|Golf Shed Rent Fund||receipts||300.00|
|Road Use Tax Fund||receipts||13,958.80|
|Employee Benefits Fund||receipts||1,914.36|
|Local Option Sales Tax Fund||receipts||11,204.43|
|Debt Service Fund||receipts||3,192.94|
|Capital Project Fund-Streets||receipts||1,497.44|
|Water Operating Fund||receipts||29,833.51|
|Water Debt Service Fund||receipts||5,677.00|
|Water Deposit Fund||receipts||200.00|
|Sewer Sinking Fund||receipts||14,968.00|
|Rural Fire Protection Donation Fund||receipts||2,305.00|
|Swimming Pool Project Fund||receipts||2,000.00|
|City of Chariton||Landfill Closing Fees||170.00|
|City of Corydon||Water Bills||229.50|
|Cook Insurance||Prop/Liability Insurance 19/20||22,560.43|
|Gambles||Parts & Supplies||23.95|
|Iowa Dept. of Public Health||Pool License||70.00|
|LeCompte Memorial Library||2nd Half Annual Allocation||7,500.00|
|Midwest Sanitation & Recycling||Garbage & Recycling- 2 mo.||23,650.04|
|Office Machines Company||Supplies||114.99|
|Prairie Trails Museum||Contribution for Grant||500.00|
|South Central Communications||Telephone||280.08|
|Treasurer State of Iowa||State W H||7.00|
|Wayco Arts Council||Summer Concerts||2,500.00|
|Wayne County Newspapers||Publications-2 mo.||826.92|
|Wayne County Sheriff||Monthly Allocation||7,916.66|
|WRD Solid Waste Comm||Quarterly Allocation||3,962.50|
|Net Payroll||March 1||449.67|
|Federal Deposit||March 1||40.24|
|Net Payroll||March 15||378.39|
|Federal Deposit||March 15||33.81|
|Net Payroll||March 29||832.15|
|Federal Deposit||March 29||65.47|
|ROAD USE TAX FUND:|
|Agriland FS||Fuel-2 mo.||1,558.51|
|Avesis||Optional Vision Insurance||10.64|
|B and D Corydon||Parts & Supplies||30.10|
|Bruening Rock Products||Road Rock||4,395.36|
|City of Corydon||Water Bill||146.50|
|Cook Insurance||Prop/Liability Insurance 19/20||5,701.00|
|Gambles||Parts & Supplies||40.44|
|Holmes Tiling Inc||Reimbursement||48.72|
|Ideal Ready Mix Co Inc||Cement Blocks||133.50|
|L W Electric||Repaired Street Light||75.00|
|Norris Asphalt Paving||Cold Patch||3,816.50|
|South Central Iowa Medical Ctr||Physical||267.00|
|Treasurer State of Iowa||State W H||77.00|
|Truck Equipment Inc||Snow Plow Cutting Edge||226.96|
|Wayne County Hospital||Physical-Labs||295.00|
|Net Payroll||March 1||258.97|
|Federal Deposit||March 1||40.53|
|Net Payroll||March 15||755.78|
|Federal Deposit||March 15||167.90|
|Net Payroll||March 29||862.53|
|Federal Deposit||March 29||196.66|
|EMPLOYEE BENEFITS FUND:|
|GIS Benefits||Life Insurance||5.40|
|Wellmark||Pershy & Fry Premiums||1,885.25|
|Federal Deposit||March 1||65.04|
|Federal Deposit||March 15||111.91|
|Federal Deposit||March 30||145.23|
|TOTAL FUND||FUND 3,289.59|
|LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX FUND:|
|Wayne County Treasurer||½ L.O.S.T.||5,602.22|
|WATER OPERATING FUND:|
|Agriland FS||Fuel-2 mo||139.62|
|B and D Corydon||Parts & Supplies||32.39|
|Clayton’s Plumbing & Heating||Parts||70.84|
|Cook Insurance||Prop/Liability Insurance 19/20||8,444.15|
|GIS Benefits||Life Insurance||5.40|
|KLC||Water leak repairs||3,575.00|
|Lockridge Lumber||Parts & Supplies||57.76|
|Municipal Supply Inc||Parts||2,314.88|
|Post Office||Postage-Water Bills||210.89|
|Rathbun Regional Water||Consumer Confidence Reports||100.00|
|Rathbun Regional Water||Water||12,993.00|
|South Central Communications||Telephone||61.18|
|Southern Iowa Plumbing||Water Leak||495.00|
|Treasurer State of Iowa||State W H||256.00|
|USA Bluebook||Parts & Supplies||100.73|
|Net Payroll||March 1||1,909.08|
|Federal Deposit||March 1||555.87|
|Net Payroll||March 15||1,650.73|
|Federal Deposit||March 15||460.53|
|Net Payroll||March 29||1,881.57|
|Federal Deposit||March 29||593.57|
|Agriland FS||Fuel-2 mo.||139.61|
|Avesis||Optional Vision Insurance||29.26|
|B and D Corydon||Parts & Supplies||32.39|
|Cook Insurance||Prop/Liability Insurance 19/20||6,548.42|
|Electric Pump||Repair W. Life Station/Parts||6,493.29|
|GIS Benefits||Life Insurance||10.80|
|Lockridge Lumber||Parts & Supplies||16.74|
|South Central Communications||Telephone||80.94|
|South Central Iowa Medical Center||Physical||149.00|
|Treasurer State of Iowa||State W H||309.00|
|Treasurer State of Iowa||Sales Tax||846.00|
|USA Bluebook||Parts & Supplies||23.85|
|Net Payroll||March 1||2,078.17|
|Federal Deposit||March 1||647.28|
|Net Payroll||March 15||2,007.69|
|Federal Deposit||March 15||620.97|
|Net Payroll||March 29||2,039.23|
|Federal Deposit||March 29||584.58|
|RURAL FIRE PROTECTION FUND:|
|Agriland FS||Fuel-2 mo.||229.53|
|Alex Air Apparatus Inc||Supplies||722.00|
|B and D Corydon||Parts & Supplies||60.10|
|Gambles||Parts & Supplies||5.48|
|MFA Oil Company||Fuel||94.36|
|RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DONATION FUND:|
|Corydon/Allerton Chamber||Scholarship Fund||500.00|