5.23.18 – Council Meeting Minutes


Category: News.

MAY 23, 2018

At 7:00 p.m., Mayor Parham called to order the public hearing regarding the 2017/2018 budget amendment. Present were Council Members Moorman, Bennett and Rupe. Council members Jaeckel and Holmes were absent. The clerk reported that City Hall had received neither oral nor written comments regarding the amendment. Moorman made the motion to close the public hearing. Rupe seconded. Ayes-Moorman, Bennett and Rupe. Nays-none.

The regular meeting of the Corydon City Council was called to order by Mayor Rodney Parham at 7:01 p.m. Present were Council Members Moorman, Bennett and Rupe. Council Members Jaeckel and Holmes were absent. Others in attendance were police officer Jeffery, Times-Republican newspaper representative and the City clerk.

Moorman made the motion to approve Resolution 2018-19, a resolution approving the 2017/2018 budget amendment and the submittal to the Wayne County Auditor. Bennett seconded. Ayes-Moorman, Bennett and Rupe. Nays-none.

Rupe made the motion to approve Resolution 2018-20, a resolution establishing a Social Media policy for City of Corydon sites. Bennett seconded. Ayes-Moorman, Bennett and Rupe. Nays-none.

Moorman made the motion to approve Resolution 2018-15, a resolution setting a public hearing to inform residents of the City’s intent to take bids on the property at 205 E. Moore Street. Hearing to be held on June 20th at 7:00 p.m. Bennett seconded. Ayes-Moorman, Bennett and Rupe. Nays-none.

Rupe made the motion to approve Resolution 2018-21, a resolution in support of the Mahaska County Solid Waste Management Commission Comprehensive Solid Waste Plan. Moorman seconded. Ayes-Moorman, Bennett and Rupe. Nays-none.

Moorman made the motion to approve the monthly financial report from LeCompte Memorial Library as presented. Bennett seconded. Ayes-Moorman, Bennett and Rupe. Nays-none.

The clerk advised that the Alley Cat has asked the Council to consider allowing them to fence off the alley on Saturday, June 9th for a concert. Moorman made the motion to allow the alley to be closed from 4:00 p.m. to close. Bennett seconded. Ayes-Moorman, Bennett and Rupe. Nays-none.

Rupe made the motion to allow John Rider to park a few cars in the parking area on the south side of the square towards the west end during Memorial Day weekend. Bennett seconded. Ayes-Moorman, Bennett and Rupe. Nays-none.

Mayor Parham reported that the City crew has been patching streets.

Both Schmidt and Trower have worked hard to get the pool up, running and ready for the 2018 season.

Moorman made the motion to approve the minutes of the previous meeting and the clerk’s report as presented. Rupe seconded. Ayes-Moorman, Bennett and Rupe. Nays-none.

The clerk reported that a new state law has been passed and becomes effective July 1, 2018. The City will no longer be able to collect the 1% local option sales tax on sales of water. Also, the 6% sales tax on water will now be collected as excise tax.

The next regular meeting will be Monday, June 4th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

Mayor
Rodney Parham

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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