6.20.18 – Council Meeting Minutes


Category: News.

JUNE 20, 2018

Mayor Parham called to order the public hearing to advise the public of the City’s intent to take sealed bids for the property at 205 E. Moore Street at 7:00 p.m. Present were Council Members Moorman, Holmes, Bennett and Rupe. Council Member Jaeckel was absent. The clerk reported no oral or written comments received by City Hall. Bennett made the motion to close the public hearing. Moorman seconded. Ayes-Moorman, Holmes, Bennett and Rupe. Nays-none.

At 7:01, the regular meeting of the Corydon City Council was called to order by Mayor Parham. Present were Council Members Moorman, Holmes, Bennett and Rupe. Council Member Jaeckel was absent. Others in attendance were Bill and Nancy Buss from Hall Engineering, Brenda DeVore from the Prairie Trails Museum, Caleb Housh, Police Chief Allen Fry, newspaper representatives and the city clerk.

Hall Engineering was present to inform the Council on recent sewer activities in regards to the BIO2 Solution system and meetings with the IDNR.

Brenda DeVore presented a plan for a proposed addition to the Prairie Trails Museum. DeVore would like to apply for a Community Attraction & Tourism Grant (CAT) for the addition, and is required to have support from local government.

Holmes made the motion to have a resolution prepared for the next meeting that would approve a donation of $500 and in kind support for the project. Bennett seconded. Ayes-Moorman, Holmes, Bennett and Rupe. Nays-none.

Council Member Jaeckel arrived at 7:32.

Caleb Housh was present to discuss the position of Code Enforcement Officer to cover Wayne County and the cities therein.

Moorman made the motion to approve Resolution 2018-24, a resolution authorizing the move of Emergency Funds to the General Fund as required by law. Rupe seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Moorman, Holmes, Bennett and Rupe. Nays-none.

Holmes made the motion to approve Resolution 2018-25, a resolution authorizing the move of Water & Sewer operating funds to the Water and Sewer major repair funds. Moorman seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Moorman, Holmes, Bennett and Rupe. Nays-none.

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

Holmes made the motion to approve the request from Marcia Allen and family to set a children’s picnic table at Walden Park in memory of Dennis Allen, after consulting with the Friends of Walden Park. Jaeckel seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Moorman, Holmes, Bennett and Rupe.

Moorman reported that he has ordered a bucket of paint for the school crosswalk.

Holmes reported that he and Trower would be starting repairs on the slide at the pool.

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

The clerk asked for approval of the ad for the property at 205 E. Moore. Ad was approved.

Bennett made the motion to go into closed session with City’s legal counsel per Iowa Code 21.5 (1) (c). Jaeckel seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Moorman, Holmes, Bennett and Rupe. Nays-none.

Bennett made the motion to come out of closed session. Rupe seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Moorman, Holmes, Bennett and Rupe. Nays-none.

Jaeckel made the motion to direct the City attorney to initiate action to enforce permit violations at 605 N. East Street. Rupe seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Moorman, Holmes, Bennett and Rupe. Nays-none.

The Council directed the City attorney to review City ordinances for permits & fees and for violations and construction.

The Council also asked the City attorney to inquire about temporarily sharing the services of Chariton’s Code Enforcement officer.

The next regular meeting will be Monday, July 9th, 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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