6.26.19 Council Meeting Minutes
JUNE 26, 2019
The regular meeting of the Corydon City Council was called to order by Mayor Dennis Moorman. Present were Council Members Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Others in attendance were Jared Chambers, Levi Larson, newspaper representatives and the City clerk.
Hall Engineering was unable to attend as planned due to a death in the family.
Mayor Moorman reported a discussion with the new transportation director at Wayne Community School. The director has expressed concerns with the timing of the street improvements on S. West Street.
Moorman also advised that he had placed a call to the IDOT asking for the late start date on the Highway 2 resurfacing project. He was told that the project won’t be let for bids until December and possibly later.
Bennett made the motion to approve Resolution 2019-27, a Resolution Setting Public Hearing on Proposed Plans, Specifications, Form of contract and Estimated Cost and Directing Publication of Notice to Bidders for the Sanitary Sewer System Rehabilitation-2019 Project in the City of Corydon, Iowa. Rodgers seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.
Chambers asked that discussion regarding the proposed changes to the document “Request for Proposals 2019 Streets Condition Survey, City of Corydon, Iowa” be tabled until the July 8th meeting. Not all of the Committee members have had an opportunity to see the changes.
Levi Larson, Legislative Field Director for Marsy’s Law in Iowa, presented information on Marsy’s Law and asked that individual members consider adding their names to a list showing support of the proposed change to the Iowa Constitution.
Jaeckel made the motion to approve Resolution 2019-28, a resolution authorizing the move of Emergency Funds to the General Fund as required by law. Holmes seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.
Rupe made the motion to approve Resolution 2019-29, a resolution authorizing the move of Water Operating funds to the Water Major Repair Fund-I.P.A.I.T., and Sewer Funds to the Sewer Major Repair fund. Bennett seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.
Jaeckel made the motion to approve the renewal of the tobacco licenses for Casey’s, Hy-Vee, Dollar General and Gasland Express. Rodgers seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.
Bennett made the motion to approve the May financial report from LeCompte Memorial Library as presented. Jaeckel seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and
Brady Hackney has been chosen a Guest Council Member for the month of July.
There has been a lot of Facebook activity about comments made at the last council meeting regarding the brick street on W. Jackson and the Corydon Lake Park. Moorman stressed that at this time the Council has only discussed setting a public hearing to hear comments from the public in regards to improvements to that section of W. Jackson Street. No action has been taken as of yet.
The Council and Mayor have been invited to the Board of Supervisors meeting on Monday, July 1st at 9:00 a.m. This is also in regards to comments made on Facebook about statements made at the last council meeting.
Jaeckel made the motion to approve the minutes of the previous meeting and the clerk’s report. Bennett seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.
The clerk reported a complaint regarding the parking on the south side of W. State Street. The individual suggested that business owners park in the alley to the west of Good Ol’ Days, so that customers could use the parking area.
The Council and Mayor have been invited to attend the McClure presentation at Prairie Trails Museum Tuesday, July 2nd at 5:00 p.m.
Holmes recommended that 2nd Avenue (fairgrounds entryway) be scarified before Ewing applies dust control.
The next regular meeting will be Monday, July 8th at 7:00 p.m.