7.19.17 – Council Meeting Minutes


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JULY 19, 2017

The regular meeting of the Corydon City Council was called to order by Mayor Rodney Parham. Present were Council Members Jaeckel, Moorman, Holmes and VanderSluis. Council Member Bennett was absent. Others in attendance were Jeff McIntyre from the Lions Club, Police Chief Allen Fry, Police Officer Tyler Jeffrey and the City clerk.

Jeff McIntyre reported to the Council the retirement of the Lions Club fireworks shoot team. The Corydon Fire Department has declined to assume the responsibility. McIntyre asked for the City’s help to find someone willing to certify before next year.

VanderSluis made the motion to adopt ORDINANCE 328, AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 9 OF THE CORYDON MUNICIPAL CODE TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION OF CERTAIN ACTIONS AND CONDUCT IN THE CORYDON CEMETERY and to waive the second and third readings. Moorman seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Moorman, Holmes and VanderSluis. Nays-none.

Jaeckel made the motion to adopt ORDINANCE 329, AN ORDIANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 5.20 OF THE CORYDON MUNICIPAL CODE TO ESTABLISH ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES FOR THE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE CORYDON CEMETERY and to waive the second and third readings. Holmes seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Moorman, Holmes and VanderSluis. Nays-none.

Holmes made the motion to approve Resolution 2017-31, a Resolution authorizing the donation of $2,000 to the Elk Pen Donation fund from the Local Option Sales Tax Fund. Jaeckel seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Moorman, Holmes and VanderSluis. Nays-none.

Moorman made the motion to approve the liquor license for Ludlow’s Steakhouse & Lounge. VanderSluis seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Moorman, Holmes and VanderSluis. Nays-none.

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

Moorman advised that two buckets of traffic paint have been received for painting the school crossing.

The mayor presented information regarding two used vehicles for the city fleet; a 2007 utility truck and a 2009 dually with a stainless steel sander and a snow plow. The cost of the two being $45,554. Holmes made the motion to purchase both vehicles. VanderSluis seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Moorman, Holmes and VanderSluis. Nays-none.

The Council discussed changing the lights on the inside of the City square to solar. Moorman noted that during his research, it looks as though the lights could be maintenance free for five years and could cost around $1,400 each.

Chief Fry advised that he has received final approval from the USDA for the purchase of a new police vehicle.

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

The clerk reported that the cold planer has been scheduled to arrive on August 21st. The City will have it for a month.

The City audit has been scheduled for Friday, July 28th.

The Council approved the purchase of paint for golf shed number three.

The safety topic of the month was “Chainsaw Safety.”

Mayor Parham reminded the Council of Fire Chief Wallace’s previous request for lights to be mounted on the front of the fire station. Wallace obtained a quote from Superior Cable and Data, LLC in Centerville for $1,429.52. The Mayor presented a project summary prepared by Alliant Energy, stating that if the inside lights were changed to LED during this project, the total cost of the project would be $3,589.00. The City would qualify for a “Project Incentive” of $1,506.42, which would bring the total cost of the light project to $2,082.58. Fire Chief Wallace has asked if the City would be willing to help with funding. VanderSluis made the motion to assist with $1,000. Jaeckel seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Moorman, Holmes and VanderSluis. Nays-none.

The next regular meeting will be Thursday, August 3rd at 7:00p.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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