9.20.17 – Council Meeting Minutes
SEPTEMBER 20, 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 Bennett. Council Member VanderSluis was absent. Others in attendance were Nancy Buss from Hall Engineering, Anne Kruse, employees Brandon Trower, Rick Schmidt, Tony Gibson, Fire Chief Bryan Wallace and the City clerk.
Nancy Buss from Hall Engineering asked for direction from the Council as how to proceed with the pending sewer project.
Anne Kruse was present to address several items. The Kruse’s are still having problems with traffic through their private driveway which was previously used by Carl and Nancy Coates as an address of 1 Coates Drive. Kruse asked that the City send notice on City letterhead to Google & Map Quest and ask that they correct the error in their records.
Ms. Kruse addressed a problem with the height of the sidewalk in front of businesses on S. Franklin Street and presented a quote from Onstot Construction for concrete cuts and hand railing. Mayor Parham informed Ms Kruse that the sidewalks are the property of the business owners, and not the City.
Kruse inquired about installing sewer, streets, and lighting at Southern Comfort Estates, and expressed concerns about the many nuisance properties around town.
The Council opened the sealed bids for the 1994 dually and the 2001 half ton pickup.
Bids for the1994 dually were as follows:
|Mike McClure||$ 852.92|
Holmes made the motion to accept the bid from Chris Moore for $2,100.00 for the 1994 dually. Jaeckel seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Moorman, Holmes and Bennett. Nays-none.
Bids for the 2001 half ton pickup were as follows:
Holmes made the motion to accept the bid from Chris Moore for $1,900.00 for the 2001 half tone pickup. Jaeckel seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Moorman, Holmes and Bennett. Nays-none.
Jaeckel made the motion to approve Resolution 2017-44, a resolution revising the rental fees for the Corydon Community Building effective November 1, 2017. Moorman seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Moorman, Holmes and Bennett. Nays-none.
Jaeckel made the motion to approve the renewal of the liquor licenses for Bowling Green Lanes and The Lodge Twisted. Holmes seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Moorman, Holmes and Bennett. Nays-none.
Bennett made the motion to approve the monthly financial report from LeCompte Memorial Library as presented. Jaeckel seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Moorman, Holmes and Bennett. Nays-none.
The Mayor and Council congratulated the City crew on the condition of the streets that have been ground and reworked.
Mayor Parham advised the Council of a grant from Chariton Valley Housing that is available for cleaning up nuisance properties owned by the City, and suggested that an application be submitted for the property at 205 E. Moore Street.
The three year contract with Midwest Sanitation and Recycling expires in June 2018. Mayor Parham suggested that a work session be held to discuss the contract and renewal options. Midwest has reported that the recycling from Corydon is the cleanest that they receive, with only 1% contamination.
Moorman made the motion to approve the minutes of the previous meeting and the clerk’s report. Bennett seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Moorman, Holmes and Bennett. Nays-none.
The City received a refund of $1,743.00 from the 2016/2017 Workers Compensation premium.
The clerk reminded City Officials of the 5:00 p.m. deadline tomorrow evening for filing paperwork if running for re-election.
The topic of the monthly employee safety meeting was “Traffic Control Within the Work Area.”
The City crew advised the Council, that the cold planer would be returned to Ziegler on Monday, and street light pole problems would be addressed next week.
Fire Chief Bryan Wallace reported a win of fourth place in the state at the Fire Convention. Several trophies were also brought home.
A work session regarding the Midwest Sanitation and Recycling contract was scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 5, before the regular Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m.