MARCH 27, 2019
The special session of the Corydon City council was called to order by Mayor Moorman. Present were Council Members Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Others in attendance were Dawn Christian, Rhonda Bennett, employees Trower and Davis, the City clerk and newspaper representative.
Mayor Moorman advised the Council and the forum that on Tuesday, March 26th, Rodney Parham withdrew his proposed contract as water and wastewater operator for the City of Corydon. Ads have been placed in the Times Republican and on the Iowa Rural Water Association website in search of a certified operator. Both Bennett and Holmes stated that they have been given a couple of names of operators that might be interested in the temporary position, and will be in contact with them.
Trower reported that he has signed up to take Water classes on … Read More »
MARCH 20, 2019
The regular meeting of the Corydon City Council was called to order by Mayor Dennis Moorman. Present were Council Members Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Council Members Bennett and Jaeckel were absent. Others in attendance were Guest Council member Andrew Goben, Mark and Dawn Christian, Lee Peck, Rhonda Bennett; employees Brandon Trower and Laredo Davis, the deputy clerk, City clerk, and newspaper representatives.
Mayor Moorman started the meeting by expressing condolences to the John Rider family. Mr. Rider was very active in community affairs, and served as both a Council Member and as the Mayor for the City of Corydon.
The Christians and Lee Peck expressed their dissatisfaction that the Water and Wastewater Operator position was not advertised in the paper. The Council replied that they had asked the surrounding City’s operators … Read More »
CITY OF CORYDON
March 13, 2019
Mayor Moorman called the work session to order at 6:00 p.m. Present were Council Members Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Council Member Jaeckel was absent. Others in attendance were employees Davis and Trower and the City clerk.
1. The Council looked over the proposed contract for water & wastewater operator prepared by City clerk. This will be put on the agenda for a vote at the March 20 Council Meeting.
2. The Council looked over and discussed the ad for the work to be done on community building.
3. Discussed moving funds to I.P.A.I.T. The clerk asked the Council to think about moving $250,000 of the General fund and $225,000 of the Water Major Repair fund from Corydon State Bank to I.P.A.I.T. This will be put on the agenda for … Read More »
MARCH 4, 2019
The public hearing regarding the preliminary budget for 2019/2020 was called to order by Mayor Dennis Moorman. Present were Council Members Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Others in attendance were Dan Sales of Cook Insurance, Guest Council Member Andrew Goben, the City clerk and newspaper representatives. The clerk reported that the preliminary budget for 2019/2020 was published and posted as required by law. Publication was in the Times Republican and postings were made at the post office, LeCompte Memorial Library and City Hall. As of the time of this meeting, City Hall had received neither oral nor written comments concerning the budget.
Council Member Jaeckel made the motion to close the public hearing. Holmes seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.
Mayor Moorman called to order … Read More »
CITY OF CORYDON
February 27, 2019
Mayor Dennis Moorman called the work session to order at 6:00 p.m. Present were Council Members Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes and Rupe and the City clerk. Council Member Rodgers was absent.
The importance of committee meetings was discussed. The two member Council committees were asked to work together on ideas or topics, and gather information and facts to be presented to the others at Council meetings.
The Council looked over the ad and bid sheet for the library building. The ad will be placed in next week’s edition of the Times Republican.
The Council discussed options for a licensed water/sewer operator.
Ideas were discussed for animal control and a code enforcement officer.
Additional areas were discussed for the Street Project.
Dennis Moorman, Mayor
FEBRUARY 4, 2019
Mayor Moorman called to order the Public Hearing to advise the public of the City of Corydon’s intent to sell the property at 110 S. Franklin Street also known as the building that houses the LeCompte Memorial Library. Present were Kay Milner, Rhonda Mason, Kelly Alexander, Leona Darrah, Donna Donald, Heidi Bellon, Harriett Gustafson, Glenn Williamson, Mike Thomas, Tonya Bartlett, Melinda Martley, Jacob Goben, Marilyn Jackson, John Ambelang and Don and Doris Seams. Rumors around town were stating that the City would be getting rid of the library. The guests were assured that the City has no intentions of doing away with the library itself. The City would like to sell the building to someone that would have the funds, or the availability of grant funds, to maintain the building. The Buyer would … Read More »
FEBRUARY 20, 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, Rodgers and Guest Council Member Casey Coates. Others in attendance were Larry Wilkinson, Brandon Trower, the City clerk and newspaper representatives.
Larry Wilkinson was present to express his concerns regarding the new transmission lines that are scheduled to be installed on English Street. ITC is in the process of constructing a new sub station on 128th Street north of Newton Road. The current sub station on English Street will then be removed. In 1997 a special election vote granted IES and all their successors and assigns, the right and franchise to acquire, construct, erect, maintain and operate in the City of Corydon … also the right to erect and maintain upon the … Read More »
It is that time of the year again! Time to register your pets! According to City Ordinance 6.09.020 all dogs and cats within the city age 6 months and older must be licensed with the City. Pets age 6 months to 1 year cost $2.50, and pets over 1 year cost $5.00 to license. Licensing your pet is easy and inexpensive. All you need to do is bring proof that your pet is current on its rabies vaccination to City Hall. Once that is done you will be issued a numbered tag (unique to your pet) to put on your pet’s collar.
What is the benefit of licensing your pet?
-Compliance with City Ordinance
-You will not be subject to a fine for Failure to License your pet
-If your pet has a current City license and is found, their tag … Read More »
JANUARY 23, 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 Guest Council Members Moran and Comer, Randy Sharp, Deputy Jim Wiltamuth, Jason Selby and the City clerk.
Randy Sharp attended the meeting to advise the Council of a problem with a loose dog. He claims the dog came into his yard and grabbed a cat out of his grandson’s arms and killed it. Sharp asked what he could do if the dog showed up again. At this time, the City does not have an animal control person, and the Sheriff’s office was not contracted to take care of animals. Sharp was assured that a Code Enforcement officer will be discussed at the next … Read More »
CITY OF CORYDON
JANUARY 9, 2019
The work session was called to order by Mayor Dennis Moorman at 4:00 p.m. Present were Council Members Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Others in attendance were Jennifer Reed-Corydon Times Republican and the City clerk and deputy clerk.
The Council discussed options to discuss with legal counsel and with Midwest Sanitation in regards to the roll offs.
The clerk presented City Code 8.04.70. This code states:
No person shall engage in the business of collecting, transporting, processing or disposing of solid waste for the city without first entering into a contract with the city. This section does not prohibit an owner from transporting solid waste accumulating upon premises owned, occupied or used by such owner, provided such refuse is disposed of properly in an approved sanitary disposal … Read More »