10-14-2020 COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
City of Corydon
Regular Council Meeting
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Mayor Moorman called to order the Public Hearing regarding Budget Amendment FY 2020/2021. Present were council members Christian, Holmes, Rupe and Rogers with Bennett present over the phone. Others present were City Clerk Eva Moore, Jen Reed from the Times-Republican, Brandon Trower with the City Crew, Deputy Wiltamuth and City Attorney Verle Norris. Moore reported that the notice had been published as required. As of the meeting time, City Hall had not received any oral or written comments. No one was present from the public in person nor over the conference call.
Holmes made the motion to close the public hearing. Rupe seconded. Ayes: Christian, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers and Bennett. Nays: none.
Mayor Moorman called to order the regular council meeting at 5:31 p.m.
Christian made the motion to approve Resolution 2020-35, a resolution approving the budget amendment for FY 20/21 and submittal to the Wayne County Auditor. Rodgers seconded. Ayes: Christian, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers and Bennett. Nays: none.
Christian made the motion to approve the minutes from the previous meeting. Rupe seconded. Ayes: Christian, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers and Bennett. Nays: none.
Rodgers made the motion to continue the Covid 19 closure of City Hall and the Walden Park Building until November 9. Christian seconded. Ayes: Christian, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers and Bennett. Nays: none.
Council discussed the current list of nuisance properties and clean up progress. No action was taken at this time.
Rodgers made the motion to table the quote for asbestos testing from Environmental Edge. Rupe seconded. Ayes: Christian, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers and Bennett. Nays: none.
Council discussed the 2020 Walkability Report and walking audit. No action taken at this time.
Council discussed the Wellmark renewal rates for employee medical insurance. Moore reported that it was good news and a 27% decrease for the coming year.
Christian made the motion to start the bid for the 1985 Ford bucket truck at $1,000. Rupe seconded. Moore will place an ad in the paper. Ayes: Christian, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers and Bennett. Nays: none.
Christian made the motion to approve the liquor license for Bowling Green Lanes, under new ownership. Holmes seconded. Ayes: Christian, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers and Bennett. Nays: none.
Christian made the motion to approve the Third Quarter Roll Off Reports from Hill’s Sanitation and C & E Trucking. Rodgers seconded. Ayes: Christian, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers and Bennett. Nays: none.
Christian made the motion to approve the audit report from Faller, Kincheloe & Co., and the Clerk’s response. Rodgers seconded. Ayes: Christian, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers and Bennett. Nays: none.
Holmes made the motion to approve new zoning members Matt Comer and Eric Jaeckel to fill vacancies on the zoning commission. Rupe seconded. Ayes: Christian, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers and Bennett. Nays: none.
Council discussed Trower’s request to de-obligate from the FEMA roads and culvert project. Moore had obtained information that a year extension could be requested. Trower was to call Chris at FEMA to discuss.
Christian made a motion to donate an old typewriter to the City of Promise City. Rodgers seconded. Ayes: Christian, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers and Bennett. Nays: none.
Mayor Moorman asked for good cause business. The Mayor inquired of Trower as to the oiler repair progress. Trower stated that odds and ends were needed yet. Mayor stated once oiler is operational it can be used not only to repair cracks but also for future dust control. The need for more stop signs in town was discussed. The Street Committee will continue to review. Christian brought up future street improvements and stated the council needed to get together again soon to discuss. The council inquired of Deputy Wiltamuth about electronic speed limit signs and he stated the speed radar signs tend to encourage speeders rather than discourage.
Christian made the motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report for September. Rupe seconded. Ayes: Christian, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers. Bennett abstained. Nays: none.
Rodgers made the motion to approve the unpaid and prepaid bills. Christian seconded. Ayes: Christian, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers. Bennett abstained. Nays: none.
The City Clerk provided updates on delinquent bills that were collected, information regarding the Covid 19 Residential Utility Disruption Prevention Program, a quote for Fall Clean up from Midwest Sanitation, and some Local Option Sales Tax ballot information as previously requested by council.
City Lead Trower was present to discuss updates on the new water main building as well as future discussions needed to put more water main cap offs in the budget for maintenance. Repairs to the Elk pen were awaiting response from Spidle Fencing.
The council conducted a closed session pursuant to the Iowa Open Meeting Law, Section 21.5(1)(c) to discuss strategy with council in matters that are presently in litigation or where litigation is imminent where its disclosure would be likely to prejudice or disadvantage the position of the governmental body in that litigation.
Holmes made the motion to proceed to closed session. Rodgers seconded. Ayes: Christian, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers and Bennett. Nays: none.
Christian made the motion to come out of closed session. Holmes seconded. Ayes: Christian, Holmes, Rupe, Rodgers and Bennett. Nays: none.
The next regular meeting will be Wednesday October 28, at 5:30 p.m.
General Fund 41,792.52
Road Use Tax Fund 22,509.70
Employee Benefits Fund 3,008.10
Emergency Fund 602.94
Golf Shed Rent 0.00
Local Option Sales Tax Fund 13,242.62
Debt Service Fund 15,504.47
Capital Project Fund-Streets 3.22
Water Operating Fund 39,538.79
Water Debt Service Fund 6,307.00
Water Deposit Fund 700.00
Sewer Fund 44,767.30
Sewer Sinking Fund 23,953.00
Rural Fire Protection Fund 0.00
Rural Fire Protection Donation Fund 0.00
Swimming Pool Project Fund 2000.00
TOTAL RECEIPTS $213,929.66
Agriland FS Fuel 278.03
Alliant Energy Electric 1,834.30
Auxient Insurance 37.50
Bunnell, Scott Mowing Cemetery 4,750.00
City of Chariton Landfill Closing 170.00
City Of Corydon Water Bills 226.80
Dannco Merritt Nameplate 13.50
Eva Moore Mileage Reimburse 28.18
Gambles Parts & Supplies 86.98
GIS Benefits Life Insurance 5.40
IPERS IPERS 685.56
Mastercard Postage/Supplies 304.62
Midwest Sanitation Garbage 11,870.25
Norris, Verle W Legal Fees 3,686.90
Office Machines Office Supplies 148.83
Office Machines Annual Contract 316.52
South Central Comm. Phone & Internet 264.28
Storey Kenworthy AP/Payroll Checks 271.08
Treasurer-State of Iowa State Tax 102.00
Tri-County Fire Fire Ext/Service 158.00
Verle Norris Trust Settlement Agrmt. 1,000.00
Wayne County News. Publications 121.39
Wayne County Sheriff 28E Agreement 7,916.66
Wellmark Fry/Pershy Premiums 1,327.46
Net Payroll Sept. 11 1,542.30
Federal Deposit Sept. 11 248.25
Net Payroll Sept. 25 1,922.91
Federal Deposit Sept. 25 268.65
TOTAL FUND: $39,586.35
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS FUND:
Wellmark Health Insurance 663.73
Federal Dep Sept. 11 247.10
Federal Dep Sept. 25 250.97 TOTAL FUND $1,161.80
LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX:
Wayne County Treasurer Local Option Sales Tax 6,621.31
TOTAL FUND: $6,621.31
WATER OPERATING FUND:
AFLAC Optional Insurance .05
Alliant Energy Electric 337.36
Auxiant Insurance 37.55
Avesis Vision 5.63
Gambles Parts & Supplies 74.99
GIS Benefits Life Insurance 5.41
Holmes Tiling Water Leak Repair 330.00
Ideal Ready Mix Mix/haul 687.50
IPERS Retirement 463.26
Keystone Laboratories, Inc Water/Wastewater Tests 267.00
Lockridge Lumber Parts/Supplies 53.82
Post Office Water Bills Postage 191.61
Rathbun Regional Water Water 14,739.00
South Central Communications Phone 62.12
South Central Iowa Med. Abel Physical 136.00
Treasurer State of Iowa State Taxes 133.07
USA Bluebook Parts & Supplies 95.58
Wellmark Insurance 1,360.24
Net Payroll Sept. 11 746.40
Federal Deposit Sept. 11 139.80
Net Payroll Sept. 25 1671.29
Federal Deposit Sept. 25 329.60
TOTAL FUND $21,867.28
WATER DEPOSIT FUND: TOTAL FUND $0.00
GOLF SHED RENT FUND: TOTAL FUND $0.00
ROAD USE TAX FUND:
AFLAC Optional Insurance 76.89
Alliant Energy Electric 4,675.60
Auxient Insurance 37.44
B & D/Carquest Parts & supplies 279.95
City of Corydon Water Bills 70.00
ESRI Online mapping license 500.00
Gambles Parts & Supplies 7.98
GIS Benefits Life Insurance 5.40
IPERS Retirement 391.47
Lockridge Lumber Parts & Supplies 379.81
Productivity Plus Acct. Leafblower parts 20.28
South Central Commun. Phone/Internet 152.53
Treasurer State of Iowa State W/H 86.93
Tri-County Fire Equip. Fire Ext./Service 112.00
USA Bluebook Oiler Parts 240.94
Wellmark Insurance 662.67
Net Payroll Sept. 11 967.16
Federal Deposit Sept. 11 169.68
Net Payroll Sept. 25 915.80
Federal Deposit Sept. 25 157.36
TOTAL FUND $9,909.89
SEWER OPERATION FUND:
AFLAC Optional Insurance 76.98
Alliant Energy Electric 3,974.18
Auxiant Insurance 37.51
Bunnell, Scott Mowing 175.00
GIS Benefits Life Insurance 5.39
IPERS Retirement 483.15
Keystone Laboratories Inc Water/Wastewater Tests 252.00
Lockridge Lumber Supplies 53.83
South Central Communications Phone 82.40
Southern Iowa Plumbing Sewer Repair 165.00
Treasurer State of Iowa State Tax 115.00
Treasurer State of Iowa Aug. Sales Tax 693.00
USA Bluebook Sewer gloves 54.12
Wellmark Insurance 663.86
Net Payroll Sept. 11 1,238.97
Federal Deposit Sept. 11 341.69
Net Payroll Sept. 25 1,091.83
Federal Deposit Sept. 25 286.66
TOTAL FUND $9,790.57
RURAL FIRE PROTECTION FUND:
B & D/Carquest Parts & Supplies 93.54
Cut It Out Metal Designs Wallace Sign 120.00
MFA Inc. Fire Dept. Fuel 107.13
MFA Oil Co. Fuel 146.68
TOTAL FUND $467.35
STREET CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FUND:
TOTAL FUND $0.00
RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DONATION FUND:
TOTAL FUND $0.00
TOTAL DISBURSED $89,404.55