3.20.19 Council Meeting Minutes
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 if they would help out, but they were not interested. They also searched the IDNR list, but to no avail. This is a special position requiring special licenses and operators are few. The position will be posted in the local paper and on the IRWA website.
The Council considered the request from the County Resource Enhancement Committee (REAP Board) which asked that a Council make an appointment to the Board. Rodgers made the motion to approve Resolution 2019-7, a resolution which designates Susan Carpenter as the City’s appointment to the REAP Board.
Holmes made the motion to approve Resolution 2019-9, a resolution authorizing the clerk to move $250,000 General Funds and $225,000 Water Major Repair Funds from Corydon State Bank to Iowa Public Agency Investment Trust. Rupe seconded. Ayes-Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.
Rodgers made the motion to table Resolution 2019-10, a resolution approving a one year contract with Rodney Parham as water and wastewater operator. Rupe seconded. Ayes-Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.
Holmes made the motion to approve the 2018 airport report from Benny Davis. Rodgers seconded. Ayes-Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.
Holmes made the motion to approve the LeCompte Memorial Library financial report for February. Rodgers seconded. Ayes-Holmes, Rupe, and Rodgers. Nays-none.
Mayor Moorman reported that he, the City clerk and Trower met with Hall Engineering regarding the street and water projects.
Lee Peck said that she wanted to let the City Crew know that they were working hard and doing a good job.
The guest council member for the month of April will be Dawn Christian.
Rupe made the motion to approve the minutes of the previous meetings and the clerk’s report as presented. Holmes seconded. Ayes-Holmes, Rupe, and Rodgers. Nays-none.
The clerk advised the Council of a complaint regarding the route that delivery trucks from Hy-Vee are now taking. Options for rerouting were discussed and will be pursued.
The next regular meeting will be held Thursday, April 4th at 2019 at 7:00 p.m.