April 14, 2021 City Council Meeting Minutes


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CITY OF CORYDON
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 5:30 P.M.

1. Call to Order/Roll Call
Meeting called to order at 5:30 pm. Present was Mayor Bennett, Councilpersons Holmes, Rodgers, and Rupe. Councilperson Christian attended via phone.

2. Open Forum
Roger Winslow and Mark Winslow representing Corydon Housing LLC were present and provided a summary document of their housing project and requests of the City. On advisement from City Attorney Norris, the City will need a subdivision plat map submitted for approval which would go before the Board of Adjustment and Zoning Commission. The City expressed support for the project. Winslow said that the Corydon Housing group plans to have a future meeting to explain the project in further detail for potential partners.

3. Enter Public Hearing to Discuss Resolution 2021-011 FY22 City of Corydon Budget
Motion to enter into the public hearing to discuss Resolution 2021-011 FY22 City of Corydon Budget made by Holmes. Seconded by Rodgers. Ayes: Christian (via phone),Holmes, Rodgers, and Rupe. Nays: none. Motion carried.

No comments were received prior to the public hearing and no comments were made during the public hearing. Motion to come out of public hearing regarding Resolution 2021-011 FY22 City of Corydon Budget made by Rodgers. Seconded by Rupe. Ayes: Christion (via phone), Holmes, Rodgers, and Rupe. Nays: none. Motion carried.

4. Consideration/Approval of Resolution 2021-011 FY22 City of Corydon Budget
Motion to approve Resolution 2021-011 FY22 City of Corydon Budget made by Holmes. Seconded by Rupe. Ayes: Christian (via phone),Holmes, Rodgers, and Rupe. Nays: none. Motion carried.

5. Approve Minutes of April 07, 2021 Special Meeting
Motion to approve the minutes of the April 07, 2021 Special Council meeting made by Rupe. Seconded by Rodgers. Ayes: Christian (via phone), Holmes, Rodgers, and Rupe. Nays: none. Motion carried.

6. Approval of Unpaid and Prepaid Bills
Motion to approve the unpaid and prepaid bills presented made by Rodgers. Seconded by Holmes. Ayes: Christian (via phone), Holmes, Rodgers, and Rupe. Nays: none. Motion carried.

7. Discussion of City Hall Procedures and Progress
Gibbs reported that she met with Randy Zerr from the county and got a good start to a draft agreement with the County for maintenance of the courthouse square. She and Merritt continue to work getting all accounts reconciled. The office has received many calls regarding spring clean-up and brush pick up for April 15.

8. Committee Reports
Housing Committee – Rodgers has a tracking document for dilapidated houses that will need to have letters sent.
Gibbs will look for communication from the IDNR regarding asbestos removal.
Regarding the Kading Properties development agreement, Gibbs will contact City Attorney Norris for next steps regarding approval of the agreement and updating the Urban Revitalization plan.

9. Approval of Resolution 2021-010 2021 Pool Employee Wages
Motion to approve Resolution 2021-010 2021 Pool Employee Wages made by Holmes. Seconded by Rupe. Ayes: Christian (via phone), Holmes, Rodgers, and Rupe. Nays: none. Motion carried.

10. Consideration/Approval to Survey the City Property North of the South Lagoons
City Attorney Norris has recommended that the City pay for the survey of the property north of the south lagoons in preparation for the proposed housing development. Council members will be present during the survey.
Motion to approve the completion of a survey at the city property north of the south lagoons made by Rupe. Seconded by Holmes. Ayes: Christian (via phone), Holmes, Rodgers, and Rupe. Nays: none. Motion carried.

11. Discussion Good Cause Business
a) Ideas for pool fundraising were discussed. Bonita Wells will be sending out a letter for swim lesson donations. The donations will come to City Hall and City Hall will send out receipts to the donors.

b) April 26th is a day of service for Wayne High School. Council was asked for projects that the students could do. Rodgers suggested picking up sticks at the Corydon Lake Park. Crew is also considering ideas.

c) Bennett asked Council to have the overgrown bushes at the entrance of the Lake Park taken out. Kenny Banks has been contacted and is in agreement. The Crew will get it on their schedule to clean up. The crew will also clean up the broken playground equipment on the east side of the park. Council will need to discuss if they want to keep/replace the playground equipment or take it out permanently. The Parks & Rec committee will take this under discussion.

d) The Old Settlers committee had asked to repaint the Lions Bandstand . The Lions group did the painting before and would rather keep that responsibility with their organization. Gibbs will ask Crew to check the ceiling of the bandstand for leaks.

e) There will be funds coming to the City from the American Rescue Plan. Council will work with Chariton Valley Planning and Development for matching grant funds for infrastructure, water tower, etc. Council will schedule a planning day in May to define a plan for the funds.

f) There have been more complaints about speeding down Hwy 2, South Street, and West Street. Officer Wiltamuth will work with the other deputies to do what they can to monitor the times of day where there is heavier speeding. Rodgers brought up adding stop signs to specific streets to help with the speeding issue. The Street Committee for Rupe and Holmes will develop a plan for possible locations for additional stop signs.

g) Gibbs will email Wiltamuth the current list of registered golf carts, ATVs, etc.

h) Pool manager Grismore reported on pool season preparation and shared a list of prices for pool use that was developed with Rodgers and Christian. Council thanked Grismore for her work and gave their support to the plan. Council will work with the Crew on a timeline for getting the pool ready which would include getting the water turned on for pool house, mowing, spraying the fence for weeds, getting mulch for the flag pool, and checking that all lights are working

i) Grismore asked if guards could get paid when they attend required training. They currently have to pay for their own training. Ideas for an incentive plan were discussed where guards who pass training and join the pool staff would get ½ of training paid for. If they are still employed through the season, they would get the other ½ of training paid. Rodgers and Grismore can develop a plan and bring to Council for review.

12. Next special meeting April 21, 2021 @ 5:30 p.m.

Adjourned at 6:45pm.

VENDOR VENDOR REFERENCE AMOUNT FUND DESCRIPTION
ALLIANT ENERGY ELECTRIC/GAS $1,708.35 GENERAL
DANNCO NAME PLATE $13.50 GENERAL
ELLIS & ASSOCIATES INC, J POOL RETAINER FEE $750.00 GENERAL
GAMBLES OFFICE SUPPLIES $51.94 GENERAL
LECOMPTE MEMORIAL LIBRARY ½ ANNUAL ALLOCATION $9,200.00 GENERAL
MASTERCARD SOFTWARE LICENSING $98.39 GENERAL
MIDWEST SANITATION & RECY GARBAGE/RECYCLING SERVICE $12,115.44 GENERAL
NATIONAL BAND & TAG CO 2021 PET TAGS $78.07 GENERAL
OFFICE MACHINES COMPANY OFFICE FURNITURE $175.00 GENERAL
WAYNE COUNTY NEWSPAPERS PUBLICATIONS $890.99 GENERAL
WRD SOLID WASTE COMM QUARTERLY ALLOCATION $3,962.50 GENERAL
FUND TOTAL $29,044.18

ALLIANT ENERGY ELECTRIC/GAS $2,527.28 ROAD USE TAX
B AND D CORYDON MATERIALS/SUPPLIES $108.72 ROAD USE TAX
BRUENING ROCK PRODUCTS IN ROCK $755.23 ROAD USE TAX
GAMBLES SHOP SUPPLIES $32.99 ROAD USE TAX
MASTERCARD SAFETY GEAR $530.13 ROAD USE TAX
PIPER AUTO SALVAGE TRUCK REPAIR $50.00 ROAD USE TAX
SOUTHERN IOWA OIL STREET REPAIR SUPPLIES $72.16 ROAD USE TAX
FUND TOTAL $4,076.51

ALLIANT ENERGY ELECTRIC/GAS $680.91 WATER FUND
CORE & MAIN WATER MAIN REPAIRS $190.87 WATER FUND
MASTERCARD SAFETY GEAR $59.95 WATER FUND
MUNICIPAL SUPPLY INC WATER REPAIR SUPPLIES $1,188.75 WATER FUND
WESTRUM LEAK DETECTION IN WATER LEAK DETECTION $692.50 WATER FUND
FUND TOTAL $2,812.98

ALLIANT ENERGY ELECTRIC/GAS $2,137.54 SEWER FUND
MFA INCORPORATED MISC SUPPLIES $42.42 SEWER FUND
MUNICIPAL SUPPLY INC SEWER REPAIR SUPPLIES $889.00 SEWER FUND
TREASURER – STATE OF IOWA SALES TAX $42.35 SEWER FUND
FUND TOTAL $3,111.31

B AND D CORYDON MISC SUPPLIES $289.27 RURAL FIRE PROTECTION
GAMBLES MISC SUPPLIES $131.70 RURAL FIRE PROTECTION
GOBEN AUTOMOTIVE LLC TRUCK REPAIR $8.82 RURAL FIRE PROTECTION
INTERSTATE ALL BATTERY CE BATTERIES $115.17 RURAL FIRE PROTECTION
LOCKRIDGE INC MISC SUPPLIES $20.26 RURAL FIRE PROTECTION
WAYNE COUNTY NEWSPAPERS PUBLICATIONS $125.87 RURAL FIRE PROTECTION
FUND TOTAL $691.09
GRAND TOTAL $39,736.07

Nathan Bennett, Mayor
ATTEST:
Stacy Gibbs, Administrative 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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