12.05.19 – Council Meeting Minutes

Category: News.

DECEMBER 5, 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, the City Clerk, Clerk In Training, Brandon Trower, council member elect Dawn Christian, a Wayne County Newspapers representative and Don Seams with Healthy Hometown committee. Also present were members of the LeCompte Memorial Library Board; Heidi Bellon, Leroy Langloss, Rhonda Mason, Harriet Gustafson, Glenn Williamson and Leona Darrah Library Director.
Heidi Bellon introduced Leona Darrah who gave a presentation on the Library including positive changes that have been made in how the library is setup, programs and alternatives to basic book reading as well as other services that the library provides to all patrons. Financials were presented along with some items that the board and staff would like to see happen sometime in the near future.

Don Seams with the Healthy Hometown Committee was present to share what his committee is doing and areas where they could use assistance and/or support. Ways of getting more vegetable gardeners to participate in local Farmer’s Markets was a big item along with looking for ways that to bring in more buyers to the Farmer’s Markets and making our towns more walk able.
No one signed up for open forum.

Councilman Jaeckel gave the second reading of ORDINANCE 342, AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTERS 13.04 AND 13.08 OF THE CORYDON MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING WATER SERVICE IN THE CITY OF CORYDON, IOWA INCREASING THE WATER DEPOSIT REQUIRED OF TENANTS FROM $200 TO $250. Motion was made by Jaeckel to approve the reading and seconded by Rupe. Ayes – Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays – none.

Motion was made by Holmes and seconded by Rupe to approve the change order #2 from Municipal Pipe Tool LLC which extends the completion date of the Sewer Rehab Project from December31, 2019 to June 1, 2020. Ayes – Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays – none.

Jaeckel made a motion to approve Contractor’s Payment Request #2 submitted by Municipal Pipe Tool LLC for $3,296.50. Seconded by Bennett. Ayes – Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays – none.

Motion made by Rodgers to approve the Audit Report from Faller, Kincheloe & Co., and the Clerk’s response. Seconded by Jaeckel. Ayes – Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays – none.

Rupe made a motion to approve the liquor license renewal for the American Legion. Jaeckel seconded. . Ayes – Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays – none.
Jaeckel made a motion to approve the 2019 Prairie Trails Aquatic Center Pool Report. Seconded by Bennett. . Ayes – Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays – none.

The Council discussed options for signage or other methods of enforcing the ordinance prohibiting trucks from driving along the north and west sides of the square. Truck traffic is limited to the highway portions of the square on the south and east sides. The highway sides have been constructed to handle semis and other large trucks where the west and north sides are constructed of asphalt which gets damaged by large truck traffic. The topic was tabled in order to gather more information.
In other good cause business, Bennett reported that our area Rural Electric Cooperatives have funds available that can be applied for as grants or loans. Rodgers reported that she had attended a Healthy Hometown meeting and wants to be of assistance if she can. She also asked what steps need to be taken to move forward with amending the ordinance concerning how water and sewer service are to be billed when a tenant moves in to a rental in the middle of our billing period. The Clerk stated that she needed to speak with that committee and then move forward from there. Cheryl Mastin updated the council with additional information on NFIP obtained from an Iowa DNR representative. Documents and additional information will be provided before the next council meeting. The Clerk informed the Council that the 28E Agreement with Wayne County Conservation is sitting in the office of their legal counsel as he has been out of the office and unable to review it.

Jaeckel made a motion to approve the minutes & treasurer’s report. Rupe seconded. . Ayes – Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays – none.

Motion was made by Rupe to approve the unpaid/prepaid bills. Seconded by Holmes . Ayes – Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays – none.

The Clerk reported that she had attended a budget training workshop that day. She shared a couple of the changes that have been made and that the deadline for submitting the budget has been extended to March 31, 2020. She also submitted her written notice for retirement with her last day being Jan 2, 2020.

The Fire Department and City Crew had nothing to report.

Meeting was adjourned.

The next regular meeting is Wednesday, December 18, 2019 @ 7:00PM.
Budget work session is Wednesday, December 11, 2019 @ 6:00PM.

General Fund receipts 35,787.12
Road Use Tax Fund receipts 17,387.13
Employee Benefits Fund receipts 2,522.75
Emergency Fund receipts 362.42
Debt Service Fund receipts 9,241.41
Capital Project Fund-Streets receipts 735.71
Water Operating Fund receipts 24,597.11
Water Debt Service Fund receipts 6,307.00
Water Deposit Fund receipts 1,000.00
Sewer Fund receipts 8,445.04
Sewer Sinking Fund receipts 23,953.00
Rural Fire Protection Donation Fund receipts 123.44
Swimming Pool Project Fund receipts 2,000.00
AFLAC Optional Insurance 30.94
Alliant Energy Electric 1067.66
Avesis Optional Vision Insurance 29.26
City of Chariton Landfill Closing Fees 170.00
City of Corydon Water Bills 238.00
Davis, Benny Airport Allocation 1,250.00
Faller Kincheloe & Co Annual Exam 18/19 3,830.00
MSA Professional Services Draw for Condition Survey 5,665.00
MasterCard Operating Supplies 620.73
Midwest Sanitation & Recycling Garbage & Recycling 11,864.27
South Central Communications Telephone 275.64
Treasurer State of Iowa State W H 205.00
Wayne County Newspapers Publications 391.59
Wayne County Independent Winter Ordinance Notice 54.00
Wayne County Sheriff Law Enforcement Coverage 7,916.66
Wellmark Pershy & Fry Premiums 618.52
Net Payroll November 8 2,464.25
Federal Deposit November 8 487.48
Net Payroll November 22 2,521.74
Federal Deposit November 22 533.35
TOTAL FUND 40,655.08
Gambles Supplies 8.98
AFLAC Optional Insurance 57.86
Agriland FS Fuel 1,698.49
Alliant Energy Electric 2,595.99
Avesis Optional Vision Insurance 10.64
B and D Automotive Auto Maintenance 297.24
Bruening Rock Products Road Stone 4,280.20
City of Corydon Water Bills 70.00
Coddington, Inc Erosion Stone 446.64
gWORKS W-2 & 1099 118.58
Gambles Supplies 11.14
Iowa League of Cities AD & D Insurance-Vol Fire 279.30
National Band & Tag Pet Tags 86.42
Office Machines Company 2 Name Plates 24.10
Productivity Plus Account Sharpen Chainsaw 10.00
Treasurer State of Iowa State W H 86.00
Net Payroll November 8 885.08
Federal Deposit November 8 206.23
Net Payroll November 22 885.08
Federal Deposit November 22 206.23
TOTAL FUND 12,412.10
Auxiant Insurance 90.00
GIS Benefits Life Insurance 16.20
Wellmark Insurance 1,855.56
Wellmark Pershy Premium 1,266.73
Federal Deposit November 8 342.40
Federal Deposit November 22 352.38
TOTAL FUND 4,790.54
UMB Bank, NA GO Bond Payment-Streets 35,273.58
TOTAL FUND 35,273.58
AFLAC Optional Insurance 76.96
Agriland FS Fuel 131.57
Alliant Energy Electric 193.77
Auxiant Insurance 30.00
B and D Automotive Auto Maintenance 24.36
Ferguson Waterworks Meter Parts 84.84
GIS Benefits Life Insurance 5.40
Holmes Tiling, Inc Water Leaks 1,754.25
Iowa DNR Annual Water Use Fee 95.00
Iowa Rural Water Association 2020 Annual Membership 275.00
Keystone Laboratories Water & TTHM Tests 368.00
Midwest Underground Vivax Locator 2,175.00
Municipal Supply Inc Parts 850.35
Post Office Postage-Water Bills 210.98
Rathbun Regional Water Water 11,976.00
South Central Communications Telephone 61.94
Treasurer State of Iowa State W H 109.00
Trower, Brandon Reimbursement 8.83
USA Bluebook Supplies 180.76
Wellmark Insurance 618.52
Net Payroll November 8 1,113.37
Federal Deposit November 8 296.69
Net Payroll November 22 1,050.90
Federal Deposit November 22 274.97
TOTAL FUND 22,420.74
Bland, Shelbi Water Deposit Refund 17.73
Hackney, Cierra Water Deposit Refund .18
Hometown Thrift Store Water Deposit Refund 47.80
Prairie Clover Market Water Deposit Refund 125.40
AFLAC Optional Insurance 172.14
Agriland Fuel 140.49
Alliant Energy Electric 1,761.40
Auxiant Insurance 30.00
Avesis Optional Insurance 10.64
B and D Automotive Auto Maintenance 24.36
GIS Benefits Life Insurance 5.40
Iowa DNR Clark/Trower-Sewer Cert Exam 60.00
Keystone Laboratories Wastewater Tests 308.00
Midwest Underground Vivax Locator 2,175.00
Municipal Pipe Tool Sewer Rehab-2019-Draw #1 24,407.68
South Central Communications Telephone 82.12
Treasurer State of Iowa State W H 165.00
Treasurer State of Iowa Sales Tax 790.00
Trower, Brandon Reimbursement 265.67
Wellmark Insurance 618.52
Net Payroll November 8 1,601.78
Federal Deposit November 8 481.21
Net Payroll November 22 1,855.41
Federal Deposit November 22 572.77
TOTAL FUND 36,283.23
B and D Automotive Supplies 47.24
Gambles Supplies 29.66
Johnston Repair Supplies 83.00
MFA Oil Company Fuel 432.78
Hy-Vee Football Supper 304.82
Lockridge Lumber Supplies 146.99

Dennis Moorman


Cheryl L Mastin

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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