2.19.20 – Council Meeting Minutes

Category: News.

FEBRUARY 19, 2020

The regular meeting of the Corydon City Council was called to order by Mayor Pro-Tem Nathan Bennett. Present were council members Christian, Holmes, Rodgers, and Rupe. Others in attendance were Deputy Clerk in Training Eva Moore, Glenn Williamson, Jen Reed from the Times-Republican, and the Randy Sharp family.
Randy Sharp addressed the council about animal control issues. The council agreed to look into what can be done.
The condition of the streets was brought up. Bennett stated that the city has a ten year plan for street repairs. Rodgers stated that the city only has three employees to repair streets and asked for patience during the winter weather.
Glenn Williamson stated he did not receive a water bill in the mail, but did receive a disconnect notice. He felt that he should not be made to pay the 10% late fee if he did not receive it in the mail. He has since signed up for auto pay at Corydon State Bank. Feels if it happened to him, it is probably happening to other customers. Council stated they will discuss option to forgive one late charge as a one-time courtesy moving forward.
Dawn Christian made the motion to consider and approve the 4th and final invoice from MSA Professional Services Inc. for the amount of $5950.00 for the 2019 Condition Survey. Stan Rupe seconded. Ayes-Christian, Bennett, Rodgers, Rupe, Holmes. Nayes-none.
Rodgers made the motion to accept of ORDINANCE 340, AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING CHAPTER 10.46 OF THE CORYDON MUNICIPAL CODE TO REGULATE THE USE OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES, SNOWMOBILES, MINI BIKES AND GO-KARTS IN THE CITY OF CORYDON, Iowa pending questions and possible changes. Rupe seconded. Ayes-Christian, Rodgers, Bennett, Rupe, Holmes. Nays-none
Christian made the motion to approve the second reading of ORDINANCE 341, AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 10.42 OF THE CORYDON MUNICIPAL CODE TO REGULATE THE USE OF GOLF CARTS IN THE CITY OF CORYDON, IOWA. Rupe seconded. Ayes-Christian, Bennett, Rodgers, Holmes, Rupe. Nays-none.
Rupe made the motion to waive the third reading of Ordinance 341. Rodgers seconded. Ayes-Christian, Bennett, Rodgers, Rupe, Holmes. Nays-none.
The next regular meeting is Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

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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