6.10.19 – Council Meeting Minutes

Category: News.

JUNE 10, 2019

The regular meeting of the Corydon City Council was called to order by Mayor Dennis Moorman. Present were Council Members Jaeckel, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Council Member Bennett was absent. Others in attendance were Jared Chambers, Brandon Trower, the City clerk and Rhonda Bennett from the Times Republican.

Hall Engineering rescheduled for the next meeting.

Jared Chambers presented the Council with a preliminary draft of the “Request For Proposals-2019 Streets Condition Survey”. The Finance, Street, and Water & Sewer committees will meet separately to review the document and have a response ready for Chambers at the June 26th meeting.

Council Member Bennett and daughter Aubrey Bennett arrived. The Council welcomed Aubrey as the Guest Council Member for the month of June.

The Mayor asked for good cause business.
1. Moorman reported that a second snow plow truck has been purchased from the IDOT.
2. Rodgers advised the Council that the Chamber has rehabbed the horse shoe pits and back drops at Walden Park and might be interested in doing something with the volleyball court.
3. Moorman wanted to clarify to residents that the City of Corydon has NO investments in housing projects.
4. Moorman asked the Council to consider setting a public hearing to discuss the removal of the brick street on W. Jackson.
5. Moorman asked the Finance committee, Mayor, City clerk and Deputy clerk to be on the interviewing committee for the City clerk position.

Bennett reported on the condition of the Corydon Lake Park and expressed his disappointment in the condition of the camping areas and overall appearance compared to the other parks in the county. The current lease with Wayne County Conservation expires in 2024.

The Council asked that Tony Funk be contacted about progress on the new pen for the elk. Removal of the tar tank and the construction of a shelter house in that area were mentioned also.

The Council gave Trower permission to gather photos and information on flood damage for submittal to FEMA.

Holmes made the motion to approve the minutes and treasurer’s report as presented. Bennett seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.

Jaeckel made the motion to approve the unpaid and prepaid bills. Rodgers seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.

The Council agreed that the Fire Department should not be billed sewer charges on water used to fill the tanker trucks to fight fires.

Trower asked the Council if they wanted proceed with installation of a meter for the fire pump system at East Penn. A new meter, which will meter all water sent to East Penn will be installed in the new building when it is constructed. The Council agreed to table the decision until the next meeting when Hall Engineering will be present.

Rupe made the motion to allow Trower to purchase gabion stone from Cantera as Bruening will not be able to provide the stone for several months. Holmes seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.

The next regular council meeting date was changed to Wednesday, June 26th at 7:00 p.m.

General Fund receipts 33,521.12
Golf Shed Rent Fund receipts 525.00
Learn to Swim Fund receipts 600.00
Road Use Tax Fund receipts 19,108.32
Employee Benefits Fund receipts 3,665.66
Emergency Fund receipts 410.19
Local Option Sales Tax Fund receipts 11,409.31
Debt Service Fund receipts 6,113.93
Capital Project Fund-Streets receipts 1,601.60
Water Operating Fund receipts 30,716.35
Water Debt Service Fund receipts 5,677.00
Water Deposit Fund receipts 400.00
Sewer Fund receipts 25,980.16
Sewer Sinking Fund receipts 14,968.00
Rural Fire Protection Fund receipts 11,929.46
Rural Fire Protection Donation Fund receipts 3,262.00
Swimming Pool Project Fund receipts 2,000.00
Acco Unlimited Corp Chemicals 1,822.76
Agriland FS Inc Fuel 276.82
Alliant Energy Electric 1,921.39
Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Concessions 466.74
Bunnell, Scott Cemetery Mowing 4,850.00
City of Chariton Landfill Closing Fees 170.00
City of Corydon Water Bills 3,500.50
Dollar General Supplies 34.59
Ellis & Assoc., Jeff Guard Licenses 975.00
Gambles Supplies 45.30
Iowa League of Cities Member Dues 19/20 1,117.00
Kohl Wholesale Concessions 583.92
MFA Inc Grass Seed-Cemetery 86.80
Midwest Sanitation & Recycling Garbage & Recycling 11,956.17
Norris, Verle Legal Fees 980.00
Office Machines Company Supplies 183.91
Post Office PO Box Service Fee 76.00
Prairie Trails Aquatic Center Start Up Cash 200.00
Pruiett, Caitlyn Fed & State Tax correction 6.47
Reed, Robert Stone repair 1,200.00
South Central Communications Telephone 395.30
Treasurer State of Iowa State W H 41.00
Wayne County Newspapers Publications 438.78
Wayne County Sheriff Law Enforcement Payment 7,916.66
Net Payroll May 10 946.62
Federal Deposit May 10 137.44
Net Payroll May 24 1,159.51
Federal Deposit May 24 171.07
TOTAL FUND 41,820.09
Productivity Plus Parts-Vetters 13.19
Agriland FS Inc Fuel 1,513.04
Alliant Energy Electric 2,367.89
Avesis Optional Vision Insurance 10.64
B and D Corydon Parts & Supplies 235.52
Bruening Rock Products Inc Road Rock 2,750.19
City of Corydon Water 70.00
Gambles Parts & Supplies 7.49
Goben Automotive Tire Repair 19.26
Hy-Vee Supplies 21.38
Lockridge Lumber Tools 69.99
Productivity Plus Parts-Vetters 90.04
Treasurer State of Iowa State W H 82.00
USA Blue Book Supplies 114.29
Net Payroll May 10 829.65
Federal Deposit May 10 187.86
Net Payroll May 24 919.94
Federal Deposit May 24 212.17
TOTAL FUND 9,651.86
Auxiant Insurance 37.50
GIS Benefits Life Insurance 5.40
Wellmark Insurance 618.52
Wellmark Pershy & Fry Premiums 1,885.25
Federal Deposit May 10 176.08
Federal Deposit May 24 206.28
TOTAL FUND 3,395.54
Wayne County Treasurer ½ L.O.S.T. 5,704.65
TOTAL FUND 5,704.65
Farmer’s Bank-Centerville Final Pmt-Water Meter Loan 82,947.09
TOTAL FUND 82,947.09
Agriland FS Inc Fuel 252.00
Alliant Energy Electric 163.39
Auxiant Insurance 75.00
Avesis Optional Vision Insurance 18.62
B and D Corydon Parts & Supplies 79.19
GIS Benefits Life Insurance 10.80
Gambles Supplies 7.98
Hall Engineering Final Pmt-Water Bldg 4,734.00
Ideal Ready Mix Co Inc Concrete-Leak Patches 924.38
Iowa One Call Locates 18.00
Keystone Laboratories Water Tests 114.00
Lockridge Lumber Supplies for patching 134.26
Post Office Postage-Water Bills 213.27
Rathbun Regional Water Water 12,891.00
South Central Communications Telephone 61.18
Treasurer State of Iowa State W H 220.00
USA Blue Book Supplies 113.60
Wayne County Newspapers CCC Report 323.77
Wellmark Insurance 1,237.04
Net Payroll May 10 2,164.02
Federal Deposit May 10 652.98
Net Payroll May 24 2,164.18
Federal Deposit May 24 653.06
TOTAL FUND 28,137.35
Niday, John E. Deposit Refund 115.70
Agriland FS Inc Fuel 252.00
Alliant Energy Electric 2,410.97
Auxiant Insurance 37.50
Avesis Optional Vision Insurance 10.64
B and D Corydon Parts & Supplies 79.20
Berndt Construction Work at Lagoons 8,300.00
Bunnell, Scott Mowing at Lift Station 175.00
Clark Sewer, Ted Jetting Four Locations 500.00
GIS Benefits Life Insurance 5.40
Gambles Supplies 9.99
Iowa Dept of Natural Resources Construction Permit App. Fee 100.00
Keystone Laboratories Inc Wastewater Tests 1,181.00
South Central Communications Telephone 80.94
Treasurer State of Iowa State W H 88.00
Treasurer State of Iowa Sales Tax 833.00
USA Blue Book Supplies 282.10
Wellmark Insurance 618.52
Net Payroll May 10 940.34
Federal Deposit May 10 257.08
Net Payroll May 24 898.79
Federal Deposit May 24 243.06
TOTAL FUND 17,681.99
B and D Corydon Parts & Supplies 14.47
Danko Emergency Equipment Equipment 600.00
Gambles Parts & Supplies 5.90
Lockridge Lumber Tools & Supplies 219.94
MFA Oil Company Fuel 399.95
Office Machines Supplies 49.38
Wayne County Hospital BLS Class 450.00
TOTAL FUND 1,739.64
Sleep Inn & Suites Ankeny Rooms/Equip. Training 1,572.36
TOTAL FUND 1,572.36

Dennis Moorman


Ann Stevens
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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