7.08.19 – Council Meeting Minutes

Category: News.

JULY 8, 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. Others in attendance were guest council member Brady Hackney, Malisha Hagan, John Buttz, Josh Shields, Nancy Buss from Hall Engineering, City employees Brandon Trower and Laredo Davis, Jen Reed from the Times Republican and the City clerk.

Guest Council member Brady Hackney was introduced and welcomed by the Council.

Nancy Buss from Hall Engineering was present to provide the Council with an update on current projects.
1. Sewer rehab project-Has been put out for bids. Bids will be opened on July 31st and the public hearing will be held at the August 5th Council meeting.
2. Water main project-Hall should have the application to the IDNR in a couple weeks.
3. Street Capital improvements 2019-Working at getting information for storm intakes and ADA pads. Will be let with a June 15th 2020 deadline.
4. Water meter building – Waiting on a response from IDNR.
5. Wastewater facility project (SAGAR system) -Bids will be let this winter. Project will start in the spring and be online by fall 2020.

Jared Chambers asked for another two weeks to go over the proposed changes to the document “Request for Proposals 2019 Streets Condition Survey, City of Corydon, Iowa”. He will be on the agenda for the July 24th meeting.

Malisha Hagan was present to ask the Council’s permission to close one parking space in the alley west of the Rea Hotel for the placement of a dumpster. Jaeckel made the motion to close the parking space containing the light pole, that lines be painted and a dumpster allowed in that area. Rupe seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes and Rupe. Nays-none. Rodgers abstained.

John Buttz, president of the Old Settlers Committee, advised the Council that Old Settlers will be held August 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th. Buttz would like to have the square shut down on the 7th at 5:00 p.m. Trower and Buttz will coordinate barricades and other details.

The interview committee presented the Council with the applicant of their choice for the pending City clerk position. The candidate will be offered the position with a 90 day trial period, which can be terminated by either party. Holmes made the motion to approve the hiring of candidate #6. Rupe seconded. Ayes-Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none. Bennett and Jaeckel abstained as they were on the interview committee.

Jaeckel made the motion to approve the request from Hill’s Sanitation for a permit to supply roll-offs in the City of Corydon. Rodgers seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.

Jaeckel made the motion to approve the application for a liquor license for Sonz Smoke House BBQ. Rupe seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.

Rodgers made the motion to approve the 2018/2019 Annual Investment Report as presented. Bennett seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.

The Mayor, City clerk and Council Member Rodgers attended the Board of Supervisors meeting on Monday, July 1st. Rodgers reviewed the discussion regarding the Corydon Lake Park to the Council Members. Moorman instructed the Parks committee to continue to work with Wayne County Conservation and to bring discussions and decisions to the Council for consideration.

Mayor Moorman suggested to the Council that further action be taken regarding the property at 212 W. Jackson Street. Some work has been done, but the condition of the building continues to decay. The Council agreed. The clerk will contact the City’s legal counsel to start proceedings.

McClure presented their housing plan at a meeting at the Prairie Trails Museum on July 2nd. Suggestions for developing a revolving loan fund, a down payment assistance program, blighted property remedy plan and delinquent tax property program were presented.

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

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

Josh and Tierra Shields have the hospitality tent for Old Settlers and will be working on the licensing procedure this week.

The City clerk advised the Council that the sale of the library building is final. Documents have been signed and funds received. The lease agreement with Mike Thomas has been signed and the first payment made.

Jaeckel made the motion to have dust control applied on the street west of the Aquatic Center. Rupe seconded. Ayes-Jaeckel, Bennett, Holmes, Rupe and Rodgers. Nays-none.

The next regular meeting will be Wednesday, July 24th at 7:00 p.m.

General Fund receipts 36,222.36
Golf Shed Rent Fund receipts 300.00
Learn to Swim Fund receipts 1,650.00
Road Use Tax Fund receipts 16,589.19
Employee Benefits Fund receipts 2,182.55
Emergency Fund receipts 244.24
Local Option Sales Tax Fund receipts 11,409.31
Debt Service Fund receipts 3,640.25
Capital Project Fund-Streets receipts 1,444.12
Water Operating Fund receipts 30,429.82
Water Debt Service Fund receipts 5,673.63
Water Deposit Fund receipts 200.00
Sewer Fund receipts 24,350.11
Sewer Sinking Fund receipts 15,514.42
Rural Fire Protection Donation Fund receipts 375.00
Swimming Pool Project Fund receipts 2,000.00
AFLAC Optional Insurance 95.18
Acco Unlimited Corp Chemicals-Pool 1,358.00
Allerton Lumber Supplies 9.50
Alliant Energy Electric 2,727.69
Bunnell, Scott Mowing-Cemetery 3,900.00
City of Chariton Landfill Closing Fees 170.00
City of Corydon Water Bills 977.10
Corydon Veterinary Clinic Dog 70.00
Dollar General Supplies 42.30
Ellis & Assoc., Jeff Audit 725.00
Good Ol’ Days Shirts for Pool 135.00
Gradient9 Domain & Hosting Renewal 148.04
Hy-Vee Concessions 421.06
Iowa Dept of Inspections Food Service License-Pool 150.00
Iowa League of Cities ECIC Mtg-Rodgers 12.00
Kohl Wholesale Concessions/Park Supplies 1,048.91
LW Electric Trouble Shoot Pool Slide 95.00
MasterCard Pool-Supplies & Apparel 1,395.93
Midwest Sanitation & Recycling Garbage & Recycling 11,870.74
Municipal Code Corporation Code Pages-New Ordinances 225.00
Office Machines Copier & Office Supplies 1,102.63
Prairie Trails Wellness Center 19/20 Membership 750.00
Roe, Jocelyn Reimbursed-Concessions 693.28
South Central Communications Telephone 319.43
Tom’s Tree Service 4 Trees-Courtyard 2,500.00
Treasurer State of Iowa State W H 104.00
WRD Solid Waste Commission Qrtrly Allocation 3,987.50
Wayne County Newspapers Publications 405.53
Wayne County Sheriff Law Enforcement Payment 7,916.66
Net Payroll June 7 4,376.64
Federal Deposit June 7 514.57
Net Payroll June 21 5,556.05
Federal Deposit June 21 590.39
TOTAL FUND: 54,621.73
Productivity Plus Account Parts-Vetters 132.55
TOTAL FUND: 132.55
Iowa Dept of Transportation Part of 4700 State Truck 3,500.00
TOTAL FUND 3,500.00
AFLAC Optional Insurance 57.86
Alliant Energy Electric 2,346.66
Avesis Optional Vision Insurance 10.64
Bruening Rock Products Road Rock 3,524.20
CL Fabrication Inc Land Leveler LL93 2,500.00
City of Corydon Water Bill 70.00
Clayton Plumbing & Heating Parts & Supplies 29.92
Coddington Inc 6” Stone Clean 1,473.84
Iowa Dept of Transportation Part of 4700 State Truck 5,500.00
Lockridge Lumber Supplies & Tools 1,122.45
Norris Asphalt Paving Cold Patch 3,831.10
Productivity Plus Parts & Supplies-Vetters 11.21
R J’s Automotive Tire Repair 53.50
Rod’s Auto Ames-Dump Truck 125.00
Treasurer State of Iowa State W H 83.00
Net Payroll June 7 1,238.43
Federal Deposit June 7 254.42
Net Payroll June 21 1,281.57
Federal Deposit June 21 214.40
TOTAL FUND 23,882.35
Auxiant Insurance 37.50
GIS Benefits Life Insurance 5.40
Wellmark Insurance 618.52
Wellmark Pershy & Fry Premiums 1,885.25
Federal Deposit June 7 514.58
Federal Deposit June 21 591.69
TOTAL FUND 4,227.32
TD Brown LLC Cement crushing 2,795.00
Wayne County Treasurer ½ L.O.S.T. 5,704.65
TOTAL FUND 8,499.65
Banker’s Trust Pool GO Bond-Final 46,307.50
TOTAL FUND 46,307.50
Hall Engineering Company Part of Engineering Fees 10,910.84
TOTAL FUND 10,910.84
AFLAC Optional Insurance 76.96
Alliant Energy Electric 160.64
Auxiant Insurance 75.00
Avesis Optional Vision Insurance 18.62
GIS Benefits Life Insurance 10.80
Holmes Tiling Inc Water Leak Repairs 907.50
Ideal Ready Mix Concrete-Repair Patches 494.00
Iowa Dept of Natural Resources Annual Water Supply Permit 183.59
Iowa One Call Locates 27.00
Keystone Laboratories Inc Tests 38.00
Liquid Engineering Water Tower Inspection 2,885.00
Lockridge Lumber Supplies & Tools 10.37
Municipal Supply Parts 190.20
Post Office Postage-Water Bills 203.28
Rathbun Regional Water Water 12,603.00
South Central Communications Telephone 61.87
Treasurer State of Iowa State W H 217.00
Wellmark Insurance 1,237.04
Net Payroll June 7 2,144.40
Federal Deposit June 7 647.86
Net Payroll June 21 2,133.92
Federal Deposit June 21 644.17
TOTAL FUND 25,884.23
Iowa Finance Authority Water 04-Loan Payment 70,613.75
TOTAL FUND 70,613.75
Lowry, Tracy Water Deposit Refund 65.70
Porter, Lora Water Deposit Refund 65.70
AFLAC Optional Insurance 76.96
Alliant Energy Electric 2,864.35
Auxiant Insurance 37.50
Avesis Optional Insurance 10.64
Bunnell, Scott Mowing-Lift Station 105.00
GIS Benefits Life Insurance 5.40
Keystone Laboratories Inc Tests 308.00
South Central Communications Telephone 82.00
Treasurer State of Iowa State W H 90.00
Treasurer State of Iowa Sales Tax 729.00
Wellmark Insurance 618.52
Net Payroll June 7 940.01
Federal Deposit June 7 258.77
Net Payroll June 21 920.43
Federal Deposit June 21 251.84
TOTAL FUND 7,694.91
Iowa Finance Authority Sewer 04-Loan Payment 39,082.50
Iowa Finance Authority Sewer 10-Loan Payment 116,375.00
TOTAL FUND 155,457.50
Feld Fire Equipment Gloves 1,243.07
Heiman Inc Gear 117.35
Interstate All Battery Center Batteries 246.86
MFA Oil Company Fuel 229.43
TOTAL FUND 1,836.71
Manchester Firemen’s Assn 20 Campsites-Convention 1,300.00
TOTAL FUND 1,300.00

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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