​OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL MEETING

OF THE SEYMOUR CITY COUNCIL

​SEYMOUR, IOWA --MARCH 21, 2017


​Seymour City Council met on the 21st day of March, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall with Mayor Housh presiding.  Present: Carter, Housh, Rembe, Weeks.  Absent: Merritt.

The purpose of the meeting was to discuss issues dealing with the tornado damage and ensuring clean-up, and to approve distribution of donated funds for disaster relief.


AGENDA:  Moved by Housh, seconded by Weeks to approve the agenda.  A.V.A.M.C.


DAMAGE TO PROPERTY:  Mayor Housh reported on the scope of storm damage to City property the school property and private property following the March 6, 2017 tornado, including the pump house and generator at the lagoon.  Property damage to City-Owned facilities was limited to the pump house at the lagoons, including the generator. A follow-up meeting was held with emergency personnel earlier in the week, and Mayor Housh noted that suggestions were made regarding changes if/when another weather event occurs.  Also noted was the repositioning of 109 stones at Southlawn Cemetery by Centerville Monument Company and the Wayne County Pioneer Cemetery Commission.


Moved by Carter, seconded by Weeks to adopt the following:

RESOLUTION 2017-16

A RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING SIDC IFFORTS ON BEHALF OF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 400 EAST 4TH STREET, SEYMOUR, IOWA, AND AUTHORIZING A THREE-MONTH LEASE OF SAID PROPERTY TO SIDC


Roll Call Vote as Follows:  Ayes - Carter, Housh, Rembe, Weeks. Nays - None. Absent - Merritt. Passed and approved this 21st day of March, 2017. Moved by Housh, seconded by Carter to allow SIDC to receive lease funds for the three months covered in Resolution 2017-16. A.V.A.M.C.


TRAFFIC CONTROL:  Following discussion of traffic flow for the new school, including size of the streets, parking habits of students, staff and parents, and safety concerns for all, it was determined Officer Carter should be present to assist with issues the first few days of school. Moved by Housh, seconded by Carter to adopt the following:


RESOLUTION 2017-17

A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING ONE-WAY STREETS FOR 400 EAST 4TH STREET.


Roll Call Vote as Follows:  Ayes - Carter, Housh, Rembe, Weeks.  Nays - None. Absent - Merritt.  Passed and approved this 21st day of March, 2017.


DUST CONTROL: Discussion was held on responsibility for dust control, companies providing this service to Seymour and costs involved. Quotes were to be provided at the next Council meeting.


​ADJOURNMENT:  Moved by Housh, seconded by Carter to adjourn at 6:45 p.m.  A.V.A.M.C.