Monday, February 3, 2014 7:00 P.M.


          The Regular Meeting of the Marble Rock City Council was called to order with Mayor Engelhardt presiding with Councilpersons Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, Schriever, and Wells present. Tom Madden from Yaggy Colby was present. Mayor Engelhardt led the Pledge of Allegiance.


          Moved Marzen/seconded Schmidt to approve agenda. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Moved Wells/seconded Schriever to depart from agenda to accommodate guest. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Tom Madden from Yaggy Colby spoke to the council about the Water System Improvement project.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Wells to a Resolution Ordering Bids, Notice to Bidders, Fixing Amount of Bid Security, And Ordering Clerk to Publish Notice And Fixing a Dater For Receiving Same, And for A Public Hearing On Plans, Specifications, Form of Contract And Estimate Of Costs For The Construction Of The “Water System Improvement Project” For the City Of Marble Rock, Iowa. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schimdt, Schriever, and Wells. Carried.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to return to agenda. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Schriever to accept the minutes of the January 6, 2014 Regular Meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Moved Wells/seconded Marzen to approve the monthly reports. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Income for the month of January totaled $26,204.33 which includes:  General Fund $6,415.21, Library Fund $3,333.91, Comm. Center Fund $0.00, Park Board Fund $0.00, Employee Benefits $198.76, Road Revenue Fund $3,151.64, TIF Fund $31.26, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $587.16, Sewer Revenue Fund $2,539.92, Water Revenue Fund $13,280.35.


          Moved Marzen/seconded Schmidt to approve the claims as amended.  Roll: Ayes- All. Carried. Total of all city claims were $22,432.19.


Salaries                                                                                                  3429.40

Omnitel Communications         telephone service                                            81.58

Alliant Energy                        electricity                                                   1528.86

Black Hills Energy                   natural gas                                                 1318.40

Stop-N-Shop                          gas/diesel                                                    406.20

Charles City Press                   publish minutes, hearing, budget notice          106.41

Jendro Sanitation                   garbage/recycle collection                              839.56

Marble Rock Reserves              transfers                                                    2100.00

Postmaster                            2 rolls stamps                                                 98.00

Iowa Dept. of Revenue            sales tax                                                      355.00

IRS                                       Form 941                                                   1056.09

IPERS                                    ipers                                                            747.40

 Menards                               basic pleat filter                                            26.04

Airgas North Central               oxygen tank refill                                          82.84

AgSource                               public water, route charges, waste water       43.57

Jerry Engelhardt                     Santa candy                                                25.00

NAPA Auto Parts                    battery, engine heater                                   150.49

John Deere Financial               adapt fpt, socket set, ice melt                   85.95

Landers Hardware                   ice melt, muffler clamps, bulbs                   79.82

J.R. Ackley                             NIACOG meal                                          12.20

Farm Bureau Fin. Serv.            Paul’s Membership                                    45.00

Allied Manatts Group.              Mixes Sand/calc                                       524.45

Hach Company                       Dispensers and powder and refills              241.55

Iowa Prison Industries            Street sign Markers/ round post                94.10

Staples                                  Office supplies                                         349.00





          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to have a Revenue Bond of $50,000.00 for  Water System Improvement Project and the rest to be a General Obligation Bond. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, and Schriever. Nays- Wells. Carried.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Wells to Appoint Mark Walk as City Attorney. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, Schriever, and Wells. Carried.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to approval of the Appointments and Committees. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to have the city pay for CPR certification for the clerk. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Schriever to have a public hearing on March 3rd at 7:00p.m. to adopt the 14/15 Fiscal Year Budget. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Wells to give the Mayor authority to approve a purchase of a welder that Paul chooses. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Other items discussed: Spring clean-up will be May 19th this year. J.R. is trying to get Ragbria to cycle through town on their way to Waverly this summer.


The annual gross wages for the employees of the City of Marble Rock for calendar year 2013 follows: Jerry Engelhardt $2,400.00, Paul Guthart $29,488.26, Brittney Katcher $19,886.22, Linda Debner $1,528.10, Darlene Enabnit $3,512.91, Elaine Ott $5,765.69, Carol Wreghitt $700.53, Scott Glass $175.00, Daniel Guthart $210.00, Jerry Hubbard $240.00, John Marzen $220.00, Gary Merriss $52.50, Earl Parcher $160.00, Gary Schmidt $240.00, Steven Wells $240.00, Margie Wihlm $78.80.



          Moved Ackley/seconded Schriever to adjourn the meeting at 8:21p.m.  Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.




                                            Jerry Engelhardt_____

                                            Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor



Brittney Katcher_________

Brittney Katcher, City Clerk