MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

OF THE

MARBLE ROCK CITY COUNCIL

Monday, March 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. Various citizens were present. Mayor Engelhardt led the Pledge of Allegiance.

         

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

 

          Mayor called to order the Public Hearing Adopting the Annual Budget for F/Y Ending 2015. There were no citizen comments present. Mayor Called for a motion to adjourn the public hearing. Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to adjourn the Public Hearing. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Mayor called to order the Public Hearing on Plans, Specifications, Form of Contract and Estimate Of Costs For The “Water Improvement Project.” There were no citizen’s comments present. Mayor called for a motion to adjourn the public hearing. Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to adjourn the Public Hearing. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Schmidt/seconded Ackley to accept the minutes of the February 3, 2014 regular Meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried

 

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

 

          Tom Madden from Yaggy Colby gave a brief update on the bids for the Water Improvement Project.

          Paul informed the council that he is resigning and his last day will be September 1st, 2014.

 

          Moved Schriever/seconded Wells to a Resolution Making Award of Construction Contract to Popp Excavating Inc. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, Schriever, and Wells. Carried.       

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Schriever to authorize the Personnel committee to advertise the maintenance position in newspapers and also to accept applications. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen for the mayor to approve a computer for maintenance for no more than $750.00 with the $250.00 grant from Omnitel. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to authorize the Mayor and Paul to purchase a chlorine tester. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.          

         

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

 

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

 

          Income for the month of January totaled $13,083.80 which includes:  General Fund $2,551.69, Library Fund $40.13, Comm. Center Fund $0.00, Park Board Fund $0.00, Employee Benefits $147.70, Road Revenue Fund $2,005.24, TIF Fund $738.92, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $1,056.57, Sewer Revenue Fund $2,107.48, Water Revenue Fund $4,476.20.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Wells to approve the claims as amended.  Roll: Ayes- All. Carried. Total of all city claims were $18,218.29.

 

Salaries                                                                                                  3429.40

Omnitel Communications         telephone service                                            70.45

Alliant Energy                        electricity                                                   1031.98

Black Hills Energy                   natural gas                                                 1492.51

Stop-N-Shop                          gas/diesel                                                   715.16

Charles City Press                   publish minutes, hearing, budget notice          199.70

Jendro Sanitation                   garbage/recycle collection                              839.56

Jendro Sanitation Bag             large garbage bags                                       360.00

Marble Rock Reserves              transfers                                                    2100.00

Postmaster                            2 rolls stamps                                                 98.00

Iowa Dept. of Revenue            sales tax                                                      305.00

IRS                                       Form 941                                                   1070.67 IPERS              ipers                                758.89 Menards                                  pole breaker, welder cord, outlet      104.43

Airgas North Central               oxygen tank lease and welder                      3082.45

AgSource                               public water, route charges, waste water          22.65

Viafield                                  cylinder refill                                                 18.43

NIACC                                                                                                CPR class           49.00

Hawkins Inc.                          Inv. # 3528968                                             10.00

Yaggy Colby                           Invoice # 99422                                        1921.18

Neil Wedeking                        repair street light                                          29.70

CNH Capital                           NH- switch for tractor                                 613.56     

         

MAYOR’S REPORT: The Mayor reported he got an asphalt estimate for new roads in parts of town. The estimate was for around $400,000.00.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded to hold a public hearing on April 7th, 2014 for Amending Current Budget at 7:00 p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to a Resolution Adopting The Annual Budget for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2014. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, Schriever, Wells. Carried.

          Moved Wells/seconded Schriever to have the City host the Historical Societys website. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Schmidt to Appoint Kris Stevens to the Community Center Board. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Wells/seconded Marzen to table MLA Leadership Summit until next meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Wells to reconsider the Revenue Bond of $50,000.00 that was voted on at last month’s meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Wells to not have a Revenue Bond of $50,000.00. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to a Resolution Adopting Plans, Specifications, Form of Contract and Estimate of Cost. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, Schriever, Wells. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Wells to a Resolution Setting a Date for a Public Hearing on Urban Renewal Plan Amendment on April 7th, 2014 at 7:05 p.m. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, Schriever, Wells. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Wells to a Resolution to Fix a Date for a Public Hearing on a General Obligation Water Improvement Loan and Disbursement Agreement and Borrow Money in a Principal Amount Not to Exceed $320,000 on April 7th, 2014 at 7:10 p.m. . Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, Schriever, Wells. Carried.

 

          Other items discussed:

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to adjourn the meeting at 8:45 p.m.  Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

 

 

                                            _____________________

                                            Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

_____________________

Brittney Katcher, City Clerk