MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

OF THE

MARBLE ROCK CITY COUNCIL

Monday November 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, and Schriever, present. Wells was absent. Various citizens were present. Mayor Engelhardt led the Pledge of Allegiance.

         

          Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to approval of agenda. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried. Absent – Wells.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to accept the minutes of the September 2, 2014 regular Meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent - Wells. Carried

 

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

 

          Income for the month of October totaled $136,358.52 which includes:  General Fund $25,276.70, Park Board Fund $0.28, Library Fund $3000.07, Employee Benefits $14,874.29, Road Revenue Fund $3,400.07, TIF Fund $80,101.03, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $1,115.46, Sewer Revenue Fund $2,356.00, Water Revenue Fund $4,264.65.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Schriever to approve the claims and to table M&N Heating claim until next month’s meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent – Wells. Carried. Total of all city claims were $15,110.08.

 

Salaries                                                                                               3433.40

Omnitel Communications         telephone service                                     114.29

Alliant Energy                        electricity                                                802.41

Black Hills Energy                   natural gas                                              141.81

Stop-N-Shop                          gas/diesel                                               102.00

Charles City Press                   publish minutes, hearing, budget               101.55

Jendro Sanitation                   garbage/recycle collection                         839.56

Jendro Sanitation Bag Acc.      Large and small bags                                620.00

Marble Rock Reserves              transfers                                                 2100.00

Iowa Dept. of Revenue            sales tax                                                 348.00

IRS                                       Form 941                                                1072.29

IPERS                                    ipers                                                       771.32

AgSource                               public water, route charge, waste water     22.00

Postmaster                            2 rolls of stamps                                      98.00

SEH                                       Invoice # 288481                                    3396.62

Carma Hillman                        half of tree removal                                  400.00

Hach company                        chlorine                                                  52.29

Hawkins, Inc.                         inv. 3637136                                           10.00

Staples                                  office supplies                                          213.23

John Deere Fin.                      Shop supplies                                          38.06

NAPA Auto Parts                    bulb, butt connector, hydraulic filter          86.80

Brown Supply                         straight tailpiece and nut assembly            188.00

Neil Wedeking                        street light repair                                     73.09

Landers Hardware                   volt batteries, safety gate hooks, fasteners 85.36

         

 

MAYOR’S REPORT: SEH/Yaggy Colby Assoc. and the Mayor will be going through a punch list next week for the water main project. There are some spots that were asphalted that the City would like to see redone.

          Philip Parcher will be the county’s new Emergency Management Coordinator.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Schriever to authorize city clerk to purchase golf cart permit stickers and to have the ordinance published in the Marble Rock Journal. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent –Wells. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to approval of TIF certification of $70,846.00 and decertification of $11,400.00. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent – Well. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to a fifteen minute recess at 7:45p.m. . Roll: Ayes- All. Absent –Well. Carried

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to reconvene at 7:59 p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent – Well. Carried.

 

          Moved Schriever/seconded Schmidt to open a Public Hearing on a Status of Funded Activities. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent – Well. Carried.

 

          Chris Diggins from NIACOG presented the following information to the council and public:

 

            ACCOMPLISHMENTS TO DATE: Installation of water mains and spot repairs, some street restoration.  Complete street restoration and seeding.

 

                        Engineering     99%  complete

                        Construction   98%  complete

                         

SUMMARY OF ALL EXPENDITURE TO DATE: (As of Draw #3)

                                                Original                                   Expended                    Funds

                                                Estimate                                  To Date                       Remaining

            CDBG Money                        $ 280,000                                $ 134,310                    $ 145,690

            ADMIN                      $ 20,000                                  $ 5,702                        $ 14,298

            Local                           $ 286,000                                $ 139,792                    $ 146,208

                                                $ 576,000                                $ 279,804                    $ 306,196

 

Pay request is being reviewed by the engineer.  Much work has been completed, just doesn’t show up with spent funds yet.

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF REMAINING WORK:

Punch list items, monitoring 

 

DESCRIPTIONS OF BUDGET CHANGES:  2 Change Orders

            1 change order for changing to Alt. 2 from Alt. 1                   Add               $   900.40

            1 change order for changing from Copper to Plastic pipe.     Delete              $4,224.04 

           

PERFORMANCE TARGETS:

On Schedule

           

ACTIVITY SCHEDULES

Complete punch list development, complete items identified.

 

 

PROJECT SCOPE:

Installation of water main, spot repairs, valves and service connections restoration.

 

LOCATION:

Water main replacement and installation; primarily on east and southeast parts of community.  Spot repairs throughout community. 

 

OBJECTIVES/BENEFICIARIES:  

            LMI persons and all other residents of Marble Rock.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to close the public hearing. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent – Well. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to adjourn at 8:17p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent– Wells. Carried.

 

          Other items discussed: Santa Claus will be at the Library on December 13th at 10:30 a.m.

 

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

 

 

 

                                            ___________________

                                            Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

______________________                     

Brittney Katcher, City Clerk