Monday, June 2nd, 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 Ackley to approve agenda as amended: addition of M. Water Project and N. Golf Carts/Four Wheelers. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


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


          Keith from Brown Supply spoke to the council about new water meters and a new water meter reader.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to purchase ten new water meters and a new meter reader. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Maren, Schmidt, Schriever. Nays- Wells. Carried.


          Barry Winters spoke to the council about having Fun Days on August 16th. He is looking for volunteers to help put some activities together.


          Susan Nelson spoke to the council about the Park trees needing some trimming done before RAGBRAI comes through town.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Wells to have Ken Parcher trim trees in the park with the expenses being no more than $500. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to return to the Agenda. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to accept the minutes of the May 5th, 2014 regular Meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried


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


          Income for the month of April totaled $17,373.52 which includes:  General Fund $4,685.30, Library Fund $99.02, Comm. Center Fund $0.00, Park Board Fund $0.00, Employee Benefits $916.94, Road Revenue Fund $1,439.94, TIF Fund $1,637.62, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $474.47, Sewer Revenue Fund $2,488.83, Water Revenue Fund $5,730.42.


          Moved Schmidt/seconded Schriever to approve the claims as amended.  Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, Schriever- Abstain- Well. Carried. Total of all city claims were $95,182.95


Salaries                                                                                                  5199.88

Omnitel Communications         telephone service                                            80.17

Alliant Energy                        electricity                                                   1168.61

Black Hills Energy                   natural gas                                                 654.04

Stop-N-Shop                          gas/diesel                                                   394.76

Charles City Press                   publish minutes, hearing, budget                    197.99

Jendro Sanitation                   garbage/recycle collection                              839.56

Jendro Sanitation                   Large Item Pick Up                                     1075.85

Marble Rock Reserves              transfers                                                    2100.00

Iowa Dept. of Revenue            sales tax                                                      300.00

IRS                                       Form 941                                                   1555.89

IPERS                                    ipers                                                         1098.31

Yaggy Colby                           Invoice # 100034                                       1198.96

John Deere Financial               bolts, nuts, washer, battery                             90.88

Marble Rock Petty Cash           postage                                                           2.66

Marble Rock Journal                Publication                                                       3.09

SRF                                       3rd loan payment                                        9955.55

Viafield                                  TIF Rebate payment                                   58410.12

Marble Rock Library                second half allocation                                    500.00

Staples                                  office supplies                                               155.83

Majewski’s Tire                       part for street sweeper                                  25.00

Don’s Repair                          air filter, oil, rapid loader                               41.92

Fullerton Excavating                water leak on Main st/Park St/Bradford         6267.11

Menards                                tubing, pole breaker, pipe, tools                       59.37

AgSource                               public water, route charge, waste water            38.50

Kirkwood                               Josh’s water/waste water classes                  1305.00

Scavenger Backwater              sheet of metal                                              290.00

CNH Capital                           parts                                                             28.40

Blacktop Service Company       cold mix                                                       551.25

Neil Wedeking Electric             Street light repair                                         611.63

NAPA Auto Parts                    parts                                                            42.42

Rockford Insurance                 City bond                                                    475.00

Allied Manatts Group               chips with fines and road stone                     465.00



MAYOR’S REPORT: The RAGBRAI committee have been meeting and getting several things accomplished. There will be food and beverages sold at the park. The next meeting is Friday June 6th at the City Hall. We are still looking for volunteers. Anyone interested is encouraged to sign up at City Hall.


          Moved Marzen/seconded Schriever to approval of Stop-N-Shop’s cigarette renewal of permit. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Moved Marzen/seconded Wells to purchase a chain linked fence from Jerry Engelhardt to be placed around the well and water tower. Purchase to be no more than $500.00. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to have the Mayor appoint Dave Krull and Carol Wreghitt to the Library board for another term. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Wells to waive the first reading of a RAGBRAI ordinance with the amendments of it being Marble Rock, and to set a date for a Public Hearing on July 7th, 2014 at 7:00p.m. for the RAGBRAI ordinance. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, Schriever, Wells. All. Carried.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Wells to allow the Community Center to transfer their liquor license to the park for 24 hrs. on July 24th, 2014. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Wells to waive the subdivision improvements for Bradley Rohwedder submitted by Noah, Smith and Schuknecht, P.L.C. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to allow the Marble Rock Fire and Rescue to have a 5k on August 2nd, 2014 in Marble Rock. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Other items discussed: The council discussed looking into the ordinance on golf carts and four wheelers. The council also talked a little on properties with long grass and abandoned cars.


          Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to adjourn the meeting at 8:28p.m.  Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.





                                            Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor




Brittney Katcher, City Clerk