MARBLE ROCK CITY COUNCIL
Tuesday, September 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 Schmidt to approval of agenda. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Schriever/seconded Ackley to depart from agenda to accommodate guests. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried
Tom Madden from SEH gave the council a brief update on the water project. The construction completion date is set for Sept. 30th. Total completion is set for Oct. 30th.
Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to return to the agenda. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Ackley/seconded Wells to accept the minutes of the August 4, 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 August totaled $164,212.65 which includes: General Fund $5,397.89, Park Board Fund $2,369.38, Library Fund $70.12, Employee Benefits $0.00, Road Revenue Fund $4,221.56, TIF Fund $0.00, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $894.36, Sewer Revenue Fund $3,772.73, Water Revenue Fund $147,682.83
Moved Ackley/seconded Wells to approve the claims. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried. Total of all city claims were $287,661.58.
Omnitel Communications telephone service 125.21
Alliant Energy electricity 1101.81
Black Hills Energy natural gas 228.63
Stop-N-Shop gas/diesel 427.91
Charles City Press publish minutes, hearing, budget 71.38
Jendro Sanitation garbage/recycle collection 839.56
Jendro Sanitation large garbage bags 620.00
Marble Rock Reserves transfers 2100.00
Iowa Dept. of Revenue sales tax 305.00
IRS Form 941 1549.11
IPERS ipers 1089.87
Menards cutoff wheel, grinder, brass nipple 86.96
AgSource public water, route charge, waste water 22.43
Landers Hardware washers, nuts, couplers, caulk 73.12
Postmaster 2 rolls of stamps 98.00
Scavenger Backwater Motors steel drops 28.00
Yaggy Colby Ass. Invoice # 285367 5750.43
Brown Supply brass adapter, valve, wire, clamps, 932.79
Viafield roundup 82.60
Ott’s Repair tire repair 21.40
Staples office supplies 216.11
Greene Lumber invoices 54911 and 54888 67.10
McRoberts Red Power Inc. counter tick 6.90
Popp Excavating Partial payment No. 1 140,466.53
Popp Excavating Partial payment No. 2 120,052.46
Steve King Rental NSF Returned check 51.00
Aredale Fire Station RAGBRAI tents 500.00
Marble Rock Fire Dept. RAGBRAI 956.38
Bohl. Comm. Center RAGBRAI 956.38
Floyd County Groomers RAGBRAI 956.38
St. Mary’s Catholic Church RAGBRAI 956.38
M.R. Park Board RAGBRAI 956.38
Union Busy Bess RAGBRAI 956.38
Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to appoint Robert Kieper and Theresa Wells to the park board for another term. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Ackley/seconded Wells to allow the city clerk to purchase a new program for monthly reports. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to a Resolution Adopting The Official Year-End Financial Report For Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2014. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, Schriever, Wells. Carried.
Moved Marzen/seconded Schriever to allow Alliant Energy remove a tree in front of Melvin Lavert’s house on Main St. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Marzen/seconded Schmidt to renewal of Stop-N-Shop’s liquor license. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to have Josh purchase two new tires for the city truck from Ott’s Repair. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Other items discussed: Sewer line behind Whitetail’s was discussed and the City will be digging to find and fix the problem.
The School roof was discussed and it was decided to keep patching the roof until the city has the appropriate funds to replace the entire roof.
Golf Carts/Four Wheelers were discussed, more than likely the Ordinance will be amended with some simple previsions.
City taxes were also discussed, as part of the water project loan was added to the City’s budget. It will be decided at the next meeting whether the money will go towards the water project or another obligation loan in the future.
Moved Ackley/seconded Schriever to adjourn the meeting at 8:30p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor