Monday January 5, 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, and Wells were present. Mayor Engelhardt led the Pledge of Allegiance.


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


          Moved Ackley/seconded Wells to accept the minutes of the December 1, 2014 regular Meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried


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


          Income for the month of December totaled $291,362.76 which includes:  General Fund $5,541.72, Park Board Fund $0.23, Library Fund $694.28, Employee Benefits $1,672.67, Road Revenue Fund $2,305.77, TIF Fund $4935.25, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $1,135.22, Sewer Revenue Fund $2,647.59, Water Revenue Fund $272,700.14.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to approve the claims. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried. Total of all city claims were $277,266.36.


Salaries                                                                                               3433.40

Omnitel Communications         telephone service                                     115.72

Alliant Energy                        electricity                                                1176.99

Black Hills Energy                   natural gas                                              1065.58

Stop-N-Shop                          gas/diesel                                               185.00

Charles City Press                   publish minutes, hearing, budget               120.83

Jendro Sanitation                   garbage/recycle collection                         839.56

Jendro Sanitation Bag Acct.     large garbage bags                                  360.00

Marble Rock Reserves              transfers                                                 2100.00

Iowa Dept. of Revenue            sales tax                                                 486.00

IRS                                       Form 941                                                1257.25

IPERS ipers                            783.44

AgSource                               public water, route charge, waste water     343.08

Postmaster                            2 rolls of stamps                                      98.00

SEH                                      Invoice # 297324                                    2525.43

SEH                                      Invoice # 283221                                    8473.58

Hawkins, Inc.                         inv. 368743                                            10.00

NAPA Auto Parts                    antifreeze                                                8.58

Rydin Decal                            golf cart permit stickers                            13.00

Iowa Dept. Of Rev. and Fin.     Sales tax                                                 292.00

Allied Manatts Group               mixed sand/calc                                       191.42

Schueth Ace2                         Shop Furnace repair                                 19.97

NIACOG                                CDBG grant adm.                                     14298.00

NAPA Auto parts                    pwr ser supplement, dexron,bulbs             60.53

Iowa DNR                              drinking water dist. 1 certificate                40.00

Neil Wedeking                        street light repair                                     30.50

Hach Company                       chlorine                                                  2525.43

Landers Hardware                   screws, hose adapt, bulbs                         34.76

IMFOA                                                                                                membership dues    40.00

Iowa Workforce Dev.              Unemployment                                        47.43




MAYOR’S REPORT: The County has hired a new Emergency Management Coordinator.

          Santa Claus had about 26 visitors as he had 40 bags of goodies. The rest of the bags were left at the library for children who could not make it to see Santa that day.

          The DNR did a report on the trees in town and there is a copy available at City Hall if anyone is interested in looking at it.


          Mayor Engelhardt appointed Lynn Wedeking to the Community Center Board. Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to Mayor Engelhardt’s appointment of Lynn Wedeking to the Community Center Board. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried. 


          Moved Ackley/seconded Wells to approve Whitetail’s Liquor License renewal. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Moved Marzen/seconded Schriever to table the amendment to the dog ordinance until comparison to other city’s ordinances and talking with Chris Diggins.

 Roll: Ayes- All. Carried


          Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to set a public hearing date to Amend Budget ending fiscal year 2015 on February 2nd 2015 at 7:00p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Schriever to set a public hearing date to approve Budget ending fiscal year 2016 on February 2nd 2016 at 7:05p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Moved Marzen/seconded Schriever to approval of replacing City Hall printer, spending no more than three hundred dollars. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Other items discussed: Omnitel Communications picked up the sewer main bill from M & N Heating and Popp Excavating due to a line going through it and grease build up.

          The work out room was rummaged through and a few things were stolen. There is a new lock on the door, so anyone interested in using it may come to City Hall to get the key.

          The Lion’s Club asked the City if they could build a lean to or a bus shelter on City property at the City garage. The City would like the Lion’s Club to come up with a design and present it to the council.

          The DNR did a inspections and had some recommendations they would like the City to do and they are all in progress. Jim O’Brian will be a backup when Josh is unable to be here.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen seconded to adjourn the meeting at 7:55p.m.  Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.





                                            Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor




Brittney Katcher, City Clerk