MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

OF THE

MARBLE ROCK CITY COUNCIL

Tuesday September 8th, 2015 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. Various citizens were also present. Mayor Engelhardt led the Pledge of Allegiance.

         

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

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to accept the minutes August 3, 2015 regular Meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

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

 

          Income for the month of August totaled $43,032.24 which includes:  General Fund $5,610.65, Library Fund $908.04, Employee Benefits $0.00, Road Revenue Fund $4,252.41, TIF Fund $0.00, Debt Service $0.00, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $911.51, Sewer Revenue Fund $3,006.95, Water Revenue Fund $28,342.68.

 

          Moved Wells/seconded Schriever to approve the claims. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried. Total of all city claims were $15,5810.41.

 

 

Salaries                                                                                               3383.40

Omnitel Communications         telephone service                                     87.69

Alliant Energy                        electricity                                                1336.64

Black Hills Energy                   natural gas                                              167.54

Wellmark BC/BS                      monthly premium                                     1729.86

Stop-N-Shop                          gas/diesel                                               264.01

Charles City Press                   publish minutes, hearing, budget               70.55

Jendro Sanitation                   garbage/recycle collection                         839.56

Jendro Sanitation                   Large garbage bags                                  260.00

Marble Rock Reserves              transfers                                                 2100.00

Postmaster                            postage                                                  98.00

Iowa Dept. of Revenue            sales tax                                                 432.00

IRS                                        Form 941                                                1110.52

IPERS                                    IPERS                                                     757.41

AgSource                               public water, route charge, waste water     34.50

Hawkins                                chlorine/cylinders inv#3757065                15.00

John Deere Financial               gloves, ant dust, wasp spray                     50.33

Allied Manatts Group               road stone                                              180.25

NAPA auto parts                     QT 10w30 and oil                                    235.84

Iowa One Call                        locates                                                    5.40

CNH Capital                           filters for tractor                                      130.84

Menards                                shop supplies                                          48.49

Landers Hardware                   hose clamp, tubing, toggle switch              65.41

Viafield                                  roundup                                                  77.03

Iowa DNR                              NPDES                                                    210.00

NAPA Auto Parts                    battery, core deposit, val core                   210.10

Floyd County Auditor              Law Enforcement Services                         1228.00

Don’s Repair                          belt and blades for mower                        89.16

 

 

MAYOR’S REPORT:

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Schriever to allow the Mayor to get ahold of Neil Fullerton to have Mary Rowe’s service line connected to the main. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Wells to a Resolution Adopting The Fiscal Year-End Financial Report For Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2015. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, Schriever, Wells. All. Carried.

 

          Moved Wells/seconded Schmidt to approval of Stop N Shop’s renewal of liquor license. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Wells to approval of the Urban Renewal Report. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Wells to approval of TIF certification of $406,026.00, and decertification of $54,204.00. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Schriever to approving a two percent sewer rate increase due to not having the rate increased over the last five years. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to have clerk prepare an amended ordinance for the City’s sewer rates with a set yearly increase. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Other items discussed: Employee’s health insurance renewal is coming up in a couple of months. The Mayor would like the City’s insurance agent (Liz Enabnit) present the council with any increases and options of other health insurance packages.

          The Community Center’s roof was discussed and Josh will be looking into removing the old fire escape from the School to the Community Center.

          Josh presented the council with buying a 4x4 pickup, plow, and sander instead of purchasing a new snow plow for snow removal. The topic will be further discussed at next month’s meeting.

         

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

 

 

                                            Jerry Engelhardt______

                                            Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

Brittney Katcher_________                  

Brittney Katcher, City Clerk