MARBLE ROCK CITY COUNCIL
Monday October 3, 2016 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, C. Schriever, and T. Schriever. Mayor Engelhardt led the Pledge of Allegiance. Various Citizens were present.
Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to approve agenda. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Schmidt/seconded Ackley to depart from agenda to accommodate guests. Roll: Ayes – All. Carried.
Earl Parcher wanted to know why the dump is closed so often. He also wanted to know what happened to the chipper. He was informed that it was flooded during the recent flood. The City had no place to store it, as the City shed if full.
The Mayor OK’d the Parcher’s to bring in brush from rural Marble Rock. The dump will be open when Josh is working. If someone needs to get into the dump on the weekend, they can give the Mayor a call.
Wayne Vetter is running for sheriff of Floyd County. He passed around information and spoke for a moment.
Moved Marzen/seconded T. Schriever to return to agenda. Roll: Ayes All. Carried.
Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to accept the minutes September 6, 2016 regular Meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Ackley/seconded C. Schriever to approve the monthly reports. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Income for the month of September totaled $15,723.60 which includes: General Fund $3,447.31, Library Fund $55.16, Employee Benefits $467.25, Road Revenue Fund $2,724.00, TIF Fund $1,019.47, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $687.88, Sewer Revenue Fund $2,618.11, Water Revenue Fund $4,704.42.
Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to approve the claims. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried. Total of all city claims were $13,875.25.
Omnitel Communications telephone service 78.84
Alliant Energy electricity 728.83
Black Hills Energy natural gas 136.87
Wellmark BC/BS monthly premium 1844.87
Stop-N-Shop gas/diesel 224.00
Jendro Sanitation garbage/recycle collection 821.44
Jendro Bag Acct. large bags 360.00
Marble Rock Reserves transfers 2100.00
Postmaster stamps 94.00
Iowa Dept. of Revenue sales tax 335.00
IRS Form 941 1171.18
IPERS IPERS 778.76
Iowa Workforce Develop. Quarterly unemployment 16.04
Iowa Dept. of Revenue Quarterly state tax 498.00
Hawkins chlorine/cylinders inv#3942360 10.00
Charles City Press publishing 239.94
AgSource Public water and testing 161.50
Menards toilet repair kit, door sweep etc. 27.84
John Deere Financial chemical pitcher, oil filter, adapt need 18.97
Staples office supplies 150.86
Lea Mobile Glass school door glass 84.32
NAPA Auto Parts lawn mower part 47.88
McRoberts Red Power Inc. counter tick 2.50
Viafield qwiklift, roundup, amine 198.79
Ackley, JR NIACOG meal 10.70
Iowa DNR Annual water use fee 66.00
MAYOR’S REPORT: Talked about FEMA claims. They will be here on 10.5.16 to inform city on what the next step should be and what documentation is needed.
Committee Reports- John reviewed composting materials. It is not feasible for our town.
Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to waive the first and second reading and for final passage of Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances of The City of Marble Rock, Iowa by Amending Existing 2-4-1 Council Member, To Increase The Salary From Twenty To Thirty Dollars Per Meeting of The Council. 08-2016. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, C. Schriever, T. Schriever. All. Carried.
Moved Marzen/seconded T. Schriever to approval of Resolution Amending the Marble Rock City Policy Title I Chapter 1 Article III Concerning Policies by revising section 2 entitled – Meeting Compensation 2016-06. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, C. Schriever, T. Schriever. All. Carried.
Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to have Trick or Treating on Oct. 31st from
4-6:30p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Ackley/seconded T. Schriever to approval of the purchase of paint for the tennis court and a tether ball from the Park Board. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Other items discussed- Street dance procedures need to be followed. Plan must be submitted to the council for their approval prior to date of dance.
The Mayor discussed the repair of the school roof. Bev Fisher said mold and smell is in the building with the leaking roof. An engineer may need to be consulted concerning repair options. First step is to amend the City’s Urban Renewal Plan. TIF funds were also discussed.
Moved T. Schriever/seconded C. Schriever to have the Urban Renewal Plan amended. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
The Mayor also stated that there is no need for a city cleanup for after the flood.
Moved Ackley/seconded T. Schriever to have Josh make a list of the abonded cars and give to the Mayor. Then they will be mailed a certified letter to take care of them. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to adjourn the meeting at 8:00p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor