MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

OF THE

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.

Salaries                                                                                               3668.12

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.

 

          Maintenance Report-

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to adjourn the meeting at 8:00p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

 

                                                                                                                                     

 

                                            Jerry Engelhardt______

                                            Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor

ATTEST:

Brittney Katcher_________        

Brittney Katcher, City Clerk