MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

OF THE

MARBLE ROCK CITY COUNCIL

Monday March 7, 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.

 

          Mayor called to order the Public Hearing on the City Budget for F/Y 2017. No comments were presented.

         

          Moved Ackley/seconded C. Schriever to close the public hearing on the City Budget for F/Y 2017. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

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

 

          Barry and Jackie Winters talked to the council about having the City replace the sidewalk in front of Whitetail’s and adding handicap accessible parking.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to table Whitetail’s sidewalk until next month’s meeting and to have an estimate put together by Schroeder Concrete for the council to look at. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

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

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded T. Schriever to accept the minutes February 3, 2016 regular Meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

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

 

          Income for the month of February totaled $15,280.59 which includes:  General Fund $3,313.19, Library Fund $307.12, Employee Benefits $0.00, Road Revenue Fund $3,173.16, TIF Fund $0.00, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $1,244.06, Sewer Revenue Fund $2,583.88, Water Revenue Fund $4,659.18.

 

          Moved C. Schriever/seconded Ackley to approve the claims. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried. Total of all city claims were $15,189.31.

Salaries                                                                                               3383.40

Omnitel Communications         telephone service                                     77.21

Alliant Energy                        electricity                                                1192.42

Black Hills Energy                   natural gas                                              953.58

Wellmark BC/BS                      monthly premium                                     1844.87

Stop-N-Shop                          gas/diesel                                               193.00

Jendro Sanitation                   garbage/recycle collection                         821.44

Jendro Sanitation Bags            Large Garbage Bags                                 360.00

Marble Rock Reserves              transfers                                                 2100.00

Iowa Dept. of Revenue            sales tax                                                 304.00

IRS                                       Form 941                                                1093.09

IPERS                                    IPERS                                                     751.18

Postmaster                            postage                                                  98.00

Postmaster                            box fee                                                   90.00

First Security Bank                  stop payment fee                                     28.00

Hawkins                                chlorine/cylinders inv#3829665                15.00

John Deere Financial               duct tape, eyewear safety, tape                 55.44

Charles City Press                   publishing                                               158.96

Landers Hardware                   elbow gav, screws, batteries                     39.95

Menards                                reducer, galv elbow, ply shovel                  33.70

NAPA Auto Parts                    windshield wash, sea foam tune up            64.70

Office Of Auditor of State        Annual Audit Fee 2016                             900.00

AgSource                               Public water                                            47.50

North Iowa Clerk Assoc.          Association dues 2016                              15.00

Schueth Ace2                         nut driver, screwdriver, hooks                   18.95

USA BlueBook                        signs, hose, 5lb bio block                         183.92

 

 

MAYOR’S REPORT: The Mayor is still waiting to hear back from Alliant Energy on new street lighting for the City.

 

Committee Reports: Councilman T. Schriever is working with the Community Center on receiving grants for renovations to the Community Center.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded T. Schriever to accept employee handbook as is and eventually come up with amended Personal Time Off (PTO). Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to have the mayor call the City attorney to discuss donations to the RRMR school for the after prom program. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to pass Resolution 2016-2 Adopting the annual budget for fiscal year ending June 30, 2017, along with waiving the second reading of ordinances 6-5-7, 3-3-62, and 3-3-18. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, C. Schriever, T. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley to waive the third reading and final passage of ordinances 6-5-7, 3-3-62, 3-3-18. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, C. Schriever, T. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Mayor called to order the Public Hearing on Adopting the Marble Rock Code of Ordinances 2016. No comments were presented.

         

          Moved Ackley/seconded T. Schriever to close the public hearing on Adopting the Marble Rock Code of Ordinances. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded C. Schriever to approval of the Code of Ordinances and waiving the second and third reading for final passage. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, C. Schriever, T. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to increase the city employees’ wages by three percent starting July 1, 2016. Roll: Ayes- Marzen, Schmidt, C. Schriever, T. Schriever. Nays- Ackley. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to table Doug Merfeld’s water bill until next month’s meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

         

          Other items discussed:

 

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded T. Schriever to adjourn the meeting at 7:50p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

 

                                            Jerry Engelhardt________

                                            Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

Brittney Katcher__________                 

Brittney Katcher, City Clerk