MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

OF THE

MARBLE ROCK CITY COUNCIL

Monday August 1st, 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. Absent - T. Schriever. Mayor Engelhardt led the Pledge of Allegiance. Various Citizens were present.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to approve agenda. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent- T. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to depart from the agenda to address all Park Board items. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent- T. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Schmidt to appoint Janice Parcher to the Park Board. Roll: Ayes- Marzen, Schmidt, C. Schriever, Abstained- Ackley, Absent- T. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Schmidt to appoint Tracy Merfield to the Park Board to fill possible vacancy. Roll: Ayes- Marzen, Schmidt, C. Schriever, Abstained- Ackley, Absent- T. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Vicky King asked the council if there was a possibility to get the sidewalk redone at the City Park on Main St. Council – It has been talked about and considered if there is enough TIF money after other projects are done.

         

          Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to pay Chris True fifty dollars for till work at City Park. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent- T. Schriever. Carried.

         

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

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to accept the minutes July 5th, 2016 regular Meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent- T. Schriever. Carried.

 

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

 

          Income for the month of July totaled $24,915.09 which includes:  General Fund $4,190.67, Library Fund $3,541.28, Employee Benefits $585.13, Road Revenue Fund $2,857.12, TIF Fund $2,465.08, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $974.59, Sewer Revenue Fund $2,598.88, Water Revenue Fund $4,669.34.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to approve the claims. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried. Total of all city claims were $16,707.61.

Salaries                                                                                               3469.92

Omnitel Communications         telephone service                                     85.76

Alliant Energy                        electricity                                                942.42

Black Hills Energy                   natural gas                                              158.80

Wellmark BC/BS                      monthly premium                                     1844.87

Stop-N-Shop                          gas/diesel                                               294.00

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                                                 314.00

IRS                                       Form 941                                                1136.95

IPERS                                    IPERS                                                     779.49

Hawkins                                chlorine/cylinders inv#3910227                15.00

John Deere Financial               wrench oil filter, tordon squeeze                52.24

Charles City Press                   publishing                                               61.49

AgSource                               Public water and testing                           24.00

Iowa One Call                        locaters                                                  24.30

Menards                                deadbolt cylinder, long turn, coupling        58.70

Jerry Engelhardt                     City hall rug                                            15.00

Staples                                  Office and Park supplies                            417.32

USA BlueBook                        sample pack/gloves/water sampling           222.08

Hawkins                                Inv. 3919782 chlorine for water tower       361.66

Viafield                                  oil for tractor and dump truck                   271.81

Iowa Dept. of Nat. Res.           Annual Water Use Fee                              35.66

NIACOG                                Membership Dues F/Y 17’                          227.18

NAPA Auto Parts                    spark plug, fuel filter, breather                  42.14

McRoberts Red Power Inc.       sprocket for snow blower                         41.09

Carol Wreghitt                       Comm. Center Sam’s Club Member.            45.00

Maguire Iron Inc.                    Service Agreement cleaning and disinf.       2050.00

Iowa Dept. of Nat. Res.           Annual NPDES permit fee                          210.00

 

 

          MAYOR’S REPORT: The Mayor will be looking into getting quotes for resurfacing streets, which would be paid with TIF money.

 

          Committee Reports- JR will be looking into housing grants for the town citizens.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded C. Schriever to waive and pass the first reading of Ordinance 07-2016 Amending the Code of Ordinances of The City of Marble Rock, Iowa, By Amending Existing 6-5-9 Refuse Collection Rates. Also, to have the Ordinance published in the Journal before final passage. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, C. Schriever. Absent – T. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to have Septembers council meeting on Tuesday September 6th due to Labor Day. Roll: Ayes – All. Absent- T. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded C. Schriever to a Resolution Adopting the Official Financial Report for City Streets for Year Ending June 30, 2016. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, C. Schriever. Absent– T. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to reappoint Ann Ott to the Community Center Board. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent- T. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Other items discussed- Trees in the right away. Having Josh come to the meetings and getting reimbursed at the end of the year like the council and clerk. Council meeting wages for council/clerk/maintenance for next election. 

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to adjourn the meeting at 7:35p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent –Schriever. Carried.

 

 

                                                                                                                                     

 

                                            Jerry Engelhardt______

                                            Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor

ATTEST:

Brittney Katcher_________     

Brittney Katcher, City Clerk