Wednesday January 4, 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.


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


          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to accept the minutes December 5, 2016 regular Meeting as amended. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


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


          Income for the month of December totaled $25,807.51which includes:  General Fund $5,820.93, Library Fund $667.76, Employee Benefits $1,347.12, Road Revenue Fund $2,838.73, TIF Fund $6,939.15, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $1,274.58, Sewer Revenue Fund $2,452.88, Water Revenue Fund $4,466.36.


Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to approval of claims in the amount of: $15,667.00


Salaries                                                                                               3469.40

Omnitel Communications         telephone service                                     71.95

Alliant Energy                        electricity                                                1428.01

Black Hills Energy                   natural gas                                              620.05

Stop-N-Shop                          gas/diesel                                               381.00

Jendro Sanitation                   garbage/recycle collection                         821.44

Jendro Sanitation                   large bags                                               360.00

Marble Rock Reserves              transfers                                                 2100.00

Postmaster                            stamps                                                   94.00

Iowa Dept. of Revenue            sales tax                                                 303.00

IRS                                       Form 941                                                1371.02

IPERS                                    IPERS                                                     826.03

Iowa Dept. of Revenue            Quarterly state tax                                   498.00

Iowa Workforce Dev.              Quarterly unemployment                           15.36

Hawkins                                chlorine/cylinders inv#3986812                15.00

Charles City Press                   publishing                                               52.00

AgSource                               Public water and testing                           286.00

USA BlueBook                        wastewater and water testing supplies       352.52

Menards                                city hall thermostat                                  24.48

Mike Molstead Motors             2006 chevy pickup repair                          115.10

Kiefer, Dana                           NSF                                                        66.43

Engelhardt, Jerry                    santa treats                                             50.00

Oelrichs, Herbert                    sewer deposit return                                10.00

Mosquito Control of Iowa        2016 Mosquito Control Program                1800.00

Marble Rock Journal                santa ad                                                 19.46

Stellar Truck and Trailer          show musg pick up snow plow                  268.32

McRoberts Red Power Inc.       counter tick                                             37.19

Schueth Ace2                         lights and cords for Christmas dec             54.89

John Deere Financial               battery, coupler, bushing reducer               63.19

Scott’s towing                        towing chevy pickup                                 200.00

CNH Capital                           filters for tractor                                      35.91


          MAYOR’S REPORT: There were twenty three kids that came to see Santa last year. The Marble Rock study club donated $25.00, J.R. Ackley and John Marzen donated another $25.00 for candy.

          The Community Center roof will not need a competitive bid if the cost is under $55,000.00.


          Moved Ackley/seconded T. Schriever to approve the first reading to an Ordinance Amending 3-3-64 of the code of ordinances of the City of Marble Rock, Iowa by adding new language to renew registration on a three (3) year basis. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, C. Schriever, T. Schriever. All. Carried.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to approval of Whitetail’s liquor license renewal. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Moved Ackley to a 5% raise for City employees starting next fiscal year. Motion died after lack of a second.


          Moved Marzen to a 2% raise for City employees starting next fiscal year. Roll: Ayes- Marzen, Schmidt, C. Schriever, T. Schriever. Nays- Ackley. Carried.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to a public hearing to Amend Budget F/Y 2017 on February 6th, 2017 at 7:00p.m.. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


           Other items discussed: Snow removal ordinance will be on next month’s agenda to be amended.


           Maintenance Report- There has been some issues with parked cars during snow removal.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to adjourn the meeting at 7:57p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.



                                                                                                                                      Jerry Engelhardt______

                                            Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor


Brittney Katcher_________      

Brittney Katcher, City Clerk