MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

OF THE

MARBLE ROCK CITY COUNCIL

Monday November 6, 2017 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. Various citizens were present. Mayor Engelhardt led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

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

Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to Open the Public Hearing Amending the current Budget for 17/18. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          With no public comment Ackley moved/C. Schriever seconded to close public hearing. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

           Moved Schmidt/seconded Marzen to depart from the Agenda to accommodate guests. Roll: Ayes-All. Carried.

 

          Liz Enabnit from Farm Bureau spoke to the council about health insurance for the City employees.

         

          Moved Marzen/seconded C. Schriever to renewal of current health insurance plan for City employees. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded C. Schriever to return to the Agenda. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

         

           Moved Marzen/seconded T. Schriever to accept the minutes October 2, 2017 regular Meeting with the corrections; August Income corrected to September Income, and Claims seconded by C. Schriever. Roll: Ayes-All. Carried.

 

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

 

          Income for the month of October totaled $142,967.52 which includes:  General Fund $23,496.72, Park Board $.32 Library Fund $13,455.02, Employee Benefits $5,228.59, Road Revenue Fund $2,638.87, TIF Fund $73,286.17, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $1,189.71, Sewer Revenue Fund $2,621.39, Water Revenue Fund $21,060.73.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded C. Schriever to approval of claims in the amount of: $32,935.72. Roll: Ayes-All. Carried.

 

Salaries                                                                                               3536.42

Omnitel Communications         telephone service                                     81.56

Alliant Energy                        electricity                                                1437.19

Black Hills Energy                   natural gas                                              177.21

Wellmark BC/BS                      employee health insurance                        2407.50

Iowa League of Cities              Budget Workshop                                    45.00

Stop-N-Shop                          gas/diesel                                               72.00

Jendro Sanitation                   garbage/recycle collection                         724.80

Jendro Sanitation                   garbage/recycle collection(sept)                724.80

Jendro Sanition                      garbage bags                                          620.00

Marble Rock Reserves              transfers                                                 2100.00

Postmaster                            postage                                                  98.00

Iowa Dept. of Revenue            sales tax                                                 274.00

IRS                                       Form 941                                                1149.78

IPERS                                    IPERS                                                     785.52

Hawkins                                chlorine/cylinders inv#4160780                15.00

Charles City Press                   publishing                                               190.33

Mick Gage Plumbing                restroom rental                                       99.00

Agsource                               testing services                                        190.00

Staples                                  office supplies                                          39.93

SEH                                      MARRO water system imp                         11319.19

Menards                                supplies for boiler chimney at school          129.49

Dorsey & Whitney LLP             legal services                                           3085.00

NIACOG                                environmental assessment prep                 3500.00

 

 

          MAYOR’S REPORT: The Mayor is currently in the process of writing new specifications for the town siren to have approved.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded T. Schriever to table Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Marble Rock, Iowa, by Amending 6-5-9 Refuse Collection Rates and Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Marble Rock, Iowa, by Amending 6-5-8,6-9-8, and 6-5-10 Regarding Utility Rates, charges and process until Jeff Heil does an analyses of the water and sewer rates. Roll: Ayes-All. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to Resolution 2017-17 Adopting Amended Budget 17/18. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, C. Schriever, T. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded C. Schriever to approval of TIF certification of $196,995. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

         

          Moved Ackley/seconded C. Schriever to approval of purchasing QuickBooks 2018 and purchasing ten support hours from ClerkBooks Municipal Accounting System. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to approval of Josh ordering new street signs as needed. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded T. Schriever to approval of new Jendro Sanitation Contract with the Mayor’s approval and review of contract with a $.43 monthly increase. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

Other items discussed:

         

           Moved Ackley/seconded T. Schriever to adjourn the meeting 7:49 p.m. Roll: Ayes-All. Carried.

 

                                            Jerry Engelhardt____  

                                            Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor

 

Brittney Katcher_________

Brittney Katcher, City Clerk