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.
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.
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, Mayor