MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

OF THE

MARBLE ROCK CITY COUNCIL

Monday May 1, 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 Schmidt/seconded C. Schriever to open Public Hearing Amending Budget for F/Y 2017. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          No comments or written objections were presented.

 

          Moved T. Schriever/seconded Marzen to close public hearing. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

         

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

 

          Steve Wells summited an offer to purchase the City lot next to his business on Main St. Offering $3,200.00 for the lot and explaining that he would like to expand within the next five years, with a $140,000.00 expansion. He also offered that any transaction expenses for the property would be paid for, by him.

          Various citizens then spoke about the Park Board being allowed to use the lot for more green space. Some stated their concern for the town’s appearance and didn’t want to see the lot just sit there as is.

 

          Moved Ackley to sell the City lot to Steve Wells contingent to him building his expansion within the next five years. Motion died with no second.

         

          Rustin Lingbeek from SEH Yaggy presented the Council an engineering service agreement, amended Water System Improvements Report, assistance in securing a planning and designing loan from the State Revolving Fund, and assistance with completing the Intended Use Plan.

 

          Moved T. Schriever/seconded C. Schriever to approval of SEH Yaggy’s engineering service agreement, amended Water System Improvements Report, assistance in securing a planning and designing loan from the State Revolving Fund, and assistance with completing the Intended Use Plan. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

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

         

           Moved Marzen/seconded Schmidt to accept the minutes April 3, 2017 regular Meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

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

 

          Income for the month of April totaled $123,961.48 which includes:  General Fund $19,307.31, Library Fund $3,484.50, Employee Benefits $9,715.49, Road Revenue Fund $2,150.30, TIF Fund $82,085.81, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $582.25, Sewer Revenue Fund $2,384.05, Water Revenue Fund $4,251.77.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded C. Schriever to approval of claims in the amount of: $16,810.12. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

Salaries                                                                                               3469.40

Omnitel Communications         telephone service                                     82.16

Alliant Energy                        electricity                                                1586.40

Black Hills Energy                   natural gas                                              608.15

Wellmark BC/BS                      employee health insurance                        2407.50

Jennifer Schuster                    NSF                                                        61.84

Stop-N-Shop                          gas/diesel                                               137.01

Jendro Sanitation                   garbage/recycle collection                         724.80

Jendro Sanitation                   bag account                                            360.00

Jendro Sanitation                   large item pick up                                    1064.17

Marble Rock Reserves              transfers                                                 2100.00

Iowa Dept. of Revenue            sales tax                                                 307.00

IRS                                       Form 941                                                1130.22

IPERS                                    IPERS                                                     771.04

Marble Rock Petty Cash           certified letters                                        46.13

Hawkins                                chlorine/cylinders inv#4050448                15.00

Charles City Press                   publishing                                               173.40

John Deere Financial               air freshener, gorilla tape                          39.94

NAPA Auto Parts                    wiper blade, motor tune up                       41.97

Floyd County Auditor              Emergency Management Services               76.75

Menards                                paint, combo rd, quik tik mini                   64.33

Airgas North Central               board control, service, supplies                 991.21

Iowa Assoc. of Mun.                membership fees                                      506.70

 

          MAYOR’S REPORT:

          Committee Reports: JR has been talking with the Bohl sisters and they have committed to transferring money through the Betterment Committee to donate to the School roof project.

          Councilman Marzen stated that Jensen Construction will be starting work on the school roof this month, which is sooner than expected.

         

          Moved Marzen/seconded C. Schriever to table Jendro bins until next month after more pricing information is gathered. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded C. Schriever to a Resolution Amending Budget F/Y 2017. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, C. Schriever, T. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to appoint Nicole Raymond to the Park Board for another year term. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Schmidt to appoint Earl Parcher to the Planning and Zoning Board. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to reappoint Cathy Kruse to the Board of Adjustment. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded T. Schriever to table the town siren until more communication with Neil on options. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

           

          Other items discussed:

 

          Public Comment: Earl Parcher stated that the council should take a look at the back of Scavenger Backwater Motors and not just the front.

 

           Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to adjourn the meeting 8:19p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

 

                                            Jerry Engelhardt______

                                            Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor

 

Brittney Katcher_________

Brittney Katcher, City Clerk