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.
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
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, Mayor