MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

OF THE

MARBLE ROCK CITY COUNCIL

Monday August 7, 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 depart from the Agenda to accommodate guests. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

††††††††† Steve Wells talked to the council about his property at 408 S. Main St.

 

††††††††† Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to have 408 S Main St. service line hooked up to the water main. If there are no leaks and the connection is fine the City will be responsible for the bill. If there are leaks and the service line is no good, Steve Wells will be responsible for the bill. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

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††††††††† The Park Board spoke to the council and requested approval for a new roof at the powerhouse along with putting some fill in, on the North side of the powerhouse, and fixing the walking bridge. This will all be funded with the Community Foundation grant money.

 

††††††††† Moved Marzen/seconded T. Schriever to approval of a new roof at the powerhouse, rock fill on North side of power house, and to fix the walking bridge with Community Foundation money. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

††††††††† Mayor Engelhardt appointed Dewey Kingery to the Park Board.

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††††††††† Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to approval of Dewey Kingery being appointed to the Park Board. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

††††††††† Rustin Lingbeek from SEH presented the Professional Service Agreement to the Council for Phase III of the Water Project.

 

††††††††† Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to approval of the Service Agreement with SEH. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

††††††††† Moved Ackley/seconded C. Schriever to pass Resolution 2017-09 a Resolution to fix a date for a public hearing on a proposal to enter into a Water Revenue Loan and Disbursement Agreement ad to borrow money thereunder in a principal amount not to exceed $108,000 under contingence it being approved to be paid for with TIF money and agreement with Dorsey and Whitney. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, C. Schriever, T. Schriever. All. Carried.

 

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

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††††††††† Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to accept the minutes July 5, 2017 regular Meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

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

 

††††††††† Income for the month of July totaled $132,713.13 which includes:General Fund $105,032.43, Park Board $0.01 Library Fund $3,605.08, Employee Benefits $832.77, Road Revenue Fund $3,977.42, TIF Fund $0.00, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $2,499.48, Sewer Revenue Fund $6,563.54, Water Revenue Fund $10,202.40.

 

††††††††† Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to approval of claims in the amount of: $35,612.70. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

Salaries†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3536.42

Omnitel Communications†††††††† telephone service†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 97.93

Alliant Energy††††††††††††††††††††††† electricity††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1836.16

Black Hills Energy†††††††††††††††††† natural gas††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 185.35

Wellmark BC/BS††††††††††††††††††††† employee health insurance††††††††††††††††††††††† 2407.50

Stop-N-Shop††††††††††††††††††††††††† gas/diesel†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 265.78

Jendro Sanitation†††††††††††††††††† garbage/recycle collection†††††††††††††††††††††††† 724.80

Jendro Sanitation ††††††††††††††††† Large bags††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 720.00

Marble Rock Reserves††††††††††††† transfers†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2100.00

Postmaster††††††††††††††††††††††††††† postage††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 98.00

Iowa Dept. of Revenue††††††††††† sales tax†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 337.00

IRS†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Form 941†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1124.42

IPERS††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† IPERS†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 766.53

Hawkins††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† chlorine/cylinders inv#4104590††††††††††††††† 15.00

Charles City Press†††††††††††††††††† publishing†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 85.60

Agsource†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† testing service†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 25.50

Schueth Ace2†††††††††††††††††††††††† shop supplies††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 31.88

Viafield††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† qwiklift†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 6.50

Iowa DNR††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Annual Water Use Fee††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 35.31

Bruening Rock Product Inc†††††† road rock for Sidewalks††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 529.09

Iowa One Call††††††††††††††††††††††† locates††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 18.00

SEH Inc†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Water System Improvements††††††††††††††††††† 652.37

Mick Gage Plumbing††††††††††††††† restroom rental†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 149.00

Swartzrock Implement††††††††††† repair for tractor††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 493.35

Iowa DNR††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NPDES††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 210.00

NAPA Auto Parts††††††††††††††††††† spark plug and brakleen††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 36.57

Noltís Costum Concrete LLC†††† sidewalks††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 19,597.55

Mikeís C & O Tire††††††††††††††††††† lawn mower repair†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 36.64

 

 

 

††††††††† MAYORíS REPORT: The sidewalk projects are now complete, along with the School roof. Marble Rock Fun Days went very well and there was a nice turn out. Great job to the Marble Rock Fun Days Committee!

 

††††††††† Moved Ackley/seconded C. Schriever to a Resolution Adopting the Official Financial Report for Streets for Year Ending June, 30 2017.Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, C. Schriever, T. Schriever. All. Carried.

 

††††††††† Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to a Resolution Adopting the Official Financial Report for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2017. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, C. Schriever, T. Schriever. All. Carried.

 

††††††††† Moved T. Schriever/seconded Ackley to approval of Servpro to professionally clean the Community Center for an estimated $6,271.56. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Schmidt, C. Schriever, T. Schriever. Abstained- Marzen. Carried.

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††††††††† Other items discussed: The grant application for the town siren is still pending. Clerk should hear back from them before the end of this month.

††††††††† Potential additions/changes for the Code of Ordinance were discussed and will be further looked at next month.

††††††††† The Sewer Usage rates were discussed. The rate wasnít at where it should have been, but is now fixed and being applied to water bills.

††††††††† A new dump truck and loader was discussed and will be further discussed at next monthís meeting.

 

††††††††† Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to adjourn the meeting 8:24p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jerry Engelhardt††††††††††

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor

 

Brittney Katcher_________

Brittney Katcher, City Clerk