MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

OF THE

MARBLE ROCK CITY COUNCIL

Wednesday September 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, and T. Schriever. C. Schriever was absent. Various citizens were present. Mayor Engelhardt led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded T. Schriever to approve agenda. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, T. Schriever. Absent- C. Schriever. Carried.

 

           Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to depart from the Agenda to accommodate guests. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, T. Schriever. Absent- C. Schriever. Carried.

 

          The Mayor appointed Jackie Winters to the Park Board.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Schmidt to approval of the Mayor appointing Jackie Winters to the Park Board. Roll: Ayes- Marzen, Schmidt, T. Schriever. Abstained- Ackley. Absent- C. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to return to Agenda. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, T. Schriever. Absent- C. Schriever. Carried.

         

           Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to accept the minutes August 5, 2017 regular Meeting. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, T. Schriever. Absent- C. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Schmidt to accept the minutes August 23, 2017 Special Meeting. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen. Schmidt, T. Schriever. Absent- C. Schriever. Carried.

 

           Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to approve the monthly reports. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, T. Schriever. Absent- C. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Income for the month of August totaled $16,970.67 which includes:  General Fund $4,753.94, Park Board $0.03 Library Fund $121.73, Employee Benefits $0.00, Road Revenue Fund $4,110.67, TIF Fund $0.00, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $651.14, Sewer Revenue Fund $2,652.84, Water Revenue Fund $4,680.32.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to approval of claims in the amount of: $17,273.71. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, T. Schriever. Absent- C. Schriever Carried.

 

Salaries                                                                                               3536.42

Omnitel Communications         telephone service                                     76.76

Alliant Energy                        electricity                                                1811.35

Black Hills Energy                   natural gas                                              176.96

Wellmark BC/BS                      employee health insurance                        2407.50

Stop-N-Shop                          gas/diesel                                               365.18

Jendro Sanitation                   garbage/recycle collection                         724.80

Jendro Sanitation                   Large bags                                              360.00

Marble Rock Reserves              transfers                                                 2100.00

Postmaster                            postage                                                  98.00

Iowa Dept. of Revenue            sales tax                                                 315.00

IRS                                       Form 941                                                1147.60

IPERS                                    IPERS                                                     784.09

Hawkins                                chlorine/cylinders inv#4122434                15.00

Charles City Press                   publishing                                               287.78

M.R. Fun Days Comm.             Donation from B.H.E.                               250.00

Floyd County Auditor              Law Enforcement Services                         1228.00

Staples                                  Office Supplies                                         48.90

Iowa One Call                        locates                                                    26.20

Viafield                                  qwiklift and round up                               296.34

Mick Gage Plumbing                restroom rental                                       99.00

Blacktop Services Comp           cold mix                                                  638.00

Landers Hardware                   shop/water/park supplies                          55.28

USA BlueBook                        water testing supplies                              254.14

Menards                                rekey kit, washer, loops                            171.41

 

          MAYOR’S REPORT: Servpro has started demoing at the Community Center.

         

          Moved T. Schriever/seconded Marzen to get a written recommendation from Servpro as to what needs to be taken out of the Community Center and what can be brought back in. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, T. Schriever. Absent- C. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded T. Schriever to approval of the City purchasing a 2000 Sterling 8511 dump truck with plow for a total of $27,500.00 Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, T. Schriever. Absent- C. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Schmidt to approval of Urban Renewal Report. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, T. Schriever. Absent- C. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded T. Schriever to renewal of Stop-N-Shop’s liquor license. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, T. Schriever. Absent- C. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to annual renewal of the City’s sewer CD. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, T. Schriever. Absent- C. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to have Trick or Treating on Oct. 31st. From 5-7p.m. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, T. Schriever. Absent- C. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to allow the Mayor to discuss and share information with the City’s attorney about the grant for the town siren. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, T. Schriever. Absent- C. Schriever. Carried.

         

          Moved Ackley/seconded Schmidt to have the Mayor and Clerk figure out City Hall hours. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, T. Schriever. Absent- C. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/T. Schriever to have an Ordinance made for next month’s meeting to increase the sewer rates 1.5%. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, T. Schriever. Absent- C. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to allow SEH to do soil boring for the water project. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Schmidt, T. Schriever. Absent- C. Schriever. Carried.

 

           Other items discussed: The Alliant Energy bill for the parking lot at the Community Center was discussed. Additions to the Code of Ordinances will be further discussed at next month’s meeting along with garbage bins and pricing.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded T. Schriever to adjourn the meeting 8:00p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

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                                            Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor

 

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Brittney Katcher, City Clerk