MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

OF THE

MARBLE ROCK CITY COUNCIL

Tuesday January 2nd, 2018 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 and C. Schriever. Merfeld and T. Schriever were absent. Chris Diggins from NIACOG and Rustin Lingbeek from SEH were present. Mayor Engelhardt led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

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

         

          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to depart from the agenda to accommodate quests. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, C. Schriever. Absent- Merfeld and T. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Chris Diggins from NIACOG presented the council with a contract for administration of the Community Development Block Grant Program Contract.

 

          Rustin Lingbeek from SEH gave the council an update on the water project.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded C. Schriever to authorize the Mayor to sign the contract for administration and to sign the CDBG contract. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, C. Schriever. Absent- Merfeld and T. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded C. Schriever to authorize the Mayor to sign a DNR check for the water project and sign permits as needed. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, C. Schriever. Absent- Merfeld and T. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded C. Schriever to return to the agenda. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, C. Schriever. Absent- Merfeld and T. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to accept the minutes December 4, 2017 regular Meeting. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, C. Schriever. Absent- Merfeld and T. Schriever. Carried.

 

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

 

          Income for the month of December totaled $23,795.60 which includes:  General Fund $3,480.73, Park Board $.23 Library Fund $545.82, Employee Benefits $651.90, Road Revenue Fund $3,074.84, TIF Fund $3,657.15, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $1,296.96, Sewer Revenue Fund $3,528.16, Water Revenue Fund $7,559.81.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to approval of claims in the amount of: $18,813.81. Roll: Ayes-All. Carried.

 

Salaries                                                                                               3536.4

Omnitel Communications         telephone service                                     73.07

Alliant Energy                        electricity                                                1620.66

Black Hills Energy                   natural gas                                              671.08

Wellmark BC/BS                      employee health insurance                        2447.16

Stop-N-Shop                          gas/diesel                                               254.00

Jendro Sanitation                   garbage/recycle collection                         776.40

Jendro Sanitation                   garbage bags                                          360.00

Marble Rock Reserves              transfers                                                 2100.00

Postmaster                            postage                                                  98.00

Iowa Dept. of Revenue            sales tax                                                 266.00

IRS                                       Form 941                                                1410.62

IPERS                                    IPERS                                                     848.76

Hawkins                                chlorine/cylinders inv#4188911                10.00

Charles City Press                   publishing                                               104.89

Agsource                               testing services                                        69.00

Menards                                shop doors                                              566.87

Iowa Dept. of Rev.                 Quarterly state tax                                   510.00

Iowa Workforce Dev.              Quarterly unemployment                           14.01

Staples                                  office supplies                                          180.80

Schueth Ace2                         Christmas lights                                       31.94

Floyd County Auditor              2017 Election                                          1792.85

John Deer Financial                 socket adapter, screws, bolts, nuts            8.73

Iowa Prison Industries            Street signs                                             287.54

Iowa Northern Railway Comp  crossing fees                                           750.00

 

 

         

          MAYOR’S REPORT: The Mayor and the City Council give the Rohwedder family their condolences after the loss of former Mayor Gordon Rohwedder.  

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded C. Schriever to approval of Whitetails renewal of their liquor license. Roll: Ackley, Marzen, C. Schriever. Absent- Merfeld and T. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded C. Schriever to increase the City Clerk’s wages by one hundred dollars a week. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, C. Schriever. Absent- Merfeld and T. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to table the City shed until clerk looks into more information on using TIF money to expand. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, C. Schriever. Absent- Merfeld and T. Schriever. Carried.

 

          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to appoint Angie Lines to the Community Center Board. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, C. Schriever. Absent- Merfeld and T. Schriever. Carried.

 

          The annual gross wages for the employees of the City of Marble Rock for calendar year 2017 follows: J.R. Ackley $240.00, Josh Chambers $31,578.52, Linda Debner $1,747.89, Darlene Enabnit $3,315.35, Jerry Engelhardt $2,400.00, Brittney Katcher $21,174.40, John Marzen $280.00, Elaine Ott $4,827.58 ,Gary Schmidt $220.00, Chad Schriever $260.00, Todd Schriever $280.00, Carol Wreghitt $541.26.

         

           Moved Ackley/seconded C. Schriever to adjourn the meeting 8:03p.m. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, C. Schriever. Absent- Merfeld and T. Schriever. Carried.

 

                                            Jerry Engelhardt____  

                                            Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor

 

Brittney Katcher_________

Brittney Katcher, City Clerk