MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

OF THE

MARBLE ROCK CITY COUNCIL

Monday February 5, 2018 7:00 P.M.

 

          The Regular Meeting of the Marble Rock City Council was called to order with Mayor pro tem Ackley presiding with Councilpersons Marzen, Merfeld, C. Schriever, and T. Schriever. Mayor Engelhardt was absent. Mayor pro tem Ackley led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded T. Schriever to approve agenda. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Mayor pro tem J.R. Ackley opened public hearing on Proposal to Adopt Marble Rock Code of Ordinances.

 

          With there being no public comment Merfeld moved and Marzen seconded to close public hearing. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

         

          Moved T. Schriever/seconded C. Schriever to depart from the agenda to accommodate quests. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

         

          Chris Diggins from NIACOG gave the council a brief update on the Water Project Grant.

 

          Jeremy Brown spoke to the council about possibly renting a room or two in the old school building for storage purposes. There will be further discussion at next month’s meeting.

 

           Moved Marzen/seconded C. Schriever to return to the agenda. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded C. Schriever to accept the minutes January 2, 2018 regular Meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

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

 

          Income for the month of January totaled $22,721.12 which includes:  General Fund $6,667.03, Park Board $.22 Library Fund $3,426.05, Employee Benefits $13.37, Road Revenue Fund $2,561.09, TIF Fund $0.00, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $1,246.49, Sewer Revenue Fund $3,967.88, Water Revenue Fund $4,838.99.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Merfeld to approval of claims in the amount of: $16,657.42. Roll: Ayes-All. Carried.

 

Salaries                                                                                               3842.82

Omnitel Communications         telephone service                                     75.42

Alliant Energy                        electricity                                                1835.02

Black Hills Energy                   natural gas                                              940.34

Wellmark BC/BS                      employee health insurance                        3006.54

Stop-N-Shop                          gas/diesel                                               508.44

Jendro Sanitation                   garbage/recycle collection                         776.40

Marble Rock Reserves              transfers                                                 2100.00

Iowa Dept. of Revenue            sales tax                                                 320.00

IRS                                       Form 941                                                1252.28

IPERS                                    IPERS                                                     845.22

Hawkins                                chlorine/cylinders inv#4205708                10.00

Charles City Press                   publishing                                               72.42

Menards                                ice melt and grinder                                 101.55

John Deer Financial                 elbow long sweep and pliers set                32.78

J.R. Ackley                             NIACOG meal                                          12.00

Airgas North Iowa                  welder gas                                              49.76

NAPA Auto Parts                    switch for dump truck/oil filer                    122.98

Iowa One Call                        locates                                                    11.70

NIACCA                                 association dues for 2018                         15.00

Iowa DNR                              Construction Permit Application Fee           436.00

 

MAYOR’S REPORT:

 

          Moved C. Schriever/seconded T. Schriever to set date for Amending Budget F/Y 2018 for March 5, 2018 at 7:00p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded C. Schriever to set date for Approval of Budget F/Y 2019 for March 5, 2018 at 7:05p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded C. Schriever to table RRMR After Prom Donation until next month’s meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved C. Schriever/seconded Marzen to table Jendro large item pick up until next month’s meeting after clerk receives more information. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded C. Schriever to appoint Ronnie Schriever as Zoning Administrator for the City of Marble Rock. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded T. Schriever to the first reading of an Ordinance Adopting Marble Rock Code of Ordinances first reading. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Merfeld, C. Schriever, T. Schriever. All. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded Merfeld to wave second and third reading to an Ordinance Adopting Marble Rock Code of Ordinances. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Merfeld, C. Schriever, T. Schriever. All. Carried.

 

          Moved Merfeld/seconded C. Schriever to final passage of Ordinance Adopting Marble Rock Code of Ordinances. Roll: Ayes- Ackley, Marzen, Merfeld, C. Schriever, T. Schriever. All. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/Merfeld to table employee wages until next month’s meeting when the Mayor is present. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded T. Schriever to allow Mayor to sign Water Project County and DNR Construction Permits. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded C. Schriever to allow Josh to purchase new tires for the tractor. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

          Moved Marzen/seconded T. Schriever to adjourn the meeting 7:35p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

 

 

                                            ___________________

                                            J.R. Ackley, Mayor Pro tem

 

______________________

Brittney Katcher, City Clerk