Monday April 2, 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, Merfeld, 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.


          Sherriff Crooks and Linda Tjaden from Floyd County gave a brief presentation on the proposed new law enforcement center and updates to the court house.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to accept the minutes March 5, 2018 regular Meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


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


Income for the month of March totaled $29,048.03 which includes:  General Fund $7,845.47, Park Board $.27 Library Fund $.75, Employee Benefits $93.19, Road Revenue Fund $4,315.96, TIF Fund $21.34, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $1,244.60, Sewer Revenue Fund $3,389.17, Water Revenue Fund $12,137.28.


          Moved C. Schriever/seconded Marzen to approval of claims in the amount of: $44,852.19. Roll: Ayes-All. Carried.


Salaries                                                                                               3988.60

Omnitel Communications         telephone service                                     79.51

Alliant Energy                        electricity                                                1613.74

Black Hills Energy                   natural gas                                              1008.05

Wellmark BC/BS                      employee health insurance                        2726.85

Stop-N-Shop                          gas/diesel                                               257.00

Jendro Sanitation                   garbage/recycle collection                         776.40

Jendro Sanitation                   garbage bags                                          620.00

Marble Rock Reserves              transfers                                                 2100.00

Iowa Dept. of Revenue            sales tax                                                 292.00

Iowa Dept. of Revenue            Quarterly state tax                                   594.00

Iowa Workforce Dev.              Quarterly Unemployment                          17.24

IRS                                       Form 941                                                1276.12

IPERS                                    IPERS                                                     851.06

Postmaster                            postage                                                  100.00

Hawkins                                chlorine/cylinders inv#4235234                15.00

Charles City Press                   publishing                                               60.58

John Deer Financial                 gallon pails and scoop                              16.65

J.R. Ackley                             NIACOG meal                                          12.00

NAPA Auto Parts                    grease, af gal                                          38.46

SEH Inc.                                MARRO Water System Imp                        2558.17

SEH Inc.                                MARRO water system Imp                        3304.30

SEH Inc.                                MARRO water system Imp                        5486.79

RRMR After Prom                   donation                                                 100.00

Iowa Northern Railway            crossing fee                                             750.00

First Security Bank                  stop payment charge for railway check       28.00

Schueth Ace2                         keys for old school building                       5.96

ClerkBooks                             10 hours of support                                 750.00

ClerkBooks                             QuickBooks 2018                                     219.95

Staudt Insurance                    Premium on City Policy 4/1/18-4/1/19       15171.00

Jerry Engelhardt                     office supplies                                          34.76



MAYOR’S REPORT: The Marble Rock Fun Days Committee is looking to put a storage shed up at the Community Center. A group of northern Iowa musicians used the powerhouse to film a video. They had a lot of positive feedback.  


Committee Reports: Merfeld gave an update on the Park Board’s upcoming projects. They are currently in the process of getting a new sign for in front of the gazebo. They will be having another meeting April 11th, where there will be a sample sign on display.


Moved Ackley/seconded C. Schriever to have the council and Mayor volunteer to pick spring cleanup items. Reminder: that appliances and tires will NOT be picked up. Residents are allowed a 4’x8’ area and no taller than 5’. Items should NOT be set out any early than 12p.m. Saturday April 21st and NO later than 12p.m. Sunday April 20th. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Moved Marzen/seconded Ackley to approval of Stop N Shops cigarette permit. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to approval of the Community Centers Liquor License renewal. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


           Other items discussed: There has been a delay in the water project due to the old bank being classified as historical site. This requires an archeologist to overlook everything. The Mayor appointed council members to specific committees.


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



                                            Jerry Engelhardt______

                                            Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor


Brittney Katcher________

Brittney Katcher, City Clerk