Monday May 7, 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 Ackley/seconded C. Schriever to depart from agenda to accommodate quests. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Jackie Winters asked for permission to close the street in front of Whitetail’s for a wedding reception dance May 12th.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Merfeld to allow Whitetail’s to close the street on May 12th from 5p.m.-1a.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          The Fun Days Committee talked to the council about no longer needing a storage shed at the Community Center. Marble Rock Fun Days will be the weekend of August 4th.


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


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


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


          Income for the month of April totaled $133,587.18 which includes:  General Fund $25,728.88, Library Fund $3,489.64, Employee Benefits $11,910.14, Road Revenue Fund $2,257.72, TIF Fund $81,395.49, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $458.61, Sewer Revenue Fund $2,635.07, Water Revenue Fund $8,805.31.


          Moved Marzen/seconded C. Schriever to approval of claims in the amount of: $22,166.09. Roll: Ayes-All. Carried.


Salaries                                                                                               3988.60

Omnitel Communications         telephone service                                     74.95

Alliant Energy                        electricity                                                1507.88

Black Hills Energy                   natural gas                                              759.77

Wellmark BC/BS                      employee health insurance                        2726.85

Stop-N-Shop                          gas/diesel                                               545.00

Jendro Sanitation                   garbage/recycle collection                         776.40

Jendro Sanitation                   garbage bags                                          360.00

Jendro Sanitation                   large item pick up                                    565.71

Marble Rock Reserves              transfers                                                 2100.00

Iowa Dept. of Revenue            sales tax                                                 232.00

IRS                                       Form 941                                                1273.80

IPERS                                    IPERS                                                     869.92

Postmaster                            postage                                                  100.00

Hawkins                                chlorine/cylinders inv#425956                  15.00

Charles City Press                   publishing                                               60.50

John Deer Financial                 spray paint, broom, link quicks                  73.68

NAPA Auto Parts                    grease, af gal                                          278.97

SEH Inc.                                MARRO Water System Imp                        1727.17

Agsource                               testing service                                         288.56

Farm Bureau                           membership fee                                       45.00

Chosen Valley Testing, INC      testing                                                    3100.00

USA BlueBook                        water testing supplies                              211.62

Stellar Truck and Trailer          cutting edge steel                                    259.99

Staples                                  office supplies                                          224.72


MAYOR’S REPORT: Large item pick up went well. The Mayor recently attended the Community Center’s breakfast and suggests citizens do the same, to support the City’s Community Center.


Committee Reports: Traci Merfeld gave the council a brief update on the Park Board’s plans. They are in the process of putting in a disc golf course at the City Park. The Park Board is also looking into purchasing a new electronic sign.


          Moved Ackley/seconded C. Schriever to approval of Mosquito Control contract. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          The Mayor reappointed Brian Keith and Dean Ott to the Library Board.


          Moved Ackley/seconded C. Schriever to approval of the Mayor Reappointing Brian Keith and Dean Ott to the Library Board. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Other items discussed: The Emergency siren was discussed and is still in the process of being replaced. The Alliant Energy bill for street lights was also discussed.


          Moved Ackley/seconded Marzen to adjourn the meeting 7:47p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.



                                            Jerry Engelhardt______

                                            Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor


Brittney Katcher_________

Brittney Katcher, City Clerk