MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

OF THE

MARBLE ROCK CITY COUNCIL

MONDAY MARCH 7, 2011  7:00 P.M.

 

          The Regular Meeting of the Marble Rock City Council was called to order with Mayor Merfeld presiding with Councilpersons Engelhardt, Hubbard, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells present.  One citizen was present.  Mayor Merfeld led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

          Mayor Merfeld called the Public Hearing to Consider Amending Title V Chapter 2 Park and Recreation Board Section 2 Board Organization to order.  No comments were presented.   Mayor closed the public hearing.

 

          Mayor Merfeld called the Public Hearing on Proposed F/Y 12 Budget Estimate to order.  No comments were presented.  Mayor closed the public hearing.

 

          Moved Wells/seconded Parcher to approve the agenda as presented.  Roll: Ayes- All.  Carried.

 

          Moved Engelhardt/seconded Hubbard to accept the minutes of the February 7, 2011 Regular Meeting as submitted.  Roll: Ayes- All.  Carried.

 

          Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard to approve the monthly reports as amended.  Roll: Ayes- All.  Carried.

 

          Income for the month of February totaled $13,100.81 which includes:  General Fund $4434.64, Library Fund $115.71, Comm. Center Fund $0.68, Park Board Fund $0.12, Employee Benefits Fund $14.32, Road Revenue Fund $2739.32, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $653.81, Sewer Revenue Fund $2552.92, Water Revenue Fund $2364.06, Proprietary $225.23.

 

          Moved Engelhardt/seconded Schmidt to approve the claims as amended.  Roll: Ayes- All.  Carried.  Total of all city claims were $20,019.42.

 

Salaries                                                                                                 3452.32

TrueNorth                              life insurance                                                  4.80

Omnitel Communications        telephone service                                           71.31

Alliant Energy                        electricity                                                  1108.28

Black Hills Energy                   natural gas                                                1237.10

First Security Bank                  sewer loan payment                                   1153.27

Barry’s Contracting                  remove-replace insulated garage door          1470.00

Steve Wells                            computer for City Hall                                  398.00

United Healthcare                   group health insurance                               1825.14

Stop-N-Shop                          gas/cleaning supplies                                    90.07

Landers Hardware                   cut-off blades/key stock                                 10.55

Viafield                                  LP cylinder fill                                                16.46

Charles City Press                   publish minutes, budget, public notice           145.29

Calhoun-Burns Associates        Inv. 18 River Street Bridge                          3945.79

Jendro Sanitation Bag Acct.     1 case large bags                                         360.00

LGI                                       monthly water test                                         21.00

Jendro Sanitation                    garbage/recycle collection                             839.56

Iowa Office Supplies               water bill envelops                                       101.60

Marble Rock Reserves              transfers                                                   1600.00

First Security Bank                  Form 941                                                    891.70

IPERS                                    ipers                                                           587.23

Iowa Dept. of Revenue            sales tax                                                     185.00

Menards – Mason City             slide lock                                                       6.43

IAMU                                    2011-12 membership dues                           366.52

Postmaster                             postage                                                      132.00

 

          A Supplemental Agreement No. 2 – Construction Phase Services River Street Bridge Over Local Drainage from Calhoun-Burns was presented.  The cost for these services would not exceed $75,000.00.  Moved Engelhardt/seconded Hubbard to table Supplemental Agreement No. 2.  Roll: Ayes- All.  Carried.

 

          Moved Engelhardt/seconded Wells to adopt Resolution 2011-05 the Annual Budget for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2012.  Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Engelhardt, Hubbard, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells.  Nays- None.  Carried.

 

          An Ordinance Amending Title V Chapter 2 Park and Recreation Board Section 2 Board Organization of the Code of the City of Marble Rock 2002 – Changing How Appointed was presented.  This changes the one making the appointments from the Mayor to the Council.  Mayor Merfeld read a statement as to why he feels this should not be changed.  Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard that the ordinance be passed on first consideration.  Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Engelhardt, Hubbard, Parcher, Wells.  Nays- Schmidt.  Carried.

 

          Moved Engelhardt/seconded Wells that the requirement for consideration at two additional meetings be suspended and the ordinance be finally considered.  Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Engelhardt, Hubbard, Parcher, Wells.  Nays- Schmidt.  Carried.

 

          Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard that the ordinance be finally passed.  Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Engelhardt, Hubbard, Parcher, Wells.  Nays- Schmidt.  Carried.

 

          Other items discussed were I-Jobs money, Spring Cleanup, mower estimates, and city hall door closer.

 

          Moved Engelhardt/seconded Hubbard to adjourn the meeting at 8:06 p.m.  Roll: Ayes- All.  Carried.

 

                                            s/s Doug Merfeld                                    

                                            Doug Merfeld, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

s/s Sandra Winters                 

Sandra Winters, City Clerk