MARBLE ROCK CITY COUNCIL
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. Various interested citizens were present. Mayor Merfeld led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Parcher to approve the agenda as presented. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Engelhardt/seconded Parcher to approve the minutes of the
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Hubbard to approve the monthly reports as amended. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Income for the month of December totaled $72,587.25 which includes: General Fund $6622.44, Library Fund $1741.87, Comm. Center Fund $23.58, Park Board Fund $264.18, Roads Revenue Fund $6219.22, Employee Benefits Fund $494.84, TIF Fund $1094.93, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $674.31, Sewer Revenue Fund $52747.74, Water Revenue Fund $2633.94, Proprietary $70.20.
Moved Wells/seconded Schmidt to approve the claims as amended. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried. Total of all city claims were $79,932.08.
Blazek Corporation lagoon pmt. minus retainage amt. 62619.25
TrueNorth Companies life insurance 4.80
Omnitel Communications telephone service 67.76
Alliant Energy electricity 1046.24
Black Hills Energy natural gas 762.30
United Healthcare group insurance 1825.14
Jendro Sanitation Bag Acct. large/small garbage bags 620.00
Stop-N-Shop gas/diesel/supplies 432.35
Brown Supply Co. fire hydrant/supplies 2370.19
Staples Credit Plan printer toner, paper, supplies 141.09
NCS Computers Panda Antivirus renewal 29.91
Farm Plan light/hitch pin 23.18
Yaggy Colby Assoc. Project M11149/Inv. 89072 Lift Station 934.85
Iowa One Call locates 18.90
Charles City Press publish minutes 79.79
IMFOA membership dues 30.00
L G I monthly water test/wastewater tests 106.50
Marble Rock Reserves transfers 1600.00
Earl Parcher santa suit 49.46
Larry Thornton extra help 10.10
First Security Bank form 941 taxes 1298.90
IPERS ipers 638.96
Postmaster 3 rolls stamps 132.00
Iowa Dept. of Revenue sales tax 192.00
Jendro Sanitation garbage/recycle collection 839.56
Marble Rock Petty Cash certified letters/water samples 26.50
Landers Hardware skilsaw/blade/bit 114.98
Doug Merfeld mileage to law enforcement mtg. 14.27
Tracy Merfeld Santa treats 79.95
1. Neighborhood Watch meeting in December went fairly well in spite of the weather. They said they could come back in the spring and have a meeting so possibly more people could attend. Mayor thinks it is a good program.
2. Santa did a very good job this year. Mayor thought City should give Santa a gift certificate.
3. Alliant Energy franchise had expired in 2008 and Mayor was looking into what can be done now.
4. The League Legislative Day is coming up so if anyone is interested in attending, should get signed up.
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Wells to give Santa a $25.00 gift certificate. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Mayor Merfeld appointed Janice Parcher to a term of office on the Park Board. The Council took no action.
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Hubbard to adopt Resolution 2001-01 Granting Preliminary Approval for Tax Exemptions Allowed Under the Marble Rock Urban Revitalization Plan for Denise & Doug Morgan. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Engelhardt, Hubbard, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells. Nays- None. Carried.
An ordinance amending appointment of Park Board members was discussed. Mayor stated that he had talked to the City Attorney and a public hearing was needed.
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Hubbard to adjourn the meeting at Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
/s/ Doug Merfeld ATTEST: Doug Merfeld, Mayor
/s/ Sandra Winters
Sandra Winters, City Clerk