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 Schmidt to depart from the agenda to accommodate the guests. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
received an update on the Lift Station Rehabilitation Project from Rustin
Lingbeek representing Yaggy Colby Associates.
Lift station was completed
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Wells to approve the final pay certificate for $65,915.00. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Hubbard to adopt Resolution 2010-25 Accepting Project Work. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Engelhardt, Hubbard, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells. Nays- None. Carried.
Dean Wentworth and J.R. Ackley presented a plan to start a gun class for girls and boys ages 10 to 18. They ask the Council to approve the use of the shooting range in the City Hall basement. Moved Hubbard/seconded Parcher to approve using the shooting range in the City Hall basement by the gun class. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Park Board presented a recommendation that Cathy Kruse and Bob Keiper be appointed to the vacant positions on the Park Board.
Moved Hubbard/seconded Parcher to return to the regular agenda order. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Mayor Merfeld called the Public Hearing Concerning Proposal to Enter into Loan Agreement for $50,000 with First Security Bank to order at There were no comments for or against proposal. Mayor adjourned Public Hearing.
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Wells to adopt Resolution 2010-26 Approving Loan Agreement for Lift Station Rehabilitation. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Engelhardt, Hubbard, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells. Nays- None. Carried.
Moved Hubbard/seconded Wells to approve the agenda as presented. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Schmidt/seconded Hubbard to accept the minutes of the
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Parcher to approve the monthly reports as
amended. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried. Any
delinquent water will be turned off on
Income for the month of November totaled $33,697.44 which includes: General Fund $6883.66, Library Fund $60.85, Comm. Center Fund $32.97, Park Board Fund $.32, Roads Revenue Fund $18956.55, Employee Benefits Fund $692.05, TIF Fund $1032.76, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $641.80, Sewer Revenue Fund $2604.58, Water Revenue Fund $2953.46, Proprietary $-161.56.
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Hubbard to approve the claims as amended. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried. Total of all city claims were $53,515.11.
TrueNorth Companies life insurance 4.80
Omnitel Communications telephone service 69.96
Alliant Energy electricity 850.19
Black Hills Energy natural gas 240.13
United Healthcare group insurance 1825.14
Jerry Engelhardt council mtg. Salary 240.11
Jerry Hubbard council mtg. Salary 258.58
Earl Parcher council mtg. Salary 258.58
Gary Schmidt council mtg. Salary 277.05
Steve Wells council mtg. Salary 258.58
Sandra Winters council mtg. Salary 263.55
Landers Hardware padlocks for message board 25.99
Stop-N-Shop gas/cleaning/tape 230.45
Charles City Press publish minutes/hearing notice 93.29
Doug Bird Code Enforcement Services to 10.28.10 581.20
Hawkins, Inc. cyl. rental 30.00
L G I monthly water test/SDWA/wastewater tests 165.25
Allied Manatts Group concrete/chloride sand/fill lime/rock 1080.08
Marble Rock Reserves transfers 1600.00
Weldon Sult Estate sewer deposit return 10.00
First Security Bank form 941 taxes 1022.94
IPERS ipers 588.38
Maxson-Frudden supplies 31.98
NAPA Auto Parts pickup oil/filter 39.17
Jendro Sanitation garbage/recycle collection 839.56
Menards-Mason City Christmas light repair 84.34
Marble Rock Fire Dept. 2010 Fire Assessment 14323.91
Marble Rock Library first half allocation 500.00
Farmers Cooperative TIF rebate 24000.00
Postmaster 3 rolls stamps 132.00
Iowa Dept. of Revenue sales tax 213.00
1. Mayor reported that the City had received a letter stating that the 2012 Law Enforcement agreement was left at $4.00 per/capita.
Mayor and Council discussed Santa and Christmas scheduling. Santa will be handing out treats at the Library on Saturday, December 18th at in the morning.
Councilman Engelhardt reported that the Bridge Project missed the DOT letting in December. DOT pulled the project because of some mistake in plans. New DOT letting is in January.
Merfeld appointed Amanda Pierce to the Community Center Board. Moved Engelhardt/seconded
Hubbard to approve Mayor’s appointment of Amanda Pierce to Community Center
Board for a term ending
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Hubbard to appoint Ken Parcher to the
Board of Adjustment for a term ending
Merfeld appointed Cathy Kruse and Amanda Pierce to the Park Board. Moved Wells/seconded Engelhardt to approve
Mayor’s appointment of Cathy Kruse to the Park Board for a term ending
Parcher/seconded Engelhardt to adopt Resolution 2010-27 Directing Assessment
for Unpaid City Mowing for
Parcher/seconded Schmidt to adopt Resolution 2010-28 Directing Assessment for
Unpaid City Mowing for
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Hubbard to adopt Resolution 2010-29 Authorizing Internal Advance to Tax Increment Revenue Fund. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Engelhardt, Hubbard, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells. Nays- None. Carried.
Moved Hubbard/seconded Engelhardt to adjourn the meeting at Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
/s/ Doug Merfeld ATTEST: Doug Merfeld, Mayor
/s/ Sandra Winters
Sandra Winters, City Clerk