MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

OF THE

MARBLE ROCK CITY COUNCIL

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 20127:00 P.M.

 

††††††††† The Regular Meeting of the Marble Rock City Council was called to order with Mayor Engelhardt presiding with Councilpersons Hubbard, Marzen, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells present. Various interested citizens were present.Mayor Engelhardt led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

††††††††† Additions to the agenda were New Business: J. Cooler for Community Center, K. Appointment of City Attorney, and L. Water Quality.Moved Hubbard/seconded Wells to approve the agenda as amended.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.

 

††††††††† Moved Wells/seconded Marzen to accept the minutes of the January 3, 2012 Regular Meeting as submitted.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.

 

††††††††† Various delinquent bills were discussed.The Council decided that from now on, Ĺ of any delinquent bill must be paid immediately and the other half paid before the next council meeting.

 

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

 

††††††††† Income for the month of January totaled $19,064.92 which includes:General Fund $4,150.94, Library Fund $3,309.26, Comm. Center Fund $5.06, Park Board Fund $0.11, Employee Benefits $147.45, Road Revenue Fund $2,457.47, TIF Fund $0.00, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $639.95, Sewer Revenue Fund $2,680.98, Water Revenue Fund $5,494.36, Proprietary $179.34.

 

††††††††† Moved Marzen/seconded Parcher to approve the claims as amended.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.Total of all city claims were $16,636.99.

 

Salaries†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3419.20

TrueNorth††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† life insurance†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† 4.80

Omnitel Communications††††††† telephone service†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 100.80

Alliant Energy††††††††††††††††††††††† electricity††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1095.64

Black Hills Energy†††††††††††††††††† natural gas††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 875.06

First Security Bank††††††††††††††††† sewer loan payment†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1153.27

United Healthcare†††††††††††††††††† group insurance†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1261.38

Stop-N-Shop††††††††††††††††††††††††† gas/diesel†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 442.48

Marble Rock Petty Cash†††††††††† sewer samples postage†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† 9.27

Menards-Mason City††††††††††††††† light bulbs for tower and city hall†††††††††††††† †† 56.95

Staples Credit Plan††††††††††††††††† supplies††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† 74.94

Samís Club†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† membership††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† 35.00

John Deere Financial†††††††††††††† lagoon gate hinges†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† 10.98

Brown Supply Co.†††††††††††††††††† truck chains/curb stop††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 255.80

Charles City Press†††††††††††††††††† publish minutes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† 63.24

Fullerton Excavating††††††††††††††† repair shut-off at 121 Main St. No.†††††††††††† 340.61

Hawkins, Inc.†††††††††††††††††††††††† cyl. Rental†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† 5.00

AgSource†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† monthly water test†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† 21.00

Neil Wedeking Electric†††††††††††† repair street lights/Christmas lights††††††††††† 267.73

NCS Computers††††††††††††††††††††† Panda Antivirus Renewal††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† 29.91

Iowa One Call††††††††††††††††††††††† locates††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† 1.80

Jendro Sanitation††††††††††††††††††† garbage/recycle†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 839.56

Marble Rock Reserves††††††††††††† transfers†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2100.00

Postmaster†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2 rolls stamps††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† 90.00

First Security Bank††††††††††††††††† Form 941††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 930.35

IPERS††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ipers†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 659.32

Calhoun-Burns Assoc.†††††††††††† Inv. No. 2008161.00 28 ††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2107.90

Iowa Dept. of Revenue††††††††††† sales tax†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 385.00

 

††††††††† Mayor Engelhardt said he looked at tree at 121 Main St. North and did not see anything touching house and did not think anything needed to be done at this time.Some Council had also looked and agreed with the Mayor.

 

††††††††† Councilman Wells explained what he had found out about TIF.†† He said that one year we were under paid and one year we were overpaid.He said he discovered that the base number was incorrect that the county was using.Council thanked Steve for all of his work and time and the miles spent getting this all figured out.

 

††††††††† Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard to approve Whitetails Liquor License Renewal Application.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.

 

††††††††† Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard to adopt Resolution 2012-2 Setting Date for Public Hearing on Designation of the Expanded Bradford Street Economic Development District and on Urban Renewal Plan Amendment.†† Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Hubbard, Marzen, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells.Nays: None.Carried.Hearing will be Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall.

 

††††††††† Civil Sanctions for a tobacco violation was discussed.Mayor said the fine had been paid and papers signed stating this.Clerk was instructed to send papers to the proper state office.

 

††††††††† Moved Wells/seconded Schmidt to approve Marble Rock Bradford Street Economic Development District Urban Renewal Agreement with Floyd County.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.This agreement allows the city to include the lagoons in the urban renewal area.

 

††††††††† Mayor Engelhardt said that at least 80% of Council needs to have NIMS training, but he wants all to get certified.He said that way we will always have someone certified even with staggered terms.Paul will also need to get certified.

 

††††††††† Mayor had attended the annual fire meeting and presented the Fire Department assessment for F/Y 13.Moved Wells/seconded Parcher to approve the Fire Department assessment for F/Y 13.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.The assessment will stay at the same amount as this year, $14,323.68.

 

††††††††† Fire Department is discussing getting a new truck and the Council discussed different ways to get the city share.More discussion will be held after we find out the cities share of the money and how long we have to pay.

 

††††††††† Mayor Engelhardt presented the Floyd-Mitchell-Chickasaw Solid Waste Management Agency audit report.It will be kept on file for anyone to look at.

 

††††††††† Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard to give employees a 3% wage increase to start July 1, 2012.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.Salaries will increase as follows: Guthart by $853.00 to $29,269.00 p/yr and Winters by $596.00 to $20,477.00 p/yr.Last raise was July 2008.

 

††††††††† Proposed budget for F/Y 13 was discussed.Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard to schedule a Public Hearing for Budget Estimate for Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:15 p.m.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.

 

††††††††† Other items discussed were water shut offs, city attorney appointment, cooler for Community Center, payment for bad water, and council salary.

 

††††††††† Moved Hubbard/seconded Marzen to adjourn the meeting at 8:58 p.m.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.

 

 

 

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† /s/ Jerry Engelhardt††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

/s/ Sandra Winters†††††††††††††††††

Sandra Winters, City Clerk