MARBLE ROCK CITY COUNCIL
The Regular Meeting of the Marble Rock City Council was called to order with Mayor Merfeld presiding with Councilpersons Engelhardt, Handley, Hutzell, Merfeld, Wells present. Some interested citizens were present. Mayor Merfeld led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Merfeld called to order the Public Hearing on the Proposed Budget for Fiscal
to adopt Resolution 2009-04 Adopting the Annual Budget
for Fiscal Year Ending
Mayor Merfeld called to order the Public Hearing on the Proposed Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan. There were no questions or comments. Councilman Engelhardt thanked the people that attended the meetings and brought their ideas. Moved/seconded to adjourn the public hearing.
Moved/seconded to adopt Resolution 2009-05 Adopting Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Engelhardt, Handley, Hutzell, Merfeld, Wells. Nays- None. Carried.
Moved/seconded to depart from the regular agenda order to accommodate the guests. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Alan Murphy gave a presentation on the Iowa Workforce Development Emergency Public Jobs program that is doing work at the lagoon. He explained the program and showed some pictures of the project.
Schmitt announced that she had recently taken on the position of director of
Dana Kiefer talked about the water project in the park. The Park Board has applied for several grants for different projects at the park and the Powerhouse. Dana also said more electric power would be needed at the Park before Fun Days. Council said that they know of some people that would maybe let Fun Days use their generators. They will look into that.
Nelson requested that the Park Board, the Visioning Board, and the City share
any information concerning the Powerhouse,
Moved/seconded to return to regular agenda order. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved/seconded to approve the agenda as amended with the addition of Street Sign Repair and Community Disaster Grant Application. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
to accept the minutes of the
Moved/seconded to approve the monthly reports as amended. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Treasurers Report showed a balance of $449,209.44 with $361,324.15 of this
invested. These totals consist of the
following: city= 60500.58 checking/194096.90 invested/254597.48 total. Library=
24914.41 checking/ 155644.27 invested/ 180558.68 total.
Income for the month of February totaled $17,957.62 which includes:
by fund) General Fund 9845.19, Road Use
Fund 2862.86, TIF Fund 68.95, Trust & Agency Fund 376.04, Water Fund
2062.20, Library Fund 105.21,
Councilman Handley had a few questions regarding the lagoon portion of the gas on the bill at the Stop-N-Shop. Moved/seconded to approve the claims as amended. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried. Total of all claims were $13,430.99.
First Security Bank fed w-h/fica/medicare 843.24
IPERS ipers 443.96
Jendro Sanitation garbage/recycle collection 839.56
Stop-N-Shop gas/diesel/chain oil/cleaner 307.83
Farm Plan tractor/snow plow repair 86.53
NS Rockford Register publish minutes/budget hearing 282.05
M.R. Petty Cash postage/wash pickup for Mayor 18.82
Hawkins, Inc. cyl. rental/chlorinator repair 71.04
Staples Credit Plan office supplies 25.44
Postmaster stamps 126.00
IAMU membership dues 355.84
Jendro Sanitation 1 case large bags 337.50
Neil Wedeking Electric streetlight repair 28.00
Maxson-Frudden Lumber plexiglas 22.75
LGI monthly water test 11.00
TrueNorth Company employee insurance 4.80
Omnitel Communications telephone service 66.41
Alliant Energy utilities 966.52
Black Hills Energy utilities 2085.71
United Healthcare group insurance 1347.55
Moved/seconded to adopt Resolution 2009-06 Amending Resolution 2007-04 setting Policy for Paying Mileage. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Engelhardt, Handley, Hutzell, Merfeld, Wells. Nays- None. Carried.
Moved/seconded to approve the Rock Tavern liquor license renewal application. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Cleanup was discussed and the Clerk said that we would be either May 4th
or May 18th, whichever
Councilman wondered if many were running water to prevent freezing. Clerk reported that very few were and stated again that people need to tell City Hall when they are no longer running water.
Other items discussed were culver, lagoon, nuisances, River Street Bridge, State Audit, TIF project selection, garage door, dust control, dog running loose, fish in lagoon, Main Street winter parking, street signs, and Community Disaster Grant.
Moved/seconded to adjourn the meeting at Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
/s/ Doug Merfeld Doug Merfeld, Mayor
/s/ Sandra Winters
Sandra Winters, City Clerk