MARBLE ROCK CITY COUNCIL
MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2012 7:00 P.M.
Moved Wells/seconded Schmidt to open Public Hearing to Consider a Request from Viafield to Add a 30,000-gallon Anhydrous Tank to Existing Facility. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Mayor asks if there was anyone that wished to talk either for or against project. There was no one and there were no written comments. Mayor asks for motion to close public hearing.
Moved Schmidt/seconded Marzen to close public hearing. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Marzen/seconded Wells to depart from the agenda order to accommodate the guests. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Hubbard/seconded Parcher to approve Viafield’s request to add 30,000-gallon anhydrous tank to existing facility. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Mayor Engelhardt announced that the City did not get any CDBG funding for the water project. Rustin Lingbeek, Yaggy Colby, was present to discuss what could be done. Council wants to proceed with some of the project and use SRF loans and TIF money. Mr. Lingbeek suggested that they do a small amount of project and reapply for CDBG again next year. Some suggestions were doing the second well now, doing some water lines and paving, and looping the dead ends. Council ask Mr. Lingbeek to bring a proposal for the second well to the next meeting.
Moved Parcher/seconded Marzen to return to the regular agenda order. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Wells/seconded Marzen to accept the minutes of the March 5, 2012 Regular Meeting as submitted. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Parcher/seconded Wells to approve the monthly reports as amended. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Bulk water was discussed. Council ask if those filling tanks at maintenance shed were paying for the water. Clerk advised that some were and some probably were not. They decided that a sign needs to be put up at the hydrant at the maintenance shed. The sign must say the following: “Anyone Using Hydrant Must Make Arrangements with City Hall to Pay for Water. Minimum is $11.00 per thousand gallons.
Income for the month of March totaled $18,085.22 which includes: General Fund $5,105.76, Library Fund $299.73, Comm. Center Fund $11.54, Park Board Fund $0.20, Employee Benefits Fund $336.33, Road Revenue Fund $2,815.30, TIF Fund $1,269.59, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $849.87, Sewer Revenue Fund $2,468.03, Water Revenue Fund $4,673.17, Proprietary Fund $255.70.
Moved Marzen/seconded Hubbard to approve the claims as amended. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried. Total of all city claims were $19,487.60.
TrueNorth Companies life insurance 4.80
Omnitel Communications telephone service 100.10
Alliant Energy electricity 842.13
Black Hills Energy natural gas 885.17
First Security Bank sewer loan payment 1153.27
Dewitt Refrigeration cooler for Comm. Center 2137.00
United Healthcare group health insurance 1261.38
Stop-N-Shop gas/diesel/batteries 378.00
J.R. Ackley NIACOG meal 17.32
Swartzrock Implement engine oil filter, cab filter 49.23
Staples Credit Plan toner, copier ink, supplies 223.36
Charles City Press publish minutes, hearing notice, ord. 214.19
Ken Parcher labor to remove branches over houses 175.00
AgSource monthly water test 21.00
Calhoun-Burns Assoc. service to 03.17.12 2926.40
Marble Rock Reserves transfers 2100.00
First Security Bank form 941 payment 923.00
IPERS ipers 651.86
IA Dept. of Revenue state w/h 424.00
IA Workforce Development unemployment 74.31
Jendro Sanitation garbage/recycling collection 839.56
Jendro Sanitation Bag Acct. case large garbage bags 360.00
IA. Dept. of Revenue sales tax 318.00
1. Told Council that Gordon Rohwedder ask about the city extending the water main to his shut-off at the new building.
Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard to appoint Heather Legg to the vacant position
on the Park Board. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried. Her term of office will expire on June 30, 2013.
Moved Marzen/seconded Hubbard to appoint Cathy Kruse to the vacant position on the Board of Adjustment. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried. Her term of office will expire on June 30, 2012.
Council decided to haul one load of driveway rock again this year. The limit is one load per property per year.
The sidewalks in town were discussed. Moved Wells/seconded Marzen to pay up to $500.00 per property for concrete to anyone wishing to repair or replace any existing city sidewalk, done with standard sidewalk specs, up to a total of $15,000 city wide for one year. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Marzen/seconded Hubbard to let Earl Parcher unload new building parts on empty lot of city, to be removed within 3 weeks. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Other items discussed were pumphouse fence, dumping cement at powerhouse, old dump truck, Alliant Franchise, mower, and new fire truck.
Moved Hubbard/seconded Marzen to adjourn the meeting at 8:50 p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
/s/ Jerry Engelhardt
Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor
/s/ Sandra Winters
Sandra Winters, City Clerk