MINUTES

SPECIAL MEETING

OF THE

MARBLE ROCK CITY COUNCIL

MONDAY, MAY 16, 2011  6:00 P.M.

 

          The Special Meeting of the Marble Rock City Council was called to order with Mayor Merfeld presiding with Councilpersons Hubbard, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells present and Councilman Engelhardt absent.  Interested citizens were present.  Mayor Merfeld led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

          Mayor Merfeld called to order the Public Hearing concerning proposal to enter into Loan Agreement for $350,000 dollars with First Security Bank.  He called for any comment or discussion.  There being none, he called for motion to adjourn.  Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard to close public hearing.  Roll: Ayes- All.  Carried.

 

          Moved Hubbard/seconded Schmidt to adopt Resolution 2011-09 Approving Loan Agreement for River Street Bridge Replacement.  Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Hubbard, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells.  Nays- None.  Absent- Engelhardt.  Carried.

 

          Mayor Merfeld called to order the Public Hearing to Consider Amending Title III Chapter 3 Traffic Code Designating Stops at Intersection Through Highways and Other Intersections.  This is about a stop sign on Main Street South at Blank Street.  He called for any comment or discussion.  Comment was made that farmers hauling grain did not like this stop sign and did not think that it was solving any problems.  Council discussed this further regarding semis and the amount of good this sign was doing.  Mayor Merfeld called for motion to adjourn.  Moved Wells/seconded Schmidt to close public hearing.  Roll: Ayes- All.  Carried.

 

          Mayor Merfeld called for a motion to adopt ordinance adding the stop signs.  No motion was made.

 

          Chris Diggins from NIACOG was present.  He went over the rough draft of the new code with the Council.  The new code was examined page by page with things added or deleted or changed as Council felt was needed or as state law specified.  Chris will go back and make another draft and then Council will examine for final draft.

 

          Moved Hubbard/seconded Schmidt to adjourn the meeting at 9:00 p.m.  Roll: Ayes- All.  Carried.

 

 

 

                                                                   /s/ Doug Merfeld                       

                                                                   Doug Merfeld, Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

/s/ Sandra Winters                     

Sandra Winters, City Clerk