MONDAY, MAY 6, 2013 7:00 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, and Wells present. Various interested citizens were present.  Mayor Engelhardt led the Pledge of Allegiance.


Moved Wells /seconded Hubbard for approval of the agenda. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


Moved Marzen/seconded Hubbard to depart from agenda to accommodate quest. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


Tom from Yaggy Colby talked a little about the second phase of the water project and how the grant that will be helping fund that part of the project.


Moved Parcher/seconded Schmidt to have a new meter put in at the pump house to make it easier for the operator to read. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


Moved Marzen/seconded Hubbard to have Paul patch up the two spots on Main St. Roll: Ayes-All. Carried.


Moved Marzen/seconded Hubbard to table welding the box of the dump truck. Also to authorize the mayor to approve spending up to five hundred dollars on a welder for city. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


Moved Marzen/seconded Hubbard to table painting the tennis courts until Paul decides what he would like to do with them and the volleyball court. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard to table putting in a new culver between Iowa St. and Maintenance shed. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


Moved Wells /seconded Schmidt to return to agenda. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


Moved Parcher/seconded Marzen to approve minutes of April 1, 2013. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


Moved Wells /seconded Parcher to approve monthly reports. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


Income for the month of April totaled $72,250.51 which includes:  General Fund $18,315.98, Library Fund $2,156.82, Park Board Fund $0.00, Employee Benefits Fund $4,947.64, Road Revenue Fund $1,506.99, TIF Fund $42,923.33, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $61.99, Sewer Revenue Fund $159.71, Water Revenue Fund $2,497.77, Proprietary Fund $2,399.75.


          Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard to approve the claims.  Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.  Total of all city claims were $34,366.56

Salaries                                                                                                3350.96

Alliant Energy                   electricity                                                         940.94

Black Hills Energy              natural gas                                                        612.59

First Security Bank             sewer loan payment                                          1153.27    

Charles City Press              publish minutes                                                   122.76

Stop-N-Shop                   gas for pickup, dump truck, tractor                       115.23

IRS                                  form 941                                                          1031.87

IPERS                              ipers                                                                  737.43

Postmaster                       2 rolls stamps                                                     92.00

Jendro Sanitation Bag Acct. garbage/recycle                                              2037.52                                                                                                                                                                           1459.56

Marble Rock Reserves        transfer                                                            2100.00

IA Dept. of Revenue                   Sales tax payment                                                310.00

Omnitel Communications   telephone service                                                  106.39        

Marble Rock Comm. Fire Comp. Inc. 5th Fire truck payment                          2000.00                         

Staples                            office supplies                                                       49.73

Brown’s Supply                 in# 42034                                                          497.48

Hawkins, Inc                    Inv.# 3438838                                                      20.00

NIACC                                      water classes                                                         40.00

Dorsey & Whitney LLP       legal services                                                     5,500.00

Staudt Insurance               Annual Premium City’s Insurance                      11,192.00

Fullerton Exacating            water leaks                                                       1,938.70




          Mayor Reports- Reported that the E911 Committee had decided to follow through with a state mandate that with be funded by a grant.

The mayor has contacted Black Hills Energy about reseeding some of the spots they had torn up when putting in the new gas lines.

Also the gate to the dump will now be locked at all times.


Moved Wells/seconded Marzen to a Five Year Agreement. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard to a Resolution adopting and approving Tax Compliance Procedures Relating to Tax Exempt Bonds. Roll: Ayes- Hubbard, Marzen, Parcher, Schmidt, and Wells. Carried.


Moved Hubbard /seconded Schmidt to allow Whitetails to close street for bike ride with the approval of the county and with compliance of all state laws. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


Other items discussed- Open Burning- all fires need to be put out and no burning after 8:00p.m.


Moved Hubbard/seconded Schmidt to adjourn meeting at 8:35p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.






                                                                   Jerry Engelhardt______

                                                                   Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor




Brittney Katcher       ______

Brittney Katcher, City Clerk