MONDAY, MAY 7, 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.


††††††††† Moved Parcher/seconded Marzen to depart from the agenda order to accommodate the guests.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.


††††††††† Moved Marzen/seconded Hubbard to allow Whitetails to close the street on Saturday June 2, 2012 from around noon to about 8 p.m. for a motorcycle run and on Saturday August 4, 2012 from around noon to all night for a street dance.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.


††††††† Moved Schmidt/seconded Hubbard to open Public Hearing on the Proposal to Adopt the Marble Rock Code of Ordinances 2012.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.


††††††††† Mayor asks if there was anyone with any questions or comments.There was no one and there were no written comments.Mayor asks for motion to close public hearing.


††††††††† Moved Marzen/seconded Wells to close public hearing.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.


††††††††† An Ordinance Adopting the City Code of Ordinances 2012 was presented.Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard that the ordinance be passed on first consideration.Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Hubbard, Marzen, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells.Nays- None.Carried.


††††††††† Moved Parcher/seconded Marzen that the requirement for consideration at two additional meetings be suspended and the ordinance be finally considered.Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Hubbard, Marzen, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells.Nays- None.Carried.


††††††††† Moved Schmidt/seconded Parcher that the ordinance be finally passed.Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Hubbard, Marzen, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells.Nays- None.Carried.


††††††††† Rustin Lingbeek from Yaggy Colby presented a proposal for professional services to address the need for a redundant public water supply well.Moved Hubbard/seconded Wells to authorize the Mayor to sign the proposal for Professional Services for New Public Water Supply Well, subject to City Attorney approval.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.


††††††††† Moved Marzen/seconded Hubbard to return to the regular agenda order.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.


††††††††† Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard to approve the agenda as amended with the addition of Community Center flagpole.†† Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.


††††††††† Moved Marzen/seconded Parcher to accept the minutes of the April 2, 2012 Regular Meeting as submitted.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.


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


††††††††† Income for the month of April totaled $77,118.62 which includes: General Fund $15,457.78, Library Fund $3,449.86, Park Board Fund $0.09, Employee Benefits Fund $4,744.74, Road Revenue Fund $2,382.83, TIF Fund $42,252.17, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $788.49, Sewer Revenue Fund $2,810.90, Water Revenue Fund $5,135.41, Proprietary Fund $96.35.


††††††††† Moved Wells/seconded Schmidt to approve the claims as amended.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.Total of all city claims were $26,074.81.


Salaries††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3424.53

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

Omnitel Communications†††††† telephone service††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 100.51

Alliant Energy†††††††††††††††††††††† electricity†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 846.02

Black Hills Energy††††††††††††††††† natural gas††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 262.51

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

Jerry Engelhardt††††††††††††††††††† cordless phone for city hall††††††††††††††††††††† ††† 34.07

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

Landers Hardware††††††††††††††††† rake, blade, grinding wheel†††††††††††††††††††† ††† 17.46†††††††† ††

Staples Credit Plan†††††††††††††††† office 2010††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 138.09

John Deere Financial††††††††††††† supplies†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† 51.10

Staudt Insurance†††††††††††††††††† city insurance policies††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 10356.00

Stop-N-Shop†††††††††††††††††††††††† pickup and mower gas††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 223.12

Tony Gansen†††††††††††††††††††††††† sewer deposit refund††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† 10.00

Larry Thornton††††††††††††††††††††† water/sewer deposit refund†††††††††††††††††††† ††† 49.82

NAPA Auto Parts†††††††††††††††††† wheel nuts/bolts†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† 17.90

Marble Rock Petty Cash††††††††† water samples postage††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† 8.95

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

Jendro Sanitation†††††††††††††††††† spring clean-up††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 539.82

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

Allied Manatts Group††††††††††††† rock††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 182.53

Calhoun-Burns Assoc.††††††††††† service to 04.14.12†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2290.55

Charles City Press††††††††††††††††† publish minutes, hearing notice††††††††††††††† †† 76.29

Hawkins, Inc.††††††††††††††††††††††† cyl. rental 2 months††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† 20.00

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

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

IA Dept of Revenue†††††††††††††† sales tax††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 352.00

First Security Bank†††††††††††††††† form 941 payment††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 935.86

IPERS†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ipers†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 667.67



1.     Thanked the Park Board and volunteers for work at the park on the corner.

2.     Thanked Earl Parcher for the cleaning up of his property where the station had burned down and a new building will be going up.

3.     Board of Adjustment went well with them telling the owners of 409 College to get a picture of mobile home and a plan.They did not approve anything yet.

4.     Spring Cleanup went well and Mayor thanked John Marzen for allowing old appliances to be put on his property.

5.     Thanked Paul Guthart for using his own mower to mow city grass when the town mower was down.


Maintenance items were discussed with Paul Guthart.Moved Hubbard/seconded

Parcher to get truck load of cold mix and do road repairs sending notifications letters to property owners.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.


††††††††† Moved Hubbard/seconded Marzen to have City Attorney send letter to owners of Rock Tavern building advising of condition of building and the liability of it.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.


††††††††† Moved Wells/seconded Marzen to have Mayor get quotes for sidewalk repair from at least 2 different places.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.


††††††††† Moved Wells/seconded Parcher to approve Paul getting rock and applying where needed.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.


††††††††† Moved Earl/seconded Wells to have Councilman Marzen get two (2) estimates for old dump truck repair.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.


††††††††† Moved Hubbard/seconded Schmidt to have Paul extend water line to the shut off for new building on Blank Street.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.


††††††††† Moved Hubbard/seconded Wells to approve the Ownership Update Application for Community Center License.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried


††††††††† Moved Marzen/seconded Wells to approve the Community Center Liquor License Renewal Application.Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.

††††††††† Moved Hubbard/seconded Parcher to reimburse the Methodist Church for the culverts they installed at their new sidewalk at a price of $558.00.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.


††††††††† Moved Wells/seconded Marzen to fill turbine box at dam with cement and rock.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.


††††††††† Moved Wells/seconded Schmidt to do the Mosquito Control Program 2012 for $1,600.00.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.


††††††††† Moved Wells/seconded Parcher to approve the Certificate of Completion and Final Acceptance of Agreement Work for the culvert on River Street.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.


††††††††† Moved Wells/seconded Parcher to allow Paul to spend up to $600.00 for a locater on EBay with permission good for next 30 days.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.


††††††††† Moved Hubbard/seconded Parcher to purchase a DX272 mower from Donís Repair for $3,640.00.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.


††††††††† Mayor scheduled a Public Hearing to Amend the Current Budget for Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 5:30 p.m.


††††††††† City Clerk notified the Mayor and Council that she would be retiring July 31.2012.Personnel Committee will write up notice advertising for a Clerk.


††††††††† Other items discussed were dead trees at park, Phase I engineering, street lights, lawn mowing, junk, culvert at city shed, flag pole at Community Center, and city shed roof leaking.


††††††††† Moved Hubbard/seconded Marzen to adjourn the meeting at 9:37 p.m.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.






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




/s/ Sandra Winters†††††††††††††††††††††

Sandra Winters, City Clerk