MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

OF THE

MARBLE ROCK CITY COUNCIL

MONDAY, JUNE 4, 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 Wells/seconded Hubbard to depart from the agenda order to accommodate the guests.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.

 

††††††††† Teresa Staudt informed the Council that since there is no Fun Days this year, some organizations are doing things to raise funds for different projects.The Fire Department is having a meal on August 3 to raise money for a new truck, Methodist Church is having the Ice Cream Social on August 4th, and Legion Auxiliary is doing some things with games and other things to raise money for the monument fund.Whitetails will be having a bean bag contest and street dance on August 4th.

 

††††††††† Mark Heard presented the quotes for the renewal of group insurance for Paul.The new premium will be $1444.76.Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard to stay with the current group insurance plan for Paul Guthart.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.

 

††††††††† Rustin Lingbeek presented proposed plans for the new well and piping to the existing tower.Moved Wells/seconded Schmidt to approve Submitting the Construction Permit and authorize the Mayor to sign permit.†† Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.

 

††††††††† Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard to authorize the Mayor to sign Proposal for Professional Engineering Services for Water System Improvements Project subject to SRF verification.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.

 

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

 

††††††††† Moved Hubbard/seconded Schmidt to accept the minutes of the May 7, 2012 Regular Meeting and the May 23, 2012 Special Meeting.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.

 

††††††††† Moved Hubbard/seconded Marzen to approve the agenda as amended with the addition of Whitetails closing street and watering lawns for new seeding under new business.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried

 

††††††††† Councilman Marzen thanked Councilman Hubbard for cement and rip rap for the turbine box at the dam and saving the dam.

 

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

 

††††††††† Income for the month of May totaled $21,174.69 which includes:General Fund $4,760.17, Library Fund $208.27, Park Board Fund $0.09, Employee Benefits Fund $983.99, Road Revenue Fund $2,418.40, TIF Fund $3,724.07, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $1,294.37, Sewer Revenue Fund $2,431.30, Water Revenue Fund $5,261.54, Proprietary Fund $92.49.

 

††††††††† Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard to approve the claims as amended.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.Total of all city claims were $28,667.79.

 

Salaries††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3408.52

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

Omnitel Communications†††††† telephone service††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† 99.21

Alliant Energy†††††††††††††††††††††† electricity†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 821.85

Black Hills Energy††††††††††††††††† natural gas††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 151.61

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

Methodist Church†††††††††††††††††† intakes for culvert†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 558.00

Methodist Church†††††††††††††††††† sidewalk rebate program†††††††††††††††††††††††† 500.00

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

Rockford Insurance††††††††††††††† city bond†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 475.00

Charles City Press††††††††††††††††† publish minutes, ordinance, notice†††††††††† 173.09

John Deere Financial††††††††††††† angle, expanded steel†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 130.27

Menards-Mason City†††††††††††††† supplies for playground, benches†††††††††††† 319.39

J.R.Ackley†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† NIACOG meal††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† 18.98

Staples Credit Plan†††††††††††††††† ink, time cards, folders††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 117.95

Stop-N-Shop†††††††††††††††††††††††† gas for pickup, mower, chipper, trimmer400.62

Donís Repair†††††††††††††††††††††††† repair old mower, buy new mower†††††††††† 3946.95

AgSource††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† monthly water test, sewer tests††††††††††††††† 324.75

North Iowa Media††††††††††††††††† publish clerk notice†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 459.02

Marble Rock Petty Cash††††††††† certified letter†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† 5.30

Jendro Sanitation Bag Acct.††† large and small bags†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 620.00

Fullerton Excavating†††††††††††††† powerhouse rip rap††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 565.00

Landers Hardware††††††††††††††††† repair at park†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 123.00

Winfield Contractors†††††††††††††† Partial Payment Est. #5-Revised Final†††††† 3453.98

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

First Security Bank†††††††††††††††† form 941 payment††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 925.40

IPERS†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ipers†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 657.06

Daniel Guthart†††††††††††††††††††††† extra labor†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 152.73

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

Paul Guthart††††††††††††††††††††††††† locator††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 621.50

Neil Wedeking Electric††††††††††† repair street lights††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† 74.40

Allied Manatts Group††††††††††††† chips with fines††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† 55.71

Calhoun-Burns Assoc.††††††††††† service to 05.19.12†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1883.10

ATR Lighting Ent.††††††††††††††††† Street light bulbs††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 265.39

Hawkins, Inc.††††††††††††††††††††††† cyl. rental †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††10.00

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

The Greene Recorder†††††††††††† publish clerk notice†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† 30.00

Dorsey & Whitney LLP††††††††††† legal services†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1500.00

IA Dept of Revenue†††††††††††††† sales tax††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 371.00

 

MAYORíS REPORT:

1.     Have received 31 resumes for the clerk job and 9 want to be interviewed so far.

2.     Sorry to hear there will be no Fun Days, but glad some groups are stepping forward.Thank you to Earl and Dana Kiefer for wonderful job they did for many years.

3.     Mr. Cotton has a leak in his yard and he says that his homeowners insurance will pay.

 

 

††††††††† An estimate from North Iowa Diesel to repair old dump truck was presented.Moved Marzen/seconded Wells to have North Iowa Diesel do repairs to dump truck as per their proposal.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.

 

††††††††† Moved Hubbard/seconded Parcher to give Council Marzen permission to take a trailer to dump and demolish it.Roll: Ayes- Hubbard, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells.Abstain: Marzen, conflict of interest.Carried.

 

††††††††† Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard to have Councilman Marzen look at tree at 121 Main Street North and if deemed a problem have Ken Parcher take care of problem.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.

 

††††††††† Moved Wells/seconded Marzen to approve Stop-N-Shop cigarette permit application.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried

 

††††††††† Moved Wells/seconded Schmidt to schedule a Special Meeting on June 18th at 5:30 p.m. to discuss hiring clerk and Whitetails street closing.Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.

 

††††††††† Mayor Engelhardt appointed Marla Tegtmeier to the vacant position on the Community Center Board and appointed Earl Kiefer, Cathy Kruse, and Lynn Kingery to another term of office on the Community Center Board.

 

††††††††† Moved Marzen/seconded Hubbard to approve the Mayorís appointments of Marla Tegtmeier, Earl Kiefer, Cathy Kruse, and Lynn Kingery to the Community Center Board.

Roll: Ayes- All.Carried.Marla Tegtmeier term of office ends 06.30.13.Terms of office for Earl Kiefer, Cathy Kruse, and Lynn Kingery will end 06.30.15.

 

††††††††† Other items discussed were sidewalks, north wall at powerhouse, Public Hearing for SRF, Alliant franchise, and Whitetails street closing request.

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† /s/ Jerry Engelhardt†††††††††††††††††††

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

 

ATTEST:

 

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

Sandra Winters, City Clerk