MARBLE ROCK CITY COUNCIL
The Regular Meeting of the Marble Rock City Council was called to order with Mayor Merfeld presiding with Councilpersons Engelhardt, Hubbard, Schmidt, Wells present. Councilman Parcher was absent. Various interested citizens were present. Mayor Merfeld led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard to depart from the agenda to accommodate the guests. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent- Parcher. Carried.
Mark Heard was present to discuss the city’s group insurance policy. Moved Hubbard/seconded Engelhardt to stay with the current policy. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent- Parcher. Carried. Premium was increased by $194.01 per month or 12.38%.
Thomas Madden and Rustin Lingbeek, representing Yaggy Colby Associates, discussed the lift station project, engineer’s estimate, and proposed schedule with the Council. Moved Hubbard/seconded Engelhardt to authorize Mayor Merfeld to sign construction permit and for Yaggy Colby to submit construction permit to DNR. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent- Parcher. Carried.
Kiefer, representing Fun Days, requested the City allow Fun Days to close
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Hubbard to return to the regular agenda order. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent- Parcher. Carried.
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Schmidt to approve the agenda as presented. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent- Parcher. Carried.
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Hubbard to amend the minutes of the Special Meeting, May 24th as follows: paragraph 3 to read as follows “There was discussion about the Senior Work Day and Park Board Work orders. Moved Engelhardt/seconded Wells that water leak and playground equipment be repaired right away.” Roll: Ayes- All. Absent- Parcher. Carried.
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Schmidt to approve the minutes of the
Monthly reports were discussed. Council decided that if property owners do not fix water leaks, city will repair and cost will be assessed to property owner. Moved Engelhardt/seconded Wells to approve the monthly reports as amended. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent- Parcher. Carried.
Income for the month of May totals $26,338.48 which includes: General Fund $9962.18, TIF Fund 176.37, Comm. Center Fund 24.24, Library Fund $593.03, Roads Revenue Fund $8146.27, Special Revenues Fund $366.74, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $1110.45, Sewer Revenue Fund $2708.50, Water Revenue Fund $3250.70.
Moved Wells/seconded Engelhardt to approve the claims as presented. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent- Parcher. Carried. Total of all city claims were $30,744.64.
TrueNorth Companies life insurance 4.80
Omnitel Communications telephone service 69.20
Alliant Energy electricity 702.88
Black Hills Energy natural gas 167.90
United Healthcare group insurance 1567.25
Stop-N-Shop pick-up/mower gas 173.35
Charles City Press reg./special mtg. Minutes/budget amend 156.75
Don’s Repair mower filter/blades 98.09
Farm Plan sprayer pack/padlock 58.26
Walk & Murphy legal services 2.5.10 to 4.29.10 825.50
Rockford Insurance city bond 475.00
NIACC water/sewer classes 40.00
Maxson-Frudden Lumber lumber for playground 125.32
Jendro Sanitation garbage/recycle collection 839.56
Jendro Sanitation large/small garbage bags 620.00
Jendro Sanitation 2010 Spring Clean-up 834.00
Bob Kepple grinding 2 park stumps 75.00
Don Fiddick push dump back 385.00
Allied Manatts Group chips with fines for
L G I sewer/water tests 149.25
Hawkins, Inc. Inv. # 3115297 RI 10.00
Farmers Coop TIF rebate 5250.00
Marble Rock Reserves transfers 1600.00
First Security Bank form 941 taxes 1005.44
IPERS Ipers w/h 563.44
Iowa Dept. of Revenue sales tax 203.37
Postmaster 3 rolls stamps 132.00
Farmers Coop grass seed/weed spray 97.35
Landers Hardware park fountain repair 27.55
Yaggy Colby Associates Project M11149 – Lift Station 1473.59
1. He talked to some owners of dogs running loose and they said they would try to keep them in their yards.
2. Presented fax from City Attorney regarding Code Enforcer Resolution and Agreement. Council said go ahead with Enforcer and incorporate attorney requested changes into a resolution to amend current one.
3. Stated that he wants money from park Community Disaster Grant to pay for work EPJ did on powerhouse.
Moved Wells/seconded Engelhardt to table Park Board bills to the next meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent- Parcher. Carried.
Councilman Engelhardt reported on progress of the River Street Bridge Project. The Archaeologist will be doing some more study because of a kiln found that might be in the way, but Engelhardt said this may not cause a problem.
Moved Wells/seconded Engelhardt to table City Hall roof repair until the September meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent- Parcher. Carried.
Council discussed work orders. Moved Wells/seconded Schmidt for Paul to take care of deck at powerhouse pending approval by Park Board. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent- Parcher. Carried.
discussed stop signs in town as a way to slow traffic. An ordinance will be presented at the next
meeting to add one on
Moved Wells/seconded Engelhardt to approve Stop-N-Shop Cigarette Permit Application. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent- Parcher. Carried.
Moved Hubbard/seconded Engelhardt to adopt Resolution 2010-11 Adopting Floyd County Multi-Jurisdictional Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Engelhardt, Hubbard, Schmidt, Wells. Nays- None. Absent- Parcher. Carried.
Street repair estimates from Blacktop Service Co. were opened. Council wants an estimate from Heartland Asphalt for same streets and same things as current estimate and instructed Clerk to contact Heartland.
appointed Lynette Swinton and Jamie Schriever to the Library Board. Their terms of office will run from
scheduled the July meeting on
Dumping of concrete at the dump was discussed. Moved Hubbard to charge $15.00 per load of concrete at city dump.
After discussion, Councilman Hubbard withdrew his motion.
Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard to table concrete dumping at dump to the next meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent- Parcher. Carried.
Moved Hubbard/seconded Schmidt to adjourn the meeting at Roll: Ayes- All. Absent- Parcher. Carried.
/s/ Doug Merfeld Doug Merfeld, Mayor
/s/ Sandra Winters
Sandra Winters, City Clerk