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, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells present. 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. Carried.
Yaggy Colby discussed the lagoon project and stated that the bids came in higher than they had anticipated but they were able to get them down by about $1500.00 to $2000.00. The Council was informed that the DNR would not give a Construction permit unless a telephone dialer is included. Council decided to add a telephone dialer and moved by Engelhardt/seconded Parcher to proceed with the lagoon project. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Hubbard/seconded Schmidt to adopt Res. 2010-14 Adopting Plans, Specifications, Form of Contract and Estimate of Cost. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Engelhardt, Hubbard, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells. Carried.
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Parcher to adopt Res. 2010-15 Making
Award of Construction Contract.
Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Engelhardt, Hubbard, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells. Carried. The contract was awarded to Blazek Corp.,
Yaggy Colby presented a proposal for Project Observation/Construction Administration for $2500.00. Moved Engelhardt/seconded Hubbard to approve the Yaggy Colby proposal for Construction Services for $2500.00. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
and culvert repair at
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Hubbard to go ahead and do driveway/culvert repair at 515 Beelar. Roll: Ayes- Engelhardt, Hubbard, Parcher, Schmidt. Nays- Wells. Carried.
Earl Kiefer presented an insurance bond for the company doing Fun Days fireworks.
Park Board appointments were discussed. Bob Keiper stated that he would like to serve again on the Board. Mayor appointed Cathy Kruse to one of the vacant positions on the Park Board. Moved Engelhardt/seconded Wells to not to approve Cathy Kruse to replace Bob Keiper on the Park Board. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Engelhart/seconded Schmidt to return to the regular agenda order. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Parcher to approve the agenda as amended with the additions of Bridge Update and Update on Shut-off Valve Work under Unfinished Business. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Parcher to approve the minutes of the July6, 2010 Regular Meeting and the minutes of the July 19, 2010 Special Meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Hubbard to approve the monthly reports as amended. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Income for the month of July totaled $19,597.56 which includes: General Fund $6423.20, TIF Fund $146.43, Comm. Center Fund $12.51, Library Fund $502.453260.22, Park Board Fund $.25, Roads Revenue Fund $1990.31, Employee Benefits Fund $188.89, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $1108.22, Sewer Revenue Fund $2905.22, Water Revenue Fund $3456.34, Proprietary 106.22.
Moved Wells/seconded Engelhardt to approve the claims as presented. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried. Total of all city claims were $18,660.67.
TrueNorth Companies life insurance 4.80
Omnitel Communications telephone service 68.85
Alliant Energy electricity 973.99
Black Hills Energy natural gas 138.50
United Healthcare group insurance 1761.28
Stop-N-Shop pick-up/mower gas/p. towels 147.44
Farm Plan expanded steel for gutter 77.90
IDNR annual water supply fee for f/y 2011 39.39
Walk & Murphy legal professional services to 6.22.10 169.00
Ken Parcher remove broken tree limb at school 250.00
Charles City Press publish regular-special minutes/bid notice 152.43
Iowa One Call locates 16.20
Iowa Rural Water Assoc. water/sewer training 10.00
IDNR annual NPDES permit fee 210.00
Yaggy Colby Assoc. lift station/DNR permit appl. 1248.07
NIACOG membership dues 211.90
Hawkins, Inc. cyl. rental 10.00
Floyd County Auditor law enforcement services f/y 2010-2011 1304.00
Advantage Business Solutions end of year balance 360.00
Marble Rock Reserves transfers 1600.00
First Security Bank form 941 taxes 1005.48
IPERS Ipers w/h 581.28
Iowa Dept. of Revenue sales tax 250.88
Marble Rock Petty Cash postage for water/sewer samples 10.21
Jendro Sanitation garbage-recycle collection/large bags 1199.56
Larry Thornton extra labor 16.16
Ted Winters extra labor 28.29
1. Reported that the Code Enforcer is working around town and has sent out
several notices. Code Enforcer also has requested the Council to consider two new ordinances regarding junk vehicles and unsafe buildings.
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Hubbard to put Code Enforcer suggested ordinances on the next agenda for discussion. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Hubbard/seconded Parcher to have Paul repair or replace broken hydrant on
Weeds were discussed. Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard to rescind Rohwedder’s $18.75 weed bill and next time go through proper channels. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Other items discussed were River St. Bridge update and street repair proposals.
Moved Hubbard/seconded Parcher to adjourn the meeting at Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
/s/ Doug Merfeld Doug Merfeld, Mayor
/s/ Sandra Winters
Sandra Winters, City Clerk