TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2012 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, Wells present. Various interested citizens were present.  Mayor Engelhardt led the Pledge of Allegiance.



Moved Marzen/seconded Hubbard to approve the agenda as amended with the addition of New Business I- Bob Kieper’s tree and J- Mosquito control. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Moved Schmidt/seconded Hubbard to depart from the agenda order to accommodate the guests. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Vicki King purposed putting up a greenhouse on Beelar St. It was discussed that the planning and zoning board would have to meet and discuss the matter.


          Rustin Lingbeek from Yaggy Colby Associates gave a brief update on the well project. Discussing estimate for the new well and having a public hearing at next month’s meeting.


          Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard to approve A Resolution Ordering Bids, Notice To Bidders, Fixing Amount Of Bid Security, And Ordering Clerk To Publish Notice And Fixing A Date For Receiving Same, And For A Public Hearing On Plans, Specifications, Form Of Contract And Estimate Of Costs For The Contstruction Of The “New Public Water Supply Well” For the City Of Marble Rock, Iowa. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Hubbard, Marzen, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells. Nays- None. Carried.


          Moved Marzen/seconded Hubbard to return to agenda. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


                   Moved Wells/seconded Parcher to accept the minutes of the July 2, 2012 Regular Meeting and July 16,2012 Special Meeting as amended by changing Moved Wells/seconded Parcher to reappoint Susan Nelson to the Park Board Roll: Ayes- Wells, Parcher. Absent- Schmidt, Marzen, Hubbard. Paragraph 4 page 3. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


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


                   Income for the month of July totaled $23,132.77 which includes:  General Fund $-10,919.84, Library Fund $-714.98, Park Board Fund $0.25, Employee Benefits Fund $623.36, Road Revenue Fund $16,581.84, TIF Fund $1,119.52, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $1,734.36, Sewer Revenue Fund $3,105.09, Water Revenue Fund $11,603.17, Proprietary Fund $0.00.


          Moved Marzen/seconded Schmidt to approve the claims as amended.  Roll: Ayes- All.  Carried.  Total of all city claims were $15,984.15.

Salaries                                                                                                3436.24          

Alliant Energy                   electricity                                                        1156.90

Black Hills Energy              natural gas                                                        120.19

First Security Bank             sewer loan payment                                          1153.27    

United Healthcare              group health insurance                                     2178.54

Charles City Press              publish minutes, ordinance, notice                        76.67

Stop-N-Shop                   gas for pickup, mower,chipper, trimmer               382.10

Hach Company                 filter, interference 528 NM                                   51.95

Iowa One Call                  locates                                                               26.10

IRS                                  form 941                                                        1251.20

IPERS                              ipers                                                                 720.58

Postmaster                       2 rolls stamps                                                    90.00

Jendro Sanitation Bag Acct.         garbage/recycle                                      1199.56

Marble Rock Reserves        transfer                                                          2100.00

IA Dept. of Revenue                             Sales tax payment                                   389.47

AgSource                         public water and route charge                              22.00

Staudt Insurance               Work Comp. Audit Add’l Premium                                  49.00

Postmaster                       2 rolls of stamps and po box yearly fee                166.00

Menards                           hand float, bull float, iron hold max bags                       169.18

Woody’s Dust Control        2640 feet of Lignin of 8/27/12                           1135.20

Federal Licensing, Inc.       Filing Fee                                                          110.00





          Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard setting a date to hold a public hearing for the Alliant Franchise Agreement on Oct. 1st at 7:05 p.m. Roll: Ayes – All. Carred.


Moved Marzen/seconded Hubbard to have Brain Chambers’s water line repair tabled. Roll: Ayes – All. Carried.


Move Wells/seconded Marzen to have Schroeder Concrete construct new sidewalks and curbs on the west side of Main St. from Bradford St. to Beelar St. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


Moved Hubbard/seconded Wells to have Trick or Treating on Oct. 31st form 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried


Moved Hubbard/seconded Wells to a Resolution Adopting The Official Year-End Financial Report For Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2012. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Marzen, Hubbard, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells. Nays- None. Carried.


Moved Hubbard/seconded Wells for a Resolution To fix a date of meeting at which it is proposed to approve a Development Agreement with Viafield Cooperative, including annual appropriation tax increment payments in an amount not to exceed $650,00. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Hubbard, Marzen, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells. Nays- None. Carried.


Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard for a Resolution To fix a date for a public hearing on a General Obligation Water Improvement Loan and Disbursement Agreement. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Hubbard, Marzen, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells. Nays- None. Carried.


                   Moved Hubbard/seconded Marzen to make corrections to Dan Kingery’s bill. Corrections being the old labor/equipement charges instead of the new ones. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.


          Other things discussed were looking into the contract for mosquito control, and items under Maintenance were to have a load of rock put on Nick Deagan’s driveway and leveled out. Also to have Bob Keiper’s tree put on next month’s agenda.


                   Moved Hubbard/seconded Wells to adjourn meeting at 8:44 p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Absent- Hubbard. Carried.





                                                                             Jerry Engelhardt     

                                                                   Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor




          Brittney Katcher       __

Brittney Katcher, City Clerk