MARBLE ROCK CITY COUNCIL
The Regular Meeting of the Marble Rock City Council was called to order with Mayor Protem Engelhardt presiding with Councilpersons Hubbard, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells present. Mayor Merfeld was absent. Interested citizens were present. Mayor Protem Engelhardt led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard to depart from the agenda order to accommodate the guests. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Rustin Lingbeek presented proposals for the engineering report for the CDBG grant. He presented two (2) proposals for new water system improvements. One was for 500 gpm system @ 20PSI that would cover 10 blocks of new water main for an estimated price of $680,000. The other was for 750 gpm system @ 20PSI that would cover 18 blocks of new water main for an estimated price of $920,000. Moved Engelhardt/seconded Hubbard to go with the 750 gpm water system proposal. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Hubbard/seconded Schmidt to return to the regular agenda order. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard to approve the agenda as presented. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Parcher to approve the monthly reports as amended. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Moved Parcher/seconded Engelhardt to accept the minutes of the August 1, 2011 Regular Meeting as submitted. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Income for the month of August totaled $210,267.00 which includes: General Fund $2,506.83, Library Fund $478.42, Park Board Fund $0.18, Road Revenue Fund $198,412.26, Landfill-Garbage/Recycling Fund $1,163.09, Sewer Revenue Fund $2,803.88, Water Revenue Fund $4,696.54, Proprietary $205.80.
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Wells to approve the claims as amended excluding street signs check. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried. Total of all city claims were $203,137.79.
First Security Bank bridge loan payment 186368.69
TrueNorth life insurance 4.80
Omnitel Communications telephone service 68.75
Alliant Energy electricity 866.58
Black Hills Energy natural gas 124.84
First Security Bank sewer loan payment 1153.27
Postmaster box service fee – 1yr 76.00
United Healthcare group insurance 1261.38
Marble Rock Petty Cash certified letters/sending surveys 11.78
Alliant Energy electricity 23.04
Marble Rock Journal notices published 5.19
Maxson-Frudden Lumber park repairs 163.02
Neil Wedeking Electric park meter service upgrade 2109.63
Hawkins, Inc. cyl. rental 20.00
Stop-N-Shop gas/diesel 335.53
Huber Supply oxygen tank 18.00
Calhoun-Burns Associates Inv. No. 2008161-23 bridge 1140.20
Charles City Press publish minutes 58.75
Allied Manatts Group road stone 70.98
Yaggy Colby Project M11539/Inv. 91393 829.50
Jendro Sanitation Bag Acct. large garbage bags 360.00
Landers Hardware park repairs/benches/water meters 52.23
AgSource monthly water test 21.00
Marble Rock Reserves transfer 1600.00
Jendro Sanitation garbage/recycle collection 839.56
First Security Bank Form 941 915.03
IPERS ipers 694.16
Iowa Dept. of Revenue sales tax 328.00
Postmaster 2 rolls stamps 88.00
Daniel Guthart mowing 66.04
NIACC water classes 40.00
1. No Mayor Report – Mayor absent
Mayor Merfeld had sent a note naming Lynn Kingery and Pam Clough as his nominations for the Community Center Board. Moved Wells/seconded Hubbard to approve the Mayor’s appointments to the Community Center Board. Roll: Ayes – All. Carried.
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Wells to adopt Resolution 2011-12 Adopting the Official Financial Report for City Streets for Year Ending June 30, 2011. Roll Call Vote: Ayes- Engelhardt, Hubbard, Parcher, Schmidt, Wells. Nays- None. Carried.
Moved Engelhardt/seconded Parcher to table Alliant Energy LED Street Light Project to meeting when Mayor is present. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Mayor Merfeld sent a letter to the Council regarding some of the issues on the agenda for the meeting. The Council and the citizens present read the letter. A copy of the letter is at City Hall if anyone wishes to read it.
Moved Hubbard/seconded Parcher to lease Blank Street to Gordon Rohwedder for ten (10) years for $50.00 per year. Roll: Ayes- Engelhardt, Hubbard, Parcher, Schmidt. Nays- Wells. Carried. A resolution will be presented at next meeting to approve the lease.
Moved Hubbard/seconded Engelhardt to table Item G – Brush and Junk in Field Beside Rohwedder Property on South River to the next meeting. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
Halloween was discussed and it was decided to have Trick or Treat on Sunday, October 31, 2011 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Other items discussed survey results, Omnitel Franchise, purchase orders, letterhead, printer, and copier-scanner.
Moved Hubbard/seconded Parcher to adjourn the meeting at 8:43 p.m. Roll: Ayes- All. Carried.
/s/ Jerry Engelhardt
Jerry Engelhardt, Mayor Protem
/s/ Sandra Winters