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Thursday, February 3, 2011 d N/Warren Town and County News Page Thirteen OFFICIAL PUBLICATION REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING 1/20/11 The Regular City Council Meeting of the Norwalk City Council was held at the Norwatk Easter Public Library, 1051 North Avenue, on Thursday, January 20, 2011. The meeting was called 1o order at 6:00 P.M. by Mayor Doug Pierce. Those present at roll call were Dave Murillo, Frank Curtis and Mike Leto. Ab- sent: John Putbrese and Eric Delker. 11-020 Motion by Murillo and seconded by Leto to approve the Agenda. Ap- proved 3-0. Ayes: Murillo, Curtis and Leto. Nayes: none. Absent: Putbrese and Delker. 11-021 Motion by Curtis and seconded by Leto to approve the Minutes of the January 6, 2011 Regular Council meeting. Approved 3-0. Ayes: Murillo, Curtis and Leto. Nayes: none. Absent: Putbrese and Delker. The mayor welcomed those guests present. The public portion of the meeting was opened. Mitch Wahl, 2347 SE 6 ", Des Moines, asked that the City reim- burse him for dog at large fees, Animal Rescue League fees and fees to Warren County that he has paid. Wahl feels he is entitled to the reimbursement request because he is claiming City of Norwalk employees falsified records and lied under oath. Council asked for documentation of the fees to be provided to the City Clerk for future consideration. The business portion of the meeting was opened. The Consent Agenda incJudes beer permit renewals for Fareway and Kum N Go and expenditures: ADVENTURES IN AD CLOTH ALLOW $185.67 ALCO PRO EQUIP $57.62 ALLENDER BUTZKE PW FACILITY $2,087.42 ASP EDU/TRNG $180.00 BEELINE BLUE CHALL RENOV $5,499.74 BOBS TROPHIES SIGNS CHALL $43.50 CARPENTER UNIF UNIF ALLOW $733.72 COMMUNICATIONS SOL BLDG MAINT $186.25 CONSTRUCTION & AG EQUIPMENT $828.84 CONTROL INSTALL MAINTENANCE $965.68 COPQUEST SUPPLIES $472.44 CORELL CONTRACTOR COLONIAL PKWY $9,087.50 CRAIG MCCLANAHAN CONSULTANT $8,468.76 CRESCENT ELECTRIC MAINTENANCE $256.90 D HAUPTMAN CO PUMPS/NEEDLES $19.00 DANKO EMERG EQUIP SUPPLIES $66.00 D M WATER WORKS DMWW $17,774.85 DOWNEY TIRE REPAIR $2,426.95 EDDY WALKER EQUIP EQUIPMENT $1,224.44 ELECTRONIC ENG RADIO TWR $64.00 FEH ASSOC REC CENTER $257.50 FIRE SVC TRAINING BUR TRAINGING $85.00 FREEDOM TIRE & AUTO REPAIR $379.68 GAMETIME BLDG MAINT $301.50 HALLETT MATERIALS SUPPLIES $428.30 HARVEY'S AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLIES $795.14 HD SUP WATERWORKS SUPPLIES $51.00 ILLOWA COMM SUPPLIES $37.50 INDOFF SUPPLIES $501.44 IA DEPT OF PUBLIC SAF ONLINE $1,735.00 IOWA HEALTH SYSTEM CARDS $27.50 IOWA ONE CALL LOCATES $130.90 JESS LOCK & KEY CHALL LOCK $93.95 JIM'S JOHNS LIFT STATION $475.00 JO SNYDER REIMB $41.90 JOE SCAVO REIMBURSE $90.00 KELTEK AMBULANCE $1,547.80 KUEHL, NANCY REIMBURSE $31.18 LARUE DIDST MTG/CONF $91.79 MATHESON LiNWELD EQUIPMENT $279.76 MEDIACOM TELECOM $107.79 METRO WASTE AUTH CU RBIT FEE $7,189.52 MIDAMERICAN ENERGY GAS SVC $4,052.80 MIKE WAGENKNECHT TAEKWONDO $875.00 NEXTEL PARTNERS TELECOM $74.94 NIKKEL & ASSOCIATES CHANGE ORDER $5,840.00 N WARREN TOWN & CTY PUBLICATIONS $148.80 NORWALK SCHOOLS FUEL $7,567.09 NORWALKTIRE & AUTO VEH REPAIR $36.00 OVERHEAD DOOR CO MAINTENANCE $318.75 PAPER FREE TECH SUPPORT $1,545.00 POLK CO FIRE CHIEFS DUES $15.00 POOL TECH CAP IMPROVE $8,713.35 RA SNYDER CONSULTING $300.00 REYNOLDS FEED DOG $47.79 RRACAP WAR COUNTY $3,150.00 SAM'S CLUB SUPPLIES $617.82 SCOI-F'S FOODS SUPPLIES $104.18 SENECA COMPANIES EQUIPMENT $3,086.25 STANDRIDGE GROUP SUPPLIES $45.00 STORY CONST P W FACILITY $48,165.86 TEE'S PLUS DARE $84.08 TERMINIX MAINTENANCE $68.00 TIM HILDRETH BLDG MAiNT $100.00 TOMPKINS INDUST TRUCK REPAIR $92.14 TRUCK EQUIP PLOW REPAIR $97.47 VERIZON WIRELESS TELECOM $2,737.37 WARREN CO SHERIFF RADIO BILLING $16,785.00 WASTE MANAGEMENT GARBAGE $35,041.78 WOLIN & ASSOC ROWE PROJ $3,649.29 ZlEGLER EQUIPMENT $544.73 ZOLL MEDICAL EQUIPMENT $13,633.60 GRAND TOTAL S222,835.52 11-022 Motion by Murillo and seconded by Leto to approve the Consent Agenda. Approved 3-0. Ayes: Murillo, Curtis and Leto. Nayes: none. Absent: Putbresa and Delker. 11-023 Motion by Leto and seconded by Putbrese to pass a proposed Ordi- nance amending the City of Norwalk municipal code concerning abandoned and unsafe buildings. Approved 3-0. Ayes: Murillo, Curtis and Leto. Nayes: none. Absent: Putbrese and Delker. (first reading) 11-024 Motion by Leto and seconded by Curtis to approve Resolution making award of the construction contract and bond for package No. 11 General Work for the City Hall renovation project. Approved 3-0. Ayes: Munllo, Curtis and Leto. Nayes: none. Absent: Putbrese and Delker. (Re$01tion #0120-11- 11-025 Motion by Curtis and seconded by Leto to approve Resolution making award of the construction contract and bond for package No. 84 Aluminum Entrances, Store Front and Sunshades for the City Hall renovation project. Approved 3-0. Ayes: Murillo, Curtis and Leto. Nayes: none. Absent: Putbrese and Delker. (Resolution #0120-11-15 11-026 Motion by Leto and seconded by Curtis to approve Resolution making award of the construction contract and bond for package No. 92 Drywall, Acoustical Ceilings and Paint for the City Hall renovation project. Approved 3-0. Ayes: Murillo, Curtis and Leto. Nayes: none. Absent: Putbrese and Delker. (Resolution #0120-11-16) 11-027 Motion by Curtis and seconded by Murillo to approve Resolution mak- ing award of the construction contract and bond for package No. 96 Floor- ing Finishes for the City Hall renovation project. Approved 3-0. Ayes: Murillo, Curtis and Leto. Nayes: none. Absent: Putbrese and Delker. #0120-11-17) ..: 11-028 Motion by Leto and seconded by Murillo to approve Resolution mak- ing award of the construction contract and bond for package No. 151 Plumb- ing and Mechanical Work for the City Hall renovation project. Approved 3-0. Ayes: Murillo, Curtis and Leto. Nayes: none. Absent: Putbrese and Delker. (Resolution #0120-11-16) Council member Delker arrived at this time. 11-029 Motion by Murillo and seconded by Curtis to approve Resolution mak- ing award of the construction contract and bond for package No. t 61 Elec- trical and Communications Work for the City Hall renovation project. Ap- proved 4-0. Ayes: Murillo, Curtis, Delker and Leto. Nayes: none. Absent: Putbrese. (Resolution #0120-11-19 11-030 Motion by Murillo and seconded by Curtis to approve Resolution ap- proving the amended by-laws and amended 28E Agreement for the Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). Approved 4-0. Ayes: Murillo, Curtis, Detkerand Leto. Nayes: none. Absent: Putbrese. (Resolution #0120-11-2_0) 11-031 Motion by Curtis and seconded by Delker to approve Resolution ap- proving change request No. CR-004 with Nikkel & Associates, Inc. for the Public Works Maintenance Fecllity. Approved 4-0. Ayes: Murillo, Curtis, Delker and Leto. Nayes: none. Absent: Putbrese. (Resolution #0120-11-21 11-032 Motion by Leto and seconded by Murillo to approve Resolution order- ing construction of certain public improvement, approving preliminary plans, fixing a date for hearing thereon and taking of bids therefore for improvements known as the North Avenue Water Main Extension. Approved 4-0. Ayes: Murillo, Curtis, Delker and Leto. Nayes: none. Absent: Putbrese. (Resolution #0120-11-22) 11-033 Motion by Curtis and seconded by Delker to approve Resolution ac- cepting Improvements for the project known as the Highway 28/Colonial Parkway intersection improvements. Approved 4-0. Ayes: Muritlo, Curtis, Delkerand Leto. Nayes: none. Absent: Putbrese. (Resolution #0120-11-23) 11-034 Motion by Delker and seconded by Leto to approve Building Inspector I job description. Approved 4-0. Ayes: Murillo, Curtis, Delkerand Leto. Nayes: none. Absent: Putbrese. 11-035 Motion by Curtis and seconded by Leto to approve City Planner job deecrlption. Approved 4-0. Ayes: Murillo, Curtis, Delker and Leto. Nayes: none. Absent: Putbrese. 11-036 Motion by Curtis and seconded by Murillo to approve the City of Norwalk prellminarybudget forflecat year2011-2012. Approved3-1. Ayes: Murillo, Curtis and Delker. Nayes: Leto. Absent: Putbrese. 11-037 Motion by Leto and seconded by Murillo to adjourn the meeting. Ap- proved 4-0. Ayes: Murillo, Curtis, Delkerand Late. Nayes: none. Absent: Putbrese. Doug Pierce, Mayor * Jeff Rosien, City Clerk Form 631.1 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION CITY OF NORWALK NOTICE OF PUBLIC. HEARING BUDGET ESTIMATE Fh.,.AL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2Oll - ENDING JUNE 30. 2012 City of Nocwalk , Iowa The City Council will conduct a public hes"ing on the proposed Budget at on 2-17-2011 at 6:00 P.M. OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE TO BIDDERS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY OF NORWALK PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS Time and Place of Filing Sealed Proposals. Sealed bids for the work com- prising improvements as stated below must be filed before 2:00 o'clock P.M. on February 9, 2011, at the Norwalk Public Library, 1051 North Avenue, Norwalk, Iowa. Time and Place Sealed ProlosalsWill be Ooened and Considered. Sealed proposals will be opened and bids tabulated at 2:00 o'clock P.M. on February 9, 2011, at the Norwalk Public Library, 1051 North Avenue, Norwalk, Iowa for con- sideration by the Norwalk City Council at its meeting on February 17, 2011 at the Norwalk City Council Chambers, located in the Norwalk Public Library, 1051 North Avenue, Norwalk, Iowa. The City of Norwalk reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Time and Commence and Completion of Work. Work on the improvements shall be commenced immediately upon approval of the contract by the Council, and be completed as stated below. Bid Security. Each bidder shall accompany its bid with bid security as secu- rity that the successful bidder will enter into a contract for the work bid upon and will furnish after the award of contract a corporate surety bond, in the form ac- ceptable to the City for the faithful performance of the contract, in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the amount of the contract. The bidder's security shall be in the amount fixed in the Instructions to Bidders and shall be in the form of a cashier's check, a certified check, or a bank money order drawn on a FDIC insured bank in Iowa or on a FDIC insured bank chartered under the laws of the United States; or a certified share draft drawn on a credit union in Iowa or a chartered under the laws of the United States; or a bid bond on the form provided in the contract documents with corporate surety satisfactory to the City. The bid shall contain no condition except as provided in the specifica- tions. Contract Documents. Copies of the contract documents are available from Veenstra & Kimm, Inc., 3000 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines, Iowa 50266. Public Hearing and ProPosed Contract Documents and Estimated Costs for Improvements. A public hearing will be held by the Norwalk City Council on proposed contract documents and estimated costs for the improvement at its meeting at 6:00 o'clock P.M., February 17, 2011, in said Norwalk City Council Chambers at the Norwalk Public Library, 1051 North Avenue, Norwalk, Iowa General Nature of Public Improvement. All labor, materials, and equipment necessary for the construction of the proposed improvements as follows: Con- struct North Avenue Water Main Extension including all labor, materials and equipment necessary to construct ...6-inch and 8-inch water main in open cut, water main tunneling in place hydrants, valves, connections to existing system, excavation, backfill, surface restoration, erosion control, traffic control, and mis- cellaneous associated work including cleanup. Project shall be fully completed by May 1,2011. A tax exemption certificate will be available for material purchased for incor- poration in the project. Norwalk Eater Public Libraary The Budget Estimate Summary of proposed receipts and expenditlxes is shown below. Copies of the the detailed proposed Budget may be obtained o viewed at the offices of the Mayor, City Clerk, and at the Library. The estimsted Total tax levy rate per $1000 valuation on regular property .. 16.34634 The estimatad tax levy rate per $1000 valustion on Agricultural land is .... 3.00375 At the public hearing, any resident or taxpaye may present objections to, or arguments in favor of, ar part of the 'oposed tl 981-O228 Jeff Rueien phone numb City (:edr,/Fmance Ofrmedu NAME Budget FY Re4st. FY Actually 2012 2011 2010 :i:i:i:i:::!:!:i:i:i:i:i:i:i:!:i:i:i:i:iipi!iiii-iii-iq:-iiiii!!!!!i! !! i (a) (b) (c) - i i.i iil i i::i !i! !iii !.i i::i i i iii i!ii i::i::iii::iiiii:00iiiiiiiii Taxes Levied on Property 1 LESS: Unolle(ecl Properly Taxea-Levy Year 2 Nil r_,urrmtt Property Tuel 3 Delinquent Property Taxe 4 3,933,263 3,207,068 3,103,479 0 0 0 3,933,263 3,207,05 3,103,479 0 0 0 5 2,066,750 1,571,249 1,436,408 TIF Revenues O0"" City Taxes & Permits Use of Mor and Property Intergovemme.tal Charges for  Spe Ae=mer Miscellaneous Other Finandng SouroBs 13 Total RevenlJiim  Other  14 II ..................................... ============================================================================= :i:': .'::.:!:'.:...:.:.: ...... .... _..... Public Safety 15 Public Works Heelth and Social Services Culture and Recreation  and Economic Development Glmerat Government Debt Sen4ce Capital Projects Business Type I  Tolll AI.L  TOut Total EXlmlmrrmnm Out un mm Ou mmumg ropnlon 6 322,102 269,974 272,997 7 93,000 149,230 143,630 8 100,050 85,100 103,636 9 90,500 787,50Q 823,439 10 3,413,750 3,375,050 3,140,220 11 0 0 0 12 146,200 178,350 380,297 1,671,631 1,673,108 2,925,611 12,656,246 11,2J6,629 12,329,715 iiiiii!iiii'i!!iiiiiii! !!!!iii!iiiii ii!i!!iil !iiiiiiiiii!i!!i!il !i 2,269,639 2,042,319 2,952,778 16 1,124,365 1,163,971 1,227,318 17 9,150 3,150 3,150 18 973,830 940,165 960,937 19 682,168 641,650 750,486 20 512,360 520,412 540,786 21 2,356,180 1,488,897 1,366,197 22 (3 230,607 1,311,028 23 7,927,692 7,031,171 9,112,680 24 3,055,923 2,592,35(3 " 2,398,092 2 10.g83,615 9,623.521 11,510,772 27 1,671.631 1,673,108 1,233,400 28 12,655,246 11,29,629 12,744,172 t 0 o -414,457 u .... 6 ::::i!i!iii::ii." " 30 '4;976,637.., 4,976,637 "/ 5,391,194 31 4,976.637 4,976.637 4,976,637 Ending Fund B/lan JIme 30 POLICE CHIEF ED KUHL Concluded from p.1 if we can turn these trends around. This is a job for all of us here in our commu- nity and you win it one young person at a time. For 38 years in law en- forcement 5% of the pub- lic has occupied 85% of my time, what would 13% do for the next generation of police officers? The next meeting of this group WCSTOP will be on February 4th at 7:30 am will be held in the Board Room at the Carlisle School Administration Building, 430 School St. The group needs your help, they need you to par- tidpate or you may come just to be more informed as the group plans on how to turn toward a brighter future. Thanks again for your support. LIONS CLUB LOBSTER DINNER Concluded from p.1 with full payment will be limited to the first 180 people. Roll up your sleeves and get ready for a gour- met treat with all the fixin's. Bring your favorite beverage and something to put it in along with a pair of scissors or nut crackers if you are a lobster lover. Get ready for a total eating experience. You will be served the whole lob- ster. Bring apotpourri pot to keep the melted butter warm. For reservations contact Linda Bussanmas, 979- 8757; Aaron Evans, 707- v .3612 or,Marlene -Tuggle, 681-6778.