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Page Two N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, February 18, 2010 NORTH WARREN TOWN AND COUNTY NEWS 1325 Sunset Dr., P.O. Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 515-981-0406 A weekly publication of Klein Publications, Inc. Published every Thursday in Norwalk, Iowa Official newspaper for Norwalk, Cumming, Norwalk Community School District and Warren County. Member of Iowa Press Association and National Newspaper Association Steven F Klein Publisher Sally Huntoon Advertising/Managing Editor Mary Lou Gray Reporter/Proofer/Con.puters Arlene Knust Typesetter/Office Lori Ford Proofer/Office Established May 1968 by Dorothy L. Graham Subscription Rates: $18 per year - Single Copy 50 cents Senior Citizens and College Students $15 per year Residents outside Warren, Madison & Polk Co. - $24 per year Periodicals Postage Paid at Norwalk, Iowa and Additional Mailing Offices ALL COPY/ADS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 12 NOON FRIDAY TO INSURE PUBLICATION IN NEXT ISSUE We reserve the right to accept or refuse all advertising. We reserve the right to cancel any advertisement at any time. Postmaster: Send Form 3579 to p.o. Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 Member of: National Newspaper Iowa Newspaper Association Association AGENDA Concluded from p. 1 VII. Ordinances, Resolutions and Hearings A. Consideration and third reading of a pro- posed Ordinance amending the City of Norwalk Municipal Code by repealing Chapter 26 pertaining to the position of Pub- lic Safety Coordinator B. Resolution approving a cluster box unit (mailbox) maintenance policy for the City of Norwalk (tabled 2-4-10) C. public Hearing for the conveyance of City owned property to the Wastewater Reclamation Authority (WRA) for the southwest area diversion facility D. Resolution approving conveyance of City owned property to the Wastewater Reclamation Authority (WRA) for the southwest area diversion facility E. Resolution approving contract and bonds for the Hwy 28 & Colonial Pkwy improvements project E Resolution awarding contract for Norwalk Business Park Plat 5 improvements project G. Resolution approving potential equipment purchase - motor grader am,. H. Resolution approving agreement between the Iowa Department of Transportation and the City of Norwalk to establish a temporary detour route I. Resolution approving agreement wi.th Metro Waste Authority for tire disposal J. Resolution approving the site plan for the Norwalk Community School District Fine Arts Audito- rium and Athletic Stadium K. Resolution approving the preliminary plat of Legacy Commercial Plat 4 L. Resolution approving the site plan of Cedar Brooke Place Apartments VIII. Current Business A. Approval of agreement to retain the services of RCC Consultants to complete the City of Norwalk communications study B. Discussion / review of the City of Norwalk's participation in the Des Moines Partnership trip to Washington, D.C. C. Approval of preliminary 2010-2011 Fiscal Year Budget D. Establish a date for Public Hearing to adopt the 2010-2011 Fiscal Year Budget IX. FYI - Library Board of Trustees meeting packet X. Reports Mayor; Council members-Murillo, Putbrese, Curtis, Delker, Leto; City Administrator; Department Heads-Development Services Director; Public Works Director, City Clerk, Police Chief, Fire Chief, Library Director, Parks & Recreation Director XI. Closed Session- Personnel matters in accordance with Iowa State Code 21.5(1)(i) XIL Adjournment OBITUARY CLARA M. PETERSEN Services were held Fri- day, Feb. 12, at the Norwalk United Method- ist Church for Clara M. Petersen, 86, Norwalk, who died Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the Urbandale Health Care Center. Burial was at the Norwalk Cemetery. Mrs. Petersen was born July 22, 1923 in Corinth, KY, one of four children to Samuel Guy and Ethel Newton. She attended Brean College and then joined the U.S. WAVS dur- ing World War II, serving from 1943 to 1946. While in service; she met Harold L. Petersen and they were married January 11, 1947 in Kansas. Mrs. Petersen worked and retired from Preferred Risk Insurance and was active in the Norwalk United Method- ;st Church. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, ceramics, cooking and preserving fresh produce from her husband's garden, but mostly her family and helping others. Survivors include her children, Susan Smith, David (Kathy) Petersen and Rita Windle, all of Norwalk; six grandchil- dren; eight great-grand- children; brother, G. Sam (Dorothy) Newton; brother-in-law, Chris (Jo) Petersen; nieces and neph- ews. She was preceded in death by her parents; hus- band; sister, Polly, and brother, Tommy. Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation. OBITUARY HAROLD R. MEYER Services and burial were held in Des Moines Thursday, Feb. 11, for Harold R. Meyer, 61, Norwalk, who died at his home Saturday, Feb. 6. Survivors include his wife, Janet; children, Vickie, Gary and Shannon Meyer; sister, Kathy; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. OBITUARY EVELYN CLIFT SERRILL Services were held Monday, Feb. 8, at St. An- drew Presbyterian Church in Des Moines for Evelyn Clift Serrill, 90, of Iowa City, formerly of Des Moines. Mrs. Serrill died Wednesday, Feb. 3, at Mercy Hospital. Mrs. Serrill was born June 18, 1919 in Holly Springs, the daughter of Charles and Emily Lockwood Clift. She mar- ried Julian B. Serrill in Sioux City Aug. 3, 1940. She was a longtime resi- dent of Des Moines and was a charter member of the Wakonda Christian Church and worked many years as an executive sec- retary for the Meredith Corporation. In 2008, she moved to Oaknoll Retire- ment Residence in Iowa City. Survivors include three daughters, Julie (Larry) Pedersen, Indianola, Kathryn (Pete) Wallace, Iowa City, and Linda (Jim) Ely Omaha, NE; six grand- children, Bonnie (Rob) Baldus, Norwalk, Scot (Kim) Pedersen of West Des Moines, Rebecca (Ja- son) Schuchert, Coralville, Rachel (Carlos) Tellez, Sil- ver Spring, MD, Mark Ely, Boston, MA and Greg Ely, Omaha, NE, ten great- grandchildren; her sister, Annabel Greseth of Dawson, MN. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and five siblings. Memorials may be di- rected to the St. Andrew Presbyterian Church or the Oaknoll Foundation. ea'0000nd 1514 North Lincoln, Suite C Knoxville, IA 641-828-7172 (Knoxville Insurance Building) Custom Memorials of granite and Bronze visit us at bertrandmnument'cm and online monument design Marion County's only locally owned Monument Shop "the codfish lays ten thousand eggs, The homely hen lays one. The codfish never cackles To tell you what she's done. And so we scorn the codfish, While the humble hen we prize, Which only goes to show you That it pays to advertise." - Anonymous Start the day off fight! matters 515-223-1150 P.O. Box 160 Norwalk, Iowa www.kwlo/.com Worship at these Norwalk Area Churches NORWALK Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church (LC-MS) 515 Sunset Dr. 98t-9145 Dan Beattic, Pastor 9 am Worship 10:30 am Sunday School Nursery Provided 6-6:30 pm Wed. Meal 6:30-7:30 pm Wed. PreK-Adult Crossroads Church 2601 Boarder St. 515-28%8580 9 & 10:45 am Worship Nursery & Children's Programming offered during Both services 3 years old through 5'" grade Wed. 6:30 pm K-12 " grades Angel Food Ministries Quality Food for I/2 the Price *** Fellowship Community Church 225 North Ave. www.fccnorwalk.org Rob Jones, Pastor 981-0699.FAX 981-9719 8:30 & 10:30 am Worship Nursery & Sunday School thru 5th grade provided 6 pm Sun. Youth Service 6:30 pm Wed. AWANA First Baptist Church Sunset Dr. & Mafred - 981-4391 9 am Worship 10:15 am Sunday School Class for all ages Nursery Provided 6 pm Evening Service 7 pm - Wednesdays Bible Study & Youth Hour New Life Lutheran Church 4380 Wakonda Dr. - 285-5965 www.newlifenorwalk.org Nate Liedtke, Pastor 8:15 am Traditional 9:30 am Sunday School 10:30 am Contemporary Nursery Provided 7 pm Youth-led Worship Norwalk Christian Church (Disciples) 701 Main St. - 981-0176 Dayna Kinkade, Pastor 8:30 am Informal Worship 9:15 am Church School 10:30 am Worship 6 pm The Gathering Service Nursery Provided Wed. pm CYF & Chi Rho *** Norwalk United Methodist Church 1801 Sunset Dr. - 981-4251 Rev. Kiboko I. Kiboko 8:15 & 10:45 am Worship 9"30 am Sunday School Nursery Provided St. John the Apostle Catholic Church 720 Orchard Hills Dr. 981-4855 FAX 981-9475 Father John Ludwig Sacrament of Reconciliation 4 pm Saturday Masses: 5 pm Saturday 9 am Sunday Policy: Churches must be in the Norwalk Area and in Warren County for this free listing. CUMMING Cumming Community Church (Evangelical Free) 4225 N. Birch Ave. Cumming - 981-4233 www.cummingcommunitychurch.com Laine Wilder, Pastor 9 am Worship 10:30 am Sunday School Nursery, newborn to 3 years 6:30 pm Youth Group 7 pm Wed. Prayer Service DES MOINES Christian Life Assembly of God Church Fleur Drive and Hwy 5 Pastor Warren Hunsberger 515-953-0322 10 am Worship Children's Ministry, 0-5 Kids' Church 6 years & up Nursery ages 0-2 6:30 pm - Wed. Elevate Youth Mt. Zion Church of God 8383 Ridgeview Dr. Pastor David Chu 664-2828 Grace Baptist Church 9936 County Line Rd. 285-8871 www.gracecares.net Doug VanWey, Pastor 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:45 am Worship Jr. & Sr. High, Men's and Women's Ministry Nursery Provided. MARTENSDALE Martensdale Community (An Evangelical Free Church) 1 Mile North of Martensdale on Hwy 28 Pastor Gary Crandall' 641-764-2491 "Worship: 9 am Bible Study: 10:30 a.m. St. High Youth: 6 pm Sunday Jr. High Youth: 6:30 pm Wednesday Awana: 6:30 pm Wednesday St. Paul LutheranChurch 61,5 Iowa Ave. - 764-2752 Fayonne Tooman, Pastor 222-1531 9:15 am Sunday School (all ages) 10:30 am Worship, Communion Call for times on Adult and Children Bible Studies PROLE Linn Grove United Methodist Church 7483 50 h, Prole - 981-4062 Cindy Hickman, Pastor 9:45 am Sunday School 11 am Worship INDIANOLA Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELS) 202 N. Kenwood - 962-0351 Robert Hatting, Pastor 9 am Worship 10:15 Sunday School *** The above free listings are to help newcomers know the regular worship schedules of Norwalk-area churches. Special events and services will not be listed here.