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Page Six OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE TO BIDDERS AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ORCHARD VIEW REGIONAL DETENTION NORWALK, IOWA Sealed bids for the work comprising of the improvements as stated below must be filed before 2:00 PM on the 25m day of February, 2016, in the of- fice of the City Clerk at City Hall, 705 North Avenue, Norwalk, Iowa. Bids re- ceived after the deadline for submis- sion of bids as stated herein shall not be considered and shall be returned to the late bidder unopened. Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the City of Norwalk on the proposed contract documents (plans, specifications, and form of contract) and estimated cost for the ORCHARD VIEW REGIONAL DETENTION project. at its meeting at 6:00 PM. on the 3" day of March, 2016, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 705 North Avenue, NonNaIk, lowa. At the hearing, the City will receive and consider any objections made by any interested party, to the Plans and Specifications, proposed Form of Con- tract, and the Estimate of the Cost for the project. Sealed proposals will be opened and tabulated at 2:00 PM on the 25m day of February, 2016, in the office of the City Clerk at City Hall, 705 North Av- enue, Norwalk, Iowa for consideration by the City Council at its meeting on March 3'“, 2016. Consideration of the award of contract would subsequently occur by the Norwalk City Council at the same meeting, at 6:00 PM. on the 3"1 day of March, 2016 at City Hall, presided over by the Mayor. Work on the improvement shall com- mence within ten days of the issuance of a written Notice to Proceed. The Notice to Proceed will be issued upon approval of the contract by the Coun- oil, and be completed as stated below. The Work will include but is not limited to the following improvements: ORCHARD VIEW REGIONAL DE- TENTION: Construct Orchard View Regional De- tention project including all labor, ma- terials and equipment necessary to construct permanent pool detention pond including approximately 17,000 cubic yards of excavation, 1 ,600 cubic yards of embankment, impervious clay seal, approximately 200 linear feet of 24-inch to 48-inch storm sewer in open cut, manholes, outlet structure, exca- vation, backfill, erosion stone, rip rap, erosion control, surface restoration, lmobilization, mane laneous associated work‘including cleanup. Copies of the bid documents includ— ing project drawings and technical specifications will be on file starting February 15‘”, 2016 and may be in- spected at the office of the City Clerk at City Hall, 705 North Avenue, Norwalk, Iowa. A complete set of bid documents, including the Plans and Specifications, may be obtained from the Engineer, Veenstra & Kimm, lnc., 3000 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 50266, 515-225- 8000. All bids must be filed at City Hall on or before the time herein set. All bids shall be made on forms furnished by the City and obtained from Veenstra 8: Kimm, Inc. 3000 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 50266, 515-225-8000 and must be enclosed in a separate sealed envelope and plainly identified. Each bidder shall accompany its bid with bid security as defined in Iowa Code Section 26.8, as security that the successful bidder will enter into a con- tract for the work bid upon and will fur- nish after the award of contract a cor- porate surety bond, in a form accept- able to the City of Norwalk, for the faith- ful performance of thecontract, in an amount equal to 100% of the amount of the contract. The bidder’s security shall be in the amount fixed in the ln- struction to Bidders and shall be in the form of a cashier's check or a certified check drawn on an FDIC insured bank in Iowa or on an FDIC insured bank chartered under the laws of the United States; or a certified share draft drawn on a credit union in Iowa or 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 of Norwalk. The bid shall contain no con- dition except as provided in the speci- fications. The Certified Check, Certified Share Draft or Cashier's Check may be cashed, or the Bid Bond forfeited, and the proceeds retained as liquidated damages if the bidder fails to execute a contract or file acceptable perfor- mance bonds or provide an aweptable certificate of insurance within ten (10) days after the acceptance of his pro- posal by resolution of the City. No bidder may withdraw a proposal within thirty (30) days after the date set for opening bids. Each successful bidder will be required to furnish a corporate surety bond in an amount equal to 100% of its con- tract price. Said bond shall be issued by a responsible surety approved by the City of NonNaIk and shall guaran- tee the faithful performance of the con- tract and the terms and conditions therein contained and shall guarantee the prompt payment of all material and labor, and protect and save harmless the City of Norwalk from claims and damages of any kind caused by the operations of the contract and shall also guarantee the maintenance of the improvement caused by failures in materials and construction for a period of four years from and after acceptance of the contract. All Contractor(s) and subcontractor(s) are required to obtain tax exemption certificates from the City of Norwalk, Iowa for this project. These tax exemption certificates are only for use on this specific project as covered under the Contract. Before final payment will be made on this project, the Contractor(s) and subcontractor(s) shall provide lien waivers as re- quired in the Specifications. The project shall be substantially com- plete except final surface restoration by July 31", 201 6. All final surface res- toration shall be completed by Sep- tember15‘”, 2016. Failure to complete the work under the specified schedule will result in liquidated damages of $500.00 per day until the project is complete. By virtue of statutory authority prefer- ence will be given to products and pro- visions grown and coal produced within the State of Iowa and to Iowa domestic labor. In accordance with Iowa statutes, a resident bidder shall be allowed a pref- erence as against a nonresident bid» der from a state or foreign country if that state or foreign country gives or requires anypreference to bidders from that state or foreign country, in— cluding but not limited to any prefer- ence to bidders, the imposition of any type of labor force preference, or any other form of preferential treatment to bidders or laborers from that state or foreign country. The preference al- lowed shall be equal to the preference given or required by the state or for- eign country in which the nonresident bidder is a resident. In the instance of a resident labor force preference, a nonresident bidder shall apply the same'resident labor force preference to a public improvement in this state as would be required in the construc- tion of a public improvement by the state or foreign country in which the nonresident bidder is a resident. Failure to submit a fully completed Bid- der Status Form with the bid may re- sult in the bid being deemed nonre- sponsive and rejected. If it is determined that adherence to these Iowa statutory requirements may cause denial of federal funds which would otherwise be available for a pub- lic improvement, or would otherwise be inconsistent with requirements of any federal law or regulation, the applica- tion of Iowa Code Chapters 73 and 73A shall be suspended to the extent necessary to prevent denial of the funds or to eliminate the inconsistency with federal requirements. The City of Norwalk reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive infor- malities, and to enter into such con- tract, or contracts, as it shall deem to be in the best interest of the City. Published by the order of the City of Norwalk, Iowa, on this Emoay of Feb- ruary, 2016. CITY OF NORWALK, IOWA, By: Jodi Eddleman Title: City Clerk N/Warren Town and County News OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held before the WAR- REN COUNTY ZONING COMMIS- SION on the 25‘“ day of February, 2016 at 6:35 pm. in the 2"“ floor Board of Supervisors Meeting Room, Warren County Administra- tion Building, lndianola, lowa. Said hearing is in regard to a review of the FINAL PLATfor BURL OAK SUB- DIVISION, PLAT #2, submitted by Marvin Van Dam, 6905 61" Lane, Norwalk, Iowa 50211. Owner of the property in question is Rueter Corp., 1621 Glen Oaks Dr., West Des Moines, Iowa 50266. The address for the property in question is: 6205 High- way 28, Norwalk, Iowa 50211. The proposed plat #2 is for property de- scribed as: A parcel of land described as fol- lows: Beginning at a point 219.75 feet Southwestward at azimuth 19°59’from the point of the intersec— tion of the East right-of-way line of Iowa Highway No. 28 with the North Section Line of Section 36,Town- ship 77 North, Range 25 West of the 5'“ RM, Warren County, State of Iowa; thence continue on the East right-of-way line of Iowa Highway No. 28 at azimuth 19°59’ a distance of 636.85 feet; thence Northeast- ward at aziniuth 262°6’ a distance of 427.50 feet; thence Northward at azimuth 182°9‘ a distance of 533.82 feet; thence Westward at azimuth 88°43 a distance of 224.75 feet to the point of beginning, EXCEPT Par- cel “C” of the survey of the NW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Section 36, Township 77 North, Range 25 West of the 5‘h P.M.,Warren County, Iowa, as shown in Irregular Plat Book 7, Page 21 of 77-25 in the office of the Warren County Recorder. AND The East One-half of the Northwest Quarter (E 1/2 NW Ms), in Section Thirty-six (36), Township Seventy- seven (I7) North, Range Twenty-five (25) West of the 5‘" RM, Warren County, Iowa, except for Parcel “D”, located in the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (NE 1A NW 1A) of Section Thirty-six (36),Township Seventy-seven (77) North, Range Twenty-five (25) West of the 5m P.M., Warren County, Iowa, as shown in Irregular Plat Book 13, Page 3 of T7- 25 in the Office of theWarren County Recorder. AND Lots One through Nine (1 -9), HillTop View Addition to Warren County, Iowa AND Parcel "C" of the survey of the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (NW 1/4 NW 1/4) of Section Thirty-six (36), Township Seventy- ~ seven 97) North, RangeTwenty-five (25) West of the 5'" RM, Warren County, Iowa as shown in Irregular Plat Book 7, Page 21 of 77-25 in the Office of the Warren County Re- corder. Locally known as 6205 HWY 28, Norwalk, Iowa 50211. The text of the application is on file in the ZONING OFFICE in the Warren County Administration Building, 301 North Buxton, Suite 212, lndianola, Iowa, and may be examined during regular office hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 am. to 4:30 pm). Written comments will be accepted during regular office hours or be- fore the hearing. Send comments to: Warren County Zoning Office, 301 North Buxton, Suite 212, lndianola, Iowa 50125 or email them to: zoning@warrencountyia.org Dated at Indianoa, Iowa this 9'“ day of February, 2016. Lindsey Baughman Zoning Administrator Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday! Capsaicin is the alkaloid ingredient that gives pep- pers their heat. The capsaicin content is greater in the hot peppers than the bell peppers. It is also affected by climate conditions, geographic location and the age of the fruit. SHERIFF’S REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. ACCIDENTS February 5 — 10:45 a.m., US 65 measuring 627 feet south from 65 and Geneva Street: Bogdan Kopytko, Chariton, states he got onto the left shoulder and lost control crossing both lanes going into the east ditch. Vehicle struck the embankment and a tree. February 5 — 7:09 p.m., 14000 block of R63 Hwy: Mark Young, lndianola, vehicle/deer. February 10 — 4:30 a.m., Hoover Street and R63/ 104th Avenue: Shawna Rizzuti, lndianola, vehicle/ deer. February 10 — 4:44 a.m., US 65: Robin Sturtz, lndianola, vehicle/deer. February 10 — 6:57 p.m., Hwy 523: Emily Webb, Carlisle, vehicle/deer. February 11 — 8:24 a.m., State 92/Iowa 92 and War- ren Street/10th Avenue, measuring 12 feet north- east from State 92 and Warren Street/10th Av~ enue: William James, Saint Charles, slowed due to a vehicle in front of him making a left turn. Joshua McElroy, Martensdale, states he heard a honk and looked to the right. When he looked forward he saw “ James slewing down and he locked up the brakes sliding into James. \McElroy states there was a slick spot and causing him to slide into the rear of James. Call 911 for emergencies! Thursday, February 18, 2016 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOLS Special Session February 8, 201 6 The meeting was called to order at 1:04 pm. Directors Present-David Albrecht, Rick Kaul, Maribeth Wright, Dana Schuemann, and Justin Fletcher. The following motions were made, seconded, and approved: ~Approved the Superintendent Job Description as presented. -Approved going into closed session asprovided by Iowa Code Chapter 21.5, Section (1), Subsection (i) for the purposes of evaluation of superintendent employment application materials as part of a hiring process, The Board came out of Closed Session at 5:52 pm. The meeting was adjourned at 5:52 pm. Official minutes will be available following board approval. Kate Baldwin, Board Secretary OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOLS Regular Session February 8, 201 6 The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm. Directors Present-Justin Fletcher, David Albrecht, Rick Kaul, Dana Schuemann, and Maribeth Wright. The following motions were made, seconded, and approved: 0Approved the Consent Agenda. oApproved application to the School Budget Review Committee (SBRC) for maximum modified allowable growth of $594,936 for the Dropout Prevention Program for FY2017. ~Approved the Iowa Department of Education Grant for Oviatt Elementary staff Sonya Chittenden and Amy Stockseth to attend the National Training Insti- tute: Challenging Behavior Conference in St. Petersburg, Florida on April 1922, 2016. ~Approved the Certificate of Substantial Completion for the High School/ Middle School Roof Replacement Project. The meeting was adjourned at 8:06 pm. Official minutes will be available following board approval. 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