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Page Six N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, February 20, 2014 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOLS Regular Session February 10, 2014 The meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. Directors Present-George Meinecke, Justin Fletcher, Madbeth Wright, and Katherine Schmidt. Rick Kaul joined the meeting in progress at 6:05 p.m. The following motions were made, seconded, and approved: Approved the Consent Agenda. -Approved the start of the 2014-2015 school year on August 20, 2014 which is =prior to the earliest starting date specified in Iowa Code 279.10(1)" because starting after this date will have a negative educational impact as defined in Iowa Code 279.10. -Approved 1,080 instructional hours as the minimum student instruction on the 2014-2015 school calendar as defined in Iowa Code~299.1 (2). =Approved the 2014-2015 school calendar as presented. The meeting was adjourned at 8:18 p.m. Official minutes will be available following board approval. Kate Baldwin, Board Secretary OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION TO INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGSTO ENTER INTO A LOAN AGREEMENT AND BORROW MONEY THEREUI~DER IN A PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOTTO EXCEED $310,000 (GENERAL OBLIGATION) The City Council of the City of Cumming, Iowa, will meet on February 24, 2014, at 649 N. 44t" Street, Cumming, Iowa, at 7 o'clock p.m for the purpose of taking public comment, instituting proceedings and taking action to enter into a loan agreement (the"Loan Agreement") and borrow money thereunder in a principal amount not to exceed $310,000 for the purpose of reimbursing the City for ex- penditures incurred in connection with a sanitary sewer improvement project. The Loan Agreement is proposed to be entered into pursuant to authority~con- rained in Section 384.24A of the Code of Iowa and will constitute a general obligation of the City. At that time and place, oral or written objections may be filed or made to the proposal to enter into the Loan Agreement. After receiving objections, the City may determine to enter into the LoarrAgreement, in which case, the decision will be final unless appealed to the District Court within fifteen (15) days thereafter. By order of the City Council of the City of Cumming, Iowa. Rochelle Swisher City Clerk/Treasurer SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year shbscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION MINUTES OFTHE REGULAR NORWALK CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON 2-06-14 (abridged for publication) Mayor, Tom Phillips called the meeting, held at 705 North Avenue, to order at 6:30 P.M. Those present at roll call were Erika Isley, Kyle Jackson, Jald Livingqon and Jamie Sylvester. Eric Delker was absent. (RC = roll call vote) 13-321 Motion by Jackson and seconded by Isley to approve the Agenda, was carried unanimously by voice vote. Mayor Phillips swore in Police Chief Staples. The next items on the Agenda is a presentations from Warren County Economic Development Commission (WCEDC) Director, Jason White, Jonathan Martin with RDG and members of the Capital Crossroads project planning committee. Mayor Phillips welcomed those guests present. The meeting opened for public comments with no one present wishing to speak at this time. The business portion of the meeting opened. 13-322 Motion by Jackson and seconded by Livingston to approve the Minutes of the January 16, 2014 regular Council meeting carried unanimously by voice vote. Consent included tax abatement(s); liquor license renewal for Legacy Golf; set- ting Thursday, October 30t" as beggars night; December monthly reports and expenditures: ADVENTURE LIGHTING BULBS AIRPORT SIGNS AND GRAPHICS UNIT 48 ALBERS, RAFE REIMBURSE BARCO MUNICIPAL PRODUCTS EQUIPMENT BERKADIA COMMERCIAL MORTGA LOAN BLUE TARP FINANCIAL EQUIPMENT BSN PASSONS GSC CONLIN SPO SUPPLIES CARPENTER UNIFORM UNIFORM ALLOW CENTRAL IOWA EMS DIRECTORS 2014 REGISTRY CITY LAUNDERING CO BLDG MAINT COMMUNICATION INNOVATORS FIBER OPTICS COMPASS BUSINESS SOLUTIONS NOTICES COPS PLUS CLOTH ALLOW D M REGISTER SUBSCRIPTION EMS PROFESSIONALS INC SUPPLIES FAMILY MEDICINE NORWALK PHYSICAL FELD EQUIP CO. INC VEH REPAIR FIRE SERVICE TRAINING BURR TRAINING FREIGHTLINER REPAIR 52 GECRB/AMAZON BOOKS HMI INC MARKET STUDY HOLMES CHEV VEH REPAIR HOLMS AM RADIATOR REPAIR 52 IA ASSOC OF HOUSING MEMBERSHIP IA CODIFICATION 2013 SUPPLEMENT IA DEPT OF PUBLIC SAFETY ONLINE WARRANTS $86.76 $17O.OO $63.6O $4O2.43 $21,458.00 $98.51 $64.98 $3,469.30 $300.00 $88.08 $32,125.33 $426.92 $.352.34 $3t.01 $66.00 $1,409.00 $2,045.07 $50.00 $38.86 $1,486.69 $3,575.00 $898.62 $691.13 $30.00 $820,0o $1,391.52 IA DIVISION OF LABOR INSPECTION $150.00 IA FIREFIGHTER DUES $374.00 IA TURFGRASS INST TURGRASS CONF $150.00 IA WINDOW SVC BLDG MAINT $80.00 IACP MEMBERSHIP $120.00 INDOFF INC SUPPLIES $1,003.16 INLAND TRUCK PARTS CO REPAIR 41 $656.61 INTL CODE COUNCIL CODE BOOKS $462.21 ISWEP,CERT INSP $t 10.00 JAMES OIL CO FUEL $11,144.11 JOHNSON & SONS VEH REPAIR $105.00 JOURNEY ED EQUIPMENT $447.60 KABEL BUS SVCS HRA $'J4.05 KEEPRS INC EQUIPMENT $437.99 KELTEK VEH REPAIR $145.14 KUHL, EDDIE REFUND $30.00 LARUE DIST MEETING $45.99 LEWISTON, BEN REIMBURSE $116.55 MARTIN, TREVOR REIMBURSE $134.99 MCCLURE ENG NCIS $60,500.00 MCLAUGHLIN INTL SUPPLIES $867.70 MENARDS SUPPLIES $3,761.44 METRO WASTE COLLECTION $25,534.61 MIDAMERICAN HAKES DR $3,489.45 MIDWEST WHEEL VEH REPAIR $145.77 MUNICIPAL SUPPLY SUPPLIES - $5,795.75 N WARREN TOWN & CTY PUBLICATION $34.10 NATIL FIRE PROTECT NFPA $1,165.50 NORWALK CHAMBER CHAMBER. DUES $13,417.50 NORWALK SCHOOLS IT SERVICE $25,000.00 O'HALLORAN INTL VEH REPAIR $57.55 OREILLY AUTO PARTS AUTO PARTS $269.34 PLUMB SUPPLY MAINT $82.45 POLK CTY FIRE CHIEF 2014 DUES $25.00 PURCHASE POWER POSTAGE $1,000.00 RDG BUSSARD DIKIS HWY 28 $2,021.00 RHOMAR INDUST EQUIPMENT $1,036.07 SHRED IT MAINTENANCE $52.96 SIRCHIE SUPPLIES $136.92 SNYDER & ASSOC SITE PLAN $2,366.25 SOUTHTOWN REPAIR $77.83 SPRINGER PEST BLDG MAINT $68.00 STANDRIDGE GROUP FORMS $1,052.00 STRAUSS SECURITY EQUIPMENT $26.00 STRAVERS, TONY REIMBURSE $81.96 TYLER TECH SUPPORT FEE $115.00 ULTRAMAX SUPPLIES $2,328.00 USA BLUE BOOK SUPPLIES $61.50 VERIZON WIRELESS SERVICE $2,585.23 WDM TRUE VALUE MAINT $78.28 13-323 Motion by Livingston and seconded by Isley to approve the Consent Agenda carded unanimously by voice vote. 13-324 Motion by Sylvester and seconded by Livingston to pass first reading of the revised proposed Ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Norwalk, Iowa, Chapter 167, by amending the defined foundation drain re- moval districts. RC passed unanimously. OFFICIAL PUBLICATION 13-325 Motion by Isley and seconded by Jackson to adopt Resolution 0206-14- 09 setting Mamh 6, 2014 as the Public Hearing date regarding Urban Renewal Plan amendment in relation to the Hy-Vee project. RC passed unanimously. Form 673 " Iowa Deoartn~nt of Manaeement NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING-PROPOSED BUDGET I ~s.sr=ssmG JURBDm11ON:- 13-326 Motion by Sylvester and seconded by Jackson to adopt Resolution 0206- I Fiscal Year July 1. 2014 - June 30, 2015 I Warren County Aeeesligr I 14-10 setting Mamh 6, 2014 as the date of meeting to approve proposed Devel- The Conferenc~ Board nf the above-named A.qsA.qsinn Jurisdiction will c~nduct A nohlic he.finn on th~ oroDo~ed fiscal veer hudnet as fo ows - 1 Meatinn Data: I - Meeting Time: I : " Meeting Location: I opment Agreement with Hy-Vee, Inc including annual appropriation tax incre- I March ~. 2(]14 J TOn-PM J Warren County Admini~tmtinn Building Board Roezn ment payments in an amount not to exceed $1,000.000. RC passed unani- At the .public hea dng any resident or taxl~ayer may present objections to, or arguments in favor of, any part of the proposed budget. This notic, e represents a summary of the mously. orang detail of rece]I J expenditures on file with the ~onference Board Clerk. Copies of the Supplementa/Budget Detait(Schedule 673-A)will be furnished upon ~ ~ " - 13-327 Motion by Livingston and seconded by Sylvester to adopt Resolution 51S 961 - " PROPOSED BUDGET SUMMARY 0206-14-11 approving professional services agreement for design, engineering A B C I D I E I F I G I H I I I and construction oversight of an entrance sign to the City of Norwalk. RC passed ~ I Es~mated I Es~malad I I I Es~rnated I " I I ~ Ending Fund J B~ginning Fund I Estimated I I Amount I unanimously. (Use Whole Dollars) FYE 6-30-2013 13-328 Motion by Isley and seconded by Livingston to adopt Resolution 0206- 14-12 approving a Community Betterment Grant agreement for the Norwalk Trail Connection Study. RC passed unanimously. 13-329 Motion by Livingston and seconded by Isley to adopt Resolution 0206- 5os.4g 1 4-13 pursuant to Section 384.42 of the Iowa Code covenng the 2014 Norwalk Proposed taxation rate per $1,000 valuation: $1~ Community Infrastructure Study (NCIS) improvements project. RC passed unani- mously. OFFICIAL PUBLICATION COIJN'I-Y N~IWIE: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - BUDGET ESTIMATE IZ.J~NO: Warren Fiscal Year July 1. 2014 - June 30. 2015 The Countv Board of B.nRrvi.~om will conduc a ouhlic hAadna an the DropQsed Fiscal Year Countv hudQet an fnllnw~; Meetina Dote: Meeting Time: Meeting Location; 03-04-2n14 6:0(3 P.m. ~un~.rvLe~nr~ I~:~rd Ro~m 301 N Buxton. Indiannla IA At the public headng any resident or taxpayer may present objections to, or arguments in favor of, any part of the proposed budget. This notice represents a summary of the supporting detail of revenues and expenditures on file with the County Auditor. A copy of the supporting detail will be furnished upon request. Average annual percentage changes between "Actual" and "Budget" amounts for "Taxes Lewed on Property", "Other County Taxes/ TIF Tax Revenues", and f-or each of the ten "Expenditure. Classes" must be published. Expenditure classes proposing "Budget" amounts, I no "Actual" amQunts, are desianated "NF:VV". k~ountv Web SitP. (if ~vailahlek (~'~[Jn~v T~.lAehone Number: 13-330 Motion by Isley and seconded by Jackson to adopt Resolution 0206-14- 14 approving and adopting preliminary plans and specifications, estimate of cost, plat and schedule. RC passed unanimously. 13-331 Motion by Livingston and seconded by Isley to adopt Resolution 0206- 14-15 introducing the Resolution of Necessity and setting March 6, 2014 as the date of Public Heanng. RC passed unanimously. 13-332 Motion by Sylvester and seconded by Livingston to adopt Resolution 0206-14-16 approving the Metro Waste Authodty's Residential Scrap Tire Pro- gram agreement. RC passed unanimously. httn:llwwwP.Q wRrren.ia.us/ 515-961:1031 I~onwa Department of Management Budget Re-lEst Actual I AVG 13-333 Motion by Livingston and seconded by Jackson to adjourn the meeting rm 6,30 (Puhli~h~ " .2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 I Annual at 8:35 RM. Voice vote carried unanimously. REVENUES & OTHER RNANCING SOURCES,% CHG Taxes Levied on Property* 1 12 7:t4.53 12.651 578 12.311.4491 1 .; Tom Phillips, Mayor L~ q.q: tlnc.nllected DelinQuent Taxe.q - L~-w Year 2 4 75 5 Sl 7 4.75~ Less: Credits to TaxnavP.m - 3 497.a5~ 41 a.67.~ 3.q.q 24~ Jeff Rosien, City Clerk / Finance Officer Net P.urrent Prnn~.rtv T~xes 4 1"2 231 .q2,~ 1 '2 727.08~ 11 .g07~441~ DelinQuent Prn~rlv-TRx Revenue 5 4.85~ 6.60( 6 20~ Penaffies Interest ~, Cnst~ nn Taxes B 127 70 127.70( 12g.45~i Other County TexesYrlF Tax Revenues 7 434 68 434.303 436 12.51 "0 ]~ Int~xnnv~.mn==entnl . 8.067.0n.~ g.090.45z g 485 .qB~ Licer~ses&Permits "0" I Did Y0, Know? I Charnes for Service 0 1.256.gRE 1.236B6~ 1 2~ 52~ U~ (~f Menev & PmBertv 11 R2 323 79.98( 76.56~ Miso~llan~ou-s " - 12 358.72~ 386.94; ~ 41~i Subtotal Revenues " 13 22.613 861 23.638 59.'- 23 895 4~'~ Other Financing Sources: i~ (NAPS)---One way to save General Lone-Term Debt Proceeds 14 c 280.00( during the holidays is to shop I ~ ~ ~ ~ I O fine Tmnsfem In 15 3.005.00('] 2.g78 55[ 2.g23.02~.-~i smart. Take inventory and I [J) l~ : -r ~'~ I P~;oc.~ed.4 of Fixed Asset Sales 16 15.00(3 23 57.= ~,41~@~ Total R & Other S 17 25.633861 2, 920 72{: 26.821.87~;~ shop your cupboards before I ~ ~v I oEXPENDITURES&OTHERRNANClNGUSESrating: J youbuy. Then, shop discount I ~J] /~ ~- f~.~"~ I ~uublic Safety and Leqal Services 18 4.62a616 4 7.~7 44~: 4.503.91 1.32 retailers first, such as Gro- I ~,~'~-T I Phvaical Health and ~;oc.i~l Rervir.es 19 4 0PA.956 3 g44 00 3.136.749114.1~ cery Outlet, where you can I~~ I Me-oral Health= ID & DD 20 2.217.OOE 2.169.847 3.646.38.~-22 O," Countvl=nvi ntandEducatien 21 1264.g63 1.839.81, 1.225.488~ 1, find name-brand items for I]['~~/ ~ ,I RQad.4 & m rtation 22 6.346.21(3 6.267 24.= 5.920.22~ ~ "~ less. Learn more at www. I~'~.~" ~lr/, ] Government ~&rvie.es to Residents 23 930063 956 82{: 830.0721 5.8,= AdministmtinnNnnnrc~ram Current ,524 2.~12.s4~ 2819.972 2.587.82,17.7421 66." groceryout let.corn/holidays. I~~ ~"~ I Caoital Prelects 27 1.122.394 2.663.47.~ 1.273.003~ -6.1 Parents can now partici- I I Subtot-;I Exoenditures 28 23.590.66~ 25.444.93{: 23 186 744~i~::i~ pate in National School t l Other Financing Uses: ~i Ooeratina Transfers Out 29 3.005.00(3 2.g78.S5F 2 .q23"02~:~i ~:i Choice Week by holding during the holidays and any- Refimded Debt/Payments to Escrow ,~0 C "~<&~v~>~ Total Expenditures & Other Uses 31 26.595.664 28.423.49zl 26.10g 76 ~i Excess of Revenues & Other Sources I~!~;!~!! over (under) Expenditures & Other Uses 32 -g61 803 -1.502.76~ 712.110t~i~!iii!i~!~i~ Beginning Fund B~lRnee o ,hJlv I 33 7.592.82fl 9.095.59E 8.383 48~ Incma.~,~./Decrease% in Reserves (GAAP Budoetinol )4 0 [~!~{~!~(!! Fund BalancA. - NcJnsnendahle ]5 0 ~:;~!~,~;~z~* Fund Balance - Restricted ~6 1.521 P.4.q 2 359 37c~ 3.225.93 ~i~i~i~i Fund Balance - Committed ~,7 0 ~i~ii~ Fund Balance - Assioned ~8 1.515.827 1.515.827 2.0g0.827~ Fund BalanP.e - Unassioned ]9 3 593.249 3.717.62,~ 3 778 ~3~.'.~*.~!~ r'Qt~l Endino Fund Balance - June 30. ~-0 5.631 025 7.592.82~ 9.095.5g~i~! =roposed properly taxation by type: .3ountywide Levies*: 9.g27.97~ ~,ural Only Levies*: 2.806.56,~ ~pecial District Levies*: (" T F Tax Revenb*es: C Utility Reolacmnt. Excise Tax: Explanation of any significant items in the budget: 422.50e Proposed tax rates per $. - -- ,", " Urban Areas:! 3. :: Rural Areas:'. -: :- - Any special district tax rates not included. Date:l 02-11-2014] events in their homes. These time of year. 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