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Thursday, February 21, 2019 N/Warren Town and County News Page een OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PROPOSED SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE IS GIVEN: The Board of Directors of the Norwalk Community School District will conduct a public heanng in the Main Conference Room of the Norwalk Community School District- District Office, 380 Wright Road, Norwalk, Iowa 50211 on Mamh tl, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. local time, whereat said Board of Directom will hold a hearing and may resolve to adopt plans, specifications, form of contract, and estimated cost of the following improvements: NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OVIATT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL RENOVATION AND ADDITION PROJECT S ooe of work includes, but is not limited to. the following Bid Packaaes: Bid Package No. 01-1 - General Construction Bid Package No. 02-1 - Demolition Work Bid Package No. 03-1 - Paving/Walks, Building Concrete & Earthwork Bid Package No. 09-1 - Gypsum Assemblies, ACT Ceilings & Painting Bid Package No. 11-1 - Foodservice Equipment Bid Package No. 15-1 - Fire Suppression Work Bid Package No. 15-2 - Mechanical & Utilities Work Bid Package No. 16-1 - Electrical & Communications Work At said hearing, the Board of Education will consider the proposed plans, specifications, form of contract and estimate of cost for said project, the same now being on file in the office of board secretary, reference to which is made for a more detailed and complete description of the proposed building and site improvements, and at said time and place the said Board will also receive and consider any comments/objections to said plans, specifications and form of contract or to the estimated cost of said improvements made by any interested party. Given by order of the Board of Directors of the Norwalk Community School District. Kate Baldwin Business Manager and Board Secretary Norwalk Community School District OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION TO APPROVE THE CITY OF NORWALK'S CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020 The City Council of the City of Norwalk, Iowa, will meet on March 7, 2019 at the City Hall, City of Norwalk, Iowa, at 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of approving the Fiscal Year 2020 Capital Improvements Plan. At that time and place, oral or written objections may be filed or made to the proposal to approve the plan. After receiving objections, the City may determine to approve the plan, in which case, the decision will be final unless appealed to the District Court within fifteen (15) days thereafter. By the order of the City Council, of the city of Norwalk, iowa. Lindsey Offenburger City Clerk OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION TO INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGS TO ENTER INTO A LOAN AGREEMENT ANDTO BORROW MONEY THEREUNDER IN A PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOTTO EXCEED $2.50,000 (GENERAL OBLIGATION) The City Council of the City of Norwalk, Iowa (the "City"), will meet on March 7, 2019, at the City Hall, Norwalk, Iowa, at 6:00 o'clock p.m for the purpose of instituting proceedings and taking action on a proposal to enter into a loan agreement (the "Loan Agreement") and to borrow money thereunder in a principal amount not to exceed $250,000 for the purpose of paying the costs, to that extent, of acquinng vehicles and equipment for the municipal police and fire departments. The Loan Agreement is proposed to be entered into pursuant to authority contained in Section 384.24A of the Code of Iowa and will constitute a general obligation to the City. At that time and place, oral or wntten 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 Loan Agreement, in which case, the decision will befinal unless appealed to the District Court within fifteen (15) days thereafter. By order of the City Council of the City of Norwalk, Iowa. Lindsey Offenblrger City Clerk OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING DELAWARE STREET SANITARY SEWER EXTENSION PHASE 2 AND 3 NORWALK, IOWA 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 es!imated cost for the DELAWARE STREET SANITARY SEWER EXTENSION PIIASE 2 AND 3 project at its meeting at 6:00 P.M. on the 7th day of March, 2019, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 705 North Avenue, Norwalk, Iowa. At the hearing, the City will receive and consider any objections made by any interested party, to the Plans and Specifications, proposed Form of Contract, ancthe Estimate of the Cost for the project. Published by the~rder of the City of Norwalk, Iowa, on this 21st day of February, 2019. CITY OF NORV&LK, IOWA, By: Lindey Offenburger Title: City ;terk Deadline for all legals, news stories, and advertising is noon on Fridays. Grants Available to Help Promote Specialty Crops Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig has announced that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is now accepting applications for grant funding through the Specialty Crop Block Grant program. The grants are available to support projects that enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Iowa. Grant funds shall be used for projects that enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops that benefit the specialty crop industry as a whole and will not be awarded for projects that directly benefit a particular product or provide a profit to a single organization, institution, or individual. These projects can include marketing and promotions, research and development, expanding availability and access to specialty crops, and addressing local, regional, and national challenges confronting specialty crop producers. Iowa agencies, universities, institutions, and producer, industry, and community-based organizations are all eligible to apply for funding to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops. In addition, single organizations, institutions, and individuals are encouraged to participate as project partners. Grant awards will be considered up to a maximum of $24,000 and projects can have a duration of up to 30 months. The final funding level for the 2019 Iowa Specialty Crop Block Grant Program is yet to be announced by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service, administer of the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. Funding for the 2018 Iowa Specialty Crop Block Grand was $334,269.77. Specialty Crops that are eligible under this program include fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, and horticulture and nursery crops, including floriculture. Both fresh and processed specialty crops are eligible. Proposals must be received by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship on or before 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 1st. For more information, visit the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship Specialty Crop Block Grant program at the department's website at https://iowaagriculture.gov/. OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OFFICIAL PUBLICATION Form 631.1 "OT.:E OF HE ING BUDGET ESTIMATE FISCAL YEAR BEGiNNiNG JULY 1 2019 ~ ENDING JUNE 30, ~020 Form 63 ~.'1 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING , BUDGET ESTIMATE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2019 - ENDING JUNE 30, 2020 City of Norwalk , Iowa City of Cumming,Iowa The City Councilwi|l conduct a p~bE hearing on the proposed Budget at on 317,r'~0t 9 M 6 p.m. 705 Noq~h Avenue ~ Eludget E~mate ~rttnary of proposed receipts and expenditures is sho~n tX~w. C.~ee of the the detailed proposed Budget may be obtained at" viewed at th6 offices of tim W or, City Clerk and at the Libraw. The estimated Total ~ levy rate per $t000 valuation on mguiet property ~. t5o40604 The estimated tax ~evy rate per $1000 valuation on Agricultural lend is 3.00375 At the public headng, any testde~ or taxpayer may pmse~ objec~ons to. or argumenls m fay of, any part of the proposed b~get (515) 981-9522 Jeen Furler ~em num~ 6~ ledt~imm~ Oflk~ N,~IE ="~ i Tax~ levied on, ,P, rope4y . UncollectDd P~opedy Taoms-Levy Year Gun'ent ~ T~ DetinqUe~ P~ Tax~ TIF Revenues Budget FY 2020 Re.m~ FY ActUal FY 20t9 2018 (=) 1 " 6,ss4,se7 s,s 2, 5,so 4 2 O C 4 0 (; 5, 4.131,300 3,1"~4.20 3.490.844 OUter s. 811,sss.! Uoanses & Peradls . "7 . 441,100. 451~10 Use of Money and Propelr~' 8 281,500 309,50 i45,577 tntergove~nrnental 9 '~5~,~ 2,5~8,~ 1,344,587 Charges for Services 10 (~,739,f;~0 6,290.50 &471,723 f~peciei Assessmel~s t I 35,~ 55~0~ 130,210 Miscellaneous t2 537,8D0 ~5flO Other Financing Sources 13 7,437,600 9,526o~ 1 o37&982 2~811,916 Transfers In Total ReVeng~ and O~h@? Sources 14 &71~,200 3,575~7~ 2,~1,810 15 32~243,573 33,425J~ 25,~2,95~ F.x enditures & Other Financn Use P~blic S~fet~ 16 &60&~O0 4,2~&1~ 3,821,230 Pob~ic Works i 7 :2~0~.~, "~OC 2, i 41,70~1.870,15~; H~i.th ariel ~,~1 ~viceS 18 81,700 15~00, 9,674 Cett~ re and R~re~ti&n 19 ~:15,371~ 1,467,7(~ I1 ~358,600 Community" ~nd Economic E~vel~;p'~,'~t~ 20 ' ~ 7~,5G0= i ,544~70~ 1 .~'24.1.362 General Government 21 1.066,700 1,0".24o5~ 870,645 Debt Service Capital Pr0je,~ Total Government Ac'dvRies Expenclttures Busines~T~; Enterp~i~s Total AU~ ~Xp~ dR~J~ Transfers Out 22 &471 +900 3,054+4~ 2+860,869 2"3 11,1~,# 6,577.94 5.'704,487 24 25,~51,0013 i~,044,0~ 18,120,026 25 6~3541~ ~1301~ 4~2781422 26 32,~5~900 ~345.6,4: 2Z3~,44~ 27 3J26,21~ 3,575,79~ 2,691,810 Total Expenditures/Transfers Out 28 35,732,100 32,92%43; 25~090,258 Excess Revenues & Other Sou~,es Over (Under) Expenditures~ra~lsfers O1~ 28 ~3~,52/ ~4~ ~,8~;~ Ek~ginning Fund Ba~ence Ju~y I 30 14~52,333 14,447,g7~ 13,855,284 ~ding Fund Ba!ance June 30 3t i 1~4&3,806 14,952~333 i4,447,g76 The City Council will conduct a public heanng on the proposed Budget at on 3/11/2019 at 7:00 pm 649 N. 44th Street, Cumming IA The Budget Estimate Summary of proposed receipts and expenditures is shown below. Copies of the the detailed proposed Budget may be obtained or viewed at the offices of the Mayor, City Clerk, and at the Library. The estimated Total tax levy rate per $1000 valuation on regular property 11.11443 The estimated tax levy rate per $1000 valuation on Agricultural land is 3.00375 At the public heanng, any resident or taxpayer may present objections to, or arguments in favor of, any part of the proposed budget. 515-981-9214 phone number Rachelle Swisher City Clerk/Finance Offmer's NAME Budget FY Re-est. FY Actual FY 2020 2019 2018 (a) (b) (c) Revenues & Other Financing Sources : :.; : :: : : " : ; Taxes Levied on Property 1 311,422 195,392 284,814 Less: Uncollected Property Taxes-Levy Year 2 0 0 0 Net Current Property Taxes 3 311,422 195,392 284,814 Delinquent Property Taxes 4 0 0 0 TIF Revenues 5 101,106 400,840 101,739 Other City Taxes 6 37,434 35,254 35,299 Licenses & Permits 7 15,575 15,675 11,991 Use of Money and Property 8 16,100 14,050 15,581 Intergovemmental 9 29,867 30,211 29,442 Charges for Services 10 51 ,O00 50,000 48,567 Special Assessments 11 0 0 0 Miscellaneous 12 15,500 11,700 15.054 Other Financing Sources 13 0 0 0 Transfers In 14 108.549 601,840 105, 104 Total Revenues and Other Sources 15 686,547 1,354,962; 647.591 E xpenditures & Other Financing. Uses Public Safety 16 Public Works 17 Health and Social Services 18 Culture and Recreation 19 Community and Economic Development 20 General Government 21 Debt Service 22 Capital Projects 23 Total Government Activities Expenditures 24 Business Type / Enterpnses 25 Total ALL Expenditures 26 Transfers Out 27 Total Expenditures/Transfers Out 28 m Excess Revenues & Other Sources Over (Under) Expenditures/Transfers Out 29 Beginning Fund Balance July 1 30 Ending Fund Balance June 30 31 48,394 46.213 36,720 147,200 148,200! 46,833 2,300 2,3001 ! ,633 16,641 15,683 19,989 55,750 20,750 6,004 175,540 150,940 108,290 157,675 157,843i 57,498 0 0 101,117 603,500 541,929 378,084 45,350 538,400 23,695 648,850 1,080,329 401,779 108,549 601,840 105,104 757,399 1,682,169 506,883 -70,852 -327,207 i40,708 482,181 809,388 668,680 411,329 482,181 809,388