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/ / Thursday, February 25, 2016 N/Warren Town and County News Page Five 4-H Robotics Club Andy Harder, Cameron Rohlfsen, Andrew Winjum, Keith Harder, Nick Bergan, Jeff Bergan. Photos submitted. Nick Bergan Saturday, Feb. 6, the rious in the FTC league six eighth grade students FIRST Tech Challenge championship meet at In- from across the county and their robots across a 12' x (FTC) Team of the Warren dian Hills Community under the leadership of Jeff 12' arena as they dealt with County Extension 4-H Ro- College in Ottumwa. Bergan and Andy Harder, debris, climbers needing botics Club emerged victo- The club, consisting of were tasked with guidingrescued, and a mountain OFFICIAL PUBLICATION =orm 644 BL Iowa Department of Management NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - PROPOSED BUDGET DISTRICT NAME: Fiscal Year July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017 Greenfield Plaza Benefited Lighting The Board of Trustees of the above-named I" istrict will conduct a nublic hearina on the r)rooosed fiscal vear Meeting Date: Meeting Time: . Meeting Location: 3/5/2016 2:00 PM 593 Greenfield Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50320 : to be climbed. The Warren County group was the only one of the twenty- four present to success- fully complete the final thirty-second challenge by hanging from a bar at the top of the mountain. In addition, the Warren County robot scored the most points of the four in the final round. The team will compete next at the state champion- ships on March 4-5 at the Coralville Marriott Con- vention Center in Coralville. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is an in- termediate robotics pro- gram which allows stu- dents in grades 7-12 to par- ticipate as teams in a corn= petitive environment. In preparation for the compe- tition and during the league season, the stu- dents learn the value of planning, organization, communication, problem- solving; and presentation At the public hearing any re, sident-oP-taxpayercnay present objections to or arguments in favor of, any part of the proposed in an environment that budaet. This notice renre~ts a Sumn~arv Of the%unoortine detalld receipts and exnenditures on file with the Clerk_ ,. ;. :. Clerk/Secretary Telephone Number: " - District Clerk/Secretary Name: 'ern~haSizeSnology, engineering,S~:ieh~e" tecflZand I 515-285-4272 I Ron Harder I math (STEM) as they proz PROPOSED BUDGET SUMMARY A B C Expenditures FYE 6-30-2015 Actual FYE 6-30-2016 Re-estimated FYE 6-30-2017 Proposed D . Es~mat .~I Ending Fund Balance 6-30-2017 E Estimated 7-1-2016 Beg. Balance and All Other Receipts F Estimated Amount (C + D - E) To Be Raised By Taxation =e (Use Whole Dollars) pare for their future ca- reefs. For information call Warren County Extension at 515-961-6237, or email: Andrea Palmer at apalmer@iastate.edu. [ for emergencies! 1. General 10,095 10,575 10,575 23,304 23,342 10,537 2. Debt Service 3. TOTAL 10,095 10,575 10,575 23,304 23,342 10,537 Proposed taxation rate per $1,000 valuation: 0.28997 i:~i~i~iiiii~!:i~i~i:!!~iii~iiii!iii~i!i!ii:!~iiiii~i~!i~iii~ii!ii~ :i!~i!ii~ii!ili!~ Zii~i!Z~ii:~iiii~i~iii!i!i!Z:[iZizii.:i~iiii-~iiii:i~!i:!iiiiii ........... Realty. iii!!iii!iiiiiiii iii!i i!i!i iiiii:i iii:!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!iiiiiiiiZiiiil ~:! A Pancake Breakfast Pancake Breakfast Sat- urda) March 5, from 7 to 11 a.m. at Norwalk United Methodist Church, 1801 Sunset Dr. Appalachian Service Project Missions group is sponsoring the event. A free will offering will be collected. Genealogy Research Retreat The Warren County Genealogical Society (WCGS) will hold the spring Research Retreat Saturday, March 12, from 12 noon to 12 midnight at the Warren County His- torical Society Museum on the east side of the Warren County Fairgrounds. All levels of family his- torians are welcome - from novice to experienced ge- nealogists. If you need help getting started on your family histor there will be WCGS members on hand to help you with your research. Learn from others about some of the best resources - from li- braries and museums to Web sites and workshops. If you have already started on your family genealog bring your materials and spread out in the spacious museum. Attendees can use the WCHS library re- sources, and if you want to bring your computer, you can search on-line via the museum's Wi-Fi. Cost for the Research Retreat is $5 to cover use of the facilities. A light supper will be provided and everyone is asked to bring a snack to share. Join us for some "R&R" at the Research Retreat. It will be a fun and informative day finding your family his- tory. For more informa- tion, contact Brenda Mor- gan, WCGS president, 515- 962-9261. The cork used in wine bottles comes from the cork oak, These trees are one of the few that can withstand "bark har- vesting" because they have two layers of bark. LIBRARY HOURS Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunda ; 1 - 4 p.m. Closed Sundays (Memorial Day-Labor Day)