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Page Six / N/Warren Town and County News .. Thursday, February 28, 2013 "-3 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF MEETING FOR APPROVAL OF DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENTWITH O &amp; A ENTERPRISE, LLC AND AUTHORIZATION OF ANNUAL APPROPRIATION TAX INCREMENT PAYMENTS The City Council of the City of Norwalk, Iowa, will meet at the Norwalk City Hall, 705 North Avenue, on the 7  day of Mamh, 2013, at 6:30 o'clock p.m., at / which time and place proceedings will be instituted and action taken to approve a Development Agreement between the City and O. & A Enterprise, LLC, in connection with the development a floral shop and mortuary, which Agreement provides for certain financial incentives in the form of annual appropriation incre- mental property tax payments in a total amount not exceeding $50,000, as au- thorized by Section 403.9 of the Code of Iowa. The agreement to make annual appropriation incremental property tax payments will not be a general obligation of the City, but will be payable solely and only from incremental property tax revenues generated within the Norwalk Urban Renewal Area. All payments to the Developer under the Devel- opment Agreement will be subject to annual appropriation by the City Council. At the meeting, the City Council will receive oral or written objections from any resident or property owner of the City. Thereafter, the Council may, at the- meeting or at an adjournment thereof, take additional action to approve the De- velopment Agreement or may abandon the proposal. This notice is given by order of the City Council of Norwalk, Iowa, in accor- dance with Section 403.9 of the Code of Iowa. Jeff Rosien City Clerk  Bmdage Stops Bleeding On The Spot (NAPS)--An impressive new invention in first aid is a bandage that stops bleed- ing on the spot---from minor cuts to deeper lacerations. 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OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held before the WARREN COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT on the 14" day of March, 2013 at 7:35 p.m. in the 2 " floor Board of Supervisors Meeting Room, Warren County Administration Building, Indianola, Iowa. Said hearing is in regard to a variance request application submitted by Daniel P.Welch, 8201 Plaza Lane, Des Moines, Iowa 50320. A variance is sought from Title V, Chapter 41.06 [6C] of the 2010 Warren County Zoning Ordinance. Section [6C] provides for Minimum Front Yard DePth. Dwellings: thirty-five (35) feet. Other permitted uses: forty (40) feet. In all cases the front yard shall be measured from the right-of-way line. The variance request is to build a 12' x 28' garage addition on property described as: Greenfield Plaza, Plat #5, Lot #1238 of SectionThe (3),Township Sev- enty-seven (77) North, Range Twenty-four (24)West of the 5  P.M., Warren County, Iowa. Located at 8201 Plaza Lane, Des Moines, Iowa 50320. The text of the application is on file in the ZONING OFFICE in the Warren County Administration Building, 301 North Buxton, Suite 212, Indianola, Iowa, and may be examined during regular office hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). Written comments will be accepted during regular office hours or before the hearing. Send comments to: Warren County Zoning Office, 301 North Buxton, Suite 212, Indianola, Iowa 50125 or email them to: zoning@ co.warren.ia.us Dated at Indianola, Iowa this 20 t" day of February, 2013. Robed K. Folkestad Zoning Director OFFICIAL PUBLICATION CITY OF CUMMING Regular Council Meeting 2/11/2013 To be Approved at 2/2512013 Meeting The Regular City Council Meeting of the City of Cumming was held at Cumming City Hall 649 N. 44 t" St. on Monday, February 11, 2013. The Meeting was called to Order at 7:00 P.M. by Mayor Tom Becker. Present at Roll Call: Dave Chelsvig, .E d Harkin Peggy Koch. Absent: JeanLare Anita Enos. Motion made by Harkin Seconded by Chelsvig to Approve the Agenda. Approved 3-0. " "COhsent ItemS Motion made by Koch, Seconded by Chelsvig to approve Consent Items: 01/28/ 13 Council Meeting Minutes, January IPERS Report, 2/7/13 Accts Payable Acct I N .... ,:..::/;:<:';::;:;Z ;; .::C  '";d'.' : . An aardvark's teeth have no enamel costing and are worn away and regmwn continuously. Ledger. Approved 3-0. Expenditures: Clerk Wages 1/14/13-1/27/13 705:43 IPERS January 282.78 N/Warren Town News Publishing 96.10 Rachelle Swisher Office Supplies Reimburse 58.78 Safe Building Compliance Building Inspections 372.85 Veenstra & Kimm, Inc Phase II Sewer Design 2410.00 Total $ 3,925.94 Reports: . Park & Rec: Next meeting is 2/12/13. Will be discussing buying more equipment for the park. Also asked to have port a potty and electric not taken from their budget. Action Items A. Motion made by Harkin, Seconded by Koch to approve Resolution 2013- 09 Selling 65 thousand gallons of excess water capacity. Approved 3-0. B. Motion made by Chelsvig, Seconded by Harkin to approve Resolution 2013-10 Set a Date for a Public Hearing on the Proposed Budget for FiscalYear 201 3-2014. Approved 3-0. C. Motion made by Harkin, Seconded by Chelsvig to approve Resolution 2013-11 Authorizing a Wage Increase for a City Employee. Approved 3-0. D. Motion made by Harkin, Seconded by Koch to approve City-Wide Clean Up Days from May 13 - May 20. Approved 3-0. E. Motion made by.Harkin, Seconded by Chelsvig to approve the contract with ABC Pest Control for mosquito control - summer 2013. Approved 3-0. F. Motion made by Harkin, Seconded by Chelsvig to approve obtaining mowing bids for summer 2013. Approved 3-0. G. Motion made by Chelsvig, Seconded by Koch to approve obtaining quotes from Mid American Energy on the cost to add 2 new street lights to N. 35" Street. Approved 3-0 H. Motion made by Harkin, Seconded by Koch to approve changes being made to Ordinance 136.03 (Sidewalk Regulations) to include changing the word promptly to within 48 hours, removing the section stating "the City may do so and assess the costs against the property owner for collection in the same man- ner as a property tax" and replacing it with a fine given by a ticket in the amount of $75 for the first occurrence and $150 for each occurrence thereafter. Each snow/ice event will be considered separately. 24 hours notice will be given be- fore tickets are written.The City Attorney will handle the wording changes to the Ordinance. Approved 3-0 Discussion Items Alleyways were discussed.There is a problem with snow removal in some of these alleys due to them being so narrow. More discussion will have to be held. -Liability Insurance of Vendors was discussed. If a vendor stops paying their premium, the insurance company must notify us because we are a certificate holder. Garbage/Recycling questions were answered. The next step in the process is tO amend our Ordinance and start the proposal process. A start date of July 1, 2013 is anticipated. Informational Items The ads for a person/company to do animal control for the city will appear in the newspapers this week. .Warren County is doing phone surveys to get a feel for what residents think of putting a casino in North West Warren County. Mayor Becker wasquoted in the Des Moines Register as saying he was in favor of a casino - but he did not state that the casino was going to be built in Cumming. A City Newsletter will be going out this week and will include the following topics: WestPet, Snow Ordinance, snowmobiles, unlicensed drivers and vehicles on roadways and in the ditches, clean-up days. UPCOMING CITY COUNCIL MEETING: February 25, 2013, 7:00 pm at City Hall Motion made by Chelsvig, Seconded by Harkin to Adjourn at 8:24 pro. Approved 3-0. Tom Becker, Mayor; Rachelle Swisher, City Clerk OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held before the WARREN COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT on the 14 ' day of March, 2013 at 7:45 p.m. in the 2 '< floor Board of Supervisors Meeting Room, Warren County Administration Building, Indianola, Iowa. Said hearing is in regard to a special use perm!t application submitted by Josh Spencer, 940 SE Bluegrass Circle, Waukee, Iowa 50263. Owner of the prop- erty in question is Felters Branch Family Farms, LLC., 7283 Illinois Street, Indianola, Iowa 50125. A special use permit is sought from Title V, Chapter 41.02 [2][1(2] of the 2010 Warren County Zoning Ordinance. Said section pro- vides for temporary establishments or enterprises involving large assemblages of people or automobiles including, but not limited to: Rodeo grounds, show tings, music festivals and sports festivals. If granted, the special use would allow for a running event to be located on property described as: The East One-Half of the Northeast Quarter (E NE )of SectionThirteen (13) inTownship Seventy-six (76) North, RangeTwenty-five (25) West of the 5  P.M., Iowa. AND The Northwest Fractional Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (NW FR !4 SW ,) and the Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (NE SW !) of Section Eighteen (18),Township Seventy-six (76) North, RangeTwenty-four (24) West of the 5  P.M. Located approximately in the 7500 block of Hoover Street, Indianola, Iowa 50125 and apprOximately in the 9400 block of 70 t" Avenue, Indianola, Iowa 50125. The text of the application is on file in the ZONING OFFICE in the Warren County Administration Building, 301 North Buxton, Suite 212, Indianola, lowa, and may be examined during regular office hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). Wntten comments will be accepted during regular office hours or before the hearing. Send comments to: Warren County Zoning Office, 301 North Buxton, Suite 212, Indianola, Iowa 50125 or email them to: zoning@co.warren.ia.us Dated at Indianola, Iowa this 20  day of February, 2013. Robed K. Folkestad Zoning Director Form 631.1 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICEOFItEARING .. i . " "  ":  " :" BUDGET ESTIMATE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1. 2013 - ENDING JUNE 30, 2014 City of Cumming , iowa The City Council will conduct a public headng on the proposed Budget at 649 N. 44th Street, Cumming, IA on 03/11/2013 at 7:00 p.m. The Budget Estimate Summary of pmpoeed receipts and expenditures is shown below. Copies of the the detailed proposed Budget may be obtained or viewed at the ofrmu of the Mayor, City Clerk, and at the Library. The estimated Total tax lew rate Per $1000 valuation on reguler property .. 9.81113 The estimated tax levy rate per $1000 valuation on Agricultural land Is .... 3.00375 At the public hearing, any resident or taxpayer may present objecbens to, or arguments in favor of, any part of the proposed budget. 515-981-9214 phone number I !/:i: Taxes Levied on Property 1 Lees: Uncollected Property Taxes-Levy Year Net Current Property Taxes m iDelinquent Property Taxes ITIF Revenues Rachelle Swisher City Clerk/Finance Offm's NAME Budget FY Re-est. FY Atual FY 2014 2013 2012 (a) (b) (o) 247,671 226,979 208.277 2 0 0 c 3 247,671 226,979 208,277 iii 4 0 0 C 5 0 0 22E 1,381 0 C Other City Taxes 6 Licenses & Permits 7 Use of Money and Property 8 :lnfargovemmentel 9 16,000 14,000 19,02 Charges for Services 10 17,000 13,500 14,0"02 Special Assessments 11 0 0 C Miscellaneous 12 0 0 1,46 :Other Financing Sedroes 13 10,752 0 19,614 Total Revenues and OIBler 80urce 14 308,604 26U.954 281,14C i ':'%1 : ::2 "::;: : 2.)'".: ,:/  ' . : .. ' i 2 train )Public Safety 15 36,520 35,800 41,526 Public Works 16 194,200 72,500 33,648 Health and Social Services 17 1,851 1,700 -2,48C Culture and Recma0on 18 13,081 12,998 11,48C Community and Economic Development 19 12,500 19,500 7,085 General Government 20 94,200 107,200 69,449 Debt Service 21 28,960 28,686 31,283 !Capital Projects 22 0 0 95,477 Total Government Activities Expendituree 23 291,312 278,384 287.488 Business Type t Enterprises 24 18,500 18,000 71,126 Total ALL Expenditures 26 309,812 296,384 358,614 Transfers Out 27 10,752 0 19,614 Total Expendlturee/rranefere Out 28 320,564 296,364 378,228 29 30 Excm Revenues & Other Sources Over (Under) Expendlturew'Trarmfem Out ;onunulng Appropmmon Beginning Fund Balance July 1 9,500 4,075 10,223 Ftndlng Fund Balance June 30 6,300 8,400 8.30 -11,960 -20,430: -97,088 U Ol  T :7;::::,:" iqt:iT.: "mii 74,183 103,613 200,701 31 62,223 74,183 103,613