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Thursday, March 21, 2013 N/Warren Town and County News OFFICIALPUBLICATION OFFICIAL PUBLICATION Page Eleven Minutes to be approved at the March 19th Board Meeting March 6, 2013 The Warren County Board of Supervisors met Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. with all three Supervisors' present. Also present was Kathy Rupp, Budget Director. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss and approve the FY13-14 budget. RESOLUTION 13-56 CLOSE PUBLIC HEARING BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the public hearing for the FY13-14 budget estimate is hereby closed. Carried unanimously RESOLUTION 13-57 wARREN COUNTY ELECTED OFFICIALS SALARIES FISCAL YEAR 2013/2014 BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Warren County Board of Supervisors hereby ap- prove the elected officials fiscal year 2013/2014 salaries by reducing the recom- mended salary increase of the Compensation Board by 30%, and are as follows: Office Salar~ Sheriff $82,809.93 County Attorney $102,634.32 Auditor $60,691.05 Treasurer $60,691.05 Recorder $60,690.19 Supervisors $35,761.09 Carried unanimously RESOLUTION 13-58 FY 2013/2014 BUDGET BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Warren County Board of Supervisors hereby ap- proves the Fiscal Year 2013/2014 County Budget as presented. Carried unani- mously Upon proper motion the meeting was adjourned at 6:21 p.m. ATFEST: AUDITOR, Traci VanderLinden CHAIR, Doug Shull OFFICIAL PUBLICATION CITY OF CUMMING Regular Council Meeting 2/25/2013 To be Approved at 3/11/2013 Meeting The Regular City Council Meeting of the City of Cumming was held at Curnming City Hall 649 N. 44'h St. on Monday, February 25, 2013.The Meeting was called to Order at 7:00 P.M. by Mayor Tom Backer. Present at Roll Call: Dave Chelsvig, Ed Harkin, Peggy Koch, Anita Enos. A6sent: Jean Lare. Motion made by Enos, Seconded by Chelsvig to Approve the Agenda. Approved 4-0. Public Hearing on Intention to Issue Facility Revenue Bonds for Goodwill In- dustries of Central Iowa Project, Series 2013, in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $2,500.000. Hearing was opened at 7:01 pm. No public comments were made. Motion by Harkin, Seconded by Enos to close the public hearing at 7:02 pm. Consent Items Motion made by Chelsvig, Seconded by Harkin to approve Consent Items: 02/ 11/13 Council Meeting Minutes, 4-0. Expenditures: Century Link Clerk Wages City of Des Moines MidAmerican Energy N/Warren Town News Treasurer Wages Total Reports: Park & Rec: Raps from 2/21/13 Accts Payable Acct Ledger. Approved Phone/Internet 163.81 1/28/13-2/10/13 712.30 WRNWRF 1184.65 Service 576.33 Publishing 25.38 1/28/13-2/10/13 42.46 $ 2,704.93 Park and Rec will be setting up a table at the Chamber of Commerce Spring Shopping Expo. A new piece of equipment for the park is hoped to be purchase~this yee[r. ~ - - ~ ....... --= ....!,.~ Action Items A. Motion made by Chelsvig, Seconded by Koch to approve Resolution 2013-12 Authorizing the issuance and sale of Facility Revenue Bonds (Goodwill Industries of Central Iowa Project), Series 2013 of Cumming, Iowa, in an aggre- gate principal amount not to exceed $2,500,000; the execution and delivery of a Loan Agreement with Goodwill Industries of Central Iowa; the execution and delivery of an Assignment and Pledge Agreement and other related matters. Approved 4-0. B. Motion made by Chelsvig, Seconded by Harkin to approve moving for- ward with changes to our procedures on code violations A resolution will be on the next meeting agenda. Approved 4-0. C. Motion made by Enos, Seconded by Koch to approve adding two 70w street lights to existing poles located at 150 N 35'h Street and 450 N 35'h Street. Approved 4-0. Discussion Items *An amendment to the sidewalk Ordinance will be on the next meeting agenda for its first reading. ,The Clerk will go ahead with filling out the paperwork for a Keep Iowa Beau- tiful Grant to pay for new recycling carts. -The Clerk will obtain 2 more quotes on buying or leasing a new color copier. This will be put on the next meeting agenda as an action item. .The parking lot and deck/ramp were discussed. Adding stairs and staining the deck boards were main issues, as well as spreading the existing rock to cover the mud at the end of'the ramp. Will be put on the next meeting agenda as an action item. Informational Items *The City Clerk will be on vacation from 4/26/13 thru 5/3/13. .The Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Commercial Real Estate Break- fast and are in need of 200 "gift items" to put in goodie bags. Park and Rec will see what they can sell back to the City for use. .The casino was discussed in general terms. UPCOMING CITY COUNCIL MEETING: March 11,2013, 7:00 pm at City Hall Motion made by Enos, Seconded by Koch to Adjourn at 8:01 pro. Approved 4-0. Tom Backer, Mayor; Rachelle Swisher, City Clerk/Treasurer REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING 3-07-13 The Regular City Council Meeting of the Norwalk City Council was held at the Norwalk City Hall, 705 North Avenue, on Thursday, March 7, 2013. The meeting was called to order at 6:30 P.M. by Mayor Doug Pierce Those present at roll call were Dave Mud,o, Mike Leto, Jamie Sylvester and Frank Curtis. Absent: Eric Delker. - 13-053 Motion by Murillo and seconded by Leto to approve the Agenda. Mo- tion carried unanimously. 13-054 Motion by Sylvester and seconded by Curtis to approve the Minutes of the February 21,2013 Regular Council meeting. Motion carried unanimously. The mayor welcomed those guests present. The public portion of the meeting was opened with no one wishing to speak. With none forthcoming, the business portion of the meeting was opened. The Consent Agenda includes Child Abuse Prevention Month Proclamation and expenditures: A C CONTRACTORS BLDG MAINT $213.83 ADVENTURES iN ADVERTISING CLOTHING ALLOW $98.40 ALADTEC INC SUBSCRIPTIONS "$1,395.00 CARPENTER UNIFORM UNIFORM ALLOW $1ff43.55 CDW GOVERNMENT INC OPERATIONAL EQUIPMENT $1,245.65 CITY LAUNDERING CO BLDG MAINT $78.83 DEB MYERS BLDG MAIN $50.00 DES MOINES WATER WORKS DMWW $23,234.12 DOLLAR GENERAL STORE SUPPLIES $32.00 ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING RENT LEASE $91.95 FIRE ENGINEERING MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION $29.00 FIRE SERVlCETRAINING BUREAU EDU/TRAINING FRANK DUNN CO PATCH FREEDOM TIRE & AUTO CENTER VEHICLE REPAIRS P 123 G & L CLOTHING CLOTHING ALLOW GOVERNMENT FINANCE OFFICERCONFERENCE GREENWOODS SEWER SERVICE BLDG MAINT HALLLC'R" MATERIALS HOLMES CHEVROLET INDIANOLA RECORD HERALD INDOFF INC JAMES OIL COMPANY LLC KELTEK INCORPORATED KNOX COMPANY KUEHL, NANCY MCHS EMS PROGRAM MENARDS METRO WASTE AUTHORITY MID IOWA SOLID WASTE EQUIP MID IOWA SOLID WASTE EQUIPMENT MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS INC MOTOROLA BOND MUNICIPAL SUPPLY "SUPPLIES NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION SUBSCRIPTIONS NEXTEL PARTNERS TELECOM NORTH WARREN TOWN & MINUTES 1/4/13 NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOLS IOWA ONE CALL NORWALK HARDWARE & AUTO REPAIRS O'HALLORAN INTERNATIONAL VEHICLE OPER OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATES OF ALLOWANCE PITNEY BOWES SUPPLIES PITNEY BOWES RENT SECURITY EQUIPMENT INC BLDG MAINT SPRAYER SPECIAETIES INC VEHICLE REPAIR SPRINGER PEST SOLUTIONS BLDG MAINT SUNDOWN EQUIPMENT REPAIR TRACTOR THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA TREASURER, CiTY HALL TYLER TECHNOLOGIES USA BLUE BOOK VERIZON WIRELESS VIDACARE ZACHARY SPURR GRAND TOTAL SUPPLIES REPAIR 34 INDIANOLA RECORD HERALD SUPPLIES FUEL COMM BOND DATA CABLE REIMBURSEMENT CEH APPROVAL SUPPLIES COMPOST IT $100.00 $699.00 $26.00 $315.63 $585.00 $100.70 $650.99 $94.79 $14.55 $716.27 $16,541.47 $11,198.45 $54.00 $28.09 $1o.oo $,33.74 $1o5.0o $217.14 $2,960.00 $2,158.00 $~,165.50 $32.26 $270.49 $1,159.50 $228.18 $114.00 $32.00 $366.96 $735.00 $480.00 $3128 $136.00 KUBOTA $2,028.20 MEMBER REGISTRATION $1,300.00 METRO ADVISORY COUNCIL $250.00 SUPPORT $115.00 EQUIPMENT $56.07 TELCOM $2,998.81 SUPPLIES $1,050.20 COMPLIANCE CK $120.00 $77,521.20 13-055 Motion by Leto and seconded by Murillo to approve the Consent Agenda.. Motion carried unanimously. Mayor Pierce opened and closed the Public Hearing regarding adoption of the City of Norwalk budget for fiscal year 2013-2014. 13-056 Motion by Murillo and seconded by Leto to-adopt a Resolution approv- ing the City of Norwalk budget for fiscal year 2013-2014. (Resolution No. 0307-13-020) Approved 4-0. Ayes: Murillo, Leto, Sylvester and Curtis. Nayes: none. Mayor Pierce opened and closed the Public Hearing regarding approval of development agreement with O&A Enterprise, LLC. 13-057 Motion by Curtis and seconded by Sylvester to adopt a Resolution approving development agreement with O & A Enterprise, LLC, authoriz- ing annual appropriation tax increment payments and pledging certain tax increment revenue to'the payment of the agreement (in an amount not to exceed $,50,000). (Resolution No. 0307-13-021) Approved ~,-0. Ayes: Murillo, Leto, Sylvester and Curtis. Nayes: none. 13-058 Motion by Leto and seconded by Curtis to pass a proosed Ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Norwalklowa, 2008 mak- ing changes to the Community Development fees. (first,f three readings) Approved 4-0. Ayes: Murillo, Leto, Sylvester and Curtis. Na:~s: none. 13-059 Motion by Leto and seconded by Sylvester to pass proposed Ordi- nance amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of NoNalk, Iowa, 2008, Chapter 136, pertaining to removal of snoW, ice and acomulations from public sidewalks. (first of three readings) Approved 4-0. Aes: Murillo, Leto, , Sylvester and Curtis. Nayes: none. (NAPS)--Many vacation- ers find added security by using a professionally man- aged vacation rental company such as Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the only such pro- vider backed by a major hotel brand. 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