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Thursday, April 16, 2015 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT NE By Nancy Kuehl, Director OFFICE INFORMATION Pick up registration forms 24 hours a day at the Parks and Recreation office or print them off our website: www.norwalk.iowa.gov. You can mail registration forms, place them in our drop box or walk in. Our of- fice is located at 1100 Chatham Ave. (Public Safety Bldg.). Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Fri- day. The drop box is open 24/7! If you have any ques- tions, call us at 981-9206. Online registration is avail- able (See website: www.norwaik.iowa.gov). UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Bike Safety Da} through April 17; Live Healthy Track Meet (Hershey Track Meet) - at school PE; Swimming Lessons, May 1; Norwalk Family Tae Kwon Do, May 4 through May 15. NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS Senior Exercise, Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. at Norwalk Christian Church; OPALS - Well-Seasoned Potluck, Frida36 May 1, at Public Safety Building, 11:30 a.m. BROCHURE The Spring/Summer Brochure is here! Hard copies are available at Parks and Rec office, City Hall Norwalk Easter Library, City State Bank, Chamber of Commerce, Fareway, Community State Bank, UnityPoint Health and the North Warren Town and County News. You can also view it online at www.norwalk.iowa.gov. PARKS AND REC COMMISSION MEETING Public is invited, May 6, 6 p.m. at City Hall. The Norwalk city parks and restrooms are open! Re- serve your date for summer parties now. BIKE SAFETY DAY The Norwalk Police Department, Norwalk Fire De- partment along with Norwalk Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a Bike Safety Day. Participants will bring their bikes to the Norwalk Police Department parking lot and get their bike inspected and ride the safety course. After the safety course, the Mayor or Police Chief will lead a bike ride in the area surrounding the Public Safety Building, Each registered child (ages 5 to 5th grade) will have a chance to win miscellaneous prizes. Drawing will take place after ride and you must be present to win. Registration Dates: Through April 17; Program Date: Saturda3 May 2; Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Public Safety Building; Equipment Needed: Your Bicycle; Cost: FREE. OPALS- SENIOR CITIZEN PROGRAMS (Older People with Active Life Styles) SENIOR CITIZEN EXERCISE Everyone age 55 and older is invited to attend a free exercise program that will include stretching and ton- ing. We will meet at the Norwalk Christian Church lo- cated at 701 Main St. This is a continuous program run- ning yearly. Days: Monday and Thursday; Time: 10- 10:30 a.m. WELL-SEASONED POTLUCK (The meat as well as the people) All are invited, age 55 or older, to attend a potluck dinner to enjoy and socialize with the Parks and Recre- ation staff. Meat, tableware and coffee/beverage are pro- vided. Dust off the cookbooks and be creative to bring a side dish and/or dessert to share with everyone. After the meal we will have some form of entertainment from local talent. Let us know your email address and we will send out reminders with what meat we plan to have on that day. Call the office to register two days before the event. Date: May 1; Time: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Place: Norwalk Public Safety Building. POLICE REPORT ] Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. April 3 Pizarro Villa, West Des Suspicious Activity, Moines, collided with a Sunset and Chatham. In-vehicle driven by John formation taken and a re- Hemminger, Yukon, OK. A port was made. report was made and for- April 4 warded to the Iowa De- Theft Report, 1700 partment of Transporta- block Cedar. Information tion. taken and a report was made. Suspicious Subject, 700 Criminal Mischief, 1200block School. Information block HunterDrive. Infor- taken and a report was mation taken and a report made. Subject was identi- was made; case remains fled and cleared. Informa- under investigation at this tion only. time. Theft Report, 400 block Theft from Motor Vehi- Hakes Drive. Information cle, 2200 block Avery. In- taken and a report was formation taken and a re- made; investigation con- port was made. tinues in this matter. A pril 5 ril 8 Criminal Mischief, 1200Forgery, 2300 block block Holly Drive. Infor- Sunset Drive. Information mation taken for reporttaken and a report was and a report was made. made; case remains under Theft Report, 1300 investigation. Officer will block Skylane Drive. Inf6r- coordinate with Des marion taken and areport Moines Police Depart- was made. Missing prop-ment. erty was later located and Trespass, 1300 block returned to owner. Casady Drive. Information Vehicle Crash, Sunset taken and a report was Drive and Hwy 5 off ramp. made. Vehicle driven by William Tonsurphobia is the fear of haircuts. Egg Hunt Winner Congratulations to Leah Crick who found the Golden Egg at the Family Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt Satur- day, April 4. She was the winner of a family pool pass. Laney Harder is the friend with her. Photo submitted. AGENDA Continued from p. 2 5. Approve minutes - April 2, 2015 regular council meeting. 6. Consent agenda. a) Expenditures. b) Tax abatements. -- - c) Liquor license for "The Country Thang" fundraising event. d) Approval to begin RFP for audit services for the City of Norwalk for FY 15. e) Consideration of first, of three, readings of proposed ordinance Amending the Master Plan and Rules, Regulation, and Guidelines for the Echo Valley Community Planned Unit Development as Contained in Ordinance No. 03-08. f) Second, of three, readings of the ordinance amending the code of ordinances of the city of Norwalk, Iowa, Chapters 169 and 177, updating and clarifying Rental Housing Code requirements and Fees. g) Second, of three, readings of an ordinance amending the code of ordinances of the city of Norwalk, Iowa, Chapter 177, updating Fire and EMS Fees. h) Second, of three, readings of an ordinance providing for a series of scheduled water rate and sewer rate adjustments, amending sections 92.02 (1), 99.02 (1), 92.02(3), 177.01(8), AND 177.01(11) of the Norwalk Municipal Code. i) Resolution adopting MOU for the Central Iowa Code Consortium. j) Resolution approving renewal of an animal shelter services agreement with the Animal Rescue League. k) Resolution approving renewal of a phone services contract with CenturyLink. 1) Receive and file monthly department reports for March. 7. Discussion regarding a Norwalk smartphone ap- plication. Concluded p. 6 th i i:iiiii!!!i !! CITY STALE And so is Come help us Celebrate April 30, May 1 and 2 with fun and savings/ V 20% off eve . thing! V $5 Nail. Clips for Pets! V $5 Bang Trims! V FREE Dogand Cat Toys!! V And MORE! Come to Amore Thursday, April 30, Friday; May 1 or Saturday, May 2, and celebrate! 1409 Sunset Dr Norwall 515-865-9482 q