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Page Six N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, April 16, 2015 ) OFFICIAL PUBLICATION MINUTES OFTHE REGULAR NORWALK CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON 4-02-15 (abridged for publication) Mayor Phillips called the City Council meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. Present at roll call: Tom Greteman, Erika Isley, Kyle Jackson and Jaki Livingston. Absent: Eric Delker. (RC = roll call vote) 15-041 Motion by Isley, seconded by Livingston to approve the agenda, as amended to include"public hearing" correcting item 11, carried unanimously by voice vote. 15-042 Motion by Jackson, seconded by Livingston to approve minutes from the March 5t" regular council meeting carried unanimously by voice vote. Consent included tax abatement applications; liquor license renewal for Cars, Villagios and Tacos Andreas; local forfeiture payout; monthly department reports for February; budget and certification o1 city taxes report with corrected valua- tion and expenditures: ACME TOOLS ADVENTURE LIGHTING AHLERS & COONEY AIA CORPORATION ASHLEE SEIBERT BARB MOSER BOBS TROPHIES BOUND TREE MED BROWNELLS INC CAPITAL SAN SUP CARPENTER UNIF CITY OF NORWALK CITY OF WDM CNM OUTDOOR EQUIP CONSTANT CONTACT CONTROL INSTALL DAVID & CHERYL KUTSCHE DELAGE LANDEN DES MOINES IRON DESERT DIAMOND IND DON HERMAN DOWNEY TIRE DUAX SNOW REMOVAL EAGLE ENGRAVING ELECTRIC PUMP ELEC ENG $ EQUIP UNITY POINT NORWALK FEH ASSOC FIRE & SAFETY EQUIP FIRE SVC TRAINING G & L CLOTHING GE CAPITAL GENERAL FIRE & SAFETY GLOCK INC GRIMES ASPHALT HARVEY'S AUTO HAWKEYE TRUCK EQUIP HOTSY CLEANING SYS IDALS IMFOA IND PUBLIC ADVISOR INDIANOLA REC HER INDOFF INC IA DEPT OF JUSTICE IA DEPT OF TRANS IA FIRE CHIEFS ASSOC IA PRISON INDUSTRIES IOWA RADIOLOGY IA SPORTS FOUND IA WINDOW SVC IPCMF CENTRAL LAB JAMES OIL CO JJ KELLER & ASSOC JOE PATAVA KABEL BUSINESS SVC KELTEK INC KUEHL, NANCY LANDS END BUS LASER RESOURCES LIVING MAGAZINE MADELINE ALBERS MEDIACOM MEDICAP PHAR MENARDS METROWASTE MIDAMERICAN MIDWEST BREATHING MONICA HEGLAND MOODYS INVEST MUNICIPAL SUPPLY MUNIHUB N WAR TOWN & CTY NORTHLAND NORWALK PD OPTOMETRIC ASSOC PEPSI-COLA PLUMB SUPPLY PURCHASE POWER PUSH PEDAL PULL RED WING SHOE REGISTER MEDIA SCOTTS FOODS SECY OF STATE SHRED IT SNAP ON SPRINGER PEST SUBUBAN FIRE DEV SYNTECH SYSTEMS TASER TRAINING TERI HAZEN TERMINIX DM REGISTER THE GRAPHIC EDGE TRACI FROEHLICH ULINE UNITY POINT NORWALK VERIZON WIRELESS VOORHEES TAEKWONDO WADE WAGONER WARREN CO ATY BLDGS/GROUNDS BLDG MAINT LABOR AND EMP CLOTHING ALLOW REF DOG TAG REFUND BADGES DEV MED SUPPLIES SUPPLIES SUPPLIES UNIF ALLOW PETTY CASH WESTCOM VEHICLE REPAIR EMAIL SVC BLDG MAINT EASEMENT RENTS / LEASES EQUIPMENT SUPPLIES SEIZED PROP REPAIR GREENS ECHO VAL MINOR EQUIP EQUIPMENT BLDG MAINT PHYSICAL LIBRARY MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTOR CLOTHING ALLOW LEASE MAINTENANCE EDU/TRAINING COLD MIX REPAIRS BLADE MARKERS FLEEDNASH BULK AN WELFARE LIC SPRING CONF SERVICES SUBSCRIPTION SUPPLIES SEIZED PROP SUPPLIES ASSOC DUES STREET SUPPLIES PHYS WELLNESS CHALLENGE BLDG MAINT PHYSICAL FUEL OSHA MANUAL HRA CKS TAHOE REIMBURSEMENT CLOTHING ALLOW CONTRACT COPIER PUBLICATION COMPLIANCE TELECOM MED SUPPLIES SUPPLIES CURB IT FEE UTILITY QUARTERLY TEST REFUND MTG RM BONDS SUPPLIES 2015 A SERIES AD SUMMER HELP REPAIR 131 SEIZED PROPERTY EYE GLASS REIMB SUPPLIES . BLDG MAINTENANCE POSTAGE WELLNESS REIMBURSEMENT NW TRUNK NOTICE SUPPLIES NOTARY SNYDER PAYMENT SERVICES AIR GUN PEST CONTROL EDU/rRAINING VEH OPER EDU/TRAINING REFUND PEST CONTROL SUBSCRIPTION OPER SUPPLIES REF EARPLUGS DRUG TESTING TELECOM TAEKWONDO MILEAGE REIMB . SEIZED PROP $119.99 $269.38 $2,196.65 $306.24 $320.00 $10.00 $47.85 $104.76 $237.03 $20.05 $1,493.80 $50.08 $14,614.76 $73.60 $588.00 $101.53 $7,5oo.o0 $551.39 $184.13 $698.00 $475.00 $169.91 $340.00 ,$35.8o $226.95 $119.88 $1,158.00 $1,595.00 $204.75 $165.00 $1,206.82 $520.00 $1,331.25 $250.00 $299.30 $4,838.2~ $86.50 $24O.OO $75.00 $65.00 $2,3OO.0O $16.00 $261.38 $67.50 $248.00 $50.00 $1,695.70 $28.00 $200.00 $170.00 $95.00 $9,624.17 $41.86 $t00.00 $4,852.33 $11,236.44 $160.99 $804.59 $208.34 $999.00 $200.00 $149.90 $11.80 $781.69 $36,137.16 $18,228.50 $125.00 $50.00 $18,150.00 $2,212.00 $2,0oo.0o $264.90 $t55.6o $540.00 $216.00 $187.50 $177.94 $1,00o.00 $129.11 $204.0o $264.87 $135.37 $30.00 $46.72 $490.00 $68.00 $800.00 $1,149.75 $390.00 $15.00 $64.00 $31.00 $1,676.71 $320.00 $71.85 '$37.oo $3,412.63 $592.53 $5,389.89 $67.50 15-043 Motion by Greteman, seconded by Livingston to approve consent passed unanimously by RC vote. Phillips opened the public hearing at 6:08 p.m. concerning a proposed ordi- nance amending the Master Plan and rules, regulations and guidelines for the Echo Valley Community Planned Unit Development as contained in Ordinance No. 03-08. Eddleman reported that no written or oral comments were received. With no public comment, Phillips closed the public hearing at 6:09 p.m. Phillips opened the public hearing at 6:10 p.m. concerning approval of the pro- posed Urban Renewal Plan amendment. Eddleman reported that no written or oral comments were received. With no public comment, Phillips closed the pub- lic hearing at 6:10 p.m. Caleb Smith with McClure Engineering and Joe Pietruszynsky with Hubbell dis- cussed the Legacy storm water pond improvements with council and staff. Donald Seymour from FEH Associates presented recommendations for replac- ing the metal roofing system atthe library. Phillips opened the public hearing at 6:57 p.m. concerning the proposed resolu- tion vacating certain easements located at the Brownstones atThe Legacy, City of Norwalk, Iowa. Eddleman reported that no written or oral comments were received. With no public comment, Phillips closed the public hearing at 6:58 p.m. 1.5-044 Motion by Livingston, seconded by Greteman to adopt Reeolution 0402- 15-022 vacating certain easements located in the Brownstones at The Legacy, City of Norwalk, Iowa passed unanimously by RC vote. 15-045 Motion by Greteman, seconded by Livingston to adopt Resolution No. 0402-15-023 approving the execution of a sanitary sewer easement for the Northwest Area Trunk Sewer No. 4 project passed unanimously by RC vote. 15-046 Motion by Jackson, seconded by Isley to adopt Resolution No. 0402- 15-024 approving contract and bond for the improvements known as the Northwest AreaTrunk Sewer No. 4 project passed unanimously by RC vote. 15-047 Motion by Isley, seconded by Greteman to adopt Resolution 0402-15- 025 approving the purchase of a new pump forThe Legacy lift station, in an amount not to exceed $14,663.50 passed unanimously by RC vote. 15-048 Motion by Greteman, seconded by Livingston to adopt Resolution 0402- 15-026 authorizing and approving a loan agreement and providing for the issuance of a $172, 500 General Obligation Ambulance Acquisition Note passed unanimously by RC vote. 15-049 Motion by Livingston, seconded by Greteman to adopt Resolution 0402- 15-027 authorizing the expenditure of, not to exceed $9,240, from the Capi- tal Improvement Fund for Parks and Recreation to Iowa Cubs SportsTurf for Jox Boxes to be installed on six ball fields passed unanimously by RC vote. 15-050 Motion by Jackson, seconded by Greteman to adopt Resolution 0402- 15-028 approving expenditure not to exceed $6,280 to purchase additional Laserfiche licenses for the City passed unanimously by RC vote. 15-051 Motion by Jackson, seconded by Livingston to adopt Resolution 0402- 15-029 authorizing the Mayor and City Manager to execute a labor agree- merit with Teamsters, Local 238 representing Police for fiscal years 2015, 2016 and 2017 passed unanimously by RC vote. 15-052 Motion by Isley, seconded by Livingston to adopt Resolution 0402-15- 030 approving the Fourth Amended and Restated Intergovammental Agree- ment for the ownership and operation of a consolidated dispatch center for Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Services (Weatcom) passed unani- mously by RC vote. Jonathan Lund, Des Moines Fire Marshall and Captain With Norwalk Fire De- partment presented a proposed Memorandum Of Understanding regarding the Central Iowa Code Consortium. 15-053 Motion by Livingston, seconded by Greteman to pass the first, 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 Hous- ing Code requirements and fees passed unanimously by RC vote. 15-054 Motion by Greteman, seconded by Livingston to pass the first, of three, readings of the Ordinance amending the Cede of Ordinances of the City of Norwalk, Iowa, Chapter 177, updating Fire and EMS Fees passed unanimously by RC vote. 15-055 Motion by Isley, seconded by Greteman to pass the first, of three, read- ings of the Ordinance providing for a series of scheduled water rate and sewer rate edluatments, amending sections 92.02 (1),~99.02 (1), 92.02 (3), 177.01 (8), and 177.01 (11) of the Norwalk Municipal Code passed~unani- mously by RC vote. !5-056 Motion by Greteman, seconded by Isley to adjourn the meeting at 7:55 p.m. carried unanimously by voice vote. OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held before the Cumming City Council on the 27,0 day of April, 2015, at 7:00 P.M. at City Hall, 649 N. 44" Street, Cumming, Iowa. Said hearing is in regard to the following: Adoption of a new Comprehensive Plan and Land Use Map for the City of Cumming, Iowa A copy of the proposed Plan and Map is available for review at City Hall. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the City Clerk at (515) 981-9214. Anyone wishing to comment may either attend or submit written comments. Written comments may be submitted to City of Cumming, PO Box 100, Cumming, Iowa 50061 and should be received prior to the hearing to be considered. Rachelle Swisher, City Clerk/Treasurer OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT CONCERNING ClPA COMPLIANCE PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Board of Directors of the Norwalk Community School District will hold a public hearing regarding CIPA (Children's Internet Protection Act) compliance as described in Board Policy/Regulation #603.13 I nternet- Appropriate Use, to comply with the provisions of the Children's Internet Protection Act enacted by Congress in 2000, on Monday, April 27, 2015 at 6:00 P.M. in the Media Center of Norwalk High School located at 1201 North Avenue, Norwalk, Iowa Kate Baldwin Secretary, Board of Directors Norwalk Community School District AGENDA Concluded from p. 3 8. Consideration of ritorybuy-out. resolution to Urban Re- 11. Consideration of newal Plan Amendment proposed resolution ap- for the Norwalk Urban proving an equipment Renewal Area (Amend- sharing agreement. ment 15-01). 12. Consideration of 9. Consideration of pro- proposed resolution ap- posed resolution authoriz- proving the Rolling ing the City Manager to Greens Plat 5 preliminary implement and submit plat. Title VI programs and 13. Discussion and pos- documents to the Iowa sible consideration of a Department of Transporta- proposed resolution ap- tion(ADA), proving an agreement 10. Consideration of with Warren County for proposed resolution ap- G14 road project. proving,an agr66mdnt: ; 14;,Co |l qulries with Warren Water Dis- and staff updates. trict for customer and ter- 15. Adjournment. Tom Phillips, Mayor Jodi Eddleman, Deputy City Clerk In-Floor- Geothermal Heating "Insured & Certified" SALES - SERVICE - REPLACEMENT BATHROOM REMODEL Ackworth Garden Club The April meeting of the Ackworth Garden Club will be held Wednesday; April 22, at the Annett Nature Cen- ter. This is the day for their annual service project and cleanup at various locations in the county: Ackworth Church grounds, Indianola Dog Park, Pink Garden in Milo and the flower bed outside the Warren County Fairgrounds Horticultural building. This year they are also adding a location in Carlisle and will be planting i hostas in an area next to the Carlisle Library. The business meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. A sand- wich lunch will be provided and follows the meeting at approximately 12:30 p.m. with a program afterwards at 1 p.m. This month's program is Show/Share/Tell/Gar- den Swap. Guests are welcome. The website is www.ackworthgardendub.org. OFFICIAL PUBLICATION Department of Management Form S-A Publication NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NORWALK SCHOOL DISTRICT AMENDMENT OF CURRENT BUDGET FISCAL YEAR 2014/2015 )ate of Public Heating: April 27, 2015 Time of Public Hearing: 6:00 p.m. Location of Public Heating: Norwalk High School Media Center, 1201 North Avenue, Norwalk, Iowa The Board of Directors will conduct a public hearing at the above-noted time and place for the purpose of amending the current school budget by changing estimates of exponditures in the following areas by the following amounts: Area Instruction From To Reasons 19,171,407 rotal Support Services 8,139,964 Noninstructional Programs 1,110,346 rotal Other Expenditures4,203,380 19,171,407 10,000,000 1,250,000 10,596,627 No Chan~e Grants, Staff Development Food Costs, Personnel Bond Refinancings, Roof& Other Facilities Mak ]'his change in estimates of expanditures will be financed from increased receipts and balances not ~udgeted or considered in the current budget There will be no increase in taxes to be paid in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015. At the heating, any resident or taxpayer may present objections to, 3r arguments in favor of, any part of the proposed amendment. A detailed statement of additional receipts other than taxes, balances on hand at the close of the preceding fiscal year, and proposed .=xpenditures, both past and anticipated, will be available at the hearing. WC CONSERVATION BOARD AGENDA Thursday, April 23, 7 p.m. Annett Nature Center, 15565 118th Avenue, Indianola, Iowa i. Presentation of Draft Management Plan for Iowa Department of Transportation's Wetland Mitigation Site between Elk Horn Street and North River ii. Public input There will be no action taken by the Warren County Conservation Board at this meeting. This meeting is being held to present a preliminary management plan and re- ceive public input.