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Page Six N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, April 18, 2013 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION CITY OF CUMMING Regular Council Meeting 3/25/2013 To be Approved at 4/8/2013 Meeting The Regular City Council Meeting of the City of Cumming was held at Cumming City Hall 649 N. 44t" St. on Monday, March 25, 2013. The Meeting was called to Order at 7:00 P.M. by Mayor Tom Becker. Present at Roll Call: Dave Chelsvig, Ed Harkin, Anita Enos,'Jean Lare. Absent: Peggy Koch. Motion made by Lare, Seconded by Harkin to Approve the Agenda. Approved 4-0. Public Comment Michael Hofland and Paul Richards regarding Apple Creek plats 1 & 2 and sewer access Consent Items Motion made by Harkin, Seconded by Chelsvig to approve Consent Items: 03/ 11/13 Council Meeting Minutes, 3/19t13 Planning & Zoning Meeting Minutes, December 2012 Warren Co Sheriff Report, 3/21/13 Accts Payable Acct Ledger. Approved 4-0. Expenditures: Century Link Phone/Internet 163.81 City of Des Moines WRA/WRF Sewer Payments 1,034.21 Clerk Wages 2/25/13-3/10/13 729.64 Des Moines Register Media Publishing Expense 48.00 Iowa One Call Line Location 21.60 Isley Enterprises ~ Snow Removal 3,783.75 MidAmerican Energy Service~ 541 70 N/Warren Town News Publishing 20.30 Secretary of State Notary Public Fee 30.00 Skinner Law Office PC February 2013 1,249.62 Total $7,622.63 Reports: Park & Rec: May 5" is slated for the spring event from 1-3 pm. New equipment for the park will be ordered at the next meeting. Action Items A. Motion made by Lare, Seconded by Harkin to approve the Second Read- ing of Ordinance 2013.01 - An Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Cumming, iowa by Amending Provisions Pertaining to Chapter 136 of the Code of Ordinances, Cumming, Iowa Sidewalk Regulations. Approved 4- 0. B, Mowing bids were discussed, then a Motion was made by Enos, Sec- onded by Lare to approve Resolution 2013-15 Approving and Authorizing Ex- ecution of an Agreement for Mowing of Public Lands for the City of Cumming with Ford Lawn and Paint. Approved 4-0. C. Motion by Enos, Seconded by Chelsvig to approve Resolution 2013-16 Disposal of Public Property. Approved 4-0. D. Motion by Harkin, Seconded by Enos to approve Sprint adding new an- tennas/removing old antennas on the water tower. Approved 4-0. E. Bid on new stairs and deck maintenance was tabled until next meeting. F. Bid on drainage was tabled until next meeting. G. Motion by Enos, Seconded by Lare to approve Clerk's attendance at Iowa Spring User Group meeting. Approved 4-0. H. Motion by Chelsvig, Seconded by Enos to approve purchasing 200 koozies from Park and Rec for the Commercial Real Estate Trends Breakfast on 4/10/13. Approved 4-0. I. Discussion took place on the alley running east(west between N. 43'd and 44= atWagnerlOIlinger/Sweeney property.Tom Becker wiU address the problem with the homeowners. J. Motion by Enos, Seconded by Cheisvig to table recommendation from Planning and Zoning to update the Cumming Code of Ordinances 157.03 to be consistent with the language of Statewide Urban Desi~]n and Specifications (SUDAS). until further clarification can be obtained. Approved 4-0. Discussion Items Sewer access for Apple Creek plats 1,2 & 3 was discussed. The Clerk will contact the City Engineer to set up a meeting with the land owners and the City Attorney to discuss the specifics of having the sewer put in by the City, but reim- bursed by the land owners. The Garbage/Recycling Request for Proposal (RFP) was discussed. The Mayor appointed Dave Chelsvig, Anita Enos and the Clerk to the com- mittee to review the garbage/recycling bids and excess water capacity bids. A member from Park and Recreation and Planning and Zoning will also be in- cluded on the committee. At least 3 bids will be obtained to redo the floors in city hall. Ads will be placed in the Norwalk paper for upcoming vacancies on the Park & Rec Board and Planning and Zoning. Males are needed for both boards due to gender balance laws. Informational Items The casino referendum in Warren County will be on May 7th. A town hall ~'--,~b th open house wm take place on March 28 from 5-8 pm at The Wnght Place m Norwalk. Ed Harkin will look into getting bids from Steffes Construction for road re- pair and from Gary Wiedmann for the drainage issue UPCOMING CITY COUNCIL MEETING: April 8, 2013, 7:00 pm at City Hall Motion made by Enos, Seconded by Lare to Adjourn at 8:02 pm. Approved 4-0. Tom Becket, Mayor; Rachelle Swisher, City Clerk &Treasurer OFFICIAL PUBLICATION Public Notice: The City of Norwalk, a Municipal Separate Storm Water Sewer System (MS4) permit holder, will hold a Storm water Pollution Prevention Workshop on April 30, 2013 at 6:00 RM. at the Norwalk City Hall Council Chambers, 705 North Avenue, Norwalk, Iowa. This workshop is for the education of Developers, Builders, Consultants and Residents concerning ways in which Developments & Construction sites may be designed to improve water quality. For further information contact: Alan Waugh Phone: (515) 981-0228 Ext. 224 alanw @ norwalk.iowa.gov OFFICIAL PUBLICATION REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING 4-04-13 The Regular City Council Meeting of the Norwalk City Council was held at the Norwalk City Hall, 705 North Avenue, on Thursday, April 4, 2013. The meeting was called to order at 6:30 P.M. by Mayor Doug Pierce. Those. present at roll call were Dave Murillo, Mike Leto, Jamie Sylvester and Eric Delker. Absent: Frank Curtis. 13-061 Motion by Murillo and seconded by Delker to approve the Agenda. Motion carried unanimously, Greenfield township trustee, Galen Bedwell, is interested in Norwalk Fire De- partment covering a portion of the Township. North Warren Fire is the current fire department for all of Greenfield Township. Lori Atkinson, 1919 Merle Huff, expressed concerns that city residents would be paying more for FirelEMS ser- vices then rural township residents. Greenfield township trustee chairman, Skip Phillips, stated not all township residents want to change from the current cover- age. 13-062 Motion by Delker and seconded by Sylvester to approve the Minutes of the March 7,2013 Regular Council meeting. Motion carried unanimously. The mayor welcomed those guests present. The public portion of the meeting was opened. City Attorney, Jim Dougherty, informed those in attendance that the Council and City staff do not answer questions or take action on any topics during this portion of the Agenda. Approximately 30 citizens comprised of Norwalk residents, primarily from the Lakewood and Cumming annexed areas, along with Warren County residents and interested parties from outside of the area, spoke at this time inforrfiing the City Council they do not support the idea of a casino being constructed in Norwalk. City Manager, Marketa Oliver, reminded the room about the City's Community Chats that are held the second Saturday of each month as public forum opportu- nities to discuss With staff and councilors. The business portion of the meeting was opened: The Consent Agenda includes tax abatement applications; liquor license re- newals for Villagio's, Tacos Andreas and Cal's; proclamations for NALC food drive and Pay it Forward Day; monthly department head reports and expendi- tures: BETHANIE LAFFERTY CLASS $535.33 BOBS CUSTOM TROPHIES NAME PLATE $15.65 CARPENTER UNIFORM UNIFORM ALLOW $1,221.19 CITY LAUNDERING CO BLDG MAINT $78.83 HOLMES CHEVROLET VEHICLE MAINT $3.45 INDOFF INC SUPPLIES $723.76 IOWA CODIFICATION INC MARCH 13 SUPPLEMENT $997.50 IOWA WINDOW SERVICE BLDG MAINT $80.00 JACKIE NIEMEYER REFUND $20.00 JASON COLLINS CLASS $325.85 KUHL, EDDIE REIMBURSEMENT $tl.52 LANDS END BUSINESS OUTFITTERS CLOTHING ALLOW 115 $168.75 LEGACY GOLF CLUB PAYMENT FOR SERV $339.00 MARY JANE SHARP CLASS $1,217 65 MCLAUGHLIN INTERNATIIONAL SUPPLIES $1,577.05 MEDIACOM TELECOM $108.40 METRO WASTE AUTHORITY MWA $230.00 MIDWEST K-9 DETECTION & CO TRAINING $60.00 NORTH WARREN~ & COUNTY PUBLICATIONS 3/7/13 $80.60 NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOLS IOWA ONE CALL $51.30 PAPER FREE TECHNOLOGY, INC FEES FOR SERVICE $1,000.00 SOUTHTOWN REPAIR P125 $181.13 SPRINGER PES]" SOLUTIONS BLDG MAINT $68.00 TASER INTERNATIONAL SUPPLIES $38.95 TERMINIX INTERNATIONAL BLDG MAINTENANCE $398.00 GRAND TOTAL $9,531,91 13-063 Motion by Leto and seconded by Muri,o to approve the Consent Agenda. Motion carried unanimously. 13-064 Motion by Sylvester and seconded by Murillo to pass a proposed Ordi- nance amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Norwalk, Iowa, 2008 making changes to the Community Development fees. (second of three read- ings) Approved 4-0. Ayes: Murillo, Leto, Sylvester and Delker. Nayes: none. 13-065 Motion by Leto and seconded by Sylvester to pass a proposed Ordi- nance amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Norwalk, low'a, 2008, Chapter 136, pertaining to removal of snow, ice and accumulations from public sidewalks (second of three readings) Approved 4-0. Ayes: Mudllo, Leto, Sylvester and Delker. Nayes: none. 13-066 Motion by Sylvester and seconded by Delker to pass a proposed Ordi- nance amending Chapter 177 of the Cede of Ordinances of the City of Norwalk, Iowa, 2008 making changes to the EMS fees. (first of three read- ings) Approved 4-0. Ayes: Murillo, Leto, Sylvester and Delker. Nayes: none. 13-067 Motion by Murille and seconded by Delker to pass a proposed Ordi- nance amending theCode of Ordinances of the City of Norwalk, Iowa, 2008, by amending Chapter 177 pertaining to Building Department Permit fees. (first of three readings) Approved 4-0. Ayes: Murillo, Leto, Sylvester and Delker. Nayes: none. 13-068 Motion by Delker and seconded by Murillo to adopt a Resolution ap- proving the Preliminary Plat for the Legacy Circle Villas (Resolution No. 0404-13-022) Approved 4-0. Ayes: Murille, Leto, Sylvester and Detker. Nayes: none. 13-069 Motion by Delker and seconded by Leto to adjourn the meeting. Mo- tion carried unanimously. Doug Pierce, Mayor Jeff Rosien, City Clerk/Finance Officer OFFICIAL PUBLICATION THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR WARREN COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF Probate No. ESPR 020117 THE ESTATE OF NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT Karen Kay Sleran, OF ADMINISTRATOR Deceased. AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Karen Kay Sieren, Deceased, who died on or about February 10, 2013: You are hereby notified that on the 12th day of March, 2013, the undersigned was appointed administrator of the estate. Notice Is hereby given that all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against the estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months from the seconO publication of this notice or one month from the date of the mailing of ttds notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred. Dated this 14th day of March, 2013. Is/Boone James Slersn Administrator of the Estate 4116 SE 10th SL, Des Molnes, IA 50315 James S. Dougherty, IClS PIN Number. AT0002101 Attomey for the Administrator 801 North Ave PO Box 278, Norwalk, IA 50211 Date of second publcation 25th day of April, 2013. Probate Code Section 230 IN OFFICIAL PUBLICATION THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR WARREN COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF Probate No. ESPR 19994 THE ESTATE OF NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, EVELYN M. ENGLER, APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, DOB: 5/28/1921 AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS Deceased. To NI Persons Interested In the Estate of EVELYN M. ENGLER, Deceased, who died on or about May 9, 2012: You are hereby notified that on the 3rd day of July, 2012, the Last Will and Testament of EVELYN M. ENGLER, deceased, bearing date of the 11th day of September, 1991,* was admitted to probate in the above named Court and that DANIEL B. ENGLER & REBECCA R. WEBB were appointed Co-Executors of the estate. Any action to set aside the Will must be brought in the District Court of said county within the later to occur of four months from the date of the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice to all heirs of the decedent and devise(,; under the will whose identities are reasonably ascertainable, or thereafter be forever barred. Notice Is further given that all parsons indebted to the estate are requested to make Immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against the estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duty authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months from the second publication of Uds notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice (unless cther~se allowed or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred. 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