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Page Four N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, May 6, 2010 Graduating Wartburg College serfiors who have excelled academically re- ceived gold-colored honor cords from the dean of aca- demic affairs during the Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship Convocation TuesdaF April 13. Students who received dean's honor cords include Shawn Milliken, commu- nication arts major, com- munication design minor, son of Patrick and Kim- berly Milliken, Norwalk and Kristine Smith, music applied and elementary education majors, daugh- ter of Gordon and Denise Smith, Indianola. Graduating seniors who have earned the top 40 cumulative grade point averages by the end of the fall term prior to gradua- tion receive honor cords and are recognized at the annual Scholarship Con- vocation and Commence- ment. Students graduating in the previous December Commencement are in- cluded in this honor. ................................. The Wartburg College Castle Singers have been touring Minnesota, Wis- consin, Illiaois and Iowa. Under the direction of Dr. Jane Andrews, the 31- member group specializes in music ranging'from early swing and Latin-in- fluenced selections to a cappelia ballads and solos with rhythm section. In- cluded was Shawrt Milliken, senior, son of Patrick and Kimberly Milliken of Norwalk. A total of 22 Northwest- ern College students in Or- ange City gave presenta- tions at the Siouxland Re- search Conference, hosted by Northwestern on April 22. They were among sev- eral student presenters, majoring in psychology, social work and sociology, from area private liberal arts colleges. Laura Denekas, a junior social work major from Inwood and Mattie Mouw, a junior social work major from Norwalk gave a poster presentation on the Violence Against Women Act. Dr. Thomas Bouchard Jr., the retired director of the Minnesota Center for Twin and Adoption Re- search, was the conference's keynote speaker. More than 100 students attended. Northwestern College, a Christian college of more than 1,200 students, is rated a top-five Midwest- ern baccalaureate college by U.S. News & World Report magazine. Kurtis Redding, Norwalk, received the High Scholarship Award in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa I NEIGHBORHOOD NOTES I State University in Ames. undergraduate students percent of their college Tile award is given to who rank in the top two class ................................... Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Ankeny Campus Iowa Culinary Institute students, left to right, Brent Krapfl of West Des Moines, Stephanie Naylor of Newton, Brett Brando of Windsor Heights and Barbara Narber of Norwalk pose with checks for $1,000 they received for capturing first place in the Iowa Beef Industry Council's Intercollegiate Beef Culinary Contest. DMACC student Eli Rosenburg of Des Moines (not pictured) also was a member of the winning team. The DMACC students received first place in the Best Overall Beef Presentation and the Best Beef Dinner Entree categories in the contest sponsored by Reinhart Food Services and held at the Marriott in Coralville. The contest required the stu- dents to prepare a breakfast, lunch and dinner using top sirloin steak. The DMACC students prepared steak and eggs benedict for breakfast; a bleu cheese steak sand- wich with steak fries for lunch and a surf and turf consisting of a sirloin steak with chimichurri sauce, jumbo prawns and garlic horseradish mashed potatoes for dinner. For winning the competition, each of the five DMACC students re- ceived $100 cash with the remaining $500 going to DMACC to be used for student scholarships. Photo submitted NORWALK LIONS CLUB Concluded from p.3 Norwalk 3-$300 Senior Course Lions are hosting a Scholarships will be tournament. Contact Jim awar t l/Mvn loyI JuneCain for further informa- l4, at Copper Creek Golf tion. Service Project: Walk Angel Food Ministries Quality Food At Half the Price! (an quarry) Through Crossroads Church Norwalk www.2thecrossroads.com 515-287-8580 and Knock (Norwalk Food Pantry) will be held in J~; J~[ly ~rd i~ffle//~inso/ Fireworks Display {at dusk); July 3rd Norwalk Parks and Rec and Norwalk Lions Club will host "The Des Moines Community Band" at the McAninch facility ORDER BEFORE MAY 10th! May Delivery 10 To place your order, call JACK LANE 981-4273 Za-Ga-Zig Shrine Fundraiser 1122 Main St., Ste 5 * 515-991-1901 1! Buy TWO Gift Certificates valued at $60 or more EACH and receive a FREE 30-minute massage. Purchase at the Old Country Cellar during their final closing days Thurs., May 6 - Sat., May 8 or now may also be purchased at Scott's Foods, 1120 Sunset Dr., Norwalk. massagebymisty.com Agenda Regular City Council Meeting Norwalk Easter Public Library Thursday, May 6, 2010 6 p.m. This is a tentative agenda only, which is subject to change. The final City Council agenda will be posted at least 24 hours prior to commencement of the meeting. The agenda will be posted at the Norwalk City Hall. I. Call to order at 6:00 P.M. - Roll Call of Members II. Approval of Agenda III. Approval of Minutes - April 15, 2010 Regular Council Meeting IV. Mayor - Welcome of Guests and Public Comment, 3 minute limit, no action V. Consent Agenda A. Tax Abatements B. Approval of Expenditures C. Proclamation designating May 8, 2010 as Na- tional Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive day D. Proclamation designating May 9 - 15, 2010 as National Police Week E. Appointment to the Utility Advisory Com- mission F. Street Closure - RuNorwalk May 8, 2010 G. Appointment to the Library Board of Trust- ees H. Contribution to the Bike Safety Event VI. Ordinances, Resolutions and Hearings A. Public Hearing and consideration of first reading of a proposed Ordinance adopting the 2010 update of the City of Norwalk Municipal Code B. Consideration and first reading of proposed Ordinance amending the City of Norwalk Municipal Code by amending Chapter 17.40 provisions pertain- ing to the surfacing requirements of off-street parking and loading C. Resolution establishing a Public Hearing date for WRA Annexation D. Resolution establishing a Public Hearing date for Public Works Facility Annexation E. Resolution establishing a Public Hearing date to approve a proposed Vacation of Public Right of Way F. Resolution approving the amendment of the Comprehensive Plan - land use plan map G. Resolution approving proposed amend- ments to the 28E agreement with the Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization H. Consideration and first readin~ of a pro- posed Ordinance amending the City of Norwalk Mu- nicipal Code to increase sanitary sewer rates I. Consideration and first reading of a proposed Ordinance amending the City of Norwalk Municipal Code to increase water rates VII. Current Business A. Approval of the proposed City of Norwalk Personnel Manual (Tabled 4/15/10) B. Approval of a City of Norwalk Vehicle Use Policy (Tabled 4/15/10) C. Discussion of Chapter 159 of the City of Norwalk Municipal Co.de pertaining to open burning D. Approval of fire/emergency medical services contract between the City of Norwalk and the City of Spring Hill E. Consideration of a 2010 USDOJ COPS hiring grant " VIII. Reports Mayor; Council members-Murillo, Putbrese, Curtis, Delker, Leto; City Administrator; Department Heads-Development Services Director, Public Works Director, City Clerk, Police Chief, Fire Chief, Library Director, Parks & Recreation Director IX. Closed Session - Personnel matters X. Closed Session - Potential bargaining options XI. Adjournment COMMITTED TO OUR AFEMC, CUSTOMERS AND Ins a Ke our COMMUNITY. www, emcinsurance.corn