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Page Six N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, May 31, 2012 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING 5-17-12 The Regular City Council Meeting of the Norwalk City Council was held at the Norwalk City Hall, 705 North Avenue, on Thursday, May 17, 2012. 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, Eric Delker and Frank Curtis. Absent: None 12-124 Motion by Delker and seconded by Leto to approve the Agenda. Ap- proved 5-0. Ayes: Murillo, Leto, Sylvester, Delker and Curtis. Nayes: none. 12-125 Motion by Sylvester and seconded by Leto to approve the Minutes of the May 3, 2012 Regular Council meeting and the May 5, 2012 Special Council meeting. Approved 5-0. Ayes: MurUlo, Leto, Sylvester, Delker and Curtis. Nayes: none. The mayor welcomed those guests present. The public portion of the meeting was opened. Sally Moyer, 515 Snyder Avenue, requests permission for residen- tial chickens, application to be added to the 6-7-12 Agenda. The business por- tion of the meeting was opened. 12-126 Motion by Delker and seconded by Curtis to approve mission and an- nual funding not to exceed $5000 for the City of Norwalk Wellness Commit- tee. Council requested updates on the committee's progress. Approved 5- 0. Ayes: Murillo, Leto, Sylvester, Delker and Curtis. Nayes: none. The Consent Agenda includes tax abatements; liquor license renewal for Coun- tryside Golf Course and expenditures: 3D EROSION CONTROL A TO Z RENTAL ACME TOOLS BARKER IMPLEMENT BEDWELL GARDENS BOBS CUSTOM TROPHIES BRIMEYER FURSMAN LLC CAPITAL SANITARY SUP CARPENTER UNIFORM CHEMSEARCH CHRIS JABBEN CITY BRAKE & IMPORT CITY LAUNDERING CO CLARK GLASS CLEAN CUT TREE SERVI CNM OUTDOOR EQUIPMEN DATAMAXX APPLIED TEC DEERFIELD SEMINARS I DES MOINES REGISTER DES MOINES STAMP MFG DES MOINES WATER won DOUG RICHARDSON DOWNEY TIRE ECHO VALLEY COUNTRY FASTENAL FERGUSON WATERWORKS FERNO  L,; ,: ;:. FIRE SERVICE TRAININ FOTH INFRASTRUCTURE G & L CLOTHING GE CAPITAL GRIMES ASPHALT AND P HALLETT MATERIALS HARVEY'S AUTOMOTIVE HOLMES CHEVROLET HRGREEN 3D EROSION CONTROL $1,461.40 BLDG MAINTENANCE $36.71 EQUIPMENT $303.31 VEHICLE REPAIR $312.93 TREES GRANT $2,303.44 MAGNETIC NAME BADGE $21.50 RECRUITMENT SERVICES $5,400.00 SUPPLIES $219.90 UNIFORM ALLOW $1,214.56 SUPPLIES $237.54 REIMBURSEMENT $54.00 MAINTENANCE $317.96 BLDG MAINTENANCE $73.75 BLDG MAINT $2,100.00 CLEANUP $425.00 EQUIPMENT $28.00 OPERATIONAL REPAIR $1,123.60 EDUCATION TRAINING $338.00 UTILITY CLERK AD $80.00 STAMP $42.20 DMVN $24,072.98 REIMBURSEMENT $40.00 JAC MOWER $158.00 CITYMANAGER SEARCH $607.63 SUPPLIES $83.35 EQUIPMENT $1,799.57 ' EDUffRAINING $600.00 MTG CONF $40.00 FIBER OPTIC $3,633.90 CLOTHING ALLOW # 304 $571.52 LEASE $520.00 COLD MIX $427.52 SUPPLIES $2,710.02 PARTS/SUPPLIES $468.40 REPAIR #29 $8.22 SEWER REHAB $920.75 ICING ON THE CAKE  i  ;C!TYANAER EARCH,  , ,. ,$37,50 ILLINOIS FIRE STORE EQUIPMENT $3,420.00 INDOFF INC IOWA HEALTH SYSTEM IOWA METHODIST MEDIC IOWA SIGNAL & ELECTR JEFF ROSIEN JESTER INSURANCE SEn KATIE WARFIELD KELTEK INCORPORATED KIM WETZEL KOCH BROTHERS KRISTI EDWARDS  ; KUHL, EDDIE LANDS END BUSINESS O LIVING MAGAZINE MATHESON LINWELD MEDIACOM METRO WASTE AUTHORIT MIDWEST AUTOMATIC FI MILLER, MARK W MOULDER AND ASSOCIAT MUNICIPAL EMERGENCY MUNICIPAL SUPPLY NEXTEL PARTNERS NORTH WARREN TOWN & NORWALK FAMILY PHYSI NORWALK READY MIXED PEPSI-COLA GEN. BOTT PITNEY BOWES PLAYPOWER LT PROGRESSIVE MEDICAL PURCHASE POWER REYNOLDS FEED SERVIC SAMS CLUB SCOTTS FOODS SHRED IT SPRINGER PEST SOLUTI ST LUKES DRUG AND AL STRATEGIC AMERICA TERMINIX INTERNATION TIGER DIRECT INC TREASURER, CITY HALL TRUGREEN CHEMLAWN TYLER TECHNOLOGIES URBAN ENVIRONMENTAL VERIZON WIRELESS WARREN COUNTY FiRF_./E WASTE MANAGEMENT OF GRAND TOTAL OFFICE SUPPLIES $245.01 HEARING TESTS $242.80 PHYSICAL $36.00 HWY 28 CHERRY $483.38 REIMBURSE $95.81 INSURANCE PREM $1,300:00 REFUND $20.00 EQUIPMENT $19,862.50 REFUND $20.00 SUPPLIES $527.61 REFUND $150.50 REIMBURSEMENT $37.52 CLOTHING ALLOWANCE $445.26 DISPLAY NORWALK $900.00 SUPPLIES $352.78 TELECOM $139.95 COLLECTION $8,863.99 BLGD MAINT $5.43 REIMBURSE DC TRIP $77.52 CONSULTANT FEES $7,500.00 EQUIPMENT $422.84 SUPPLIES $734.00 TELECOM $192.47 PUBLICATIONS $179.37 PHYSICALS $308.00 LIMESTONE $3,840.50 CONCESSIONS $456.72 POSTAGE SUPPLIES $200.97 SUPPLIES $197.34 SUPPLIES $3,398.37 POSTAGE $582.77 DRUG DOG $55.35 SUPPLIES $707.14 SUPPLIES $489.48 BLDG MAINT $57.27 BLDG MAINT $68.00" TESTING $37.00 MEDIA INVOICE $2,084.41 BLDG MAINT $60:00 EQUIPMENT $1,394.51 CIP $70,947.50 BLDG MAINT $323.30 WESITE SUPPORT $330.00 MEMBERSHIP $1,000.00 TELECOM $2,271.76 DUES $30.00 WASTE MANAGEMENT OF IA $24,8.58.57 $218,306.95 12-127 Motion by Delker and seconded by Murillo to approve the Consent Agenda. Approved 5-0. Ayes: Mudllo, Leto, Syivester, Delker and Curtis. Nayes: none. 12-128 Motion by Delker and seconded by Leto to pass proposed Ordinance emending the Norwalk Municipal Code providing for parking restrictions in and for the City of Norwalk, Iowa, (third readina) Approved 5-0. Ayes: Murillo, Leto, Sylvester, Delker and Curtis. Nayes: none. (Ordinance #12-06) 12-129 Motion by Curtis and seconded by Leto to remove from table a pro- posed Resolution approving the Preliminary Plat of Orchard Trail plats 3 and 4 until May 3, 2012. Approved 5-0. Ayes: Murillo, Leto, Sylvester, Delker and Curtis. Nayes: none. 12-130 Motion by Curtis and seconded by Leto to approve a Resolution ap- proving the Preliminary Plat of OrchardTreil plats 3 and 4, including a pro- vision requiring seven foot side yard set backs. Approved 3-2. Ayes: Murillo, Leto and Curtis. Nayes: Sylvester and Delker. (Resolution No. 0517-12-29) 12-131 Motion by Leto and seconded by Delker to remove from table a pro- posed Resolution approving repairs at the Public Safety Complex. Ap- proved 5-0. Ayes: Murillo, Leto, Syivester, Delker and Curtis. Nayes: none. Approval of proposed Resolution failed for lack of a motion from council mem- bers. 12-132 Motion by Leto and seconded by Murillo to approve a Resolution adopt- ing and approving tax compliance procedures relating to tax exempt bends. Approved 5-0. Ayes: Murillo, Leto, Sylvester, Delker and Curtis. Nayes: none. (Resolution No. 0503-12-30) 12-133 Motion by Delker and seconded by Leto to approve employment sepa- ration agreement for current City Administrator, Mark Miller. Approved 5-0. Ayes: Murillo, Leto, Sylvester, Delker and Curtis. Nayes: none. 12-134 Motion by Sylvester and seconded by Murillo to table approval of pro- posal from McClure Engineering concerning the drainage issue on the 500 block of Beardsley and requested staff to pursue solutions that will re- solve the problem permanently. Approved 5-0. Ayes: Murillo, Leto, Sylvester, Delker and Curtis. Nayes: none. The next item on the Agenda is discussion of the purchase of laptops for elected officials. City staff to bring proposal back to Council for consideration. 12-135 Motion by Leto and seconded by Delker to approve lease agreement between the City of Norwalk and the Norwalk Cemetery Association; Ap- proved 5-0. Ayes: Murillo, Leto, Sylvester, Delker and Curtis. Nayes: None. The next item on the Agenda is Closed Session to discuss the selection for the position of City Manager. Discussion was held in open session. Special meet- ing will be held at City Hall on Monday, May 21,2012 at 6:30 concerning the City Manager candidate selection process. 12-136 Motion by Leto and seconded by MurUlo to adjourn the meeting. Ap- proved 5-0, Ayes: Murillo, Leto, Syivester, Delker and Curtis. Nayes: none. Doug Pierce, Mayor Jeff Rosien, City Clerk OFFICIAL PUBLICATION SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING 5-21-12 The Special City Council Meeting of the Norwalk City Council was held at the Norwalk City Hall, 705 North Avenue, on Monday, May 21,2012. The meeting was called to order at 6:30 P.M. by Mayor Doug Pierce. Those present at roll call were Mike Leto, Jamie Syivester, Eric Delker and Frank Curtis. Absent: Dave Murillo. 12-137 Motion by Curtis and seconded by Syivester to approve the Agenda. Approved 4-0. Ayes: Leto, Sylvester, Delker and Curtis. Nayes: Murillo. Dick Schrad from the recruitment firm of Brinmeyer Fursman was present for the consideration of the remaining 8 semi-finalists that were selected for the position of City of Norwalk City Manager. Council members discussed and agreed on 4 finalists to be interviewed locally on June 8 th and 9 *h, 2012. Mayor Pierce adjourned the meeting. Doug Pierce, Mayor Jeff Rosien, City Clerk OFFICIAL PUBLICATION ORDINANCE NO. 12-6 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE NORWALK MUNICIPAL CODE PROVIDING FOR PARKING RESTRICTIONS IN AND FORTHE CITY OF NORWALK, IOWA NOW, THEREFORE, be it ordained by the City Council, City of Norwalk, Iowa. Sion 1. Pr_. The purpose of this ordinance is to revise provisions concerning parking in the City of Norwalk, Iowa, by amending Section 69.06, Norwalk Code relating to hazardous locations and fire lanes and adding a new Section 69.13 providing for special parking restrictions for public events. Secti hE2. ,tion 69.06 (12) amended. Section 69.06(12) is hereby amended to the following; Hazardous Locations. When, because of restricted visibility or when standing or parked vehicles would constitute a hazard to moving traffic, or when other traffic conditions require, the Council may cause curbs to be painted with a yellow or red color and/or erect an official sign. Seion 3. . A new Section 69.06 (17) is hereby created specifi- cally prohibiting parking within a fire lane as follows; 17. Fire Lane. No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle in a fire lane as provided herein. A. Fire Lanes Established: The fire chief may designate fire lanes on any private road, parking area or ddveway where deemed necessary to assure ac- cess to property or premises by authorized emergency vehicles. B. Signs And Markings: Wherever a fire lane has been designated, the po- lice chief shall cause appropriate signs and markings to be placed identifying such fire lanes and ttle parking prohibition established by this section. Appropri- ate signs and markings may include painted yellow or red curbs and/or the erec- tion of an official sign, C. Exception:The provisions of this section do not apply to authorized emer- gency vehicles. / Slon 4. Other Designated Locations. A new Section 69.06 (18) is hereby created specifically prohibiting parking where otherwise designated as follows; 18. At any place where official signs prohibit stopping or parking. Seion 5. SPecial Parking Restrictions for Public events. A new Section 69.13 is hereby created in the Norwalk Code providing for parking restrictions upon public roads at intermittent times to accommodate increased traffic flows arising from public or other events which produce large amounts of traffic flow for limited time as follows; Section 69.13 Special Parking Restrictions for Public Events. No one shall stop, stand or park a vehicle in area that has been designated as a special restricted parking area and that has been marked accordingly with an official no parking sign. The following street shall contain a special restricted parking area: The West side of Cherry Street between North Avenue and Elm Avenue.. Sen 6. Re_.e.pealer. This ordinance will repeal all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance. Section 7. Severabilitv Clause. If any section, provision or part of this ordi- nance shall be adjudged to be invalid or unconstitutional, such adjudication shall not affect the validity of the ordinance as a whole or any section, provision or part thereof not adjudged invalid or unconstitutional. Stion 8. When Effective. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect upon May 31,2012. Passed and approved this IT h day of May, 2012. Mayor Attest: City Clerk Published on May 31,2012. OFFICIAL PUBLICATION ORDINANCE NO. 12-5 AN ORDINANCE AMENDINGTHE MASTER PLAN AND RULES, REGULATIONS AND GUIDELINES FOR THE ORCHARD HILLS PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT AS CONTAINED IN ORDINANCE NO. 04-05 Sections: Section 1. Purpose Section 2. Amendment Section 3. Amendment Section 4. Changes Section 5. Repealer Section 6. When Effective Be it ordained by the City Council or the City of Norwalk, Iowa: SECTION 1. PURPOSE. The purpose of this Ordinance is to amend specific requirements and specifications contained in Ordinance No. 04-05 relating to the Master Plan for the Orchard Hills Planned Unit Development (PUD) and its associated rules, regulations and guidelines for its development. All pursuant to Section 17.10.170 of the Norwalk Municipal Code of Ordinances. SECTION 2. AMENDMENT. Section twelve (12) is hereby deleted in its entirety and the following adopted in lieu thereof: 12. BICYCLE/PEDESTRIAN PATHWAY. An eight (8) foot wide pathway shall be constructed by the developer and dedicated to the City extending from the east border of the project property line along the south side of North Avenue extending westward to Orchard Hills Drive and then southward along Omhard Hills Drive to the south property line as shown on the Master Plan. A six (6) foot wide walk will be constructed at the time of residential construction along the east side of Sycamore Drive to Orchard Hills Drive. The developer shall execute the necessary documentation, as required by the City, to create a lien on parcels abutting the pathway until construction is complete. SECTION 3. AMENDMENT. Section six (6) is hereby deleted in its entirety and the following adopted in lieu thereof: SECTION 6. LAND USE DESIGN CRITERIA. In addition to the General Conditions set forth within Section 5 herein, the following land use design crite- ria shall apply to each development area designated by parcel on the Master Plan. The Master Plan document, which is made a part of this Ordinance per Section 4 of this Ordinance, delineates two divisions and 9 parcels of the PUD, each denoted with a specific parcel number. The parcels hereinafter referred to as "Parcels" are identified for application of specific standards for land use and the development regulatns. Interconnecting all the parcels and integrating within them are streets, pedestrian walkways/bikeways. Each parcel will be designed, submitted, and then evaluated by the Planning and Zoning Commission and City Council to bdng a continuity of the total PUD in design characteristics, sepa- ration and transition of land uses, and flow of traffic and pedestrians. P/dCBL I L/O UOIIk  EA/ORES #OF Ulfff i)Elemf OU/AI Parc X & Pam Nehbodod Pa-s 5.9 W Z24 Parc Z  Fmay 4 du/acm 69,18 274 3.96 R-1(60) R-l('m) Pcel Y S;ee Famly 4 du/ecce 25.2q Rese R-1(70) I BULK REeUI.AONS I.U II I  Fr elN Parc X & Pace Neeomood Pelts w Parc Z S, Family Resk R-I (60) 7,50O 12 0 R-1 (70) .... 7  55 12 ParCet Y *" 70 " 5 10 30 **PARCEL Y: Parcel Y is designated as a Single Family Residential R-1(70) zoning distdct with bulk regulations as follows: All front yard setbacks along Sycamore Drive and Orchard Hills Drive shall be thirty (30) feet. All lots on Orchard Trail, Braeburn Dnve, Courtland Drive, Cortland Circle and Valencia Court shall have a front yard setback of twenty-five (25) feet. Residential homes constructed in Parcel Y shall be allowed a five (5) feet minimum side yard set- back on both sides however, there shall not be allowed any cantilever or other structure attached to the principal structure over the prescribed setback of more than twelve (12) inches. This includes any and all chimneys, air conditioning units, roof overhangs, cornices, decks and porches. SECTION 4. CHANGES. That all zoning ordinances, amendments and official zoning maps relative hereto are hereby directed changed and amended to re- flect the amendments heretofore referred to. SECTION 5. REPEALER. If any section, provision or part of this ordinance shall be adjudged invalid or unconstitutional, such adjudication shall not affect the validity of the ordinance as a whole or any section, provision or part thereof not adjudged invalid or unconstitutional. SECTION 6. WHEN EFFECTIVE. This ordinance shall be in effect from and after its final passage, approval and publication as provided by law. Passed by the Council the 3 'd day of May, 2012, and approved this 3 " day of May, 2012. Doug Pieme - Mayor ATTEST: Jeff Rosien - City Clerk I certify that the foregoing was published as Ordinance No. 12-5 on the 31st day of May, 2012. Jeff Rosien - City Clerk OEMC. 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