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Page Eight N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, June 3, 2010 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Concluded from p.6 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING 5/20/10 of each year. The RuNorwalk is in its eleventh year and is one of the major events the chamber provides the com- munity of Norwalk. Individuals from across the state register and participate in the ://run and walk. See this year's run results at. www.norwalkchamber.org Another event the chamber provides for its members and the community is the July 4th Party Before the Works. This year's Party Before the Works will be held at Kelly Cortum's business location at 340 Wright Road, Friday, July 2. The current President of the chamber, Ed Kuhl stated "The Norwalk Area Chamber of Commerce is a strong, vibrant organization, very much at the center of the com- munity and area economic development. Our service projects range from promoting the planning and devel- opment of the Southeast Area Connector, to local events that showcase our community and promote our area businesses. I encourage businesses and individuals to join our Chamber and get involved in shaping the future for your business and community. Contributing time and talent to your community while working with good friends and neighbors is always a rewarding experience. We live in a time of change and I urge businesses and individu- als to get involved by joining our Chamber, seizing the opportunity and helping us to shape that change," To reach the NACC, call 515-981-0619 or go to www.N orwalkChamber@msn.com. The Chamber moved to a new location, 1039 Sunset Dr., June I and will be sharing office space with Darwin Smith Realty. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 nning= ild ment Your ehild m home way from home[ Now enrolling children 6 weeks to 5 years. North 91 '1-929..K SCHOOL AND SPORTS PAGES SPONSORED BY: The Regular City Council Meeting of the Norwalk City Council was held at the Norwalk Easter Public Library, 1051 North Avenue, on Thursday, May 20, 2010. The meeting was called to order at 6:00 P.M. by Mayor Doug Pierce. Those present at roll call were Dave Murillo, John Putbrese, Frank Curtis, Eric Delker and Mike Leto. 10-127 Motion by Curtis and seconded by Leto to approve the Agenda. Ap- proved 5-0. Ayes: Murillo, Putbrese, Curtis, Delker and Leto. Nayes: none. 10-128 Motion by Delker and seconded by Murillo to approve the Minutes of the May 6, 2010 Regular Council meeting. Approved 5-0. Ayes: Murillo, Putbrese, Curtis, Delker and Leto. Nayes: none. The mayor welcomed those guests present. The public portion of the meeting was opened with no one wishing to speak. With none forthcoming, the business portion of the meeting was opened The Consent Agenda includes tax abatements; liquor license renewal - Coun- tryside Golf Course, Inc. and expenditures: ALL MED SUPPLIES CAPITAL SAN SUP SUPPLIES CAREY ROEDER REFUND CARPENTER UNIF UNIFORMS CNM OUTDOOR EQUIP EQUIPMENT CONT WEST GROUP DEDUCTABLE CONTRACT SPECIALTY MAINT/REPAIR COUNTRY PROPANE PROPANE CRESCENT ELEC SUP SUPPLIES DANKO EMERG EQUIP LADDERTRUCK DAVIS SUN TURF VEHICLE OP DEANNA FREDERICK REFUND DEPT OF INSPECT FOOD LICENSE DES MOINES IRON EQUIPMENT DM WATER WORKS DMWW DOLLAR GENERAL SUPPLIES DOWNEY TIRE REPAIR EDM FELD EQUIP EQUIPMENT EDDY WALKER EQUIP EQUIPMENT ELECTRIC ,MOTORS POOL MOTOR FARNER-BOCKEN CONCESSION FIRE SVC TRAIN BUR SUPPLIES GARY WlEDMANN WATERTOWER GE CAPITAL RENTAL GREG WHITE BOP GRIMES ASPHALT COLD MIX HANKINS SOD FARM MINOR EQUIP HARVEY'S AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLIES HD SUPPLY SUPPLIES ICMA MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL IA DEPT OF TRANS OPER SUP IOWA ONE CALL IOWA ONE CALL IOWA PLAINS SIGN DRUMS IOWA TIRE REPAIR MOWER JAYNA LESTER REFUND JIM'S JOHNS UFTSTATiON JOANN JOHNSON REFUND KARL CHEVROLET VEHICLE REPAIR KELLY CORTUM NBC PLAT 5 KOCH BROTHERS RENTAL KUEHL, NANCY REIMBURSE LEAGUE DIRECT SUPPLIES LIVING MAGAZINE LIVING MAGAZINE *COMMUNITY STATE BANK 285-4900 *FOUR SEASONS AUTO WASH 981-4454 *DR. DONNA GRANT FAMILY DENTISTRY 256-9000 *HASKIN CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC 981-0556 *JJ DESIGNS CUSTOM embroidery/screen print - 953-6306 $75.36 $636.o5 $20.00 $1,986.89 $138.83 $368.24 $69.OO $1,079.60 $28.71 $1,427.00 $134.82 $20.oo $67.50 $454.48 $20,924.74 $42.5o $272.10 $1,302.00 $304.56 $1,848.67 $1,120.31 $194.50 $3,697.00 $594.31 $750.00 $171.35 $540.00 $441.42 $66.86 $781.25 $135.14 $205.7O $100.00 $166.90 $20.0o $45o.oo $20.00 $2oo.0o $29,964.90 $3,234.54 $192.29 $1,492.40 $1,515.00 ,~- ~.@~- ;~. -~ ..... ~,, ~t Free Information (NAPS)--Here's a fact you may want to learn more about: A federal program helps provide a nationwide network of hbraries with the tools they need to keep America informed. The U.S. Government Printing Office administers the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP), which was established by I *EDWARD JONES INVESTMENTS Kevin Pearson - 285-1838 *MAID RITE SANDWICH SHOP 981-1031 *NORWALK INSURANCE SERVICES 981-0434 or 981-4293 *NORWALK LIONS CLUB 981-0432 *OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATES 981-0224 *SCOTT'S FOODS 981-0606 *NEWTON STANDRIDGE STANDRIDGE GROUP 229-5310 *N/WARREN TOWN & COUNTY NEWS 981-0406 Free information on a vari- ety of topics is available from the Federal Depository Library Program. Congress to ensure that the public has access to govern- ment information. The pro- gram sends information from all three government branches to about 1,200 libraries nationwide. Federal depository hbraries offer flee information oahealth and nutrition, laws, statistics and presidential materials, science and technology, busi- ness and careers, education, history and world maps. The program's slogan is "Easy as FDL: Free Information, Dedicated Service, Limitless Possibilities." For more information, visit www.gpo.gov/libraries. MARGARET GUTHRIE REFUND $20.00 MARTIN MARIETFA ROADSTONE $579.37 MA'I-r ELLIOTT REFUND $20.00 MENARDS COMPLEX $489.48 MENARDS SUPPLIES $774.98 MERCY MED CTR PROF FEES $150.00 MERCY SCH OF EMERG PROVIDERCARD $12.00 METRO WASTE MWA STICKERS $6,764.20 MIDAMERICAN ENERGY UTILITIES $14,75522 MIDWEST LOCK EQUIPMENT $2,060.00 MIKE MYER SVCS CLEANUP $18000 MUNICIPAL SUPPLY CAPITAL IMPROVE $5,151.65 NEWCOM TECH EQUIPMENT $42,177.19 N WAR TOWN & CTY PUBLICATION $120.90 NORTHLAND VEHICLE OP $1,097.25 NORWALK SCHOOLS FUEL $6,881.10 NORWALK HARDWARE SUPPLIES $728.07 NORWALK READY MIX LIMESTONE $880.00 PEEK SALES & SVC BLOWER REPAIR $6.10 PEPSI-COLA CONCESSIONS $347.16 PHYLLIS NAGEL REFUND $20.00 PITNEY BOWES PITNEY BOWES $79.00 POOL TECH CHEMICALS $294.50 RCC CONSULT COMM PLAN $9,958.75 RENEE MCCOMBS REFUND $20.00 REYLON MEEKS PEARS CARDS $20.00 REYNOLDS FEED DOG $25.49 RYAN COBURN REIMBURSEMENT $760.00 SAM'S CLUB SUPPLIES $669.97 SANDRY FIRE SUP LADDER TRUCK $7,421.00 SCOI-F'S FOODS DARE $324.69 SHARON JAMES REFUND $20.00 SHRED IT SHRED IT $76.00 SPRING VALLEY LADDER TRUCK $1,859.20 STAPLES SUPPLIES $312.13 STRATEGIC AMERICA ACCOUNT SVC $7,603.55 TEE'S PLUS DARE SUPPLIES $228.30 TOMARK SPORTS SUPPLIES $117.90 TREAS, CITY HALL 2009 ANALYSIS $4,280.00 TRIM DESIGN NFD REFLECTIVE $36.00 UNIV OF N IOWA CONFERENCE $18.00 VEENSTRA & KIMM SE TRUNK SEWER $3,897.50 WARREN CO SHERIFF RADIO BILLING $8,055.00 WARREN CO REC RECORDING FEES $14.00 WE FLEET FUEL $390.70 ZEE MEDICAL SUPPLIES $132.31 ZIEGLER EQUIPMENT $975.57 GRAND TOTAL $209,971.13 10-129 Motion by Delker and seconded by Putbrese to approve the Consent Agenda. Approved 5-0. Ayes: Murillo, Putbrese, CurlJs, Delker and Leto. Nayee: none. 10-130 Motion by Putbrese and seconded by Delker to pass proposed Ordi- nance adopting the 2010 update of the City of Norwalk Municipal Code. (2r~ reading) Approved 5-0. Ayes: Mudllo, Putbrese, Curtis, Delker and Leto. Nayes: none. 10-131 Motion by Curtis and seconded by Leto to pass proposed Ordinance amending the City of Norwalk Municipal Code by amending Chapter 17.40 provisions pertaining to the surface requirements of off-street parking and loading. (2'< reading) Approved 5-0. Ayes: Mud,o, Putbrese, Curtis, Delker and Leto. Nayes: none. 10-132 Motion by Leto and seconded by Delker to pass proposed Ordinance providing for increased water rates and increased sewer rates, amending section .13.18.050(B) and 13.04.391 of the Norwalk Municipal Code. (2'< reading) The water base rate will increase $.75 to $3.75 per month and the usage rate will increase 5.4%, the sewer usage rate will increase 5.0%. Ap- proved 5-0. Ayes: Murillo, Putbresa, Curtis, Delker and Leto. Nayes: none. Mayor Pierce opened the Public Hearing for a proposed Ordinance to vacate and sell a 50 X 150 segment of Sk'ylane Drive right of way. Larry Hughes, adja- cent property owner to the South of the piece of land in question, delivered to the Council a letter of pretest of the potential vacation and sale transaction. He is unable to attend tonight's City Council meeting and is requesting the first read- ing of the proposed Ordinance be tabled. Community Development Director, Chris Nosbisch, explained to the Council that Brian Pettit, 500 Knoll Ddve, has requested to purchase the piece of property in question. City staff researched purchase price comparisons and recommend selling the piece of property for $375 as the proposed Ordinance states. Councilor Putbrese suggested the Council tabled the first reading of the proposed Ordinance. Mayor Pierce closed the Public Headng. 10-133 Motion by Delker, seconded by Mudllo to pass proposed Ordinance to vacate and sell a 50 X 150 segment of Skylane Drive right of way. (l"t read- ing) Approved 4-1. Ayes: Mudllo, Curtis, Delker and Leto. Nayes: Putbrese. 10-134 Motion by Leto and seconded by Delker to waive the 2"d and 3~ read- ings of proposed Ordinance to vacate and sell a 50 X 150 segment of Skylane DriVe right of way. Approved 5-0. Ayes: Mudllo, Putbrese, Curtis, Delker and Leto. Nayes: none. (Ordinance#10-02) 10-135 Motion by Putbrese and seconded by Curtis to adopt a Resolution providing for reduction of interest rate for $1,053,000 sewer revenue bond series 2000. Approved 5-0. Ayes: Mudllo, Putbrese, Curtis, Delker and Leto. Nayes: none. (Resolution #0520-10-33) 10-136 Motion by Putbrese and seconded by Delker to adopt a Resolution providing for reduction o1 interest rate for $1,175,000 water revenue bond series 2000. Approved 5-0. Ayes: Mud,o, Putbrese, Curtis, Delker and Leto. Nayes: none. (Resolution #0520-10-34) 10-137 Motion by Delker and seconded by Putbrese to untable approval of proposed City of Norwalk Personnel Manual. Approved 5-0. Ayes: Mudllo, Putbrese, Curtis, Delker and Leto. Nayes: none. 10-138 Motion by Putbrese and seconded by Leto to approve proposed City of Norwalk Personnel Manual effective May 21,2010. Approved 5-0. Ayes: Mudllo, Putbrese, Curtis, Delker and Leto. Nayes: none. 10-139 Motion by Leto and seconded by Curtis to approved job description for the City of Norwalk Parks & Recreation Director with the inclusion of perform other duties as directed by the City Council or Mayor through the City Administrator. Approved 5-0. Ayes: Murillo, Putbrese, Curtis, Delker and Leto. Nayes: none. 10-140 Motion by Putbrese and seconded by Delker to approve extension of the Public Works collective bargaining unit agreement for an additional two years through June 30, 2014. Approved 5-0. Ayes: Murillo, Putbrese, Curtis, Delker and Leto. Nayes: none. 10-141 Motion by Curtis and seconded by Putbrese to table until the June 3, 2010 Regular City Council meeting approval of revisions to the collective bargaining agreement for the City of Norwalk Police department employ- ees. Approved 5-0. Ayes: Mudllo, Putbrese, Curtis, Delker and Leto. Nayes: none. 10-142 Motion by Leto and seconded by Mudllo to authorize the City of Norwalk Fire Department to apply for a Prairie Meadows Community Development Grant for a water rescue boat. Approved 5-0. Ayes: Mudllo, Putbrese, Curtis, Delker and Leto. Nayes: none. 10-143 Motion by Leto and seconded by Murillo to adjourn the meeUng. Ap- proved 5-0. Ayes: Mud!lo, Putbrese, Curtis, Delker and Leto. Nayes: none. Doug Pierce, Mayor Jeff Rosien, City Clerk 1