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Thursday, June 4, 2015 N/Warren Town and County News Page Seven Rae Clinkenbeard, a 16- year-old home schooled student from Denison, was awarded Best of Show in the 2015 Iowa Junior Duck Stamp award ceremony held Sunda} April 26, at the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge. All 100 Iowa winners and their families were invited to attend. Rae's entry was a pair of mallards done in pastels. Her entry was given top honors from 530 entries received from all across the state. Her entry com- peted in the National Jun- ior Duck Stamp Competi- tion held on April 17 at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's National Conser- vation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Vir- ginia. This year's national winner was Andrew Kneeland of Rock Springs, Wyoming. He will receive $1,000, a trip to our nation's capital along with a parent and/or art teacher, and the honor of having his artwork printed on the 2015-2016 Junior Duck Stamp. Proceeds from the sale of the Junior Duck Stamps, which cost $5, support conservation edu- catiort. Ella Frye, a six-year-old from Norwalk, received second place in the contest in the K-3 grade group. Junior Duck Stamp de- Junior Duck Stamp Program Ella Frye - Norwalk Rae Clinkenbeard - Denison signs are judged in the K- 3, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12 grade groups, for which three first place, three second place and three third place winners and sixteen hon- orable mention winners are chosen. The Best of Show is then chosen from the 12 first place winners from all age groups. The top 36 entries will be ex- hibited throughout Iowa from June 2015 through February 2016. Judges for this year's competition, held on March 24, were Randy Hansen, woodcarver and retired teacher; Doug Helmers, Iowa Private Lands Coordinator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ser- vice; Rich Paris, officer for Marion County Conserva- tion; Brad Reece, Maynard Reece Gallery; and Nancy Wright, artist and retired art teacher. The Federal Junior Duck Stamp Contest is an annual event. All Iowa en- tries must be postmarked by March 15 each year. The contest is open to all stu- dents in grades K-12. Go to www.fws.gov/juniorduck for all information needed to enter. Contest informa- tion for the 2016 contest will be available in the Fall, 2015. All winning entries may be viewed on the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge Facebook page. OOK[ NOTES 1 (NAPS)--"Tough Man, Tender Chicken: Business & Life Lessons from Frank Perdue7 published by Signif- icance Press, is an insightful biography that can be a great learning experience for any- one interested in business, self-help, biography or history. It's available at www.frank perduebecon amazorLcom, and via Kindle and Nook. Agenda City. Council Regular Business Meeting Agenda Thursday. June 4. 2015. 6:00 p.m. 1. Call to order at 6 p.m. 2. Approval of agenda. 3. Presentation(s) - 4. Welcome of guests and public comment. (3 minute limit, no action) 5. Approve minutes - May 21, 2015 regular council meeting. 6. Consent agenda. a) Expenditures. b) Tax abatements. c) Street Closure(s) - Lakewood Days on June 20, 2015 and the parade, fireworks display and park activities on July 4, 2015. d) Block Party- 600 block of Tangelo Circle on July 11, 2015. e) Second, of three, readings of proposed ordi- nance amending the Dobson Planned Unit Development. 7. Consideration of proposed resolution adopting engineering agreement with Veenstra & Kimm for wa- ter system upgrades (Cedar Street 2015 Distribution System Upgrades). 8. Discussion and possible consideration of one, or more, readings of proposed ordinance related to out- door consumption of alcoholic beverages. 9. Discussion and possible consideration of proposed ordinance amending the Municipal Code for the City of Norwalk to specify provisions for food trucks. 10. Discussion and possible consideration of pro- posed ordinance amending the Municipal Code for the City of Norwalk to specify provisions for noise permits. 11. Consideration of the first, of three, readings of proposed ordinance amending Chapter 160 Residen- tial Code, of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Norwalk, Iowa, by adopting the 2012 International Resi- dential Code with amendments. 12. Consideration of proposed resolution adopting a change order policy. 13. Consideration of proposed resolution adopting National Interoperability Channels as set forth by Polk County Joint E911 Service Board. 14. Discussion regarding library roof funding. 15. Update regarding NCIS project. 16. Council Inquiries and staff updates. 17. Adjournment. Regency Assisted Living, Helping You Stay Active & Vibrant. "l-he Regency name has been a respected part of the Norwalk community for more than 40-years. Our beautiful, new Assisted Living community, offers a complete range of amenities and services. All with the goal of helping residents stay active and vibrant. Services offered: One- and two-tedroom apartments "Ihree delicious meals per day On-site therapy program providing physical, occupational & speech therapies Medication Management 24-hour nursing care available on-site Housekeeping Laundry service Private dining area for private parties or special occasions Robust activities calendar Call Jill at (515) 412-0303 at Regency Assisted Living today for a no-obligation tour and lunch on us. You'll be glad you did!