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/ Page Six N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, June 28, 2012 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION CITY OF CUMMING Regular Council Meeting 6/11/2012 To be Approved at 6/25/2012 Meeting The Regular City Council Meeting of the City of Cumming was held at Cumming City Hall 649 N. 44t" St. on Monday, June 11,2012. The Meeting was called to Order at 7:01 RM. by Mayor Tom Becket. Present at Roll Call: Dave Chelsvig, Ed Harkin, Jean Late, Lori Lynch. Absent: Anita Enos. Motion made by Harkin, Seconded by Lare to Approve the Agenda. Approved 4-0. No Public Comment Consent Items Motion made by Chelsvig, Seconded by Lare to approve Consent Items: 5114/12 Council Mtg Minutes, 5/8/12 & 5/22/12 Park & Rec Mtg Minutes, 4/17/12 & 5/22/ 12 Planning & Zoning Mtg Minutes, 6/7/12 Accts Payable Acct Ledger, 4/12 Warren Co Sheriff's Report, 5/12 IPERS Report. Approved 4-0. Expenditures: Century Link Telephone $ 119.93 City of Des Moines WRA Payment 957,16 City of Norwalk Library/Fire/EMS Services 8435.89 Cook Plumbing Corp Deduct Meter Install 539.96 Dorsey & Whitney LLP Legal Fees 2500.00 IMWCA Worker's Comp Premium 326,00 Iowa Finance Authority Principal/Interest Debt Pymt 22,925.00 IPERS May IPERS 223.84 Kathie Hungefford Wages 199.31 MidAmerican Energy Service 657.18 N/Warren Town & County News Publishing 142.60 Rachelle Swisher Wages/Reimbursement 1494.06 Skinner Law Office PC Legal Fees 442.65 Tom Becker Bolts for park benches 36.23 Veenstra & Kim Apple Creek Sewer Extensions 612.20 Grand Total $39,612.01 Reports: Board of Adjustment: N/A Planning and Zoning: Comprehensive plan is almost finished and Phase II Sewer funds are not available at 1% any longer, but other options are available in the 3.5% range. Park and Recreation: New Park Equipment is being discussed. Discussion Items A. Motion made by Lare, Seconded by Harkin to change the Ordinance for Sewer rate increase to a minimum charge of $20 and a $6 charge per 1,000 gallons of water use greater than 3,000 gallons consumed. In addition, a $2 fee for those that currently use the sewer system and/or have sludge removal taken care of by the city will be charged. Approved 4-0. B. Motion made by Chelsvig, Seconded by Lare to proceed with the Backflew/ Cross-Connection Ordinance. Approved 4-0. C. Motion made by Harkin, Seconded by Chelsvig to proceed with the Ordi- nance to Establish Benefited Sewer Districts and to Adopt Connection Fees. Approved 4-0. D. Discussion of current and future estimated cash flow of the city took place, with direction from Council to limit spending wherever possible. Approved 4-0. Action Items A. Motion made by Lare, Seconded by Chelsvig to Approve Resolution 2012- 33, Approval and Authorization of Contact, Billing and Removal of Individual Cumming Business Signs onthe Business Directory Sign for the City of Cumming. Approved 4-0. B. Motion made by Chelsvig, Seconded by Lare to Approve Resolution 2012- 34, Approval and Authorization to Deposit Public Funds. Approved 4-0. C. Motion made by Harkin, Seconded by Lare to Approve Resolution 2012- 35 Authorizing the Disposal of Public Property. Approved 4-0. D. Motion made by Harkin, Seconded by Lare to Approve Rescinding the Current Official Zoning Map. Approved 4-0. E. Council tabled approval of Plat of Survey of Parcel "L" so it can be sent to Planning and Zoning for approval. E Increase of Liability Insurance was tabled until further information is re- ceived. G. Motion made by Lynch, Seconded by Chelsvig to approve $4009.98 for 2 new pieces of park equipment. Approved 4-0. H. Motion made by Lare, Seconded by Harkin to approve up to $300 for concrete to install the new park equipment. Approved 4-0. Informational Items Two tickets to the I-Cubs given to the city by the Norwalk Chamber of Com- merce were given to Nick Bailey. NEXT CITY COUNCIL MEETING: June 24, 2012, 7:00 pm at City Hall Motion made by Lare, Seconded by Chelsvig to Adjourn at 9:26 pm. Approved 4-0. Tom Becker, Mayor Attest: Rachelle Swisher, City Clerk OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOLS Regular Session June 11,2012 The meeting was called, to order at 6:08 p.m. Directors Present-Katherine Schmidt, Rick Kaul, George Meinecke, and Tom Phillips. Director Absent-Deb Hobbs. The following motions were made, seconded, and approved: Approved the consent agenda. Approved the updated student teacher agreement with the University of Northern Iowa for the 2012-2013 academic year. Approved the changes to the 2012-2013 High School Student Handbook. -Approved the changes to the 2012-2013 Eaatview Student Handbook. -Approved the changes to the 2012-2013 Middle School Student Handbook. Approved the contract with the State Histodcal Society of Iowa for the 2012- 2013 Prom. Approved the changes to the High School Tdp Policy as recommended. Approved the 2012-2013 pay rates for substitute teachers as recommended. The meeting was adjourned at 7:08 p.m. Official minutes will be available following board approval. Kate Baldwin, Board Secretary OFFICIAL PUBLICATION SPECIAL COUNClI MEETING 6-14-12 The Special City Council Meeting ()f the Norwalk City Council was held at the Norwalk City Hall, 705 North Avenue, on Thursday, June 14, 2012. The meeting was called to order following the 6:30 RM. Council Work Session by Mayor Doug ~: pierce.Those present at roll call were Dave Murillo, Mike Leto, Jamie Sylvester, Eric Delker and Frank Cur'C,s. Absent: None. ~. 12-164 Motion by Curtis and ,seconded by Delker to enter closed session to }: di~Jcuss the selection for the position of City Manager i)er the Code of Iowa Chapter 21,5(c). Approved 5-0.Ayes: Murillo, Leto, Sylvester, Delker and Curtis. . Hayes: None. 'r 12:165 Motion by Leto and seconded by Curtis'to go back into open session. Approved 5-0. Ayes: Mudllo, Leto, Sylvester, Delker and Curtis. Nayes: None. 12-166 Motion by Delker and seconded by Sylvester to offer the position of City Manager to Marketa Oliver and authorize Mayor Pierce to execute the employment contract. Approved 5-0. Ayes: Murillo, Leto, Sylvester, Delker and Curtis. Nayes: None. i Mayor Pierce adjourned the meeting. - ~- ! Dou~l Fierce, Mayor Jeff Rosien, City Clerk OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING LEISURE LINE Concluded from p.3 Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held before the WARREN COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT on the 12u' day of July, 2012 at 7:35 p.m. in the 2'~ floor Board of Supervisors Meeting Room, Warren County Administration Building, Indianola, Iowa. Said hearing is in regard to a special use permit application submitted by Jose de J. Escobedo, 18205 240th Avenue, Lacona, Iowa 50139. A special use permit is sought from Title V, Chapter 41.02 [2][1(2] of the 2010 Warren County Zoning Ordinance. Said section provides for temporary establishments or en- terprises involving large assemblages of people or automobiles including, but not limited to: Rodeo grounds, show rings, music festivals and sports festivals. If granted, the special use would allow for rodeo grounds to be located on property described as: Parcel "B" in the Northwest Quarter (NW ) of the Northwest Quarter (NW ) of Section 36,Township 75 North, Range 22 West of the 5th P.M Warren County, Iowa. Further described as: Beginning at the Southwest (SW) corner of the NW of the NW of Section 36,Township 75 North, Range 22 West of the 5t" P.M Warren County, Iowa; thence North 00 degrees, 22' 24" East, 405.00 feet along the West line of said NW -NW 1/4 ; thence North 89 degrees, 53' 38" East, 296.00 feet; thence South 00 degrees, 22' 24"West, 405.00 feet to the South line of said NW -NW ; thence South 89 degrees, 53' 38"West, 296.00 feet along said South line to the Point of Beginning, Said Parcel containing 2.75 acres, including 0.31 acres Of public road Right- of-Way. AND Parcel "C" located in the Northwest of the Northwest ~ of Section 36, Township 75 North, Range 22 West of the 5" P.M Warren County, Iowa. More particularly described as follows: Commencing at the Southwest Corner of the Northwest 1A of the Northwest of section 36,Township 75 North, Range 22 West of the 5t" P.M Warren County, Iowa; thence North 89 degrees, 53'38" East, 296.00 feet along the south line of said Northwest of the Northwest 1/4 to the Southeast corner of Parcel"B" in said Northwest of the Northwest % and the point of beginning; thence North 00 degrees, 22' 24" East 315.00 feet along the East line of said Parcel"B"; thence North 89 degrees, 53' 38" East 194.00 feet; thence South 00 degrees, 22' 24"West 315.00 feet to the South line of said Northwest of the Northwest ; thence South 89 degrees, 53' 38" West 194.00 feet along said south line to the point of beginning. Parcel "C" contains 1.40 acres. Subject to all ease- ments and restrictions of record, if any. Located at 18205 240th Avenue, Lacona, Iowa 50139. The text of the application is on file in the ZONING OFFICE in the Warren County Administration Building, 301 North Buxton, Suite 212, Indianola, Iowa, and may be examined during regular office hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). Written comments will be accepted during reg~ular office hours or before the hearing. Send comments to:Warren County Zoning Office, 301 North Buxton, Suite 212, Indianoia, Iowa 50125 or email them to: zoning@co.warren.ia.us Dated at Indianola, Iowa this 22nd day of June, 2012. Robert K. Folkestad Zoning Director (Ages 6+): Get your ticket to ride at Bricks 4 Kidz very own Lego Amusement Park! Campers will build a new ride each da)9 learning how to make things spin, roll turn and rock. Then they will take what they have learned to design their own thrills and challenges. Mo- torized models maximize the action and the fun. Each camp day includes games, group challenges, model- building and more. July 23-27, 9 a.m.-Noon, Remote Control Mania (Ages 6+): Making it move is the name of the game at this exciting camp! Kids will love to see their creations in motion using LEGO wireless remote controls. Each da) campers will use fascinating and challenging LEGO components to create dynamic vehicles, inventions, machines and more. As they enjoy the fun of building, campers will understand the basic working principles of many ingenious devices that are part of our every- day lives. This camp is loads of fun and learning for budding builder . Registration Dates: July 2 through July 13; Location: Norwalk Public Safety Building; Cost: Norwalk residents $180/camp, non-residents $207/ camp; Minimum/Maximum: 6/20. JUNIOR GOLF CLUB RENTAL ***Looking for Junior Golf Clubs, but don't have/want to buy them??? Norwalk Parks and Recreation has avail- able ten (10) sets of junior golf clubs available for rent FREE OF CHARGE. The Junior Golf Club Rental Pro- gram is made possible through a successful grant from the "Sticks for Kids" golf program, the National Recre- ation and Park Association (NRPA) and the Golf Course Builders Association of America (GCBAA). New to the game? Don't know where to start? Skill cards are also available! Eas step-by-step instructions on grip, stance, swing technique, different shot selections and putting are available as well for your convenience! *** Rental form is available on the city website or P&R office. $10/refundable deposit. Balls and tees are not provided. Clubs not available for rent during Junior Golf Camp week (June 18-21). June 15 Officer was dispatched to Wright Road/Sunset Drive to investigate a Property Damage Acci- dent. Vehicle driven by John Paul Bartholomew, 72, Reeds, MO, collided with a vehicle driven by Ernest Louis George Jr 39, Des Moines. Bartholomew was cited for Fail To Main- tain Control. Officer was dispatched to the 4700 block of Lake- wood Drive in reference to a Suspicious Activity. A Norwalk juvenile, 14, was charged with Possession of Alcohol Under Age. Officer arrested Clifton LaBarron Johnson, 41, Norwalk on a warrant for Possession of Marijuana. June 16 Officer was dispatched to E. 14th Street/Justin Court in reference to a Dog Bite report. Nathan Dou- glas Riodan, 31, was charged with Allowing Dog To Run At Large. u nI u n e U ' Officer was dispatched to the 4300 block of Oakcreek Drive in refer- ence to a Lost/Stolen Prop- erty report. Information was gathered and case is pending further investiga- tive leads. Officer was dispatched to the 100 block of Main Street to investigate a Dog- At-Large report. Jean Elaine Houston, 67, Nor- walk, was charged with POLICE REPORT I Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Allowing Dogs To Run- At-Large (x3). June 18 Officer was dispatched to the Hwy 5 bypass to in- vestigate a Property Dam- age Accident. Vehicle driven by Bradley Alan Miller, 54, Indianola, struck a piece of tire that was lying in the roadway, causing damage to the front bumper. unlu a Officer was dispatched to the 1100 block of Mea- dow Drive in reference to a Suspicious Person. Dustin Michael Perez, 20, Norwalk, was arrested and charged with Public In- toxication. Officer charged Rita Mae Bohannon, 20, Nor- walk with Contributing Tobacco to a minor. A Norwalk juvenile, 16, was charged with Possession of Tobacco As A Minor. Officer was dispatched to the 9000 block of Maple- crest Drive to investigate a Harassment report; case is currently under investiga- tion. Officer was dispatched to the 4700 block of Can- dlewick Drive in reference to a Juvenile Runaway re- port. Norwalk juvenile, 17, was entered into the Iowa/ NCIC system. Juvenile later returned home. June 21 Officer was dispatched to the 4800 block of Lake- wood Drive in reference to a Suspicious Person. to the 8700 block of Sunset Charles Richard Adkins,Drive in reference to Sus- 31, NorwalK was arrested picious Circumstances. and charged with Posses- Trent Wesley Nelson, 35, sion of Marijuana and Norwalk, was arrested and Drug Paraphernalia. charged with Public In- [une 22 toxication. Officer was dispatched SHERIFF'S REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Michael Patrick Art- Randall Perry Hughes, wein, 29, Norwalk, ar, 25, Martensdale, arrested rested for Theft 2nd for violation of a No Con- gree and Burglary 3rd De- tact Order. tree. . 8100 block Villa Drive, Matthew!Sheffler, 31, Des Moines/:6 -year-old Norwalk, arrested for vio- lation of probation. Clifton Johnson, 41, Norwalk, arrested for De- livery of Controlled Sub- stance. Randall Perry Hughes, 25, Martensdale, arrested. for Domestic Abuse As- sault. 300 block N. Hwy 28, law enforcement called for male from Des'Moines re- ported lthre Is-by tele- phone, i 300 block N. Hwy 28, Randall Hughes, 25, Mar- tensdale, was arrested for violation No Contact Or- der and transported to the Warren County jail. unJ u ae i Michael Dustin Perez, 20, Norwalk, arrested for Public Intoxication. 6000 block of R57Hwy, a domestic assault with. stopped a car for an equip- injur3 25-year-old female ment violation. The driver, victim. Adult male was ar- James Ashenfelter, was ar- rested, rested for OWl 1st, Oper- ! ating While Suspended and other traffic charges. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211