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Thursday, July 14, 2016 N/Warren Town and County News Page Nine OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OFFICIAL PUBLICATION CITY OF CUMMING Regular Council Meeting 6/27/2016 To be Approved at 7/11/2016 Meeting The Regular City Council Meeting of the City of Cumming was held at Cumming City Hall 649 N. 44th St. on Monday, June 27, 2016.The meeting was called to Order at 7:00 P.M. by MayorTom Becket. Present at Roll Call: Ed Harkin, Peggy Koch, Jean Late, Dave Chelsvig, Dino Goode. Absent: None. Motion made by Goode, Seconded by Harkin to Approve the Agenda. Approved 5-0. Public Hearing Amending the Code of Ordinances - Chapter 165 Subdivision Regulations and Chapter t 70 Zoning Regulations was opened at 7:01 pm. No public or written comments were received. Public hearing was closed at 8:50 pm. P~,rk & Rec: A piece of new equipment was ordered; street dance has been put on hold due to not enough volunteers; looking at a cover/building for the pop machine; looking at buying something to haul water in for plants. Consent Items Motion made by Harkin, Seconded by Chelsvig to approve Consent Items: 6/13/ 16 Council Meeting Minutes, 5/16/16 & 5/31/16 Planning & Zoning Meeting Min- utes, 5/10/16 & 6/14/16 Park & Rec Meeting Minutes, 6/13/16 Calculation & Verification Journal, 6/13/16 & 6/23/16 Accts Payable Claims Report, 5/31/16 Fund Balance Report, Cigarette Permit for the Cumming Tap. Approved 5-0. Expenditures 6/13/16 & 6/23/16: Century Link Phone/Internet 183.93 City of Norwalk Fire/Ambulance Service16,346.63 Competitive Edge Inc Park Sales Merchandise268.77 John McPartland Pop Machine Reimbursement 126.64 Kirk Ford May 2016 Mowing 510.00 MidAmerican Energy Service 692.09 Patava Concrete Concrete work on N. 44th St 11,740.00 Payroll 5/30116 - 6/12/16 1,567.55 Rachelle Swisher 2nd Qtr Mileage 227.38 Safe Building Compliance May 2016 Building Inspections 532.08 Indianola Record Herald Subscription 16.22 Tom Becker 2nd Qtr Mileage 206.28 US Bank Copier Lease 101.97 Paid Total General Fund Total 32,519.54 Action/Discussion Items A. Motion by Harkin, Seconded by Goode to approve having the City Attorney work with the attorney for Randy Archer regarding the berm and plantings pro- posal for 347 N 44th St. Approved 5-0. B. Motion by Late, Seconded by Chelsvig to amend Chapter 170.14, 170.16, 170.18, 170.21,170.23 prior to the first reading of Ordinance 2016-01 Chelsvig, Harkin, Koch, Lare -Yes, Goode - No. Approved 4-1. C. Motion by Goode, Seconded by Koch to amend Chapter 170.12 and 170.13 prior to the first reading of Ordinance 2016-01. Approved 5-0 D. Motion by Harkin, Seconded by Koch to approve the first reading of Ordi- nance 2016-01 as amended. Chelsvig, Harkin, Koch, Late -Yes, Goode - No. Approved 4-1. E. Discussion was held on amending the Land Use Plan and Great Western Crossing PUD F. Motion by Chelsvig, Seconded by Goode to approve Resolution 2016-18 Set a date for a Public Hearing on Amending the Land Use Plan and Great Western Crossing PUD. Approved 5-0. G. Updates were given by the City Engineer on N. 35th Street erosion issues, Phase 2 Sewer Project, Blue Heron Cimle Pavement Rehabilitation. H. Motion by Lare, Seconded by Chelsvig to approve Resolution 2016-19 Blue Heron Circle PCC Pavement Rehabilitation - Approve Preliminary Plans and Setting a Date for Hearing and Letting. Approved 5-0. I. Motion by Harkin, Seconded by Lare to direct the City Attorney to start pro- ceedings to vacate the alley owned by the City west of the American Legion Building. Approved 5-0. J. Motion by Goode, Seconded by Harkin to approve payment of $100 for use of outside venues. Approved 5-0. K. Discussion was held on the Economic Development Coordinator Position. Reports - Mayor: Culvert on bike trail; Clerk: Septic tank cleanouts have started, Road repairs are scheduled to begin this week. UPCOMING CITY COUNCIL MEETING: July 11, 2016, 7:00 pm at City Hall. Motion made by Harkin, Seconded by Koch to Adjourn at 8:53 pro. Approved 5- 0. Tom Becker, Mayor; Rachelle Swisher, City Clerk/Treasurer OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND EXCEPT Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held before the WAR- Parcel "D" of the survey of the S REN COUNTY ZONING COMMIS- of the SE of Section 18,Township SlON on the 18th day of July, 2016 77 North, Range 24 West of the 5th at 6:35 p.m. in the 2nd floor Board P.M.Warren County, Iowa, as shown of Supervisors Meeting Room,War- in Irregular Plat Book 9, Page 15 of ren County Administration Building, 77-24 in the office of the Warren Indianola, Iowa. County Recorder. Said hearing is in regard to a rezon- Located in the 3800 block of R57 ing application submitted by M. Highway, Norwalk, Iowa 50211. Duane Ellis, 7376 Coolidge Street, Norwalk, Iowa 50211. The proposed The text of the application is on file in rezoning would allow for the rezoning the ZONING OFFICE in the Warren of certain lands within Warren County County Administration Building, 301 from A-1 (Agricultural District) to RR- North Buxton, Suite 212, Indianola, 1 (Rural Residential District). The pro- Iowa, and may be examined during posed rezoning is for property de- regular office hours (Monday through scribed as: Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). The East 16 acres (more or less) of Written comments will be accepted the S 1/= of the SE of Section 18, during regular office hours or before Township 77 North, Range 24 West the hearing. Send comments to: War- ofthe5th P.M.,Warren County, Iowa; ren County Zoning Office, 301 North Buxton, Suite 212, Indianola, Iowa EXCEPT: 501 25 or email them to: zoning @ warrencountyia.org Parcel "K" of the survey of the S SE SE of Section 18,Township Dated at Indianola, Iowa this 6th day 77 North, Range 24 West of the 5th of July, 2016. P.M.,Warren County, Iowa recorded in Book 2011, Page 3197 on April 26, Lindsey Baughman 2011 in the office of the Warren Zoning Administrator County Recorder; PHOTO PRINTING is a full commercial printer. Call us for your flyers, letterhead, envelopes, brochures, magazines, Free newsletters, books, etc. Estimates. Photo Printing, Inc. 210 S. 1st St., Carlisle, IA 50047 t 515-989-3251 [ OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held before the WAR- REN COUNTY ZONING COMMIS- SION on the 18th day of July, 2016 at 6:40 p.m. in the 2nd floor Board of Supervisors Mestlng Room, War- ren County Administration Building, Indlanola, Iowa. Said hearing is in regard to proposed amendments to the 2015 Warren County Iowa, Revised Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances. The amendment application is made by the Warren County Zoning Administra- tor. The first proposed amendment is in Chapter 46, SUBDIVISION REGU- LATIONS, Section 46.12 IMPROVE- Delete: 1. Bond. Then add following wording to: or a set-aside letter of credit from a bank, to the fourth, fifth, and seventh lines of the paragraph. Add the follow- ing wording to the tenth line of the para- graph: or the set-aside letter of credit from a bank. It will now read as fol- lows: 1. Before the final plat of any area shall be approved by the Board of Su- pervisors and recorded, the subdivider shall make and install the improve- ments described in this section. In lieu of final completion of the minimum im- provements before the plat is finally approved, the subdivider shall post a bond or a set-aside letter of credit from a bank, approved by the County Attor- ney and County Treasurer, with the Board of Supervisors, which bond or a set-aside letter of credit from a bank will insure to the County that the im- provements will be completed by the subdivider within one (1) year after fi- nal approval of the plat. The amount of the bond or a set- aside letter of credit from a bank shall not be less than the estimated cost of the improve- ments and the amount of the estimate must be approved by the County En- gineer. If the improvements are not completed within the specified time, the County may use the bond or the set-aside letter of credit from a bank or any portion thereof to complete same. For plats located in unincorpo- rated areas within two (2) miles of the corporate limits of cities that have adopted the provisions of Section 354.9 of the Code of Iowa, the Com- mission and Board may waive the re- quirements of this section provided they are satisfied that the subdivision regulations of the City governing the areas within which the subdivision is located are sufficient to insure ad- equate conformance with these regu- lations. The second proposed amendment is in Chapter 46, SUBDIVISION REGU- LATIONS, Section 46.12 IMPP,.~ MENTS REQUIRED. 4.Warranty. Add the wording: or a set-aside letter of credit from a bank to the fourth line. Delete the wording: or other accept- able collateral. It will now read as fol- lows: 4. Warranty. The subdivider shall be responsible for the installation and/or construction of all improvements re- quired by this chapter, and shall war- rant the design, materials and work- manship of such improvements, instal- lation and construction for a period of two (2) years from and after comple- tion. Such warranty shall be by bond or a set-aside letter of credit from a bank; and shall be subject to review by the County Attorney; shall assure the expedient repair or replacement of defective improvements under war- ranty; and shall indemnify the County from all costs or losses resulting from or contributed to such defective im- provements. The text of the application is on file in the ZONING OFFICE in the Warren County Administration Building, 301 North Buxton, Suite 210, Indlanola, Iowa, and may be examined dudng regular office hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). Written comments will be accepted during regular office hours or before the hearing. Send comments to: War- ren County Zoning Office, 301 North Buxton, Suite 212, Indianola, Iowa 50125 or email them to: zoning @ warrencountyia.org Dated at Indianola, Iowa this 6th day of July, 2016. Lindsey Baughman Zoning Administrator Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday! During Norwalk Parks and Rec Summer Chess Camp, Brent Walker, re- tired Norwalk HS teacher, taught the kids fun, infor- mative and challenging chess lessons. At the end of the camp, the students held a mini-chess tourna- ment. Charlie Poppens was this year's winner. Photos submitted. LIBRARY HOURS Monday - Thursday 10 a.m, - 8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. Closed Sundays (blemofial Day-Labor Day) OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held before the WAR- REN COUNTY ZONING COMMIS- SION on the 18th day of July, 2016 at 6:45 p.m. in the 2nd floor Board of Supervisors Meeting Room, Warren County Administration Building, Indianola, Iowa. Said hearing is in regard to proposed amendments to the 2015 Warren County Iowa, Revised Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances. The amendment application is made by the Warren County Zoning Administra- tor. The proposed amendment is in Chapter 41, ZONING DISTRICTS AND BOUNDARIES, Section 41.14, FPC DISTRICT REGULATIONS. 1. Principal Permitted Uses. 1 [D] Delete: Any use erected or maintained by a public agency. With this deletion of wording, the following letters will be re- assigned. D. will now read: Private or publicly owned recreational uses in- cluding guest ranches, hunting, fish- ing and camping areas; boat docks and marinas; riding stables and trails; pro- vided, however, that water supply and sewage collection and disposal sys- tems shall meet all of the requirements of the Iowa Department of Natural Re- sources and the County Board of Health. E. will now read: Mining and extraction of minerals and raw materi- als, subject to approval of the Board of Adjustment including plans for final site treatment; provided that in areas subject to flooding prior approval is obtained from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. F. will now read: Public utility structures. G. will now read: Dumping of non-combustible materials for landfill purposes, subject to pdor approval of the Iowa Depart- ment of Natural Resources in areas subject to flooding. H. will now read: Private or publicly owned grass land- ing strips, not changing the elevation of the FEMA floodplain for construc- tion. The text of the application is on file in the ZONING OFFICE in the Warren County Admlnistrstion Building, 301 North Buxton, Suite 210, Indlanola, Iowa, and may be exam- ined during regular office hours (Mon- day through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). Written comments will be accepted during regular office hours or before the hearing. Send comments to: War- ren County Zoning Office, 301 North Buxton, Suite 210, Indianola, Iowa 50125 - or email them to: zoning@warrencountyia.org D~ted at Indianola, Iowa this 6th day of July, 2016. Lindsey Baughman Zoning Administrator Summer Chess Winner Charlie Poppens NHS Activities Director By A1 Lammers Baseball: The Warriors begin the week with an over- all record of 15-14 and have completed their Little Hawkeye Conference schedule with a 9-9 record. Norwalk will now complete their regular season sched- ule and then focus on post season play a week from Fri- day. Softball: The Warriors will finish their regular sea- son schedule this week with a pair of non-conference games before turning their attention to post season play. Norwalk received a first round regional bye and will play on Saturday hosting the winner of Perry and Greene County at 7 PM at the Norwalk Baseball / Softball Com- plex. As a reminder passes are not accepted at any post season tournament game and admission is $6 K-Adults. Baby robins eat 14 feet of earthworms every day! BLACK GOLD FOR SALE Norwalk Acreage: 2.5 acres, 1 1/2 mi. South of Norwalk to Elk Horn Street, right (West) 1 mile, six lots developed, five built on; vacant acreage - $28,900. e Norwalk: 2 acres on 33rd Avenue with two mobile homes, 24'x48' and 16'x72' with 2 car garages, $119,900. Martensdale: 5 acres or two 2 1/2 acres, West on Hwy 92 to 20th Ave., North on 20th about 1/2 mi., Black Gold sign on SE comer of the 5 acres to the North line fence - 5 acres $55,000 or $32,000 for the 2 1/2 acres. Indianol.a, 1600 block 80th Ave., Big Sky Acres - 16 lots, 2 acres-to-7 acres $32,900 to $67,900. paving. BLACK GOLD REALTY 515--681-6310