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t Page Six N/Warren i Town and County News Thursday, July 22, 2010 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION ORDINANCE NO. 350-Z AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE WARREN COUNTY ZONING ORDI- NANCE/ZONING MAP TO RECLASSIFY LANDS WITHIN WARREN COUNTY, IOWA FROM A-1 (AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT) TO C-2 (GENERAL COMMER- CIAL-HIGHWAY SERVICE DISTRICT). BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY ENACTED by the Warren County Board of Super- visors: ARTICLE I. PURPOSE. The purpose of this Ordinance is to amend the War- ren County Zoning Ordinance so as to reclassify certain lands within Warren County, Iowa as indicated. ARTICLE I1. AMENDMENT. That the following premises be hence forth re- classified as mzoned to C-2 (General Commercial-Highway Service District) on properfy described as: That part of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 3, Township 76 North, Range 25 West of the 5t" P.M., Warren County, Iowa, described as follows; Beginning at the Southeast comer of said Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter; thence South 87 degrees, 27 minutes, 54 seconds West, 790.55 feet along the south line of said Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter to the southeasterly line of Iowa Highway 28; thence North 46 degrees, 02 minutes, 21 seconds East, 1109.88 feet along said southeasterly line to the east line of said Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter; thence South 00 degrees, 42 min- utes, 41 seconds West, 735.54 feet along said east line to the point of beginning, having an area of 6.66 acres. ARTICLE III. ZONING ORDINANCE AND ZONING MAP. That the Warren County Zoning Map, indicating the reclassification of the districts, and the War- ren County Zoning Ordinance are hereby repealed so as to change the reclassi- fication as set forth above. ARTICLE IV. WHEN EFFECTIVE. This Ordinance shall be in effect after its passage and approval and publication as required by law. Passed and approved this 20= day of October, 2009. WARREN COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS . Kevin Middleswa~ G. Kevin Middleswart. Chair, AYE is/Marvin Grace Marvin Grace, Vice-Chair, AYE /s/Doua Shull Doug Shull, Member, AYE /s/Traci VanderLinden AI-fEST: Traci VanderLinden, Warren County Auditor OFFICIAL PUBLICATION ORDI NANCENO. 335A-Z AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE WARREN COUNTY ZONING ORDI- NANCE/ZONING MAP TO RECLASSIFY LANDS WITHIN WARREN COUNTY, IOWA FROM A-1 (AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT) TO RR-1 (RURAL RESIDEN- TIAL DISTRICT). BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY ENACTED by the Warren County Board of Super- visors: ARTICLE I. PURPOSE. The purpose of this Ordinance is to amend the War- ren County Zoning Ordinance so as to reclassify certain lands within Warren County, Iowa as indicated. ARTICLE I1. AMENDMENT. That the following premises be hence forth re- classified as rezoned to RR-1 (Rural Residential District) on property described as: Long Subdivision, Lot #2, a subdivision in Section 6, Township 76 North, Range 23 West of the 5t" P.M., Warren County, Iowa. ARTICLE III ZONING ORDINANCE AND ZONING MAP. That the Warren County Zoning Map, indicating the reclassification of the districts• and the War- ren County Zoning Ordinance are hereby repealed so as to change the reclassi- fication as set forth above. ARTICLE IV WHEN EFFECTIVE This Ordinance shall be in effect after its passage and approval and publication as required by law. Passed and appro~l~'~-day of August. 2007. WARREN COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Is/G. Kevin Middles%v~t~ "'- " G. Kevin Middleswart, Chair, AYE . rvin -r . Vio -ehair, AVE Is/Bob Sandyl Bob Sandy, Member. AYE Is/Traci VanderLinden AVrEST: TracJ VanderLinden, Warren County Auditor OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF HEARING HEARING: August 5. 2010 @ 6:00 p.m., local time PROJECT: Norwalk Public Works Facility Bid Issuance One Norwalk, Iowa 50211 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: At 6:00 p.m. local time, on Thursday, August 5. 2010, at the Norwalk Easter Public Library, 1051 North Avenue, Norwalk, IA 50211, the Norwalk City Council shall hold a public hearing on the proposed plans, specifications, proposed form of contract and the estimated cost of said improvements. At said hearing any interested person may appear and file objec- tions to the proposed plans, specifications, form of contract, or estimated cost of said improvements Published upon order of the City Council, City of Norwalk, Norwalk, Iowa. Jeff Rosien, City Clerk City of Norwalk Norwalk. IA OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF SALE CITY OF NORWALK, IOWA $4,685,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION URBAN RENEWAL BONDS, SERIES 2010A Bids will be received on behalf of the City of Norwalk, Iowa, until 11:00 a.m. on August 5, 2010, for the purchase of $4,685,000 General Obligation Urban Renewal Bonds, Series 2010A of the City. Any of the methods set forth below may be used, but no open bids will be accepted: Sealed Bidding: Sealed bids will be received at the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 705 North Avenue, Norwalk, Iowa. Electronic Internet Bidding: Electronic intemet bids will be received at the office of the City Clerk, 705 North Avenue, Norwalk, Iowa, and must be submit- • ted through PARITY®. Electronic Facsimile Bidding: Electronic facsimile bids will be received at the office of the City Clerk, 705 North Avenue, Norwalk, Iowa, at facsimile number (515) 981-0933, and will be sealed and treated as sealed bids. After the deadline for receipt of bids has passed, sealed bids will be opened and announced, and electronic intemet bids will be accessed and announced• All bids will be presented to the City Council for consideration at its meeting to be held at 6:00 p.m. on August 5, 2010, at the City Hall, Norwalk, Iowa, at which time the Bonds will be sold to the best bidder for cash. *The City reserves the right to increase or decrease the aggregate principal amount of the issue. Any change will be in increments of $5,000 and may be made in any of the maturities. The purchase pdce will be adjusted proportion- ately to reflect any change in issue size. The Bonds will be issued as fully registered bonds in denominations of $5,000 or any integral multiple thereof, will be dated August 25, 2010, will bear interest payable semiannually on each June 1 and December 1 to maturity, commencing December 1, 2010, and will mature on each June 1 in the following years and amounts: *Principal *Principal Year Amount Year Amount 2011 $135 300 2021 $230.000 2012 $175 300 2022 $240,000 2013 $18(3 ~)00 2023 $250.000 2014 $180 300 2024 $260.000 2015 $185 000 2025 $270.000 2016 $190 000 2026 $285,000 2017 $200 000 2027 $295.000 2018 $205 000 2028 $310.000 2019 $210 000 2029 $325.000 2020 $220 000 2030 $340,000 The right is reserved to the City to call and redeem all of the said Bonds maturing in each of the years 2019 to 2030. in whole or from time to time in part, in one or more units of $5,000, on June 1. 2018, or on any date thereafter prior to and in any order of maturity (and within a maturity by lot), upon terms of par and accrued interest. Bidders must specify a pdce of not less than $4.638.150. plus accrued inter- est. The legal opinion of Dorsey & Whitney LLP. Attorneys, Des Moines. Iowa. will be furnished by the City. A good faith deposit of 1% of the final par amount is required and may be forfeited to the City in the event the successful bidder fails or refuses to take and pay for the Bonds. The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive irregularities n any bid. The Bonds are being issued pursuant to the provisions of Chaoters 384 and 403 of the Code of Iowa and will conshtute general obligations of the City, pay- able from taxes levied upon all the taxable proper'b/in the City without limitation as to rate or amount The Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"', has promulgated certain amendments to Rule 15c2.12 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1034 (17 C.F.R. 240.15c2-12) (the "Rule") that make it unlawful for an underwriter to participate in the primary offering of municipal securities in a principal amount of $1.00g.000 ormore unless, before submitting a bid or entering ~nto a purchase contract for such securities it has reasoned y determined that the issuer or an obligated person has undertaken in writing for the benefit of the holders of such securities to provide certain disclosure information to prescribed information re- positories on a c~ontinuing basis so long as such securities are outstanding. {he &re of issuance and delivery of the Bon&. the will exeeule and deliver a Continuing Disclosure Certificate pursuant to which the City will under- take to comply with the Rule. The City will covenant and agree to comply with and carry out the provisions of the Continuing Disclosure Certificate. All of the officers of the City will be authorized and directed to take any and all actions as may be necessary to comply with the Rule and the Continuing Disclosure Cer- tificate Bidder~ should be aware that the official terms of offedn9 to be published in the Official Statement for the Bonds contain additional bidding terms and infor- mation relative to the Bonds. In the event of a variance between statements in this Notice of Sale (except with respect to the time and ;)lace of the sale of the Bonds and the principal amount offered for sale) and said official terms of offer- ing, the provisions of the latter shall control. By order of the City Council of Norwalk, Iowa. Jeff Rosien City Clerk OFFICIAL PUBLICATION ORDINANCE NO. 10-09 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF NORWALK, IOWA, SECTION 17.10.160, BY AMENDING PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO USES ALLOWED WITHIN A M-1 GENERAL INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT BE IT ENACTED by the City Council of the City of Norwalk, Iowa: SECTION 1. SUBSECTION REPEALED. The Code of Ordinances of the City of Norwalk, Iowa, is hereby amended by repealing Section 17.10.160, Sub- section 4L, which required publicly or community owned and operated water and wastewater treatment facilities be considered as a Special Use. SECTION 2. NEW SUBSECTION. The Code of Ordinances of the City of Norwalk, Iowa, Section 17.10.160 is amended by adding a new Section 17.10.160, Subsection 2T, which is hereby adopted to read as fellows: 17.10.160.2.T. Publicly or community owned and operated water and waste water treatment facilities. SECTION 3. SEVERABILITY CLAUSE, 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 4. WHEN EFFECTIVE. This ordinance shall be in effect from and after its final passage, approval and publication as provided by taw. Passed by the Council the 1 ,t day of July, 2010, and approved this 1 ,t day of July, 2010. /s/Doug Pierce, Mayor ACrEST: /s/Jeff Rosien, City Clerk I certify that the foregoing was published as Ordinance No. 10-09 on the 22nd day of July. OFFICIAL PUBLICATION Minutes to be approved at the June 29th Board Meeting June 8, 2010 The Warren County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday June 8, 2010 at 1:34 p.m. with all members present. The purpose of the meeting was for employee performance reviews. The following had their evaluations in open session: Kay Brewer-General Assistance Director - 1:34 p.m. Dan Johnson-Maintenance Director-2:00 p.m. Mark Lee-County Engineer-3:00 p.m. Simple motion to recess until June 9, 2010 for additional employee performance reviews. Carried unanimously. June 9, 2010 The Warren County Board of Supervisors reconvened on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. with all members present. The purpose of the meeting was for employee performance reviews. The following had their evaluations in closed session: Scott Ourth-Public Affairs Directoro2:15 p.m. RESOLUTION 10-166 CLOSED SESSION Motion by Marvin Grace, second by Doug Shull, BE IT RESOLVED THAT, Scott Ourth requests a closed session for his evaluation, according to the Iowa Code Chapter 21.5 (1)(i). "to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose apl~intment, hiring, performance or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual's reputa- tion and that individual requests a closed session". Carried unanimously. Came out of closed session at 3:05 p.m. The following had their evaluations in open session: Shelley VanderTuig-Board Secretary-3:10 Simple motion to recess at 3:40 until June 15, 2010 for additional performance reviews. Carried unanimously. June 15, 2010 The Warren County Beard of Supervisors reconvened on Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at 1:52 p.m. The purpose of the meeting was for employee performance reviews. The following had their evaluations in open session: Sheri Scbiro-Substance Abuse-1:52 Bob Folkestad-Zoining-2: 1 5 Tho following had lhgir av luallon in elo oel god,ion'. Kristi Dierking-Mental Health-3:10 RESOLUTION 10-167 CLOSED SESSION Motion by Marvin Grace, second by Doug Shutl, BE IT RESOLVED THAT, Kristi Dierking requests a closed session for her evaluation, according to the Iowa Code Chapter 21.5 (1)(i). "to evaluate the professional competency of an indi- vidual whose appointment, hiring, performance of discharge is being Consid- ered when necessary to prevent n~dle~ and irreF~ral~le injul'y to that individual's reDutation and that individual requests a closed session". Carried unanimously. Came out of closed session at 3:30 p.m. Simple motion to adjourn at 3:31 p.m. Carried Unanimously. A'I-I'EST: Traci VanderLinden, AUDITOR G. Kevin Middleswart, CHAIR Call 911 for emergencies! Human beings normally have 26 chromosomes; a gold- fish, on the other hand, has 94. 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