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./ Thursday, July 25, 2013 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT [ I LEIStJRE LINE I OFFICE INFORMATION have learned in class. Pickup registration forms 24 hours a day at the Parks Families are strongly encouraged to join and train and Recreation office or print them off our website: together. We found that the kids learn better when one www.ci.norwalk.ia.us. You can mail registration forms, or both of their parents/guardians are learning along- place them in our drop box or walk in. Our office is side of them in class. For more information see located at 1100 Chatham Ave. (Public Safety Bldg.). Of- www.NorwalkTKD.com. Cost per session: Little Drag- fice hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. ons (twice a week): Norwalk resident $46; Non-resident The drop box is open 24/7! If you have any questions, $53; Family Tae Kwon Do (ages 8 and above), First fam- call us at 981-9206. Online registration is available. (See ily member: Norwalk resident $57.50, Non-resident website: www.ci.norwalk.ia, us). $66.25; Second and third family members: Norwalk resi- UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS dent $28.75 each, Non-resident $33.25 each; Maximum Youth Triathlon Clinic, through July 26; Norwalk family fee: Norwalk resident $115; Non-resident $132.25. Family Tae Kwon Do, July 29 through August 9.Cost of testing for belts and competition is extra. NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS Registration Dates: July 29 through August 9; Ses- Wet and Wild Club, Mondays, 8:30 to 10 p.m.; Fam- sion Dates: August 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, September 3, 5, ily Swim Hour, Sundays, 5 to6 p.m.; Lap Swim: Adults, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, October 1, 3; (Dates/times could Daily Noon to I p.m.; Shuffleboard League, Mondays, vary due to school functions/concerts). 4:30 to 6 p.m. at City Park; End of Summer Family Splash YOUTH TRIATHLON CLINIC AND ENTRY EVENT Bash, August 18, 1-5 p.m.; "Dive-in Movie" at Aquatic Join us for a one-day clinic and event that will intro- Center, August 18, 6 to 10 p.m.; We Have Gone to the duce your young athlete to the fast-paced sport of Dogs (Dogs Swim), August 24, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Park triathlon! Members of the Norwalk Racers, the local and Rec Day at the Iowa State Fair, August 15. triathlon and running dub, will educate youth on safety AMUSEMENT PARK TICKETS tips, information about swimming, biking and running Adventureland Amusement Park tickets are now for and tips for fast transitions. We will close with a very sale for $32 (gate price $40) at our office. Lost Island, non-competitive, fun event allowing participants to uti- Blank Park Zoo and Worlds of Fun tickets are here too: lize some of the skills they learned. All participants must COED SOFTBALL STANDINGS have a bike, age-appropriate helmet, swim goggles and Sunday Sluggers 4-0 suit and running shoes with them on the day of the Balfour Blasters 4-1 event. A parent or adult's participation is also required, Balls to the Walls 1-3 so plan to spend the morning with your child. Regis- At Least We Showed 0-5 tration: Through July 26; Date: Saturday, Aug. 3; Time: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Aquatic Center; Scores- Week 3 Cost: Norwalk residents $35, non-residents $40.25; At Least We Showed 03 Minimum/Maximum: 25/100. Sunday Sluggers 13 OPALS- Senior Citizen Programs (Older People with Active Life Styles) Balfour Blasters 11 SENIOR CITIZEN EXERCISE At Least We Showed 07 Everyone age 55 and older is invited to attend a free ............... ............... exercise program that will include stretching and ton- Balfour Blasters 10 ing. We will meet at the Norwalk Christian ChUrch lo- Balls to the Walls 04 cated at 701 Main St. This program will start September NORWALK FAMILY TAE KWON DO 24 and rim until the end of May. Days: Monday and Mafia Boden is the new head instructor of the school Thursday; Time: 10-10:30 a.m. which is under new ownership. This school offers pro- SHUFFLEBOARD LEAGUE grams for ages 5 through adults. The classes are sepa- This well-known game has just been re-established rated by rank (beginners and advanced) and students here in the Norwalk City Park. Come out and enjoy the meet twice a week. Class meets Tuesdays and Thurs- sound of gliding discs ,as they whiz down the court. days, in the Oviatt gym or multi-purpose room. Begin- Shuffleboard equipment will be provided. Days: Mon- ners meet from 6:15 to 7 p.m. and advanced students days; Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. meet from 7-8 p.m. We also offer a Little Dragon program designed for children ages five to seven. Little Dragons meet twice a week. This program is run concurrently with the begin- ning class. All programs consist of hand and foot techniques, forms, self-defense, lessons and instructions on topics such as respect, self-discipline and perseverance. Com- petition is also available for those students who are in- terested. Competition teaches sportsmanship, gives con- fidence and allows the students to use the skills they SHERIFF'S REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. ACCIDENTS July 12 - 1:26 p.m.: Devon Chase, 20, Norwalk, was southbound on 100th Avenue in Warren County and stated that a deer crossed in front of the vehicle and that he took evasive action causing the vehicle to go into the east ditch. CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION Norwalk City Hall Council Chambers Thursday, July 25, 2013 6:30 p.m. This is a tentative Agenda only, which is subject to change. The final City Council Agenda will be posted at the Norwalk City Hall at least 24 hours prior to commencement of the meeting. 1. Call to order at 6:30 p.m. 2. Approval of Agenda 3. Discussion topics A. entryway sign B. CIP update - infrastructure recommendations C. rental housing code development and implementation D. city pool update and discussion E. curfew F. ward discussion G. Discussion re police chief position description (tentative) H. other 4. Adjournment- POLICE REPORT ] Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. vehicle was impounded Officer responded to and a report was made. the area of Sunset Drive Officer responded to and Echo Valley Drive for the 3100 block of Echo Val- a hit and run accident. A ley Drive for a theft report vehicle driven by Michael from a Motor Vehicle. A Wisler, 48, Aflkeny, was report was made and fur- struck by an unkiaown ve- ther investigation is being hicle that left the scene, conducted. Information was taken for a report and the investiga- Officer responded to tion continues in this mat- the 4800 block of Lake- ter. The report was for- wood Drive for a report of warded to the Iowa De- suspicious activity. Sev- partment of Transporta- eraljuveniles were located tion. in the area. Charges were filed against three of the Officers responded to subjects for Theft 5th, Pos- the 900 block of East 17th session of Drug Parapher- Street for an assault. A 17- nalia, Possession of Ciga- year-old Norwalk juvenile rettes, Interference with was charged with assault Official Acts and a and the case was sent to Weapon Law Violation. the Warren County Juve- Report was made and for- nile Court office, warded to the Warren County Juvenile Court of- Officers were called to rice. the 99-mile marker of Officer was called to the Highway 5"Bypass for a 3700 block of Bluestem to property damage accident, take a theft from motor A vehicle driven by vehicle report. Victim be- Gabriella Kish, 50, Des lieves the theft took place Moines, struck a deer on 07-12-13 while running causing damage to her ve- errands in the Des Moines hicle. A report was made area. Information was and was forwarded to the taken and a report was Iowa Department of Trans- made. portation. Officer was called to the Officer initiated a traf- 1700 block of Dorchester tic stop at North Avenue for a report of signs that and Center Street. The had been taken from that driver, Spencer Bell, 23, location. Information was Des Moines, was cited for taken and a report was Dark Window Tint and made, The case is pending Driving While License investigative leads. Under Suspension. The 4";i "Sweet 16" Ashley Love, Your Family