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W --,jp Page Six OFFICIAL PUBLICATION CITY OF CUMMING . Regular Council Meeting 6/23/2014 To be Approvedet 7/14/2014 Meeting The Regular City Council Meeting of the City of Cumming was held at Cumming City Hall 649 N. 44"~ St. on Monday, June 23 2014.The Meeting was called to Order at 7:00 P.M. by Mayor Tom Becker. Present at Roll Call: Dave Chelsvig, Ed Harkin, Dino Goode, Peggy Koch, Jean Lare. Absent: None. Motion by Lare, Seconded by Goode to Approve the Agenda. Approved 5-0. Public Comment: Julius Cendana requesting the City to drop the lawsuit re- garding chickens. Reports: Park & Rec ordered the dedication sign for Prairie Meadows; approved amounts to purchase rocks, t-shirts, koozies, etc.; approved quote from Conner electric; discussed pumhasing land the park used to be on: Consent Items Motion by Harkin, Seconded by Koch to approve Consent Items: 6/9/14 Council Meeting Minutes, 6/10/14 Park & Rec Meeting Minutes, 5/21/14 Board of Adjust- ment Meeting Minutes, 6/20/14 Calculation & Verification Journal, 6/20/14 Accts Payable Acct Ledger. Approved 5-0. Expenditures: CIRWC Regional Water Study/Dues 292.24 City of Des Moines WRA Payment . 591.76 City of Norwalk Fire/Ambulance Payment16,934.33 Clerk Wages 6/2/14-6/15/14 726.15 Fill-In Clerk Wages 6/2/14-6/15/14 203.17 Forest Septic Tank Svc 4225 N Callison Septic Tank 385.00 IA Communities Assurance Liability Ins Premium 2,982.79 IA League of Cities Training 350.00 Iowa One Call Line Location 21.60 IA Prison Industries• Signs 97.70 Jerico Services Dust Control 521.70 Larry Goode Jr 2"d Qtr Mileage 7.06 MidAmerican Energy Service 633.55 Norwalk Lions Club July 4~ Contribution 125.00 Proscape Inc Needle Cast Spray 90.00 Sldnner Law Office PC May Legal Fees 1,696.00 US Bank Copier Lease 101.97 Total $25,760.02 Action/Discussion Items A. Motion by Goode, Seconded by Harkin to approve using a standard appli- cation for Planning & Zoning applicants. Approved 5-0.The Clerk will send these out to those interested and put this back on the agenda for the 7/14/14 meeting. B. Motion by Harkin, Seconded by Goode to approve the following appoint- merits to the Park & Rec Board: Karen McKinney - 3 years; John McPartland - 3 years; Jessica Carr- 3 yaars; Jeff Brandow - 1 year. Approved 5-0. C. Discussion was had on amending Ordinance 55.05 Livestock. D. Motion by Harkin, Seconded by Koch to approve Resolution 2014-26 Approving and Authorizing a Balance Transfer. Approved 5-0. E. Motion by Harkin, Seconded by Koch to approve Resolution 2014-27 Appointing, Representatives for the Sister City Commission. Approved 5-0. F. Motion by Goode, Seconded by Harkin toapprove the Amendment to Financial Services Agreement with Piper Jaffray. Approved 5-0. G. Motion by Late, Seconded by Harkin to approve the Placement Agent Engagement Letter with DA Davidson: Approved 5-0. H. Motion by Harkin, Seconded by Goode to approve Resolution 2014-28 Resolution providing for the issuance of $305,000 Taxable General Obligation Sewer Improvement Notes, Series 2014 and providing for the levy of taxes to pay the same. Approved 5-0. I. Motion by Goode, Seconded by Koch to approve sloending up to $1,000 on rocks for the park, from Park/Rec funds. Approved 5-0. J. Motion by Harkin, Seconded by Koch to approve spending up to $2,000 on t-shirts, koozies, and key chains from Park/Rec funds. Approved 5-0. K. Discussion was held on the property conditions at 4301 Cumming Ave. The Clerk and Attorney will draft a letter to the homeowner. L. The Clerk wilt contact 3 contractors to get bids on repairs foi concrete in Prairie Shores/Apple Creek. M. Formation of a committee to look into an addition to City Hall was dis- Cussed. Reports • Mayor: Met with MSA Professionals regarding a vision for the G14/Cumming Ave corridor. • Council: Reminder that the Mayor is attending the WRA meeting in July; Wou~d ~ike Io have'cusiness cards made; July 8= is the Fat Tire Ride; August 9t" is the 24 hours of Cumming party. -Clerk: Update on the welding that will occur on the tower beginning the second week of July.The park will need to be closed and the company doing the welding will need to handle this. City wide garage sales are Saturday, June 28t". Phase II Sewer financing needs to be put in place before December first in order to utilize TIF funding. • Attorney: Brad will be here on July 14". UPCOMING CITY COUNCIL MEETING: July 14, 2014, 7:00 pm at City Hall Motion made by Lare, Seconded by Koch to Adjourn at 8:58 p.m. Approved 5-0. Tom Becker, Mayor; Rachelle Swisher, City Clerk/Treasurer OFFICIAL PUBLICATION THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR WARREN COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF Probate No. ESPR020350 THE I~TATE OF REGINA MARY MCCOY, NOTICE OF AFPOINTMENT OF deceased. EXECUTOR AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS To all persons interested in the Estate of Regina Mary McCoy, deceased, who died on or about June 30th, 2014: You are hereby notified that on the 14th day of July, 2014, the undersigned was appointed Executor of the estate. Notice is hereby given that all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against the estate shall file them with the Clerk of the above-named District Court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months from the second publication of this notice or one month firem the date of the mailing of this notice (unless other- wise allowed or paid), a claim is thereafter forever barred. Dated this 24th day of July, 2014. /s/W'dliam Joseph Cline, Executor of the Estate /s/Rod Powell AT0006334 Attorney for the Executor THE POWELL LAW FIRM, P.C. 3737 Woodland Avenue, Suite 601 West Des Moines, IA 50266 Telephone: (515) 224-4913 Date of second publication 7th day of August, 2014. OFFICIAL PUBLICATION WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF Description: One Silver Apple I-POD with soft plastic cover and ear phones. Recovered from Stoney Creek Inn, 5291 Stoney Creek Pt, Johnston. Owner should contact the Warren County Sheriff's Office 515-961-1122. Case #: 2012-1107. N/Warren Town and County News L Thursday, August 7, 2014 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION CITY OF CUMMING Regular Council Meeting 7/14/2014 To be Approved at 7/28/2014 Meeting The Regular City Council Meeting of the City of Cumming was held at Cumming City Hall 649 N. 44= St. on Monday, July 14, 2014. The Meeting was called to Order at 6:00 P.M. by Mayor Tom Becker. Present at Roll Call: Dave Chelsvig, Ed Harkin, Dino Goode, Peggy Koch, Jean Lare. Absent: None: Motion by Late, Seconded by Chelsvig to Approve the Agenda. Approved 5-0. Presentation: Dennis Schlegel and Bill Ludwig presented new plans for devel- oping the area between N. 43"~ Street and N. 35~ Street owned by Reveiz Farms. Discussion of plans presented by Schlegel and Ludwig. Changes were pro- posed and they will come back to the Council will an updated plan. 24 Hours of Cumming Bike Race: Steve Cannon spoke regarding a bike race which will take place on the gravel roads around Cumming on Aug. 9th.This is a 240 mile bike race. The City agreed to allow camping in the City Park on this weekend. Once Race Events will be sure to include the City on the insurance for the race. Presentation- MSA Professionals presented their Service Agreement. Consent Items Motion by [-are, Seconded by Harkin to approve Consent Items: 6/23/14 Council Meeting Minutes, 6/19/14 Board of Adjustment Meeting Minutes, 6/30/14 Calcu- lation & Verification Journal, 7/10/14 Calculation & Verification Journal, 6/2014 iPERS Report, 6/30/14 Accts Payable Acct Ledger, 7/11/14 Accts Payable Acct Ledger. Approved 5-0. Expenditures: ABC Pest Control Mosquito Spraying 1,339.00 Cardmember Service Postage/Publishing 48.26 Century Link Phone/Internet 167.27 City of Des Moines. WRA 1,142.91 ' Clerk Wages 6/16/14-6/29/14 584:7~ Conner Electric Park Shelter Service Repairs 259.37 CounciVMayor Pay 2nd Qtr 2014 1,419.06 DA Davidson & Co Placement Agent Services 3,050.00 Des Moines Water Works Garbage Service 70.20 Fill-In Clerk Wages 6/16/14-6/29/14 152.38 IA DNR Annual Water Permit 41,04 IA League of Cities Membership Dues Iowa One Call -- Line Location IPERS June 2014 359.96 IRS Withholding 1,142.17 Jackie Goode •Plants for Park 95.68 Jim's Johns June Rent 45.00 Kirk Ford June 2014 Mowing 440.00 Koch Brothers Copy Fees 14.29 MidAmerican Energy Service 92.05 NNVarren Town News Publishing 107.35 Patava Concrete. Park Paving Project 28,820.00 Piper Jaffrey Financial Advisory Fee4,000.00 Rachelle Swisher 2r~ Qtr Mileage/Postage 288.51 Safe Building Comp. Building Inspections 248.50 Treasurer, State of IA Sales Tax/Withholding 175.40 Veenstra & Kimm Comp Plan Amendment 165.00 Waste Connections June Garbage 1,899.00 Total $46,488.58 Action/Discussion Items A. Motion by Chelsvig, Seconded by Goode to approve the Service Agree- ment with MSA Professionals. Approved 5-0. B. Motion by Harkin, Seconded by Chelsvig to approve the Cigarette Permit" for the Cumming Tap. Approved 5-0. C. Motion by Goode, Seconded by Koch to approve adding Kathy Brandow to the Planning & Zoning Commission. Approved 5-0. , D. Motion by Lare, Seconded by Harkin to approve adding Charlie Ochanpaugh to the Planning & Zoning Commission. Ayes: Lare, Harkin, Chelsvig. Nays: Koch, Goode. Approved 3-2. E. Motion'by Chelsvig, Seconded by Goode to approve the bid from Conner Electric for the Park project. Approved 5-0. F. Motion by Koch, Seconded by Harldn to approve the bid for playground mulch for the park. Approved 5-0. G. Motion by Goode, Seconded by Chelsvig to approve the invoice for Bob's Custom Trophy for the park plaque. Approved 5-0. H. Repairs to the concrete on Blue Heron Circle were discussed. Bids will be obtained for tiling where the water is draining incorrectly. I. Motion by Lare, Seconded by Goode to approve the joint sealing bid from Henriksen Contracting. Approved 5-0. J. Motion by Harkin, Seconded by Koch to approve the formation of a com- mittee to check into the feasibility of an addition to City Hall. Approved 5-0. Reports • Mayor: Asked Council to look at Capital Improvements that need added to our plan, including ditches and storm water. Travis Squires will discuss use of TIF at our next meeting. -Clerk: Update on home at 4301 Cumming Ave. Monies have been received for sale of excess water capacity and sewer loan. Agreement was signed by Julius Cendana.Two Iowa Cubs tickets are available. • Attorney: Signed agreement from Julius Cendana was presented to the Court and approval should be done within 24 hours. UPCOMING CITY COUNCIL MEETING: July 28, 2014, 7:00 pm at City Hall Motion made by Chelsvig, Seconded by Late to Adjourn at 8:49 p.m. Approved 5-0. Tom Becker, Mayor; Rachelle Swisher, City Clerk/Treasurer OFFICIAL PUBLICATION CITY OF NORWALK MINUTES OFTHE SPECIAL NORWALK CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON 7-31- 14 (abridged version) - Mayor, Tom Phillips called meeting at 705 North Avenue to order at 5:09 P.M. Present: Eric Delker, Erika Isley, Kyie Jackson and Jaki Livingston. Absent:, Jamie Sylvester, (RC = roll call vote) 14-162 Motion by Isley and seconded by Livingston to approve the Agenda, carried unanimously by voice vote. 14 -163 Motion by Jackson and seconded by Delker to table the Outskirtz liquor license to the August 7. 2014 meeting allowing time for changes to the ABD application carried unanimously by voice vote. The next item on the Agenda is discussion related to a Master Ordinance re- lated to individual regional storm water drainage facilities. Council consen- sus is to bnng tabled Master, Ordinance back to the August 7, 2014 Regular City Council meeting. Huston said the City is currently working with the adopted 2003 Fire Code. He would like to update to the 2012 version. This will come before Council at a later date. Oliver spoke to council about the economic benefits for the City of Norwalk to designate Highway 5 as an interstate. Council consensus.is to bring this item to the August 7, 2014 Regular City Council meeting. Department heads presented their top five capital improvement project and equipment priorities and funding options. Oliver is asking Council to review this list, as well as the entire inventory, which is available on the web site, and give suggestions. 14-164 Motion by Isley and seconded by Delker to adjourn the meeting at 7:45 RM. Voice vote carried unanimously. Tom Phillips, Mayor Jeff Rosien, City Clerk OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF PUBLIC • HEARING Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held before the WAR- REN COUNTY BOARD OF SUPER- VISORS on the 19~ day of August, 2014 at 9:40 a.m. in the 2'~ floor Board of Supervisors Meeting Room, Warren County Administra- tion Building, Indianola, !owa. J Said hearing is in regard to a rezon- ing application submitted by Allen andTeresa Bown, 10971 44th Lane, Prole, Iowa 50229. The proposed re- zoning would allow for the rezoning of certain lands within Warren County from A-1 (Agricultural District) to C-2 (General Commercial-Highway Ser- vice District), The proposed rezoning would allow for an office and shop to be used for general repaii's on vehicles and allow for sales of used Vehicles on property described as: Parcel "A"-That part of Lot 2 and Lot .3 of Bown Subdivision, an official subdivision of Warren County, re- corded in Plat Book 8, Pages 437- 446, described as follows; Commencing at the South Quarter corner of Section 22, Township 76 North, Range 25West; thence South 307.00 89 degrees 04 minutes 59 seconds 14.40 West, 594.00 feet along the south line of said Section 22 also being part of the south line of said Lot 2 to a corner of Lot 2 and the point of beginning; thence South 89 degrees 04 minutes 59 seconds West, 68.48 feet along said South line; thence North 04 degrees 35 minutes 15 sec- onds East, 235.30 feet; thence North 66 degrees 01 minutes 41 seconds East, 210.35 ft=et to the west line of said Lot 3; thence North 16 degrees 47 minutes 51 seconds East, 233.57 feet~ thence North 83 degrees 46 ndnutes 24 seconds East, 110.43 feet; thence South 06 degrees 50 minutes 26 seconds East, 154.74 feet; thence South 48 degrees 28 minutes 29 seconds West, 260.86 feet to the east line of said Lot 2; thence South 00 degrees 15 min- utes 25 seconds East, 54.60 feet along said east line; thence South 89 degrees 05 minutes 00 seconds West, 145.96 feet; thence South 00 degrees 55 minutes 01 seconds East, 171.00 feet along a part of a boundary line of said Lot 2 to the point of beginning, hav!ng an area of 1.54 acres including 0.06 acres of Iowa Highway 92 Road Easement. Located at 10971 44th Lane, Prole, Iowa 50229. The textof the applicationis 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 IMonday 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, Indianota, Iowa 50125 or email them to: zoning@co. warren.ia.us Dated at Indianola, Iowa this 31st day of July, 2014. Lindsey Baughman Assistant Zoning Director OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held before the WAR- REN COUNTY BOARD OF SUPER- VISORS on the 19th day of August, 2014 at 9:45 a.m. in the 2'~ floor Board of Supervisors Meeting Room, Warren County Administra- tion Building, Indianola, Iowa. Said hearing is in regard to a rezon- ing application submitted by James and Dottle Lu Johnson, 9912 G24 Highway, Indianola, Iowa 50125. The proposed rezoning would allow for the rezoning of certain lands within War- ren County from A-1 (Agricultural Dis- trict) to C-2 (GeneraJ Commercial- Highway Service Districts) for pur- poses related to the existing C-2 zoned property for the pet cemetery, crema- tory and related uses on property de- scribed as: Parcel~'M"-That part of Parcel B, re- corded in Irregular Plat Book 10 Page 19 of 77-24, and that part of the Northeast Quarter of the North- east Quarter of Section 33, Town- ship 77 North, Range 24West of the 5= P.M., Warren County, Iowa, de- scribed as follows; Beginning at the Northwest corner of said Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter; thence South 88 degrees 28 minutes 30 secqnds East, 740.26 feet along the north line of said Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter; thence South 00 degrees 00 minutes 06 seconds East, 466.17 feet; thence North 88 degrees 28 minutes 30 seconds West, 740.26 to the west line of said Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter; thence North 00 degrees 00 minutes 06 seconds West, 466.17 feet to the point of beginning, hav- ing an area of 7.92 acres including 1.87 acres of Warren County Road Easement. Located at 9912 G24 Highway, Indianola, Iowa 50125: The text of the application is on file in the ZONING OFFICE in the Warren County Administration Building, 501 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 regular office hours or before the hearing. Send comments to: War- ren County Zoning Office, 301 North Buxton, Suite 212, Indianola, Iowa 5012S or email them to: zoning@co. warren.ia.us Dated at Indianola, Iowa this 31= day of July, 2014. Lindsey Baughman Assistant Zoning Administrator I OFFICIAL PUBLICATION SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT "Two longhorn st'eer, one brown, one black and white, each -600 Ibs" found at 3009 $23 Hwy, Carlisle, 06- 30-14; owner should contact the sheriff's office 515-961-1122 case # i- 2014-0395" Mike Morrison, Detective Ser- geant, Office of Warren County Sher- iff, Fax: 515-961-1025, Phone: 515- 961-1122, PO Box 337, 115 N Howard, Indianola, IA 60125. KIEHLS-2. Creamy Eye created a public/private part- Treatment with Avocado can nership to aid in the recov- " be found at Kiehl's free- ery of potential future finan- standing stores and select cial losses after a terrorist specialty retailers, attack. The program isset * * * to expire in December. It Exciting new varieties ofshould be renewed, says tomatoes, such as Burpee's Swiss Re, which insures 'SteakHouse,' can be enjoyed insurance companies. in soups, sauces, stews, .,, ketchup, paste, juice, quiche To reduce the num~.r of bit- and pies. 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