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Page Six OFFICIAL PUBLICATION IOWA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Notice Date: 8/9/2019 The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is proposing to issue a NPDES (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System) permit for the discharge described below: DISCHARGER NAME AND ADDRESS City of Norwalk Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (M84) Norwalk, IA 50211 LOCATION: Warren County RECEIVING WATERBODIES: North River, Middle Creek and other, undesignated waterbodies The North River at the points of discharge is a class A1 and B(WW~1) and HH stream. Class A1 streams are waters in which recreational or other uses result in prolonged and direct contact with the water. Class B(WW~1) streams are waters in which temperature, flow and other habitat characteristics are suitable to maintain warm water game fish populations, native nongame fish and invertebrate species. Class HH streams are waters in which fish are routinely harvested for human consumption and which may be used as a drinking water supply. Middle Creek at the points of discharge is a class A1 and B(WW-2) stream. Class A1 streams are waters in which recreational or other uses result in prolonged and direct contact with the water. Class B(WW-2) streams are waters which are capable of supporting native nongame fish and invertebrate species. DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSED DISCHARGES: The permit will authorize the discharge of storm water from the municipal separate storm sewer system. Run-off water will normally be collected and discharged to the North River, Middle Creek and other, undesignated waterbodies. Anyone wishing to comment on or object to the proposed permit must do so in writing within 45 days of the date shown at the top of this notice. All comments received will be considered in the final decision to issue or deny the permit. If no objections are received within 45 days, the Department will issue a final permit. You may request that the Department hold a public hearing by submitting a written request citing specific reasons and a proposed list of topics to cover. Comments, objections, and requests for hearings must be addressed to: Department of Natural Resources, Storm Water Coordinator, 502 East 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319. Copies of this notice, the proposed permit and other information are on file and available for public inspection from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday at the above address Extra copies of the Norwalk paper can be purchased at Casey’s, Kum Go, Git-N- Go, and Fareway. Have a news item for the paper? Send it to us by email at news@norwalk newspaper. com HEATING, COOLING PLUMBING In-Floor ~ Geothermal Heating Insured Certified " (515) 989-0106 SALES SERVICE REPLACEMENT BATHROOM REMODEL Looking to Upgrade your Business or Workplace to L.E.D.s? . 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(RC : roll call vote) Staff present included: Luke Parris, Community Development Director; Tony Belizzi, Veenstra & Kimm Engineer; Wayne Schwartz, Public Works Director; Austin Lancaster, Lieutenant; Robin Leaper, Park & Recreation Director; Holly Sealine, Library Director; Hollie Zajicek, Economic Development Director; Jean Furler, Finance Director; Greg Staples, Police Chief; Lindsey Offenburger, City Clerk; Luke Nelson, City Manager; Jim Dougherty, City Attorney. Pledge of Allegiance Motion by Lester, seconded by Livingston to approve the agenda as amended by moving item 17, Consideration of the second reading of an Ordinance Rezoning Property at 7986 S Orilla Rd. from RE-1 Rural Estates to 01 Neighborhood Commercial, to item 8, carried unanimously voice vote. Welcome of Guests & Public Comment Beverly Jans 918 Ashwood Ave., spoke in opposition of a proposed Canine Care Facility. Presentations High School Art Glass 81 Instructor, Angela Davidson Economic Development 81 Hometown Pride Grant Projects Update Motion by Livingston, seconded by Riva to approve the Minutes of the July 18, 2019 regular City Council meeting, carried unanimously, voice vote. Motion by Riva, seconded by Livingston to approve the consent agenda which included: tax abatements; Special Events Application - NonIvalk Area Chamber of Commerce — August 9, 2019 - 5:00pm 81 7:30pm — Fellowship Community Church - 225 North Ave. Culpepper 81 Merriweather Circus; Approval of FY2019 Street Finance Report; Resolution 19144 Approving Temporary Building Department Services Agreement with Veenstra Kimm; Resolution 19145 to Write Off Water Bill Revenues; Resolution 19146 setting August 15, 2019 for Public Hearing for a Zoning Amendment to the Givens Property at the Northwest Corner of G14 and 50th Ave to change the Zoning from A-R to the Blooming Heights South Planned Unit Development with a mix of Single- Family and Townhome Residential; Resolution 19147 Authorizing the City of Norwalk, Iowa, to make an Application to the, Iowa Department of Transportation Traffic Safety improvement Program for the Partial Funding of the IA 28 and North Avenue Intersection Improvements Project; and expenditures, carried unanimously, RC. Payee Description Amount AOCESSDISPLAY GROUP INC. BROCHURE DISPLAY BOX BROWNIE PARK 505.40 AIRPORT SIGNS AND GRAPHIC PD VEHICLE LETTERING 1,369.69 ALL IOWA POOL CHEMICALS 311.50 ANIMAL RESCUE LEAGUE OF I INTAKE 2 LIVE ANIMALS 250.00 BASCOM TRUCK AUTOMOTIVE, INC ‘ ENGINE 610 REPAIR 1,586.20 BEN LEWISTON CAT TOURNIQUET BELT HOLDER REIMBURSEMENT 37.99 BOBS CUSTOM TROPHIES NAME BADGE DEANNA 23.95 BOUND TREE MEDICAL, LLC EMS SUPPLIES 29,827.63 BRANDI SIMPSON REFUND KITCHEN DEPOSIT 25.00 BRENT WALKER CHESS CAMP 266.25 CANDACE JONES REFUND FOR KITCHEN DEPOSIT 25.00 CAPITAL SANITARY SUPPLIES CLEANING SUPPLIES 271.17 CENTURYLINK POOL LINE 1,606.71 CHRIS MORGAN RAGBRAI SECURITY 400.00 CORE 8: MAIN STORM INTAKE GRATE 450.00 CORE—MARK MIDOON'HNENTINC. CONCESSIONS ' 699.17 CTI READY MIX, LLC CONCRETE — STORM - WAKONDA/ WOODMAYR 1,355.50 DH PACE COMPANY BUILDING REPAIR 437.64 DOWNEY TIRE SERVICE & TIRE FOR BACKHOE #1010 . 137.54 FAREWAY CRAFT CLUB SNACKS 10.76 GALLS LLC , UNIFORMS 990.04 GSI COMPANY REFUND - KITCHEN DEPOSIT 25.00 HAWKINS, INC. CHEMICALS 355.25 INDOFF INC OFFICE SUPPLIES 227.06 INTERSTATE ALL BATTERY CE BATTERIES 25.02 IOWA ONE CALL LOCATION NOTIFICATIONS 445.20 IOWA WINDOWSERVICE INC CH EXTERIOR 93.50 JAMES OIL COMPANY LLC GASOHOL 3,565.19 JAY cox INDUSTRIES VETERAN'S MEMORIAL CONCRETE * , 7,600.00 KELTEK INCORPORATED PD VEHICLE EQUIPMENT 92,561.04 KIEFER AOUATICS GUARD CHAIR UMBRELLAS 1 165.00 LLC CENTURYLINK COMMUNICA LONG DISTANCE 28.52 LSZGROUP PUBLIC RELATIONS — MEDIA CAMPAIGN STATE OF THE CITY/ RAGBRAVECON CITY PROJECT 2,250.00 LUCINDA SPERRY 6 3X8 FT MUSIC FEST BANNERS 196.97 MATTHEW MCCARTY RAGBRAI SECURITY 300.00 METRO WASTE AUTHORITY EXTRA TRASH BAG STICKERS 244.40 MIDAMERICAN ENERGY 9200 SUNSET DR 19,109.99 MUNICIPAL SUPPLY MXU'S 8,586.00 NEW LIFE LUTHERAN CHURCH CAREER FAIR 100.00 NICOLE HARVEY REFUND KITCHEN DEPOSIT 25.00 NORTHWARRENTOWN 8- COUNT ABRIDGED MINUTES 718-19 .. 363.32 NORWALK READY-MIXED CONCR CONCRETE — STREETS LAKEWOOD CIR 3,131.00 NORWALK SEASONAL SERVICES PS LANDSCAPING 700.00 OLMSTED COUNTY PATROL RIFLES 4,800.00 ONSITE SOLUTIONS HYDRANT METER DEPOSIT REFUND 1300 SUNSET DR : [1,800.00 OXEN TECHNOLOGY XIRRUS XMS CLOUD - 1 YR LICZENSE ' ,614.00 PEPSI-COLA , POOL CONCESSION 310.08 PLUMB SUPPLY " PARTS FOR NEW ICE MACHINE 50.24 POLICE LEGAL SCIENCES ONLINE TRAINING 1,800.00 PURCHASE POWER POSTAGE 958.71 RAFE ALBERS MOAB TACTICAL BOOT MERRELL - REIMBURSEMENT 152.64 ROSS CHEMICAL SYSTEMS, INC DETERGENT FOR EXTRACTOR 177.35 SCOTT HAVENS UTILITY DEPOSIT REFUND - 675 ‘ BEARDSLEY ST 16.70 SHO'ITENKIRK INDIANOLA P134 REPAIR ‘ 434.60 SHRED IT ' PS SHREDDING 132.32 SMITH PROMOTIONAL ADV BRANDED ITEMS 1,063.30 SNYDER & ASSOCIATES INC BEARDSLEY ST TRANSP CORRIDOR . MASTER PLAN r 6,833.48 TURNBULL TREE SERVICE TREE TRIMMING CITY HALL 2,700.00 VEENSTRA & KIMM INC. ST JOHN THE APOSTLE SITE PLAN 64,466.95 VERIZON WIRELESS CELL SERVICE 1,400.74 vW REEVES AND ASSOCIATES EMERGENCY LIGHTING REPAIR 391.20 WARREN COUNTY HEALTH POOL INSPECTION 486.00 WOOD ROOFING COMPANY CITY HALL ROOF REPAIRS 3,255.00 YOUTH ENRICHMENT LEAGUE SUMMER PROGRAMS 1,912.00 TOTAL 216,939.91 Consideration of the second reading of an Ordinance Rezoning‘Pro rty at 7986 s. Drilla Rd. from RE-1 Rural Estates to C-1 Nelg bor ood Commercial Motion by Riva, seconded by Baker to pass the second readln of an Ordinance Rezoning Property at 7986 S. Orilla Rd. from RE-1 Rura Estates to 04 Neighborhood Cemmercial, carried unanimously, RC. ' Public Hearing for 3 Zoning Amendment to the Bro 's Landing Planned Unit Development to add and modify Architectural oqulroments for the FM Parcel B ‘2 Mayor Phillips Opened the public hearing at 6:26 p.m. Lindsey Offenburger reported receiving no comments. Mayor Phillips closed the public hearing at 6:27 p.m. Thursday, August 15, 2019 Consideration of the first reading of an Ordinance for 3 Zoning Amendment to the Brody's Landing Planned Unit Development to add and modify Architectural Requirements for the R-4 Parcel 8 Failed for lack of motion and second. Public Hearing for a Zoning Amendment to a Portion of the Blooming Heights Development to change the Zoning from R—1(100) to R-1(80) Mayor Phillips Opened the public hearing at 6:31 p.m. Lindsey Offenburger reported receivmg no comments. Brad Cooper, Cooper Crawford Associates on behalf of Diligent explained the project. Mayor Phillips closed the public hearing at 6:37 p.m. Consideration of the first reading of an Ordinance for a Zoning Amendment to a Portion of the Blooming Heights Development to change the Zoning from R—1(100) to R—1(80) Donna Grant 3508 Bluestem Rd. spoke in opposition to the rezoning. Motion by Baker, seconded by Kuhl to pass the first reading of an Ordinance for 2 Zoning Amendment to a Portion of the Blooming Heights Development to change the Zoning from R-1 (100) to R1 (80), motion carried on a roll call vote. Ayes: Baker, Riva, Kuhl. Nays: Lester, Livingston. Public Hearing for a Zoning Amendment to the Givens Property at the Northwest Corner of (314 and 50th Ave to change the Zoning from A-R to a new Planned Unit Development with a mix of Single—Family and Townhome Residential (Tabled by Planning Zoning on July 22, 2019) Public Hearing for a Future Land Use Plan Amendment to the Sub Area 1 Master Plan to change Office-Business to High Density Residential Mayor Philllps opened the public hearing at 6:42 p.m. Lindsey Offenburger reported receiving no comments. Caleb Smith McClure Engineering, spoke in regards to the land use plan amendment request. ’ The following residents spoke in opposition of the Land Use Plan Amendment: Donna Grant - 3508 Bluestem Road Brian Loffredo ~ 1845 Colonial Parkway Andy Boerjan 3504 Autumn Sage Circle Cindy Zielke 9441 Coneflower Circle Herman Riva - 9720 Bluestem Road spoke in regards to the density of the buildings inside the property lines. r Steve Mosley Katie Macke Hubbell Realty, spoke in regards to their plans forthe land use amendment and the land not being developed as commercial. Mayor Phillips closed the public hearing at 7:27 pm. Recess at 7:27 p.m. Back in session at 7:34 p.m. Consideration of a Resolution for a Future Land Use Plan Amendment to the Sub Area 1 Master Plan to change Office-Business to High Density Residential and Medium Density Residential Motion by Riva, seconded by Baker to Approve Resolution 19148 a Future Land Use Plan Amendment to the Sub Area 1 Master Plan to change Office- Business to High Density Residential and Medium Density Residential, motion carried on a roll call vote. Ayes: Lester, Baker, Riva, Kuhl. Nays: Livingston. Public Hearing for a proposal for the rezoning of property east of Elizabeth Holland Park and Colonial Parkway south of Beardsley Street to the Paxton Pointe PUD containing a combination of detached single family, attached townhomes, and multi-family residential Mayor Phillips opened the public hearing at 7:54 p.m. Lindsey Offenburger reported receiving no comments. Caleb Smith ' McClure Engineering requested Council to consider setbacks to be 15 feet in Parcels, A, B, D and E as well as-a request to change the name to Holland Pointe PUD. The following residents spoke in opposition to the rezoning request: ,, Cindy Zielke - 9441 Coneflower Circle Andy Boerjan 3504 Autumn Sage Circle Mayor Phillips closed the public hearing at 7:59 p.m. Consideration of the first reading of an Ordinance for the rezoningof property east of Elizabeth Holland Park and Colonial Parkway south. of Beardsley Street to the Paxton Pointe PUD containing a combination of detached single family, attached townhomes, and multi-family residential Motion by Kuhl, seconded by Riva to return the rezoning request of property east of Elizabeth Holland Park and Colonial Parkway south of Beardsley Street to the Paxton Pointe PUD containing a combination of detached single family,” attached townhomes, and multi-family residential, to the Planning Zoning Commission for their review of the following: setbacks, private drive through apartments, lot width and size, buffe'r requirements and recommendation, parkland dedication, four areas of private streets and the traffic flow, review of section 12.1 of the PUD and the renarhing of the PUD to Holland Pointe, carried unanimously, RC. ' Consideration of a Resolution Approving Engineering Services for High Road Resurfacing and Trail Project Motion by Livingston, seconded by Riva to approve Resolution 19149 V Approving Engineering Services for High Road Resurfacing and Trail ,Projec't, carried unanimously, RC. 1 Council Inquiries & Staff Updates Motion by Lester, seconded by Baker to adjourn at 8:58 p.m., carried unanimously, voice vote. ‘ ‘ Lindsey Offenburger ‘ . City Clerk 1. V K» Learn Nature Photo Journalinglf“ at the Wildlife, Refuge Learn how to “create a nature. photo journaling project, on Sunday, August 18th, beginning at 9:00 a.m., at the Neal Smith National 'Wildlife Refuge. Learn how to look at; your surroundings in a new way with Kristie Burns, a professional photojournalist.” Participants will also learn basic photography techniques, principles of phenology (documenting plant and animal life cycles), and have the opportunity _to experiment and improve their nature photography. V r ' Please bring your own camera; digital SLR Cameras are recommended but any type of camera can be used. Phone cameras will not work for this workshop. The program will take place both indoors and outdoors so be prepared for the weather conditions and walking off the trails. Space is limited and registration is required. Please contact Doreen Van Ryswyk at ' 515-994-3400 or by email at doreen__vanryswyk@fws.gov to register. I The Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge is located at 9981 Pacific Street in; Prairie City.