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Page Two N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, September 7, 2017 I b D i NORTH WARREN TOWN AND COUNTY NEWS P.O. Box 325, 1122 Main St. Ste. 1, Norwalk, IA 50211 515-981-0406 A weekly publication of Klein Publications, Inc. Published every Thursday in Norwalk, Iowa Official newspaper for Norwalk, Cumming, Norwalk Community School District and Warren County. Member of Iowa Press Association and National Newspaper Association Steven F. KleinPublisher Sally Huntoon AdvertisingfManaging Editor Arlene Knust Typesetter/Office Established May 1968 by Dorothy L. Graham Subscription Rates: $18 per year - Single Copy 50 cents Senior Citizens and College Students $15 per year Residents outside Warren, Madison & Polk Co. -$24 per year Periodicals Postage Paid at Norwalk, Iowa and Additional Mailing Offices ALL COPY/ADS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 12 NOON I FRIDAY TO INSURE PUBLICATION IN NEXT ISSUE We reserve the right to accept or refuse all advertising. We reserve the right to cancel any advertisement at any time. Postmaster: Send Form 3579 to P.O. Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 Member of: National Newspaper Iowa Newspaper Association Association Agenda City Council Regular Business Meeting Agenda Thursday, September 7, 2017, 6:00 p.m. City Hall - 705 North Avenue 1) Call to order. 2) Approval of agenda. 3) Presentations • Warrior Run recognized as Small Business of the Month • Hubbell Development Colonial Circle Development 4) Welcome of guests and public comment. (3 minute limit, no action) 5) Approve minutes of the August 17rd, 2017 regular City Council meeting, August 31 work session. 6) Consent agenda a) Expenditures b) Tax abatements c) Block party application 1000-1100 block of 8kylane Dr. 9/16/17 d) Utility Advisory Commission appointments: Rie Graves, Tim Kalvig e) Consideration of an update to wage range Parks Department f) Consideration of a Resolution establishing formal support of expanding Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) District I to include Norwalk. g) Consideration of a Resolution approving the ASCAP (American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers Licensing Agreement). h) Request for payment of easements on the Delaware Street Certified Site Sanitary Sewer project. • Byron Kern - $10,342.80 (sanitary sewer easement) • MidAmerican Energy $1,650.00 (temporary construction easement) • Ben Kern- $3,716.00 (temporary construction easement) • Robert Dunn and Ruth Duma - $2,178.00 (temporary construction easement) • Robert Dunn - $3,284.00 (temporary construction easement) 7) Public hearing on the Bedwell/Koethe annexation. 8) Consideration of a Resolution approving applications for the voluntary annexation of property into the City of Norwalk in Section 17 of Greenfield Township. 9) Public hearing on proposed amendment to the Norwalk Urban Renewal Area. (Sunset Crest Redevelopment and the old water tower site - infrastructure improvements). 10) Consideration of a resolution to declare necessity and establish an urban renewal area, pursuant to Section 403.4 of the Code of Iowa and approve Urban Renewal Plan Amendment for the Norwalk Urban Renewal Area. (Sunset Crest Redevelopment and the old water tower site - infrastructure improvements). Concluded p. 5 OBITUARY I Worship at these DONALD BELL I Donald "Don" Bell, 90, i!iiii: :i :iNorwalk Area Churches Norwalk, died peacefully Thursday morning, August 31, 2017 at Luther Park in Des Mo'mes. Funeral Services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6th at the Norwalk United Methodist Church. Burial with military honors was in the Norwalk Cemetery. Don, the son of Burdette and Lois (Reed) Bell, was born January 21, 1927 in rural Clarion, Iowa. His family moved to Woolstock, Iowa where he attended a one room school hoalse and later graduated from Woolstock High School with the Class of 1945. Following school he joined the United States Army Air Corps where he served state-side. Don married his future bride, Gloria Parrish, of Woolstock on February 26, 1947. Together they celebrated over 70 years of marriage. To this union they had four children, Clifford, Keith, Kathrine, and Wanda. Don and Gloria made their home in Norwalk where he worked at the Iowa Air National Guard, refining as a Chief Master Sergeant in January 1982. Don wore many hats in Norwalk. lie was one of the first volunteer EMTs with the Norwalk Fire and Rescue, served on the Norwalk Cemetery Board, was involved with the Boy Scouts Troop 103, and was a long-thne member of the Norwalk United Methodist Church and the American Legion Post 562. Don enjoyed tinkering in his garage. He liked to whittle, doodle, and keeping his yard and flowers perfect. He especially loved his three flavors of ice cream, white, plain and vanilla, and he Donald "Don" Bell loved having cherry pie every year for his birthday. During the warmer months, Don and Gloria enjoyed camping; over the years they upgraded from tents, to trailers, and finally an RV. Don is survived by his wife, Gloria; children, Cliff (Kathy) of Shelby, IA, Keith 0VIeril) of Pleasant Hill, IA, Kathy (Chuck) Fricke ofAnkeny, IA, and Wanda (Todd) Nordstrom of New Prague, MN; a sister, Iris Hightower of Ft. Smith, AR; 12 grandchildren, Shawn (Amy), Shane (Jessica), Melody (Shawn), David (Amber), Christina (Kevyn), Justin (Tarah), Heather, Gloria (Mike), Jessica (Matt), Grace (Juan), Sara (Chad), and Melinda (Mychal); 40 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great grand- children. He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandchild; a great- grandchild, Breanna; a brother, Burdette; and three sisters, Leona Gaster, Eleanor Gray, and Veda Hartman. Memorials to the Norwalk Fire and Rescue will be accepted. Online condolences may be made at www.oleary funerals .com. Norwalktoberfest Come jon the Norwalktoberfest Saturday, Sept. 16, from 4.00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Norwalk City Park (next to the library). This event is a family-friendly event. Admission is $5. Children under 5 are free. Beer tickets are $3. There will be a living Polka Band, gaming truck, Craft beer, food trucks, and business displays. There will also be a homebrewing contest. Those interested should notify the Chamber of their interest no later than Friday, Sept. 8. NORWALK DES MOINES Christ Our Savior Christian Life Lutheran Church (LC-MS) Assembly of God Church 515 Sunset Dr. Fleur Drive and Hwy 5 515-897-4183 Warren Hunsberger, Pastor Bill Clark, Pastor 515-953-0322 9:00 am Worship 10 am Worship 10:30 am Sunday School Children's Ministry, 0-5 Wed. Family Education 6:30 pm Kids' Church 6 years & up Wed. Confirmation: 5th-8thNursery ages 0-2 grade 6:30 pm 6:30 pm - Wed. Elevate Youth *** *** Crossroads Church Grace Baptist Church 2601 Border St. 112 County Line Rd. 285-8871 www.2thecrossroads.com www.gracecares.net Glen Blumer, Pastor Doug VanWey, Pastor 515-287-8580 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 am Worship 10:45 am Worship Nursery & Children's Jr. & Sr. High, Men's and Programming Women's Ministry 3 years old through 5th grade Nursery Provided. Wed. 6:30 pm K-12th grades *** *** Mt. Zion Church of God Fellowship Community 8383 Ridgeview Dr. Church David Chu, Pastor 225 North Ave. 664-2828 www.fccnorwalk.org *** Rob Jones, Pastor MARTENSDALE 981-0699 Martensdale Community Sunday 8:30 am & 10:30 am(An Evangelical Free Church) (no Saturday service) 1 Mile North of Martensdale on Adult Worship and Disciple HuT 28 City for Children Jeremy Kidder, Pastor ( 18 months-5th grade) 641-764-2491 Quality childcare provided Worship: 9 am for children under 18 mo.Bible Study: 10:30 am Sunday Evenings, 6-8 pm Sr. High Youth: 6 pm Sunday 9-12th grade Jr. High Youth: 6:30 pm Wednesday 6:30-8 pm Wednesdays Jr. High *** Wednesday 6-8 pm St. Paul Lutheran Church Youth 6-8 grade (Evangelical Lutheran Church *** in America) Redeemer Baptist Ch urch 615 Iowa Ave. Sunset Dr. & Marred 641-764-2752 515-943-4197 Ron Mohr, Pastor, 770-1286 Trey Perrott, Pastor Don Rothweiler, Pastor Adult and Children's Classes 9 9:30 am Worsh!p am Call for times on Adult and Coffee and Fellowship 10 am Children Bible Studies Sunday Worship Service 10:30 *** am PROLE Wednesday Night Small Groups Linn Grove United Methodist Church New Life Lutheran Church 7483 50th St. - 98t-4062 4380 Wakonda Dr. - 285-5965 Ginni Otto, Pastor www.newlifenorwalk.org Free-will offering Nate Liedtke, Pastor Breakfast 8-9:30 am 8:15 am & 10!30 am Worship 10 am Worship 9:30 am Sunday School Adult Sunday School - 11 am Childcare Provided *** *** ~DIANOLA Norwalk Christian Church Freedom Fellowship Church (Disciples of Christ) (IFFC) 701 Main St. - 981-0176 2604 N. Jefferson Way Norwalkcc.org 515-961-5755 Travis Stanley, Pastor Pastor JeffRabe Marti Stanley, Pastor Pastor's Cell 515-333-2458 10:00 am Worship 9:30 am Sunday Worship 9:00 am Sunday School and12:45-2 pm Wed. Adult Bible Fellowship Study Coffee Fellowship followsTues.-Thurs. is for service Community Food Closet. Nursery Provided (birth - 5) (Please call for availability) All are Welcome! *** *** Good Shepherd Norwalk United Evangelical Lutheran Church Methodist Church (ELS) ~" 1801 Sunset Dr. - 981-4251 202 N. Kenwood - 9~2-0351 Steve McElroy, Pastor Robert Hatting, P~tor 8:00 and 10:30 am Worship9 am Worship Sunday School 9:15 am 10:15 Sunday School Nursery Provided *** O'Lear Funeral & Cremation ServicesY Cete~aeoe o( t~e ~ Eric E. O'Leary Owner & Director [ In Our Care J Age 90 of Norwalk www.olearyfunerals.com 1020 Main Street, Norwalk • (515) 981-0700 St. John the Apostle Catholic Church 720 Orchard Hills Dr. 981-4855 FAX 981-9475 Father John Ludwig Sacrament of Reconciliation 4 pm Saturday Masses: 5 pm Saturday 9 am Sunday Nursery, Sunday School CUMMING Harvest Church (Evangelical Free) 4225 N. Birch Ave. PO Box 115 981-4321 harvestchurchcumming.com Thomas Cackler, Pastor Sunday I0 am Worship The above free listings are to Help newcomers know the Regular worship schedules of Norwalk-area churches. Special Events and services will not be listed here. *** Policy: Churches must be in the Norwalk Area and in Warren County for this free listing.