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PasssiX: .. I Town and County NeWs Thursday, September 17, 2015 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION MINUTES OF THE NORWALK CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON 9-03-15 (abridged for publication) Mayor Phillips called the City Council meeting to order at 6:01 pm. Present at roll call: Eric Delker, Tom Greteman, Erika Isley, Kyle Jackson and Jaki Livingston. Absent at roll call: none. (RC = roll call vote) Also present for the joint session were Zach Young, MPO; Chris Shires, Confluence; and Planning and Zoning Commission members: Stephanie Riva, Judy McConnell, John Fraser, and Jim Huse. 15-159 Livingston moved, Delker seconded, to approve the agenda as amended to remove the street finance report from the consent and to add a temporary construction easement to the consent. Voice vote carried unanimously. City Councilmembers and Planning and Zoning Commissioners were presented with information regarding updatesto Zoning Ordinances and Comprehensive Plans. Council directed staff to bring an RFP for the Comprehensive Plan update back for approval. 15—160 Delker moved, Greteman seconded, to approve minutes of the August 20th regular council meeting. Voice vote carried unanimously. Consent included tax abatements; liquor licenses for 804 Main, Gateway Mar- ket at Wright Place, St. John’s Fall Festival; Resolution 0903-15-082 setting September 17th as public hearing date related to amendments to the following sections of the City of Norwalk Zoning Ordinance: architectural standards, defi- nitions, non-conforming accessory structures, exceptions and modifications, accessory structures and fences, privately owned improvements, bulk regula- tions table, multi-iamily off-street parking and buffers; Resolution 0903-15083 Setting October 1 as public hearing date related to amendments to the following sections of the City of Norwalk Zoning Ordinance: definitions, home occupations and zoning districts; Resolution 0903-15084 approving contract and bond with Kelley Cortum, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $143,012.50, for the project known as Colonial Parkway Storm Sewer improvements, subject to engineer's approval; Resolution 090345-085 accepting a temporary construction ease- ment for Colonial Parkway Storm’Sewer Improvement project from Farms of Holland LLC; Resolution 090345-086 approan perpetual and temporary con- struction easements from Loflredo Holdings LLC for the Colonial Parkway Storm Sewer improvement Project; Resolution 090345-087 approving field rental contract with the Norwalk Soccer Club; Remiution 0903-1 5—088 approving the purchase of combination sewer and catch basin cleaner, in. the amount of $312,500, including trade-in oi the 1997 unit; Resolution 090345-089 adopting 15464 Motion by Delker, Jackson seconded, to adopt Resolution 0903-15- 093 accepting public infrastructure for Old School Plat 1 passed unanimously, RC. 15165 Motion by lsl‘ey, Greteman seconded, to adopt Resolution 090345-094 approving Hubbeli LLC request tortinal plat of Legacy Plat 18 passed unani- mously, RC. 15-166 Motion by Delker, Greteman seconded, to adopt Resolution 0903-15- 095 accepting public infrastructure for Legacy Plat 18 passed unanimously, RC. 15-1 67 Motion by Livingston, Greteman seconded, to adopt Resolution 0903- 15096 approving the Outskirtz site plan passed unanimously, RC. 15-168 Motion by Greteman, Livingston seconded, to adopt Resolution 0903- 1 5-097 approving Outskirtz request for paving waiver passed 4-1 with Isley voting against, RC. 15—169 Motion by Jackson, Isley seconded, to enter closed session pursuant to Chapter 21 .5.1(c) of the Code of Iowa regarding prospective litigation passed unanimously, RC. 15-170 Motion by Livingston, Jackson seconded, to return to open session passed unanimously, RC. Decision was made to reverse the order of the closed sessions. 15-171 Motion by Livingston, Greteman seconded, to enter closed session pursuant to Chapter 21 .51 (j) of the Code of Iowa regarding potential land‘acqui- sition passed unanimously, RC. 15-172 Motion by Livingston, Isley seconded, to return to open session passed unanimously, RC. 15—173 Motion by Jackson, Livingston seconded, to re-enter closed session pursuant to Chapter 21 .5.1 (c) of the Code of Iowa regarding prospective litiga- tion passed unanimously, RC. 15-174 Motion by Livingston, Isley seconded, to return to open session passed unanimously, RC. 15—175 Isley moved, Livingston seconded, to adjourn meeting at 8:42 pm. Voice vote carried unanimously. Tom Phillips, Mayor Attest: Jodi Eddleman, City Clerk ""3 position descriptions and salary for Chief Building Official and City inspector; Resolution 090345-090 approving execution of a temporary construction ease- ment for the Colonial Parkway Storm Sewer Improvements project; Philanthropic Grant requests and expenditures: AGRIVISION EQUIP GATOR $53.26 AiA CORPORATION UNIFORMS $528.53 AIRPORT SIGNS WALL GRAPHIC $90.00 ALL IOWA POOL CHEMICALS $13.57 ANIMAL RESCUE LEAGUE LIVE iNTAKE $125.00 ASIGARBAGE SERVICE $2,613.60 BEDWELL GARDENS BROWNIE PARK $1,275.00 BLUE TARP FINANCIAL VEHICLE REPAIRS $51.96 8088 TROPHIES iD TAGS $70.00 BOUND TREE MEDICAL GLOVES $156.00 BROWN EQUIPMENT VEHICLE REPAIR $125.00 CAPITAL CITY EQUIP BOBCAT FILTERS $259.48 CITY OF DES MOINES DEBT SERVICE $85,850.50 COMMONWEALTH ELEC DAYROOM $319.53 CONFLUENCE PLANNING SVC $910.00 CONNER ELECTRIC ELECTRIC $1,326.14 DELAGE LANDEN COPIER LEASE $131.25 DES MOINES iRON BLADE $118.00 DORSEY WHITNEY URB REV AMEND $6,455.50 ELEC ENGINEER EQUIP LIGHTS $90.75 FAREWAY SUPPLIES $97.33 FIRE SERVICE TRAIN COBURN REGIS $50.00 FIREHOUSE SOFTWARE SUPPORT $1,335.00 G & L CLOTHING UNIFORM $689.98 GREGG YOUNG SENSOR $209.17 HARRISON TRUCK CENTER PARTS $100.77 HARVEY’S AUTOMOTIVE V ABSORBENT $37.04 HD ON THE GO POOL PARTY $1,250.00 HD SUPPLY WATERWORKS PARTS $1,887.00 INDOFF INC SUPPLIES/SHREDDER $2,851.18 IOWA ASSOC OF PROFESS IAPFC FALL CONF $70.00 IOWA ONE CALL LOCATES $1,036.90 IOWA PARK AND REC MEMBERSHIP $1,064.00 IA PHYSICIANS CLINIC MEDICAL SVC $198.00 IOWA RADIOLOGY PRE-EMPLOYMENT $17.59 JENN VETTERICK REIMBURSE $32.00 JEREMY JONES REFUND $60.00 JESTER INSURANCE SVCS PREMIUMS $1 .85300 LASER RESOURCES LEASE $272.18 .0- MARCY AMUNDSON REFUND $30.00 MATHESON TRI-GAS SUPPLIES $901.30 MCCLURE ENGINEER ENGINEER SVCS $8,800.00 MEDIACOM INTERNET $314.80 MENARDS . SUPPLIES $487.23 MERCY COLLEGE TRAIN CERTIFICATION $51.00 METRO WASTE AUTH MONTHLY SVC $28,077.16 MIKE MYER SERVICES 4451 LAKEWOOD $120.00 MUNICIPAL SUPPLY SUPPLIES $5,721.68 N WARREN'TOWN & CTY PUBLIC HEARING $235.47 NORWALK READY MIXED LIMESTONE $1,248.00 OVERHEAD DOOR CO MAINTENANCE $304.00 PIONEER MFG OPER SUPPLIES $986.00 PITNEY BOWES POSTAGE $926.83 PLUMB SUPPLY EQUIPMENT $50.00 POOLTECH EQUIPMENT $51.28 PUB RELATION SOCIETY SUBSCRIPTION $305.00 RANKIN COMM SYS MAINTENANCE $285.00 ROLLING THUNDER STAGE RENTAL $500.00 SCOTTS FOODS SUPPLIES $521.42 SHERWIN WILLIAMS HYDRANT PAINT $834.41 SHIVE HA'ITERY INC CEDAR STREET $13,188.70 1‘ SIMPLEX GRINNELL REPAIR $775.95 SMITH PROMO ADV SUPPLIES $336.08 SPRINGER PEST SOLUTIONS BLDG MAINT $68.00 STETSON BUILDING PROD TOOL $660.34 TERMINIX lNTL CITY HALL $64.00 DES MOINES REGISTER SUBSCRIPTION $62.00 THE GRAPHIC EDGE PARK AND REC $1,950.24 TK CONCRETE WAKONDA DRIVE $122,422.11 TRUE VALUE WDM BOUNCE HOUSE $80.00 TYLER TECHNOLOGIES SERVICES $115.00 USA BLUE BOOK SUPPLIES $57.84 UTILITY EQUIPMENT CO. MATERIALS $66.23 VEENSTRA & KIMM iNC. WATER MAIN CON $0.00 WADE WAGONER MILEAGE $18.08 15—1 61 Motion by Greteman, Livingston seconded, to approve consent agenda passed unanimously, RC. 15-162 Motion by isley, Greteman seconded, to adopt Resolution 0903-15-091 authorizing change order no. 1 for the Norwalk Public Library Roof Re- placement project passed unanimously, RC. *15-163 Motion by Greteman, Delker seconded, to adopt Resr'"""‘n 0903-15- 092 approving BLK Investments LLC request for final pta Plat 1 passed unanimously, RC. 1,71%“ POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Septgm bgr 3 Vehicle Crash, Sunset Drive and Hwy 5 off ramp. Vehicle driven by Curtis Verschuure, Norwalk, was struck by a vehicle driven by Mark Timke, Prole. A report was made and for- warded to the Iowa De- partment of Transporta- tion. September 4 Criminal Mischief to Motor Vehicle, 1100 block East 18th Street. Informa- tion taken and a report was made. Septembgr 5 Theft Report, 500 block Beardsley. Information taken and a report was made. Investigation con- tinues in this incident. Burglary, 1200 block Cherry Parkway. Money taken from a residence sometime between 08-31- 15 and 09-03—15. Informa- tion was taken and a re- port was made. Burglary, 1100 block Cherry Parkway. Antique taken from residence sometime in the past two weeks. Information was taken and a report was made. Criminal Mischief (window), 400 block Tum- berry Drive. Information taken and a report was made. September 6 Theft of Gasoline, 700 block Beardsley. Informa- tion taken and a report was made. Impaired Driver, 9000 block Woodmayr Drive. Jordan Rico, Altoona, was arrested and charged with Operating while intoxicat- ed. Subject was processed and transported to the Warren County Jail. Se tember7 Theft Report, 3500 block Autumn Sage Circle. Tools were removed from ' a residence under con- struction and a window was damaged. Informa- tion was taken and a re- port was made. Theft of Gasoline, 700 block Beardsley. Informa- tion taken and a report was made. m Theft Report, 1200 block Cedar Street. Tools were taken from a job trail- er at a construction site. Information taken and a report was made. c ip an save Norwalk Schools Phone Directory Central OfficeAdministration High School (Grades 10—12) High School Activities Eastview 8/9 School Middle 6/7 School Lakewood Elementary (Grades 3-5) Oviatt Elementary (Grades PreK-Z) Transportation Office (Bus Barn) Food Service/Nutrition Office Building & Grounds Office 981-0676 981-4201 981-4204 981—9655 981-0435 98141850 981-1005 981-0016 981—9876 981-0917 Success Stories at Norwalk Nursing & Rehab Joyce Purdy came to Norwalk Nursing and Rehab fol- lowing a-hospital stay for a fall leaving her left hip and arm fractured. When she arrived, she could not place any weight omher left side and needed com- plete assistance from staff. Throughout her stay, Joyce struggled with her COPD and endurance to work with therapy and staff to complete basic activities of daily living. At times, Joyce and her family were unsure if she would be able to return to assisted living. Joyce worked with Physical therapy, Occupational therapy, and Speech therapy five times a week for 12 weeks. With the determination to be more independent, Joyce persevered and was able to transition to an assisted living apartment. Joyce was very pleased with her progress in therapy at Norwalk Nursing 81'. Rehab. Congratulations on your success, Joyce! John Olson John Olson came to Norwalk Nursing 8: Re- hab following a stay at the hospital for bronchi- tis and COPD. John’s goal was to return home safely and it was determined that an inpatient skilled stay at Norwalk Nursing 8: Rehab would allow him to accomplish this goal. Upon arriving John was weak and unable to safely complete activities of daily living indepen- dently. John worked tire- lessly with physical, oc- cupational and speech therapy disciplines. With determination and a sup- his goals and returned to his home in April. Con- gratulations on your suc- portive team, John was cess,]ohnl able to successfully meet Rex Rex came to Norwalk Nursing and Rehab fol- lowing a hospital stay for a full knee replacement. When he arrived, he was in a great deal of pain and needed extensive assis- tance from staff to per- form activities of daily living. Rex and his fam- ily had set a goal to return home in a short four rehab one week early. He . , returned home after only weelfs' Rex worked “nth three short weeks. Rex Ithyslcal therapy’ occupa' was very pleased with his honal them}? ,and progress in therapy at Speech therapy five “me? Norwalk Nursing 8: Re- :uzeek'xthda gm: :h' hab. Congratulations on an at wor ’ ex your success, Rex! was able to graduate from PHOTO PRINTING is a full commercial printer. 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