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:D / c OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER FOR [oo rwolh ~, ~' ~ NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT IL .::: i 7 'l~iE,~'i" C TA ~-T. i,ili,li,i ,j,iiiil,bli il,i, ij iii ,l,itlll,i,i, it i tlt Norwalk Warriors Vol. 45 No. 18 Norwalk, Iowa 50211 USPS No. 395-120 Phone 981-0406 emaih news@nonNalknewspa r.com Thursday, September 19, 2013 Agenda KC Pancake Breakfast City. Council Meeting Business Agenda September 19. 2013 Members of Knights of 5:30 p.m. public reception honoring Police Chief, Columbus will hold a Pan- Ed Kuhl on his retirement cake Breakfast Sunday, 1. Call to order at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22, from 8 to 11 a.m. 2. Approval of Agenda at St. John the Apostle 3. Presentation - BRAVO, Dave Stone Catholic Church, 720 Or- 4. Approval of Minutes - September 5, 2013 Regular chard Hills Dr. Council Meeting The menu indudes pan- September 10, 2013 Special Council Meeting cakes, eggs, French toast, 5. Mayor - Welcome of guests and public comment, sausage, juice, milk and 3 minute limit, no action coffee for a free-will dona- 6. Consent Agenda tion. " -- Expenditures Proceeds will benefit Tax Abatements Catholic Charities Group Liquor license renewal for Git N Go Conve- in Des Moines. nience Stores, Inc. Approval, receipt and file of the monthly re- ports and treasurers report Appointment of Dave Murillo as Mayor Pro New Life Tem for the remainder of 2013 Withdrawal of proposal for the School Admin- Fall Classes istration Property The education year is Approval, receipt and file of the Fire Lieuten- about to begin with JOUR- ant job description NEY Sunday School and Approval, receipt and file of the revised Fire Adult Forum at New Life Captain job description Lutheran Church, 4380 7. Consideration of a Resolution approving an eco- Wakonda Dr Norwalk. nomic development support agreement with the War- Children 3-years-old ren County Economic Development Commission through 5th grade are wel- (WCEDC)- tabled 9-5-2013 come to attend Sunday 8. Continuation of Public Hearing and Consideration School at New Life of second reading of an Ordinance amending the Zon- Lutheran Church (must be ing Code of Ordinances of the City of Norwalk, Iowa, potty trained) from 9:30 Section 17.10.120 C-4, Old Town Business District, by a.m.-10:20 a.m. starting providing automotive repair as a special use in the C-4 Sunday, Sept. 22. Families zoning district are encouraged to contact 9. Consideration of a Resolutionapproving site plan Carrie Nimrod(carrie for Phase II of Cedarbooke Place Apartments Complex kiwi@gmail.com), Chil- l0. Consideration of a Resolution approving an en- dren and Family Ministry gineering agreement for engineering work related to the Coordinator, or sign up on Highway 28 trail revitalization with McClure Engineer- our website www.newlife ing - tabled 9-5-2013 norwalk.org. 11. Consideration of a Resolution amending the City - The Adult Forum Manager employment agreement "Christianity and World 12. Consideration of adoption of a Resolution approv- Religions" begins Sunday, ing the fiscal year 2012-2013 Street Finance Report(Road Sept. 22. This study deals Use Tax) for the City of Norwalk openly and honestly with 13. Discussion of speed limit on Beardsley east of questions people ask HWY 28 about other religions, in- 14. Council Inquiries and staff updates - cluding why we believe 15. Adjournment the claims of Christiaflity over those of other faiths (Hinduism, Buddhism, Is- lam and Judaism). All are welcome to join us Sun- day, Sept. 22 at 9:30 a.m. for this informative and timely series. The Series will meet for five consecu- tive weeks beginning Sep- tember 22. . NHS MUSIC NEWS *The Norwalk Music Boosters will be hosting the Paul Zaborac Trio jazz concert Tuesday, Sept. 24, NPAC, 7 p.m. *The first marching band contest will be at Linn-Mar Saturda36 Sept. 28. The band will be competing in Class 4-A. *Entertainment books will go on sale September 27. "13 NHS singers will be participating in All-State au- ditions in October. *Auditions were held for the fall musical, "Wand," which was written by a Norwalk alum. Performances are November 8 and 9. Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday! NHS Class Community Clothing Swap Clean out your kids' closets for the Community Cloth- of 1963 ingSWAP Friday, Oct. 4 land Saturday, Oct. 5, at Lake- wood Element.ary School. Drop off gently used items Reunion Friday, Oct. 4 between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m then return Members of Norwalk Saturday morning between 9 a.m. and noon for FREE High School graduation shopping! class of 1963 are planning Examples of accepted items are kids-sized boots, a class reunion Saturday, coats, jackets, jeans, athletic wear and costumes. Oct. 19, at Echo Valley Norwalk residents are welcome to FREE SHOP Satur- Country Club, 3150 Echo day morning, even if they haven't dropped anything off. Valley Dr just north of "We see this as a great way to get the community Norwalk. Doors open at 6 involved in helping each other; everyone has a few items p.m. for social hour fol- that they have outgrown and everyone will be needing lowed by dinner at 7 p.m. additional items for winter," stated Jan Jensen, Lake- The classes of 1962 and wood counselor. Women of Norwalk will be partnering 1964 are also invited to at- with the schools for this event. Group president Annie tend. Other students who Williamson commented, "It's a win, win, win; our kids, didn't graduate with the schools and community will all benefit from this event." class, but who attended For more information, feel free to contact Lakewood school in Norwalk also are Elementary at 285-2948. welcome to attend. Make reservations with Donella Boy and Girl Scouts Maher, 4738 Devlin Dr Norwalk, or by calling Girls from kindergarten through twelfth grade are 5152285-2410 home or 515- invited to join Girl Scouts. Girl Scouts cost $15 for dues 360-1252 cell, or emailing until September 2014. Parents are welcome to join as jmaher30@mchsi.com, volunteers for various positions at the troop level and Cost of the meal will be the service unit level. Come help your daughter learn determined by the number new skills, learn to be an effective leader and make new of people attending, but friends with similar ideals. will be between $25 and Boys from first grade to high school are invited to $40. There will be a cash join Boy Scouts. Boy Scouts costs $45 and enrolls your bar. Dress attire is casual, son through December 2014. Boys will also receive a subscription to Boys Life Magazine. Volunteers are needed for various positions in the dens, troops and on Elected To the committee. Come help your son meet new friends, School Board learn about the great outdoors and develop new skills Justin Fletcher and and self'-confidence. Maribeth Wright were If you are interested in registering, contact email elected to serve Dn the nancellah@hotmail.com and she will help to get you Norwalk Community registered for Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts. School Board Tuesday, Sept. 10. Offidal results from the Warren County Auditor and Elections Commis- sioner were as follows: Fletcher - 130 votes and Wright - 150 votes. Deb Hobbs and Tom Phillips did not seek re- election. DMACC Measure A and Measure B both passed. Kevin Halterman was elected Director Dis- trict 4. Reception For Chief Kuhl A reception will be held for retiring Police Chief Ed Kuhl at 5:30 p.m. Thurs- day, Sept. 19, in the Norwalk City Council Chambers. The reception is just prior to the next city coun- cil meeting. i POLICE REPORT I Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. .d September 5 unwanted guest. Spoke Subject came to the Po- . with both subjects in- lice Department to report volved, who declined to Criminal Mischief t9 his file any charges. Informa- motor vehicle, which had tion was taken and a re- occurred in the 800 block port made. of Linden Drive. Informa- September 9 tion was taken and a re- Responded to the 1200 aa '." port was made; case pend- block of North Avenue for ing further leads, a Drug Equipment viola- Officer had contact with tion. A Norwalk juvenile a subject in the area of old was charged and turned Highway 28 and Echo Val- over to juvenile authori- ley Drive. Thomas Do' ties. menig, 50, Des Moines, September 10 was arrested for Unlawful Officer responded to a Possession of Prescription property damage accident Drugs and for a warrant at Elm Avenue and Hwy through the Department of 28. Information was taken Corrections. Subject was for report. The driver, a 15- processed and transported yr-old juvenile from Des to the Warren County Jail. Moines, was cited for Fail- September 6 ure to Maintain Control, Called to the 1600 block Operating a non-regis- of Parkhill Drive for an Concluded p. 11