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Thursday, September 19, 2019 N/Warren Town and County News Page Nine OFFICIAL PUBLICATION ABRIDGED MINUTES OFTHE NORWALK REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING ON 9-5-19 (Minutes to be approved at the September 19,2019 meeting) Mayor Tom Phillips called the City Council meeting to order at 6:00 RM. Present at roll call: Brian Baker, Ed Kuhl, David Lester, Jaki Livingston and Stephanie Rive. Absent: None. (RC = roll call vote) Staff present included: Luke Parris, Community Development Director;Tony Bellizzi, Veenstra & Kimm Engineer; Wayne Schwartz, Public Works Director; Ryan Coburn, Fire Chief; Robin Leaper, Park & Rc reation Director; Hollie Zajicek, Economic Development 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 Rive to approve the agenda as amended by removing item 18; Consideration of a Resolution Approving the Final Plat of Arbor Glynn Plat 8, a replat of Arbor Glynn Plat 6 as requested by the owner, carded unanimously voice vote. Welcome of Guests & Public Comment Presentations Hotel Presentation from Ryan Hedrick Construction Inc. Motion by Rive, seconded by Kuhl to approve the Minutes of the August 15, 2019 regular City Council meeting, carried unanimously, voice vote. Motion by Kuhl, seconded by Livingston to approve the consent agenda which included: tax abatements; Special Events Application - Norwalk Area Chamber of Commerce - Norwalktoberfest at City Park - September 21,2019 - 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm; 5-day Class C Liquor License with Outdoor Service - Norwalk Area Chamber of Commerce - Norwalktoberfest - September 21, 2019; Renewal Class C Beer Permit, Class B Wine Permit and Sunday Sales Liquor License - Casey's General Store #2568 - 1510 Sunset Dr - November 1,2019 - October 31,2020; New Carryout Wine Privilege Liquor License - Casey's General Store #3422 - 500 North Ave. - October 1,2019 - February 4, 2020; Approval of the Communications Coordinator Job Description; Appoint Bill Miller and Stephanie Oppel to the Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission; Resolution 19161 Setting the Date for Public Hearing (October 3, 2019) and Additional Action on Proposal to Enter into General Obligation Loan Agreement and to Borrow Money Thereunder (redirecting funds from a previous loan); Resolution 19162 setting September 19, 2019 for a Public Hearing for a Zoning Amendment to the Chapter 175H Zoning Ordinance Sign Regulations relating to temporary signs; Resolution 19163 setting September 19, 2019 for a Public Hearing for a Zoning Amendment to the Dobson Planned Unit Development related to reduced garage width and trail connections; Resolution 19164 Approving the August, 2019 Commercial Improvement Grant Application from Fareway for 1711 Sunset Drive, Norwalk, Iowa; and expenditures, carried unanimously, RC. Payee Description Amount ELAN ONE CARD RETURN - ROPE~ 24,030.69 ABT MAILCOM UTILITY BILL PROCESSING & MAILING 2,036.79 AHLERS & LOONEY, P.C. LABOR RELATIONS 535.26 AIRPORT SIGNS AND GRAPHIC SIGN - PARK CLOSED 25.00 AMAZON BOARD GAME COLLECTION 906.35 ANIMAL RESCUE LEAGUE OF I INTAKE LIVE ANIMAL 125.00 ANKENY SANITATION SPORTS COMPLEX 56.78 BAKER & TAYLOR INC FILM 463.20 BEST PORTABLE TOILETS 8 BASIC TOILETS - MUSIC FEST 620.00 BLUESTONE ENGINEERING AIR CONDITIONING PROJECT 438.08 BOBS CUSTOM TROPHIES TREE PLAQUES - BROWNIE PARK 180.70 BOUND TREE MEDICAL, LLC EMS MEDICAL SUPPLIES 1,376.10 BOWEN DESIGN LLC CHESS CLUB T-SHIRTS 3,845.73 CANTEEN REFRESHMENT SERVICES PS COFFEE 136.41 CAPITAL CITY FRUIT FRUIT-WELLNESS COMMR-FEE 34.00 CAPITAL SANITARY SUPPLIES PS CUSTODIAL SUPPLY 244.40 CENTRAL IOWA EMS DIRECTORS CONFERENCE REGISTRATION - MUERNER 150.00 CENTRAL SALT BULK DEINCING SALT - STREETS 49,137.73 CENTURYLINK POOL LINE 114.03 CINTAS MEDICAL CABINET SUPPLIES 180.55 CITY OF DES MOINES OCT 2019 WRA PAYMENT 86,717.90 COMPASS BUSINESS SOLUTION DISCONNECT NOTICES 433.63 CONTINENTAL RESEARCH CORP DISINFECTANT 3,453.47 CONTRACT SPECIALTY LC FIELD PAINT 763.70 CORELL RECYCLING STREETS - REPAIRS 697.86 CRAYONS 2 PENCILS PRESCHOOL LLC HYDRANT METER REFUND 1,800.00 CTI READY MIX, LLC CONCRETE - STREET - LAKEWOOD CIR 3,374.50 DEMCO SUPPLIES 165.14 DES MOINES REGISTER DAILY AT CITY HALL 42.00 DES MOINES WATER WORKS 746 COUNTY LINE RD 80,791.13 EBSCO INFORMATION SERVICES NOVELIST FY20 1~125.00 ELM USA INC. DVD CLEAN MACHINE SERVICED 232.02 FIRE SERVICE TRAINING BUR INSTRUCTOR 1 CLASS - PEMBERTON 150.00 FITZGERALD WELDING 12 LEAF SHAPED BIKE RACKS 5,700.00 GALE / CENGAGE LEARNING LP BOOKS 45.75 GALLS LLC EMPLOYEE UNIFORMS 1,864.32 GOPHER SPORT BATS/BALLS FOR BAMBAM/PEEWEE PROGRAMS 473.26 GREGG YOUNG TAHOE REPAIR 322.92 HALLE'IT MATERIALS 1 ROADSTONE FOR STREET REPAIR" 870.62 HAWKINS, INC. POOL CHEMICALS 1,056.08 HIRTA PUBLIC TRANSIT LOCAL MATCH - DOT JOBLINK GRANT 1,000.00 IMWCA FY20 PREMIUMS INSTALLMENT #3 16,155.00 INDOFF INC OFFICE SUPPLIES 183.44 tNTERNATIONALCODECOUNCI MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL 1,833.26 INTOXIMETERS REPLACEMENTINTOXlMETERS 1,733.00 IOWA COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK INTERNET CONNECTION IOWA WINDOW SERVICE INC PS WINDOW CLEANING JAKE'S LAWN & LANDSCAPE LLC LAWN CARE JAMES OIL COMPANY LLC GASOHOL & STATE TAX 352.50 520.00 750.00 7,163.51 JEFFREY LEE UTILITY DEPOSIT REFUND - 1512 HOLLY DR 66.70 JEROME L SPIEKER TRUSTEE EMS PAYMENT REFUND 587.44 LLC CENTURYLINK COMMUNICA LONG DISTANCE 28.52 LOGAN CONTRACTORS SUPPLY SAW BLADE - CONCRETE 1,318.19 LORIN DITZLER VIDEO EDITING & ED DEVELOPMENT GUIDE CREATION 455.00 MATHESON TRI-GAS, INC. EMS MEDICAL OXYGEN 626.67 MAN- PALEN CONCRETE PAD - CH BIKE RACK 1,225.00 MCANINCH CORPORATION DELAWARE ST SAN SWR EXT PH 2&3 19,230.17 MEDICAP PHARMACY EMS MEDICATIONS 638.54 METRO WASTE AUTHORITY MONTLHY COMPOST IT TOTE SALES 48,435.35 MICROMARKETING ASSOCIATES FILMS 1,187.18 MiDAMERICAN ENERGY GAS/ELECTRIC 19,513.99 MILLER ELECTRIC ELECTRICAL WORK - CH 240.00 MUNICIPAL SUPPLY SENSUS WARRANTY ITEMS 354.00 NORTH WARREN TOWN & COUNT SALARY PUBLICATOIN 631.79 NORWALK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HYDRANT METER REFUND 1,800.00 NORWALK READY-MIXED CONCR CONCRETE - STORM - El-M/LANE 2,137.50 PEAK SOFTWARE SYSTEMS SPORTSMAN SOFTWARE 1,556.54 PENWORTHY COMPANY BOOKS - JUVENILE 132.23 PITNEY BOWLS POSTAGE MACHINE LEASE 590.96 PLEVA MECHANICAL, INC. POOL START UP 2,679.00 PURCHASE POWER PS POSTAGE 250.15 QUICK SUPPLY CO GREENHILLS RETENTION POND RESTORATION 1,177.44 RAFE ALBERS UNIFORM ALLOW ALBERS 106.31 RANDY HUTCHINSON SECURITY - MUSIC FEST 240.00 ROGUE FITNESS FITNESS 1,441.52 Consideration of the second reading of an Ordinance Amending Sections SCHNEIDER GRAPHICS INC [OAT GRAPHICS 77.49 136.02(7), 136.03 and 136.04 of the Norwalk City Code Addressing the SHRED IT PS SHREDDING 65.87 Responsibilities and Liabilities of Property Owners to Maintain Sidewalks SNYOEP~ & ASSOCIATES INC I~ISC TRAFFIC SERVICES ann Amending the Definition of Sidewalk 20,976.75 STRATUS BUILDING SOLUTIONS JANITORIAL SERVICES Motion by Livingston, seconded by Kuhl to pass the second reading of an 1,096.00 Ordinance Amending Sections 136.02(7), 136.03 and 136.04 of the Norwalk TED LARE DESIGN BUILD LANTS FOR BROWNIE PARK City Code Addressing the Responsibilities and Liabilities of Property Owners 1,429.43 to Maintain Sidewalks and Amending the Definition of Sidewalk, as amended THE NORWALK SHOP SCREEN PRINTING ON UNIFORMS - by changing the definition of recreational path and the designation of such SCHULTZ 1,002.50 paths, carried unanimously, RC. THE RAWLINGS COMPANY rvls PAYMENT REFUND 1,161.67 Consideration of the third reading of an Ordinance for a Zoning THE SHREDDER CH RECORS RETENTION SHRED 181.50 Amendment to a Portion of the Blooming Heights Development to change THOMSON REUTERS WEST LEAR ACCESS 236.45 the Zoning from R-1(100) to R-1(80) THRASHER SERVICE EPAIRS - POOL SHOWERS 110.00 Motion by Riva, seconded by back to pass the third reading of Ordinance 19- TRAVIS BROCKETT REtMBURSMENT - CHAIN SAW CAP 4.99 TRIMARK-HOCKENSBERGS DESMOINES ICE MACHINE 14 for a Zoning Amendment to a Portion of the Blooming Heights Development to change the Zoning from R-1(100) to R-1(80), motion carried on a roll call 3,654.00 vote, Ayes: Kuhl, Livingston, Baker and Riva. Nays: Lester. TURNBULLTREE SERVICE ROW STORM REMOVAL OF TREES 1107-1111 MEADOW 6,300.00 Consideration of the first reading of an Ordinance amending Chapter 55 U SELECT IT DRUG VENDING MACHINE SUPPORT of the Norwalk City Code to limit the number of dogs allowed 1,200.00 ULINE MISC OPERATING EXIENSES 1,996.24 Motion by Livingston, seconded by Lester to table the first reading of an UMR EMS PAYMENT REFUIO 1,447.57 Ordinance amending Chapter 55 of the Norwalk City Code to limit the number UPHDM OCCUPATIONAL MEDICIIE PRE EMPLOYMENT of dogs allowed until September 19, 2019, motion carded on a roll call vote, PHYSICAL - DYE 225.00 Ayes: Livingston, Lester, Rive and Kuhl. Nays: Baker. VEENSTRA & KIMMINC. TIMBER VIEW PLAT 3 - FINAL PLAT ENG SERV 37,593.50 Discussion on a proposed new commercial zoning district - C-5Traditional VERIZON WIRELESS CELL SERV3,E 1,955.77 Commercial VTEC PRODUCTIONS ~)UND SYSTEM - MUSIC FEST 1,350.00 Will be brought back to the September 19, 2019 Council meeting. WARREN CO. FIREFIGHTERS ASC. DUES 35.00 WARREN COUNTY TREASURER PROPERTY TAXES 68.00 Council Inquiries & Staff Updates WOODMAN CONTROLS COMPAIV VAV CHECK IN MGT RM 256.60 Motion by Lester, seconded by Livingston to adjourn at 9:57 p.m carried ZEP SALES & SERVICES I~ND CLEANER 220.96 unanimously, voice vote. TOTAL 493702.29 Public Hearing on an amendmento the City's Subdivision Regulations regarding cost responsibilities tdevefopere for adjacent roads Mayor Phillips opened the public haring at 6:18 p.m. Lindsey Offenburger reported receiving no comments. Led Cooper, 2125 Serenity Cir. and Dave Brown, Diligent Development spokegainst the amendment. Mayor Phillips closed the public hearing at 7:00 p.L Consideration of the first and poeibly more readings of an Ordinance for an amendment to the City's Sodivision Regulations regarding cost responsibilities to developers fo~djacent roads Motion by Baker, seconded by Riva treble the first and possibly more readings of an Ordinance for an amendme= to the City's Subdivision Regulations regarding cost responsibilities to devopers for adjacent roads until September 19,2019, motion carried on a roll caltote, Ayes: Baker, Rive, Kuhl and Lester. Nays: Livingston. Consideration of a Resolution Orering Construction of Certain Public improvements, Approving Preliminry Plans, and Fixing a Date for Hearing Thereon (October 3, 2019) endTaing of BidsTherefor for the Beardsley Street Rehabilitation/liMA Resurfoing Project Motion by Kuhl, seconded by Riva o approve Resolution 19165 Ordering Construction of Certain Public Impnvements, Approving Preliminary Plans, and Fixing a Date for Hearing Theron (October 3, 2019) and Taking of Bids Therefor for the Beardsley Street iehabilitation/HMA Resurfacing Project, carried unanimously, RC. Recess at 7:13 pm Back in session at 7:18 pm Consideration of a Resolution ApFoving Engineering Services for North Ave & IA 28 Intersection Improvenent Project Motion by Kuhl, seconded by Riva o approve Resolution 19166 Approving Engineering Services for North Ave ~ IA 28 Intersection Improvement Project, carried unanimously, RC. Consideration of a Resolution A0proving Addendum to Professional Services Agreement for North /,venue and Main Street Intersection Reconstruction Project Failed for lack of motion and second. Consideration of a Resolution Approving and Authorizing Execution of a Chapter 28E Agreement by and between the City of Norwalk, Iowa and the Board of Water Works Trustees of the City of Des Moines, Iowa Motion by Livingston, seconded b~ Baker to approve Resolution 19167 Approving and Authorizing Executim of a Chapter 28E Agreement by and between the City of Norwalk, Iowa aid the Board of Water Works Trustees of the City of Des Moines, Iowa, as anended by adding the following to the agreement: Norwalk shall have full zccess to make taps and connections to the Norwalk Utility Improvements a it deems necessary. Any connections west of the newly installed meter pit ;hall be property metered as reasonably determined by DMWW this right shall;urvive the termination of this Agreement as described in Part VII herein, carri;d unanimously, RC. Consideration of a Resolution Aplroving City Attorney Contract Motion by Kuhl, seconded by Baker b approve Resolution 19168 Approving City Attorney Contract, carried unanmously, RC. Consideration of a Resolution ApFoving the site plan for the Remington Ranch Pet Resort Stacey & Brandon Peterson, 1425 Msty Ln Cumming, IA presented the site plan for Remington Ranch Pet Reso~ Beverly Jans, 918 Ashwood Ave. sp(~e against the site plan. Council received a letter from Jessie Laurie, 917 High Rd. against the site plan. Motion by Livingston, seconded by &ker to approve a Resolution Approving the site plan for the Remington Ran~ Pet Resort, motion failed on a roll call vote, Ayes: Livingston and Baker. N~ys: Rive, Kuhl and Lester. Consideration of a Resolution Aptroving a site plan amendment to the St. John the Apostle Catholic Chuch Pat Dunn, RDG Planning Design, presented the site plan to St. John the Apostle Catholic Church Motion by Livingston, seconded by Kuhl to approve Resolution 19169 Approving a site plan amendment to the St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, carried unanimously, RC. Consideration of a Resolution Ac epting Infrastructure and Approving the Final Plat of Hughes Century C'ossing Plat 4 Motion by Livingston, seconded b, Kuhl to approve Resolution 19170 Accepting Infrastructure and Appro~ng the Final Plat of Hughes Century Crossing Plat 4, carried unanimously RC. Consideration of the first readng of an Ordinance for a Zoning Amendment to the Givens Propert, at the Northwest Corner of G14 and 50th Ave to change the Zoning fron A-R to the Blooming Heights South Planned Unit Development with a nix of Single-Family and Townhome Residential Bracl Cooper, Cooper Crawford and Dave Brown, Diligent Development presented the Blooming Heights South Planned Unit Development Zoning Amendment Motion by Baker, seconded by Kuhl t( pass the first reading of an Ordinance for a Zoning Amendment to the Gives Property at the Northwest Corner of G14 and 50th Ave to change the Zoing from A-R to the Blooming heights South Planned Unit Development witla mix of Single-Family and Townhome Residential, motion carried on a roll,all vote, Ayes: Baker, Riva, Kuhl and Lester. Nays: Livingston. Recess at 9:02 pm Back in session at 9:07 pm Lindsey Offenburger, City Clerk OFFICIAL PUBLICA'rlON of Norwalk ORDINANCE NO. 19-14 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF NORWALK, IOWA BY REZONING A PORTION OF THE BLOOMING HEIGHTS DEVELOPMENT OT CHANGE THE ZONING FROM R-1 (100) TO R- 1 (8o) Passed by City Council on September 5, 2019. Additional information and a full copy of the ordinance is available for inspection at City Hall, 705 North Avenue, Norwalk, IA 50211; 515/981-0228 or online at httD://www.norwalk.iowa/ aov/ aovernment/oublic documents/codes fees and polices OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BEARDSLEY STREET REHABILITATION/HMA RESURFACING PROJECT NORWALK, IOWA Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the City of Norwalk on the proposed contract documents (plans, specifications, and form of contract) and estimated cost for the BEARDSLEY STREET REHABILITATION/ HMA RESURFAClNG PROJECT at its meeting at 6:00 P.M. on the 3rd day of October, 2019, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 705 North Avenue, Norwalk, Iowa. At the hearing, the.Ci~ will receive and consider any objections made by any interested party, to the Plans and Specifications, proposed Form of Contract, and the Estimate of the Cost for the project. Published by the order of the City of Norwalk, Iowa, on this 19th day of ~, 2019. CITY OF NORWALK, IOWA, By: Lindsey Offenburger Title: City Clerk OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION TO INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGS TO ENTER INTO A LOAN AGREEMENT AND TO BORROW MONEY THEREUNDER IN A PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $150,000 (GENERAL OBLIGATION) The City Council of the City of Norwalk, Iowa (the "City"), will meet on October 3, 2019, at the City Hall, Norwalk, Iowa, at 6:00 o'clock p.m for the purpose of instituting proceedings and taking action on a proposal to enter into a loan agreement (the "Loan Agreement") and to borrow money thereunder in a principal amount not to exceed $150,000 for the purpose of paying the costs, to that extent, of renovating and expanding City Hall. The Loan Agreement is proposed to be entered into pursuant to authority contained in Section 384.24A of the Code of Iowa and will constitute a general obligation to the City. The maximum rate of interest which may be payable under the Loan o Agreement is 7% per annum. At any time before the date fixed for taking action to enter into the Loan Agreement, a petition may be filed with the City Clerk of the City asking that the question of entering into the Loan Agreement be submitted to the registered voters of the City, pursuant to the provisions of Section 384.26 of the Code of Iowa. If no such petition is filed, at the aforementioned time and place, oral or written objections may be filed or made to the proposal to enter into the Loan Agreement. After receiving objections, the City may determine to enter into the Loan Agreement, in which case, the decision will be final unless appealed to the District Court within fifteen (15) days thereafter. By order of the City Council Lindsey Offenburger City Clerk of the City of Norwalk, Iowa. OFFICIAL PUBLICATION ABRIDGED MINUTES OFTHE NORWALK SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING ON 9-12-19 (Minutes to be approved at the October 3, 2019 meeting) Mayor Tom Phillips called the City Council meeting to order at 10:10 A.M. Present at roll call: Ed Kuhl, David Lester, Jaki Livingston and Stephanie Rive. Absent: Brian Baker. (RC = roll call vote) Staff present included: Luke Pards, Community Development Director; Lindsey Offenburger, City Clerk; Luke Nelson, City Manager; Jim Dougherty, City Attorney; Elliot Kli/nowski, City Planner; Barbara Bellizzi, Planning & Zoning Commission Member; Judy McConnell, Planning and Zoning Commission Member. Motion by Kuhl, seconded by Riva to approve the agenda, carried unanimously voice vote. Iowa City PeninsulaTour & Discussion Motion by Riva, seconded by Lester to adjourn at 12:15 p.m carried unanimously, voice vote. Lindsey Offenburger, City Clerk