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Page Six N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, October 17, 2013 ,=l=,~ OFFICIAL PUBLICATION MINUTES OFTHE REGULAR NORWALK CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON 10-03-13 (abridged for publication) Mayor Pro Tem, Dave Murillo called the meeting, held at 705 North Avenue, to order at 6:30 p.m. Those pre~ent at roll ca|l were Mike Leto, Dave Murillo and Jamie Sylvester. Absent: Eric Delker. (Editor's note: There is a vacant council seat at the time of this meeting.) (RC = roll call vote) 13-212 Murillo announced that consideration of Resolution approving a 28E agreement between the City of Norwalk and the Norwalk Community School District for building management and consulting services will be moved to the beginning of the agenda and a Proclamation to honor Norwalk resident, ShMey Geyer, for her efforts during National Food Bank week and a late block party request are being added to the consent agenda Motion by Leto seconded by Sylvester to approve Agenda as amended carried unanimously on a voice vote. 13-213 Motion by Leto seconded by Murillo to approve September 19, 2013 Regular Council meeting and September 20, 2013 Special Council meeting Minutes carried unanimously on a voice vote. 13-214 Motion by Sylvester seconded by Leto to approve Resolution t 603-13- 064 adopting 28E Agreement between the City of Norwalk and the Norwalk Community School District for building management & consulting services passed unanimously on a RC vote. Leto left the meeting at 6:50 p.m. and a 15 minute recess was called. Without a quorum remaining at 7:05 p.m., Murillo adjourned the meeting. Dave Murillo, Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Rosien, City Clerk / Finance Officer OFFICIAL PUBLICATION MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL NORWALK CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON 10-07-13 (abridged for publication) Mayor, Doug Pierce called the meeting, held at 705 North Avenue, to order at 6:30p.m. Those present at roll call were Mike Leto, Dave Murillo and Jamie Sylvester. Absent: Eric Delker. (Editor's note: There is a vacant council seat at the time of this meeting.) (RC = rollcall vote) 1 3-215 Motion by Murillo seconded by, Sylvester to approve the Agenda carried unanimously on voice vote. Included on consent were tax abatement applications; approval, receipt and file of August treasurer's report; approval, receipt and refer to the Planning ~nd Zoning Commission a request from school to abandon alley; approval, receipt and refer to the Planning and Zoning Commission a request from city staff to dispose of industrial park property; Food Bank week Proclamation; October 12th block party application for 200 block of Hawthorne Drive and expenditures: A C CONTRACTORS BLDG MAINT $856.53 ADVENTURES IN ADVERT CLOTH ALLOW $263.25 AGRILAND FS, INC PROTURF $2,704.00 AMERICAN TEST CENTER INSPECTION 36 $400.00 ANIMAL RESCUE LEAGUE ANIMAL INTAKE $100.00 AUTOMATIC DOOR GROUP INSTALL $3,313.00 BEDWELL GARDENS TREES $1,984.00 BRICK GENTRY PC CONSULTANT $1,260.00 CAP SAN SUPPLIES SUPPLIES $836.47 CARPENTER UNIFORM UNIF ALLOW $573.14 CERTIFIED POWER EQUIPMENT $730.74 CHARSTIES COOKIES MTG/CONF $150.00 CITY LAUNDERING ..... - _~ BLDGMAINT $82.50 CITY OF W DM ...... OPERATING EXP $8,527.14 CONTROLLED ACCESS EQUIPMENT $1,783.50 DAVIS SUN TURF REPAIR MOWER $448.91 DM WATER WORKS DMWW $300.00 DOWNEY TIRE REPAIR SKID LOAD $27.43 DYNAMO EQUIPMENT $451.00 FERNO EQUIPMENT $3,300.00 FIRST CALL REPAIR JE'n'ER $143.88 HOLMES CHEVROLET VEHICLE OPER $77.39 INDEPENDENT PUB ADVIS RETAINER $2,000.00 INDOFF SUPPLIES $131.42 INTL ASSOC RENEWAL $55.00 INTL CODE COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP $125.00 IA DEPT OF ADMIN TRAINING CHARGES $500.00 IA FREEDOM INFO HANDBOOK $20.00 IA MUNICIPAL FIN OFC IMFOA 2013 $100.00 IOWA ONE CALL LOCATES $68.40 JAMES OIL CO FUEL $12,809.43 KELTEK REPAIRS 112 $452.30 LANDS END BUS CLOTH ALLOW $114.75 LARUE DIST MTG CONF $45.99 LOGAN CONT SUP SUPPLIES $2.44.64 MANSON. DAVE REIMBURSE $200.00 MATT PARRO-I-I" DIRECT DEP FORMS $60.00 MCANINCH NCIS 2014 $8,245.00 MCCLURE EI~IG NCIS 2014 $30,350.00 MENARDS MENARDS $901.79 MUNICIPAL SU PPLY SUPPLIES $7. 119.50 NOBLE FORD VEHICLE REPAIR $828.79 N WAR TOWN & CTY MIN UTES 9/10/13 $,511.04 NORWALK READY MIX LIMESTONE $3,349.50 NORWALK SOCCER CLUB REF $420.00 OVERHEAD DOOR CO REPAIR CHERRY ST $2,167.00 PEEK SALES & SERVICE SAW RENTAL $102.95 PEPSI-COLA MEETING/CONF $296.70 PITNEY BOWES RENTAL $735.00 REASONER'S GARAGE MOWER REPAIR $99.43 SCCIC SCCIC $2,000.00 SENECA COMPANIES EQUIPMENT $139.30 SPRINGER PEST PEST CONTROL $68.00 STOREY KENWORTHY EQUIPMENT $545.00 STRATEGIC AMERICA WEB HOSTING FEE $540.00 TED LARE DESIGN BUILD EQUIPMENT $479.76 DES MOINES REGISTER SUBSCRIPTION $31.00 TOMPKINS INDUSTRIES VEHICLE REPAIR $28.66 TRUCK EQUIP REPAIR 36 $561.81 USA BLUE BOOK SUPPLIES $126.82 VOGEL TRAFFIC SVCS STREET SUPPLIES $5,973.70 WARREN CO ECON GROWWARREN $12,500.00 13-216 Motion by Syivester and seconded by Murillo to approve Consent Agenda was carried unanimously by voice vote. 13-217 Motion by Sylvester seconded by I~eto to amend proposed Resolution amending City Manager's employment agreement to raise 12 month severance to 24 months and adopt resolution with that amendment. Motion failed with Murillo voting against. The proposed Resolution is defeated. Motion by Murillo to adopt Resolution amending the City Manager's employ- ment agreement, per the ad hoc committee recommendation of a 12 month severance package failed for lack of a second. 13-218 Motion by Leto seconded by Murillo to adopt Resolution 1007-13-065 supporting Norwalk Easter Public Library grant application to Warren County Philanthropic Partnership to extend sidewalk to Brownie Park, RC passed unanimously. 13-191 Motion by Mudllo seconded by Leto to adopt Resolution 1007-13-066 supporting Parks and Recreation grant appl~ toWarren County Phil- anthropic Partnership for deck chairs. RC passed unanimously. Agenda 13-220 Pierce announced that Council is planning to discuss the disposal of real estate, the disclosure of which could likely affect the price and asked the City Council Meeting Business Agend& City Attorney, Dougherty if this is permissible grounds for going into closed ses- October 17, 2013 sion. Dougherty said yes. Motion by Leto seconded by Murillo to enter closed session pursuant to Iowa Code chapter 21.5.1(j). RC passed unanimously. 1. Call to order at 6:30 p.m. 2. Approval of Agenda. 13-221 Motion by Murillo seconded by Leto to go back in to open session. RC passed unanimously. No action taken. 3. Presentation(s). 4. Approval of Minutes - October 3, 2013 Regular 13-222 Pierce announced that Council is planning to go into closed session to Council Meeting discuss strategy with counsel in matters that are presently in litigation (Fleming V. the City of Norwalk) and disclosure would be likely to disadvantage the posi- October 7, 2013 Special Council Meeting lion of the city and asked the City Attorney, Dougherty if this is permissible grounds 5. Mayor - Welcome of guests and public comment, for going into closed session, Dougherty said yes, Motion by Leto and sec- onded by Sylvester to enter closed session pursuant to Iowa Code chapter 3 minute limit, no action 21.5.1(c). RC passed unanimously. 6.. Consent Agenda Expenditures 13-223 Motion by Leto seconded by SyIvester to go back into open session. RC passed unanimously. No action taken, o Tax Abatements Approve, receive and file monthly reports.and {he 13-224 Motion by Sylvester. seconded by keto to adjourn meeting at 6:55 P.M. Voice vote carried unanimously, treasurers report for September Receive and file outstanding debt report Dave Murillo. Mayor ProTem Jeff Rosien, City Clerk/Finance Officer o Approval, receipt and file of the Ptlblic Works sistant job description SHERIFF'S REPORT Approval, receipt and file of the updated Commu- Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until nity Development Director job description 7. Consideration of a proposed Ordinance amend- proven guilty in a court of law. ing speed regulations on North Avenue westbound and east bound at the intersection of North Avenue and R- September 18 subjects need to be identi- Authorities responded fied that were involved in 57 (27th Street) by amending chapter 63 of the Norwalk Code. to 12577 Ford Trail N. for this incident. a gunshot victim. 54-year- 8000 block of Ridge- 8. Consideration of a proposed Ordinance amend- old male, Indianola, was view Drive, a 25-year-old ing placement of stop signs in all directions at the inter- found deceased. Probable adult female from Dessection of North Avenue and R-57; westbound on Pra# suicide. Investigation con- Moines reported Domes- rie Rose Drive at Echo Ridge Trail; northbound on Fox- tail Circle at Prairie Rose Drive; northbound on Switch- tinues, pending autopsy at tic Abuse. State Medical Examiner's Rachel Witt, Carlisle, grass Trail at Prairie Rose Drive; southbound on Switch- Office. reported that the front li- grass Trail at Beardsley Street; northbound on Braeburn September 19 cense plate and bracket Drive at West Pine Avenue; northbound on Orchard Trail 8000 block of Elkhorn from her car had been sto- at Sycamore Drive; and westbound on Valencia Court Street, Rhonda Cameron-len while parked at Skate at Orchard Trail. Saltzman, rural Warren South. 9. Consideration of a resolution approving a full ac- cess median cut on Colonial Parkway for future eco- County, reported a Bur- September 30 " nomic development projects Parkway median. glary at her residence.Male subject stole 1-7 Tools, jewelr misc. items gallons of premium gaso- 10. Council Inquiries and staff updates. stolen, $1,440 loss..Inves- line from the Jiffy Express 11. Adjournment. tigation continues, in Martensd e; $59 loss. POLICE REPORT September 21 October 2 Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until 8000 block of Crestview100 -block of Center. proven guilty in a court of law. Drive, Tamette Gesualdo,Street, Martensdale, 33- 39, Des Moines, was ar- year-old adult female re- October 5 was released for an ap- rested for Driving Whileported Domestic Assault. Investigated a proper-pearance at a later date. Barred. Julian Winscott, 21, ty damage accident in the October 6 Sundown Equipment, Martensdale, was arrested 800 block of Gordon Ave- Called to the 8100 block Bevington, reported a ste- for Domestic Abuse with nue. A 16-year-old Nor- of S. Orilla Road for a dis- reo taken from a piece of Injury. walk juvenile struck aturbance. There was dam- equipment overnight. In- October3 parked vehicle while age to a window at the res- vestigation continues. 2000 block of Illinoisbacking from a privateidence. Information was September 23 Street, Keith Martens of drive. Information wastaken and a report was 8100 block of Suncrest, rural Warren County re- taken and a report wasmade. Melinda Sloan, 35, Brady Jayne, 19, Des ported Identity Theft and made. Des Moines, was advised Moines, was arrested forForgery. InvestigationOfficers responded to a of a Trespass Notification Disorderly Conduct. continues, report of suspicious sub- from the residence. September 24 October 8 jects and a suspiicious ve- October 9 500 block of Marlou 17-year-old juvenile hide in the Norwalk City Dispatched to the 1900 Parkway, Christopher was reportedby parents to Park. A 17-year-old Nor- block of Cedar Street for a Connelly, Des Moines, re- be using synthetic mari- walk female was trans-report of suspicious activ- ported Theft of motor ve- juana in Greenfield Plaza.. ported to a juvenile deten- ity. A 17-year-old Norwalk hicle. It was' recoveredTransported to medical fa- tion facility as a result of a juvenile was charged with same date in Greenfield cility for treatment. Inves- court order.A 17-year-old Possession of "Marijuana, Plaza and turned over totigation continues. Des Moines male was Possession of Drug Para-' Connelly. ACCIDENTS charged with Public In- phernalia and Minor using 1000 block of 30th Av- October 8 - 7:01 a.m.:toxication and Interfer- Tobacco. The subject was enue, Mike Ellis reported John Riordan, 51, ence with Official Acts. He cited and released for an a large pile of construction Norwalk, hit a deer. appearance at a later date. debris had been deposited LIBRARY EVENTS . into a field that he rents. Tuesday, Oct. 22 Brandon Skidmore, 29, Pre-School Story Time, 10:30-11 a.m. For three-to six-year-olds, join us for sto- Marshalltown, was charged ries, finger plays, songs and flannel boards! Parents, expect some interaction with with Trespassing. your little ones and helpful tips on early literacy skills you can use at home. This September 27 6000 block of 73rd Av- storytime is also a good fit for parents attending with several children and for daycare enue, a 48-year-old adult groups. Wednesday, Oct. 23 female from Norwalk re- Take a Break, 10-11 a.m. Join us on Wednesdays for tis adult/youth collabora- ported Harassment. Lnves- rive program. Drop by and talk with other adults while your kids participate in age- tigation continues, appropriate literacy centers or activities. Working with the Adult Services Coordi- Sevtember 29 - nator, participa ats will choose how this group, works (for example, whether to start A burglary was re- ported in the 7000 block of a book club, work on curriculum design, explore the library collection and preview 50th. Alexandria Thomp-new library materials, etc.). Ideal for home-schooled families or anyone with chil- dren in their care. son, West Des Moines; Devin Fisher, West Des 4th- 5th Grade Book Club, 2-2:45 p.m. On the fourth Wednesday of each month, Moines and Deandre join us for book talks, activities and snacks. Bring what you are currently reading or come to get some ideas for new reads. Keller, West Des Moines, were all arrested for Bur- Thursday, Oct. 24 glary. A juvenile female Toddler Time, 10:30-11 a.m. For ages 18 months to three years, join us for stories, finger plays, songs and flannel boards! Parents, expect lots of interaction with your from Iowa City will be re- little ones and some helpful tip. on early literacy skills you can use at home. ferred to the juvenile court Trick or Treat at Your Library, 5:30-7",30 p.m. Join us for this special family event. for Burglary. Several other All ages are welcome!