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Norwalk, Iowa
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Page Six N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, October 24, 2013 P -tim LIBRARY EVENTS Monday, Oct. 28 Friends of the Library, 5:30-6:30 p.m. The purpose of the "Friends of the Library" is to gather a group of t POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. October 10 Speed and Fail to Obey a people who will help with fundraisers, give feedback, Called to the 800 block offer input and advocate for the Library in the commu- - of North Avenue for a theft nity. This is a working group. "Friends" typically meets on the 4th Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 Craft Night, 6:30-8 p.m. Using guest presenters, this group explores all kinds of arts and crafts! For enthusi- asts to share their hobby areas and for participants to socialize, try new areas or learn about arts/crafts. Con- tact Mary Kay Johnson if you want to lead a workshop or participate. Tonight is the first session of a two-part program to learn about mosaic. (Part 2 is November 5.) Registration required and the library provides all mate- rims. Wednesday, Oct. 30 Take a Break, 10-11 a.m. Join us on Wednesiays for this adult/youth collaborative program. Dro F by and talk with other adults while your kids participae in age- appropriate literacy centers or activities. Workng with the Adult Services Coordinator, participants wil choose how this group works (for example, whether to start a book club, work on curriculum design, explo:e the li- brary collection and preview new library materbls, etc.). Ideal for home-schooled families or anyone with chil- dren in their care. Thursday, Oct. 31 The Sampler Book Club, 6-8 p.m. This book club will explore different genres of books, including ro- mance, suspense, non-fiction and thriller/science fiction/ fantasy. The group sessions consist of discussing the book the first session, and three weeks later, sharing a individually-selected book in the same genre or related to the topic of the book. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 from a motor vehide. Of_ ricers gathered informa- tion and a report was com- pleted; investigation re- mains open at this time. October 12 Dispatched to Hwy G14 and S. Orilla Road for a personal injury occident. Vehicle driven by Jeffrey Brandow, Norwalk, col- lided with a vehicle driven by Thomas Lamb, also of Norwalk. Information was taken and a report was sent to the Iowa Depart- ment of Transportation. Responded to the inter- section of Sunset Drive and Main Street for a prop- erty damage accident. A vehicle driven by Dakota Benz, Norwalk, struck a vehicle driven by Kristi Schmidt, also of Norwalk. Information was taken and a report was sent to the Iowa Department of Trans- portation. October 13 Officer initiated a traf- fic stop in the 5000 block of R57 Hwy. The driver, Bennett Webster, 56, rural Norwalk, was charged with Reckless Driving, OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF NORWALK CITY ELECTION In accordance with the provisions of Chapters 49 and 362, 2013 Code of Iowa, I, Traci VanderLinden, Commissioner of Elections in and for the County of Warren, do hereby proclaim and give notice the Norwalk City Election will be held November 5, 2013 with the following offices to be filled by the vote of all qualified Electors of the City: The polling places for the election are as follows: Stop Sign. Subject was cited on a promise to ap- pear at a later date. October 14 Called to the 2900 block of Sunset Drive for a theft report. Information was taken and a report was made; investigation con- tinues in this matter. October 16 Tripped to the area of G14 Highway and R45 Highway for a personal injury accident. A vehicle driven by Katherine Scandrett, Cumming, lost control and landed in the south ditch. A vehicle driven by Jill Stanford, also of Cumming, swerved to avoid a collision and landed in the north ditch. A report was made and forwarded to the Iowa De- partment of Transporta- tion. The four-spot skimmer dragonfly is the official state insect of Alaska. LIBRARY HOURS Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday 10 a.m: - 5 p.m. Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m. OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOLS Work Session October 14, 2013 The meeting began at 5:12 p.m. in the Lakewood Elementary Cafeteria. Directors Present-Justin Fletcher, Maribeth Wdght, and Katherine Schmiclt. No Board action was taken. The meeting was adjourned at 6:00 p.m. Official minutes will he available following beard approval. Rate Baldwin, Board Secretary OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOLS Regular Session October 14, 2013 The meeting was called to order at 6:05 p.m. Directors Present-George Meinecke, Rick Kaul, Justin Fletcher, MadbethWdght, and Katherine Schmidt. The following motions were made, seconded, and approved: Approved the Consent Agenda. Approved the purchase of the Food Service department PdmeroEdge Soft- ware package (which includes software, hardware, installation, and training) for $35,726. Approved the formation of the Geek Club as a stJdent organization at Norwalk High School. The meeting was adjourned at 7:49 p.m. Official minutes will he available following beard approval. Kate Baldwin, Board Secretary [ t OFFICIAL BALLOT .... ,.,. ,,.. II III '' Warren County, 10wa- N0vemr 5 zula ,, i I r " - " " iNSTRUCTiONS 16V0TERS - 1 I | IidngtJm#llck;it, lebiy;ll i ttte 0 rxliot I * ques I d  = b i I J | W/E4NI 0u mu,dd  0v AN0 yah the tw0e a r mrddate b U'm space ptoddm I i Do not cross out, If you Chan your rain exchange pour ballot for an,w oqe, lit . I1' II ........... FrM I Four Ywr ? ........ ll.llil ......... I co MN To Fill 'Pi . " f l / t*:Yita I i. td-ii IIi!: lu,, I t j HmmRkl I ...,:.i W, .,tpil, i I !711) illii ..................................... k)nk 1-2-3-4 - St John's Church, 720 Orchard Hills Dr., Norwalk Pong #ace  access to dedy and handp voters. The pl will be open fl 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 .m, rtded thb the 8 day c4 oher 2013. Traa VandedJnden, Warren County Audor and Commissioner of Elections OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE TO BIDDERS 1. Sealed bids will be received by the Warren County Engineer at his office in Indianola, Iowa until 10:00 o'clock AM, on Wednesdav. November 6.2015 for the various items of construction work listed below. 2. A certified check, or a credit union share draft, a cashier's check, or a bank draft on a solvent bank; or a Bid Bond in the penal sum shown in the contract document is required as a proposal guaranty. Failure to execute a contract and file an acceptable bendand certificate of insurance within 30 days of the date of the approval for awarding of the contract, as herein provided, will be just and sufficient cause for the denial of the award and the forfeiture of the proposal guaranty. 3. Plans, specifications and proposal forms for the work may be seen and may be secured at the office of the County Engineer. 4. All proposals must be filed on the forms furnished by the County, sealed and plainly marked. Proposals containing any reservations not provided for in the forms furnished may be rejected, and the County Board reserves the right to waive technicalities and to reject any or all bids. 5. The Contracting authority will issue a Sales Tax Exemption Certificate for the purchase of materials, supplies, and equipment that will be used in the per- formance of the construction contract, per Iowa Code 422.42(16) & (17) and 422.47(5) Description of Proposed Work: Project: L-B5522e973-91 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT. Located on Osceola Street, 3/4 mile east of HWY R45. The project is to replace an existing bridge with a railroad tank car culvert. The contract will have a late start date of 12-2-2 10.. 30 working days will be allowed. Liquidated damages will be $100 per day. The amount of proposal guaranty will be $ 2.000. The DBE Goal is_O_.. Davis Bacon Wage Rates are not in effect. October 15. 2013. Board of Supervisors of Warren County Date Closed Sundays Mcmot Day-Lair Day) By Traci VanderLinden, County Auditor OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF CUMMING CITY ELECTION In accordance with the provisions of Chapters 49 and 362, 2013 Code of Iowa, I, Traci VanderLinden, Commissioner of Elections in and for the County of Warren, do hereby proclaim and give notice the Cumming City Election will be held November 5, 2013, with the following offices to be filled by the vote of all qualified Electors of the City: 0mC00AL BALmT m CiEle ";:!7 = m ii n SAMPLE BALLOT UOMMISS0NER OF ELEC I ,,i n I I I I I War County, Iowa., November 5, 2013 , Cunv (0300) Se:4-S INSTRUCTIONS TO VOTERS ii ii I ., i ,p._,. I {i.li. The polling place for the election is as follows: Harvest Church, 4225 Birch St, Curnming, IA Polling place is accessible to elderly and handicap voters. The polls will he open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Dated this the 8th day of October 2013. Traci VanderLinden, Warren County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections 00PLE BALLOT I I I i I i I I