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Page Two N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, November 3, 2011 NORTH WARREN TOWN AND COUNTY NEWS P.O. Box 325, 727 Main St., Norwalk, IA 50211 515-981-0406 A weekly publication of Klein Publications, Inc. Published every Thursday in Norwalk, Iowa Official newspaper for Norwalk, Cumming, Norwalk Community School District and Warren County. Member of Iowa Press Association and National Newspaper Association Steven F. Klein Publisher Sally Huntoon Advertising/Managing Editor Mary Lou Gray Reporter/Proofer/Computers Arlene Knust Typesetter/Office Lori Ford Proofer/Office Established May 1968 by Dorothy L. Graham Subscription Rates: $18 per year - Single Copy 50 cents Senior Citizens and College Students $15 per year Residents outside Warren, Madison & Polk Co. - $24 per year Periodicals Postage Paid at Norwalk, Iowa and Additional Mailing Offices ALL COPY/ADS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 12 NOON FRIDAY TO INSURE PUBLICATION IN NEXT ISSUE We reserve the right to accept or refuse all advertising. We reserve the right to cancel any advertisement at any time. Postmaster: Send Form 3579 to P.O. Box 325, Norwalk, IA50211 Member of: National Newspaper Iowa Newspaper Association Association OBITUARY MARJORIE GRUENING A memorial gathering was held Thursday, Nov. 3,-at McLaren's Chapel for Marjorie (McLaren) Greening, 89, West Des Moines. She died Monda) Sept. 19, at Carlisle Care Center. Mrs. Gruening was born May 20, 1922 in Manilla to Earl and Grace (Gardner) McLaren. She married Will- iam Gruening May 31, 1952. She was an artist and a teacher, who wrote and illustrated children's books and poems. Survivors include her son, Robert (Becky) Gruening of West Des Moines; two daughters, Gayle (Cliff) Smith of Mt. Vernon, IL and GiGi (K.J.) Johnson of West Des Moines; six grandchildren, Rebecca (David) Hennessy of Philadelphia, PA, Heather Walker of Belleville, IL, Rita (Gary) Lowery of Opdyke, IL, Michelle Johnson of West Des Moines, Keith Johnson of West Des Moines and Matt Johnson of Norwalk and 15 great-grandchil- dren. Memorial may be sent to the Marjorie Gruening Me- morial Fund. OBITUARY ADAM SARASIO Services were held Thursday, Nov. 3, at Assumption Parish in Churchville with the burial following in the Wallace Cemetery in Wick for Adam Sarasio, 37, Indianola. Mr. Sarasio died Saturda Oct. 29 in Des Moines. Survivors include his parents, Bob and Jackie Sarasio of St. Charles; sisters, Peggy (Marvin) Minter of West Des Moines, Shandra (Daniel) Sarasio Meyer of Forest City, and Stacie (Adam Thiel) Sarasio of Blair, NE; nieces, Madeline and Olivia Sarasio Meyer and Sophia Minter; nephew, Harrison Thiel; and grandparents, Bob and Vera Sarasio of Des Moines and Delores Spick of Martensdale. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jon, and grandfather, John Spick. Memorial contributions may be made to Reggie's Sleepout. When you cross from the Atlantic to the Pacific through the Panama Canal, you are heading in a southeasterly direction. 00art00nd : 1514 North Lincoln, Suite C ' Knoxville, IA 641-828-7172 (Knoxville Insurance Building) Custom Memorials of granite and Bronze visit us at bertrandmonument.com and online monument design Marion County's only locally owned Monument Shop Agenda REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING Norwalk City Hall Thursday, November 3, 2011 6:30 EM. This is a tentative Agenda only, which is subject to change. The final City Council Agenda will be posted at the Norwalk City Hall at least24 hours prior to commencement of the meeting. I. Call to order at 6:30 P.M. - Roll call of members II. Approval of Agenda III. Approval of Minutes-October 20, 2011 Regular Council Meeting IV. Mayor - Welcome of guests and public comment, 3 minute limit, no action V. Consent Agenda A. Expenditures B. Tax Abatements C. Liquor license renewals - Bambino's Git N Go VI. Hearings, Ordinances and Resolutions A. Consideration and first reading of a pro- posed Ordinance providing for increased water rates and increased sewer rates, and amending section 13.18.050(B) and 13.04.391 of the Norwalk Municipal Code. (tabled 4-21-11) B, Consideration and second reading of a pro- posed Ordinance vacating and selling a portion of pub- lic property at 705 North Avenue C. Resolution accepting work for the project known as the City Hall Renovation for Bid package No. 26 parking lot paving and sidewalks with Nehring Con- struction, Inc. D. Resolution accepting work for the project known as the City Hall Renovation for Bid package No. 20 site development with Gator Excavating, Inc. E. Resolution accepting work for the project known as the City Hall Renovation for Bid package No. 96 flooring finishes with Louie's Floor Covering, Inc. F. Resolution accepting work for the project known as Public Works Maintenance Facility for Bid package No. 22 site development with Gator Excavat- ing, Inc. G. Resolution ordering the removal of City property at North Avenue and Cherry Parkway H. Resolution authorizing the issuance of a re- quest for proposal (RFP) for the Lakewood subdivision infrastructure study I. Resolution approving a hazard mitigation study for exploratory work associated with sanitary sewer issues J. Resolution approving a site plan for the con- struction of an accessory structure at Legacy Golf Course, 400 Legacy Parkway K. Resolution waiving City review authority on a plat of survey within two miles of Norwalk Munici- pal City limits L. Resolution approving a library services agree- ment between the City of Norwalk and the City of Cumming through June 30, 2016 VII. Current Business A. Approval of 2011 TIF debt certificati6n for the City of Norwalk B. Approval of 28E Agreement with Westcom to provide public safety communications VIII. Reports-Mayor; Councilmembers-Murillo, Curtis, Delker, Leto and Thayer; City Administrator; Department Heads-Development Services Director, Public Works Director, City Clerk, Police Chief, Fire Chief, Library Director and Parks & Recreation Direc- tor IX. Adjournment The smell of good bread baking, like the sound of lightly flowing water, is indescribable in its evocations of innocence and delight, -M.F.K. Fisher I matters Start the day off right[ 515-223-1150 " EO. Box 160 Norwalk, Iowa www.kwlof.com [ SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 i , Worship at these Norwalk Area Churches NORWALK Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church (LC-MS) 515 Sunset Dr. 981-0226 Steven Klawonn, Pastor 9:30 am Worship (9 am Oct; 2) 10:45 am Sunday School/Bible Study Wednesday Confirmation 6:30 pm-7:45 pm 9 am Service starting Oct. 2 *** Crossroads Church 2601 Border St. www.2thecrossroads.com Glen Blumer, Pastor 515-287-8580 9:30 am Worship Nursery & Children's Programming 3 years old through 5 th grade Wed. 6:30 pm K-12 th grades Fellowship Community Church 225 North Ave. www.fccnorwalk,org Rob Jones, Pastor 981-0699 8:30 & 10:30 am Worship Disciple City Classes 18 mo.-5 t" grade Nursery also provided. 6 pm Sun. Sr. High 6:30 pm Wed. Prayer Service 6:30 pm Jr. High First Baptist Church Sunset Dr. & Marred - 981-4391 Justin Lundberg, Pastor 9 am Worship 10:15 am Sunday School Class for all ages Nursery Provided 6 pm Evening Service ' 7 pm - Wednesdays Bible Study & Youth Hour *** New Life Lutheran Church 4380 Wakonda Dr. - 285-5965 www.newlifenorwalk.org Nate Liedtke, Pastor 8:15 am Traditional 9:30 am Sunday School 10:30 am Contemporary Nursery Provided 7 pm Youth-led Worship *** Norwalk Christian Church (Disciples) 701 Main St. - 981-0176 Dayna Kinkade, Pastor 8:30 am Informal Worship 9:15 am Church School 10:30 am Worship 6 pm The Gathering Service Nursery Provided Wed. pm CYF & Chi Rho Norwalk United Methodist Church 1801 Sunset Dr. - 981-4251 Rev. Kiboko I. Kiboko 8:15 & 10:45 am Worship 9:30 am Sunday School Nursery Provided St. John the Apostle Catholic Church 720 Orchard Hills Dr. 981-4855 FAX 981-9475 Father John Ludwig Sacrament of Reconciliation 4 pm Saturday Masses: 5 pm Saturday 9 am Sunday Nursery, Sunday School *** CUMMING Harvest Church (Evangelical Free) 4225 N. Birch Ave. PO Box 115 981-4321 www.harvestchurchiowa.com 10 am Worship Nursery, newborn to 3 years Groups Thurs. & Fri. 6:30 pm oEs MOES Christian Life Assembly of God Church Fleur Drive and Hwy 5 Warren Hunsberger, Pastor 515-953-0322 10 am Worship Children's Ministry, 0-5 Kids' Church 6 years & up Nursery ages 0-2 6:30 pm - Wed. Elevate Youth *** Grace Baptist Church 9936 County Line Rd. 285-8871 www.gracecares.net Doug VanWey, Pastor 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:45 am Worship Jr. & Sr. High, Men's and Women's Ministry Nursery Provided. *** Mt. Zion Church of God 8383 Ridgeview Dr. David Chu, Pastor 664-2828 *** MARTENSDALE" Marteusdale Community (An Evangelical Free Church) 1 Mile North of Martensdale on Hwy 28 Gary Crandall, Pastor 641-764-2491 Worship: 9 am Bible Study: 10:30 a.m. Sr. High Youth: 6 pm Sunday Jr. High Youth: 6:30 pm Wednesday Awana: 6:30 pm Wednesday St. Paul Lutheran Church (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) 641-764-2752 Meeting at Martensdale-St. Marys School Gym Keith Lingwall, Pastor, and Ron Mohr, Pastor 222-1531 9:30 am Education/Fellowship 10:30 am Worship Call for times on Adult and Children Bible Studies PROLE Lima Grove United Methodist Church 7483 50 th, Prole - 981-4062 Cindy Hickman, Pastor 9:45 am Sunday School 11 am Worship ge*g INDIANOLA Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELS) 202 N. Kenwood - 962-0351 Robert Harting, Pastor 9 am Worship 10:15 Sunday School The above free listings are to Help newcomers know the Regular worship schedules of Norwalk-area churches. Special Events and services will not be listed here. g:t:: Policy: Churches must be in the Norwalk Area and in Warren County for this free listing. Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday! I LIBRARY HOURS Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m. Closed Sundays (Memorial Day-Later Day)