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Page‘Ten LIHEAP Available to Iowans The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps qualifying low-income Iowa homeowners and renters pay for a portion of their primary heating costs for the winter heating season. Iowa families are facing many challenges to cope with the COVID- 19 virus; some have lost jobs or had their hours of employment reduced. These circumstances and others could lead to difficulty in paying utility bills this heating season. If you find yourself in that situation, there is help available through the State of Iowa’s network of local community action agencies that have offices in all 99 counties. Assistance is based on household income, household size, type of fuel, and type of housing. The application period runs from November 1, 2020 through April 30, 2021, with early applications accepted for households that have a member who is at least 60 years of age, or disabled, or where disconnection is imminent. Anyone facing disconnection at any time should contact their local community action agency for assistance. Those residing in Warren County can call 515—961- 2543 or visit www.impactcap.org for assistance. To find an agency in another Iowa county, call 21 1, visit https://humanrights.iowa.gov/dcaa/where-apply, or contact the Iowa Department of Human Rights at 1- 800-351-4659. Shop and Do Business Locally to Help Support Area Organizations: Remember to use our Business Directory on the back of the paper. STATE OF IOWA 2020 FINANCIAL Rerom FISCAL YEAR ENDED DUE: December 1, 2020 agencies. Revenues and Other Financing Sources. Taxes, Levied on Property Less; Untollected Property Taxes—Levy Year Net Current Property Taxes Delinquent Property Taxes TIF Revenues other City Taxes Licenses and Permits Use of Money and-Progeny Intergovermnenml Chargesfor Fees and Service Special Assessmenm Miscellaneous ’ Other Financing Sources, Including Transfers in ,Toiai'Revenues and Other Sources > Expenditures and other Financing, Uses Public safety Public Works Health and Social Sewices and Recreation community and Economic Development" General Govemment Debt Service Capital Projems JUNE 30,2020 CITY OF CWNG, IOWA g 04 II NMarrEn ToWn and County News Learn to Hunt Online Video Series Over the past year, the Iowa DNR has partnered with Iowa Safari Club International and several other organizations to create a free, online video series that provides new hunters or existing hunters wanting to try something new, the information, skills, and resources needed to get out in the hunting field. The 23 video series provides hunting enthusiasts with information on how to find a place to hunt, how to purchase a license, selecting a shotgun, selecting a compound bow, how to call ducks and geese, small game hunting basics, how to dress for the outdoors, turkey hunting basics, predator hunting basics, fur handling, common wildlife diseases, and much more. To check out the new online video series and many other resources to get you started on your hunting journey or to expand your hunting knowledge and skills, visit www.iowadnrgovllearntohunt. Conservation Board Make & Take Family Day Warren County Conservation Board will be hosting a make and take family day on November 14th from 2:00-5:00 pm. at Annett Nature Center in Indianola. At the event families can enjoy a self— guided fall hike, make and take essential oil gifts, pre-made s’mores in a jar snack, hanging ornaments, and much more! The event is come and go as you please and will be held outside, so attendees need to dress for the weather (in the case of inclement weather the event will be moved to inside the nature center). For more information and to reserve a spot, visit https:// www.warrenccb.org/events/.I Deadline for all legals, news stories, and advertising is noon on Fridays. OFFICIAL PUBLICATION 15209200300000 CITY OF come PO Box £00 CUMMING IA soosmieo POPULATION: m ' NOTE - The information supplied in this repoit will be shared by the lows State Auditole Olficc, the US. Census Bureau, public interest groups, and 5m and federal ALL FUNDS 3098 , w .839 fé . 3!!I E E 2 33:” . 5.23,l »1,5¥7;593 23,05!) 75,02 63 a 10,793 43,404 163,71; 185,860 ' 220.324 GOVernmenhi:(h) Proprietary (b) TotalActualIe) Budget .0!) £21,428 121,428 Thursday, November 12, 2020 Iowa PBS Seeks Stories of Rural Iowa Iowa PBS has launched a new initiative intended to celebrate the people, culture and stories of rural America by showcasing the diversity, traditions and richness of small town and rural life in Iowa. During this ongoing research project, Iowa PBS will conduct interviews with stakeholders from all across the state that serve rural Iowa as well as partner with local filmmakers and journalists to shine a spotlight on compelling, relevant and authentic stories. “These stories will be told from the ground-level so viewers get a close-up look at the different ways we all see ourselves as Iowans.” said David Miller, senior producer of the project. “The idea is that the people who are watching will say, ‘That’s me. They’re telling my story.’ or, ‘I just learned something I never realized about what it means to be an lewan.” In addition to these interviews, Iowa PBS is looking for rural residents to share What “home” means, in terms of pride of place, culture, belonging and shared values. These stories will help frame Iowa PBS’s work for future productions and programming decisions by providing a better understanding of rural Iowan’s needs, concerns and accomplishments. To share a story about you or your community’s greatest hero, victory or struggle, visit iowapbs.org/ yourstory or leave a message at 800.373.6306. No story is too big or too small. Stories will be accepted until November 30, 2020. “Only those who reside in these incredible communities can showcase what it truly means to be part of rural Iowa,” said Director of Programming and Production Justin Beaupre. “We’re hoping to collect stories about the challenges and successes that people in Iowa communities have been experiencing.” Funding for this project is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for the Coming Home: Connecting to Community grant. Fall Is a Great Time to Catch Fish in Iowa Enjoy Iowa’s natural landscapes fishing Iowa’s rivers and streams this fall. A unique angling 309.870 313.422 challenge is hidden around every bend. “You are never far from one of Iowa’s many rivers,” said Greg Gelwicks, Iowa DNR interior rivers research biologist. “Fall is a great time to give them a try.” Fish become more active 309,870 3'1 :32: 96,772 33,935 " 38304 p 24,204 41,732 155,261 James V 37,434 15,5?5 ' . I 729.86? 53,000 i Many fish in Iowa’s rivers search out deep pools with very little current to spend the 163,712 175,540 185,860 . mms 220.884 . 525 5331 and hungry when the 963.662 (sltream temperature [,6 .021 [386,347 rops' . feeding fish where riffles enter pools or rocky 75mg- ' areas,” Gelwicks said. , , L443 2,309: “They sit there out of the current and wait for food 42,404 to come by.” ‘ I 123.177 1,128,500 39,454 . 45,350 ' 762.641 1,173,350 963,662 703,549 1,725,303 1,882,399 47,232 495,552 1,105,703 482,181 1,043,421 413,371 Tote} Governmental Activities Expenditures- BhsineSs type activities Total All Expenditures Other Financing Uses, Including Transfers Out ' Total All Expendituresland Other Financing Uses Excess Revenues and Other Sources Over (Under) Expendituresland Other Financing Uses Beginning Fund Balance July 1, 2019 Ending Fund Balance June 30, 2020 NOTE — These balances do not include the following, which were not budgeted and are no: available for city operatiOns: Non-budgeted Internal Sewiee Funds ' ' Pensim: Trust Funds Piivaze Puipose Trust Funds Agency Funds ‘ Amount Indebtedness at June 30, 2026 772,000 Other Long-Term Debt ' Short-Term Debt General Obligation Debt Limit 1 723311 Winter. Fish start to move to overwintering areas in October and most fish will arrive by November. “Anglers willing to brave chilly tempera- tures can be rewarded if they also seek out these areas,” Gelwicks said. An extensive list of Iowa’s rivers, with information on access points and native species, is available on the DNR website at www.iowadnr .gov/Fishing/Where-to- Fish/Interior—Rivers. 39,464 39,464 ' 95,035 134,499 -13,m1 228,135 215,064 868,627 1,5913% ‘ 44,211, 877,568 333,357 Indebtedness at June 30, 2020 Amount - General Obligation Debt Revenue Debt TIP Revenue Debt 2,630,741?