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Page Six N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, November 14, 2013 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OFTHE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF WARREN IN THE STATE OF IOWA, ON THE MATTER OF THE PROPOSAL TO ENTER INTO A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH FAREWAY STORES, INC. AND THE CITY OF CARLISLE, AND THE HEARING THEREON PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors of the County of Warren in the State of Iowa, will hold a public hearing on the 19th day of Novem- bel:, 2013, at 9:30 o'clock A.M. in the Board of Supervisors' Meeting Room, 301 North Buxton, Suite 202, Indianola, Iowa, at which meeting the Board proposes to take action on the proposel to enter into a Development Agreement (the"Agree- mant") with Fareway Stores, Inc. (the "Developer") and the City of Carlisle (the =City"). The Agreement would obligate the Developer to construct certain Minimum Im- provements (as defined in the Agreement) on certain real property located within the Carlisle Urban Renewal Area #3 as defined and legally described in the Development Agreement, consisting of the construction of an approximately 18,000 square foot grocery store building, together with all related site improve- ments, under the terms and following satisfaction of the conditions set forth in the Agreement. One of the obligations of Developer relates to employment re- tention and/or creation. The Agreement would further obligate the City to make up to twenty (20) con- socutive annual payments of Tax Increments payments to Developer, the cumu- lative total for all such payments not to exceed the lesser of $1,800,000, or the amount accrued uhder the formula outlined in the proposed Development Agree- ment, under the terms and following satisfaction of the conditions set forth in the Agreement. The Agreement further obligates the Developer to enter into a Minimum Assessment Agreement with the City setting the minimum taxable value of the Minimum Improvements for tax purposes at not less than $1,800,000. The Agreement also proposes that the County will make a $300,000 grant to Developer, and that the County will make a $145,000 loan to the City which will be secured by an Urban Renewal Revenue Note that the City will then grant to Developer. A copy of the Agreement is on file for public inspection during regular business hours in the office of the County Auditor, Courthouse, Indianola, Iowa. At the above meeting the Board shall receive oral or written objections from any resident or property owner of said County, to the proposal to enter into the Agree- ment with the Developer and the City ~! Carlisle. After.all objections have been received and considered, the Board wdl at this meeting or at any adjournment thereof, take additional action on the proposal or will abandon the proposal to authorize said Agreement. This notice is given by order of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Warren in the State of Iowa, as provided by Sections 331.301(5) and 331.305 of the Code of Iowa. Dated this 5th day of November, 2013. Tract VanderLinden CoUnty Auditor, County of Warren in the State of Iowa OFFICIAL PUBLICATION CITY OF CUMMING Regular Council Meeting 10/28/2013 To be Approved at 11111/2013 M ting The Regular City Council Meeting of the City of Cummlng was held at Cumming th City Hall 649 N. 44 St. on Monday, October 28, 2013.The Meeting was called to Order at 7:00 P.M. by Mayor Tom Becker. Present at Roll Call: Dave Cheisvig, Ed Harkin, Peggy Koch. Absent: Jean Lare, Anita Enos. Motion made by Chelsvig, Seconded by Harkin to Approve the Agenda. Approved 3-0. Consent Items: Motion made by Koch, Seconded by Harkin to approve Consent items: 10/14/13 Council Meeting Minutes, 10108/13 Park & Rec Meeting Minutes, 10/15/13 Plan- ning & Zoning Meeting Minutes, 10/25/13 Accounts Payable Aoct Ledger. Ap- proved 3-0 Expenditures: Century Lirlk Phone/Internet 165.98 City of Des Moines WRA/WRF 991.76 C le rk Wages 10/7/13-10/20/13 824.19 Fill-in Clerk Wages 10/7/13-10/20/13 148.53 IA Good Roads Assoc. Membership Dues 95.00 IRS 3r~ Qtr Withholding 779.25 Jean Lare Mileage Reimburse 14.13 Jetco Inc Flowmeter Calibration 229.00 John McPartland Halloween Party Reimburse 116.88 Mid American Energy Service 727.89 Ted Johnson Stain/Seal Deck 500.00 Skinner Law Office, PC Sept. Legal Fees 2,012.00 Treasurer, State of IA 3'a Qtr Withholding/Sales Tax 148,00 US Bank Copier Lease 101 97 Total $6,856.58 Reports: Park & Rec - 37 kids attended the Halloween event, which was more than last year. A big thank you to Dave Chelsvig for spreading the mulch in the park and putting the chain extensions on the swings. The Christmas party is tentatively scheduled for the 2nu Sunday in December. More details to come. Planning & Zoning- Items discussed at the last meeting include multiple alley closings and the presentation by MSA Professionals. Brad and Dine are working on an RFP fora city planner. Discussion Items: A. Capital Projects- Sewer Fund and regular Sewer Fund were discussed, along with the city's balance sheet. B. Travis Squires from Piper Jaffray & Co. presented on what he can help the city with, as well as how TIF is figured. C. CIRDWC - would like all cities involved to contribute to a fund to do a study on future needs. Des Moines Water Works has approved a 5% increase to water rates for 2014. D. The current Capital Improvements Plans were looked over. More discus- sion will be held at the Nov. 11 meeting. Action Items: A. Motion by Harkin, Seconded by Chelsvig to approve Resolution 2013-31 Set date for a Public Hearing to Review an Application for SRF Funding, Envi- ronmental Document, and the City's Project Plan. Approved 3-0. B. Motion by Chelsvig, Seconded by Koch to approve Resolution 2013-32 Set date for a Public Hearing on Adoption of a new Comprehensive Plan and Land Use Map for the City of Cumming, Iowa. Approved 3-0. C. Motion by Harkln, Seconded by Chelsvig to approve Resolution 2013-33 Approving and Authorizing Balance Transfers. Approved 3-0. D. Motion by Chelsvig, Secondedby Harkin to approve Resolution 2013-34 Set date for a Public Hearing to Consider Vacating the Alley in Block 4, Callison's First Addition to the Town of Cumming, Iowa. Approved 3-0. E. Motion by Harkin, Seconded by Koch to approve using Ford Lawn Care to remove the trees/brush in the right-of-way on G14/N. 34= Street. Approved 3-0. F. Motion by Harkln, Seconded by Chelsvig to approve obtaining a proposal of services for financial planning from Travis Squires of Piper Jaffrey & Co. Ap- proved 3-0. G. Motion by Chelsvig, Seconded by Harkin to approve Resolution 2013-35 Set a date for a Public Hearing to consider Urban Renewal Plan Amendments. Approved 3-0. UPCOMING CITY COUNCIL MEETING: November 11,2013, 7:00 pm at City Hall Motion made by Chelsvig, Seconded by Koch to Adjourn at 8:33 pm. Approved 3-0. Tom Becker, Mayor; Rachelle Swisher, City Clerk/Treasurer OFFICIAL PUBLIC .TION GOVERNMENT IN ACTION MINUTES OFTHE SPECIAL NORWALK CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON 11-04-13 (abridged for publication) Mayor, Doug Pierce, called the meeting, held at 705 North Avenue to order at 6:35 RM. Those present at roll call were Eric Delker, Mike Leto and Dave Murillo. Absent: Jamie Sylvester. (Editor's note: There is a vacant council seat at the time of this meeting.) (RC = roll call vote) 13-233 Motion by Murillo and seconded by Leto to approve the Agenda, as amended to delay Item 5 a Resolution related to financing of the proposed de- velopment to a future Agenda, carded unanimously on a voice vote. 13-234 Motion by Leto and seconded by Delker to adopt Resolution 1104-13- 069 setting December 5, 2013 as the date of Public Hearing on an Urban Renewal Plan amendment for Norwalk Urban Renewal Area, for Loffredo Fresh Produce, Inc. for the construction of a new processing facility in the Urban Renewal Area. RC passed unanimously. 13-235 Motion by Delker and seconded t)y Murillo to adopt Resolution 1104- 13-070 setting December 5, 2013 as the date to dispose of Urban Renewal Property in Norwalk Urban Renewal Area for the proposed Loffredo Fresh Produce, Inc. construction project. RC passed unanimously 13-236 Motion by Leto and seconded by Murillo to adjourn the meeting at 6:45 P.M. Voice vote carried unanimously. Doug Pierce, Mayor Jeff Rosien, City Clerk / Finance Officer Concluded from p. 1 comparable to the DOT. Item 11-Council ap- proved a modified devel- opment agreement with O&A Enterprise, LLC (O'Leary Funeral Home) for annual appropriation of tax increment pay- ments. This is a revised agreement due to the de- lay in the construction timeline and financing. Item 12-Council ap- proved a 28E agreement with Metro Waste Author- ity for Household Hazard- ous Services. A formal agreement had not been adopted with Metro Waste OFFICIAL PUBLICATION PUBLIC NOTICE In accordance with the previsions of Chapter 49.53, 2013 Code of Iowa, I, Traci VanderLinden, Warren County Commis- sioner of Elections, do hereby proclaim and give notice the County Special Election will be held in Warren County, Iowa, at the regular polling places in each of the precincts of said County, on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, for the purpose of filling the office by the vote of all QUALIFIED VOTERS of Warren County, Iowa. Polls will open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 9:00 p.m. The Precinct locations are as follows: Allen 2 - Family Life Center, 405 School St Carlisle Allen 3 - Carlisle Community Bldg, 35 Vine St Carlisle Belmont - Mile City Hall, 100 Main Street, Mile. Greenfield I - Scotch Ridge Church, 13015 Scotch Ridge Road, Cadisle Greenfield 1/DsM 85-The'Cress Community Church, 8383 Ridgeview Dr DSM (Formerly Mt. Zion) Greenfield 1/DsM 86- Northern Warren Fire Station, 2300 1~63 Hwy, Norwalk Greenfield 2/Lincoln 2 - Indianola Freedom Fellowship, 2604 N Jefferson Way, Indianola (Formerly Chapel of Faith) Indianola I - Indianola Church of Christ, 1112 E Iowa Ave, Indianola Indianola 2 -Warren County Administration Building (auditorium), 301 N. Buxton, Ind. Indlanola 3 - Community of Christ Church, 1609 W Euclid Ave, Indianola Indianola 4 - Redeemer Lutheran Church, "1410 W Boston Ave, Indianola (Formerly old St.Thomas on Iowa) Indianola 5 - Masonic Halk 1606 Hwy 92, Indianola Indianola 6 - First Assembly of God Church, 1700 W 2r~ Ave, Indianola Indianola 7 - American Legion Hall, 105 W. 1st Ave Indianola Jackson - American Legion Hall, Iowa St St. Marys Jefferson - Martensdale-St Marys School, 390 Burlington Ave, Martensdale Liberty - Southeast Warren High School, 1621 Tyler St, Liberty Center Lincoln I -St Thomas Pastoral Center, 210 R63 Hwy, Indianola Norwalk 1 - New Life Lutheran Church, 4380 Wakonda Dr, Norwalk (Formerly Lakewood Elementary School) Norwalk 2/Greenfield - Norwalk Library, 1051 North Ave Norwalk Norwalk 3/Linn - St John Church, 720 Orchard Hill Dr Norwalk Norwalk 4 - Norwalk Police Station, 1100 Chatham Ave, Norwalk Otter/Mile - St Augustine Church, 111 E Belmont, Mile Palmyra - Palmyra Township Hall, 19397 Hwy G-24, Palmyra Richland/Palmyre - Hartford City Hall, 150 Elm, Hartford Squaw Creek - Medora Church Basement, 10804 G76 Hwy, Medera Union - Sandyville CRy Hall, 6645 Iowa St, SandyviUe Virginia- New Virginia Lions Hall, 503 West St New Virginia West DsM/Cumming - Harvest Church, 4225 Birch St, Cumming White Breast - Lacona Community Hall, 104 N. Washington, Lacona White Oak -The Annett Nature Center, 15565 118th Ave Indianola State Senate District 13 in~udes the following precincts in Warren County: Allen 2, Allen 3, Belmont, Greenfield 1/DM85, Greenfield 1/DM86, Greenfield 1, Greenfield 2 /Lincoln 2, Indianola 1 through 7, Jackson, Jefferson, Liberty, Lincoln 1, Norwalk 1 Norwalk2/Greentield, Norwalk'3/Linn, Norwalk 4, Otter/Mile, Palmyra, Richland/Palmyra, Squaw Creek, Union, Virginia, White Breast, and White Oak. I " I I | | I I PrintOUt's 0FRCIAL BALLOT / Special Election Warren County, 10wa- November 10, 2013 0tter/Mil0 (2300) /Io:I-B I I INSTRUCTIONS TO VOTERS Using blue or bladc I~, completely fill In the 0val next to the candidate or queslJ0n response of your choice I~ this: I WRITE-IN: You mustdarkenlhe0vatAND~tethe name0fy0ur cendidateinthespacepr0vlded. Do not cross out, If you ha~jey0.r mind excha.ge your ballot for e new 0he, 1 I I I I O JullanGarrett I O MarkDavitt I I I I I I I I I I I l I The This notice is .= SAMPLE BALLOT WARREN COUNTY AUDITOR AND GOMMIS$IONEt:t OF ELECTIONS I I I I I Polls will be open at all voting.precincts in Warren County at 7:00 A.M. and will close at 9:00 P.M. as provided by law. given in accordance with Chapter 49.53, 2013 Code of Iowa, Traci VanderLinden Warren County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Authority so an agreement was drafted and agreed upon by both parties. Item 13-Council ap- proved a resolution revis- ing Tournament Contracts for McAninch Sports Complex and the Practice Rental Form. Nancy Kuehl advised the fees are more in line with the fees in sur- rounding communities. Item 14-Council ap- proved a settlement agree- ment and release in the matter of Fleming vs City of Norwalk. This payment of $60,000 to Fleming, former fire chief, will re- solve any and all claims against the City of Norwalk. Item 15-No action or discussion was held on al- lowing poultry (peacock) in a residential area of the city. (NAPS)--Busy families can relish delicious meals with the help of frozen shrimp or seafood. SeaPak. Shrimp & Seafood Co. cap- tures the taste of the coast in every bite, offering a vari- ety of products. For recipes ideas and more, find SeaPak on Facebook or at www.sea pak.com. When cooking veggies On the grill, brush them with canoh oil Its high smoke point lets the fresh flavors shine through. Plus, canola oil is high in omega-3 and lower in saturated fat than any other cooking oil. Learn more at www.northerncanola.com. California avocados add creamy texture and excep- tional flavor to favorite dishes while contributing nearly 20 vitamins, minerals and phy- tonutrients to your diet. They're one 9f the few fi-uits that deliver "good~ monoun- saturated and polyunsatu- rated fats. For tips and recipes, visit www.California Avocado.com. For a delicious and nutri- tious afternoon snack, con- sider Chobani Champions Greek Yogurt Tubes for kids, made with only natural ingredients and real fruit, with 5 grams of protein per serving. Recipes and other tips are at www.chobani champions.com. LIBRARY HOURS Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m. Closed Sundavs (Memorial Day-I abor Day)