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Page Twelve N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, November 28, 2013 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION ORDINANCE NO. 13-15 AN ORDINANCE AMENDINGTHE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OFTHE CITY OF NORWALK, IOWA BY REZONING CERTAIN PROPERTY FROM PC, PROFESSIONAL COMMERCETO IC, INDUSTRIAL COMMERCE BE IT ENACTED BYTHE CITY COUNCIL OFTHE CITY OF NORWALK, IOWA: SECTION 1. PURPOSE. The purpose of this ordinance is to amend the Official Zoning Map of the City of Norwalk, Iowa, under the provisions of Title 17 (Zoning Regulations), Chapter 17.04 (General Provisions), Section 17.04.060 (Zoning District Boundaries and Official Zoning Map) of the Norwalk Municipal Code SECTION 2. OFFICIAL ZONING MAP AMENDED. The official zoning map of the City of Norwalk, Iowa is amended from PC, Professional Commerce, to IC, Industrial Commerce for approximately 2.5 acres of the western side of the prop- erty described as follows an~l as shown in Exhibit "A" attached hereto and made a part thereof by reference: Legal Description Beginning at the southwest corner of the NE of the NW ~ of Section 7-77N- 24W,. thence north along the west line of the NE of the NW of Section 7- 77N-24W 230.65 feet to a point; thence east to a point 230.66 feet north and 1,322.34 feet east of the southwest corner of the NE ~ of the NW ~ of Section 7- 77N-24W; thence south 230.66 feet to the south line of the NE ~ of the NW of Section 7-77N-24W to a point 1,322.34 feet east of the southwest corner of the NE of the NW ~ of Section 7-77N-24W; thence west along the south line of the hie of the NW of Section 7-77N-24W 1,322.34 feet to the point of beginning. SECTION 3. REPEALER. All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed.- SECTION 4. SEVERABILITY CLAUSE. In any section, provision, or part of this Ordinance shall be adjudged invalid or unconstitutional such adjudication shall not affect the validity of the ordinance as a whole or any section, provision or part thereof not adjudged invalid or unconstitutional. SECTION 5. EFFECTIVE DATE. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect after its passage, approval and publication as provided by law. Passed and approved by the City Council of the City of Norwalk, Iowa on the 21 st day of November, 2013. Doug Pierce, Mayor ATTEST: Jeff Rosien, City Clerk PREPARED BY: Luke Pards, City Planner I certify that the foregoing was published as Ordinance 13-15 on the 28th of November, 2013 Jeff Rosien, City Clerk OFFICIAL PUBLICATION ORDINANCE NO. 13-16 AN ORDINANCE VACATING AND TRANSFERING A SPECIFIED PORTION OF PUBLIC PROPERTY (Alley) LOCATED WITHIN CITY LIMITS OF NORWALK, WARREN COUNTY, IOWA. BE IT ORDAINED THAT THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NORWALK DOES HEREBY VACATE A PORTION OF PUBLIC ALLEY: SECTION 1:That portion of public property illustrated in Exhibit "A", and legally described in Exhibit "B" attached hereto and made a part thereof, be hereby vacated. SECTION 2: The City of Norwalk hereby finds that the public property has no public use and does not deny access to abutting property owners. SECTION3:The City of Norwalk hereby agrees to transfer of the property listed in Section 1 and described in Exhibit"B", to the Norwalk School District. SECTION 4: The City Attorney and staff shall work with the school too prepare deeds based on the legal descriptions in Exhibit "B" and the Mayor is hereby authorized to execute such deeds transfernng the ownership. SECTION 5: EFFECTIVE DATE. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval and publication as provided by law. Passes and approved this 21st day of November, 2013. Doug Pierce - Mayor AI-FEST: Jeff Rosien - City Clerk I certify that the foregoing was published as Ordinance No. 13-16 on the 28th day of November, 2013. OFFICIAL PUBLICATION ORDINANCE NO. 13-17 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SPEED REGULATIONS ON NORTH AVENUE WESTBOUND AND EAST BOUND ATTHE INTERSECTION OF NORTH AVENUE AND R-57 (2Tm STREET) BY AMENDING CHAPTER 63 OFTHE NORWALK CODE. Be It and It is Hereby Ordained by the City Council of the City of Norwalk, Iowa: ~. Pun)ose.The purpose of this ordinance is to supplement Chapter 63, Norwalk Code by establishing speed limits on North Avenue near the inter- section of North Avenue and R-57 (27= Street) in conjunction with the place- ment of stop signs in all directions at that location. It is determined by the Coun- cil, that for the purpose of providing for the safety and welfare of its citizens and the traveling public, these revisions to speed limits shall be established. Section 2. The following shall be added to Chapter 63.04, 1 Norwalk Code as a new subparagraph of SDecia135 MPH Speed Zones: On North Avenue from approximately1,500 feet east of the intersec- tion " i of R-57 (27t Street) westbound. th On Beardsley Street from Sunset Dr. (Hwy 28) to 80 Street (E27 Street) eastbound and westbound. Section 3. The following shall be added to Chapter 63.04, 2 Norwalk Code as a new subparagraph of SDecia145 MPH Soeed Zones: On North Avenue from approximately 2,640 feet east of the intersec- tion of R-57 (27= Street) westbound. On North Avenue from approximately 1,500 feet east of the intersec- tion of R-57 eastbound. OFFICIAL PUBLICATION ORDINANCE NO. 13-18 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING PLACEMENT OF STOP SIGNS IN ALL DIRECTIONS ATTHE INTERSECTION OF NORTH AVENUE AND R-57. WESTBOUND ON PRAIRIE ROSE DRIVE AT ECHO RIDGE TRAIL. NORTH BOUND ON FOXTAIL CIRCLE AT PRAIRIE ROSE DRIVE. NORTH BOUND ON SWITCHGRASS TRAIL AT PRAIRIE ROSE DRIVE. SOUTHBOUND ON SWlTCHGRASS TRAIL AT BEARDSLEY STREET. NORTHBOUND ON BRAEBURN DRIVE AT WEST PINE AVENUE. NORTHBOUND ON ORCHARD TRAIL AT SYCAMORE DRIVE. AND WESTBOUND ON VALENCIA COURT AT ORCHARDTRAIL. Be It and It is Hereby Ordained by the City Council of the City of Norwalk, Iowa: ~. Pur_g[gg.&~.The purpose of this ordinance is to supplement Chapter 65, Norwalk Code by establishing the placement of permanent stop signs in all directions at the intersection of North Avenue and R-57 in the City of Norwalk, Iowa. It is determined by the Council, that for the purpose of providing for the safety and welfare of its citizens and the traveling pubUc, these additional signs shall be established. Section 2.The following shall be added to Chapter 65.01 Norwalk Code as a new subparagraph of Northbound Traffic: Northboundtraffic on Foxtail Circle shall stop before entenng Prairie Rose Drive. Northbound traffic on Switchgrass Trail shall stop before entering Prairie Rose Drive. Northbound traffic on Braebum Drive shall stop before entering West Pine Avenue. Northbound traffic on Orchard Trail shall stop before entering Sy- camore Dnve. Section 3.The following shall be addedto Chapter 65.02 Norwalk Code as a new subparagraph of Southbound Traffic: Southbound traffic on Switchgrass Trail shall stop before entering Beardsley Street. Section 4. The following shall be added to Chapter 65.04 Norwalk Code as a new subparagraph of ~: Westbound traffic on Praide Rose Dr. shall stop before entering Echo Ridge Trail. Westbound traffic on Valencia Court shall stop before entering Or- chard Trail. Section 5. ReDealer. Any ordinance or parts of ordinances in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed. S~tion 6. ~. This ordinance shall be ]n full force and effect upon final passage, approval, and publication as provided by law. Passed and approved this 21 st day of November,'2013 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION ~HI m AVE NORWALI~ IA 6~t4 14tT ALL PUNOQ G, ove~ Prolpcfet=7 Tolsl =tuBI - iiiiiiiiiiiiii;iiiii?!iiiiiiii!i!ii - 4,31 o,~.~ i , o "!'!'!'!'!';?;'!','c:":;'!'!'!'!'?; 4.3t0,,i~ o 0 2=~,ge9 t; ;~3,00~ 192,108 1D2,108 r~44s 6.8e~ 79~4~ 830,543 2~973~B1| ~r~0411(~ g Doug Pierce, Mayor Attest: Jeff Rosien, City Clerk Published November 28, 2013 Visitors Invited to Preview AIB College of Business AIB College of Business will provide a preview of college life to prospective students and their families beginning at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4. Applicants and prospective students are invited to attend the Visit Day to engage one-on-one with current students and faculty, tour the campus and later attend a men's basketball game versus Simpson College. Admissions executives will share information about AIB's many degree options, including 11 associate de- gree majors and nine bachelor's degree majors. They also will outline AIB's "Degree in 3" program, which allows students to complete a bachelor's degree within three years. Financial aid will be discussed, including aca- demic scholarships. Athletic scholarships from AIB also are available in the college's growing athletics program. As an associate member of the Midwest Collegiate Conference (MCC) in the National Association of Inter- collegiate Athletics (NAIA), AIB offers basketball, soc- cer, golf, volleyball, bowling, softball, baseball, competi- tive dance and cheerleading. Now in its 93rd year, the independent, nonprofit AIB is dedicated to the development of its students as ethi- cal, productive and engaged citizens who are actively recruited as business professionals for a diverse world. Students self-report that upon graduation, an impres- sive 98 percent are employed or continuing their edu- cation. An RSVP to the AIB Visit Day is requested at aib.edu/ visit. For more information, visit aib.edu or call 800-444- 1921. STATE OF IOWA Register for Winter Iowa Games Registration is now open for the 22nd annual Winter Iowa Games pow- ered by the Iowa Food & Family Project. The major- ity of sports and events will take place January 24- 2013 FINANCIAL REPORT FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE 30. 2013 CITY OF NORWALK DUE: Dec mtber t. 2013 Mm~ Ik~mmo Cl,A ~ ~~ Revenue= m~l ~ Flmmclng 8ouree= TI~is levtM on =xooertv I~a c.mmt ~ t~m~ TIF mvenu~ In~mowmm~(~ Ch~r=N ~r f=es and =styles Ofter fermi= ~ To~l revmtuee mid olher aou~ Exl~ndaum~ =~10th~ ~ng U~e Cu~.m =.~t m ~ Ind ecmmml deve~ol~ent G~*leml lOV~mn,~rlt P_.~dtll Ix=ilcll Tot=d ~mental atP, dtkm llloUwm tw~e -..~yilm= Oe~r flnmtd~o usm. indudin~ tmn=rl~ out Total ALL ~m~mdltunm~And , IOWA! ~her~ umm Ext:mm m end other sourmm over (Und~ m,q~x~w~A.d othnr flr,=.~n~ usu euck~t Be~'n~Em lurid t~am~ Ju~ 1. 2012 4~297~16 4 ~97,896 Not=. 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Any ordinance or parts of ordinances in conflict with the ~ ~,~o.ooe ~lon~m'n,c~ provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed. [ P, even~ ,~t $ ~,00~ ~ ~,=t.a,~ d~t~ t n~ Rev~ue~a ~ Section 5. When Effective. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect] :::::::::::::::`:::::`~:::::::::::::::::::::~q:::::::::::::::::::G:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: . upon final passage, approval, and publication as provided by law. I !~i!~!~!~i~ii!~!~!!~!~;~:~!~!:!:~!:!:~:i~!~i~!!i!!!i~!!!i!!~!!:i~i!~:;;.~!i.~:~:~:i:!:~;!:!:i:i:~!~i~i!~!~!!~i!i!~i~!i~!:!~;i~!:!!~:~;i~!;!~!~ ,~r~l ~ ~ I , , CE~ttFW, A~ION Passed and approved this 21 st day of November, 2013 THE FOREGOING REPORT 18 CORRECT TO THE BEST OF MY I(~dOWLEOGE AND BELIEF Doug Pierce, Mayor 11-28,2013 Attest: ~#~ir~m ~ 4~'~ ' ,,~,= co~ Jeff Rosien, ~eP=~,~ "ree~,~ ~ ~1~ City Clerk November 28, 2013 Published on 26 in Dubuque. The Games offer events for in- dividuals of all ages and abilities. The 2014 Winter Iowa Games will hold competi- tions in 23 sports, with new sports including Gladiator Games and Win- ter Bike Race. Dubuque will host youth basketball, cross country skiing, a fitness walk; youth ice hockey, in- door soccer, martial arts, pickleball, 5K road race, swimming, table tennis, youth volleyball, wrestling and Zumba (R) January 24- 26. Cedar Rapids will host adult basketball, dodge- ball, figure skating, a fit- ness walk adult ice hock- ey and adult volleyball February 8-9. Several other sports will be held throughout January and February in locations across the state. The February 1 schedule includes: alpine ski racing (Dubuque), horseshoes (Eldora), snowshoeing (Cedar Falls), trapshooting (Ackle36 Anken DeWitt, Harlan and Peosta) and winter bike race (Water- loo). February 8, the Games will hold archery in Johnston and a fitness walk in Des Moines. To conclude the Winter Iowa Games February 22, wom- en's 6-on-6 basketball will be in Story City and Adap- tive Sports Iowa wheel- chair basketball will be contested at the Universi- ty of Iowa. Over the course of four weekends, the Winter Iowa Games will hold , competitions in 15 differ- ent communities with over 4,300 athletes. To learn more about the Winter Iowa Games and to register, visit www.iowa games.org.