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Page Eight N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, December 12, 2019 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION ABRIDGED MINUTES OF THE NORWALK REGghfiFZI EOgNCIL MEETING (Minutes to be approved at the December 19, 2019 meeting) MayorTom Phillips called the City Council meeting to order at 6:00 PM. Present at roll call: David Lester, Brian Baker, Stephanie Riva and Jaki Livingston. Absent: Ed Kuhl. (RC roll call vote) Staff present included: Wayne Schwartz, Public Works Director; Jenn Vetterick, Fire Captain; Adam Seibert, Parks/Complex Supervisor; Annette Clark, Interim Library Director; Hollie Zajicek, Economic Development Director; Jean Furler, Finance Director; Greg Staples, Police Chief; Kerri Keyte, HR/Accounting Specialist; Luke Nelson, City Manager; Jim Dougherty, City Attorney. Pledge of Allegiance Motion by Baker, seconded by Riva to approve the agenda, carried unanimously voice vote. Welcome of Guests Public Comment Motion by Livingston, seconded by Baker to approve the Minutes of the November 21, 2019 regular City Council meeting, carried unanimously, voice vote. Motion by Lester, seconded by Livingston to approve the consent agenda which included: tax abatements; ApproVe Benefits Renewal for January 1, 2020; Approve Updated Recreation/Complex Supervisor Job Description; Renewal Class E Liquor License, Class B Wine Permit, Class C Beer Permit and Sunday Sales for Casey’s General Store #3422 500 North Ave., 2/5/2020-2/4/2021; New 5-Day Special Class C Liquor License (Beer/Wine) with Living Quarters, St. John the Apostle, 12/10/2019-12/15/2019; and expenditures, carried unanimously, RC. Payee Description Amount AMAZON SUPPLIES $392.91 A-TECH RECYCLING INC. RECYCLING MISC ELECTFDNICS $108.24 B AND B PROPERTY SERVICES SNOW, REMOVAL ECHO DRIVE $270.00 BAKER & TAYLOR INC FILM $796.56 BLUESTONE ENGINEERING HVAC ENG LIBRARY $140.00 BOLTON 81 MENK, INC GREENWAYS MASTER PLAN ' $19,712.00 BRAD WILKENING ADULT PROGRAM SPEAKER $200.00 CANTEEN REFRESHMENT SERVICES PS COFFEE $94.58 CAPITAL CITY FRUIT FRUIT WELLNESS COMMITTEE $64.00 CAPITAL SANITARY SUPPLIES CLEANING SUPPLIES $246.73 CARIE OBRIEN UTILITY DEPOSIT REFUND 1903 SERENITY CIR $28.89 CENTER POINT PUBLISHING BOOKS $27.27 CENTURYLINK MONTHLY PHONE SERVICE $1 536.67. CHAD SMITH SCREEN PRINTING ON UNIFORM$S 60.00 CINTAS DEEP CLEANING BATH $132.24 DORSEY WHITNEY LLP SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS LEGAL FEES $12,103.00 EJS SUPPLY, LLC PLOW BLADES FOR $745.13 FUN EXPRESS LLC SANTA VISITS THE LIBRARY $521.01 GALE / CENGAGE LEARNING BOOKS $57.73 GALLS LLC EMPLOYEE UNIFORMS -HUTCH$INSON 688.00 GAME TIME REPLACEMENT SLIDE BILLY o PHILLIPS;' $1 ,75650 GREATER DES MOINES PARTNERSHIP .»‘ FOREIGN TRADE SEMINAR $30.00 GREGG YOUNG P-133 ALIGNMENT $119.95 HOTSY CLEANING SYSTEMS FLEETWASH $450.50 IMWCA FY19 PREMIUMS INSTALLMENT #6 $16,155.00 INDOFF INC OFFICE SUPPLIES $114.21 IOWA ONE CALL LOCATION NOTIFICATIONS $490.80 IOWA RURAL WATER Assoc. 2019 COMMUNITY DUES $375.00 IOWA WINDOW SERVICE INC PS WINDOW CLEANING $800.00 JAKE’S LAWN & LANDSCAPE LLC LAWN CARE $1,000.00 JAMES OIL COMPANY LLC GASOHOL & STATE TAX $7,629.51 JENNIFER CLARK ADULT AFTER HOURS PROGRAM $400.00 JOE BALLARD NEW SEEING GLASSES $200.00 JOHNSON CONTROLS FIRE ALARM MONITORING $434.20 LANE INSURANCE AGENCY ADD INS FOR DODGE RAM $362.00 LLC CENTURYLINK COMMUNICA LONG DISTANCE $29.06 LOGAN CONTRACTORS SUPPLY CONCRETE BLANKETS $716.00 MARY JANE SHARP PROGRAMING PHOTOGRAPHY FEE $150.00 MENARDS DES MOINES HEATER AND PUC FOR POOL $111.55 METRO WASTE AUTHORITY MONTHLY CURB IT FEE $14,035.56 MICROMARKETING ASSOCIATES BOOKS $1,984.61 MIDAMERICAN ENERGY GAS/ELECTRIC $14,530.07 MPLC MPLC LICENSE $133.17 MUNICIPAL SUPPLY MXU’S $8,586.00 NICE RINK ICE RINK REPLACEMENT LINER $1,141.58 NORWALK READY-MIXED CONCR CONCRETE STREETS NORTH AVE $6,745.50 NPC INTERNATIONAL FAMILY GAME NIGHT $44.94 OVERHEAD DOOR COMPANY LABOR ON GARAGE DOOR $441.30 PDI MEMBERSHIP DUES ASKEY $50.00 PENWORTHY COMPANY BOOKS $284.31 RANKIN COMMUNICATION SYST OPERATION EXPENSE/ PHONE: 306.00 ROTARY CLUB OF NORWALK MEMBERSHIP DUES 4TH QUAEITER 250.00 SHRED IT PS SHREDDING $71.24 SNYDER & ASSOCIATES INC HWY 28/ NORTH AVE INT IMPR $11,985.25 SPRINGER PEST SOLUTIONS PEST CONTROL $143.00 VEENSTRA & KIMM INC. KNOLL DR DRAINAGE SURVEY $24,601.99 WEST INTERACTIVE SERVICES CO. t. CIVICLIVE SUPPORT 19-20 RENEWAL $2,640.75 WOOD ROOFING COMPANY PS BUILDING REPAIR $147.53 WOODMAN CONTROLS COMPANY SYSTEM MAINTENANCE $1,302.90 TOTAL $158,774.94 Public Hearing for Zoning Amendment to the Hughes Century Crossing Planned Unit Development related to adding a Sports Complex as an Allowable Use and the Relocation of the Planned Town Center Area Mayor Phillips opened the public hearing at 6:03 pm. Dixie Evans, 1417 E 13th Street, Norwalk, comments on the buffer requirements needed. Kerri Keyte reported receiving no comments. Mayor Phillips closed the public hearing at 6:06 pm. Consideration of the first reading of an Ordinance to Amend the Official Zoning Map of the City of Norwalk, Iowa, by Rezoning Certain Property from C-2, C-0, R-4, R-3, and R-1 (60) to Planned Unit Development (PUD) and to Adopt the Master Plan and Establish the Rules, Regulations, and Guidelines for the Development of the Hughes Century Crossing PUD Motion by Riva, seconded by Livingston to pass the first reading of an Ordinance to Amend the Official Zoning Map of the City of Norwalk, Iowa, by Rezoning Certain Property from C—2, C-0, R-4, R-3, and R-1(60) to Planned Unit Development (PUD) and to Adopt the Master Plan and Establish the Rules, Regulations, and Guidelines for the Development of the Hughes Century Crossing PUD, carried unanimously, RC. Consideration of a Resolution to Approve Facility Lease for Building Located at 1 104 Sunset Drive, Formerly City State BankTrust Building Motion by Baker, seconded by Riva to approve Resolution 19219 Approving Facility Lease for Building Located at 1104 Sunset Drive, Formerly City State Bank Trust Building, motion carried on a roll call vote; Ayes: Baker, Riva and Livingston. Nays: None. Abstain: Lester. Consideration of a Resolution Accepting Infrastructure, Accepting Parkland Dedication Agreement and Approving the Final Plat of Brody‘s Landing Plat 1 Motion by Riva, seconded by Baker to approve Resolution 19220 Accepting Infrastructure, Accepting Parkland Dedication Agreement and Approving the Final Plat of Brody‘s Landing Flat 1, carried unanimously, RC. Consideration of a Resolution Approving the Site Plan for DeRocher Chiropractic Motion by Livingston, seconded by Lester to approve Resolution 19221 Approving the Site Plan for DeRocher Chiropractic, carried unanimously, RC. Consideration of the second reading of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 92 Water Rates, Chapter 99 Sewer Service Charges, Chapter 177 Rates Fees, Chapter 24 Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission, Chapter 125 Special Events, Chapter 141 Closing of Public Thoroughfares and Change any Reference of “City Administrator” to “City Manager" of the Norwalk Municipal Code Motion by Riva, seconded by Livingston to pass the second reading of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 92 Water Rates, Chapter 99 Sewer Service Charges, Chapter 177 Rates & Fees, Chapter 24 Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission, Chapter 125 Special Events, Chapter 141 Closing of Public Thoroughfares and Change any Reference of “City Administrator" to “City Managei" of the Norwalk Municipal Code, carried unanimously, RC. Motion by Lester, seconded by Livingston to Approve Change in HIRTA Bus Program, carried unanimously, RC. Council Inquiries Staff Updates Motion by Livingston, seconded by Riva to adjourn at 6:40 p.m., carried unanimously, voice vote. Tom Phillips, Mayor Lindsey Oftenburger, City Clerk OFFICIAL PUBLICATION MINUTES TO BE APPROVED AT THE DECEMBER 17TH, 2019 MEETING . November 26, 2019 The Warren County Board of Supervisors met in a special meeting on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at 9:00 am. with Supervisors Crystal McIntyre, Doug Shull and Aaron DeKock present. County Auditor Traci VanderLinden and Assistant County Attorney Dawn Bowman were also present. The following business was had to-wit: RESOLUTION 19—306 CLOSED SESSION , BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Warren County Board of Supervisors hereby approves to convene closed session according to Iowa Code 21.5(k) “To discuss information contained in records in the custody of a governmental body that are confidential records pursuant to section 22.7, subsection 50.” Carried unanimously. Came out of Closed Session at 9:51 am. RESOLUTION 19—307 PURCHASE OF CAPITAL ASSET BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Warren County Board of Supervisors hereby approves the preorder of 3 tandem axle trucks for the Secondary Roads Department at a cost not to exceed $540,000 to be budgeted in FY2021 Engineer budget. Carried unanimously. RESOLUTION 19—308 PURCHASE OF CAPITAL ASSET BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Warren County Board of Supervisors hereby approves the purchase of a 2019 Dodge ProMaster Cargo Van plus equipping for the Sheriff Department at a cost not to exceed $20,000.00 equipped with trade-in of current van. Carried unanimously. RESOLUTION 19—309 GAAP ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Warren County Board of Supervisors hereby approves the GAAP annual financial report pursuant to Iowa Code 331.403 for fiscal year ended June 30, 2019. 2 Ayes Supervisor DeKock absent. FY2021 Budget preparation discussion. Justice Center and County Buildings discussion. Upon proper motion the meeting was adjourned at 10:37 am. ATTEST: Traci VanderLinden, AUDITOR Crystal McIntyre, CHAIR OFFICIAL PUBLICATION MINUTES To BE APPROVED AT THE DECEMBER 17TH, 2019 MEETING December 3, 2019 The Warren County Board of Supervisors met Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019, at 9:30 am. with Supervisors Crystal McIntyre, Aaron DeKock and Doug Shull present. Assistant County Attorney Dawn Bowman and County Auditor Traci VanderLinden were also present. The following business was had, to-wit: PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE CORRECTIONS/ADDITIONSIDELETIONS: None reported. SIMPLE MOTION by Doug Shull, second by Aaron DeKock to approve 11/15/ 2019 Work Session Minutes, 11/19/2019 Regular Meeting Minutes and 11/19/ 2019 Special Meeting Minutes, Claims and Consent Agenda. Vendor Name Description Total Amount 1 IT SOURCE SERVICES $576.00 ACCESS SYSTEMS COPIER SERVICE $441.03 ACCURATE HYDRAULICS PARTS $502.63 AERORIDGE LC DECEMBER RENT $5,039.00 AIA SERVICES LLC SUPPLIES $291.43 ALLIANT ENERGY LACONA SHOP $116.44 AMERICAN HOME FINDING ASSN JUVENILE HOUSING $1,306.20 BAUGHMAN, LINDSEY MLG REIMB $89.50 BITUMINOUS MTRLS MATERIALS $399.38 BLACK HAWK CO TREAS EXMNR FEES FOR WARREN CO RES $2,142.50 BOWLIN, RYAN PHONE STIPEND $135.00 BUD JONES TRUCKING HAULING DIRT $3,575.00 BUSSANMAS TOWING TOWING $300.00 CALHOUN-BURNS ASSOC INC DESIGN/CONSULTANT FEES $6,903.66 CARLISLE CITIZEN, THE PUBLICATIONS $29.62 CENTRAL IOWA DETENTION DETENTION SVCS $7,441.00 CENTURYLINK MTHLY PH CHGS $492.84 CINTAS LOC 22M ADMN BLDG $146.94 CINTAS LOC 22M SERVICES $146.94 CINTAS LOC 22M SAFETY ITEMS $142.48 CONTECH ENGINEERED PIPE $31,200.72 CR SERVICES SUPPLIES $147.02 CRAWFORD, AVON MLG ELEC $51.00 CROWE, BILLIE CLIENT RNT ASST $475.00 DAVE GRYP CONST REPLACE GUARDRAIL $12,000.00 DES MOINES REGISTER PBLCTNS $2,779.23 DOERING PROPERTIES DECEMBER RENT $9,114.17 DOORS INC SUPPLIES $540.00 DOWNEY TIRE PROS TIRES $3,035.06 DUGAN, JUDY WELL PLUGGING $500.00 GALVIN, JENNIFER MLG REIMB $126.00 GLASCOCK, POLLY MLG/SUPPLIES $72.15 GOVERNMENT LEASING EQPMNT LEASE $69,688.78 GRIPP PAINTING 81 DRYWALL SERVICES/ADMN BLDG $6,975.00 HAWKEYE TRUCK PARTS $1,111.00 HIEMSTRA, STANLEY R CLNT RNT ASSIST ‘ $500.00 HILL, TIMOTHY PHONE STIPEND $180.00 HOMMER, SCOTT MLG/SPPLS $60.88 HY-VEE ACCOUNTS OCT SUPPLIES $173.62 HY-VEE ACCOUNTS CLIENT FUEL $40.00 INDOFF INC. SUPPLIES $491.74 INLAND TRUCK PARTS PARTS $2,400.78 IOWA PRISON SIGNS $895.50 JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL SUPPLIES $59.61 JOHNSON CO MED EXMNR DEPT MEDICAL EXAM FEES $321.93 JORGENSEN, TAMI MLG REIMB $25.00 KOSMAN CLEANING , CLEANING SUPP $6,500.00 LEAF MTHLY COPIER $116.63 MAIL SERVICES LLC MTHLY CHGS $1,805.26 MENARDS DES MOINES SUPPLIES $49.74 MIDAMERICAN ENERGY UTILITIES $2,799.65 MIDWEST GRADING INC HAULING DIRT $5,760.00 MMIT BUSINESS MTHLY CNTRCT EQUIP CHGS $135.60 N/WARREN TOWN PUBLICATIONS $29.62 NORWALK, CITY OF CLNT UTILITY $183.68 OMNICOM CONSULTING SERVICES $24,960.00 OMNITEL COMM DEC PMT 6 OF 10/ I-35 PH LN TO WC $28,000.00 OVERTON FUNERAL SERVICES $350.00 PAKOR INC SUPPLIES $286.45 PEOPLES BANK STOP PAYMENT $28.89 POLK CO TREASURER MED EXMNR $547.99 PUBLIC SAFETY INNOVATIONS LLC ‘ , EXAMINER SERVICES $1,960.00 RESERVE POSTAGE $114.56 RICOH USA INC MTHLY EQPMNT CHGS $195.91 RM PROPERTIES LLC CLNT RNT ASST $400.00 SANOFI PASTEUR INC MED SUPPLIES $97.33 SC SUPPLY COMPANY SIGNS $441.10 SEHNERT, TRACIE SUPPLIES REIMB $19.07 SHEETS. KIM: MLG REIMB $53.00 SHREDDER, THE SERVICES/CICS $40.00 SPENCER PROPERTY CLNT RNT ASST $925.00 SRFAX ., FAX CHGS r $6.95 STATE HYGIENIC LAB TESTING $135.00 STATE MEDICAL EXAMINERS OFFICE ' ‘ AUTOPSY SVCS $2,086.00 STETSON BUILDING MATERIALS $414.04 T 81 L PROPERTIES CLNT RNT ASST $500.00 T.R.M. DISPOSAL TRASH SERVICE $97.00 THOMSON REUTERS OCT CHARGES $2,942.93 TREAS STATE OF IA JUV CO BASE FOR FY 2020 $3,324.00 US-YELLOW SERVICES/EMA $828.80 VERIZON WIRELESS SERVICE $1,138.00 VISA . SUPPLIES $2,018.04 WADLE, TOM CLNT RNT ASST $400.00 WEEKS, WAYNE MLG REIMB $795.50 WEST DES MOINES MARRIOTT HOTEL FOR CONFERENCE $277.76 WESTROADS CENTER NOV UTLTS/DEC RENT $7,098.23 WINDSTREAM COMM MTHLY CHARGES $1,036.60 WORLD DATA CORPORATION MOTOR VEHICLE REGIS MANUALS $220.00 RESOLUTION 19—31 0(A) WEED COMMISSIONER REPORT BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Warren County Board of Supervisors hereby acknowledges 2019 Weed Commissioner Report. Carried unanimously. RESOLUTION 19—310(B) AFSCMETENTATIVE AGREEMENT BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Warren County Board of Supervisors hereby approves AFSCME Tentative Agreement as presented. Carried unanimously. RESOLUTION 19—310(C) NEW HIRE SECONDARY ROADS BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Warren County Board of Supervisors hereby approves {new hire of Brian Lester, Road Maintenance Tech 1, Secondary Roads eflefitive November 25, 2019 at a full-time status, Grade 7 Step 1 with an hourly) rate of $18.32. Due to the full-time employment classification, employee Will be eligible for benefits as per Warren County Personnel Policies. Carried unanimously. RESOLUTION 19—310(D) NEW HIRE SECONDARY ROADS BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Warren County Board of Supervisors hereby approves new hire of Chad Elliott, Road Maintenance Tech 1, Secondary Roads effective December 23, 2019 at a full-time status, Grade 7 Step 1 with an hourly rate of $18.32. Due to the full-time employment classification, employee will be eligible for benefits as per Warren County Personnel Policies. Carried unanimously. RESOLUTION 19—310(E) TAX ABATEMENT BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Warren County Board of Supervisors hereby approves the taxes on the mobile home V|N#1868 in the amount of $74.00 plus all accrued interest be abated. Carried unanimously. RESOLUTION 19—311 CORRECTION T0 NOVEMBER 19, 2020 2ND TIER CANVASS BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the results of the Canvass for the November 19, 2019 City and School Election for MartensdaIe-St. Marys Community School is hereby approved as follows: Indicates Winner MARTENSDALE — ST. MARYS COMMUNITY SCHOOL Martensdale-St. Mary’s Madison Absentee Total Precinct Precinct Director District #3 (term 11-19 to 11-23) (Vote for 1) *Jetf A. BowIin 63 5 2 70 Write-In Scattering 0 1 O 1 Overvotes 0 O 0 0 Under Votes 7 1 2 10 Director District #5 (term 11-19 to 11-23) (Vote for 1) 'Nicole 'Bunch 7 9 0 16 Kelly Pearson 4 10 0 14 Write-In Scattering 0 O 0 0 Overvotes 0 O- 0 0 Under Votes 2 0 0 2 Carried unanimously. v RES LUTION 19—312 AWARD CONTRACT BRIDGE REPLACEMENT 30TH , AVEN E BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Warren County Board of Supervisors hereby approves to award contract and authorize the Board Chair to sign the contract with Herberger Construction Co., Inc., for Project No. BROS~SWAP~ 0091 (128)7—SE-91 for bridge replacement on 30th Avenue over Painter Creek, in the amount of $605,531 .70. Carried unanimously. ‘ RESOLUTION 19—313 2020 FUEL BID CONTRACT BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Warren County Board of Supervisors hereby moves to reject fuel bid and open it up for newbids. Carried unanimously. Supervisor Doug Shull gave report of his previous week’s activities. Supervisor Aaron DeKock gave report of his previous week’s activities. Supervisor Crystal McIntyre gave report of her previous week’s activities. George Bates, Greenfield Plaza 7- Street Concerns Marilyn Halterman, 19057 Drake St. Road maintenance concerns and thanked Board of Supervisors for their service through some stressful situations. Susan Glick, 511 West Boston Expressed concerns regarding lack of communication on the Judicial System. PUBLIC INPUT: The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 17th, 2019 at 6:00 pm. Upon proper motion the meeting was adjourned at 9:50 am. ATTEST: Traci VanderLinden, AUDITOR Crystal McIntyre, CHAIR Remember to keep our local Norwalk area #SHOPSMALL businesses in mind as m“ “‘5 you complete your fl LIDA . . 0 vs holiday shopping this year. Stay Local!