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Thursday, December 19, 2013 N/Warren Town and County News Page Thirteen Norwalk Music Boosters Minutes www.norwalkmusicboosters.com December Meeting held Thursday, December 5, 2013 High school band room, 7 p.m. Teacher Reports: Elementary: *Elementary band and Honor choir concert for faculty and students on December 20. Middle School: *Mr. Heltman reported the middle school jazz band is off to a great start. Several kids played solos for the first time at the November concert. There will be a middle school jazz clinic January 25. *The SCIBA middle school concert and jazz band contest will bring bands to Norwalk from around the area February 15. Boosters will need to run concession stands. *Five middle school stu- dents were&apos; accepted into the Simpson College Honor Band. ;*6th grade holiday con- cert will be December 10. *7th and 8th grade win- ter concert will be January 9,:: *Mrs. Nielsen noted the upcoming middle school show choir performance dates: January 10, January 17, January 24, February 21. *Middle school vocal music will put on a holi- day recital December 16 with 7th and 8th graders who choose to perform solos and ensembles. High School: *High school band con- cert will be December 9. *SCIBA jazz contest De- cember 14 at Waukee. *Mrs. Ward reported that 40 high school and 80 middle school students will be performing with Simon Estes and 1,200 other students at a Christ- mas concert at Hilton Coli- seum in Ames December 15. *High school choral concert December 17. Ad- mission is a food item for the Norwalk Food Pantry. *Show choir perfor- mance dates are scheduled for January 4, January 11, January 18, January 25 and February 22. *Jazz choir will be per- forming January 18 in Waukee for the Jazz/Show Choir Festival. *Pride of Iowa Barber- shop will be introducing barbershop music to Norwalk male vocal stu- dents January 21. Fundraising Programs: *Fruit fundraiser was deemed a success; final numbers are being tabu- lated and prizes will be awarded to students soon. *Sales of Younker's books were successful. Boosters should also be receiving a bonus check for amount sold. *Mrs. Krupke's Pam- pered Chef party resulted in $169 Booster profit. *Dave Campbell will continue to make and sell DVDs for jazz night and the show choir competi- tion season and showcase. *Butterbraids will be sold after Spring Break and delivered by Easter. Sharyn Bergan and Stephen Patterson will be in charge. Misc. *Jodi Henke will chair the Senior Scholarship committee. *Boosters are looking at WARREN COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Concluded from p. 12 RESOLUTION 13-255B APPROVE FY14 CONTRACT WITH BROADLAWNS MEDICAL CENTER BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Warren County Board of Supervisors hereby ap- proves the FY14 contract with Broadlawns Medical Center. Carried unanimously RESOLUTION 13-255C APPROVE CONTRIBUTION TO NATIONAL BAl- LOON CLASSIC BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Warren County Board of Supervisors hereby ap- proves to donate $10,000.00 to the National Balloon Classic. Carried unani- mously RESOLUTION 13-255D ADDmON TO VETERANS AFFAIRS GUIDELINES BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Warren County Board of Supervisors hereby alP. proves the following addition made to the Warren County Commissioner of Vet- erans Affairs Guidelines effective immediately: 3. Indigent is language used in Chapter 35B, Code of Iowa. Each applicant for benefits from our office shall be considered on reason for need and inability to provide or secure the necessities of life without assistance. Individuals with income from VA pension, Social Security or employment retirement are not con- sidered indigent and are not eligible for assistance. Carried unanimously RESOLUTION 13-255E AGREEMENT INDIANOLA DCAT/CPPC CLUSTER DES MOINES SERVICE AREA AND STACY RENFRO BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Warren County Board of Supervisors hereby ap- proves Agreement between the Indianola DCAT/CPPC Cluster Des Moines Service Area and Stacy Renfro, hereinafter referred to as the Independent Con- tractor. Carried unanimously RESOLUTION 13-255F REMOVAL FROM PAYROLL HEALTH SERVICES BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Warren County Board of Supervisors hereby ap- proves to remove Rhonda Tomes, RN, from the Health Services Payroll as of November 22, 2013, and to pay out any accrued benefit as per the employee policy. Carried unanimously RESOLUTION 13-255G APPROVE LIQUOR LICENSE BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Warren County Board of Supervisors hereby ap- proves the Class C Uquor License (LC) (Commercial) for Rolling Hills Golf Course, 6205 Hwy 28, Norwalk, IA effective 12-26-13 through 12-25-14. Carried unani- mously The Supervisors gave reports of their previous week's activities. The Assistant County Attorney gave the County Attorney's Reports. The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. future events at NPAC for concession stand sales. *Due to a scheduling conflict, the Tonic Sol-fa concert date has been re- scheduled from April 5 to April 26. Mark Your Calendars: Music Boosters 2013-2014 Meeting Dates January 7, February 11, April 3, May 1 Treasurers Report- Avail- able on request Next Meeting If you have a child in K- 12 Norwalk music, you are already a Booster. Join us at our next meeting Thurs- day, Dec. 5, in the high school band room. 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Lawr=, Ag, Commercial & RV iq;,)i:< : Lube/Oil Filter o Shocks/Struts Exhaust - Alignment Diagnostic Work ! > :'. i. :i:; - Flushes  : / ;i i!; e A/C Checks & Repairs And Much MOREl www, no rwa I kti re ce nte r. c#_rr Norwalk, tA 50211  :: :; (515) 981-4522 *',.; Upon proper motion the meeting was adjourned at 9:43 a.m. A-I-rEST: AUDITOR, Traci VanderLinden CHAIR, Doug Shull Minutes Norwalk Athletic Booster Club October meeting held November 6, 2013 Tim Stephany called the meeting to order at 7:04 p.m. There were five people present at the meeting. Secretary's Report Minutes from the regu- lar meeting in September were reviewed. Motion to accept the minutes was made by A1 Lammers and seconded by Scot Meuler. Motion carried. Treasurer's Report Troy Downs was absent from tonight's meeting. Financials were ap- proved and are current as of October 31, 2013. Final check has been cut to Youth Football League. Motion to accept the fi- nancials was made by A1 Lammers and seconded by Mary Knickerbocker. Mo- tion carried. Concession Report Mary Knickerbocker noted that she was im- pressed with the parent volunteers in concessions for the football season. She gave a special thanks to Natalie Grant, Shelly Vroegh and Brenda Kloc- ko for all of their help with making signs and arrang- ing concessions. Mary reported that Di- ana Richardson called and requested to use the boost- er concession supplies for the dance team competi- tion. The dance team is using their own product. The board agreed that the dance team be allowed to use the concession stand supplies. A1 Lammers requested that Nancy LaVelle send him a thank you that he would send to non-conces- sion stand sport parents thanking them for volun- teering at the last home football game. Mary reported that on December 14 there is a Youth Wresting Tourna- ment. No one from this organization has contacted her to use the concession stand and supplies. This is on the same night as a home basketball game. A1 reported that the wrestling tournament will need to be done and have concessions cleaned up so that Mary can get set up for the bas- ketball concessions. A1 in- dicated that he would reach out to Ji m McCombs regarding this and let him know that he can use the concession stand. Coaches Wish List Football - Coach Patter- son requested $1,268 for four iPad minis that will be used for filming on the field during games and at practice. Motion was made by Scot Meuler to approve funding, second- ed by Stacy Rosonke. Mo- tion carried. Weight lifting - Coach Patterson requested $94.92 for weight lifting straps. Motion was made by Lori Vaske to approve funding, seconded by Mary Knick- erbocker. Motion carried. Wrestling - Coach Schmitz requested $2,600 to pay for a portion of the new wrestling mat. Mo- tion was made by Mary Knickerbocker to approve funding, seconded by Scot Meuler. Motion carried. Girls Golf - Coach Gavin requested $152.75 for rule card tags. Motion was made by Lori Vaske to approve funding, second- ed by Stacy Rosonke. Mo- tion carried. Football- Coach Patter- son requested $420 for Subway meals for players prior to the playoff games. Motion was made by Scot Meuler to approve fund- ing, seconded by Mary Knickerbocker. Motion carried. Membership Report Lori Vaske reported we are currently $3,000 be- hind where we were last year at this time. There was $5,000 in deposits in September due to mem- berships and with basket- ball and wrestling starting, she is hopeful that we will make up some of these dollars. Lori is going to send a letter to past mem- bers to see if that will gen- erate more revenue as well. Stacy Rosonke will at- tend the basketball boys parent-meeting and Lori will attend the basketball girls parent meeting to present the booster club membership information to parents. Tim Stephany will attend the wrestling parent meeting and do the sarne. Athletic lirector's Report Middle School: Darin Schreck was ab- sent from tonight's meet- ing due to school confer- ences. High School: AI Lammers reported that All Conference teams haven't been released for volleyball yet. He indicat- ed that for boys golf we were 5th in the district and reported that cross coun- try had some of their best performances of the year at the district meet. The football team finished up their season with a good record Public Relations Nancy LaVelle was ab- sent from tonight's meet- ing. Stacy Rosonke report- ed in her absence and re- ported that Nancy has sent congratulatory cards to cross country boys who received All Conference honors. Old Business Scot Meuler updated the group on the program advertising project that he volunteered for last month. Scot indicated that he and Matt Leek are working together on this project and hope to have more details at the next meeting. New Business Stacy Rosonke reported on the girls and boys youth basketball tournaments. Registrations for the tour- nament are low at this time. She is going to send out an email reminder and take the registration form to an upcoming Indianola Tournament hoping that will generate some re- sponse. It was determined that Lori Vaske would head up the volunteers for the tournament, site coor- dinators would be Tim Stephany; Scot Meuler and Stacy and Lori would de- termine whom else could be a site coordinator. Nan- cy LaVelle and-Mary' Knickerbocker would take care of concession stand coordination for the tour- nament. The board agreed that they would donate a chair, bag and activity pass to the Chamber Wine Event tak- ing place in November. Tim Stephany will coordi- nate getting the basket to the Chamber. Adjournment Motion was made by A1 Lammers to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Scot Meuler. Motion carried. Meeting was adjourned at 7:55 p.m. The next NABC meet- ing will be held Wednes- da) November 27 at 7 p.m. at the Norwalk High School Library. Respectfully Submitted, Stacy Rosonke, Secretary It's believed that Norway consumes more spicy Mexican food than any ther European nation. 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 (Memorhl Day&door Day)