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Page Eight The Carlisle Citizen Thursday, March 26, 2009 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF SALE You are hereby notified that a public sale will be held on the 4t~ day of April, 2009 at 10:00 o'clock a.m. at Building 2 Unit 3 which is located at 165 Jefferson Street in Carlisle, Warren County, Iowa. The following items will be offered for sale at that time: Electric clothes dryer, Trunk, Two (2) overstuffed chairs, Miscellaneous chairs, Toys, Water bed frame, Metal bed frame, Chest of drawers, Tool box and tools, Fishing equipment, Miscellaneous items. The property is owned by Robert Ball, Jr. and is being sold pursuant to Iowa Code 578A.4(3). B & I, Limited Storage PC Box BB Carlisle, IA 50047 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF SALE You are hereby notified that a public sale will be held on the 4th day of April, 2009 at 10:06 o'clock a.m. at Building 3, Unit 17, which is located at 165 Jefferson Street in Carlisle, Warren County, Iowa. The following items will be offered for sale at that time: Exercise bike, Old wheelchair, Miscellaneous tools, Leather working tools and equipment. The property is owned by Gary Grite and is being sold pursuant to Iowa Code 578A.4(3). B & I, Limited Storage PC Box BB Carlisle, IA 50047 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF SALE You are hereby notified that a public sale will be held on the 4th day of April, 2009 at 10:15 o'clock a.m. at Building 1, Unit 11, which is located at 165 Jefferson Street in Carlisle, Warren County, Iowa. The following items will be offered for sale at that time: Seven bikes, Gas grill, Metal chest, Lawn spreader, Telescope, Plastic chairs, Old auto radia- tor, Miscellaneous items The property is owned by Stacy Wilkens and is being sold pursuant to Iowa Code 578A.4(3). B & I, Limited Storage PC Box BB Carlisle, IA 50047 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF SALE You are hereby notified that a public sale will be held on the 4th day of April, 2009 at 10:20 o'clock a.m. at Building 1, Unit 7, which is located at 165 Jefferson Street in Carlisle, Warren County, Iowa. The following items will be offered for sale at that time: Wicker chair, Glass case, Wood credenza, VHS tapes, Fish tanks, Stepladder, Two (2) baby beds, Beer keg, Overstuffed chair, Baby car seat, Miscellaneous item~ The property is owned by Randy.Atkinson and is being sold ~ursuant to Iowa Code 578A.4(3). B & I, Limited Storage PC Box BB Carlisle, IA 50047 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING HARTFORD CITY HALL TO THE CITIZENS OF HARTFORD, IOWA : Notice is hereby given that on the 7~ day of April, 2009 at 6:30 p.m., a public hearing will be held before the Board of Adjustment of Hartford, Iowa, in the Council Chambers 0f the City Hall of Hartford, Iowa with respect to the request for a setback variance made by Kenneth Schmitz for his property at 620 Jalea Street in Hartford, Iowa. And legally, described as: Lot 6 in B. Lowell Hammond's Subdivision, now included in and forming a part of the City of Hartford, Warren County, Iowa The Board of Adjustment of the City of Hartford will meet at the date, time and place set out above for consideration and action on said request. All parties having an interest in this matter are invited to attend I i;I[UIilII I/] rl lllr]l, nTUn ATI-EST: Brad Herrold, CITY CLERK OPRAH WINFREY PRESENTS U$~4 Today lt3*B Mm*v Ye~ Tle~e TIME OFFICIAL PUBLICATION City of Hartford Minutes of Regular Meeting/ Public Hearing March 10, 2009 The regular meeting with public hearing of the Hartford City Council was held in the Council Chambers of Hartford City Hall, 150 W. Elm Street, Tuesday, March 10, 2009. Mayor Caroline McNamar called the meeting to order at 6:09 P.M. Mem- bers answering roll call included Caroline McNamar, Joe Hammond, Rodney Petry and Kim Dingeman. Members absent: Robb Moulton and Josh Edenburn Staff members present: Barb Mentzer, Fire-Rescue Chief and Brad Herrold, Administrator/Clerk Nathan Carho'ff of Snyder & Asso- ciates and City Attorney Robert Benton were in ~ttendance. Motion by Dingeman and sec- onded by Petry TO APPROVE AGENDA AS WRITTEN. Roll call vote: Motion carried unanimously. Motion by Hammond and sec- onded by Petty TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE FEBRUARY 17, 2009 REGULAR MEETING AS WRITTEN: Roll call vote: Motion car- ried unanimously. Council members reviewed finan- cial reports for the month of Febru- ary 2009. Motion by Hammond and seconded by Dingeman TO RE- CEIVE AND FILE THE FEBRUARY 2009 FINANCIAL REPORTS AS PRESENTED. Roll call vote: Motion carried unanimously. Consent Agenda - The consent agenda included claims in the amount of $5,160.78 and additional claims in Totaling $9,995.58 inclusive of $7,529.00 snowplow purchase from Eddy Walker Equipment. Council member Dingeman reviewed all claims prior to the meeting. Discus- sion was held regarding an invoice from Aramark for clothing p~Jrchased for fire/rescue members that was over a year old and unpaid as of date. Mayor McNamar stated the invoice had been sent to the personal ad- dress of the former fire chief and had not been presented to city hall for consideration of payment. Council member Dingeman expressed dis- satisfaction in the handling of this claim by the former chief. Chief Barb Mentzer stated the enterprise fund would pay the portion of the bill that was collected from department mem- bers. The balance of the claim would be paid from the fire/rescue budget. Council member Dingeman recom- mended all invoices be matched to the respective statements prior to approval. Motion by Dingeman and seconded by Hammond TO AP- PROVE CURRENT CLAIMS AND ADDITIONAL BILLS FOR PAYMENT AS PRESENTED. Roll call vote: COUNTY TREASURER. Roll call vote: Motion carried unanimously. Council Business- A written re- quest for a sewer bill rate adjustment from Paul Stevens of 4112 Lakewood Lane in Des Moines regarding his property located at 150 Dayton Street was discussed. Council member Hammond felt additional information regarding the proposed leakage should be made available to the council to property act on this re- quest. Council instructed the Clerk to-contact the Stevens and schedule them to appear at the April regular meeting if they are interested. Bill Lynch of 225 Fremont Street spoke on behalf of the Hartford Sportsman's Club requesting a continuance of the "Bike Night" function monthly from May through September on the 2" Friday of these months. A certificate of insurance and map of the outdoor service area was provided to the Clerk. Lynch requested permission from the city to approve street clo- sures for the events on the desig- nated dates. Attorney Robert Benton stated the club would need to apply for the event licensing and meet.the criteria outlined by the Alcoholic Bev- erage Division as done in prior years. Motion by Dingeman and seconded by Hammond TO ALLOW STREET CLOSURES FOR "BIKE NIGHT" ON 5-08, 6-12, 7-10, 8-14 AND 9-11-09 SUBJECT TO RECEIPT OF OUT- DOOR SERVICE LICENSING AP- PROVED BY ALCOHOLIC BEVER- AGE DIVISION. Roll call vote: Mo- tion carried unanimously. Nate Carhoff provided an update on the school addition construction project and the inclusion of the intake grate into the contractors construction plan. Prior discussion regarding a 4- way stop sign at the intersection of George Street and the school was discussed. Carhoff stated the pro- posed signage has also been in- cluded into the master plan. Discus- sion was held on the progress of the city website. Nate explained the re- sults of the meeting with city officials and felt the site could be utilized by the April 21= regular council meet- ing. The renewal of township fire/res- cue service agreements was dis- cussed. Robert Benton provided a sample agreement for comparison with current agreements being used. The current fee schedule adopted by the city was discussed. City Clerk Brad Herrold felt any proposed fee additions and/or changes should be incorporated into the current ordi- nance prior to finalizing the contract OFFICIAL PUBLICATION Board Minutes to be approved at the March 17th Board Meeting. MARCH 3, 2009 The Warren County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday March 3, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. with all members present. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss and approve the Budget. The following business was had to-wit: RESOLUTION 09- 106 CLOSE PUBLIC HEARING BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the public hearing for the FY09-10 budget estimate is hereby closed. Carried unanimously. RESOLUTION 09- 107 WARREN COUNTY ELECTED OFFICIALS SALARIES FISCAL YEAR 2009/ 2010 BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Warren County Board of Supervisors hereby approve the elected officials fiscal year 2009/2010 salaries by reducing the "recommended salary increase of the Compensation Board by 99.0%, and are as follows: Office Sheriff Co Attorney Auditor Treasurer Recorder Supervisors Carded unanimously. RESOLUTION 09 - Salary $75,657.73 $95,578.23 $55,428.92 $55,428.92 $55,223.74 $34,380.41 108 FY 2009/2010 BUDGET BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Warren County Board of Supervisors hereby approves the Fiscal Year 2009/2010 County Budget as presented. Carried unanimously. Upon proper motion the meeting was adjourned at 6:48 p.m. ATTEST: Tract VanderLinden, AUDITOR G. Kevin Middleswart, CHAIR OFFICIAL PUBLICATION Board Minutes to be approved at the March 17th Board Meeting. MARCH 10, 2009 The Warren County Board of Supervisors meton Tuesday March 10, 2009 at 10:07 a.m. with all members present. The purpose of the meeting was to consider passing the Liberty Center Sewer Rate Ordinance. The following business was had to-wit: RESOLUTION 09- 109 CLOSE PUBLIC HEARING BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Warren County Board of Supervisors hereby move to close the public hearing. Carried unanimously. RESOLUTION 09- 110 LIBERTY CENTER SEWER RATE ORDINANCE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS SECTION 1. RATES FOR SERVICE. There shall be and there are hereby established sewer service charges for the use of and for the service ren- dered by the sewer system as follows: The minimum service charge shall not be less than $46.00 per month, which is necessary to retire the indebtedness, to pay operating, main- tenance and replacement and to fund reserves necessary for maintaining the sanitary sewer facility. Service to industrial establishments may .be by contract if Warren County Board of Supervisors deems this to be in its best interest. negotiations. Council member (Code of Iowa, Sac 331.465) Hammond suggested Fire/Rescue . SECTION 2. SPECIAL RATES Where in the judgment of the County Sani- Chief Mentzer work with Robert tadan or the Board of Supervisors, special conditions exist to the extent that Benton to begin the renewal process, the application of the sewer charges provided in Section 1 would be inequi- Attorney Robert Benton provided an table or unfair to either the County or the customer~ a special rate mR), be overview of current legal topics, proposed and submitted to the Board of Supervisors. Benton recommended himself, Steve (Code of Iowa, Sec 331.465) Rowe and Nate Carhoff be available SECTION 3. BILLINGS Sewer service shall be billed and payable in accor- to attend the probable board of ad- dance with the following: justment meeting when scheduled 1. Bills Issued. The Board of Supervisors Designee shall prepare and issue Motion carried unanimously, next month with the permission of the bills on or about the 20t~ day of each month. Public Comment -- Mayor council. Mayor MoNamar inquired as 2. Bills Payable. Bills shall be due and payable at the office of the Board of to the status of the disposal of cer- Supervisors by the 10" of the following month. 1 MoN ...... I ' .... d, ~ ....... ~'"","'-d t.in .,l~'. in ,i~ wrr, mu.,,/, .v,,,v,, 9, "~ r.},m~m r.n=,,~. ,, .t,/~,,, .......... .,,r.~.u ov ..(~ ,.,,.~.,n.~.,,. Oii~'L~.~u~2i~r~iUt~ II ~"~ suggested he establish a meeting due date, the bill shall be considered delinquent. A late payment penalty of heavy equipment would access his with the" Clerk to discuss these mat- $5.00 shall be added to each delinquent bill. If there is a second notice, an driveway and property to perform any ters. Discussion was held regarding additional late payment penalty of $5.00 shall be added. construction work on the proposed sewer manhole access trail. Council stated any heavy equipment would approach his adjoining property from the west side if needed. Mark Gotdsberry of 205 W. Elm Street stated he felt the $24,000.00 ex- pense in the proposed fiscal 2010 budget to provide access to the ru- ral manholes should be reconsidered b,y the Council. Nate Carhoff of Snyder & Associates explained the importance of allowing the system operator to be able to access all manholes on the system as con- structed. Discussion was held about co-ownership of sewer jetting equip- ment with the City of Carlisle. Goldsberry expressed his displea- sure with the snowplowing this win- ter. Public Hearina (Fiscal 2010 0per. ating Budget) - Mayor McNamar closed the regular session and opened the public hearing regarding the 2009-2010 fiscal buctget. No pub- lic comment was presented for or against the proposed budget. City Clerk Brad Herrold stated no oral or written comment has been received at the Clerk's office. Motion by Petry and seconded by Hammond to CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING. Roll call vote: Motion carried unani- mously. Motion by Hammond and seconded by Dingeman to RESUME REGULAR COUNCIL SESSION. Boll call vote: Motion carried unani- mously. Motion by Petty and sec- onded by Dingeman to APPROVE THE GENERAL FUND BUDGET FOR FISCAL 2009-201(} AS PRE- SENTED. Roll call vote: Motion car- ried unanimously. Motion by Hammond and seconded by Petry to APPROVE SPECIAL REVENUE FUND BUDGETS FOR FISCAL 2OO9-2010 AS PRESENTED. Roll call vote: Motion carried unani- mously. Motion by Dingeman and seconded by Petry to APPROVE ENTERPRISE FUND BUDGETS FOR FISCAL 2009-2010 AS PRE- SENTED. Roll call vote: Motion car- ried unanimously. Motion by Hammond and seconded by Petry to PASS RESOLUTION 031009-1 ADOPTING THE 2009-2010 OPER- ATING BUDGET AND CERTIFICA- TION OF TAXES TO THE WARREN property at 155 S. Vine and place item on agenda for the April regular meeting. A letter from a resident at 614 East Street regarding problems incurred with builder for not timely filing tax abatement application with the city wa~ discussed. Council felt they could not set precedence by refunding city portion of taxes once the taxes are certified in the 'budget. The council wasoptimistic the resi- dent would be able to remain in the ,home. Council directed the Clerk to respond to the resident with the de- cision. Mark Goldsberry requested the City consider an ordinance that would not allow double axle vehicles in the city due to the weight and dam- age to the streets we incur, This would also apply to the solid waste vehicles. Agenda tooics next meetina - "The Building Inspectors". Library con- tract, Dr. Tom Lane (School) Jetter 28E agreement, other _Reports - Utilities/Public Works - No Report Fire/Rescue Department - Barb Mentzer reported the department has had 20+ combined calls from 1 ~' of year through 3-10-09. Cost of physi- cals is being obtained from vanous facilities. Mentzer prefers following model of Indianola department re: physicals and training. Air bottle test- ing is required to be done and is in the current budget to complete. Mo- tion by Dingeman and seconded by Hammond TO-APPROVE AIR BOTTLE TESTING AT BEST BID BY 3 VENDORS. Roll call vote: Motion carried unanimously. Mentzer is working with the building official on electrical regulations and local per- mit process. Administrator/Clerk - Clerk Brad Herrold reported Midwest Recovery would again pick-up scrap metal in Hartford on April 4t" & 5~. This info and the new recycling program will be communicated to residents in a newsletter to go out by 3-25-09. Next meeting will be 4-21-09 at 6:00 p.m. Motion by Petry and secohded by Hammond TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AT 8:14 P.M. R011 call vote: Motion carried unanimously. Mayor McNamar adjourned the meeting. Brad Herrold, Administrator/Clerk Attest: Caroline McNamar, Mayor (Code of Iowa, Sac 331.465) SECTION 4. CONNECTION CHARGE Applications for sewer service shall be filed with the Warren County Sanitarian upon a form to be supplied by the County Sanitarian. The application shall state the name of the applicant and the premises to be sewed. All applications filed after the commencement of the operation of the system shall be accompanied by a fee in an amount set by resolution of the Board of Supervisors to cover the cost of issuing the permit and supervising, regulating, and inspecting the work. In addition, there shall be paid a connection charge in an amount set by resolution to reimburse the County for costs borne by the County in making sewer service available to the property served. (Code ot Iowa, Sec 331.465) SECTION 5. SEWER UTILITY DEPOSIT The owner of the premises served and the occupant thereof and the user of the s~nitary sewer service shall be jointly and severally liable for the sewer service provided said premises. There shall be required from every customer served a sewer utility deposit, in an amount set by resolution of the Board of Supervisors, intended to guarantee the payment of bills for service. The deposit shall be applied to any bill for sewer service delinquent more than 30 days. Upon disconnection of the ewer service, any balanc 0f such deposit shall be returned to the applicant without interest. (Code of Iowa. Sec 331.465) SECTION 6. COLLECTION RESPONSIBILITY It is hereby made the duty of Warren County Board of Supervmors to collect all money for sewer ser- wce and all other charges in connection therewith. (Code of Iowa. Sec 331.466) SECTION 7. LIEN FOR NONPAYMENT The owner of the premises served and any lessee or tenant thereof shall be jointly and severally liable for sewer service charges to the premises. Sewer service charges remaining unpaid and delinquent, for a period of 90 days, shall constitute a lien upon the pre- mises served and shall be certified to the County Treasurer and shall be collectible in the same manner as property taxes. (Code of Iowa, Sec 331.465) SECTION 8. LIEN NOTICE A lien for delinquent sewer service charges shall not be certified to the County Treasurer unless prior written notice of intent to certify a lien is given to the customer. If the customer is a lessee or tenant thereof and if the owner or landlord of the property has made a written re- quest for notice= the notice shall aiso be given to the owner or landlord. The notice shall be sent to the appropriate person by ordinary mail not less than thirty (30) days prior to certification of the lien to the County Treasurer. (Code of Iowa, Sec 331.465) SECTION 9. REVENUE FUND All revenues and moneys derived from the operation of the sewer system shall be paid to and held by the County, sepa- rate and apart from all other funds of the County and all of said sums and all other funds and moneys incident to the operation of said system, as may be delivered to the County, shall be deposited in a separate fund designated the LIBERTY CENTER SEWER REVENUE FUND ACCOUNT. (Code of Iowa, Sec 33t.466) SECTION 10. RECORDS The County shall establish a proper system of accounts and shall keep proper records, books and accounts in which com- plete and correct entries shall be made of all transactions relative to the sewer system and at regular annual intervals the Board of Supervisors shall cause to be made an audit by an independent auditing concem of the books to show the receipts and disbursements of the sewer system. The Board of Supervisors shall be required annually to prepare a budget of the Sanitary ~ewer ~ystem to show the required revenues and expenses. If necessary, user charge rates will be adjusted to produce adequate income to retire the indebtedness, meet operation, maintenance and replacement needs, and establish required reserves. (Code of Iowa. Sec 331.466) SECTION 11. All Ordinances and parts of Ordinances m conflict herewith are hereby repealed insofar as the conflicting portions thereof are concerned. SECTION 12. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect upon its pas- sage and publication, according to the law of the State of Iowa. Carded unanimously. Upon-proper motion the meeting was adjournedat 11:18a.m. - r"ATTEST: Trac.J VanderLinden. AUDITOR - - " "" G. Kevin Middleswart. CHAIR