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Published: Monday, May 6, 2013 11:30 a.m. CDT

Union County Conservation Board, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, office at Three Mile Lake.

Agenda includes: hay contract at Three Mile Lake; routine county business.

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Creston City Council, 6 p.m. Tuesday, council chambers, restored Creston Depot.

Agenda includes: public forum; appointment with Jim Bristow to clarify a previous statement regarding Ferrara’s sewer rates; public hearing to amend fiscal year 2013 budget; resolution to amend current budget for fiscal year ending June 30; revisit issue of house located at 500 N. Vine St. and take any necessary action; public hearing for easement request to place fence in city right of way at 500 N. Cedar St.; public hearing for an easement request to place geothermal piping onto city property at 1503 N. Elm St.; motion to appoint City Administrator Mike Taylor as the public information officer for the city of Creston; resolution to approve a funding request of $3,685 by Crest Area Theatre to be paid out of hotel/motel funds - funds will be used to cover cost of a summer production, which will help promote tourism in Creston; resolutions to: approve the hiring of Mark Williams as full-time dispatcher; hiring of Bethany Madison as public works administrative assistant; rezoning request at 1405 E. Howard St. from R-1 single family to I-2 heavy industrial by Farmers Coop as recommended by the Planning and Zoning Commission; conditional use permit for the construction of grain-handling facilities by Farmers Coop, as recommended by Planning and Zoning; accept offer of funding from the Iowa Department of Transportation for replacement of the Adams Street bridge over McKinley Lake; authorize mayor to sign preliminary jurisdictional determination for the proposed Cottonwood Subdivision development project and associated sanitary sewer line project adjacent to Hurley Creek; development agreement amendment with Union County Development Association; appointment of Brendalee Lyell-Keate to the Planning and Zoning Committee; review airport hangar land lease agreement draft; set date for public hearing 6 p.m. May 21 regarding the lease of city land for airport hangars at Creston Municipal Airport; motion to approve a request by BNSF employees to place benches on city property; National Train Day 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in the memorial room of restored Creston Depot.

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