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Published: Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 10:21 a.m. CDT

Creston VFW Post No. 1797 will meet 7 p.m. Sept. 17 at Elks Lodge, 403 W. Montgomery St. This is a change from the original date.

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Creston Civil Service Commission, 1 p.m. today, council chambers, restored Creston Depot.

Agenda includes: review hiring list for police officers.

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Gibson Memorial Library Board, 5:15 p.m. today, library.

Agenda includes: public forum; finance and director’s reports; building; Balloon Days.

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Mount Ayr School Board, 6 p.m. today, boardroom.

Agenda includes: review and update board policies 900 series; appointment of school board attorney; secretaries-treasurer financial report; superintendent’s report: Hall of Fame and projected unspent budget report.

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Corning School Board, 7 p.m. today, meeting room.

Agenda includes: reports from Student Council, Teacher Education and transportation; superintendent: IASB convention and regional meeting, ACT scores, student numbers, naming of a facility and trap shooting; elementary, middle school and high school principals’ reports; Title I application; outdoor basketball court; appoint Delegate Assembly representative; annual progress report and CSIP annual improvement goals; first reading of board policies 800-802.3; second reading of board policies 707.1-711.9.

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Southwestern Community College Board of Directors, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, boardroom.

Agenda includes: five-year facilities plan; discussion of monitoring process; president’s report: asset protection, bond trac report and preliminary enrollment report; IACCT report; tour Instructional Center.

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Afton City Council, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, city hall.

Agenda includes: public forum; possible resolution authorizing the approval of and participation in Iowa Cities E-payment aggregation system (“iCash”) and Iowa Public Agency Investment Trust Program; monthly review of nuisance properties; Splashpad fundraising project updates; cameras for park and lake; lagoon sludge removal project engineer results; Neal and Ronnie Patrick request to pump water from Afton Lake to water lawn; program to begin accepting credit and debit card payments - iCash; request for payment ($9,000) from Iowa Department of Economic Development - Smart Plan grant invoice due to Southern Iowa Council of Governments (SICOG) of $16,250 for the Smart Plan; appointments to Recreation Board; set Trick or Treat night for October; winter snow removal help; estimate to Plug Well at 312 W. Polk; IMFOA conference Oct. 17; review and discuss council goals on the Smart Plan “Afton Pride.”

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Creston City Water Works Board of Trustees, 7 p.m. Tuesday, boardroom.

Agenda includes: 7:05 p.m. Steve Troyer, Fox Engineering: update on Twelve Mile water treatment plant improvement project; 7:20 p.m. Wes Farrand, Snyder and Associates: update on Adams Street water main project; 7:35 p.m. Tim Ostroski, SICOG: report on the time extension and request for additional funds, drawndown request No. 15 final for Adams Street water main project; 7:40 p.m. discuss outstanding issues between City of Creston Water Works and Southern Iowa Rural Water Association; 7:45 p.m. discuss compensation package for newly appointed general manager; 7:55 p.m. regular water works business.

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