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Published: Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 10:48 a.m. CDT

Lenox School Board, 6 p.m. today, high school.

Agenda includes: bus purchase; discuss 2014-15 school calendar and budget; consider changing date of the March board meeting; open enrollment request; FFA events and trips; first reading to amend policy 602.20; administration/board reports; consider entering into closed session under Iowa Code 20.17(3) for the purpose of discussing negotiations strategy with a certified bargaining agreement; consider entering into closed session under Iowa Code 21.5(1)i for the purpose of evaluating the professional competency of an individual.

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

Agenda includes: public forum; public hearing for the airport agricultural land lease; bids and award airport agricultural land lease for 95 acres to Colton Dunphy for $310 per acre based on recommendation of Airport Commission; adopt proposed budget for fiscal year 2015 and set public hearing for 6 p.m. Feb. 4 for the adoption of final budget for fiscal year 2015; request from Lesa Downing’s student government class to change a street name from Parkway to Patriot Parkway; appoint Katie Carlton to Creston Airport Commission; re-appoint Will Shields to Civil Service Commission and Alan Shaffer to Board of Adjustment; fuel contract with Agriland FS for 2014; professional services agreement with Calhoun-Burns and Associates for Phase 1 - preliminary design phase engineering for the replacement of Adams Street Bridge over Lake McKinley; second reading of Ordinances 14-149, regarding inflow and infiltration, and 14-150, regarding speed zones; discuss temporary partial street closings 8 a.m. May 10 for the third annual Southwest Iowa Provider Awareness 5K run/walk – Cedar Street by Bunn-O-Matic to Townline Street, east to Osage Street, south to Howard Street, west to Cedar Street and north on Cedar Street (to Bunn); discussion on Cottonwood Subdivision Development.

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Mount Ayr City Council, 6 p.m. Tuesday, meeting room.

Agenda includes: public forum; low rent housing board appointment; resolution on application for tax abatement for Randy and Karen Taylor; consider water bill adjustment policy to adopt in code book; Snyder and Associates: discuss storm sewer utility and water improvements and adopt street inventory and condition report; consider city attorney appointment; budget session to review proposed budget figures as received from library board, cemetery board, park board and fire department; review of estimated revenues; Superintendent Wise report; treasurer’s report; claims.

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Negotiating teams of Green Hills AEA Board of Directors and Education Association, 4 p.m. Wednesday, Halverson Center, Council Bluffs, with electronic site at 257 Swan St., Creston.

Agenda includes: presentation of Green Hills AEA Education Association’s proposal for the 2014-15 collective bargaining agreement; establishment of future meeting dates.

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