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Published: Monday, May 5, 2014 10:41 a.m. CST

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

Agenda includes: public forum; finance and director’s report; building; Omaha house; fundraising; selection policy; computers.

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

Agenda includes: public forum; 6 p.m. public hearing on general obligation corporate purpose loan agreement; resolution taking additional action to enter into a loan agreement and authorizing the use of a preliminary official statement in connection therewith; Dave Strum, Snyder and Associates: change order for additional services (streets project); setting date for public hearing on urban renewal plan amendment; setting date for public hearing on budget amendment for fiscal year ending June 30, 2014; Sat Van Le: present list of materials for approval in regard to application to building fence in fire zone; consider Chris Eaton request to forgo city water service and connect to SIRWA at new home location directly outside city limits on North West Street; approve seasonal positions at park and pool; Superintendent Brent Wise report; claims.

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

Agenda includes: public forum; public hearing for the purpose of accepting comment on ordinance No. 14-153 provisions pertaining to Historic Preservation Commission; first reading of ordinance 14-153; public hearing for the purpose of accepting comment on amending fiscal year 2014 budget and possible resolution; resolutions to approve agreement form Professional Design Services with Walker Coen Lorentzen Architects for Creston Depot 2014 rehabilitation, not to exceed $10,000 plus reimbursable expenses; funding request of $4,000 by Crest Area Theatre to be paid out of hotel/motel funds to be used to cover cost of a summer production, which will promote Creston tourism; appoint Kyle Wilson to Historic Preservation Board; reappoint Sue Bergstrom to Cemetery Board of Trustees; reappoint Jane Briley to Historic Preservation Board; hearing request/possible action regarding order to abate nuisance on 907 W. Adams St. by owner Jim Lydic; appointment/possible action with Blake Fry-Schnormeier, representative of Creston:Arts, discussing the project to paint scenes on the South Elm Street wall; and Tom Spencer appealing sewer portion of water bill; resolution to approve request of $5,000 from hotel/motel fund to help cover cost of the 10,000 Crestonians Fourth of July event; temporary street closings on July 3-4 for flea market, parades, fireworks, etc.; and request by C.A.R.E. for Doggie Dash 8 to 10:30 a.m. June 7, west entrance from Adams Street Espresso onto Lakeshore Drive, Stone Street at Lakeshore Drive and Spillway Road at Lakeshore Drive; discuss Cottonwood housing project.

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