Titonka Topic from Titonka, Iowa on January 9, 1975 · Page 4
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Titonka, Iowa
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Thursday, January 9, 1975
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•:- LOCAL HAPPENINGS -:- THE TITONKA TOPIC, TITONKA, IOWA, JANUARY 9, 1975 •Mr. and Mrs. Lester Freeman of Des Malines are the parents of a son, Darin Arthur, born Jan. 1. He weighed 10 Ibs., 6 ozs. They have one other son, Kenneth, 3 years old. Mrs. Freeman is the former Myrna Rike, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Rike. NOTICE: We will close at 5:30 p.m. every evening except Friday until spring. Callies V-Store, Titonka. Mr. and Mrs. John Pannkuk, Mrs. Ada Wirtjes of Lakota, and Sherry Pannkuk of Orange City were New Year's dinner guests in the home of Minnie and Alice Pannkuk. Mrs. Do n Nelson and son of Colorado Springs, Colo, expect to visit in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Sachau, for a time. Jim Hill has returned to his classes in Ames after spending the holidays with h.is parents, Dr. and Mrs. J. K. Hill. The Ramsey Guild will hold a soup supper o n January 27. Watch for details. Sherry Pannkuk of Orange City, Mr. and Mrs. Don Rens and Elise of Eagan, Minn., and Connie Hankey of Graattinger were holiday visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joh n Pannkuk. ORDINANCE NO. 522 AN ORDINANCE CREATING THE OFFICE OF CITY CLERK- TREASURER AND NAMING DUTIES OF THE OFFICE: Be It Ordained by the Council of the City of Titonka, Iowa- SECTION 1. There is hereby created the office of City Clerk- Treasurer to be appointed toy the city coutncil at .the first meeting 6f January following a regular city election for a two-year term comtaiencing on that date and continuing until a successor is appointed and qualified. SECTION 2. The city clerk-treasurer shall have the following duties: 1. Oaths. He shall administer oaths of office to any city officer who is required to give an oath. 2. Secretary. Attend all meetings of the.council and its committees. He shall record and preserve a correct record of the proceedings of such meetings and post a summary of council proceedings Immediately after each regular or special meeting, in the manner required by law. He shall post all ordinances immediately after passage and approval by council, and keep an ordinance book, authenticating each ordinance and certifying as to the time and manner of publication. 3. Accounting. He shall be the chief accounting officer of the city and; a. Keep separate accounts for every appropriation, department, public improvement or undertaking, in the manner provided by law. to. Keep an account of all cash, investments, accounts receivable and property received by, due to, or in the custody of ,the city and to give a receipt immediately upon cash coming into his hands specifying the date, from whom, for what account, and record each transaction in the correct fund as required by law, and council direction where not specified by law. C. Keep accounts for cash disbursed, purchase and contract commitments, and property disposed of or sold by the city, specifying the date and to whom paid and record each transaction in the correct fund as required by law, and council direction where not specified by law. d. Maintain the budgetary accounts required by law or rules of the 'City finance committee of the state, and as further directed by council as permitted by law. e. Prepare and publish all financial and (budgetary reports required 'by law and the council, and the list of claims in the manner specified by law. 4. Custody of funds, the treasury. a. Immediately upon receipt of moneys to be held in his custody and belonging to the municipality deposit the same in banks selected by the council in amounts not exceeding the monetary limits authorized by the council. ib. File the council's declaration with the county and state treasurers in January each year and at other times when necessary. c. He shall reconcile the bank statements with his books and certify monthly to the council the balance of cash and investments of each fund and amounts received and disbursed. d. Invest all idle funds and other fiends as directed by the council in accordance with law and make reports to the state auditor as required toy law. e. Pay all claims against the city upoii council order. 5. Debt Service. a. He shall sign all evidences of indebtedness, coupons, or certificates as 'required by law of a city clerk or treasurer, to. Keep a register of all toonds outstanding and record all payments made of interest and principal. 6. Records. a. Have custody and be responsible for the safekeeping of all records or documents in which the municipality is a party in interest unless otherwise specifically directed by law or ordinance. File and preserve all receipts, vouchers, and other documents kept, or that may toe required ,to be kept, necessary to prove the validity of every transaction and the identity of every person having any beneficial relation thereto. He shall, upon order of the council, destroy all vouchers and minor records when over ten years old, except the permanent records specified for retention by law. to. Copies of records. Furnish upon request to any municipal officers a copy of any record, paper or public document under his control when it may be necessary to such officer in the discharge of his duty. He shall furnish a copy to any citizen when requested upon payiment of the allowable charge set in the law or resolution of council. 7. Seal. Affix the seal of the corporation to those public documents or instruments which by law or ordinance are required to be attested by the affixing of the seal, or as directed by the mayor or council. 8. Petitions and communication. Keep the file by number and date all communications and petitions directed to the council or to the city generally. He shall endorse thereon the action of the council taken on the matters presented In such communications and petitions. ' 9. Licenses and permits. Issue all licenses and permits approved toy the council, and keep a record thereof which shall show the date, number, and to whom issued, and for what purpose. 10. Appointments. He shall keep a record of all appointments, notify all persons appointed toy the mayor or council to office of such appoinfoments and the time of taking office. 11. Perform such other duties as specified toy the council by resolution or ordinance. SECION 3. Compensation. He shall toe paid such compensation aa specified by council resolution. SECTION 4. Repealer. All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed. The office of treasurer heretofore existing is abolished as of January 2, 1975. SECTION 5. Effective Date. This ordinance shall be in effect after its final passage, approval and publication as provided by law. Passed by the council on the 2nd day of January, 1975, and approved this 2nd day of January, 1975. /s/ WALTER BAADE, Mayor Attest: /s/ MYRTLE G. ALKE, Clerk Mr. and Mrs. Lanny Seaton and Sarah Jane were Christmas visitors, from Dec. 21-31, in the home of Mr. 'and Mrs. Dan Seaton at Horseshoe Bend, Ark. Christmas Day was spent with Dr. and Mrs. Russell Wolfe of Marshalltown who were Vacationing in their home at Horseshoe Bend. While visiting at Horseshoe Bend, Sarah Jane was baptized by Rev. Danzel Stokes of the United Me,thodist Church. Present for the service were both sets of grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Seaton and Dr. and Mrs. Wolfe, great- grandmother Bralman of Atlantic, Uncle Bob Seaton of Spring Park, Minn., Aunt Pam Reiss of Marshalltown, and, of course, Mom and Dad. Wayne Hagen returned home Friday and is recuperating from recent surgery at Mercy Hospital in Mason City. Capt. and Mrs. Keith Brandt and Andrea flew into 'Minneapolis from Bitiburg, Germany on Sunday evening, and were met by itheir parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Brandt and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Cunningham. Capt. Brandt left Wednesday for Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Ala. where he wiy attend school for officers in the U.S. Air Force. Mrs. Brandt and daughter will visit relatives here and will join her husband later, at Burt. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jennings were New Year's dinner guests in the home of Mr. Jay Graham Two sons of Mr. and Mrs. Hans DeVries of Newton visited for a few days with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred DeVries. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Orthel and family, Mr,. Do n Ferris, Mary Kay and John of Middletown, Ohio, Marian Studer and Tim Gerdis were guests for a pre- Christmas dinner the Friday before Christmas in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Orthel. Dr. and Mrs. J. K. Hill were New Year's Eve visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Finn in Algona. OUR PROMISE FOR 1975 $ Here's our promise for 1975 — to offer you the finest •? .j. selection of Banking services that are available anywhere % | including many types of checking accounts as well as X • $ » savings that include the highest interest rates we can pay A * by law. And, when it comes to security, don't forget the new insured safety for every depositor up to $40,000.00. Titonka Savings Bank MEMBER^ ^FEDERAL RESERVED .SYSTEM^ Member Federal Deposit. Insurance Coruor'auuc: X •& x*>:..»->x«>:~:..:~:4,»»;«,»>.».».>j^| he church, Mrs. Merle Phelps, • program on KGLO-TV on the ostess: Verla Circle meets at! local 'mission projects of the the church, Mrs. Maurice Erp-' Iding, hostess. Wednesday, January 15 9:15 a.m. Lorraine Circle meets at (the church, Mrs. Clarnce Brandt, hostess. 1:30 p.m. Alice Circle meets Mrs. Mervin it the church, Bruns, hostess; Jan Circle meets at the Church, Douglas Mechler, hostess. 7:30 p.m. Mrs. Hanson's Bethel Class meets. 8:30 p.m. Sr. Choir rehearsal. New Year's Day visitors and supper guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Phil Jaren were "Dusty" Thompson and Cheryl Hansen of Forest City. Cheryl Jare n and Dr. John Lesiak were also evening callers. (written for last week) | Mr. .and Mrs. Art Boyken,' Janline, Melinda and Amelia, LaMont Gray of Ames, Mr. and Mrs. Neal Boyken and family, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Boyken and family of Eau Claire, Wise., Mrs. Martha Boyken, Quentin Boyken, Carl Boyken and Cheryl Miller, all of Ames, Mr. and Mrs. Allan Boyken, Aaron ANNOUNCING ACETYLENE and ELECTRIC Welding Shop NO JOB TOO LARGE OR TOO SMALL! Welding and Repair — Located In .— FORMER GULF SERVICE STATION R & L WELDING SHOP RUSS SHIPLER, owner Phone 928-2704 Titonka, Iowa and Marshall, and Mr. and Mrs. David Rurup were Christmas dinner guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs Edward Boyken. Sunday dinner guests in the home o-f Mrs. Ellien Schutter were Mr. and Mrs. Dick Bunker and Beth of Ames, Mr. and Mrs David Buffington, Brad and Beth of Danbury, Conn., and Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Schutter and family of Wesley. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Reitasa- men and Bobbie Jo Lee visited Christmas Eve and Day In the home of Mr. and Mrs. Floyc Reibsamen, Tim and Debbie. Christmas Day guests in the home of Mrs. Juniece Beenken were Mr. and Mrs. Harm Ket wlich, Mr. arid Mrs. Raymond Baade, Jerry and Randy, Mr land Mrs. Alfred Baade, Cind and Maria, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin JMeinders and Larry and Mr ' and Mrs. Herman Meinders am Larry, all of Buffalo Center and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Ket wich, Lynette, Connie and Pamela of Fairmont, Minn. DeVRIES Auction Sales EVERY lues. 1:00 p.m. Hogs and sheep will be sold the first part of Bale. DeVRIES AUCTION CO. ^ CENTER, IOWA OFFICE TITONKA, IOWA Saturday, January 11th Penny Beer at 4:30 p.m. Free Barbecue Beef Sandwich Potato Salad — Cole Slaw Register for Door Prizes! QHjitrtfy GOOD HOPE LUTHERAN Herbert C. Hanson, Pastor unday, January 12 8:55 a.m. Sunday School and \dult Bible Class. 10:00 a.m. Worship Service 1:30 p.m. Congregational Anual Meeting. 'hursday, January 9 9:30 a.m. Quilting. 7:30 p.m. Circle Bible Leaders i Open House. TITONKA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Roy Hjelmaas, Pastor Sunday, January 12 9:15 a.m. Sunday School. 10:30 a.m. Worship Service 1:30 p.m. Junior UMYF officers meet. 2:00 p.m. Simon Sunken. Silver Wedding Anniversary Saturday, January 11 8:30, 9:30 and 10:45 a.m. 'onfirmation Classes. uesday, January 14 7:30 p.m. Joy Circle meets at! 5:00 p.m. Junior UMYF. 7:00 p.m. Senior UMYF. Saturday, January 11 9:00 a.m. Confirmation class. 6:30 p.m. Watch special Mason City District of the United Methodist Church. Monday, January 13 9:30 a.m. Sub-District Ministers Meeting. Tuesday, January 14 10:00 a,m. Bible Study. Wednesday, January 15 UMW Call to Prayer and Self Mrs. ! Denial. OAMSEY REFORMED CBURCB Rev. John Janssen, Pastor Sunday, January 12 9:30 a.m. Worship Service 10:45 a.m. Sunday School. 7:30 p.m. Worship Service. Thursday, January 9 7:00 p.m. Congregational Meeting. Saturday, January 11 Youth Ratreat at Eldoro. Tuesday, January 14 7:30 p.m. Esther Circle. Wednesday., January 15 7:30 p.m. Catechism. 8:15 p.m. Junior Choir. Thursday, January 16 1:30 p.m. Ruth Circle. Junior Choir practice. DOAN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Roy Hjelmaas. Pastor Sunday, January 12 9:00 a.m. Worship Service 10:00 a.m. Sunday School. Thursday, January 9 United Methodist Women. Saturday, January 11 9:00 a.m. Confirmation class. 6:30 p.m. Watch special program on KGLO-TV on the local mission projects of Mason City District of United Methodist Church. Wednesday, January 15 UMYF. the the Thursday dinner guests In the home of Mrs. Ellien Schutter were Mr. and Mrs. Herma n j Schutter and Tom of Mankato, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Bill Schutter of Minneapolis, and Mr. and Mrs. David Buffington of Dan- Berry, Conn. Afiternoon visitors were Mrs. Anna Tjaden of Charles City and Margreeta Tjaden of Garner. Mr. and Mrs. Darvin Bowers, Kathy, Michael and Rodney visited New Year's Day i n the home of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Reibsamen, Debbie and Timmy. 'Mr. and Mrs. Henry Plaisier, IMMANUEL LUTHERAN Ted Ager, Pastor Sunday, January 12 8:55 a.m. Gr. 7 Confirmation. 8:55 a.m. Sunday School. 10:00 a.m. Worship Service 1:30 p.m. Luther League Snowmobile Party. Thursday, January 9 1:30 p.m. ALCW General Meeting. Mrs. Carl Callies will show pictures of Alaska. 7:30 p.m. Brotherhoood. 7:30 p.m. Annual Meeting. Wednesday, January 15 6:15 p.m. Gr. 8 confirmation. 7:30 p.m. Gr. 9 confirmation. 7:30 p.m. Jr. Choir practice. Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Spear and Joyce Plaisier of Mason of Burt visited Saturday in the City were Christmas dinner I Floyd Reibsamen home. guests in the home of John and ' Mr. and Mrs. Bill Spelicher Louise Plaisier. Christmas Day visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Carl LudWig were Mrs. Delmar Kinseth of Bode, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kinseth and family of Grinnell, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Senne and Daimily and Pam LudWig of Des Moines, and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Ludwig and Jackie. The Kinseths all remained overnight and returned left a week ago Monday for Lake City where they were guests for several days in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Engstrom. From there they all went to Swea City where they were guests for a Christmas supper with Mrs. Daisy Rudy's mother, Engstrom. The Speichers returned home Wednesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Richter, to'their homes on Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. James Brauhn Sunday, Dec. 22 guests in the hdme of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Van Hove for a pre-Christmas celebration were Mr. and Mrs. and boys of Spearfish, S.D., Mr. and Mrs. Everett Attig of Wesley, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Attiig of Woden, Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Van Hove and family Eldon Attig, Mr. and Mrs. Marand Mr. and Mrs. Robert Van len Hassebrock and Mrs. Barley Hove and family, all of Buffalo Goranson, all of Buffalo Con- Center, Mr and Mrs. Keith Van ter, were Christmas Day dinner Hove and family of Spirit Lake,' guests in the home of Mr. and and Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Fol- Mrs. Lester Goransen in Forest certs and boys. , City. RESOLUTION NO. 2 A RESOLUTION SETTING THE SALARIES FOR APPOINTED OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY FOR 1975 Be it Resolved by the Council of the City of Titonka, Iowa: SECTION 1. The following persons and positions named shall be paid the salaries or wages indicated and the clerk is authorized to issue warrants/checks, less legally required or authorized deductions from the amounts set out below, weekly or biweekly on the first secular day of the week following the last day of the work period, and make such contributions to I.P.E.R.S. and Social Security or other purpose as required by law or authorized by the council, all subject to audit and review by the council: Position Name City Clerk-Treasurer Myrtle G. Alke Night Police Marshal, Street, Sewer and Water Commissioner Loren D. Hansen William G. Kiley Part-Time Labor City Health Officer City Attorney Basic Hours $2.25 $3.00 $3.00 for (Jan. to Mar.) $3.25 for (bal. of 1975) $2.50 "as needed" "as needed" Base Rate Hour 40/wk** 36/wk* 45/wk** 40/wk Dr. J. K. Hill R.G. Buchanan Algona, Iowa •"Overtime at straight itime to he paid for every hour over 40 hours per week. **Overtime,at time and one-half to be paid for every hour over 40 hours per week. SECTION 2. The city clerk is hereby directed to publish this resolution. Passed the 2nd day of January, 1975, and approved .this 2nd day of January, 1975. /s/ WALTER BAADE, Mayor Attest: /s/ Myrtle G. Alke, Clerk

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