Titonka Topic from Titonka, Iowa on June 12, 1975 · Page 9
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Titonka Topic from Titonka, Iowa · Page 9

Titonka, Iowa
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Thursday, June 12, 1975
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! LEGJOOTTCES"! I "YOUR RIGHT TO KNOW" f ORDINANCE NO. 524 AN ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT, POWERS AND DUTIES OF A BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES. Be It Enacted by the Council of the City of Titonka, Iowa: SECTION 1. Purpose. The purpose of this ordinance is to provide for the creation and appointment of a city library board of trustees, and to specify that board's powers and duties. SECTION 2. Library trustees. The board of trusteejjl>f the Titonka Public Library, hereinafter referred to as the board; consists of five (5) members. All resident board members are to be appointed by the mayor with the approval of the council. A nonresident member may be appointed by the mayor with the approval of the board of supervisors. SECTION 3. Qualifications of trustees. All of the members of the board shall be bona fide citizens and residents of the city except a nonresident member and all shall be over the age of eighteen (18). SECTION 4. Organization of the board. 1. Terms of office. All appointments to the board shall be for six (6) years, except to fill vacancies. Each term shall commence on July first. Appointments shall be made every two (2) years of one-third the total number as near as possible, to stagger the terms. The present incumbents are confirmed in their appointments and terms. 2. Vacancies. The position of any trustee shall be vacant if he moves permanently from the city or county in the case of nonresident county member; or if he is absent from six (6) consecutive regular meetings of the board, except in die case of sickness or temporary absence from the city. Vacancies in die board shall be filled by appointment of the mayor, with approval of the council or the board of supervisors in the case of a nonresident member, and the new trustee shall fill out the unexpired term for which the appointment is made. 3. Compensation. Trustees shall receive no compensation for dieir service. SECTION 5. Powers and duties. The board shall have and exercise die following powers and duties: 1. To meet and elect from its members a president, a secretary, and such other officers as it deems necessary. The city treasurer shall serve as board treasurer, but shall not be a member of die board. 2. To have charge, control and supervision of die public library, its appurtenances, fixtures and rooms containing the same. 3. To direct and control all die affairs of the library. 4. To employ a librarian, and authorize the librarian to employ such assistants and employees as may be necessary for the proper management of die library, and fix their compensation; provided, however, that prior to such employment, the compensation of die librarian, assistants and employees shall have been fixed and approved by a majority of the members of the board voting in favor thereof. 5. To remove by a two-thirds vote of the board the librarian and provide procedures for the removal of assistants or employees for misdemeanor, incompetency or inattention to duty, subject, however,--to the provisions of Chapter 70, Code of Iowa. 6. To select, or authorize the librarian to select, and make purchases of books, pamphlets, magazines, periodicals, papers, maps, journals, other library materials, furniture, fixtures, stationery, and supplies for the library within budgetary limits set by die board. 7. To authorize die use of the library by nonresidents of die city and to fix charges therefor. 8. To. make and adopt, amend, modify or repeal rules and regulations, not inconsistent with ordinances and the law, for the care, use, government and management of the library and the business of the board, fixing and enforcing penalties for violations. 9. To have exclusive control of die expenditure of all funds allocated for library purposes by the council, and of all moneys available by gift or otherwise for the erection of library buildings and of all other moneys belonging to the library including fines and rentals collected, under the rules of the board. 10. To accept gifts of real property, personal property, or mixed property, and devises and bequests, including trust funds; to take the title to said property in the name of die library; to execute deeds and bills of sale for the conveyance of said property; and to expend the funds received by them from such gifts, for the improvement of the library. 11. To keep a record of its proceedings. 12. To enforce die performance of conditions on -;ifts, donations, devises and bequests accepted by the city by action against the city council. 13. To have authority to make agreements with the local county historical associations, where such exists, and to set apart the necessary room and to care for such articles as may come into the possession of the association. The trustees are further authorized to purchase necessary receptacles and materials for the preservation and protection of such articles as arc in their judgement of a historical and educational nature and pay for the same out of funds allocated for library purposes. SECTION 6. Power to contract with others for the use of die library. 1. Contracting. The board may contract widi any other boards of turstces of free public libraries, any other city, school corporation, private or semi-private organization, institution of higher learning, township, or county, or with the trustees of any county library district for the use of the library by their respective residents. 2. Termination. Such a contract may be terminated at any time by mutual consent of the contracting parties. It also may be terminated by a majority vote of the electors represented by cither of the contracting parties. Such a termination proposition shall be submitted to the electors by the governing body of a contracting party on a written petition of not less than five (5) pt-r cent in number of die electors who voted for governor in the territory of die party at the last general election. The pctifioi must be presented to the governing body not less than forty (40) days before the election. The proposition may be submitted at any election provided by law that is held in the territory of the party who is seeking to terminate the contract. SECTION 7. Nonresident use of the library. The board may authorize the use of the library by nonresidents in any one or more of die following ways: 1. By lending the books or other materials of the library to Get the highest returns on your savings & investments. Home Federal will pay the highest interest rates allowable by law on your savings. Your earnings are automatically reinvested four times a year and your account is federally insured up to $40,000. Plan for your future wisely — and safely at Home Federal. Whan you get your tax refund, open or add to your savings account and select a valuable gift. Minimum deposit $100. Larger gifts also available for larger deposits. All interest on savings' is compounded daily. Portland News By Mrs. Victor Fitch Written Thursday, June 5... The Ruth Circle of the Burt Presbyterian Church met Wednesday, June 4 in the home of Vcra Fitch. 15 were in attendance. Mrs. Jack Thompson and children went fishing Sunday at Tuttle Lake. Ann, Michael and David Thompson are attending Bible School at die Burt Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Jack Thompson and children attended a party in the Bob Arend home, Algona, Wednesday evening in honor of Mary's 3rd birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Thompson nonresidents on die same terms and conditions as to residents of the city, or upon payment of a special nonresident library fee. 2. By establishing depositories of library books or odier materials to be loaned to nonresidents. 3. By establishing bookmobiles or a traveling library so that books or other library materials may be loaned to nonresidents. 4. By establishing branch libraries for lending-books or other library materials to nonresidents. SECTION 8. Library account. All money appropriated by the council from the general fund for die operation and maintenance of die library shall be set aside in an account for the library. Expenditures shall be paid for only on orders of the board, signed by its president and secretary. The warrant writing officer is the librarian. SECTION 9. Annual report. The board shall make a report to the city council immediately after die close of the municipal fiscal year. This report shall contain statements of the condition of die library, the number of books added thereto, the number circulated, the amount of fines collected, and the amount of money expended in the maintenance of die library during die year, together with such further information required by the council. SECTION 10. Repealer. All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed. SECTION 11. Sevcrability clause. If any section, provision or part of this ordinance shall be adjudged invalid or unconstitutional, such adjudication shall not affect the validity of die ordinance as a whole or any section, provision or part not adjudged invalid or unconstitutional. * SECTION 12. When effective. This ordinance shall be in effect after its final passage, approval and publication as provided by law. Passed by the Council on the 5th day of June, 1975, and approved diis 5th day of June, 1975. WALTER BAADE, Mayor. Attest: MYRTLE G. ALKE, Clerk. ORDINANCE NO. 525 AN ORDINANCE DESIGNATING THE METHOD BY WHICH CANDI DATES FOR ELECTIVE MUNICIPAL OFFICES SHALL BE NOMINATED. Be It Enacted by the Council of die City of Titonka, Iowa: SECTION 1. Purpose. The purpose of diis ordinance is to designate die mediods by which candidates for selective municipal offices in the City of Titonka, Iowa shall be nominated. SECTION 2. Nominating method to be used. For die 1975 municipal election and in subsequent municipal elections of the City of Titonka, Iowa, all candidates for elective municipal offices shall be nominated by the procedures set forth in Chapter 44 and/or 45 of the 1973 Code of Iowa. The mcdiod prescribed herein for nominating candidates shall remain in effect until or unless changed by ordinance. SECTION 3. Repealer. All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict widi the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed. SECTION 4. Severability clause. If any section, provision or part of tiiis ordinance shall be adjudged invalid or unconstitutional, such adjudication shall not effect the validity of the ordinance as a whole or any section, provision or part thereof not adjudged invalid or unconstitutional. SECTION 5. When effective. This ordinance shall be in effect after its final passage, approval and publication as provided by law. Passed by the Council on the 5th day of June, 1975 and approved diis 5th day of June, 1975. Attest: MYRTLE G. WALTER BAADE, Mayor. ALKE, Clerk. purchased die old K& H building in Burt and are remodeling it for a car wash and electric shop. Mrs. Alexina Missman of Burkburnctt, Tex. was a Tuesday afternoon visitor in die home of Mrs. June Sparks. The ladies HOME FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN - Algona - Garner - Britt 5%%-Yield. 5.39%- ON PASSBOOK Doy-ln. Day-Out Passbook Savings Any Amount - No Minimum "I r ~ Yields 6.98% r CERTIFICATE On 30 Monih Ceri.dcaies $1,000 Minimum - Yields 5.92% - CERTIFICATE On Three Month Certificate* $500 Minimum 7 } /2% - Yields 7.78%- CERTIFICATE On 4 Year Certificates $1,000 Minimum 6 1 /2%~ Yields 6.72%- CERTIFICATE On One-Year Certificates $1,000 Minimum - Yield* 8.06%- CERTIFICATE On 6 Year Certificates $1,000 Minimum All earnings Automatically reinvested on March 31, June 30,'Sept. 30 and Dec. 31. A substantial interest penalty is required for early withdrawal on all certificates. "We don't mind a little mud on our shoes." IOWA LAKES PCA Stan Taylor, mgr. Phone 295-7294 Algona You don't have a lot of extra time to spend in town. So we make your place our office. Your Production Credit man depends on on-farm contacts to keep him up to the minute on local conditions. It puts him in a better position to understand your money needs. After all, his business is to provide you with farm credit service. The go ahead people were high school classmates. Mrs. Missman is visiting relatives in Britt. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Discher and family attended a graduation and reception Saturday evening for her brother, Al Dearchs, an Algona High School graduate, in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Do arc ITS. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Discher THE TITONKA TOPIC June 12, 1975 — Page 2 — entertained her sisters and families,Friday evening at a fish fry. Attending were Mr. and Mrs. Gary Schultz and family of Fort Collins, Colo, j Mr. and Mrs. Merle Bleich and family of Denver, Colo.; Mr. and Mrs. Mike Balk and family and Mr., and Mrs. Henry Dearchs of Algona. The Cunningham Cafe bowling team ate out last Saturday evening at Seven Nations in Mason City. Members of the team are Mr. and Mrs. Rick Looft, Mr. and Mrs. John Welhousen, Lea Clausen, Lois Steffa, and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Trunkhill and Mr. and Mrs. Jody Cunningham of Burt. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Fitzpatrick of Algona were Wednesday evening visitors in the John Ree home. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Meyer and family visited Wednesday evening in the home of Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Beirstedt of Lakota. Mr. and Mrs. Joel Meyer of Cedar Falls were Thursday overnight guests in the Eugene Meyer home. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Smith and Ramona and Mrs. Grace Trenary of Burt and Mrs. Esther Duncan of Fenton left Friday for Osakis, Minn, to visit their sister, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Christensen. Mrs. Christensen is in a rest home. They brought her homo for the two days they visited there and returned home on Sunday. Mrs. Henry Smith was a Wednesday evening caller in the Johnny Spear home. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Harms and family attended the Four Corner Social Club picnic Sunday afternoon, later stopping in at the Verle Nelson home for the Nelson's 25th anniversary celebration. A week ago Thursday, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Harms and family visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Russel Roth at Buffalo Center to see the Roth's new baby girl. Mrs. Kenneth Sarchet and Rachclle, and Mrs. Robert Sarchet drove to Lytton Monday, June 2, for a shower for Jean Peters.of Pittman, Ohio. Mrs. Florence Kanehl of Pittman, Ohio arrived at the Mason City Airport Wednesday and was met by Mrs. Kenneth Sarchet. Mrs. Kanehl is a sister of Mrs. Robert Sarchet and will visit her for a few days. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Sarchet and family, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sarchet, Mrs. Florence Kanehl, and Chuck Robinson of Algona dined at the Fireside Cafe in Burt Sunday afternoon. They attended the Shrine-O-Rama in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Ackerman of Burt drove to Lytton on Sunday to visit their daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Scharn and fa.n- ily, and help Tonya celebrate her 3rd birthday, Mrs. Earl Ackerman and Mrs. Lillian Heerdt visited Mrs. Mildred Surber in the Good Samaritan Rest Home in Algona Tuesday and helped her celebrate (continued on next page) live modern for less with gas QM can heat your house in winter, cool K in summer. It can cook your meals, dry your clothes, heat your water. It can dispose of trash, and gu your yard wittl soft, fentle 'tt dtr to IMiy pwfMt •hooit V9 HW ^^^MiWvi WT W^My NORTH CENTRAL PUBLIC SERVCIE CO. OR YOUR LOCAL HEATING CONTRACTOR

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