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Registering your name and cell phone number will allow you to receive relevant City of  Madrid news. You will be notified of important information via text alerts.

Once you’ve signed up, you can receive several different types of notices from the City of Madrid. Types of notices include general releases, weather notices, Labor Day notices, emergency notices with the possibility of adding others as the city deems necessary. These notifications could include, but are not limited to text alerts from the City of Madrid for time-sensitive notifications such as parking restrictions during snow events, mosquito spraying and boil orders.

City Council Minutes – February 4, 2019

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Madrid City Council
Regular Meeting
February 4, 2019
5:30 p.m.

The City Council meeting was called to order at 5:30 p.m. with Mayor Tom Brown presiding.

Present at Roll Call: Nate Samples, Steve Burich, Marvin Ostrander and Chuck Rigby and Lane Shaver

Other City Officials Present: City Clerk Mary Jo Reese, Deputy City Clerk Deb Biegger, Public Works Director Scott Church, Public Safety Director Rick Tasler, Library Director Angie Strong, Fire Chief Scott Maddux, Rescue Captain Randy Pecenka, City Treasurer Don Fatka and Labor Day Board Chairperson Lacey Ortiz.

Motion by Councilperson Shaver, seconded by Councilperson Samples to approve the agenda for February 4, 2019.

Ayes: All Present                                                                 Motion Carried

Motion by Councilperson Ostrander, seconded by Councilperson Burich to open a public hearing to discuss Ordinance # 488, Planning and Zoning, and Ordinance #489, Board of Adjustments.

No members of the audience wished to speak regarding the two ordinances.

Motion by Councilperson Samples, seconded by Councilpreson Rigby to close the public hearing.

No Councilmembers declared a conflict of interest with any agenda item.

Motion by Councilperson Ostrander, seconded by Councilperson Samples to approve the City Council meeting minutes of January 21, 2019, the Library meeting minutes of December 11, 2018, and the Planning and Zoning meeting minutes of January 10, 2019 by consent agenda.

Ayes: All Present                                                                 Motion Carried

Denise Moore of 2267 S. Avenue, Madrid, approached the Council to clarify an issue from the City Council meeting of January 21st, stating the City Council does not need to approve the appointment of a chairperson to a board or commission. Mayor Brown stated Lacey Ortiz had specifically asked for the Council’s approval of her appointment.

Moore advised she had surveyed 18 cities regarding the formation of working groups for Council members, and members of the community. She has received responses from 6 cities and would like to share the information at the next City Council meeting on February 18, 2019.

Nancy Christensen of 2267 S. Avenue reported the Ordinance regarding chickens, and an updated ATV ordinance are nearly complete. She found many discrepancies in the current ATV ordinances and is working to eliminate those issues.The current ordinances do not address all types of motorized and unmotorized vehicles which also need to be addressed in the updated ordinance. She feels the ordinances will be ready for review at the next City Council meeting on February 18, 2019.

Travis Risvold, president of the Madrid Area Chamber of Commerce reported they sponsored a tent recently at the Bike Expo. The tent was shared with the Boone County trails group. The MAC office was moved from it’s former location at the Madrid Historical Building to the Senior Activities Center on State Street. Risvold reported the City Wide Garage Sale date is set for the first Saturday in May. MAC will be sponsoring food truck nights at Jensen Park. They are currently soliciting opinions from the public, whether to hold the events on Thursday or Saturday nights, May through August. Risvold also discussed holding business development classes for members of MAC or the public wishing to obtain that type of information.

Public Works Director Scott Church asked the Council to approve the hiring of Josh Woodard as the new public works employee. Motion by Councilperson Ostrander, seconded by Councilperson Buricho approve the hiring. Woodard’s hire date will be February 19, 2019.

Ayes: All Present                                                                 Motion Carried

Motion by Councilperson Samples, seconded by Councilperson Rigby to approve the following FY 20 capital projects and funding for the projects:

  • Elementry School Reconstruction Project -$1,219,173
  • Hwy 210 – Locust Street Intersection Improvements – $54,504 (80% DOT funds)
  • West 1st Street Overlay – Dalander to Locust – $124,720.
  • Start WWTF and Storm Water Upgrade Projects – $5,583,983 (mandated by DNR)
  • Edgewood Park Roadway and Parking Overlay – $102,500

Ayes: All Present                                                                 Motion Carried

The Council discussed who carries the liability for cost of main and water line repairs in the Reddish Addition West of Madrid. Madrid supplies water to the area, however the residents are responsible for the water lines, as the development is outside of the Madrid city limits. Reddish Addition residents currently pay 25% more for water being county residents. Mayor Brown asked administration to calculate costs and revenue from that area and report back to the Council at the meeting on February 18, 2019.

Lacey Ortiz, Madrid Labor Day Chairperson reported the January 22nd meeting was cancelled due to inclement weather. She also stated donation request letters for the 2019 Labor Day Celebration have been mailed. The next meeting for the committee will be held on February 5th at City Hall. She also advised the Council of the Labor Day email address which is laborday@madridiowa.org.

Library Director Angie Strong advised the database currently known as Learning Express is changing vendors and will be called Brain Fuse. Strong will be attending a learning session for the new database and will be training staff and reporting back to the Library Board on the program. She reported all holiday closings for 2019 have been set by the board. She will advise the Council as each holiday approaches.

Agenda items to approve Park Board member applications were tabled at the request of the Park Board Chairperson, Jolynn Carlson. The next Park Board meeting will be held on February 12, 2019 at 5:30 in City Hall.

Mayor Brown explained a notice has been placed on the madridiowa.org website asking that anyone interested in applying for the Park Board, Labor Day Commission or Senior Activity Commission to do so by February 20, 2019. Applications can be found on the webite, or can be placed with the City Clerk. This information is in accordance with the current City of Madrid Ordinances.

Rescue Captain Randy Pecenka reported Boone County has been awarded a grant for Lucas device. Madrid will be the fourth recipient in Boone County to receive the CPR device which is valued between $16,000 and $24,000. He will be attending training for the device, after which he will train the EMS members in Madrid.

Fire Chief Scott Maddux reported there have been four rescue calls and three fire calls since the last City Council Meeting two weeks ago. There was one mutual aid call. Five members will be attending fire school on February 23rd and 24th. The next business meeting for the Fire/Rescue Department will be  held on February 6th at 7:00 p.m.

Public Safety Director Rick Tasler advised the police vehicles are being outfitted with the new Boone County radio systems. The work will be completed within the next two weeks. He stated all vehicles will also be receiving service and oil changes.

Tasler stated he will be convening with Councilperson Rigby and Grant Titus to complete the ATV Ordinance which he will present to the City Attorney and then to the Council at the meeting on February 18th. He stated the they had started the ordinance weeks previously. Reese indicated Nancy Christensen had nearly completed the new ordinance, however Tasler stated that “Anything having to do with public  safety, goes through Public Safety.” He stated it was discussed during the meeting on January 18th that he would be doing the ordinance. Christensen stated the problem is not only with the ATV ordinance. Tasler stated “ Everything goes through Public Safety. No one has any say in Public Safety, everything will be brought through me, and no one else.”

Mayor Brown read Ordinance #488,”An Ordiance Amending the Code of Ordiances of the City of Madrid, Iowa, 2018, by Adopting the Terms of this Ordinance which Establishes the Planning and Zoning Commission.” Motion by Councilperson Samples, seconded by Councilperson Burich to approve the second reading of the ordinance. There was discussion concerning how to handle the board if it does not have the required seven members. Councilperson Samples asked to change the ordinance to read “5-7 persons.” Christensen stated the board by law is allowed to operate with at least three members which is a quorum.She advised there is nothing in law that prohibits the ordinance from stating 5-7 persons. She also discussed that members of the board must be from within the city limits of Madrid.

Ayes: All Present                                                                 Motion Carried

Mayor Brown read Ordinance # 489, “ An Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances of thes City of Madrid, Iowa, 2018, by Adopting the the Terms of this Ordinance which Establishes the Board of Adjustment.” Motion by Councilperson Ostrander, seconded by Councilprson Samples to approve the second reading of the Ordinance.

Ayes: All Present                                                                 Motion Carried

City Clerk, Mary Jo Reese, advised she is currently working on the budget and plans to set the public hearing for the budget on the 18th of February, for a public hearing to be held on March 4th.

Motion by Councilperson Rigby, seconded by Councilperson Burich to approve the appointment of Martha Furness to the Senior Activities Commission. Furness introduced herself to the Council, and explained her experience in working with senior issues and activities.

Kurt Kruse of 805 S. Union Street approached the Council to inquire how the snow ordinance worked during the recent snow storm. Scott Church stated Veterans Square is an issue, but he works with Chief Tasler to move the vehicles. There was much discussion on how the process could be improved. Don Lincoln of 1672 334th Rd, Madrid, commented there is always going to be a problem with Veterans Square, as there is really nowhere for those people to move their cars.

Councilperson Samples commented on the effieciency of the snow removal during the last couple storms. Councilperson Rigby commented on the kindness and friendly attitude of people in Madrid during a recent fund raiser he attended. Mayor Brown stated he recently attended the Conference Board for the Assesor’s office. They reviewed the budget for the Board of Assessors. Brown also advised of an upcoming meeting with the Boone County Sheriff and Boone County Attorney to discuss open records request. He will also be attending an upcoming meeting of the Lowrey Foundation. He advised he has heard from the Board of Supervisors that QF Lane will be paved with an asphalt overlay during the upcoming summer.

Motion by Councilperson Samples, seconded by Councilperson Shaver to adjourn the City Council meeting at 6:52 P.M.

Snow Ordinance In Effect

Madrid’s snow ordinance is in effect again from 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 19, 2019  through noon Thursday, February 21, 2019.

PARKING: Vehicles shall NOT be parked or left standing on any part of a public street, alley, or City-owned off-street parking area during times when snow removal operations are in progress and before such operations have resulted in the removal or clearance of snow or ice from streets. Snow removal operations will begin when there is an accumulation of at least ONE INCH of snow.

SIDEWALKS: Property owners will remove snow, ice and accumulations promptly from sidewalks. If a property owner fails to remove snow, ice or accumulations with 24 hours from end of snow event, the City may do so and assess the costs against the property owner.

DUMPING OF SNOW: It is unlawful for any person to throw, push or place any snow from private property, sidewalks or driveway into the street. Snow must remain on your property.

MPD Blotter February 11 – February 17, 2019

MADRID POLICE BLOTTER

Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166 

 

02/11/19

Officer went to the Boone County Courthouse, after receiving a subpoena, and testified in a civil case.

Officer dropped off (2) videos to the Boone County Attorney, from arrests over the weekend.

Officer filled a request for a past accident report from an insurance company.

Officer was dispatched to 6th and South Kennedy for a vehicle stuck in the snow.  Officer was able to dig the subject out and get her on her way.

Officer was dispatched to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 17 and Kingman Blvd.  A vehicle driven by a Madrid juvenile, rear ended a vehicle driven by Monica Springer.  A female passenger in the Springer vehicle was transported to the Boone County Hospital.

Officer spoke to several owners of vehicles parked on the street and had them removed for the snow ordinance.

 

02/12/19

Officer spoke to several owners of vehicles parked on the street and had them removed for the snow ordinance.

Officer received a request for a copy of a past report.  Officer filled the request.

Officer was dispatched to a vehicle in the ditch, due to severe icy conditions, in the 600 block of N. Kennedy.  The vehicle sustained minor damage and was able to be driven from the scene.

Officer received information regarding possible illegal activity.  Officer will follow up with information provided.

 

02-13-19

Officer followed up with a domestic assault victim.

 

02-14-19

Officer assisted Public Works on getting cars moved off of City Streets pursuant to the Snow Removal Ordinance

Officer assisted with a medical call on Brody Lane.

Officers attended court proceedings reference an assault arrest made in September of last year. The proceedings resulted in a conviction of the assault.

 

02-15-19

Officer was requested to do a welfare check on a possible suicidal subject in the 600 block of S. Main St. The male checked ok.

Officer responded to Casey’s for a report counterfeit bills.

Officer spoke with a male reference possible harassment. The victim is deciding whether or not to pursue charges.

Officer followed up with a drug related investigation.

Officer followed up with the parent of a juvenile that made comments of suicidal ideations earlier in the day.

Officer responded to the 500 block of S. Market Street reference possible criminal mischief.

 

02/16/19

Officer followed up with a neighboring agency regarding suspect information of recovered stolen property. 

Officer was dispatched to the Dollar General regarding subjects shoplifting.  Officer made contact with the subjects whom produced an item concealed on their property while shopping in the store.  Staff did not wish to file theft charges and the merchandise was ultimately paid for by the subject.  The individuals were trespassed from the property.  It was determined the driver of the vehicle used to travel to Dollar General was also not valid.  The subjects called a valid driver to drive the vehicle from the scene.  

Officer spoke with a male reference filing a harassment and stalking charges against his estranged spouse.

Officer assisted in getting a vehicle unstuck during the heavy snow.

Officer responded to a business for an alarm, determined to be false.

 

02/17/19

Officer assisted Public Works on getting vehicles moved pursuant to the Snow removal Ordinance.

Officer assisted residents in the 300 block of N Water Street that had their car stuck in the snow bank.  Officer and a neighbor were able to push the vehicle out.

Officer called to the 300 block of N. Market Street for another vehicle stuck in a snow bank.  Unable to get the vehicle out and the owner was going to call someone to tow it out.

Officer responded to a report of criminal mischief of a vehicle on S. Union St. It was determined that the damage was likely years old and intentionally done by the previous owner of the vehicle.

February 18, 2019 Council Packet

February 18, 2019 Council Packet

February 18, 2019 Council Agenda

February 18, 2019 Council Agenda

Library Minutes – February 12, 2019 – draft

February 2019 minutes – draft

 

Minutes of the Madrid Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting:

February 12, 2019

Meeting called to order by President, Kelli Wolf at 5:30 p.m.

 

Roll: Pam Allen, yes.  Denise Hiveley, yes.  Alice Sharp, yes.  Kelli Wolf, yes.  Dave Evans, yes.

Director, Angie Strong, yes.

Absent: none

 

Approval of Agenda:   [Additions or corrections- none]

On a motion by Denise, 2nd by Pam, agenda approved as presented.

Roll: Pam; yes. Dave; yes. Denise; yes. Alice; yes. Kelli; yes.  Motion carried; all ayes.

 

Approval of Minutes:  Board Meeting minutes of January 8, 2019

Corrections: none

On a motion by Pam, 2nd by Dave, minutes of the January 8, 2019 meeting were approved as read.

Roll: Pam; yes. Dave; yes. Denise; yes. Alice; yes. Kelli; yes.  Motion carried; all ayes.

 

Approval of Bills:

Special notes if any on claims: none.

On a motion by Dave, 2nd by Alice, bills are approved as presented.

Roll: Pam; yes. Dave; yes. Denise; yes. Alice; yes. Kelli; yes.  Motion carried; all ayes

 

Financial Report:

Detailed account is available upon request.

 

RECEIPTS FOR JANUARY

Fines/Fees

$               58.84  Fines/Fees

$               52.00   Fax Revenue

$               84.00  Copy Revenue

$                 5.20  Mag/Books sold

$                 0.00  Misc.

$                0.00  Meeting Room           

$             200.04  Total for month

$          2,246.07  Total year to date

 

 

Trust Fund Receipts:

$     1,000.00  Merris McIntosh – children’s books

$       394.35_ Sundberg Kirkpatrick Funeral Home – mem’l books  

$     1,394.35  Total for the month

$     4,620.16  Total year to date

 

 

Library Donations:

$          10.00  Silent Auction

$        100.00  Ray & Janet Neumann – gen’l donation

$        110.00  Total for month

$     1,431.00  Total year to date

 

 

Circulation Report for the month of January

 

Items loaned in Jan. 2019             1,399                 Average daily circulation   56

Items loaned in Jan. 2018             2,048                 Open Access Items          100

Items loaned last month (Dec)       1,387                 Access Plus Items             24

Internet Use: Public Access Computers – 636 & Wireless users – 1,060

Bridges Checkouts:  audiobooks-111 eBooks-185 streaming video-0 magazines – 20

[Open access: all patrons not in our tax locale: ex. Dallas County, Polk County, and other towns.

Access Plus: items requested from our library sent to other libraries.  Both of these programs are partly reimbursed by state funding programs.]

 

 

Public Concerns:

            In order to give equal time to everyone, each person to address the Board will have a maximum time of 15 minutes each.  This guideline is used only if there has not been an official request to appear before the board prior to a meeting.

            None to report

 

 

Correspondence and Communications:

 

None to report

 

 

Unfinished Business:

 

  1. If the budget needs to be adjusted Angie will be notified by Mary Jo, the city clerk, by the end of the week. A meeting may need to be called if the budget needs to be adjusted.  Angie will notify the board if it is necessary.

 

  1. At the last meeting Angie let the board know that the State Library was replacing the Learning Express database with another called Brainfuse. The transition began on February 11 and has had some glitches.  A link to the new database was to be sent to all libraries on this date, at the time of the meeting Angie had not received the link to access the database.  Once the link is sent Angie will put it on the website.  Since the online training classes for this resource was full, Angie will review the database and will have staff do the same to become familiar with it.  Brainfuse offers career services, test prep, and software tutorials as well as live coaching and live veteran support.

 

 

New Business:

 

  1. A new interlibrary loan policy was given to the trustees to review. A few corrections were made.

On a motion by Alice, 2nd by Denise, to approve the interlibrary loan policy with the corrections.

Roll: Pam; yes. Dave; yes. Denise; yes. Alice; yes. Kelli; yes. Motion carried; all ayes

 

  1. Trustee training will occur at the March meeting. Angie has decided to demonstrate the new Brainfuse database and its components to the board.  This will count towards the required 3-5 hours of training as per the accreditation standards.

 

  1. Angie Strong was given her yearly evaluation. Martha Petersen was given her 6 month probationary evaluation.

 

  1. Denise Hiveley’s term is up for renewal. Denise has graciously decided to continue on as the rural trustee per the library’s ordinances.

On a motion by Pam, 2nd by Alice, the board recommends to the

 

 

 

Mayor/City Council and the Boone County Board of Supervisors the renewal of Denise Hiveley as library trustee.

Roll: Pam; yes. Denise; yes. Dave; absent. Kelli; yes. Alice; yes.

Motion carried; all ayes

 

 

Director’s Report:

 

Angie has applied for the Community Chest grant for the Summer Reading Program again this year.  She is respectfully asking for $600.00 to help with this year’s program.

 

Angie and the Friends of the Madrid Library had their yearly meeting to discuss the upcoming book sales, National Library week prizes, possible purchases and membership.

 

This year the library has received $1,797.93 in direct state aid money.  This money must be spent by June 30.  The Tumblebooks database is paid for by these funds.  Angie is looking at upgrading two more public access computers with this money.

 

Angie has filed the second form for the E-rate process (federal program that gives discounts to libraries for internet service).  She hopes to file the final form sometime in April or May so that the discounts will kick in at the start of the new fiscal year July 1, 2019.

 

Upcoming programs include:

  • Early out STEM stations (Valentine’s Day edition) on Wednesday, February 13

at 2:30 pm.

  • Adult Book Discussion on February 18 at 7 pm. We will be discussing Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner.
  • Adult Coloring on Thursday, February 21 at 7 pm.
  • Family Board Game Night on February 22 from 7 to 9 pm.
  • Early out board game afternoon on Wednesday, February 27 at 2:30.
  • Adult Pinterest Party on Thursday, March 7th
  • March Movie Night on Saturday, March 9 at 7 pm. We will be showing Ralph Breaks the Internet.
  • Monday, March 11 Chess Club at 6 pm.

 

Board Comments:  None

           

Items to be discussed at the next board meeting: Budget, Brainfuse database

           

Next Council meeting to attend:  February 18, 2019 at 5:30 pm with board member Alice to attend.

 

Adjourn Meeting

On a motion by Pam, 2nd by Dave, meeting adjourned at 6:15 pm

Roll: Pam; yes. Dave; yes. Denise; yes. Alice; yes. Kelli; yes. Motion carried; all ayes

 

Next regular Board meeting will be: Tuesday, March 12, 2019

 

Angie Strong, Director

angie@madrid.lib.ia.us

 

 

These are draft minutes and have not been approved by the board.

Library Agenda – February 12, 2019

Agenda for posting – February 12, 2019

 

AGENDA

Madrid Public Library Board of Trustees’ Meeting:

February 12, 2019 – Tuesday, 5:30 pm

 

Call to order/Roll Call

Approve Agenda

Approval of Minutes:  January 8, 2019

Approval of Bills

Financial Report

Receipts for the month of:  January

Circulation Reports for the month of: January

Public Concerns:

Correspondence and Communications

None to report

 

Unfinished Business

Budget

Brainfuse database

 

New Business

Interlibrary loan policy

Trustee training for March

Employee evaluation – Angie Strong and Martha Petersen

Trustee terms

 

Director’s Reports

Community Chest Grant

Friends of the Madrid Library meeting

Direct State Aid

Erate

Programs

 

Board Comments

Next Council Meeting:  February 18 at 5:30 pm

Adjournment

 

Next board meeting scheduled for: March 12, 2019

MPD Blotter February 4 – February 10, 2019

MADRID POLICE BLOTTER

Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166

02/04/19

Officer received a call from a resident of the Green Street Apartments, reference a vehicle unlock. The windows and doors were too frozen to unlock without the possibility of damage to the vehicle.

Officer spoke to dispatch reference a runaway from our jurisdiction.  West Des Moines Police located the juvenile, with her mother, while dealing with another case.  Officer had dispatch remove the juvenile out of the system.

Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue on a medical call in the 500 Block of Milwaukee Street.

Officer received a request for a past accident report from a business involved in an accident, in the City, back in December.  Officer sent them a copy of the report.

Officer performed traffic stop near 8th and Washington.  Driver was warned for failure to make a complete stop.

02/05/19
Officer went to the DCI Lab and picked up a stolen handgun that was recovered in a past case.  Officer will work with Des Moines Police Department and get the weapon returned to its owner.

Officer followed up with several subjects regarding a past harassment case.  Officer will review the new information.

02/06/19

Officer took a report of a stolen vehicle from a downtown business.  Officer looked around the area and then had dispatch enter the vehicle as stolen. Officer received information from several local business of two suspicious people downtown attempting to locate a Madrid resident, in the same time frame.

Officer made contact with a Madrid resident and asked him questions about the above case.  Subject denied any knowledge of why people would be in town looking for him and stated that he could not give any names of the subjects by the physical descriptions given.

Officer was called to Cedar’s by staff members who caught a male subject in the building that they did not want there visiting family.  When confronted he ran from the building.  Officer made contact with the male subject at Highway 210 and County Line Road and informed him that he was not welcome on the property.

Officer was dispatched to Dollar General for a possible shoplifter. Due to another call, dispatch had a 6-minute time delay to dispatch the call.  Officer was unable to locate the vehicle.  Officer did watch the video and saw the female.  Female paid for items with a debit card so manager will get ahold of corporate and try and get the name of the suspect.

02/07/19

Officer released stolen property / evidence from a past case back to the rightful owner.

Officer made contact with several vehicle owners and tagged several others, for snow removal throughout the City.

Officer assisted a stalled motorist at 1st and State.  Officer pushed the vehicle off of the roadway and gave the driver a ride to school.

Officer and City Officials had a meeting with two Madrid residents to go over the City animal ordinance and concerns they had. REMINDER: All pets in the City limits of Madrid need to be licensed at City Hall.  Please bring vaccination paperwork with you, since that is also a requirement for the license.

Officer spoke to the owners of a downtown business about a parking issue, mainly over lunch time.  For those that enjoy eating downtown, please be considerate of the private parking at Bannor Toys, for the employees coming back to work after lunch.

Officer assisted a motorist with unlocking and then jump starting their vehicle.

Officer took a report of a stalled vehicle on State St. The owner advised that it was in a no parking zone, but will be removed first thing in the morning.

02/08/19

Officer was dispatched to a domestic in the 900 Block of South Kennedy Avenue.  Officer interviewed a female and found that it was a mandatory arrest situation.  Officer located the male at work, in Madrid, and placed him under arrest.

Officer took a report of a stolen vehicle from the 200 Block of south Green Street.  Officer received all the information from the victim and about a possible suspect.  Officer had dispatch enter the vehicle as stolen in NCIC.

Officer contacted the Des Moines Police Department and asked for assistance checking an address for a possible stolen vehicle / suspect.

Officer spoke to a Dallas County probation officer and exchanged information on a case.

Officer assisted Grimes Police Department on a stolen vehicle case that Madrid Officers recovered in the City.

Officer assisted in an insufficient check case from Madrid Automotive.

Officer assisted City State Bank with getting them a case number from a previous case from 2018.

Officer was called to Highway 210 and County Line Road for a male subject acting erratic.  Officer made contact with the subject in his trailer at that location and spoke to him.  He stated that he was having some issues.  Officer stood by until his mother arrived to assist him.

Officer was contacted by dispatch that Perry PD had recovered the vehicle that was reported stolen this morning.  Officer made contact with the subjects at Perry PD and released the vehicle back to the owner.  The vehicle was not damaged.  Officer filled the gas tank for the subject after being told there was no gas in the van and she could not make it back to town. Case is under investigation.

Officer arranged for and was present during a civil standby between the suspect and victim of a domestic assault that occurred earlier today. Officer assisted in communicating between the two, reference property and pets in the home.

02/09/19

Officer responded to the 200 block of E. 2nd Street reference a domestic situation. Officer arrested the male half and charged with domestic abuse assault serious.

Officer assisted medical personnel with a call on 9th street.

Officer attempted to locate a reckless driver coming from Slater. Vehicle never made it to the city.

02/10/19

Officer assisted Public Works in getting vehicles moved off of City streets pursuant to the Snow Ordinance.

Officer received a phone call from a resident that had questions about the Snow Ordinance.

Officer responded to a residence on W. North Street to take a report of harassment. The suspect was contacted by police and advised to discontinue contact with the victim.

Officer arrested a male on a Dallas County warrant stemming from failure to appear in court on a minor traffic violation. Officer transported the man to Woodward where he was turned over to a Dallas County Deputy Sheriff.

Officer assisted in retrieving property from a residence after an arrest.

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