SERVING THE CITY – At its December 23, 2013 meeting, the La Porte City City Council recognized outgoing members Kathy Norris (above, left) and Kim Ortiz with plaques honoring their service to the city. Mayor Rick Lubben (center) was also presented a plaque in recognition of his 24 years of service to the City, the last 14 years as mayor. No other mayor in the city’s history has held the office for such a length of time.