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   Baldur Gazette News (Newspaper) - November 18, 1997, Baldur, Manitoba                                The Wednesdays Jackpot Is SEMlllioii 100 44 November 1997 50c per copy Serving the Communities of BileflyJ Hall Walking starts soon Starting November 24th the Belmont Community Hall will be open Monday Friday 9 for anyone wishing to Cypress River receives more approval Cypress River Credit Union received approval from the Orderly Develop ment committee on placing a parttime branch in The next and final stage is the vote by the members which will take place on 26th at their Annual Wide Circula tion Paper This weeks edition of the GazetteNews was a Wide Circula tion Paper hitting Next wide circulation paper is December Is Your Subscription Due O CD S O CD p 3 OCO w O oi Belmont Homecoming Committee has been formed The second meeting for the Belmont Homecoming in 1999 was held on A committee was formed to start the plans In motion for The date was set for the August long weekend to coincide with Super Some ideas discussed for the weekend were as follows Friday night Registration and Entertainment Saturday A Pancake Super Saturday Activities and Dance Sunday Church Street and a The committee members are Chairman Valerie Vice President Robert Secretary Debbie Treasurer Dennis Advertising and Registration Fleurette Entertainment and Facilities Brenda Food Fran The next meeting for Homecoming 99 will take place 1998 at In the The committee members still need a lot of people interested in helping to get this event Please plan to attend the next meeting on Our Man Thursday retires Submitted by Janet Fowler Adolphe DeBaets has retired from delivering Thursdays Meals on When volunteers took over the delivery of Meals on Wheels nearly 10 years he was on the very first list of volunteers and has faithfully showed up at the hospital kitchen door nearly every Thursday Each Adolphe collected between 9 and 12 hot meals which he delivered to shutIns around the His matteroffact and the prospect of a nice hot meal has probably been welcomed by many of our shut ins over the In fact 10 meals a week over 10 years at 52 weeks a year is a lot of hot Now 85 years old perhaps Adolphe thought he should retire before he found his own name on the delivery Adolphes last day was no walk in the park A stiff wind last Thursday and poor visibility made it a particularly nasty final day for and probably convinced him he had made the right A big vote of thanks goes to Adolphe for his many years of service to the less mobile in our Volunteers like Adolphe are the backbone of rural What would we do without volunteers Enjoy your Adolphe Adolphe DeBaets prepares to make his final delivery Village of Ninette to vote on which municipality they want to join by Giselle Lussler staff reporter The pavement on Ninettes Main Street doesnt only divide the east side of town from the it Is also the deciding factor as to which Rural Municipality you live or do business After years of having the community spilt by the two Riverside and Strathcona the ratepayers are holding a meeting on November 25 when they will vote on which they will amalgamate Although the Village of Ninette council did approach the problem over ten years it wasnt followed through until the present Village Council held a meeting in April of 1996 and decided to solve the problem once and for Im not sure why the problem wasnt resolved ten years but tills council is adamant about pursuing this situation until a decision is said John chairman of the Village The of Strathcona Is on the east side of Highway and the of Riverside is on the west This situation can really pose a few problems and If someone wants a building permit they have to first check to see which they have to deal with and we are forever dealing with two different Then there Is the ongoing problem of not having proper representation of the village with either commented John While the proposal of the Village is not only to fall under one but also to extend the town boundaries from the east to the An expansion of the east boundary would include the Pelican Lake Training Center and Pier If every party involved agreed to the proposed boundaries the outcome would greatly affect the however one can safely assume that the Strathcona councillors wouldnt readily agree to losing one of their main tax If the decision sides with Strathcona along with the new proposed the will have an Increase of 190 ratepayers and Riverside would lose 110 or the present boundaries consist of the of Strathcona having 70 votes and the of Riverside If Strathcona loses the vote and the proposed boundaries take It will mean a loss of approximately in annual taxes from the center not Including the per capita grant A questionnaire devised by the Village Council was given to each of the councils of the municipalities and the questions are expected to be answered by both councils at the November 25th The six questions devised by Ninettes Town Board are Would you support 50 cost sharing on Queen Calvary West and Orlllla Street as a continuation of rural roads 2 Do you agree with the limits the as outlined in the attached map and description 3 Would you create a separate Ward for Ninette In your Municipality to ensure more fairly representation by population 4 Would you reconsider amalgamation with should the of Ninette choose not remain in your Municipality 5 Would you provide funds on a as SEE PAGE 3   

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