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Baldur Gazette News (Newspaper) - December 2, 1997, Baldur, Manitoba The Wednesdays Jackpot Is Million 100 46 50c per copy Santa coming to Belmont Santa Glaus will be visiting Belmont this December Decorating the Community Tree will take place at 1 and the Annual parade at 2 Santa will then make a stop at the rink following the Christmas Greeting ads Anyone wishing to place a Christmas Greeting ad in the Gazettes Annual Christmas edition please contact our office before Mon Westman Super League in Baldur Westmans Super League of Curling makes its stop at the Baldur Curling Club tonight 2nd with draws taking place at and 9 Is Your Subscription Due o 5 rv r CD O CD p 3 oca o 5 c a 2 o Cypress River Credit Union Vote Yes to Baldur branch Branch to open in January 98 Following approval from Deposit Guarantee Corporation and the Orderly Development Committee members of the Cypress River Credit Union on the motion whether or not they should open a parttime branch in Baldur at their annual meeting held last Wednesday President BUI Young and General Manager Tim Klassen explained that a full time branch wasnt feasible at this however It Is achievable to open one on a parttime two days a They also noted the branch would be on a twoyear trial and would have to acquire million in assets and million in loans by the end of Members then voted on the Out of the 98 votes 96 were In favor on expanding to For more details please see SIGMS IN THE WINDOW of the former Royal Bank building announcing that the Cypress River Credit Union will open In this building In early page Important Public Meeting A public meeting will be held on December 8th at In the Baldur Memorial Cypress River Credit Union will be making a presentation along with the Baldur Area Economic Development Everyone is welcome and is urged to attend this important Ninette Votes to join Riverside Riverside Strathcona 22 by Giselle lussier staff reporter An evening of history in the making unfolded at the Ninette Community Hal on November 25th when the residents of Ninette gathered to discuss and vote on which Rural Municipality they would belong to Strathcona or At present the municipal boundary follows main cutting the Village in Mark Witherspoon who was the evenings welcomed everyone and introduced the speakers John chairman of the Town Board John Reeve for the of Strathcona and Peter Reeve for the of Scrutineers appointed to represent each and the were Linda Victor Strathcona and Roger During a presentation given by John McLellan on behalf of the of he clarified the benefits for the community If they were to be under one municipality instead of belonging to What we would like to see is total recognition not only for the number of people in our but also for the total number of I believe that we lose some clout operating under two explained John Reeve for the of Strathcona began his presentation by We believe that it is up to the people of Ninette to vote on which they want to belong Chambers also said that the proposed town boundaries that would take in the Pelican Lake Training are unacceptable to the board at this However he did say that the of Strathcona is prepared to relinquish ownership of the sports We feel that the sports grounds should belong to the town and we are prepared to turn it over to the town regardless of the outcome of tonights In response to the question of Ninette having a separate ward to ensure proper representation for their population he We dont feel comfortable answering that at this time as we dont know what municipality you want to go As for the question of Strathcona amalgamating with Chambers commented that it is not a consideration at this Strathconas response to the question about providing funds to the town on a as required We believe that we have provided these funds to the town in the and would continue to do As for the question of what services we would provide on a no charge basis would require the same consideration that we give to any other town in the Reeve Peter Heide spoke on behalf of the of The first question that Heide responded to would you support 50 cost sharing of the In response to the question he I dont think we are prepared to go the we have provided for Ninette when the streets were repaired last we provided gravel and also steered the infrastructure program towards Ninette so that the project costs would only be 33 of die total We have done the same for the next coming year so the project can be Riverside is in agreement with Strathcona on the proposed town Heide That Is really a decision for the council after you vote on which municipality you will fall However at present we are not in agreement with it because we feel that even if Ninette were to vote for Riverside we would be taking away over of tax revenue from and we would not be in favor of doing As far as creating a separate ward for Heide explained that Ninettes population does qualify for a separate ward and although Riverside wasnt prepared to create one that can be All you need is a piece of paper with twentyfive signatures on he Riverside as well as Strathcona is not considering amalgamation of the two municipalities at this The of Riverside Is also prepared to continue giving Ninette the services it always some street Continued on page 2
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