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Lac Du Bonnet Leader (Newspaper) - February 26, 1991, Lac Du Bonnet, Manitoba 000000 LEGISLATIVE LIBRARY M AIN F E 2 0 0 V A U G H A N S1 WIN R3C OP8 Try it again The Lac du Bonnet Power Toboggan Club will try to hold its annual Poker Derby this It was postponed from last Saturday due to lack of See elsewhere for VOLUME 43 ISSUE 55 GST included FEBRUARY Young pilot lands plane on highway Agassiz School Board bleak economic crunch A young pilot on his first solo flight was forced into an emergency landing on 14 late Friday Sheldon Toews of Stein bach was flying a Cessna 152 when the engine Toews managed a landing on the blacktop near the Milner Ridge Lloyd who was driv ing a school spotted the downed plane and radioed to Glen Hirst at the Agassiz School Division Hirst then advised Lac du Bonnet RCMP who made ar rangements to tow the plane to a nearby driveway where mechanics from Steinbach Air Service were able to examine The belonging to Harvs Air Service of Stein sustained no and the pilot escaped by Russ Preston With only a percent in crease from the provincial Agassiz School Division has found itself in a tight financial to outofprovince stu dent trips and a host of other housekeeping But the main concern was the percent estimated in crease the provincial govern Program and staff cuts will ment will give to the Agassiz have to be Although the Agassiz Board of Trustees dealt with a wide variety of topics from incamera personnel matters to bus driver appoint From a computeruse School Division for the com ing year July 1991 to June Although the government has stated the average increase will be around two Agassiz Division estimates its lt per litre increase in gasoline will add another on to the fuel bill not to men tion increased heating Increasing the special levy through taxes does not appear to be an alternative at this In a letter was presented to the Board from the Rural Municipality of Lac du Bonnet urging financial restraint when preparing the 199192 In a prepared news release Councils look at alternatives to garbage disposal problems by Gladys Godt They cant order us to do yet but they might decide that its necessary and then well have to The garbage facilities in most rural and urban areas can no longer handle the quantity of garbage which is thrown out annually by its Coupled with that are the enormous amounts of refuse and waste created by It must go somewhere Where It is usually an Cer tainly it smells and it attracts mice and It is a luxury our world can no longer Land is too ex pensive and valuable to have properties heaped with gar bage in land fill This this ponderous question drew together a large group of people to the Beause Recreation Centre on February It was so important that ML A Dar ren Praznik came to work with the Members of councils from the RM and Village of Lac du RM of the LGDs of Pinawa and In all 38 municipal representatives as well as numerous provincial government personnel The focus of the meeting was what the group collective could do about Slides were shown of the recycling facility at to show how one community to the south of us has decided to handle waste This slide presentation generated an informative series of questions and Shelly who is the citizen representative from the Village of sup plied information about some of the costs and additional in formation about the recycling Many of the questions related to local concerns rang ing from taxation to address ing ex isting blue bag fears about methane and burn Someone commented that burning of refuse will become the exception rather than the Another responded that a discarded telephone book in a landfill site does not See BLUE funding will increase by only please see page Board or about per cent of a million plus With salaries running at about 80 percent of the budget or and an increase in the five percent range already it means a substantial Expenses that the division has no control have to be taken into A of Trustees attempts to ex plain the bleak financial pic ture and asks for the publics input as to where expenses could be There will be a special School Board and area coun cil meeting with Lac du Bon net MLA Darren Praznik on March 12 at Edward Schreyer School to deal with the Councillor Marion out to slay the giant by Gladys Godt The Biblical story of David Just a chip shot Third Darrell Scheirich holds the broom for skip Glen Zygarlicki who has to chip out the Doug Peters stone to win the game and the third event of the Lac du Bonnet mens open The Tyndall skip made the See full details on page and Goliath is seemingly be ing acted out in Lac du Bon net as RM Councillor Dave Marion continues to pursue the Giant Manitoba Alone at first in vocally protesting the issue of Manitoba Hydro appealing their Marion has managed to raise the con sciousness of the entire coun cil which was evident at the regular council meeting held February Discussion on the matter was initiated by a letter from Michael Mercury which con tained information for Lane who appraises facilities such as those of Manitoba For an estimated cost of council was advised that Lane is willing to provide an opinion for council to pre sent to the Municipal In trying to determine whether or not the expense was even if the LGD of Alexander would agree to cost share council noted that this year the amount of grant in lieu which could be lost was Reeve Rene Lavoie offered See HYDRO
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