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Duncanvillite (Newspaper) - June 19, 1975, Duncanville, Texas publication of the superb fo Sona Book Bindery Michigan 49284 Copy 15; June 1975 their city De without the when they hive received i Soto ii continue none kind of with I current I million in De 1 even of the of the golf I tod DO water mww for Do goto City tho vote in Woodland a to de an that portion of wort of 10 could It and provide the water and lower which tlM community ao Now Do Soto wanto Cockrell Hill u tho dividing resolution of June 80, 1974, signed by Mayor Charles Harwell and four of the five it City Council will do everything in power to begin to that portion of the present cHy limita of thai Hes west of land Road the City of within aix months fron the date City Soto voted in favor of said Hills still City of Dallas has agreed to the dispute between its two suburban requesting the cities to furnish what they recommend as a dividing Tempers flared at meetings of councilmen for and De the arbitration is court action is a That could take Woodland Hills still City Councilman George Williams said the delay is of great concern to because this community Ls furnishing water service to several people and businesses in the former Woodland Hills tw in had an agreement to serve the people of Woodland Hills on an individual We have no such agreement with De he brings up a point of What while servicing those one of our city employees is injured in the line of duty while working in De Would he be covered by I think it is time for something to be done about it. H De Soto doesn't plan to furnish water service to Woodland then it should take quick action on the City of doesn't want to completely cut off those people which we have been but we can no longer continue to furnish services to another community without a legal the City of De Soto promoting a large bond I wonder if this is another attempt to confuse the former Woodland Hills citizens who voted to annex to De The citizens of Woodland Hills are certainly under the rule of the City of De Just how much and how soon the Woodland Hills area will receive any necessary services is not I am sure that the tax cost will long before the you the City of De Soto has made promises but has failed to complete the Woodland Hills From the original letter written by Mayor Harwell of De Soto to encourage the former Woodland Hills citizens to vote for annexation to De a. ca. to Ue no affirmative action has been complete by De the providing water and limited emergency services to the Woodland Hills the citizens of deserve a quick and expedient conclusion to the of Commerce President Maxie Bell is another who is concerned by the He was a member of the Chamber committee that met with De Soto Chamber representatives to work out a recommendation on a dividing line of Woodland are disappointed for the people in the Woodland Hills he came to us initially for city We felt we had the so they tried to merge and it was Top are Dick South Lako Edward Kimball Keith R. L. Turner third and Rich W. T. White At that De Soto agreed to annex part of east Woodland Hills if they voted a They felt those people on the east side could get the services from De Soto and decided to go the other way with the promise the west portion would be to encouraged them to vote to annex with De and it in Woodland Hills were reluctant to vote to merge with De but they got a resolution from the City of De Soto which said it would that land which generally lay west of Westmoreland It wasn't specific so they went back to the De Soto Council and got a more specific agreement stating De Soto would begin within News Some Bad From from the time they voted to annex to De disappointed that Woodland Hills residents were dealing in good faith with the De Soto City but they have received nothing but more No No added that has lost But did state that if annexes any portion of Woodland it must include an area where later development will offset the cost of running water lines and sewer lines to Woodland also wondered about the De Soto bond know the million bond issue includes a golf Does it include water and service to Highway 67?" and undeveloped in all zoning classifications throughout the City Manager Star To Ask Local City Council For Rate Star Gas Company's local Morris will ask city to enact an the resi and commercial retail gaa About 10 cents per thousand cubic adjustment is requested to offset the increase in the dty gate rate AAA team thousand feet which by the Texas Railroad Commission on May 1. 1976. increase in the city rate authorized by the is consistent with tho position taken by the cities in their testimony at the hearing in The ' LBMi OUi needed aa in this amount to provide a reasonable rate of that the dty rate applies gas delivered by Lone Star's Transmission Division to its distribution division for sale to residen tial and commercial said the increase will rise to average residential gas in by about 5.1 per requested rate increase follows a Texas Railroad Commission emergency order giving Lone Star a temporary increase in its city gate rate due to the company's increased costs for gas purchased to serve SUr officials noted that the figures available show that in 1974. its average cost of gas was 30.68 cents per thousand cubic and that is more than doubled to cenU by 1975. average customers rate would be increased about 58 cents per Ward pointed got for news and some Councilman at Monday night's had He The find out if the informa a dog be included electricity rate and what the time would be gazebo will be conduct the project of L would Lions of acres possibly the Evening G. W. speaking on behalf of the Noon requested per mission to build the gazebo on City property near Wheatland Road and Main Park at its June 4 unanimously approved construction of the It will cost an estimated to The Council author the gazebo committee to proceed with the tural No. 629 was adopted which amends the City Code by adding Section 4-42 which limits the number of dogs kept in residential areas and provides standards of The ordinance will permit a maximum of 4 adults dogs on all lots 10,000 square feet or with one additional adult dog being permitted on any 5,000 square feet above the 10,000 square In each residence will be permitted one Power Light request for an average rate increase of 11 per cent was It allows a base rate increase from 20 cents to 70 cents per million BTU and to allow the fuel clause to be modified to change the recovery system for one month instead of three It becomes effective oct. 1, A land use study told the Council the present ordinance providing for a charge of per foot for sewer and per foot for water is now obsolete insofar as charges are He advised the present cost should be to per The Council agreed to have Director of Public Works Rob Lee make a recom to the next regular meeting as to charges to be Attorney Louis Nichols was authorized to advise the City of Dallat that recom mends the Woodland Hills property at the Bolton The City of Dallas is attempting to arbitrate the of this property from and had requested the attorneys of both cities to furnish their City's desires as to a dividing Council set a special meeting for June 23, at 7 p.m. to discuss the 1975-76 continue the public hearing on the proposed new zoning ordinance and discuss the Woodland Hills property if any new developments have arisen by this meeting will heffin With this on the belief equality for all Year great the 200 U wdl begin Armstrong Parie on M Street at approximately 10 with a Trophies be parade for the participation different parade the to the City bicycle or motorcycle or organizations such as church horseback marching groups or should contact either the Jaycee Bicentennial Parade Chairman at 298^ or 747-4011 305; or Chamber o Commerce Bicentennial Chairman George Williams at 298-1757. any be sent to the Jaycees at Box 297. chairman of the Festival Division of the Bicentennial and Dave American Legion hold at Ross Flag It is part of the American Legion s Bicentennial Mrs. City of through the auspices of American Legion Post No. 81, has been flying the 13-star Ross this week at War is the Legion's Bicentennial project purchase various flags bv the United States formative years and fly them during the years S. Upson is He gave some background on the Betsy Ross Flag explaining that it was the first recognized to in June of 1776 Mrs. Betsy Ross was visited at her Philadelphia dress by a from Congress consisting of Ross and Gen. George Washington to nite a flag from a drawing they reviewing the Mrs. Ross suggested the use of 5-pointed sUrs rather than the 6-pointed ones Then she made the there are no Congressional records which show a flag committee being and no record of payment to a flag maker in that it must be noted that Gen. Washington was in Philadelphia m May and June of 1776 conferring with June 14. 1777. Congress passed a resolution slating that the flag of the United States should consist of 13 alternating red and white stripes with a blue union on which 13 white stars would be a new Betsy Ross Flag fitted this description and soon became the standard flag of the union throughout United or It's still a darn good
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