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   Winslow Mail (Newspaper) - May 15, 1998, Winslow, Arizona                                USPS 686-^60  Paid at 86047  MAIL  on Wednesdays and 1 Section 1 1894 Volume 105 Number 30  Winslow, May 15,1998  Copy 35 City Election Is Scheduled Tom voters will go to the polls on May 19, to elect three of the Winslow City Council and the sole polling site is City 21 Williamson from ihe hours of 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Qualified voters unable to vote at that on that date during those hours may cast an early ballot at city hall between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. through today 15).  Mayor Jim Boles is unopposed on the city Frankie Howell and Josephine Montoya are challenging incumbents Robert Dolores Rodriguez and Harold Beamish and Soehner were appointed to the council since the 1996 city of the candidates was a questionnaire seeking the following Please give a brief biography of words 1: What is the gle most important issue facing the presidents and what do you propose to do to remedy the ' words 2: Would you port a bond issue put forth to the for financing of a center and/or repairs to and recreation words * Question 3: the city government's in nomic development Why you a candidate for the Winslow City and why should voters support your words responses in alphabetical For Mayor Jim My name is Jim and for past four years I have had the privilege of being your I have lived in Winslow since 1962. My Bonnie grew up in After a career in five years in South 31 years in Winslow as a teacher and I retired in 1992.1 pledged to you four years ago that 1 would be a full time I am keeping that 1:1 believe the single most important issue is managing our resources in order to maximize what we do with what we I believe our council has made great strides by setting priorities for both short term and long range We not outgo exceed our Our budgets be planned and 2:1 would be supportive of a bond issue special tax to support our recreational but only if the ballot spiled out where the money was to be and the citizens were given at least an annual accounting of the receipts and 3: The city government has basically two to wear in economic Hat No. 1 requires that our infrastructure be support the needs of bur community and be able to accommodate the needs of a potential business This includes not only water and but a clean and safe environment making Winslow the place to Hat No. 2 goes with the welcome mat. We actively seek put potential prospects and gently their until they i's where it's 4: I am a candidate because I am happiest when I have an opportunity to serve Our community has been good to me and my I am honored to have the opportunity to give back a small measure in Sometimes even painful decisions must be made by our council for the well-being of our I believe I have demonstrated that I am willing to Winslow when these decisions must be City Council Robert Since I've lived more years in Arizona than anywhere and since that Future Group Continues Business Registration Tom possibility of a business registration procedure in the city was revisited by the Winslow Focused Future Implementation Committee during its May 12 discussion was a continuation of the group's April 14 Sue executive director of the Winslow Chamber of said she had discussed the issue with City Planner Vicki had suggested questions to accompany will there be exterior are there going to be alterations on interior or is this a new is this the first business for the and are there any utilities hooked but not in committee members expressed concern that these questions could deter was noted that Winslow City Council members had approved a business license fee in the past but it was later discussion centered on health and safety issues in and the need to have equal enforcement throughout the member a dollar saved is a quarter said that just because past business license regulations have not been it doesn't mean that there shouldn't be a member Keith moved that the city council be directed to take another look at a business registration and a possible registration while the chamber would begin work on a voluntary registry of local The motion was approved in a 3-1 Voting in favor were Juergens and Dave committee Opposed was Manny said the chamber presently has about 100 City Administrator Don McDaniel said there are between 800 and 900 businesses in the members also reviewed lists of potential for the Retail Cluster and Manufacturing The will serve as the Tourism members agreed to keep the lists open for additional There were 23 contacted with seven positive responses on the Retail and 10 with five positive on the other cluster said some prospective members will be contacted and the names will be submitted to the city council for Sue Simonton also presented committee members a report actions to fulfill Focused requirements in the Tourism of years is considerably more than most present residents of Arizona have been 1 consider myself to be a I am a graduate of the University of and registered as a professional engineer and land surveyor in My residence for almost two decades has been on First still renovating the oldest residence in My housemates are a dog and a pack of My first long term stay in Northeastern Arizona was in the summer of 1952, so I was not a stranger to the when I as permanent resident in 1980. I expect to remain here for the extended No. 1 It seems to be that has been in a Rip Van for quite a long I think we are now waking up and ready to do some things that should have been started a long time It to me that are and that the absolutely most important issue is the ' do we go from I think the target is coming into My most important role in city government is to the pressure raise the issue time after are we and are we making progress toward that 2: If a substantial majority of the citizens want a bond issue to enhance our recreational I will the T will insist upon exploring the financial elements of such a bond issue in great A bond issue is somewhat similar to a one signs up for mandatory payments over a long period of Sometimes are benefits of having it now and paying Sometimes there with as you a better Any such bond issue for recreation must be evaluated and discussed in this Dolores i Frankie 3: City in its role as for all its should act as the advocate and instigator of economic In taking this the city government must be very careful to maintain a delicate balance between competing private interests so that no private interest gains an advantage over any other private interest because of city With these guidelines in the only constraint of city of best use of the limited amount of tax money provided by the local 4: During the past tew there has been more than a little in and surrounding Winslow's city We now have the most and in my the best elected mayor and council that has been around for Continued On Page 7  Of Canal To Transport Water Tom City Council members had a lengthy starting their May 12 meeting with a 6 p.m. closed the council members approved Resolution No. 1095.  resolution will allow Harry Hancock and Marvin Hatch to use the Clear Creek Irrigation Canal water to their property north of As part of the Hancock and Hatch will install measuring devices at their and assist in maintaining the irrigation approved was Resolution No. 1094, approves city's membership in the Conservation association was Peacock To Perform In Carnegie Hall On May 23  By Tom a junior at Winslow High will be departing for New York City on May 19 to perform with the National Wind Tlie National Wind conducted by H. Robert is made up of 76 outstanding musicians from high schools and universities from across the will be accompanied oh his by Darold WHS band and vocal music Peacock's Roger and Jane will be Hying to New York City at a later date to be with their said Peacock successfully auditioned for the National Youth a change in selections eliminated the need for Peacock's tuba He was then invited to perform in the inaugural National Wind Ensemble The 8 p.m. Daylight concert on May 23, will top a series of three-hour rehearsals in Kapian Space of Carnegie Members of the National Wind Ensemble will meet for the first time on May 20, for seating who be staying at the Hyatt Hotel near will have the evenings of Maiy 21 and 22 with a cruise scheduled following the find him to be really Imid working in order to improve his said very dedicated He seems lo know he wants to be and what takes get He knows he isn't there is what keeps him who had Peacock as a band student for one in seventh grade and then throughput his high school to said he has taken private lessons with several including Professors Dave and Blaze both of and Pack from the Phoenix concert program will by Traum des by Rudin and No. 1 in by Weather Service forecast calls for partly with dry and warmer The high temperatures are expected to be around 75, and the around 48.  to promote water interests of members on the Mogollon Original members were the cities of Show Low and St. and the towns of Springerville and the city of Holbrook also joined the 7 the council convened its regular hearing the first reading of Ordinance 770. amending Chapter 10.08 of the Winslow Municipal Code regarding vehicle This if approved following its second and third would prohibit the stopping or parking of a at all or as indicated on official ordinance will make the Winslow police chief responsible for enforcing parking and give the Municipal Court authority lo fines for the members also heard the first reading of Ordinance 770, establishing new fees for setting headstones and monuments at Desert View ihc present city Ordinance No. 501, the city had of for single and for double headstone the tradition has been for the city's mortuaries to hire workers to set headstones and The mortuaries then set their own approved on the second or third Ordinance No. 770 would set the city fees the same as those presently charged by the fees 2' without or with 3' without or with 4' without or with tablet with Other the payment vouchers totaling a proclamation declaring May 10-16 as Police Officers and May 11 as Police Officers a request from the 1998 We Committee for the use of the indoor swimming pool on the Little League for the Softball field and inclusion Continued On Page 7   

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