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   Winslow Mail (Newspaper) - May 22, 1998, Winslow, Arizona                                USPS 686-960  Postage Paid at Ariz. 86047  on Wednesdays and 1894 Volume 105 Number 32  May 22, 1998  1 Section 1 Copy 35 Return Incumbents To With only 16.4 percent of the city's 4,307 qualified voters casting incumbent Winslow Mayor Jim Boles was returned to office for another term with 546 out of 698 accepted City Clerk Linda Samson said 705 ballots were with seven rejected for various On election 660 voters Showed up at the Winslow City with 45 qualified electors casting early Returning to the Winslow will be incumbents Harold 5oehner, Rodriguez and Robert who won his council seat initially in the 1996 recall received the largest tally with 5 followed by Rodriguez with 413. Beamish was re-elected with 395 Judy a member of the Winslow Planning and Zoning received 249 Dodie who presently serves on the Winslow School District Governing garnered 212 Store Permit Requirement Jo Be By The Winslow City Council is ' Scheduled to hear public comment regarding a proposal to require a ' conditional use for new liquor stores and off-site alcohol a The public be part 7, May 26, meeting in council of the Complex in the 100 block of East Following the public council is scheduled to hear the reading of Ordinance No. 771, would require the permit of such new The ordinance would npt affect existing off-site sales or - scheduled for first reading is Ordinance No. 774, Which would by fees for Desert View The new fees would be the same as those presently charged by the city's to have its second reading is Ordinance No. 770, which would give the Winslow Police Department the authority to enforce parking and the courts to impose penalties for bids are scheduled for including floor res roofing and fencing improvements at the Head Start and painting of several city to approve and accept the canvass of returns for the May 18 city general Is Slated residents of Winslow are being asked to help make the city a cleaner not only for but also for Winslow Spring Clean-Up is scheduled for May 23. Dumpsters will be placed at the following * Fleming Street across from Desert View Station II along Frontage Road south of Bonnie Brennan Elementary 1200 block of West across from Gene's Body ramadas in City Park off Pope Avenue and Maple Road just before El Torito Southside in the 400 block of East Washington Street between Bauerbach and The city's Development Services Department encourages residents to clean their and to help their neighbors do Day Service Scheduled On annual community Memorial Day service has been scheduled for 10 a.m. on May 25, at Desert View This community observance of Memorial Day is hosted by Greer's Winslow Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3076 and American Legion Frank Perkins Post No. 15.  ceremony will include a brief program and a tree planting Following the tree yellow ribbons will be provided for anyone wanting to a Yellow in memory of their loved if you have a veteran buried in Desert View Cemetery and Would like to help place flags for Memorial or if you know where a veteran's grave is located in the please call the VFW Commander at 289-3036. If there National Weather Service forecast calls for variable with dry and breezy The high temperatures are expected to in the mid to upper arid the lows in the mid to A garage sale is a technique r for distributing all the junk in garage among all the other garages in the On Page 4  please leave a more call Mortuary at 289-3335.  Holiday businesses and services will be closed on May 25,. in observance of Memorial businesses and services which will be closed include Arizona Public Service Cable the city of Winslow Water Community First National Norwest the Santa Fe Credit Navajo County the Winslow School Roxanne Whipple Memorial Northland Pioneer the U.S. Post Winslow city the Winslow Senior Center and The Winslow Hold Annual Youth Recognition Turn To Page 6  Tom toward developing a city of Winslow budget for 1998-99 is with city council members paring down their own Capital Improvement the May 12 Winslow City Council Finance of the including a proposed 1998-59 should be noted that all whether they be for authorized personnel revenues or are tentative and subject to The city council must adopt a tentative budget no later than July 20, with final budget adoption scheduled for July 28.  public hearing on the tentative budget has been scheduled for June 23. A public hearing on the final budget and estimated levy is scheduled for July 14.  the coming fiscal the council is being asked to consider 126.26 full time equivalent a net increase of 1.85 oyer which ends on June 30. The proposed number does not include all a request for one new secretary for police raising FTE 127.26.  PTE level would be the highest since the 1994-95 fiscal year's 146.265 The year prior to before the city's downsizing as City Administrator Don McDaniel called the total was 154.49.  this Reffner stated in a written report to the salaries for the coming fiscal year are budgeted at present Existing vacancies are being budgeted at of their classification Funds for cost-of-living merit and reclassifications and promotions being set aside in. each and are in a hew account titled personnel smd department heads will explaining M to their Under this new personnel looking at a proposed budget would not see any salary increases 60 or million out of million in the city's general goes toward salaries and of the council's attention was on capital improvement projects in the general April 23, elected officials and city personnel coming up with capital improvements totaling with Priority I ranking out of the general About was trimmed from that including for a computer scanner for the Roxanne Whipple Memorial for a CIS computer for economic and from development services as its share for a shared software That system was to be funded with water and wastewater accounts sharing the said items must be at least to be considered for the capital improvement which eliminated the library's the the Priority I list under the general fund now totals approximately Priority I items to for replacement of old to the mayor and council for downtown and to the city clerk for replacement of old computer and for to replace old for outdoor pool match for $ 10,000 for new pagers and to replace four old computers and II items following the April 23 council for replacement of an HVAC unit and depressible book return for the library were Reffner said HVAC system can be purchased this a list of items totaling about for facilities projects in Desert View Cemetery the park system was trimmed to to with the department to where the dollars should be Winslow Fire Department also saw its Priority II list including for replacement of two automatic doors and other repairs totaling for HazMat and a new 15,000 for a fresh air the funding has been reduced to with the department to determine the Winslow Police Department was able to trim from ils wish list for filing and evidence Usable no longer needed at the will be transferred to the police A request of to purchase two new police cars was trimmed to for leasing rather than It was also suggested that low mileage cars such as those recently acquired from the Salt Lake sheriffs department be Steve representing ihe police said the Ford Taurus patrol cars have proven He said a main reason they have lower mileage than the Crown Victoria models is because the former are in the shop for extended periods of as Priority II items in the general fund CIP On Page 7  dancing continues to be a popular event at Jam second place winner Pablo Padilla shows his Because of strong this corrugated board dance floor was soon replaced with linoleum held in place by duct by Tom The Story And More Please turn To Page 12   

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