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   Winslow Mail (Newspaper) - June 12, 1998, Winslow, Arizona                                1 81998  f USPS 686-960  Postage Paid at Ariz. 86047  1894 Volume 105 Number 38  Winslow, June 17,1998  Copy 35 ordinance set for city council Tom Schultes Following a public hearing June the Winslow Planning and Commission is sending a historic preservation ordinance to the Winslow City Councilor document amends the city zoning code to set up a Overlay much in the manner as the present Route 66 Commercial Overlay only resident addressing the amendment was Henry He questioned wording that calls for 100 percent of owners to agree to be in 4he city said the document is corded for single sites or parcels to considered its own A she would not have to 4)e a collection of parcels within a Participation is a property is not affected by ihe proposed changes unless the applies to be included in the Juergens said this would result in spot Commission Lawrence Kenna said state Officials have advised in this it would not be spot said he was about regulations regarding of a historic In ite an owner would have seek to considered to be If is the city could seek a. buyer for that property who would promise to preserve the for a minimum of five said he was board The Winslow Unified School Governing Board will meet in a regularly scheduled session at 7 in the district room in the library 800 N. Apache board is scheduled to hear a presentation by Dr. Bruce Packard the high school's abstinence only education items on the agenda of textbooks for the 1998-99 school of activity calendars for Winslow High School and Winslow Junior High of the donation of a cone freezer and supplies from an anonymous donor to the WHS Future Business Leaders of terminations or employment of a request for proposals for ventilation and air conditioning a bid for the painting of specific parts of 8    9    10    11    12    13    14    National Weather Service calls for and The high temperatures are expected to be in high 90s, and the lows in the mid Thursday and Friday calls for diy with a warming The high temperature m to be in the high 90s, and the lows in the lower 50s.  that this could lead to and sought stricter wording to ensure the buyer would protect or renovate the said she believes the term in this context should be applied in general such as in the Secretary of the Interior public hearing followed several months of meetings by the Winslow Historic Commission and to work out those the emphasis had been to make participation on a totally voluntary and as minimal a hardship to the property owner as In most any i new restrictions would apply only to the publicly visible exterior of the a may comprise a single building or land the May 27 HPC Vicki city and commission members discussed financial incentives and a plan of action regarding historic said there are several financial These incentives include a tax credit for the reimbursement of a percentage of construction costs on an applicable listing may qualify a residential property for a 504)ercent tax Commercial property rehabilitation has its tax base frozen for 10 presently the criteria for establishing a site or object as historic for inclusion in an is that the property or associated with the lives of outstanding historical or the architectural period in which it was built and has distinguishing characteristics of an architectural method of information of social importance relating to the heritage of the to personages or architectural styles which are at least 50 years outstanding examples less that 50 years old should be evaluated on their own also approved Resolution No. 98-002, recommending that the Winslow City Council approve the other action during the June 12 special the approved a request by the Winslow Unified School District for a conditional use The CUP is being sought to allow the establishment of a bus parking facility in the 700 block of East Cherry school when permission to place razor wire atop the parking lot's 6' was by the city that this is considered a new parking lot and that the district should have a buses would enter on school property near the field house on Cherry next meeting is scheduled for 4 June 25, in city council chambers of the Winslow 115E.2"''St.  hears plan for federal prisoner Tom continuing and growing problem of housing criminals was discussed during the 9 meeting of the Winslow City jail Navajo County said a proposal is being developed that will allow the detention facility in Holbrook to house federal all works groundbreaking could be as early as this with completion of 15-bed expansion project within 60 to 90 said prisoners in the new area would be such as illegal said the new 15-bed expansion would be built on a recreation While housing the proposal also will provide revenues for future jail expansion for county city in the Winslow only five misdemeanor prisoners can be proposal was the October 1995 election during which voters rejected a 0.5 percent sales tax for construction of a jail who came to the county in 1996, said several alternatives have been considered although the ballot issue was rejected by a county residents still wanted a The difficult part was coming up with funding for a facility without raising actions to reduce inmate population numbers include work release and other forms of alternative a contractual the Federal Bureau of Prisons will pay the county a set price per Those funds will be applied toward future expansion The Federal Bureau of Prisons will be responsible for prisoner medical Certificate of Participation between the entities being considered totals approximately per year over 15 Page 12  liiilSiiBliiiiilll  .,,,-r.K..; 'H;,,: .V.  was one of more than two dozen skateboarders participating in the June 6 skateboard exhibition in in the pro placed and took home an extra for the best More photos and details will be published in the June 24 edition 0 Winslow Mail Photo by Tom sought for annual s Best the annual West's Best Rodeo scheduled for Sept. 11, 12 and 13 at the Winslow Rodeo Grounds on Airport there will be a special feature for local chairperson of the board for the Winslow Jaycees and rodeo said all past queens from all of the city's past rodeos are invited to past whether they are from the West's Best the former Winslow Pro or the 'n' will during the grand Those still riding are invited to bring their own Those not wishing to ride will have vehicles the Winslow Jaycees are now accepting entries for the 1998 West's Best Rodeo queen Present titleholder is Stephanie Jaycees are also accepting nomination letters for the local man and woman who have most contributed to the Western lifestyle or the wanting more information on former queen candidates for this year's title or the man and woman to be honored should contact Gill at 289-4022 or Julie Johnson at 289-2561. Written nominations and requests for queen application forms may be sent Winslow Jaycees P.O. Box 334, AZ 86047.  has been a change in scheduling from the June 10 United States Team Roping Page 12  to remove of way postings Tom 3chultes  May 1997, the Winslow City Council adopted a new sign resulting in major changes from the previous which had been in effect since 1983.  city said that according to Arizona Revised no signs are be placed on utility signs in any right-of-way in This applies to temporary yard signs for yard sales and lost The also due to possibility of endangering the that city and utility company employees may signs She said city regularly for these she require a permit from the Winslow Planning The number and size of. signs permitted per site has changed France said she would be to discuss the various options with any business that intends to replace or add a Her telephone number is 289-  the request of the Winslow Planning and Zoning there will be a program to begin to remove will be given a copy of the zoning code and asked to flags and pennants are allowed only for a grand opening or to announce a change of Special promotions of a product do not fall in this displaying such signage will be asked to remove France we have signs that are still remaining after the business has closed its she often fall into The owners of the obsolete business will be said if these owners can not be the responsibility falls on the owner of the to have the she are allowed to have three signs directing people to the These should not be placed on utility they should be on private property with the owner giving The signs should be taken down within 24 hours following the should be France that the new code will not businesses and signs that were in existence at the time the new zoning code went into unless the owner wishes to add to or modify the existing  

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