Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 9, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Legislative Notes by Frank Nye Bills Differ, but Subject Matter May Be the Same DES MOINES-VVhen State Sen. Ralph Potter (R-Marion) left the senate Chamber for a few minutes during the debate on a bill to tighten state laws governing the sale of securities, he was asked by an outsider: "Are they debating the rape bill in His answer: "No, they're on the securities bill. But I guess it is the same subject matter." ODD "It's a Law" OTATE SEN. TOM RILEY (R-Cedar Rapids) fi U received a thoughtful thank you note recently from 12-year-old Kevin Jon Alex- ander of Victor for the tour of the statehouse his group got with Riley's 16-year-old daugh- ter, Marty, as their guide. Kevin added this postscript: "Tell your daughter that she better get to school. It's a law to go! But she SHOULD NYE know." If it will relieve young Kevin's mind, Marty is a sopho more at Washington high in Cedar Rapids and has to keep pace with her class as do all house and senate pages by doing work assigned each week and by reporting at schoo every other Friday during the legislative session. When the session ends, she becomes a full-time student again. The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Tues., April 9, 1974 5 Salary Base Set at W. Delaware By Mary Helle sa ary negotiations were complete at the regular meeting Monda of the West Delaware scho board. Board Member John Tegel said, "As of our last meeting we have been informed that th staff has accepted our initi, offer of as a base fo starting teachers, with an add tional at each of the steps.' This is a increase in has pay from the previous startin salary of The teachers had asked for base salary of A first-year teacher with a B. degree will receive the figure, while starting teacher with an MA degree will receiv in the school district. The board approved issuanc of teaching contracts for th 1974-75 school year, with a lega due date of April 30 for return ing the agreements. West Delaware Education Assn. President Milt Krame was present at the meetin Monday to "thank and com mend the board for the way i which negotiations were handlei this year." Board approval was given t the school's eosponsoring, wit the city of Manchester, th town's swim team and Ret Cross swim lessons. The school will provide thi transportation and drivers to Carl Goetz Asks Re-election as Johnson Attorney IOWA CITY Carl J. Goet of Iowa City Tuesday announce; that he will seek re-election ai Johnson county attorney on thi Democratic ticket. Goetz hai served as county attorney since January, 1971. In his statement announcing his candidacy Goetz said tha during his administration the county attorney's office has been reorganized and is now on the path to providing increas ingly better service to the com- munity, the criminal justice sys tern, the juvenile courts, socia welfare, and to county govern ment. Goetz continued that in 1971 before he took office, the county attorney's office was burdenec with a backlog of severa" hundred stale criminal cases which clogged the court's dbck- et. Goetz declared that under his leadership the county attorney's office has processed and tried more cases to the courts, in a like period of time, than any previous county attorney in Johnson county. He, continued, prompt disposi- tion of criminal cases is now a reality and as county attorney, he was prepared to move for- ward in devising innovative ways to deal with law violation problems, such as community based rehabilitation of offenders with alcohol and drug problems. Goetz said the welfare of the community requires and needs an experienced county attorney and staff, and he continued, if re-elected, I pledge to continue my efforts to improve the county attorney's office. Goelz is a member of the Iowa Bar- Assn., Iowa County Attorney's Assn., National Dis- trict Attorney's Assn., and serves on the National Survey Panel of the National District Attorney's Assn., Johnson county regional planning com- mission and the East Central Iowa Area Crime commission. Goetz and his wife, Janet, reside at 1415 Davenport street, Iowa City, and are parents of three children. pick up children from towns ou side Manchester involved in tl program. The resignation of high schoo social studies and vocational c op teacher, Dennis Rulissoi was accepted by the board. In other business, the boar approved contracts for the fo lowing low bidders on three di ferent projects. Installation of ten-foot nig chain-link fence, that will serv as a backstop at a new tcnn court area behind the junio high ate Factory, Manchester English classroom ceiling Dubuque Acoustical Co.; cents per square foot. The a] proximate total will be according to Dick Justice ;ransportation director. Storage shed at Lambert ele Lumbe Manchester; Th wilding, a 12-by-18-foot six-pe wghouse, will be used as storage shed for physical educa- ion classes. Confirmation was given b .he board to Justice to continu with proposed plans for a green- louse as part of the vo-ag pro gram. Inquiries by Justice wit different manufacturers showei he original estimate of was nsufficient. Justice said a lean-to typ1 itructure, approximately 20 fee ong and 12 feet wide, woul :ost about Bond Vote In Sigourney April 1 SIGOURNEY An jond issue to complete the athletic fields at Sigourney immunity high school, will be rated upon April 17 by Sigour ey Community school districl esidents. Voting will be at the Mem- rial Hall, with polls open from 1 a.m. until 8 p.m. The would be used to lomplete grading, drainage urfacing and lighting of the thletic fields adjacent to the ligh school. Lighting the football and base- iall field Is estimated at ompletion of the quarter-mile rack is estimated at ad is expected to be ab- orbed by inflation. The cost does not include new ootball bleachers. The bleach- rs now used at Glen Shafer eld would be moved to the ew location. Oxford Junction Sets Stage Band Festival OXFORD JUNCTION The xford Junction Stage Band estival will be held Wednesday the high school gym at erforming during the evening ill be the Oxford Junction age band, the University of wa Jazz band and the Mt. ernon high school jazz band. Several bands from the Wap- e conference schools mil par- cipate in a clinic and competi- on at Wednesday. The inning band will perform dur- g the evening concert. 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