Cedar Rapids Gazette, June 6, 1974, Page 42

Cedar Rapids Gazette

June 06, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 6, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Rapids city council met in regular session Wednesday, with the mayor and all commissioners present. Invocation was given by the Rev. Hardy J. Powers, First Church of the Nazarene. The following business was conducted; all resolutions were passed unanimously, and all petitions and reports taken under advisement,    unless otherwise noted. Accounts, Finance Resolution authorizing the filing of an amended Neighborhood Development Program annual increment. Resolution    suspending taxes for three residents. Resolution approving the grievance procedure for the leased housing program providing for a hearing board to review tenant grievances. Resolution    authorizing t h e mayor to execute a revised leased housing program operating budget for fiscal year 1974. Resolution    granting cigaret permit to Pasco Marketing, Inc., at 500 Third street SE. Resolution approving contract with Ron Randall, doing business as American Way, for demolition of structures at 616 Seventh street SE, 115 Eighth avenue SW and 1020 Seventh street SE. First reading for ordinance vacating the alley between Thirteenth and Fourteenth avenues SE, running from Eleventh street to Fifteenth street, Thirteenth avenue SE from Eleventh street to Fifteenth street, and a portion of Eleventh street SE. Public Improvements Resolution approving contract and bond for Delaney Construction Co., Inc., covering the construction of concrete sidewalks on the west side of Forest drive SE from Grande avenue to Bever avenue. Resolution authorizing t h e mayor and city clerk to sign change order with Cramer Brothers Construction Co. for the construction of bridge approach storm sewer and inlets on the Twelfth avenue bridge project. Resolution authorizing installation of street lights at Thirty-seventh street and Eastern avenue NE. Resolution granting request from Bjornsen Investment Co. to construct storm sewer in lot ll, auditor’s plat 442. Resolutions granting request from ARZ, Inc., to construct concrete sidewalks in Hoegen’s Indian Valley first addition, and accepting subdivision bond. Resolution granting request from Kenneth R. Karst ad to construct concrete pavement and sidewalks in Valley High eighth addition.' Resolutions filing plans and specifications and advertising for bids for the 1974 asphaltic concrete reconstruction and streets resurfacing program. Public Safety Resolution granting permission to the building department to employ Loomis Brothers to board up and secure against entry the vacant building at! 1403-05 Mt. Vernon road SE. Resolutions granting renewals of various beer and liquor permits. Resolution granting refund to Richard L. Tyler for money spent obtaining a taxicab driver’s license. Resolution rescinding resolution that established a temporary fold-out stop sign at Memorial drive and Hertz drive SE. Parks Resolution accepting assignment filed by Lincoln Development Corp. assigning the $50,000 to Farmers Savings bank, Garwin, payment for construction west side riverfront parks extension. Resolution authorizing execution of purchase agreement with Ruth I. Edleman for land along the Vinton ditch., Zoning Petition from Renald P. Evans, Virginia Turner Evans, J. Thomas Hoegen and Thomas M. Collins requesting a change in zone from B-l to B-2 for property at 3901 First avenue SE. Third reading for ordinance rezoning, R-l to R-T, property at Cottage Grove avenue SE west of Indian Hill road, petitioned by Cedar Valley Bible church; ordinance adopted. Third reading for ordinance rezoning, M-l to M-2, property on Sixty-sixth avenue SW west of the Crandic railroad tracks, petitioned by Life Investors Development Co.; ordinance adopted. . Public Hearings Public hearing set June 19 on proposed extension Of fourth action year, Neighborhood Development Program. Public hearing set June 26 for 1974 asphaltic concrete reconstruction and street resurfacing program. Petitions, Reports Petition from James W. Harmer and others, residents of Council street NE, requesting enforcement by air of the posted speed limit on Council street. Petition from Edwin J. Pro-chaska and 27 others requesting their terraces along Third street and L street SW be replaced with sod. Petition from Frank Davenport and others requesting installation of a street light in the 2600 block of Twenty-fourth avenue SE. Petition from the Linn County Air Pollution board of review stating its unanimous position against all open burning in Cedar Rapids. Petition from the recreation commission requesting permission to hold a children’s parade in the downtown business area Aug. 8 from 2 to 3 p m. to mark the close of the summer playground season. Petition from Richard H. Davis of the Jolly Joker clown unit of the El Kahir Shrine, requesting permission to sell circus tickets in the downtown area Thursday from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. Petition from William M. Green and Peoples Bank and Trust Co. requesting a change in zone from R-2 to R-3G at 1500 Center street NE. Ferryboat Hits Rock, All 19 Aboard Drown CURITIBA, Brazil (UPI) - A ferryboat carrying 19 persons struck a rock in the Parana river Wednesday. Everybody on board eventually drowned. Port authorities of the municipality of Guaira, in the southern state of Parana said one man Coe Planning Summer Stage Repertory Unit Applications are now being accepted for production workers a n d performers for Cedar Rapids’ first gummer repertory company, which will operate next month in the new Sutherland C. Dows Fine Arts Center at Coe college. Three plays will be performed during July, including Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Vir-ginia Woolf?’’; Edgar Lee Masters’ “Spoon River Anthology” and “Blithe Spirit” by Noel Coward. The company will be under the direction of Gad Hammer, director of the Coe Players. Students will be responsible for every aspect of production, including acting, set design and; construction, costume design; and construction, hanging The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Thurg., June 6, 1974    21 Spectators, Comments Sparse at Fund Hearing A public hearing on allocation era! funds expected between of revenue sharing funds:ju)y j of (his year and June 30 Wednesday morning was1 unmarked by few spectators and ' even fewer comments. Only about a dozen people at tended the hearing, held on the two of the spectators commented on the proposal. The first, Mrs. Axel Petersen, lure of about $1.8 million in fed- city council’s proposed expcndi-'27® '^enor^ dfiv(* NW, asked if sufficient funds have been allocated for construction of the Cherry Hill .swimming pool. Enough Allocated Parks Commissioner Stan Reinis said the necessary funds — $400,000 —- were allocated from a previous revenue shar-Kathleen Schram, 311    entitlement. He said Thirty-third street NE, has weather has delayed work on been cited by the University    P00^ but it could still open of Wisconsin-Whitewater for ^or the Part the swim-achievement of a grade point I ming season this summer. above 3.0 during the spring semester. Jean Bundren lleckcrman, 1131 Twenty-ninth street NE, ofj and Terry J. Young, 2223 lights, finding properties, selling tickets. Anyone from the Cedar Rapids area may participate. High school juniors and seniors are especially invited. Summer session will start was pulled from the river by a Monday. Further information helicopter, but the rope he grabbed broke and he plunged back into the river and drowned. on the repertory theater program may be obtained from the summer session office, 364-1511, ext. 428. Forty-second street NE, have been named to the dean’s list at the University of Dubuque for maintenance of grade point average above 3.2. Tony King, 1926 Coldstream avenue NE, is listed on the distinguished honor role of Indiana State university for students who have achieved grade point averages of 3.76 or above. The other comment was by Mrs. W. R. Haworth, 1602 Oak land road NE, who asked what the council’s work in that area, a shortage of low-cost housing. Mayor Don Canncy reviewed the councils work in that arca, and said more housing units are planned if federal funding becomes available. The city now operates 220 leased housing units; 210 of them are occupied, and there is a waiting list of more than IOO families. 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