Cedar Rapids Gazette, July 16, 1974, Page 2

Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette July 16, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 16, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Rapids Gazette: lues.. July lf*. 1371 C.R. School Budget Up 9°/o, 1.6 Mill Rate Decline Seen By Judy Daubenmier A $28,277,429 preliminary school district budget for 19 7 4 - 7 5 was presented to Cedar Rapids Community school board members at an informal work session Monday night. The total general fund budget is up about 9 percent over the 1973-74 budget, but the millage rate is expected to decline about 1.6 mills. About $13,354,392 of the general fund will be raised by an estimated 48 187 mill levy on local property, according to Otto VVicdersberg, school board secretary. He estimated property valuations in the district to be $277,000,000. up about $7 million over last year. Further Decrease come for the budget is federal aid, which next year will a mount to an estimated $1,027,997, up about $317,000. The budget projects a maximum average per pupil cost of $1,063 for an estimated 23.289 pupils. Public Hearing Any additional increase in valuation over that estimate will result in a further decrease in the millage level, Wiedersberg said. About 42 percent of the bud get, or $11,846,030 consists of state foundation aid to the district. State aid in 1973-74 was $10,573,960. M i s c e llaneous state aid will add $435,500. Another major source of in- The school board Monday night is expected to set a public hearing on the $28 million budget for Aug. 12. On the expenditure side, administrative functions will account for some $729,064; instruction for $17,411,941, a 7 percent increase over last year’s amount; other educational costs will require $ 75 7,4 7 9; fixed charges, $2,843,400; operation of plant, $2,938,054; maintenance of plant. $1,443,491, a 29 percent increase over last year's expenditures; student activities. $390,654, up 21 percent, and federal programs, S967.997, up 44 percent. reduce our budget correspondingly, he said. The budget also includes $300,000 for replacement of equipment. Currie said the district has had no plan for replacing equipment as it wears out. The $300,000 will be used to purchase typewriters, adding machines, audio-visual machines. and other capital equipment yearly to prevent all the machines from having to be replaced at once. The district also is attempting to increase its contingency fund to $145,000 with this year’s budget. Last year’s budget had a contingency of $100,000 and Wiedersberg said a larger contingency will be needed as the budget increases in size. Magistrate's Court Action I Ru^es DOT May Decide Two Men Plead in    dismissed Monday in magis-: _ I    trate’s court because he suc- Drunk Driving Cases cessfully completed a one-year * 1 LIN# ft LCI ly i i i The Joint County school board|a work activity center in Ben Two men appeared in magis- probationary period.    des    MOINES (AP) — A state Monday night set Aug. 12 at ton county, trate’s court and pled guilty to He was charged with having j ( nt .,tfornPV funeral has 7:30 P-m- as tbe ,im(' *or a ^b(' board also heard a pre charges of drunk driving.    marijuana in his possession’ ‘    ‘    • h    J    public    hearing on a $6.38 million sentation from Systems Unlimit James Schiller, no address, July lh, 1973-    ,lle    ia 1 mus L budget for 1974-75.    cd, a Johnson county group pled guilty and was given a six-    sumed    it is constitutional lor    pre]jmjnary    budget of which asked Joint County ti month suspended jail sentence. Sentence Suspended h'was new Department of $<>.382,951 represents about atake over administrative re He was arrested June 8.    i„    d:____I_ tLn ^(Transportation (DOD to set ^265,587 increase over 1973-74 sponsibility for a program foi Truck Length Joint County Budget Hearing Set Aug. 12 64 Percent Higher Replace Equipment Supt. Craig Currie noted that the federal programs are considered miscellaneous income. “If the federal funds don’t come in at that level, we Four C. R. Accidents, Three Persons in Hospital A driver who apparently fell derson, 4. of 236 Twenty-eighth' asleep behind the wheel, a pe- street drive SE, was reported in destrian and a bicycle rider good condition at Mercy hospi-j remained hospitalized Tuesday tai Tuesday with head and back! with injuries suffered Monday jnjuries suffere(| at 6:15 J in separate traffic accidents. The most seriously injured    'vhe«    she    was struck hy was Charles E. Paquet, 46, of a cai • 2811 Henry court NW, who was The driver of the car. Jack L. listed in fair condition at St .Douda, 25, of 6809 Arbor lane Luke’s hospital suffering from NE, told police he was unable to head injuries.    see the bicycle because his vi- Paquet was injured shortly sion was blinded by the sun. before noon Monday when his1 The accident occurred in front car struck two properly parked,of the child’s residence when cars in the 400 block of F ave- she suddenly emerged from the nue NW.    driveway, police said. Police charged Paquet with No charges were filed, failure to have control of his    *    *    * car.    A    fourth    person. Judy Ste- *    *    *    vens,    31,    of 416 Thirty-second The pedestrian. John L. street NE. suffered head lacera-Lowder, 66. of 829 C avenue NW. tions at 4:07 p.m. Monday in a suffered multiple abrasions and two-car collision in the IOO blocK contusions at 2:48 p.m. Monday of Nineteenth street SE. when he was struck by a car at She was treated at St. Luke’s hospital and released The budget also includes $93,726 more for supplies and textbooks for the year. The increase of 20 percent is needed to cover the high bids for paper and other supplies being received by the district. Currie said paper bids are about 64 percent higher than a year ago. In staff matters, the budget includes 14 fewer elementary teachers this year than last, and six fewer teachers at the junior and senior high level. In presenting the budget, Wiedersberg said the 1973-74 budget had an unspent balance of $1,117,741. Of that amount. $103,000 was receipts from the food service department which Wiedersberg recommended be restricted for use in that area. Another $69,000 was summer school carry-over funds, resulting in a gross unspent balance of $944,923, or 3.668 of that year’s budget. Salary Hikes the intersection of C avenue and Ninth street NW. Mrs. Stevens was a passenger Lowder was listed Tuesday in in a car driven by Charles E. good condition at St. Luke's hos- Zieke, 51. of 1723 Sixth avenue pital.    SE. The driver of the car, Michael The driver of the other car, L. Ramsey, 18. of 3113 Clover Albert E. Powell. 23, of 368 Sev-drive SW, was charged with e n t h avenue, Marion, was failure to yield the right-of-way! charged with failure to stop beta a pedestrian.    fore entering a street from a I Police said Ramsey was mak-1 private driveway. ing a left turn when he struck    ---- Lowder in the crosswalk.    Thrifty    want    ads    work *    * *    wonders for you. Place a low The bicycle rider, Jill I). An- cost want ad. Dial 398-8234. Currie said any unspent balance in the 1974-75 budget will have to be saved in order to provide a salary increase for teachers during the 1975-76 year. About $2 million will be needed to give the staff a IO percent raise. Currie said. Yet the 1975-76 budget is expected to increase only about $1.5 million over the 1974-75 level, he said. In addition to the general fund, the budget also includes a schoolhouse fund of $3,911,868. Of that amount, $2,916,412 will be raised by a local property tax of IO 238 mills. The remainder consists of cash reserves. About $1,866,412 will be raised by a 6.738 levy to pay for bonds and interest. The 2.5 mill levy for schoolhouses will raise $750,000, and the one mill levy for school sites will raise $300,000. PUBLIC AUCTION STATE OF IOWA USED VEHICLES Slate Vehicle Dispatcher’s Garage Des Moines, Iowa Saturday, July 20, 1974 Time: 10:00 A.M. VEHICLES WILL BE SOLI) AS IS, WITH NO GUARANTEES DR WARRANTIES, TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, WITHOUT RESERV ATION. AUCTION CONDUCTED AT State Vehicle Dispatcher’s Garage 301 E. 7th Street Des Moines, Iowa Vehicles may be inspected at the Stale parking lot East "th and Court on Friday, July 19, from 8.00 a.rn to 4 JO p.m. and from 8.00 until IO OO am, July 20 Auction will begin promptly at IO.OO a.in. in th* State Vehicle Dispatcher's Garage, corner of East 7th and Walnut Streets PLEASE NOTE TERMS OE AUCTION SALE 1. NO PERSONAL OR COMPANY CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THE $200 Oft DEPOSIT OR KINAL SETTLEMENT. 2. BUYER MUST BE 18 YEARS OLD OR OVER 3. A BID DEPOSIT IS NOT REQUIRED UNTIL THE FIRST VEHICLE IS PURCHASED, then a $200.00 deposit (cash or cerified check, traveler’s check, postal money order, cashier’s check, or bank draft) made payable or endorsable to the State of Iowa. WILL HOLD ONE OR SEVERAL VEHICLES. (Exception: Political Subdivisions may use either Requisition or Purchsase Order in lieu of deposit). a. Final settlement may be made the day of auction, and final settlement must be completed and vehicles moved from the premises by 12:00 NOON, Thursday. July 25. All deposits will be forfeited if balance due is not satisfied. iowa Sales Tax will not be collected at the auction. State Sales Tax where applicable will be paid to the County Treasurer at time of application for license. Title transfer on final settlement. In Transit paper license plates will be furnished by the Stale Vehicle Dispatcher to the successful bidder. This auction Is open to all individuals as well as dealers! a. Auction Will Consist of Approx. 158 Units I- 1973 Dodge (Polara) (400 Engine) 4-dr A-C A-T P-S P-B Radio 25- 1972 Plymouth (Duster) (Compact) 6 cyl - 2-dr A-C A-T P-S Radio 27- 1972 American (Hornet) (Compact) 6 cyl - 4 dr A-C A-T P-S Radio II- 1972 Dodge ( Polara) (400 engine) 2 dr- Hardtop A-C A-T P-S P-B Radio 8- 1972 American (Ambassador) (401 engine) 4-dr A-C A-T P-S P-B Radio 24- 1972 Dodge (Polara) (318 engine) 4-dr A-C A-T P-S P-B Radio 34- 1972 Chrysler (Newport) Custom 4-dr A-C A-T P-S P-B Radio 6- 1972 Plymouth (Suburban) (360 engine) 3- seat Wagon A-C A-T P-S P-B Radio 6- 1972 American (Ambassador) (360 engine) 6-pass Wagon A-C A-T P-S P-B Radio 5- 1970 Chevrolet (Town sman) (350 engine) 3-seat Wagon A-C A-T P-S P-B Radio I* 1971 Dodge Window Van - 8 pass • A-T Radio I- 1970 Chev rolet I ton Truck - 4 speed trans. w-Rack and Hoist I- 1970 Chevrolet :U ton Pickup - 4 speed trans. I- 1969 Chevrolet % ton Pickup • 4 speed trans. w-Winch I- 1969 Chevrolet ton Truck - w-16' Bed • Rack and Overhead Rail for Crane I- 1969 Ford % tun Pickup - 4 speed trans. w-Winch I- 1968 Chevrolet Panel Van - A-T I- 1968 Dodge 2 ^ ton Truck - 4 speed trans. w-16’ Platform - Hoist I- 1968 Ford I ton Truck- 4 speed trans. w-9’ Flatbed w-Rack I* 1966 Dodge Panel Van - A T I- 1965 International 3/4 ton Pick up (model 1200) - 4 speed trans ALL VEHICLES HAVE BEEN SAFETY INSPECTED. Auction Conducted By Southtoun Enterprises, Inc. Joy & Johnson Auction Co. Gail McAninch, Auctioneer M i c h a e I Okker, Toddville. pled guilty and sentencing was deferred. He was arrested June 8. In Bicycle Theft Case truck lengths. Court Finds Woman Innocent of Assault Cynthia Corbett, 407 B avenue NE, was found innocent Monday in magistrate’s court on a charge of assault and battery. She was charged with assaulting Delores La Grange on May 19. Man Pleads Guilty Of Assault, battery Phillip Hughes, no address, pled guilty Monday in magistrate’s court to a charge of assault and battery and was given a 15-day suspended jail sentence. He was charged with assaulting Gary Thompson on Sunday. Stephen Higgins, no address, Asst. Atty. Gen. Larry Blum- pled guilty in magistrate’s court made ttl,‘ ruling in le-,    .    ,    ,    sponse to a request by Rep. lo an    amended    charge of    Harold Fischer < R-Wellsburg I cony    of    less lhan $21) and    wasj Fischer questioned the const!- given    a    30-day    suspended    jail    tutionality of the new law, sentence.    which allows the DOT to adopt He was charged with taking a rules limiting lengths of trucks bicycle belonging Abbcn on June 21. to Jerry as long as no trucks are allowed spending. on the state’s highways which profoundly handicapped stu Total tax askings are dcnts *n Johnson-county. $3,604,478, to be raised by a They suggested a program tai 3 833 mill levy on property tax. such students, similar to stu This year’s levy is frozen at the dents at the Asbuiv Day ( ail same level as 1973-74 because of center in Cedar Rapids, eoulc the .state’s changeover to the fis- be housed in Joint County’; cal year system.    Coralville building. The board will discuss (he Fund Sources    proposal again at its Angus! GOP Names 2 To Seek House, School Sale Probation Completed, I oro iftnnoi> mon ££ tan*    Other    major sources of funds    meeting. !are longer than® feet.    include    an estimated $1,253,000 Fischer said the law was un-jn fcdera| aid. $860,000 in state constitutional    in two ways. He    jd    $294,001)    in tuition receipts    The board agreed to go ahead raid he DOT    rules are no sub-    ♦    ,    ,    dj ,rict $|5; m    with the sale of Frame Flower lect to review by the legislative    ,    and    scr.    school in Washington county Senate    Seats    !“ JST"    .    ^ I0    vices,    and wot! from a eon-    which was closed this year Ar- OerldTe    OedTS    Claimed the Iowa legislature ii-    •    wj[h    Jones C()unty for    rangemcnts will be made to CASCADE - Republicans in    delegated    power    lo    the    '    ,    ,    -    h    ,    have the building appraised and tho Delaware county area select-1D0T * allowing rules lo super-;™*    then advertised. od Steve Bisenius, Dubuque, to ode laws.    „,u„    ,k„    i„.JkH    The    board    was    also    told    that be Ihe party's candidate for    The °Plnlon    sald thcre 18 somc In other business, the board wa.- mc pen ijt a Ceil IU iud 11,1 IUI ,    ,    ‘    ;---  aam    first    rPaHinir    tn    a rhanVP negotiations for the renewal Of state senator for district ll, and doubt about tbe constitutionality Rave reading lo a uwny. ^ ^ ^ ^ Deve,opmenta, Marvin Helmick, rural Man- of the law, but that a mere    ™. t‘‘m' Center at Conroy for Iowa chester, as the candidate for doubt is not enough to declare 3j8 boo stall, allowing new em    spccial education state representative from dis- law tinconstitullonal.    after    six    months    of    emptor- dents are still going on. triet 22.    I--' , . ‘    ‘    I —------ Change Taken    ment. stu- The two were selected Mon-1    uld"Kl'    t‘m'u    20 YEARS AGO - Secretary day evening at a Republican OELWEIN - Two rolls of Handicapped Sludrnts of state Dulles revealed that the Drug Count Dropped convention in Cascade. Tom quarters, worth $10 each, were The board approved special French premier had assured A charge of possession of a Riley, Republican candidate for reported stolen Monday from a education contracts with local;him he would not agree to a sur-:controlled substance against1 Second district congressman, money bag at the East Texaco school districts, and renewed an render peace in order to end the John Sullivan, no address, was was keynote speaker.    station here.    agreement    with    Ski.ls,    Inc.,    tar    Indo-China war. One of these closer to you bankers helped a young lady buy a new car A Closer to You Banker helped a father and his daughter arrange for an auto loan, so that the young lady would have transportation to and from her new job. A young couple faced with the medical expenses of having a baby, explained their need for extra money to a Closer to You Banker. He helped them obtain a low cost bank loan and worked out a repayment schedule to fit their budget. Bankers like Earl Caywood, Steve Allison and Bob Leinart become closer to you because they make a personal effort to know and understand your needs and goals. Visit with a Closer to You Banker about your financial needs. He will make it easier and more pleasant for you to obtain extra cash when you need it. Your “one stop” Financial Center! AND TRUST COMPANY CLOSER TO YOU peoples Downtown • Peoples last at Town and Country • People* Welt at May* City • Pooplo* In Newhall Member FDIC ;

  • Bob Leinart
  • Clover Albert E. Powell
  • Cynthia Corbett
  • Earl Caywood
  • Gail Mcaninch
  • Harold Fischer
  • James Schiller
  • John Sullivan
  • Judy Daubenmier
  • Judy Ste
  • Larry Blum
  • Otto Vvicdersberg
  • Phillip Hughes
  • Stephen Higgins
  • Steve Allison
  • Steve Bisenius

Share Page

Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: July 16, 1974

RealCheck