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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 29, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Three Plots Are Approved by Council The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Tkars., Asg. M. 1174 The Cedar Rapids city council met in regular session Wednesday with tin- mayor and all ewmnisKioncr.s present except Finance Commissioner Hal Schaefcr. The invocation "as given by ttui Ki-v. Ni-at ii. Call, Church uf the Open Bi- ble The following business was conducted; all resolutions were passed unanimously and all petitions and reports taken under advisement, unless otherwise noted. Accounts, Finance Hesolutiim mayor and clerk tu SIKH an af- fidavit of clarification cover- ing two parcels in the Oak Hill project. Neighborhood Devel- opment Program Hesolution authorizing audi- tor tu issue a warrant to .lames R. McGowan dba Mike's, 2210 Sixteenth avenue SW, for license refund. Resolution authorizing wa- ter department to purchase a valve truck crane from Trans- port Trailers. Resolution accepting IB-inch arterial water main built by Bjurnsen Investment Corp. and accepting the mainte- nance bund. Resolution accepting water main relocation at intersection of 1-380 with Twenty-eighth av- enue SW constructed by Dave Schmitt Construction Co. and accepting the maintenance bond. Resolution granting permis- sion to F.R. Nordengren, personnel director, to attend the International Personnel Management Assn. 1974 in- ternational conference in Montreal, Quebec, Oct. 13-17. Resolution granting permis- sion to Thomas L. Aller, head of the department of gov- ernmental liaison, to attend the U.S. conference of mayors bicentennial committee meet- ing in Denver Sept. 26-28. Public Safety Resolution granting permis- sion to Vercell M. Chestnut to attend the western section conference of the International Assn. of Electrical Inspectors in Denver Sept. 15-18. Resolution establishing mi parking anytime on both sides of Forest drive SR between Smcluir avenue arid Cottage drove avenue. Resolution establishing a temporary fold-out slop sign at the intersection of Eighth avenue and Eighth street SW. stopping all traffic on Eighth avenue for the school cross- walk. Resolution granting permis- sion to close Xintli avenue SE between Tenth street and Ml. Vernon road on Saturday, between 6 p.m. and midnight, for the open house of the Black Union counselor's off- ice. Parks Resolution authorising for- estry department to purchase one truck cab and chassis from Cedar Rapids Truck ('enter. Inc. Resolution accepting war- ranty deed from Robert E. and Barbara J. Workman and authorizing payment. Public Improvements Resolutions approving pre- liminary plats for Hoover Place second addition. Ray- man's first addition and Floyd's first addition. Resolutions authorizing mayor to sign a contract for street right-of-way and accept- ing warranty deed and au- thorizing payment for right-of- way on Zika avenue with Joe D. and Jeanette L. Schmitz. Resolution granting permis- sion to Ocorge Milligan. direc- tor of the water pollution control plant, to attend the Na- tional Water Pollution Control Federation annual conference in Denver Oct. 6-11 Resolution authorizing installation of street light in vicinity of Tomahawk (rail SE. Resolution accepting ease- ment agreement submitted by The Gazette Co. granting a perpetual and continuing ease- ment to the city, telephone company and electric compa- ny. Zoning Petition from Life Investors Development Co. requesting a change of zone from R-l to R-2 for various lots in Twin Pines Xorth Third addition. First reading for ordinance rezoning, B-l to B-2, property at 3901 First avenue SE. peti- tioned by Evans, Hoegen and Collins. Petition from Robert E. Cresler, East Moline Pizza Hut, Inc., requesting a change road NE. Second reading for ordi- nance rezoning, R-l to R-2, property at Thirty-third ave- nue and Southland street SW, petitioned by Investors Asso- ciates. Petitions, Reports Petition from Clara Leezer, VFW auxiliary, requesting permission to sell poppies Sept 27 and 2K in downtown area Petition from Western Fraternal Life Assn. request- ing permission to install a bench for bus riders on the ci- ty parking in front of 1SOII First avenue NK Letter of thanks from man- ager of the Softball team for the city's help in hosting the slate softball luurnunient. Protest from residents along Forest drive SE object- ing to the parking restriction on Forest drive from Liberty drive tu Cottage (Jriive ave- nue. Report and resolution from Linn supervisors relinquishing control and administration ol drainage district nine to tin- city effective Sept. 20. Vatican: Nixon Resignation Wa: Freedom's Gain VATICAN CITY (AP) The Vatican's weekly newspaper said Thursday the Watergate affair marked a victory for freedom when Richard Nixon resigned the presidency. In an editorial signed by Federico Alessandrini, the paper's director, who also serves as the Vatican's spokesman, Osservatore Delia Domenica said: "To conceal or mask limits, weaknesses and evils of domestic nature for fear of negative external repercus- sions is a typical feature of the systems which ignore or are afraid of liberty "From the Watergate case there stemmed a question of constitutional character which left no choice open to any American political force, not even to the Republican party. The resignation has been the conclusion of a story which ends with one victor: liberty." ON THIS DATE in 1943, Danish warships were scuttled at Copenhagen in an uprising against the Nazis during World war II. 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