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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 8, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                7 TI'P f'ednr Hapiils (iaxrllr: Tiles., (Molirr 8, .11171 Kirk wood Dilemma: Who Pays for Omitted Construction Linn Lacks Jurisdiction in i i j Iowa Kh'clric Light and 1'owcrj Benton Hails Area Education Agencies high-priced package lor you Nclwork (IKIiNl I Consider" al1 d The sysluni needs still more in- IJy Judy iniubciiniicr A disagreement has surfaced between Kirkwood Community college and the architect for ils new building over who should pay for worth of con- struction erroneously omit ted from the building plans. The board of directors 'Mon- day afternoon indicated it fell Ihc architect. Brown, Healey and Bock, should absorb the cost, approved omitting fire dampersjtcreil lo Directors Hobert I'ul- Stale Supt. of 'ubhe nslruc-ilOO-vear-o d cuun v school svs- l.o. has submitted a written ar-l lion Kobcri Benton hai eu he terns were abo ishei, and lj gunienl lhal Linn district courl of area education'AKAs established. Ihc AhAs from return air registers'ter, Robert Davidson, and Hoy from tile fourth floor. JWingale elected Sept. 10. Two weeks ago the building 1 The board re-elected Jensen safety department decided tojas board president, and chose require installation of the fire'Lewis -Dreibclbis as vi dampers. [president by means of a flip of a The board indicated a desire coin after a lie vote resulted lo appeal that decision lo the with Davidson, board of appeals, but decided j Ken Kupka was re-appoinled against it in order not lo hold upisecrelary, and Robert O'Meara, construction. and directed the staff lo seek other change orders approved! legal advice on whose responsi- Were for kitchen equipment1 bilily the error is. the contract of Hockenbcrg li'casurcr. Krgular Uills The board approved payment Supt. Selby Ballanlvne loldj Fixture and Supply Co.. and of in regular bills, and l_....._ Sl'id 7JI in inlni-mi hillc the board the college has only left in the budget for for soil work around Iowa hall by Rimlerknecht As- change orders on the mil-isociates, Inc. lion Iowa hall. About of' Ihc total cost is for architectural tecs. About has been spent j already for structural change I" orders for the student services P amed ab Livestock Complaint In other business, the board ratified a proposal to a neighbor of the college who has com- live- .78 in interim bills. Certificates oJ payment for [work on Iowa hall approved for payment were: 511.978.17 to Acme Electric: lo Universal Climate Control, Inc., lo Hock- enberg Fixture and Supply Co.; to Modern Pip- AiTounliibillly This will also be in- volved with major accnuiil-j.m 'ily process for the rjBenlon said. Local school systems were vi'sliiienl, not in hardware, bill Allwiding Mie meeling were local school board members and tloes not have jurisdiclion to consider whether lo bar it from collecting penalty charges for late payment of bills. Iowa Ally. (len. Richard Turner filed suit in the court last month seeking Ihe injune lion, calling the charges illegal and usurious. In a special appearance filed in the court Monday the utility contends the Iowa commerce commission lias sole jurisdiction in (lie matter and that the ques- tion of penally charges is being considered there. j It also argues the attorney 'general has not exhausted ad- ministrative remedies that must be attempted before court ac- tion is undertaken. agencies ilirougbout the stale Monday as a "major change in the educational structure of Ihe jslale." Speaking Monday night at the organisational meeting of Mic Area 10 area education agency (AF.AI. Uenlun noted Ihe stalo has 450 local school .systems which vary in their ability lo meet the needs of students re- quiring special education in their districts. Only about 50 percent of the children needing building. "We could actually commend you for the cost of the change orders this far except for this 'accident'. If we had another ac- cident, I do not know where we would Ballantyne told Herb Slone of the architectural firm. Over Budget If additional change orders come up, Ballantyne said the college could be over Ihe budget on the building. "It should be a hardship for those who caused the hardship. I don't feel it's the college board's responsibility for errors and he said. The change orders involved are in the contract of Modern Piping and in tiic contract of Acme Electric. They cover piping and wiring needed in the kitchen area in order for the kitchen equipment to func- tion. Stone indicated his firm would be willing lo pay for 6 percent of Ihc total, or about He said that is the portion of the total cost due lo inflation since (he project was originally bid. He accepled responsibility for Ihe omission. Board President B. A. Jensen asked Stone if his firm carried insurance lo cover errors and omissions. The policy carries a stock grazing on his land. andjjng. sfig.582.8n lo Rinder- about water and sant! runoff onto his farm. Robert Rohlena, route two, claimed in a letter lo Supt. Selby Ballantyne that Kirkwood livestock have been gelling through the fence onto Ihe land he rents for (wo years. He asked for damages in the amount of per day for 730 days, or He also claimed that water drains from the Kirkwood park- ing lot and cattle feed lot onto Ihe land he rents east of the college. Clay and sand are de- posited on another 'area of his rented land soulh of the college, he said. New Fence Ballanlvne told (he board Ihe college had constructed a new fence along Rohlena's properly to prevent the catlle from get- ting through. Under the proposal, Rohlena would be responsible for half of the new fence. The proposal stipulated Kirk- wood would not pay any dam- ages for the livestock getting out "inasmuch as the problem up to now has come as a result of mutual contribution." kneclit Associates. Inc. The college also proposed lo Food Service Program Okayed For Kirkwood j Implementation of a new pro-1 gram in food service manage-1 ment was approved Monday af-i ternoon by the Kirkwood Com-1 munity college board of direc- tors. Tlie two-year program will be started in September, 1975. and will extend the college's present one-year program in food ser- vice. The curriculum will include hands-on experience in quantity food preparation, related sub- jects such as safety, sanitation, math, nutrition, business and management techniques, inter- personnel relations, financial record keeping, legal aspects of the food industry, equipment layout and design, and humani- ties. The program would be open to about 10 students the first year and would operate on a fi year budget of about Ex-AMA Head Dies NAPA, Calif. (API Dwight Murray. 86, a former president of the American Medical Assn., died Monday. He was AMA president in 1956 and had an ac- tive medical practice vears. for special education services re- ceive them in Iowa presently, he said. "We haven't been able lo face up lo changing the structure of Ihe school systems in Ihc stale of Benton said. "We still have 450 school systems. The is a viable alternative for us to do something significant in re-organization." Work Together He urged the AEA and local school boards to work together lo improve educational services. Under the new legislation, the will provide special education and media services lo local school districts. Other services such as in-ser- vice training, educational data processing, a n d educational planning can also be provided by the AEA if local districts ask for them. Benlon indicated he plans lo appoint major stale-wide task forces, within Ihc next 10 (lavs to deal with those three types of permissive services. charged by Ihc the legislature willi selling up a system of evaluating education- al programs, determining edu- cational needs of the students, developing long-range plans to meet those needs, keeping a r c c o r d of cadi student's legislalor.s new area education agency board. The AEA based in Cedar Rapids will serve the seven- county urea of Linn, Johnson. Jones, Benlon, Cedar, Washuig- All bill stale department of public in- struction. Benton called that "the grcat- "jest mandate that has been handed to local school districts 'loo Fragmented in a tillle Accountability js In-service training is present-iwilh us. 1 urge local school ly "too he said. iboards lo involve your coiistitu- progress in mccling them, and ton. and Iowa counlie.s. All bill 1 b Jones countv were previously Pr_ra, served by '.ho Joint County Cedar Raptds Emergency Numbers Ambulance.......... 366-7654 F.B.I "I think it's time we really cuts in determining needs, and, fin lake a look at the whole concept I to work with them to see those of how we train, re-train andinceds are met." maintain the skills of teachers i in Ihe said Benton. The educational data process- ing task force will be charged with developing a slate-wide for such services. Benton warned legislators Television i The state superintendent alsoj said the AEAs .should work "get school systems oriented to using educational television." He noted that million has :IHUII Wdlllt'U S HI 'ivn-u nillL audience the task force I been spent for hardware to en-j mighl come up with "a pretty a b 1 c Ihe Iowa Educational .398-5343 Highway Patrol.....364-5171 After Hours ......363-5629 Police..............398-5353 Sheriff 398-3521 Medical Society ....365-2527 (If you have no phylicion) Foundation II .......362-2174 (Criiii help, I p.m.-midnighl} Information, Referral 398-3955 (To who can htttp) {Clip and carry in your billlold) deductible. Stone said. Culpabilities "There arc culpabililies in- volved, but 1 do not think pay- ing for equipment for the col- lege is one of Stone said, adding that the college would have had to pay for the equip- ment anyway had it been in- cluded in the original bid. Ballantync, however, said the board probably would have de- leted something else from the plans. In olher change orders for Iowa hall, Ihe board approved and in the contracts retain erosion through a perma- nent type seeding. Kirkwood vill also pay Rohlena for jlhe runoff damage to Ihc prop- erly south of the college. In other business, the direc- jtors labled a request for a re- newal of the college's contract with the Indian Creek Nature of Universal Climate and Acme Electric. The changes rover inslallalion of fire dampers on Iowa hall's fourth floor. Twice Approve Stone said the Cedar Rapids building department had twice Center. More Information Woman Hurt In Three-Car Crash Sharon Kay Piper. 21. of 855 Fourteenth street. Marion, suf- fered a neck injury Monday in a three-car accident. She was treated at Mercy e pital and released. The accident at p.m. Monday at the intersection of 'First avenue and Twelfth street Directors wanted additional w involvod cars drivcn ,JV Miss information as to whether oilier Luanc of groups which contracted with tile center last year plan to renew their eontracls before going ahead with the con- tract. 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