Cedar Rapids Gazette, October 23, 1974, Page 9

Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette October 23, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 23, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 10A The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Wed., October 23. 1974 H Si School Board Sees Expenses Ahead of Budget I By Judy Daubcnmier The Cedar Rapids Community school board Tuesday got its first look at the district’s 1975-76 preliminary budget and saw projected expenses running about $1.2 million ahead of an-; ticipated revenue. The preliminary budget forecast $29,520,816 in the district’s! general fund, with expenditures running at $30,706,492. The $29 million revenue figure' is an increase of 4.4 percent over this year's $28,277,429 gen-; eral fund budget. “People Budget” The budget is based on an anticipated enrollment next fall of 22,109, (not including special    —Gazette    Photo    by Duane Crock decline;«fd;,tou^)dsuKient" Not    Housebroken,    . . rThe*budget^i^nninly a “poo    ^    ^ou ^ave never ^een to make up your mind about getting a Basset or a Bea- ple” budget, according to Supt    ^'s    six-month-old    Basset-Beagle    mix    named    Peaches    should    be    the    answer    to your di- Craig Currie, with more than 80    lemma. Peaches is not housebroken, but has temporary distemper    shots. She    may be ob- percent of expenditures going    tamed for $15 from tho Humane Society on Mt. Vernon road SE.    Hours are    10 a.m. to 5 forpersonnel expenses.    p m Monday through Saturday. The only program improvement included in the budget is the addition of three elementary school counselors. Overall, there will be a reduction of the aid. Ramstad said. “Other school districts reach the maximum pay on their schedules before equivalent of 24.6 teachers due | we do, and (their maximum sal-to declining enrollment.    paries for teachers are higher Asst. Supt. William K. Ram-jthan ours are. If we dont start.tional staff reductions, increases stad said the budget was based our teachers higher, the dif-ijn cjass sjze higher student on a 13.24 percent salary' in- ference becomes cumulative fees ancj a shorter day for cie- Rocky Plans To Air More Gifts Data WASHINGTON (AP) - Vicepresident-designate Rockefeller has promised to release more information this week on his gifts and loans, but he has clamped a lid on reporters’ questions until he resumes congressional testimony on his nomination. In a two-page statement Tuesday night, Rockefeller said “it has become physically impossible to do the research and obtain all the information requested by the press” while at the same time fulfilling response bilities to his family and con-} ’ gressional investigators. Rockefeller said he would make public this week a list of all political contributions of less than $3,000 by himself and his wife between 1957 and Oct. I and all loans to individuals during the same period. In the largest portion of his 362-3796, 364-4373. — Adv. statement, Rockefeller said that1    *    *    * , “for the last two months, I have story Hoirr “ Weekly story been responding fully and freely hour tor preschoolers will be to all questions” posed by the Thursday from 9:45 to 15 Cedar Rapids City Briefs at 4 p.m. at the Chamber office. Baxter Freese, vice-president of t h e agriculture council of America, will speak. *    *    * Best Rental Rents The Best. -Adv *    *    * Fire Prevention — The Chamber of Commerce’s fire prevention committee will meet at 12:30 Thursday at the Chamber office. A review of this year’s safety fair and planning for the next one are on the agenda. *    *    * Art Auction Sunday, October Temple Judah.—Adv. *    *    * Catholic Laymen — Bruce Grady, Cedar Rapids area TM coordinator, will speak on “Transcendental Meditation” Friday noon at Bishops downtown. *    *    * Parents Without Partners senate and house committees, a m. at the Kenwood branch of creasing revenue or decreasing expenses, including asking the received here. The board and administration would also not legislature for additional state have control over the em- Other suggestions were addi- crease for teachers.    '    and    very    significant. The figure includes an 11.3    Pay Defended percent increase equal to the increase in the cost of living over the last year, plus the teachers’ longevity raises. Beginning teachers would be paid $8,900. up $900 from this year's J^nt'in prevloiisKarl PThe district, Ramstad said J “We should lead the league in Supt. Craig Currie also defended granting teachers a significant increase this year, pointing to settlements of 3.9 percent, 4.01 percent, and 7.18 mentarv students. Richard Schulz, administrative assistant for instructional services, told the board about $150,000 could be saved by limiting senior high school students to five courses each term. About 15 teachers could be reduced, he said. On top of the $29 million budg had informally agreed last vear g . ?    ..    t    :    S958 000 in state aid md th* tnn„har.e thnt twJour whole compensation struc- et is $958.uou in state aid anet with the teachers that this|4_ u ______ U1^    „    nmntflvPc    hv year’s raise, including the longevity raise, would at least equal the cost of living increase. “Each year, we have lost a lit ployes, he said. “If we have to pay the agency for services, and then have to pay for providing the services in our own district, we end up paying twice for the same services,” Ramstad said. He suggested that the agency allow Cedar Rapids to be an “island” within    the    seven- county area. The agency could simply contract with Cedar Rapids, return the $950,000 to the district, and allow the district to continue providing its own services. ture becomes said. vulnerable,” he local property taxes levied by the district for funding of the | area education agency which The Motorist Aids in Highway Arrest Mahlon Jack Phelps was ar- 13.24 percent proposal I    Unri    Thp    The agency is to provide spe-rested for drunk driving Tues- salary still doesnt lead the,    ,md    media    serJday after a motorist observed w. vices to the seven-county area. his allegedly erratic driving and Wie*j Ramstad noted that Cedar I telephoned the Iowa Highway Only a Proposal Hie in our leadership position in "places the Joint County school Jsalaries. This $8,900 beginning    next    ,|u!v goes beyond that agreement, Dack ” said, and is still only a proposal.    0 Even without a cost of living ,    /***    !°*    r i _____  -____ — ------—«- - increase, Ramstad said ex-. dersberg outintied the statie for- Rapids already provides its own Patrol. penses for salaries would still J™ ? J®1"’determining the d,s'services in these areas, and said | Phelps, 35, of Vinton was argo up $355,000 next year due to tr,ct s budget maximum.    fearecj    agency    would    re-rested by state troopers near longevity raises.    Certification    sun jn a “watering down” of highway 13 and highway 30. He The entire package would re- He said the budget must be services in the district.    was being held in the Linn quire a $1.8 million increase for certified by Feb. 15. rather than If the agency hired specialists county jail on $300 bond, teachers’ salaries, raising the Aug. 15, because of the change already employed by Cedar The troopers’ report said a average salary from $11,391 to'to fiscal year budgeting in Iowa Rapids, Ramstad said they motorist who had a telephone in $12,900.    next year.    might be given duties outside of his car sav/ Phelps heading “We have to start our people The board briefly discussed Cedar Rapids also. That would south on highway 13 and nohigher than other districts,”[several suggestions aimed at in- mean a decrease in the services tified them. the FBI, the Internal Revenue the library, 3223 F irst avenue Service and the General Ac-f' a!*‘at 10:45‘“"J counting Office. He said he had given the panels, agencies and "? “I'. h irst i resay icnan the public lists of his assets, in- church downstairs lounge. come personal and charitable    _ R „ _ gifts, forgiven loans and point-    _    . _ ,jk    j( _    B jt _Adv cal contributions over $3,000.    Ir}    11    *    *    *y I “In addition, I have been as1 Games toni ght! Montrose, responsive to the needs and de- doors 6:30. Proceeds Prairie inlands of the public information High Girls’ Basketball Team — media as has been humanly pos- Adv. jsible,” Rockefeller said.    *    *    * But he said he no longer could Shampoo living room $11.95, 'afford the time to respond to (bedroom $8.95. Diamond Carpet news media questions, adding 366-6226.—Adv. that on Tuesday alone, “I had    *    *    * requests for detailed informa-1 Hiawatha Barber Shop and Hon on multiple subjects from Al Barber Shop — new hours as many as seven reporters 8:30 A.M. to 7 P.M.—Adv. ♦    *    * Needlecraft Corner now open. Corner of Robins Road and high- j way 150, Hiawatha. 393-0017. — Adv. *    *    * Learn Hair Styling, day or evening classes. Visit or write Young School    of    Beauty. 366- 0469.—Adv. *    *    * Ham Loaf Supper Friday, Oct. 25th, 5:00-7:00 P.M. Salem Church, 225 1st Ave. S.W. Adults $2 25. Children $1.00, Preschoolers free. Bake Sale. Holiday Booth—Adv. from a single publication.” Probation Completed, Charge Is Dismissed A charge of possession of controlled substance against Steven Barton, no address, was dismissed Tuesday in magistrate’s court upon successful completion of his probation. He was charged with possession of marijuana on July 14, 1973. Read the Want Ads Wood Taken <— Al Koenig; of Loomis Bros. Construction Co., 1619 F avenue NE, Tuesday reported ten sheets of plywood valued at $15 each taken from a large pile of lumber at a construction site at Sixth street and C avenue NE. * * * Sale-410 1st Ave. N.W. 9:30-4, Thursday, Friday. — Adv. •* * * Methodist Bazaar. 2424 42nd NIE. October 25th. 9 A.M.-Adv. * * * Hutchins Janitor Services. Carpet cleaning. 377-7448 — Adv. ♦ * * SALE. Formal wear, sample dresses 8 to 16. Coach House Fashions. 110 3rd St. S E.—Adv. * * * Johnny’s Parkway, Corner Ellis and F Ave. NW. Thursday Special: Spaghetti and Meat Balls, served up ’til 8:30 p.m. Come in as you are. Carry-out orders welcome! — Adv. * * * Doris Pearson now at Mabe-line’s. — Adv. ♦ * * Harvest Supper. Thursday, 5:30. 116 12th St. S.E. Adults $2.25. Children $1. Bazaar at I. —Adv. *    *    * Experience Counts—Vote Eugene Kopecky, Democrat. County Attorney. Paid by Tom Shea. —Pol. Adv. *    *    * Clock Taken — Dennis Weaver, 5300 Skyline drive NW, Tuesday reported an antique clock valued at $100 taken from his residence. *    *    * Everything Day — 9:30-4. Thursday—Something for everyone. First Congregational Church — .See sale time classified. — Adv.    • ♦ * * Mr. Perfect Hairstyling. Open Wednesday evenings starting Nov. 6. — Adv. * * * Fight Crime — Vote Eugene Kopecky. Democrat. County Attorney. Paid for bv Tom Shea. -Pol! Adv. ♦ * * Car Entered — Kevin Konzen, 1460 Twenty-fourth street, Marion, Tuesday reported a tape case and ten tapes taken from his car while parked at Tony’s Pizza, 3847 First avenue SE. The items were valued at $110. Ag Meeting - The agriculture committee of the Chamber of Commerce will meet Thursday * * * Beautician wanted for full time opening. Apply to Dorothy Mcrveaux, Beauty Shop Manager. Killian’s. An Equal Opportunity Employer.—Adv. * * * Tapes Taken — Randall M. Brunson, 4433 Twin Pine drive NE, Tuesday reported two speakers and 24 tapes taken from his car while parked at the Town & County shopping center. ♦ * * Just arrived Royal Ambassador Crystal Cordial glasses from West Germany, women’s winter coats, all weather coats, pant suits, dresses, and jackets. Many other items to choose from at great prices. Hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 9-11:30. Intertrade Limited, 1073 Rockford Rd. S.W., 363-8211.-Adv. * * * Money Taken (— Anthoula Karras, 1338 J avenue NE, Tuesday reported a hitchhiker she had given a ride took her wallet containing $100 cash, credit cards and a safe deposit key. She picked up the rider near Kirkwood' Community college and dropped him off at Third avenue and Twelfth street SE. Loses Hand in Farm Accident A man who lost his hand in a farm accident Tuesday was in fair condition at St. Luke’s hospital Wednesday. Ralph C. Hoskins, route two, Marion, was loading soybeans with an auger into a truck when he slipped on the soybeans and fell into the auger. Linn sheriff’s deputies said Hoskins’ left hand was severed above the wrist. North Liberty Man Faces Check Charge A North Liberty man was arrested on a warrant Tuesday charging him with false uttering of a check. Steven Johnson, 23, was being held in the* Linn county jail under $2,500 bond. He is accused of writing a bad check in the amount o f$49f1o Pazour Motor Sports on Aug. 2). Smulekofft • Drapery Dept., 5th Floor Three, acres of Magic Open Thursday 9 ’til 9 parkle to your home with Wamsutta Custom Made-to-Measure Draperies available with Roe-Lon® lining. Save 20% Use Smulekoff s Easy Budget Account Made-to-measure draperies are made lo vour exact measurements bv Wamsutta factories. Measure each window properly. Don’t guess. Dr call us at .362-2181. We’ll gladly measure sour windows for son at no charge. 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  • Al Koenig
  • Anthoula Karras
  • Baxter Freese
  • Bruce Grady
  • Craig Currie
  • Dennis Weaver
  • Doris Pearson
  • Dorothy Mcrveaux
  • Duane Crock
  • Eugene Kopecky
  • Judy Daubcnmier
  • Kevin Konzen
  • Mahlon Jack Phelps
  • Ralph C. Hoskins
  • Randall M. Brunson
  • Richard Schulz
  • Steven Barton
  • Steven Johnson
  • Tom Shea

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: October 23, 1974

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