Annapolis Capital, January 13, 1995

Annapolis Capital

January 13, 1995

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Capital, The (Newspaper) - January 13, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland HIRED Plot to kill Farrakhan alleged by daughter Of UN lite n to chaffed. K's all for the birds for nature makwoiftrb MICROFILMS BOX 1558 MD 20707 CLOUDY PAGE At FPIDAX JANUARY 13. 1995. ANNAPOLIS. MD HOME 25C NEWSSTAND- school plan introduced THE MILLION SCHOOL PLAN INCLUDES Superintendent Carol wtNkH expected to Introduce a epeodlnj a 7 percent 'f f saee over the current mtinon Unseal 1996 budget to to be Introduced at a achieved by cutting 21 administrative positions. Is earmarked to create six new Including another lawyer to handle disciplinary eases. The savings would be spent specifically on classroom materials. million to hire 71 teachers and eight administrative trainees. the Advanced School I Automation a plan to upgrade the Ifbstn four schools In the Arundel High to all 12 high schools. 25 special education Parham cuts 21 office boosts textbook funding By DENNIS SULLIVAN Staff Writer Responding to criticism that the county school system has too many Superintendent Carol S. Parham said today .she will propose a million budget that will cut 21 central office posts and increase spending on books and equipment by 66 percent. The spending plan also would add 71 teachers to meet an expected enrollment surge next fall. Mrs. Parham is expected to introduce her which is or 7 more than the current million at Wednesday night's school board meeting She called the plan her way of recognizing a public perception that the school system is bloated at the expense of the students. this is a response to the Mrs. Parham said this morning while present- ing her plan to the editors and a reporterat The Capital. it is also recognizing what is our real purpose9 And that is the instruction of young children and that has to be our first priority when we've got tough choices to she said The increases in classroom spending and cuts at the central office already nave been labelled as unprecedented. heed a sea-change in the way we are conducting the administration in the school said Michael school board presi- who supports the plan. ifs not attacking the school system administration with a meat ax. I was looking for substantial and from the briefings and Page Gary pledges for Bates renovation By JEFF NELSON Staff Writer County Executive John G. Gary Jr. last night made renovation of the old Wiley H. Bates school a project dear to the hearts of Annapolis' black community one of his priorities this year. Mr. Gary announced at an awards dinner honoring the late Martin Luther King Jr. that he will ask the state for million and pledged million in county funds to renovate what was once the city's high school for blacks. The money will be used to convert the empty building into A community adult day-care and a site for senior programs. i been around for 10 years and it's time to put it to Mr. Gary said. His announcement apparently comes as a surprise to the city. county has made offers in the but they were just no action. I am convinced he will do said Annapolis Mayor Alfred Hop- who attended the dinner and hustled Mr. Gary out of the room for a quick sidewalk meeting. The announcement came just days city aldermen removed from the city's The Capital budget earmarked for the old school building because of .county inaction on the project 1 At the Mr. Hopkins urged the county to give the city building so that work could begin. Mr. Gary said last night that community activists and government agencies have finally come to an agreement over what should be in the building and it is time for action. The money he is not enough to get the job he said. 1 know it's not enough to get the project but it be enough to get the p'roject well under he said. He predicted that cleanup and renovation of the iwhich is saturated with would cost about The million not included in the county's offer imust come the he said. Mr. Gary said he will ask the County Council for per year over the next two years if the General Assembly passes a bond request for the remaining million for the project this year. He also said the county will ask the state to pay to remove asbestos from the building a cleanup that could cost as Tnuch as million. He said the bond request will be introduced in the General Assembly in the next few weeks The old school went up in the 1920s at the urging of Wiley H. Bates and other Annapolis blacks who saw a need for a Page Remembering the Rev. Martin Luther Bl Official observance this Monday. Bl TEMPS WON'T SUDE MUCH By j. Htmon Thv Cvpftw hi so Mf nM nww vipMnn n MHMIVW r ef flisan and Jean ManmluJ of and en a. Tomorww be asmy wMi Study backs Skins9 claim of tax gains By DAVE GULLIVER Business Writer A long-awaited independent study to be released today backs up the Wash- ington Redskins' claim that a proposed Laurel stadium would produce nearly million in county taxes and million in state taxes every year. That would be enough to repay the million in bonds for roads and sewers near the with mil- lion a year left according to the analysis by consultants Arthur Ander- sen Co. The numbers match those released Nov. 22 in a preliminary version of the report and surpass projections the Red- skins made in hearings last summer. The Anne Arundel Economic Devel- opment the county's privatized recruiting commis- sioned the study for about Chairman James Russell said the find- ings show that stadium revenues could provide badly needed funds as a voter- mandated tax cap takes effect. project presents an extraordin'- ary opportunity for Anne Arundel Mr. Russell said in a prepared statement The project would produce mil- lion in county admissions tax and million in property according to the study. It also would create In state sales tax and in other state taxes. The Redskins last spring estimated that million to million a year in county taxes would be generated by the stadium. By the proceeds could not pay for new schools. The proposed Piney Orchard Elementary for exam- is estimated to cost while Meade Middle School is expected to cost million. County Executive John G. Gary also has said the stadium could help the county cope with declining MftftmtrwWaehlngton want to buW near Laurel provide a financial boost to AmMAfurxM County and the are estimates on the taxdodara the governments would deflect annually H the atadkim to accordng to a study to be released today AwwArundw Admissions tax Property tax Personal income tax Incremental expenses MM surplus Amount 10.12 income tax tM AJ.13' vmn f TW Property tax Net surplus' SOURCE AOhurAndftm J Co revenues under the county tax cap. He has proposed exempting the team from property tax in return for a direct payment to cover the. cost df infrastructure a plan the study did not analyze. But the study means little unless the Page anes pass within feet of each other A BSAfr commuter plane landing Intern- Jtirportcnne within 50 feet of I private plane over Ferndale rmorniot were flying about a t of the airport when fT'iegt US Air Express dsihTlDand-Ben roateft wi tuir said it was nearly full USAir and the Cessna's the Colonial Pipeline offered different accounts of the bat both said air traffic controllers at the airport were to blame. FAA officials refused comment on the cause of the Incident. The matter is under investigation and a fnal report could be issued mtwo officials said. gay styt there wag a lot of olTair ttfcfflc control fre-- to was controQiog said UBAlr spokes- AMJ INSIDE Couch Forget the frigid bundle up and taKe a road trip to Baltimore. The combination of food food and shop- ping make the adventure worth the effort. MSMM flu bug has put strain on region's blood supplies AnnuM Report.. UMnr MCf.......... Bhtfe---------- CtabNotM. Cl EdttorWi........ Bl UttwefUw. A7 A5 MWtnyNmn. B4 C5 B3 C4 T6l0VlfiOf1 TMM... A8 A6 A4 A6 A9 A9 ...014 C3 A9 C2 By MARY ELLEN LLOYD StatfWriter Widespread colds and the flu -have wiped out more than local residents. They've also put a drain on regional blood supplies as typically faithful 'do- nors have been too ill to a spokesman for the American Red Cross Supplies of several blood types have dropped to critically low said Pat director of communications for the Red Cross Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Region. like people are being by the she we ask people to come we ask for healthy and if anybody is under 110 pounds or has a sore throat or a. we can't accept them. Be- tween that and coming off the holiday it really does make for a The regional Red Cross supplies 84 hospitals from Northern Virginia to Central and has been able to meet demands so far But the region yesterday dipped be- low a one-day supply of the following blood 0 0 B Positive and B Ms. Lakatta said. Shortages of 0 Negative donors are particularly because that blood type can be given to people with any blood type. we go under a day it does become Ms. La- katta said. Supplies of A Positive and A Nega- tive are also below desired she sakL Blood supplies can be used up quickly. A liver transplant patient could take 40 pints of blood. But the Red Cross inventory yesterday morning showed only 25 pints of B Negative blood 61 pints of 0 and 94 pints of B Positive we're down low under that three- day supply and tot's say a couple of Page v ;

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