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Journal Tribune (Newspaper) - December 6, 2001, Williamsburg, Iowa B I GIT 9 Pi TP DES MOINES I ft Iowa 52361 VOLUME 101 ISSUE 49 2001 Inside KIWANIS GEAR UP FOR CHRISTMAS See page 11 Weather report Jeanette Weaver is the official observer for the National Weather Service in Following is her Readings are taken at 7 daily for the previous days Date 1126 1127 1128 1129 1130 1201 1202 High 42 50 35 35 40 41 48 Low 40 34 31 34 36 33 20 The Sidebar TV stations to list weather information In the event of a weather or mechanical problem that would require a delay in school bus routes and school starting said announcements will be made over AM and Channel 9 when pos WMT radio will start cancellations arid announcements at Scheduled updates will be made every 15 and 40 minutes past the Emergency announcements and list updates will be made between these scheduled Hunting and fishing licenses available 15 2002 hunting and fishing licenses will be available for sale 2001 at the Iowa County Recorders Licenses make great Christmas gifts for hunters and All paid and Spring Turkey tags in nonquota areas will be available in the office or at any other local ELSI licensed agent beginning Satur Tags will remain on sale until the last day of the sea son for which a license is The Recorders Office will be open 15 during the hours of 9 through noon to accomodate those who wish to purchase their tags the first For more call the Recorders Office at Womens Guild plan bake sale The Lutheran Nightlights will be serving the first Advent and the Womens Guild is having a make and bake sale The Lutheran Brotherhood will be matching a total of for these Proceeds will be used for mission For more call Paul Lutheran Church at Elementary VIP music concerts are rescheduled The dates for the Williamsburg Elementary grades K2 music concerts have been The Elemen tary VIP Day and music concert will be held 7 starting at Refreshments will be available before the as well as an open house after the An evening performance of the K2 music concert will be held at Index Local News Family News Sports Church Legals Obituaries Opinion 23 45 69 1011 12 15 McDonalds saga back on front burner H McDonalds legal counsel clarifies property list agreement land could be in limbo until 2004 By CALLIE WETJEN Forget The city of Williamsburg has its own piece of property up for sale on McDonalds Monopoly board At a recent City Council former city attorney Ron Saylor presented a letter from McDonalds legal counsel clarifying the listing agreement for the citys property adja cent to Tanger Outlet The listing agreement is between McDonalds Coldwell and the city of As stated in the agree Coldwell Banker has the sole and ex right to find a purchaser or tenant for WHS Bands winter concert to be 10 The Williamsburg High School Concert Band and Jazz directed by Cormac will present their winter concert in Messer Auditorium at Williamsburg High School at The concert made up of students in grades will perform a variety of works from different periods in including Ralph Vaughn Williams Flourish for Wind and David Longs 1997 composi tion Homage to Renee director of elementary and junior high will be a guest leading the band in Robert Smiths march Jingle Bells Another holiday feature will be the 1936 transcription of Johann Sebastian Bachs Joy of Mans The concert band will close with a medley of songs from Meredith Wilsons The Music arranged by Phillip Jazz a select ensemble made up of students from the concert will present three selections at the Such Sweet written for the Duke Ellington Orchestra by Ellington and Billy will feature trumpet player Andy Meyer and trombone players Andrew Folkmann and Derrick A Big Band arranged by Carl will be followed by Mambo by Victor featuring trombone player Andrew tenor saxophonist Kyle and drummer Adam All Williamsburg High School band concerts are free and open to the For more contact Cormac Cannon at the real Listing price for the acres is and the broker will make six percent commission of the sale At the City Council Saylor informed the council that as part of the the commission will be paid by McDonalds and not the The last time the land was appraised was in with a market value estimated at In accordance with Iowa Code the council must wait 60 days to see if any of the adjacent property owners want to make a counter REDACTED COPY OF LAWSUIT SETTLEMENT IS MADE PUBLIC RECORD The listing agreement is in conjunction to a 1998 lawsuit filed by McDonalds fran chise owner Kevin OBrien against the The lawsuit was later upon a 1999 settlement made between the and the McDonald The or edited version of the settlement includes the following The city will place a restrictive covenant upon the property The property will not be appraised until after the city accepts an offer for the purchase of the Sale of property The city will make good faith efforts to sell the property for so long as the city sells the property on or before March and receives net proceeds of McDonalds and OBrien will have no further obligation under this agreement with respect to the In the event the property is sold and the city does not receive net proceeds of then McDonalds and OBrien shall pay the city the difference between blank and the Net pro under terms and conditions as ter The city must seek prior approval from McDonalds and OBrien before accepting any offer made on the If the property was not sold by March then two options would McDonalds and OBrien could proceed with purchasing the or take the onetime option to extend that marketing pe riod for an additional three or until March if McDonalds chose to exercise this which they the city would charge interest on a yearly against the See page 12 NpIC photo by Callie Wetjen Have I been good Thats a silly question Taylor describes the puppy that she wants for Christmas while she had Santas attention during Annual Christmas See more photos on pages 13 and Wburg grad learns survival as a Marine By CALLIE WETJEN Marine Chad a 1998 Williamsburg High School learned a thing or two during his recent Marine SERE Course like how to eat snakes and build a shelter out of SERE Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape Course is a training course that teaches Marines how to survive if they become separated from their or if they become a prisoner of the son of Lyle and Vicki was dropped off in a acre jungle with a camel and a pair of There were 12 teams of and the object of the two week course was to survive the course without being Of the 12 Carters team and one other team were the only two that were able to evade Soldiers were taught what types of plants and animals could be where to find fresh and how to stay warm and dry in a With this proper todays soldiers have an edge over past soldiers who were captured as prisoners of or were forced into a survival situation like the SERE Course When asked how her son felt about the war against the Vicki Carter They havent been told a lot about what is going on in the Middle But he said the morale is really She added that he will not be able to come home for but he loves the care packages friends and family members He does a lot of reading to keep his mind who joined the Marines in August of plans to re His mother said he is especially interested in working on a FAST which is an security He said a new FAST Team is being opened up in response to the 11 who joined the Marines to see the can be reached by mail at CPL Chad Carter Kilo 3rd UIC 39 783 FPO AP 966099780 Submitted photo Marine Chad son of Lyle and Vicki takes a break with fellow teammates during a SERE survival New code poses few hangups Williamsburg and Conroy phone customers wont have to adjust many local calls Beginning Iowas new area formerly part of the 319 area will become mandatory to According to the local phone company Iowa this means callers will no longer be able to reach numbers in the 563 area by dialing If a caller dials the wrong area a recording will The area code for the number be ing called has been changed to Callers will need to hang up and using the correct area Iowa Telecom reminds customers whose area code has been affected by this change to tell your friends and If you live in either the 563 or 319 area and are able to make a local call to a sur rounding it is likely you have a local calling plan such as Community Premium calling or Extended Area All calls customers make today dialing only 7 will remain part of the local cull ing and charges incurred will remain the customers may need to change how they dial these Some page 11 TO report news or place call The Journal Ph FAX 6689112
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