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Alton Telegraph (Newspaper) - March 2, 1990, Alton, Illinois The Telegraph area tri., March 2, 1990 a-5 Davey named Wood River planning chief by Maureen Hegarty special to Telegraph Wood River for first time Wood River has a director of Community and economic development. Dan Davey City a zoning administrator quietly took office As director just before first of year in his new Job he Heads zoning and building department and encourages economic development. A my responsibly first of All is to help reinforce All existing businesses we have in City and help them to Prosper a Davey said. He is also responsible for encouraging new businesses to come to City. A although position has been budgeted for More a year it was not filled until recently. It was one of first things on my Agenda when i got this position a City manager Richard Phillips said. Davey was chosen a because of his background and involvement with Community development and building and zoning a Wood River is now searching for a new zoning administrator to take Davey sold position. In addition to overseeing economic development Davey looks into annexing interested landowners in surrounding unincorporated areas. Filling position is just one Way Wood River officials Are working on expanding City. The City recently entered into an agreement with Adams development co. To help in downtown expansion and is working with downtown business owners to improve area. A a we re trying to get Wood River to move Forward in an orderly fashion. We need growth we need housing we need so Many things a Phillips said. Racetrack for radio controlled cars proposed for Moore Park by Patricia Zadeik Telegraph staff writer Alton a zip of radio controlled miniature cars May be on track at Gordon Moore Park a a we re after a place to race and we think Gordon Moore Park is a Dandy place a Alton resident Bill Hardin told members of Park and recreation commission thursday. Hardin proposed a 190 by 138-foot Asphalt track be built on Farmland on North Side of plan unveiled to commission included an elevated Drivers stand and a series of banked turns. A we can to miss on it a racing enthusiast said. A Quick Check of Parks master plan for development revealed a radio controlled Racetrack on map. A i done to see where that would be illogical to put radio controlled cars there a chairman John Fischer said. Hardin a member of Mississippi Valley radio controlled car club proposed track be built with Volunteer labor donations and contributions. The track could be used for races for Gas and electric powered cars which travel at speeds of up to 50 Mph. A it s an interesting idea As Long As noise Isnit a problem a commissioner Bob Halsey said. A if ifs compatible with other functions of Park i think it can be a Boon to Fischer requested additional information on noise maintenance liability and possible radio wave interference. Commissioner Carl Crumer said questions remained but added. A i Hope interest stays High commission granted Harding a request to hold heartland National radio control championships at Park sept. 1-3. The event is tentatively scheduled to take place in a parking lot on South Side of Park. Hardin estimated construction of a track would take about three weeks. Candidate contends state legislators pensions need trim study of South Roxana health Industrial pollution due March 12 Telegraph capital Bureau Springfield a study of possible link Between Industrial pollution in South Rox Ana area and health problems is expected to be released March 12, an Illinois department of Public health spokesman said thursday. The report is undergoing a final review and is pretty Well completed a department spokesman Tom Schafer said. However study begun last fall is less extensive and has taken More time than Schafer originally indicated he said. The department had projected it would have a report by feb. I and it would Analyse medical records death certificates and states cancer Register. The study instead was limited to an evaluation of information on chemical contamination lev annual appreciation Days March 5 thru 10 20% discount on All parts purchased Over come Check out our newly acquired line of simplicity tractors. 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Those Levels Are being compared to projected health effects but medical records were not examined he said. The environmental health study was requested by state rep. Jim Mcpike Dalton and South Roxana mayor Danny Wilcox because of concern by some South Roxana residents that pollution from Shell Oil co. Was causing health problems. By Dennis Mcmurray Telegraph staff writer Springfield extravagant pensions for state legislators should be Cut a democratic candidate for state treasurer charged thursday. The candidate Patrick Quinn said he would push a pension Reform act that would bar legislators and other state officials from collecting retirement benefits until age 65 and limit them to a maximum of 75 percent of their final salaries. His opponent in March 20 democratic primary rep. Peg Breslin of Ottawa labelled idea under current Law legislators who serve at least 20 years receive a pension of 85 percent of their last salaries starting at age 55. A Veteran Illinois legislator retiring at 55 who lives until age 78 would receive 2.5 times As much in retirement benefits As his private sector counterpart Quinn said. Lawmakers also should be barred from receiving pension benefits while still collecting pay from other government jobs. He said there Are 32 pension a a double dippers a including Illinois u s. Sens. Paul Simon and Alan Dixon. Breslin said she disagreed with Quinn a pension Reform plan because state officials like other people pay into their pension plans while they work Quinn released a Complete list of lifetime pension amounts paid to 195 former legislators who were still alive june 30. Four Telegraph area former lawmakers were on list. Former state rep. Leland Kennedy of Alton who died last month received $240,005 in pension payments through june 30. A. A a Juniet Bartulis of Benld a former state representative and state senator who now works for Illinois department of transportation received a total of $88,638 in benefits. Former rep. Ben Harpstrite of new Baden was paid $36,365 in retirement pay through june 30, while former rep. Jerry Corbett of Hardin was paid $36,044. The associated press also contributed to this article. Spring Ward build your career wardrobe and save purchases up to $100 20% off purchases of 100.01 to $250 25% off purchases of 25001 and up 30% off savings strategies More you buy More you save. 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