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Argus (Newspaper) - June 5, 1965, Fremont, California The beams in place Cross beams for the roof of the . Grants store at the Lido Faire shopping Center were being put in place yesterday. The National Chain variety store is expected to open in september. The foot facility will be the largest in the City of Newark. City officials say the department store May bring the City from to annually in sales tax Revenue. The store will connect the Safeway Central Valley Bank Structure and the Kinney shoe Thrifty drug building. Partially covered malls will be built Between the three major structures. Gain Newark building Well ahead Pace by Dorothy Ozenkoski construction within the City of Newark this year is moving ahead of last year using building per mits issued by the Newark build ing department As a yardstick. The value of the building per mits issued last month were More than higher than the same period last year and the value of the building permits issued during the first five months this year is higher than the first live months of 1964. Industrial and commercial construction value a the largest portion of Newark planners the value of the building permits issued last month As compared to for May. 1964. The Only units for which a permit was issued last month was an eight unit apart ment valued at additions and remodelling of apartments and value for installation of a pro pane tank and guardian pack aging corp. Was issued a building per Mit value for construction of an office. Building permits were issued for the relocation of two houses at 36527 and 36528 Mulberry St. For Newton Bros. Who were also charged a fee of under the new Capitol improvement tax ordinance. The two remaining building permits issued were for a private Home room addition value and a Patio cover with a value private Homes were valued at building permits were issued for two swimming pools with a combined value of the total building permit value to Date this year is As compared first five months of 1964. During the first four Days of this month Morton Salt co. Was issued a building permit Art festival on Lido Hall the Art festival at the Lido Faire mall near Jarvis ave nue opened today at 10 . And will continue until 10 . The festival will also be open 12 hours tomorrow. The Art show with o Paris Ian theme is under the sponsorship of the Litho Faire Home owners association. A sidewalk cafe and a simulated French apparel shop Are being featured during the festival. Several Art exhibits will also be on display and judged. Works submitted will be judged in two categories ceramics water colors and a Kiosk will be seen by the Public. Water dist. Use permit for Glass firm in Public hearing tuesday the Newark planning commis Sion will hold a Public hear ing tuesday on former Newark councilman Richard Tilton s application for an adjustment to permit construction of a room addition to his homeat7574birk Dale or. For a Home occupation use. Tilton plans to install a Tele phone answering service if the adjustment is granted. The for Mer City official is afflicted with failing vision. The commission which meets 8 . Tuesday at Sycamore Hall also will hold a Public hearing on Windsor land com Pany s second application for a use permit for a service Sta Tion at its burning tree shop Ping Center. The City Council denied a previous application last year. Corner site tideland Oil co. Is expected to operate the service station which is proposed for the South East Corner of Haley Street and Jarvis Avenue. The pie shaped shopping Center includes speedy Mart grocery now under construction. A to lord Public hearing to be held by the commission on Universal Glass co. Of Oakland s application for a use permit to allow construction of a Plant at the Southeast Corner of proposed streets Fircrest and overtake on the North Side of Jarvis Avenue. A building of feet is proposed by the Glass com Pany for its site of approximately one acre which is currently classified As an interim zoning District. Glazing work the proposed Plant s operation would be glazing both Metal and Glass for commercial and residential buildings As Well As the production of sashes and mirrors. Planning director c h Arles Cashmark will make a staff re port on the Rev. John Wilson s request for a one year Extension on a use permit which was granted to the first presbyterian Church last year. Cashmark will report on the site plan changes for the pro posed Church at the Corner of Cedar and Newark boulevards As Well As the requested Exten Sion the or whether the proposed construction modifications alter use granted use permit sufficiently to require an additional Public hearing on the use permit. Original plans originally the first phase of the Church construction was a Sanctuary with attached Chapel an administration building and two educational buildings with a Fellowship Hall Chapel and two educational buildings to be phased in later. The Church s plans now indicate one Large single building with moveable Walls in the educational and Fellowship Hall por Tion to allow Multi purpose use. Fremont club directory listings still sought the Fremont chamber of com Merce now in the process of preparing a Fremont Organiza Tion directory Lias sent out the Call for additional listings. Chamber manager Angelo Siracusa said the chamber feels the directory should be a com plete listing of All service so c 1 a 1, fraternal educational youth political and business organizations within f r Emont. Since the chamber does not have a Complete record of All clubs and organizations in existence. Siracusa asks representatives to Call the chamber office to pro vide the proper information. The directory will include the names of the club officers the purpose or objective of the club its meeting times and any Spe Cial events of interest to the general Community. Siracusa emphasizes that there is no responsibility involved other than providing the Correct in formation. Anyone wishing to be included in this directory should Call the chamber office at 797-8333 be tween 9 . And 5 . This week. A matched High school s first Mother and son graduates Are being granted diplomas this month. Mrs. Francis Watkins of 36040 Bayonne or. Has her Cap straightened by her son Ralph before receiving her adult school diploma thursday. Ralph is shown in the Cap and gown he will Wear to receive his diploma Friday in Newark High school graduation ceremonies. Anticipated the Board of directors of Alameda county water District indicated thursday that there will be a Cut in the tax rate for the 1965-66 fiscal year. This indication came at the end of another work session on the proposed budget of which would Call for a retention of the present tax of 24 cents per assessed valuation. Board president William f. Humpert or. Said the Board has constantly striven to either re Duce the tax rate or to Cut water rates in an Effort to encourage Fremont Newark and Union City development. Every time a Public Agency increases its taxes industrialists and developers turn away and Settle elsewhere. The water District therefore intends to keep its taxes Humpert said. Director Clark Redeker agree ing with Humpert added it looks very probable that we will be Able to Cut the fax again this year but we Don t know by How much at this in 1963-64, the District reduced its fax to 26 cents from 28 cents and last year it Cut the tax by a further 2 cents to 24 cents. The Board will hold another re View of the budget at its Reg ular meeting wednesday. It has been the policy of the Board to give final approval to the Bud get by july. Among other business the Board fabled action on bids for the Vallecitos channelization until wednesday. Legion Post to Mcmicken Glenn Mcmicken was installed last night As commander of Glen Moor american legion Post 711 in ceremonies at the veterans memorial building in Niles. Mcmicken succeeds James f. Perley or. Other new officers include Charles Thornsberry 1st vice commander Robert Ogden 2nd vice commander and Homer Townsend finance officer. John Ungaretti 5s chaplain. Her Man Perkins is sergeant at arms. The ritualistic team of the 10th District presided at the installation. Meeting thursday recommendations concerning the capital improvement pro Gram of he City of Fremont will be discussed at the next meet ing of the transportation com Mittee of the Fremont chamber of Commerce. The committee wll meet at 8 . Thursday at the Cloverleaf bowl. Kow incorporating the former Newark Sun 10 cents volume i no. 10 published at Newark California saturday june 5, 1955 by backing noted or school tax Issue some Fremont unified school dist. Voters about 30 per cent of the eligible registered voters Are expected to decide the Fate tuesday of a proposed increase in the District Sta rate ceiling. School officials encouraged by an impressive list of endorse ments Are hopeful that the fre Mont unified election will re verse a trend in Newark Oak land Castro Valley and Pitts Burg school elections. Tax rate increases in those four school districts were rejected in recent weeks. Increase Fremont unified trustees Are asking District voters to Okay a increase in the District tax ceiling for school operations from the present per assessed valuation to the actual District Levy for school operations this year is the extra 09 cents is in the form of overrides for pro Grams which the state permits Money scarce districts to Levy. Overrides Are limited to the costs of a relatively Small list of programs such As Community service meals for Hie needy extra costs of 7th and 8th Grade instruction retirement contributions and health insurance costs. Endorsements endorsing a yes vote on the tuesday Issue Are the Fremont chamber of Commerce the warm Springs boosters South Park improvement assn., fre Mont democratic women s for tinji1 v iry Hgt in businessmen s the Frem Ber of Commerce the washing torn township ministerial assn., and the better Fremont builders. Particularly encouraging to supt. William Bolt and other school officials has been the response of volunteers As Block captains for the election. Some volunteers strict students have been Knock ing on doors to encourage a Large turnout for the election. They Al so have been distributing Leaf lets recommending a yes vote. One leaflet school tersely summarizes what school officials Call the abcs of the tax rate increase request. More students the leaflet notes that Fremont unified will have Over Stu dents next school year an in crease of Over this year s enrolment. In order to instruct these new students about 100 teachers will have to be added. Less income per also is cited. This results school officials say because the rising school population is not being matched by a proportional boost in assessed valuations. A comparison of enrolment figures District expenses and income this year with next year s projections emphasize this Dis parity Between Cost and income increases. Slight surplus enrolment this year in fre Mont schools is the District expects to spend 948 while recording an income of leaving the Large District with a next year s enrolment is expected to be expenses Are projected at before considering any Cost in creases for next year while in come is projected at Only this Cost income picture would leave the District in the red meaning school officials say that the present educational program cannot be continued without a tax rate in crease. Costs in 1965-66 they note will climb 13 per cent while income rises Only 9 per cent. And their Cost figures for next year they stress do not include Normal in creases in costs of supplies pos sible salary adjustments or fur ther instructional improvements. Per student Cost looking at District costs from another viewpoint officials say it Cost about to educate a Fremont student this year. With out added income Only will be available for each student s education next year. How does Fremont unified compare with other school districts analysis of ten unified school districts in Alameda coun Yindi Cales the District stands seventh in assessed valuation per Pupil seventh in the tax rate levied and eighth in Cost per Pupil. Below averages those favouring the tax rate in crease declare that Fremont uni Fremont unified tax rate vote slated tuesday Nineteen precincts will be open from 7 . Until 7 . Next tuesday in Fremont unified school District s permissive tax election. Although the ballot authorizes an increase in the tax rate of per of assessed valuation the Board of education determined last week to Levy Only 40 cents additional next year. The added Cost to the owner of an Home would be for the year about five cents Tom Malowey assistant superintendent for business ser vices suggested that voters re Tain their notices of the elec Tion As mailed by the county of fice. The notice carries the address of the polling place and also speeds up the actual Vot Maloney said. Precincts Are located at no. 1, health room Patterson school 35521 Cabrillo drive no. 2, teachers room Centerville school 37720 Fremont Boulevard no. 3, speech room Allen g. Norris school 4760 Thornton Avenue no. 4, Library Glenmoor school 4620 Mattos tuesday meeting Newark to hear the Calendar for adoption and county approval of the Newark unified school District budget for 1965-66 will be presented to the Board of trustees tuesday. The trustees will meet at . In the District office at 5715 Muster ave. Alameda county supt. Rock Lafleche has notified the District its preliminary adopted Bud get must be in the county of fice on july 1. The reviewed budget with any changes suggested by the county will be re drive no. 5, Library John g. Mattos school 37944 Farwell drive no. 6, Library Tom Maloney school 38700 Logan drive precinct no. 7, special Educa Tion room origin Mowry school 4700 Calaveras Avenue no. 9, nurse s room Fremont school 40230 Laiolo Road no. 10, Spe Cial education room John Bla cow school 40404 Sundale drive no. 11, room 2, Irvington High school elementary school 40775 Fremont Rio Levard no. 13, Back room of the Library e. M. Grim m e r school 43030 Newport drive precinct no. 14, teachers room Linda Vista school 2650 Bruce drive no. 15, nurse s room Mission Valley school 41700 Denise Street no. 16, nurse s room Mission san Jose school 43545 Bryant Street no. 17, auditorium Niles school 37141 second Street no. In cafe orium Vallejo Mill school 38569 Canyon Heights drive and no. 19, Multi use room warm Springs school 47370 warm Springs Boulevard. Fied has less behind each student than the Alameda county average that it is levying 13 cents less than the county average and that its costs Are per Stu Dent below the average. Trustees hurry to emphasize that they intend to stay beneath the tax Selling As Long As possible. They have pledged to limit next year s increase to 40 cents meaning a maximum Levy of about per assessed valuation. School officials say a typical Fremont property owner with a Home bearing a Market value of assessed at paid to operate Fremont schools this fiscal year. For each Penny the tax rate increases he will pay an additional 42.5 cents a year. 5 cents daily a 40-cent boost in the tax rate would Cost the typical Fremont property owner an additional next year. Citizens for bet Ter a pro fax rate in crease group Breaks this Cost Down to around 5 cents a the committee also notes that local taxpayers even if they approve the tax rate increase will be paying less than half of the actual Cost of educating fre Mont children. A report on District income sources for 1964-65 Bear out this argument. This past Yea thedis strict received million from the state million in local taxes under Public Law -in1 special a a prospectus uni fied school dist. In 1965-66, approved by District trustees summarizes the philosophy of the Board of education in seeking the tax rate increase although we cannot say that instruction is improved by the Mere spending of increasing sums of Money we can be sure that Quality and Quantity Are limited by funds at hand. The Challenge to educators is to make the most Progress with the Money available. Citizens Challenge the Challenge to citizens is continued on Page 2 unified trustees budget timetable turned to the. District on july 15. An approved publication Bud get must be in the county office by july 20 for publication by the county the week of july 25 at the District s expense. The Bud get is then returned to the District for a Public hearing to be held by the trustees during the first week in August. Other matters to be consid ered by the trustees include memberships in the California elementary school administration loyalty Day Nick Martin of veterans of foreign wars Post 6746 of Newark presents m. D. Silva school students Bill Lambert left and Gary Ballard with plaques designating their top achievements in a recent loyalty Day essay contest. Essay Competition was held at m. D. Silva school. I and the California schools employees association. The annual Cesa membership is while the annual membership in the sea is the trustees will hear a construction report on Progress at Lincoln school. The trustees will consider the resignation of mrs. Gladys Fahrner an eighth Grade teacher at m. D. Silva school who has been teaching in Newark for the past 20 years. A leave of absence for one year for Lucille Johnson will be considered by the trustees. The teacher is requesting the leave to attend school. Inc to discuss inventory tax the Industrial inventory tax will be among matters to be considered by the Newark Industrial advisory committee 4 . Mon Day at the . 7171 Rich ave. The committee will hear a preliminary report on City Road development As Well As one by committeemen James Black and Robert Beaudreau on ways of attracting new Industry to new Ark. Committeeman a. H. Bowman will give a report concerning janitorial services for the new City Hall while the City staff will report on the revised City Hall plans. Recently appointed committee Man Oliver Gardner vice pros went of modulus co., will be at tending his first inc meeting monday

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