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Argus (Newspaper) - May 1, 1965, Fremont, California Newark Boulevard Tony Nelson associate civil Engineer in the Newark Public works department discusses construction Prog Ress on the Extension of Newark Boulevard with Don Redgwick a member of the firm of Redgwick and Flanke of Hayward. The project is expected to be completed in late july. Total development of a four Lane divided Street with a 16-foot median is planned from Thornton Avenue to Baine Avenue. Fund vote june 8 Fremont chamber backs school tax rate boost the Fremont chamber of com Merce went on record yester Day As favouring a permissive tax ceiling boost of for the Fremont unified school District when the measure is brought to a Fremont vote on june 8. A chamber executive tee Resolution approved by directors states based upon the proposed expanded service to the present and anticipated student population of the fund and based upon the fact that the proposed tax Ceil ing of the fund would be competitive to the tax ceilings in neighbouring school districts the Fremont chamber of Commerce Fremont unified approves the proposed increase in the permissive tax ceiling of the fund from to plus possible overrides and urges the electorate within the school District to approve the new ceiling at an election on overrides regarding overrides. Or. Wil Liam Bolt superintendent of fre Mont unified stated that if the District availed itself of the pos sible 70 cent override it could Only be expended for specific purposes. Bolt noted that Fremont uni fied stands seventh among the ten unified districts in Alameda school attendance meetings monday school attendance Boundary problems in the Cen Tervie and Niles areas of Fremont will be discussed at separate meetings . Monday. Discussing disputed school attendance plans in the Center Vine area will be asst. Supt. Gus Robertson and Jerry Zimmerman director of elementary programs. This meeting will be held at Oliveira school. Niles attendance boundaries will be discussed in a meeting at value pc Mill school by supt. Bolt and Glenn Houde director of secondary programs. Shifts of some Grade school summer Sig planned summer school information booklets will go Home with new Ark students monday May 3. The booklets contain Complete in formation about registration procedures course offerings and attendance requirements. The forms in the Booklet and the cards attached to the cover of the Booklet Are to be filled out by the Parent and returned to the teacher by Friday May 14. Students currently enrolled in grades one through four will at tend summer classes in the . Muller school under the administration of mrs. May Howard fifth sixth seventh Grade Stu dents will attend classes at Silva school where William Costa will be principal. S u m m or principal Joseph Roberts announces Newark High school summer classes Are open to Newark students presently enrolled in grades eight through twelve from june 12 through july 30. The Silva school program and Muller school program will run july 1 through july 30. Students from classes at Oliveira were protested particularly by residents in the new Westridge tract at wednesday s meeting of the Fremont unified school dist. Board of education. Busing of Junior High school students from the Niles area also prompted protests. A third meeting for the Benefit of parents concerned with attendance bound Aries for Rix and Blacow schools will be scheduled after the District staff completes a study of relocatable classroom uses in the District. Wednesday s meeting of the Fremont unified Board also saw a protest from teacher groups seeking approval of salary in creases until they can better de Termine 1 gains in assessed valuation in the District 2 the possibility of additional state assistance and 3 effects of changes in class loadings. Trustees have indicated they will make a decision on salary requests by May 26, the current salary schedule Range is from for a first year teacher with a Bachelor s degree to for 12 years of experience and 75 hours of Post graduate work the administration has pro posed a salary Range from to county in assessed valuation per Pupil and seventh in the tax rate levied. The chamber s proposed 1965 66 budget of was accepted but Only after a lengthy Dis Cussion entering around the Rallo rated Industrial promotion. Carl Flegal former mayor of Fremont commented that he would prefer to see the develop ment of streets and roads initially As a further inducement to Industry. Flegal also said he would prefer to see the sub Sidy from the City the same As last year approx. Budget several present at the weekly chamber meeting at the inter National Kitchen also expressed a desire to see How the present budget relates to past chamber budgets. Chamber general manager an Gelo j. Siracusa noted that the 1964-65 budget was and for 1963-64. Proposed policy on the participation by Public officials on chamber committees was tabled on the motion of Frank hag Gerty. The final draft of a proposal for an Industrial commission As outlined by the chamber s Industrial committee following the suggestion by the Fremont City Council was reported to be almost completed. Siracusa added that a shoppers guide and a brochure on the City of Fremont would be out during the coming month. Allocation sought for aquatic Park the Alameda Creek Coyote Hills. Aquatic Park joint Agency this week voted to request million in state Park Bond funds to finance initial development of Coyote Hills aquatic Park. Trustees took their action at a meeting in Hayward. Directing William manager of the East Bay regional Park dist., and Richard Karn manager of the Alameda county flood control dist., to apply for the funds. The request would represent the total allotment for Alameda county from the state Park Bond Issue approved last year. Bedroom tax paid protested Newark received a Check yesterday As the first receipt under its recently approved Cap ital expenditures tax labelled by some As a bedroom tax. Enclosed with the Check from Gemma and Emmet King of san Leandro was a notice that the payment was being made under protest. Apartments the couple plans to build an eight apartment Complex in the 37100 Block on Walnut Street in Newark. Each apartment will contain two bedrooms. Under the ordinance the first bedroom in an individual apartment unit or Home is taxed with a tax of on each additional bedroom in the unit. The maximum tax on any one apartment unit or Home however is the tax went into effect april 8 with its final approval by the Newark City Council. Revenue from the tax May be used Only for capital improvements such As civic buildings facilities or equipment. Million City mgr. Bruce Altman has estimated that the tax May bring the City from to million Revenue during the next i Vic to 10 years. It is applicable Only to apartments or houses started after the ordinance was adopted. The couple s notice to the City declared payment of the said sum is made under protest As ordinance no. 91 the capital improvement tax ordinance pro Vides for an illegal tax and was illegally the letter did not indicate whether the couple plans to take further action in protesting the tax. Big Fortune is required for fortunes a Newark Fortune Teller apparently failed to see every thing in her future thursday when she was arrested for v a Cerise police arrested Nana Johns 28, of 36907 Cherry st., after she reportedly outlined the fortunes of a new Ark police officer posing As a Man with family prob lems. Mrs. Johns was to be arraigned yesterday in Fremont nework municipal court for practising Fortune telling without Trie required business License. The arrest brought to Light one costs a Fortune to be a Fortune Teller in new Ark. The fee for an occult science business License is per Day. Inc to discuss inventory tax the Industrial inventory tax will be discussed by the new Ark Industrial advisory commit tee 4 . Monday at the City conference room 7171 Rich ave. The committee is expected to review the terms of office of committee members As Well As review a report on janitorial services for Newark s new City Hall. Committeemen Robert Beau Dreau and James Black Are expected to present a report on Industrial zoning. The now incorporating the former Newark Sun 10 cents volume i no. 1 published at Newark California May 1, 1965 Nat lord is award nominee Nat lord 30, of 3g065 Cedar blvd., yesterday became the third nominee for Newark s distinguished service award. The award also dubbed the outstanding Young Man of the year award is presented under Newark school budget session slated monday Nat lord the sponsorship of the Newark Junior chamber of Commerce. Jaycee membership however is not a Factor in eligibility with judging done by non Jaycee Mem Bers. Lord joins Richard Wright a sergeant in the Newark police department and Gene Page a member of the Park and recreation commission As Candi dates for the award. Engineer an assistant supervising Engineer of Dura Bond bearing co. In Berkeley lord ass outgoing president of the Newark Jay Cees. The nomination cited his work in the Jaycees which includes two years As treasurer. Also cited were his assistance in new Ark voter registration drive the Park Bond Issue Campaign boy scout work and Newark Days. A native of Miltown mass., lord and his wife Janet have lived in Newark since 19g2. He is a Veteran of the . Navy. Extended Jim Hawk Dsa chairman said that Jaycees have extended the Date for nominations in the con test to May 12. Groups or individuals May nominate Young men from 21 to 35 who worker live in Newark. Outstanding service to the Community is considered in the judging. Last year s award Winner was the Rev. John a. Wilson pastor of the Newark presbyterian Church. This year s Winner will be announced May 22 when the Jay Cees hold their annual installation dinner at Kite Hills coun t r y club. State senator John Holmdahl will be the guest speaker. This weekend several Newark Jaycees Are attending the califor Nia Jaycees state convention in of Bakersfield. School areas in which cuts Are possible will be reviewed monday by Newark unified school District trustees along with a report on the costs of requested salary increases for District personnel. The budget work session which will be open to the Public is planned at . Monday in the District Board room 5715 Musick ave. Earlier this week Newark unified business mgr. H. L. Ellison outlined a series of Economy measures which could save the District next year. Salary requests Board members then heard a teacher Sal Ary committee request for increases ranging from for a starting teacher to for a teacher with 13 years experience and 75 hours of graduate level study. Sought by the salary committee is a schedule with a starting salary of and a High of the present schedule for District teachers ranges from a Low of to a High of yesterday morning a classified salary com Mittee representing clerical maintenance and cafeteria workers in the District submitted a request for a 5 per cent across the Board wage increase. Analyse costs costs of the requested increases for Teacle ers and other District workers were still being Analysed by Eidson late yesterday. A report on the costs is expected to be presented to trustees at the work session. A preliminary analysis indicated that the re Quested salary boosts for teachers could add to the District budget wiping out any savings the District might realize to rough an Economy program. The across the Board increase for classified personnel would add an estimated to to the budget. Budget projection Eidson told trustees tuesday that a straight line projection of this year s budget allowing for continuation of the present program with staff additions made Only where necessary to " serve Hig her student enrol merits would f Sulf in a budget of for next school year. If the District approved a 20-cent increase in tax overrides 5 cents for Community ser vices and 15 cents for excess Cost of the 7th and 8th Grade program it could anticipate in come of next year. The District then could anticipate a surplus of add to this anticipated surplus through suggested program cuts and the District could expect to end next year with a surplus of this would be the financial situation if no adjustments were made in the present salary schedule. Reserve approval of program cuts coupled with Okay of lie salary increase requests would see the Reserve Cut from to about Eidson says he plans to present trustees monday with two alternate budgets the first projecting the present program and the second based on added costs of requested salary in creases. Higher class loads for some courses and greater utilization of instructors Between the intermediate and High school level also Are expected to be considered by trustees monday. Economy areas suggested this week included Field lights by delaying installation of lights for the Newark High school athletic Field next year. By curtailing the school cafeteria program. By changing class loading ratios. By delaying Start of a Fuu sixth Grade foreign language program. By sharply cutting Back the maintenance of schools and grounds. By eliminating busing in several areas. Rate regardless of decisions on the program cuts or salary increase requests it appears Likely that the tax rate in Newark unified school dist. Next year will be increased from the present to per assessed valuation next year. The tax would add Over the next year Homeowner in Newark whose Home is assessed at Junior College trustees Fremont unified balks at four three division a disagreement Over trustee areas for the proposed Fremont Newark Junior College dist. Has prompted Fremont unified school District s Board of education to request a joint tees of Newark unified school dist. Newark trustees have suggested four trustees for Fremont and three for Newark in the Junior College District. Fremont trustees however indicated this week that they feel any assignment of trustees should More closely parallel the City s populations. Five to two the split one trustee said would be More equitable if fre Mont were assigned five trus tees. Fremont unified trustee m. 0. Sabraw said wednesday that a four three division would not seem to agree with the one township insurance agents to install Maurice Marks Maurice b. Marks of fre Mont will be installed As pres ident of the insurance agents Assn. Of Washington township wednesday installation ceremonies Are planned in a dinner meeting at the International Kitchen. A. A Pella on of Hayward director of the state association will be installing officer. William Humpert is outgoing other new officers include Wil Liam Bickard vice president John Oliveira treasurer Vern of Ellsworth Secretary and Joseph Lewis and Joseph alter jr., directors. The association s future pro Gram will be reviewed including continuation of fire and Accident programs and other civic projects. Humpert said the association also plans a study to see u the association can assist in stemming vandalism. In the fre Mont area. Person one vote philosophy. He suggested that perhaps City boundaries could be totally in n o r e d in designating trustee areas for the Junior College District. Newark s current population is estimated at while fre Mont s is above May huddle Fremont trustees Are seeking a joint meeting with Newark uni fied trustees on May 11 to fur ther discuss the Issue. This is the Date for Newark unified s next regularly scheduled meet ing although trustees will hold a work session on budget prob lems next monday. The proposal to form a fre Mont Newark Junior College dist. Is scheduled to be consid ered by the state Board of Edu cation at a june 10 meeting in san Francisco. The trustee is sue has presented the first area of disagreement in an otherwise harmonious and staunch Campaign for a new Junior College District. A c t u ally Fremont trustees skirted direct criticism of the Newark proposal wednesday. However they refused to endorse it pending further discus Sion with the Newark Board. Bill support another topic for discussion at the joint meeting May concern support for a Bill introduced by assemblyman Carlos Bee waiving state requirements for a assessed valuation be Hind each Junior College student in the District. Formation of a Fremont new Ark Junior College dist. Has been endorsed by City councils in both cities. In addition the proposal is now being studied by the fre Mont chamber of Commerce s education committee. The chamber study is expected to Center around economic effects of the formation of a new District. Newark knights boosters Roy Dahl president students turnabout asst. Principal Pat Kingery standing left and principal Irving hard donned students Block sweaters thursday As students temporarily filled their jobs during Newark highs Clisol Day. Students participating in the program included from left Sheila Newcomb 16, of 35435 Roca dr., Fremont Terry Pagni 18, of 6764 Martel place and Don Souther. 16, of 55311-Afayefte ave. Roy Dahl was elected thurs Day As president of the Newark knights boosters following an open House event which saw nearly 400 parents visit Newark High school. Dahl succeeds Paul West. Other new officers include Carl Pierce vice Ris Secretary and Barney Bragg treasurer. Directors Are Roy Baker mrs. Marge Counch mrs. Betty Lind Strom mrs. Sue Pennell mrs. Eileen Sybrant Jim Chambers George Lesire mrs. Paul Ine Maxwell Fred Rappe and Pau West. The boosters meeting featured an announcement that the new Ark scholarship loan fund will be increased by at the next meeting monday. Also reviewed thursday were boosters activities since t h e group was formed three years ago. In that time More than has been expended in club projects benefiting High school groups and activities. Funds the club participates in have benefited the scroll year Book lunch program welfare. Booster decals Koffee latches insurance Junior prep league associated student body Knight life newspaper Queen contest and other activities. Boosters have presented Joel Toste they helped raise to defray expenses for a summer trip with the american youth band. The club also has helped pro vide an meal commissioner s trophy athletic equipment and football film funds a Long Range project of the boosters is to provide a score Board for Newark High school s athletic Field. They also plan to build a bleacher pres Box refreshment stands and Yuckel Booths As Well As participate in Purchase of a Public address system and a Flag pole. Other pending events include a May 8 Candy Sale for cheer Leader and song girl uniforms and a May 15 Danee for us knights band fund

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