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Arlington Heights Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 10, 1990, Arlington Heights, Illinois Suburban report Palatine twp. Cuts Road budget 9 percent by Larry Smith daily Herald staff writer after a Long and sometimes heated discussion monday the Palatine township Board approved a $935,200 Road and Bridge budget for 1990-91 that is 9 percent less than last year. The budget was reduced when the trustees decided that the Road and Bridge fund should have More than a $3,610 Reserve balance and decided a $135,000 Reserve would be More responsible. Trustees said a $3,000 Reserve fund is not a big enough safety net for the department. A it s unrealistic its unwise its poor management to adopt a budget like this a said trustee Warren a a Bend Jones. Jones said the township should have a larger Reserve in the Road budget so that it will not have to borrow Money if an emergency arises. To make adjustments in the budget township Road commissioner Robert Bergman Cut $100,000 out of the Road maintenance fund and another $30,000 out of the contract work portion of the budget to create a larger Reserve. Bergman said although the cuts seem Large on paper in reality they will create a crunch but not a big one. Because the township historically Only spends about 80 to 85 percent of the budget appropriations the cuts mean that the Road department will spend a bigger percentage of the budget or about 90 to 95 percent. No projects or services Are expected to be Cut because of the budget changes he said. A people done to have to worry about their streets not being slowed a Bergman said. To keep building up the Reserve fund Bergman said the township will have to raise the the tax Levy about 8 percent in the fall instead of the usual 5 percent increase. A i understand what the goal is to build up the Reserve a Bergman said. A the time to do that is at tax Levy time in the egg Rush seven and eight year old children race to be the first to track Down Candy eggs during an easter egg Hunt at Streamwood Parkside Center. Daily Herald photo John Kons tamaras Kildeer Libertyville Wheeling Road work opposed claiming renovation of Long Grove Road will destroy their quiet Village some Kildeer residents Are requesting Village officials take Over maintenance of a portion of the Road and Stop the project. Residents Are planning to protest the $610,024 Road plan at an informational meeting set for 7 30 . Today in the Library of Quentin elementary school 21250 w. Shirley Road. Lake county transportation officials will be on hand at the meeting to outline the controversial project for trustees and residents which is scheduled to begin the nations Eye a . Department of education representative began scrutinizing Rockland school in Libertyville monday for possible recognition for a nationwide excellence award. Rockland a school for kindergarten through fifth Grade students is one of 18 Illinois nominees for the a excellence in education Competition. The Only other finalist in Lake county is Hawthorn primary school a building for kindergarten and first Grade students in Vernon Hills. A visit there is expected next week. Nationwide 498 schools were cop resigns a Wheeling police sergeant who successfully fought charges last year he showed disrespect for the Village by upending the Wheeling Flag has resigned. Sgt. Michael j. Staufenbiel and his wife Elizabeth also a Wheeling police officer will serve their last Days on the department this week. Michael quits on saturday and Elizabeth on wednesday. Michael staufenbiel an 18-year department Veteran was suspended for 21 Days without pay last september after he pleaded guilty to turning the Village Flag upside Down after a disciplinary hearing last april. �1990 same a wholesale club 900 s. Barrington Streamwood il60107 Mart stores inc. District 59 offers computer plan to staff in truckloads Oft son Shiefer cheap. By Joyce Kelly daily Herald staff writer Courtesy of Elk Grove township elementary District 59, the a a apples that teachers receive next fall will be part of a new computer Purchase plan. The school Board monday night approved a plan that would allow District teachers support staff and administrators to Purchase apples and ism computers at discounted prices. The employee will make interest free monthly instalments for up to 24 months. The District will pay the interest which superintendent James k. Fay estimated to be about $10,000 if too employees take advantage of the plan. So far about 81 teachers have expressed interest in the computers which Range in Price from $1,800 to $6,000, he said. A computers Are going to be an important part of the instructional delivery system a Fay said. A we need to intensify our efforts to help teachers use them the plan similar to ones used in other school districts was designed to make computers available for teachers to use at Home in the Hope it would improve their use in school. However Board member mar Dell Schumacher said that while she favored teachers getting the computers she opposed offering an interest free 24-month install ment plan. She suggested either a Shorter payment period or that the teachers should pay the interest. A i really think that it is a bargain within itself a she said. But the majority of the Board members accepted the plan recommended by the administrators. A we need to get people involved with using computers effectively a Board member Sam Lissner said. A we get positive feedback in other ways including Board member Kenneth Whittington said a when teachers have them computers at Home they can become comfortable with them. It will Cost us a Little bit of Money but not restaurant owners Are flying through the doors of Sam s wholesale club to get their hands on ing in the savings on everything from folgers Coffee to Miller Beer. Because at Sam s the specially of the House is putting the buying Power of the largest wholesale club in the country to work for Small businesses. We buy big Cut our margins to the Bone and sell to you at the lowest wholesale prices so you can resell make a profit and still undercut the Competition. Or buy for your office and improve the Bottom line. And we buy Quality. All top of the line. All Brand names. And All in Stock Day after Day. So if you run a restaurant or any other kind of Small business Stop by Sam s wholesale club with your business License or tax i. D and Tell pm Sam sent you. Smits wholesale club in business for Small business. Tuesday april to 1990 Dally Herald Section 1/ Newt 3 shuttle holds Telescope that will peer to Edge of universe this. We wanted to Foster demobilization and repatriation of the contras As expeditiously As possible a he said. The administrations original package included $500 million for Panama $300 million for Nicaragua and $70 million to enlarge programs that Benefit refugees. However the House increased the package to $2.4 billion adding Money for . Projects including food Stamps disaster Relief fighting Forest fires and veterans programs. The Senate has yet to act on the Bill. Fitzwater said the $3.6 million would come from what was left Over from an earlier $47 million humanitarian Aid package for Nicaragua. A we believe that the Money is needed there that it is a worthy cause that the United states has pushed for this As the ultimate goal of its policy for years and that we do have a responsibility to make this Money available a Fitzwater said. The $30 million in the administrations package that would be earmarked for repatriation includes $2 million to help finance a United nations observer group that will receive the weapons of resistance members who demobilize. At the state department spokeswoman Margaret Tutwiler called the $3.6 million a Start up Money for the repatriation and resettlement operations a including Money for the . Group. A both politically and financially the United states supports the a voluntary demobilization repatriation and reintegration of Contra rebels and their families she said. Associated press Cape canaveral Fla. Space shuttle discovery was readied monday for its most challenging scientific Mission lifting the Hubble space Telescope above Earth a obscuring atmosphere to look toward the Edge of the universe and perhaps the beginning of time. Forecasters said Low Clouds were expected at the Kennedy space Center on tuesday morning but there was a 60 percent Chance the weather would permit a liftoff of the 35th shuttle Mission set for 7 47 a m. Chicago time. Discovery a five astronauts will be flying 380 Miles above Earth higher than any shuttle Crew has gone. Two of them will be in space suits ready to go to the Rescue if anything goes wrong with the Telescope release from the cargo Bay. The first pictures to be released to the Public As Early As four Days after the Observatory is in orbit will be of an open Star Cluster in the Milky Way deep in the Southern sky in Constellation Carina. That Constellation is visible to the naked Eye from South America and Australia and is estimated to be 1,500 Light years away. Hubble 43 feet Long 14 feet in diameter and weighing 24,250 pounds is nestled in discovery a cargo Bay. It will be lifted out with the ships mechanical Arm Given an exacting checkout and will be dropped overboard wednesday afternoon if All goes Well. The Telescope being launched seven years late because of the 1986 challenger Accident and technical problems represents an investment of More than $2 billion a $1.5 billion for the Telescope itself and $600 million for spare parts astronaut training and ground support. It will Cost $200 million a year to operate and maintain. The flight is deemed so important that All five of the Crew Are veterans of previous flights. The telescopes 94-Inch Mirror is the smoothest Ever made according to experts. It was designed to capture and magnify Light from nearly the farthest reaches of the universe a Light created billions of years ago when stars and solar systems were in their earliest stages of formation. A Hubble has no rivals a said Len Nard Fisk nasal a chief scientist. A never before have we had a Telescope or Observatory with this capability and it will not be surpassed until we begin to establish observatories on the Moon some with this new tool astronomers will see these celestial objects As they were billions of years ago. That should help determine when the big bang created the funds sent for resettling continued from Page i an artists drawing shows How a mechanical Arm will lift the Hubble space Telescope out of the cargo Bay of the shuttle discovery. United press International

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