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Baldur Gazette News (Newspaper) - January 28, 1997, Baldur, Manitoba Tiger Hills budget expenditures explained at public meeting by Giselle Lussier Staff Reporter Approximately forty people attended the Tiger Hills School Division public meeting in the auditorium of the Baldur School on January Trustee Cruikshank opened the meeting by introducing the Trustees and Administrative staff as well as the evenings Superintendent Ray LeNeal began by explaining the expenditures of the budget of One of the questions asked was Should educational dollars be used to fund health related services These costs have risen as out of the 1248 students in the division there are 7 pupils who require special 73 require emotional 103 Slow delivery We are constantly being questioned on why the slow delivery of The The latest comes from Vancouver where subscribers report the Christmas edition was over three weeks late arriving in their mail Unfortunately we dont have the but we do know that they leave the Baldur Post Office every Coming to Gienora Brian who is seeking the nomination in the federal riding of PortageLisgar will be stopping in Gienora on January 29 at Informational meeting The information meeting with guest speakers from CNR and will be held at Belmont Hall today 28 at Everyone is When a man and woman they become The trouble starts when they try to decide which HAVE YOU PAID YOUR SUBSCRIPTION O 5 ro i D S O CD O OCQ CD c O Q CO O are served by a Speech Language Pathologist and 78 children require a The high number of 103 children served by a Speech Pathologist is a concern which has been looked at in further The Board feels strongly that this number could be decreased by trying to catch these problems before the children reach school In doing this at a young age it is believed that the child will overcome problem more Twyla Special Ed Coordinator is also looking towards implementing a special program which would be hopefully funded by Child Throughout the past four years the cost per pupil compared to the Provinces average has dropped significantly a difference of in to during the school This cost reduction reflects the boards application of the Share The Pain The Boards Share the Pain Approach has been applied over the last few The approach sees budget reductions shared through reductions in services and use of accumulated or increases in ody Secretary reported that the operating budget expenditures as of January 1997 totaled 38 of the The forecast of expenditures for the remainder of the year is The difference of the two figures is a shortfall of The shortfall is due to an oversight in employees additional telephone lines re Internet and additional parttime Ray LeNeal highlighted some of the changes that the Minister of Education announced during the previous Among the changes is that the school divisions will now own the school busses which will be maintained by funds given out by the government each The division will be able to take advantage of bulk bus purchases as in the Although the Minister announced that there will be a freeze on funding the Board expressed that they do not feel this is negative but as they were anticipating further cutbacks as in the past four On a personal note LeNeal commented that he would like to see staffing remain at the same number for the next In keeping with the same number of teaching positions there would be some transferring involved a half position from Glenboro Continued on page 14 Serving the Towns of Ninette Surrounding Areas 100 4 January 1997 50c per copy jean Ramage takes Presidents Chair for Seniors Independent Services by Muriel Hill The board of the Seniors Independent Services is comprised of members from the health district areas of Baldur and The board meets once a rotating the meeting place between these respective The executive board of the Seniors Independent Services is as follows Jean President Joan VicePresident Dorothy Treasurer Muriel Secretary Betty Past Other members of the board are Violet Lorie Ruth Ede Velma Sullivan and Shirley The area coordinators are Lynn Asham for the Glenboro Racille North of Wawanesa and Margaret Sigvaldason for the Baldur and Belmont The January meeting was held in Wawanesa on January Eight members and two coordinators attended this The coordinators commented on many positive programs that have been Illegally hooked by Kiliarney Detachment On January there was one minor hit and run accident A vehicle was damaged while It was parked behind the Erin This occurred between and 5 There was an Investigation opened Into a report that a party had illegally hooked onto another persons cable TV The matter was cleared without this time There was one application to renew a restricted weapon carry There was one criminal record check completed for employment On January 14th Kiliarney Tire reported a break and enter and the theft of a customers Chevy The suspects had broken into the shop and obtained the car keys from The thieves had loaded the vehicle onto a trailer and headed West on Their Chevy PU 4 x 4 had broken down and It appears it had either caught on fire or set on fire to destroy any remaining A fairly involved investigation has been conducted with assistance from Boissevain Brandon Idem Kelowna RCMP Kamloops RCMP and the OPP In As a result two suspects are being charged and warrants issued for their One suspect Is from BC and the other from On January 15th police received a complaint of damage to a vehicle parked on Laurier The right front passengers window was There was one false alarm at a local A new employee did not know the A Hog Barn at the Kevin Archibald farm burned to the There were no hogs in the barn at the On January 16th police and ambulance attended to a 911 call Continued on page 16 Such programs include the suppers held in Baldur and Belmont once a week at the large print telephone cassette readings of the newspapers and the walking Many varied services are available for seniors and require only a phone call to the coordinator to order a service from their The recipe books have all been sold and there is a possibility of a second printing if there are enough requests for A vote of thanks was extended to the retiring Betty for her dedication and perseverance to establish the Seniors Independent Betty was a member of the steering committee and she felt there was a need to form a seniors support service within our The Seniors Independent Services is a nonprofit organization and depends upon the support of our communities and our Super Bowl ticket winners Winners of the Baldur Super Bowl score tickets were as follows 1st quarter Mike Onanole reverse Lyle Kastrukoff 2nd quarter Kim Carberry reverse Shea Gladstone 3rd quarter Bill Belmont reverse Laura Glenn Final Bill Manning Laura Glenn Darcy Dearsley sold the winning ticket for the final Congratulations to all the winners and the would like to thank everyone who purchased Bonspiel weekend The Baldur Mens Open Bonspiel will be held this weekend at the The banquet will be held Friday night along with the COMMUNITY MEETING POSTPONED Due to the speakers being unavailable for this meeting scheduled for January the Community Information Meeting at Baldur re financial institution has been Please watch this paper for the new re scheduled date and time of this ;