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Burnet County Bulletin (Newspaper) - April 11, 1977, Burnet, Texas
A monday edition a world record Bass 15$ the Burnet county see Page a-3 vol. 104 no. 26 april la 1977 2 sections 12 Page Salta meets in Burnet Burnet with summer just around the Comer the Highland lakes tourist association held a strategy session thursday to promote the Highland lakes area. Bob Cowman chairman of the Kingsland chamber of Commerce presented to Board members a slide show he and his wife will take into West Texas. The. 12-minute show presented the Highland lakes area As the Ideal vacationland in addition to the color slide show the Cowman will be travelling in a new Van equipped on the inside with two Large tables covered with brochures proving to the sceptical that the Highland lakes area is in fact the Ideal vacation spot. Quot we will be going to the Western part of the state for six weeks Quot said Cowman Quot because we want to interest those people who would be spending at least a week Here not just a the Alta Board of directors also discussed the possibility of sending Cowman into the Northern states this summer to interest Winter vacationers in the Highland lakes area. In addition to planning the information trip the Alta has been promoting the Highland lakes area in numerous boat and travel shows throughout the state. Quot we ran out of brochures on the Bluebonnet Trail Quot Ted White said a but expect some new brochures to be arriving within a the Board has scheduled taking the brochures to various shows this Spring including one in Lubbock the last of april and a travel fair in fort Hood May 7. During their regular meeting the Board discussed the March 1977 financial statement. Balance As of March 31 this year is $13,073 compared to $10,213,47 last year. No action was taken by the Board since they did not meet a quorum. In order for the Board to take action on a matter eight members must be present. Only six members attended the april meeting in the Tower restaurant at Burnet. The Highland lakes Beauty pageant will be june 17 at rambling Rose. Three contestants will be entered from each of the communities represented by the Alta. Those communities Are Austin. Lake Buchanan Burnet Kingsland Fredericksburg Llano Marble fails Granite Shoals and Lake Travis. The cities of Burnet and Kingsland were commended by the Board for their Quot outstanding Quot efforts in the recent clean up Campaign before the annual Bluebonnet Trail a Aims do fit finial a a at lure 1910 mile Doo to Wiffin promote Tho Highland Booster club sets special meeting Burnet the Burnet Booster club will have a special meeting monday april 11, 7 ., at the Burnet High school cafeteria. Election of officers for 1977-78 and discussion of the upcoming banquet will be main topics of business at the meeting. Members Are urged to help with preparations for the banquet. All parents of boys and girls participating in sports Are urged to attend this meeting. For further information Contact Fred York at 756 2023 Booster club plans banquet Burnet the Burnet Booster club will sponsor an All sports banquet april 16 at the Burnet High school cafeteria. The occasion is scheduled for 7 Angelo state University athletic director Phil George will be the guest speaker. George in his 27th year with the rams is one of the winning est College basketball coaches in the country with a record of 490 wins and 233 losses. Conference coach of the year honors have been bestowed on George eight times. The ram athletic program has shown rapid growth under George in the past 6 years winning several Lone Star conference championships. During his career As a it Cager the longhorns finished 3rd in Mcaa in 1947, played in the National invitational tournament in 1948, and won two Southwest conference championships. Over this Span the longhorns won 87 games and lost Only 14. George and his wife toddy have three children Jennifer Judy and Mike. Tickets for the banquet Are $3 50 per person of Council to facet Tate hike the Council will be the City s water and sewer system which became the City a responsibility As of april 2. The abolishment of water District i will be explained to the Council by Marble Falls City manager Dick Zimmerman. A the Council faces Many new responsibilities now Quot Zimmerman said. Zimmerman said he will present an overview of the City a water and sewage system to the Council. Quot i intend to try to show the Council what our needs and requirements Are going to be in the he added. The Council meetings Agenda also Calls for a discussion and hearing on the City s proposed budget for the new fiscal year which begin May i. Zimmerman will present the proposed budget to the Council. Zimmerman stated that two rezoning requests will appear on tuesday night s Agenda the Council will be asked to consider re zoning lots one through 18 in Block 139, of the City of Marble Falls. The other re zoning request asks that Loma Vista subdivision s tracts c and d be considered for re zoning. In related matters the Agenda will have a request to close one Block of 5th Street Zimmerman said. Quot we will also have a budget hearing concerning Revenue sharing requirements for the City of Marble Falls Quot he said. Water Board okays Bond Sale aldermen to hear report Bertram the Bertram City Council will meet tomorrow night at 7 In the old elementary school building for their first regular monthly meeting following the election of three new aldermen. New aldermen Fred Felan Morris Mcdaniel and Randall Benson were sworn in last monday night at a special meeting. A report from mayor Ken Odiorne who along with Myron wire of Willis environmental engineering inc. Of Marble Falls and City attorney Everett Smith attended the april 7 meeting of the Texas water Quality Board will top the tuesday night Agenda. The City Bertram applied and was granted a 75 percent loan to fund the sewer system project but is required to Supply the remaining 25 percent of the Cost. At the april 7 meeting the Texas water Quality Board approved the Purchase of about $450,000 in sewer Bonds by the water development Board. The Council is expected to make the final allocation of $4,546 in Federal Revenue sharing funds which were discussed at a Public budget hearing March 29. Requests made at the budget hearing tentatively set aside $5c to the Bertram Community theatre $250 for recreation equipment for senior citizens $1,000 to the Bertram Volunteer fire department $200 for chemical for the swimming Pool $500 to the general recreation fund $446 for Law enforcement Public safety $500 to the Bertram Branch of the Burnet county free Library $900 for the City judge s salary and $700 for the Adit of the general budget. The aldermen Are also expected to authorize City attorney Everett Smith to begin condom nation proceeding against several Bertram property owners who have refused to give the City easement rights to build the sewer system. Other items of the Council s Light Agenda include appointing a committee to work with the Burnet Independent consolidated school District Board of trustees in an Effort to Purchase school property in Bertram that is owned by the school District swear in As the City s new fire marshal elect a mayor pro tem appoint committee to study the new general budget and appoint a fifth member to the planning and zoning v w i Nannie Miller celebrates Looth birthday Page a3johnston, inc. Move nears immunization clinic set Page by Page b4thirty-two Pound Catfish a a pop commissioners discuss office a number of Public meetings will be held today and tuesday in Burnet county and Marble Falls. Today the Burnet county Board of commissioners Are scheduled to meet with representatives from the welfare department to discuss new office space for the department and to approve child welfare Board members. During their regularly scheduled meeting the commissioners will also consider a zoning request from . Gibbs regarding a subdivision lot at Silver Creek. The commissioners Convene at 9 . Today with the meeting set to last until 5 Also scheduled to meet the second monday each month is the Marble Falls school Board. Their meetings begin at 7 Meeting tuesday night will be the City councils of Burnet and Marble Falls. Both boards meet at 7 . In their City Halls. Council to begin work on Airport plan Burnet when the Burnet City Council meets tuesday night they will hear and pass a $27,000 Grant for developing a master plan for the Airport last week the City of Burnet received word from congressman w r. Poage they had been awarded a $27,000 Airport development Grant from the u s department of transportation Federal aviation administration Burnet City manager Jack Tippet said the engineering firm of Bryant Curington inc. Of Austin will Start working on a master plan for the Airport As soon As the Grant Money is accepted the study is expected to Cost $30,000 with the City funding to per cent of the Cost. The master plan will include Airport layout site selection and financial plans. During the meeting the aldermen will also a new member to the zoning commission and discuss the location of a water line from Post Mountain to the Burnet Industrial Park. Also the Burnet leftovers a local baseball club will request that the City furnish electricity at the baseball Field. Pm George Marble Falls Marble Falls City Council members will be faced tuesday night with the task of deciding whether to pass an ordinance granting Lone Star Gas company a three per cent rate increase or possibly Quot holding off Quot on the decision. The Lone Star Gas company needs Council approval of an ordinance before their Long fought for rate increase can become effective. Another topic of concern for
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