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Burnet County Bulletin (Newspaper) - April 14, 1977, Burnet, Texas
T Burnet former Burnet mayor Houston Clinton died last thursday. Houston Clinton 77 years old had served As mayor of Burnet for two terms. He Wax a life time member of the National cutting horse association and his horse Alice Star was elected to the National Hal of Fame. He had participated in and won All the major cutting horse shows in the United states and Canada. He was a past president of the Central cutting horse association and had been a breeder of registered Quarter cutting horses rancher and local business Man. The year 1975, marked his 50th year As a master Mason. He was a member of Valley Lodge no. 175 of amp am in Burnet and of Fidelis Lodge no. 1127 of amp am in Waco. In 1956 he served As District Deputy grand master of the 49th District grand Lodge of Texas ancient free and accepted masons. In 1975, he was Given the outstanding conservationist award for the Hill country soil and water conservation District. Clinton formerly of Waco had resided in Burnet for 25 years and was a member of the Burnet presbyterian Church. Funeral services were held saturday at 9 30 . At the Burnet presbyterian Church with reverend Bert Bronaugh officiating. Graveside services were conducted at 2 . In Waco at the Oakwood cemetery. He is survived by his wife mrs. Rhoda f. Clinton Burnet two sons Sam Houston Clinton jr., Austin and Claude Ramsey Clinton Burnet four Sisters mrs. Lydia c. Brazelton mrs. Beauna c. Smith and mrs. Faye c. Gorman All of Waco and mrs. Kathleen c. Callan of Lorena. Clinton is also survived by six grandchildren mrs. Brian Willson Sam Houston Clinton Iii Scott Clinton Cleve Clinton Claudia Clinton and Carey Clinton. Pallbearers were a a. Baxter Bend Stanley Bush Mason Cliff Balser Fredericksburg Henry Seale Bryan Goodhue Smith Waco and John Ensey of Waco. Honorary pallbearers were or. Joe Shepperd Eddie Caldwell employees of Lone Star Industry wife Rhoda Clinton and Sony Sam Houston Clinton and Ramsey Clinton. Nine appointed to county welfare Board Burton named to zoning commission Burnet the Burnet City Council tuesday night appointed Royal Burton to the City s zoning commission. Burton had been recommended by the City s planning commission and was appointed to the poet by acclamation. Burton and his family moved to Burnet six years ago and until their move to Burnet Burton we a sales and administrative Engineer with ism for 13 years. Burnet the Burnet county commissioner s court monday approved granting the state department of Public welfare 1828 Square feet of office space a amp pm chapter organizes Here bus Ness professional women got together monday night in Burnet to form a Highland lakes chapter of that group the Copperas Cove chapter is sponsoring the fledgling organization mrs. Betty Clendennen owner of Clendennen s Mart in Burnet who was instrumental in getting the group of More than 30 area business women together was elected temporary president until the nominating committee makes its recommendations. Pictured above Are those elected to serve on that committee heft to rights Miriam Finch Caro Tohan Pauline Berry Eunice Shelby Pat Dennis and Chris de spa in i see also Page a3\. Burnet Council we need More Parks Burnet the Burnet City Council tuesday night agreed that Quot recreational Parks Are needed in Burnet City manager Jack Tippit told the Council Quot we have a problem As to what recreational Parks actually Are since we have be firmly stated mayor Howard Benton opened the discussion of Park planning by stating Quot representatives from All groups interested in and supporting recreation in Burnet should be contacted for the purpose of establishing a committee to study recreational and Park development Possi Billies Quot Phil Barnett Burnet High school coach was suggested by the Council As a possible coordinator or manager of an organized summer recreational program. Barnett will be managing the City swimming Pool and Quot could possibly extend his duties to handle the recreational program Quot Council member Bill Wilcox said. Tippit told the Council Quot he Felt that trailers should not be allowed overnight at Wallace Ridden he said the Industrial Park had accommodations for nine trailer Hook and Quot could possibly be developed to handle councilman derail Cowan was appointed to formulate a planning committee to develop recreation program possibilities. In the county owned Kukendall building in Burnet. The agreement Calls for the welfare department to renovate the buildings Interior with the county maintaining the exterior and grounds. Utilities Are to be provided by the county. In further action the commissioners named nine individuals to the Burnet county child welfare Board. The Board will be concerned with problems relating to dependent neglected children. Named to the Board were Jess Hall chairman de Young mrs. Elizabeth Seidensticker mrs. Mary Jane Allen mrs. Annie Mae Glimp mrs. Louise Lary Bob Brewer mrs. Res Leming and or. Sigman Hayes. The commissioners also accepted the request from mrs. Jerry Miller county treasurer that a full time Deputy be hired for the county treasurer s office. The commissioners approved hiring a Deputy clerk at the salary of $600 per month. Burnet Council oks zoning change Burnet an ordinance granting a request by . Mcduff for a change in zoning classification from r-2 to c-1 on lot three Block nine of the Kerr portion of property located within the City limits of Burnet was approved tuesday night by the Burnet City Council. Burnet City manager Jack Tippit said Mcduff plans to construct an office building on the property. Holiday decor to be discussed Burnet Burnet merchants will meet tuesday april 19, 7 . At the Highlander inn clan room to discuss the purchasing of additional Christmas decorations for use in conjunction with decorations already owned by the City of Burnet. Or. Douglas Moses chairman of the retail Trade development committee of the Burnet chamber of Commerce said arrangements have been made with to. Williams of Southwest Valley decorating company in Waco to show local merchants Christmas decorations available from his company. These decorations can be purchased at a savings provided enough merchants desire to participate Moses said Moses urges All local merchants to attend the meeting. In other Council business Tippit reported to Council members that he had received notice from the Blue Cross insurance company stating their intention to increase the rates of City employee insurance coverage. Tippit said the insurance cml m past 2 Burnet town Center proposal i a i i by i will i lie Fly Burnet in january of this year professor Larry speck and a advanced architectural design Dana from the University of Texas at Austin mat with Many of the citizens of Thia Community for the purpose of introducing a semester protect which included the design of a town earner for the City of Burnet. Profator speck and his cism will return to Burnet monday april 18th to display the fruits of their labor for the City of burners Ald. Accordingly you Are invited to attend a Coffee at the clan room of the Highlander inn at 3 30 pm monday april 18th, Booster club elects Clinton president fair Rodeo officers named a. C4 easter bunnies visit Burnet Bertram bulldogs lose District opener p. Cd get Well soon. Pam i a la rift i in Contor. Inc. Xxx i. I a x a >6 1 in was 75235 Houston Clinton services held for Burnet Council moves toward water for Industrial pm a Burnet meeting in regular session tuesday night the Burnet City Council passed a Resolution to accept a $27,000 Federal Grant for developing a master plan for the Burnet Airport. The Grant was obtained through the . De pal t me in of transportation Federal aviation administration. City manager Jack Tippit said the engineering firm of Bryant Curington Austin can Start working on a master plan for the Airport now that the Grant Money has been accepted. Tippit said the study is expected to Cost $30,000 with the City funding 10 percent of the Cost. After approval of the Airport Grant Money the Council turned to discussion of the proposed water line route to the Burnet Industrial Park. Tippit told the Council Quot companies interested in possibly locating in the Park state that twelve Inch Waters connected to eight Inch lines from the City would meet requirements of the state insurance Tippit was referring to requirements for fire Protection water sprinkler systems for buildings located within the Park. Several possible water line routes from the City water Tower located on Post Mountain to the Industrial Park were discussed. Tippit said Quot the Cost for the water line system could vary from $100,000 to $200,000 depending upon the route chosen for the Tippit added that the City s share of the total chef could possibly vary from $25,000 to $50,000. Council members were in agreement with Tippit that Quot the most direct route for the water line might not be the Quot i would recommend taking the route that would provide for the most potential City development Quot Tippit said. John Hoover appearing before the Council in support of the proposed water system for the Industrial Park said Quot time is essential because Grant Money under the farm and Home administration will be phased out before too Long and Money will possibly not be Quot we need to act now. This project is probably an 18 to 20 per cent part of the future development of Burnet Quot Hoover added no action was taken As to which of several possible routes would be Moat advantageous to the City. The Council asked Tippit to meet with the engineers to arrive at coat estimates for the several variations and to report to the Council at the next regular Council meeting. Former mayor
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