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Burnet County Bulletin (Newspaper) - February 14, 1977, Burnet, Texas
Is amp or inc . Box 2v Al i a Texas 750? Jums a Ozby named outstanding citizen Haynes Pogue Hoover receive awards a there ainu to no free lunch c of c banquet speaker says see Page c7 a monday edition a Burnet s outstanding citizen Tor 1976, Janie Cozby displays coveted plaque presented at annual chamber of Commerce banquet Friday night what about taxpayers rights a 15c Point of View. Vol. 104 no. La february 14,1977 the Burnet count bulletin Burnet school Board reviews Frady principals contracts by Marty Primeau Bertram a trustees of the Burnet school Board will be in new surroundings tomorrow night when they meet in the Bertram elementary school at 7 30 for their regular monthly meeting. Quot at least once during the year we like to visit each of the school buildings in the District Quot superintendent Robert Wilkin explained. The trustees will review the contracts of athletic director Ray Frady and principals Dorothy Schmidt. Burnet elementary Johnnie Mea Wheeler Bertram elementary Johnnie Smith intermediate and Cliff Vande Venter High school. Supt. Wilkin said he will recommend that the Board consider extending the length of the contracts for administrators and teachers. Quot i will suggest that three yer contracts be Given to administrators after five years successful service and two year contracts to teachers after the same period. Both types would be reviewed and extended each year Quot Wilkin explained. Presently principals Are Given two year contracts and teachers receive one year contracts. Quot More schools Are adopting the longer contracts and i think Burnet should try to keep up with the current trends Quot Wilkin said. He added that the principals Quot Are under increased scrutiny by the Public and the extended contracts will offer a measure of Security from unfair the superintendent will also propose that two new courses be offered in the third Quarter of the current school year since several students will be finishing health and government courses at that time. Quot we Are now on the Quarter system and this is the first Opportunity we be had to offer these courses Quot Wilkin said. Ona of the proposed courses is exploratory physics an elective non credit interesting course designed to encourage students to enrol in the regular physics course. Wilkin explained that enrolment in the physics class Quot a must for College bound students Quot has dropped in recent years. Also offered will be advanced Reading which Wilkin said will Benton announces for mayors Job Kassaw wont run again see Page a7 Howard Benton Burnet Burnet City Alderman Howard Benton announced Friday night that he has filed for the mayor s Post in the april 2 City elections. At the same time. Mayor 0. L. Kassaw told the bulletin that he would not seek re election to group to request funding for private ambulance service Good neighbor Days underway see sections b amp c Quot Good neighbor Days Quot is the theme under which Greet Hill country businessmen Ere welcoming your visit to their shops end business offices this week. Reliability dependability and Trust Ara the belie needs for ail business transactions and you will find these Here in the Hill country because you Ere doing business with friends end neighbors. There is no frustration hero you can buy with Confidence for Al your family and personal needs knowing that Hill country businessmen is trustworthy and that a values your Friendship As Watt a your patronage. You can Trust your local merchant to provide the highest Quality products or services at the fairest and Moat reasonable prices. When you shop Hare in the Hill country you Ara mat with friendliness and Courtesy. The shop Kaspara and their salespeople know you and recognize you As their neighbor and Are eager to serve you. They assure you that based on your total expenditures for any Given period of time your savings will probably be greater than you can make by the following the loudly touted Quot Leader Quot specials of the Quot big City Quot. I he business firms of the great Hill country Are Good neighbors they support our Community they employ Many of our people they contribute to the local organizations and to local charities they provide their fair share of the tax dollars needed to operate our City and ars sine araly interested in the future of the Hill country. See your Good neighbor businessman or merchant this week. He likes you. Quot Good neighbor Days Quot specials sponsored by 66 area businesses can a found in sections b and c of today newspaper. Marble Falls a adopting attitude that Burnet county should go Quot first class Quot 15 members of the ambulance committee decided last thursday to go before the county commissioners at their feb. 28 meeting and request funding for a private ambulance service at an estimated Gross Cost of $100-110, too per year less revenues. The committee Wilt also try to enlist volunteers to begin training As emergency medical technicians emt and emergency care attendants Eca to provide Quot first responder service Quot in the county As soon As posses. Al Figer owner of his country ambulance service and Bill Lane of Bexar county ambulance service talked to. The committee about the pros and cons of getting involved in private services after which Marble Falls City manager Dick Zimmerman presented an alternative medical services plan in which the county would go into a Volunteer ambulance service. After hearing and discussing both proposals the committee decided that if the county is going to improve and upgrade its ambulance service the private service would be the most efficient and secure route to pursue. Quot i be checked Una Figer out and both of his Emu Lance services Are extremely Well qualified Quot said Bill Wilcox co owner of Clemente funeral homa in Burnet. Dewey Hollingsworth of spice Wood said the Hill country ambulance service recently answered a can in Spicewood faster than the Burnet ambulance. Estimating that it Taka "11 to 12 months to put a trained emt on the Street Quot Figer said that if his service goes into operation now the county Cou 0 have a partial program in effect by july or August. Floor said he is in favor of having a Back up Volunteer service working with the private service but he said a totally Volunteer program usually runs into too Many problems. Quot everyone has to make a living and with a Volunteer service you Don t have people available to constantly answer Calls Quot Figer said. In his original plan for the Southern part of the county Figer explained that two ambulances would be in operation with at least one emt and one Eca on duty at All times providing service 24 hours per Day seven Days a week. Figer explained that he would bring trained to the county to Ina Transi local residents and once a sufficient number of residents Are trained the service would use Only local personnel. Emphasizing that the course is very difficult finer said Only 156 out of every too Parsons finishes emt training. Quot a have to Register quite a few persons to make the course affective Quot Figer said. Becoming an Eca who is qualified to give beak Rad Cross life sustaining measures requires 32 hours of classroom work and emt training which is More advanced requires 120 total hours including 408 hours of work in a Hospital. Quot to a certified by the state health department an emt must also make five emergency Rune on an ambulance Figer added. Figer said another important aspect of training ambulance Tan Hiciano in to have the cooperation of local physicians who will a issuing voice communication orders when the patient in being transported to the Hospital. Quot i intend to have or. Kelly and see Page a2 the Job. Benton s term of office is an Alderman does not expire this year. However his decision to seek the mayor s Job will mean three aldermen posts will be up for election april 2. Dereh Cowan announced last week that a had filed for re election As an Alderman. The other seat which expires this year is held by Richard Sanders who hat not yet indicated his plans. Benton who la assistant manager of southwestern Graphite is owner of Benton it company and a partner in Hydro Gas. New f. He serves As 1977 Industrial committee chairman for the Burnet chamber of Commerce. Inside Burnet Beals san Saba whte Marble Fate clinches District Rte Page is Hill country neighbors a new bulletin feature by farts amp Harris a Page c6 fat program focuses on venera disease red Bam news. Page a7 Pap a Happy Valentine s Day
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