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Burnet County Bulletin (Newspaper) - January 10, 1977, Burnet, Texas
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School Board president Jerry Edwards said that despite rumours which have been circulating following a disappointing season for the Mustangs the Board has not made any decisions or discussed the coaches future. Kolacek s contract contains a reassignment clause which would allow the Board to reassign the coach if they wish said trustee Joe Dockery but none of the Board members would comment on their feelings. A before any action is even considered we will talk to coach Kolacheck about his plans for the future Edwards said adding that Kolacek is also serving As athletic director for the District and is a a Fine teacher in the High a in other action the Board will order the school Board election in which two seats will be voted on by residents in the school District. With the expiration of their terms this year trustees John Mead of Spicewood and John Cammack of Marble Falls have indicated to the bulletin that they will Quot seriously consider run Ning again superintendent Charles Hundley will recommend that the Board hire a delinquent tax attorney to improve the collection rate in the school District. Gates Steen an attorney with Gates Steen and associates of Austin made a presentation of the firms services at the dec. 6 meeting of the school Board following a recommendation by the Board of equalization that the school District attempt to collect a greater percentage of Back and delinquent taxes. The attorney told the Board that his firm could raise the and Valorme tax collection rate to 94-96 per cent per year from the approximately 85 per cent which the District has been collecting in the past. In executive session at the beginning of the meeting 6 30 pm the Board will consider extending the contracts of the three High school principals which expire this year. The trustees will conduct yearly evaluations of principals Truett Mobley High school Kenneth Moore intermediate and Robert Shirley elementary school. Insurance policies for the school District will be reviewed for the coming year and Hundley indicated that bids will be taken for those which will expire this year. The trustees will also decide which school vehicles can be sold when the new school bus arrives and review policies dealing with instruction Humphreys rehired Burnett George Humphreys a former Burnet county sheriffs Deputy presently living in Houston has been hired to i replace Deputy Jim Parker who left the department dec. 30, sheriff Wallace Ridden told the bulletin. A Humphreys will go to work Jan. 15,&Quot the sheriff said a and he will either be sworn in Jan. 14 or Jan. 15.&Quot the sheriff added Quot Humphreys worked for me once a before and i have hired him to take Over the Silver Creek Council Creek and Cassie area and inks state Riddell said that Humphreys i has worked for both the City and county and he is presently working for a trucking company i in Houston. The new Deputy will replace Jim Parker who was hired by the sheriffs department last month. Parker was first hired by the City of Burnet As a police officer and is a former Killeen police lieutenant. A Parker is no longer Here Quot sheriff Riddell said Quot because he just did t fit in my is i Council to hold annexation hearing by Marty Primeau Burnet a Public hearing on the annexation of a one half mile strip of land along the East Side of Hwy. 281 will be held in conjunction with the Burnet City Council meeting at 7 30 d in tuesday. Originally set for oct 26, the first hearing was cancelled due to a Lack of quorum of Council members of the annexation petition is approved it will be the first step toward extending the City limits to incorporate the 101 acre Burnet Industrial Park Quot at the hearing anyone for or against the annexation has the right to speak up and then within the following 10-20 Day period the Council will meet in special session to consider the ordinance. City manager Jack Tippit sad since Only one half mile tracts of land can be annexed at one time. At least two More petitions will have to be presented before the Park can be included in the City limits Tippit said that subsequent an hexagons should be uncomplicated since Only the Burnet foundation Industrial company and Continental Telephone will be the Only two interests involved in other action Harry Kaindl of radio station Kalb will again request that the City go into the burglar alarm a the Only Way to give the local merchants Good Security is for them to have Good burglar alarms which Are monitored on a 24-hour basis because most of the buildings Are so old and in Uch bad Kami said he explained that if the City will provide the Security service the merchants can either lease the equipment or buy of from the City at Cost. A according to the state Board of Security services anyone who provides burglar alarm services must be licensed by the state which Cost $500 so most private businesses Are not anxious to do it a Kaindl said. He added that As a governmental body the City would not have to be licensed and the sheriffs switchboard would be Able to provide 24-hour Moni Tenn for the equipment. Quot the City also has employees who would be Able to maintain the a Kami said so Hwi of. I 2 Burnet a charges of arson were filed frito Jan. 7 in the pct. 2 just Iofe of the peace Chester Kincheloe s court against Dorothy Wyatt Casey of Burnet in connection with the oct. 20 fire of her Burnet Home at 202 w. Taggard. Burnet county investigator r c. He hum and City police officer Roger Holland Ara conducting the investigation with the sesters new of Don Hicks an Austin fire marshal. Mrs. Casey was released late Friday afternoon in lieu of 120,000 band and officer hound a eld a a at this Point we cannot Bertram keeps searching for new City marshal Bertram members of the Bertram City Council can expect to be Home Early tomorrow night after their 7 . Meeting at the old elementary school building. City Secretary Carolyn Smith said that a very Short Agenda has been posted. A rate increase request from Lone Star Gas company will be discussed As Well As bertrams problem of Law enforcement. Fred Felan chairman of a committee appointed by Bertram mayor Ken Odiorne to Check into financing and finding a City marshal to replace Frank Hines who presented his resignation at the october City Council meet ing is expected to make a report to the aldermen Quot we Haven to come to any conclusion except that we do want to keep Law enforcement in Bertram Quot Felan said. He added Quot we have not found the ways or the Means of getting a other topics to surface at the tuesday night meeting include possible financing for the approved Purchase of a Backhoe for the water department and a discussion As to the Purchase of the old school building presently owned by the Burnet school system that the City wants to buy and renovate for a Community Center. Barbera Petkovsky of american National insurance company is also expected to speak to the Council on possible hospitalize Tion insurance for City employees. J Rala aaa any More information i pending further investigation. It i might jeopardize the i the a loom Frame Home i want up in flames oat 20 and St i the time was termed a total Iota i by Burnet Volunteer firemen Kenneth wills. The fire wee thought to have started in the Southeast Corner of the Home in a bedroom but the Causa wet undetermined. About 20 Volunteer firemen turned out to Battle the Maze which destroyed several rooms and heavily smoke damaged the remainder of the House. Although no one wee Home it the time of the or firemen and pokes department officials originally thought that Atma of the Casey children might have bean trapped inside. Hua May restore miss lakes pageant Burnet the mite Highland lakes Beauty pageant will probably return to Central Texas. A their regular monthly Masting Friday the Highland lakes tourist association Board of directors agreed to hear final coat estimates and format recommendations inside new representative Speaks out. See Page a6 Library accepts $12,000. See Page a3 ambulance service doubtful. See Page b7 stranded at night. See Page b8 at next month a meeting but want ahead and budgeted Soma funds for the pageant. Unlike the More extravagant pageants of the peat which ended several years ago this pageant would Batocal and on amal tar scale a explained president Robert Creve. Director Art Mcgibany of Marble fails suggested that the association again sponsor the pageant. Quot a live Hare a Asp Tainan noting that Whit Austin la a member of till association it has its own Agua festival Quot a Don t have anything Mcilveny said the pageant should bad a within reason a because As past pageant director Ted White agreed the is had Cost a much Ilby a the Winner of pages $36, 1111.000 and gotten out of hand. Would a eligible to enter the Mist Texas universe pageant in Elpaso with the association paying her expanses to the pageant. Directors also indicated that they favored White a Sug Gration that the pageant a preceded by a cabaret Styli dinner. White said the pageant might invite the six chamber of com pm Ista i is
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