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Burnet County Bulletin (Newspaper) - June 20, 1977, Burnet, Texas
Hammond House developers disappointed Burnet after two defeats at the hand of the Burnet City Council and zoning commission Wally Lemore said he wit continue to try to help Burnet grown and provide different kinds of housing but he in t sure of he will try to build any apartments elsewhere in the City. The request made by Lemore and Ken Wilson to rezone the old from residential to Multi family housing was turned Down tuesday As the City Council voted 3-1 to uphold the zoning commissions 3-2 rejection of the plan. I reflecting on tuesday s vote,1 Lemore said thursday that he in t certain that he would be willing to spend that kind of Money in a City where the City Council Quot does t have any More feeling for growth than they App Arency Lemore who noted that he has built 600 Homes and several subdivisions in Austin said he still sees the need for varied housing in the City and a zoning code to allow it. Bul he said even if tried again and won those who loan Money for such projects would be sceptical to invest in a City which Lemore said is losing businesses. Two businesses have closed he said compared to Marble Falls which he said saw 52 new businesses open this year. Quot of businesses come Here will they zone for them Lemore asked also wondering if them would be a place for the people to live. Quot i will keep trying to help Burnet Quot Lemore concluded adding however that he would have to discuss his plans with area businessmen before deciding if he will try to build elsewhere. Quot i Don t have any personal Boot with the Council or the planning commission Quot he concluded Quot but the City has to grow and do something to change its zoning ordinance to allow for that growth Quot he said. Z0nin6 decisions Cam mitts is to syr it a win latest the he requests of ins Oer ssi Nims monday edition a list cur of Tim Conter inc. Xxx p. C. Box <36 Dallas Texas 75235 vol. 104 no. 46 to pages june 20,1977 the Burnet count bulletin Burnet chamber of Commerce of c asks for improved recreational facilities Burnett the Burnet chamber of Commerce is ready to try again to convince the City Council to approve spending about $8,200 for a Concrete slab in the Industrial Park. At tuesday s City Council meeting the request for the 6,000 Square foot slab which would be used for gatherings was tabled after mayor Howard Benton objected to turning Over so much Money to one group Quot it should be used for All the people Quot mayor Benton said. Quot i Don t think the mayor fully understood the request Quot commented Bill Howell chairman of the chamber of Commerce s recreation committee. Quot the chamber of Commerce is the people not a fat Lect while the chamber of Commerce is specifically asking $8,200 for the slab which would be poured adjacent to the stage but . Elects directors today woman a club to meet at Library Burnet the Highland lakes area business and professional women s club will meet on tuesday june 21, at the Burnet Library. The meeting is scheduled to get underway at 7 00 . The club will have Max Taylor As a guest speaker for the meeting. Taylor works for the Burnet county sheriff s department. Club president Betty Clendennen reminds All working women in the Highland lakes. Area that those joining the club before july 1, 1977 will become charter members. All employed women including those that Are self employed Are Eligi ble to join the business and professional women s club. Anyone interest in joining the club should Contact any member or come to the meeting on june 21 at the Burnet Library. Lewis Timberlake to present seminar Burnet Lewis Timberlake nationally known apostle of optimism will present a motivational seminar on june 28 at 7 00 . In the Bryce Taylor auditorium at Burnet High school. The seminar will be sponsored by the local Burnet chamber of Commerce. Timberlake will present the people tested motivation factors that will help you unlock the secrets of successful living. This program is being presented by the chamber of Commerce As a service to the people of the Community of Burnet. Among the topics to be included in Timberlake s presentation Are positive mental attitude key for Success. Under this topic he will discuss How pm attracts life s riches the Impact of pm on your family relationships the Power of pm in your Job or business and How to harness the Miracle of the mind. Another topic is the important How to of living. Under this topic Timberlake will discuss How to get Over depression How to attract people to you How to achieve Freedom from fear How to achieve self discipline How to make a Happy marriage. The third topic will be Leader ship and Success in your business. Under this topic he will discuss How to achieve Success in the business world How to overcome defeat something Abraham Lincoln did and the Abc s of effective leadership. The fourth and final topic will be the magical Power of motivation. Under this Timberlake will discuss the principles of motivation How Strong beliefs motivate you How to build Energy through motivation the source of motivation s magic and How to remain perpetually motivated. To Register one must mail $15 to the Burnet chamber of Commerce in Burnet Texas. The Post office Box is 27 and the zip code is 78611. Lewis Timberlake spoke to the Burnet chamber of Commerce annual banquet Early this year. He Speaks Over three times per week to crowds ranging from 300 to 700 persons. Timberlake was born in Stamford Texas. He entered the life insurance business when he was 24 and quickly became a million Dollar per year Salesman and within seven years was the president of the company during his first three years the company s profits Burnet school Board reviews property Sale Burnett the discussion and submission of s form for the Sale of school District property located at Bertram win is on the regular Agenda of Tbs Burnet is school Board when the Board meets tomorrow night at 7 30 . The Board is expected to discuss the Sale of the old football Field property at Bertram to the City of Bertram. The Board will also open bids for school buses. The Texas association of school boards manual will be reviewed by the Board for their acceptance of the revisions of its policies. Rose from $6 million per year to $72 million per year. In 1969 he resigned his position As president to devote full time to his seminar programs. During this same period he was elected president of the Texas Jaycees and was outstanding state president that year. In 1963, As National vice president of the United states Jaycees Timberlake was responsible for the Lam est membership growth in . Jaycees history. Lewis Timberlake was also the state Campaign manager for former governor John Connelly he was vice president of Texas Baptist men president of Texas Law enforcement and youth development foundation and state Campaign coordinator for governor Dolph Briscoe. Timberlake believes he can inspire you with these qualities through his seminar program. Of is interviews tax attorney Marble Falls a retired Marble Falls attorney Dan Derrick representing the Marble Falls is Board of trustees will at their special meeting tonight interview Gates Steen of Gates Steen and associates of Austin concerning his service As the delinquent tax attorney for the school District at the last regular meeting of the Board members voted to hire a tax attorney to collect the Beck taxes owed the District. School superintendent Charles Hundley said a period will be allowed for general discussion of delinquent tax collections. On a lower level Howell said the group is really continuing to ask that the City spend Money for recreation facilities. Quot this is not the first time Lva asked them to spend Money at Parks and it won t be the last Quot he said. Howell suggested that if the City is interested in improving the City s recreational facilities it should work More closely with the chamber of Commerce which already has a recreational committee. The slab would be used for such activities As special events family reunions and concerts. Howell said that a Small fee could be charged As is the practice in Lampasas to help defray some of the maintenance expense. Howell said he had understood that Industrial Park was designed for Large group gatherings. Of the City won t approve the funds Howell said would suggest that the City spend the Money and let the chamber of Commerce repay the debt much like a loan. Bertram Council meets Bertram the Bertram City Council will meat in a specially called session on june 23 with the main purpose being to discuss and act on the proposed budget for the fiscal year 1977-78. Other items on the Agenda besides the budget include a discussion on buying approximately 7 acres from the school system at a coat of about $1 too per acre. Also on the Agenda the City fathers will discuss changing official newspapers. The current newspaper the Burnet county bulletin has been under fire from some Bertram City officials for their tack of printing Bartram Legal notices. This caused one hearing to be postponed there will a further discussion on the $460,000 Worth of sewer Bonds the City sold to the state of Texas following this the Council will Dis cuss the fire department s proposal that the City of Bertram give or sell some land to them for a new building to House thief units. This would also give the City Soma added room in their office build Johnson City two incumbent directors and two advisory directors could win re election today if there Aren t any nominations from the floor during the annual membership meeting at 2 . Today in Johnson City. Nominated for their positions Are incumbent director will p. Crow District 4 . Winters District 5 Harry j. Kongabel advisory director and . Williams District 3 advisory director. Although no one else Hee announced plans to teak a position the meeting traditionally sees nominations from the floor. Directors were scheduled to meet at to . This morning for their regular monthly meeting. Topping the Agenda statue reports on two important rata questions. Directors it a updated on the lower Colorado River authority s request for a $8.9 million rate increase. The Public utilities commissioner began hearing the Case thursday. Directors will also discuss Tho status of the Marble Falls rata study. Pec general manager Bennis Falberg said director will probably discuss but probably table further study on the Pha weatherization program. Under the program people in Rural Arati would be Given financial insert fives for installing insulation. Membership drive underway the Burnet chamber of Commerce kicked off it s membership drive with a breakfast at the Tower restaurant on june 16. The objective of the current drive is to maintain and retain the strength of the chamber of Commerce. Bill Heckman and Markle Williams Are the co chairmen of the local drive. Fourteen chamber of Commerce members were at the breakfast held at 7 30 . Hackman co chairman when asked about the membership drive said Quot thera Are 88 prospective members for the Burnet chamber of Commerce and a have seven teams of two who Are trying to recruit these he went on to say that a expected to have a Good turnout and that the deadline for the membership drive is the 17th of june. But he also want on to say that any person interested could still join. He meeting is scheduled for 730 . In the old elementary building in Bartram /
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