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Burnet County Bulletin (Newspaper) - March 28, 1977, Burnet, Texas
Inside of you happen to see a few soldiers armed and fit to fight dont worry. Page cd Benefit for Davy Hyman features Elvis Page a6 Poling locations a3 Burnet band rated i in concert Page a3 of Burnet schools out for holidays school children in both the Burnet and the Marble Falls school districts will get some time off from studying during a break for the easter holidays Bob Wilkin superintendent for the Burnet Independent school District has announced that Burnet schools will recess at 2 30 . On Friday april 1. Burnet students will not have to return to their desks until april 11. Marble Falls schools will break for the holidays at 10 30 . On Friday april 1. They we return to their regular class schedule on april la. The War is on col. Maddox hot a briefed of motor Fohr big Ede operations officer upon a Envoi it the commend Post see Page c8 Lora seeking $8.9 million in additional annual Revenue from customers Burnet balks at rate hike business and professional women invited to aprill 11 meeting an organizational meeting for area women interested in forming a business and professional women Bow club will be held at 7 . Monday april 11, at the Highlander inn. The meeting Wui be an attempt to stanza Bow chapter for business and professional women in Burnet Buchanan Lake Kingsland Marble Falls and Bertram. Women in any profession and women who work for any business Are invited to attend the meeting and to bring a Friend along with them. There is no obligation involved in attending the meeting. The Copperas Cove Bow chapter is sponsor my the meeting. They and other chapter Mem Bers will explain the club and answer any questions regarding Bow at the meeting. Quot Burnet is one of the few places in Texas that does t have a Bow chapter Quot explained Betty Clendennen one of the principal organizers of the meeting. Quot we Are striving for an attendance of 50 people. We already have 20 who Are mrs. Clendennen said she urged All business owners to remind their employees to attend the meeting. Quot we need nurses beauticians secretaries bookkeepers and any woman who works Quot she said. After the organize tonal meeting a new chapter needs at least 15 members to get a state charter. The club will then meet once a month. Anyone with questions regarding the meeting or Bow should Contact mrs. Clendennen at 756 2175 Pat Dennis at the chamber of Commerce 756 4297 or Nita Saltz at 915 379 2453. Bow is a non pro fit non partisan non sectarian self governing and member supported organization which has More than 170,080 Mem Bers in the United states. The club is open to All women who Are actively engaged in bus iness or the professions objectives of the club Are to elevate the standards for women in business and in the professions to promote the interests of business and professional women to bring about a spirit of cooperation among bus iness and professional women and to extend opportunities to business and professional women through education along lines of Industrial scientific and vocational Ach cities. The focal Point of Bow programs is involvement of women. All activities in geared to improve woman s role As an individual to stimulate her awareness of her Community and to define her Affinity with global concerns. Bertram Council sets 2 Public hearings Bertram the Bertram City Council will hold two special Public hearings at 7 . Tuesday March 29, at the old elementary school building int Bertram a 32 acre tract of Sunset Oaks subdivision has been petitioned for annexation to the City by the property a owners. The petition which was signed by almost All of the owners m the Section of the subdivision was presented to the aldermen at the March 8 meeting and the Public hearing was scheduled. The second Public hearing will concern the Fate of about $4,500 in Federal Revenue sharing Money available to the City. The purpose of the budget hearing is to discuss and digest requests from groups such As the fire department Library and other interest groups final allocation of the Revenue sharing funds can not be made until the april 5 regular Council meeting the topic of Law enforcement will also be discussed at the special meeting and the councilmen Are expected to hear a report from the Law enforcement committee concerning travelling and school expenses of John Quot Zutte Quot Bonnet who has been hired to be City marshal following his certification a fourth member is expected to be appointed to the planning and zoning commission and the aldermen May hear a report from a citizens group concerning the establishment of the Houstin authority at the tuesday meet ?1,3x p. Npalls3 Absentee voting ends March 29 Burnet the Absentee voting deadline in the april 2 elections in Burnet Bertram Llano Granite Shoals and Marble Falls is March 29. The Burnet City Council election Absentee voting is being conducted at the City Hall from 8 . To 5 . Persons voting Absentee in the Bertram City Council race May do so at . Taylor hardware from 7 30 . To 5 30 . Burnet school Board election Absentee voters can vote at the superintendent s office at 308 e. Briar from 8 . To 5 . Marble Falls City coun Cit and water District Board of directors Absentee voting is being conducted at the City Hall on main Street from 8 . To 5 . Marble Falls school Board Absentee voting is being held at the tax office on second Street from 8 30 . To 4 30 . Granite Shoals City Council Absentee voting is being conducted at the City Hall from 9 . To 5 . The Llano school Board election Absentee voting is at the Llano county clerk s office from 8 30 . To 4 30 . A monday edition buy in the great Hill country see sections i vol 104 no. 23 March 28.1977 3 sections 20 automobile registration dust be done before Midnight april i. The Burnet county tax Rose door collectors office re vehicles now. Minds everyone to avoid the last minute Rush and Register their Burnet the lower Colorado River authority Lora is seeking some $8.9 million additional annual Revenue from its customers. Lora has filed a rate hike request with the Public utilities commis Sion and could possibly gain a 10.2 per cent rate raise from its existing 41 customer cities. Lora spokesman Doug Matthews said the increase is necessary in order to Start payment on the interest involving the $140 million in bands sold by Lara since 1975 to cover the Cost of the Coal fired Fayette Power project and to cover increasing maintenance and service costs. Opposition to the proposal came from representatives of nearly All of the in cities and 11 electrical cooperatives served by Lara. Burnet City manager Jack Tippit reportedly asked for intervention by the individual customers. His request was sup ported by the Burnet City Council which voted to authorize City attorney Alvin nored to involve the City As an intervener posed increase would charges that have Tor in the Case As soon As it effect Only the base rate Over a year been the had been filed by Lara. Charge on the Bill and largest amount reflected reportedly the pro not the fuel adjustment on customers but. Smoke blankets Kingsland during past week Kingsland smoke from a private Landfill created problems in the Kingsland Community last week. For a greater part of the week smoke at the Landfill owned by . Whitehead Blank eted the Arna adjacent to the county Landfill and around this Lakeside Community. According to White head owner of san services of Kingsland a $100,000 smokeless incinerator has been installed but it has been reported not in opera Tion. Garbage has been reported accumulating in the Landfill from Burnet county As Well As the towns of Marble Falls and Granite Shoals. According to an official with the Texas air control Board s compliance division Whitehead has not bean granted permission for the open burning of the re fuse. Industrial appreciation week april 4-8 Burnet the third annual Burnet Industrial appreciation weak it scheduled for april 4 through 8. Howard Benton chair Man of the Industrial committee said the week will be highlighted by a Cook out tuesday april 5 at 7 30 . At the county toe barn in Burnet. An adjustment hour will a from 6 30 . To 7 30 . On the Patio. Industrial weak is designated to express the chamber s appreciation and to Honor the Industry of Burnet ban ton said
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