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Burnet County Bulletin (Newspaper) - May 9, 1977, Burnet, Texas
Trustees Power at Issue Community Quot Center dispute Buchanan dam internal problems in the Buchanan Community Center a Volunteer fire department inc., which went to court last wednesday in Llano May be on the Way toward a settlement if and when the two factions can get together. A representative of the group of defendants reportedly Hiss met with a representative of the Board of directors who were the plaintiffs in a show cause hearing in judge Jenny Hammond s 33rd District court most of those involved prefer not to discuss the actions which resulted in seven Buchanan dam residents having a temporary restraining order issued against them april 26. Judge Hammond ordered the temporary injunction be denied and that the temporary restraining order be lifted after an eight hour court session during which participants did not even break for lunch wednesday. The judge told both factions to Quot Settle their problems among themselves preferably without the defendants were Ruel d. Norman c. L. Banta Bill Mcfadden Regina Hauck Wayne Clarke Mildred Logan and Ellen t. Dake. Apparently Quot things just came to a head Quot recently in the Volunteer organization at the Lake. One faction feels that the Board of trustees of the acc Mfd should not control the ladies auxiliary or the Volunteer fire department. They also feel the Board of trustees should not be a self perpetuating Beady. The Board of trustees of the corporation is the governing body for both the Volunteer fire department and the auxiliary. Both groups have their own separate presidents and officers. No one is quite sure of the five defendants who had been members of the acc Veo Board of trustees were reinstated to their positions by the judge. Quot i m not sure How it is worded but the judge made recommendations that we have mediators Quot said mrs. Norman one of the defendants. Quot Well do what the judge we re not sure whether the judge meant for us to be reinstated Quot she added. Quot he talked Low and there were other people in the courtroom. We were just relieved that he was so a transcript of the reasons for judge Hammond s decision will be available today. Members of the Board of trustees Are Ernest Rahe president Ken Saltz Sacra tary treasurer j. T. Blackwell Inez Lewis Lou Mcfadden wife of ousted Mfd president Bill Mcfadden on Roach and Levi Coble. The matter apparently ended up in court after the officers and fire chiefs of the Volunteer fire department and the auxiliary received registered letters informing them they had been removed from office by the Board of trustees. The officers removed from office by registered letters were Mcfadden president of the fire department mrs. Norman president of the ladies auxiliary fire chief c. L. Banta fire department Secretary treasurer Regina Hauck and assistant fire chief Wayne Clark. The letters were received following the circulation of a Quot proposal Quot requesting signatures. The proposal reportedly read in effect that Quot if one Side will do something the other will the temporary injunction enjoined and restrained the defendants from the following circulating any instrument which seeks to discourage the general Public in their support of the acc Mfd or which seeks to induce auxiliary workers of the acc Mfd to not work in the program or to not support it making any Public statements designed to malign belittle barrets Embarrass derogate in any manner the program of the acc Mfd or its Board of trustees for the purpose of inducing the general Public to cease its support of the acc Mfd coming on or about the premises of the acc Mfd at any time for any purpose whatever communicating with the Board of trustees their families or agents servants employees or associates any time or place harassing interfering with molesting or communicating with any of tha Volunteer firemen or auxiliary workers cd the acc Mfd or its invited guests seeking in any manner to induce Volunteer firemen or auxiliary workers of the acc Mfd to not perform their work seeking in any manner to discourage the general Public from using the facilities of acc Mfd continuing to withhold any property of whatever nature belonging to the acc Mfd seeking to derogate in any manner whatever acc Mfd title in an to its property. A in noted of Burnet represented the defendants in the show cause hearing. William h. Crenshaw attorney for the Board of trustees of the Buchanan Community Center a Aid that the restraining order was filed april 26 to Quot maintain the status quo until a hearing on merits could be county Erin commissioners discuss garbage disposal today Burnet solid waste disposal in the major topic for discussion at Burnet county commissioners regular meeting today. The Agenda lists an appearance by Burnet City manager Jack Tippit to discuss Quot the garbage problem Quot and Marble Falls realtor Howard counts it listed to discuss a Landfill. Counts is handling the Sale of a plot in Eastern Burnet county designated As suitable for Landfill operations. Darrel Debo preparing a history of Burnet county that it underwritten by commissioners will also appear before the court today. As Well commissioners will consider the fiscal year 1978 capital area manpower consortium and discuss general Telephone s placement of poles on rights of Way air conditioners at the old Burnet county Library and the meals on wheels program. Commissioners also plan to discuss a subdivision plat with a. C. Gibbs. Burnet Council a meets tuesday Burnet a the Burnet City Council will hold its regular meeting at 7 30 . Tuesday. The Council will be discussing zoning ordinances water pressure in Burnet and set a Date for a special meeting. Also on the Agenda is a report from the recreation committee and discussion of annexation of Industrial Park. Another item on the Agenda is the Purchase of a used patrol vehicle. Alta distributes new brochures Hua brochures urn Arrild 0r dint St us Highland lakes tourist ass class i is taws i Ulta Tsa Rist Brechan Vrh Ulta Escuti it director Tui Wmk. The Rev a Meshures i he Mem Sec Mii to promote the Highland ukes ares. The corer photograph on Tho brochure wee taken by bulletin editor Richard Morea. By Richard Morse Buchanan dam the Highland lakes tourist association Board of directors met lest thursday to discuss plans for the miss Highland lakes universe pageant and to distribute to Board members the new High Lake lakes tourist brochure. Ted White executive director of the Alta told the Board that 300,000 copies of the new brochure Are ready for distribution. The new brochure in Beautiful four color contains easy to read maps of Lake lbs and Kingsland Lake Buchanan and Lake inks Lake Travis and an Over All map depicting the Highland lakes Chain. Another of Gas rate increase on Agenda burners John Hoover was honoured saturday As the 011260 of the Marble Falls the City Council meets in regular session Here 7 . Tuesday to discuss items ranging from a neighbourhood Center to another rate increase for Lone Star Gas City manager Dick Zimmerman said. Lone Star Gas was awarded a 3 Par cant increase last month Zimmerman said. But the Utility has appealed the Council s decision to the Railroad commission and will return to the Council tuesday another increase. To negotiate of Board slated to discuss Drivers de fees. Student transfers Marble Falls after a closed meeting to discuss resignations and rehiring of personnel Marble Falls school trustees win hold their regular matting today As approximately 7 30 . The closed meeting is scheduled for 6 30 . Superintendent Cheries h. Hundley said the dosed meeting in Quot Rou Tine Quot one resignation a request for leave of absence and rehiring of personnel will be discussed. Any decisions to be made about topics discussed in the closed session will be voted upon in open session. Items up for action by the trustees include a reservation by the Herd of equalization fees for Driver s education summer program and approval of late transfers applicants to Marble fells is for next year. The Board will also consider adoption of the school Calendar for the next school year and consider ordering a plaque for the new elementary school building. Trustees win Alto plan an and of the year activity to Honor Rati Raas and faculty. Alco on the Agenda in an appearance by Harvey Campi a member of the Marble Falls City Council. Campi will discuss plans the City Hee for obtaining Grants for use in Community programs in a building owned by the school Hundley said. A building located at second and Avenue l has been chosen As a Likely site for a neighbourhood Center. The building belongs to the school however and Zimmerman said the City did t want to spend any Money Quot on repairs on the building while it belongs to Quot somebody councilman Harvey Campi will meet with the Marble Falls school Board tonight to give a presentation to trustees concerning acquisition of the building Zimmeran said. Campi will report Beck to the Council then tuesday night. School Board will meat 7 30 . Monday. Council members will also discuss Quot fixing up Quot a used ambulance recently purchased by the City Zimmerman said. The Council will also talk about the Revenue sharing budget dosing a portion of fifth Street and a water and Sawer Bond Issue. While the City budget is not completed Zimmerman said the Council will probably discuss it it tuesday s meeting. Councilmen will also discuss solid waste disposal and applies lion for a "701 planning Grant Quot from the department of Community affairs. The brochure includes Brief descriptions of tech Lake end available resources such is resorts fishing docks end marines land developments Parka boat launching ramps camping areas trailer Perks and other recreational activities. Maps and information Ara included for Kingsland Laka Buchanan Llano Marble fade Burnet and Lake Travis. White said that the brochures Supply win probably be sufficient for the next two veers. He also told the Board that Quot we would not have the brochures of in of the people advertising in it had not helped so much Quot we Ere very fortunate to have people help us like All of the advertisers in the brochure have he added. Plans for the Mise High bred lakes universe pageant were discussed and Ted White told the group that the Manege me it at the rambling Rote in Llano had donated the Usa of their facilities for the occasion. The Winner of the miss Highland lakes universe pageant will go to the miss Tex is universe Competition White said. Alta Board president or. Robert grave introduced new director Ameen Thompson to the group. She in from Marble fells and has the world wide t revs i service in Marble Fella
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