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Burnet County Bulletin (Newspaper) - May 12, 1977, Burnet, Texas
No decision from commissioner garbage site not solved by Jojn it Tckett Burnet the Quot Yucky Quot matter of the county s garbage and where to put it was discussed at length monday during a regular meeting of the Burnet county commissioners and the managers of the county s two major cities. Realtor Howard counts accompanied by Marble Falls City manager Dick Zimmerman proposed that the county Purchase a 137-acre site near Marble Faits for use As a county dump ground. The site which counts said would Cost the county $750 Par acre is located North of Hwy. 1431 and East of Hamilton Creek about forty Miles round trip from Burnet. Quot i Don t know Why you re considering that site Quot said Burnet City manager Jack Tippit. Quot it would be great for Marble Falls and i would t go so far As to say it would be useless to Burnet but it s a Long Tippit pointed out that at an estimated Cost of $30 per hour to operate the City of Burnet s garbage trucks it would Cost about $60 a Day for Burnet to use the proposed site. Quot Are you saying that that the Mac Vav Flim Conter inc. Xxx p. 0. Box jj5436 Dallas Texas 75235 a thursday edition vol. 104 no. 36 28 pages 4 sections May 12,1977 Honor grads named Burnet two Young men have been named top graduates of the 1977 graduating class at Burnet High school. They Are Arthur Felan jr., valedictorian son of or. And mrs. Arthur Felan of Bertram and David Tucker salutatorian son of or. And mrs. Vernon Tucker. Top graduate Grade Wise among the female students is Camilla Butler daughter of or. And mrs. . Butler. Felan finishes his senior year with a 96.008 Grade Point average. Tucker s Grade Point average is 95.868, and miss Butler has a 95.455 Grade Point average. Also named Honor graduates Are ten other graduating seniors Sheila Ulrich daughter of or. And mrs. Dan Ulrich 94.03 Jay Fry son of or. And mrs. James Fry 93.50 Terry Mccoy son of or. And mrs. . Mccoy 92 Kathey Maldonado daughter of Felon or. And mrs. David Maldonado of Bertram 91.66 Cindy Thompson daughter of mrs. Myrna Thompson 91.6 Eddie Hinds son of or. And mrs. Eddie Hinds 91.5 Lyndel Shipp son of or. And Tucker killer mrs. Marvin Shipp 90.7 Melinda Tinney Barton daughter of or. And mrs. George l. , 90.29, and Nancy Althaus daughter of or. And mrs. Keith Althaus 90.178. By Richard Morse Marble Falls one Way or another the City of Marble Falls will soon be paying More for natural Gas supplied by Lone Star Gas company in the amount of approximately three per cent per customer. Lone Star Gas officials Jesse Johnson and Jim Hines appeared before the Marble Falls City Council tuesday night with a new approach for gaining a rate increase for Lone Star Gas. Hines asked the Council to consider Lone Star s proposal of 15 percent figure for depreciation of their Over All equipment and Gas lines used in the Marble Falls system. He included an 85 percent figure for Quot observed appreciation Quot of their lines and equipment City consultant Jack Hopper had said the age and condition Factor Quot should be 28 per cent rather than 15 per cent As requested by Lone Hines told the Council that refusal by the Council of the Gas company s proposal could Quot prove to be costly to Marble Falla Gas Quot we re not appealing because we think we Are going to lose continued on p. A zone request is granted Burnet a request by David Tippie to rezone 2.9 acres on Highway 29 West from residential to commercial was granted by the Burnet City Council tuesday night. The change from i to cd was recommended by the City s zoning t commission. At least three adjacent property owners had protested the change when the matter was presented to the zoning commission. However councilmen voted to Back the commission s decision since no one appeared before the Council to oppose. The property involved is North of Hwy. 29 West from Gibson s to the City limits. Tippie reportedly plans to erect a billboard on the property and had to have it rezoned in order to do that. Ground breaking for the new a a Croft �?�9 at the Burnet Airport took piece contractor John Hoover tossing the first spar of dirt. Construction on the Hanger wit soon with completion Date set for 60 Days. The Airport now has 24 hour and aircraft service. Joe Tomme Airport manager said the Airport offers Complete aircraft maintenance service flight instruction air ambulance service and aircraft rentals. Pictured left to right Are Herman Brake Harry Kaindl John Hoover Dan Haynes Jack King and Joe Tomme. Would be too expensive for the City of Burnet Quot asked county judge b. Pogue. Quot i think the Council would have to look at the alternatives Quot Tippit answered Quot of you buy a site and it s More expensive for Burnet to use than the alternatives then the Burnet City Council would probably be inclined to use the Quot i feel real bad throwing cold water on the idea Quot Tippit added. At that Point in the meeting realtor counts spoke up. Quot All you can do Quot he told commissioners Quot is take care of Jack or take care of the South end of the Tippit responded that he d be pleased for the county to have a Landfill Quot but i just Don t know whether Burnet can afford to use Quot i think it s a desirable site Quot said commissioner Johnny Aden Quot but there would be no use buying it if Burnet does t use at that he turned to Tippit Quot Jack Quot he said Quot if Burnet went up to the Price Marble Falls it paying for garbage collection you could afford to drive to Marble City of Burnet residents pay Only $2.75 monthly for residential trash collection compared to $4.25 charged Marble Falls residents for the same service by a private garbage service. No decision was made on the matter of acquiring the land. Inside Jorn Hoo ver beefed a amal hmm . At n0w0y-a00 a terse go a them it 4 cow a to i Cantina next wok a a spacial Murav Fiat Cinn Sehmi the same olo Barrager bum la fits Lal Femmi a a to tempt Fannin a nored won t drop suit Pas Marple Falls Birls win Stala track meal Pas Bertram Council Loe Kinf or. Bunt Kef Brm Bartram Section. A. As Burnet creative arts fat Anlita to opt Cem Plata catty to Baida to puzzles. real estate usual Basina is Dtra toy Sac yeller pares Ste Ted e Lone Star asks rate increase merchants request decorations Aly offered police car Burnet Purchase of a 1975 Dodge Coronet owned by former Burnet county sheriff s Deputy Danny Reed was discussed at tuesday night s Burnet City Council meeting but Alderman took no action. Discussion died when no motion was made. The fully loaded police car which has 38,000 Miles on it was offered to the City for $2,996. Quot normally we would not buy a police vehicle this budget year nor next year Quot said City administrator Jack Tippit. The continued on p. A2 Burnet a group of retail merchants from the City of Burnet appeared before the Burnet City Council tuesday night to request that aldermen Purchase $5,550 Worth of Christmas decorations for the two main highways and for the Square. . Williams representative of the Valley decorating co., outlined a method he had earlier proposed to a group of chamber of Commerce members end other merchants which could save the City Money on cd a Jhoma. Dyer attorn. A a a a a he offered 1he City 20 Christmas tree units originally priced at $290 each for $190, the lower Cost being possible because another City ordered the units and traded them in on larger unit before the pure Here was com plated. Also proposed were 880 feet of lights end a twelve foot Halo Star to be placed on top of Tho courthouse and streaming Down to other buildings on the Square at a Cost of $1,320. The total package would com $5,560. Bill Dlibeck owner of Dilbeck a department store on the Square asked the Council to consider the Purchase based on merchants belief that the additional decorations during the bold yes would substantially increase setae tax revenues to the City. Mayor Howard Benton posed the question Quot whet s the Cham bor4 idea a merchant pert Lei Patton program or the City footing the whole Bill Quot City administrator Jack Tippit raised several minor objection to the idea the first one being that the item was not on the Agenda and Fine action could not a take. He also accepted blame for continued on p. As Robin Grout is a miss Howdy room Marble Falls Robin Grout 16-year-old dough Tor of or. And mrs. Raymond e. Grout was crowned miss Howdy Roo during weekend Festi Vates in Marble Falls. First runner up was Janet Crownover daughter of or. End mrs. Robert l. Crownover. The winning beauties were selected from a raid of seven contestants sunday afternoon following the contest for the new Quot Little mite Howdy Roo Quot Nicole Briggs three years old. Runner up in the Quot Little miss Quot contest was Charta Northcut t,3. A total of 26 Little girls Between the Ages of 3 and 5 participated in that contest. The highlight of saturday events St Howdy Roo was the cooking and judging of entries in the and the Airn Rev ,1. A i a >4 amp we cooking Chili cooking contest auctioning off of the three winning chilis. Proceeds from the auction raised in $2,300 As an initial fund for Tbs Purchase of equipment for Marble Falls naw Mort than emergency ambulance. The first prize Chili cooked by Ken and Ruth Murphy of Dallas won the coveted Howdy Roo championship with the same red velvet recipe which took first place aet october at the Chw spies at Flatonia after having been auctioned off twice the first prize Chili added a total of $060 to the emergency ambulance fund. J e. Swan bid 1300 for homa stat Bank the first go around and donated the Chw Back for re auctioning. The second time Bitt Bray of a Marble Falls weekly newspaper the Highlander won the Chili for another $350. The Mem drilling co., teem from Hurst won second piece with their Roughneck Chili which was first auctioned off to Barnes lumber co. And Nunnally Griffin Dockery for $200. It too wet re sold for an additional $360 to Alamo transformers of san af0ut<th# real Money came in for the third place concoction that cooked by John widening of Arlington and dubbed the Jailhouse com. When auction time came h brought $1,160 by a including Texas Granite too Morris electric $100 Clyde Griffin. $60 beat a $200 it conglomerate of buyers ,$100 Morns electric. $100 lumber co., $26 Gibson i Tom s welding and pm Marble theater i75hh Tom waiting and fencing #26 Ray Savage 26 Marble theater 178 Dairy Queen Lra Polt a abbe. Hoo and and Community Levinge end . Other Privee for chill Coovert included the showmanship trophy won by the coterie sweat Hoge continued on p. As Robin Grout
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