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Citizen-Times (Newspaper) - June 26, 1964, Cedar Rapids, IowaPublic Cedar rapids. Iowa Jun 2 9 1984 volume in number k Gujt shed weekly at Cedar rapids Iowa 819 sri Avenue . 366-24.5.0 demos dubious on Central City dam summer festival fun second District democrats Are looking askance this week at an announcement made by District Congress Man James Bromwell Republican incumbent that he has re activated a project to establish a flood control Reservoir and recreation area near Central City on the was Sipioni Don River and Are loudly questioning the congressman s. Tives re Newing Inte rest in the project that had first been suggested in 1938. The Democrat s in Terest was piqued further with the Dis covery that approximately 124 acres of land affected by the proposed project was was the basis for Nazette s of the property. Nazette pointed out earlier that the land govern ment lots 3 and 6 in Section 28 and 33 of Jackson township were purchased by him in 1962 from Eva Mae Page former conservation commission administrator Rich Ard Kalman had charged in january of 1963 that he had told Nazette of plans to acquire the land As part of a county project and that the Board would condemn theland if necessary. Nazette denied that Alman had told him of the county plan for condemnation. Bromwell arid Nazette arid have indicated that they intend to pursue the matter in the upcoming november congressional elec Tion Campaign j. Don Weimer democratic second District committeeman spoke critically of the situation at a noon meeting of Linn county democrats in Marion last and commented on Nazette s owner ship of property in the proposed dam learn that the congressman s Bromwell Law part Ner and former re publican county at Torney has recently purchased Over 100 acres of land in the Homestead exemption deadline on 1st City Reservoir. The people of the second District clearly de serve an immediate festival fun was enjoyed by Large crowds of Cedar rapid ans this week As the third annual summer festival captured the interest and imagination of Ypung and old alike. Pictured above Are the Cedar rapids cadets drum and Bugle corps. Below part of the festival crowds. Area of the will meet on proposed construction annexation site for the Central Linn county property the owner must from . To. Owners Are reminded actually be living on p.m., including conflicting interests that those who wish to the premises the Date the noon hour. If apply for Homestead the application is sign a. Property owner is or military tax exed. Emotions must do so veterans qualifying by july 1st. These for military tax Cre is suggested they con meeting on july 9. Applications must be Dit must have their tact the assessor s of the Marion coi signed for each year separation or Dis fice and verify that approached ocal off matter by Morreim to obtain the Home charge papers application has Iclal following a Dis port Antly answers to Stead exemption the ded in Linn county been made. Pute concerning plans the disturbing remain receipt was announced by both ing questions concern Given for Homestead ties to Annex prop Over annexation will be discussed by the Cedar unable to find receipts an Marion City explanation not Only of councils in a joint the inexcusable Lack of appropriate Coord a the Marion Council Tion concerning this papers Linn deed or contract a rust arid bring these Recor be recorded with the ded papers with them Linn county recorder on first application. Exemption and a Blue contract purchasers the county asses receipt for military must have at least 10% Sor s office in the exemption. Of the Purchase Price court House is open paid. In either Case monday thru Friday erty in the Blairs Northwest Cedar rapids. Ing this Weimer said both in Bromwell and Nazette have repudiated Char Ges that information concerning the project local govern ment of his plans to reactivate the study of the Reservoir project. He charged that while congressman brom Well has spoken out about the Lack of co ordination Between the three Levels of govern ment he has failed to practice what he Weimer stated. The proposed Cen trl City dam project was never discussed with the appropriate officials at the various Levels of government. The mayor of Central City was not consulted nor was the Linn county conservation Board whose contribution toward a sen sible project tailored to meet the local needs would obviously be Wei Mer charged. It seems to us that the congressman s actions in this mat Are the subject of Legi mate concern to voters in the second District Weimer continued three questions we feel the congressman should answer. Firstly Why did t Bromwell con tact any local people about the project it cont d pm. 14

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