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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - April 23, 1975, Cincinnati, OhioSolutions sighted in Larry Joe sewage problems Anderson township trustees plan to write a representative of 1 the metropolitan sewer District about the Larry Joe drive sewage problem. Trustee Tom Taylor drafted a letter which trustees oked at their april 17 meeting. Taylor received Praise from trustee president John of Brien for his work. He has had several meetings on the problem he said. The letter which summarizes the Progress since the problem was presented the trustees March 20 dear or. Vanderhoof for approximately the last 15 years the residents of Larry Joe drive and the 6900 Block of Beech Mont Avenue in Anderson township have suffered from basement flooding caused by the sanitary sewer system not efficiently carrying its Load during heavy rain periods. The most recent flooding of raw sewage occurred on february 23, 1975, when we had a total of 2.54 inches of rainfall. Historically this problem has occurred when rainfall has totalled 2.00 inches or greater. However an adjustment was made in the system in approximately March a 1972 which temporarily relieved the problem without respects to the total rainfall. It was not until August of 1974 that flooding again occurred. Coins dentally it was the summer of 1974 that an additional sewer line was added from Beechmont ave. At approximately the general protestant orphanage leading to Berkshire and ending at Paddison re. Many residents feet it was this recent addition to the system that has reactivated the flooding problem. We would like your opinion with respects to the effects of the sewer system adjustment. During the last three weeks i have discussed this problem with or. Fahey of your engineering staff and or. Miller of your Field service office. Both gentlemen accounted for the problem As follows 1. Storm water connections still exist into the sanitary sewer system which overtakes the system in High rain periods. 2. Blockage was discovered in the main sewer trunk on on Beechmont ave. Which upon investigation was found to be grease deposits. 3. The possibility that a water main leak flowing into the sanitary system May exist at Maddux school. Or. Fahey and or. Miller also indicated the following actions have been taken or have been initiated relative to these problems i the main sewer line on Beechmont has been cleared of the blockage. To guard against this occur Ance in the future or. Fahey indicated the health department had been notified to Check the grease traps of the business establishments located on Beechmont Aye. 2. The Cincinnati wafer works have been notified of the possible water main leak Al Maddux school. 3. An investigating team has been assigned to locate is Many storm sewer connections into the sanitary system and when possible Seal these. It these Are connections trom private residences they Are to be notified by mail to remove their storm lines form the main system 4. The planning Section of the metropolitan sewer District has been assigned this problem to determine what action May be necessary As far As other adjustments to the system in order to insure the Resolution of this problem permanently. Or. Fahey also indicated a report Quot with recommend Atiz is from this group was Forth coming. Apparently this particular action had never been taken in Fife past and As a result the problem was investigated on Only those occasions when flooding occurred. Relative to the problem and the actions that have been and will be taken the Board of trustees of Anderson township request the following 1. A report be sent us from your department concerning the facts of this problem and the actions already taken. 2 Progress reports of the planning department s findings and actions be sent us. 3. And finally we would like to know what maintenance procedure has been planned for this Section of our sewer system and in particular what is planned to guard against the blockage problem attributed to the build up of grease in the main trunk on Beechmont ave. If there is any further in formation which we can Supply to you concerning this problem do not hesitate in contacting us. Our next general meeting of the Board of trustees will be May 15, 1975. We. Of this meeting would like to have some response to our requests. Of this time we would like to extend our appreciation for your cooperation concerning this matter and the actions already taken. Respectfully Thomas a. Taylor fire results in woman s death tragedy struck a quiet Little Street in it. Washington last wednesday when a fire started by careless smoking resulted in the death of Mary Ann Mulligan. 55. 1730 Marquette. The wife of a retired Cincinnati fireman died in the fire despite efforts of a neighbor to save her from her burning bedroom. When firemen arrived a. Water Hose had been connected from an outside faucet and taken into the first floor hallway where mrs. Milligan had been dragged by Billy r. Scalf 1734 Marquette Avenue. Scalf reportedly told marshal Harry Kroeger that he pushed open the bedroom door which mrs. Mulligan was leaning against and dragged her into the hallway. Firemen administered oxygen but she was pronounced dead on arrival at general Hospital. Ann Hermerding who resides on the second floor of to in two Story Home owned by Mike Mulligan the Viet Ttoe a husband smelled smoke and ran next door to the Scalf Home. Mrs. Scalf telephoned firemen Kroeger said. Mulligan who retired from the Cincinnati fire department about five years ago after 28 years of service was not at Home at the time of the fire. A son also was away at the time Kroeger said. The $3500 fire was confined to the bedroom although there was some smoke damage throughout the House he said. Mrs. Mulligan apparently died of smoke inhalation Kroeger said. Kroeger said the cause of the fire was careless smoking. Public april 17,1975 Raymond Haudley 8111 Hopper re. Cincinnati Ohio 45230 dear or. Haudley you recently raised my name to be published in the Forest Hills journal in association with the reenactment of certain Best Orical events. I have never been contacted by or associated with either the Anderson area chamber of Commerce trustees pledge help to Pamela drive residents to hate to think if fire on. Pamela a said Tony lands a resident of that Street to the Anderson trustees. He was requesting help from the trustees on getting the Road improved. Right now the Road has pot holes 18-24 inches deep full of water because it is not maintained due to private ownership. Ianelli told the trustees. Motorists go Over these holes the water wets the brakes and the brakes done to hold causing the cars to extend into Beechmont ave. This he fears could cause accidents. He is also fearful that loss of time emergency equipment needs Over the Road could mean the difference Between life and death. Trustees agreed to get an opinion from. The prosecutors office on the problem. Meanwhile Ianelli will ask residents to investigate the possibility of buying the land the Road is on. Ianelli said he has made 30 Calls to the Hamilton county commissioners trying to get response. He got one Call Back each from Robert Reckman and John held,.he said he wants trustees to use their influence in getting More action from commissioners since it is a county Road. For the full Story of what a happening in the area read the journal each week. \ forum Bicentennial committee or the sons of the inheritance of the american revolute committee. I desire a correction of your published statement and Assurance that my name will not again be used in connection with either of these organizations. a. Frame . 2073 Sutton Avenue Cincinnati Ohio 45230 like the journal Tell your favorite advertiser Forest Hills / continued from Page 1 general Public use moving to the area of maintenance of Plant this includes the salaries of main finance personnel and costs for related contract services and repairs to budding and equipment Are a part of this Section As Are costs for replacement and maintenance of equipment materials for maintenance and other expenses for the necessary maintenance of the school plants. You will note 14 per cent is expended. High for the area is 3,2 per cent Low being 7 per cent average in this area for school districts classified As City districts is 2.1 per cent average for exempted Village districts is 2 5 per cent while the average for districts classified As Quot local Quot is 1.6 per cent the next three columns Are classified As auxiliary services and this is divided into three areas attendance service salaries of at Tendance personnel and their clerical assistants Are recorded Here health services this area consists of the salaries Tor the school physician nurses dentist and other professional health personnel in addition to food service expenditures in excess of receipts from the Sale of lunches Pupil transportation includes the salaries of transportation supervisors bus Drivers mechanics and clerical assistants Are a part of this Section. Contract services related to transportation and other expenses necessary for the operation and maintenance of buses Are also included classification of attendance costs in this report Are Zero. Health costs in Forest mitts Are indicated at 1.9 per cent. Transportation costs being 4.1 per cent. I would Tike to Point out in the area of transportation that 8.4 Pec cent is the highest amount expended of the schools reporting while .3 per cent is the lowest percentage expended. Forest Hills is expended 4.1 per cent in the category of transportation and i believe the figure is outstanding in con a a duration of the area to be covered 33 Square Miles Fleet owned buses and Alt other facets of our transportation program including Quot those special students being transported to special schools arid parochial students being transported under state Law. The last category is fixed charges which include deductions payable to teachers and employees retirement systems deductions payable to the county Board of education insurance payment for rent taxes and assessments contributions to educational associations and deductions made by the county auditor which includes school election costs. Workmen s compensation Bureau of inspection fees examiners fees. County auditors and treasurers fees. Again note the figures in this category. In Forest Hills 12.5 per cent is expended for fixed charges while the High in this category is 14.4 per cent and the Low being 10.1 per cent. At this Point i would like to Point out some of the major Points on the Chart titled comparative financial. Data of school districts in Hamilton county. The first column is the average daily membership indicating Forest Hills is the fifth largest. In taxable property per student we rank 18 in Hamilton county. Our per Centof budget expended for instruction ranks fourth in the area and our administrative costs rank 23rd. Our millage for general operation of the schools is 31.61 Mills including 1.85 Mills for the great Oaks vocational District approved by the voters which ranks us Hytti. Our millage for retirement of Bonds is 9.46, which classifies us third for a total of 42.92 Mills for an Overall ranking of eighth in the school districts of this report. This report is part of a continuing Effort on the part of the administration and the Board of education to give in detail the Cost of education in the Forest Hills school District and what citizens Are receiving for their tax Dollar. Also included this evening is a More comprehensive report to show our ranking with the tax valuation Structure of Hamilton county. Cincinnati savings calculator Oiler. We believe every Home needs at least one of the new electronic calculators. They help provide answers for All kinds of everyday math problems. 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A Quot we Hope to save having an additional meeting a Quot Wolf said. Two retire after Long service to schools Forest Hills Board of education. Monday night accepted retirements of two longtime operational persons a mrs. Irma Valentine. She Wiiki elementary school Secretary has been in the District 13 years prior to coming to Sherwood she was a Secretary at Wilson. Retirement is effective july 31, Robert Walker a bus Driver in the District for 29 years also is retiring effective aug 31. The Board was expected to approve these graduates Georgina Bohn Tim b. Garrigan Mark Leech Michael w Miller. Richard Lee Homeland Joseph a Schwab. Ill and Joseph Howard Strasinger supt. Robert a Wolf recommended that 18 teachers be released from contract lie also recommended three operational personnel be released other than mrs. Valentine and Walker. Mrs. Jane Girbert Anderson High Spanish teacher was expected to be Given a leave of absence for 197.5-78 school year Quot location of a. Fundamental school still undecided the location of the fundamental school program of the Cincinnati Public schools alternative schools has still not been decided. Last week the Board of education rejected by a 4-3 vote the recommendation of the facilities committee to close Highlands elementary school 2423 Eastern Avenue converting it to a Junior High fundamental school. The Board did instruct supt. Donald Waldrip to continue his search for a facility for the fundamental school program Eastern Hills Junior High school had initially been suggested As the site by or. Waldrip the Board has rejected that site. Residents of it. Washington have shown a Strong interest in the program at Eastern Biol nov 10 milk r Ace the fourth annual Tri county 10 mile race sponsored by the Cincinnati Williams w ill be at i . May tue Doy april ,�.1975 15in other action a number of different to wafers came before the Anderson Quot trustees at their req far meet Ira april 17. Board members. Will encourage groups to write them in support of getting the Hamilton county engine Quot to construct by Vidys on some of the thoroughfares in the to wish p Dick Sayre a Bike a with get the township Bike Cwb to Send a letter. Sagre the idea in a letter published in the March 26 journal to arrived before the trustees too Fate to consider at their March 7q meeting sad president been Sayre told the trustees "95 per cent of the expense of the bikeway has been occurred anyway Quot fat big Iddo the highways. He is for converting paved shoulders to bikeway on highways he the new five mile Rdo Brien pointed out that a Survey taken a by the township recreation commission revealed1 that a cutting in the number me sport in the township. Learned that the voter registration Date Tor the june 3 election has been delayed from May 5 to May 12. Registration will be available that Day trom 10 . ? and 4 9 . At the Beechmont ave firehouse o Brien said. Heard a request no parking signs eliminated at the dead end portion of Lanette. Sayre read a petition front residents of that end of the Street which called the signs Quot unsightly and in trustees Wilt make a visual inspection of the signs. They were recently erected in response to petition from residents in another nearby area referred to the county request of some Street signs on area said a township baseball diamonds have been graded and ready for play most other diet Ponds in the Community Ais Are in the process of being graded. Heard trustee Tom Taylor that he has been meeting on cd 8. E rate hikes Taylor said there Are three fronts the Utility is working on they Are 1 still has rate revision awaiting before the Public utilities commission of Ohio Puco 2 cd amp e is seeking a uniform rate decrease in unincorporated areas such As Anderson but it is expected the Puco won t be Able to take action before 18 to 24 months from now. 3 cd 8, e is forming a committee to meet with township trustees on Rale increases which he said is Quot showing respect for the trustees position in the various communities Quot o Brien volunteered to work with others on this problem. Heard Taylor that he plans to loin with other townships in the area to Aid passage of Senate Bill 229 which would give the Large townships such As Anderson ranked in the top 20 in size of All in Ohio More Home Rule authority to Deal with problems teamed that work has started on the Bartels re. Section from Clough to the knights of Columbus Hall. Were"��termed1 that Oki has approved the Hami won county comm Unity development funds but state is looking a War a the proposals. Anderson is expected to receive Revenue Tor various projects with approval that is anticipated. Learned United Dairy Farmers store is seeking a new permit to sell High powered Beer and wine in the original Container. Trustees had no comment on the request passed on by the Ohio dept of liquor bids to be advertised this week bids for the it. Washington deep water Pool should be advertised for this week. Paperwork on the project is now being completed. Notice of acceptance of bids will appear three times in the City bulletin before bids Are closed off. Specifications on the project Are available at the purchasing department. Sausage 39 corned beef for sandwiches slice to order the wat you like it 3 lbs. S1.00 hitch Bach m .39 la. I.j/2-Price Sale a v a Jfe 99� summer sausage Chuck patties it. 4 \ �-�., w i 1 it a a a me a each 99 limit 1 save 90 limit 2 save 4.01 stuffed Rainbow Trout Price limit 4 per customer at this Price 99 c each lean ground beef a not hamburger a 44 3 lbs. Or More lean amp tender cube Steak orc 03 lbs neck Rich smoked tiny links a save 25 i limit 3 78 $ 1.49 save 40c la la. Lean amp tender stewing beef $1.59 la. Swift Premium butter 79� la. Hitch Cornar of Loac Mont and Corboy 232-1939 meats amp produce

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