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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - June 24, 1975, Cincinnati, OhioA Enko of 100% coverage of Anderson township a it Washington a Newtown a California every tuesday s44 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45 244 new t a a it per. Are by can Tennis of Voi 15 no. 6 tuesday june 24, 1975 single copy 15 Anderson sewer treatment facilities to be expanded fwd construction trailers were completely demolished in the High winds that hit the Anderson township area last tuesday night. Journal photos Dube storm damage heavy Here by the journal staff journal area residents this week were still talking about the summer storm that hit the area causing rather extensive damage. At Lunken Airport the flight service station said it spotted a Tornado 1800 feet from the ground that dissipated after 12 minutes during one of the thunderstorms last tuesday. Funnel reportedly was Southeast of the Airport crossing the Ohio River near California. The storm brought heavy rain and winds. It made for one of the busiest nights Ever for the Anderson fire dept. Firemen answered 22 Calls related sewer treatment facilities in Anderson township will be expanded. Beginning in the upcoming fiscal year according to the Hamilton county commissioners that group last week adopted a $9,2 million plan for the metropolitan sewer District t mid. Mid w ants to enlarge the dry run treatment Plant in Anderson with million project. Tom Taylor. Anderson township trustee said he attended the trustee meeting and Learned that the $1 million Cost would be split in sewage fees and other ways. The five mile interceptor sewer to Cost $3,6 million would not Cost local governments a Cen according to Taylor he said the Federal government will pay All but $300.000 of the amount which will be paid out of sewer assessments. Sewer rate would be upped about $1.25 per month increasing the quarterly charge from $6.50 to $9.75, effective Jan 1,1977. Mid Taylor said has lost about $3 million to $4 million the last couple of years due to the lower resources of property owners because of the economic conditions Federal Grants Are based on mid showing the government it has adequate rate system. Taylor said at the june 19 meeting of the township trustees. More photos of storm damage in Page 6. To storm in the period Between 6 09 and 10 . Firemen said they were about Power failures and fallen electric lines. Some $1000 damage was caused in a House fire at 1729 Citadel about 6 20 Anderson fireman Ron Clancy was treated for smoke inhalation. A tree that fell across four cars at Madison motors lot on 7863 Beech Mont caused about $1000 damage firemen answered that Call As Well As those at 680 Burney Lane 674 Eversole 1057 Sutton Edgerton River Downs 7177 Grantham Way 1741 eight mile 8086 Forest 7116 Paddison 995 eight mile Hunt Crest one uprooted tree landed on the Corner of the House at 1067 Sutton Avenue in it. Washington. Group still Hopes to Stop Spud the Wayside Salem residents association was to have met Over the weekend to discuss options for stopping construction of a single family planned unit development Spud on Wayside ave. Preston Simpson president of the organization said last thursday they Hadnot decided on a course of action and expected to meet Over the weekend. Members of the organization have had several Telephone conversations he said but no formal meeting was held. The organization has 30 Days from the Date of councils vote of approval. Cincinnati City Council voted 5 to 4 on july 11 in favor of the Spud overlay on a portion of the Groll property on Wayside. A Scenic easement totalling 39 acres is to be Given to Little Miami inc. Under the agreement Between Council Salem Landing Ltd. Developer and Little Miami inc. Simpson said two options Are open to them a suit challenging the constitutionality of the Spud ordinance or a petition to put the matter on the ballot in november. At this Point it appears the former is the More practical route. In response to the developers request that residents in the Community participate in the formulation of the plans for the development Simpson said it was his opinion that the Developer was a asking me to participate in something that a going to destroy the area in a going to live he pointed out that there was no incentive for him to take his time to work on something that is a detriment to the area. Simpson called it a a plot to try to cloak whatever he the Developer it is going to do with neighbourhood he predicted there would not be too much response to the invitation. A sure wed co operate in anything that seems reasonable but at the same time we re not going to organize and help him build it a he. Added. Tony Bruno agent for Salem Landing Ltd., said he Hadnot received any response to his invitation. A if they want to do it Fine if not. Ill have to accept that too a he said. Review of the analytical data is the first step towards construction of the development. Bruno said. He expects to be present Concrete plans to the Cincinnati planning com miss Ion for their approval in four or five months. Tam of Shanter problem unresolved uprooted Trees littered the area knocking Down Telephone and electrical wires. And Cedarville 947 Markov a v a Washington Circle and ii amp i 1599 Nagel 7191 Dunn 7682 Bowen. Also 6087 Vaquera 8510 Holiday Hills 1132 Asbury and 6760 weather Ridge. Flooded streets were reported around the area. Anderson fire chief de Stagnaro said that about 120 Man hours was put in the night of the storm. Some 24 men worked from about 6 to 11 . On scores of Calls related to the storm. John Dahlheimer head of the Road Crew said three of his men worked three hour tuesday night and the entire Crew worked All Day wednesday and most of thursday and Friday in cleaning up. He estimated about 160 Man hours. John of Brien president of the Anderson township trustees complimented both departments for a Job Well done. In one 15-minute period about a half Inch of rain fell on it. Washington and Anderson in California live electric wires and tree limbs a Ere scattered in a three Block area along Kellogg ave. Near California. Crews of Highway maintenance police and firemen were Clearing streets Patching storm damaged roofs and rerouting traffic several persons in the area seemed to Call the storm a a mini Tornado a whether or not that matches the weather Bureau s definition. Residents who were Busy cleaning up the debris scattered about by the storm seemed to agree that w Hile they did no to actually see a funnel Cloud Only a Tornado could have caused that kind of damage sections of the township were without Power for Long periods of times. In Britney acres Power was Knothole sponsors honoured District five Knothole baseball program encompassing nearly 3000 youths will Honor the 120 team sponsors for the first time on the last Day of the season saturday. July 19. This was the word today from Winchell Smith nine year Veteran supervisor of the program besides the regular teams in divisions a through d. There Are three class e instructional leagues at guardian Angels. Summit and it. Washington schools. District five encompasses the Anderson township it. Washington and Newtown areas. Details of the special Observance for sponsors will be announced later according to Smith. Off until sometime during the night. One Side of Sequera in Summit estates had Power while the other did no to the next it was unknown when Power would be restored. On Muskegon or. It was reported that electricity went off at 4 08 . And Back on at 4 . In one of the storms Hail was reported to be As big As Golf balls. It was Marble size in neighbouring it. Carmel. There was a report that either lights or a tree fell on a truck at Forestville Frisch a. Patricia Etienne 1670 Sequera told the journal the Only Light that she had last tuesday night was the Sparks from three transformers in the area. She said that neighbors would be cutting up Trees that fell for firewood. Right after the suppertime storm there were Many who were renting Power saws to Cut up their fallen Trees. There were several persons who were frightened by the storm. A a i ave continued to Page 6 after much discussion Anderson township trustees voted to. Take measures that hopefully will Correct a Long standing problem with Tam of Shanter. John of Brien trustee president is hopeful that the project can be completed this summer. It has been dragging on since 1971. All three trustees have become increasingly disturbed at the incompletion of the project. Trustees will work with clerk e. Walter Black in drafting a letter to Donald Schramm Hamilton county Engineer in efforts to see if there was a breach of contract on the part of contractor Hacker amp son Black Topping co. Dim Papner moved that Schramm be written to see if the Correct amount of fill was put in or not. Trustees want to establish if there was a breach. After that is determined then work should be completed by the proper parties trustees vow. In answer to a May 20 let term Schramm told the trustees that if contract with Hacker is terminated trustees should write him to request to proceed to finish the embankment to a 2 1 slope As per the agreement and to seed and fertilize the slopes. Schramm said it would take about a week to Complete that portion the county would work on. He said finishing the pavement and the curbs will be done by township maintenance personnel. The county Engineer told the trustees a it is impossible to give the township an exact Cost of completion of portion by county he said if the township bought the seed and fertilizer the Cost of final grading and application would not Pool plans to be re submitted for modified bids Twenhofel Cincinnati department of engineering. First bids on the plans for the it. Washington Pool will be modified Anco re submitted for bids according to Roy Despai Bias it project came in Over $100,000 above the budget and the Cincinnati recreation commission As decided to modify features of the Pool in order to bring the Cost closer to the allocated $315.900. The arc had another option of asking Council to make up the difference but Twenhofel. Noted the bids were a too much Over the budget to ask Council. Judy Capen of Wilson amp associates and one of the designers of the Pool Aid they expected the bids to be Over but not that much Over. She pointed out that the budget was determined two years ago based on a five Pool package since the it. Washington Pool was bid ,1 eliminating bulk purchasing savings the bids of course were higher. Secondly costs have increased Over the past two years is. Capen also noted that the it Washington Pool is designed to be totally accessible to the handicapped a first for the City but also an additional expense. Several of the items in the plan to inside Tiik j4h Ltd bridal news 15,19 business 20 Church 18 editorial 4 weightings gardening 24 Harvey Al Public forum 4 Smalley 4 4 Forest Hills journal june 24, 1975. Published weekly on tuesdays at 564 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Quot Ohio 45244 controlled circulation postage paid at Cincinnati Ohio. Be modified Are technical in nature is. Capen said such As types of materials used. Two modifications under consideration Are reducing the size of the Pool deck and of the Pool itself the it. Washington Pool was originally designed wider than other arc pools because of the need and because the space was available. Is Capen said they Are working with the arc on the re designing of the Pool. Twenhofel who called Yie original Pool a a Good deluxe Model said nothing major will be done to the original design the arc feels the handicapped ramp will be a first and the it a bought to strive to keep it he said. Twenhofel Hopes to re advertise for bids in two weeks and to get the Pool under construction within seven to eight weeks. He admitted that they will probably have to get some additional Money for the project. Is. Capen said they could design a Pool within the budget but not one that would serve the needs of it. Washington. Arc determined the size according to the need she said. Rosemary Ross president of the playground mothers said she will take up the subject of lobbying Council for additional funds at their next meeting the organization was instrumental in securing the initial funding Tor the Pool the group meets the first wednesday of each month at noon at the it. Washington recreation Center. A covered luncheon proceeds the meeting for information on joining Contact airs. Ross at 231-7163, vice president Marge Crews 231-6926 or registrar vie Carroll 231-8784. Be More than $1500. Final amount he added would have to be determined and credit Given to another county project in the township. Ron Hacker of the Black Topping company wrote Papner that the Job was disfigured on the Quantity of fill. Leo Brausch of the engineers office Hacker said certified that the required amount of fill was required.1 a there is no Way the Job can be completed a Hacker said. A the fill is not wide enough it is not properly compacted and it has one to me slope which would never hold. Hacker estimates about 3000 Yards of fill is needed to Complete the it a consulting Engineer he Atay could give a More accurate figure. Hacker maintains his office has not had any cooperation from the county engineers office. Quot. They done to want to spend any More Money on the Job. Anderson township does no two it to spend any Money on the Job. Hacker amp son Isnit spending any More Money on the Job a Hacker wrote Papner. Hacker charged the Job was a Amis figured a by the county engineers office who Quot was delinquent on the a was so much time has passed and Vith inflation we do not feel that we Are responsible for the completion of this Job a Hacker wrote. The june 19 discussion was not As heated As the one at May 15 meeting. At that time Papner capsule Zed the problem As a fall we re doing is bouncing words off the table and Tam of Shanter is slipping Down the trustees on May 15, unanimously voted on a motion by trustee Tom Taylor that Hacker be Given 30 Days continued to Page 8glade sidewalk study continues study of the request and petition against sidewalks for Glade Avenue in it. Washington is continuing according to James Frye Cincinnati engineering department. Frye estimates it will be a few More weeks before the report is completed for councils Public works committee. The request for sidewalks came from a group of residents on the Street. The petition against the sidewalks was circulated following a presentation of a plan for a four foot wide Concrete Walkway at a Community meeting Anderson trustee meet on budget at july 2 meeting Anderson township trustees will hold a special meeting at 7 30 . Wednesday july 2 to go Over the budget that must be at the county auditor office by july 21. Next trustee meeting is july 17 but it is Felt there wont be enough time to make decisions then and meet the necessary deadlines. John of Brien president of the Board said trustees will be Given rough figures and be allowed to make their own priorities of Brien will be on vacation during the july 17 meeting. Also to be1 decided at that meeting is a liquor License question for a local business and a Stop sign request for Twig autumn Leaf and East Dale or

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