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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - June 24, 1980, Cincinnati, OhioTo rest jul journal vol. 20 no. 13 tuesday june i 1w0 single copy 15 cents. A a a a a v a a a 10 our i a Suthie in p of Ift All of tight Pamela drive work two construction projects in Anderson township funded in part by Community development cd funds from the . Department of housing and Urban development Hudgere discussed at thursdays meeting of the township trustees. A storm sewer and Road resurfacing project in the Forest Park subdivision is scheduled to begin during the week of july 7, and cd Money will be used for the project. The Board also voted to allocate $15,500 from the township general fund for resurface in work on Pamela drive from Forest Road to Prilla Lane. Both projects have been funded through the cd program and the Board voted in its May meeting to accept no More of the funds when the township is urged As part of the acceptance to help with plans for subsidized housing. The township came into an unexpected sum of Money through an inheritance tax settlement recently allowing the trustees to pledge township funds to try to Complete both projects. Although no Money has been approved for the Forest Park work the Board has indicated a willingness to use township Money for the work. The construction to begin in july according to trustee Robert Dorsey will include part of Anderson Avenue Washington Circle Columbus Avenue and Arlington Avenue. As plans Are currently set the Eastern Section of Anderson Bowen and Victor avenues Are not included Dorsey said. The work will involve construction of storm sewers work on curbs and gutters and Road resurfacing Dorsey said and the contractor for the Job has plotted 270 Days for completion of the work. In other Board business trustees and those in attendance command Post to stay in maintenance building the command Post for Hamilton county sheriffs deputies in Anderson township will remain in the township maintenance building behind the fire House on Beechmont Avenue. Township trustees approved a $3,000 expenditure thursday night to be used remodelling and expansion of the current office for deputies in the building. The Board had discussed moving the command Post to the old Forest Hills school District administration building on Forest Road but decided during discussions among the trustees and officials of the sheriffs department to keep using the Maint Nence building. Sgt. Charles Stein Post commander of the Anderson township unit said the decision was made in order to keep All the services of the township police fire and maintenance in a Central location. As part of the most recent township service contract with the sheriff s department the command Post idea was initiated. Trustees and department officials Felt the command Post would enable township residents to have Access to the deputies in the township. By improving the office facilities Stein said he Hopes to make the deputies a More Accel Skibble to the general the improvements Stein said will include install Emit of a door on the Side of the building knocking out a Wall for Access to More office space tiling or carpeting the offices and equipping a separate office for the commander. The additional space will give the deputies about 50 percent More room Stein said. Most of the deputies the Post commander said wanted to stay at the Beechmont Avenue location to keep centralized the township services. Trustee Thomas Taylor who had been Active in the investigation of the Forest Road location As a new substation said township and sheriffs department officials agreed that keeping the facility at the current location is the Best idea. A we wanted to keep All the services together and if we Are going to spend Money for renovation we might As Well spend it on our own facilities Taylor said. Taylor said he had ideas about people who would be Able to do the work but neither Taylor or Stein were certain when the i it no tinn . Summer fun at the thursday meeting heard Ray Cadwallader a Board member of the southwestern Ohio regional transit authority sorta ask for the trustees support for the sept. 23 special election for a sorta tax Levy. The proposed tax change would be identical to one Defeated last november. It would include a .3 percent decrease in Cincinnati earnings tax in conjunction with a one percent increase in sales tax throughout All of Hamilton county. A there will be separate issues on the ballot and both provisions must pass for the Levy to pass. Cadwallader said the package would provide sorta and Queen City metro about $18 million in added Revenue. Cadwallader said last november a Campaign for the Levy began late and was not adequately financed helping defeat the Issue. Passage in september he said w Ould allow sorta to expand bus services outside Cincinnati As part of a five year plan for the system. While bus service in the area has traditionally included routes to downtown Cincinnati and Back Cadwallader said new routes would be devised with the help of the Levy passage across Hamilton county in different routes. Trustee Thomas Taylor said the Board a sees the necessity of Good mass transit and have supported its development but suggested the Board defer an endorsement until the trustees continued to Page a-2 although the putt Pitt miniature Golf course on Beechmont Avenue is a place for fun it has also become a source of a problem for the Anderson township Board of trustees. The township owns the land and is currently trying to Complete negotiations with the Golf course owners to begin construction of a Park and ride facility in cooperation with Queen City metro. Journal photo. Park and ride plans hit Roadblock plans for a metro Park and ride facility next to the Anderson township fire House on Beechmont Avenue Are being delayed by a dispute Over relocation funds for the current tenant. The township owns the land now used As a putt putt Mim tire Golf course and according to David Boehm attorney for the southwestern Ohio regional transit authority sorta an eviction action May be taken if the problem is not soon resolved. The business is owned by Samuel Green. The Issue stems from the fact that the land was purchased from a Grant Given by the Urban mass transit authority us Toa Federal Agency to sorta. Since Usta is a Federal Agency Boehm said the tenant of the land May be entitled to funds for relocation of the business. The Law governing the relocation Issue is the Federal housing relocation and land acquisition policies act of 1970, which states that the owner of property purchased by Federal funds or through Federal funds commissioners partially of zone change for landings Hamilton county commissioners voted thursday to reject part of a zoning change request for a proposed Anderson township condominium project while approving a zone change for the rest of the land. The commissioners voted unanimously to allow a change for approximately half of the 18.7 acres owned by Developer Joseph Graue on which he has prop used a Complex Call the i in hindu Park in my Washington is a Busy place in these first Days of summer. Sunday afternoon saw Man different kinds of activities in the Park including several people throwing Frisbee others were walking exploring or just spending a relaxing Day in the Sun. Ion in a 1 photo Mart Onnell. Township residents living in the area have opposed zone change request which was denied. The land which is currently zoned c residence penetrates an area dominated by single family Homes. In opposition to Grauers request to change the land to do planned multiple family zoning residents said the Multi family zoning would not be compatible with the existing character of the neighbourhood. The commissioners approved As part of the same action a change which would allow the other half of the land new feature a tarts Friday the Ever expanding journal classified Section this Friday will begin a new feature for its readers it will feature a a clean sweep Section for merchandise advertisements from individuals a location where one can turn and see what area residents have for Sale usually at bargain prices. Deadline for these ads will be the same As other classified liner ads 10 . Wednesday for Friday and 10 . Friday for tuesday. Users of this Section can still take advantage of the journal publishing the same and in the second consecutive Issue for Only $1 More. That a 10 words in two issues for Only $4 to Tell More than 200,000 persons in your area what you have for Sale. The results come Quick when the potential buyers done to have to drive very far to see your item. Try an item in the clean sweep and get fast fast results. Call a Friendly journal advisor at 528-1 111 today currently zoned amp residence to be changed to do. The zone change which was allowed would permit 78 condominium units to be built on land which fronts five mile Road South of Nimitz View drive. James Montgomery an attorney who lives on Markley Road has led the opposition to the Complex and maintained that the residents have no objections to the b residence Section. He called the move by the commissioners to have the Resolution prepared a Victory for the opponents. The area residents do not deny Grauers right to develop the land Montgomery has said but they feared a a Domino effects from the Section of the Complex which would penetrate the single family area. They said the penetration of Multi family zoning in the area near Markley Road would encourage other land owners to sell their land for Multi family zoning destroying the character of the neighbourhood. On the local level May be eligible for relocation Money Boehm said. Since sorta has been through similar proceedings in the past Boehm As sorta a attorney is handling the Case for the township. The facility would allow metro bus riders to Park in a Large parking lot on the site and ride the bus to their destination rather than drive. The1 current dispute arrives Boehm said from the question of the allotment and amount of relocation funds due the owner of the putt putt course. While the discussion Between Boehm and Green s attorney about relocation funds continues the township has asked Green to pay rent of $1,000 on the land. At thursdays meeting of the township Board of trustees Board members Thomas Taylor and Robert Dorsey discussed the Issue and agreed to let Boehm proceed with the Case As he sees fit. A Boehm said when determination is made about whether Green is eligible for relocation funds the amount can be negotiated. A we Haven to even gotten that far yet so i have no idea about the amount or when we might resolve this a he said. Boehm said Green is expected to be off the land by july 7 or eviction proceedings will begin. Early deadlines will be observed so that journal employees May observe the fourth of july Holiday deadlines for the tuesday july 8 Issue of the journal will be advanced. News contributions deadline is 9 . Wednesday july 2. Display advertising deadline is 4 . Wednesday july 2. Classified liner and deadline is 10a.m. Wednesday july 2. Because of the Holiday journal will be published Friday july 4. The journal thanks All Advance for their cooperation. No on in this week in Forest Hills one of the areas Best baseball teams the Midland redskins took an impressive 11-0 Victory Over Golf Manor Friday. Todd Benzinger and Greg Stansberry led the team As the redskins rolled up another Victory to bring their record to 26-7. See Page a-12 for the details on the game. The m e. Lyons Myca offers a class which teaches very Young children How to swim or at least to be comfortable in the water. The class includes some Good fun for both children and parents and All the information can be found on Page a la. Brides classified editorial a i b 6-10 �-4 restaurants sports by 1 a-12 Forest Hills journal 564 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244 528-1111 saturation Cov Araga of Anderton township it. Washington it blown California Evary tuesday and Friday. 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