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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - March 7, 1980, Cincinnati, OhioEuy pcs vol. 20 m. Is Friday March a 1980 Singla copy 15 cents a the landings draws fire from residents celebrities help open Eastgate mall miss of in Tana Carli and sen. H. Cooper Snyder with a Little help from wow to s Bob Braun cot the ribbon on the speaker s stand officially marking the opening of Eastgate mall wednesday morning. Braun backed up the a scissors with a thyroid condition with a Little pair he had carried in his coat pocket Jou r n a 1 photo. Story on Page �?~a-7 1 Eastern Hills May change by Bri an Mart on Nell staff writer about 50 Anderson township residents appeared at a Public hearing monday evening to voice objections to a condominium development near the five mile connector most of those who showed up to object to a zone change live near the proposed development but other township residents also appeared. The zoning would have to be changed from. B and c residence to do multiple family. The development to be called the landings is proposed by Developer Joseph Grane on about 18.5 acres East of five mile. Access to the condominium project would be from Nimitz View drive. The Graue proposal includes 158 units with a base Price of about $60.000. Plans Call for 20 to 40 unite to be built per year Over the next four to six years. With the condominiums the density of the land would be 8.44 unite per acre. The separate clusters of unite woul be no taller than two stories with a full basement. At the hearing conducted by Robert von Bargen a member of the Hamilton county Rural zoning commission neighbors of the tract objected about various facets of the proposal. John Sansa Lone Engineer for the project and agent for Graue explained the proposal air those in attendance. After Quot his presentation the residents explained their reservations about the condominiums. The main objection of the neighbors was based upon the presence of other Multi family dwellings in the area and in the a entire township. James Montgomery a Markley Road resident who has acted As the spokesman for the apposition group said the addition of condominiums along the connector would pressure neighbouring land parcels into use As Multi family housing. Quot a there Are already 200 lists in the area with the Orest development next the Graue Landa Montgomery said. A emr Quot. Grauers project w Ould make 358 condominiums in the immediate Montgomery said the addition of family unite in the area w Ould a reverse the land use emphasis from single family to Multi family he said the change would go against the purpose of zoning regulations. A the purpose of zoning is to preserve the character of a neighbourhood a Montgomery said a but this would completely change the in a report recommending approval for the zone change the staff of the. Rural zoning commission said the development a a is. Not. Inappropriate for the area. Montgomery said the working of the report supported his option that Good reason to. Change the zoning had not been Given after the hearing Robert break county zoning administrator said the wording of the report is not Standard adding in a some stances stronger words Are used a in a staff recon Menda Tion Montgomery concluded his speech by saying that although von Bargen said the purpose of the zoning commission was to Rule Only on the appropriate land use. The commission should consider other factors. A zoning authorities should consider other factors in making a decision a he said. A zoning without concerns for traffic building. And fire. Codes and other considerations is zoning in a vacuum. It does no to make after Montgomery a presentation lawyer Road resident Patrick Carigan in a speech interrupted several times by applause voiced his objections to Multi family housing anywhere in the township. A we All came Here to the township of ofom the crowded areas to escape the crowds a Cardan said a we bought in the area for privacy. With the growth of must family housing violence is being done to the lifestyle we Are used Carigan then urged residents to speak out against undesirable guilt i it a mily developments including Hie proposed White Mountain condominiums on Ragland Road near his Home during the period erf the hearing for questions neighbors asked. Sansalone about different details of the proposal from drainage to visibility. Sansalone agreed to raise the height of a Mound to Block the visibility of. The condominiums from in the area of Shangrila drive. He said that by raising a landscaped Mound the neighbors could not see the condominiums Sansalone also said plans for the development kept As much of a tree fringe around it As possible and said he believed screening of the project was sufficient. When some people in attendance at the hearing questioned about the construction of the Homes. Sansalone assured them that All building regulations would be met. Von Bargen said As a matter of Law zoning regulations and approval assume that All other regulations will be met. Richard Niehaus a resident of Markley Road and a Hamilton county municipal com. Judge said the addition of More condominiums in the neighbourhood would create a a Domino pressuring other land owners and. Developers to use surrounding land for multifamily projects. A developmental pressures Are increasing in the area and will continue to increase if Multi family precedents Are set a he said. Niehaus used this opinion to argue for the formation of a local zoning body with ultimate authority. The townships planning and zoning committee is currently an advisory body with Hamilton county officials holding final approval or rejection Quot authority. Continued to Page a-2 the kiwanis club of Anderson Hills is launching. Operation Wake up As a project to help Deal with the abuse of drugs and alcohol by Young people. The a president of every Community organization is invited to Send a representative to the first operation Wake up meeting on. March 10 at 8 immediately following the kiwanis meeting in Anderson High school cafeteria. The representative will report Back to their organization the facts and recommendations brought about at the operation Wake up meetings. Their participation if any on the various committees will be a As the Cincinnati Board of education was to vote wed Neslav night on Quot a recommendation from superintendent James Jacobs to close some City schools and change programs at others including Eastern Hills Junior High school in it. Washington. Eastern Hills on Corbly Road would change to a specialized program under Jacobs recommendation. The program would provide individually individuals they will not commit their organization to any action or philosophy without prior consent. The general. Movement will include discovering the latest facts concerning drug usage finding the factors in our Community promoting the drug culture drawing up a Basic behave Ria code staging a Community night and. Finally urging tip formation of Parent. Peer groups which has been so successful in. Several other communities throughout the country if a. Hundred parents Are Alert and adopt similar behave Ria codes there will be an Impact on drug usage but if a 1,000 parents cooperate the dig scene can be nearly eliminated. It can. Work and it has worked in Many other communities. It will work in Anderson township too Robert Allen vice president is major emphasis chairman. The for 1.980 is youth. The kiwanis. Club has Long been known for its a youth oriented projects such As the basketball program provision for scholarships and Purchase of play ground equipment for the new township reset the Anderson. Township fire department was to dedicate its new paramedic unit last sunday but bad weather conditions prompted postponement of the ceremony. The unit was delivered in time for the 2 . Ceremony sunday but it is not yet operable said Gil Stagnaro president of the township fire men a he said the manufacturer delivered the unit for the ceremony but returned with it because of the postponement. Stagnaro said there is still engine and electrical w Ork to be done. The dedication. Has been tentatively rescheduled in May Stagnaro said when the weather improves. Guided education Quot <1ge> programs for children from kindergarten through eighth Grade. Under the Jacobs plan seventh and eighth graders could choose at attend Peoples Junior High school in Hyde Park or stay in the new Eastern. Hills program. The recommendations from. Jacobs came As a result of financial difficulties within the school system. The superintendent has said the closings erf some schools can save the District Money Over the next several years. Opposition to closings of other schools in the City has been very vocal since. Jacobs announced the recommendation. Parents of children in some of the schools a 12-hour negotiation session Between Cincinnati City manager Sylvester Murray and fraternal order of police Fop president Elmer Dunaway led tuesday to approval of a new contract for the City a police officers. Murray and Dunaway agreed on the pact saturday and the Fop membership approved 0� contract in monday and tuesday voting at stauffer s Cincinnati towers. The three year contract gives the policemen a wage hike of Over 10 percent in the third year with seven percent raises in the first to o years. Cincinnati City Council also must approve the contract. A the contract solves a. 14 month impasse which has keen deterioration of police relations with the City administration and. The Road to the presidency is sometimes More difficult than others but it is ?ays interesting. In the second part of a series the explored in a the Road to the White House a Page b-4 the me Nicholas rockets beat Taylor monday night -83-49-, aided by a 5-2-Point second half the win allows the rockets to Advance in tournament play. For the Story and photos see Page a-2. Cincinnati Gas and electric wants a. Rate hike which will add $55 million to its Revenue. Cd amp a will apply to the Public utilities commission for the hike in May. See i he Story on Page a-4 a Star trek the motion slated to be closed disagree with have said the termination of education at the schools and a move of children to other locations is not Worth the savings. Some opponents of the closings have threatened to try to defeat any school Levy if the schools Are closed. Other proposals including one to raise the amount of the up coming Levy to avoid the closings have been mentioned. Another Quot has been to decide which schools close by the support Given the june Levy by different neighbourhoods. In. Spite of the opposition and other proposals most of the members of the school Board have said they support the recommend tons. Of Quot. The superintendent. With the residents of the City. Negotiations had broken off last summer and Murray resumed them without formal permission from City Council. Council members were. Informed about Murray a informal negotiations and even though the permission had not been Given most said the approved of the pact in addition to the salary terms., the new contract included an agreement to put the Issue of police fire fighters salary parity on the november ballot. The Fop wants Quot the current. Parity re strict ions removed and the firefighters also support repeat 1 of parity another feature of the contract is a Promise to form a special body to study the advantages of binding arbitration in City police negotiations. Pictures is overloaded with special effects according to to Kemp. See Quot her review of the movie in a Fine Page b-6. Brides b-1 classified b 2-4 Church a i sports a-2 Forest Hills journal 564 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244528-1111 100 % coverage of Anderson township it. Washington California every tuesday and Friday. A a a a a 1 verified audited by in a a Mynick moves on in tourney Lay tors Robbie Dolan 541 reaches for a rebound under Dave a Wiesenhahn right 1 and Dale k 1 behind i of my Nicholas during. Boys a a tournament action monday night at North College Hill Taylor stayed with me Nicholas through the first half hut surrendered. 52 Points in. The second half to fall to the rockets k�4i. Jouina photo Tabler. Story and photos a-2. Anderson kiwanis Start anti drug abuse Effort City policemen approve contract this weekend in Forest Hills
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