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Los Lunas Valencia County News (Newspaper) - October 4, 1973, Los Lunas, New Mexico Valencia county volume i no. 18 los Lunas . 87031 20 pages october 4, 1973 commission okays subdivision rules Valencia county subdivision regulations were approved monday by the county commission and recorded by county clerk Pat Heth. They will become effective nov. I. The 70-Page document which regulates Large and Small subdivisions is the result of weeks of work by the county commission a citizens advisory committee the county clerk s staff. Joe Duran assistant District attorney and input by Highway department officials the environmental improvement Agency and natural resources people. Task Force updating ordinance what to do about trailers which have been brought into the Village during the past few years in violation of the municipal zoning ordinance is one of the questions facing the steering committee which is updating the los Lunas zoning regulations. Whether or not to set a time limit on removal of those trailers or simply let them remain and make new provisions for trailers in designated areas will have to be decided. The current zoning ordinance makes no provision for trailers within the Village limits other than those under special use permits which allow a trailer for a night watchman in a commercial zone. Members of the zoning task Force reviewed several alternatives at their meeting last week but did not reach a decision. Other task forces which have been f continued on Page j elks Lodge to be instituted charter Day for Belen elks Lodge 2499 will be sunday when the new Lodge will be instituted and its 210 members initiated. Officers to be installed at 1 30 at the Valencia county sheriffs posse building Are Anthony Romo exalted ruler Dale Carver esteemed leading Knight Eloy g. Padilla esteemed Loyal Knight Bruce Edwards esteemed lecturing Knight Edward Chacon Esquire Al j. Garde chaplain Frank Hoover inner guard John Campay tiler Harold Northrup Secretary Benny p. Chavez treasurer Edward Davila Bobby Don Lewis James Lindsay Russell Barker Henry Jaramillo jr., trustees and Vincent Scarpa organist. Sundays activities will begin at 9 30 . With institution of the Lodge. Members will assemble for initiation and after the Welcome the initiation will begin at 10 45. A Barbecue will follow at the county Fairgrounds and the Day s activities will conclude with the installation of officers. Wives of members Are invited to attend the installation. Pre charter Day activities on saturday will include registration from to . To 6 . At Giles dining room. Indoctrination is scheduled at 7 30 . At the sheriffs posse building. At the k. Of c. Hall a cocktail hour will begin at 8 . And dance at 9 . Members of the Albuquerque Lodge who will serve As initiating officers Are Edward e. Wood exalted ruler Maurice e. Mathews esteemed leading Knight Harold a. Newlander esteemed Loyal Knight Daniel Wright esteemed lecturing Knight Kenneth j. Litten Esquire Frank m. Love chaplain Henry j. Rudow inner guard George g. Frkovich tiler Robert h. Van Drill Secretary and j. Gibbs Spring organist new Mexico elks Assn. Acting grand Lodge officers for the institution and installation will be Howard Melin William c. Alexander Stephen Stoddard. Robert l. Batley Thomas j. Williams jr., Tony Chavez Claude Burkett Leroy Ramirez sr., Jack Bollinger Howard w. Nunez j. Biggs Springs Dor. Dickason Dante vaio . Hennessee James Thompson and Guido Zecca. The benevolent and protective order of elks was organized feb. 16, 1868 in new York City by 15 actors entertainers and others associated with the theater and in a few years began taking in others not associated with the theater when they began to recognize the value of the work done by elks. There Are now 2,182 lodges in 50 states canal zone Guam puerto Rico and one in the Philippines. The order spends Over $16 million a year for benevolent patriotic and educational programs. The elks National foundation with assets of Over $24 million devotes its entire income of Over $ i million to philanthropies w Ith emphasis on College scholarships and on programs in youth leadership. Scouting athletic teams and a National free throw contest. Close to two million Young people participate in Elk sponsored programs yearly. Elks provide entertainment and recreation at each of the country s veterans administration hospitals and through the elks National youth week each year recognize Young people for their achievements and contributions to their Community. Disclosure statements will be required of Subdivider in accordance with the new Mexico subdivision act to provide a prospective purchaser or Lessee to make an informed decision about the land he is considering buying or leasing. The regulations outline procedures and plat requirements and lists requirements for water Supply liquid and solid waste management terrain management and solid waste disposal. Commissioner Wilfred Chavez moved that the regulations be approved. Paul Gabaldon seconded and chairman John Berman Sanchez concurred. Copies of the regulations Are available at the county clerk s office at $10 each. In other business at monday s meeting commissioners received a petition from Peralta residents asking for the paving of Peralta Boulevard. First sgt. Gilbert Aragon of the . Army whose Home is in Peralta said he has been in the service 22 years and had been paying taxes All that time on his property. He said the taxes had gone from $10 to $150 and the Road looked about the same As when he left. He said some residents had to take their children to school by car last year because the school buses would t Cross the Bridge. A a it a a shame. In my own country to see roads in this Sanchez said that since the current commission took office priorities had been set and Road work is progressing. He said the Peralta Road had been graded several times. Road supt. Sam Baca indicated that his department would be Able to build up the Road and Grade it in about a month. Sanchez said the commission could not make a commitment a on paving but would consider the Peralta Road at the time it set priorities after the first of next year. Sanchez noted that 80 per cent of the tax Money paid by county residents goes to the schools. A the county gets very Little a he said. Commissioners delayed action on the appointment of three members to the extraterritorial planning committee. The Village of los Lunas had requested that three members be named. The extra territorial committee would have jurisdiction in zoning of areas outside the Village but within the three mile jurisdiction of los Lunas. Brain Sprainer the brain Sprainer a contest sponsored by the University of Albuquerque s Rio Grande Center begins this week in the news. A series of riddles cryptograms and crossword puzzles will be included. Deadline for the first series is nov. 6. The answer to All four brain strainers must be submitted to the director of Rio Grande Center by to . On that Day. The first person with the Correct answers to All four brain strainers will receive a $15 gift certificate Good at any of the participating stores in the Rio communities shopping Center. Indian pottery perfectly preserved was found by Ray Zamora when he was digging in the Al Cerro area. He will consult with University of new Mexico professors to find out the age of the pottery. Only one bowl was broken a the first one he found

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