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Northeast Suburban Life (Newspaper) - August 16, 1978, Cincinnati, OhioA 5 a p 3. J r i i s Riding the racer and rallying for Mya ii Vrlik Barron right youth fort Sentar dystrophy mid he Volunteer Sam Lockwood both Madeira residents Rode the racer roller coaster at rings Island for 10 straight hours fri., aug 4 to raise funds for muscular dystrophy. On sal., aug. In i under Barron s organization Cincinnati s Fountain Square will be the site of the first youth rally for my in the county. Mayor Herald Springer has declared it youth against dystrophy Day and the id hour rally beginning at i f . H ill feature rocking chair Ping Pong and dance Marq Lions and appearances by the stingers hockey team and others Farrell s Lee my parlor will build a 2.>t plus Pound sundae. And All proceeds from the rally will Benefit muscular dystrophy. Photo by Rick Norton news in Brief Deer Park gets cd Grant to repair Blue Ash re. Deer Park has received confirmation on the City a application for the re construction of Blue Ash Road Richard Merritt of Hamilton county Community development notified the City. The original application filed by Louis filing at the direction of the citizens committee appointed by mayor Francis Healy was for a total Grant to Complete reconstruction of Blue Ash re. In one year. The Hamilton county Community development has changed this to a three year Grant. The first authorization is for $130,700.00 and an application must be resubmitted every year. The citizens committee members Are , Erv Schmidt. Judy Koopman Carl Brunen and John Vastine. The original application was filed on sept. 29, 1976. The City Hopes to be Able to Start construction before Winter and have the first Section completed by Spring. After receiving authorization in 1979 the City can Negm work on the second Section next summer. Gallenstein rezoning decision expect in Sycamore township one rezoning request was taken under advisement by the Board of county commissioners and another was withdrawn from consideration. Hearings for both requests were aug. 9. Taken under advisement was the request by Henry Gallenstein 11333 Deerfield rd., to rezone 26.4 acres on the North Side of school re. Just West of Solzman re. From. B a residence to b-2 residence. The commissioners Are expected to make a decision within 20 Day of the aug. 9 hearing. Ronald Reder 7620 Montgomery rd., withdrew his request to rezone 2.2 acres on Montgomery re. Near Ken Arbre from a Multi family to o office. Indian Hill b of de approves land Purchase the Indian Hill Board of education at their aug. 11. Meeting approved spending $52,774.79 of 1973 .6 Mill improvement Levy funds to Purchase a 10.81-acre tract of land from the City of Indian Hill. The tract lies in the Middle of existing High school property and has been leased from the City for High school use since 1974 when the school Board agreed to Purchase the tract from the City within four years. How to grip your hockey stick stingers summer hockey Camp coach Flo Potvin receives the undivided attention of four Young hockey players. On the ice frym left Are Shane Heekin my. Lookout Peter Tallas Indian Hill Bobbie Castellini Glendale and Adam Bort Indian Hill. Potvin is the scout for the Cincinnati stingers hockey team. The hockey Camp is offered weekly during August. Hockey Camp is being held at Northland ice Center in Evendale throughout August. Registration is open for the week of August 21, by calling 563-0001. Cd pc mers dry cleaning specialists since 1s10 Mck up s delivery 321-5100 2�o18 Madison Road we buy diamonds and Diamond estates from 100 to 100,000 Call for appt. 791-0793 Library Ohio Ilia topical society i 983 Velosta Columbus Ohio 43211 l in to place a classified and dial 731-7170 by 4 00 . Monday display advertising amp views dial 331-0234 cd no innate suburban newspapers inc. Blue Ash Montgomery Amberley Village Indian Hill Madeira pleasant Ridge Brecon Kennedy Heights Silv Ertme Kenwood Deer Park Rossmoyne drum Vatet Ridgewood Mark of circulation his Getty vol. Xvii no. 3 13c Cincinnati Ohio. Wednesday August 16, 1978 4413 Montgomery re. Phone 331-0234 in Madeira controversy reigns on Park project and by Carol Remter Madeira City Council passed two ordinances aug. 7 which bring the controversial Park project one step closer to completion. An ordinance directing City manager George babe to enter into a contract with . Ruebel amp co. For the work required in the phase i construction of the Dawson re. Recreation area basically earthwork and grading was approved by All members of Council except Council member Doug Oppenheimer. A second ordinance providing for the issuance of $.225,000 of Park improvement Bonds for financing of the project also was passed Over the dissenting vote of Oppenheimer. Babe recommended passage of the ordinance for contracting with Kuebel amp co. And told Council the company a $146,575.95 bid is the a lowest and this bid is 36% below the engineers estimate of 1172,019.75 submitted to the City at the end of july according to councilman. De Wilkinson chairman of the City a recreation and Parks committee. The ordinance concerning the Park improvement Bonds states that the Bonds should be issued at the interest rate of six and a Hall percent and will reach maximum maturity after 20 years. The Bonds Are to be dated oct. 1, 1978, the ordinance reads. Oppenheimer cast a dissenting vote for these two ordinances As a member of the recently formed accountability in Madeira group which has circulated petitions to place the Park development the recent earnings tax increase the remodelling of City Hall and the construction of a new service building on the november ballot As referendums. William Cunningham a representative of the group arid a. Candidate for the 26th District Ohio House seat asked that Council not take any action that would Advance any of the City a three construction projects since referendum petitions had been filed on All but the Park construction project according to Cunningham chances Are Good that enough signatures will be collected to include the Park project on the ballot As Well Cunningham a request for inaction came after councils vote on the two Park related ordinances As Well As its votes approving the creation of two special funds for the City Hall renovation and Public ser a vice department construction projects. State Law requires that revenues derived from sources other than the general property tax be kept in special funds aside from the general Revenue account. These projects Are being funded with notes. Members of Council Exve by did not it Quot i Cate any to reverse their decisions on any of the ordinances passed at the meeting. Council member Perry Ancona questioned Cunningham whether he was aware of How much continued delay on the projects would Cost the City in constructing costs. Council member Mary Anne Christie also asked whether the group intended to initiate any Effort to educate residents about the referendum issues to help them make intelligent choices. Countering comments made by residents calling for a direct vote of the people on the various Madeira issues was Carolyn Lucas of Miami ave. Lucas pointed out that City residents had voted members of Council into office so they could represent residents interests. A i think its time for the City of Madeira to Back our Council and our City manager Quot she said adding that i is time to let coun cil members do the Job for which they were elected. Madeira clerk treasurer Hillman declares petitions to be invalidated by Kim Feil accountability in Madeira intends to go to court this week to secure a writ of mandamus ordering the City of Madeira to place its three petitions As referendums on the november ballot As action against clerk treasurer Hillman a unofficial statement that he would determine the petitions invalid said a lawyer William Cunningham. Hillman has announced that he a will not recommend presentation of the referendums to the Public when he reports to Council sept. 11 on the petitions filed with him aug. 3. The three signed petitions on the repeal of a. Naif percent income tax increase service department capital improvements and. Renovation of the municipal building a in my determination Are invalid and 1 have unofficially notified of such a said Hillman. At the aug. 3 meeting Hillman was requested to determine the Validity of the petitions and report within 14 Days. Failure of to pre certify the petitions before circulating them As required under Ohio state code 731.32 a was far As the City administration is concerned still invalidates All three petitions a said Hillman and his report to Council will adhere to the principal regardless of whether the petitions Are found to contain the Correct number of signatures he added. A we think the ordinances Are invalid Quot said Cunningham. He plans to cite improper procedures on the City Council because they waived the three readings of the a tax increase ordinance and passed it in one Reading. A if 1000 people who signed the petitions want to vote on the taxes Thev should be Able to a said Cunningham. Only 20 people contacted refused to sign the petition. The Park project ordinance passed last week is also invalid said Cunningham. No environmental Impact statement was done and the planning commission Aid not approve the plans As required under state statute that when a building is to be built it must have prior approval of the planning commission. A i think its silly a said Cunningham. A Hillman is just playing games. The City will now have to spend cite funds on Legal fees to fight the Case a he added. A if they want to1 play hardball with us we re going to play hardball with them a he said. Hillman turned the petitions Over to the Board of elections tries. For official certification and he expects to receive their landlords to report on tenants Deer Park officials honoured by Council report by today or tomorrow. The Board of elections has already done a preliminary study of xeroxed copies of the petitions and questioned two of the three for Lack of signatures. Since that investigation however an additional 56 signatures were found when the copying company failed to copy one of the petitions. This May or May not change the Validity of the one petition said Hillman. A even if we had not found reasons to invalidate the petitions they still could not meet the paperwork deadlines to get them on the ballot and is aware of this a said Hillman. Deadline for submitting petitions to go on the ballot has already passed As Well. Should the Board of elections or City Council determine them invalid cannot by Madeira City charter take any further action on the Issue said Hillman. Only court action or councils decision that they Are valid could continue the Issue and then a special election would have to be arranged. Do Cruiser up in smoke by Shelley Ann Blau Deer Park police chief John Neihaus received a Resolution honouring him for 25 years of service at the City a Council meeting August 10. A ttys been a Good life a Neihaus said As he returned to his seat to the applause and standing ovation of officials and residents in. Attendance. Neihaus a wife Ruth and daughter Thereasa stood with the chief when mayor Francis Healy presented him with the Resolution. Council also voted to Honor another Deer Park resident thursday. Quentin k. Staley a member of the Deer Park Board of education will be honoured with a Resolution of appreciation for 27-yearn of service. Council also voted Tion to the All Ohio school Board. In other business Council passed an ordinance requiring landlords to report in formation about tenants to the City for tax purposes. The third Reading on this ordinance is scheduled for the sept. 14 meeting. Council also voted on. An ordinance that will penalize residents for non compliance with a tree Weed and Shrub taw. Two More readings Are required before the ordinance can be passed into Law. Law director Daniel Molholland told Council the City has no cause for action against it own City engineers in regard to the City a problems in completing a storm sewer project. Deer Park is working to Appeal the suit they lost to Silverton Over an easement needed to Complete the project. They left the goods and ran burgers broke into sex presso pizza 5827 Cornell. Rd., and left without their loot about 5 . Last sunday. Blue Ash police said the rear window was broken and cold food was stacked by the Back door. Police theorize that a patrolling policeman must have frightened off the would be thieves during the burglary. There has been a reoccurring problem with breaking at the restaurant police said. Purs Rali for Board hearing in Deer Park police plan to Myrsue their Case against Iphus Pony Keg 7354 Blue Ash rd., despite the loss of some evidence when a police Cruiser caught fire last week on the Way to a i que Columbus Deer Park patrolman a1 Gille and witnesses Joseph Schlie and Bill Jeffries were travelling to Columbus to testify wednesday morning when they noticed smoke coming into the inside of the Cruiser. The three managed to get out of the car unharmed before flames engulfed the Cruiser police said. Pleasant View township fire officials blame the fire on a faulty catalytic converter. The Cruiser caught fire on 1-71 near Grove City about 10 Miles South of pets on show at Hamilton county fair Hamilton county fair was the scene of a out menagerie As crabs ducks frogs turtles and dogs vied for a ribbon in one of six categories in the pet show aug. 4. Wasai disc hockey Jim Scott was master of ceremonies and judge Robert Kraft served in a. New judicial role As judge for the show. Teddy dog Teddy answered the Telephone and won first place in the Best trick category in the Hamilton county fair pet show. Teddy is listening to his owner Polly Clark of 9640ia Conklin re. Adorably unusual with a Long Tongue Short Tail and deeply wrinkled Grin Oscar earned second place in the most unusual look ing category of the pet show. His owner Jarrod Smith s102 Meyers ln., is leading him past the judges. Columbus police said. Police said they were not sure if the liquor Board hearing was postponed or if Deer Park will have to refile their Case. The owner of Ralph a Pony Keg has been charged with several counts of serving minors six percent Beer. Lost in the fire was the 1976 Pontiac lemans Cruiser valued at $7000, a radar unit and most of the evidence eight cases of Beer. The Tittle Bank with me m bean .8hmks
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