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Northeast Suburban Life (Newspaper) - January 04, 1978, Cincinnati, OhioConversations with their the new mayors Forest Atkins Hopes for a aesthetic growth interviews with the mayors by Marilyn Dillon although his background has influenced his goals for Madeira the Community s newly elected mayor admits human and monetary resources will determine Many events in the Community. A at this Point 1 am in a data gathering phase said Forest Atkins a i have to look at our resources. See what our potential can an associate professor of architectural technology at us he said he would like to envision a mom aesthetic business area. But in a not sure that May fit into our plans after figuring our Atkins said he Hopes to see three projects the renovation of the municipal building and f h e construction of the service built ing Complex and the Cark area completed during is term. Atkins has been an advocate of the new Park area despite a Community Survey that indicated a majority of residents polled did not favor the project. According to Atkins the Survey was not valid because a sufficient number of people did not Complete it and the final tallies were close. A a recent report of the Madeira recreation Board urged Council to proceed with the project he said. Tuere Are not sufficient Fields to accommodate the areas 77 summer sports teams he added. Atkins does not support direct election of the mayor a new Madeira policy. A a in a opposed to it a he said �?�1 x never would suggest the electorate does no to have the intelligence to select an excellent person think it would tend to make the mayor want to assume More Power than he really has the proposal to have the mayor elected by a the direct vote of the populace was studied by two local government bodies Atkins said. A after considerable study. I Felt it was not the Best thing for Atkins called his own mayoral election by Council a a Madeira a first new mayor in 18 years Atkins replaced Dan Macdonald whole bid to continue his mayoral duties was declined in the november election. A one does feel a responsibility that the office carries with it. I have to remember 1 have excellent people to work with a Atkins said. Because of the Quality of the new Council it could Quot function with almost any mayor a he added. A a in be always been one to prepare myself for the kinds of jobs in my future a Atkins said. Siree his election he has embarked on a a crash course on the City of Madeira studying the budget criminal handbook and the Oki regional development plan. Paul Mckinney with City from its beginning though he has no new projects in. Mind the newly elected mayor of Blue Ash would like to Bee the completion of some local projects already Mckinney a participant in local politics since the area was incorporated in 1955, is looking Forward to the completion of the Community Golf course and nearby housing project the completion of the Reed Hartman Highway and the Community recreation Center. The completion of the Highway will probably attract a a. Great Deal of Industry he said. He termed the new recreation Complex a $2 million project that will include a regulation size indoor swimming Pool Quot wonderful. In past years the residents of Blue Ash have expressed a desire for improved recreational facilities he said. This 28-acre Complex will also include an Amphitheater baseball and soccer Fields he added. Mckinney whose career in Blue Ash politics spans 22 years was the Village s first clerk. He served a two year term sat out two years and in 1959 was again named clerk. When the Community gained City status in 1960, Mckinney shouldered the responsibilities of both clerk and treasurer. When the City manager resigned in mid eighth grader orientation slated at Moeller High Moeller Hietz school will conduct its annual orientation Ana testing program for eighth Grade boys Friday. Jan. 13. Students participating Are asked to assemble in the school auditorium 9001 Montgomery rd., Kenwood at 8 10 a.m., where they will be greeted by school principal father Lawrence Krusling. In addition to testing the boys May attend various classes and learn about school studies and activities. A free lunch will be served. Dismissal is at 2 30 . Parents of boys interested in attending Moeller who have not yet received test and orientation material May Call the school office 791-1680. Moeller High school a parochial school for boys in grades 9-12, accepts students of All religious nominations. Atkins is not new to Madeira or its political scene. A 22 year resident he has been chairman of the planning and zoning research committee served on Council been chairman of the capital improvements committee and a representative to the planning commission though his time has been limited since his election he still finds some spare moments to assist his wife Gail a Potter with her creations. She does the throwing and he does the glazing and carving he said. Atkins describes himself As a a physically oriented individual a who whenever possible rams five Miles a Day. During the past 15 years he has been etching or a actively participating in local Knothole baseball. An architectural Andrew Hauck proud of area a Garden spot Forest at Kina. New Madeira Maym designer Atkins has designed some Homes and a a Small commercial an instructor at us since 1967, he received a m. A stars degree in Community planning in .1974. A a if i had the desire i might pursue my pad. That is a possibility but Sitf of Distant. Right now 1 am too involved with the City a he said. Maintaining the status quo of Indian Hill is the number one goal of the Community a newly elected mayor. A keep it exactly As it is which Isnit going to be easy a said Andrew Hauck 20-year resident and mayor of Indian Hill. Although the Village faces the same pressures As other communities it is unique in. Many ways he said. A one thing that makes Indian Hill a unique Village nationwide is so much of it is in Climax Forest stable and self perpetuating a he said a Indian Hill is great because of the people who have run the Village in the cd. People who started Ian Hill certainly Are to be complimented for their foresight. It a Peri Orais a service for All Cincinnati area a a Garden spot. It should be for the past 10 years Hauck has been a major Force in attaining and preserving Quot Green areas in the Community. The Village owns about 2000 acres of Fields and forests much of which is in Trust and could not be sold regardless of what financial difficulties the Community faced he said. Much of the land was Given to the Community but some took a lot of Money to buy a he added. Hauck wants to Quot keep Down new construction in the Village. A we Haven to been overrun with houses. The Green areas have taken a lot of land that would have been subdivided a he said. There is still plenty of land for subdividing however he added. Hauck captured a Council seat although he was not recommended by the Indian Hill nominating committee1. He was. Then elected mayor. Quot the fact we had an opposed election Isnit going to affect the Harmony of Council a he said Quot it will be run harmoniously. Quot i Hope the Days of the mayors nominating committee Are done. Council As a whole will handle this problem a year and a half from Village officials have discussed retaining a land use expert for the Village. A we Haven to decided yet. We re always very cautious about moving into any area that might change the status quo a he said a unless the planner understands Indian Mill it might result in some changes we done to want. We feel we have a Good situation right Quot we just done to want it Andrew Hauck new Indian Hill mayor changed. There is some pressure right now to provide housing for the elderly. The planning commission is taking a real Good look at Hauck president since 1946 of the . Hauck co., general contractor is the father of two sons and twin daughter. He and his wife Geraldine live on s. Clippinger or. To place a classified and dial 731-7170 by 4 00 . Monday display advertising amp news dial 531 -0234 a Nch Knatz suburban newspapers inc. Blue Ash Montgomery Amberly Village Indian Hill Madeira pleasant Ridge Brecon Kennedy Heights Silverton Kenwood Deer Park Rossmoyne Dillonvale Ridgewood Mark of . Integrity vol. Xvi no. 23 15c Cincinnati. Ohio wednesday january 4% 1978 4415 Montgomery re. Phone 531-0234 news of 1977 in review part two w Eather Energy crisis top Story Paul Mckinney. Mew Blue Ash mayor 1963, Mckinney took Over the Job for 11 months. He served two full terms in Council and completed a term for a councilman who resigned. A Norwood Gas station owner for 35 years Mckinney sold the establishment two years ago. He still does the bookkeeping for the firm. A Blue Ash resident since 1940, he has been treasurer of the Blue Ash civic league and Active in boy scout activities. He has also served As president of the Norwood kiwanis which he joined in 1948. Of the Blue Ash City Council Mckinney said a a citizens think everything is Cut and dried because we have a majority on Council a we can Railroad anything through. I want to i pet that. We All have differing see Amberley mayor Story Page 2 january 1977 Madeira voted Jan. 17 to approve development of a recreation facility with minimum improvements for $275,000. A a citizens for a voice objected saying the Council had made up its mind even before the scheduled town meeting to discuss Park development was held. Citizens sent f letter to every Home in Madeira objecting not to a Park but councils action on the Park before the meeting ind a letter sent to coaches etc., which the citizens committee saw As an attempt to Quot drum up support for councils action. Quot roots was the rage in Cincinnati suburbs. A visit to pleasant Ridge school found the children talking and Reading about the epic to serial and Book. The weather Energy crisis was at its Peak. Mrs. Snow of Kenwood had 8 of her 11 children at Home from school. Deer Park and Sycamore schools neither of which heats primarily with Gas fared the Best locally also Shroder or. High. Cincinnati Public school children were shifted out of Gas heated schools. Indian Hill kids were on half Day shifts. Madeira school children were shifted around out of the Gas heated High school they attended full Day classes however. Valley Assoc of school administrator voted to recommend to school boards that All Gas heated schools close. This recommendation failed and in most districts Gas heated schools stayed open As Long As they were not Cut Back by the Gas company. A Survey on use of Blue Ash Airport found that in the City itself 70 percent of respondents said they never use it. 11 percent said they frequently use it. The Survey was presented to Blue Ash Council at the last meeting in Jan. Thomas e. Wesson Amberley Village manager announced his retirement effective mar. 31. He said he would go Home to Texas. He had been manager since sept., 1974. Bob i Gan new director of Sycamore senior Center was told by Deer pm. Council that it by Law contribute financially to the Center. A citizens meeting to consider Park development municipal and City service building repairs in Madeira was scheduled for sat., feb. 5 after scheduled town meeting on the topic was postponed the previous saturday. A lot of news what Wasny to happening. Many social and civic events were cancelled because of the weather and lowered thermostats in most buildings to 55 after 6 . 65 during the Day. Indian Hill Council wrestled with the problem of false fire and burglar Alarma at its Council meeting Jan. 24. An ordinance requiring alarm maintenance and fines for continued false alarms was decided on also licensing of alarms. February 1977 Council members who attended a Madeira citizens meeting feb. 5 agreed not to proceed with development of a City Park without polling citizens on their wishes. Residents at that meeting supported upgrading of existing Park facilities. The official City sponsored town meeting on the same subject was rescheduled for feb. 19 after the Jan. Meeting was cancelled because of the Gas shortage. At the Montgomery Council meeting feb. 2, Council refused to vote on mayor Fred Young s nominees to boards and commissions because they said they had Only received the names the Day before and had had no time to consider them. John Allonier was appointed to the planning commission by Young. That commission does not require Council approval. The weather crisis continued a Montgomery used twice As much Salt in Jan. As it had the entire previous Winter. Resident evacuation plans in the event of total loss of fuel were prepared by All the cities with plans for instance to House people at Sycamore High school and other non Gas fuelled buildings. Madeira a massive relocation of students Quot worked like a Indian Hill and Madeira both found surprisingly that students and faculty enjoyed the classroom switching during the Emu. Silverton Council announced it would crack Down on apartment manager and others who failed to obey a City ordinance requiring that Snow and ice be cleared from sidewalks drives and parking lots. Also said it would ticket Cara parked on City streets longer than 10 hours. Of feb. 15, All Maiuu school hosted an Rachdi Ocamb conference on learning disabled old children in parochial schools. Or. Sylvia Richardson spoke Many Aren women have been w Active in setting up programs. Roger announced he would step Down from Montgomery Council because of the demands of business. Continued on pages 2 and ,3 Indian Hill receives Grant for Whitacre farm Indian Hill received an $82,000 Grant from the Federal Bureau of outdoor recreation in a ceremony last Friday morning. The Money is a Pant to buy and preserve the 17-Aore Whitacre farm on Given re. Mel Ribb Holz Deputy director of the Ohio dept of natural resources presented the Pant to Indian Hill mayor Andrew Haux. Indian Hill applied for the Grant a few year ago and Learned it would receive it in 1977. The nature conservancy a National preservation organization bought the property three or four Yeara ago and held it for Indian Hill until the Federal Grant to buy the land became available. The nature conservancy provides this kind of service Aid for land preservation through a Multi million Dollar revolving fund for such purchases. Hot time in the old town of Montgomery tonight Montgomery City Council meeting tonight 8 ., should provide some drama. Council president Howard Smith nas announced that he will not seek to be re elected to that Post. So one of the four remaining Council member will be the new president Blazic Florence Kennedy Chuck Abbott or Ray Walther. Additionally because of an unusual provision of the City charter Council must vote on whether the mayor or the president of Council shall preside at Council meetings in the new ear. Pay raise for City employees inside Oft also on the Agenda is consideration of an 8 percent pay raise for City employ pass across the Board pay raise for City employ recommended by mayor Fred Young. The City will i its annual appropriations ordinance tonight. Residents who live in the area of the proposed technical Center development at Cross county Highway and Montgomery rd., will undoubtedly be at tonight a meeting As Council will consider rezoning of two acres of the six acre tract from residence a to planned District. Council previously approved this same change but the process must be repeated because of an error. Council will vote for the third time on designation of the Todd Sherritt Rees House As a landmark another matter which has provoked controversy in the past. Designation of the comforts of Home shop As a landmark will he voted on for the first time tonight. Silverton revises �?T78 budget expects $606,320 income at a special meeting dec. 29, Silverton City Council passed a revised budget for 1978, incorporating additional estimated income from the recently passed one percent earnings tax and other miscellaneous income increases. In the original proposed budget a deficit of just under $47,00u was estimated but with the earnings tax income estimated at $150,000, and the other miscellaneous increases Council expects an $821 surplus at the end of 1978. Total receipts for �?T78 Are estimated at $606,320 with expenditures of $605,498. This compares to 1977 figures of $456,813 in total receipts $473,043 in total expenses leaving a deficit of $16,230. To be covered by the first Deposit made in january. Emergency ordinance at this penalty for delinquent waste Council passed an meeting lowering the i collection payments from 20 percent annually to 18 percent to be paid As 1.5 percent monthly interest on the unpaid balance As opposed to a quarterly payment previously. The change was made so the City would comply with Ohio usury Laws which place an 18 percent annual ceiling on interest penalties. �?T77 in review pcs. 1, 2, 3 new years wishes to area communities pm. 2 Hershey Hurst Day mpg. 3 life area sports pm. 4 building Boom in Montgomery pm. 7 vow stolen in Blue Ash a Black 1968 Volkswagen was reported stolen by Thomas Zitt 10265 Kerrianne dr., dec. 28. According to Blue Ash police the Auto was parked at 4810 Cooper re. When it was stolen. The theft occurred sometime Between dec. 14 and dec. 28. The car has not been recovered. Needed help and got it tri county Best Western needed housekeepers and the Gal who placed the and in Csini classifieds admitted she was new in the Arm. 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