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Northeast Suburban Life (Newspaper) - March 08, 1972, Cincinnati, OhioWhle he sri its i society 198?. May. Colobus Ohio 43211 la ii no decision on hedge Park Silverton Council has not be come to a decision on the Fate of a mini Park planned at the end of hedge ave., near South Fordham North Fordham Cedarwood and Woodford re. Mayor Richard Benken told residents who appeared at the March 2 Council meeting that Council had met to discuss the Park several times previous to thursdays meeting and had not yet been Able to reach a decision on whether or not to approve the Park. The mini Park which is planned primarily for Small children who cannot walk alone to Silverton Park has been met with resident opposition As Well As approval at the past three Council meetings. Residents Are opposing on the grounds that the Park will increase vandalism and cause trespassing on property that abuts the Park area. They Are also opposed to a Bell Diamond that is tentatively in the plans. Council has been presented petitions signed by residents who Are both for and against the Park. Benken said he did no to know when a decision would be made. In other action Council heard a letter of commendation from the Northeast american legion Post 630, congratulating Council on its stand upholding the present wording of the pledge of allegiance. Took under advisement a request from the police department for a pay increase. Adopted an ordinance approving the codification of the City a ordinances. Bound copies of the ordinances will be on Sale at the municipal building. Set season Pool rates at $12.60 for adults $9.60 for teens and $7.50 for children. Heard that Silverton will receive $36,000 from the county for the resurfacing of Plainfield re. A c c e p t e d t h e resignation of patrolman Ted rouble. Passed to the 1st Reading an ordinance that would renew the Silverton fire departments authority to make fire inspections. Discussed making Montgomery re. A 30 mile an hour zone except in school zones. Heard that waste collection fees to Date totalled $38,000. Troop organizers Herbert and Gerhard a Ting 7874 Trail wind or. And Mark Feighery 10591 Cinderella dr., Montgomery Are helping to organize and coordinate a boy scout troop for younger handicapped scouts in Fui Hilling the service project requirement for the rank of Eagle scout. Assisted by scoutmaster Bob Schlotman each of the boys has a part in organizing the troop which meets twice a month at the Woodlawn Goodwill industries Center. The five new Tenderfoot Are seated from left Steven Murphy Bob Weymeyer dough Sunderhaus Andy Sunderbass and Larry Bannister. Indian Hill to have new service Center Indian Hill will have a new service department building by october if City manager a. Wray Whites predictions prove Correct. Indian Hill Village Council authorized the construction of the new Center at its feb. 28 meeting. The Center will be located adjacent to the old building and will Cost approximately $60,000, according to White. No new taxes will be involved. The. Density of housing in bids will be opened april the area. About 40 people 11 with construction expected to begin in june. The construction will be a the Economy Type a according to White with pole frames and Metal covering. A zone change following a Public hearing feb. 28, Council passed an ordinance amending die Village zoning ordinance to permit a More flexible housing pattern in districts a and a without increasing Sci Stom i til 1 i Sci Lenics l a i a n 11 a a Schlegel Galle a it77�o Laurel 27i-27aai Madeira pos Toffic ltd a a Ulbrik i la. Attended the hearing and expressed favourable reactions towards the ordinance according to White. In other action Council a p p o i n Ted Bernard Babcock health commissioner. Authorized the replacement of three Metal culverts on Cunningham re. And one on Weil re. They will be reinforced with Cement. _ organic unrefined natural health food amp vitamins Una Furedi amp macrobiotic special diet foods Stone ground grains Many kinds. Mcdonalds Dally thurs. To a 896$ Kenwood re. 791-40 Central air conditioning special pre season Sale 2-ton 24,000 . .>795. 214-ton 30,000 . .>895 3-ton 36,000 . .$995. 3y2-t0n 42,000 .m095. A Price based on Complete installation 1-year parts warranty m 5-year compressor warranty Model 38gc Quot challenger plus Quot using existing warm air chamber Blower motor duct work amp registers and electrical service. Carrier Quot for those who want tiie Best this offer expires March 18th. 1972 Ray Williams co 791-7227 7813 Sycamore a Montgomery a 45242 to a Aco a classified and dial 731-7170 by 5 00 . Monday display advertising amp news dial 531-0234 serving the communities of Blue Ash a Montgomery a Bertey Village Indian Nill Madeira pleasant Ridge Brecon Kennedy Heights Silverton Kenwood Deer Park Rossmoyne Dillom Ile Ridgewood Mark of circulation integrity Cincinnati Ohio wednesday March 8,1972 display aos Ano news classified aos s31-0224 731-7170 vol. X no. 32 Silverton citizens oppose warehouse to replace vacant lot plans for the rezoning of property on lower Stewart re. To allow for the building of a warehouse were met with opposition in Silverton monday night by 22 citizens armed with a petition signed by 70 voters and 23 Columbia township residents. Members of the planning commission refrained from making a recommendation on the zone change because of the absence of two members. The three members present r e g i stored unofficial approval. The property in question is 120 feet wide fronts on babe decides lower Stewart re. And extends into the 1-71 right of Way. It is now zoned business a which permits retail businesses Only. A zone change to business b would permit the building of a warehouse on this county health services outweigh private Board parcel of land Only and would not effect surrounding property which would remain business a. James Nieson and associates manufacturing agents for commercial and Industrial lighting fixtures Are seeking the zone change to build a 40 by 80 foot steel Shell warehouse which would be used to store boxed lighting fixtures. Plans Call for the building to be 70 feet from the Road with a stack topped drive and parking for three or four trucks. The building would be used for pickups and delivery Only. No manufacturing would take place. Opposition residents attending the hearing opposed on the grounds that the rezoning of one parcel of land would set a president for the rezoning of surrounding land. Suggestions were that the land should be developed As a whole for some one Type of project or that it should Knothole Ball babe a n n ounces that Knothole baseball will begin april 8 with 80 to 90 percent of All eligible boys ready to participate in one of 34 teams. Madeira City manager George babe has recommended to Council that Madeira continue to contract with the Hamilton a county Board of health for All health services. He made the recommendation monday night after completing a study on the feasibility of establishing a Board of Reading s costs hit a health in Madeira. A a babe estimated that the Cost of a Madeira Board of h e a 1th would be approximately $17,000. Liia years fee to the Hamilton county Board after a $2,245 subsidy is paid to Madeira will be $6,808. Babe noted that this fee is considerably less than the Cost of a private Hoard and that More services Are provided by the county Board than could be provided by the City a own health service. Co u n c i 1 w ill consider babes recommendation. Employees Union Louis Questa representing the american federation of county and municipal employees Union approached Council on behalf of a group of City employees who Are seeking Union affiliation. Questa asked Council to direct the City manager to meet with the Union r e p r a tentative an d employees. Mayor be used for residential development. Mayor Benken said the land was not attractive for residential development since it is dose to the expressway and was also serving no retail purpose at the present time. The land is now a vacant lot. He argued that families living in Homes adjacent to the property do in fact want to move from the area because of the expressway but Are not Able to sell their Homes for residential use. He believes the warehouse will make the surrounding property attractive to private Enterprise and help families wishing to move find buyers for their property. Benken said that the planning commission is recommending that Only the one particular parcel be rezoned at this time to give Cound control of what types of buildings could be built on surrounding property. A a we re looking for something to Benefit the citizens and the Day a Benken noted. Property valuation in Silverton was Down $400,000 last year Benken said. The warehouse would be valued at $40,000. Of this Silverton would receive 40 percent in new tax Revenue. Benken said he approved of the zone change in concern for raising the property values of people living in the area and because of a Lack of tax Revenue. Planning commission members Thomas Clinton and Elmer jockey also registered a p pro Val. An official recommendation will be made to Council March 16. Another Public hearing will then be set for citizens to air their views before Council. If approved construction on the warehouse would begin immediately after approval and would be completed within 60 Days according to Niesen. Speaker. Silverton mayor Richard Benken will answer questions on All facets of City government and speak on a Silverton government function and responsibility at the Silverton neighbourhood association meeting March 13, 8 . In the municipal building. A report will also be Given on the March 6 planning commission meeting Sycamore township to consider new fire Protection contract Dan Mcdonald Oid the representative that this is an administrative matter in which Council cannot intervene. Babe said he has not been approached by any representative of the Union since the last Council meeting. He said the Union has been informed that babe will Speet with representatives when a majority of City employees express a desire to join a Union. Babe said under the present system City employees have the Opportunity to negotiate with the City and have All the opportunities a Union could offer them. Sycamore township trustees Are willing to cancel the townships fire service contract with Reading if equal services can be found at a lesser Cost. The possibility of contracting with another fire department was suggested by a. James Bechtold president of the Sycamore Board of trustees at the March 1 Board meeting. Bechtold noted that the township has already paid Over $7,000 to Reading for six months of service. Last years total Bill to the Reading department was $5,800. The firemen Are paid by the hour. Road superintendent Harry Jahnigen was directed to investigate contracting with either the Amberley or Edgemont fire departments. Both Are within three Miles of Sycamore which is a requirement for contracting. Wilson resigns Craig named acting manager Glen Craig Blue Ash building inspector has been named acting City manager of Blue Ash following the resignation of George Wilson jr., feb. 29. Council approved mayor Charles proctors appointment at a special meeting feb. 29 after Wilson a letter of resignation was accepted. Wilson stated that he believed he had carried out his duties in a satisfactory manner but he realized after the feb. 24 meeting of Council that he was to be relieved. Because of remaining vacation Days from 1971 and 1972 his resignation will not become effective until March 16. Lit cents a Matut Liq Low cholesterol other special diet weight watchers a health foods 3114 Linwood i. Look oui 1001 Ebba Wilson was forced to resign because of his refusal to comply with the City charter and establish residency within Blue Ash. A four Man committee chaired by councilman Paul Mckinney will search for a permanent City manager. Members of the committee Are mayor Proctor Harold k Orbee and Richard Huddleston. Illegal hearing Council set the special meeting to consider a request of the . Butler co. For a zone change to permit planned Industrial development on Creek re. Near Sharonville however action was tabled following the accusation1 of Breitenbach plumbing service within your shopping area 791-504, s61 -6154, 891 -9203 councilman Gene Houser that the Public hearing held feb. 24 to hear pros and cons on the zone change was illegal. In a letter read to Council Houser stated he was prepared to go to court to contest the legality of the hearing. At the feh. 24 meeting Houser walked out because he believed the hearing was illegal. The hearing had been set by the City manager instead of Counce advertised by the manager instead of the clerk of Council and the required 30 Days notice had not yet expired before the hearing was held feb. 24. Also changes in the zone continued on Page 8 Howard Early s Kenwood 811? Montgomery re Between has Brook amp Galbraith across from Schenke line merc township clerk Cliff Knabe noted that the township had approached Eva Dale Sharonville Lockland Arlington Heights and Cincinnati departments some years ago and at the time no department was interested in contracting with Sycamore. The Reading contract expires in february of 1973 but May be severed at any time with 30 Days notice. Sorta Levy Jack Meyer sorta representative addressed the trustees soliciting their approval of legislation that would put the sorta tax Levy on the november ballot in Sycamore. The sorta Levy will be on the ballot this year by local option. Only those townships or municipalities who ask that the Levy be placed on their ballots will have the Opportunity to vote on it. In addition the Levy will take effect Only in those townships and municipalities where it is passed. This is being done so that Cincinnati or any other area which is greatly in need of better service and votes for the Levy will not be denied the service because surrounding communities defeat the Levy. Present service in an area that votes against the Levy will not be curtailed unless the service can no longer pay for itself which is present policy. Jahnigen mentioned the possibility of mini buses operated by a private owner for in Ter Community transportation in place of Public transportation. Meyer said sorta would have no objections to this if it would not interfere with the Public bus system. In other action trustees announced that no parking signs will be erected in the Circle of Miami Hills be. Following 30 Day notice signs which go up March 13. Complaints against parking in the Circle were registered by several residents at the last Board meeting. A heard a recommend Mill Dali company lumber and plywood Cut to size Carpenter recommended for All typos of Romo doting. A a of Blu Ash re. Rossmoyne 791-8122 Tion from superintendent Jahnigen that they advertise for bids for the installation of a water line in Kenwood Park since the Cost will exceed $1000. The Park is a joint Effort of the township and the Kenwood women a club. It was also announced that the . Meyer company Kenwood will donate Trees for the Park. Heard that the county is expected to finance operation identification by supplying markers to Tow n s h i p s a n d municipalities. Sycamore expects to get six. Authorized Jahnigen to have City workers clean up a vacant lot at the end of Irwin ave. Announced that they must obtain state approval before acting on the erection of a traffic Light at the Corner of Kennedy be. And Montgomery re. Since Montgomery is a state Road. Voted to endorse the Blue Ash Montgomery life squad building fund drive. A a mating humidifying air conditioning electronic air cleaners specialists in total Home Comfort . Wingerter co. L-984-8134j 891-2150 carpet care done to neglect your investment adds carpal and upholstery life carpets and upholstery stay cleaner longer even the most toiled carpets and u p it o i s t e r y looks new again. Thanks to this revolutionary steam extraction method. The difference is a even deep Down ground in dirt is extracted instead of being scrubbed in. The results Ere truly amazing. J. Home Craft inc. 1527 Reading Road 733-4550
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