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Northeast Suburban Life (Newspaper) - May 13, 1981, Cincinnati, OhioOut my Ary a ius Vari Sal Val a at a uni us us 4211 a it Serif Ariit to Placo a classified and Call 731-7170 by 3 00 p m. Monday display advertising a news Call 531-0234 circulation 731-4200 Cincinnati suburban newspapers inc. Blue ask Montgomery Ama Rosy Villa a Indian. Hoi Madeira foment Jed a nmn Kennedy Heights Silverton Kenwood Deer Park a Rossmoyne a duo Vale ult of a circulation Whf fairy vol. Xxx no. 40 Cincinnati Ohio wednesday May 13, 1081 4415 Montgomery re. Phone 531-0234 linked with Blue Ash Sycamore Montgomery joins youth Aid project by Gail Jordan Montgomery has joined with Bine Ash and Sycamore school officials in contracting with Reading youth service Bureau for help in youth related problems. According to the one year contract approved by Council May 6, staff members from the Bureau will be available for 20 hours per week to advise youths referred by police juvenile referees and school officials. B urea director Mary Kay Meyer told Council that an additional part time person would be hired to handle referrals from the Sycamore area. Currently the staff at the 7-year-old Center consists of Meyer and two part time staff members. Although satisfied that there is a need for additional assistance for police and juvenile referees councilman James Johns said he is concerned that the one year contract would become a permanent service and would eventually Cost More than the $3,300 the City is now paying. Meyer and torn Kern Blue Ash assistant City manager acknowledged that the demand for service might eventually make a full time person necessary and the shared Cost would go up accordingly. Meyer however assured Council that the Bureau is Quot Good at living on a shoestring. The annual budget is now $34,000, she added. Meyer said she would submit monthly reports on use of the Bureau to City officials. In other action Council a gave final approval to revisions of the City a false alarm ordinance. The new ordinance makes registering burglar and fire alarm systems mandatory and exempts and Gas fines in House smoke Detector from any tines. Fines of $25 would be imposed Only after the third false alarm during any one year period. Alarms during the first 30 Days of operation or occupancy or triggered by natural phenomenon or the Utility phone or Cable company would not result in fines. Montgomery enacted the original ordinance nearly two years ago after a year during when More than 500 alarms Quot were received. Of these Only four were valid. A mayor Florence Kennedy said she is hopeful the City will be receiving $ 1951000 in h Ami it on county Road funds for improvements to the Cooper Montgomery intersection. A contingent of City officials discussed the project with Hamilton county commissioners during their meeting May 8.�?T county funds would be matched with City Money for the project. A Council confirmed Robert Curtis appointment to an unexpired term on the City a landmarks commission. A Learned that Tom Connolly is resigning As a member of the planning commission. Connolly has been named general manager of Taft broadcasting a station Daf in Kansas City. A approved variances for two signs. One allows a word change for the Sibcy Cline sign in Montgomery Square and the other is a three year variance for a sign for Larry Moore hair design. A approved a Resolution directing the recreation commission to study the City spark and recreation needs. The City has budgeted $300,000 for possible Park. Land acquisition. The commission is to report to Council by june 15. Want redevelopment action Silverton merchants complain by Paul Clark impatience among Silverton merchants Over the City Slack of Progress in redeveloping its business District led several members of the Silverton business Assn. To voice their discontent at the May 7 meeting of City Council. The improvements which the City has promised but which have Long been delayed by squabbles Over the value of the desired property at Plainfield Road and Silverton Avenue include the building of lighted parking lots and walkways. The merchants say lights Are critical to their ability to attract evening business to the area. So far however the City has been unable to acquire the land it wishes to redevelop. The latest Snag surfaced when George Sarros principle owner of the., coveted Section rejected the City a bid for it. According to solicitor John Armstrong Silverton a offer was some $11. ,900 under Sarros a asking Price. The size of this Gap is the problem finance chairman de Colley said. Colley told the businesspersons that councils efforts Are caught Between conc Ems for the owners rights and the dictates of the projects main source of funds the . Dept of housing and Urban development Quot Huethe City a bid was based on huds appraisal of the property a value and any amount paid Over the Federal estimate Quot would have to be borne by the City further complicating the negotiations. Hud which two years ago allocated $190,000 in improvement funds also has been pressuring the City to Speed up the process Colley said. The finance chairman assured the merchants that Council has not been inactive on the Issue. He also announced that a meeting had been scheduled for May 10, at which the redevelopment committee and the Community improvement commission Nicici were u discuss what Steps should be taken in the Wake of Sarrosa rejection of the City a offer. In. Other business Council a approved two ordinances regarding placement of All unencumbered fluid funds in insured institutions . Building and Loans. The to clerk also was directed to Transfer $180.000 to the general fund from the earnings tax. A agreed to advertise for bids on resurfacing municipal Tennis courts. A referred Back to committee questions involving Street repairs including the Elwynne drive project for further study. Public works chairman Ken Davis said his com Mittee is undecided As to whether the City will use Blacktop or slurry Sega. For 1981 repairs. Council too is divided in its opinion of which product is better. A heard police chief Kenneth Dye warn citizens who May have dogs that ran Loose or High weeds that police Are enforcing ordinances prohibiting both. Too costly to renovate Madeira rejects Perin property for expansion heading Blue Ash Pat new officers of Blue Ash. Elementary Pat Are from left seated. Diana Queen first vice president Marlene Evans president Mary to Brown second vice president standing Diane Bernard treasurer Marty Withington Delegate to Council. Judy Walters recording Secretary and Connie Johnson alternate to Council. Corresponding Secretary Marilyn Eppert was absent. By Barbara Casson the High Cost of acquisition and renovation of the Perin school property has caused Madeira City Council to Back away from considering it for municipal use. After several months of study by a task Force councilwoman Mary Christie told Council May 4 the idea would have to be1 dropped because too much would have to be done to bring the school building up to state building code standards. The property rezoned from residence b to business a contains approximately two acres. Since the parcel was already in Public ownership the Council wanted to consider its acquisition for expanding future municipal services. Now that the City has made its decision the Board of education will advertise for bids for the property a Purchase. Madeira residents will have a Chance to discuss the pros and cons of another development at a May 18 Public hearing. Up for discussion will be a proposed addition to City zoning ordinances which will permit construction of an Independent living project for the elderly. Christie said the project was initiated by a group of members from Madeira presbyterian Church about two years ago. The members formed a non profit Independent organization called Lucky living inc. Which plans to build the 50-60 unit Complex for the elderly on Miami Road near Euclid. During the meeting the Council appointed police chief Phil Hudson As interim City manager to replace Harry Price who resigned May 4. Price was appointed that Day by Council As a consultant to the City for three months while a search is undertaken to find a new City manager. In other business Council a decided that truck and recreation vehicle parking is not a major safety problem in the City and does no to require additional ordinances. Safety chairman Robert Lee said a lengthy study had determined the Issue was More an aesthetic one than a. Safety matter. A ordered three Way Stop signs for intersect tons at Thomas and Dee. Signs giving Advance warning to motorists of the new Stop signs also will be installed. Continued on Page 4 fire code amendment bulk rats u a s a postage a i 9 Cincinnati of i �0. $5 the party s Over Heather Poast had ringside seats at the May festival preview held May 2 on Hyde Park Square. But apparently the excitement was too much for the Little reveler who took time out to catch 40 winks. Heather is the daughter of or. And mrs. Michael Poast of Indian Hill. Photo by Marcy Wydman. News briefs housing funding top pleasant Ridge Agenda councilman Guy Guckenberger will be the guest speaker at the May 19 meeting of pleasant Ridge Community Council 7 30 . At the Community Center 5915 Ridge ave. Guckenberger will discuss City issues and respond to resident questions. Also on the Agenda is an explanation of the Section 8 existing housing program by housing choices representative Tim Holeman. The housing choices service is interested in linking up prospective tenants with prospective landlords. Also pleasant Ridge residents will vote on the use of the neighbourhood support program funds and the Urban design plan for pleasant Ridge will be discussed including ideas for streets Caping in the business District area and future use of the Kroger and Yahn gasoline Sites. Petition prompts signs for Madeira intersection a three Way Stop has been established at the intersection of Thomas drive and Dee Street in Madeira. Signs warning motorists to slow. Down for the new Stop and for children playing in the area also have been erected. The intersection was changed to a three Way Stop after residents submitted a petition with More than 60 signatures to Madeira City Council. Residents said increased traffic and speeding Drivers on Thomas drive where the Street Narrows and curves created a dangerous situation. Speeding cars that done to successfully Man Euver the curve swerve onto the sidewalk and into residential Yards the Lack of a sidewalk from 7305 Thomas or. South to Euclid added to the problem because children walking and Riding bikes to Dumont elementary school have to walk around cars parked on the Street Quot there is a 25 mile per hour Speed limit in the area judge hands foys Home clean up Bill Thomas and Agnes Foy will have to pay $2,639.66 for the cleanup of rubbish debris and decayed food they allowed to accumulate in their Madeira Home. Hamilton county common. Pie As. Court judge Donald Schott ordered the foys now of Montgomery to pay that amount As Well As to pay $700 in City attorneys fees in connection with court action on the now vacant Home at 7904 Buckeye Crescent. The couple was charged in March with violating Madeira building and housing codes for letting the debris accumulate. It took nine City service department employees 12l/s hours and four More employees 4, hours to clean up the mess. Sycamore mulls trash ban by Joyce Deitering an amendment to the Sycamore township fire code which would prohibit junk trash and it tor Weiglin a a l.1-. It 9 a a \ take some advice dam me and lose up to a Pond a Day. Bede a Quot would mine that do butt Reynolds was losing the tattle d the but a Well. A tree. I tried All Hinds of diets nothing worked id lose a Tew pounds and put them right Back on Kate a yet pad me ion a Fig. Quot then i found out that losing Wight Caa be easy the pounds began to slip away a quickly i could hardly brei it. Without fussing with Catanes or measuring without drugs m my Quot in weight White a mat. Laem the Meta of being sin. Call today for a complimentary no obligation consultation. Kenwood tri county 891-8444 i in 772-0611 phone 89 i 771 i i 7529 Kenwood it Wpm ref a we Kew it i dresses the largest selection in town. 29 tc39&Quot none higher values $58 to $78 Wendy bridal shoppes Kenwood Northgate mall mall Cole pro a acts Glass fir screen Sale tit Liat Ginny a 891-0251 refuse on private and Public property is being considered by Sycamore township trustees the Board announced at its May 7 meeting. The1 proposed amendment is in response to complaints about several area businesses. One such business. Dues Auto repair 8560 Vorhees in has agreed to put up a Fence around old Auto bodies kept on that property. Ira mini Tirl Knork our s i i v i u 11 i f atm cd a do Fern r Cost Oik 7740 Laurel an Road Tecau Zeura. Foot office the legality of the amendment is currently being studied by township attorney Ken Schneider. The Board also introduced sgt. Dave Moonitz of the Hamilton county sheriff s office. Moonitz will be the new commander in charge of Sycamore Symmes and Columbia township patrols. The Symmes twp. Municipal building will take �%4b444�f4��4 it sew by c4 la easy n �3 sign up for e3 m summer classes m y now w Lam Tarn fid re m j6s tic 4 it. 4 >1� 4 b 4 c. 4 c 4 b 41 do on a new character As 20 county patrol officers make it their Home beginning May 17. An agreement forged Between Symmes twp. And Hamilton county sheriffs dept., settled upon the new location As one which Best served the needs of both parties giving continued on Page 4 f
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