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Orland Park Star (Newspaper) - March 11, 1990, Orland Park, Illinois Sports Field for state a tournament Narrows Home guide building a House from scratch what to look for in an architect thir it ithe Star your Community newspaper Orland Park edition election More endorsements on today a editorial Page 44 pages�?6 sections sunday March la 1990 35 cents per copy vol. 18�?no. 74 More workers needed staff tells Village by Patricia Briske As Orland Park Village officials begin work on an anticipated $14 million budget department Heads have begun submitting a wish lists for the coming fiscal year a including requests for 30 additional municipal employees. Meeting As committee of the whole on wednesday Village Board members heard requests from All but two departments during preliminary budget discussions. The police department and the recreation and Parks department will come under discussion at a meeting this wednesday. Village officials agreed that there were no outstanding increases in budgets from such areas As Public works Community development or emergency services disaster Agency Esda. But mayor Fred Owens admitted that the two departments that have yet to report their requests Are a most certainly where the biggest increases will be found. A with Parks and recreation that a where you la have capital expenditures a Owens said. A the Franklin has some by Phil Rockrohr More than a year after a bitter fight Over Boundary changes its business As usual in Community High school District 230, according to District officials and parents who led the fight. A we Haven to done much of anything because there a nothing to do about it at this Point a said Ray Fiala of Palos Park who led the remap fight. A there Are no options because the District really Hasni to Given us Fiala is among a handful of parents whose students will attend Stagg High school in Palos Hills next year instead of Sandburg High school in Orland Park. My of those parents protested when the Board of education decided in january 1989 to shift boundaries Loebe recreation Center building is heavily used. We May need some increases As far As the Village police department goes a personnel is always the biggest thing there a Owens said. Trustee William Vogel noted that although the police department has requested six additional employees a a they la probably get although there Are 196 people who work for Orland Park in one capacity or another department Heads initially requested an additional 16 full time employees and 14 part time workers. But Owens said not All of the requested slots would be filled. A just with the growth alone in Orland Park there May be a need for some More people but not that Many a he said. A Large proportion of new employees would probably be hired by the recreation and Parks department especially after the first phase of the proposed Community Park is completed in 1991. Assistant Village manager Jim Smithberg pointed out that the com please turn to Page a-2 later change bitter to alleviate overcrowding at Andrew High school in Tinley Park. To do so the Board was forced to Send students who would have attended Andrew to Sandburg and in turn Send some Sandburg students to Stagg. Under the remap most of the students from Palos District 118 a which lies North of 135th Street and includes Palos Park and portions of Palos Heights a would be sent to Stagg. Parents complained that they had purchased Homes near Sandburg because it had been rated As one of the top High schools in the country. A a lot of people Are in the process of moving out of the area a Fiala said from his Home last week. A a there a a lot of people who Are still please turn to Page a-2 by Patricia Briske Orland township Republican committeeman Evelyn Deross said she thought Orland Park Village clerk James Dodge would make an Ideal Campaign manager in her bid for re election this Spring. The Only problem was that Dodge decided to run against her. A a he a a Fine Young Man a Deross said a i done to mean to say anything controversial about him. In a pleased he a the Village clerk. A but people on the Village Board by Gilda Williams the census Bureau and the . Postal service Are teaming up to flood Illinois households with questionnaires come March 23. So residents be surprised to find an official looking government form in their mailboxes on that Day. Census officials say the smart thing to do is sit Down and take the necessary time to fill out the questionnaire. Otherwise residents will be visited by an enumerator a a census Bureau representative. Say i done to have to worry because he a not doing his Job As Village Deross did not name any Board members who Are dissatisfied with Dodge. She also contended that Dodge is a being used by four people and i feel sorry for she did not name those four persons. Dodge who last year Defeated 14-year incumbent Anne Limanowski last year to become clerk contends that Deross has let the Republican local officials got a preview of the census operation Friday when an open House was held at the Tinley Park District office. That office will serve 41 Southwest suburban communities including Orland Hills Orland Park Palos Heights Palos Hills Palos Park Tinley Park and Worth. Sue Heine the census office manager said she expects that about 228,000 questionnaires will be sent out to each housing unit in the Southwest and Western suburbs in covered by the Tinley Park District. Responses Are expected from party fade into an inactive group with Only about three dozen Active members in Orland townships 54 precincts. Quot if Evelyn is so effective Why is the participation rate Only i percent of Republican voters in the township that a less than one person per precinct a he charged. A i done to think she s organized or effective in getting people organized in Republican Deross countered a you can to have about 175,000 households in the District Heine said. A there is a bar code on each questionnaire which will be scanned and will Register in the computer a Heine said. A this computer will let us know who has not responded. Those people will be but William of Leary a regional technician for the census Bureau said it does no to take that Long to fill out the questionnaires. A it takes 15 to 45 minutes to answer the questionnaire depending on whether a person receives the Short delay ends As Board oks plans for Church by Mary Paleologos Orland Hills Village Board members have approved final plans for Elizabeth Seton. The Church located on 167th Street and 94th Avenue May now begin construction within the next week according to Village administrator David Niemeyer. A now that the details have been worked out we look Forward to the development of the Church a Niemeyer said. A it took some time but everyone is Happy with the the project has met with a number of unrelated delays since the original plans were submitted to the Village one year ago. Niemeyer said the churches initial budget for the project was vetoed by the Chicago Catholic archdiocese As too costly. In addition he said it took some time for the Village to Annex a Small Corner portion of the Church property that was unincorporated. Other delays have resulted from lengthy negotiations Between Board members and Church officials regarding details of the project Niemeyer said. One recent Point of Contention concerned future construction on the site. Wording of the agreement was revised to clearly establish the villages right to review any future construction on the site. Niemeyer said the agreement permits the Church to build a Normal accessory facilities a such As a Church office on the property without the Village approval. But the Church cannot build a school or rectory without the Village first reviewing the plans. A we wanted the language changed so it would be More specific on what they planned to build a said Niemeyer. In other business at a special meeting last tuesday the Board approved an ordinance reducing the amount of Brick that must be used on the second Story of single family Homes. Gui mar corporation the developers of the Royal Ridge townhouse project on 167th and 94th Avenue requested the change because the design of their town Homes requires less Brick. A this ordinance encourages flexibility in the code without taking away from it a said Niemeyer. An organization and say Only Active people can belong. A this is a traditional Republican area out Here. People frown on controversial issues and Back off a but he a wrong when he says i Haven to built the organization i have. I just had five new Young yrs Young republicans join me a she added. Noting that Dodge has extensive experience with the Young republicans. Deross said a Young is Are please turn to Page a-2 count or Long form a o Leary said. A on the Short form there Are 14 questions. Seven questions will Deal with population and the other seven questions will ask questions about housing the Long form will take considerably longer and ask a variety of questions of Leary explained. But it is absolutely necessary for citizens to take the time to answer All of the questions or they will be visited he said. Bob Freyder chief of Field oper please turn to Page a-2 a one year Boundary violence common in Many families by Carmen Greco or. In our Safe suburban neighbourhoods where children Clatter by on bicycles and the Guy next door putters contentedly in his Garden a monster lurks. Every so often he cracks the surface and serves As a chilling reminder that the family the Center of the american dream is fragile and susceptible to ruin. When Bennie Wilson broke into his Mother in Laws Park Forest Home recently and put two bullets in his wife a head the monster Rose in All its terrible fury. When Evergreen Parks Sarah Calderone said to have been brutalized repeatedly throughout her 10-year marriage pulled an my Rifle from the bedroom closet and shot her husband dead we saw the creature Loose again. These Are the most disturbing t cases of Domestic violence the ones that grab the headlines and make it to the top of the six o clock news a the final desperate Wanton acts in a marriage gone terribly wrong. Taken separately however they misrepresent the everyday horrors of Domestic violence in America where death is just the most tragic outcome of a violent Home. For others it exacts a different toll a shattering families inflicting permanent physical and emotional scars and perpetuating the vicious Cycle of spousal and child abuse. And for some women and children Domestic violence Isnit the exception its the Rule an everyday occurrence As common a happening As the Sunrise. Please turn to the dimensions Section two want to head township gop census office gears up for iwo. A 8tr photo by Joellynn Simmon teeny tiny tots Stephanie toy got in some hoop time along with Craig Mcintyre at fridays session of teeny tiny tots at the Orland Park recreation Center. In the Bottom photo Courtney Tennison practice holding a Ball Between her Knees. The rhythm and movement class for preschoolers is sponsored by the villages recreation department

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