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Daily Review (Newspaper) - May 29, 1986, Towanda, PennsylvaniaCommissioners proclaim they re in mood for milk the daily review. Thursday. May 29. 1986 a three by sue Corie the proclaiming of june 1986 As signifying the 50th Celebration of june As Dairy month the announcement of the resignation of James Allen As the county a maintenance director the approval of a lease agreement which once again gives District forester. James la Cek an office in Towanda and the opening of bids were among the items of business handled by the Bradford county commissioners at their business meeting on wednesday. In return for the commissioners favor of signing the Dairy month proclamation Ronald Reagan who chairs Dairy promotional activities in Bradford county presented each member of the Board with a to shirt which states a in a always in the mood for milk a and some other materials related to the Dairy Industry. Others present to witness the proclamation signing were the newly crowned Bra lord county Dairy Princess Yonna Taylor Terri Madigan co chairman of this years Dairy pageant and Tom Maloney assistant county Extension agent. A two year lease agreement was approved Between the county and Pennsylvania department of the Bureau of forestry which establishes a new office for District forester James Lacek. In the basement of the fourth Street Annex building on fourth Street in Towanda. This remodeler office space was previously the site of the communications Center. The annual lease fee is $1879. The commissioners noted they had received and accepted the resignation of James Allen who has served As the county a maintenance director for about the past five years. Allens last Day of work was May 23. Commissioner chairman Marilyn Bok said Allen has accepted another position that Post being with the Sequoia Pacific voting machine company. This is the firm which purchased the assets of the automated voting machine company the company from which the county purchased its first electronic voting machine system the position of maintenance director Wilkie advertised Dave Brown who had served As Allen s assistant will temporarily fill the position until a new appointment is made the commissioners said. In another matter related to personnel june Houck was hired As temporary part time victim witness coordinator As per the recommendation of District attorney Daniel j. Barrett. In this position is. Houck will be preparing a pamphlet which lists services available to victims of crimes. She will also assist witnesses and victims to better understand How the court system works and help them through the various stages of the cases in which they Are involved. The appointment of the victim witness coordinator is made possible though the receipt of a $7500 state Grant which will fund this position for approximately 1,000 hours. Commissioner Bob Horton quipped that the awarding of this Grant represents a change in that it enables the county a to do something for the Good the sole bid submitted for an al wheel drive vehicle from Bradco Supply company in the amount of $20,398. Was accepted by a unanimous vote passed by the commissioners. Bids were opened for Bridge maintenance materials and county Manor furnishings bids slated for Purchase and for children and youth Foster Parent training tapes which Are no longer being used and Are thus being sold. The Bridge maintenance materials and county Manor furnishing bids were taken under advisement for review. A $500 bid submitted by Lycoming county for the Foster Parent training tapes will be reviewed and if it is found to be acceptable these tapes will be sold to that county. The Only other bid received for the tapes was from Adams county and was in the amount of $40. Martin Brothers hardware submitted the sole bid for paint to be used by the Bridge maintenance Crews. This bid totalled $3,628.50. Bradco Supply was the sole bidder for blasting Sand this bid totalling $3,045. Bids for Manor furnishings were received from Hub surgical. Williamsport Swift and Barnes Scranton , Lancaster according to the world almanac Book of inventions the saxophone was invented by Adolphe sax when he tried to improve the Bass clarinet. The new instrument which was named after its belgian inventor was patented in 1846 and was first used in military fanfares. Eventually its Rich sensuous sound aroused enthusiasm among jazz artists who popularized it. . Health care products Sun Bury and bmc., inc., Scranton the apparent Low bidder for desks is bmc., inc., with a bid of $6,653 for chairs b m a inc., with a bid of $10,544 for files. Swift and Barnes $16,954.55 for dining room furnishings b my. Inc., with a bid Price of $11,834 convalescent chairs ., with a bid of $5,878.04 and patient charting equipment Hub surgical with a bid of $8,095.78. A Resolution was passed by the commissioners approving the county a revised emergency operations plan. The revisions were necessary in order to comply with changes in state regulations it was explained. Also approved was an agreement with rehab for human resource coordinating services funded through the Community services Block Grant this action is necessary Gannon said because the government will not permit these monies to come directly to the county. A memorandum of understanding Between the county and Penn Sylvania department of agriculture was Given Board approval. This action confirms inspection responsibilities of both the county and state weights and measures officials. Gannon praised the work which has been performed in this area in recent years by the county a sealer of weights and measures. Norm Cook in Celebration of june being proclaimed As Dairy month the Bradford county commissioners yesterday were presented and donned to shirts which state. A a there a always room for milk. Commissioners William Gannon Marilyn Bok and Robert Horton Are shown with Ronald Reagan who chairs Dairy promotional activities in the county Yonna Taylor the 1986 Dairy Princess Terri Madigan co chairman of this year s Dairy pageant and Tom Maloney assistant county Extension agent. Daily review photo commissioners name persons to Northern tier planning the Bradford county commissioners wednesday made appointments to the Northern tier regional planning and development commission and acted on matters pertaining to funding of county agencies. Full commission Sandra rim Bey of Ridge Bury township was appointed As a local elected official to fulfil the term of Richard Crowell who resigned. This term will expire june 30, 1987 the following were reappointed to a two year term effective july 1, 1986-88 James Stepanski member at Large Robert Horton. William Gannon and Marilyn Bok local elected officials and Glen Aikens planning commission. Executive committee the following were reappointed to a one year term effective july 1. 1986-87 Marilyn Bok and William Gannon and alternates Robert Horton and Charles Miller Northern tier foundation Robert Horton was reappointed to a two year term effective july 1. 1986 through june 30, 1988 nominating committee Robert Horton was reappointed to a one year term. Effective july 1. 1986-87 personnel committee Marilyn Bok was reappointed to a one year term effective july 1. 1986-87 and Charles Miller was reappointed As an alternate. Policy advisory committee James Smith was reappointed to a one year term effective july 1. 1986-87. County planning advisory committee reappointed to a one year term effective july 1. 1986-87 were Tony ventello Arthur Painter Thomas Lee economic development advisory committee reappointed to a one year term effective july 1. 1986-87 were Terry Depew William Snyder and Manley Preston Community development advisory committee Roy Jones of Wyalusing was appointed to a one Public invited to attend prison task Force meeting if you have an opinion to express regarding the county a plans to construct a new prison. Warden Tom Powers is hoping you will come to tonight a meeting of the Bradford county prison task Force and let your views be known. Among the items of business to come before the task Force at tonight a meeting which is being held in the new communications building in North Towanda starting at 7 30 p.m., will be presentation of the final set of design plans for the proposed new 69-cell facility. A staffing analysis and projected operational costs for the new prison Are also slated for presentation at tonight a meeting to which the Public is invited. Powers describes tonight s meeting As being a a crucial and invites All interested persons to attend. Individuals involved in the planning of the new facility including the commissioners prison Warden project architect and Bradford county judge Jeffrey a. Smith will be on hand and will be available to answer questions at this time. Tonight a meeting will provide a a Good avenues for speaking out ones concerns about the proposed new facility and to have these questions addressed by the persons involved in the planning process. Warden Powers relates. A now is the time to express your opinion its not too late. Quot the Warden adds. As part of the ongoing study which has been under Way for the proposed new county jail. Warden Powers has been speaking to various Community and civic groups throughout the county As a Means of educating the Public As to the needs for a new jail and the Type facility proposed for construction. Through this undertaking he personally has spoken to Over 1200 individuals most of these speaking engagements being on his own time and without compensation because its impossible for the county prison Warden to talk to each and every individual in the county on a one to one basis. War Den Powers feels it important that persons interested in this project or having concerns about these ongoing plans turn out and attend Public meetings such As the one scheduled for tonight where they will have the Opportunity to learn first hand of the project plans ask questions and share any views they May have about the topics being addressed. House panel oks Bill to Aid moms babies Harrisburg apr the House health and welfare committee approved a Bill wednesday that would authorize a first time state contribution to a food program aiding Low income pregnant women and infants. The legislation approved and sent to the full House on a unanimous vote allows state funding but does no to specify an amount for the special supplemental food program for women infants and children. If the Bill is enacted into Law the state appropriation would have to be added through separate legislation As lawmakers prepare the 1986-87 budget. No state Money is currently provided for the Federal wic program which provided $58.3 million to Pennsylvania in 1985-86 those funds allowed the program to serve 150,000 people but advocacy groups say about 334,000 women and children Are eligible for the program. Groups such As the lutheran coalition on Public policy have sought a state contribution of at least $13.7 million which would pay for food helping about 34,000 additional people. Gov. Dick Thornburgh however argues that the Federal funds Are adequate and no state Money is needed according to spokesman Michael Moyle. A we done to see a need for it a said Moyle. A we believe the people who need it Are getting the but it. Gov. William Scranton iii the Republican candidate for governor supports adding state Money to the program. Scranton a has said that wic is the kind of program that obviously works and treats human services in the Way it should be treated with a heavy emphasis on prevention. He supports increased funding a said his spokesman John Baer. Year term effective july 1,1986-87. Reappointed to a one year term effective july 1. 1986-87 were Howard Kerr and Kevin Saxon. Local loan review committee reappointed to a one year term effective july 1, 1986-87 were Thomas Thompson. William Gannon and Gary Goodreau also approved was the 1986-87 medical assistance transportation program pre expenditure plan. Bradford county is the Lead county in administering the Multi county Grant which also includes Sullivan and Tioga counties. The total Grant amount is $105,350. These monies Are allowed to the endless mountains transportation authority which provides services to this three county area approximately 975 clients Are expected to be served through this medical assistance trans portion program. Also Given approval was a Grant application to the department of health and human services tor funds from the runaway and homeless youth program this Grant application is in tax amount of $14,141. Resolutions were approved rescinding one redeveloped and approving two others for parcels of property in the Athens disaster Urban renewal project. These actions previously were approved by Athens Borough Council a list of employee transfers and hires was approved to fill vacancies in county Manor positions under other personnel actions. Elizabeth Allen was hired As a part time resident Counselor at Sage House and Brian Bloss was approved tor hire As a temporary summer planning commission in Tern he will begin work on june 1 a performance evaluation was signed for Susan a Meas House Parent ii As per the recommend Ion of Kathy Smith director of children and youth services effect Hui Tive june 8. 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