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i little sluggers shine - page 5 police short on manpower 8 amherst news-times public library ds will put pi levy nov. 6 ballot hhhesm board passes 'resolution of necessity' for 2-mill tax measure by jason hawk members deby lasko and john funderberg, superintendent robert boynton, consider the levy. reporter while other school districts are laying off hundreds teachers coping with buildings that falling apart, is taking steps to protect its assets. first those was taken early friday morning discussion, during an eight-minute meeting at educational service center forest avenue. four five members, lasko, valerie neidert, ron yacobozzi, funderburg (nick dimacchia absent) passed a "resolution necessity" one two measures required place two-mill permanent improvement renewal "if things go as expected, we'll be back november 2008 operating levy, " said boynton. ballot. adopted in 1 983, generates between $600,000 $650,000 per year, according district treasurer shirley antel. voters have faithfully renewed every years since, if they choose support it yet again begin collecting revenue jan. , 2009. used purchase equipment such buses tmd computers, maintenance grounds, projects expansion southern parking lot steele high school, which currently underway, addition security station may. boynton may not legally expenses salaries services. approve this fall, income replace roofs, windows doors, resurface lots, buses, improve security, out-of-date technology. there no specific planned time encumber expenditures, however, antel renewing increase taxes or collections from current rate. replacement hand, would generate more than $1 million she said. opted against pursuing because "a bad idea" ask back-to-back increases, continued 3 you're duty afternoon, buddy firefighter brandon helps young volunteer chase blackham shrug into uniform he demonstrates gear worn firefighters. exercise part extended year camp, runs through summer. dean feldkamp explained kids rules dealing fire, importance checking smoke alarms, how call 911 . above, logan miller amherst, race announcer mike lewis, bryce loeckel pose team braveheart event norwalk. below, all bravehearts get together dsr members. ives hope ess three times doctors pried open chest jennifer lafler's small son, loeckel, who suffers congenital heart defect. but scalpels, clamps, angioscope were integral physioal instruments operation, most important emotional tools had courage. lafler chalking her eight-year-old son's courage up car drivers took great pains make feel like champion day." just before his latest surgery akron children's hospital past february, invited driver tony schumacher's special guest national hot rod association's winternationals pomona, calif. "something noticeably different about my demeanor upon returning home. apprehensions fears regarding been removed," "instead, found courageous, inspiied man. mind focused, spirits light, attitude overwhelmingly positive upbeat," attention encouragement received schumacher goarmy also directly responsible speeding bryce's recovery process, now ready next step, experience trying "pay forward" creating non-profit group calls braveheart. fc ifs b h" z s syr) & t u t, ed l, w 5j jjg refunds, spending, cell tower discussed good news, taxpayers. some you receiving nice, fat check mail soon city amherst. council's finance committee step monday night shuffle extra $45 ,000 treasury's refund accounts. move followed request kathleen litkovitz, several late filers 2006 season simply paid too much system situation rather unexpected, action, voted 6-0 (ward representative wasilk send floor council budget. budget first-look forecasted submitted lorain county auditor's office each july. auditor david kukucka numbers based predicted two-to-three percent baseline spending. "we fine. we right track," said, showing news- financial breakdown 2007. started $1,4 general fund, saturday retains .3 account. predicting "nice, healthy cany-over" 2008. larger property wake county's recent three-year valuation reassessment. attributed health fund mayor taylor's tight controls change, however. could potentially complicated settlement contract negotiations witli police, has progress since january. happened when contracts last negotiated, might obligated pay officers retroactively any benefit increases resulting talks. building lands held brief discussion possible construction 180-foot-tall cellular gordon avenue, near nordson corporation. legal abraham lieberman wants ahead plan build tower, must pass legislation allowing located so closely homes. existing codes state raised least 1,000 feet residential building. proposed construct approximately 450 houses. item further review.
|Title||Amherst news-times, 2007-07-04|
|Date of Original||2007-07-04|
|Source||LCCN: sn84028333, The Amherst news-times., 2007-07-04|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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