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comets win by 48 points - paa q amherst news-time l c o 3 : w x r fl h r- cn en 5 5od a 33 sn9 m d ro chase leads to charges page tn 01 blue bag recycling boost may not be eno mayor finger at surplus while city struggles with three years of grant cyts 4 jason hawk news-times reporter $250,000 jump in county funding is expected do little fix amherst's continuing problems the program, and officials arc worried they have pull plug on local carth fricndly practices. last thursday, commission ers ted kalo, betty blair, lori kokoski voted nudge grants shared 34 municipalities just over $1.5 million, but david taylor said move too little, late, as city's share has been cut half since 2003. "if there were no surpluses, it would different, dis posal fees are nn all-time high they're cutting our grants," he told news-times. "i want know what doing surplus, nobody will answer that question." year-end report from county's solid waste district indicates $500,000 year, claims, though annual recy cling slipped $123,000 2003 $68,223 this year. appropriations for 2006 (prior week's vote) show receiving $58,214. unclear whether receive increase based extra through week, asking return full $123,000. his application due friday. late june, sent let ter commissioners money restored level, never received response, matter how much ed county, won't free council match percentage money, which total roughly $61 ,500. continued 8 'a head' peers steele school junior dallas kampf, 17, uses wool buff rough spots clay bust friend, loushin, sculpted art class. work took four hours three-day period. police: woman died under bridge 38-ycar-old was found dead jackson street monday morning, covered blanket "as if she asleep," police say. cindy linkous broadway avenue township left her home take walk around 7:30 p.m. saturday night, sgt. dan jasinski, returned. ex-husband former father-in-law became began searching normal walking routes including norfolk southern railroad tracks body 10:45 a.m. monday. bottle anti depressants notebook family telephone numbers near by. jasinski 2 man fighting felony after cops find guns truck vermilion who intoxicated carrying loaded, concealed firearms domestic dispute wife entered not-guilty pleas handful charges.- lome j. elbert iii arrest oct. 18 fleeing beech cliff drive where frightened staying relatives, according released west martin white chevy 10:30 p.m., driving erratically weaving into bcrm several times, officer jacob perez. when stopped, exited vehicle shouting about previous evening's vermilion, had resulted temporary protection order. perez indicated intoxicated, declined complete field sobri ety tests, saying having "some legs," 7 election 2005: candidates platform financial legislative openings lead 17 run nov. 8, contend auditor, treasurer, ward, at-large seats. those seeking election, 16 returned results question naire (only uncontested ward two incumbent cowger did respond). registered voters polling stations, opportunity pick one five some already guaranteed positions; sitting democratic coun cil president john dietrich continue post republican sean k. smith east withdrew earlier also securing unchallenged seats fourth jennifer wasilk. questionnaire, mailed september, asked personal information their stances key issues affect coming (not all respondents answered questions): why you decide political office? bring (he tabic your opponents not? stance commercial industrial develop ment city, especially regard taxation manage general fund? should resi dential development handled light concerns quick ly disappearing undeveloped lands? crime rate, violent other crimes, continues rise drastically population commer cial density grows, yet number law enforcement officers remained virtually static past decades. situation handled? new nec essary? fire department need converted fo n full-time facility? residents voice property maintenance code. members say biggest compliant constituents aesthetic impacts long grass, junk vehicles, unsightly obstacles. (if all) modify existing ordinances eliminate complaints? can done revenue reduce expenses gas, insurance, heating, equipment, service prices nationwide? react traffic build-up ohio turnpike interchange, toyota dealership proposed wal-mart cooper foster park road, lighthouse village lorain dccrflcld shopping residential oak point planned golf recreational resort cleveland quarries? auditor treasurer jhftprrrahbjk kukucka c. kukucka, 42, is. graduate elyna catholic baldwin wallace college. served terms at-large. lived years, employed community health partners physician representative. i always com pelled service. best way involve myself future choose live, help make better place my chil dren children's children. 10 years. finance chairman six 1 experience working developing budgots city. pg dunn ,a( holy name 'school veteran u.s, marine corps. ho 15 'and retired pepsi cola co. 39 chamber merce pride day worker main volun teer nuditor 1997. belongs am vets american legion, decided because enjoy living here keep strong community. know-how, experi ence, most i'havc thp commitment. history being commuted atnherst. background planning businesses auditor. kathleen litkovitz litkovitz, 62, clearview school, kent state university, dyke attended annu al seminars investment public funds municipal income tax, member association treasurers, northwest tax administrators association, improvement corporation, amherst, democrat womens' club (past vice presi dent auditor), federation women, st. joseph church altar rosary society st, parish council). sjie.haf been, 32 served' prior lane boring boring, isa gateway monroeville, pa.", more than 200 education internal jc penney, contributed serv ice opera tions manager, store coordinator. preparer prepared returns sole proprietors individuals 2000, united way, boy scout council, rotary international, helped raise fight breast cancer. any entity respon sibility to,,1 needs change. u fresh thinking ioeas. we, treas urer willing treasurer's office mxl level order amhtrst contwoed p contwucd p$p s 0
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2005-10-26|
|Date of Original||2005-10-26|
|Source||LCCN: sn84028333, The Amherst news-times., 2005-10-26|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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