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6A The Mountain Messenger, Thursday, April 19, 1990 Renick Town Council Considers Annexation White Sulphur Council Fairlea, W.Va. 645-3464 Open: Monday thru Saturday 9-5, Friday 9-8 FINANCING AVAILABLE - CREDIT - VISA - LA YA WAY FREE DELIVERY A grant proposal for the paving of several town streets was discussed by the Renick Town Council at its monthly meeting April 2 at the Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church. Alice King, representative of the Region Four Planning and Develop- ment Council, spoke to the group about its application for a St'nail Cit- ies Block Grant and answered ques- tions. If approved, the grant would be used to pave Huff, Front, Axtet, First, Second, Third, and Fourth streets, in addition to the loop around the Presbyterian Church. The estimated cost for the project, calculated by J. W. Nickell and Son Paving Company of Ronceverte, is $109,144. The Council voted to pro- ceed with plans to formally submit the grant application. In other business, the Council expressed thanks to Walter Gray- beal and Moe Rapp for the use of their land for a small city park. The acreage is at the southwest side of the Greenbrier River bridge. Plans call for tile placing of trash cans, pic.. nic tables, and a bulletin board at the site. S. J. Neathawk Lumber of Lewisburg will donate materials for two p~cnic tables, it was announced April 4. Mayor Donald Vandervort will contact other businesses for do- nations of money and materials. The Council voted to provide gar- bage pick-up service to the com.mu- nity every two weeks. This is a change from the weekly service pre- viously provided. It was announced that Patrick Roberts is donating a spare tire for the city truck. Mayor Vandervort introduced an ordinance to levy a $3 tax on dogs and a two-per-cent tax on utilities. The measure passed on first read- ing. The Council will give a second reading and final vote on the ordi- nance at next month's meeting, which will be held May 7 at 7 p.m. By Jonathan Wright A p~oposat to annex a 62-dweli.- Jng area southeast of the present town limits was approved by the Rainelle Town Council April 9. The area includes over 150 residents, many of whom have expressed a desire for annexation, according to Mayor John Hill. The inclusion of the area into the town would qualify Rainelle for des- ignation as a third-class municipal- ~ty, Mr Hill said. ]he proposaJ will be advertised for two consecutive weeks and will be submitted to the County Commission for official ap- proval. According to recorder W. H. Johnson, the area is adjacent to the Osborne Addition. It is bounded on the south by Little Sewell Creek, the east and north by State Highway 20/ 60, and the west by the present cor- porate limits It would be the first annexahon in the town in approxi- mately t2 years, Mr Johnson said. ): 1150 8500 4200 "BUY WHAT YOU NEED" FANTASTIC SAVINGS ]he inclusion of the area would pro vide residents s~treet lights, snow removal serwces, and police protec- tion. In other business, Mr Johnson said Chestnut Street will be paved the early part of May by Anderson Paving Company/Mountain Enter- prises. [he surface will be eight to ten feet wide with a two-inch base and one-inch weanng course. The Council requested Mr Johnson get a bid for the possible pawng of Nicho las Street. Councilman Eugene Walker re- ported on the May 24 overnight, visit of the POW Freedom Foundation "Run for the Wall" motorcycle cara- van. Mr Walker spoke on behalf of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4484 in asking the town to in- stall flag Marl brackets on 52 poles from Cottonwood Lane to Thirteenth Street. Mr Hill said the town would install both the brackets and the flags. Councilmember Loleta Wilt ex- pressed concern about the dirty car- peting in the police department of- rices. After brief discussion, the Council voted to replace the carpet with tile to match that in the clerk's office and the Council chamber. Mr Johnson was authorized to have the job done. Two bids have been re- ceived for the job. I Floral 5))e alist fi)r Prom & Secretary Weeks DAILY DELIVERY and TELEFLORAL RUPERT .;,,, 392-6808 A proposed 24-unit apartment complex for the elderly received an official vote of support April 9 from the White Sulphur Springs City Council. The project is planned for one- and-a-half acres at the intersection of Routes 92 and 15, near Battle- ground Crossing Shopping Center. Nu-lech Housing, a development rum from Reynoidsburg, Ohio, con- tacted the city with its proposal for the complex and asked the city to annex the property. The firm said construction will begin shortly after it purchases the property and it is an- nexed. Completion time is expected to be 12 to t8 months. No action has yet been taken on annexation. In other business, the Council passed a resolution supporting City efforts to secure a $400,000 Small Cities Block Grant. If received, the funds would be used for renovations in the Tuckahoe Road area, includ- ing repairs and upgrading of streets, sidewalks, water lines, and sewer lines. The Council voted to award the White Sulphur Springs Rescue Squad a one-year lease on the op- eration of the concession stands at the city's recreational facilities. The lease agreement specifies the group will give 17 1/2 per cent of its profits to the City and will donate 10 per cent to White Sulphur Springs Junior High School at all games sponsored by the school. The latter amount was determined to help offset the loss of proceeds formerly earned by the school in its" operation of the stands. Council members voted sev- eral months ago to receive bids from outside concessionaires to allow for more consistent operation. Streets Committee Chairperson Barbara Wooding asked the Council to consider a request to install guard rails at designated locations on Mill Hill Drive, Garden Street, and Rowan Drive. Dennis Vaughan, an attorney from Charleston, spoke to Council members about the tri-county proj- ect involving hydroelectric power- generating facilities at Bluestone Dam in Hinton. 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The carry out the official public relating to tile generating at the dam. Mr Vaughan said groundwork for ti~e effort completed Ln approxirna months. Afterwards, 1 months would be required operations at the dam, he A public hearing will be City Hall May 2 at 7:30 cerning a request from Restaurants for a variance at its proposed ground Crossing Shopping location. A report will also on a variance requested for a ship hall at the First Baptist on Church Street. Monroe Health Monroe Health Center its annual Health Fair 22, from 1 to 4 p.m. This will a reception for Dr Malcolm Free services to be ing the Health Fair Sugar Testing, Anemia and Blood Pressure CheckS, The Monroe County Sh partment will again offer ing for small children never been fingerprinted. Also, returning this year Sergeant Woods from the Detachment of the WeSt State Police with his drag play and information. The Poster Contest will always is a big part of ties. The winner will be an0 at the Fair. Take your family and enjoy an afternoon of fun, lion, screenings and For more information, 772-3O64. This year many organi~ participating in the Health include: Home Care brier Respiratory Car~ Southeastern Regional Monroe County CommUn ices, Monroe County Fire ment, Monroe County Ar~ Monroe County Sheriff's and B. F. Goodrich, Inc. "he Messen Hi By Don McCoy Natural gel mask package of lemon gelatine, juice for hail 'the water Refr consistency of egg whiteS, Leave on for t0 minutes water .,,.... 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