Willard Bowen, CPA

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Willard Bowen, CPA - ' will on City Commissioners OK Improvements...
' will on City Commissioners OK Improvements per- the La es- is he value son Pal The Poeatello City Commission' hursday night passed an ordl- ance creating an improvement dis- rist- lo add curbs, gutters and ewers to streets on the soulh end f the city. The district also includes a small ection for sewers on Eldredge oad. Only one street in the entire project failed to pass, Willie Christenen, 1234 South S«cond, removed us name from the petition asking mprovements on East Sutler be- ween South Second and Third, tie action dropped the number of etiticners below the necessary 60 er cent mark and cancelled pro- xised Improvements there. Christensen. had .also signed a rotest to the improvements on that treet. Removal of his name from petition left his name only on IB protest. Christensen's payments would ave been among thejowest in the district, $12.20 a year for 10 years. One resident on the street; offered o oay Christcnsen's'assessment il le would let the district go through, B u t . several other prolcslanLs on he street jumped to their feet anc isked if he would pay their assessments as well, and the matter was Iropped. Approximately 25 citizens were iresent to protest improvements on ither streets, but all other projects md the necessary 60 per cent in avor. Commission Chairman Luvern C fohnson, Commissioner A r i 11 a Blackhurst and City Manager W B. Webb, all reminded the resi dents that the city was only acting as a fiscal agent in the matter. Webb explained that state lav says a city must create an im'prove mer.t d ! strict, if 60 per cent of the residents in a given area reques 't through petitions. Bids on the bonds that will b sold to pay for the improvements will ba opened at 7:30 p.m. June in the city offices. All bids must b in by 5 p.m. In other action, the Commission ers went along with a f ecommenda tion of the city zoning commissio that Canlril Nielsen be v allowed t construct a new building on Terr and Princeton, and the city abant oned an easement on the lot mak ing it possible. At another point the commission ers delayed their-selection of firm to audit the city books of th current fiscal year. CPA Willard .S. Bowen, who ha audited the books since the com mission-manager form of govern ment was started here 'about ' yearsTMa"gb; had offered a'.confra again this year to do the job fo pt more than 4r,695. Commissioners J.Oren Clark Jr., d Cate and W, R. Hearna agreed iat it is wise to change auditors om tinio to time. Clark agreed that Bowen is, a ip accountant, but said it Is good o "have an auditor for an audi- or." H.e suggested .that the c|ly mnge auditors every three years. The group agreed to*sk for cost stimales from the firms of M. T, leatoif and Don Burnett, The- two r ou!d be considered with Bowe'n's stimate. In other action, the commission- rs agreed to meet Tuesday at'10 .m. in the courthouse with* the ounty commission.'and the forest ervice to discuss the dangers of ' ·rush fires' on the west side of the ity. Gray Reynolds of the Forest service, said he would like-to how films of the Boise floods last all that resulted from brush' fires. The commission also granted a equest for the Food Machinery ind Chemical Corp, to store' 30 TMpty tank cars on trackage at the municipal airport. The commissipn- :js took the action with the provision that the move is approved y the city airport commission. It s also .with the provision that the city receive a legal document mak- ng FMC liable for any damages and agreeing that .the city can claim use of the trackage when it s needed. The storage would be until about next September. The commissioners asked $1 per car per month. An ordinance adopting the National. Electrical Code in city rules and regulations became law with a third reading Thursday night. · The commission read for the second time an ordinance re-zoning the west side of the 400 block f North. Arthur from AA residential to B commercial. Arco Class Gives two Productions ARCO--A? capacity crowd attended a program presented by first graders at Arco Elementary School Wednesday. Under the direction of Mrs. Alice Merrill, Mrs. Ruby Eoyer and Mrs. I.ela Geiscnburg, the program featured two plays. Nedra Walker, a fifth grade student was accompanist. Burns Project Slated BOISE (AP) - Rep.'Hamer H. Budge (R-Idaho) says the Bunis Creek Dam bill will be on the agenda at the May IS'IT meeting of th'! 'House Irrigation and Reclamation Subcommittee*

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  1. Idaho State Journal,
  2. 06 May 1960, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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