10 Nov 1970 Ukiah Daily Journal Ukiah CA John Warren Nute
Franklin Si. construction near FT. BRAGG — Members of the Fort Bragg city council will open bids Nov. 16 at 4 p.m. which will clear the way for construction construction of Franklin Street between Chestnut and Cypress, a project sought by . residents for 12 to 14 years. During the last six months residents living along th^ proposed streets have installed curbs and the city, is ready to begin construction. During last night's meeting a number of ordinances, introduced at previous meetings were signed and several others introduced. One new ordinance \yill permit ptiyments from civil defense fund? for the first 24 hours of duty performed by volunteer firemen this summer, while on forestry call out of the Fort Bragg area. Another ordinance was necessary to authorize the signature of J. Warren Nute, former city engineer, ohan application for additional fwndTwhich ^^became available with passage of Prop. 1 by California voter^. Nute was the signing agent for federal ^rant money sought by Fort Bragg for the sewer project. A large contingency of South Doyle residents sat through nearly two hours of the meeting before someone asked when the annexation would be discussed. Upon discovering this matter was not in the hands,of the council th^ group left*. ^ City cotmcilmen lieard a/number ot complaints. Jack Smith, Fort Bragg Dodge dealer, requested that tHe council investigate the two foreign car salesmen who have their businesses in Ukiah but who allegedly regularly advertise that they will meet clients at location^ within the Fort Bragg city limits. It was determined determined by the council they were not licensed to do so. I. A spokesman for Minute Taxi requested special zoning for hei- cab /hear the Greyhound djepot, stating that the B&H cab often parked across the sidewalk making it difficult for. her patrons to get to her taxi. Council will direct the police department to investigate the charge and take the zoning.under consideration. One more snag has been encountered in the Spurgeon property ^ which the city . required for an easement for the sewage disposal plant. The property title allegedly is clouded by the, name oPa fictitious title company and by the name of late^Mrs. Spurgeon. fhte city attornjey is working oh the problem- Bulletin KEY BibCAVNE, Fla; (UPD- President Nij^on, "shocked and grieved" ovfer the death of Gen. Charles )de Gaulle, cut short a Florida vacation today and prepared to fly to Paris to attend state memorial services for the former French president. The Florida White House said Nixon would break off his vaca'tion and head back to Washinjgton abou|t 8 p.m. EST tonight to get ready for his two-day trip to Paris.