The Galveston Daily News from Galveston, Texas on October 14, 1993 · Page 9
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' i inn Galveston County THURSDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 14,1993 THE GALVESTON DAILY NEWS 9-A Galveston may award contract for sewer study ' By MAGGIE SIEGER 1 TTie Daily Nawa GALVESTON — The Environmental Protection Agency has ordered the city to perform a study of its sanitary sewer system within the next four years. The study is estimated to take three years. The Galveston City Council will consider a bid from Camp Dresser & McKee Inc. of Houston to perform the study when it meets at 2 p.m. today at City Hall, 823 Rosenberg Ave. A workshop session will begin at noon. The bid price is $1.3 million Another $180,000 will be needed to purchase a sewer cleaning machine and computers for use in conjunction with the study. The study, which would be conducted over 30 months, is the precursor to mandatory EPA improvements. The city proposes to pay for the estimated $4 million worth of improvements with a bond issue. Bond debt would be paid with revenue from an eighth-cent sales tax increase if voters approve the increase Nov. 2. The tax is expected to generate $500,000 annually. Five West End subdivisions also must be taken off septic tanks and hooked into the tity system, at an estimated cost of $4 million, city officials said. City Manager Doug Matthews said the EPA most likely will require the city to take the subdivisions off septic systems within the next several years. During its workshop session fol: lowing the meeting, the council will discuss a proposed ordinance regulating the removal of lead; based paint from structure exteri- '; ors. ;• Lead-based paint and the lead , dust created from grinding it are ; responsible for at least 90 percent of the 215 cases of lead poisoning in •1 Galveston over the past two years, I said Chuck Chambers, an epidemiologist with the Galveston : Health District. Almost 270 cases of lead poisoning have been reported in Galveston County in the past two years. Excitement for all's in plane sight Weekenqj In addition to the Greek Festival, the following events will take place this weekend: • The annual Wings Over Houston air show will fill the skies over Ellington Field near Clear Lake Saturday and Sunday. Air and ground displays featuring military and vintage aircraft, aerobatics performances and demonstrations by military aircraft are scheduled. Admission is $10 adults, $5 children ages 6-11. Call (713) 5319461 for recorded information. • An Artwalk will feature exhibit openings at 10 Galveston galleries Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. Free trolley transportation will get you around, and admission is free. Call Gaveston Arts Center at 763-2403 for more information. • The 13th annual Bayou Festival will be Saturday and Sunday at Bud's Warehouse parking lot in Dickinson on the Gulf Freeway. Carnival rides, food, music and entertainment are on tap. • The high-steppin' musical "Once on This Island" takes over the stage of the Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice Street, at 8 p.m. Saturday. The Caribbean fairy tale combines Broadway musical theater with tropical music and dance. Tickets are $15-$30. • "Starring Steve Allen" brings the versatile comedian, musician and commentator together with former sidekicks Louis Nye and Subscribe Today 744-3611 or METRO 488-1009 B.O.S,S. BINGO 61st Si Acw$s Iffl Galvez fed ; ?AA. DAYTIME NITETIME SATURDAY {SESSIONS UTEN1GHT MON. 7:30 P.M. TUE. 7:30 P.M. WED. 7:30 P.M. THUR. 1UOA.M, FRIDAY 9 WO SESSIONS 7:30, »-^o, UiDNIGKT RoBotfs Mon-.Sal. lla.m.-2a.m. Open 7 days A week! S 0 "- N<x>n-2a.m. 740-1978 • 6303 Broadway Lingerie Show j*&. f3\ ^S*^So^y ^^~-*~~" ~ jys] — =a * > " i-JpW JPf/ Italian jfSj Cutsint ^VALLYOUCANEAT Breakfast Buffet $3.99 • Lunch Buffet $4.99 Serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner • Lunch Specials 7 days a week 60O Strand at Ramatla Inn • 765-85OS . - IQp.i BRAVO'S MEXICAN GRILL 2525 Palmer Hwy, Texas City • 948-2456 Margaritas 99* * Draft Beer $1.00 Fajita & Enchilada Buffet $7.95 Tunch Specials $3.95 Lunch Buffet $4.95 Sopapiilas 990 STEAK • SHRIMP • CHICKEN * BAKED POTATOES FUNDRAISER and support rally for JUDGE JOHN THOMA Thursday, October 14, 1993 5:30 to 8:30pm MARGUERITES (Country & Western Hall) Hwy. 1746 @ Ave. A • Wesif of Gulf Greyhound Park Spaghetti Dinner with trimmings $10.00 Prepared by Sam Popovich Bring A friend Anti Support John Leon Russell holds 88 keys to rock 5 n 5 roll BY MARCIA BIGGS Tho Daily News GALVESTON — Leon Russell may not be a household word on the '90s music scene, but those of us old enough to remember Woodstock remember the white-maned musician as the father of piano-laced, hard-driving rock 'n' roll in the '70s. The blues/rock/soul legend is making his comeback after a too-long hiatus from the limelight with a new national tour that makes a stop tonight at Strand Street Saloon. Both shows are sold out. Russell is on tour to promote his first record in a decade, "Anything Can Happen." Critics guarantee the stompin' piano man is back in fine form with the new disc, the result of a collaboration between Russell and co-producer Bruce Hornsby. The Oklahoma native with the distinguished twang in his voice established a loyal fol- Leon Russell lowing in the 1970s as a session musician. He is perhaps best known for his pounding rendition of "Jumpin* Jack Flash" with Joe Cocker's Mad Dogs and Englishmen tour and for his high-octane performance during the Concert for Bangladesh. Other Russell hits included "This Masquerade," "Delta Lady," "Tightrope" and "Roll Away the Stone." Welcome back, Leon. And get ready for a new generation of fans. Bill Dana. Joining them will be songstress Marflyn Maye and the Steve Allen Jazzmen. The show begins at 8 p.m. Sunday at the Opera House. Tickets are $15$30. Call 765-1894 or (713) 4801894 for more information. • The Bay Area Bluegrass Association's monthly concert will be Saturday at the League City Civic Center, 300 Walker Street. Six bands will entertain from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Admission is free; call (713) 332-3287. • Treat the kids to a classical ballet performance of "Peter and the Wolf," presented by the Clear Lake Metropolitan Ballet tonight at 7 p.m. at the University of Houston-Clear Lake's Bayou Theatre. Tickets are $10; call (713) 338-1615. Hospital system board named TEXAS CITY — The members of the governing board for the new Mainland Regional Healthcare System were announced recently by Sally Jeffcoat, executive director of the health care organization that encompasses Danforth Hospital and Mainland Center Hospital. The fifteen-member board consists of physicians, area business and community leaders and health care executives. Board members will assume responsibility for system policy direction immediately. Physician medical officers of the board include Dr. Michael Magliolo, chief of staff for the system, and chief of staff-elect Dr. Ted Huang. At-large physician board members are Dr. J.W. O'Bryant, Dr. John Vanderpool, Dr. R.E. Sullivan, Dr. Burton W. Hink and Dr. Beverly Lewis. O'Bryant and Vanderpool previously served on the board of directors for Danforth Hospital, and Sullivan was a board member for Mainland Center Hospital. Business leaders and community representatives to the board are Jose Boix of Monsanto, George Raven of Phibro Energy USA, Ken DeMaet of Texas City Terminal Railroad, J.V. Buster of Texas City National Bank, Thomas Mackey of Key Metals & Minerals and Dwight Spurlock, who is retired from Texas-New Mexico Power Co. Health-care executives on the board are Jeffcoat and Warren Wilkey, group operations director for Epic Healthcare Group, which owns the two hospitals. "We are fortunate to have such a strong board of directors to guide us as we embrace the future," Jeffcoat said. CINEMARK THEATRES MOVIES 12 T |, X T A V S ^J^^^Sdpii^^iSafei^tS St S <! TMOn -1 'ry7/c-7S*s'»J s S!S»'41« 45 \U^UNVJi-?iy!/Q^?-v^'ri^EgS \±*tx.f&:&**^}£&a$&ii 1* thur«ckry (409) 923.1 OS9 LHwy. 1764 e Av*. JL Santa f» Family Qwbea.&-"0pfale'd forlTl BAKED OTATOES Stuffed with •French Dip Roast • Bar-B-Que • Queens Special "The Works" butter, sour cream, chives & cheese •* ^' MAU. OF THE MAINLAND 986-7166 US & Emm8H F. lowry Expy !D=HOUTI(M ^•jotiVMfASBaajaa THE PROGRAM tlV« f ASB U SJKt SAVUS T1K THX mrumim 1130-2:40 5:40-920. 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