Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on March 16, 1976 · Page 9
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 9

Greeley, Colorado
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Tuesday, March 16, 1976
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Tues.,March 16,1»7« CREELEY (Colo.) THIBUNK !l ^ _ Agricu/fore officiob mi/iofed State institutions to get nearly $110 million $w rejort to/k$ M th Co , /woy (T.IJ f A P l Unr-n ip n ,.,,! _ *« ...... .-- .. . . ^mmm ^ f DENVER (API - Here is a sel al $8,832,475, representing noted breakdown of how Colorado's an increase of $814,797 over the The budget for the Stale Recurrent fiscal year, or a 10.2 rormatory at Buena Vista was per cent increase. ^ al M|M 8,270, or a 2.9 per The appropriation was based cent increase over this year's on a 24-hour population of 1,180 budget, inmates, and reflects the trans- The budget added a nurse at stitutions itself was to receive f er 21 staff members lo the di- te Delta-lline-Arbolese section, $109,398,463 from all sources, of vision's administration. $13.8 million more than the cur- The bill envisions capital construction expenditures lo de- The Colorado Slate Hospital molish some of the walls at at Pueblo was allocated $20,maximum security and to build 545,404, or $2,353,040 million electronically monitored secur- more lnan the the curren , ily fencing al maximum and spending program. The budget medium security. Those recommends the figure for av- changes will eventually reduce erage daily attendance al 1,137 institutions were funded in the $918.1 million 197G-1977 budget submitted today by the Joint Budget Comillee. The Department of In- rent fiscal year. Those sources included $74.5 million from the general fund, $2.5 million from revenue sharing, $31.1 million from cash funds and $1.1 million from federal funds. Total staffing is recommended of 555 residents, at 1,342. The Pueblo Home and Train- At Fort Logan the budget ing School's budget was $4,079,recommended as $9,064,003, or 598, a 9.8 per cenl increase, of $788,248 over (he current year, $416,009 more than the uniled representing a 9.6 per cent in- received last year. The JBC crease. figured an average population At Grand Junction's Home of 330 residents Ihere. eight more specialists al Rifle and Training School Ihe budget Wheat Ridge's school was lo and a part lime administrator, calls for $6,161,309, a 14.7 per receive $9,355,816 in the Long cent hike of $797,416. The JBC Bill, $853,579 more lhan last figured an average population year, or a 10.1 per cent hike. questions are settled. Both Ashworth and Campbell The Colorado State requirements for staff in the or which 132 patients would be Penitentiary's allocation was guard towers by 13, the JBC for general hospital services. CMS urges 'sunset law' changes DENVER (UP1) - A so- Although he suggested an Although it look no action on called "sunset law," which amendment calling for a review the bill itself, the committee would phase out of existence of agencies, no member of the approved- an amendment by Colorado's 44 regulatory agen- committee was willing lo offer Sen. James Kadlecek, D- cies unless they could prove Ihe proposal. II could be Greeley, calling for a perfor- Ihey were needed, survived an considered again when the mance audil of a regulatory attempt to weaken it during an committee considers the bill al agency at least Ihree months initial hearing Monday in the a mceling next week, although before it is scheduled lo be Senate Business Affairs and Sen. Kingston Minister, R- phased out of existence. Labor Committee. Security, said it was unlikely Dr. Wilfred Stedman, a that such an amendment would spokesman for the Colorado be offered. Lack of funds poses threat to Medicaid The amendment also set standards to be considered in a performance audil. Senate President Fr'."J Andcr- DENVER (AP) -· The director of the Colorado Department of Social Services says he'll recommend the abolishment or radical modification of the Medicaid program, which serves 75,000 Coloradans, if the Legis ; lature carries through with proposed budget cuts. Director Henry Koley said Medicaid is only one of tire programs in serious trouble as a result of a recommended $17.6 million cut to the department funding requcsl. The loss will total $34 million less lhan il had planned on for de- County social service partments, already inadequately staffed and funded in the currenl appropriations bill. By WILLIAM C. MANN Campbell attended the meet- President Ford announced Associated Press Writer ing along with another Agricul- during the weekend that he was DENVER (AP) - Two Agri- ture Department officer, Rich- relieving Callaway of his cnm- cullurc Department officials re- ard A. Ashworth, and Rexford paign duties, at the former quesled a meeting with Army A. Resler, deputy chief of the Georgiacongressman'srequest, Secretary Howard "Bo" Calla- U.S. Fores! Service. al least until the Crested Bui way, during which Callaway The Forest Service is an sought approval of a plan to ex- agency of (he Agriculture Dc- pand his Colorado ski resort on partmenl that would have to told Ihc Rocky Mountain News public land, a Denver news- pass on the proposed $9-million in telephone interviews on Mon paper said today. expansion of the Crcsled Butte day that they requested the The Rocky Mountain News ski area, of which Callaway quoted J.PhillipCampbcll,who owns controlling interest. was undersecretary of Agricul- The FBI and the Agriculture ture at the time, as saying the Department are investigating meeting in Cailaway's Pcnta- efforts of Callway and the gon office July 3 was to wish Crested Butle Developmenl their old friend and fellow Corp., the resort's operator, to Georgian well in his new job as obtain permission for the ex- President Ford's campaign pansion. manager. Also, Sen. Floyd K. Haskell, Callaway used the mceling on D-Colo., a frequent critic of his last day as lhe Army's top Forest Service handling of ski civilian lo press for approval area permits, says he will hold -Funding for the Aid to lhe Dy t |, e jj 5 Forest Service of a SciEle subcominillee hearings Needy Disabled, serving 10,000 p | an to expan d the resort, lo- on Ihe matter. Coloradans, will require grant ,. aled on i allll | e ., sed from , te _ _ July 3 meeting, the newspaper said. Ashworth said from W;ishiuti- (on it was to have bccn a routine meeting, bolh to discuss the expansion plans and to bid Callaway farewell from Ms government job. "We have meetings like this often," he said. "There was nolhing unusual. He was leaving office, and Ihey had asked us lo take a routine look into the status of the Crested Bultc application." reductions. -Funding for day care pro- federal government. "If we wanted to rig this review oMhe^encieTrato ben approved by the House, son,,and ; the primary j^^^^E said he will be forced to recom. grams and some child welfare Ihing, we would have done it programs, already inadequate, long before," Campbell told the may face further program dis- newspaper on Monday, locations. "I don't intend to stnrt this year at a deficit," Foley said. Without additional funds, he in federal funds is added - programs than forcing thnm nut nf ca " s f° r a review every six Senate sponsor of lhe measure, . . . . . . , _,- exSence " years of regulatory agenci'es. It said he fdt the bill would result less than it had planned on for mend UK^me*ormcaV He indicated he and others se * « »»*»««* date for in more accountability within nexl flscai y par when the Ioss ficatmn ° f cerlam ""^'^ within the health profession rcvicwin g the various boards stale government. He said he were worried about the possible and a BTMcics. The regulatory disagreed with those who 1 -' L - ! -- ---"----· J argued the bill was loo tough. "llight now we have a review procedure," he said. "Any lime the legislature wants to review a regulatory agency, il can do so." {jpttcal Co. runUmtiiuid - Mull! Chirp luij Pgpf v OpHhalmn Opliciin 19 16th SI. 353-H84 Call Colkd -- CI«»H in Grwley ind Fort Collins Big Money? Start here! loss of an agency such as the board bei "8 considered would Colorado Board of Examiners. hceliminalcdunlesstheColora- Stedman argued it was "ralher do General Assembly deter- arbitrary" to say such agencies nlincd . aflcr a hearing, that it would automatically go out of was "cccssary to keep it in existence. operation. Prison inmates restricted after series of stabbing* CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) - hours, but otherwise are con- Slatc corrections officials an- fined. nounccd Monday plans to dcvcl- He said the lockup would con- op new regulations to restrict tinue until the new regulations Ihc free-lime movement of can be placed in effect, prob- maximum securily prisoners al ably this week. The tvo inmates stabbed over the weekend were both reported in stasfactory condition at the State Hospital in Pueblo. [lit Stale Penitentiary. The announcement followed the slabblngs of two maximum security inmates in separate weekend incidents. Tlie attacks brought to six Uie number of prisoners stabbed since (he first of lhe year. Dick Spurr, Department of Franklin Broers, 24, was slabbed in the shoulder and ab- Ihc back on Friday. Broers turned up "fewer weapons lhan in pasl shakedowns," Spurr said. In addilion to the order confining prisoners in Iwo cellblocks to their cells, Spurr said penitentiary facilHit^ have transferred six people out of the main maximum security area. He said the new regulations will be discussed wilh inmates before they arc implemented. He said they are designed to "reduce movement within cel- Ihouse one," including mcas- Spurr said he didn't know Institutions spokesman said a whether there were any sus- ures lo make sure llial prison- general lockup was declared P^cts in either case. Prison offi- crs are kept in their cells dur- cials have refused lo say Sunday in two maximum secur- whetncr lhc two attackg are rc _ ily cellblocks. He said prisoners laled. would be allowed to leave their A shakedown for weapons fol- cells for meals and visiting lowing the incident involving ing free times. Cellhouse, one, the main maximum security area, had a population of 278 inmates on Monday, Spurr said. Colorado faculty members to get salary increases DENVER (UPI) - Faculty members al Colorado's colleges and universities will receive salary increases averaging 6 lo 8 per cenl in lhe nexl fiscal year if slate lawmakers approve recommendations made Monday by lhe legislative Joinl Budgel Committee. The committee recommended an average 6 per cent increase RUBBER STAMPS /5o'*\ Bachman's the salaries of faculty low of $17,419 at Mess College members al univcrsilies for an to a high of $19.123 al Ihe average of $1,283 a year; a 7 University of Northern Colora- per cent increase at four-year do in schools classified within colleges ($1,211); an 8 percent the state college syslem. hike at community, colleges xhe average salaries at lhe ($1,229), and an 8 per cenl universities would range from increase at the University of $20,381 at Colorado University- Norlhern Colorado ($1,383), Colorado Springs lo $23,770 al which normally is classified the Boulder campus of lhe under lhe four-year college universily.Average salaries at syslem. lhc communily colleges would Under lhe commillee recom- slarl al $15,514 al Morgan mendations, the average facul- Community College with a high ty salary would range from a of $17.279 al Olcm problem of "where will Uncle Harry his summer? 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