Kenosha News from Kenosha, Wisconsin on January 15, 1971 · 16
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Kenosha News from Kenosha, Wisconsin · 16

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ryTK nfyyyryy'y y 11 nrt¥Tnry7riiyiy yyy'i?"1 yyw $r j yiiiip"y"v ll maay January 15 1971 KENOSHA NEWS f r y y 91 in owT £Area Wisconsin report ’ - Taxing-autos to support buses a touchy subject Mm m m lively session bf Salem board j ' By JAMES ROHDE r Kenosha News Staff Writer SALEM — Women’s lib took the spotlight during last night’s Salem Town Board meeting when Mrs Jack Dooley wife of a Rock Lake resort owner announced that she is going to run ' for the office of town supervisor Mrs Dooley made her announcement following the comments of another woman a Salem town resident who complained to the Board that she was given only 10 days - notice in which to pay a $30 sewer charge “How can a retired person on social security come up with - $30 in 10 days?” she asked Maurice Lake town chairman I told the woman that a special utility district meeting would “ be held in the next two weeks in which she could state her t complaint ' ' Complains of Road Obstruction The woman then complained about the “bad boys”- in her t neighborhood who constructed a barrier across the road made I of logs covered with snow “When I came over the top of thq - hill I had to drive on the shoulder to get around it and even Z then ruined my car’s muffler” she stated I Lake told her she probably didn’t have her auto under Z proper control and explained “The same thing happened- to me when I came over the top of the hill and hit a rock placed hr the center of the road" ‘Looks like you didn’t have your car under control" the woman retorted i At this point in the town board meeting Mrs Dooley asked yf-any woman bad ever run for the office of town supervisor Nbne could seem to recall any when Mrs Dooley re piled that she was a candidate £The men took over the meeting for a time when Dan Bullis i Questioned the board on any action taken on a burned out Z borne in thjs Sunset Oaks subdivision Lake replied that he would meet with the bank holding the mortgage before the '' building was condemned and tom down 7 ' Oppose Kellett Report Howard Zerwer Camp Lake questioned the loss of state aid in area schools according to recommendations of the Kellett j report and said “Some effort should be made to get under Z K-12 before taxes take this area down the drain” - Supervisor Richard Hartnell replied that the Towns' Association in fighting the Kellett report and that CESA 18 (Cooperative Educational Service Agency) is presently trying - to establish school boundaries for a possible K-12 movement - The Salem woman again took die floor this time to Z co“plahi about seven streetlights which were shot out Lake - explained that possibly toe Electric Company would find a Z solution if they have to continually replace bulbs Z In actual business the board: ’ — Approved a motion to Invest $100000 at the Bank of Burlington for a period of 90 days m - Authorized-the treasurer to make advance payments to the schools when tax monies were available - Z— Approved Class B retailers license for the take Sbangri- Z Conservation Sportsmen’s Club and the Center Lake Woods Conservation Club Inc p '2 Approved a bartender’s license for Walter Truettner Jr - -Ihe next meeting of the Salem Town Board is scheduled tor -Jan 28 am Somers Civic Association to discuss projects Monday By JOHN WYNGAARD MADISON — Those state legislators led by Sen Casimir Kendziorski of Milwaukee who are suggesting a boost in motor vehicle registration fees to provide a subsidy fund for the succor of the desperately ailing local bu3 system have done a good Job of publicity promotion Probably the effort is not entirely unrelated to the fact that -the transit problem is more severe in Milwaukee than elsewhere and that the Democrats now risen to power in the Capital are aware of the corollary circumstances that Milwaukee provided most of the big margin of their flection victories of last fall ' It ia demonstrable that the decline of toe urban bus is a severe problem Bold remedial measures are needed for toe health of toe urban population centers But to suggest a small nuisance tax upon toe ' motorist as a means of providing toe money to pay for cures or palliatives is to doom the idea at its birth County zoning committee favors okay of six items All six requests considered by the county zoning committee Wednesday night were recommended for approval by the County Board Robert J Schuch 9132 39th recommended for ap- mend rezoning of the Hill ‘N’ was the request of Hale Subdivision in Pleasant Also proval George Connolly and Leon C Nikels operators of the Town N’ County Shopping Center for Ave was requesting permission a change in zoning from B resi-to store cement contractors’ dential to A Commercial ’for equipment on the rear of his' several lots adjacent to their property ' t A request from Jesse E Hunt Rt 1 Box 227 Bristol for permission to use a building on his property for commercial purposes and erect a sign was recommended for- approval A request for permission to use another building for welding was recommended for denial The request of Khlosh Ham-dia 6214 3rd Ave for an to Prairie Township from Agricultural to A Residential The property is east of the Rolling Meadows Subdivision Approval will be recommended for a request from the Pleasant Prairie Town Board to property for use as an addition- - rezone a parcel in Graystone al parking lot Subdivision from A Commercial The committee will recom- to B Residential DA names an assistant c I Dist Atty Burton Scott today and began his duties this week announced the appointment of The 24-year-old Milwaukee Bruce Schroeder as an assistant area native recently received district attorney Schroeder’s his -law degree from the Mar-crease in the number of resi- appointment fills a vacancy on quette University Law School 2?g “ Wt Baborralvedbbbaccalaur- mended for approval It will be created by toe resignation of eate degree from Marquette used for housing members of John Crosetto earlier this' Schroeder who is single will the Parkside varsity athletic month He is the third assistant be moving to Kenosha shortly teams district attorney on the staff Scott said The motorist Is a ' peculiarly sensitive fellow Whether his reaction in such1 situations is justified is not especially pertinent It is a political decision that will confront the legislature Politics is not-always concerned with reasonableness It is always concerned with logistics — the logistics of votes The idea of taxing every auto owner (and every truck under a pending proposition) to prop up bus service at lower prices for the residents of Milwaukee may appeal to many of the voters In the downtown wards there and perhaps in other cities But there will be many more citizens — and voters — who will resent toe idea of discrimination as they see it In toe idea of taxing them only because they own a car even if they or toe members of their families occasionally find the transit system useful and convenient also Meanwhile it is absolutely predictable that the many more thousands of persons in non-metropolitan areas say those in little towns will object strenuously and audibly to the idea that they should be taxed expressly for toe benefit of strangers in the distant city The man in North Overshoe Wis accustomed during his entire lifetime to be doing without service or providing his own transport at his own expense ‘will let his state senator and state representative'know immediately and in far more strenuous terms than used by toe prospective beneficiaries of transit -subsidies in the cities what he thinks of such goings-on in Madison When all the clout and the argumentative skill and( the patience of the regular professional lobby of municipal spokesmen in Wisconsin on toe idea of a more objective taxation system for motor vehicles has been persistently and easily turned aside in the legislature it will be difficult to find much hope for the idea of an irritating adjustment ‘ of a few dollars for a categorical and limited purphse ‘ The situation recalls the wisdom of a now if- n J ( John Wyngaard departed elder statesman in the legislature who used to reply when asked how a particular program would be financed that “we will tax - the taxpayers” If the legislature accepts the idea of social responsibility for urban transit it will be through the medium of general taxation The gesture about boosting the auto tax mildly for bus subsidies is unfortunate for a more important reason When it is knocked down it will delay for another indefinite period legislative recognition of the fact — a demonstrable and unfortunate fact — that the motor vehicle is a strangely favored item of property in a period of painful burdens upon property in general Wisconsin taxes its motor vehicles less than almost all the states in the country In virtually every typical precinct in Wisconsin toe homeowner is groaning under the weight of his property levies without real hope of relief or even of stabilization of the burden - But on toe public roads of Wisconsin are a couple million motor vehicles that are taxed at only a fraction of the rate that applies to ' real or personal property Ohe legislature has been shown countless times that toe $18 fee now charged for the - standard automobile falls far short of paying ' the costs of municipal service occasioned by toe ’ existence of the vehicle without regard to the general cost of government -SOMERS — Activities and projects for the year will be outlined by members of the Somers Gvic association when tt meets at 7:30 pm Monday at toe town hall “Betty Edquist president said the organization is open to all town residents interested to recreation civic questions legislation information senior citizen problems men’s service club or similar areas Mrs Edquist invited every area organization to send a representative to present ideas for the coming year Other officers are Phyllis Borger vice president Elizabeth Felton secretary and Margaret Kohlsteadt treasurer - Draft snowmobile ordinance ‘SILVER LAKE — A com- monthly meeting mittee of toe Silver Lake VU- n proposei to lage Board met last night and 7 “ drew up a tentative snowmobile ‘)asicar same M toe state ordinance which will probably law with a few variations which be presented at toe Feb ? pertain directly to the Village ' ' : Lucky Clover committees 2 WHEATLAND - Recreation and music committees were appointed during the year’s first meeting of the Slades Corners lucky Govers 4-H Gub last bight at the Wheatland Center SchooL ' - ' 1 The group also discussed project demonstrations and re- Tishspiscial ceived new record books A leaders’ meeting will be held in toe next few weeks to discuss the refreshment stand which the group will operate during the Powers Lake Ice Fishing Derby on Feb 14 The next regular meeting of the club Is scheduled for Feb 11 - 1 f j 12-pc Dinner Delicious Filet Leko Perch ' Includes French Fries A Tartar Sauce - Reg $250 f $H99 T- y FRIDAY & SATURDAY ONIY Eat it here or call ahead and take it home c Tootsie Toy Choo Choo Train Great fun! 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