Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona on June 30, 1973 · Page 46
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Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona · Page 46

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Yiima County OKs p, .• . , . . a? .,. ..... . . .2 million budget WegforM Arizona Bureau YUMA-Yuma county supervisors Thursday gave tentative approval to a 1973-74 budget totaling $8,281,552,25 and left the county tax rate substantially as proposed. The county tax rate will remain in the area of $1.09 per $100 of assessed valuation, or about $60 on a house worth just under $20,000. The new rate would be based on a valuation of county prop- rety totaling $138,669,709, compared with a valuation of $123,298,323 last year. The $8.2 million budget represented a $1.1 million jump from last year's adopted budget of $7,102,012. Iri the largest budget items, the new budget allowed $3,750,333 for the general fund and $1,132,996 for the regular «ld special road funds. ,. ,v v Other major categoric* included $528,670 to teacher's retirement, $468,000 to teacher's Social Security, $596,193 to public works reserve fund and $326,461 to county em- ployes retirement and Social Security. Major Increases were noted in the general fund, up about $350,000; the special road fund, up $114,000; (in anticipation of substantial gas price rates after January 1); teachers retirement, up $89,000; and teachers Social Security, Up $78,000. Direct tax levy will raise $2,789,597 of the new budget, other receipts will bring in $4,501,900.87 and a carry-over balance of $990,053 will complete the $8.2'million package. Californian convicted of burglary, rape try A California man has been convicted in Superior Court of burglary and of attempting to rape a 40-year-old south Phoer nix woman. John Thomas Parker, 32, of Sacramento, will be sentenced by Judge Rufus Coulter July 31. He faces imprisonment of 1 to;l5 years for first-degree burglary and 1 to 14 years for assault with intent to commit rape. '-•• Parker, who w a 1 v e d the right to counsel and defended himself,;was found guilty of both counts late Thursday by a jury of three men and five women. Gas stations found easing fuel limits TUCSON (AP) - Arizona's service stations appear to be easing off the restricted hours and gasoline rationing, the Arizona Automobile Association reported Friday. The AAA said its weekly survey of ..gasoline stations showed a 7 per cent decrease . both in the number limiting hours and in the number limiting customers to 10 gallons. It said 53 per cent of the stations checked still were limiting hours this week, and 14 per cent were limiting the purchase amount. By area, northern Arizona stations were not limiting purchase amounts, while 35 per cent were limiting hours. The Sedona area was called the state's most critical, because most stations there are nearly out of gasoline with shipments still several days off. i In .southern Arizona, half the stations were limiting hours, while 14 per cent were limiting purchase. In the Phoenix area, all stations surveyed had limited hours, with 10 per cent limiting purchase. Pima holds teen accused in office iire TUCSON (AP) -- A 17- year-old Tucson boy was or-i dered detained in the Pima County Juvenile Court Center Friday after he was arrested in connection with the $540,000 fire that destroyed part of the county administration building. Juvenile Court Judge John P. Collins ordered the youth held in the court center until the case is decided or he is transferred to Superior Court for trial as an adult. Collins postponed setting a date for a r preliminary hearing to determine if the boy should be tried as an adult. Collins said the youth admitted setting the fire that swept through the fourth floor of the 11-story building last Monday, severly damaging 950 of the county's 1,396 voting machines. The youth was arrested Wednesday after an investigation by the sheriff's office, fire department and county attorney's office placed him near the site of the fire at pbout the time it started. According to testimony at his trial, which began Thurs-. day, Parker met the south Phoenix woman and her 23- year-old niece at a-.bar. on Van Buren and later accompanied them to their mobile home with a male friend of the older woman. Parker then tried to force his attentions on the niece, testimony indicated, but she ran to another part of the mobile home and Parker left. However, according to testi- ; mony, he later returned and broke into the home. The. older woman said she heard Parker trying to break in and called police. Parker got a butcher knife from the kitchen, she said, and forced her to disrobe, but she fought him off. He then took about $40 from her purse, testimony indicated. At this point, police arrived and arrested him. Town makes radio deal with sheriff . -Marieopa County supervisors agreed Friday to provide radio communication through the sheriff's department for 'the Town of Paradise Valley marshal's office. In exchange, the marshal's office has agreed to patrol 3 square miles of county area and 6 miles of road in or next to the town. The Town of Paradise Valley previously paid $10,836 annually for the communications service, according to Marshal Ron Dalrymple. Paradise Valley patrol cars are radio equipped, but the marshal's office does not operate its own' communications center. Included in the areas to be patrolled,- by the marshal's office are Clearwater Hills, Camelback Inn, Mountain Shadows, and the Casa Blanca Inn property. Dalrymple iaid Friday that all the a|eas ; to be patrolled are easily accessible by the marshal's; force. The , t 8heriff's : ; department has had one patrol car available to answer calls in the county ar$as between Para- Valley and Carefree. Last week a spokesman for the , sheriff 's department said the patrol "beats" are being realigned. 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