The Daily Herald from Provo, Utah on April 11, 1975 · Page 2
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Provo, Utah
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Friday, April 11, 1975
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Page 2-THE HERALD, Provo, Utah, Friday, April 11. 1975 Random Survey Reveals Support for Ski Resort A sociology department study conducted at Brigham Young University indicates a considerable amount of support for the proposed Four Seasons ski resort. Ray Harding and Doug Lloyd, two of six students who conducted a telephone survey recently, said that of 60 people chosen at random, 75 per cent knew something about the project, and 78 per cent of those who did know about it favored it. Only 22 per cent of those who knew anything about the project were opposed to it, they found. Mr. Harding emphasized that the study should be considered scientifically sound because of the manner in which it was conducted using random phone calls. Other students who participated in the study included Ted Lloyd, Glade Nelson, Steve Hatch, and Mike Brown. All but Mr. Harding, a Salt Lake Gty native, were from Provo. "We all started out with sort of a negative bias against the project," said Doug Lloyd. "We expected that opinion would be against it." Only Provo residents were contacted, and those who were students or Orem residents were excluded from the study. Of those who knew something about the proposed ski resort, 66 per cent indicated that they had received their information from the newspaper. Thoe who credited "word-of-mouth" as the source of their information amounted to 31 per cent. Only one person said he had attended EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT Is Inspected by Provo City Mayor Russell D. Grange, center; and Provo Police Chief Swen Nielsen (also acting as the city's civil defense chief), The equipment, located In the Utah County Building's emergency center, is explained by James Tracey, civil defense chief for the county. The tour came as a part of the city's increased emphasis on preparedness, the result of the recent earthquake in Northern Utah. Anti-Drug Effort Aimed at Causes Grange Circulates Disaster Survey to Department Heads Mayor Russell D. Grange has stepped up the city's preparations for a disaster as a result of recent earthquake activity on the Wasatch Front. The mayor has asked City Civil Defense Director Swen Nielsen to make a survey of all city departments to determine manpower, communication, transportation, fuel, heavy equipment, employees with special skills, which could be of use in a disaster. The survey from, which began to be circulated among city department heads today, asks for information on the city's ability to handle flood, fire, earthquake, chemical spill, major transportation accident, destructive high winds, severe winter storm, riot, mass casualty situations like a building collapse, power failure or enemy attack. The survey also asks what equipment the city should acquire to make the various departments effective in a disaster situation. Mayor Grange said he is determined to ready the city for prompt action should a disaster occur. He indicated his concern springs from the recent North Utah earthquake. "With predictions of future quakes along the front it is time we got serious about disaster preparedness," the mayor said. He has appointed his own administrative assistant to work with the police chief's representative in making the survey and the mayor said he is determined to complete emergency planning for the city. Major steps have already been taken to prepare the city for emergencies. A standby electric generator has been acquired by the city and is being installed in the basement of the city center to provide emergency power for police, fire and administrative office departments. In addition, the city's power plant has been placed on warm Retirement Plan Okayed For Lindon Employees By MARCELLA WALKER LINDON — A retirement plan for Lindon City employees was accepted by city council at their regular meeting Wednesday night. The council approved an individual annuity plan to begin a city retirement system for employees with six months or more service. The plan will not include the mayor, city councilmen nor seasonal employees. In other action the council heard a request from a dairyman wanting to sell raw milk, listened to a report from engineers on the progress on plans for the new sewer system, approved the hiring of two new employees and received the police report for Headline Gives Incorrect Tone A headline in Thursday's Herald erroneously indicated that Orem City had criticized the regional Bicentennial Commission, which acts on Bicentennial projects proposed from within Utah, Wasatch and Summit Counties. City officials were very critical of the chairman of that commission, Mrs. Sara Jense, . but made no remarks about the commission itself except to say that Mrs. Jense had overruled suggestions from other members. Published every afternoon Monday through Friday and Sunday morning by The Daily Herald, 1555 North 200 W. Street, Provo, Utah 84601. B.E. JENSEN, Publisher Entered a* second class matter at the post office in Provo, Utah. MEMBER Audit Bureau of Circulation United Press International NEA Service SUBSCRIPTION RATES One month, carrier f 3.00 Six months, carrier $10.00 One year, carrier (36.00 Mall, anywhere In United State} One month $ 3.00 One year March. The council assured Dean Herald Telephone Numbers OFFICE 373-50SO CIRCULATION , 375-5103 Blackhurst, a local that city law would allow him to sell raw milk if he adhered to all of the requirements for such a business and purchased a business license. David Thurgood of Lindon City Engineers Office said another representative from the Denver EPA Office had visited Lindon to study the needs of the new sewer system. Mr. Thurgood felt that final approval of the project should arrive within two or three weeks. The city will begin taking bids on the project as soon as final approval arrives, the council said. Mountainland Association of Governments has made additional funds available to Lindon for hiring more city employees. The council decided to hire another police officer and a city street department worker. The March police report was given by Police Chief LaMar Jolley. The report showed $345 collected in fines and forfeitures, 30 citations issued, 125 warnings given, six patrol assists, eight accidents investigated, nine citizen assists, two family fights, eight arrests, six court appearances, three prowler calls, seven warrants issued and 11 animal complaints handled. Provo Issues Fire Report The Provo City Fire Department has issued its monthly report for March, showing that the loss of property due to fire totalled $8,501. The total loss to fire was placed at $38,696 for the year. According to the report, the city responded to 39 fire calls during the month within city limits, and to two calls in the county. There were 94 ambulance calls. The largest losses were sustained by the Sound Service repair shop at 170 N. University, $6,000; and an apartment at 72 E. standby to provide emergency power supplies on a longer term basis in the event of a major power failure beyond the city boundaries. Electricity from the power plant can be directed to specific emergency centers by pulling fuses in transformers at strategic points. The power plant does not have sufficient capacity to provide power for the entire city. Mayor Grange is planning to tour emergency facilities in the Utah County building Friday, and he is also planning a visit to a Salt Lake Center in the near future. The city fathers have set a deadline for the survey phase of their work for May 15. "We emphasize the fact that this survey is not simply a report of existing conditions," the mayor said in a letter to department heads. "But an opportunity to contemplate possible disaster situations, and formulate some basic plans and responsibilities to cope with them." The mayor noted that the next phase of the disaster preparation will be to bring together city departments and other agencies with the capability to provide assistance in a disaster situation for more planning. Provo's Shade Tree Board Meets Tonight The Provo City Shade Tree Board is to meet tonight at 8 o'clock at the parks and recreation department conference room. Before the meeting, the board is scheduled to take a tour of some of the city's parks where the city is planning to plant trees this year. The parks department conference room can be entered at the west side of the city building from 400 West. Use of drugs is usually a symptom of some deeper problem in an individual's life, according to James Bergera, head of counseling and special education in the Provo School District. Consequently, the district has devoted most of its efforts in drug abuse rehabilitation toward the things in a student's life which lead to the symptom. Dr. Bergera traced the district's efforts at drug abuse rehabilitation for the Board of Education at this week's meeting. The district first became concerned in 1968 when a mayor's committee was formed to look into the problem. The next year, that group became part of a governor's committee on drug abuse. In 1970, with the help of outside specialists, the district prepared specific instructional objectives from all levels from kindergarten to 12th grade, aimed at preventing drug abuse. As time went by, students themselves were involved in dialog with faculty and staff members. Workshops were held, as well as student - faculty retreats where the matter was thoroughly discussed. "One thing we found out was that the kids knew a lot more about drugs than the adults," said Dr. Bergera. In the past two years, the thrust of the district's efforts has been to try to solve the problem which led to drug abuse in the first place. a lecture which provided the only source of information on the project. Subjects were asked if they or their family would use the ski resort if it were developed, and 60 per cent said they would. They were asked if they would favor an increased tourist flow which would be caused by the resort, and 71 per cent said they were in favor. Those polled were asked if they would benefit personally from the resort being built, and only 16 per cent said they would. Seventy-three per cent of the persons surveyed said they felt the community as a whole would benefit from the resort being constructed. Focusing on possible areas of social concern, the subjects were asked if they felt concerned about any possible increase in crime as a result of the resort. Only 40 per cent said they felt some concern. The conclusion of the study was that the citizens of Provo, at least as far as social concerns are involved, favor the Four Seasons project, said Mr. Harding and Mr. Lloyd. The study was conducted under the direction of John Staley, a sociology instructor at the university. UWSIOWSTFWOJHJES 1350H 2nd WMt IJ90 W. Cjnttf PTOYO, Store Howl 9 MUD ?M. PRICES EFFECTIVE I ! I (i)l9/$McNaughlSYndicalc, Im. Voice It Provo to Allow More Density In Housing Zones Near BYU The Provo City Commission has made an adjustment in zoning boundaries in the area east of Brigham Young University, has rezoned the Sherwood Hills area and has amended the penalty clause in the city's zoning law. After a discussion with representatives of the Tree Street area east of BYU, the commissioners set an area allowing slightly denser student rentals, roughly in the area between Willow Lane and Ninth East. dairyman, ^^^ x . x . x . x . : . x . : . x .y.v.^ : . : . : . : .:.^ : .:. : .v.v.•.•.•.•.v, City Planner Jerry Howell said Neighbor Acts Fast to Slow Fire's Spread Orem firemen credit fast action by a neighbor for slowing the spread of a fire at a mobile home Thursday afternoon. Firemen estimated damage at $300 to a mobile home at 155 S. 1200 W., No. 106, Orem, occupied by Terry Stephenson. The fire started in a bedroom, apparently from children playing with a candle, firemen said. A neighbor, Rod Jorgensen, suffered some smoke inhalation while using a garden hose on the fire. Firemen report he successfully controlled the blaze until their arrival. Curtains, carpet and a lamp fixture were burned, the report said. Santaqu'm LDS Genealogical Center to Open SANTAQUIN -The Santaquin Utah Stake Branch Genealogical Library will begin operations at the stake center Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 7 to 10 p.m. A regular daily schedule will be posted at the stake center at a later date. The new facility is affiliated with the LDS Church Genealogical Library in Salt Lake City, and patrons will have access to many of the microfilms from that library. A collection of reference books will also be made available. There is no charge for using the library except for mailing and handling of films, and anyone interested in using the facilities is welcome to do so. his department had made a survey of resident opinion before setting the boundary. At the meeting some further minor changes were made. The new zoning will allow duplexes in some cases and a higher density of student rentals. Four student renters will be allowed in the new zone. In the adjoining zone, which was not changed, single-family residences only are permitted, in which two student sleeping rooms may be rented if there are no cooking facilities. In those units only two students will be permitted. Mr. Howell told members of the neighborhood that the city commissioners have indicated they will support the department with the necessary manpower to enforce the city parking standards, and he said great strides are being made. Commissioner M. Wayne Hillier noted that there has been considerable cooperation from property owners and area residents in enforcing the traffic and off-street parking laws. In another action the city fathers approved rezoning on property recently annexed into the city in the R-l zone. During the annexation process it was not indicated what kind of density would be allowed in the Sherwood Hills development. The commissioners authorized the area east of the new alignment of Indian Hills Drive be zoned R-l-10, meaning that build lots will have to be 10,000 square feet minimum. For the part of the subdivision west of Indian Hills Drive, the density is to be greater, with an R-l-8 zoning, meaning lots can be a minimum 8,000 square feet. Mr. Howell said the reason for this is that the upper, steeper lots should be a little larger, while those on the flat areas can be a little more dense. The Sherwood Hills development is in the extreme northeastern part of the city. In further zoning action, the city fathers adopted an amendment to the city's zoning law to correct a slight problem introduced into the enforcement provisions of the zoning code. As the law was, it conflicted with state law. I THE TILLER JW TINES BEHIND \\ RENT" or BUY ARIENS Using 7 H.P. for a better smoother lawn or garden. (Other models also available H & C RENTALS 159 W. SOON. PROVO 373-0615 Hearing Set on Closing 2 Provo RR Crossings Provo City officials have set a hearing on the proposed closing of two railway crossings at about 600 South at 400 West and 800 West. In return for agreeing to close those two crossing, the railroad company has agreed to place safety signals and gates at the remaining crossings at Second, Fifth, Seventh and Ninth West, Mayor Russell D. Grange reported. The hearing is set for April 24 at 10 a.m. in the regular city commission meeting. Mayor Grange said that the feasibility of providing a second overpass at one of the crossings also will be discussed at the hearing. "If we agree to close the two crossings where there are no funds for safety improvements, we will get full protection on the remaining crossings," Mayor Grange added. He noted that the proposal will be to spend about $300,000 on improvements at the remaining crossings. PLANNING A MOVE? In State? Out of State? Overseas? See ... 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