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Hg6 & Sons Book Bndez y , In:, SPrnS ort, M eh, 49284 ANN ROUNSAVALL city councilmen set a tax $100 valuation Mon- Malakoff city tax- in taxes for the third row, position, the city tax enough in the past city fathers to haw financial matters while taxpayers a reduction in city for 1981-82 is projected to be $481,349.00. Of that amount $268,048.00 will be generated through the general fund; $180,551.00 will be for water and sewer services; and $32350.00 will be from revenue sharing. Expenses from the general fund will total $267,981.00; from the water and sewer fund will be $180,597.00; and from revenue sharing $32,750.00 for a total of $481,328.00. evaluation for the district, Included in the new budget will be an is $21,639,591.00, accor- overall 8% raise for city employees; in- manager John Lott. Exem- creased expenses for road oil and utility the city taxpayers total costs; a new police vehicle and 00 leaving a taxable payments to the Henderson County Ap- $20,196,966.00. At the 52 praisal District as required by the property tax revenue legislature. $105,023.88. Total administrative department ex- also approved the budget penses are projected to be $40,706.00 for Total revenue for the the coming year over last year's budget of $42,991.00. Street department expenses are ex- pected to increase by some $5,000 with tment was budgeted at $6,078. The decrease was credited to a reduction in vehicle insurance. the proposed budget due mainly to in- Following payment for bonds the crease in road off costs. Total budget general fund projects a $67 overage for for that department is projected to be the year. $53,822 over last year's total of Water and sewer fund revenues for .$48,404.00. the coming year, based on an ap- Public Health and sanitation expen- proximate 875customers, is expected to ses are projected to be $29,818 while be $180,551. The amount reflects a charges for the county tax appraisal projected increase over last year's service are budgeted at $6,800. budget from $166,745.00. Police Department expenses are budgeted at $88,090.00 for the coming Operating costs are also projected to year, an increase over last year's total increase from $102,352.00 to $116,403.00. of $81,136.00. Lott explained that most One of the major increases in that of the increase would be due to raises, department, Lott said, would be for payroll tax increases and increases in utility charges. Bond payments for the group insurance, water and sewer fund will be $64,194.00 The Fire Department budget will for theyear. decrease for the new fiscal year at a Projected expenditures for the amount of $5,784. Last year the depar- revenue sharing fund are $7,500 for a new police vehicle, $2,500 for the Malakoff Public Library, $20,120 for road oil and $2,630 for a new copying machine for the office. Councilmen also approved payment of bills for July totaling $9,379.07. Lott said that a part of that amount was $2400 for utility costs with the major portion for water pumping charges. Ernest Holland told councilmen that he had received a price quote of $5 per foot for gutter for the residential areas Holland has expressed an interest in securing gutter for residents at an earlier meeting. switch was discovered "We are requesting that residents be conservative with their water usage for a few more days," Julian said, "in or- der to give the tanks time to refill." Julian also told councilmen that the new well recently completed will be in service within the next three weeks. The well, dug to a depth of 380', will pump 140 gallons of water per minute, according to preliminary testing. I,ott told councilmen that two homeowners within the city who had been delinquent on property taxes had paid all taxes in full after a suit had been filed. Mayor Howard Julian reported to councilmen that the city ran out of "It cost them several hundred more water about 11 p.m. Saturday night due dollars in attorney's fees," he told to a kick-off switch on the pumps on the councilmen, "but we plan to continue main well According to Julian the our efforts to recover delinquent tanks were drained before the faulty taxes." PRESS lgal "The Heartbeat Of This Progressive Territory" single copy YEAR, NUMBER 32 Box 509, Malakoff, Texas 75148 489-0531 TtlURSDAY, AUG. 13, [981 Trinidad readies for annual event , i ',8PONDED to a blaze fires were two boats Y Dunacusky) that destroyed the garage of Francis and W.W. Grayson last week at their home. Also and a camper. Two Trinidad firemen were injured while fighting the blaze. I Staff .i The Third Annual Trinity River Jam- boree will kick off in Trinidad Friday afternoon with a cake contest judging at 3 p.m. The Men's Beauty Pageant, where Mondo Renteria will crown his successor for the coming year, will be held at 8 p.m. at the high school auditorium. Saturday, a day filled with activities, will begin early with 7 a.m. registration of the Trinity River Jamboree Trot, a 10 kilometer (6.2 mile) race through the shaded streets of town. The Trot will begin at 8 a.m. At the same time the Country Kitchen will open as will food booths and concessions. At 9 a.m. registration will be under- way for the Texas State Championship Unlimited Class Canoe Race down the Trinity River. Race time is 10:30 a.m. Games for all ages, dunkin booth and bottle throw included, will open at 10 a.m. and remain open for the entire day of activities. A downtown parade will be at 3 p.m. prior to the start of com- petition events at 5 p.m. ' The Super Stars will take to the field at 5 p.m., greased pig contests will begin at 6 p.m. and sack races will be held at 6:30 p.m. New games have been children to enjoy with prizes added this year for the younger in many events. I I Trinity River Jamboree. Calendar of Events FRIDAY, AUGUST 14 Cake Judging Contest 3 p.m. Men's Bevmty Pageant 8 p.m. SATURI)AY, AUGUST 15 RegiNtration open~ for Jamlmree Trot 7 a.m. Country KKitchen opens B a.m. Jamboree Tro! I~.gin~ 8 a.m, Conce~ions & food booths open B a.m. Registration far Canoe Race 9 a.m. Games, l)unkin Booth, Bottle Throw open~ 10 a.m. Jamboree Parade 3 p.m. Super Star~ Events 5 p.m. Greased Pit Conte~t 6 p.m. Sack Race~ 6:30 p.m. Drawinga B p.m. Coronation of Trinity River Queen B p.m. All event, In be held at new city park area ([,,otball fiehl, ba~ebalI field area) awarded Ill II RAMIREZ wet, and Seven which distinctly people wanted for which called for and wine for off- only, passed 337 of Tool is for Tool. In Seven Points, 200 votes were cast to prohibit the sale of all alcoholic happy now that she can sell mixed beverages for several reasons. "Before Saturday, we had the Brown Bag Law which meant that someone could come into my club and drink all he wanted to and we couldn't stop him," she said. "Now that we can sell mixed drinks, we can cut someone off as soon as they start getting drunk and out of hand." The other reason that Ms. Anderson is happy is because Seven Points will now have more revenue. "I hope that since the city will have beverages except mixed beverages, and 44 votes were cast against. The legalization election for the sale of mixed beverages was passed by a vote of 185 to 59. Mayor Clint McCarty of Seven Points was proud of the response the voters gave in this election. "Almost 100 percent of the registered voters turned'out," he said. "I think the response they gave shows that they money to the city, but know of the need for revenue." beer joints or private Reba Anderson, owner of The emphatically. Plowboys Club in Seven Points, is very said that the voter Tool had ever more money," she said, "they will make the club owners clean up around their places." was some 93 voters the last major election MALAKOFF BOOSTER CLUB MEETING AUGUST ~0-- 7:30 P.M. TO ELECT OFFICERS Ms. Anderson estimates that it will cost her approximately $20-30,000 to convert her two bars to handle mixed drinks. According to Leon Cain of the Texas Alcoholic Beverages Commission, a mixed beverage permit will cost $2,000 the first year, $1,500 the second year, $I,000 for the third year and $500 for each year thereafter. The president of the Cedar Creek Lake Chamber of Commerce, Tom Finley, stated, "We took a stand on behalf of the business community and we would like to thank all voters for their response," he said. "We believe this is in the best interest of the com- munity, especially for Seven Points." The Review attempted to get reac- tions from several parties who had previously indicated their hope that the elections not be passed, but no one could be contacted at press time. / : ii:il i around the county arrived in Trinidad early Monday for a the camp were treated to swimming, fishing, games of all kinds, and courses in e Texas Power & Light Youth Camp. Young people attending karate and CPR. { Staff photo by Ann Rounsavail) WEATllER REPORT According to Bro. E.P. Allen, on the 8th of July, we received .10 inches of rain and on the 7th of August, we received .10 of rain. Also on the 9th day of August it was 68 degrees and again on the 10th it was 68 degrees. That is a 8-9 degree dif- ference from what it's been the last six weeks to two months. MEETINGS Malakoff Volunteer Firemen will meet for a training session Monday, Aug. 17, at 7 p.m. at the fire station. Malakoff Masonic Lodge No. 759 Study Club will be hekl Monday, Aug. 17, at thelodge hall in Malakoff. Malakoff Rotarians will meet at noon Tuesday, Aug. 18, at the Harbor House Restaurant for their weekly luncheon. Malakoff Dad's Club will hold their regular meeting Tuesday, Aug. 18, at the club facilities. The I.O.O.F. will hold their regular weekly meeting in Malakokff Tuesday, Aug. 18, at the lodge hall. Malakoff I.S.D. trustees will meet in regular session Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 7 p.m. at the board room in the old elementary school. FOOTBALL IS UNDERWAY The Malakoff Tigers will scrimmage Thursday, Aug. 20, against Elkhart at Elkhart. Games will begin at 5 p.m. The Trinidad Trojans will scrimmage Italy in their first test of the year at Trojan field at 6 p.m Thursday (tonight) Aug. 20. The Cross Roads Bobcats will scrimmage Friday, Aug. 21, against T. K. Gor- man at Tyler. MAGUIRE FAMILY PLANS REUNION The annual reunion for the decendants of the late G. W. Maguire and his wife, Martha, will be held Sunday, Aug. 23, at the Lions Den located on Highway 90 south of Malakoff. J. C. Allen, grandson of the couple, said that all relatives and friends are invited to attend the all-day event. Guests are requested to take a basket lunch. 7th & 8th GRIDDERS TO MEET 7th and 8th graders who will play football at Malakoff Junior High School for the coming season have been asked to meet at the junior high gym on Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 7 p.m. Boys are asked to pick up physical forms at the field house, the junior high school or from Coach Cotton. JAMBOREE CAKE CONTEST SET Three first place ribbons will be awarded in two categories in the Trinidad River Jamboree Cake Contest to be held Friday, Aug. 14, at 3 p.m. at the high school. Cakes will be judged on appearance, texture and taste. No pre-registration is required. The two categories to be judged are "Scratch Cake" (no pre-mix) and "Glorified Mix Cake" (cake mix with extra ingredients added). The top ten cakes will be displayed and auctioned Friday night at the Men's Beauty Pageant intermission. All others will be sold whole, halved or by the piece in the food booth on Saturday at the Jamboree. Masonic Lodge No. 759 of Malakoff is holding its first stated meeting tonight (Thursday), Aug. 13 with the new master for the year. There will be new business, work in FCDegree plus school of instruction Monday, Aug. 17 at 7:30 p.m. o Of FtC[ HOURS The Malakoff News office is open on a regular basis from 9 a,m until 4 p,m. Monday through Friday. For your con- venience, please contact the office during those hours to assure that your news is included, COMMUNITY ANNOUNC[MENTS T0 make sure people are aware of your orpnization's activities, contact the Malakoff News at 489-0531. For an item to appear in the Thursday publication it must be received at the News office by 4 p.m. on the prece~l!ng Monday. OFJU)I.IN[ INFORMATION Deadline for news items, classified ads and display edvertisin8 for the Thursday publication date of the Malakoff News is 4 p.m. the preceeding Monday. For further information contact the News office at 489-0531.