|Paper||Beaver County Monitor|
|Rights||In Copyright (InC)|
|Rights Holder||Alice Smith|
|Publisher||Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah|
|Paper||Beaver County Monitor|
Utah Press Association 5005 307 West 300 South, Suite 84101-121- 2 Salt Lake City UT P.O. Box 224 Milford, UT 84751 Standard Rata U S. Postage Paid Mrffbfd.UT. 84751 Perm No. 15 mm n JULY 10, 1997 P. O. Box 224 of July "Home Town Spirit" 4ifcli X 7e fAewe or ie 4 y7oa, " We "re Expiring Milford, Utah 84751 Speed Limit Richard Rollins The speed limit was officially raised from 55 mph to 65 mph on selected areas of highway in late May. Signs to that effect will be posted Scott within two weeks. District Cedar City Munson, maintenance supervisor, said the signs have arrived and are in the district. "We had a hard the time signs getting manufactured. Then we had to wait for the public safety people to tell us where to put them," he explained. Speed changes affect Hwy 257 between Milford and Delta, Hwy 21 from Garrison to Milford, Hwy 130 from Enoch to Minersville, SR 18 from St. George to Enterprise and SR 6 from Delta to the Nevada line. Speed brakes will be posted to slow traffic near towns. Appointed Commissioner With Home Town Spirit " ft f (?1,ittl Wayne Wiseman, Jr., U.P.E.C. helps Dalton Whitney get prepared for a soaking at the July 4th festivities. Union Club Pacific Employees sponsored the day's activities. More photos on page 2. Week in Review The second place prize was awarded to the float submitted by Circle Four Farms and Plane Crash: A small aircraft crashed about two miles east of the Milford airport The Wednesday morning. was to pilot transported Milford hospital, and is believed to have suffered only minor injuries. Additional details were not available at press time. Little League Tournament: 2 Milford play the winner 11-1- -- , i .V- Ik NationalCedar All-sta- rs will of the Cedar American game at 3:00 P.M. Saturday. Also at 3:00 P.M., the will play the winner of the EnochCedar National game. Games will be at the sports complex in Cedar City. Circle Four Feed Mill: Beaver County Clerk, Paul Barton, says 1997 Milford City property tax levy stands at roughly $72,000. 1996 Levy was about $56,000. Revenue increased by approximately $16,000 for all real property in the city slightly less than the $50,000 which was reportedly the increase anticipated from the feed mill alone. Personal 9-- 10 All-sta- rs In 1 J , v 1 o S2. "Working Together Makes Home Town Spirit" was the theme for the I st and 2nd Ward Young Women's Float. Their entry received a 3rd place award, and riders on this float were Monica Wright representing a school teacher, Destri Jimenez an EMT, Macey Willden a Farmer, Lynette Barnes a Lifeguard and Brooke Holm as a Railroader. Dennis and Maxine Cox pulled the float for the girls. N,,. ;l ... Commissioners Ross Marshall and Chad Johnson, having the final say, chose Rollins from the list of three names submitted by the Republican Central Committee to replace Commissioner Gary Sullivan. Sullivan resigned because of a health problem. Rollins is a businessman and lifetime resident of Milford. In addition to the fleet of trucks hauling feed from the Circle Four Feedmill to the farm sites, he owns and operates Rollins Machine, Inc. Rollins is also a partner in Advanced Development with Ron Wunderlich, Mark Whitney, and Lary Carter. Br Circle Four Feedmill. Bob Thieme pulled the float and the children riding it were; Austin Thieme, Jared Sherwood, Trista Bridge, Shane Bosh, Amanda Bosh, Taylor Sherwood, Guthrie Campeau, Tanya Campeau and Trevor Campeau all depicting various occupations in the Milford Valley. ax i Paul Barton (left), County Clerk, affixes his signature Rollins (right) affirmed that he would uphold the Richard after duties of office as a Beaver County Commissioner. was ridden by Zachary & Shelby Brinkman. The Fourth of July Parade was one of the best ever, being enjoyed by Milford residents and many others visiting and coming home for class and family reunions. There were float entries from various businesses and organizations in town. The above float, created by the ESA Sorority was judged to be the First Place entry. The float was pulled by ESA Vice President Lori Schow and her husband Alan. ' VOL. VII NO. 28 property (machinery) associated with the feed mill will be assessed separately, raising the figure somewhat. Indigent Defense Fund: Beaver County has, to this point, been able to avoid and extreme prosecution defense expense. With the and new county prison 200' responsibility for nearly inmates, expenses are likely to increase. Senate Bill 74 to the rescue! The bill, which went into effect July 1st., created two indigent defense trust funds to assist counties in funding major cases. At least 5 counties must agree to pay into the fund before August 1st. During a special meeting July 11 at 2:30 P.M., the county will adopt a resolution to opt into the Capital Defense fund only. Cost for the first Cost is year is $22,500. 0.000050 of the county's taxable value, but is subject to increase if the fund is expended. 1 A Truth-In-Taxati- hearing to explain the expense is not necessary if the general fund is dropped by that same amount. Tax Rate: Proposed general purpose property tax rate for 1997 is 0.002112. Adding a pittance for the libraries, health and collection levy brings the portion up to 0.002636. (Anticipated general property taxes are $617,400. ) Sales Tax: If 75 of the state's population opts for the sales tax proposed .0025 increase, the county expects to collect about $150,000. Otherwise, the sales tax will bring in slightly less than county's $100,000, according to current The tax will estimates. increase from .07 to .0725 in Beaver City and from .06 to .0625 in the rest of the county. The amount collected will then be reduced from the property tax levy. is Construction Roads: expected to begin within two to three weeks on the feed mill road. The new road will access Hwy 21 about 1,300 feet south of the present Pass Road. A small portion of the current Pass Road will be abandoned to create a cul de sac, discouraging through traffic but allowing access of Hwy 21 for property owners. Commissioners discussed that right of way for the new road and turn lanes is still being negotiated among Circle Four Farms, Advanced Development and the county. Circle Four may aquire the right of way directly from Advanced Development and contribute it as part of their in kind payment, or the county the land may purchase for the right of way. necessary In His Hands: It's Sunday, June 6th, nine Elders of the Immanuel Fraternity Foundation, of Preparation met in solemn assembly, to cleanse their feet in pure (spring) water and bear testimony of their Beaver grievance against their Father in to County heaven. Citing D & C Section 101:76-9- 3 as their spiritual reference, they pursued their case all the way to President Clinton. Having received no satisfaction, they have now turned it over to God.