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|Paper||Ogden Valley News|
The Ogden Valley news Page 8 Volume XIV Issue XIII April 1, 2007 Weber County CERT Council Provides Summary of Minutes of Huntsville Town Opportunity for Refresher CERT Training Council Meeting Held February 20, 2007 This training will include a CERT hands on skills refresher exercise that is open to everyone who has completed the basic CERT course, or is in the process of completing the CERT course. Saturday, April 21, 2007 When: Location: Weber High School 430 W. Weber High Drive Pleasant View Registration: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Time: Training: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. No Cost! Fee: The training will be conducted in two parts: Part I - Six modules will be offered in the morning session. Of the 6 courses offered, trainees can choose to attend 4. Training modules available: • Fire Suppression • Head to Toe • Cribbing • Triage • Search & Rescue • Bandaging Following morning classes, there will be a 45 minute lecture on the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS is used by fire and law enforcement officials to manage emergency operations. CERT members are part of the operation’s function, and receive directions from those officials. Part II - The afternoon session will give everyone a chance to be part of a Mock Disaster so they can try out their skills! Additional Information Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to Tammy Folkman by April 17 at firstname.lastname@example.org or 7786686; or Darla Weston at 745-2365. Please remember to bring any CERT gear you may have. Please make an effort to attend this training. Sometimes we think we’re too busy and that “someone else” will sign up and attend; actually, then “no one” shows up to participate! Please mark April 21 on your calendar! Ogden Valley CERT would like to thank Valley Elementary principal Tommy Lee for the use of the school for our local mock disaster. Also, Terry Hancock from Valley Market for donating food and supplies. We appreciate our community support. – PUBLIC NOTICE – Baseball, Soccer, Football, Lacrosse, & all other team sports participants, Eden Park is now scheduling the fields for these sports & all practice times for the summer season. Please call Eden Park Sports Chairman Dave Beckert at 745-0523 to reserve Eden Park fields. Program in conjunction with the town • The Council approved a motion to residents and the Weber County Sheriff’s increase the water system connection Office. fee to $7,000 for outside of town • The Council passed a motion to set a connections. special meeting with the Town Council, • The Council approved a motion to Lonnie Bailey, John Lowe, and other appoint Jack R. Cox to another term as interested parties to negotiate an Planning Commission Member. Jack agreement, concerning a water line issue. has served on this board since 1994, and he provides continuity for the board. • The Council passed a motion to have the Note: This is only a representation of the Town work with Weber State University highlights or action items from the Town Council with the goal of creating a survey to Meeting. It is not a detailed copy. Other items glean input from the town residents, on were discussed but not included in this summary. a variety of issues effecting the growth To get a complete copy of the approved minutes, please contact the Town Clerk at 745-3420. and outcome of the town. • The Council passed a motion to Minutes also posted at <huntsvilletown.com web site> Minutes were approved March 6, 2007. implement the Neighborhood Watch SCHOOL BOARD cont. from page 1 legacy and help address future challenges degree from the University of Utah. He so that all children within the district can and his wife Kathy have lived in Ogden reach their potential.” Within the Weber School District, there Valley for most of their lives. are 29 elementary, 9 junior high, and 6 Froerer states that he is looking forsenior high schools serving a total of about ward to serving as a Weber School Board 30,000 students and 3,000 employees. The member. “Education has been a sigSchool Board is the governing body for the nificant blessing to me and to my famentire District, and responsible for a budget ily. Seven of our eight children graduof about 150 million dollars. ated from Weber High.” Their youngest Outgoing board member Cheryl Ferrin graduated from high school in Montreal states, “The thing I’ve enjoyed most about Canada while Froerer was fulfilling a serving on the school board is visiting on church assignment. “Being exposed to an the ground in our schools, and seeing first educational environment with our chilhand the good things that have come to dren over the past several years, I’ve light as a result of the many hours board seen the value of their education and how it has benefited them. In our fam- members spend behind the scenes attendily alone, we have 13 post high school ing meetings, developing policies, and degrees; the Weber School District has working with the Utah legislature. There served our family well. Now I am at a is a lot of rigorous work involved on the time in my life where I feel like I can give nuts and bolts business end of the job, something back to the system that has such as dealing with boundary changes given so much to our family. Looking at and the management of budgets. But the Weber School District’s current pro- when you can visit with students within grams, diversity, and challenges, I have the district and see the positive things been impressed with the work the board that are happening, it makes the more is currently doing. I want to preserve this tedious work all worth it. OPEN BURN cont. from page 1 personal liability due to damages should the fire escape control. Permits are issued for agricultural type products and growing vegetation only and include the following: burning of weed growth along ditch banks incident to clearing for irrigation purposes; burning of weeds and brush along fence lines; stubble; leaves; and prunings from trees, bushes, and plants. Permits may not be issued for burning trash, garbage, waste, lumber, tires, or oil based products. For additional information, contact Weber Fire District Fire Marshal Ted Black at 782-3580.