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12 The Sun, Wednesday, July 17, 1991 July 4th raffle winners lisM New bills overhaul schools wm winners have been announced. Susan Swint of McMinn Becky Hale of Willamina won the the baby quilt. Corky Hoff. bowl and pitcher t, and Augic Bob Eddy, both of Willami By George Robertson 5's property tax limits a "major different sizes of communities in the Vrownfcltcr of Willamina won the won a cord of wood. 1 Editor, The Sun accomplishment" of the session, slate and the economics of recy- The Oregon Legislature approved State legislators have come under cling. He praised legislators for sharp criticism by The Oregonian resolving the field burning issue, two major educational bills this past and some other state media for approving a new forest practices act, session that will overhaul both the failing to resolve the state's revenue oil spill legislation and a fund to pay Defense way students learn and how public picture, Brenneman noted. That crit- for the cost of underground gasoline schools are financed, according to icism is undeserved, he said, point- tanks. He opposed a new air quality Against Sen. John Brenneman, R-Newport. ing out that lawmakers adopted a bill that will require a $3 per cord of The educational reform bill will two-year state budget that is up $! wood fee and impose other fccs AUtO Th| increase the number of school days billion and includes $600 million based on the age of vehicles. per year, and the finance measure more for public schools. Redistricting: All plans he has -.. I will mean more slate money will seen will keep the West Valley in 1  flow into districts like Sheridan and The legislators also decided to Senate District 2, the seat now held Willamina, he said. spend $200 million in so-called by Brenneman. "It will make the kids more "kicker" taxes rather than return Special session: He predicted competitive worldwide," Brenne- them to taxpayers, he added. That there will be one or two special Transmission Coolers man told the July 11 West Valley measure was wrapped around a bill sessions next year to iron out long- Chamber of Commerce forum, programst°Savepr°p°sedcutsinneededlike Mid-Valley Nursery's term financing in light of Measurc5. Sen. JohnBrenneman $219e $2699 $ 0o0tl The education reform measure, jobs program and benefits to Ix)or added, favor a sales tax to make up #5451 #5452 first propped by veteran slate law- senior citizens and that's why, he Brenneman said he sent a Page 1 for the loss of state revenues "but 14,000 GVC 18,000 GVC 22 maker Vera Katz, will lengthen the said, he supported the bill. news story from The Sun to all for the average citizens the support school year and make other changes Defending his position on delay- legislators during the last session to isn't them." See our Summer Coupon Book for many in the way public schools operate, ing tax bills to reduce Measure 5's show how upset people are about Running for Congress?: Brcnnc- he noted. The bill will increase the impact, Brenneman said legislators taxes. The story, with accompanying man said that while he has been O YNAMITE cost of public education in Oregon, need to seek public comments on photograph, detailed the complaints mentioned as a possible candidate Sale ends July 21, 1991 Brenneman added, but the money various tax proposals fkst. He of a Willamina homeowner about for the U.S. House scat held by Les should be available, pointed out the state's economic property taxes. AuCoin he hasn't decided if he will CAPS Some educators, he noted, are forecast in May predicted an addi- "I sent that to all the state legisla- run. "I'm giving it some mild afraid of some of the proposed tional $200 million in taxes thanks tars with a note that told them we consideration," he said. He cxpccLs SHERIDAN changes or think the school districts to growth and a relatively strong won't get tax reform until the peoplc to make a decision later this fall 245 S, Bridge Str( cannot afford to do them. "I don't economy, see we are doing a good job," he after the boundaries for the Con- 843-4486 believe that," he added. Because of that prediction, he said. gressional seals are decided by the Brenneman called the school noted, the state's lawmakers didn't Community leaders, Brenneman federal courts. finance measure "the most fair need to vote on earlier proposals to formula" he has ever seen to pay for delay pay raises for state employees. :iii::ii :::::ii::: :. ::/ i:i: .i:::::::: .:::ii::i. public schools. Larger school dis- In other matters: .... ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: -.:::::,;:::::i::ii;i::::,: ...................................................................................................... tricts, in general, will be turning State audit: He wants the state to ::::!:i:::,;:. ....................................... .................. ........... :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::/ ..................... ':::::::' .:??::" ":'::?: ?::::' "::3;: /:::' "::; : :iii:: '::i:;: .ill::" "':::!i: .:." over some of their slate funds to hire a national accounting firm to ........ ; .......... : :;ii;  ...... • ....... ' ................................ ................... smaller and generally cash-poor dis- conduct a full-scale audit of state tricts, agencies, lnArizona, a similar audit TUGLE HEVROL Some Yamhill County school dis- saved that state $250 million. ::: ::i: :: :: tricts, Brenneman said, will receive Gov. Barbara Roberts, however, is 30 percent more state funding under taking a different approach-- . the bill. creating a task force to look into Brenneman gave the 1991 Legis- government waste. Brenneman said .:!i!!iii: .......... :i::i: :::.-:: .::,::iii: ..i::::: .ii. lature high marks, the task force may be blocked from .............. :i::: ............. ' .................. ...... :; :::ii:: ::!iiiiii::::.:: ................... ::: "This was my fourth session and obtaining all pertinent information .....  .......... :::::::*::: . ......... by far the best session I have worked from stale agencies. ..... in," said Brenneman, who served as Environmental laws: He ranked the Republican party's leader in the the session as the "best in a Senate. decade" for approving envimnmen- .::: He called the decision not to ask tal laws. Specifically, he said the ..................... voters to support a sales tax or new recycling laws handle concerns .......... ,, ::iiii:::%ii::. /i:.::: :: : another tax to make up for Measure of the public but also recognize the .:: i! .... iii !ii!:: iii:': In Sheridan .......... ........ ' Wastewater spray ,,,, GEe Metro ts hearing topic LSIConvertible '°,, ,,;: What kind of a wastewater spray nary estimate of $300,000 for the - 3; irrigation system should the City of system was revised upward after the . At )/aCi Sheridan use to pump treated sew- farmers refused to purchase the 1.0 IbM ra˘lial age onto farmland near the sewer spray equipment. The system, Peet en e lagoons?, said, will be operated on center  '173 That question will be considered pivots to cover 80-acre circles. rl at a public hearing at 7 p.m. Man- Walt Gowell, city attorney, has day, Aug. 5, in the library confer- recommended the pivot-style spray , enceroom, equipment, noting that the city N__ . The city is seeking a state loan for could move it to another site if one I $390,000 to purchase the system of the farmers in the city's original which will be used by farmers and agreement goes bankrupt. 1991 GEO Storm 1991 GEO Storm also to repair iLs sewage pump Councilman Ted Aaron, however, 2+2 Sport Coupe station. In return for providing 160 has questioned Gowcll's reasoning. Bright red. Gray cloth int., bucket seats. 2+2 Sport Cou acres of land for the spray system, At the July 3 city council meeting, .s L SOHC L4 12-valve MPFI engine. 5 spd., PS, PB, tinted glass, AM/FM stereo farmers will receive the wastewater Aaron said it might be better to use radlo/cas=., digital clock, steel belted radials for free and use it to grow non- a less expensive system if the city is Slk.# P-151 ,-- .... - ..... " edible crops, required to sign a 20-year contract .li' " liil' The state Department of Environ- with the farmers. The other system, $8 9'5 00 menial Quality has already author- he said, could save the city about ized the loan. The city is required $100,000.  Includes Factory Incentives under state law to stop dumping Councilman Russ Lambert asked   k wastcwater into the South Yamhill Pcet at the July 3 meeting to find out # I River during the summer months from Goweii if the less expensive when the river is low. system would meet state regulations 1991 G EO Storm 2 to Bruce Peet, city manager, told the and still satisfy his concerns about city council in May that a prelimi- being able to move it to another site. Hatchback choose from Sheriff offers '10,97500 driving safety tips "A safe driver is a smart driver," • Always signal your intentions 1991 GEO Prizm Sheriff Lee Vasquez of Yamhill with your brake lights, turn signals, 1991 GEO Prizm 4-Door County recently stated. "And it's hem and/or headlights so that other Notchback sedan Notchback Sedan MF| L4 engine. 5 =pd., PS, PB J really simple to be a smart driver by drivers will see you well before you 1.6RedL w/grsy clom ...... ,m., mar & side  ......... reminding yourself of the safety change coursc, window de|ogger, full wheel covers. rules and laws in operating a motor • Driw, rs. should always "'aim Stereo AMIFM radio/cat=., digital dock ,I vehicle." high" in steering. That is, you StkP-=04 The sheriff reminds all Y, hill should glance frequendy at points "--- ====='100 County residents to follow these well ahead of you. Not only will this qk Include= $1,250 safety tips: help your steering, but it will also Factory Incentivee OR ... ask 9% • Always shift your attention help you check the position of about • APR Financing on GEO Prizm in lieu of $1,250 Factory every few seconds constandy scan- vehicles in front of you as well as ning the mad ahead and behind you. on-coming ones. Never blankly stare ahead nor f'ut • Never foUow too close. Remem- TU( LE ...... !!!iiii!iiiiii your gaze on one point on the road. bey that, as your speed increases, it .... :::::iiiiiii iiiii!ii i:::: ........................ ::!iiii ....................  ........ ::::iiiiiiii iiiiiii!i ...... • When passing an automobile, takes you substantially longer to ::iiiiiiiiiii::iii::ii! :::: ...... :::::::::::::::::::::: :i::i: :?:i:i:!:i:. ':':': :':':+:':':' always glance at the ground beside stop. Also remember that it's good ....................... ' ............................................... the front wheel of the car you intend to have an extra cushion of space in to pass. You will know instantly if front of you if you're being tail- the car is about to you gated, or on a slippery road, or in EVR00 L P- I an extra few seconds to respond, low visibility conditions. • You should pull out into the "Lastly, I would remind all opposite lane of traffic when pass- motorists to practice the Golden ing while you are still well behind Rule when driving. Be courteous 25 1 S, Bridge Street Sheridan the car in front. This should give and tolerant of other drivers. Please ., • ' you some time and space to build up don't get angry with bad drivers or Z1."-9. 1 9 speed and, yet, will enable you to reckless ones---just get out of their €'-"1"  ak.. v / 4,,. pull backintoyourownlaneshould way," Sheriff Vasquezsaidinclos- "'It's No Struggle To Deal With the need arise. Never cut abruptly ing, "Let's make this summer a safe out of your lane into the opposite one on the muds in YamhiU lane when passing. County,"