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1 the plant has been Various employee now feel than he pointed out. We listen and together. A new ;tics Philosophy next to the in the entrance have made trips tee how the team The injection employs 150 and is that could and more said he could how many new will be, but said is definitely in a year, a 50 x 200 Was constructed on the rant. Future warehouse paint line. A new lighting are Plastics is Plastics added service. that line will bring and the firm has alUch additional 14-acre site at the 20 injection with room for contracts are signed. plastic units for Maytag. The also deer lures, home refreshers, and from recycled raake special plastic for is our said. Roszell, Indianola and is a University of Iowa. wife Kelly live in their three children: and Hilary, 2. is a native of than 29 years plastics industry. Plastronic, Inc., in after high school Worked for both blow molding in Iowa and Ohio Victor Plastics in manager. setting up of plant. 'g, and but is a home in the Bonnie, have 1 ," he told the |red him that his active and would the question of examined. if the city five years and the city has has it not been is taking time to City code, not just in, as has "Also," she all the time to reflect those CUrrent projects, COuncil the sewer The new roof Ver, may not meeting time, houses or notice of e asked for does not bode he said. be opened at Hazel Benson run to her the city does to residences g $125 to Allen water heater to have streets Monday at 6 a.m. of Max Weidlein to businesses to building qUtion 93-24, signed by to errors in teat park house will be on is too from Ival by did this Fire safety inspection Inspector Paul Tinder, left, of the State Fire Marshal's office conducted an inspection of all Mid-Prairie buildings last month checking off items originally cited in a regular inspection in May. With Tinder during the inspection at Mid-Prairie Junior ttigh School are, from left, Richard Durst, transportation director and building and grounds supervisor, Tom t[obbs, custodian at the junior high, and David Kempf, assistant buildings and grounds supervisor. He went on to detail that he believes it is necessaty to have an oM-PFire Safety individual trained in OSHA continued from page 1 requirments, as well as have other technical knowledge. Lewis said that New doors have been ordered for the he has had some OSHA training. He facility, also said that the storage problems Inspector Paul Tinder also cited the could be solved by having a central school for "housekeeping problems," storage location. which stemmed from storage of Asked when he would have a materials in cardboard boxes in report from the reinspection, Tinder classrooms especially one science indicated it would be approximately class, three weeks. He said that many of Lewis, who said his interested is the problems encountered are not strictly as a "concerned taxpayer," unusual, and, while at the junior expressed doubts about some of the high, found a new one involving areas yet, stating that the district ventilation for the boiler. However, needs more storage areas, the problem was repaired the same Lewis added that "in my opinion day Tinder was there. they have some more work to do," The district has a building and referring specifically to the junior grounds superviser, Richard Durst, who is also the transportation high school. Lewis, who showed up for director, as well as an assistant Tinder's reinspection September 23, supervisor, David Kempf. said that the district "needs to hire a Lewis, however, said that the building and grounds supervisor." buildings and grounds position and He stressed that it should be a full- the transportation director should be time position and saw it as one that "totally separate." "would not be a high cost priority," tte added that the buildings and estimating that it would range from grounds post need not be an eight- $18,000 to $24,000 in salary, hour a day one, either. at hops onto the stage gton Theater classic and Pultizer create a social life (and find marriage An Prize winning play, Harvey, returns prospects) for her daughter, Myrtle to the Washington Community Mac. Of course, tiarvey has other Theater Stage Thursday, Friday, ideas. Saturday, October 7-9. Curtain is 8 First performed in Washington in p.m. 1957, the new production has a The three-act comedy details the number of innovations, not least of story of Elwood P. Dowd and his tall, which is a far from traditionally done long-eared pal, Harvey, as Elwood's set. Directors Jerome Hoxton and sister, Veta, tries to find a way to Tom Dawson also have upped the eliminate Harvey from their lives. 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Model Open Daily Wildwood Builders Kalona, Iowa Emil & Erma Ropp Phone 656-2001 - 656-3099 Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students, and may be obtaind at the box office Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 653-5175 or write to P.O. Box 347, Washington. Iowa. THE KALONA NEWS. 'l ursday, October 7, 1993 - Page 11 Kalona Council continued from page 1 Highway i intersection on a temtx)rary solution basis. Brenneman noted thai the developers are going It be looking to the council about how serious Ihey are about development. He suggested that TIF (Tax Increment Financing) could be used to help pay for the ~wer mains. Storm Sewer The council voted 4-0 (councihnan J. D. Boyd was abmnt) for a resolution accepting the 1992 storm sewer project with a final cost of $158,249.45. This followed approval of a change order of $5,100 decrease because of deletion of fence along the Kalona Sales Barn from the project. City manager Council members agreed they were preceding in the right direction in considering employment of a city manager, but a more detailed job description needs to bc developed before seeking applicants. Mayor Pro tern Miller suggested thai the city couldn't affi~rd not to hire a city administrator. He noted thai hc had suggested a city manager nine years ago, but that idea was rejected at that time. However, recently he has received public support, especially "'considering everything the city has going for it." Gustafson said the Iowa City administrator offered to give Kalona assistance in setting up a city manager form of government. Trlax The council voted 4-0 to request a representative Triax Cablevision to attend council to discuss the cablevision l~anchise, up for renewal in 1995. Council members indicated they would use the meeting to present Triax with some concerns about problems not being adequately handled. Jerry Kaufman, who made end" cable subscribers get with the Triax Cable Dept. Omar Ropp expressed concern about failure to ,,at cable hooked up, although the cable line was only a few hundred feet away. Other action In other action, the Kalona council: approved 3% wage hikes for part time supervisors in the recreation/community center. asked Kevin Bruegge to get quotes from Berg Lawn Care and Iowa City Landscaping in addition to Freel for spraying the city park, Jaycee Park and the cemetery. referred to buildings and grounds committee a suggestion by Bruegge that the city accept a quote from Home Gas to replace furnace for city clerk's office/council chambers with says thank you Owners of Farmers Supply and Sales, Inc., Emie and Ardith Ropp (center and fight) greet Perry Bontrager, one of approximately 1,300 guests at an appreciation dinner held Friday, October 1. The John Deere Corporation and the Farmers Supply employees Ix~th pre~nted plaques to Ernie for his 40 years of service. an Amana high efficiency furnace at Jarvis. but cxprc.~sed no complaints. a cost of $2,700. The furnace will *authorized printing of new have a 10 year parts and labor Rccrealion brochurc. by Kalona guarantee. Bruegge noted it would Graphics at a cost of $309.59. cost about $500 to a $1,000 to repair *approved purchase of oulsidc the present furnace which isn't water meter readers h~r the 51 lots in working. Future furnace Yoder Mobile home Trailer Parka| a replacements would cost about cost of $14 each. Yodcr is to pay for $2,100. the water meters and installation. *heard a report from city *discussed problems about water superintendent Dave Yoder that the main break at Olh and Avenue A. water tower was cleaned. Yoder said he thought the problem *accepted the annual city financial report as published in the Sept. 30 issue of the Kalona News. There is nobody whom fortune was unstable (quicksand) soil, not does not visit at le~tst once. But if truck traffic causing the problem, he is not ready to receive it, it *approved cemetery deeds for enters by the dx)r goes out by Robert K. and Elvira Ycxler. the window. *had a visit from Sheriff Yale -Montesquieu SHARPLESS ANTIQUE/FLEA MARKET This Sunday, October 10, 8:00-4:00 On 1-80 at Hoover Hwy. Exit 249, Iowa City, Iowa Space Available Admission $1.50 Early Birds $5 351-8888 HOUSEHOLD AUCTION Located at Duwa Auction Building, 1 1/2 miles West of We|lman, IA on ltighway 22, Thursday evening. October 7. 1993 starting at 5:30 p,m. Household: Hide a bed (like new), Sylvania color "IN, 3 pc. bedroom ~t with double bed; Shop & Lawn: 8" Black & Decker table saw, 16' aluminum extension ladder, electric weedeater; & much, much more. Duwa' Auction Service Auctioneers: Dwight Duwa Clerk: Bohr Clerking Harold Bohr Terns: Cash Lunch by Country Cookin' Not responsible in case of accidents or theft. As I am in the Nursing tlome, I will sell at Auction the following located 2125 F Street - comer of 2nd Ave. & F Street - 1 Blk. north of Muscatine Ave. - 5 Blk. northwest of Southeast Jr. liigh School - Iowa City, Iowa Saturday, October 9, 1993 - Sale Starts at 9:30 a.m. 1992 BUICK REGAL 1500 MILES - FULL SHOP OF WOODWORKING EQUIP. - FURNrI'URE - ANTIQUES - TOOLS - MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS (In Case of Rain Sale will be held in tent) 1992 BUICK REGAL AUTOMOBILE Life Style exerciser; Over Step exerciser; 1938 Model 1992 Buick Regal 4 Door Automobile with only 1500 Daizy Red Ryder Air Rifle; Sears 10 Speed gids bicycle. miles, power doors & windows, tape deck, all fully GARAGE ITEMS equipped, (color red), like new (automobile will be Snapper lawn mower with Power Drive; Tore Power sold at 12:00 sharp.) snow blower; 24' aluminum extension ladder; The FURNITURE - HOUSEHOLD ITEMS Club Stop auto alarm; Donkey & Cart lawn ornament; Westinghouse 30" stove; General Electric Power Booster battery charger 12 volt; Red Devil Refrigerator with deep freeze on top like new; Speed lawn spreader; varmit trap; Charmglow Gas barbeque Queen washer & dryer like new; Coldspot chest type with Gas tank; saw horses; lawn lounge chair; 20" deep freeze; chrone drop leaf table & 4 chairs; elec fan; steel posts; sprayer; aluminum windmill; Amana radarange; Duncan phyhe drop leaf table with pump; step ladder; garbage can & other items. 4 chairs; china closet corner style 2 glass doors & WOOD WORKING EQUIPMENT (LARGE AMOUNT) drawers; RCA television set large size; Signature PERFECT CONDITION humidifier; 2 full size beds complete with large Wards Powercraft drill press Heavy Duty foot control dressers & mirrors; hide a bed; 3 seated sofa; writing Serial 05FD2454 -- 20,000 RPM with attachments: desk & chair; Kenmore electric sewing machine with Shopsmith & Jig Saw Disc Sander route shape drum cabinet; Brown Lazy Boy rocker rec; Dirt Devil sander saw joint W 3' length turning lathe with all sweeper small size; recliner rocking chair; 2 swivel attachments; Powercraft 84FD2306B Model No. Band chairs; throw pillows; floor lamp; 2 end tables; AT&T Saw; Shopsmith Model 10E Serial No. 12706 Press answering machine; Realistic scanner; step stool; Drill lathe & combination; Foster line 13" thickness Elec & manual typewriters; filing cabinet; 5 suitcases; Power Planer; Shopmaster 6" power planer; Darra steel cabinet; 3 cameras; Roy Rogers camera; 2 sets James grinder on stand; Toolcraft air compressor & encyclopedias books; & other books; Webstershose; set of 20 practical handyman encyclopedia; dictionary; lamps; pictures; 2 sets dishes; 2 sets of wood working books; 24 x 28 stand 8 drawers & door; silverware; metal table; portable mixer; elec knife; steel cabinet with lock; 6 ft. long 27" woodworking elec Sunbeam mixer; 2 elec toaster ovens; & many bench with 3 drawers real good; 2 elec drills: shop more clean itemsfrom home. vac; clamps; 7 hand saws; chisels & files; wood ANTIQUES clamps from 2 to 6; corner clamps; grass trimmer; Solid Walnut hand made upright clock; Dining room sledge hammer; 2 axes; 4 ft. level; round paint buffet solid Walnut 5 ft. long - 20" wide - 40" high with shovel; potato fork; tamper; saw horses; 20" elec fan; back 4 drawer 2 door; buck saw; Cast Iron frying pan; chisels; wood chisels; leg vise; mandrel draw knife; dishes; flower rings; hand made lamp; book rack; hand power sander; squares; levels; clippers; 2 hand flower basket; what knot; barometer & other Walnut drills; shingle hatchet; monkey wrench; old solder hand made items, ladle; blow torch; elec air blower; squirrel cage fans; PLANT All above equipment like new & more items not listed. Very large Diessenbachia Plant 5 ft. tall & very wide. WALNUT LUMBER 2 EXERCISER'S - RIFLE - BICYCLE 9 pieces Walnut Lumber 8' long, 8" wide & other pieces. Miscellaneous items like new. NOTE: Time, Date & Location. LUNCH: Country Cooldn' Wagon Sale Will Be Sold By Number System TERMS: Cash CLERKS: Dreker & Nisly Not Responsible in Case of Accident LYLE DONOHOE, Auctioneer, Iowa City, Phone 319.338-8401 CHESTER MILLER, Auctioneer, Kalon=, Phone 319-656-2539 RENO M. ZWlCKI, Owner of=ale take