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't 00wnpour didn stop Citrus Fair Parade the rest of lm'e Saturday that a little top the tradition of the [,'JllUl Fair Parade. of parade entries and =4P was smaller than in past = fb,,lwas a surprising turnout. floats, fire engines, a [t PeL display, Wells Fargo .Jp, uriti double decker bus, , marching units, Army one marching band kept parade spectators entertained. Weather during the 60 minute parade ranged from a steady drizzle to a brief but hopeful blue patch in the eastern sky. Many area dignitaries participated in the 78th annual Citrus Fair Parade. They included Congressman Don Ciausen, state Assemblyman Douglas Bosco, Sonoma County Supervisors Nick Esposti and Brian Kahn, Cloverdale Mayor Jack Domenichelli, Sonoma County Sheriff Roger Mc- Dermott, Cotati Mayor Robert Davis, Sebastopol Mayor Gwen Anderson, and 11 representatives from Cloverdale's sister city of Cloverdale, British Columbia. "We're used to this special kind of treatment," said Ron McKinnon, a member of the Canadian delegation. McKinnon and his wife Bonnie par- ticipated in the 1978 Cioverdale parade. They both expressed surprise over the American reaction of thanks for Canada's role in helping American embassy workers escape from Tehran. During the Citrus Fair Parade, the Cloverdale, B.C., residents were cheered as they rode in a stagecoach and an accompanying car. Rain didn't dampen the enthusiasm of float entries which were led by sweepstakes winner Cloverdale Par- tiers' Association. "Lil' Abner was the tittle of the youths' straw bedded float. A laid back country moonshine theme was used. The winning senior float also had a country theme. "Britt's Bandit's" stole the top honor with a six gun shootout staged around an outhouse and a pretty showgirl. Winner of the junior float category was Cub Scout Pack No. 41. A red World War I German plane belonging to the Red Baron was pitted against Snoopy and his doghouse. High School Bands from Cloverdale, Healdsburg and Fort Bragg weren't able to perform because the downpour would have damaged their expensive instruments. However, the Male Chauvinistic Pig Band of Eureka decided to brave the weather. Their hand-me-down, plastic covered musical instruments didn't seem worse for wear after the parade. Redwood Ramblin' Vans of Ukiah, a faithful parade participant, showed up as usual with an impressive array of customized vans. Regional equestrians were also a mainstay of the parade. They cam- Continued on page 6 California Volume 102 No. 8 Clo veFda le vel"lle tootr q Wednesday, February 20, 1980 1 Section 18 Pages 20 cents City Council: into gond 00ppo ed of available council of apartment complexes. the action after City reported COuntry developer had city about con- the developer was in- apartments in selling them as units. does not have condominium Attorney John could be drafted if it. ordinance could state COnversions will be according to the rate. have people coming we are a small town said Mayor rash of ffeve Congdon said would he harmed reduction in available "With condominiums squeeze all the e are they going ey, Moore pointed out ._":." 'are more viable if ,m built for that". City llqi-ro.m said the lack of tenance of city alleys will be tom- morrow (Feb. 21) at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall. PARKING CHANGE A 24 minute parking limit was ap- proved for two parking spaces in front of the police department. EXECUTIVE SESSION After a 30 minute executive session, the council decided that city planning consultant Ron Dering should not comment on two proposed annexations in the Kelly Road-Hot Springs Road area, Dering told the council in a Feb. 6 letter that be has resigned as a con- suitant for the Alan Furber Family which has applied for annexation of their property west of Highway 101 and north of Kelly Road. Dering accepted that job before he was hired as a city consultant. The city has hired independent Mike Morrison to handle the Furber annexation and an adjoining 135 acre annexaation ap- plication. PROCLAMATION A proclamation was approved declaring Feb. 17-23 as Rotary Club Week. Rotary International is celebrating its 75th year. Cloverdale Rotary Club has been in existence 54 years. SISTER CITY Allocation of up to $50 was approved Ill lillmnm nllmllll Imllmm IllUmE I t.IIII i very suitable for for the purchase of a gift for Clover- dale, British Columbia which is lt8 . Cloverdale's sister city. RINTENDENT Representatives from Cloverdale, ' Ph" local contractor n n who ttended Citnm Fair Ac Chosen Queen of the 78th Annual Citrus Fair was Keri Sibert, Xi Delta Epsilon Her talent presentation in the contest was lEql'rlntendentwill_aS the city'Sof publicfirst tivtt|es," " were gtvc." --Continuedthe gift on page I ! daughter of Mr.16 year one'" junioratdumveraate'Mrs" Chuck Sibert of CloverdaleHigh School was sponsored" Keriby, a aLaay.pantomime of. Photo by Janice"Wuldn't it be Loverly" from My Fair. . De trained by 00blic Tom lh an early retirement. E_il"feelal?beenemplyedbyyears, will retire Diane Doble nominated as delegate --. . Candidate for CSBA 00trcus ana s salary was set at [ " effective March 31. to be transferred to part time bus driving duties was approved. Trustees also approved Jfferson School custodian Linda Liams' request to have her work schedule reduced from full time to part time. carnival to stay over Weather pe!-mitting the circus and carnival will stay over Friday through Sunday starting at 2 p.m. on Frida.y and ending Sunday at 5 p.m. The Cloverdale Merchants' Association will sponsor its carry over stay, according to Mike Pryor, president of the Association. Remaining will be Happy the Clown and the Happytime Circus; Wild's Animals, including the performing elephants and Petting Zoo; three major carnival rides and a number of con- cession stands. 'iGNATIONS ILI tin notice of Phil ,= zanning Commission . eeepted by the council. =  will be sent to Service to the city. It-,uon of waste water ' te,,_ .Werator Steven Amos It -'t'um by the council. TRip PLEDGE tkl.aS approved for the . b gh School Band's  a summer music  - , Austria. The city s tt" from  bed tax fund "m local motel revenue. I-- -"Y -tive .policeman. Rae, a |-' tet at' us married. His I " $1,04 per month. b .AL MEETING on :i 'mnership and main- The Cloverdale School Board has nominated Trustee Diane Doble as a delegate assembly candidate for the California School Boards' Association. Mrs. Doble, who is also president of the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce, will run against other school board candidates for the delegate position representing the Sonoma County region. She was elected to the school board last November. COMPETENCY TE8T8 Trustees approved proposed guidelines for the district competency tests. The tests are given to students in grades eight to 12 to evaluate their grade level knowledge. Students who don't pass the tests will not be allowed to graduate from high school. The competency guidelines also include recommendations for special training for students who fail the tests. This year's junior class will be the first high school class that will be to pass the twelfth grade competency test before graduating. CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE Board members adopted a conflict of interest code prepared by the county counsel's office. The code must now be approved by county supervisors. State law requires school boards to adopt a cede by July 1. Each trustee must complete a form that requires them to list businesses owned in school district boundaries as well as property owned besides a personal residence. DISABILITY INSURANCE Disability insurance coverage for classified employees was approved by the school board. The insurance is offered under terms of the California Unemployment In- surance Code. Employees will pay one percent of their salary for the in- surance. EMPLOYMENT Armando Estrada was hired by the board as a full time custodian. Custodian Richard Cummin's request FACILITY USAGE Trustees approved the use of the high school baseball field from May 1 to July 30 by the Cloverdale-Joe DiMaggio League. SPORTS SCHEDULES Game schedules for varsity baseball and [thall, tennis and tra were approved by the board. INITIATIVE Approval of an initiative proposing a guaranteed state income for Cailffornia schools was deferred. Truestees said the initiative, sub- mitted by the Cupertino School Board, needs tabs rewritten. The board said it will endorse the initiative if it is rewritten. Geyserville schools to have two holidays A minimum school day on March 5 and a full holiday on March 6 has been scheduled for Geyserville Education Park and Primary School by the schoool board. School will end at 11:45 a.m. for primary students and at noon for Education Park students on March 5. District teachers will use the time to attend an assertive discipline wp sponsored by the Santa Rom'.Aty School District. : Methods of using consistent classroom discipline will be explained during the seminar. SCIENCE REPORT Trustees approved a report by the Science Curriculum Committee for grades kindergarten through six which recommends a coordinated curriculum. The district will follow the com- mittee's recommendation of using the modular activities program in published by Houghton-Mifflin Co. The texts and equipment for the program will cost $3,800 for the IM04tl school year. About $600 per year will be spent after that to replace workbeeks and other materials. Students in grades kindergarten to six are currently using about five different types of science textbodm. SCHOOL REPORT Copies of a report made by the &hoo] District Management Assistance Team were received by trustees. Discuuion of the report, which makes recom- mendations on improving areas of school operation, will be at the March 9 meeting. WEATHER STATION Board members okayed teacher Greg Davis' plan to locate a state funded district weather station and science pond between the football field and sewer pond. EMPLOYEES New primary school bilingual teacher Elizabeth Snedden was in- treduced to the board. Superintendent Robert Hileman reported that Bonnie Wong has been hired as a library aide. CPR INSTRUCTION It was announced that places are still available in the cardiopulmonary .resuscitation class that will be at the ffirehotme March 13-14 at 7-10 p.m. Those interested can contact the district office for more information. Continued on page 3 Weather ? DATE HI LOW RAIN: Feb. II 61 39 Feb. 12 65 37 Feb. 13 70 37 Feb. 14 65 43 0.0 Feb. 15 59 49 0.78 Feb. 16 58 49 1.3 1 Feb. 17 57 51 3.0 Rainfall-year to date 38.92