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Wednesday, November 19, 1980 - Page 19 ler warns of ng firewood approach of the_ .lri'ce of I$2)a cord is more im- for buyers of wood sales to Gene hts and of Sonoma his office received a ' 'We proven shor- into court. recent what constitutes the proper and legal measure to e used involved in many cases," said Bologna ..... State law requires firewood sales to be measured by one method only; the "Cord" defined as 128 cubic feet in volume. It is not legal to sell by the "tier." A "tier" identifies a stack four feet high and - eight feet long, cut to a customer's specified length. Such sales must be con- verted to cord measure or it's fraction. enforcement "Some popular size- we sales," he continued, "are a A legitimate tier of 12-inch cut wood (by both totalling 32 cubic feet (one- dealer) of quarter Cord) : A tier.f24- inch cut wood nsunfly for fweplaces totalling 64 cubic feet (one-half cord), l&inch cut 'tiers' are three-eights cord. All these are illegal me&sure*." It is also important to remember, according to the Sealer, that the buyer must receive a voucher certifying the amount sold (in terms of cord or fraction of a cord) the name and address of the seller and date sold. "Occasionally, buyers register complaints of shortages but are unable to tell us who sold them the wood. In theae cases we are unabele to investigate a legitimate complaint," said Bologna. All firewood buyers should know exactly what they're buying. They should insist on "cord measure" and obtain the required sales tag. ""Floaters" are in and out of the wood business before they can be stopped from selling short measures (deliberately or otherwise). The float,/', cast an unfair reflection on legitimate, honest wood dealers, so be wary of bargain prices and or offers to seal firewood without stating cord measure. "If your purchase is doubtful ," concluded Bologna, "call Weight and Measures at 527-2548 at once, so we can assist you." nd Jury page I should contact the The em- Cloverdale Hospital Board. by Local POLICE CAR Purchase of a 1980 Dodge St. Regis police car from the California Highway Patrol was okayed. Cost of the car will be either $7,091 or $7,516 depending on whether the state Board of Equalization decides to levy the 6 percent tax on the sale of the cars. embers ap- an annual dinner on Estimated band will come bed tax and annual matter, city volunteer have their ham is in because there volunteel's," ngdon. in their services PLANNING REPRESENTATIVE The Council requested that the. planning com- mission appoint a representative to attend all city council meetings. They said this would result in better communication between the council and the commission. PUBLIC HEARING A pubic hearing was scheduled for I)eemtr 9 at 8 p.m. on proposed adoption of new codes for building, fire, plumbling and mechanical work. INSPECTION FEES The second reading and adoption was okayed for an ordinance amendment' that will allow food permit fees to be increased by resolution. Previously the entire ordinance had to be amended in order to in- crease fees for all com- mercial food handlers in the city. ROAD AGREEMENT An agreement with Piombo Corp. was approved which allows the firm to use the airport road to transport materials they remove from the Russian River. A $4O,OOO bond will be posted by Piombo to insure any damage to the road will be repaired. ORDINANCE APPROVAL Final adoption of a new ordinance prohibiting public urination and defeca!ion was approved by the council. HISTORY BOOK A proclamation was read and approved which salutes the Cloverdale history book. The book, to be available in 1981, will chronicle the histories of local families and businesses. ROAD CLEANUP FUNDS An application was ap- proved for a $713 grant the city is entitled to for road cleanup funds through the Solid Waste Management Act. ille salary increase page I attended the last week to to hire They said size of 33 students teacher is the kin- will be and Each lead one 45 minute the board percent in- salaries of In ad- two highest were page I it had that some is needed of Will bean should answers was R. who is t, his seminars Ways to be a Proceeded to of the the a sue- has had with has been a Isis Oasis The position of clerk-aide at the elementary school was changed b, the board to school secretary. A salary increase is expected to go along with the job title change. Board members also decided to change the JO title of head custodian Paul Blackburn to supervisor of building and grounds. The change, which includes a pay hike, recognizes duties Blackburn has been per- forming and also adds some new tasks. He will be responsible for job evaluation and preparing reports on long- term maintenance needs. BUILDING PROGRESS Turstees learned that progress is continuing on the construction of new REPLACEMENTS classrooms at the primary New locks will be in- school. Although no specific stalled on all outside doors date has been set, the at the educational park district administration is because of a recent theft hopeful that fourth and fifth that occurred without any graders can begin attending sign of a forced entry. A classes in the new facilities t y p e w r i t e r, t w o after Christmas vacation, calculators and six balance scales were aken in the LEAVE REQUEST burglary. A request by Nancy Bevil for maternity leave from her job as an instructional aide at the primary school was approved by the school hoard. Principal Ken McGee received permission for Mrs. Bevill to be replaced temporarily by two new aides who will work three and a half hours each morning. LOCK D Chamber resort lodge for about five months, His main point was that everyone should work for the good of the com- munity regardless of petty differences. It was, however, told with much humor and examples of funny stories relating to the subject. He even demon strated how people can create energy by holding a light bulb in his hand. He had everyone who attended join hands. All at once when everyone had become connected the light bulb lit up. He certainly had made his point. In addition, with magical charisma he created an instant birthday cake for Adeline Smith and others whose birthday it was this month. After throwing a handful of live flowers and a few other objects from the table into the baking pan be lit a fire in the pan, lint the IM ou it and, Io and behoM, a birthday cake appeared when be took the lid off. Everyone en- joyed the tricks ,nd the moral ........ d C-yserville a truly friendly and pretty place to reside dm-ing the completion of his hook "Hew To Relax In An Uptight WorM." He said, although he is moving on to do seminars throughout the United States, he promises to return to Geyserville again someday. Gabe Balatazar Continued from page 5 Hawaii. He appears with a jazz quartet of his own at the Cavalier Restaurant in Honolulu, where many notables drop by to sit in or just relax and listen. He is also Deputy Bandmaster of the world-famed Royal Hawaiian Band, one of the two municipally supported hands in he United States. The band was formed by Hawwaii's last king, David Kalakaua. Seating in Newman Auditurium is limited, and advance reservations or ticket purchaes are advised. Tickets are $4.50 for adults, $3 for students and $2 for SRJC ASB or Gold Card holders. For reservations cull the SRJC Community Services Office, 527-4371. Baha'i Continaed from page 8 'Abdu'l-Baha died in the Holy Land in 1921. For further information regarding the Baha'i Faith, please call 894-4172. Delights page S puting bulbs into the have a ground. ball,dills, There's nothing better for narcissus, you than fresh vegetables hyacinths, during the long winter anemones months so make an effort to hardier get some starts of broccoli, use Bone cauliflower, brussels when sprouts, swiss chard, spinach and cabbage. One of the best new vegetables to come on the market and can still be seeded now is the delicious sugar romp pea. If you haven't tried ,this new vegetable, it is well worth the effort. Veterans Service Continued from page 2 bulatory persons reulring no special medical treat- ment or equipment enroate. Departure will be from the Velerans Service Office at 8:15 a.m. Return from San Francisco will begin al 3 p.m. This service began on Monday. November 17, 1960. Livestock programs offered The Sonoma and Napa County Farm Advisors Office will be sponsoring a number of educational programs on livestock production before theyear's end. The dates, times, and place of each program is given below. All programs are open to anyone with an interest in animal producl ion. PROGRAMS November 13, 1980, Farm Advisors Bruce Lane and Aubrey Barksdale will present video tape presentations for the sheep producer on Baby Lamb Survival, Sheep Obstetrics and raising orphan lambs. With lambing season about Io enter full swing in the North Coast,these subjects should interest all sheep producers. The program will be held at Sonoma State Universily, Stevenson Hall, Room 1002, at 7:30 p.m. November 20, 1980 -- Video tape presentations on November 20, 1980 will cover t opics of Flock Health ,and Planning a Working Facility for Sheep. "rime will be permitted for questions and answers. Learn about the diseases that afflict sheep in the Norlh Coast and how to prevent these costly losses. This program will also be held in Room 1002, Stevenson Hall, Sonoma State University, and will start at 7:30 p.m. December 8, 1980 -- Dr. Tom Wagner, Biochemist from Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, will speak on the subject of Artificial Insemination in Sheep. This meeting will be held at the Farm Advisor's Office, 2555 Mendocino Avenue, Room 100-P, Santa Rosa, California. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. Contact livestock advisors Bruce Lane or Aubrey Barksdale at 527- 2621 for additional details. December 9, 1980 - U. C. Extension Animal Scientist John Dunbar will discuss to all interested livestock growers the benefits of 'using computers to develop ral ions for feeding livestock. Dr. Dunbar will actually demonstrate how the computer terminal can be used by the rancher to help him in making decisions that will provide nutritional balance for his stock and save him money in the process. The meeting will be held at the Sonoma Citrus fair Continued from page I citrus or any other food product. Citrus sculptures must also adhere to the fair's theme The Return of be Old West. Prize monies for the citrus sculptures will range from $135 for first place to $60 for sixth. County Farm Advisors Office at 2555 Mendocino Avenue, Room lOO-P, in Santa Rosa. All interested persons are invited to at- tend. For any information on any of the above programs, contact Bruce Lane or Aubrey Bark,dale at the Sonoma County Farm Advisor's Office, 527-2621. Montoya says the division is open to individuals, families or other groups. 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