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^« HUNTLEY ^omid. VOLUME S NUMBER 43 TEnmSDAY, FEBRUARY 1. IMS PBONMi .669-S621 (any time) (if no answer) 469-0998 SCHOOL FILE HUNTLEY I!IG!I HUNTLEY. ILL ;C5IO0L S PAOES MAn.gn AND DISTBIBUTBD WEEKI,T a caM School Board MeetinQ Report Huntley Park Soil Conservation Medical tneeting O i. / Thp 7th nnniial mPtfintT r>* the All membert! of the Board of Edu- atioo of tfae Huntley ConsoUtlated Sd»ol were iH«sent at the January 24tb meeting with tfae exceptim of Mr. Charies Lamb. A discossion was faeid on cus¬ todial proUetns at the sdiool. The Board of E^dooation bas been ap- proadied by a oncen wishing to do tiie custodial woric at tbe school. If tbe Board of Bdiicatk>o uses tfais service, ttey wiH be hiring the con¬ cern rather than paying separate custodians. No decision was tak«i at tfais meethig on (he matter. President Mr. Zinunerman stated that a head custodian shoukl be aiy- pmnted to see tfaat werk was com¬ pleted satisfactorily. Tbe board, bowever, did not a|ipoint a head coabadtm at lliis mectiog. Sdiool Sd^ertaaddent Wr. Kelly cwniHmi'nUJ Mr. Norman Zim- mermaB aad fte sdiool custodians for the ltne job which they had done in PMiawim the last snow. It was itiwrttd that Mr. Jacob- sen. Sie uiMlwiiiiliLi teacber has been al»eat and wUl be abseot un¬ til Febaroarr 9. Supt Keily stated tfaat fae eedHI not find a substitute Car Kr. Jaothsoi aqd lliat fais dass- es l*d t» be AvMM op. The Board ta leiudiuiaa the teaebcfs fcMtegMr m eeiem^le abseBQe...Jt matfa«t>atfa8li>r ttf^8Hb-^^ ^^K^-mm Mr. Jacoheen is a awnber ef the States in the Wsrii' "SBitetdlg^ Gaines at Innsfaruck, Atotria on JaoHary 33-27. On January 38 be competed in ski jiamring «tt Gontina, Italy. He wifi be at St. Moritz, Switzoland on February 1, and at C%manooee, Frmce on February 4. lliese ara pMNttynqxc toomameflts. Mr. JaestasHt triB be conipetiBg against riciiecs ftem Iron Mountain, Midiigan «fa» «re tbe otfaer repre¬ sentatives from tiie United States. Ibe Board ot Bifaicatian awarded a oontrad to Eahseo I^imbtog and Hefting to instaH (hree additiooal heaters, 3 in tfae extreme nortfaem daarooms in (be grade scfaool and 1 in the hall between those dass- rooms at a cost of $168a00. It was reported that (niginaHy classes in this building were hefrted witfa the large boiler wfaich is used fw the entire grade school. Uten a little boiler, costmg $5000, was installed to suppl«nent the northwest wind of tfae grade school TUs boiler is flred at 200 degrees. Mr. Hansen stated tbat it could be flred as high as 210 or 230 degrees. Tbe three heaters will work ott this Uttle boikr but will add to the general radiance of Qie two rooms and tfae ha&way wbere no beating units misted. Tbe motion to purdiase tfae three heat¬ ers was made by Dr. Gary Grau, seconded by Mr. Stading. Or. Grau suggested tfaat tbe adaooi purdiase two oxygen uiuts, one ior each building. The units he sug¬ gested could sustain life (or five moMites. Or. Grau was appointed by the Board in investigate prices for the units. Supt. KeUy reported that the sdiool faad two gas meters which will be converted to ooe ^wrtly, saving the sdiool approximately $100 per year. Originally the sduol was OQ two rates, requiring separ¬ ate meters. Mrs. Rmggenberg is substituting for Mrs. Schaeffer on a su(>stitute's certificate, s^e oan teach for 90 days imd indicated to die board that she would stay ttaough Mardi. Mrs. Rfaiggenberg started teadiing on January 11. The Board of Education, on a motion by Miss Mackeben, seconded by Dr. Grau- voted to dedicate Mill Street trom Lincoln Street to the eastern edge ot the fence line on. the Deicke ]Mroperty to the village, ^r. James E>lliott was appointed by the Board to do the legistl work on the dedication of tfais street. Mr. Stacfing stated tbat the sdioo) board shoidd dedicate ttis street to tbe vilage as ths vffiace was in jeop¬ ardy at ipeUlag' motley traat the state becyae of hiatieappkm prap- ettf wetAHef did jati «iiiiH«i Board Report Meetittg Feb. 3 * Kpnn*>th Kiskf>. nhaipman n Your Huntley Park Board OMn¬ missioners iiave been in the process of interviewing various landscapers and engineers at the last few Park Board meetings. On January 17, the Executive Vice President of the Illi¬ nois Association of Park Districts of ^rii^ield spoke with the Board at a special meeting. Tbe Commission¬ ers are acquiring a lot of useful in¬ formation from these various speak¬ ers and it will help in the planning of the parte. TTie public is invited to attend or send any ideas to the board concerning the park. The board is interested in finding out just what the public would like at then* park. Scouts Plan Paper Drive Huntley Boy Scouts will hold ?. paper drive oo Marcfa 9. More on this in a later issue of tiie Farmside Kenneth Fiskp. Chairman oi the McHenry County Soil Conservation District, states that the An.iual Meeting will be Sat., Feb. 3. A roast beef dinner wili be served at 7:30 p.m. at th; First Congregation¬ al Church in Huntley, Illinois All landowners or operators are invited to attend the Annual Meeting at 8:3C p.m. even if they cannot attend the dinner. Colored slides of soil and water conservatioun in McHenry County will be shown. A film also will show soil conservation in action. Vern Anderson, A.S.C.S. Manager, will comment on A.C.P. (Agricul¬ tural Conservation Program) prac¬ tices. John Quay will discuss the geology and water shed maps of the coun¬ ty. Get tickets for the dinner from tho Extension Office, Soil Conserva¬ tion Office, or frwn Conservatiem Directors. Chuck Ruth At State Farmer Interview ^.mmtmmtmemattiee was' also rtperted ttat <be bos saraee by llcy 1 of ttis year. President Wayne Zimmerman suggested that the board buMd a 3- stall garage, having 1 stM for greas¬ ing and maintenaiice, tfae otfaer 2 stalls for storage. He said tfaat the money remakiiog fram not buikling a &-staM garage cooU be uaed for the band rocm aod a custodial room. Mr. Stading stated that tfaere was not enough money to buiU a bus garage and do ttese otfaer projects. He continued ttat (fae board prob¬ ably coold put up a 5-stall bus gar¬ age i^us a custodial room. The board is considering a metal build¬ ing for the bus garage. A 9-staH bus garage was also mentioned. Mr. Bein and Mr. Stading were put on a committee to contact architects to wotk on tfae proposed bus garage. A discussioo of tax money and tho budget ensued. It was reported that as of January l, tfaere was $100, 500.75 in the Educational Fund, $40,- 119.99 in tbe BuMng Fund, $8,533.22 in tfae Transportation Find. $2,627.30 la the liluois Mmncipal Fund, $12.- 48.73 in tfae Bond and Interest Fund, $2,451.33 in tfae Jr. Grille Fund, $783.87 fai tfae Liidiility Insur¬ ance Fund. It was also reported that the school received $9,646.20 from State Aid per nunth. It was reported tfaat ttte lowor grade students are supervised at re- Continued Ob Page Three Postponed Ag Counsel meeting posponed Due to State Farmer interviews, the Huntley Vo-Ag Advisory coun¬ sel meeting scheduled for February Sth will be posponed until Fei>- ruary 12th. ChUck Ruth.'. Praildent of the Huntley F.F.A. will be interview¬ ed for a possible State Farmer Dejrree. The State Farmer Decree i.s only awarded to two percent of the state enrollment (Illinois has over 17,000 members) and the competition is keen. Applicants are selected accordinfr to their farming projrrams while active members and iiccordinfr to their leadership qualities. F.F.A. Goes Hog Wild r Fire At Village Inn Huntley firemen were called to tfae Village Inn on Main Street at approximately 9:30 Tuesday morn¬ ing. A riiorted wire in a ref rigerattr bad ignited smne waxed paper used for wra(]|Mng sandwiches, etc. which had faHen down befaind tte refriger¬ ator. There was some amoke dam¬ age in tfae area. The tire waa quick* ty extinguished. F.F.A. Banquet Tenative plans are to hold the 1968 Huntley F.F.A. Parent and Son Banquet on Tuesday evening, Febroaiy 20, 1988 at the Ce«sra- gational Chorcb in Hantley. tWs date Highlights the chapter's act¬ ivities for national F.F.A. Week scheduled for February 17-24. All peneos mterested in sharing in this event shoald coataet any of the members for tickets and furth¬ er details. Ten F.F.A. members and their advisor, Mr. Kwain, attended the Illinois Duroc Breeder's winter show and sale held in Normal, Illhiois, last January 20, 1968. The program included a judging con¬ test of four rings of breeding and market Durocs which were judged toy over 200 boys. Attending were: Ron Fenzel, Gor don Diedrick. Alan Hafferkamp, Jim Baldey, Oan Fruin, Jim Dra¬ faU, carack Piske, Russell Kahl, Randy Zimmerman, and Jon Sprad lin. On Thursday, January 25, the F.F.A. purchased two purebred Yorkshire sows bred to farrow in the middle of February. One sow is to be given to tte chain gilt program and the otter to be far¬ rowed for future F.F.A. projects or chain gilt programs. The F.F.A. sow is bred to the 1968 Iowa State Fair Junior Champion Boar. The 7tt annual melting of the Huntley Medical Center was held on Wednesday, January 24, at the village hall at 8:00 p.m. A total of 360 voting shares represented by nrcvies and 89 shares represented in person were present, making a quoroum and the meeting preceed¬ ed. President Sarle B. Johnson presiding. The Secretary's report of the previous annual meeting was r^ad and approved. The Treasurer's Re¬ port showed a balance on hand January 24, of $134.05. It was reported that the total -ixpensess for the year were $760.62. A lenghty discussion followed concerning the payment of the un- ¦paid balance of the mortgage on the building held by the State Bank of Huntley. The unpaid port¬ ion is approximately $6500. One of the proposals submitted for raising funds was a community auction. Another suggestion was to submit a questionnaire to all .share-holders regkutiing the jo- tential sale of the building, an as¬ sessment of share-holders, or fore¬ closure on the mortfrage by the bank. No definite decision was made, but these suggestions were turned over to the new board of directors for their consideration at tteir first regular meeting. Dw4ng the meeting portions of a letter from the Sears Foundation were read by Mr. Roy Bankes. Me. Bankes had written the Foundat¬ ion asking what could be done to obtain a doctor for Huntley, The Sears Foundation letter suggested that a new community survey be taken; the necessary forms were submitted with the letter. The Sears Foundation would then com¬ pile the results of the survey. Their summary would then be used in advertising and trying to pro¬ mote a doctor for our village. The election of directors to serve for one year followed. Directors elected were: Earle B. Johnson, Wayne Miller, Walter Burmeister, Richard Jacobs and William Buck. The first regular meeting of tte Board of Directors of the Huntley Center after election of directors was held on Saturday, January 27, at 10:00 a.m. Walter Burmeister was olected President. Earle Johnson Vice Pi-es- idont, and William Buck, Secretary- Treasurer. The board approved a suggestion made at the annual meeting to hold a community auction as a fund raising venture to aid in paying off tlie mortgage on the medical build¬ ing which is held by the State Bank of Huntley. T^e date was set for Saturday, April 2a Wayne Miller was sclceted chairman of this af¬ fair. The board also agreed to conduct a new survey as recommended by the Sears Foundation in order to have more pertinent and up-to-date information to use in attempting to obtain tte services <rf a doctor in the village. Richard Jacobs was chosen to head up this project. The board dso voted to continue advertising for s(Hneone to occtipy a portimi of the medical building to help pay tte expenses of it for ttis year. It was further agreed to change from a small ad in tte Elgin newspaper which was not produc¬ tive, to larger ads in bott Crystal Lake newspapers. Wayne Miller was appointed to handle tfais detail. "hie next meeting of the board of directors will be held on Saturday, February 10 at 10 a.m.
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
|Creator||The Huntley Farmside|
|Coverage||Huntley, Illinois, United States|
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