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Page 12 Hells Canyon Journal May 29, 1996 State Launches "Boat Sober" Campaign The first major boatingers to"boat safe, boat sober." influence is more dangerous. weekend this year, Memorial The message compares the "Alcohol affeots your bal- Day, marked the launch of a consequences ofdrinkingandance, judgment and depth statewide campaign against drivingto those for drinking perception," noted Don- drinking and boating: and boating. Both are Class heffner. "People feel the el- "Boating is a great recre- A misdemeanors under Or- fects of alcohol faster on the ation, but people sometimes egon law, with the blood alco- water. Wind, sun, vibration, combine it with another lei- hol level for intoxication at glare and noise increase the sure activity--drinking. The .08 percent. If convicted of impact. When you remember results can be disastrous," boating under the influence that traffic moves in every said State Marine Board Di- (BUI), boaters face fines up direction onthe water, where rector Paul Donheffner. to $5,000 and up to a year in there aren't any traffic lanes "Alcohol often figures in jail, and restrictions on boat- or lights, slower reflexes re- boating accidents, and it's a ing privileges. The law ap- ally increase the danger." factor in 50 to 70 percent of plies to non-motorized craft, Passengers who drink are fatalities. We want people to suchas rafts andcanoes, and at risk, too, presenting a know the potential conse- motorized boats alike, greater risk for falling over- quencesofdrinkingandboat- The Marine Board con- board or being injured, and ing -- both the dangers and tracts with county sheriffs may be unable to help them- the penalties. We're serious and the Oregon State Police selves in an emergency. about making Oregon's wa- for marine enforcement. In 1995, Oregon marine terways safer for all users." While there are similari- officers issued 131 citations The Marine Board has be- ties to drinking and driving, for BUI. More citations are gun amedia blitz urging boat- operating a boat under theexpected this year. Rachel Center Offers Pregnancy Counseling Inour community there may be a woman with an unplanned pregnancy. Is there another woman to whom she could talk about her condition and who could help her needs? Yes, that woman can be found at the Rachel Center, a Home Mission crisis pregnancy center staffed by Christian volunteers. It seeks to help women experi- encing crisis pregnancies explore options other than abortion. It is located at the corner of 10th and C ampbell Streets. The mailing address is P.O. Box 1086, Baker City, 97814; the phone number is 523-5357. The center provides, free of charge: pregnancy and peer counseling, access to library of pregnancy and family video cassettes, books and pamphlets, baby cloth- ing, furniture and supplies, maternity clothes, referrals to doctors and other helping agencies, emergency hous- ing and transportation when available and post abor- tion counseling. For more information contact Denise Ransom at 893- 6675. National Fishing Week Is June 3-9 To celebrate National Fish- ing Week, June 3-9, the Waltowa-Whitman National Forest and the Oregon State Parks and Recreation will host the annual Fishing Day derbies for children. These events will be held Saturday, June 8, at 8 a.m. at the High- way 203 Pond, located three miles north of Baker City, off 1-84; and Sunday, June 9, at 11 a.m. at Unity Reservoir State Park. Participants will receive souvenir patches and hooks, and prizes will be awarded for the biggest fish caught and for best casting in sev- eral age categories. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is permit- ting free fishing on both Sat- urday and Sundayto promote fishing in Oregon. Camping at most Forest Service fee campgrounds will be free on June 8 and 9. For more information con- tact Jackie Dougan at the Baker Ranger District office, 523-4476 or Harley Allen at the Unity Reservoir State Park, 446-3470. NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING A meeting of the Richland City Council wilt be held on June 13, 1996, at 7 p.m. at City Hall --- 104 Walnut Street. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1996, as approved by the City of Richland Budget Committee. A summary of the budget is presented below. A copy of the budget may be inspected or obtained at 104 Walnut Street, Richtand, OR, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. This certifies that the budget was prepared on a basis of accounting that is consistent with the basis of accounting used during the preceding year. Major changes, if any, and their effect on the budget are explained below. Baker CountyCity of Richland May 23, 1996 Chairperson, Don Chenault, Mayor, 893-6141 FINANCIAL SUMMARY OF ALL FUNDS Adopted Approved Budget Budget Anticipated Requirements 1995-96 1996-97 Total Personal Services $36,130.00 $37,920.00 Total Materials & Services 52,195.0061,410.00 Total Capital Outlay 42,807.0063,447.00 Total Debt Service 10,813.0010,426.00 Total Transfers 10,813.0010,426.00 Total Contingencies 9,536.00 13,051.00 Total Requirements 162,294.00 196,680.00 Anticipated Resources Total Resources Except Property Taxes 155,808.00 189,490.00 Total Property Taxes Required to Balance Budget 6,486.00 7,190.00 Total Resources 162,294.00 196,680.00 Anticipated Tax Levy Total Property Taxes Required to Balance Budget 6,486.00 7,190.00 Discounts Allowed, Other Uncollected Amounts 625.00 347.66 Total Tax Levy 7,111.00 7,537.66 Tax Levies By Type Levy Within the Tax Base 7,111.00 7,537.66 Total 7,111.00 7,537.66 Statement of Indebtedness Debt Outstanding As Summarized Below Debt Authorized, Not Incurred NONE Debt Outstanding July 1, 1996-97 Approved Budget Year Debt Outstanding Bonds $70,000.00 Total Indebtedness 70,000.00 FUNDS REQUIRING A PROPERTY TAX TO BE LEVIED Actual DataAdopted Approved Last Year Budget Budget 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 General Fund Total Personal Services 6,516.00 7,225.007,585.00 Total Materials & Services 4,3t 1.006,625.007,995,00 Total Capital Outlay 300.00 1,000.0018,943.00 Total Contingencies 646.00 1,371.00 Total Unappropriated Ending Fund Balance7,416.00 Total Requirements 18,543.0015,496.0035,894.00 Total Resources Except Property Taxes 12,506.00 9,010.0028,704.00 Total Property Taxes Required to Balance 6,037.00 6,486.007,190.00 Total Resources 18,543.00 15,496.0035,894.00 Property Taxes Required to Balance 6,486.00 7,190.00 Discounts, Other Uncollected Amounts 625.00 347.66 Total Property Tax Levy 7,111.00 7,537.66 Levy Within Tax Base 7,111.00 7,537.66 FUNDS NOT REQUIRING A PROPERTY TAX TO BE LEVIED Actual Data Last Year Water Utility 1994-95 Total Personal Services $14,914.00 Total Materials & Services 14,398.00 Total Capital Outlay 3,539.00 Total Transfers 11,200.00 Total Contingencies Total Ending Fund Balance 15,517.00 Total Requirements 59,586.00 Total Resources Except Property Taxes 59,58600 Sewer Utility Total Personal Services $7,350.00 Total Materials & Services 4,772.00 Total Capital Outlay 2,500.00 Total Contingencies Total Ending Fund Balance 19,119.00 Tota Requirements 14,622.00 Adopted Approved Budget Budget 1995-96 1996-97 $15,415.00 $16,155.00 18,400.0019,985.00 1,282.00 7,824.00 10,813.0010,426.00 1,000.00 1,520.00 46,910.0055,910.00 46,910.0055,910.00 $9,230.00 $9,570.00 14,470.00 22,880.00 5,000.004,500.00 4,560.00' 5,760.00 33,260.0042,710.00 33,260.0042,710.00 Total ResourcesExcept Property Taxes 33,741.00 State Tax Street Fund Total Personal Services 3,303.00 Total Materials & Services 4,102.00 Total Capital Outlay 493.00 Total Contingencies Total Ending Fund Balance 19,967.00 Total Requirements 271865.0053,385.0049,260.00 Total ResourcesExcept Property Taxes 27,865.00 53,385.0049,260.00 Oregon State Revenue Sharing Total Materials and Services 260.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 Total Capital Outlay, 0 1,000.00 1,480.00 Total Contingencies 430.00 Total Ending Fund Balance 1,906.00 Total Requirements 2,166.00 2,430.00 2,480.00 Total Resources 2,166.00 2,430.00 2,480.00 Water Bond Debt Total Debt Service 11,200.0010,813.0010,426.00 Total Requirements 11,200.0010,813.0010,426.00 Total Resources 11,200.0010,813.0010,426.00 4,260.00 4,610.00 11,700.009,550.00 34,525.0030,700.00 2,900.00 4,400.00 PUBUC NOTICE NATIONAL FOREST "RMBER FOR SALE WALLOWA-WltlTMAN NATIONAL FOREST The EAGLE PADDY TIMBER SALE, located within T.6 S., R.44 E. and T.7 S., R.44 E., W.M., surveyed, Baker County, Oregon. The Forest Service will receive Initial and oral bids in public at the Wallowa- Whitman National Forest Supervisors Office, 1550 Dewey Avenue, Baker City, Oregon. up to and not later than 10:00 a.m. local time on June 27, 1996, for an estimated 6850 CCF, Hundred Cubic Feet, of timber marked or otherwise designated for cutting. (This converts to 3750 MBF, Thousand Board Feet.) The right to reject any and all bids is reserved. Interested parties may obtain a prospectus from the offices listed below. This sale contains Specified Roads with an estimated recon- struction cost of $45,567.73. Complete information conceming the timber, the conditions of sale, and submission of bids is available to the public from the District Ranger, Pine Ranger District, Halfway, Oregon, or the Forest Supervisor, 1550 Dewey Avenue, Baker City. Oregon. ......... ] i ]