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January 11, 1973

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Page 8-A COQUILLE VALLEY SENTINEL Thursday, January II Bushnell Leaves Post As Powers Mayor Group Slates Mrs. Dan (LauraBelle)Keat- i ng, Coos Bay, will be the speak- BY MABEL THORP The council is now working toward getting some kind of A dinner was held on the medical assistance for Powers. evening of Jan. 2, honoring John A new water line installed on L. (Jack) Bushnell, retiring Poplar Street. mayor of the City of Powers. During the terms of Bushnell He has completed 6 1/2 years many old and unsightly build- as mayor, and 20 years of set- lags have been removed to make vice as councilman and mayor, the City more attractive, with He was elected as a council- total of 56 old houses renovated man in 1952, and has served in the past ten years. continuously with the city either At the close of thedlnner Mr. as councilman or mayor since Bushnell was presented with a that time, money tree, with twenty gold The dinner was held at the Paul Bunyan Room, with all city employees and their spouses in attendance, a total of 26. Rev. Kenneth Stevens, president of the councll narrated the high- lights of Mr. BushnelPs years of service to the city. He was elected the city council in 1952, and in June of lffa6, as pre- sident of the council, and due to the illness and resignation of the then mayor, Rub Stevens was appointed mayor to fill the unexpired term toDecember 1966. During his six and half years as mayor many plans came to fruition; In 1966 a fire alert- ing system into all firemenSs home by telephone was install- ed on the north side of the river; water pumping system com- pleted to the big reservior Lank at a cost of over $4,000. Bushnell was elected as mayor for the year 1957-58. During that term the city in- stalled a complete CB Radio communications system throughout all departments and the city hall. Added seven new street lights in the parts of the city that had been poorly lighted; purchased a fire truck to add to the department, making a two truck fire department, at a cost of over $3,000; continued to improve Orchard Park, making a parking area at the top, and laying out several camping sites; a new water line was in- stalled on the st side of the railraod track in North Powers at a cost of $3,500; several streets were hard-topped at a costs of over $9,000, with funds that had been saved and ear- marked for these improve- ments. A new road and waterline in- stalled at the cemetery; pur- chased the first -copying machine for the city; purchased a new pickup; received a grant from the State in the amount of $25,000 to complete street im- provements; joined Coos-Curry Council of Governments, with lltrold Ross elected by the council to represent the city. He was again elected as mayor for two years. During that term the Bhie Cross Hos- pital Insurance Plan was set up to cover all full-time em- ployees; a new shop was con- structed at a cost of $2500. The city pledged $500 to help out at airport, now ownedbytheState. Bushnell was again elected mayor for the third time, 1969- 70. During that term a new six inch water line was installed on Alder Street; the City was sued for $1400 for the loss of a house in a mud slide on Bingham, raising insurance by $800; a new police car waspur- chased; annexation of the Kenneth Likens and Helen Gam- well property to the city limits; study made for improvement of water system by CH2M. The study showed that water im- provements for the city would cost over $56,000, and of course could not be instigated because of lack of lands for the im- provement; a new police base station installed at a cost of $500. Cut brush and addedfen- cing around cemetery; more streets in the city were black- topPed; city installed it&apos;s own gas pumps resulting in a sav- ing; purchased a pressure pump. Bushnell was again elected as mayor for a fourth term. High- lights of that term were; two men sent to ambulance school so as to qualify as ambulance drivers; started sidewalk pro- ject which was completed in 1972; city received "Merit A- ward" for pure water; bought a street sweeper; purchased a used back hoe; Powers police Jepartment went into a mutual agreement with Coos and Curry counties on an emergency basis; the water tank was cleaned and sand blasted; purchased an air compressor; city received new fire rating. Then Jack was elected as mayor for a fifthterm, anddur- ing that time the City received a grant from the State for street improvements; a sewer line was installed on Alder Street; men were employed under The Public Employment Program, and had a top employm eat of nine men who were used as police, and on malntence work, bringing into the city a re- venue of almost $60.00 a new lawn mower was purchased; the James Blantonproperty was an- nexed Into the Clty limits; the city Is in final process of an- nexlng the Forest Service Com- pound; Hackett sub-dlvision was accepted; purchased a welder; Tom Tetzlaff was hired by the County for a six week study to see what cOUld be done for the economy of Powers. His study indicated that the solution is new b u s I n e s s e s brought into Powers; purchased a new, modern and more efficient copying machine, and more streets were black-topped. balls attached, each represent- ing a year of service. Present for the evening were x-mayor Jack Bushnell and Mrs. Bushnell, City Attorney Joe Berg and Mrs. Berg of Coguille, the newly elected mayor, David L. Sat,erie and Mrs. Sat,rice, Councilmen and their wives, Rev. and Mrs. Kenneth Stevens, Mr. and Mrs. Robert McDonald, Mr. and Mrs. James McCulloch, Mr. and Mrs. Noble Adamek, Mr. and Mrs. Merle Kalb, and councilman Peter Nightingale; water su_per- latedent, Harry RoVe and Mrs. Rolfe, street superintendent. Fred Sewell and Mrs. Dewelb Chief of Police, Keith Basset, and Mrs. Bassett, city Librarian, Mrs. B. R. Nicklaus and Mr. Nicklaus, and City Recorder, Mrs. Harold (Lillo inn) Ross and Mr. Ross. The meeting adjourned to the city hall for the regular council meeting; the first item on the :.:.:.. ......... i:i:i:!:i:i-:.:-:.:...... .............. agenda was oath of office to the newly elected Mayor, David L. Sat,erie, and councilmen Robert McDonald, Peter Night- ingale and the Rev. Kenneth Stevens. Noble Adamek was elected as president of the council. James McCulloch, and as water commissioners Robert Mc- Donald and Peter Nightingale. At a special meeting held on Dec. 28, the council formally adoped the zoning ordinace for the City of Powers. Appointed as police commiss- Deflating your tires in loners by Mayor Satterleewere order to get additional trac- Rev. Kenneth Stevens, Merle tin in snow is an "old wives' Kalb and himself, tale." Deflating your tires Appointed as street comm- means decreased traction in issioners, Noble Adamek and snow or ice. er Saturday, Jan. 13 at 1 p.m. at the Coos-Curry museum, Simpson Park, North Bend. Mrs. Keating will reminisce the pioneers, Christmas and other events, and their way of life at the time she was a child living on a farm at Gravelford with her parents, John and Emily Sturdivant, 1873 settlers in that area. 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