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Cool breeze Cloudy and breezy today. Highs in the mid-50s. Lows tonight in the upper 20s. Copyright The Daily Tar Heel 1983 Volume 6, Issue C6c aut fee referen By CHARLES ELLMAKER Staff Writer In a special meeting Wednesday night, the Campus Governing Council unanimously authorized a student referendum to raise the Student Activity Fee by $1.25 per student per semester. The referendum will appear on the ballot in the Feb. 8 campus elections. The bill almost never came to a vote when the CGC lost its quorum and had to reschedule the meeting until later in the evening when quorum could be met. The quick decision came in the second session of the meeting, which began four hours later. And the sec ond meeting was delayed 30 minutes until the quorum of 14 could be met. At first it appeared that Wednesday's meeting would be a repeat of last week's actions, when another CGC member walked out of the meeting to break quorum. This action successfully stalled a vote on whether to put the fee increase referendum on the ballot. After more than an hour of debate, CGC member Phil Painter (District 19) left the meeting, purposefully blocking a vote on whether to approve the referen dum. Earlier in the meeting, Painter had been unsuccess ful in amending the bill, which would have offered students the additional choice of decreasing student fees by $1.25 per person per semester. The final referendum lets students vote either to raise the fees by $1 .25 per semester or to keep them the same. UNC officials By GARY MEEK Staff Writer Two UNC students walking to the home basketball game against N.C. State were offered $40 for their tickets. They took the money. "I had planned on going to the game," one of the students said, "but for twenty bucks I decided to go back to the dorm and watch it on TV." Similar -instances. of students selling , their, tickets were repeated at the next home game against 15uke. Some students were openly offering to sell their tickets and admitted that they had only picked up student tickets in order to sell them. The student scalpers said the prize tickets of this season will be for the Virginia game on Feb. 10. Those tickets, they said, could be worth as much as $50 each. The success of UNC athletics has made the tickets Audit: police, fire deficient in operations By JOHN CONWAY Staff Writer Serious management and operational deficien cies exist within the Chapel Hill police and fire departments. These conclusions, released Wednes day, were made from a management audit of the town government and housing authority. The report, prepared by McManis Associates Inc. of Washington, D.C., identified strengths and weaknesses of both organizations, as well as mak ing recommendations for correcting deficiencies. Serious problems in the police department stem from a complicated management structure,' auditors said. The top eight management positions in the police department could be reduced to five sworn officers and one civilian position. The report said this step would save the town more than $50,000 a year. Other problems in the department that were identified as serious include: Absence of planning or crime analysis func tions. . . Outdated rules and regulations. No record of current response time on calls. Lack of a system for processing complaints against officers. , Police Chief Herman Stone said he had no com ment on the report's findings or recommendations until he discussed the matter with his staff and the town manager. The report also stated that although the fire de partment was organized more efficiently than the police department, the fire department still had some management and operational deficiencies. The most obvious problem identified by auditors is giving the assistant fire chief the sole re sponsibility of naming streets and renumbering houses. The fire chief was assigned this job to facilitate police and fire departments in dispatching help. The audit reported that this task was worth while, but it should not be assigned to a position that pays more than $20,000 a year. The assistant fire chief spends most of his day driving around Chapel Hill checking , house numbers and street names, the report stated. . McManis Associates recommended that this re sponsibility be transferred to the planning depart ment, and that the position of assistant fire chief be abolished. Chapel Hill Town Council member Bev Kawalec said the reports of serious management problems in the police and fire departments were "most See AUDIT on page 7 iMMi u Serving the Thursday, onzes Painter was not present at the second session of the meeting. Last week, CGC member Dan Bryson (District 18) successfully amended the bill to include the third choice of decreasing fees, but the bill was later amend ed back to its original form. Just before a vote was taken on that bill, Bryson left the meeting, also break ing quorum. Bryson was not present at this week's meeting because he was working, Painter said. Giving the students the option of decreasing their student fees was the only fair approach to the referen dum, Painter said during the first meeting. "If we really want to know what the students think, we should give them the chance to say that they'll take a cut in programs (offered by student organizations)," he said. But CGC member Dennis Bartels (District 10) said that voting against a fee increase was really the same as voting for a decrease "in real dollars" because of inflation. The last fee increase was in 1977. - ' ; Union President Wayne Plummer told the CGC that while the Union was not "broke," it has been forced to cut back on some programs and charge admission to other programs such as Friday movies. "The day will come, if a fee increase is not passed, when you'll be charged for every film,'! he said. - Plummer also stressed that cutting student fees would bring definite changes in the Union's program ming. "If you take away $1.25 per semester (per student), I can pretty safely say that we will probably not be able to present any forum lectures for free," he said. With a cutback, there would also be extra charges for question the that students obtain free worth big bucks, tempting many students to make some extra money by selling their tickets. North Carolina law restricts the price that any tickets can be resold for, but some University officials want to prohibit the sale of student tickets altogether. Major C.E. Mauer, chief security officer for the security services department at the University, said he was not sure how the law applies to student tickets since students obtain them freeUJiidetNorth Carolina . law, it is legal to purchase ticTcets an J then sell them for a profit, as long as that profit does not exceed 10 percent of the face value of the ticket, he said. General Statute 14-344 states, however, that the law was amended in 1981, substituting a $1 per ticket pro fit in place of the 10 percent. Wade Barber, district attorney for Orange County, said that because a $10 value is printed on the face of i H .11 dum it Dcfcby Flowers speaks at Sports Club council forum in tho Union ...CAA presidential opponents Padraic Baxter and Brad Ives look on ndorses election candidates By SCOTT COLEJACX Staff Writer The Black Student Movement Wednesday en dorsed Kevin Monroe for student body presi dent, Kerry DeRochi for Daily Tar Heel editor, Henry Miles for Residence Hall Association president and Brad Ives for Carolina Athletic Association president. "We thought that Kevin would be more of a student body president with emphasis on the students and not on the administration," said Sherrod Banks, a BSM Central Committee mem ber. "We felt that they were both good can didates. But Jon (Reckford) either talks at you or about you while Kevin talks with you." William Bland, another central committee member, said the BSM did not endorse Monroe simply because he was the only black candidate. "The BSM endorses for candidates who we feel will be most sensitive to our needs," B'and said. "It should not be taken for granted that just teca-j.e a candidate is black that he or she will re present our needs; We base our decisions on the candidates' qualifications and platforms." DeRochi received the BSM endorsement be cause she seemed, to be very experienced and students and the University community February 3, 1983 Chapel Hill, North MiKe Vandenbergn, student body president, ... 30 minutes passed before the movies during the week, he said. Plummer also said that, few well-known speakers probably could be contracted without the extra funds. "You cannot get a nationally renowned figure to come to speak at the University of North Carolina for peanuts," Plummer said. Some speakers can charge as much as 10 percent of the Union's $140,000 program ming budget, he said. The Union receives one-third of student fees under the Student Constitution. CGC Speaker Pro Tern James Exum (District 15) said he was disappointed that some council members were voting on whether thev supported an increase, in S'-f-'airc-aWS: ' ' c ,' fl" ' 11 " 1 " K-wwlf uuumijiiniiui ii.iiji I - - "::- r I fc 1 ; ' . 5 ? - .-.r t i a fs v f I C - ,7.. I ? -- I - xWMiUUWW H If """"I ,5 f , . ; ) h. 1- "jtcr- jLJ niui i a'-.v--..-. - ill legality of ticket scalping student tickets, students can sell them legally for up to $11. V Some University officials, however, question whether any sale of a student ticket should be allowed. Perry Morrison, president of the Carolina Athletic Association which lobbies ticket issues on behalf of students, said he thought that logically, selling student tickets should not be allowed because those tickets are paid for with student funds.. . : ? Morrison explained that each student is charged an, , athletic fee of $25 per semester. This generates a fund of more than a million dollars, much of which is used toward the purchase of student tickets, he said. When student tickets are scalped it means that some students who wanted tickets to a game but could not get them sit home while student seats, paid for with student funds, are occupied by non-students. Assistant Athletic Director John C. Lotz said he 4 .f'W'a'.w :":".:::::: $ V 4 f v DTHtJeM Neuviiie open-minded, Banks said. "We liked her idea to cover Pre-Orientation, which is a BSM function," Banks continued. "We also like her idea of covering more campus organizations." The BSM Central Committee was also impressed with DeRochi's plan to im prove relationships between the Black ink and the DTH, Banks said. The BSM endorsed Miles over Mark Dalton because he appeared to be very organized. Banks said. "He presented his ideas very clearly, and we decided to go with him." Banks complimented both candidates, adding that, "it took longer to decide between these two than it did any of the other ones." Ives received the BSM endorsement . over Padraic Baxter and Debby Flowers. The central committee was very impressed with his knowledge of die CAA," Banks said, "He appeared very organized and we think that thi would more than make tip for hilack of ex perience riht now." For senior c!a;s president and vice president, the CSM endorsed F'erry Morrison and Robertson ard for District 15 Campus Governing Council rerrc:r.:::irs the CSM endorsed Keith Bradsh:r, Er'r.-i DJ.:c. end Jarr.cs F.xum. - w, A" a o since 1893 Carolina OTHCharles W. and two CGC representatives await a quorum council gathered the necessary 14 members stead of whether it should be on the ballot as a student referendum. And Student Body President Mike Vandenbergn said CGC members were allowing their political ideologies to interfer with issues confronting the coun cil. "Political ideologies are important, but whether they be liberal or conservative, this is not the place for them," he said. CGC member Jennifer Cargal (District 15) agreed ; See CGC on page 2 would like to see the' sale of a student ticket made an honor code violation. Selling tickets defeats the pur pose of the athletic fee and free distribution system, he said. John Cherry, an administrator in the ticket office, said selling a student ticket is an honor code violation and the honor court would deal with anyone who was caught. Student Attorney General Bill Kimball disagreed, however, sayjng, just don't know, if that's a viola-: tion of the code of student conduct." He said that nothing in the code specifically refers to students sell ing their tickets, so if he decided to prosecute someone caught for ticket scalping he would have to apply some other part of the code such as improper use of a stu dent ID. ' See SCALP on page 6 Candidates Candidates for student body president, Daily Tar Heel editor, Residence Hall Association president and Carolina Athletic Association president discussed student issues indudin fees, ticket distribution and dormitory enhance ment funds at two election forums Wednes day. ' Only about seven people attended the Sports Club Council's forum, and council officers de cided afterward not to endorse candidates, but to recommend certain candidates to club members instead. Officers would not reveal which can didates would be recommended. At a lively two-hour forum in Ehringhaus Green Room, about 50 dormitory residents ques tioned candidates about their platforms and dif ferences. At the Sports Club Council forum, student body presidential candidates Jon Reckford and Kevin Monroe both agreed that they supported a student fee' increase. The third candidate, Huh Reckshun, was not at the forum. "I support the increase, but not as avidly as I did last year," Reckford said. "First we must straighten out what's going on in Student Activi ties Fund Office . . . it's been a farce the way it's (SAFO) been handled the past few years," he said. ''Still, a fee increase can never hurt the stu dent groups." -Monroe agreed, but said that the increase should be put before the entire student body on the ballot in the Feb. 8 election. "The increase ; should be voted on by an informed student body," he added. Both candidates aha suggested new acideir.ic policies. Reckford supported establishing a reserve reading room in the new library for copies cf a!! texts ued each semester to help students who cannot efford to buy tracks until Lire In the semester due to recciv.."1.; th'.r finaneiJ aid '::e. Monroe said he was concern? J about the de teoriating academic environment in the dormi tories. "Students .shoulJa'f feel that they to "come up to the 1-brary to work," Monroe said, : - suggesting quiet hours in the dormitories from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. At the Ehringhc-::s feruri, where all tl candidates' poke, the car.d dates tried to cr ' '. i the differences between their st:::;.h.. . "I see the job of Mi. dent hvh pre'iJ.T.t .i motivator and advocate tor the stu.'rr-)," Con'.pi'cd by staff writers Jo, icctt !::';L'ck and I iz I 'a.v rr i,. ; ACQ tournament tjx Sign-up for ACC tournament tickets will be today from 10 sum. to 4 p.m. at the Law School lobby, the stairwell in front of the Caduceus Bookstore and the Carolina Union. NewsSportsArts 962-0245 BusinessAdvertising 962-1163 Tar Heels live through Death Valley By AL STEELE Photography Editor CLEMSON, S.C. All good things must come to an end. But not in Clemson. The North Carolina Tar Heels squeezed by the Clem son Tigers to win their 15th straight with an 84-81 ACC basketball victory in Little john Coliseum Wednesday. Strong play from Sam Perkins and Michael Jordan lifted the Tar Heels over the strong defensive Tiger squad. "We didn't take very good care of the ball," UNC coach Dean Smith said. "But that's a lot of credit for the Clem son defense." The Tigers' aggressive defense caused 13 North Carolina turnovers in the first half.' However, the same aggressive defense put UNC in the bonus 6:19 into the first half. The Tar Heels capitalized on this and shot 12 of 17 from the line. Ail-American Perkins was able to split the Clemson defense on the inside with jump hooks and alley-oop passes from Jordan and point guard Jim Braddock for 14 first-half points. "Opportunity kmocks," Perkins said. "If we're open we take the shot." While Perkins worked the inside, Jor dan crashed the baseline for eight first half points and found himself at the line six times, knocking in eight of 11. In the second half, the Tigers held the first-ranked Tar Heels hostage for 8 minutes and 8 seconds. But Perkins wasn't finished having his say. His re verse layup with 3:43 left in the game once again put North Carolina back into the' driver's seat. Perkins led the scoring with 30 points and 10 rebounds. Jordan added 24 points and seven rebounds. Braddock had nine assists and was eight-of-eight at the free throw line. - "Just a matter of concentration (shooting free throws)," Braddock said. ' ' It's a challenge. And the way Clemson's fans are, it's good to shut them up." With the win over Bill Foster's Tigers, jsiorth Carolina improved its ACC record tcTTCTand 18-4 overall. Clemson further mired itself in the basement of the ACC with a 1-7 record, 7-14 overall. But despite, the T5-game winning streak, Smith remains his modest self. "We just have a lot of work to do," Smith said. "I don't know if we're No. 1 in the country, but I know we're top-20." LeOlora pres Monroe said, g that he has had experience with all levels cf Student Government, having worked his way up through the organization. Reckford said that the -student body president has three main duties: crgorJzir.g the executive branch of Student Government, voting as a member of the Campus Governing Council, and representing the study body to the town and the administration. He added that his program of establishing a reading room for students on financial aid was among his top priorities. Reckshun said he proposed abolishing the executive branch of Student Government because it has wasted student fees. "1 just want peer.!? to think about the office of student body prcldent," Reckshun said. "In other words, ral;; h:il, paity and ct off like a big dog." As in earlier forums, DTI I editorial candidates John Altschulcr and Kerry DeRochi stressed their desires to make the DTH more of a student news- "I want to try derperately to open the paper to student interaction," Altschulcr said. "Students who pick up 77.v' Da ly Tcr ll:d now read the comics and the pergonals end that's a reality that has to be de;!t wi;h." Eat Her in the d:y at a fcrum sponsored by the Sports Club Ccu.'.eil, C.r.cchi said that her ideas "would m'ihe the r;:vr mere rrpcr.ive to the students, but v-.i;! c-;t d;:,;royi.- ; the existing structure ar.i jrc V"!cr.: ". '.i cf tl e rjper." DeRochi ! ' 1 it a-: e: ' y fcr anyone to critique the DTH zr ch v;::, "but unless you krr.v t! : stiff zv i tl ,: in cuts cf the crrani- i-e :n u... s r work." s are gc:ng to Sc:r.e cf D :!..! I"s L'. s i. J.:Ie a weekly .1 r! i . ... i, a m;.;.:!.' -r .' ; i r. - ' r reporter to cover the N.C. Lt !I.r t..r.e ears as a staff reporter vc-'J her to improve the DTI I, D.r.c :hi r. i. 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