North Carolina Newspapers

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Issue 28 AUGIBT 1975
Editors: MARY DOLL
Commissioner McBride and Bill MacDonald reported on fire protection progress^ After
meeting with Atlantic Beach folks it was decided to draw up a five year rolling con
tract with them *• a contract which can be re-negotiated each year but not broken,
to use the Atlantic Beach fire house facilities to deal with fires in our PKS area,
Atlantic Beach is willing to equip a fire house substation here should we eventually
erect a building.
The Town will levy a 50 per hundred valuation tax in order to pay quarterly payments
to Atlantic Beach for this service — the te,x will not be levied until a referendum
is held, and it is hoped that the referendum can co-incide with the November
elections in order to avoid paying for a special one. The contract will have in it
a no profit for Atlantic Beach clause.
Several representative of PKS put in an appearance at the Salter Path Road improve
ment meetings in Raleighj they included Mayor Jajnes Redfield, Commissioners Bray and
Hicks, Ray Scoggins, and special ambassador Ed Crumley, The delays continue, in
spite of our own town's backing of immediate attention to getting on with the much
needed road repairs.
Commissioner Ramsey reported on the 201 Plan, feeling the urgent need for protection
of our water supply. Further developments will be discussed later, but it is pos
sible that Federal funds, originally hoped to be covering 1% of the cost, may only
cover 55^, Nevertheless, the Board will continue to pursue all angles of the 201
BOB 0*NEAL, Civil Defense Chairman, has asked us to remind readers to tell someone
on his committee or notify the Town Hall should they decide to leave the area
during a hurricane. This will aid the Civil Defense workers to keep count as well
as to keep watch over property in the event of looting.
LARRY JEROME'S committee on assigning house numbers has finished its job, and a list
of numbers csui be viewed at the Town Hall now, AILEEN ADAMS is willing to look
yours up for you if you call herj just tell her your lot number. The "numbers"
system will be passed at the next meeting of the board, after all residents have had
time to see what the Committee came up with. Meanwhile, we spoke with Mr, Pelletier
at the Morehead City Post Office and he says iising the numbers on our mailing
addresses is optional. We may, then choose beetween! (for example)
Mr. Aleman Trickelard (great name, contrived as a pseudonymn for
11^^ Gingko Tree Lane (John Jones, whih gets boring )
Pine Knoll Shores,
Morehead City, N, C, 28557
Same name as above (unless you object)
Route 1, Pine Knoll Shores,
Morehea;d City, N, C. 28557
unless, of course, you have a box in Atlantic Beach that you liketI
SPECIAL THING TO BE ALERTED ABOUT: In future, the Board will not be meeting at the
Atlantis; folks who want to attend monthly meetings will be advised to check ahead
to see where the meetings are going to be held, Carteret News-Times does carry
this information in advance.
Incidentally, MAYOR REDFIELD will not be running for office again in November, Nor
will COMMISSIONER BEZUYEN. We don't know yet about the other Commissioners, but we
suggest readers inform themselves about issues and possible candidates; between
September32 and October 1? anyone who wants to run for office miast register. That
doesn't give us much time. If you know someone you think is capable of helping us
run our little town, urge him or her to get into it nowI
And, get this straight if you can: in this next election the three candidates with
the most votes will serve four yeais and the three with the next most votes will
serve two years. Following this election, elections will be held every two years
in odd numbered years, and beginning in 1977 those Commissioners who are elected to
new terms will serve for four years,
MARK AUGUST l6th as the date to decorate your bicycle and compete for prizes in
the N.C, Annual Blue Crab Derby, Morehead City Waterfront, Watch the Carteret
County News-Times for the details.

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