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m &apos;Page Eight, Monitor, Monroe, Wash., Feb. 1.1968 Open House Saturday & Sunday Strawberry Lane r--txNewHomes F1 L from, $17,500 Low Down Payment Lbyd Hansey Phone 794-8868 AA Eggs FaMrre msh Council Kills Land Use Plan 3 (From Page 1) not restrict the success of the project by re- He then introduced a resolution of the Tech- ductng this advantage." nical Action Panel of Snohomish County dated He said investment capital required an area March 16, 1967 opposing the loss of agricultur- both suitable and compatible to industry, and a al lands to other uses and favoring agricultural comprehensive plan showing enough industrial zoning as a means of helping to keep productive area could give that assurance. Lawler added: soils available for present and future food pro- $We will not request actual zoning of more ductton, than 235 acres at this time. There is no intent- Lawler, speaking against adoption of the plan ion and never has been of selling all or any on the grounds not enough industrial area was portion of our property." Following the vote of council and the rejection shown, said in essence: "We came to the council and planning cam- of Plan 3, Wegg said: mission explaining our intention to build an "This is the fourth or fifth compromise work- industrial park when we asked for annexation ed out with the planning commission. It would early last year. appear the disapproval expressed here tonight "Our concept, which hopefully will be shared is based on wanting to accommodate one prop- by the Monroe community, is one that, when erty owner at the expense of the whole cam- realized, will radically change the growth rate munity. and development of the Monroe area." "This plan as shown has 25 per cent industry. Referring to theplarmedindustrtalpark, Green- Renton has less than 20 per cent and it's the haven Industrial Estates, Lawler said: most highly industrialized city in the state." "The scope of our project admittedly will Mrs. Biderbost asked: not fit within the present percentage ratios of "Why have a planner or a planning commts- land use in Monroe, nor was it ever intended start at all? We probably hold the record for to. One of the principal industrial develop- time spent because of one developer. I'm not merit advantages of the site is its size. Let's against industry but it takes more to develop industry than zoning. Under this plan there is enough acreage for a developer to get start- 7 c ed and it allows continued development. I genuinely believe any developer should be con- tent with this. Doz. "Regarding all the work of the planner and planning commission it might have been a kind- ness to them if we'd come out and said we're .ozl ::: :' .i going to make the plan ourselves." A p g 00S--a ra --us -  ........... ., .......... I.r.b .... Councilman Moore stated: Town House i i --""""'" ......... """' ,.,-.,. "The Lawler land isn't valuable for resident- AII Green 14- ........ ial, it's not the best land to cultivate and it CutSpears Cans ...... BUSYBAKER won't hurt to designate it all to industry." Cookies To Councilman Cedergreen who argued more d Bleach 39 industry was needed to create a larger tax L|q I I" -" U" base Councilman Schwartz answered: WhiteMagic C FudgeorPeanutButter "You have over 200 acres shown for industry CremeSandwichesor Cocoanut Gallon Jug ChocolateDropCookies now -- how many more do you need to offer? I'm not going to sit by and see another Fulton's ,, 1 I-lb. llC Folly like the Schuler property. It's been sold Tissue 12 " dlhll four times." Zee Bathroom . Pkgs. . The eloquent Mrs. Leslie Lowber of Route Asst'dColors Rol S-U-NNYKRER offered:2' present at many of the earlier meetings, "You have two alternatives. One is to ac-  Margarine cept the plan recommended by the planning k Matches I0 Sl commission drawn up under the advice of Mr. BOO Safeway C  Wage, a professional planner of 40 years ex- l-lb. pertence, an honor graduate of Harvard who was Pkg. of 50 Pkgs. the director of urban renewal for Seattle and is a member of the American Institute of Planners, the American Institute of Architects, American Society of Planning Officials and the National Society of Housing and Redevelopment Officials. "The second alternative is to throw out the plan. What then? You are going to be account- able to 2,000 people for spending $4,800. How will you proceed? Where will you get the next - Pork Chops planner when thiSaskedoneif goes leaving a plan hethe council  .... " refuses to put his signature to?" ; . Mayor Law anyone on Fruit Cocktail .... i:;!::: :: ..:: '.: :::::, Eastern C : .... ::i: ! : Grain Fed D 17 .  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Davtsson then stated to the council: TomatoCatsup:n,,,2,*o,-39 c "We went through three months when we t,. didn't see Borltn, Schrag or Cedergreen making Crea " orCutCorn ,o, Sl00 o,,a 28-oz.o E toinEnd ,b.55c suggestions. We went to a great deal of work. m.orn oe, Mon,e 5 Cans Apple Butter Oe,,,ous ,o.*Z Pork Roast 3to41bs. CHOICEBEEF As chairman I feel this shows a lack of con- o., 4 ,,oz.o, ,,o noc Sp Steak Green Beans Monte c.n.,.,. Relishes Zippy. Hamburger 'b.55 C ship and for that reason I will have my resignat- Hot Dog or Sweet Jar Z7 a reri bs Country Style U.S.D.A. ftdance in the planning commission and its leader- T Bone - . ion ready for you tomorrow morning." Beans Season"De' MonteGreen Beans 4 ,,-OZcans Sl New Yorks CholceBoneless U.S.D.A.Beef Steak lb. $179 City Attorney Storrs Clough defended the coun- Dairy Delicatessen 113 cil's right to disagree with the commission and o.elesseeefU.S.O.A. $1 49 Aged for Flavor reject its recommendations. Choice lb. GreenPeas ca, 4"z Top Sirloin Steak Lucerne Prrr c and Tenderness Ib "The planning commission is an advisory Monte Cons 89 c Cottage Cheese, ,: ,ozo body," he said. "The council has the final word Tomatoes OelMontes,ew, 4 ,,-O,ca., Sl00 SharpChedda o,ea Sliced Bacon Armours StarMira Cure ,.65 c and shouldn't be maligned if it doesn't act on r w,,oo,,o ,J9: U.S.D.A. GRADE A the commission's recommendations." Safeway 12-oz. j  C Pkg. # Zucchini DelMonte 16-oz. Sl00 Bologna ..,..s,,.. Y g T k y oe,,c,ous 4 Can, Cheese I.ucerneSl,cedSwiss. 8-oz.IC oun ur e s 8-oz. QOc Manor House or Acme  SauceMoo,.1O 98" Lucerne Party Dips ,o,.,, Halibut Steaks Caught Ib.49 16 to 24 Pounds ru Tomato " " Cans Ocean C Fresh Frozen C LimaBeans oe,on,e ,,oz. 37' Cream lucerne Halfr''C r = ,  . ,edium ,0-oz. ". 10 ,o161bs., Ib. 33e lb.&, I Green Can Sour PmtCtn.,59' Pir, tJ. rresn uysTers s,ze or/Y Potatoes Del Monte 15 ' -oz. oo,.nnc ,..antWh,-- Ca. 75  Fresh Milk ,os.o,T,me Homogenized Ctn. JJ LARGE PINK Whole Dills ..h" Monte, ack "' 43 ',at pe'ru I -t t" theMaltbYQueen Booster,committee,MarYreportsHOlcomb.that, chatrmanto date. thef Dill Halves O.,on,. .oz. 43 c ,, ra following 13 girls bays signed up for the contest Kosher Style Jar Bufferin Tablets o,,0051 of queen of the St. Patrick's Day Parade, Chrtste Tiny Kos oel Monte 43c Dahlbeck, Chris Hendrickson, Polly Gutllaume, herDills ]'lOSt Jr Mouthwash Safeway ,nt $100 Va,ietes 2 ,,, Mart Stotko, Carol Ann Reed, SonJa Chose, Flrida' 6 69 Susan Chose, Alice Anderson, Rhonda Havens, Toothpaste $1.58ValueCOlgate 2 Tubesz $1 Indian for Kandt Jacobsen, Dawn Jursck, Rondo Kelly and Fresh Baked Treats Raisin Bread Skylark '5-oz. 29 , River Linda Stewart. Fresh Loaf The top six girls in button sales will be the co, $100 finalists. These girls will be asked to write gate a theme on "Why I Would Like to be Queen." Butterhorns Mrs. Wrights ,,g.37  Toothbrushes 2 o, 0.oz. Pk. o Get busy girls and have your theme ready! Fresh Bread O,en =,,.oz =, Prell Shampoo ,am $100 500 Booster Buttons were sold by the girls in ,ay 3 toavesUJ Tube SQlad MJx Pkg. 29 Potatoes a few days, deplenishtng the supply, so more .... were ordered. Maltby Mercantile has buttons, Anjou Pears Extra Fancy Wash. Grown lb. 1 or buy them from the girls. No. 2 Russets ****** . s,,. 5,0.oz. $1 Red Leaf Tuesday morning, January 23, Major Weaver's Raspberries el-air ,0.o..29 Turnip Greens a,r Pkgs. Sak Llllum 2 Hds.29 Clean Washed Frozen Pkg. or Butter car rolled over as he was driving north on l b: /Qt  Broadway, near the Joe Williams home. [hile 20 Luoe,ne .o,, 79 c Celer Hearts TenderYUng Pkg.of 2 29 ag v,,, attempting to clear the windshield, Major Weaver Ice Cream TopQuality Gallon V6' JY/ SUCe " " " evidently lost control of the car. It crossed Ostroms lb. 7 r __ '" the highway, overturned and landed on thewheels. Orange Juice ,o,-a,r ,-o,. $100 etables Mushrooms Fresh Brown Pure O. J.Cans Bel-air Sliced Beans, Cut Corn, )roccoII Major Weaver was able to extricate himself. or Lime in and Mrs. Ken Diseth and Doris Williams Plastic Bottles  p"ra-e Juice ,,,a,, ,),oz'O, Green Peas or Mixed Vega- Lemon Juice 2 for 29 Mr. Delicious L_ Cans, tables in Butter Sauce or Fresh Tender took him into the Williams home. Luckily, he Spinach in Cream Sauce. Large Avocados Each 29 New Crop suffered only a few ******scratches" -az 29 French Fries ,.,-a,, 4,kgs. Sl00 c Town.cuss z/,. oz; zb. 19 Harold Thornton is back on the lobs after Frozen CHOIcEYOUR ..... Pkg. Raisins Seedless Pkg. 49 being a patient at Northwest Hospital three Collards ,.,-o,r Cho..'Fresh Frozen ''z''OOkg,."l days of last week for minor surgery. 4 L .