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4A Wednesday, Aug. 29,2001 l m By Delete Managing Editor Concerns over cost, main- tenance, local allegiance, and corporate threats prevented the school board from pur- chasing a color copier for the district office. The board voted unani- mously to lease two black and white Canon copiers from the Ray Morgan Compa- ny, but were split 2-2 on a de- cision to buy a Canon color copier from local business- man Scott Tanner. Representatives from both companies were present at the Plumas Unified School District Board of Trustees meeting to make presenta- tions. The school district admin- istration recommended split- ting the leases between the two vendors, based on cost But Greg Martin, owner of the Ray Morgan Company, cautioned the board against buying the Canon color copi- er from Tanner. He explained that his com- pany was the only authorized Canon dealer for Plumas County, and that the Canon Corporation would not honor a warranty if the copier was purchased from a non-autho- rized vendor. "Service and parts are very important," Martin said. "We carry over a million dollars in inventory." Martin also said that au- thorized dealers were not al- lowed to provide parts to non- Every week, you'll know more. I Serving Plumas, Sierra & Lassen Counties Lori Lees Murray and Edwards proud to announce Lori has joined their team. She has been in the insurance field for 12 years and will be working in the personal lines dept. FEATHE ER Postal Service: USPS (N~ 188-550.) ~s postage paid at Quincy, CA. Published: Every W~ay morning by Feather Publishing Co., Inc. Office Location and hours: 555w. Main St., Quincy, CA 95971. Mailing addr~: p.o. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. ::)ffice is open Mon.-Fn., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. How to contact us: All departments: (530) 283-0800. FAX: (530) 283-3952. E-Mail plumaspub@aol.com Web Page httpJ/www.plumasnews.oom Ownership and Heritage: The Bulletin was established Aug. 11, 1866, as the Plumas National (later changed to Plumas Natio~ Bulletin, May 16, 1892) subse- quently changed to its present name May 7, 1931, which merged with the Plumas independent (1892-1945) on June 7, 1945. Published weekly. It is part of the Feather Publishing family of newspapers serving Plumas and Lassen counties. DelKIllne$: Display Advertising: Thursday 4 p.m. Display Classified: Thursday, 3 :~.m. Classified: Monday 10 a.m. News: Fridays, 3 p,m. Legals: Thursday 4 p.m. Breaking news: Anytimel TO Subscribe: Call (530) 283-0800 or oome to the Bulletin office, or use the handy coupon below, or send e-mall to plumaspub@aol.com Adjudication: The Feather River Bulletin is adjudicated a legal newspaper by Superior Court Decree No. 4644 (1953) and qualified lor publication of matters required by law to be pul~lished in a newspaper. Postmaster: Send change of address orders to the Feather River Bulletin, RO. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. Michael C. Taborski Publisher Kevin Mallory Jenette Meneely Assistant to the PublisherNews Proofreader, KM~; Page Editor Debra Coates Tom Forney Managing Editor Production Manager Diane Kleine Cobey Brown Circulation & Classified Ad Manager Print Shop Manager Sherri McConnell Pat Whitcomb Display Advertising Manager Bookkeeper Keri Taborski Eva Small Legal Advertising Department Composing Manager :i .............. River Bulletin .............. i ; P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971 i : I~ ~ter my sul~c~on for y~rs. : : Q E.d ock : : [:) In County $20 per year O Out of State $36 per year : ! a In Ca.tomia lkl0 Ww y~r i :NWTm .. i Address c~, stm, zip . = Subscdptlons can be transferred, but not refunded. m llllll llmllllmllllll III llllll l Ill lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll: authorized dealers, and hethe fact that he was making business with a local vendor, mental, especiallY! questioned how-- Tanner no profit on the deal. Martin Martin explained that, copier. would obtain them. ". said his bid could be lower if though his business was "Mr. Tanner is Tanner, who planned to the number of copies generat- based in Chico, he and hisman and I really arrange alease for the copier ed increased. He estimatedpartners owned homes in should go with an through a Reno dealer, said that the cost difference at Plumas County. Martin is al- dealer," she said. he was promised that parts5,000 copies would be closer so a limited partner in the When it came would be made readily avail- to $36 per month. Bailey Creek development. Bishop sided with able to him. Tanner is aSavin (another Martin also made it clear Bob Marshall and As for service, Tanner said copier brand) dealer, but the that he respected Tanner and Kusel voted to that he planned to provide it school district did not want his ability, and did not mean Canon if some himself, after taking a train- to purchase a Savin color to disparage him in anyway; about the warrantY ingcourse, copier. Tanner provides oth- his chief concern was the set- obtained. Another issue was cost. er copiers to schools through- vice issue and warranty. With a 2-2 split, Tanner's proposal was $247out the district, as does the School board members board asked the per month less than the Ray Ray Morgan Company. Kathy Price and Betty Bishop tion to get more Morgan Company. Tanner Part of the issue was the shared Martin's concerns, about the service said his low cost was due to school board's desire to do Price said that, from her the warranty, experience, she believes will discuss it at copiers to be very tempera- meeting in QuincY. II II The Central Plumas The class will emphasize Recreation and Park Dis- basic commands and tech- trict will be offering a basic niques to help owners gain dog obedience class this fall better control over their ca- at the Plumas County Fair- nine companions. grounds. The classes will be held The class, which will be rain or shine, under the led by Karen G imbel of livestock auction pavilion. Meadow Valley, is sched- For more information, or uled to begin at 6 p.m. on to register for the class, Wednesday, Sept. 5, and contact the recreation dis- will continue each succes- trict office at 283-3278. As sive Wednesday through class size is very limited, Oct. 10, according to Recre- early registration is sug- ation District Director Jim gested. Gimbel also advised Boland. that the first class, Septem- "We are very fortunate to ber 5, is to be an orienta- have Ms. Gimbel's services tion for dog owners only, once again for this class," and pets are to be left at Boland added, home. m l By Debra Coates ty. Managing Editor " Planning Depa] A plan to rezone land in nior Planner Mohawk, so that an RV park whose departmen can be built, will have to wait mended the until fire protection is as- that fire protection sured, provided by the Elden Bertrand and his ka and Graeagle family want to rezone 12 ments. But, acres of a 39-acre parcel at Eureka is closer, its 1519 Graeagle-Johnsville ments to provide Road to accommodate trailer tion were higher. and RV parking, as well as noted that the storage units. Department was "This is the best use for annex property this property," Tim Bertrand this parcel. told the Plumas County Supervisor Don Board of Supervisors during represents the area, a public hearing on the issue, fire protection was "All of the RV parks are full, chief concern, and and you can't get in without a that the zone reservation a year in ad- be delayed until vance." discussed with the During the Aug. 14 hearing, Fire Department. neighbors of the proposed "There is a zone-change parcel objected, parks: they're fearing that the zone change packed," Clark would devalue their property have to discuss fire and increase the risk of fire. tion." They were also concerned The supervisors that there would be increased uled discuss use of the Forest Service road again Oct. 12. which accesses their proper- Saturday, Sept. 8, 2001 9 am to 2 pm at SunBrid 50 Donations needed: In complete & work- ing condition (no clothes please) This sale will benefit the Pink Ladies Auxiliary Questions: Call Diana MacGregor-Marcus 283-2110 \ D-eg Construction! OPEN: Wed-Sun: is under wayI 10:00 am - 5:00 pm ~. Kathy Pricer, 352 Pineleaf Ori~ / but we're i Meadow Valley, CA 95956 I STILL OPEN! i (530) 283-2953 Open your new Golden Equity Line* by August 31, 2001, and SAVE! No annual fee** and 5.95% APR for the first 6 months. The standard fully indexed APR for a line opened on August 1, 2001, would be O *** 7.00 . For More Infommtien Call Our Quincy Banking Center: (530) 283-2045 ::T :: : . : :,:;:. "Umbd tWu o~r. Regulady, a $50 mnual Ioe beglnnk~ in I~o aeomd yNr wcujd aCCt,/. "q'he sumdard lucy Inda~d APR wll be equaJ to the Indm i~m a mergin o(0.2S%. ~ APR J8 10.75~ minim, an APR b 7,0%. With lutmwlc payment fr~a I Ptao~ SWra Sank cheddn0 a=:ount, the mndu'd ful~ indexed N:'R w~ tm eque ~ the ladex pdm 0% (mtranum N'R i~ 7.o'%.) kaon,nstion ~o'm ~pk~ to Ookk~ r=qt, ly un~ wte~ or~d~ imb of $=00,000 or t~s. AI ines ~bie= ~o credit AW~v/w~h~xWaaL APR c~.~ vwymone~. APRIsAnnuaIPw~nU~e P.~. Ira/01 I.APY is Annual P~ Yield. APY II 3.75% II of IV7'~1 unilV31/01 and is subJecl to ctlnge. M~rnum loalanc~ I$ $,,~0,000. Fees may r~luce ew, nlngs. SIE BANK ReaI People Real Service. Real DifferenCe