ALPINE SCHOOL DISTRICT
The Alpine School District Classified Association, which is made up of support personnel such as school cafeteria workers, technicians, secretaries, maintenance personnel and bus drivers, has named five individuals as their "outstanding classified employees" for the 1990-91 school year.Selected for their excellence in professionalism and dedication to public service, the five honorees are:
- Blaine Mikesell, head custodian at Bonneville Elementary. Mikesell has served as vice president of the Classified Association. He resides in Orem.
- Alberta Hall, an employment specialist with Timp Industries, the district's sheltered workshop facility. Alberta has the best client-employment ratio in the state, according to her supervisor. She resides in Orem.
- Duc Ton Lieu, a Mountain View High School custodian. He immigrated from Vietnam 13 years ago. He has worked at the high school for the past 10 years. His motto is "a full day's work for a full day's pay," according to co-workers. He resides in American Fork.
- Olive Walker, a secretary at Vineyard Elementary. She has an enviable work record, according to her supervisor. In addition, "she is courteous and helpful to everyone she comes in contact with and excels at building confidence and self-esteem in both children and adults. She lives in Orem.
- Gwen Unthank, a secretary at Peterson School in American Fork. She has been with the district since 1972. "It is a great opportunity to work with the special students attending Peterson School," she said. "I feel I have the best assignment in the district." She lives in Pleasant Grove.
- Awarded a bid for the air-handling system at the Old County Courthouse.
- Authorized County Engineer Clyde Naylor to apply for a permit to attach to power poles between security center and public works office.
- Approved proclamations declaring May 19-25 as Public Works Week and May 20-27 as Buckle Up America Week.
- Authorized bid procedure for aerial spraying for mosquito control.
PROVO CITY COUNCIL
- Voted 6-1 to amend a city ordinance to discontinue $251 a month in premium pay for future city power-line workers. The change does not affect the Energy Department's 33 current power workers. Councilman Ben Porter voted against the amendment.
- Appointed Greg Hudnall to the Board of Adjustment.
- Appropriated nearly $1.7 million in federal Community Development Block Grant funds for various projects including Town Square parking, Eldred Center, Parent Education Resource Center, Valley Care Center, housing rehabilitation and sidewalk replacement in several neighborhoods. About $730,000 of the total will go toward repayment on a loan to develop East Bay. Program administration costs more than $300,000.