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Page 10-FridayJuly 18, 1980-The Michigan Daily

Seeking disaster
relief, city digs
out from costly
thunderstorm
By NICK KATSARELAS trees - worth $1,000 apiece - were
While city officials await word on destroyed.
whether Ann Arbor will be declared a A DETROIT Edison spokesman said
disaster area by Gov. William Milliken there are still approximately 30,000
and receive federal assistance, residen- households without 'power in
ts and city employees began the Washtenaw County, but predicts that
awesome task of cleaning up after a by the weekend, nearly all the power
severe storm ripped through here Wed- will be restored.
nesday morning. Mayor Louis Belcher and Milliken
City Administrator Terry Sprenkel met last night to discuss the damage to
said yesterday that the revised damage the city, and Sprenkel said he did not
estimate has edged toward $5 million, know when a decision about whether to
including $400,000 to businesses, declare the city a disaster area would
$225,000 to private homes, and $100,000 be made by Milliken.
to University property. Sprenkel To temporarily relieve the burden
estimated that up to $2 million worth of caused by the storm, the Red Cross has
been serving hot meals at Pioneer High
School. The Ann Arbor Police Depar-
tment has beefed up patrols in areas
without street lights, and have placed
" R temporary stop signs at intersections
which are still without traffic signals.
k1s11 s oAtMA so Sprinkel announced yesterday an
day party '.emergency procedure for the removal
eey nuts Rof branches and downed trees. The
city's sanitary landfill, located at 4120
Platt Rd., will be open without fee to
re " OPENPM SNOW AT DUSK! those who wish to dump brush downed
by the storm.
In addition, the city has set up a
schedule for pick-up of storm debris.
According to the schedule, residents of
the Burns Park/Manchester area
should place their branches, limbs, and
., L-,t1) shrubs on the extension or along the
nur, Fri7:20-9:54 curb by July 25; East Ann Ar-
2:20-2 .:so bor/Stonybrooke, July 30; Old Westside
^p Hoover and other city areas, August 6.
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IP HISI July 16, 15
HR°0A)REEMS
ANO SEID NO MTO )All?L
'MS IN AGTION i" -TONIGHT AT 8 PM
ITHIEST POWER CENTER
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Charges by phone: 764-0450
Power Center bow office
ryas opens at 6pm (763-3333)
ONLY LE IN (CON(EiM TOMORROW NIGHT:
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

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