TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY Pickler Memorial Library Truman State University

Records of the Hazel Creek Concerned Citizens Committee

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Folder Specifications

Ads Attendance Ballad Campaign Donors Continuing Committee Regulations Eminent Domain Materials FAQs Media History Chronology Legal Opinions Letters Local Org. Committee Minutes/Agendas Petition Committee Folder 1 Petition Committee Folder 2 Photographs Public Relations Presentation Scripts Sunshine Law Missouri Statutes & Initiative Laws Emcee Script Watershed Plan Watershed Commission Website Tapes of City Council Meetings Informational Folder Petitions: Kirksville Residents Petitions: Adair County Residents Petitions: Newspaper Ads Petition Signature Collectors

 

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Ads

·        Radio:

o       Thank You Citizens of Kirksville and Adair County [information sheet & receipt]

·        Newspaper:

o       The Hazel Creek Concerned Citizens Committee Wishes You Happy Holidays and a Healthy New Year (photocopy)

o       “Petition to Preserve Hazel Creek Lake.”  Kirksville Daily Express 1 May 2005.

o       “Petition to Preserve Hazel Creek Lake.”  Kirksville Crier 4 May 2005.

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Attendance—Members [2005-2006]

·        Hazel Creek CCC Committees; Attendance Lists; Sign-In Sheets; Member Contact Information

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Ballad Info

·        Harmon, James A.  A Ballad of Kirksville and Walkerton. Hazel Creek Concerned Citizens Committee, 2005. [2 Signed CDs] 

·        Lyrics/Text for A Ballad of Kirksville and Walkerton

·        Badge: Save Hazel Creek: Sign the Petition

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Campaign Donors

·        HCCCC Donation Letter [template]          

·        Missouri Ethics Commission: Committee Disclosure Reports; Campaign Contributions & Expenditures

o       Citizens to Elect Debbie Masten (January-May 2003)

o       Citizens to Elect Tim Crist (December 2003-April 2004)

o       Committee to Elect Rich Scott (December 2003-April 2004)

·        Receipt for Copies, dated January 7, 2005.  Received from Frank Colton by Jon E. Cook, Adair County Clerk.

·        Luecke, Jacob. “Kirksville, Mo., residents fight city over land deal.”  St. Louis Post-Dispatch 21 February 2005: 1B.

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Continuing Committee Regulations

·        Des Moines Sunday Register (Iowa Edition) 31 July 2005.

·        Missouri.  Missouri Ethics Commission.  Office of Administration.  A Campaign Finance Guide For Political Action Committees and Continuing Committees.  Jefferson City, 2004. 3 Copies.

·        Missouri.  Missouri Ethics Commission.  Office of Administration.  A Guide For Using The Proper Identification On Political Advertising In Missouri.  Jefferson City, 2004. 3 Copies.

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Eminent Domain Materials

·        Fenton, Peter P.  “Case Study of a Taking Undone.” Western New England Law Review (2002).

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FAQs

·        Frequently Asked Questions—July 19, 2005.

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Media*

*NOTES:
1.  Preservation copies retained; originals discarded (11/2007). 
2.  URLs for online material may no longer be accessible. 

 ·        McClellan, Bill.  “Saloon owner’s glory days went up in flames.”  St. Louis Post Dispatch n.d.

·        McClellan, Bill.  “Trial is reminder: Sometimes, nice people do stupid things.”  St. Louis Post Dispatch  n.d.

·        Bower, Andrell.  “Council approves management plan for Forest, Hazel Creek Lakes.”  Kirksville Daily Express 8 March 2007: 1-2.

·        “Former Kirksville mayor charged with arson by federal grand jury.”  Kirksville Daily Express 12 January 2007: 1-2.

·        Bower, Andrell.  “Commission completes plan to manage local water sources.”  Kirksville Daily Express 14 January 2007: 1-2.

·        “Masten charged in Too Talls fire.”  Kirksville Daily Express 11 December 2006: 1-2.

·        Hazel Creek Concerned Citizens Committee. “Thank You Citizens of Kirksville and Adair County!” Kirksville Daily Express 11 June 2006: 3.

·        Murray, Sondra J.  Letter to Mr. Scott.  6 October 2005.

·        “Remove Rich Scott from Council.”  14 October 2005.  <http://www.ipetitions.com/campaigns/Rich_Scott/>.

·        Fair Booth Worker Schedules/Northeast Missouri Fair—“Strive to Thrive in 2005.”  Rules & Regulations for Booth Rentals in the Multi-Purpose Building.

·        HCCC Summer Calendar of Events for Petitioners.

·        “Controversy erupts after council sells land at Hazel Creek #2.”  Kirksville Daily Express 29 December 2005: 1-2.

·        City of Kirksville.  “Watershed Advisory Commission Formed.”  The Kirksville Connection December 2005.

·        Mattie, Grace.  “Mayor’s address sets goals for city.”  Index 26 January 2006: 1.

·        Dunkleman, Heidi.  “City council agrees to address some issues raised by Hazel Creek petition.”  Kirksville Daily Express 14 December 2005: 1-2.

·        Hazel Creek Concerned Citizens Committee.  “The Hazel Creek Concerned Citizens Committee Wishes You Happy Holidays and a Healthy New Year.”

·        Mattie, Grace.  “HCCCC sends petition for Council to consider.”  Index 1 December 2005: 1.

·        Dunkleman, Heidi.  “Hazel Creek committee presents petition; council makes no promises.” Kirksville Daily Express 22 November 2005: 1-2.

·        “Decomposing cow found in Hazel Creek watershed.” Kirksville Daily Express 23 November 2005: 1-2.

·        Orear, Gregory.  “What’s Going On.” Kirksville Daily Express 13 November 2005: 3.

·        Carrell, Perrin.  “Truville” [cartoon]. Index 20 October 2005.

·        Dunkleman, Heidi.  “Hazel Creek Committee sending petition to council.” Kirksville Daily Express 8 November 2005: 1-2.

·        Matthews, Chris.  “Committee adds new members.” Index 13 October 2005: 9.

·        Turner, James.  “When it comes to watershed land, it is unwise to trust safety to luck.” Index 6 October 2005: 4. 

·        “Scott’s actions make it clear that he should resign.” Index 6 October 2005: 4.

·        Dunkleman, Heidi.  “Scott resigns from Kirksville council.” Kirksville Daily Express 19 October 2005: 1-2.

·        Reininger, Alan.  “Scott taken into custody.” Index 6 October 2005: 1.

·        Roberts, Kathy.  “March 10 column gives Masten a fair trial in court of public opinion.” Index 22 September 2005: 4.

·        “Citizen’s group to be included on new watershed board.” Kirksville Daily Express 28 September 2005: 1.

·        “Masten resignation shows need for change in city.” Index 1 September 2005: 4.

·        Ferry, Maureen.  “Truville” [cartoon].  Index 1 September 2005: 4.

·        Orear, Gregory.  “What’s Going On.” Kirksville Daily Express 21 August 2005: 3.

·        Gasch, Jessie.  “Committee choices make ripples in Hazel Creek controversy.” Index. 21 August 2005. 22 August 2005 <http://www.trumanindex.com/media/paper607/news/2005/08/21/News/Committee.Choices...>.

·        Orear, Gregory.  “DNR investigation: cattle at Hazel Creek pose no health risk.” Kirksville Daily Express 17 May 2005: 1-2.

·        Webber, Matthew. “Council told buffer not required at watersheds; fencing discussed.” Kirksville Daily Express 17 May 2005: 1-2.

·        Orear, Gregory.  “What’s Going On.” Kirksville Daily Express 17 July 2005: 3.

·        Orear, Gregory.  “Split council appoints landowners, citizens to watershed commission.”  Kirksville Daily Express 16 August 2005: 1-2.

·        Whiteley, Abbagail.  “Committee complains about slow-forming watershed commission.” Kirksville Daily Express 15 July 2005: 1-2.

·        Orear, Gregory.  “Council agrees to reconsider watershed board after complaints.” Kirksville Daily Express 23 August 2005: 1-2.

·        “Cows freed after cutting of Hazel Creek fence.” Kirksville Daily Express 9 May 2005: 1-2. 

·        “Land sale generates local controversy.” Index 5 May 2005: 8.

·        Crockett, Tracy.  “Vandals hit Hazel Creek Lake.” KTVO-TV3. 10 May 2005 <http://www.ktvotv3.com/Global/Story.asp?S=3320905&nav=1LFrZeV2>.

·        Young, Ashley W. “Randy Smith Speaks to College Republicans.”  The Missouri Statesman April 2005: 8.

·        Myers, Vance.  “Council’s actions are more grave than Spitzer’s letter indicated.” Index 28 April 2005: 4.

·        “HCCCC petition drive rolls on, reaches 1,500 mark, according to professor.” Index 28 April 2005: 2.

·        Gasch, Jessie.  “City cancels address.” Index 28 April 2005: 1. 

·        Orear, Gregory.  “What’s Going On.” Kirksville Daily Express 24 April 2005: 3. 

·        Thomas, Alan.  “Hazel Creek decision a partisan issue.” Kirksville Daily Express 24 April 2005: 3.

·        Spitzer, Mark.  “Buffer being ignored at Hazel Creek Lake.” Kirksville Daily Express 24 April 2005: 3.

·        Weinrich, Justin.  “HCCCC kicks off two petitions.” Index 7 April 2005: 1. 

·        Gasch, Jessie. “Councilman indicted for drunk driving.” Index 7 April 2005: 1.

·        Webber, Matthew.  “Rally launches Hazel Creek Committee’s petition drive.” Kirksville Daily Express 4 April 2005: 1-2.

·        Orear, Gregory.  “What’s Going On.” Kirksville Daily Express 29 March 2005: 3.

·        “Hazel Creek Committee adopts non-binding petition; rally scheduled.” Kirksville Daily Express 29 March 2005: 1.

·        Webber, Matthew.  “What’s in Your Watershed?” Kirksville Daily Express 24 March 2005: 1.

·        Webber, Matthew.  “Clean Water?” Kirksville Daily Express 25 March 2005: 1.

·        Webber, Matthew.  “Which lake provides the water?” Kirksville Daily Express 27 March 2005: 1.

·        Luecke, Jacob.  “Kirksville, Mo., residents fight city over land deal.”  St. Louis Post-Dispatch 21 February 2005: 1B. 

·        McFerron, Whitney.  “HCCCC petition hits snag.” Index 24 March 2005: 2.

·        Webber, Matthew.  “Hazel Creek Citizens Committee organizing petition drive; discusses candidate’s response.” Kirksville Daily Express 2 March 2005: 1.

·        Webber, Matthew.  “Kirksville’s mayor named suspect in Too Tall’s arson.” Kirksville Daily Express 2 March 2005: 1.

·        Gaber, Ron.  “KTVO Guest Editorial on Hazel Creek Land Sale.” KTVO-TV3.  3 March 2005 <http://www.ktvotv3.com/Global/story.asp?S=2811601&nav=1LFr91gN>.

·        Masten, Debbie.  “Guest Editorial response.” KTVO-TV3.  3 March 2005 <http://www.ktvotv3.com/Global/story.asp?S=2811621&nav=1LFr91gN>.

·        Amini-Rad, Crystal.  “Leadership needed on Hazel Creek issue.” KTVO-TV3.  3 March 2005 <http://www.ktvotv3.com/Global/story.asp?S=2871294&nav=1LFr91gN>.

·        McFerron, Whitney.  “Cattle already grazing on city watershed land.” Index 3 March 2005: 1.

·        Weinrich, Justin.  “Investigators name mayor arson suspect.” Index 3 March 2005: 1.

·        Gilbert, Katie.  “Student works to bridge campus, city.” Index 24 February 2005: 5.

·        “Welcome to Iowa, state of dirty water.” Des Moines Sunday Register 27 February 2005. 

·        McFerron, Whitney.  “Groups debate land: CCC registers with state, prepares to collect signatures for petition.” Index 17 February 2005: 1.

·        Gasch, Jessie.  “Groups debate land: City Council makes plans to form watershed advisory committee.” Index 17 February 2005: 1.

·        Orear, Gregory.  “Hazel Creek Committee adopts name, logo, timeline.” Kirksville Daily Express 16 February 2005: 1-2.

·        Dillavou, Clayton.  Letter to the Editor.  Kirksville Daily Express 17 February 2005: 3.

·        “Hazel Creek public meeting tapes available at libraries.” Kirksville Daily Express 3 February 2005: 1.

·        “Council to discuss watershed commission, pool.” Kirksville Daily Express 6 February 2005: 1.

·        Webber, Matthew.  “Attorney says sale did not violate statutes.” Kirksville Daily Express 6 February 2005: 1-2.

·        Kelsey, Melani.  Letter to the Editor.  Kirksville Daily Express 4 February 2005: 3.

·        Orear, Gregory.  “Hazel Creek committee elects officers, discusses timeline for land reacquisition.” Kirksville Daily Express 1 February 2005: 1-2.

·        Weinrich, Justin.  “Arson caused Too Talls fire, marshal says.” Index 27 January 2005: 1.

·        Herzog, Stephen.  “Citizens protest council decision.” Index 27 January 2005: 1.

·        Uhlmansiek, Laura.  “Committee seeks to reacquire property.” Index 27 January 2005: 10.

·        Webber, Matthew.  “Council approves water management plan amidst Hazel Creek protests.” Kirksville Daily Express 25 January 2005: 1-2. 

·        Webber, Matthew. “ARSON Too Talls Two fire intentionally set, reports fire marshal.” Kirksville Daily Express 25 January 2005: 1-2.

·        Orear, Gregory.  “Concerned citizens committee drafts resolution launching petition drive.” Kirksville Daily Express 25 January 2005: 1-2.

·        Orear, Gregory.  “City records: Hazel Creek land sold for $55,000 more 25 years ago.” Kirksville Daily Express 8 March 2005: 1-2.

·        Uhlmansiek, Laura.  “City Council approves sale of land.” Index 20 January 2005: 1.

·        Carnes, Mandy.  “Police investigate Too Talls Two fire.” Index 20 January 2005: 1.

·        McFerron, Whitney.  “Runoff risk runs high in watershed.” Index 20 January 2005: 7.

·        “Council decision lacks due concern for safety.” Index 20 January 2005: 4.

·        Special City Council Meeting to Rescind Hazel Creek Land Sale [Flyer].

·        “Kirksville closes on Hazel Creek sale; opposition committee drafts resoultion [sic].” Kirksville Daily Express 19 January 2005: 1.

·        Webber, Matthew.  “Council sells Hazel Creek land despite overhwhelming [sic] opposition.”  Kirksville Daily Express 18 January 2005: 1-2.

·        Masten, Debbie.  Letter to the Editor.  Kirksville Daily Express 16 January 2005: 3.

·        Carroll, Steven.  Letter to the Editor.  Kirksville Daily Express 16 January 2005: 3.

·        Spitzer, Mark.  “Hazel Creek land sale jeopardizes city’s water supply.”  Kirksville Daily Express 13 January 2005: 3.

·        “Kirksville city council changes location of meeting.” Kirksville Daily Express 11 January 2005: 1.

·        Webber, Matthew.  “Experts say Hazel Creek sale is legal, but concerns remain.” Kirksville Daily Express 9 January 2005: 1-2.

·        “Voice your opinion on the Hazel Creek sale.” KTVO-TV3.  4 January 2005. 5 January 2005 <http://ktvo.com/global/story.asp?s=2764826&ClientType=Printable>.

[Includes opinions from Weigert, Chad; Smith, Ross; Morrow, Tom]

·        KTVO Editorial [n.d.]

·        KTVO-TV Guidelines for Guest Editorials.  27 December 2004. <http://wa.kcom.edu/servlet/webacc/gj8iyfLedfs0khcOub/GWAP/AREF/2?action=Attach... >.

·        City of Kirksville.  “City Sites [sic] Water Quality and Fiscal Responsibility As Priorities in Decision" [Press Release]. 30 December 2004.

·        Shipley, Sara.  “Deal will tighten water quality rules here.” St. Louis Post Dispatch. 28 December 2004.  29 December 2004.  <http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/emaf.nsf/Popup?ReadForm&db=stltoday%5Cnews%5...>.

·        Webber, Matthew.  “Concerned Citizens Committee Urges Hazel Creek Land Sale Rescinded.” Kirksville Daily Express.  31 December 2004.  1 January 2005.  <http://www.kirksvilledailyexpress.com/articles/2004/12/31/news/news1.txt>.

·        “Concerned Citizens Air Out the Issues.” KTVO-TV3.  30 December 2004.  1 January 2005 <http://www.ktvo.com/Global/story.asp?S=2750286&nav=1LFsUheN>.

·        Lloyd, Gary G.  Letter to the Editor.  Kirksville Daily Express 23 December 2004: 3.

·        Webber, Matthew.  “Citizen’s group protesting Hazel Creek land sale; resolution drafted.” Kirksville Daily Express 28 December 2004: 1-2.

·        Webber, Matthew.  “Split council votes 3-2 to sell land at Hazel Creek.” Kirksville Daily Express 21 December 2004: 1-2.

·        Webber, Matthew.  “Citizen’s committee urges Hazel Creek sale rescinded.”  Kirksville Daily Express 31 December 2004: 1-2.

·        “Split City Council Votes 3-2 to sell Hazel Creek Land.” Kirksville Daily Express 31 December 2004: 2.

·        Webber, Matthew.  “Special council meeting scheduled to discuss Hazel Creek land sale.” Kirksville Daily Express 4 January 2005: 1-2.

·        City of Kirksville.  “City cites water quality and fiscal responsibility as priorities in decision.”  Kirksville Daily Express 4 January 2005: 2.

·        “Council to hear Hazel Creek concerns January 17.” Kirksville Daily Express 6 January 2005: 1.

·        Cooper, Courtney.  “Residents concerned with city council procedure.”  KTVO-TV3.  22 December 2004.  1 January 2005 <http://www.ktvo.com/Global/story.asp?S=2726770&nav=1LFsUVgR>.

·        Gaber, Ron.  “Concerned Citizens Resolution of Goals.” Email to Media.  25 January 2005.  Attachments: Resolution to Establish Goals for Recovery of Land at Hazel Creek Lake, Letter to City Council Candidates re Sale of Land at Hazel Creek Lake, Questionnaire

·        Orear, Gregory.  “Masten sentenced to 63 months for 2005 arson case.” Kirksville Daily Express 3 August 2007: 1-2.

·        “Researcher puts cows in a bubble to measure emissions.” Kirksville Daily Express 28 July 2005: 2.

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HCCCC History Chronology

·        Hazel Creek Concerned Citizens Committee Chronology of Citizen Action and Volunteerism.  December 21, 2004-May 25, 2006.

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Hendren & Andrae LLC Legal Opinions

·        Gray, Rodney D.  “Invoice.” Email to Ron Gaber. 13 April 2005.

·        Collins, Cari D.  “Initiative Petitions requiring the appropriation of funds.” Memorandum to Ray Klinginsmith, Ron Gaber, and Ralph Cupelli.  21 March 2005. 

·        Collins, Cari D. “Initiative Petitions requiring the appropriation of funds.” Memorandum to Ray Klinginsmith, Ron Gaber, and Ralph Cupelli.  22 March 2005.

·        Collins, Cari D.  Email to Ray Klinginsmith, Ron Gaber, and Ralph Cupelli.  21 March 2005.

·        Hendren and Andrae, L.L.C. – Attorney Bios.  Rodney D. Gray.  18 March 2005 <http://www.hendrenandrae.com/attorneys/gray.htm>.

·        Hendren and Andrae, L.L.C. – Attorney Bios.  Cari D. Collins.  28 March 2005 <http://www.hendrenandrae.com/attorneys/collins.htm>.

·        Hendren and Andrae, L.L.C. – Attorney Bios.  Shane L. Farrow.  18 March 2005  <http://www.hendrenandrae.com/attorneys/farrow.htm>.

·        Gaber, Elsie.  “Rodney Gray’s contact information.” Email to Ron Gaber.  14 March 2005.

·        Gaber, Ron.  “Kirksville Hazel Creek Concerned Citizens Ordinance.” Email to Rodney Gray.  15 March 2005.

·        Gaber, Ron.  “Hazel Creek Concerned Citizens Committee.” Email to Rodney Gray.  8 March 2005.

·        Klinginsmith, Ray.  Letter to Ron Gaber.  8 March 2005. 

·        Klinginsmith, Ray.  Letter to Ralph Cupelli.  7 March 2005.

·        Klinginsmith, Ray.  Letter to Ron Gaber.  7 March 2005. 

·        Initiative Petition.  Draft. 7 March 2005.

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Letters-Council Candidates

  • Gaber, Ron.  Letter to “interested citizen and voter.”  n.d.

  • City Council Candidate Surveys, completed by: Kevin Alm, Dale Blesz, Jill Wimp McCord, Aaron Rodgerson, Terry “Klon” Smith, Frank D. Wayman. 

  • City Council Candidates That Did Not Respond: Jeff Newton, Charles Cannaday, Sterling Ruddy

  • City Council Candidates 2006 [contact information] & Hazel Creek Concerned Citizens Committee Agenda, February 23, 2006 [on back].

  • City Council Candidate Survey, Hazel Creek Concerned Citizens Committee [blank copy (2)]

  • Concerned Citizens Committee.  Letter to City Council Candidates.  26 January 2005. Questionnaire attached.

  • DeLaney, Stephanie.  “Council candidates.” Email to Ron Gaber.  26 January 2005.

  • Gaber, Ron.  Letter to Jeff Newton.  n.d.

  • Newton, Jeff.  Letter to “Mr. Gaber and Concerned Citizens Committee.” 31 January 2004[5].

  • Questionnaire to Candidates for the City Council, re Reacquisition of Land by the City, completed by: Martha Rowe, Mark T. Lowry, Ron Stewart, Kevin Alm.  Includes copy of Jeff Newton’s letter (see above).

  • Hazel Creek Concerned Citizens Committee.  Letter to “interested citizens and voters,” re overview of results from city council candidates’ survey. n.d. 2 copies. 

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Local Org. Committee

·        Presentations to local organizations

o       Schedule

o       Hazel Creek Concerned Citizens Committee.  Hazel Creek Lake: We All Live Downstream.  PowerPoint presentation [printout].

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Minutes/Agendas
Includes Agendas, Minutes, Handouts, Etc. for meetings on the following dates:

December 23, 2004 December 27, 2004 December 30, 2004 [public meeting] January 12, 2005 January 17, 2005 [Address to the Council] January 18, 2005 January 24, 2004 [2005] January 31, 2005 February 15, 2005 February 21, 2005 March 1, 2005 March 7, 2005 March 14, 2005 March 21, 2005 March 28, 2005 April 4, 2005 April 11, 2005 April 18, 2005 April 25, 2005 May 2, 2005 May 16, 2005 June 6, 2005 July 11, 2005 August 1, 2005 August 29, 2005 September 26, 2005 October 10, 2005 November 7, 2005 November 21, 2005 [City Council] January 17, 2006 February 23, 2006 March 16, 2006 April 11, 2006 May 11, 2006 May 25, 2006

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Petition Committee (Folder 1)

  • Badge: Save Hazel Creek: Sign the Petition

  • HCC Originals

o       Petition to Preserve Hazel Creek Lake-Adair County Residents

o       Petition Collectors Team

o       Harmon, James.  “The Tally.” Email to Ron Gaber. 19 November 2005.

o       HCCC Summer Calendar of Events For Petitioners

o       Statement to the Missouri State Government Review Commission

o       Gaber, Ron.  Letter to Debbie Masten, Mayor.  13 July 2005.

o       The Trust for Public Land. TPL Co-Hosts Conservation Financing Webcast, 6/9.  1 June 2005 <http://www.tpl.org/tier3_cd.cfm?content_item_id=19400&folder_id=186>.

o       Watershed Management Commission.  8 June 2005.

o       Hazel Creek Concerned Citizens Committee Influence

o       Gaber, Ron.  “On The Move! Over 2,500 Petitions Signatures!” Email to Hazel Creek Group II.  17 May 2005.

o       Gaber, Ron.  Letter to “Petition Signer.”  18 May 2005.

o       Report of Investigation

o       Agendas, Newspaper Clippings, Calendar of Events

o       Information Sheet for petition signers; Guidelines for Petition Circulators; Petition to Preserve Hazel Creek Lake—Kirksville Residents

o       Spring Expo Booth Schedule

o       Want to Help Collect Signatures? [Sign up sheet]

o       Hazel Creek Concerned Citizens Committee Information Sheet

o       Flyer: Hazel Creek Watershed Kickoff Rally & Petition Drive

o       NEMO Fairgrounds-Annex Building [layout]; 2005 Spring Expo Rules and Regulations

o       Petition to Preserve Hazel Creek Lake—Kirksville Residents, March 23, 2005 Draft

o       Letter to the Editor / Press Release – Working Draft

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Petition Committee (Folder 2)
  • Signed Petitions—Corrected version

  • Gaber, Ron.  Letter to James.  n.d. Attached Flyer: Hazel Creek Watershed Kickoff Rally & Petition Drive.

  • Guidelines for Petition Circulators

  • Petition to Preserve Hazel Creek Lake—Kirksville Residents

  • HCCCC Petition Collectors Committee Meeting, Tentative Agenda

  • Harmon, James.  “Report: Petition Circulators.”  Email to committee members.  10 March 2005. 

  • Training Seminar for Petition Gatherers

  • Petition Collectors Team [list], emails, minutes

  • Harmon, James.  “MAP.” Email to Team Leaders.  6 March 2005.

  • Harmon, James.  “Petition Signature Collection: Progress, Needs, and Meeting Agenda.” Email to Team Leaders.  6 March 2005.
  • Harmon, James.  “Hazel Creek Petition Team Leaders.” Email to Team Leaders.  18 February 2005.

  • Harmon, James.  “Re: Hazel Creek Petition Team Leaders.” Email to Dirk Franklin.  19 February 2005.

  • Public Relations Committee Minutes (February 7, 2005 meeting)

  • Wong, Cheryl.  “Re: Hazel Creek Concerned Citizens Committee Meeting: Tuesday, February 15, 7 PM, TCRC.” Email to Ron Gaber.  13 February 2005.
  • Agenda (Speakers Bureau, Hazel Creek Concerned Citizens Committee), February 7, 2005

  • Bailey, Kim.  “Re: Fundraising Committee and Hazel Creek Concerned Citizens Committee Meeting: Tuesday, February 15, 7 PM, TCRC.” Email to Ron Gaber.  13 February 2005.

 

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Photographs
  • Hazel Creek terrain

  • Hazel Creek Watershed Kickoff Rally & Petition Drive, Adair County Courthouse (April 2, 2005).

  • Awareness Activity, held at Frank Oberle’s Prairie Grass Farm

  • “Perry Easley Photographed SW of Hazel Creek ownership Gail Novinger in watershead [sic]”

  • Maps of Hazel Creek & PowerPoint Presentation (NOTE: originals on 3.5 floppy disk; printed November 2007). Submitted by Darren R. Thornhill, Fisheries Management Biologist, Missouri Department of Conservation

  • Hazel Creek Photographs (NOTE: originals on CD; printed November 2007).

  • Badge/ID for Ron Gaber (Solicitor’s license)

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Public Relations
  • Brochure: Save Hazel Creek Lake

  • Poster: City Voters Sign the Petition

  • Flyer [template]: Hazel Creek Watershed Kickoff Rally & Petition Drive

  • Gaber, Ron.  “Fwd: Re: brochure.” Email to Steve Carroll.  9 March 2005.

  • Hazel Creek PR Committee Summary of PR Ideas from 3/1/05 HC CCC Meeting

  • Letter to Ron, re flyer cost estimates. n.d.

  • Lechner, John.  Letter to Ron Gaber.  15 February 2005.

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Presentation Scripts
  • Address to the City Council of Kirksville, Monday, November 21, 2005 (2 Copies)

  • HCCC Kick Off Saturday, Address by Ron Gaber, April 2, 2005 (2 Copies)

  • Address to the Council, January 17, 2005 (3 Copies).

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Sunshine Law
  • Missouri.  Attorney General.  2004 Missouri Sunshine Law.  Jefferson City, 2004.

  • Ray Klinginsmith, Ron Gaber.  Stated opinion regarding the Kirksville City Council’s violation of the Sunshine Law. 2 Copies.

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Missouri Statutes and Initiative Laws
  • Missouri.  Secretary of State.  Make Your Voice Heard: Missouri’s Initiative Petition Process and the Fair Ballot Access Act.  Jefferson City, 2003.

  • Missouri Revised Statutes [printouts]: Chapters 8, 77, 78, 115

  • Klinginsmith, Ray.  “Fw: Initiative Petitions for Third Class Cities.” Email to John Stegmann.  26 January 2005.

  • Blansit, Bryant.  “Missouri Statutes for Third Class Towns.” Email to Judy Allen, et al.  18 January 2005.

  • Summary of Hazel Ck Contacts

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Emcee Script
  • Hazel Creek Concerned Citizens Committee Kickoff Rally and Petition Drive, Opening Ceremony (Tom Morrow)

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Watershed Plan
  • City of Kirksville Forest Lake and Watershed Project.  Hazel Creek Lake Watershed Management Plan.  Kirksville, 2004.

  • Cash [?], Darcy.  “Hazel Creek Cost Figures.” Email to Ron Gaber, Clayton Dillavou, James Harmon.  19 November 2005.

  • Lemons, Peggy.  Missouri Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts…60 Years of Progress. Missouri Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts, 200414 March 2005 < http://www.maswcd.net/historydoc.htm>.

  • Ernst, Caryn.  Protecting the Source: Land Conservation and the Future of America’s Drinking Water.  The Trust for Public Land and American Water Works Association, 2004.

  • Source Protection Handbook: Using Land Conservation to Protect Drinking Water Supplies.  The Trust for Public Land and American Water Works Association, n.d.

  • Childers, Doyle.  Letter to Mark Spitzer.  29 March 2005.

  • Crawford, G. Irene.  Letter to Mark Spitzer.  5 April 2005.

  • Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Report of Investigation. 29 March 2005.

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Watershed Commission
  • Goals and Indicators—Hazel Creek Lake

  • Meeting Minutes & Agenda ◙ March 21, 2006 ◙ June 29, 2006 ◙ Dillavou, Clayton.  Letter to Members 21 July 2006. ◙ August 24, 2006 ◙ January 20, 2006 [Agenda] ◙ November 17, 2005

  • Report to Consumers on Water Quality.  City of Kirksville, 2005.

  • Dillavou, Clayton L.  A Source Water Protection Plan: Forest Lake/ Hazel Creek Reservoirs [Draft].  Kirksville Watershed Management Commission, 2006.

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WEB hazelcreeklake.org
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Tapes of Special City Council Mgt.
  • Video of the Kirksville City Council Special Meeting (January 17, 2005), held at Kirksville Middle School. 2 VHS Tapes.

  • Brumbaugh, Vickie.  Fax to Ron Gaber.  16 March 2005.

  • Journal of the City Council. 20 December 2004.

  • Citizens through letters, e-mails, phone calls and public meetings have raised the following questions:

  • Hazel Creek Lake and Forest Lake (Facts, Timeline, Excerpts from Minutes, Final Thoughts)

  • City of Kirksville General Govermental [sic] Revenues & Expenditures 1992-2004

  • Hazel Creek Lake and Watershed Information [map]

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Informational Folder
  • Folder given to City Council Members by the Hazel Creek Concerned Citizens Committee.
    Content:

    • Harmon, James A.  A Ballad of Kirksville and Walkerton. Hazel Creek Concerned Citizens Committee, 2005. 1 CD.

    • City Council Agenda

    • Condensed Facts About the Most Common Human Diseases in the US, Associated with Water Contaminated with Human or Large Farm Animal Urine and Feces

    • Value of Hazel Creek Lake & Surrounding Lands—Past, Present & Future

    • Letter to Local Media (November 14, 2005)

    • Frequently Asked Questions

    • Petition to Preserve Hazel Creek Lake –Kirksville Residents

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Petition to Preserve Hazel Creek Lake—Kirksville Residents

·        Copies of the Petition to Preserve Hazel Creek Lake signed by Kirksville residents; originals given to Kirksville City Council. # 1-184. NOTE: #166 is an Adair County Resident.

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Petition to Preserve Hazel Creek Lake—Adair County Residents

·        Copies of the Petition to Preserve Hazel Creek Lake signed by non-voting Adair County residents; originals given to Kirksville City Council. # 1-58.

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Petition to Preserve Hazel Creek Lake—Newspaper Ads

·        Copies of the Petition to Preserve Hazel Creek Lake signed by Kirksville and Adair County residents who used the form available in the Kirksville Daily Express; originals given to Kirksville City Council.

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Petition Signature Collectors

·        List containing the following information: Petition Number, Name of Circulator, Team Captain, Form, Date Received, City or County, and Number of Signatures.

 

 

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