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1939: Manteca council adopts city budget of $29,962, keeps tax rate at $1

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POSTED September 13, 2009 1:39 a.m.
90 years ago
September 12, 1919
At last, Manteca is thoroughly aroused over the County Fair and no doubt the Manteca district will be represented with a splendid exhibit. At the Board of Trade meeting Tuesday night a mass meeting was called for Wednesday night to start the movement here. This committee was headed by Ray C. Fairall, C. L. Hughes, Maro Litchfield and M. B. Hooper.

80 years ago
September 12, 1929
Plans have been completed for the opening of the Manteca Union High School for the tenth year. More than half of the faculty members have returned to their duties, and all members of the faculty will be present at the first faculty meeting at 9:30 today.

70 years ago
September 7, 1939
Local property owners will pay the same city tax rate this coming year as they paid last year. A rate of $1.00 was set by the City Council at a meeting Tuesday night. A budget prepared by City Clerk Alzoe Converse was adopted and calls for an expenditure of $29,962.

60 years ago
September 8, 1949
With the recent close of the San Joaquin County Fair, announcement was made giving the complete list of awards given to the local chapter members of the Future Farmers of Manteca High School. Among the winners was William Long, who took first place with his general purpose trailer.

50 years ago
September 10, 1959
The 1959 version of the Manteca Sportsmen’s Picnic takes place this Sunday at the club’s grounds near the Durham Ferry Bridge on the San Joaquin River. A large crowd is expected for this year’s event which will highlight a barbecued chicken dinner.

40 years ago
September 10, 1969
Last weekend’s thunderstorm, with high winds and lightning, not only broke summer’s heat wave but caused some havoc in the local area with electrical utility lines and some crops. Rainfall from the storm reached .36 of an inch and Pacific Gas and Electric district manager John Iribarren said six or seven transformers were knocked out by lightning and one downed tree in the Nile Garden area.

30 years ago
September 12, 1979
Enrollment was up 236 students in the Manteca Unified School District elementary schools by the end of the first week of the new term, according to statistics supplied by James Thomas, superintendent of educational services. The district will form two additional classes at Nile Garden School to help handle the load which was particularly heavy there, according to Thomas.

20 years ago
September 11, 1989
Concerns over the impact a Raley’s Supermarket may have on the residents near the intersection of Lathrop and Union Roads occupied the majority of last night’s Manteca Planning Commission meeting. “I think this is one of the finest things we’ve had happen to the city of Manteca,” said Commissioner George Mendoza. “This is what the city and community needs. We have lots of single family housing on the books.”

10 years ago  
September 11, 1999
A season surge in harvesting and food processing jobs pushed Manteca’s unemployment rate for August down to 5.2 percent from 7.5 percent in July. There were 22,000 Manteca residents working in August. That gave the city an unemployment rate of 5.7 percent. Traditionally, the peak summer employment month is July but cooler weather has hampered the normal harvest and food processing routine.
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