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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 6, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas Box 45436 Dallas Tx 75235 Wednesday Taylor Communications 25 cents 1980 Herald 32 Pages 3 Section USPS 377886 New Texas Annexation Comal residents tell Schertz no By HENRY KRAUSSE Staff writer Officials of the City of Schertz Tuesday tried to tell Comal County residents it was fear of San Antonio that prompted them to consider annexing their But the residents attending the public hearings at Schertz City Hall didnt want to hear about Schertz is in another and too far down In terstate 35 to be considered hometown just On the several residents remarked after the hearing they would rather be if at by the City of New Braunf We do all our business and shopping in New Braunf Our our our churches theyre not in theyre in New John a homeowner living on the Of three tracts up for annexation by a city in northeast Bexar acres along 135 north of Schwab Road are in Comal Even our telephone service is linked to New If we became part of wed have to make a long distance call just to phone City Fuhrmann Resident Martin Sada told Schertz City Manager Jimmy Gilmore and members of the city council Comal County had a fire station closer to him than and the taxes he paid were already providing him with police garbage pickup and other Ill say it a thousand times I dont see the reason why we should join the City of he We do not say we will automatically force these services on Gilmore He and Schertz Mayor Jack Stomackin said Schertz was in the preliminary stages negotiation with New Braunfels over an agreement to settle extraterritorial jurisdiction But you cant reach an agreement unless the Et Js Gilmore By moving out we do create an overlapping And such an agreement is see Page ISA Attorney Eddie second from talks with Comal County residents about Schertzs proposed annexation Lawmen arrest man after chase A San Antonio man who reportedly stolea car in San Marcos was arrested south of New Braunfels Wednesday rnorning by local ficers who chased him on the highway and finally on Louis was in city jail awaiting magistration on car theft charges after reportedly leading police on a highspeed chase on IH police John McEachern Local officers intercepted the stolen involved In a minor accident after Pontiac TransAm reportedly driven by parently trying to drive on the the suspect at the intersection of IH 35 to pass several The suspect Police patrol Sheriffs Depart median between IH 35 Snd the frofllage ment units and highway patrol cars snapping one of the axles In the picked up the as the suspect reports headed through New Braunfels at He fled on only to be run down by speeds of up to 100 miles per the at least 10 McEachern lieutenant It looked like a swarm of hornets out South of the fleeing auto was he Senate panel grilling Justice about Billy Carter WASHINGTON AP The Justice Department asked Congress today for stronger powers to enforce the law that Billy Carter flouted for 18 months before he registered as an agent for the Libyan Robert associate deputy attorney testified before a special Senate subcommittee that resumed hearings on the affairs of President Carters younger Although the younger Carter was asked by the department to register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act in January he did not do so until last July The department did not press although it filed a civil action in an attempt to restrain Billy Carters Keuch told the subcommittee the department endorses recommendations of the General Accounting Office that it be granted administrative subpoena as well as authority to require foreign agents to give written notice they are claiming exemptions under the The within the con straints of its is attemping to comply with its commitment to utilize the enforcement tools at its disposal to Inside Stall photo Post office facelift Leo Baylor foreground and Nat of Stiefer Painting apply coats of fresh paint to the post office at Castell Avenue and Mill The building is also getting its roof COUNTY SOIL ensure that agents are fully complying with the Keuch Strom sub committee vice said Keuchjs testimony would help the panel these questions Was there unusual delay in the handling of the Carter case Was the Carter case handled or given special treatment Were high officials in the ment of Justice or the executive brane improperly involved in the case Why was a rather than proceeding used panel members met with James attorney and former Watergate prosecutor whom Republicans want special counsel for the Billy Cartef Max f said Neal was a strong leading candidate for the Todays session was the panels last scheduled hearing before adjourning for the Democratic National Convention in New York next fent pitching individual decisions due By ROBERT JOHNSON News editor Tent camping in the city limits should be controlled by special permits issued on a casebycase Planning and Zoning Commission members decided Commission members asked City Planner Debra Goodwin to draw up a proposed camping which would also include health recom mendations suggested by City Sanitarian Charlie Smith in addition to setting up the special permit The commission will review and consider voting to recommend the or dinance to City Council either at a special meeting 19 or the next regular meeting Commission members also said they would like to hear from City Attorney Boarnet as to how a proposed ordinance would affect existing cam ping operations inside the The camping issue first came up several weeks when City Council received a complaint from a Sleepy Hollow The resident com plained that David owner of Gruene River was allowing tent camping on property across the street from his who has leased that felt the preson objecting simply didnt like the change in the use of the Council who pointed out McDemott wasnt the only one allowing tent camping in the referred the matter to Planning and and asked the commission to come up with a Smith recommended that camping areas provide toilet and bathing facilities within 200 feet of the and specified a minimum number of plumbing He also suggested they be licensed by the city health department and be inspected at least semiarm That recommendation would affect since his campers use restrooms at Gruene River Company across the he McDermotts property was annexed by the city in March He has maintained the property was used for camping prior to that date and should be allowed to continue as a nonconforming Even if he receives a nonconforming his camping area will still have to meet health and sanitary recom mendations if the ordinance is ap commission chairman Bob Reeh pointed McDermott said he supported sort of control on Indicating his lease stated the property will be ysed for he worried that if campisg wasnt then his lease might not be I think we need to make everybody play by the same commjssiQS member John Dierksen Nojjr there are no In addition to sanitary recom Dierksen suggested density guidelines be included in the
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