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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 3, 1980, New Braunfels, Texas Micoflltn Center 75235 75235 Sympathy plat rejected By HENRY KRAUSSE Staff writer The Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday continued to wrestle with a bynow familiar problem unimproved side roads in the Oelkers Acres subdivision off Highway At their last commission members balked at approving a plat from real estate agent Rudy Seidel to subdivide a tract from the area until the question of who was responsible for the roads could be A letter from City Attorney Irvin Boarnet seemed to confirm Tuesday what they suspected all along it was up to Vera the original to improve the stub out because she had promised the city she would back in 1967 when the original plat was But they still voted to disapprove Seidels reasoning it was not the citys respon sibility to bring the roads up to it was a matter for Oelkers or the present owners to work out for they I dont see how we can approve this Weve got to be We can beat around the or we can lay it but on top and get it commission member Lydon Gilman What does Rudy do in the meantime Commission Chairman Robert Reeh Get on her Oelkers back about member Harry Alves If this property is in question the problem should be settled between Oelkers and the new Oilman Reeh tried to put a chronology to the tangled history of the 1967 plat First the plat was approved by Planning and then by the City A letter was offered by Oelkers in lieu of bond agreeing to improve thoSe but someone recorded the plat prior t6 Because of the recording of the plat was not Reeh Before it becomes someone has to improve those Reeh The city didnt hold up its end of the Seidel This plat shouldnt have been She shouldnt have been able to sell those Reeh was sympathetic to Seidels Were on legal ground to hold your feet in the We have the authority to deny the but it doesnt seem like the right thing to Somewhere along the the city didnt get what was coming to Reeh Somebody Seidel I dont think the new buyers my clients should be The commission voted to request Boarnet to contact Oelkers in the strongest language he can as Reeh put to pressure her into keeping her agreement with the The closer commission members examined the 1967 the more questions they For the dates the commission approved the plat on March the city manager Harvey Westerholm signed his approval and it was dedicated Commission member John Dieksen called the delays between these dates Usually a plat is dedicated before the city approves This one is the other way Dierksen City Engineer Tex Yearys assessment was blunt I think Oelkers backed She didnt intend to fulfill her Dierksen echoed these Commission member David suggested the present See Page 16A Wednesday Taylor Communications 25 cents December HeraldZeitunQ 115 24 Pages 2 Sections USPS 377880 New Texas Board votes to expel pupil Hundreds parents and children turned out Tuesday evening for the lighting of the Christmas decorations on Main Plaza and the arrival of Santa Glaus atop a red fire The decorations were made possible by con tributions from Downtown Wurstfest Comal In dependent Mens the City of New Braunfels and New Braunfels Council member Laverne Eberhard pressed the switch to turn on the bottom after which who was led to the site by the New Braunfels Middle School took a seat on the bandstand and dispensed fruit and candy to good little boys and as Eberhard helped keep things under Stall photos by John Senter By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer A 17yearold New Braunfels High School student was expelled for the remainder of the 1980fil school year by unanimous vote of the New Braunfels Independent School District trustees last Hendricks said the student was expelled for being in possession of a prohibitive weapon on a school This student as well as another 18 yearold high school student were t jnvolvedAh a on campus on As a result of the both students were expelled from school for three The 18yearold has since been allowed to return to Hendricks because he the 18yearold did not try to continue the If this student the 17year old who was ex pelled for the remainder of the school year had done the he could have also returned to school after a threeday Hendricks He The other student was trying to get him the 17yearold to give up his knife and stop it the the fight between the students started in the high schools lunchroom where the students got into a shoving Principal John Turman was quoted As a result of the the 18year old student was slashed in the arm by the 17yearold who was in possession of a razor blade carton opening According to school of ficials and police the students were fighting for control of the one of them was get ting the best of it and the other brought out a razor He cut the other student on both arms and ripped his but a teacher was able to break it up before anybody got seriously Turman explained the day after the fight During last nights the 17 Incident involvin fiht sit student returns to school who was accompanied by his spoke to the board briefly before the board went into a lengthy executive after much trustees agreed that the student should be expelled for the remainder of the school In announcing the boards Rudy told to the student and his parents that the decision would still give the student the right to attend summer school so he can Hendricks explained after the that although this would have been the 17yearolds fourth year of high he probably would not have Hendricks referred to the students level in high school as that of a since he lacked the credits necessary to be classified as a Audit firm reports NBISD shape good Trustees of New Braunfels In dependent School District were glad to receive good marks from auditing reports on Bob of Milam the auditing firm handling told board I think overall yall are in excellent shape as far as Im Were pleased with the internal control of the school We found all work done by the school board to be very meticulous and the employees very Curtis told the We im mediately have to start to look ahead to next If we wait until August well get way behind and never catch Therefore after hearing from trustees voted unanimously to rehire his firm to start on next years audit Trustees ponder temporary buildings use Inside STOCKS TV Now that the remodeling of Carl Schurz Elementary is trustees of the New Braunfels In dependent School District are trying to decide what to do with the three temporary buildings used there during Or at least they tried to decide what to do with the buildings during last nights meeting which was held in the high school Explaining to board Hendricks said there were several things which could be done with the You can consider the possibility of selling them or you can leave them sit thats He I think theyll deteriorate if left any length of time sitting vacant in one The longer they sit there vacant the more the chance oi vandalism and the less to to Hendricks also said that a teacher at Seele Elementary had requested that one of the buildings be placed on that campus for additional In his Hendricks Theres no real need for a building at this I hate to put it In my estimation she the teacher doesnt need The other two buildings there is no par ticular need The cost of moving the buildings would be approximately regardless of where we move Hendricks cost us just as much to move them a block as it would to move them cross he It cost about to move the last temporary he All of the buildings at Seele have been moved two or three times and if they are moved theyll need a bit of he added If tine buildings were Hendricfes estimated they probably were worth about we cant buMd them for Trustee BiU Lee Im not in favor oi selling them outright if we can find some useful purpose for In any after discussing the various hoard agreed to withold any deeiswn ojj wbjj shall he done with the buildings their next In other the board accepted a bid of 1800 QR the Rebles from 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