New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, September 14, 1982

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

September 14, 1982

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 14, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Texas Witch aox New Braunfels New Texas HgraldZeltung ion 16Pages TUESDAY SeptemberR 1982 USPS 377880 180 irnet resigns city p Longtime city attorney to concentrateon private practice A saiH Tufisdav the attorney in his resignation By DYANNE FRY Staff writer Irvin New Braunfels city attorney for the past nine tendered his resignation to the City Council Monday Irvin Boarnet u He presented each council member witn a copy of his twopage which he also read aloud for the benefit of all I have thoroughly enjoyed my legal positions and I appreciate the op portunities which were given to read finally reaching his point in the middle of the second page While all of this has been a wonderful opportunity for the time has come for me to now take advantage of other The resignation is effective 31 Boarnet plans to represent the city in a 29 hearing before the Equal Em ployment Opportunity con cerning the dismissal of former police officer Domingo But he doesnt expect to see the end of that since Herrera has recently retained a Houston In addition to the EEOC we can anticipate a Federal Court Boarnet stated in his the ACORN decision which concerns a challenge to the citys solicitation or dinance is still hanging fire since May and I do not know when the Federal Court will again require our appearance or render I trust this will be before The council accepted Boarnets an nouncement without visible But Mayor Stratemann said Tuesday morning that it had taken him by Hes done a wonderful job over the Hes going to be a hard man to Stratemann Boarnet said he had reached his decision approximately three weeks and had discussed it with one council member that Im particularly close Id rather not mention the I discussed it very thoroughly before I decided to do he He didnt know whether other council members had heard rumors ahead of time or Over the Ive found you cant keep a secret in New said The time has come for me to now take advantage of other wrote the attorney in his resignation All that really he said is that he will devote more time to his private I just had so much to You should see my he said Tuesday Boarnet began his career with the city as municipal prosecutor in He was later appointed municipal then city I understand that I am the first and only attorney in the history of New Braunfels who has served in all three Boarnet stated in his He believes hes held the position of city attorney longer than anyone else in and notes that he has missed only once council meeting during his time of Stratemann reelected mayor Joe Rogers just might have been the next mayor of New He was nominated for the job Monday night by City Coun cilmember Barbara Tieken but withdrew his name due to extreme business Last years Stratemann was nominated by Laverne Eberhard and reelected by Mayor Pro Tern Gerald Schaefer was also reelected by despite his stated conviction that this be passed and Stratemann made brief acceptance speeches which were graciously accepted by the rest of the If I wouldntve it mightve been Rogers As is customary at this time of council members also received their annual pay according to the city City secretary Veronica Sarkozi passed out personalized each containing a It costs to print a so they have to do it in Mayor Stratemann An ordinance approving the 1982 Public Housing Code passed second reading but the updated code may undergo some major revisions before it comes up for a third Councilmember Donnie Seay compared the new code with the 1963 code now in effect in New He gave assistant city manager Hector Tomayo a copy of the new code with all changes In our last agenda we had a letter from the state building in spector stating that there were no significant differences between this book and the last That is ab solutely Seay City manager Delashmutt seemed surprised by this and promised to go over the code in detail before the next He said the council had the authority to delete any provisions it wished before approving the new It may also elect to stick with the old I dont have so much quarrelwith the just that we were told there werent Seay We might have passed that thing an emergency reading pnedf the op tions proposed by Delashmutt at the last meeting without ever The city is taking bids for the Landa Park snackbarand novelty concession and a curb construction project at Landa Street and Fredericksburg The current lease on the park Wurst expires at the end of this The Fredericksburg curb project was designed to protect adjacent businessproperties from cutting across by motorists turning right onto It calls for 46 feet of upright curb along Fredericksburg and 20 feet around the corner on with additional curb sections to be installed on the other side of Landa The citys application for a grant to help finance the Hinman Island Park improvement project got a favorable review from the Alamo Area Council of Govern AACOGs recommendation See Page 16 Chris Shockey reads the newspaper in her new living while other family members rest on the porch Wreck forces family to move outdoors crashed into the house after Roberts onto the front which is I ByJpHNSENTER Staff writer Kruejcr Lane crashed into the house after Roberts onto the front which is littered with tables and reportedly lost control of his south house and who now lives bound on 1H35 near the Engel Road am had An unexpected visitor called on the Lee Simons Roberts left a trail of bent Jighwajma p m when tne inn1 uprooted posts and tellea B ct Of the truck threw him from He crawled SnakC accident has forced the family out of doors See Page 16 Bells response Officials say data not misleading AUSTIN AP Southwestern Bell Telephone has responded to an unprecedented attempt to dismiss its rate increase request by stating the phone company does not lie to the Public Utility Commission or the public and will not stand for such Southwestern Bell responded Monday to motions by the PUC staff and two customer groups to dismiss Bells case for a million rate A Bell spokesman said the Texas Municipal League also had asked the PUC to dismiss the The city of New Braunfels is among the cities which has joined with TML in opposing the Oral arguments were scheduled today before hearing examiner Jacqueline Bell said in its 18page response to the motions that the charges were totally without merit or Southwestern Bell has not been deceptive or flagrantly 01 As evidence of its Belt said that on Sent 6 one of its witnesses advised the examiner and other parties of data that reduced the companys pension expense in Texas by over This information was known only to the the response said No clearer evidence is available that Southwestern Bell does not deceive this com mission nor the public Graceless accusations that it does are not to be Bell The Friday motions followed a daylong disagreement over information Bell and its parent American Telephone Telegraph had The staff sought the information during the summer to prepare its case against Bells claim to million paid to under terms of their 50yearold license Bell defends the payments as necessary contributions to technological and financial Op ponents say many projects such as long antitrust fight with the federal govern a new Manhattan office artwork and stockholders meetings should not be subsidized through Texas customers Two PUC lawyers said in their motion that Bell and response to their information request was misleading because the data covered two years rather than one ending last March that is relevant to the They complain the data does not indicate which projects fall within the proper They asked the hearing examiner to throw out Bells entire million or at least the million licensecontract If that is not they urged a two week post ponement in the hearing to examine new in formation has promised to Joining the staff with similar motions were the Texas Retailers Association and the Texas Alarm and Signal Fire panels proposal shot down By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer The newlyformed county firemens association will not be able to help Commissioners Court out in the way it would According to a plan adopted by the court in late the association was going to screen monetary requests made for county revenue sharing funds by the various county fire But since the departments feel that this plan would only make things worse among theyve turned down the courts as commissioners heard from Herb Syring Commissioners were looking forward to the implementation of this plan since revenue sharing funds are constantly being cut and not every fire department gets what it asks Weve had an unequal situation with everybody clawing and scratching at Commissioners Court for Heitkamp said when the plan was A committee set up by the association would have reviewed each departments request before the court received the committee would not consider requests made by those fire departments which did not attend at least 80 percent of the 12 yearly association In order to make the Comal County Firemens Association a viable we need the input of every fire department that has responsibility in Comal president of the said in At the associations last meeting on See Page 16 Inside Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for warm and humid with a 40 percent chance of showers and It will be partly cloudy tonight and with a 20 percent chance of Winds will be from the southeast at 10 15 mph decreasing to 510 mph Sunset will be at and sunrise Wednesday will be at Rain soaks county CLASSIFIED A nttie bit of rain generated a lot of excitement CROSSWORD and a flurry of activity around town Monday af ternoon mainly because rain has lately become a DEAR rare item in Comal HOROSCOPE As the sun the dark clouds appeared 4 and the drops began an astonished group of New Braunfels citizens scrambled to close car windows and get clothes off the When it was all there wasnt really all that much rain to get excited about although 68 TV See Page 16 ;