Tuesday, October 12, 1982

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 12, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas Texas Inc Comp Faulty arts ordinance tabled by City Council By DYAIMNE FRY Staff writer The New Braunfels City in a frenzy of read six new ordinances Monday Two passed on a single emergency Two passed first with two more votes before they become And two controversial ordinances were tabled for further One of those tabled was an or dinance establishing a city Arts and Cultural Conflicts were supposed to have been worked out in previous discussion between the Chamber of Commerce and the Greater New Braunfels Arts But some of the provisions that had been ruled out in discussion showed up in the ordinance presented by City At torney Irvln This is the first not the one the two groups drew up said Councilmember Laverne Eberhard as soon as the ordinance came I move we table The ordinance as written called for a board of nine I believe my motion stated said Councilmember Donnie It also recommends that funds given to the arts from the city hotelmotel tax be used for capital a point that drew much objection from the arts Council members agreed that item was to have been completely struck from the final An ordinance forbidding parking on Gilbert Avenue and the Common Street bridge passed first So did one setting penalties for unlawful assemblage in public despite a no vote from Councilmember Barbara who questioned whether the law was It gives city police the authority to disperse crowds gathered on downtown parking lots outside of normal business and to fine offenders up to if Most council members agreed there was a need for the Mayor Strdtemann got a report last week of extensive damage inflicted on one Lacking a definite the lessee conducting business in the building is going to have to pay for Stratemann I just wonder if it the ordinance would hold up in a court of Tieken You can be taken to court for sneezing in the wrong direction these and probably lose the said Councilmember Joe I think we have a duty to protect the property of our A new law prohibiting glass containers in any sports facility or recreational area in the city passed on emergency but wont go into effect until Seay didnt like the emergency but the vote was Tieken reasoned that the three intervening months would give the city time to order signs and publish appropriate The most controversial item discussed was a 1967 building or amended to require that detailed engineering plans be sub mitted with permit requests for any structures fronting a river or or extending into the The problem came up at the 27 when the council tabled two permit requests from One concerned a retaining wall on the Comal and one a boat lift extending 12 feet into the Guadalupe off Rio Some council mem bers wanted to know more about what was to be and wondered if they shouldnt try for closer regulation of river structures in Two local Bennie Bock II and Jack were opposed to the whole And they found problems with the wording of the ordinance See Page W New Braunfels New Texas 200 Zeituno 16 Pages TUESDAY October 25 cants USPS 3778801 Population explosion due County may have twice as many folks by the year 2000 By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer If you think Comal County has grown just wait until the year Its projected that by then there will be anywhere from to people living Comal Commissioners Court and various other county officials were surprised to hear these high predictions from their architects in Austin Monday Larry of HoltFatter and the firm handling the countys plans for building a new jail by presented these population predic tions and other findings through a slide Janousek is the project manager from the Austin firm for the countys jail These initial predictions are part ofthe demographic study being conducted by HoltFatter and Scott to determine the size jail the county will need up until the year The higher population prediction came from the Texas Department of Water Janousek The lower prediction came from the Texas Department of In calculating how many prisoners would need to be housed in a county detention facility by the year Janousek said his company used a population of which is an average between the two Based on that population predic Janousek said they figured that the county would need a jail capable Larry Janousek outlines the architects findings See Page 16 Heitkamp left makes a point while Charles Tart Mund listens Inside Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for cloudy and cool tonight and Probability of rain is 60 percent 50 percent tonight and 30 percent Winds will be north to northeast at 1015 Sunset will be at and sunrise Wednesday will be at COMICS New requests delay revenue sharing vote Some lastminute input from New Braunfelsbased organizations led the City Council to postpone ap portionment of 1983 federal revenue sharing funds until City Manager Delashmutt made his recommendations at the beginning of Mondays public then opened the floor for comments from other There were quite a A request from the New Braunfels Youth Soccer Association came through Delashmutts office just a few days after he had reviewed community wants and needs and drawn up his own plan for using the anticipated in Rod president of the soccer was there to elaborate on its His involving some 600 has a lease on the Butt soccer complex on Live Oak Nelson described the complex as a cow pasture without the and said the should be used to plant grass and provide Im not here asking for new lights or because we dont have he Were unable to play any time we get any We cancelled some games last When the ground gets wet and dries Nelson large cracks form in the It is a city I said the soccer The only improvements put in to date are some fencing and a restroom and I think the Foundation paid for He proposed that improvement money should be allocated through the city Department of Parks and and that the New Braunfels leagues lease be amended to include the Canyon Youth Soccer wed like to have both clubs playing the majority of their games at the he The council also heard from the New Braunfels Tennis and Softball Delashmutts plan allots each group approximately half the money it asked on a mat ching to provide The softball representative thanked the city for its Tennis association president Bob Young asked the council to consider making up the difference in the price of lighting at least four even if the citys share turns out to be more than half the estimated cost of Young said the association pointed represents only 10 percent of the citys tennis players has been saving money for lights for several the price of lighting is going up faster than the funds are coming he At the group has between and to con He called attention to the need for lighting at the Wurstfest Tennis Delashmutt is offering DO each to Teen Connection and the Comal County Mental HealthMental Retardation Both had asked for but representatives said Monday night they could make use of what the city manager Three thousand dollars will allow us to completely renovate the first floor and start painting and repairing the outside of our See Page 18 GOPs preach unity at Sunday rally Using the Civic Center as his locker room and President Reagans economic program as his game Coach Tom Loeffler urged his team on to victory Sunday night at a Republican political Were in the fourth the score is 2120 and were Congressman Loeffler If we work well stay But our work together has only just he Texas elections this year are extremely important in order to secure the presidency for Reagan again in said Our victory in November is not just going to be a victory for good he It has an even greater meaning I believe it will be a new beginning in our program for economic Reagan needs to be reelected in 1984 and through the leadership of Bill Clements and each state legislator and county candidate we can give him our support for carrying on the economic success of the last 21 the 21st District Congressman Loefflers speech was among many given by county and state candidates and representatives at Sundays sponsored by the executive committee of the Comal County Republican Party and its three See Page 16 Polish workers continue illegal strike in Gdansk Revolt spreads Strikes which broke out yesterday in the port city of Gdansk to protest the banning of Solidarity have spread to neigh boring according to Associated Press Poland AP Thousands of shipyard workers shouting Solidarity is alive struck in Gdansk today for a second day to protest the ban on their union and were joined by thousands more in the nearby Baltic port of witnesses Western driving out of Gdansk to nearby Elblag to breach a telephone blackout imposed by Communist Polands martiallaw said the Paris Commune shipyard in Gdynia had joined workers at the Lenin shipyard in An estimated workers could be involved in the Gdansk with several thousand more joining the strike in the reporters They said the strike had resumed in Gdansk at 6 and that police backed by water cannon had surrounded the giant shipbuilding complex at 9 Western correspondents in Gdansk said strikers closed the shipyard to demand release of union chief Lech Walesa and others jailed for violating the martiallaw edicts of Police routed stragglers who refused to disperse Monday night following an illegal but peaceful eighthour strike to protest the governments latest labor crack which banned Solidarity and nullified reforms the union won for Polish