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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 29, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Texae lac tt Wit on wombie Corn 75i5 New Braunffels tow Texat HaraldZdtung 62 12 Pages TUESDAY March 25 cants USPS 377880 Jail bond issue due in May By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Within the first couple weeks of voters may be presented with two separate bond issues one from the New Braunfels Independent School District and one from Comal NBISD is hoping patrons will pass an approximate million bond package on May 3 for new con struction and renovation of that school And now according to predictions made by County Judge Fred county voters will be asked to go to the polls either that week or the next to pass a bond issue to pay for a new The exact amount of the countys bond package which is needed to build a new complex that would in clude a magistrates court and offices for the Sheriffs Department has yet to be But at a public hearing set for 5 tonight in Commissioners architects hired by the county will reveal expected costs of the Clark Both the county and school district are trying to beat a July deadline when a change in federal law will require that all bonds be This law will make bond sales more expensive and considerable paper work has to be completed before bonds can be prepared to be which is why both the county and NBISD want to call their bond elec tions no later than They have the same problem we both trying to anticipate the new said referring to the school The judge said he was not sure if it the countys bond election will end up being the same week as NBISDs bond I dont know how that would work on the citizens he But I would like to do it as soon as he referring to the Although its not necessary before the bond Clark anticipates that Commissioners Court will have picked a specific jail site by the time the county calls for a bond If were going to pass it bond issue the people are going to want to know generally where were talking Clark expects the site decision will be made pretty quickly possibly even when Commissioners Court might also even call for the specific election he Jail site hearing tonight A public hearing to discuss proposed sites for the new county jail complex will be held Tuesday at 5 in Commissioners County citizens are invited to comment on the jails location at this County Judge Fred Clark A jail site selection committee has recommended three sites to Com missioners These included a 12acre tract off Hanz Drive between Loop 337 and Gruene Road a 9acre tract off Water adjacent to Loop 337 between West San Antonio Street and IH 35 and a acre tract on North Walnut Avenue along the MissouriPacific Railroad In the committee has also recommended that the court consider buying what is known as the Doeppenschmidt property on which the appraisal district and tax collectors offices now sit for the future expansion of the Courthouse and for The court has not taken any for mal action on picking a site although it has employed a real estate ap praiser to conduct appraisals on the Hanz and Water Lane Discussion at the public hearing will not be limited to these Clark They the public can discuss other sites or bring forward other site he Clark is predicting that the court will pick a site for the new jail Rec Center arts get councils approval ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer It took 10 or for City Council to put its stamp of approval on the Arts and Cultural Commissions proposed division of the room occupancy It took an hour to work through the Parks Advisory Boards plan for establishing a city recreation But the end result was the Council said yes to all the boards and ap propriated to keep the failing Landa Recreation Center open until City Manager Delashmutt can hire a coordinator for the new Laverne Eberhards motion to accept the arts and cultural com mission recommendation met unanimous approval from the This new created late in was charged with allocating art and cultures share 10 percent of the citys hotelmotel The money will The recreation program was also go to the following in the following proportions Circle Arts percent MidTexas Symphony 3 per Braunfels Foundation percent New Braunfels Art 1 percent Greater New Braunfels Arts percent Die Froelichen percent and South Texas The Sophienburg Memorial Association made a but was not recommended for At the last commission there was some question whether this allocation was for one year or Council has committed the 10 percent funding through but Delashmutt said it would be best if the above percentages applied just to I think thats because ihe needs of the various groups may said Joe approved by unanimous but Eberhard cast a nay on Barbara Tiekens motion to appropriate the Max Winkler and Gerald Schaefer voted with Michael Doherty had just stated that the Landa Recreation Association had barely enough funds to keep the center open one more The city also has set aside for the annual summer recreation which was to be run by the Landa Association this Council members hope that with these and the associations they can field a successful summer program and keep the center open through the end of By that the city should be ready to implement its new recreation The total cost of the and the form of its internal have yet to be As parks board chairman Sharon rnair put Weve never been there This is something that will have to be walked See REC Page 12 Winkler touts admission charge On Monday City Council decided to improve the recreation aspect of New Braunfels Department of Parks and Its a step that may add perhaps to the departments already impressive Counting the Municipal Golf Course which is a separate not included in the parks City Manager Delashmutt estimates some is spent each year on parks and recreational Thats more than we spent on our fire department last noted Councilmember Laverne With the same thought in Councilmember Max Winkler decided to reintroduce an unpopular Now that were over this Id like to see on the front at the earliest possible something about charging admission to Landa he Delashmutt was not The he has come up Its been studied by various city by a task force from Texas and even by a professional consulting firm which charged for its The recommendations have always come back on the negative he told I have nothing new that I can Winkler doesnt want local tax payers paying to come into the Hes looking at the outoftown If you go down there on Sunday theres a million people there at 6 Ninety percent of them are from San he A man in the audience Members of the Parks Advisory Board agree local people shouldnt have to pay under any The question is how to separate them from the We came up a year or so ago with an idea that when you paid your you got a sticker for your so Stuff photo by John Santcr Halloween in March See Page 12 not This cheerfullooking fellow with the big teeth was set up to protect a garden at the corner of Sanger and not attract disoriented Private cars get no tanks from county To clear up any Commissioners Court adopted a policy Monday concerning use of county equipment or No elected official andor county employee shall be permitted to use countyowned main tenance service in any vehicle not owned by the was the policy recommended by County Judge Fred Clark and adopted by the In no countyowned equipment shall be used by a county or elected official in personal or private the judges policy Prior to presenting his proposition to the Clark noted that members of the court thought and believed that they already had a policy in effect regarding use of county supplies and Lack of a formal policy came to when Precinct 3 Constable Lester Jonas was brought before a Grand Jury March 16 on the accusation that he had been stealing county He was nobilled by that jury following a misconduct Jonas contended that he was not but filling up his own car for patrol duty since he said the car provided to him by the county wasnt in good enough shape to Following the Grand Jurys Clark noted that there are lapses in county policy here and if there is ambiguity in a it should be Prior to recommended his Clark told commissioners that the court had three options to provide transportation to elected The county could provide a county owned vehicle to constables and any necessary parts and gas and oil and this vehicle would only be used for county Clark Of the this is the option See Page 12 Burglars strike Highway 81 storage facility Inside By DEBBIE DaLOACH Staff writer New Braunfels police are at tempting to correlate the burglaries of seven businesses in the early morning hours Friday in the Highway 81McQueeney Road Nothing was reported missing from Rositas Restaurant and Seidel Construction The biggest haul was made at Fritz Meat in bills and change about four or five sausages were reported A total of was missing from Bobs Barber also on High way Other businesses with minor damage were the Nomad Motel Eberhards Lumber Yard and Delnoses Ice The Afferent burglaries all occurred between 37 and in each entry was gained by either prying open a door or In other police Mark Petrosky of 325 Napolean reported a burglary at his residence between Saturday and 1 Entry was gained by use of a silver which was left A total of in firearms a magnum a caliber rifle with a red field wide angle four power and a magnum pump rifle with a four power scope were reported Ray Christian of New Braunfels told police his storage compartment at Ralph Curtis Warehouses on Walnut was broken into sometime between March and March He reported an assort ment of rod and reels and tackle all valued at were Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for mostly cloudy today and becoming partly cloudy by There is a 20 percent chance of showers this afternoon and and a 40 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms Winds will be from the in creasing to 1520 mph becoming northerly at 1015 mph Sunset will be at and sunrise Wednesday will be at NIT For Two Monday night semifinal action in the nations oldest college basketball the National Invitational was sur prisingly DePaul bested BB and the relatively unknown Fresno Bulldogs used their 1ranked defense to shut down Wake The two winners meet Wednesday night in Madison Square Garden for the See Page DEAR SPORTS TV Unrest in Nicaragua Death toll mounts in border fighting Nicaragua AP AntiSandinista guerrillas ambushed a Red Cross ambulance and killed the a government spokesman while army troops battled rebels on several fronts around the The Herty said Monday night that the ambulance was attacked in nor thwestern Nicaragua near the Honduran where fighting between guerrillas and the leftist governments troops has been escalating during the past two who is also minister of did not identify the driver or say who the ambulance was carrying when it was ambushed Sunday But he said the situation in the region remains serious and reported that the army is keeping troops off highways after 5 to avoid casualties in am Residents of Rancho a town of about people 150 miles northeast of the said the town was surrounded by insurgents early Monday but there was no attack on the The government estimates the number of guerrillas operating in northern Nicaragua at up to A rebel broadcast claimed insurgents also were fighting in the near the Costa Rican A broadcast monitored in San the Costa Rican said rebels attacked soldiers near seven miles from the Costa Rican and killed 12 The report said the guerrillas suffered four casualties before they were forced to withdraw because they were In recent weeks of fighting at least 275 including 61 have according to official In Managua Monday an estimated demonstrators held a protest at the gates of the blaming the Reagan administration for the death of a young French Pierre who died in an attack by antigovernment guerrillas in western Nicaragua last Grosjean was studying leprosy as part of a cultural agreement between Nicaragua and the Socialist government of French President Francois He died along with three soldiers in an attack that also left 17 including seven Nicaragua claims the guerrilla force is made up of former national guardsmen loyal to the rightist dictatorship of Anastasio who was ousted in July 1979 in a revolution led by the Sandinista National Liberation The Sandinistas now control the government and there is some dissatisfaction within the country over the leftist slant the government has the government says the current rebellion is fueled by the former national guard thousands of whom fled to Honduras in the last days of the revolution that toppled Nicaragua contends the United States is the prime mover in an attempt to topple the revolutionary
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