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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 3, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                I or op Mitoh wom BOX 45 if 3 6 Cinderella slipper Still fltS Wolf pack PageSA Corn NBA Scores i0urtin Bucks Nfttt 103 Csfelos Of Hswks Psesrs It Blsttrs N New Braunffels New Texas HeraldZdtung SUNDAY April 50 cents 92 66 64 Sections USPS 377880 Believe it or fluoride ends in tie By DYANNE FRY Staff writer Ballot box and tally sheets from New Braunfels Presbyterian Church arrived at City Hall around It was the last box and City Secretary Veronica Sarkozi carefully recorded the tallies for each of the four City Charter Then she added them to the other box starting from the bottom with the antifluoridation she If I added we have a A check with the adding machine showed that Sarkozi added The fluoridation probably the hottest controversy in town for the few ended in a draw and Everyone in the office including Joe the only City Councilman What happens now someone I dont Well have to look in the Sarkozi picking up her copy of the Texas Election If it says the council breaks the Im gonna miss Rogers Council members had agreed to canvass the returns at and it now looks as if this will be much more than a routine Sarkozi didnt find the answer she wanted in her But City Attorney John after doing some quick came up with a legal The way he sees Amend ment which would have taken fluoride out of the city water The Texas Article Section states that cities over by majority amend the said If its a dead you dont have a majority If the city didnt already have fluoridation in the and if an amendment had been proposed to add a tie vote would have meant no fluoride the charter would have stayed the way it Such an amendment was proposed in August of and passed by only 15 Now that New Braunfels already has fluoride in the a tie on the amendment to delete that paragraph isnt good enough to get it Chunn Opponents of fluoridation made plenty of protests in the months following the 1980 With that 15vote margin dwindled to nothing this time chances are the council wont meet Monday without some citizen As to the question of whether the vote was really a dead Chunn couldnt say what would happen Continued from Page 1A Charter Amendment Amendment Amendment Amendment WVERROAD ISA Jail decisions County may choose bond issue date Reimer win in NBISD Lehmann wins by wide margin By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Gladys Bartling went to see the movie Saturday When she came she found a note from her daughter on the front door which and a house full of Bartling triumphed over Bonnie Uhr Denson by only 51 701 to in Place 5 on the New Braunfels Independent School District board of Other Christina Zamora and William Dalrymple received vote totals of 328 and Incumbent Rudy Reimer won Place 6 in NBISD easily with a total of His David Cook and Jose Valdemar drew closer results at 441 to Bob Self ran unopposed for Place 7 in He received votes With only one spot up for grabs in the CISD board incumbent Erwin Lehmann won over his op Selden 312 to Lehmann was the only one of three incumbents who ran in Saturdays Staff photo by Cindy Richardson Slow day It was not exactly a busy morning for Sheriffs deputy Rozelle Watson at the River Road gatehouse as Watson reads a book to pass the Easter weekend is the traditional opening of the Comal County tourist but Watson didnt have too much of a market for her brochures on River Eureste faces runoff Taylor beats Wise By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer The date of the bond election for a new county jail might be set Monday in Commissioners The specific site for the new jail complex which the county is required to build by 1985 according to a lawsuit settlement may also be announced at that according to earlier statements made by County Judge Fred Last week Clark indicated that at the same time the court set the bond it would also pick a specific jail The naming of a jail is not listed on the courts 10 Monday as is the setting of the bond Although he noted that the specific site was not needed in order to call the Clark said If were going to pass it bond issue the people are going to want to know generally where were talking In the estimation of the election will be called either the first or second week of He was not certain if the countys election might end up being the same week as the million bond election being called for by the New Braunfels Independent School District on May I dont know how that would work on the citizens Clark said But I would like to do it the election as soon as The exact amount of the bond issue has also not yet been But at a public hearing last week the Houston architect working on the jail plans revealed costs for a downtown site and one out off Loop Christopher head of the architectural firm hired by the gave a cost estimate of million to build on the Doppenschmidt property where the Courthouse Annex now In comparison he said it would cost million to build on a 12acre tract off Hanz Drive between Loop 337 and Grune Neither of these estimates included land costs and in the case of the dowtown DiStephanos estimation did not include costs for locating additional land for parking or a parking or rent for the offices in the Courthouse Annex displaced during The downtown which would have to be a multistory would be more expensive since the structure would have to initially in clude all future expansion plans and The Hanz which would be a onestory would not need the future expansion plans built in since the building could be ex panded horizontally rather than DiStephano Sheriff Walter a couple of law enforcement officials and a few private citizens voiced support of the Hanz site at last weeks The downtown generated support from represen tatives of the New Braunfels Chamber of the Downtown Mer chants Association and private citizens who spoke in favor of it at the In addition to talking about the jail commissioners who will meet in their first floor of the Courthouse have other agenda items to Among them is a budget amend ment request from District Court Adminstrator Martin Alien and the possible acceptance of a letter of credit for a portion of Allen View Drive in Inland Estates The court will also open bids for janitorial services for the Courthouse Annex at Page 2A Trustee spots belonging to Raymond and Judy dwindled into one in an effort to reduce the board from nine to seven The board was requested to in compliance with the Texas Education Bartling will succeed William Lee who decided to step down this The local dentist has served in Place 5 for seven I am very and want to thank all the people who Bartling said Saturday I want to thank four people in particular for their Merritt Bea Joe Setser and Bert and my dear of Asked if she had any initial project Bartling I have lots to and Im willing to I want everyone to know that Im open to peoples I want them to share with so in can share their comments with the school Several weeks before the See Page 12A Inside By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Voters in Texas cities went to the polls across the state Saturday to select their city councils and school and to vote on issues ranging from fluoridated water supplies to the nuclear arms Starke an investor and retired cotton defeated Councilman Wes Wise and eight other candidates in the Dallas mayoral Taylor had or 54 to or 43 for a former I just want to congratulate you and anything I can do to help you in the next two I hope you call on Wise told In San Mayor Henry Cisneros easily won a second with M percent of the but much of the election attention focused on controversial Councilman Bernardo who was forced into a runoff April Eureate had percent of the vote to percent for urban planner In the race for mayor of Councilman Ron Mullens led former Councilman Lowell Lebermann votes to with 76 of 112 boxes A third candidate Michael Nofziger had and appeared to be forcing the race into a Eureste drew six making the field in his race the largest of any in the 10 San Antonio council Valdez was the leading Five of the six opponents jumped into race after Eureste was stabbed and a female aide raped in a park 11 in an early morning attack he claimed was orchestrated by In other municipal elections Galveston residents voted to in favor of a referendum calling for a nuclear arms and voters in the South Texas city of New Braunfels split to in unofficial returns on an amendment that would stop the city officials from continuing to put fluoride in the communitys water Todays Weather A warm Easter Sunday is in with increasing cloudiness and a 20 percent chance of showers Winds will be light and variable in the turning southeasterly at 1520 miles per hour by Monday will be mostly with a chance of Sunrise today will be at District Tennis The first of the spring sports to begin winding up is The District 134A tennis meet begins Tuesday morning in and the New Braunfels Unicorns will go sporting three of the four 1 Canyon is taking a full com with three seeded doubles See Page DEATHS PUBLIC Davis back at the helm Former Craigmile elected Paul Davis and Ben White didnt make too many enemies during their original stints on the Garden Ridge City Voters welcomed them back on who served as the towns first mayor from 1972 to ran against Planning and Zoning Chairman Robert KoUtad for his old and won 162 to who stepped into Davis shoes when he resigned in solidly defeated Robert incumbent candidate for Council Place Place 2 incumbent Neil Craigmile put down challenger Robert former police chief of Garden The tally was 170 for and 88 for In the Place 3 White got 173 votes to Harmons A proposal to establish a onecent sales tax within the city limit passed 179 to The are because City Council members canvassed the votes some two hours after the polls A total of 263 ballots were Thats not bad for a city with less than 700 many of whom arent old enough to a retired Air Force will replace in cumbent Mayor Betty a retired Army after serving two decided not to run for tee GARDEN Page 12A Garden Ridge o I o Bob Paul Place Neil Robert Place Robert Ben   

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