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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 18, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas 2A New Braunfels HeraldZeituno May NBISD roundup NBISD begins process of buying school land Staff photo by John H Sfnlci Ten firetrucks and four ambulances were gathered on a hill overlooking the lake by members of the fire department Lake fire department comes of age By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer From the liy it was chartered in February until the Canyon Area Volunteer Fire Department has grown from the vision of a to a wellequipped Operating out of five fire stations with 11 fire trucks and four the department has been developed largely through the contributions of area citizens throughout the now complete and in operation are at Canyon Potters Cranes Canyon Village and Canyon Lake Village The departments only fundraising project each year is a huge barbeque picnic held the first Sunday of This years affair is set for June 5 at Fire Station 1 in Canyon A beef and sausage barbecue dinner will be served from noon until 8 Plates will be for adults and for children under Another activity being offered in con junction with the meal will be a bazaar sponsored by the Ixidies The bazaar will include many handmade items to be offered for The ladies will also be serving homemade desserts which can be pur chased by the in addition to the An auction will be held at i and games will be available including a dunking Beer and soft drinks will be sold separately from the Memberships in the volunteer organization are still open for Elvin secretarytreasurer of the group said that those who are not members may mail their dues to the department at Box Canyon Texas Citizens do not have to be working volunteers in the department in order to be a volunteer financial Munsell He emphasized that other con tributions to the department are and are tax Any members of the department who wishes to help with the barbecue may call department president Hariri at 8992121 or auxiliary president Nelda Urban at 964 By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Ever since the million bond package was approved by the New Braunfels Independent School District has been anxious to get things The districts board of trustees got the ball rolling Tuesday night by authorizing its attorney to begin proceedings to secure a piece of land for the new elementary The 26classroom school accounted for million not including land or airconditioning costs of the total bond package which voters approved May before the bond election was even the district took a option on a 22acre tract off Old McQueeney Road and County Line It is this piece of property on which the district wants to build its new school since that is an area of town where school officials think their student population is In authorizing attorney Jack Borchers to exer cise the option for the purchase of this school trustees also authorized the boards president and Margy Waldrip and Gene respectively to execute the documents necessary to close the The new school is school officials to meet the district current and predicted population The elementary levels are suffering most from current overcrowding and two schools Ixjne Star and Seele are already over In addition to discussing acquisition of land for the new trustees considered a variety of other topics Among them was the boards approval of eight outoflistrict transfers for next Because of the boards the children from three families will be attending NBISD They include Glen Debbie Clint Elizabeth Rebecca Ellen Jirn Folbre and Claire Trustees also approved the resignations and leaves of absence for four Included were Beth Voight who will retire this year as a Chapter I and IJnda a diagnostician for the districts special education who will also leave at the end of this Beverly a teacher at Ixme and Sharon a teacher at were granted oneyear leaves of The board approved a resolution stating that NBISD will join with the school districts of Guadalupe and Kendall Counties to form the Adult Basic Education Cooperative from July 1983 to June The annual agreement the district has with the Department of Commodities was reinstated and the board once again designated NBISD Business Manager Ixninie Curtis as the districts represen tative with that In routine the board heard and approved monthly tax office and tax office attorney collection reports for April and the districts financial Listed as a discussion item on Tuesdays agenda was a report from the superintendents search But no report was given due to the length of an executive session held earlier in the The board called executive session meetings this week to interview the four remaining candidates for Hendricks Hen who has been with the district since plans to retire June NBISD board approves tax rate With very little the New Braunfels school board approved a cent tax rate per valuation for the 1982 83 tax Funds generated from this tax will be used for the 198381 school year The action taken by the board Tuesday night was a formality following that groups consideration of the tax rate for the last few The new rate has generated little public Although the board redeved one phone call from a patron complaining about increased no one showed up at a public hearing was held last Thursday to discuss the proposed The hearing was dismissed 15 minutes after it started due to lack of interest from the Of the cents will go for the districts maintenance and operation and cents will go for bonded in That indebtedness now includes the addition of million in now bonds which voters approved in NBISDs May 3rd bond The voters approval means a new elementary school will be current facilties will be all schools will be airconditioned and the administration will get a new The proposed rate will bring in slightly less than 3 percent more revenue than last years 97cent tax NBISD Business Manager Lonnie Curtis This years revenue tax revenue will bring in approximately while the new rate is expected to bring in ap proximately according to Curtis But this additional revenue will not be enough to meet the districts proposed million budget for Curtis has Iater this summer the school board will Lake a look at that budget and have to decide where to cut expenditures or else take funds from the districts reserve The passage of the million bond package added approximately 20 cents to the tax Had the entire package not the district would have needed a 70 cent tax JACQUELINE SMITH Judith Ann Jonke Podiatrist Foot Specialist The opening of an office for the treatment of medical and surgical disorders of the Office Hours By Rivercrest Professional Plaza 1280 Common 5126256614 Special Gifts for Special Grads Junior Short All 20 off a big selection of colors and several styles in 100 cotton shorts for and from Present and past fi to Fritizi and You Babes 20 off and you save on every and You Top a shirt in tops in dressy plus a selection of Nylon 20 25 off lor line or because you like pretty sleep choose from a select 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