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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 21, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Ill crop ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer the June board meeting Has come and and Glenn Brucks is still head of the Comal County Appraisal Board member Charles Lewis motion to put County Tax Assessor Gloria Clennan in charge went down with chairman Leroy Goodson casting the Arnold Moos sided with Directors Glyn Goff and George Erben voted Lewis didnt seem He had predicted last weekend that the vote would go this But he felt as chairman of ah ad hoc investigative com jo put the committees recom mendatioij on the The committee met last on May It decided with one member that the present district operation under Glenn Brucks was a and that Clennan was the one to clean it The recommendation was to have the county tax assessor take over on a contract and devote part of her time to ad ministering the central appraisal This would be separate from the county tax office operated under a separate and would stilt be under the control of the Appraisal District Board of Thcl committee presented its findings on May along with a minority report from Glyn Goff and a rebuttal statement from The matter was tabled for further Brucks wife and six of his employees came to hear the final vote on Monday Goodson gave two reasons for his deciding In committee Clennan had estimated she could cut Brucks proposed 1984 budget by But what If shecant said If Clennans estimate fell which often happens with a heretoforeuntried then shed be coming to the board for more If she couldnt get the county might end up absorbing the The fact that the county tax assessor is an elected official presents another Unlike Goodson didnt seem worried about the effect of the ballot box on ap praised property But suppose Clennan didnt get and her See Page 12 Director Charles left and Chief Appraiser Brucks listen at the New Braunfels Herald New Braunf Texes 122 TUESDAY June 25 cents USPS 377880 PEC incumbents reelected to board Staff photo by Sandra Jackson election iriJohVfsonJCIty Monday By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer Two of Pedernales Electric Cooperatives in cumbent directors were reelected to the board of directors but not without a run for their money from the Pedernales The posse is a Marble Fallsbased group of PEC members who are trying to gain control of the PEC by ousting seated directors and replacing them with citizens of their At the annual general membership meeting held at Johnson 0 Harmon of Dripping Springs retained his seat iii District IV by a vote of 2991 to 2684 for Gene VinyaVd of District V incumbent Winters of Johnson City bested challenger George Wentsch of Blue Lake Estates by a vote of 2983 to The directors wili each serve three year Eight hundred seats were available in the gym nasium of Lyndon Johnson High where the meeting had beenmoved after it became evident that the PEC headquarters would not hold the A large number of those in attendance found standing room when 960 coop members showed up for the controversial A total of vvere also tabulated at the Thisis in to last when only 215 members were present and 885 members voted by The order of business was rearranged by the board Judge voting was the first item handled at the 2 After ballots were hundreds of people left the A few other items of business were han but it soon became necessary to recess the imeeting for over an hour while votes were Supporters of the posse candidates cheered when jthey heard how close they came to unseating the incumbent j Advisory directors Williams of jreprescnting District and Harold Kongabel of jLago District were reelected without At the Burnett announced the appointment of Val an Exxon dealer from to fill the advisory director vacancy created when Roland Erben of Canyon Lake was moved from advisory director to voting due to the iretirement of Warren i General Manager Bennie Fuelberg reviewed the ipast years progress of the Texland Electric for jthe Texland was formed by the PEC and its sister the Bluebonnet Electric in an provide an alternate isource of other than the Lower Colorado iRiver j v See Page 12 Shuttle astronauts cool satellite for experiments CAPE AP The shuttle commander turned Challengers cargo bay from sunlight to shadow and back seeking thermal protection for a satellite needed during Wednesday rendezvous As the mission hit its ground crews began landing rehearsals in A NASA pilot traced the shuttles approach path across the state and controllers told the astronauts Weve got some bad weather at the Cape We think thats a good omen youll have good weather on Today was anunusually quiet day in with the astronauts preparing for Wed nesdays attempt to steer the shuttle to a rendezvous with the West German scientific satellite known as A satellite computer registered a high temperature early and Mission Control directed the crew to shut down several ex periments and turn the shuttle placing the payload in the cold After several West German payload managers reported that one of the SPAS in struments was getting too and con trollers instructed commander Robert Crippen to again face the cargo bay toward the Were sure it will work okay ground communicator Terry Hart told Crippen In the last important test of the astronauts Sally Ride and John Fabian are to grasp the satellite with the shuttles robot arm and release it overboard as a freeflying spacecraft on While it is Crippen and pilot Rick Hauck will practice approaching it in a rehearsal for a satellite retrival and repair mission planned next J The computer apparently overheated while operating for hours in the sunlight of where temperatures reach 250 degress In the readings drop as low as 215 degrees below Without the the Wednesday exercise would have to be Fabian and were busy running samples through a pharmaceutical experiment that could eventually produce new drugs for treating Ride explained how protein is electrically separated from certain substances as they are passed from the bottom to the top of a sixfoot Presidents Award Chamber honors airman for community service For the first a military man from Randolph Air Force Base has received the Chamber of Commerce Presidents Award in the field of community Chief Master Emilio ac companied by his wife was recognized Monday by the Chambers board of His formal recognition wont until the Chambers annual banquet next January when he will recieve a Each year the Chamber gives this award to Individual or individuals out standing voluntary service in a specific field of civic who will retire next month from a 30year career in the Air was honored for being one of the key individuals at Randolph Air Force Base involved in the Chambers Airman of the Quarter This program is designed to encourage good relations between area military bases and New On a quarterly basis the Chamber awards an expense paid weekend in New Braunfels to an airman and Ills We know first hand of your personal involvement in this activity over the last five years since you have joined with us for nearly every one of the quarterly Chamber president Donnie Seay told Your efforts as Senior Enlisted Advisor have furthered the excellent relations enjoyed by Randolph Air Force Base and New Seay As you conlude over 30 years of dedicated service to our we want to honor you for your community service contributions to New who serves as senior enlisted advisor for the 12th Flying Training Wing at is one of a few outoftowners to recieve the local presidents At one someone from the Texan Institute of Texas Cultures was named for this award for the assistance the institute gave to the Chambers annual Heritage Another the seven Tim mermann sisters of Geronimo were cited with this same All other recipients of the presidents award have gone to local Nominations for the award come from a Sec Page 12 Chamber president Donnie Seay looks on as Chief Master Emilio Serrano receives the Presidents Serrano is his Inside j cloudy and warm L It wUI be cloudy find warm An golfer will today and turning o fair JwJberjwk skies Wimw will op southeast woodlandi Country Club gbl Wmph todjy ug fnirwayi narrow at mph toy the lining the ninehole course sunrise Wednwdiy will N ClASSIFliP mot bfelw up ft PiAR AiBY in jwt after fojt4 Paul n IWiiBbl1 OPINIONS i an aatlmata nria t i SPORTS TV y I I I i fl i t 1 A concepts may cut down overcrowding in prisolns By DEBBIE Staff writer By alternative punishment is oW hat in Comal But there are new concepts on the and Adult Probation Officer Jack his assistant Steve and County CourtatLaw Judge Ron Zipp ire going to be To make double sure theyre the along with former City At torney Irvin went to the National Institute for Sentencing Alternatives in Boston June H and Those attendjng the sponsored by Brindeis were accepted only as team Each team had to have a representative from the probation prosecution and judicial and Williamson We were the only team from Texas Williamson called alternative punishment the wave of the Coma County has been riding that crest for at least a year and a half The seminar has planted the seed for which more nonprofit organizations as work stations ana greater public Alternative punishment cjin used in conjunction with jail wr as part of an offenders Williamson It is in alternative to the overcrowding of and a way for an offender to repay the community through service to a non profit i Comal County is at the stage where the courts are the prosecution is and the adult probation office is are now looking to expand the alter natives to the and alleviate overcrowding in flur Williamson He pddea the situation had reached the proportions that some offenders were being parqled without takijig one step inside the walls of the Texas Pf pirtment of TPC is Gear up for communitybase give it more and the Adult Probation Commission is even getting more Williamson In Comal there are 1215 stations utilizing We certainly want to plug the Community Service which even hired one of our people as a and the Teen which now has the largest if not of our in an effort to be ready for its Williamson We have used the kwda Recreation and the local law enforcement agencies have even But
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