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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 20, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas texaa Texans on the hot seat Strauss eyed for Central America panel Bill Clements Henry Cisneros WASHINGTON AP President Reagan has named three including former Governor Bill to a 11member commission that will draft recommendations for the nations longrange policies in Central San Antonio Mayor Henry a and former Democratic Party chairman Robert Strauss of Dallas were also picked for the which will be headed by former former Secretary of State Henry Reagan said The other members of the commission include Lane president of the and former Supreme Court Justice Potter who directed Jimmy Carters reelection campaign in said his first reaction to the idea of the commission was that Its a real I am in substantial disagreement with the ad ministration on Central American he one of two Hispanics appointed to the also has been a critic of the Reagan administrations police in Central America and is a supporter of Democratic presidential candidate Walter the former vice I have indicated to the administration that I will approach this task as a person skeptical of the present direction of the policy in the region and intend to maintain the independence to make recommendations as I see Cisneros I am a As a Texan and as a I have particular concerns and bring a particular point of view to the he The now in his second served a White House fellowship during the Nixon ad Clements became Texas first Republican governor since Reconstruction in hut was defeated last year in his race for a second term who served this spring on the presidential commission that recommended the MX missile be deployed in existing could not be reached for comment Other panel appointees former Nicholas Yale University economics professor Carlos DiazAlejandro Wilson president of the National Federation of Independent Business Richard a political con sultant John president of Boston and William B president of Project New Braunfels N0w Texas HeraldZcitung WEDNESDAY July 25 cents 143 32 Pages Sections USPS 377880 CISD panel presents long list of ideas By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer The 11member Comal Independent School District advisory committee came through with its initial report Tuesday dealing with communication problems within Now its up to the school as one CISD patron put to implement some awful fine The appointed on June limited its first report to only Items 1 and 4 on an approved nineitem The items taken to task were 1 How can the board communicate to the school and patrons what the and objectives of the board are in relation to the total education program and 4 the area of communication with employees and the patrons of the These two items were combined and then broken down into these major components 1 informing patrons and the public about goals and policies 2 communicating their respective policies and concerns and 3 improving parentteacher com The committee divided into each responsible for one of these three major Public input was ideas were hashed out at committee and the final report was presented by chairman Robert Van Horn and committee member Kay The committees findings were stated in this manner Board members are aware of a breakdown in An active public relations program has been put on the back burner for too long in In some the superintendents interpretation of board policy did not reach the teacher level in its either in spirit or Some teachers think parents do not have the right to make recommendations regarding curriculum and while others Some teachers believe parents do not trust them as professionals and are prone to go over their heads to resolve their Some to the question what they perceive to be unprofessional conduct of On the this committee found that perhaps professionalism is a term that may need Walling The committees recommendations came in the magic number of They were establish a paid public relations provide for an active press release seek time slot on local radio make the board policy manual more reactivate the school district newspaper Roads was stopped two years provide the news media with a monthly CISD calendar of reac tivate the Super Sac concept a committee of students and parents that meets on a regular basis with the reestablish the student representative program for school board explore the possibility of each high schools newspaper be included as a local newspaper encouge the superintendent to visit each campus emphasize a uniform teacher establish an informative memo program lot the superintendent to articulate board policy reemphasize the upward and downward movement of the chain of enhance the inservice education for school board explore the possibility of local workshops and seminars for school board enforce a uniform administrative policy in See Page 8A Teacher pay plan New CISD salary schedule rewards experience Salary schedules approved Tuesday night for Comal Independent School District personnel will cost the district an additional in But trustees felt it was money well The Texas State Public Education Compensation Plan is the basis for all salary Then each school district takes on the burden of local added to that state base Teachers will still get three percent above state base to 010 years of ex and five percent above base for 11 or more years of experience for But Tuesdays action added to those with bachelor degree at Step 11 and above and to those with a masters degree at Step 11 and in stead of last years for a bachelors degree and for a Trustees considered two salary schedule Plan A reflected step increases approved by the state plus local But Plan B was more of an effort to equalize the dollar amounts received by teachers as much as because the state plan varies so Edgar Willhelm The approved plan rewards those with 12 years or more whereas Plan A would not have increased those people by Edgar Willhelm Plan A put more emphasis on beginning giving them This board wanted things the other way Im inclined to be but I feel we have to add something to the salary and I think its more appropriate to add extra to those teachers whove been teaching the trustee David Way And where will the additional come from Business Manager Hugo Nowotny pulled his pockets inside out at the Tuesday night and from the taxpayers Salary schedules for extracurricular personnel like band remained the same as last year although most will move up a step on the state step increase Trustees add above state base to special activities personnel such as drill cheerleader and pep squad in Salary schedules for clerks and aides remained the while food service personnel and maintenance and operations personnel will receive a five percent increase above the current salary The approved salary schedule for bus drivers was also increased by 75 cents an In other money trustees ap proved a 10cent hike per meal for school lunches and a 5cent raise in breakfast prices for The per meal increase in provide funds to cover the fivepercent salary schedule increase for food service DEBBIE DeLOACH Reimer Evans for county budget answers Reimer seek agreement on assistant ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer The idea of sharing an assistant district at torney with the county attorneys office wont Comal County Commissioners learned District Attorney Bill Schroeder researched the law and found that a district attorney cant legally prosecute in county The same goes for an assistant district Schroeder a county attorney or any of his designated assistants i can prosecute felonies in district if the district attorney requests In other its just the opposite of what you had originally said County Judge Fred Clark in a Commissioners Court budget Faced with those Schroeder was willing to give up his request for a fulltime assistant in I cant swear 1 could keep an assistant busy he But he said he could certainly use some help from the county attorneys off County Attorney Bill who spoke to commissioners about his proposed budget last has indicated a willingness to help in district But he didnt like the idea of cutting one of his parttime even if he would be getting the senices of an assistant district commissioners are looking at expanding Reimers possibly making one of the assistants so that he can take up the slack in district court They suggested that Schroeder and both elected together and see if they could work out some sort of We and we have no desire run either of your two said Precinct 1 Commissioner Whether it works or not is up to you two But we have to look at the Clark Although the court has no direct control over any elected it does control the county And its members artdeter mined not to raise the tax rate next year Schroeder and Reimer already agree on one If commissioners decide on a fulltime assistant to help in both Give us enough money to get somebody who knows what hes the district attorney pleaded Reimer said last week that one reason he has two parttime assistants instead of one full is that no experienced lawyer would work See Page 8A Land search begins for Post Office By DAVIO KING Staff writer The search has begun in earnest for the site for a new post office to serve the New Braunfels zip code Postmaster Kenneth Rheinlander said Wednesday mor A site of approximately square feet or a lot with dimensions of 265 feet by 350 feet is being sought by the real estate branch of the Postal Service in Rheinlander said a preferred site would be in an area bounded by the Comal River on the Santa Clara Street on the Garden Street on the east and the MissouriKansasTeias railroad tracks on the west We need almost three and thats a lot of land especially the postmaster But we dont want to settle for We dont want to box ourselves in the way we are See Page Inside Todays Weather Theres a 20 percent chance of thundershowers still around but the rain should end by Skies tonight and tomorrow will be partly The high today will be near 90 the low in the mid 70s and the high Thursday in the low Winds will be from the southeast at 10 to 15 miles per hour 3D TOWN Frank Reynolds dead at 59 WASHINGTON APi Frank the ABC World News Tonight anchorman depicted by a colleague as a man who felt other peoples pain very died early today of viral hepatitis and bone He was Ted anchorman for ABC News Nightline said today the hepatitis was a result of a bad blood The immediate cause of Reynolds at at Sibley Memorial Hospital in was viral but the an chorman also suffered from multiple a form of bone said Elise a network who had been absent since midApril from World News was recognized for hie sometimes appearance on the But in an interview on ABCs Good Morning said Reynolds felt other peoples pain very He has a radiant smile when he flashes Av an ABC News executive said in his recent but his burden on my shoulders attitude sometimes comes across if the news is particularly Frank had the rock and integrity and said Dan the CBS Evening News He was interviewed with Koppel and NBC Nightly News anchor Tom who said Reynolds was a kind of 24houra day Katharine an ABC News said Reynolds un derwent surgery on March 17 for a broken and that the hepatitis was diagnosed on April 29 His doctors at the time said they thought it was a result of the blood transfusion administered during she The chief anchorman of the evening news program since Reynolds network broadcasting included coverage of all major political con ventions since the Senate Watergate and manned During the Iranian hostage crisis in Reynolds anchored a nightly show recapping the days a program that grew into ABCs popular He won broadcastings George See DA
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