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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 17, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels Mtw Texas 163 Zejtung o WEDNESDAY August 25 cents 32 Pages3 Sections USPS to hit coast today Texas AP Thousands of people fled inland today in Texas and Louisiana as Hurricane Alicia bore down on the Gulf Coast with sustained winds of 85 torrential rains and pounding But thousands more in the Galveston which the National Hurricane Center said was most likely to absorb the brunt of the storm later in the chose to ride out the hurricane and flocked to supermarkets for We just hope theyre out getting their canned their candles and their bottled Steve chief meteorologist of the National Weather Service in said late Air Force reconnaissance reports indicated Alicia continues to strengthen and is moving slowly toward the west the weather service Increasing probabilities indicate that the greatest threat is along the upper Texas and western Louisiana At noon EDT Alicia was centered about 90 miles southsoutheast of near latitude longitude The eyee was wobbling and nearly the weather service a common occurence when a slow moving hurricane approaches The storm was expected to resume a 5 mph drift to the north nor thwest later forecasters Along the Galveston souvenir shops were closed but not boarded A few displayed signs Closed For A trickle of sightseers took pictures of the waves hitting the wall and splashing over the The wind began howling early in the Rain was steady but not heavy Mayor Gus Manual said he was not ordering the city There has been no change in Alicias intensity or direction that would cause us to alter our We are encouraging those citizens living in the lowlying areas to he The hurricane neared landfall exactly 14 years to the day after Hurricane Camille slammed into the Gulf Coast of killing 255 people and leaving 68 A hurricane which hit Galveston 1900 with 77mph winds killed mostly as the result of storm tides which inundated the It was the nations worst hurricane While about southwestern Louisiana residents and hundreds of workers on offshore oil rigs heeded warnings to most of the residents of Galveston apparently chose to Bill at the National Weather Service in estimated the evacuation warnings in See 16A Lifesaving practice Victor Rodriguez pulls fellow scout Koury Kahler out of the springfed pool in Landa Park under the watchful eye of student instructor Bo Rodriguez was working on his Red Cross certification in junior Twelve merit badges in lifesaving or Staff phnlu by Cindy Richardson boy scouts tested for swimming at the pool CISD trustees create public relations post at panels urging By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Comal ISD trustees took 19 recommendations from the Advisory Committee to task Tuesday and approved a parttime public relations person whos got a lot of respon before he takes the At trustee David Boatners the board took each recommendation and tossed it The person was number one on the and carried an allocation of to plus for Board members who spoke out saw the person as a consultanttype with the expertise to coordinate several other committee But its difficult to get anything going until we get something in the Boatner Robert Van advisory commitee agreed Wed I thought the response to our recommendations was quite I dont know if we could have asked for much he The board voted to make the funds available for some of these and now what remains is Theyve taken the first I assume theyll take the next Committee recommendations that may be included in the persons duty list are coordination of a school district a monthly calendar to the news a press release and communication between parents and Another committee recom mendation was better availability of the districts policy but trustees felt two copies per campus was The board asked Edgar Willhelm to come up with a format to reinstate the SuperSAC concept of informal meetings between the superintendent and and the school board student representative Trustee Carey McWilliams suggested a different student serve at each Thats a good It gets more people and I wish Id thought of Boatner Trustees asked the superintendent and campus principals to formulate guidelines for the representative program for the board On the committees recom mendation for more training for school board Trustee David Way suggested holding formal seminar with a consultant to educate new and old board members in April or Ways motion was approved to the tune of Trustees also expressed the desire to hold campus open houses district but chose to let the superin tendent coordinate such things with See CISD Page 16A Police shakeup Garden Ridge chief resigns Boynton named WALTER PARDAEN expolice chief ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer When the clock hands edge past midnight Garden Ridge will have a new police Waiter the citys head lawman since exchanged sharp words with the City Council on Tuesday and announced he was resigning as of It hap pened in executive but those waiting outside could scarcely help hearing the if not the of Pardaens Reconvening in open council members read Pardaens which stated his decision was irrevocable and not subject to accepted with regret and proceeded to pick a replacement from the pool of recruits theyd interviewed just before Pardaen made his Their choice was John a retired colonel who volunteered because Ive got plenty of he But Boynton apparently hadnt planned on being Chief of Police right It sounds like a rat but well give it a he said after the Parus an auto wrecker by will be serving as an officer under Boyntons Robert another retired requested and got reserve And Larry who was captain of the reserves under will keep his The outgoing chief was annoyed partly because no one invited him to interview the new iNone of the Garden Ridge lawmen get paid for what they i Council closed the meeting and called them in one by sent them out and then asked for The shouting started shortly after he went Somi 20 minutes tht uniformed officer strode out of City Hall and distributed copies of his resignation letter to anyone who wanted I didnt get a chance to question em or I told council i they could have their said a fullycertified peace Thats said Mayor Paul Davis in a telephone interview is the councils They do the hiring the police chief He said he hadnt quite expected See GARDEN Page 16A Hot time Air conditioning wont be ready when NBISD schools open this year By DAVID KING Staff writer Despite the hopes of one the air conditioning for five New Braunfels ISD schools will not be ready for the fall Maybe the fall of but definitely not this Glenn Meredith of Jessen and architects of the air conditioning systems for went over design development plans for the systems with school board trustees Tuesday Those plans were approved by Charles allowing Jessen and Associates to advance to the development stage of the Meredith said the company wanted to issue specifications for bids in take bids in sign the conract in late October or early November and get work started as soon as possible after We would hope that wed be far enough along or even have some finished by March to use the spring break to do a little cleaning Meredith But if anyone say itll be ready next he Not this as one mother As she was registering her child for kindergarten this she overheard Meredith talking about the air conditioning plans and got all he put Its been fun to go to all the schools because everyone gets so excited when they find out youre there about the air Meredith ad Most of the project will beac complished with chilled watertype Meredith told the And each school principal will have a main cutoff switch to control the flow of air to different parts of the Units which are not off the ground See Page 16A Inside Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for partly cloudy and hot Clouds will increase with 30 percent chance of That chanct increases to 30 percent on along with mostly cloudy bt from tht northtui at S10 mph to ths northwest near 10 mph witt ht at and suiulatlliiirMWVUlhMtT Bracing For Galveston has been hit hint by pltnty of hurricanes witness tht IfH statin which almost leveled tht residents are getting ready for another 8omt folks art and some ttt Ptgt CLASSIFIED COMICS 14A CROSSWORD 14A DEAR Ml ENTMITAlNMfNT 1 JC HOROtCOPf 1A OPINIONS SPOUTS STOCKS HA TV LISTING 14A WEATHER lift CISD passes faces tax hearing No one had anything to say at the Comal ISD public budget hearing Tuesday In no one even showed Board President Kenneth Wunderlich opened the 7 hearing at the Ad ministration and closed it minutes It always seems to be this Wunderlich Its a matter of later on that they have some Trustees then moved the regular meeting next door to Frazier in anticipation of a bigger The first order of business came in the form of a life size check from the Canyon Athletic Booster Club president Ernie Wendell presented the check that he said represented the final two payments a year in advance for lighting at Cougar We begged to ac complish what we and well go begging he if the board doesnt install stadium seats on the other side of the stadium comparable to the home Wendell said the booster club had spent over the last four years for Canyon High The inventory list included weight room and concession stand travel expenses to send two coaches to football press box and paving around the concession stand and entrance and base under the stadium That averages out to a and the number of people who participated in this thing wouldnt fit in the stadium Wendell He concluded his presentation with a desperate request for a trainer during football Trustee Jim Rector said hed been in terested in securing a trainer since 1 coached And Im not scolding anyone But we just had a budget hearing and no one he added We need your The school board needs as much support as the football A member of the audience accused the board of not publicizing the hearing until 1 really dont think you can pin us on a coverup on the budget Wunderlich Trustee Carey McWilliams also recited a portion of the minutes from the July 25 where trustees set the hearing date Once the board got down to dollars and See Sniffer dogs program to be trimmed slightly Drugsniffing dogs will be back on New Braunfels ISD campuses this school although for not as The NBISD Board of Trustees approved the purchase of approximately 18 hours per month of services from Security Associates International of Houston at Tuesdays regular school SA1 provided an average of hours per month of and the company suggested that the district consider 28 hours per month this But Charles Bradberry recom mended 18 and asked for different solutions to the problem of drugs on NBISD 1 would be willing to listen to suggestions for a better he Were trying to rid schools of the symptoms were not dealing with the But for the dogs appear to be the best he Trustees Don Bedford and Gene Scott both voted against the Im opposed to having dogs on campus because of the resentment it has caused in the Bedford And they dogs do not deal with our 1 problem Alcohol is the 1 drug problem in this country we dont have nearly the problem with marijuana and other hardcore The searches have proved Few drugs were found in searches by the specially trained dogs last school Searches were conducted mainly at New Braunfels High The dogs have proved that the drugs are not involved on Scott And were finding resentment and nontrust on the part of the I think we should bring tht dogs back only if theres the The student council looked into it last and the students dont think we trust Patrons who waited through a 90minute See Page UA   

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