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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 20, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas PEC pays record bill Texland outlined JACKSON A standlnf roomonly crowd packed Into the null ineoUnf room at tht Pedernales Electric Coeperattoa Sattkr office and liitened peUtety M tho board of dlrecton went through their Tht board authorised payment of the largest power bill ever received from the Lower Colorado River In the amount of for The bill repreatnted the highest number of kilowatt hours ever paid by the cooperative the the bill was paid under as it has been for several Bud chairman of the We have been paying under protest since they LCRA abandoned their 1974 He said the reason was to protect their case against Reporting on progress of the Texland Electric Burnett We feel pretty good about Texland right He explained that along with its sister the Bluebonnet Electric had established Texland in 1980 in an attempt to begin producing their own To efforts to get the plant licensed have An appeal to the district court is to be heard in Travis County on and we feel well secure a remand of the Public Utility Commissions said the coperatives general who Were also working on a municipal On the city council of Johnson City voted to proceed with efforts to help Texland circumvent the uttlites Under the PUC Regulatory cities do not have to go through the commission to build power Weve been in a dragout with LCRA and theyre very but we feel that justice will Burnett told the In other General Manager Bennie Fuelberg reported to the board that he had pur chased a boomandbucket truck which will allow two men to install six transformers per day a job that used to take six men a much longer He said the vehicle was Its one of the best pieces of equipment weve seen he told the urging them to authorize him to purchase on for each of his service including Canyon Lake Bertram and Johnson Equipment is cheaper than people these the general manager told the board who voted to authorize the A cable television pole contact contract was ap proved with Vermillion Development Main and VIA Burnett The PEC roundup REA Rural Electrification Administration recently asked for a board resolution on standard form In the they have been signed by the president and the The PEC la charging the same amount for each contact contract per pole After delaying participation In the LCRAs cooling efficiency program last the general manager recommended to the board of dlrecton that PEC get into the But the publicity is going to be Fuelberg explaining that there are not many high efficiency air conditioning units on the market and they are very Under the consumers will get a rebate per ton of cooling capacity if the air con ditioning system they install has an energy ef ficiency rating of nine or In the wholesale customer PEC will get and the installing dealer will get I recommend we but we give the back to the customer if he installs a heat pump Fuelberg Since the PEC is a winterpeaking members of the cooperative need to be encouraged to stress heating efficiency more than cooling he The board accepted the general managers recommendation Fuelberg was also given the goahead to pursue taking bids for computerread which will be placed in 270 locations throughout the PEC service The general manager said that the program is required by the Federal Energy Regulatory and that approximately had been allocated for this in the cooperatives recent rate The meters will be installed at all of PECs large power where meters are now being read by a PEC and the others will be placed at random locations for The information gathered by the electronic meters will give the power company useful data for conducting load Fuelberg announced the resignation of his assistant Bill and asked for ap proval to hire a manpower efficiency The board authorized for this and also voted to seek bids to pave a new parking lot at the Johnson City The October meeting of the board of directors will be held in Johnson and then meetings will alternate between various locations in the service and the PEC Stttf photos by Sinttri Jtckion From Bennie Moursund and Roland Erben Career plans TLC program outlined for Chamber board Weather By PATRICIA YZNAGA KING Wire editor Don director of cooperative education at Texas Lutheran College in told Chamber of Commerce members about the program The program offers TLC students an opportunity to get practical traning in their career Wilcox said that that the which TLC began in the fall of has grown steadily in the last The program consists of five basic guidelines An agreement between the college and the employer The work has to fit around the students school schedule The work must be related to the students degree plans and career goals The student must be The student must earn at least minimum Wilcox said the program currently has 20 students who have jobs and 20 other students who are in the process of getting jobs through the When they students theyre much more marketable as em Wilcox Wilcox said that two students are em ployed at the Comal County Courthouse through the In other New Braunfels will be on film by the beginning of October if all goes Chamber roundup as Convention and Tourism Chairman Andy Divine told the Chamber Monday that the tourism film would be completed by The 12minute film will include San New Kerrville and New Braunfels will use about two minuntes of film and Natural Bridge Caverns will be on film for about one Divine also reported that the Fall Escape program seemed to be a The program aims to bring business to the motels and hotels in the city during the slow season by offering weekend Local merchants participate by offering discount coupons to the Divine said that as of this coupons has been That figure compares with for the same time last the annual Guadalupe River clean up will be The Chamber will provide and cook food for the 250 persons expected at the The workers will gather on the property of Bob and Jean Pfeuffer along River The Comal River cleanup will be The Chamber will provide food for that The workers will gather at Hinman Island for that Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President Tom Purdum told the chamber that representatives of the South Texas Chamber of Commerce were wellreceived on a recent industrial tour in We found a receptive audience in Los Angeles and San Purdum Purdum said the group met with several directors of companies who were in terested in relocating or expanding their Many of the companies showed an interest in he Natural Resources Committee Chair man Delbert George told chamber members that his committee will support the current Edwards Underground Water District property tax The rate is set at per George said the committee will en courage the water district to continue the tax rate despite increased assessed values in Bexar The district has set a hearing Thursday afternoon at the Texas Institute of Culture in San Surface water is something that has to be George The tax rate has already been applied in Comal Local temperatures Mondays high was and the overnight tem perature didnt drop below 79 in New Todays high again should be near but things will be different The low is expected to be in the midSOs or near and Wednesdays high in the mid to Rainfall New Braunfels received inches of rain Sunday and Rain was slightly heavier at Canyon with inches on Sunday and on The Comal River crested at 385 cubic feet per second at but was back down to 201 cfs on Monday The chance of rain this evening and tonight is 40 with a 20 percent chance on Lake level Canyon Lake rose five hundreths of a foot standing at feet above sea level Texas Autumn arrived early in Texas today as a Canadian cold front blew into the dropping temperatures across the Panhandle and bringing the promise of scattered showers and thundershowers as it marched across the The mercury dipped into the upper 40s in Amarillo before dawn as northerly winds gusted to near 45 Deaths Ruble Koehler Arrangements are pending at Doep penschmidt Funeral Home for Ruble who died early Tuesday at Southwest Texas Methodiit He waa 7ft years Hilmar Bielke Also pending at Doeppenschmidt are arrangements for Hilmar who died early Tuesday at McKeaaa Memorial MarQe Koury for Marge were held at 10 Tuesday in Doeppenschmidt Fune ral with the Bill Arnold of New Braunfels and the Paul Harris of Houston Koury died 19 at her 312 Lakeview and she will be buried today in the Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery in mph across the The front was expected to drop temperatures to unseasonable lows as it moved A flash flood watch was posted for Southeast Texas as more rain was forecast for areas already saturated by downpours of up to seven inches over the past two Light fog settled across sections of East while lowlevel clouds covered a large portion of North Central Clear skies were the rule across the rest of the Temperatures at 5 ranged from 48 at Amarillo to 81 at Brownsville and Winds had shifted to the north across the Panhandle at speeds of 30 to 35 The rest of the state noted southerly winds at 10 to 15 The forecast called for cloudy gusty winds and unseasonably cool weather across North Temperatures were expected to drop tonight and Wednesday across South Scattered showers and thunderstorms were pected through Texas forecasts South Texas Flood and flash Hood watch in effect for Southeast Texas through Partly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms through Windy and cooler Mostly cloudy and cool Wednesday with a slight chance of showers or Highs 88 to Lows 58 to Highs 75 to She was born 1914 in the daughter of Noble and Jessie Phillips She married Al Koury on and had been a New Braunfels resident for 20 She was a member of the Methodist Koury is sur vived by her a Karen Barbour a Marie Moyer and two all of Memorials may be given to the charity of ones Pharmacy Services 353 Landa New Braunftls Medical Respiratory Equipment Specialists 1297777 We Oelivar 4 Itlup PUBLIC NOTICE San Marcos Telephone Company has asked the Public Utility Com mission of Texas PUC to approve its tariff for a return check hand ling charge The return check charge will go into effect Dec if approved by the PUC The requested rale will increase goss com pany revenues by ap proximately two tenths of one percent Stocks NEW YORK Events AMR Alcoa Am VS11 Gulf StaUt 14 14 14 Amer ISO Central Ad Armcolnc Beth Braunfels ISO New Boeing Pilot High School Brit Pet Burlngt 41 mart Lifemark Drive 24 Texas Commerce Centel Chrysler 30 4979 29 MercTex 30 30 30 parking Catholic Daughters Club 7 Knights Columbus AU74 7 Faust duPont EastnAirL East 6 6 6 JC RepBankCp Safeway 36 36 36 Braunfels Art League 7 Civic Center Cynthia Williford will demonstrate oil ElPaso Co Enserch s Eunark s 23 68 23V4 68 23 68 SearsRoeb ShellOil Cjn0pr 38 45 25 37 45 38 45 TOPS Take Off Pounds 7 Laurel Plaza Recreation Firestone FtBcpTex 21 21 Sony Corp SouPac Squares Dance Club River Bend uroxnui GTE Corp GnDynam GenlElect s Gen 55 51 43 55 50 43 55 50 Inc TexComBn Texas Inst 44 123 44 122 44 122 Braunfels High School Band Boosters 7 30 tonight band Eagles Auxiliary 2999 7 30 Eagles Gen Gen Tire El Xerox Club noon Eagles HeraldZeitung Taylor USPS 377880 If you have not received your paper by Tuesday through Friday or by call 6257144 or 6581900 by 7 and 11 Published Sunday morning and Thursday and Friday afternoon by New Braunfel Herald Publishing 186 Castell New Second class postage paid at New Braunfels Herald Publishing 186 Castell New TX Dave Manager Claude Elnor Kraft Manager Robert Johnson Mike Grist Coordinator Cheryl McCampbell Manager Don Manager Carol Foreman Gut Foreman Roland Kraft Shop Foreman Wanda Editor David Editor Patricia Yinage Editor Subscription In Blanco and Kendall Counties 3 6 one In Texas 6 124 one Out of state 6 one Senior Citueris Discount In Blanco and KendaN Counties 6 one Postmaster Send address changes to Drawer New TX Football Contest Winners Week 1st DEllen Klein 2nd Irene 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