Wednesday, September 21, 1983

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 21, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas IA September NBISD delays vote on architectural firm Ntw Braunfela ISO trurtce Bob Sctf hM Mim qudtloni htd ttht to have answered before he votw to hire a con manaf ement firm for the districts upcoming construction Superintendent Charles Bradberry said that all the questions had been answered to his but that there was no harm in giving the board more time to think about After hearing Selfs trustee Rudy Reimer withdrew his motion to hire the architectural firm of and moved instead to table the The vote was The final decision can because the districtwide airconditioning project isnt going to be part of the overall management Bradberry wants to start on that right In the board has called a special meeting for 29 so that it can approve the which Jessen ft Associates expects to finish this Bradberry has recommended hiring to oversee preparations for the rest of NBISDs planned im Depending on performance during the dealgn and bidding the firm might stay with the district throughout the construction Bradberry described a construction management firm as kind of a new He thinks it might save NBISD some while allowing local contractors to get in on the New Braunfels construction to be financed by million in bonds approved last includes con struction of a new elementary school and extensive remodeling of other school a school board might present it all in one bid package and hire the lowestpriced general who might then sub contract the different areas of construction to other Bradberry doesnt think any local firms are ready to bid on a project that And if the general contractor comes from out of theres a good chance hell hire his subcontractors from his own proposal is to break the overall construction project Into smaller giving local firms a chance to bid in the area of their For there might be separate bids on electrical and For a fee figured at four percent of construction would help with the assist in preparing the bid packages and coordinate all the construction Were also going to allow general contractors to bid the entire Bradberry Trustees will add up the lowest smallproject compare that total with the lowest generalcontractor and see which way is the If the difference is less than four will bow charging nothing for the services already the superintendent Well take the general contractor but well still have had their assistance in the design he In his the district cant was worried about pinning down should any problems arise with the Bradberry said every small contractor would be required to put up an individual performance Self said that bond only holds the firm to completing the Once we accept the that becomes he Im talking about the oneyear With so many different contractors handling different aspects of he feels there would be many overlapping If defects turned up during the warrantly each contractor involved could claim it was the other ones A general on the other can be held responsible for the work done by his Bradberry agreed there was a possibility of this hap though he said its never happened in any project he was involved Youve got the same potential with an architect and a general he pointed Is it a design or is it the way it was installed Board tables vote on salary requests By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer All but one Comal ISD trustee voted to table a proposed supplementary salary schedule for middle school cheerleader sponsors and the senior high assistant tennis coach Tuesday Karen Rust cast the only negative vote to Carey McWilliams tabling McWilliams said he wanted to see a comparison of sup plementary schedules for these in dividuals in other school districts before he voted on the I think we could open up a real can of worms with board president Kenneth Wunderlich Before we start paying cheerleading sponsors I think we should consider compensating teachers for quality The proposal would mean a maximum cost to CISD of for the middle school cheerleader and for the tennis assistant at Canyon High In other trustees also nominated five names to go on the ballot for election of 198485 directors of the Comal County Central Ap praisal Each voting taxing unit may nominate one candidate for each positionto be filled on the board of The board has five and the voting power of each taxing unit is dependent on the tax CISD has enough voting power to put 2 per sons on the Nominations for terms to begin were Bob Charles Lewis who has served on the Horoscope CISD roundup board since its Robert Van Horn and Neuse CISD Edgar Willhelm said the nominees from each taxing unit will be given to the county who will in turn send out In other trustees reset the regular 1984 board meeting from its original date of March 20 to March The original meeting date fell during the week of spring The board also declined in volvement in a book distribution proposal from a North Carolina The new reading book would nave been given to first graders prior to the Christmas But the financial burden for the distribution would fall on local professionals and who would be contacted by a firm representative to help pay for the It was Willhelms recommendation to not become a party to this en because one could argue the salesman would be making his commission with the school being used as pressure to complete the Trustees agonized over a student transfer request involving a female Canyon High School The family had moved from CISD to New Braunfels and was asking the board to approve the transfer and waive The request was ap proved on a 61 with Wunderlich voting Trustees hire two new aides as enrollment continues rise By DYANNE FRY Staff writer Enrollment in the New Braunfels ISO passed the mark and trustees authorized the hiring of two new aides to handle the Both one fulltime and one will assist in the Special Education The fulltime aide will be employed at Lamar which has two severely handicapped children requiring almost constant onetoone said superintendent Charles An aide can work with these and free up some of the teachers time for other han dicapped The parttime aide will go to Lone Star which now has 37 students in the resource Since the kindergarteners at Lone Star are just starting Brad berry thinks its likely that more children in need of resource classes will be identified as the year goes The Texas Education Agency has given NBISD an extra 87 hundreths of a personnel unit based on increased The two aides will ac count for personnel which means the state will pay most of their Itll cost us about five or six hundred is what it amounts the superintendent Linda new director of Special gave a report on her overall program at Tuesday nights school board Her chapter was part of a 13page report on all of NBISDs special as well as the general Other por tions of the report were made by Bradberrys administrative Flo Pacharzina and Anita Trustees also got a report on Community Educations fall with many courses starting this A teaching positions already in the 198384 budget were filled Karan Brawner will be teaching first grade at Lone Trustees also approved a sixmonth leave of ab sence for Annemarie speech therapist for Seele Shes expecting a and will be out for the remainder of this Assistant superintendent Oscar Smith said the district would try to find a temporary replacement for Bonnie Neathery was hired to complete the staff at Teen Con an alternative school which opened recently within the confines of Trustees reviewed a copy of Teen Connections operating and had no questions to ask of director Nancy Two transfer students were ap including a firstgrader from the Comal ISD and an eighthgrader NBISD roundup from As mentioned enrollment is up this As of the three elementary schools had more than 600 students New Braunfels Middle School had which is well above Bradberry There are 19 students at Lamar and 1243 at New Braunfels Bradberry noted the high school had 52 English classes Thats a lot of he Outside of school organizations will be raising a lot of money before this term is The board reviewed and authorized 54 projects proposed by groups ranging from the Pals of Lamar School a parentteacher organization to the NBHS Class of On one said board president Margy before she I just hope they dont sell me all that In other the board approved payments of in attorneys to architectural firm Jessen Associates It also listened to Community Service Center Liz Ur bans presentation on the Comal County Community Fund and reviewed the tax office report and the September investment schedule Deaths LINDA AVILA gives report BY STELLA WILDER SEPTEMBER 21 Born you are highly but may well get your break in your chosen profession through the influence and hard work of You have enough energy for two people you never hesitate to accept a helping hand by so you can lighten your You are fair but somewhat inclined to go against your own however to serve your own interest first and In 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Biesele A memorial service for Anna grand daughter of the late New Braunfels cabinetmaker will be at 11 It was incorrectly reported in HeraldZeitung that the services would be at 10 Ruble Koehler Services for Rubie of 150 will be at at Doep penschmidt Funeral The Linwood Kennedy will Burial will be at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Koehler died 20 at Southwest Texas Methodist He was born in to Albert and Linda Wisian He married Minnie Pfefferkorn in Koehler was a New Braunfels resident since He was a member of the First Protestant Church of the Fraternal Order of Hermann Mission Valley Bowling Club and the Old Timers Baseball Survivors include his wife and two Lola Branstetter of Texas and Elvira Schultze of San Pallbearers are Ernest Hanno August Helmuth Lonnie Alton Herbert Hermes and Ernest Memorials may be given to the First Protestant United Church of Christ or the American Heart Hilmar Bielke Graveside services for Hilmar of 10 Box New will be at 3 at Comal Friederich Rest will Bielke 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