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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 2, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas                                Comp womble Garden Ridge zoning Draft ordinance to include two categories for businesses ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer Results of a citizens survey on zoning pretty well speak for White Garden Ridge City Council said Wednesday Bob Kolstad spoke for the Planning and Zoning which revised its proposal for an updated zoning ordinance after hearing from residents at a town meeting on The council didnt have much to say to Lets get started drafting the White asked Municipal Judge John Phillips to assist Planning and Zoning with the The ordinance will get a thorough goingover from City At Harvey Hardy before the council votes on The commissions recommendation is to expand the citys present three zoning classifications to Residential and residential agricultural classifications will stay as they The business category will be and divided into tvo subclassifications Bl neigh borhood service district and B2 office and professional Sixtythree percent of the residents who responded to the questionnaire liked the idea of a neighborhood service and 45 percent marked yes on the professional Fortyfive percent is not a but Kolstad We felt that was a significant enough number in favor of it that it ought to be The commission proposed some heavy restrictions on development in either type of business It wants buildings to be 90 percent masonry the same rule now imposed on homes in Garden It also wants to require sanitary sewer in business even though 67 percent of the survey respondents indicated that Garden Ridge should stick to septic Kolstad noted that the business classification in the present zoning ordinance allows lots of square feet much too small for septic if there were several businesses that size in the same By residential lots in Garden Ridge have to be at least square The board also suggests that any future land annexed by the city should automatically be zoned residential The last area including the FM 2252 went unzoned for almost a year after it was taken into the Any requests for zone changes after that should come not from the Planning and Zoning but from individual property Kolstad The cover the cost of notifying neighbors and holding public hearings on proposed zoning the commission is proposing a fee for the property owner who files the That fee would be regardless of whether the zoning change was Councilmember Bobbie Landrum commended the commission on its work in sending out the holding the town meeting and preparing its White asked about the percentage of return on thsurvey which was sent out prior to the 19 town I think it was about 60 Kolstad He said hed sent out about one to every address in the city although Judge Phillips com plained 19 that he hadnt gotten and several more to people who didnt live in Garden Ridge but owned property Approximately 97 questionnaires came If you sent out and got back less than thats not even 50 per argued Tom 40 Isnt that what I said said member Maynard Hamilton said that was still pretty considering GROUND HOC DfiT Pennsylvania Phil says more winter due AP A wriggling groun dhog emerged from his burrow at dawn today and saw his thus predicting another six weeks of winter for the nation for the 92nd time in 97 this towns famed was pulled from his electrically heated burrow on Gobblers Knob to the cheers of tuxedoed members of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club and hundreds of cold In the dimness of the early winter he stood for a tall and in he saw a gray said club president James a local contractor who claims to be the only translator for the Folklore dictates that on Groundhog if a groundhog sees his shadow six more weeks of cold weather If he spring arrives clear skies and tem peratures in the 20s greeted in special ceremonies after the the 10pound male groundhog was matched with an 11pound female brought from the Philadelphia Last Phil the groundhog failed to see his shadow through the early spring for only the fifth New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZeitung 24 16 Pages THURSDAY February 25 Cents USPS 377880 Stacks of work Boyer juggles three law practice Its been a month and local attorney Bruce Boyer isnt exhausted yet from juggling four jobs at Boyer added Assistant District Attorney to his collection of titles on Hes been an assistant to County Attorney Bill Reimer since and was named city prosecutor in He replaced John who moved up to city attorney when Irvin Boarnet But to take his newest title on he had to withdraw from his six year law partnership with Bennie Since I Wouldnt be allowed to handle criminal matters as a private no one else at Bock Boyer would Boyer ex So I had to make the hardest decision Ive ever had to make except maybe proposing to my wife and leave I had to ask myself where Im what my goals and go for Even Boyer still has a limited private I can only take up civil matters like real estate tran sactions and domestic he But I havent had any problems yet keeping it all His county duties include prosecution in the courts of Peace Justice Precincts 1 and That takes in most of Interstate a large part of downtown and River and Wurstfestrelated items Bruce Boyer gets another stack of work from District Attorney Bill Schroeder Staff photo by Leslie Kriewaldt when that time of year rolls Boyer Reimers other parttime assistant is His city duties are very time he especially when it comes to building code Other areas handed over to Boyer are Class C misdemeanors like hot public disor derly conduct and all traffic violations except for involuntary manslaughter and DWIs Driving While Boyer said the time he puts into each title runs something like 10 percent 30 percent 30 percent district attorney and the balance on private But hes quick to add he gets a flat fee for See Page 16 Senator arrested by highway patrol By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Bexar County Bob Vale was stopped for speeding Wednesday night on Interstate 35 at Solms and then arrested for three out standing warrants that showed up on the officers license Department of Public Safety troopers Gary Wong and Jim Shea reportedly clocked Vales car at 70 mph around They pulled Vale discovered the outstanding warrants and booked him at the Comal County Sheriffs The all filed by former DPS trooper Robert were speeding going 85 mph in a 55 mph zone and failure to signal lane change which were both dated June of and then a failure to appear warrant dated was later released to Peace Justice Harold Krueger on a cash bond for each A Democrat for District Vale has served in the Senate since and was reelected by a wide margin in He also served in the House of Representatives from 1965 to Staying awhile Permanent American force due for Honduras WASHINGTON AP The Pen tagon plans to leave a permanent force of 700 to 800 American soldiers in Honduras after military exercises end there this Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger an unpublished House report says the extent of military construction in Honduras much done without formal congressional approval suggests an significant presence of American forces in the Central American The recent military exercise has created a semi permanent military capability in said the eightpage report by the House Appropriations sub committee on military Weinbergers statement Wed nesday was the first public con firmation that a sizable contingent of troops will remain after joint known as Big Pine are troops may take part in another round of Genene Jones jury to hear testimony of companion child injury incidents GEORGETOWN AP Prosecutors trying to prove that a nurse killed an infant with an over dose of a hardto4race drug have won permission to introduce evidence they believe shows Genene Jones engaged in a continuing plan to endanger State District Judge John Clark listened to a day and a half of testimony on six extraneous of and then ruled Wednesday that the testimony could be repeated for That process began Wednesday afternoon with testimony from two Army emergency medical specialist who airlifted a 7yearold bey from Kerrville to San During the Jones injected the stable youth with a Moment the child went into respiratory they is being tried in the death of Chelsea Me a 15monthold girl who died after two injections from the vocational Prosecutors allege Jones killed the girl with by injecting her with a powerful muscle She is also charged with injuring seven including The six other indictments form the basis of the extraneous offense Carters ruling was a victory for who had argued the testimony about unusual respiratory arrest and suspicious deaths of in fants in San Antonio and Kerrville was necessary to establish a motive in the bizarre murder Army David who flew two of the six children in August 1902 from Kerrville to San testified that 7yearold Jimmy Pearson was stable during the flight until Jones injected a drug into the boys intraveneous I was yelling at 5 Gabriel telling him to stop Maywhort Soon after the Jimmy went into respiratory he The helicopter was landed in an open field and the boy was he Maywhort said he first suspected something was wrong when Jones told him she was listening to sounds inside the boys chest with a stethescope a procedure he said was impossible during flight because of the noise and Its highly unusual anytime a person in the medical profession tells you shes doing something you know to be physically Maywhort who was in command of the testified that Jones told him before takeoff that who had been having seizures but ap peared to have been might go sour in She was yelling at Hes said describing the incident in the I looked at him and he looked fine to That was before Jones made the he After the helicopter arrived at a San Antonio Jones talked with Jimmys Ellen She was she was Pearson said of I cant even explain the look she had in her Assistant Bexar County District Attorney Nick Rothe said the testimony of alleged extraneous offenses will give jurors the larger overview of the There are striking similarities between all these extraneous offenses and this case we are Rothe argued before Carter Wednesday Weinbergers statem ent was the first public confirmation that a sizable contingent of troops will remain after joint exercises starting in testifying before the Senate Armed Services was asked by Carl D about reports that American servicemen would remain in As far as a permanent presence is there will be some men in there in that said Wein I dont think it will be quite somewhere around 700 or 800 to maintain facilities constructed during the The defense secretary noted that a number of major including ocean radar stations and other have been built during Big Pine II and you dont take that with you when you Weinberger said more exercises might be scheduled later if a strong invites the Pen tagon to they snapped who has been critical of the Reagan administrations military Honduran armed forces Gustavo Alvarez said this week that new to be called Granadera will begin in June and that Salvadoran and Guatemalan troops might be invited to take Although Weinberger did not identify the troops who will Pentagon sources who declined to be identified said they would include air traffic medical specialists and civic action Inside Todays Weather Clouds will decrease this af bringing warmer tem peratures and light south Tonight will be with the air turning cooler and winds shifting to the north at 15 miles per hour late Friday will be sunny and with a high near 70 Winds will be from the northwest at 1520 mph in the decreasing in the af Sunset today will be at and sunrise Friday at Canadian In Space The crew of a space shuttle flight next October will include a Canadian a source at the Johnson Space Center The National Aeronautics and Space Ad ministration who asked not to be said Wednesday that the Canadian government was being invited to select a crewman for the October flight of the space shuttle 6 SWTSignees New Braunfels linemen Tim Doty and Brian Frassmann made verbal commitments to play football for Southwest Texas shortly before press time Unicorns Coach Jim Streety Doty will attend SWT on a full athletic while Frassmann will attend on a grantinaid the search goes on for the rest of Comal Countys CANYON SPORTS TV 1i   

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