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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 21, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Overtime questions New Braunfels Thursday fA Houston police official being probed for extra days off HOUSTON AP The citys personnel department is investigating a top administrator in the Houston Police Department who may have violated a policy which forbids highranking of ficials from taking days off for overtime a published report Robert a police took 31 days off as overtime compensation in the last 13 months so he could help run his security consulting based in the Houston Port reported Personnel records also indicate Wasserman was absent without pay for another 17 days during the same 13 the Post Wasserman is a police administrative assistant in charge of studying the departments manpower needs and the realignment of districts patroled by He took the Houston job in November 1982 and announced then that he had resigned from a job as president of Wasserman and Associates of The company develops rules to streamline government The newspaper said he remains president of the Wasserman could not be reached for Two police department spokesmen contacted by The Post said they believed Wasserman was in Boston this City Personnel Director Barbara Utchfield said Wasserman could be suspended or given a written warning if he broke rules on compensatory time The city prohibits administrators who make more than annually from taking overtime as compensatory time of The minimum penalty would be telling him that he cant do it in the Utchfield Police Chief Lee who approves Wassermans work said hes aware of the rule but was not aware that policies were being If there is a we will correct Brown Last Wasserman said that the city requires that I give them X number of and I give them more than I fly home about once a month for about four or five and Ill probably continue to do he Wasserman said he works 10 to 20 hours a month for his Boston he described as a oneperson office staffed by his Carol an assistant director of per said highranking city officials are supposed to get the job done no matter how long it School districts file asbestos lawsuit BEAUMONT AP Seventy six Texas school have joined in a federal lawsuit against 23 asbestos seeking million in damages to pay for the removal of asbestos insulation in The lawsuit claims that asbestos companies should be required to set up statewide health screening programs for teachers and workers in schools where asbestos insulation was The school districts also want the companies to be liable for future lawsuits filed by students or school The lawsuit contends the asbestos companies sold the In sulation for use in schools between 1955 and knowing asbestos can crumble into dust and cause Among those participating in the lawsuit are school districts in Port Fort Worth and San An The case began in 1961 when the Dayton and Evadale school districts sued a group of asbestos Seventyfour others have joined the lawsuit since A federal judge in 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concerned the towns needy might lose their savings at the craps tables and that prostitution or organized crime would follow gambling into the Minnesota permits only charitable such as church bingo Bills introduced in the Minnesota Legislature last week would designate Ely the site of a European style casino offering slot roulette blackjack and other games of Supporters argue the casino would revitalize the town of When you come up here for a week of fishing and the fishing is you can come into Ely and spend on said Mayor Joe Baltich who has not taken a position yet on the gambling Rudy who per sonally opposes is pushing the proposed casino as a way to stimulate Elys You pass this legislation or look for millions and millions and millions in state Perpich recently told radio station WELY after a meeting with Ely residents and of No casino site has been designated and the logistics havent been worked out to bring flocks of gamblers to a town less than 20 miles from the Canadian The nearest city is 102 miles away by There are no direct roads from Ely into 1 dont think were going to change our lifestyle because of said Craig a member of the Ely Economic Development The casino would be in one as is done in and would be easy to he crime wont be a problem because theres not enough money for them to take ad vantage Police Chief Joe Baltich the mayors said he and his eight man force are prepared for whatever the casino might take it as it We always the chief The bill also requires the states 11 bands of Indians to agree not to set up casino gambling on their reser Thats necessary because anything legal under state such as would also be permitted on the where it would not be subject to state Keep an eye on the news in Herald Zeitung
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