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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 22, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 288 Money matter County switches banks after confusion on bid WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 75245 By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff wrlthr County funds will be deposited in MBank instead of New Braunfels National due to a misinterpreation of bank depository County who had previously awarded the bank depository bid to New Braunfels reversed that decision Thursday and voted to give MBank the twoyear contract as depository t of county And president of New Braunfels was none too happy about We understood that we had the bid and on that we have in vested the Walker We feel it is a great injustice to now go back and make us undo these The other fellows bidding would not want to be put in this Daniel representing M said that his bank would buy whatever securities that New Braunfels National had already purchased with the bond money to keep Walkers bank from losing money on the countys We operated in good And if the county does not See that this is a twoway pretty soon local banks will not bid on the county When you award the we have to know that means we have the Walker County Judge Fred Clark tried to smoothe over the damage done by complimenting New Braunfels National Bank on the way they have conducted business with the county in the But Walkers last words This is Bank bids were opened at the last commissioners court County auditor Bate Bond studied the and told commissioners he understood MBanks bid to exclude the million in certificates of obligation that the county will use to build the Courthouse The million had already been authorized and was arriving in a day or All bidders were made awaf e of Bond had thought that the bid from New Braunfels National might be interpreted to mean that the cer tificates Of obligation were but he wanted to call and make In that Bond had gotten an agreement from Keith Daniels to have the million at a fixed rate of percent contrary to their bid which had of fered the county a variable rate based of 13week treasury bills that was currently at depending on the time period of See Page 12A babitfS fltral But mostly weTve7oi clrte bflbiesforyoutlnspectiofl Sundays Otir second annual Babies 6ft Parade section will appear and itll be full of cute kiddos like 10moftlhtold Heather at left and names of proud parents Look for jt Playoff time Unicorns Southwest tonight at TLC New Braunfels Herald New Texas 39 Friday February 25 Cents 24 Sections Water works Green Valley buyout gets goahead By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Lower utility bills be headed for some County Line Road residents after New Braunfels Utilities trustees voted Thursday to continue expansion negotiations with Green Valley Water A memorandum pf understanding to area by about acres was approved by the board last Directors for Valley Water Supply ap proved the same memorandum Wednesday and authorized a transfer amount of At Thursdays Utilities Manager Bob Sohn asked the board for authorization to proceed with legal documents needed for the Green Valley based on the memorandum of The board voted unanimously to proceed with the service area ex the transfer must be approved by the Public Utility Commission before it becomes If the transfer will in volve about 500 acres northeast of County Line Road between FMs 725 and The rest of the acreage is southeast of County Line Road between 725 and and primarily See Page 12A Chernenko too ill to make speech Ready for a rainy day irSllt KHIf MFRAI Theres no water in this fountain on West San Antonio but if there these two kids would be There was plenty of water elsewhere this as light rains fell throughout the Radio station KGNBKNBT recorded inches this while inches was recorded at Canyon MOSCOW AP President Konstantin Chernenko was ordered by his doctors not to attend todays meeting of Moscow voters who nominated him for a seat in the Russian federations it was officially has not been seen in public for 57 Under Kremlin he would have been expected to address a preelection meeting today two days before the elections as a candidate for the parliamentary The Tass news agency said in its report on the meeting that Moscow city party leader Viktor Grishin announced that Konstantin Chernenko would not attend the meeting on doctors On instructions from Konstantin his electoral speech was read at the Tass Tass then began running the text of Chernenkos ad df The opening greetings did not make any reference to his health or offer a personal explanation for his ab Dear the address I am ex pressing heartfelt gratitude to the workers of the Kuibyshev district of Moscow who have again nominated me as a deputy to the Supreme Soviet of the Russian I will apply all efforts to confirm this great trust and high The as transmitted by then lauded the Soviet Communist system and stressed the importance of the A Foreign Ministry who spoke on condition he not be said Thursday that Chernenko would not be attending because he was but said he had no details about the illness and could not say whether the leader was Each of the 15 republics that make up the Soviet Union elects a parliament on Sunday and Chernenko is a nominee from a Moscow district for the Russian federations The 10 other members of the ruling Communist Party Politburo who are candidates have given their Premier Nikolai Tikhonov spoke according to Kremlin Chernenkos address should have followed Asked if Chernenko would vote the Foreign Possible Chernenko successors For general secretary of the Soviet Communist Party Mikhail He is believed to have been Ihe unofficial 2 man at Ihe Central Committee since when Konstantiri Chernenko succeeded Yuri At Gorbachev is the baby of Ihe A lawyer by he became a full Politburo member in 1980 with responsibility for Me has traveled widely in the Grigorl Romanov has gained a powerful position in 13 years as head of the Leningrad Communist Party In he pined the He is seen as a strong proponent of the Soviet militaryindustrial a harsh disciplinarian and a strong Russian nationalist He may have taken charge of much of the nation s police and internal security apparatus with Chernenkos consent Viktor Grishin He is the longest serving member of the Politburo and one of the most pined the Politburo as a candidate in 1961 before being elevated to full membership in 1971 For 17 years he has headed the Moscow party His loyalty to party leaders may make him a perfect older generation but he is believed to have heart Andrei Grorrtyko Alter 27 years as ij foreign 1 is probably better known abroad than tiny other Soviet politician His experience might be a actor if Central Committee members want to regain some ot Ihe world prestige the party leaders post has lacked since Brezhnev has been so closely tied with his specialty that it is unlikely he could become general Ministry spokesman said If he feels lie will Last less than a month after he succeeded the late Yuri Andropov as party leader and head of the Soviet Chernenko and his Anna were photographed and filmed by journalists as they cast ballots in elections 1w the national the Supreme The Foreign Ministry official said the polling place for Chernenko this year would he the same as last on Shchuseva not far from the The Foreign Ministry official said he assumed an election message would be read to the voters meeting today on Chernenkos Message to Nicaragua must oppose Sandinista Reagan says WASHINGTON AP President Reagan says the United States has the right and obligation to try to rid Nicaragua of its communist totalitarian government and give those who oppose dictatorship a chance to have that democracy that they fought Members of Congress who voted to bar his administration from acting to overthrow the leftist regime lacked a complete understanding of what is at stake there and what were trying to Reagan told a nationally broadcast news conference Thursday he said he wouldnt specifically advocate the overthrow of the Sandinistas if the present government would turn around and say Un cle and bring Nicaraguan rebels into the In the first news conference of his second Reagan also defended his proposal to phase out federal farm We wont pull the rug out from under anyone instantly but the government programs didnt The administrations farm being sent to Congress is designed to get the farm economy back into the free market place and government out of the agricultural Reagan The president said he plans to retain his con troversial budget David who angered embattled farmers by questioning their right to government bailouts and career military personnel by suggesting they were more in terested in their retirement security than in national I can understand a fellow blowing his Reagan suggesting Stockman was being heckled and harassed by lawmakers when he made his inflammatory remarks while testifying before the Senate Budget Reagan also renewed his call for action this year on legislation to simplify the income tax although his administration has yet to settle on details of a tax overhaul And he urged Congress to summon the political courage to give him the budget cuts he is The president said he will decide in coming months whether the United States will join the Soviet Union in violating the unratified SALT II arms control which both sides have See Page 12A Inside Reagan remarks ataglance FARMERS The piusident said did pla the rug out inslantlv uiitn HI but tn siup pensive government pioqi havent worked i return Ihe aim thr Reagan said he million progtarn ul gudranleos NICARAGUA Reagiin o I Sandinista government drs aid to give them democucy tluit thev I dont think the d leg to stdiid on have done is it s duel and they have no w1 the lest of people of Ni IVJNI Rtiaydn said memteis c voted a ban on coveit U S aid to the lack a complete il stake there and what AV ire h tu dr STOCKMAN Tiie ptesident told lepoiteis keep Budget Duectoi Djvid Stocknun tjen though he angeied tanncf questioning then ngtit to sub 8UDGFTAND VAXFS I I in tijn ARMS CONTHOl II III tUll till I i But the i n n the iljtird SAi I I am i that tlfi i iaiii Water Watch Comal Cjnyon Canyon Dam cfi tame Edwflids Aquifer same Canyon Lake up Todays Weather It will be cloudy with a high in the 1 12 eft up 4 2 ell up 10 5 cfi tame same bin Todays 60 percent chance of rain will continue with a low expected in the Southerly winds will be IS It will be a little warmer Saturday with high humidity and a 40 percent chance of Saturdays high will be with a low of about Yesterdays high was 73 and this mornings low was Sunset today will be at and sunrise Saturday will be at 7 ABB Utilities OKs financial policy Four words almost tabled a formal financial policy for the New Braunfels Utilities up for approval at Thursdays board Up to two mils were the four words Mayor Barbara Tieken felt should be included as a cap for the Utilities annual payment to the City of New listed as 6 on the Utilities priorities of She said shed seen the cap of ficially documented and wanted time to find In Utilities roundup she said the policy should at least state the current intergovernmental transfer which is 14 mils per kilowatt hour sold The Utilitiescity transfer at 1v mills a mill is onetenth of a penny i amounted to in Her motion to table the policy until meeting was Tkken later the 27 Utilities never so withdrew it and voted for the with the stipulation she had the right to bring it up again The unanimouslyapproved policy clearly slated the Utilities priorities of which have also spelled out in past bund Those obligations are listed as 1 and maintenance of See Page 12A
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