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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 12, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 410 CISD to borrow money for Bulverde work By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Decisions came in only one size big at a Comal ISO bond issue workshop Monday Board president Leroy Goodson and trustees Erwin Carter Casteel and Bill gave CISD Bill Brown the goahead to borrow to build eight per manent classrooms on the Bulverde Elementary Kenneth wunderhch and trustees Jim Rector and Karen Rust were Were going to have to borrow the money for classrooms out there one way or the if the bond issue passes or Brown told He said the immediate need at that campus cant wait on the time it would take to implement a bond but the costs could be listed in the bond package under At the present growth wed need 10 more portable buildings there in two Id rather see the district put money in permanent buildings at Bulverde Elementary rather than a lick for more portable Brown There are presently seven portable buildings on the Bulverde Elementary As proposed by CISD architect Mike the new permament addition would include eight two storage and a ramp between the old and new buildings for a total of square McChesney also said the cottage located at the back of the existing building would have to be moved to make room for the new Another big decision Monday night was the boards 50 vote to build a new high school in the Smithson Valley and convert the present Smithson Valley High School into a junior high to serve areas now served by Bulverde and Mountain Valley middle That concept will be part of the districts bond tentatively scheduled for May For planning trustees also voted on setting capacities per classroom at 22 students for elementary schools and 25 students for junior and senior high District architects were also told to use a fivepercent growth factor in determining needs for the eastern portion of CISD Comal Frazier Goodwin Canyon Middle and High and an eightpercent growth factor for Canyon Bulverde and Smithson Valley Both growth percentage factors were approved by the board on a 54 along with the classroom A big decision that wasnt made Monday night involved the future renovation andor elimination of Canyon Middle the second oldest school building in the Brown compared a million estimate on renovations at Canyon Middle to a million estimate to build a new if another a field house and other extracurricular facilities were removed from the list of renovation projects recommended by the CISD LongRange Planning the million figure would drop to about Wunderlich said it was going to be hard to sell a complete makeover of Canyon because it doesnt look like a McChesney said major renovations at that school would definitely im pact the workings of the He added there is room on the 45 acres the district owns between Canyon Middle and Frazier Elementary to build a new middle and still maintain the middle schools band football and baseball fields and The possibility of selling some of the district property closest to Highway 81 East was also Unicorns Johnston 0 Cougars Greyhounds 1 Billies Rangers 8 New Braunfels HeraldZtitun Ntw Texas 51 Tuesday March ft 25 Cents 12 Pages Port trial Driver says he rescued suspects car A Houston wrecker driver said he pulled David Ports car out of the mud on June 8 about 100 feet from where a missing mail carriers body was found the next was arrested on June 8 for the murder of 23yearold Debora Sue who disappeared while delivering mail to Ports affluent neighborhood on June The wrecker Raymond testified Monday when he saw Port in handcuffs on the television news on June he called police and led them to the dirt road where he had pulled Ports red Malibu out of the Hours police discovered the carriers ant bitten concealed by a line of trees and tall grass near Cypress Pigg said he and his son were getting gas at a service station off Highway 290 on June 8 when Port asked him for help around He was all He said his car wasnt running so he pulled off the road and got Pigg I told my son it was because he was pulled too far off the road to just be broken So I told my son to write down the cars license plate That piece of paper with the number on it was admitted into trial evidence The Port murder trial is in its third and testimony continued this morning with Garretson on the witness Garretson said the carriers trousers were and her blouse and bra pulled up under her armpits when her body was Her body was laying on its left She was slightly face and her knees were slightly She had blood on her face and and numerous ant bites that completely covered her Garretson Police recovered the carriers leather pouch and mailbag near her along with a green canvas vinyl air several trash a car jack and a lug and a pair of hood assembly Garretson said a white towel with what appeared to be blood on a wad of bloody paper a pair Talks open despite Chernenkos death O DERYL CLARK HERALD ZEITUNU David Port leaves the while a TV camera tracks his movements Switzerland AP The United States and the Soviet Union made a fresh start Tuesday on nuclear weapons with Soviet negotiators operating from in structions approved by their new Mikhail Signaling Victor head of the Soviet said if both sides wanted an You can do that on the kitchen here or somewhere The opening which lasted about two hours and 40 was held up for 12 minutes while the three American negotiators signed a book of condolences to mark the death of Soviet President Konstantin Chernenko on Todays session at the Soviet mission marked the resumption of superpower arms talks following a 15month On the eve of the who became Communist Party general secretary on Monday following the death of urged Washington to join Moscow in reducing nuclear weapons stocks and preventing space from becoming an atomic Vice President George departing Geneva for Chernenkos told reporters All mankind desires at this those hopes focus on the commencement of arms control talks here in Bush was in the Swiss city for a conference on While waiting for the Karpov told reporters that Gor bachev had presided over the meeting of the Politburo that ap proved his instructions last Thur Highlights of strategic arms talks Soviet Union ban nuclear tests in space Soviets ban nuclear weapons from space 1969Strategic Arms Limitation Talks SALT begin 1972SALT I puts ceiling on superpowers longrange nuclear weapons and limits each side to 100 antiballistic missiles each at two sites Soviets agree to ban all underground nuclear tests above 150 kilotons Soviets agree to limit explosions used for peaceful purposes and begin talks on banning chemical weapons setting ceiling on strategic arms and planning for is signed but never ratified 1981 Soviets open talks on limiting mediumrange but Soviets suspend negotiations in 1983 Soviets begin Strategic Arms Reduction Talks START but are interrupted by Moscow in 1983 President Reagan and Andrei Soviet foreign meet and agree on process of followup exchanges between two sides Secretary of State George Shultz meet in Geneva to discuss prospects for new arms talks on strategic and intermediaterange nuclear missiles and space weapons Chicago Tribune Source Chicago Tribune news reports I will adhere to you can be sure of Karpov told reporters in an unusually lengthy He said there was no need to return home after Chernenkos funeral on Wednesday because there would be no change in the instructions on space and nuclear We should start now and negotiate as long as we are here to understand each others he It was the first meeting between the veteran Soviet arms negotiator and Max who heads See Page 3 of black shoes and a white shirt with blue a red and 47 pieces of mail were still inside the mail Other testimony Monday came from police officer Irma Lares who said Port admitted to killing Schatz on the car ride to the station after his He I dont remember everything that but I do remember walking her upstairs with my 1 know I missed her many but I know I hit her at least two maybe on the I just stood and looked at her a long Then I went I knew she was Sauseda The officer asked Port why he killed the mail She said Port told 1 dont 1 didnt even know I told him he didnt have to be telling me all these He I Sauseda Port also told Sauseda he wrapped the body in trash bags and put it in the trunk of his When it got he said he threw the body in a When Sauseda and Port reached the police she said she retrieved a caliber ob tained at the Port home earlier in the from the trunk of her He See Page 3 LCRA begins rate hike quest By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer The Lower Colorado River Authority began its attempt Monday to persuade the Public Utilities Commission to grant it a million rate As of no official testimony had been as the commission had been in settlement hearings all day at PUC headquarters in But settlement negotiations broke down and the hearing was to have convened this PUC staff members went into the hearing recommending a million rate increase half vhe amount requested by the LCRA is the wholesale supplier of electrical power to the Pedernales Electric Cooperative which serves Canyon and New Braunfels PEC as an that the rate hike be held to It looks like well get them to at least cut the increase in said Bill PEC Its official ByDANASTELL Stiff writer Beginning April guests to local and resorts will pay 10 percent of their room bill in state and local City Council Monday in a 4 to1 vote Councilman Joe Rogers voting no and Valdemar Espinoza approved the ordinance raising foe local share of the room tax from 4 to 6 The state tax is 4 Of the local the 2 cent increase must be used for promoting City Council approves hike of local room tax Interviewed by telephone from Cunningham said that PEC officials still have other concerns about LCRAs request for the in LCRA had asked for a twostep rate with a million hike taking effect in and an ad ditional million to be enacted in On the PUC threw out the second step of the saying the filing was See Page 8 Inside Council roundup conventions and Accepted ways to do that include buying land for or constructing or enlarging civic center convention and convention center parking The 2cent allocation also can be used for furnishing facilities and personnel for registering convention delegates and for advertising and promotion of the city and for at traction of Of the remaining 4 the city will now receive 20 percent the 20 percent the convention and tourist bureau of the Chamber of Commerce 55 percent and the citys two 5 According to state no more than 25 percent of the total tax may go toward support of the arts and under the new New is giving the Arts and Cultural Commission 20 percent of its the Arts and Cultural Commission board will decide how to allocate its The group had originally asked for 15 in cluding 2 percent for each Also Monday Council discussed selling the rightofway on Thompson Street a dead end off Kuehler Avenue behind Carls LowmanBrinkly Realty has of fered to buy the portion of the street fronting its Our use would be primarily for said David See Page 3 Water Watch Comal cfs down 12 Canyon cfs down 87 Canyon Dam els up 50 EdwardiAquifer Oil Canyon Lake down Todays Weather It will be partly cloudy this afternoon becoming cloudy with occasional drizzle and turning to a 30 percent chance of showers Winds will be from the east at IH5 Todays high should reach about 78 and tonights low should drop to around CLASSIFIED 1012 COMICS CROSSWORD DEAR ABBY j 8 DEATHS HOROSCOPE 8 OPINIONS SPORTS STOCKS TV LISTINGS WEATHER
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