Wednesday, March 27, 1985

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 27, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas WOMBl F Council District 3 Edward Sciantarelli Edward is a Corpus Christ He graduated from the University of Texas in 1971 and from UT dental school in During a ninemonth practice in San Sciantarelli began practicing dentistry here with Mitchell He moved here in Following the poor economic year experienced by many local businesses in Council candidiate Ed ward Sciantarelli said the city and members of the community should work together to develope a strong There were problems with the mill WestPoint and General Portland is he That cuts down the citys revenue from which affects our We had a bad year for and it was a bad year for our and we need to consider Because of the bad Sciantarelli raising taxes now would be like kicking a dog when hes To offset some of our we have to address the issues on the he The number one beneficial thing is a sound And developing a sound he can be done Page 14A Yale Simpson Yale is a Florida He attended college there before serving as headquarters commandant in the He was a member of the Florida State Legislative and president of the Florida chapter of the Steel Service Center Institute in He presently serves on the citys Options and Opportunities He moved to New Braunfels three years ago and for two years has owned Steel which sells steel to and fabricators in the Weve eaten the big red apples and now all the red apples are gone and the wagon needs Thats the rationale Yale Simpson gives for the citys proposed bond The passing of the bond issue is necessary the issues should be given to the Simpson Of whats important is different to although hard to place importance on one should be street and drainage Simpson The bond he is needed to take care of the growth the city already has experienced and the growth that is See Page 14A Darrell Sollberger Darrell is a native of After living in Colorado and he returned to Texas six years ago and came to New Braunfels twoandahalf years He is a certified public accountant and works for Guerin and Turner stock Darrell Sollberger said his financial expertise would be beneficial to service on City I have obtained a copy of the citys audit and the current city he I have in the past audited utilities and have done some governmental Sollberger said he would like to see a more detailed budget summary presented to which would include the beginning and ending case and surpluses and contingency expenditures from previous It was most surprising to someone with my background not to see that information on a budget he I was looking at the financial situation and there will by bringing in quality nonpolluting industry that provides a large number of goodpaying Sciantarelli said he has talked to people who are concerned about the approaching city bond See Page 14A Council profiles The three candidates for City Council District 3 are profiled above in Part 1 of our look into the two council Part 2 will be the three candidates for the other council seat up for grabs this year District It will ap pear Absentee voting continues through Tuesday at City New Braunfels Herald New Texas 62 Wednesday March 25 Cents 30 Pages Sections MX passes House vote WASHINGTON AP With three votes down and one to House Speaker Thomas ONeill says the last hope of stopping spending for the MX missile is to convince conservative Democrats it bears too high a Thats the only argument weve got out ONeill said in the aftermath of the slender 219213 vote by which the House on Tuesday voted to authorize billion to build a second installment of 21 MX were going to try and switch it the speaker It comes down to the fact that a lot of conservatives in my party will have to look at the price Other Democrats called the vote the high water mark for the missile They predicted that even if the House votes to appropriate the future administration requests for the MX will be slashed and President Reagan will never get the fleet of 100 MX missiles he The second to actually appropriate the MX was expected today or Critics argued that which stands for Missile Experimental but which Reagan calls the is too too vulnerable to Soviet and too likely to destabilize the Soviet nuclear The assigned mission of each highly accurate MX is to hurl 10 nuclear war heads at separate targets over ranges of more than The weapon has been controversial for a dozen largely because of disagreement on how to base Present plans are to place the MX in existing and vulnerable Minuteman missile silos in Nebraska and Wyoming with the hope of fortifying those installations at a later Reagan hailed the House action as a vote for for a safer and for success at the arms control talks with the Soviet Union in Republicans applauded but many Democratic liberals booed and hissed as Les D defied the majority opinion in his party to defend MX as a potent bargaining lever that can be used to pry an acceptable arms reduction agreement from the Soviet Union at the Geneva To vote no on these mssiles would be in effect giving help to the Soviet said who is chairman of the House Armed Services Com Ladies and gentlemen of the I beg of the negotiators are at the lets give them the tools so they can do the Aspin A total 158 Republicans and 61 Democrats voted for the MX Voting against it were 189 Democrats and 24 By ONeill as speaker did not vote and there are two vacancies among the 435 House Inside Water Watch Comal River Canyon Canyon Ddm outflow Edwards Aquifer Canyon Lake level 274 cfs samel 661 cfs up 29 866 cfs samel 624 97 lup 041 up Todays Weather Comal County forecast calls for considerable late night and early morning cloudiness partly cloudy through Highs today and Thursday will be in the mid with a low tonight in the low This mornings low was and yesterdays high was Batter up Both New Braunfels and Canyon continued their winning ways in baseball action Details in CLASSIFIED 812B COMICS 12A CROSSWORD 6B DEAR ABBY 4B DEATHS 2A ENTERTAINMENT 11A FOOD 15B HOROSCOPE 12B OPINIONS 4A SPORTS STOCKS 2A TV LISTINGS 12A WEATHER 3A NBISD bids too board separates By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Only one bid came in on New Braunfels ISOs project to build a transportation facility and an addition to Lone Star and the board of trustees rejected it McArthur Builders of New Braunfels bid which is around over the architects estimate on the two Superintendent Charles Bradberry recommended to the board that the architect be asked to divide the bid package into four parts that can be bid The four packages will divide the total project into construction of the Lone Star school remodeling work on Lone construction of the transportation center and installation of the transportation centers fuel The board approved Bradberrys The problem is that the projects encompass three separate kinds of work metal remodeling and fuel Some local companies that do work in one of those areas cannot bid the rest of the We had a number of companies tell us that they could only bid the metal building part of the Also the fuel tanks are a very specialized area in Bradberry ex plained in an This is a repeat of what happened on the bids for the new elementary school and additions to the middle school and high The project manager had written the specifications as a single and the bids all came in too When the specifications were broken into smaller bids came in lower and many more companies bid the In other the board took two hours and 37 minutes to review teacher evaluations before deciding to renew all but two high again projects The problem is that the projects encompass three separate kinds of work metal remodeling and fuel Charles Bradberry The two contracts not renewed were one for an English as a Second Language position and one for a vocational program that has not attracted enough students to justify the teaching Bradberry The ESL teacher we have to do this way every year because we do not know until after registering next years kids whether we will need an ESL teacher or the superintendent Out of the 231 contracts approved for 184 were oneyear contracts including two Teen Connection per sonnel who were approved If funds were Also 42 twoyear contracts were These teachers had to have certain criteria a masters degree and so many years experience and some other But every teacher who met the criteria did not get a twoyear It depended on the three observations and a rating sheet that makes up the teacher Bradberry Five probationary contracts for teachers in their first year were also And 23 teachers with twoyear contracts still had a year to go on their For vocational teachers who had 11month contracts last they will get only lOVz months this year and those with 12month contracts were approved for only 11 Ms New Braunfels residents die in crash Two New Braunfels teenagers died when the car they were passengers in was hit by a tractor trailer on FM 725 and Altwein Road at Burke William of 766 Rosemary and Ronald Eugene of 1 Box 455C both were pronounced dead at the scene at by Guadalupe County Justice of the Peace Roy Dreibrodt of Precinct The driver of the car that the two men were riding in failed to yield the rightofway when he turned north onto FM 725 from Altwein pulling into the path of the tractor according to the Department of Public Safety The drivers of the two vehicles are both in the Dean of 2 Box New driver of the is in critical con dition with multiple head lacerations at McKenna Memorial And Kenneth of 4 Box driver of the is in fair condition at Guadalupe Valley Hospital in THOMAS DERYL CLARK HERALD ZEITUNG Regulating signs will be a tough planners feel Eyestrain Panel wades into tough task ByDANASTELL Staff writer One member called it an overwhelming task Tuesday night as Planning and Zoning Commission began the long job of developing a comprehensive sign Commissioners are expected to meet tonight with the mayor of Round Rock a city with billboard legislation intact to review that citys The Commission Tuesday discussed the rights of a New Braunfels businessmen to place a sign at his business versus the right of the citizen who must look at the You can have a thousand beautiful signs two feet but the overall effect is said landscape artist Joe And chaos is We are reaching a visual you cant read the in formation that is out there are so many Harvey a partner in Tri County Sign Who requires you to read all those signs he You cant tell someone they cant have a sign because you cant read Commission member Jan Estes said the group could place under the category of public safety the issue of how far apart each billboard should along with how far from the street a portable sign must Pete owner of Oasis Outdoor said he is in favor of regulating signs to protect as well as the citys historical and residential The time has come to form a responsible he who said he is only concerned with offpremise such as large suggested that licenses be issued to sign manufacturers and owners to ensure professionalism and compliance with the He also said the actual size and placement of signs should be determined by the citys and that signs should be placed in commercial or industrial representing interest from owners and users of tem porary and portable said portable signs are the only way many businessmen can afford to I think theres a direct need for a businessman in this town to have the right to put advertising on his piece of property that suits his Scheel He said he agreed that the portable signs should not be allowed in residential except on special Doug who also is in the portable sign said he favored some regulation of the including assurance that the signs be kept in good repair and working and that they be staked away from an and on com mercial