Sunday, March 31, 1985

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 31, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas MO 5 3 MICROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 75245 City Council District 4 George Erben George is a native of County and has lived about 40 years in New He served on City Council in 197475 and was mayor from 1975 until Erben has been a director of the Comal Appraisal District since For the past year and a he has worked at MBank New where he is He is a member of the Lutheran New Braunfels city leaders should be actors instead of says Council candidate George I have an overall concern that we all work together to move ahead and be as wellorganized and ready for what the areas going to be faced Erben The candidate said the city should be a little more active in attracting but should be concerned with finding diversified The key is to be he A slump in the economy may affect one or but it wouldnt affect all of them and there wouldnt be excessive Erben said industries always will be attracted to New Braunfels because of the geographic See Page 3A Richard Seidel Richard is a New He manages Dustys Delli and Ice Cream Seidel ran for City Council in 1977 and lost in a run Hes a member of the New Braunfels Conservation Society and the Wurstfest Being a native of New I have actually seen and participated in the growth of the Seidel Pointing out that he used to play baseball where the Olympic pool now sits and used to eat at Krauses Cafe when it contained only 10 Seidel said growth is When growth is controlled and it can be a very rewarding Seidel Uniqueness and charm can be incorporated into growth by planning for Seidel said planning for growth will prevent waking up someday and finding the property behind your home is zoned industrial and your lifelong investment is down the All facets of Seidel can be along See Page 3A Rolf Moore Rolf is a self employed businessman and a native of He moved to New Braunfels in Moore lost in his bid for City Council in 1984 by coming in last in a field of nine The residents of District 4 have different sets of priorities and different sets of Moore Its a big district a diverse But one thing in common is the poor condition of the The people in Comal town and Mill town desire the same quality of services as the rest of New Braunfels residents and the people beyond the loop need uptodate zoning and building regulations and pollution laws to protect them as industry comes Moore also said the people past the loop need more neighborhood parks with and playground They resent having to drive their children to city parks in other parts of the he And the majority of our recreation facilities seem to be geared toward the The residents of the northwestern part of the See Page 3A New Braunfels Herald New Texas 65 Sunday March 50 Cents 62 Sections NBISDatlargerace Peter Oisen Don Bedford Peter candidate for one of the two atlarge positions on the New Braunfels ISO board ot has lived in New Braunfels for 1 king as the minister of education at First Protestant Church of He moved from Vermont where he occupied a similar position in a church and was a school board He also worked parttime as a coordinator of instruction and advisement with a community college and as a resource person for teacher training with the Vermont State Board of He and his have two an vighth grader and a sixth grader in Olsens interest in serving on the school board is threefold to show appreciation for all the good work done by the school district in offering excellent educational opportunities to his he wanted the philosophy that kids his own to have a part in See Page 16A Bob incumbent on the New ISO board of trustees and board is running for one of the two atlarge positions on the who has been elected to two terms on the school is a sales manager for a mechancal contracting firm in San The candidate went to school and graduated fron New He and his wife Margie have three with two still in One of the biggest things I an most proud of in my terms on the school board was our choice of Charles Bradberry as superintendent of Self Self was on the threemember committee that took over 100 applicants for the superintendent position and narrowed it down to 10 candidates for the rest of the board to look at more closely and finally vote I think we could not have found a better man See Page 16A Don incumbent of the New Braunfels ISD board of is finishing his first A dentist in he also serves as on the board of directors of New Braunfels Savings and Loan He is active member of Johns Episcopal Church and the Rotary His wife is a former school and he has two children in New Braunfels one in the sixth grade and one in the fourth Bedford said he was most proud of his par ticipation in passing the bond election and he would like to see the building projects through to their In the last bond issue before this they had cut back on classrooms to save but it would have been more economical if they had built the candidate They attempted to base the bond issue on 10 year projections of growth and already the district See Page 16A Old SA hotel on the move SAN ANTONIO AP Work crews Saturday muscled the million pound Fairmount Hotel off its resting place for the past 79 years and heaved it 200 feet down the I let out a big coowner Tom Wright said of his reaction when the threestory hotel made its first move of about a I just think its the most exciting thing Ive seen in he Wright and his two partners plan to make a luxury hotel out of the brick structure once it reaches its new home four blocks City Public Works Director Frank Kiolbassa said the move is on schedule and should be completed in four days as Kiolbassa said the resting on 36 hydraulicpowered dollies and layers of steel suffered no damage in the first day of the move and there were no injuries among the work Streets and utility poles and lines also were he Workers used two seven gravelladen dump trucks for dead and giant pulleys and cables to wrestle the Fairmount off the corner of Commerce and Bowie Kiolbassa said he feels confident the hotel will be able to negotiate a turn Sunday and will successfully cross a bridge over the San Antonio River later in the He said the bridge is being shored up and covered with steel plates to reinforce The which must be moved to make room for a new downtown was built in It was last occupied by a furniture company but has been vacant since Wright Wright said he paid for the The engineered by Emmert International of is expected to cost An additional million will be spent on Bebe president of the San Antonio Conservation said the structure has never been altered inside since it was Thats what makes it so won she Police blocked off streets and held about spectators at bay a block away all When the hotel made its first the crowd cheered its Workers at first tried un See Page 16A Seguin Street work to begin this week Moms the word David Staffel pointing and his sister Julie crouching keep an eye out for their mother as they wait in front in front of Gruene Mom was one of 650 participants in the Gruene run which began and ended at the old dance Manholes on South Seguin Street have been raised so overlay work can begin this Bobbie resident engineer for the State Highway said crews have been raising manholes at least one inch so they will be flush with the new Theyve just been raised one but when you drive over it feels more like Hasert Dean Word Construction should begin resurfacing South Seguin Street from Main Plaza to Highway 81 sometime this Dean Word was also awarded the contract to resurface work on Landa Street from the Comal Creek Bridge Absentee deadline Tuesday for elections Inside Absentee voting in the April 6 elections ends Tuesday and so the participation has been There are four races that day with six people running for two seats on City three for three seats on Comal ISD board of five for three positions on the NEw Braunfels ISD and four for three spots on Garden Ridge City Turnout has been light in the City Council race as 40 ballots have been completed and only two requests have been submitted for mailin But its not for lack of a choice the two seats up for grabs are being sought after by three candidates District 3 candidates are dentist Edward accountant Darrell and steel business owner Yale About 30 people have voted absentee District 4 has former mayor and banker George Erben facing in dependent Rolf and deb owner Rick Approximately 10 persons have voted absentee in the District 4 who has lived here nine believes a sound economy should be developed by bringing in quality a two andahalf year resident said the Council needs someone with his financial And a threeyear said the city and county should work together in handling growth and attracting quality industry to the a lifelong resident of New said the city should control growth with longrange a resident of the city since believes the city needs to enact pollution standards and update its landuse a native of New said he is running for City Council because of his independent He said growth should be controlled and In Garden where Mayor Paul Davis and incumbent Neil Craigmile are there have been no absentee Place 3 in cumbent Ben White is not running again and Kaighin Watts and Don Ashby are vying for that See Page 16A Water Watch Comal cfs Idown 8 Canyon cfs Idown 63 Canyon Dam Isamel Edwards 99 up Canyon Lake level lup Todays Weather Clear and cool was the forecast for Coraal County Overnight lows dipped to the low with Sundays high expected to reach to Walnut Avenue at the same The bottom line for the two streets is estimated at Hasert But the work to be done on Landa Street is more he because base and subgrade failures must be repaired before the strip is Hasert said both projects should be completed by and he cautioned motorists that traffic cones and flagmen will be used to protect work crews and the traveling traffic from each Were going to be out there for he So slow down and try not to run over as a mild day was in the of Mondays high should reach 1C DEAR PUBLIC