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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 26, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                Show of support New Braunfels April William the new commissioner of said he believes in the purpose of House Bill 72 and that the Texas Education Agency is polishing the guidelines to implement its who spoke to New Braunfels Association of Texas Professional Educations Friday night in said he wants the Legislature to pass two more measures an appropriations bill and a discipline management bill and then given the State Board of Education time to refine and adjust the I dont want a lot of things changed in House Bill Kirby noting that TEA is now beginning to turn out rules every Theyre local educators just now getting the If legislators make changes Kirby well have another year of all kinds of He said he has tried to make TEA a more open organization since taking his position and has tried to involve people from many areas in the Kirby stressed that he takes any aspect of performance Our performance is not where it should he said about the states education Were going to steadily make progress and make The commissioner sees some problems from House Bill 246 which he said sets the same standard of education Kirby Lets not throw out HB 72 around The question is What do we do with a slow learner he Because many students are not planning to attend the state needs to dramatically enhance the kinds of vocational programs were Kirby adding that he favors looking into having more vocational programs at the junior high Im not sure it makes sense preparing these kids for cllege if threefourths arent he Im afraid weve got a lot of kids who we havent given enough skills that they can Weve got to make all education Kirby adding that the state needs to check the output of district programs and the results of This will ensure that theres a job out there for them Kirby also discussed the career competency advanced academic training and bilingual Above Kirby stressed that he hopes parents will become more involved in the education Remembering when parents and teachers were the commissioner said educators need to work to get the support of parents for the education Utilities trustees facing million in projects By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer New Braunfels Utilities trustees will start chopping down a million list of capital improvement projects in a bond issue workshop The set at Thursdays regular board will begin at 6 at Honors Utilities Manager Bob Sohn said building requirements for the next three to four years amount to million in the electric million in million in in wastewater and in general we dont expect it to be a million but if a project is not we want everyone to know Sohn We need to determine what our ratepayers can afford in debt service and go from Initial estimates indicate the most rate would increase if the entire million package were approved would be of a dollar for electricity in 1988 28 cents per gallons for and per gallons for The of a dollar would decrease to of a dollar in The purpose of Wednesdays workshop will strictly be a thorough discussion of bond Sohn We want to develop a program as a There wont be any just direction from you to us as The bond once will probably go before City Council and not the general public for Sohn said he would like the Utilities board to present a bond resolution to council members sometime in At Thursdays board discussion on delinquent utility bills took up more time than any other agenda With Utilities writing off about in bad debts every Mayor Barbara Tieken suggested At torney Tom Burrus look into the legality of a higher deposit for residents of mobile home parks and apart I checked with other cities not Round Rock this time and they do she Utilities roundup Trustee Robert Orr suggested the names on the delinquent lists should be turned into the Seguin Credit Bureau when Utilities charges them off as bad A lot of these people are but people do have Orr They get back on their feet in a couple of years and clean up their debts But they dont always remember where to I could almost guarantee the small dollar amounts would collect themselves over several When a guy owes us and it shows up when hes trying to get a car hell get that straightened out real he Board Chairman Bill Brown Transitory types are eating ail utilities and recommended statistics be gathered from Thursdays chargeoff list to show the effect on the He also referred to a working fund called Project which was established by corporate con tributions and ratepayer donations at City Public Service in San Antonio to help those who are unable to pay their utility Orr said he would like the board to see the bad debt lists on a quarterly We might be able to help that way before theyre dead and he Id like to see it even more Sohn I want the board to have it and actually approve Trustees did approve a Utilities employee travel policy Thursday that will pay for spouse expenses of executive but not for board members or their Executive management includes Assistant General Manager Carl Technicial Ser vices Manager Roger Information Services Manager Barry and Administrative Services Manager Jeff Orr said the policy was a good because it allows professional management to be compensated with supervisor approval and budget controls when the board sets the dollar amount for NBHS students place at CVAE conference Five New Braunfels High School students placed in the Vocational Opportunities Clubs of Texas State Leadership Conference April 1920 in Corpus Lisa a senior who works as a cashier at placed second in Chapter Joe Medina placed fifth in Chapter Photo his second year in a row to be Last year a senior who works in produce at earned second A team of three students earned a blue ribbon in the Photo Panel a photo display of the students on their The team consisted of junior Raymond Saenz who works at senior Patty Cordova who works at Ernestos Jewelry and junior Cindy Santellan who works at Colonial Manor Nursing CISD to honor employees at banquet Over 100 Comal ISO employees will be honored at the annual employee recognition banquet set for May 1 at Canyon High Pins will be given to employees who have worked for CISD for 30 and 35 while plaques will be presented teachers and employees of the month for the 198485 school Retirees to be honored with plaques at the banquet include Virginia a teacher at Bulverde Middle School Roland a custodian at BMS and Genevieve Canyon High a nurse at Mildred who works as a BMS will receive a 35year and Maxine a teacher at Frazier will receive a 30year COLORT YME VCR3 days Special Rent a VCR from Colortyme and get your movies for only a per day Membership required Deposit required Why shop around We have the best prices in town Plaza Del Rey 78155 3796501 Appliances Courtyard Shopping Center New 78130 6293949 Meat and drink These two teams from New Braunfels High School will be at Texas Saturday for state as both placed first in competition last the dairy cattle judging team includes from left Charles LESLIE KRIEWALDT HERALD ZEITUNG Connie Laurie Hagerman and Darrin the toprated meats judging team includes from left Faye Lisa Beverly Poole and Pam NBMS bands win top honors New Braunfels Middle Schools bands brought back two Sweepstakes Awards from University In terscholastic League concert and sightreading contest recently at Churchill High The seventh grade and eighth grade bands earned first divisions in both sightreading and We are really director Ed Solomon Its really mar Solomon directed the seventh grade and Al English directed the eighth grade Only three times in the past nine years has one of the middle school bans failed to earn the Sweepstakes Out of the 24 bands that nine received the Sweepstakes including the two from New Calendar of Events Organizations CIMA Club Fiesta Friday through Wur Landa Order of the Eastern Star bazaar and white elephant 10 to 2 New Braunfels Utilities parking Organ recital 4 First Protestant In carnate Word College presents Carole Kriewaldt in a senior organ tlf you would like to announce your groups activities in the call us at 6259144 or send us a nonce to Drawer New Deadline for Tuesday through Friday editions is 5 the day before Deadline for Sunday editions is Science Club donates to Humane Society New Braunfels High School Science Club donated and sup plies to tho Humane Society of the New BraunteLs The club earned the money donated from selling doggie biscuits at Members also collected 40 grocery sacks full of items like liquid weight cake rubber but light paper towels and kittv HeraldZeitung USPS 377880 If you have not received your paper by Tuesday through Friday or by call 6259144 or 6581900 by 7 and 11 Published Sunday morning and Thursday and Friday afternoon by New Braunfels Herald Publishing 186 Castell New TX Second class postage paid at New Braunfels Herald Publishing 186 Castell New TX Dave Kramer General Manager Claude Publisher 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