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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 24, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas fiTTCH WOMB IE AS rx Sports Weekend Cougars doordie tonight 8A New Braunfels Herald New Texas Friday May 25 Cents 28 Pages2 Sections Tourist industry set for big weekend By DANA OVERSTREET Staff writer Its Memorial Day weekend a time to But owners and manager of motels and rivers outfitting businesses are trying to forget last summers And it looks like theyll be able to do The rains came when they were supposed to and have kept the rivers Hueco which didnt flow at all last have been running since And the the tourists who stayed away when the river was a are Its going to be said Rusty Brandt of Camp The water is nice and beautiful and we are the chairman of the Chamber of Commerce convention and tourist said most of the motels along the highway also are running This is a kickoff to whats going to he If this weekends its an indication of the rest of the The Comal flowing at 242 cubic feet per second this was running at 103 cfs this date last At the height of the the ComaPs flow dropped to a low of 20 Were still not back to the good ol but were twice as good as last said New Braunfels Utilities engineer Bill It got worse before it got the Guadalupe River a year ago was flowing at 75 And that had been increased from 50 cfs for the Memorial Day Its summer low last year was a mere 5 cfs when the inflow to Canyon Lake fell But the rapids are running at 614 It looks real said Bill manager of Camp Hueco Were going to be full See Page 12A Theres something new in store for tourists this weekend water Inside DERYL CLARK Build a church in a month Its See Page 5A Todays Weather Partly cloudy skies and warm temperatures are predicted for most of the Memorial Day but Sunday and Monday may have a slight chance of Temperatures today are expected to rise to the upperBOs and drop to the upper60s The high Thursday was Strike OK The negotiators for major league baseball baseball players have received the unions ap proval to call a if the negotiations between players and owners Page Herald holiday The HeraldZeitung office will be closed Memorial so that our employees may enjoy the holiday with their We will reopen for business as usual Water Watch Comal River down 4 Canyon down 64 Canyon Dam same Edwards down Canyon Lake down CLASSIFIED 516B COMICS 4B CROSSWORD 5B DEARABBY 2B ENTERTAINMENT 3B HOROSCOPE SB OPINIONS 4A RELIGIOUS FOCUS SPORTS STOCKS 2A TV LISTINGS 4B WEATHER 3A Record crowd due at lake By SANDRAJACKSON Staff writer Corps of Engineers personnel at Canyon are bracing for a huge influx of tourists over the Memorial Day Reservoir Manager Ken Robinson said he ex pects the number of visitors in the lakearea parks to top the who were here last year for the first holiday weekend of the summer I think the river flow is going to increase the number of even for the Robinson Weve had lots of calls from people who want to camp in the parks and go down the river during the With the river flowing I think people are trying to get here he explaining that tourists are afraid the water situations might get worse later in the as it did last Robinson and lake ranger Judy Scott estimated that people will use the Corpsmanaged facilities over the threeday Sheriffs department deputies will be patrolling the parks as usual over the weekend and on Monday as The Corps hires the deputies each summer to help keep things under GuadalupeBlanco River Authority officials said earlier this week that they will maintain an out flow of 614 cubic feet per second flowing down the Guadalupe River throughout the holiday weekend and will not consider changing it until next County will unveil new jail June 1 By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer With the new jails administrative portion accepted Thursday in commissioners county of ficials started making plans for opening ceremonies June Administrative assistant Mary Brotze said plans for the 10 ceremony include a color guard speeches fay County Judge Fred Sheriff Walter Fellers and District Judge Robert a flag presentation from state Edmund Keumpel a jail tours for the public and Architect Chris DiStefano told commissioners that acceptnce of the administrative portion did not relieve the general contractor from the responsibility to make sure everything is working We check air conditioning and light the architect but until your people get in there and start using we wont know any problems we really We dont want accepting this portion to waive any rights we have in regard to penalty Clark Sheriff Fellers also got approval from commissioners to hire five one of whom would be a transport person to take jail inmates to and toextend a parttime vocational office education students hours to fulltime in the warrant and civil papers She is very efficient and I need her to work Fellers The sheriffs request totaled and would bring the total number to 19 according to his but he did not add in the Sylvia This money would have been in addition to some money already Fellers Commissioners wanted the salary Fellers suggested for the student about compared to what entry level salary was for other She just graduated from high Clark We need to find out what everyone else is being paid in these entry level positions and keep it about the Commissioners also agreed to offer LtbLit flth See Page 12A The new jails conference room gets a looksee Thursday Vote or no vote Utilities hands bond package to City Council By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A resolution authorizing million in utility revenue bonds was approved by New Braunfels Utilities trustees But the next step is up to City The revenue bonds will be added to the Wednesdays council agenda as an emergency The big question is whether the council will authorize the bonds by notice of intent at the or require the issue be put to a public Mayor Barbara Tieken said Thursday she had talked to each council and all were in unanimous agreement to hold an She then asked trustees to include the election recommendation as part of the The election recommendation was never put to a formal but trustee Robert Orr It is not my So did Arno Tieken its but trustee Al Kosko said he could see both I can go either I feel people in the community have the right to pass judgment on but it may be Kosko adding interest rates were very favorable right Id prefer council ap prove We need these Theres no cream on top of this Orr said he thought elected representatives should do their Our job is to go through this myriad of and make a recom mendation to City I think given the time and answers to their council members should be able to make the I appreciate the spirit of cooperation from the Orr I just wish yaU were comfortable in making a Its just a difference in Tieken The last time council authorized utility revenue bonds by notice of intent was in The figure then was The because of the size of this does not wish to act on Tieken the council wants the people to decide because this is a publiclyowned Utility Manager Bob Sohn said the million package was ab solutely is no picnic for us to control this amount of Sohn It would be a lot easier to sit with our feet up on the desk and say we can get But thats why were fighting for because we feel its absolutely We cannot afford to fall he The million program is broken down into for electric for for See Page 12A White signs water urges approval in November AI A P THo it j AUSTIN AP The governor and legislative leaders want voters to follow their example and ap prove a billion water plan which they say balances the interests of all parts of Mark White stood on a stone footbridge over a small creek Thursday and signed the water but noted it will do nothing unless voters give it their This is only the halfway point in bringing this plan to Our work will not be complete until the citizens of Texas approve this plan next White The comprehensive plan includes financing for water use projects and moves to boost conservation efforts across the All the funding provisions must be approved by voters in the November general election before taking Bill who attended the signing recalled that voters rejected three previous But he predicted this one might make it because lawmakers tried hard to balance competing regional This water plan is different in that it does address all those Hobby House Speaker Gib Lewis After numerous failures at trying to adopt a statewide water I think this year we were finally successful in doing Lewis The plan passed both the House and Senate by large Among its provisions are million in bonds for water quality and control million in loans to fanners for watersaving A million state insurance fund to guarantee water Mandatory conservation plans in cities seeking state water Local elections to create special districts for groundwater Research and education programs to promote conservation on Limits on reservoirs to preserve water flow to coastal The White addresses the concerns of every every region and every sector of Texas White said Texas desperately needs a water plan to ensure growth and future All our efforts to provide firstclass education and transportation systems will count for nothing if loses the ability to produce the water necessary for agricultural and consumer he
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