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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 19, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 410 Local sye variances 27 Miver 2 cfs down 9 rrfow 432 cfs down 34 Wnyon outflow 800 cfs same Edvyafds Aquifer down Canyon Lake level 91 1 down State ti more G K New Braunfels Herald New Texas Friday July 25 Cents 26 Pages2 Sections G A BySARAH DUKE Staff writer The GuadalupeBlanco River Authority is optimistic about con struction of the proposed hydro electric power plant on Canyon Dam which could mean lower utility bills for New Braunfels GBRAs staff reported the projects progress to the board of directors in a meeting in Seguin The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is reviewing GBRAs application for a license to build the If the license is construction could begin as soon as November or according to GBRAs Before the licensing process Fish and Wildlife Service concern about the project and the environmental im pact will be The wildlife service has requested studies on minimum flows from the impact on the fish population in the river below the dam and aestetics of the If the wildlife service is satisfied with the environmental information provided by GBR A and has no ob jections to plans for plant the licensing process will FERC examiners are also looking into the plants environmental im thing is so clouded at this said Ed of FERCs project study that there is no way of knowing when the license might be The Fish and Wildlife Service may have some terms and conditions for the license that would have to be worked Lees We are in a holding pattern until the examiners report comes in on the environmental problems of the Lees Kathleen an FERC examiner involved with the said GBRA is currently submitting environmental in the information is all required formation and being John GBRAs general said Thursday the operation of the plant would not change the amount of water released from the dam and should not damage 1 Bonifacio Paiz of San Antonio fishing near proposed hydro plant site OEK L CLARK ZEITUNG SA encroaching on county water service By LILLIAN THOMAS already be serviced by the city the decision includes Natural the fish We think it the plant is a very See Page 14A County reviews request for jailers County commissioners want to know why the new jail needs six more jailers if it receives 40 federal And they will find out in an af ternoon workshop Monday at the new county The 2 workshop is scheduled immediately after the Texas Com mission on Jail Standards makes a final inspection at The suggestion for the workshop came when Sheriff Walter Fellers failed to convince commissioners in Thursdays meeting that the new facility needs more That will mean that you have gone from a group of 11 jailers before you moved into the new Then we added seven more and now six said County Judge Fred Thats 24 How many prisoners do you nave Fellers said the jail See Page 14A By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Developers in a 24squaremile area of Comal County will have to go to San Antonio for water service in the The southernmost tip of the county came under San Antonios City Water Board certification area The Public Utilities Commission agreed to make City Water Board the supplier for areas in its extra territorial jurisdiction not already certified to other water San Antonios ETJ includes areas five miles beyond the city This is the only the first of the citys said Robert Van City Water Board From now its almost going to be When the citys ETJ we are going to City Water Board is implementing the San Antonio City Councils decision of February 1984 taking an aggressive philosophy toward an To make annexation plans the area within the citys ETJ must already be serviced by the city said Roland San Antonios planning The Comal County area affected by the decision includes Natural Bridge Caverns and a rock Lozano that San Antonio was not planning to annex all the way to Canyon Lake but would be moving to the east and We are getting to the outer limits of how far into the Hill Country we can the city planner There are many miles of hilly terrain out There are construction sewer and water constraints over the recharge There is a lot of blasting in See Page 14A Area affected by PUC decision Texas man eyed for comptroller DALLAS AP A Texas lawyer is expected to be named comptroller of the the nations chief bank by the Reagan ad officials have con Robert a Houston is described as a longtime friend of Treasury Secretary James His selection reportedly has been approved by President Reagan and is contingent upon completion of background and security the Dallas Times Herald reported The office of comptroller has been vacant since Todd Conover resigned in Texas banking officials said there has been speculation for several months that might get the State Republican Chairman George Strake said he wrote a letter of recommendation for Clarke See Page MA False emergency calls cost money and manpower By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer If youre thinking about calling in a false alarm to the New Braunfels Police Its a crime to call in a false alarm that provokes a Police Chief Burney Boeck said Thursday That warning could turn out to be but local officers did answer two false armed robbery calls this And those alarms could have been purposely The most recent false alarm came about Thursday that an armed robbery was in progress at the Tews Commerce Detective Mariqn Guerrero and WUiWJ and took about 15 minutes to determine the1 call was The last local bank robbery was about eight years ago at New Braunfels National but Guerrero You ever take anything for Thats why we respond every You just never The police dispatcher took another call about Wednesday of possible armed robbery at the Country Clean In poUce ofjiefri fciVf responded to false alarms sJace Its not that bjt responding 9 false alarms becomes very iesck gjr main concern is its a calculated risfc Fife liA Inside Todays Weather It will be partly cloudy and warm today with a 40 percent chance of afternoon thundershowers and a high in the low Clouds will remain through the with a 20 percent chance of rain and a low in the Yesterdays high was 95 and this mornings low was Sunset today is at and sunrise tomorrow is at at Texas Commerce Bank DEAR RELW3IOWS VAyC A I
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