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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 25, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                HtfraldhZeitung July BA nyon Incorporation in Canyon Lake area is possible Incorporation of a town or village in the Canyon area is becoming a real possibility as groups of citizens continue to meet both publicly and privately to discuss the Although not the sole purpose for the meeting of the Canyon Lake Community Coordinating Council held last incorporation was the main topic Woodrow past president of the Canyon Iake Chamber of Commerce who is now serving as president of the board of the Canyn Ixike Area Volunteer Fire Uepi brought some facts along to share with the crowd of more than 50 that attended the meeting held at the Canyon lake Action Center in Sal Many people moved here because the area is unique and Cash He Since the dam was this has become a very desirable place to a said there are approximately lots and parcels of land in the area known as Canyon He estimates the population of the areas will be by with another residing in outlying Incorporation is not a brand new idea for citizens A similar meeting was held in at which time a committee was ap pointed tn look into and census forms were Taking a census is the first step necessary to begin he incorporation process and tiietv must be at least 201 persons residing in a two squaremile wilh at least 2U qualified A group has met privately to consider incorporating the Saltier area and a portion of River but no plans have been announced to The greatest icasnn citizens at Canyon Lake ne considering in corporation when they moved here to get away from city life is to avoid annexation by either San Antonio or New Since residents already have electricity and garbage and streets and roads are maintained by the services are not the reason incorporation would be at traelive Cash But citizens would have the ad vantage of imposing some building sanitary codes and standards for water Disadvantasges of incorporation would be the ex pense of law enforcement and the assumption of all of the specific duties and responsibilities lhat come with a city County Commissioners Jumbo Evans and Bill George were both on hand al the Candidates visit Two potential candidates for Tom Loefflers District 21 Congressional seat visited Canyon Lake Saturday for the Republican Womens Pictured above from Comal County Commissioner Jumbo Evans visits with Van a San Antonio City Councilman who is expected to announce his candidacy in the near Pictured above from Lamar a former Bexar County Com missioner who has announced he will run for the chats with State Representative Edmund Kuempel and LaVerne Cudabac with the Republican Womens Activities JC claim against LCRAisold business By SANDRA JACKSON Staff Writer The recentlyfiled claim by Johnson City charging the Lower Colorado River Authority with illegally establishing and main taining a monopoly for the sale of electricity is a repeat of allegations made some time said LCRA General Manager Elof There is nothing new in these erroneous and unsupported Soderberg They are old amounting to nothing more than a ploy by the backers of Texaland Electric Cooperative to confuse the facts and befuddle the In LCRA operates on a contractual basis with each of its There is no monopoly when there is no guarantee the contracts will be The Texland people know very well that they are under no obligation to stay with LCRA when their contracts are at an Soderberg Johnson Citys Barry If they are convinced that the charges are why have they issued such a strident press release Obviously they are worried about the legitimacy of the bond issues and they have good reason to Thats why they continue to try and deceive the public by deliberately confusing the difference between Johnson Citys proposed Rockdale Power Project and the Texland Pedernales Electric which provides electricity to the Canyon Lake area of Comal and Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative formed Texland Electric Cooperative in order to build their applied to the Public Utility Com mission for a permit to build a generating but to date has not received a license to The City of Johnson City is also attempting to build a plant for the generation of electric which they have indicated they will sell to the which headquarters Soderberg We have a responsibility to the ultimate con sumers of electric power in Central Texas to provide lowcost power and we have been sucftssful through the year and will continue to be so in the Lake Weather Week of July 1825 Temperatures July 19 800 cfs Low July 20 Inflow 17 317 24 18 466 18 Outflow week Lake level Find out For Whom the Whjstle Tolls jfootbalf 1085 only in the coming in August The Summer Reading Program at Tye Preston Memorial Ubrary continues for children age presciiool through fifth Sessions are held each Thursday from 10 to and will continue through Members of the Canyon Lake United Methodist Church Choir are presently rehearsing for the music fesl to be held in September and are looking for more voices to join Anyone interested in singing with this group may contact the choirs Francis at The board of directors of the Canyon Lake Area Volunteer Fire will hold their regular monthly meeting July 30 at at Station 1 in Canyon The regular meeting of the Canyon Lake Branch 5699 of the Aid for Lutherans will meet 8 at 7 at the Canyon Lake Action For more Call Esther Ford at Members of Friendship Church in the will hold their monthly meeting 1 at Scar borough Hall in Canyon beginning at 10 The devotional program will be given by Pat Following the business a luncheon will be served by hostesses Mabel Audrey Christine Jacobsen and Bessie A joint Vacation Bible School will be sponsored at Church in the Valley on FM 306 by that congregation and the Canyon Lake United Methodist Classes will run from 9 until noon 12 to The theme will I Will Follow in the Foot steps of For more in call LaVerne Cudabac at Two candidates announce intentions at GOP Fiesta Candidates for Tom Loefflers soontobevacated congressional seal arent wasting any time getting started with their campaigns in Comal Lamar who resigned his post last sveek as Bexar County Commissioner to run for the 21st congressional district was on hand Saturday night at the Canyon Lake Republican Womens Club summer Also in altendance was Van Ar San Antonio city councilman who has indicated his intentions to announce for the I will be announcing for Congress Tuesday to take Tom Loefflers place in Smith told the crowd of over 100 members and guests al the 1 talked to Tom last week and la told Im not going back to so you have a green Smith Although Loeffler has made no formal announcement of his plans lo run for in the Republican primary for the governors he has already raised over million in campaign funds and is organizing his election At Smithson Valley High where he was commencement speaker in Loeffler said he was looking forward to moving his family back to Texas on a permanent Smith announced that his cam paign chairman lor the Canyon Lake area will be and that Dona Bruns of New will be a member of his steering whose wifes parents are Helen and Sam Shoults of New expects heavy support for his candidacy from Comal Archer told the I am going to seek the congressional seat for the 21sl and but Im not going to make an official announcement until Tom announces Ihal he will run for Archer is serving his fourth lerni as a San Antonio City councilman and describes himself as a con servative Republican serving in a very liberal Nemir is appointed TWDB executive administrator AUSTIN Charles Nemir Thursday was appointed Executive Adminstrator of the Texas Water Development effective September 1 this The appointment was made by the sixmember citizen Texas Water Development Board following their regular monthly Nemir currently is Executive Director of the Texas Department of Water That agency will go out of existence August 31 as a result of the reorganization of the States water Agency in last session of the The Water Development Board will administer the Water Development longrange Statewide Water the Federal Construction Grants funding program for municipal wastewater treatment and other On the Board also ap proved Nemirs recommendation that Herbert Grubb be Director of Planning and Reginald Arnold II continue as Water Development Fund a native of has been the Executive Director of TWDR since December He has been with predecessor State water agencies since lie currently serves as one of three Texas representatives on the Western States Water Council and is a Red River Compact Commissioner for currently Principal Planner for the has been with the State water agency since March He formerly was Director of economics analysis on the Gover nors Arnold became Development Fund Manager on December He formerly was General Counsel of TWDR and was a water rights attorney with the Texas Water Rights Commission prior to the merger of the three water agencies on Setember   

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