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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 13, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 4io r j L 263 Local Austin attorney to replace Zipp See Page 14A Comal River cfs same Watef Canyon 167 cfs down 6 Watch cfs down 110 Edwards down Canyon Lake down Sports New Braunfels High listed fourth in state See Page 6A Lake Dunlap firefighters forego luxury to save Page 13A New Braunfels Herald Hew Texas Tuesday August 25 Cents 14 Pages1 Section City approves utility bonds Lights out Interstate 35 was closed to southbound traffic at the Hwy 81 for 30 minutes about Monday while cables were being Russell Wesch with New Braunfels Utitlites surveys the damage while Firemen Chester Martinez and Steve Woodward finish up after DERYL putting out the grass fire the cables started when they swept the An 18wheeler with a high load hit the The accident caused power outages for a utilities spokesman By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer New Braunfels City Council ap proved million in utility bonds Monday night for utility system Councilman George Erben made the notice of intent motion after less than five minutes of Mayor Protem Betty Lou Rushing and Councilman Ed Sciantarelli raced to say I second that motion the and the unanimous vote came in But it took months of debate and compromise to arrive at Monday nights which kept the bond decision out of the voting Utilities Manager Bob Sohns original bond proposal was million last On June smaller bond proposals of million and million stalled in council chambers on three separate Two weeks Utilities trustees voted to delay the request for any amount of bonds until some future That date arrived on 7 at a UtilitiesCouncil workshop when trustees voted to send a million bond issue to City and leave the public referendumnotice of intent question up to We have any number of Mayor Barbara Tieken said Monday But the general concensus of the council is that million could be given by notice of intent with the See Page 14 Threeyearold attacked by cougar Incorporation woes build on River Road From staff and wire reports A 3yearold girl was to undergo surgery today after being mauled by a mountain lion in the parking lot of Comal Park at Canyon The identified as Charlie Natalie Keller of suf fered a skull fracture and multiple lacerations Monday evening when a mans pet which was attacked according to hospital and sheriffs office Comal County Sheriffs dispatcher Jan Cox said the girl was attacked by one of two mountain lions owned by Michael Ottea of a small Bexar County Both animals were on a but the owner was unable to subdue the Cox She said she did not know x the details surrounding the attack or why Ottea had his lions at the She said the girl was attacked between 7 and She was visiting her aunt and whose names were not immediately Cox also did not know the names of the girls A spokeswoman at McKenna Memorial Hospital in New Braunfels said transferred in stabte condition to Methodist Hospital in San A spokeswoman at Methodist Hospital said late Monday the child was to undergo surgery and would be hospitalized in pediatric intensive See 14 City wants pared parks bond request ByDANAOVEHSTRfcEl Staff writer City Council heard what the parks and recreation advisory board called a bare bones proposal for the bond issue Monday but told the parks director there still is too much meal on those The advisory board last week agreed to ask for million worth of improvements at five parks Camp Comal softball fourplex and baseball Cypress Bend tennis Ernst Eikel neighborhood Haymarket and HEB soccer During bond talks in the figure set for parks projects was and included acquisition of land for future covering the Olympic and renovation of the Parks Director David Whatley explained to Council that a pool cover in not included on the bond proposal because it is not considered a priority this He suggested that perhaps the school districts and the parks department could work together to build an indoor pool at a later Council member Bett Lou Rushing told Whatley that the public will have to be convinced that all parks bare bones or are I would like to see every dollar amount looked at very con she Rushing suggested that a schedule be formulated for the users fees proposed for Camp Comal and Cypress Bend She also told Whatley that river users who are causing the bank erosion at the Cypress Bend exit should pay for the erosion controls You will have to convince the voters that users will underwrite some of the she Council suggested member Max that each car Winkler through See Page 14 By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Road resident Thomp son wants to manage the Guadalupe River and make an in corporated Saltier the little richest city in But Horseshoe Falls developer David We dont need your incorporation up Weve got our own building restrictions through the Horseshoe Falls Property Owners and we dont need the burden of additional Those comments came at an in formal meeting Monday night bet ween Thompson and other residents and outfitters along River Road in the 207th District Judge Robert whose family operates Camp Hueco opened the but made it clear he was there as a private citizen and not in any official Pfeuffer said he asked for the meeting in an effort to cut through the cobweb of rumor on the proposed incorporation of two square miles along River Road and Were taking in 50 feet minimum either side of the Guadalupe River from the dam to the first said who filed the in corporation maps on County Judge Fred Clark will set an election Thompson said he didnt mean to step on anyones toes by filing the See Page 14 County displeased with liability insurance carrier By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Comal County will discontinue liability insurance with its current carrier because of dissatisfaction with Inside Todays weather Partly cloudy skies and warm temperatures continue today with 85 percent There is a 20 percent chance of thundershowers today and Todays high is expected to reach 95 with the low tonight at Mondays high was 98 and the Ipw today was Sunset will be at with sunrise at DEAR County commissioners have a threeyear liability insurance coverage through Frank Hall but found out Thursday that the contract excluded fixed rates and apparently defense of sheriffs Commissioners decided to discontinue their contract for liability insurance as soon as a bid can be All of the countys policies are with Hartford In two different suits involving sheriffs Hartford In surance has refused to defend the Thats what we bought it for for the Commissioner Monroe Wetz One case against warrant server Robert Richardson filed by Javier and Jeanette Ortiz claims that the deputy intentionally caused bodily harm to Because the defendant uses the word intentionally the insurance company states that their policy does not cover the actions of Josie Scales with Frank Hall We agree that his actions were intentional to effect the County Judge Fred Clark He is suppose to do whatever is necessary to bring the man He went out to arrest the and the wife tried How can Hartford be sure when they havent even heard our side of it Sheriff Walter Fellers asked during the commissioners court Hes convicted before they hear In the other suit against exjailer Pat Donald Rylant alleges that Parker while on duty had gone to the gunshow at the Civic Center two years ago and accidentally fired his The bullet ricocheted off the cement floor and hit the back of Hartford refused to defend Parker on the basis that the jailer was not on a position taken by the county and backed up by statements and documents from the We are not satisfied with your service at Claris We will be tooting for another insurance Close call CUrt Indicated he thought the inwrer vw ujing wcuse not to have to defend the making The which have doubled since the policy began a year See Page 14 Tenyearold Rowdy Dunkan got a quick lesson in bike safety Monday The New Braunfels youngster was eastbound on East San Antonio about Monday when he was struck by Mona who was driving a 1981 Chevrolet Suburban southbound on Market Dawpon did not see the Cleveland in mi Scott which had from the drivers blind far Dawson was not ticketed DEHYL who received cuts and bruises in the is shown here with his and Dawson second from ambulance supervisor Robert Reed leaning a bystander John MpEachem from ambulance
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