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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 14, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                Page 2A Teaw Hearing set on motor cranes A public hearing to discuss rules and regulations for motor cranes on public highways has been set for Fri day by the state Department of Highways and Public Transporta The hearing will allow members of the motorized crane industry to air their concerns about weight limits and The 69th Legislature directed the highway department to set permit fees and weight load limits for such Information from the hear ing will be used to determine if the weight limits set are compatible with the needs of equipment standard to the Also under discussion will oe similar rules pertaining to the oil ini Information obtained during the hearings will be used to help deter mine adjustments in the regula said Robert engineer of payments management with the Were going to give both in dustries the opportunity to comment on the rules and Guinn Once we hear from we through our adopt regulations apprpriate for the in The concept of charging less for lighter loads amd more for heavier loads will not he said in reference to proposed weight limit in What we would have to since increased weights cause more is increase the The hearing begins at 9 in the hearing room of the Dewitt Greer building at llth and Brazos in Hearing set on signs Two public hearings to discuss sign regulations along Texas highways have been announced by the State Department of Highways and Public The both scheduled for will address regulations pertaining to sign control At 9 a hearing on Article 4 of the Texas Litter Abatement Act will The article regulates signs on Interstate and federal aid primary At 2 a hearing on the state rural sign rules is Article 2 of House Bill addresses signs along all public highways and except for Interstate and federal iad primary The public hearings will cover a number of proposed road sign regula Among them are safety re quirements concerning size and wind load registration of spacing of proximity to com mercial activities and setback re Weather November Texas A winter storm watch has been issued for extreme northern sections of the Texas Panhandle for late tonight and Forecasters say there may be as much as two to four inches of snow in northern sections of the Panhandle by late Friday and snow may fall as far south as the MidlandOdessa area during the night and early But they say there will be no ac cumulation in that area of the South Forecasters say cold moist air associated with a low aloft that was over northern Arizona early today is expected to move eastward through Friday crossing the watch A low pressure system in southeast New Mexico will continue to draw colder air in from the north and moist and relatively warm air in from the Scatttered showers and Deaths Eula Bocklett Services for Eula of 4111 Big Meadow in San will be at Friday at Day Funeral Home in Burial will follow in died 13 at McKenna Memorial Bockett was born 1900 to John and Alice nee Paige Whitemire in She mar ried John Bockett who proceeded her in death in She was a housewife and a Primitive Survivors include her daughter Crystal Rxwos ol San Antonio one son John Greer of New Braunfels A bit of history DERYL Students at Frazier Elementary learned a bit about German heritage Edna a decent from the Institute of Texan Cultures in San talked to Bill O6HYL TUNG Ferrymans social studies class about the early German Mikie blows a horn used by children in Texas to call their fathers in from the turns down tree ordinance By DANA OVERSTREET Staff writer Members of the Planning and Zon ing Commission Wednesday decided not to support the passage of a city landscape but emphasiz ed that there is a need for the protec tion of trees and green space in the Lets send this to city council with the understanding that we realize the whole landscape ordinance is not for the city at this time there are too many said commission member Myrtle I feel there is a need for this issue particularly to preserve trees and add trees wherever possi Although Clarks motion commission members agreed that the city should enact an educational program on the benefits of landscap encourage landscaping around new and offer incen tives for such I agree with the intent of the or but the I dont said commission member Tom 1 would like to see an educational I hate to have it an ordinance shoved down my Havent we done enough asked builder Perry If this or dinance is we will not have a beautiful New we will have a Garden of I like the idea of encouraging but dont demand it and dont dictate Bernie president of New Braunfels Board of We are 100 percent in favor of 100 percent in favor or 100 percent in favor of trees and green and we are also 100 percent opposed to this ordi The landscape ordinance was presented to New Braunfels City Council 23 by the Keep New Braunfels Beautiful The said chairwoman Kathy started out as a beautification We saw a lot of trees being bulldozed and a lot dying because of improper building The committees report calls for a citywide beautification in cluding the planting of trees and shrubs that require little water and maintenance by home and business owners and by the The 12page ordinance proposed that 10 percent of a development be devoted to Its Thieleman was to bring green space into parking protect and penalize those who violated the Thieleman said that regardless of the outcome of the or she would like to continue talking to builders groups and others about the benefits of This committee was charged with coming up with a landscape or said committee member Jan We knew there had to be but we have to start Realtor Toya Lindsey suggested that citizens boycott businesses that do not have Dont shop where they dont do what you she Become The Planning and Zoning Commis sion also agreed Wednesday to wait until January to begin discussions of trie reports from the cityappointed Options and Opportunities Commit tee and the Chamber of Commerce master plan update It appears to me that what the Op tions and Opportunities Committee did was take the Chambers master plan as it related to these planning and zoning matters and go through it and see what they thought was wrong and build in some items that felt should be Hartigan I found it very interesting and good food for thought and we will combine and study it as we study the master plan he Commission member John Dierksen said he would like input from the people responsible for writing both Id certainly like to have the peo plo sitting on the committees to ap pear to explain some he Also the commission agreed to recommend to city council that 1450 US 81 East be rezon ed from R2 singleand twofamily residential to Landowner Elliott Knox spoke with neighbors and agreed to a 280 foot R2 buffer zone between the existing homes and his commercial agreed to recommend that 125 Alyes Lane be rezoned from R2 to C H for a business park containing of fice Developers said they will dedicate more right of way to the city to construct another traffic lane on Alves in front of the agreed to recommend the rezon ing of 911 Texas 40 South from R2 to C3 for Jackie Caddell to build a agreed to recommend that 1965 Post be rezoned from R2 to C3 so the property may be agreed to the request from Betty Lou Rushing to resubdivide her large lot in Guada Coma Because the second lot will not meet the citys width a variance will have to be Neighbor Karen Preiss asked how the division of the lot will affect the sale of the I wouldnt pay for a house to have a small strip of land next door with a building 6 feet Another Rick I think its a bad precedent for the subdivision to start subdividing every allowed the resubdivision of a lot in Country Hills so a family may build a single family home on each Final approval was given to plats for Fichter Medellin phase one of Lakeview Miller and unit two of Northview subdivision and to the master plan for Oak Grove subdivi Preliminary approval was granted to the plat for Shadow unit so the planning director can review the plans with the city engineer before final Planning and Zoning Commission also gave preliminary approval to the master plan for Hunters Creek subdivision Texas 46 North near Oak The developers and the ci tys planning director will look at the citys master the plans for the subdivision and at the property sur rounding the said Plann ing Director Mike thunderstorms in the the Panhandle southward early today were ex pected to gradually change to mixed rain and snow and freezing rain and eventually snow late tonight and Fri It was possible a winter storm war ning may have to be issued for the area later forecasters It was to be clear to partly cloudy over extreme West Texas through Elsewhere skies were to be partly cloudy to cloudy with scat tered to numerous showers and thunderstorms spreading from nor thwest to southeast through Lows tonight will range from the 20s in the Panhandle to the 70s along the Highs Friday will be slight ly mostly in the 50s and 60s ex cept in the Panhandle where readings will be in the 30s and Showers and thunderstorms were being reported over western sections sections of North the South Plains and the Panhandle early to Most of the rainfall was located along and north of a cold front that extended from east of Wichita Falls to near Abilene to north of Midland at Early morning temperatures were mostly mostly in the 50s and Ex tremes ranged from 43 at Amarillo to 74 at Corpus Christ and Other early morning readings around the state included 56 at Wichita 69 at Fort 70 at Waco and 69 at 70 at San 75 at 68 at San 53 at 67 at Midland and 49 at El Forecast North Texas Rain and scattered thunderstorms more numerous Turning colder ex cept extreme Lows 37 west to 66 Friday scattered thunderstorms Mostly cloudy central and Turning cooler Highs 53 west to69 West Texas Winter storm watch northern Panhandle late tonight and Colder tonight with freezing rain or snow developing across the accumulations up to 4 in ches northern Panhandle and a few rain or snow showers as far south as the Permian Cold Friday with snow showers continuing and possi ble heavy across northern Panhan partly cloudy Lows tonight 20s Panhandle to 30s most other Highs Friday 30s Panhandle to mid 60s Big South Texas Mostly cloudy through Scattered thunderstorms tonight and more numerous west and central tonight and southeast and south Fri Turning windy and colder west and central tonight and all sections Lows tonight from the 50s northwest to the 60s southeast and 70s Highs Friday from the 60s north to 70s Port Arthur to Port OConnor Southeast winds near 15 knots tonight and Friday becoming nor thwest near 20 knots late Friday Seas 4 to 6 Widely scattered three sisters Gordie of Lucille of and Ruby of Abilene one brother Arnold Whitemire of Madisonville three grandchildren and five and James 1565 Highway 81 7 1 and Bacillio Route Box 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