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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 20, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas DALLAS 752 TEXAS ATT Sports Canyon volleyball leads 134A team See Page 9A Cornal down 4 Water down 18 Canyon up 100 wawn Edwards down Canyon Lake level down Nation Hurricane Kate enters gulf See Page 3A Get page 1B New Braunfels Wednesday November New Texas 25 Cents 30 Pages3 Sections NBISD approves contract after debate By LILLIAN THOMAS Stall writer Debate over a service contract heated the New Braunfels ISD board meetingTuesday Three members of the audience protested the Service Master Management Services contract before it was After nine months of the school administration and board had decided to hire Service Master to manage the custodial and maintenance similar to the hiring of ARA to manage food ser Ed a member of the au dience who opposed the contract and who has spoken against it questioned the board members loud and interrupted when a member tried to After almost 30 Brooks and his wife were both standing and shouting while Superintendent Charles Bradberry was also shouting an Board President Bob Self ended the We have discussed this This is getting out of Self And all board members approved the Earlier in the discussion tempers flared when Brooks Did you go out for bids they dont want to bid Someone on the board wants Service Master to have this con Several minutes later this accusa tion elicited from Self an angry One thing you said made me very hot a minute and I take it per You were insinuating that someone on the board is taking kickbacks from this Brooks denied that was what he meant or that he had singled out In previous meetings the contract was discussed as professional ser vices which do not have to be Im in air and Im a member of the partly because I wanted to see that taxpayers money was not Thats why I am con sidering this Self Brooks brought up the school districts saving in the custodial and maintenance budget last while it had spent an extra on food Bradberry attempted to show Brooks how the school district svas reimbursed for these cost overruns because they came from more children eating You seem to be doing pretty good at management without a manage ment firm coming All they can save you is If it aint dont fix Brooks Before Brooks got Lucille McDavid Neuse had asked 10 ques tions in a calm Trustee Garland Lloyd asked if she representing the maintenance and Neuse said she was speaking only for Brooks later used Lloyds question as an example of the boards attitude that kept employees afraid to speak up for See Page 12A Two persons injured in accidents By DANA OVERSTREET Stall writer Two people were injured in three onecar accidents Tuesday and this f w e n t y h re e y e a r o I d Li s a McLean of 104 Louisiana was taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital after her car uprooted a light pole in Landa Plaza parking lot about 8 this morn After complaining of abdominal McLean was treated and released from the Mark of New Braunfels was only slightly injured late Tuesday afternoon when the dump truck he was driving went off the road and rolled down an embank Knapick was northbound on Loop 3U7 on the Guadalupe River bridge about 5 when the Services truck began to The dump truck crossed the bounc ed off the guardrail and rolled down the New Braunfels Police John Wommack said Knapick suffered minor but was not taken to the Lawrence of was treated and released from McKenna Memorial Hospital after his car hit a utility pole on FM 306 about fi 50 Tuesday Wommack said King was north bound on FM 306 in a 1984 Pontiac when he lost control of the The Pontiac spun around in the road and slid into a utility pole on the opposite side of the Speeding over the limit and a wet road surface contributed to the acci Wommack Lisa hit this pole this morning at Landa Related rSIIF KRIPWAI m HFRAIDZEITUNG Sales of automobiles boost national economy WASHINGTON AP The boosted by an automobile buying grew at a surpisingly strong percent annual rate from July through the govern ment reported The Commerce Department said the gross national product the broadest measure of economic health spurted upward during the sum mer at the fastest pace in more than a The new figure represented a sharp revision from a projection last month that put growth at percent for the third quarter and was up even further from the initial flash estimate of percent The new figure caught economists by None had forecast anything close to a percent annual rate and many were actually predic ting the GNP figure would be revised reflecting the countrys continuing trade The percent growth rate represented good news for President who has been maintaining for months that the economy was in the midst of a substantial rebound from the weak growth experienced in the first six months of the From January through the GNP grew at an anemic annual rate of far below the per cent growth recorded in But private analysts noted that much of the strength in the third quarter came from a surge in sales of new cars in August and September as consumers responded to attractive cutrate financing Auto fell substan tially in October and early November and many analysts believe this will contribute to much weaker growth in the current While the Reagan administration is calling for growth in the final three months of 5 percent to 6 some private analysts expect growth could dip as low as 2 The pessimism stems from a belief that the countrys huge trade deficits will continue to act as a drag on overall growth in the months It would take growth of percent in the fourth quarter to reach the ad ministrations target for the year of percent Most analysts are calling for much weaker growth of around 2 i rate that would qualify as a growth a period when the economy expands at such a slow rate that unemployment The GNP rate in the July September quarter was the fastest pace of economic activity since a percent rate recorded in the April Wreck at night DERYt CLARK HERAI D ZFMUNG Lawrence of was treated and released from McKenna Memorial Hospital after his car hit a utility pole on FM 306 about Tuesday night See story Exstudent charged in assault A former New Braunfels High School student is being charged with Class C assault after a fight broke out at the school parking Class C assault is a The former went to the campus Monday about and was stopped and questioned by another 17yearold police reports The former student had been enrolled earlier this but had dropped a witness to the fight The fight lasted only a short while then the former student ran to a nearby car and the witness The boy came on campus without and when another stu dent asked him what he was doing the former student struck him in the left side of the face near the John the high school principal If the boy had been a current student we could have handl ed it as a discipline problem right But because he wasnt a stu we had to call the Inside Todays Weather It will be mostly cloudy and cool to day with a 20 percent chance of rain and winds from the northeast bet ween 15 and 20 Todays high should reach the dropping to the upper40s clouds will remain through the with nor theasterly winds about 15 mph and a 30 percent chance of It will again be mostly but not quite as with northeasterly winds and a high in the lowto mid Yesterdays high was 79 and this mornings low was Sunset tonight will be at and sunrise Thursday will be at 7 OB DEAR SPORTS STOCKS WEATHER 12A 2A line quarter of The strength came from substan tial increases in especially pur chases by consumers Consumer spending was rising at an annual rate of percent in the third quarter with the durable goods which includes increas ing at an astonishing annual rate of i iHspito the surge in infla tion remained under control in the See Page 12A Schertz discusses rezoning By SARAH DUKE Stall writer SCHERTZ A joint public hearing of the city council and the planning and zoning commission attracted debate Tuesday on a request for rezoning OP Live Oak Bill a representative of BrendlerDove Associate presented a plan for development of a 14 65 acre tract of land on Live Oak Road north of downtown Schertz bet ween Maske Road and FM The tract is currently zoned for single family Dial was re questing a zoning change to neighborhood service Dials plan called for office buildings and small retail businesses to be built on the 1 have to ask you if there a need for this property to be developed as commercial asked Edward who lives on property adjoin ing the He told the council and See Page 12A
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