Thursday, November 21, 1985

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 21, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas DALLAS 752 MOSS 249 p DALLAS PETE SINCLAIR BOX A5A36 TX 75245 City New Braunfels makes pollution best list See below Comal down 10 Canyon inflow down 15 Canyon up 1 Edwards Aquifer up Canyon Lake level down Area Schertz City secretary plans to stay around See Page 2A SVHS members make AllDistrict VB See Page 7 A New Braunfels Herald New Texas Thursday November 226 25 Cents 20 Pages Sections Kate threatens Florida PENSACOLA AP Hurricane Kate stalked 350 miles of the Gulf Coast today and Panhandle residents were ordered to flee inland from the storm whose 115 mph winds and massive tidal surges have been blamed for up to 10 Bob Graham called out 300 National Guardsmen to prevent looting in three of the eight coastal counties he ordered evacuated and to set up roadblocks on roads jammed with refugees from Kates threaten ed About people were evacuated Wednesday from Grand and coastal residents in Alabama and Mississippi prepared for what could be the fourth massive onslaught this At 4 CST the hurricane was centered near latitude north and longitude about 150 miles southwest of It was headed north at 5 to ut mph with maximum sustained winds near 110 mph and gusts of 138 Gales ex tended 150 miles north of the center and 100 miles Flood tides as high as 12 feet above were expected along Floridaswest and small craft were warned to stay in port from cen tral Louisiana to Jupiter Inlet on Floridas eastern Its a very significant warned meteorologist Jim Lynch at the National Hurricane Center in Coral After causing up to 10 deaths in Cuba during a 16hour battering on See Page 12A helps the two medical s left Zbtema Car Brown and Li Snechjciansandn t Xboitf 15 volunteer Gwlj Tax rollback sought BySAMHDUKE Staff writer A crowd of about 150 Guadalupe County residents voted overwhelm ingly at a taxpayers meeting in Mc Queeney Wednesday to petition coun ty commissioners for a election to rollback a recent 50 percent county tax Dick Seguins city led a forum of the Guadalupe Taxpayers Association and several county officials on the 1986 Guadalupe County budget and the jump in taxes from 24 cents per valuation to 36 cents per Following the County Judge James Sagebiel said that if the rollback effort is the county will be forced to make cuts in personell at the courthouse and will eliminate three new sheriffs deputy positions budgeted for What were dealing with is public Sagebiel I think these people have no idea what is re quired to keep the county operating and what they are going to go out and The judge said he thinks some peo ple have the wrong idea that if there is a rollback of the tax increase the county can still have a six cent tax in crease instead of a 12 cent If the rollback effort is the tax rate will be increased only eight percent over last years Representatives from Cibolo and throughout the county See Page 12A Water pollution New Braunfels gets kudos for qood environmental record DANA OVERSTREET Staff writer New Braunfels is one of four cities and five wastewater permit holders given an honorable mention for having a good environmental The Texas Water Commission Friday named the states 14 worst water paired with permit holders who have exemplary New Braunfels wastewater treatment plant is among the rest of the best or the honorable mention explained Tom water commission This was the initial goround of passing out kudos and calling attention to wastewater permit including waste Milligan The list started with 10 worst and 10 but it got a little Milligan explained that the water commissions district managers made nominations to the central ot The field office people make a subjective then it goes to the central office where they look at the permit holders compliance he The water commission plans to release a worst and best list This is the first time we have done this sort of Milligan The executive director of the Texas Water Commis sion has set out to do a stricter job ol enforcing Were drawing attention to the permit holders we feel problems and enlisting public support and u re See Page 12A million participated in the Of million for the day and million werOtill off cigarettes five days according to the Gallup The socity uflable to Inside Todays weather It will be cloudy and cool today with a 20 percent chance of light rain this afternoon and a high expected in the upper50s Winds will be tram the northeast at 5 to 10 Theres a 30 percent chance of rain with cloudy skies and cool temperatures and a low in the low50s Drive through New Braunfels Utilities old drive through facility will be reopened by 27 The new drivethrough facilities will not be in operation until a later Payments can be made at the old night deposit window during the Thanksgiving holidays NBU will be closed on payments still may be made for the net amount at the old drivethrough DEAR