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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 6, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels New Texas Zeituna 4 4r 279 Tuesday January 25 Cents One 10 Pages stammttsch Higher ups Comal County Child Advocacy will swear in eight new ad vocates at its monthly meeting 8 at 6 in the new Comal County Courthouse Annex state district This very Impor tant agency serves to represent the rights of children in cases involving abuse and Congratulations to the eight advocates and our thanks to CCA for its hard work and long The Mountaineers Dogging Club will host a clogging get together Satur January from 4 to 10 at the VFW Hall in doggers and the public are In last Sundays we printed a Business Brief stating the engineering and survey firm of SchutzCude and a general was but would reopen under the same Not The survey and engineering company remains open and in albeit under the name ShutzCude and Associates It was a fine point under the provisions of Texas Business and Commerce Code that we didnt quite make so anyone under the impression that ShutzCude Associates was going out of business please be ad vised that is not the The firm Is healthy and hearty as a New Braunfels business at 2007 IH35 Our offer of rain gauges for peo ple willing to keep their fellows In formed of rainfall across Comal County has received a resounding All but two or three rain gauges are spoken We will shortly publish where those gauges are arid likely will add a few more in the near Look for rainfall totals beginning within a week or that is if it which in Texas is just a matter of Rudy chief Comal County Sheriffs Department was having coffee with a couple of media types at Krauses Cafe Tues day today and admitted he had set off one small bottle rocket inside the city limits over the New Years He just couldnt but then our sheriffs department is a hot shot so we cant fault Rudy for his zeal in celebrating the advent of what we hope is a safe and productive year for our sheriffs Everybody know what a W4 is even if you the little boogers are more complicated in The by the is that form that tells Uncle Sugar and the IRS how many withholding allowances you are The Block office at 138 Castell 6253810 will help you figure out your W4 at no Call em and dig out your 1985 return to bring with All this is according to Georgina Terry of the Kickoff for the Mothers March of Dimes in New Braunfels is according to organizer Pat Packet pick up will take place in the conference room of New Braunfels National 1000 bet ween 10 and 2 that during which time informational films and promotional materials will be Last year the Mothers March of Dimes here had 67 volunteers and collected some This year they hope to double both those at least collec ting for this very worthy Lackland Air Force Base has 70 parttime jobs open as we speak The positions range from security officer to officer training school flight We are begging because qualified people dont know about says ColRobert public affairs The positions are open to all former military For more contact Jim Goodgion at Lackland Hydro meeting features money By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer New Braunfels Utilities are well represented as finance discussions begin between the utility company and the GuadalupeBlanco River Authority concerning the proposed Canyon Dam hydroelectric NBU Manager Bob Sohn along with NBU Board Mor nhinweg and NBU attorney Tom Bur rus are meeting with financial con sultants in Dallas today to discuss the details of a proposed million bond issue to fund the project that has been on the drawing board for six At this its a meeting to discuss the financing that will be re quired if the utilities and GBRA should go forward with the Burrus The Dallas meeting is hosted by Soloman Brothers finan cial David GBRAs planning said the meeting will just begin the process of working out the details of the proposed They kind of put a work group together of GBRA peo ple and NBU people to work through the bond issue to get that ready for They do the paperwork to get that ready for presentation to the New Braunfels City Welsch GBRAs board of directors voted last summer to authorize the bond James GBRAs con will represent the river authority in Tuesdays GBRA will sell the bonds for the pro ject and the city of New Braunfels would repay the river authority for the cost of the hydroelectric NBU has agreed to be the sole customer for the generating plant See Page 2 New Braunfels Utilities employees Bob DiFonzo and Johnny Allen balance in their buckets high above the traffic on Union DERYL Photographer Street as they work to upgrade the utility taps to MeKenna Memorial Interim drainage plan on agenda The New Braunfels Drainage Com mittee will consider the need to adhere to the Texas open meetings laws during their Wednesday meeting to begin at 7 at the New Braunfels Utilities meeting room on the Main Committee members will consider the recommendation that New Braunfels City Council approve re quests for proposals from engineer ing firms to study and document the drainage situation and submit a watershed management plan for the Also during the the com mittee will review recommendations from the 30 subcommittee The committee will con sider an informational program con cerning the interim drainage or dinance and proposed watershed management Committee members also will con recommendation to the coun cil concerning the deletion and addi tion of members to the New Braunfels women hurt in Monday mishap An accident Monday sent two New Braunfels women to McKen na Memorial Hospital with in juries where they were treated and according to a hospital Viola Gonzalez and Susan Gon of 512 were the driver and respective in a 1983 Buick Park Avenue that was struck by a car driven by Connie of 372 Nacodoches in New driving a 1981 Oldsmobile Delta was cited by police for disregarding a red According to a police account of the Krolczyk ran a flashing red light while south bound on FM 725 and struck the Gonzalez traveling east on the access road of Interstate The Gonzalez car was struck in the drivers the impact sen ding both cars well clear of the in Viola and Susan riding in the rear left received minor cuts and Three other passengers in the car were The in jured were transported to the hospital by Krolczyk and her sixyearold daughter also received minor in juries but did not seek medical according to Commission to review pi at limit New Braunfels Planning and Zoning Commission tonight is ex pected to recommend City County create a timelimit ordinance on final plat The meeting is set for tonight in the New Braunfels Utilities meeting room at 201 Main Under the commissions re final plat approvals would effective tor a A final plat would be good six months with another six months available through an If no development has taken place by that the developer would have to file a new request with the according to the pro Should council adopt the posal as an three public readings would have to be conducted before the could gp into city Planning Director Mike Shands NBISD facing more growth Parks board may increase fees The first meeting of the new year for the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Advisory board will have the board looking at some fee in creases and implementing user fees to help offset development and main tainance The meeting gets underway tonight at 7 at the parks department Landa Park One recommendation to be made to City Council next Monday night by the board will be to increase costs for annual swimming pool Ac cording to Parks and Recreation Director David Whatley the proposal could provide for approximately yearly in extra revenues to maintain and improve local swimm ing Under the childrens passes would increase from to adults passes would be raised from to senior rates would go from to and family passes would increase from to Although daily entrance fees would See Page 2 By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer The superintendent of New Braunfels Independent School District said the new year will mean another struggle with continued growth and financial constraints for the school NBISD superintendent Charles Bradberry said he expects to spend much of the coming year trying to keep up with the growing number of students in the New Braunfels Weve got to do some immediate planning for development in elemen tary he Our growth level was about twice what was pro jected this past year Were out of Bradberry said both Memorial Primary and Lamar schools are at When we moved in last February to we had some spare but not he The new primary school has 24 all of which are full The growth especially at the elementary grade is something were going to have to deal The superintendent couldnt say for certain that a bond issue will be necessary in 1987 for construction of new A bond issue is always a he Thats the main way of funding most construc tion and thats something we will pro bably be looking at this Just when you get to the end of a NBISD to consider applications The New Braunfels Independent School District board of trustees will consider an application for a teaching position at Teen Connec tion during an executive session Tuesday at the NBISD Education Center on Mill Clyde Jacobs resigned the teaching position to take office as a Comal County Teen Connection has two teachers who work with students at the day school for teenage girls who do not attend the public Charles NBISDs said Monday that the applicant for the teaching position will not be authorised til the boards regular monthly meetinglater this The Tuesday wil begin at 7 is The board will Also during the the board property construction you see more on the he Besides handling Bradberry said NBISD will face con tinued financial constraints from the state He said he plans to work hard with legislators and lobbyists dealing with state financing But there are indications that more costs may be passed on to the local school he Bradberry said one of his prime con cerns is that there is less control of the school system at the local while at the same there is an in crease in the amount of state mandated programs that must be funded But thats not a new he Bradberry said he plans to work toward maintaining the level of quality In teaching and administra tion at We have to continue to develop ways to stay on he adding that he hopes to continue to attract quality eduators and to keep NBISD has attracted quality teachers and administrators by maintaining a reputation of quality and by offering competitive he Quality people want to teach in school districts that have a good he Were not hav ing a problem at this point being One means of developing good morale among teachers and ad ministrators is to promote from within the Bradberry I would like to get to the point where we can do that all the he PageZ 1986 remembered as year of change The Menu CLAS5IFIEP CROSSWORD OBITUARIES OPINIONS New Braunfels saw some new faces in 1986 and said goodbye to some old It was a year of ac complishment for many and definite ly a year to Pan Sedgwick retired as president of Petes Sedgwick worked for the company for 22 The Comal County Courthouse An went up and construction was completed recently making some county employees John Tracer of Seguin was named Texan of the Year at the 30th Annual Texas Legislative Con Trajsger served as state senator f roro District 2 J tor Powntonw bufiinjpfistnan Everett died Meyer was the wenager pj Uxe Paul Bmner Department The big cowboy in front of the Country Corner Restaurant on In terstate 35 in Schertz moved The restaurant closed after serving as a local milestone for more than 17 Roxolin Krueger was named the 1985 Bessurung Award New Braunfels city officials hired WUliam DflbrowoJsJsi as the new city Claude Scruggs retired as publisher of the HeroldZeitufig after working tor the newspaper for New Braunfels High School senior Brigett won the Academic Decathlon in San was named Braunfels Junior Miss MBank opened its new facilities on the Plaza March The new building has square feet of office Smlthson valley High School sophomore Karl was killed in a fiery collision between his car and an escorted from was on his way to school the morning of the acci Uwratae Kraft and Ramon Chapa were elected April 5 as the newest members of the New Braunfels City Jean Ward and Robert Clarke won tbeir Mrts fcr election to the New Braunfels independent School Districts board oi Carter was reelected and Don Tyler won bis first term on the Comal independent School Districts board of The New Braunfels Fire Depart ment celebrated its 100th anniver sary during a daylong hash April The New Braunfels Police Depart ment organized a local Crime Stop pers program in James McArthur was found dead near Comanche Park in San Ed ScianUuem was elected Mew Braunfels mayor by the city council May Ramon Chapa was elected mayor pro Bill executive vice presi dent ol the New Brajiafete Qjsmjjer of resigns from that por tion May JoAnna Lewis took over as director of the Sophienburg Museum follow ing Margaret Fields Fields had served as director for six Windrow Windy Lee Riggins of San Antonio was killed June 10 when the helicopter be was flying crashed at Me New Braunfels Municipal Ah Charles yfwte resigns as chairman of the COJWB Appraisal Districts board directors June Jane MacPonaJd was picked as principal of qm Schurz Elementary School on Jgjy Evelyn Farmer went to work M4P qf Star ScboJ m   

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