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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 10, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Roundball playoff positioning tonight at Page 5A Prune trees Page 3A New Braunfels New Texas 134 27 Zeituno Two Pages 4r Tuesday February 25 Cents Stammtisch Tl A bit of bubbly and good art for a worthy cause mark the appearance of Houston sculptor Ann Armstrong at MBank New Braunfels from 4 7 Onethird of the proceeds from the sale of any of Armstrongs fine pieces will go Into a fund to realize a childrens shelter Armstrongs display work will include depictions of moms and their Check it out and have a bit of champagne as you Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church Council never seems to be at a loss for The chur chs annual summer festival is in the planning stages and committee members are as follows Gilbert chairman Felix assistant chairman Robert Joe Joe Minerva Robert and Rey Leonllla and Ernie Silva and and Richard The festival is planned for June 67 and will feature live entertainment as op posed to the other athletic events and a bunch of dif ferent kinds of culinary pig out possibilities and Ed Thompson is the new manager of Canyon Lake which is quite a job if you didnt know Welcome to the The Guadalupe County Republican Party will hold a Presi dents Day beginning at Thursday at Goerkes Country Tavern on Weil Road in Barbecued beef and sausage dinner appears on Goerkes stammtisches about 7 Guest Speaker is Bob Davis of Clements budget director who will speak on the topic of Taming the Killer Maybe Bob can tell us why the guvner is backtrack ing on his promise to avoid new taxes and other kinds of revenue There will be an auction featuring Tickets are available by contacting JoAnne Wells at 6291859 or Nancy Kline at We ran a tidbit a while back an nouncing the Great American Poetry Contest sponsored by World of Poetry We got a call from a lady who wanted to know which we couldnt tell her at the So we found And here it Some 200 prizes are being offered with awards totaling more than Poets may enter one poem 25 lines or on any using any There is no entry Deadline for entering is Winners will be announced on or before April A complete list will be sent to all The lady in charge is Editor EddieLou thats correct Poems should be sent to World of Great 2431 Stockton On a subject near and dear to our hearts and digestive the an nual Canyon Lake United Methodist Church Mens Chili Supper will be from to 8 its Friday the 13th tickets are for big for little mean ing kidlets not yet 12 years Tickets are available from any church member or at the Homemade all that stuff that makes losing weight in Comal County so will be Starve in the interim if you must wUl surely be worth Proceeds go for a variety of church and community activities around Canyon The UMC is located in Canyon Lake Mobile Home Turn left from FM 2673 on to Overhill across from the second Circle K and right onto at the stop sign at the top of could that be any The Menu efyfcferaunfels New Braunfels ftp and a COMICS CROSSWORD 9A PEARABBY 8A OBITUARIES OPINIONS 4A POLICE REPORT 3A Permit revenue split county health agreement By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Disagreement over a proposed 5050 split of monies expected from the issuance of food handler permits prompted Comal County Commissioners Monday to call for possibly discussion with New Braunfels officials before dissolving its partnership in the CityCounty Health Effective March the city will no longer share in funding the departments budget because of recent budget rollbacks caused by economic The which assumes complete fiscal respon sibility for the will seek a greater por tion of the projected expected from food handler The county will use the money for the administrative burdens connected with the pro and will try to offset further operating costs placed on the county in light of the citys withdraw from its share of financing the Commissioners 22 approved a sliding scale fee schedule effective l to defray Review of the departments coupled with projected cost recovering reveals the county could save County Judge Fred Clark asked that further negotiations with the city involve whether to divide food handler permit fees before terminating the coun tys contract with the The city has agreed to continue conducting half of the certification classes required of prospective per mit holders in return for an even split of the per mit That split is what the city We have not agreed to were not willing to do it like because we see it would not be a fair division of Clark That is an item for heated discussion I might Commissioners contend that along with the three monthly the health department performs numerous related tasks such as answering questions over the phone and other administrative duties essentially providing more than half of the duties involved with the Only food handlers in New Braunfels are required to hold The county does not have a food handlers permit Clark said the with the implementation of the fee schedule projected to generate in cost hopes to save more than is My point of all this is that 1 thought Comal County was going to save but the way Im reading this situation is if we save it will be the judge It was not our intention to keep our level of expenses status Reflecting on the commissioners action New Braunfels Budget Director Court Thieleman When we had our last I thought we had an agreement on the 5050 We would like to look at it also and analyze what goes on at the depart Thieleman said the city proposed the continued class assistance The program is an educa tional vehicle which is closely tied to the enforcement of our restaurant County Health Nurse Mary Lou Erben Its interesting all of a sudden this is a city thing and they are wanting 50 percent of the revenues that we are trying to saying they need that Taking the entire funding question a step Erben I am going to make one last appeal to the city to budget at least 25 percent of our Precinct 3 Commissioner Lorenzo Yankee Camarillo upheld Erbens call for city think it is totally unfair that the county should pick up Page 2A Jaycees lockup Feb Council to recruit local crime panel Neighborhood watch programs key element in Boecks proposal By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer New Braunfels City Council in support of Police Chief Burney Boecks call for a local crime will begin recruiting community leaders from within their districts to serve on the citys central crime control drawing on successful crime commissions instituted around the urges the communitys support in forming what he calls a volunteer selfhelp program to help make our city a safer The police chiefs proposal calls for a blueribbon committee made up of prominent leaders in the WiATMfi 2A Some of New Braunfels most law abiding citizens will be placed behind bars 21 in New Braunfels Jaycees planned lock up for for the Cystic Fibrosis The lockup will happen from 10 to 6 in the New Braunfels Utilities parking lot and money rais in the form of baU will go to the foundation to assist in national and local program medical research ecfs heaith cJMc ajt Santa Rosa Cbttdrens Hospital in San AH donations for bail are tax according to chairman The lockup is a total community involvement activity which gives each of us a chance to fight cystic fibrosis in a unique Mulhollan Your time and energy this one day will help combat this fatal childrens disease which is the leading genetic killer of Americas Each prisoner will collect money until he raises his if so meone wishes to keep the prisoner he must match the ajtapunt ol bail and the prismer is detained 30 minutes for each mat ching Prisoners WJUU he bjojjghjl before a judge and escorted to their cells by a The present list of jail birds in clude Ramon Chapa Joe David Pete Mike Doug Don Stephanie Myrtle Lee Rodriguez and Lee Rodriguez Sponsors of the event are Granzins Meat Bairds Thrift McDonalds and Century Those wishing more information on becoming a prisoner or bond sman may call MuJUtoUan at 6252351 or cochairman Mary Murphy at industrial and religious sectors to form a Safe City Commis which would then organize sub committees within certain or geographical The subcommittees would hold regular setting community goals and discussing problems they face in battling crime in their neighborhoods and then report to the The council and police department would then work together to appreciably decrease such crimes as burglaries and assaults that plague the See Page2A EUWD directors commit to plans for future water By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Edwards Underground Water District officials are working out the details of a proposed regional water management plan with represen tatives from San A New Braunfels representative to the EUWD board said San Antonio representatives are working ag gressively toward the completion of the Weve made a commit ment to provide for a drought con tingency plan through said Craig And we made a commitment to a water conservation Hollmig is a member of a joint committee of EUWD directors and San Antonio City Council The committee is charged with developing legislation to meet water needs of Central The commit tee met for the second time Thursday and Hollmig said committee members expect to finish their work during a third meeting this Thurs This is the first time that the Ed wards board has ever sat down with the city council of the city of San An Hollmig There was definitely a spirit of The EUWD is responsible for pro tecting the waters in the Edwards the main source of water for Central The aquifer supplies water to Comal Springs which feeds the Comal San Antonio is the largest water user in the aquifer A study sponsored by that city and the water district states that if alternative sources of water are not the level of the aquifer will drop and the Comal Springs will go dry by the year City of San Antonio pumps millions of gallons of water a day into the San Antonio River to maintain a constant flow through the core of the Alamo Citys tourist Right we want to limit the pumpage to acrefeet per Thats where it is Hollmig The New Braunfels surveyor and engineer explained that during the worst drought in that of the the Comal Springs were dry for two With increased Hollmig said that a similar drought today would leave the springs dry for six That tells me that New Braunfels needs to come up with a drought con tingency plan to protect our tourist he The plan could consist of a series of small dams upstream of New Braunfels or pumping water out of the Guadalupe River into the Comal River to maintain the tourist in Hollmig said one of the provisions being considered by the joint com mittee is to grant the EUWD authori ty to regulate withdrawals from the aquifer whenever necessary The drought contingency plan could also include limiting personal water use such as washing cars and watering This is just a general we havent gotten there Hollmig said about the proposed This is so This is just in its in he Hollmig said the committee is working to have proposed legislation in Austin before the end of this Legislative N BISD board awards Mill Street Ed Center air conditioning bid The New Braunfels ISO board of trustees awarded a bid Monday to a New Braunfels firm to install air con ditioning in the Mill Street Education Soden OBrien Mechanical Ser submitted the lowest bid compared to three other bids ranging up to Lonnie NBISDs assistant superintendent for recom mended the local company by saying it made a reasonable bid and has a good work we feel like weve got the rest of the district air conditioned where students are and we needed to air condition this Curtis The air conditioning unit Witt cojoj the lower floor of the Education Center where NB1SD holds voca tional training Curtis said the lower which is the basement of the gets warm when students The voca tional classes include training students to cook as part of occupa tional The bid that was put out was not put outwith a performance and materials bond Curtis He added that the school district has found fewer local firms are able to bid on projects if expen sive performance and materials bonds are Curtis said the job would have cost much more if fee school district had required such a But no money will be paid until the job is he Curtis said Soden OBrien of ficials have said they will begin wort on installing the air conditioning unit as soon as on how long it takes to get the they could get in and out in 30 he   

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