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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 5, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Page 6A 144 holes to go Is Braunfels New Texas m Zeituno Two 36 Pages Thursday March 19ft 25 Cents Stammtisch All 12 departments of the Guadalupe County Fire Association would like to remind residents to be especially careful when burning leaves or With spring weather more people are cleaning yards and getting rid of winter Only well controlled burns are McQueeney residents are also reminded to contact Segutn Central Fire Station to report a fire In Mc Queeney area unless they have a New Braunfels telephone in which case they should call New Braunfels Central Fire Emergency telephone numbers for Guadalupe County fire depart ments Lake or Marion or 3791142 McQueeney 3791142 New Berlin 3791142 Northcliffe 6583333 or 6252424 Sand Hills 3791142 Schertz 6583333 Seguin 3791142 York Creek 3791142 The Rev Dick who com mited the Guest Column in Wednes days newspaper that countered syndicated columns by Mike Royko and Andy included in his piece one word that was nol correct ly typed In the context of the two paragraphs here are Olneys actual words Men are converted through believing that Jesus Christ died for their sins and took their place on the and repenting and asking forgiveness and or no other reason Oral Roberts death or life saves no one And without doubt Oral Roberts deserves honor for his ser vice to God and mankind May it be on your i Royko s gravestone that vou were as Comal County Sportsmens Associalion will sponsor a fish fry from 5 30 to 8 p m March 6 at the Hall on Kowald Uane Big plates are not so large plates cost i3 is no bull Marvin Kraft of New Braunfets has been elected a member of the Texas Polled lierelord Association The problem with hand written notes is they are sometimes hard to read In one of several solicited commentaries on New Braunfels day care centers in this Mr and Mrs John Wenderlem got spell ed with an H instead of a W The Wenderlems wrote to a much they like their kids which is Maggies Garden Kermit Baese dropped to say that his announcement about going out of the real estate business has had some folks wondering if he was dropping out of the human rat race altogether No way My family holds a minority in terest in Baese Inc but also controls a separate Baese Inc a construction and property management firm which markets subdivision lots and other properties in which we are in volved Although Baese realtyInc ceased operations last Baese Inc is in full opera lion to construct custom and speculative homes in the surroun ding area as well as market lots in cjuada Coma Estates and Urban Heights Business Me ijy COMICS Photographer Villanueva Concrete employees hammer away concrete tube chute repairs to mitigate safety hazard The New Braunfels Parks Public Works and the citys engineering department have pooled efforts to make im provements to Clemens the site of the Tube Chute Without the the cily risked los tng liability insurance on the area Contractors employees went to work Wednesday to repair sinkholes in the concrete skirting of the dam Some of the holes caused by flooding last summer were determined to be dangerous to the public With allocated or the project out of the citys contingency officials plan to place new signs around the popular swimming hole and paint walkways with nonslip paint City Manager Joe Michle said the work was mandated by the ci tys insurance carriers who felt the damages in the area could create a safety hazard Were trying to do as much of the work ourselves as we Parks Director David Whatley said Parks employees are work ing along side other city employees to make the im provements Bill city is acting foreman or the project Villanueva Concrete Co is work ing for the city removing some of the damaged concrete near the darn The project originally was plan ned as a joint effort with Richard former Tube Snoot con cessionaire City officials cancel ed Hamptons lease earlier this year because of insurance con cerns City officials have developed a request for proposal package which wouldbe conces sionaires may obtain The city will accept proposals from con cessaires interested in running the Tube Shoot through March 18 Recreation center upgrading occurs one step at a time Garden Ridge not so rosy Attorney questions efficacy of annexation petition By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer A lawyer representing the newest residents of Garden Ridge vowed Wednesday to continue fighting an annexa tion move approved earlier that night by a 31 vote of the Garden Ridge City Steve an attorney representing the annexed said the Garden Ridge city government did not have the authority to annex the The main concern is a general law as opposed to cannot annex an area without being requested by a majority of the citizens of the annexa tion these people do not want to be Kosub said of the group of about 20 residents gathered outside Garden Ridge City Hall following the Kosub said the residents may file suit against city of ficials or request a state attorney generals ruling to determine if the officials acted within their The newly annexed area has 185 There was a petition allegedly signed by a majority of the he adding there is a question of whether annexation supporters misrepresented the ci tys boundaries when requesting Annexation supporters collected signatures from more than 50 percent of the registered voters living in the annexation area and supporting city of ficials Annexation opponents disputed those petitions during public hearings in February saying the signatures were collected under false pretenses mainly because the boundaries of the existing city limits were One gathered with annexation opponents out side city said she opposed the move because theres no profit in she She added that she will be forced to pay city taxes on her agricultural property but will have none of the benefits associated with living within a With Wednesdays Garden Ridge gained control over 957 acres which had earlier been the citys extraterritorial The citys boundaries now border San Antonios city limits on the south and City officials cited the need to control their surroundings as a reason for Don who voted against the said the argu ment that the city needs to control its surroundings wasnt good enough to What happens to the next area Suppose we take it in and San Antonio has the surrounding youre never going to be able to take in all of he told other council If the intention is were going to stop the wrong kind of mobile homes or from moving thats going to be the case whether we take them in or Council members Bobbie Don Ashby and Bob Edmonston voted in favor of Garden a residential has strict city codes regulating what type of homes can be Just before the annexa See PageZA Mayoral hopeful withdraws after errant signature challenged Mayor Keith Richter denies candidacy With city elections just one month Garden Ridge is without a can didate for Walter the only person to file for the Postal service seeks lake area office contract New Braunfels Post Office of ficials are establishing a list of bidders who would be interested in operating on a contract basis a postal unit in the Canyon Lake area The contractor will supply the labor and office supplies to provide customers in the area with post office box delivery and various other postal services The current contract expires on April and postal officials have been unable to negotiate a suitable contract with the current contractor Persons wanting more informa tion may submit address and telephone number in writing to the New Texas 781309998 by See Page2A withdrew from the campaign because of a mistake in Im withdrawing my name as a candidate for Yohey said earlier today I was informed last night by Mayor Keith Richter that I had signed the application on the wrong Yohey said he had seen the applica tion and his signature indeed was on the wrong He said he wished city officials would have notified him earlier of the The mayor informed me last night that since the name was on the wrong he would not certify me as a candidate So Im he Richter did not file for reelection and there are no other candidates for the position Former Mayor Paul who held the post for more than 10 years since the city in corporated in died in November Mayor Pro Tern Neil Craigmile took the reins until January1 when he left office to take a seat on the Comal County Commis sioners Court Keith Richter took over following Craigmiles resigna tion Richter is not seeking re This is the second time Yohey has filed as a candidate for the mayors position only to be notified that he is not eligible for the In Yohey filed but was removed as a candidate because he had not lived in the city long They city officials had publish ed the he ad ding that the printed notification said a candidate must have lived in the ci ty at least six months before Officials later realized candidates must live in the city at least one Yohey had lived in the city less than a year at the That time it took them a month and a half to find their the eve of the my name was withdrawn as a he This I filed on March 18 in a timely fashion and city officials discovered the mistake two weeks he a retired military officer who owns a book publishing com said he has no plans for seeking public office in the future No incumbents on the Garden Ridge City Council are seeking re election Bob coun cilmen in Place will be replaced by Donald V the only candidate for that position barring a strong writein vote John V Lustila and Charles Jordan are vying for the Place 3 council seat currently held by Don Ashby SARAH DUKE Straight edge IPOITI 1841A By TIM WAITS Stall Writer Even with construction of the new Parks office plans are in the works to step up activities at the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Center But its a one step at a time process Director ol Parks and Recreation David Whatley could be termed cautiously optimistic about mov ing ahead with his projects and the building of the offices We are excited it will be a much better said Whatley ol the fujlure office That ol when it gets Two winning bids or construction have thjTpMgh JjesSMSe they djd not produce a performance The bond is dpcumjent insuring that a bonding company wW cofttinuse fun ding for construpUon in the ev eat of or SPJWS ojjjer the most convoluted process I have ever been a part said of being forced to go with the third lowest bidder Craco was the third lowest bidder at for the rebuilding of Uif Parks office that burned down over year ago The company has yet to submit the performance bond to the citys Director of sonnel Charies Bode expects to receive the bond from Craco anytime Once thfi bond is on Bodes desk construction can begin Whattey said it wUJI be a better yejj lUated with the front quarter of the office It will not be real said But it wUi far superior to What we The new buiiduig was to be com pleted by Easter projections are set for uarly f Mae soonest What WhaUey and other parks Mary the 700 pioefc of N takes advantage of weather to oitan yp the edges warm temperatures have grass and trees peer L pjfcitigrcgMr pudding as the official first of March creeps wp on those of whQ figured winter had all tout forgotten scheduled
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