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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 25, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas 410 MOS3 EMPIRE MICROFILM CO PO BOX 816423 TX 75381 259 Canyon nips Page so youll Page 1B New Braunfels New Texas 58 Z vvcvi titling Two 28 Pages Wednesday March 25 cents Stammtisch Aspiring poets who wish to have their work considered for a prize and recognition need to send their stuff to Jan 206 Only two adults have entered so and thats The competition is open to high school college Judging will take place April so get those creative juices guys and A note on creativity Diony slan creativity is the sort that comes on a spur of the like a Big Mac Apollonian creativity is the sort exhibited day In and day out to produce things like Harlequin Romance Great works of art and literature iave been wrought from each Kyle Hillert is a struggling small businessman new to New Braunfels He is the sole proprietor of The Auto Revival For Kyle will turn your notsosptffy used car into a shiny one For less than hell at least spruce it up He does this out of his residence or will go to where the work is He takes jobs out of Austin through his partner who lives there Now thats team work If you want to give Kyle a chance to clean your call him at or if youre In the Austin try 4955853 Parents Without Partners will gather wholesale at 8 Thurs April at the Circle Arts Theatre here for a group event the opening performance of Brighton Beach Admis sion is maybe If enough folks go for If you are a member or might want to think about becoming a you re welcome to join in the festivities that will include a champagne dinner after the per formance and in the company of the Call Judy Uandry at 6200240 or 6253463 or more information about PUT First Protestant Church of the United Churches of Christ svill host its Third Annual Adult Retreat from 3 to 9 p rn March at Slumber Falls Cost is 50 per per son The retreat will feature an in depth discussionseminar on homlessness and poverty in Texas Nadtnc Murdock New Braunfels Housing Authority director Wanda Kden Heights Benmc Harst of Kden Home and representatives of San Antonios battalion ol the Salvation Army will participate Kids Helping Kids Kun was a big success according to N ancy Minor event organizer Some was raised to go toward realiza lionol a children in Coma Count The sponsors wish to thank the follow ing businesses and folks VSuest New Braunlelh Smokehouse Coca New Braunfels Child Development Center Maggies Sherns Floral Creations Kainbow Day Care Center Balloon Works Texas Limousin Kanch Lamia Kesort New Braunfels General Store NB1SD Central Kitchen Christine and the Communi ty Mrs Gomez and the Head Start the folks at Symons Corp and all the parents and kids who worked so hard to pull It off Oops Forgot Kamon our mayor pro tern Its cooler than expected to day and temperatures will on ly reach the low tios with nor theast winds 10 to 15 mph C loudy skies will prevail tonight with a 20 percent chance of ram and a low in the 50s Friday and Saturday will be fair to partly cloudy with lows in the 4os and highs in the 70s The Menu 6B 7g Fire in the hole Saur Construction Company of Bulverde blows out a portion of a hill along Bear Creek Road as part of the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation widening pro The road will continue a two lane paved thoroughfare but with 10 footwide space for which is the purpose of the blasting Highway department of ficials said cost of the project is about and the contractor expects to complete the work in Photo by Bill Parker Management study NBPD shorthanded By DAVID MAY Staff Writer While New Braunfels Police Chief Burney Boeck and the overall opera tion of the department received ex cellent a management study begun last year also indicates the department is understaffed with current budget restraints and pro jected increases in criminal may never meet state The compiled by consultant Howard Balanoff of was released publicly Monday night dur ing the regular session of City Coun who said the city enjoys a well administrated and efficient police made recommendations for improving the including the hiring of additional criminal clerks and Keeping budget con straints in Balanoff also sug gested improvements to the depart ments My overall analysis is that you have a very well run and managed police Balanoff told The chief is an excellent ad ministrator and he has a good staff which is augmented by an excellent patrol force The consultant pointed to a number of senior officers on the force as an indicator of a well managed and stable Elements of the study centered on seven major areas including evalua tion of management and adP ministralive services evaluation of fieldoperations development of a fiveyear manpower plan present computer system special services and programs performance tion system and review of written According to the the depart ment is currently 10 patrol short according to standards outline by the Texas Commission on Law En forcement Officer Standards ancl the study also shows that even if the department met the re quired patrol officer numbers by the year current projected in creases in most of New Braunfels crime categories would still leave the department four patrolmen Fiveyear manpower recommen dations call for the hiring of nine three criminal in vestigators and five dispat chersclerical Those recommendations still fall short of commission according to the I tried to be very sensitive of the fact that the city is experiencing somewhat of a budget Balanoff said of the fiveyear All the recommendations are designed to give you an improved police force keeping in mind budget restraints under which the city is See Page2A Lack of funding forces stoppage of police detail Chief Boeck halts successful project cites officer safety and manpower shortage as reasons By JIM WEBRE Statt Writer New Braunfels Police Department has shut down a successful program for apprehending felony and misde meaner offenders because of a lack of manpower Chief Burney Boeck said While saying he thinks such a pro gram might be the greatest thing since free I can t afford to do it and rest assured of adequate officer safety and service levels In the city s criminal law enforcement arm During a five week period ending last Monday one detective and an of fleer taken roin the patrol division ranks have made some u arrests lor felonies ranging from armed robbery to burglary and five misdemeanor arrests through cooperation with members of New Braunfels Crime Stoppers program Boeck said Some in stolen proper w as recovered as a result of the opera lion were attempting to do something along the lines ol San An tomo s repreat offenders program I assigned one detective and one ol ficer from patrol division who were free to go where they wanted to Boeck said See POLICE Page 2A Teen Connection faces deficit staff searches for alternatives Agency provides counseling for teenage girls in trouble By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Teen a home for teenage girls m trou is facing funding cuts from the state that threaten the services at the center In response to the funding shortage Teen Connections staff is devising creative ways to boost their budget without relying on govern ment allocations The Teen Connection 25 Mile WalkaThon is the first example CM creative fund director Nancy Nev said The walk a thon will take place March the day designated Teen Connection Day by order of New BraunieK Mavor Sciantarelli It reallv just another wav to make people aware ol our program and we hope the community will come out in force to support the program Nev said The director said several people have already received pledges of more than for walking the 25 route from schlitterbahn through iruene and back to the ater park Nev explained the teen organization receives the bulk ul its landing from the federal government That will be cut next year by IXMI get now she said Basically whats happened to us is we started the vear with a IHH deficit Nev said referring to the We have not cut But next year it could come to that either cutting salaries or cutting Nancy Ney Teen Connection director 1987 fiscal year that started last The budget reflected a she because funds were not available That deficit already has been cut in Ney and the organization has a good chance of collecting the other through dona The director said the organization has not reduced services to teenagers in the emergency shelter or in the alternative but has reduced spending through cutting costs and eliminating staff pay raises and benefits We have not cut services But next year it could come to that either cutting salaries or cutting Agencies all over the state have had to do so westbeen lucky she said It s going to be It gets more difficult every year Thats why were try ing to look at just being a little more creative about lund raising See TEEN Page2A NBISD board okays contracts negotiate tennis courts project BY PANAOVERSTREET Stall Writer Nevs Braunfels 1SD trustees Tuesday night approved more than 200 teacher and para professional contracts while ap proving the school superinten dents recommendations that two probationary contracts not be renewed Superintendent C h a r1e s after reading a long list of names included in one twoyear and oneyear proba tionary suggested to the board that probationary con tracts for Dan Campos and Lorel ta Dueweke not be renewed when they expire at the end of this school year a teacher at Teen Con nections alternative filled ihe unexpired contract of Clyde who left the postilion to a Conaal County Commis sioner Dueweke is a lirsl grade teacher at Lone Star lenient ary Board members Jean Ward and Bob Clarke voted against the mo lionfornon renewal Specific ol course are Bradberry said Tuesday It can be a number ot reasons it can be a cut in it can be lack of U can be lack of performance Bradberry said new teachers are placed on twoyear proba lionary contracts and the district has the option at the end of each ol those two years to terminate the contract The superintendent said recom mendations for the two vacant positions will be presented to the board al Us April meeting Also 1SB1SD board of trustees authorized Bradberry to begin negotiating with the New See Page 2A Texas Legislative Conference to feature movers and state government lawmakers t Treasury Baker and I en Lloyd Bent sen will be the leatured speakers at the 21sl annual Texas Legislative Ton ference here Thursday and Friday Baker will be honored as Texan ol the Year at a reception in the New Braunfels Civic Center on Thursdav evening at 7 to p m Following registration at b a in Friday Jean president of New Braunfels Chamber of Com will call the conference to order Mavor Ed Sciantarelli will deliver a welcoming address to the followed by a response irom E W Bubba Wehinan Jr presi dent of the Texas Slate Chamber of Commerce Baker will give the opening speech at the conference at 9 3u a m and Benlsen will be the featured speaker at the luncheon program in the Nev Braunfels Civic Center at p m Dr Charles chairman of the arrangements will preside over the luncheon session Principle issues to be discussed during the beginning 1015 are tort budget and economic aceoidmg to former Congressman Tom advisory committee chairman other speakers included on the Fri da morning program are James president of the Texas divi sion of Southwestern Bell Telephone Company and State Sen o H Ike chairman of the Senate Development Committee Adams served as cochairman for the Governors Business Develop ment and Jobs Creation Task Force Adams and Harris will specifically address economic development issues State Sen Kent chair man of the Senate Jurisprudence and State Kep Mike chairman of the Judiciary Committee in the House will address tori reform State Hep Stan Schlueter chair man of the House Ways and Means will provide current status of the state s budgetary pro blems Economic analyst Ray director lor the Center for Advanee Jim Baker Ul meat ol Economic Analysis at Baylor will provide an overview of the economic status and forecast tor the immediate future See 34
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