Thursday, April 2, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 2, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas 1 PQ 257 Save by sewing childrens Page IB Walker shoots for Page 10A New Braunfels UU Thursday New Texas Stammtisch 64 Two 22 Pages April 1987 25 Cents Alma Catherine Giesecke who now lives at Autumn Winds is celebrating her 92nd birthday today with a visit from her son Mack who is coming from Virginia for a fourday stay with her at The Hotel After Mack Alma will stay at the Other Place for three Friends who want to wish Alma Happy Birthday may feel free to call her at either of the two Almas father bought the first pro perty on the Comal River and later sold some land to The they Is Her dad also was a professor di ar chitecture at Texas and Alma had the distinction of being the first female architecture student at The University of Texas at A page from her college yearbook in the early 1900s slates that Despite her slay at the U she still retains her old love for Her training in the Comal i river i enabled her to make a letter In swimming at Texas She is one of the Department tay the she Is one cook Happy Mrs Hodges The Comal County voting precinct map printed In conjunction with New Braunfels city precinct numbers in yesterdays paper con fused a lot of folks Cant blame and were sorry about that Todays edition features school and county polling places Set Pages and 9A for etc The county preetnot map is so you know what precinct youre In for county election but the streets referred to City of New Braunfels which arent the same In many lolks will find they have to vote in three dif lerent Saturday ThtFriends o Ditllmger Memorial Library will conduct their meeting beginning at lu a m Saturday at the library Where else right1 Thenwill occur the flection ol lor 1B87 89 Among those helping with Teen Walk a Ihon March at were Without Partners members Clare Lynn Bntl SVells Geraldtne Mmica Don Smith Charles iilli and Betty Morgan PWP folks served Ihe meal ami Brut actually Rot in some time on the track Jerks the grubby thieves who stole the flowers the very flowers out of the beds at Camp t oinal soltball fields off Kuehler vesterdav Vou ought a be ashamed and more The Plant Hans and Wayne s liarden i enter donated the marigolds and other flora valued at some People worked hard to get the place looking nice and you even stole the trash cans Hope you fit m to them real comfortable like It really licked me off said Janice Lee Softball association supervisor She s not alone t arulvn Mange called and wrote lu say the recent Senior Prum spun sored in part bv the school districts was really a nice thing The festivities reminded her of the famous Hollywood which Mrs Stange visited a bunch while she liv ed in California The cool weather appears to have stuck with to days high expected to reach near tk Tonights low will drop again to near 40 and the endcflheweek high also will reach near 60 Clouds are peeled to increase with winds up to 25 nipli The AAeny Cuts to date fall short in budget balancing act Chris show their thusiasm asthey prepare for takeofrqn the Dale Thbrjif sf Jerjis Fair Associations Spring fest Wed of rides County at least when he wasnt waving at his Mike Lively bump in a bumper car ride that is sure to draw a crowd dur ing the threeday Spring Fest continues through Sunday at the event will raise moneyfor the fair association and provide a cooler opportunity for Past carnivals in the summer found par ticipants encumbered by Photos by Leslie Kriewaldt j s cwriivalheats up U certainly wonH too hot duruig U County Fair Assmatioos Spring F wHA tfte AoaJs beginning 5 Sua4ayx Ao Stet Saluiv ftpgj tu from to vill helicl ID arts and crafts ng ai the f Witt the County Liae dance will Uw Texas dance 0i property By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Cuts and modifications amounting to from the proposed 198788 operating budget still leave more than SI million yet unbalanced and city officials this week say that even with increased revenues through franchise there is a possibility of a property tax increase greater than 8 percent The bulk of the SI million left un balanced is in requested additional police and fire an item given high priority by both council and candidates running for atlarge positions in Saturdays city A recent police management study shows the department is understaff ed according to state law enforce ment Police Chief Burney Boecks requested budget calls for the addition of five two criminal investigators and three clerical along with costs relating to such additions Its not bureaucracy but de mand of The city is growing too Jim Jeffers NB finance director Cuts in the requested budget and cuts made in midfiscal year due to drastic revenue shortfalls amount to nearly Si million and more cuts are An increase of greater than 8 per cent of the current effective property tax rate of 28 cents per evalua tion would run the risk of a rollback election if could cost the city in the neighborhood of and would require further budget slashes to meet the rollback figure of 8 A property tax rate hike of per cent has been figured into next fiscal years anticipated which See Page2A Comal appraisal budget workshop indicates drop in expense for 1988 By JIM WEBRE Staff Writer Comal Central Appraisal District Board of Directors had feu for Chief Appraiser Richard Rhodes during last nights 1988 CAD budget workshop The chief appraiser has submitted a proposed 1988 budget totaling down from the current revised 1987 budget by some largely due to culling contingency funds and contract appraisal ser ices for industrial taxpayers Salaries including a proposed for Ihe chief appraiser m 1988 total and reflects an absence of an appraisal supervisor The district will employ a total of 17 to 18 part unit lull time employees The staff comprises according to the pro posed budget Ihe chief appraiser Hi deputy appraiser data processing systems operator three Mapport personnel two mapping and abstract stall one technical support staff for exemplum general service sup port four appraisers for real and personal property as well as commercial industrial temporary personnel The most marked departure from previous years is a xm allocation for which Rhodes said ob viously reflects our desire to look for new office space In response to a question by Lois Duggan of Comal United Rhodes said he has located several possible office locations that offer or more square feet in Under Texas the appraisal district or other governmental entity can negotiate for office space lease or rent without going out for and AD directors are on record as in dicating a larger and more accessi ble off ice is necessary Current CAD said he could save the district HH din not elaborate Seidel has he u ill do anything he can legal See CAD Page 2A Polling places listed The fair association has snonsnred uiv polling pkues lor Hiree elections Although council candidates are tunning at large voters must determine which district they are in to locate the polling place A street list and utv nup are page uiiu 7 A today one person is running lor BiMunlels 1SD District i while three candidates are vying i r the District spot A school district map is on page Comal County is holding an election the creation ot j cent sales tax and persons in the Spring Branch VFD response area are being asked to vote on the creation of a fire district there A county map was included in Wednesdays Herald City election polling plages District 1 Lone Star School 144 Hidalgo District First I mted Methodist 572 Vn lonio Si District i New Braunfels Presbyterian Howard M District 4 Kagles Hall 157 K South St New Braunfels ISP District 3 Braunfels Mid ole School toy S U uenther Distnct i New Braunfels High School Comal County polling sites Piecinct Dittlingei Memorial Library o Magazine Precinct tross Lutheran rhurch Action Tenter S Hickory Ilecmcl I ire Station No Loop M7 1recmct 4 t omal Klemen taiv School Precinct S Bracken Fire Sta lion Precinct ti First United Methodist Church Wesley Hall San Antonio Si Precinct Holy Family Church i t D ienter 24S S Hidalgo Precinct 8 Fire Station No 501 Kerlick Lane Precinct a Mission Valley Bow ling Texas 4b Precinct 10 Bulverde Com munity Center on Bulverde Road Precinct 11 Lamar School cafeteria 24U N Central use Commerce Street entrance Precinct 12 Comal County maintenance building on Texas 46 Precinct 13 StarU Cafe on FM 2ti7S in Startzville Precinct 14 smilhson S alley High School on FM 311 2A