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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 14, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Karate more than Page on city Page 4 New Braunfels LUJ New Texas Tuesday April 25 Cents One 12 Pages Erben is NewBraunfelsmayor Council unanimous for mayors Chapa sees 42 vote for mayor pro tempore Stammtisch Gerald White offers a bit of useful although he may not win prizes among caterpillers Says Gerald 1 am sure all of New Braunfels is being devastated by what some call Army Worms or the Eastern tent caterplller They are just all over and seem to favor my fruit trees and Live Oaks I would like to pass on a possible solution I have found that by first applying a band of twoinch duct tape around the circumference of the tree about three to four feet up from the ground and then coaling it with a thin coal of luhlunvbased these worms will not cross the grease and will congregate below this tape trying to figure how to cross it So It stops the worms from going up and it also stops the ones coming down On thick like Live the tape should be pressed In the grooves and secured every six inches or so with a staple into the thick part of the bark Do not staple on thin barked trees The duct tape should last the few more weeks the worms will be with us and thenit can be removed and toss ed away Lse a lithiumbased grease as a heavy rain will not wash it away like ordinary grease Then if this works for you like it did for mark your 1988 calendar to repeat this process around the first of April to gel a head start on the problem He adds that when the confused worms gather above and below the greased duct he goes out and sprays with appropriate insecticide and wipes out hordes of em Neat huh S I David chairman o Conutl Central Appraisal Districts board of makes this offer he will answer anyones questions about the proposed 1988 CAD budget in person and up front and personal like Attendance at CAD meetings generally is not a great mam peo pie and David wants to be suncon cerned who have not attend ed meetings have an opporlumlv to get a direct answer Call David at 625 8654 or go bv his office at MiA s Seguin The Herjlil is compiling list for publication of special ser vices and events associated with Kaster Sunda If vuur church or civic organisation has something special call Wanda Lasatcr at tiU5914i to publicize the acliv i Mondays spring showers have given way to glorious skies and warm temperatures Today and Wednesday will be sunny and warm with a high today in the upper 70s and north winds oi 1520 mph Tonight will be perfect for a romantic walk under the light of the moon The low will be in the mid just cool enough Wednesdays high will be in the low and winds will be frojtn the west at 1015 mph The Mtniy CLASSIFIED 9H OPINIONS 4 George Erben was unanimously elected mayor of New Braunfels Monday night Outgoing Mayor Ed SciantareMi con gratulates Frben on his councilchosen post cme Erben has held before Photos Dy Deryi Ciarki DPS reports alcohol factor in fatal wreck Several hurt in three accidents Bv SARAH DUKE Slall Writer A 19 fa i old Xuslin hct Conutl Count s tlimi ttatiu ol the vear Department ol Public Viletv ol licials said the death occurred in one of three alcohol related ideals iii the count las weekend Jeiutro tiiuuales ol lujii Village m Austin who latei died one of in persons injured when a t ar slammed into the k o a pu Kup truck filled with people on Interstate Ci about y d p in Sundav New Braunlels transput led dve individuals in three and another live injured pervin wctv taken n Mi in Kup truck MOM the injured initialing a i cai ohi child Wel e and I lalimpid transported and Vim v 1J to southwest MeUuMt Hospital in ait loiuu remains in the pediati u in tensive care unit ol that hospital DPS Trooper Manlord said tin child was lound uiuiei the pickup truck in the northbound lane ol the in lerslate alter the accident Kosa Lev Dickeisoii 47 who was driving the cai that struck the park ed pickup is under investigation loi driving while intoxicated DPS ol licials said a blood lest showed the alcohol content in the woman s blood was u shortl alter the accident The legal limit is u lo alcohol content Charges are pending against ihc woman Manford said Dickerson who listed her address as ioi Elm Hoail in never applied her brakes before sinking the pickup Ihc woman was alone m her car The front end of her car was i crushed i almost back to the back seat That had to be a tremendous impact because she never touched a the Iruoper said Manford was unable to estimate Oickersjuns speed at the lime of the accident but said witnesses indicated the woman was driving very fast and was weaving across lanes belore the accident After she her impact brought hri si i sinA as broadside in Hit1 middle nl UKmail across two Lilies I Introuper aid Ti allk on 11uI hail to be re touted tin aliiuisl uu hours causing tremendous congestion he said Hi aunt iIs Poliv c trailic con trul while the Hi Fire Department i leaned is Iroin the 111 old ill the pk ktlp w as oil the side ul the highwa just smith ol the KM exit olthe pickup s e riding in I he truck a tier TV Hit to lix a Hie on a cai the ell lie ji he Inghw V were in the ruik when it iuck Malilord aid three nit Imllllg the OH Kiileit were ill Ieil ul the 1 ruck Mai ol 4to Xuii tin1 I SIM ul the LK k Ihe s luishaiiii as in the l Ui k MMin the pi kup e l itI t Lie t hal u I icloi and aillinv 11 gave i iitrgflow n aiitliess while all oilier lallill Hleiiihei Iroin Austin Two aii residtnts sulieivtl serious nijuiifs alurda when the cai in which the were riding plung eti oil KM lt7 lleal lulu I reek south ill i am on Lake Laurie U lench 24 remains in the critical care unit ol Brooke Annv Medical Center She is listed m stable condition with spinal cord injuries Two other per suns m UKcar were treated lor minor injuries DPS Trooper Hogei at iributed siaturdav s accident lo alcohol sasing the dnvei ul the car Roger Cillinm 27 appealed to be in loxicattd DPh officials are waiting lor the results ol a blood tesl lo deter mine the alcohol contenl in Grimms blood at the tline ol the accident Clifford of W Prue in San Anloiuu is suspected ol his se cond ollensc ol driving while icated The man a4id two other in dividuals sutfered minor injuries Sunday evening on canyon Park Hoad ueaiCanyon Lake DPS ol ficiaJs said Delcos Wood test shovsed his alcohol content IT Miller Goodbread Arnold Doug Jim Goodbread and Bill Arnold begin threeyear terms Winkler exit By DAVID MAY Staff Writer A unified council and close teamwork will be needed among council members to solve problems facing the ci ty said newly elected Mayor George Krben Mondav night Krben replaced District i Councilman Kd Sciantarelh as mayor in a unanimous vote by council Council was less unified in its reelection of District 1 representative Ramon Chapa Jr as mayor pro tern for a second Verm Council voted 42 to keep Chapa as mayor pro teiii with cianlarelli and at large councilman loodbread voting no Also council welcomed two new members Doug Miller and Hill and said goodbye to Barbara Tieken and Max Winkler who between them have served the cit for well over lo years would like to thank council lor placing its enure trust and confidence in me lo elect me as Krben told the near capacity throng assembled Mondav nigh Chapa nominated Krben and was seconded bv councilman Loraine Kraft Nominations were then closed and council voted unanimouslv to seat Krben as mayor 1 look forward to working logelhei and il we work as a team we can get a lot of things accomplished There are a lot of difficult tasks ahead of us and together we can get the job Krben staled n his term as mayor ciantarelli said 1 enjoyed it It has been a real learning experience and there are lots of other people on council qualified and we all need to share in the experience and opportumtv to serve At large representative and new councilman Doug Miller then nominated Chapa to serve his second term as mavor protein and was seconded again bv Kraft Nominations were then closed and the roll called with Sciantarelh and Goodbread voting Chapa thanked the councilmen who nominated and voted for him and said there were no hard feelings towards Sciantarelh and Goodbread I have tried rnv best the last year and those who voted against me are en titled to their opinions and there are no hard he said I hope we can work together as the year pro gresses Sciantarelli presented Tieken and Winkler with pla ques commemorating them for their service on council Both have served as mayors and mayors protern Tieken has served since UiTK and Winkler since 1984 and both received several rounds of applause as they stopped down Its been a challenge and its been verv intcresteinj said who expressed gratitude for the support tit received while a councilman and wished new members luck People lime and again say how do you take all the bits of barbs and but believe me the are very few There are dozens of people who care and who let you know they care Winkler also praised City Manager Joe Michie and his stall who he called very professional Tieken praised council and stafl and thanked those who supported her throughout her term She spoke of changes she has witnessed while serving and urged citizens and council to turn its attention soon to the long range planning ol future water resources in omal oun tv Over the past nine years 1 have come to support something called dynamic equilibrium that we put back what we lake out 1 have witnessed some very positive See Page 2 Michie presents balanced 1988 budget to city council By DAVID MAY Staff Writer A budget balant iil through ten talive increases in proper taxes in lergovernmentai anil lunds derived from creation oi industrial districts along with a trjiister Iroin the capital improvement bond lund was presenteti to New Citv Couiu il MoiKiav night The budget also showed the dele tion ol one patrolman and one criminal investigator ironi Police Chief Burne Boeck s requested budget as well as a pet cent pav raise lor city employees Fiscal 1987 8Hs total operating budget and anticipated revenues stand at SH M4 which represents an increase in expenditures ol 11 5 percent and revenues ul lo I percent over the current vear Belore Monaav s meetiug the re quested budget ot iH million re mained unhalanced hv some S1 million with most ol that coming i rum increases within police lire departments operating luiuis because oi addiliuiul personnel Boeck had proposed live additional patrolmen iwo criminal in vesligalors anil three clerical person nel A recent performed police management stud revealed through the department was undermanned bv about 1U patrolmen and did not meet Drainage committee will review proposals April 21 A public meeting ol New Braunfels Drainage Advisor Comnuliee to discuss proposals from engineering firms interested in contracting with the citv to per form a watershed managment stud has been slated for April 2 The meeting will begin at 7 iu p in at the meeting room of the utilities and all interested are urg ed to attend The committee w ill rev levs pro posals and make a recommenda tion lo counciJ at Us AprU 27 ses April 21 was one ol two sug gested dates tor the hearing The other which would have been Wednesday was in conflict w ith many council members I llimale goal ol entering into a contract with a firm lo perform such a study is lo devise a full set ol ordinances to control develop ment and future expansion in such a wa as not to adverse aftect residences and properties downstream through water runoif state lavs eniiircemeni guidelines lot personnel Included in the veai s an llclpated revenues is on winch iUuld be through a plopeil lax rate increase oi perienl ol the etleciue tax rate or lu cents per MIKI ev and an I liailslets Hull ol Ji HOP in iniiii u spei ijl lev s ol three quart el s o a u i 11 ti u Usel S W Ittlill it Also l Maluigcl poseii clealloi ill at ilidusll related agreements iiutsiile the i ilv woulil geliei uti1 Stm won it revenues The i it also ug gesled an SHU tiiiti tianslei Imm I la capital improvement uuiul lund 101 justilied administrative support services in coordination o this pio gram which would provide reun bursement lor support sei vices such as administration imance budget accounting and engineering New Braunlels I tmiies is expected at its April tti meeting to act on the 11 tv s Ianstei request while council will sei the actual piupertv tax late increase at a special meeting Ma Li A public hearing to discuss the pro posed tax rale increase is scheduled lor Ma I Council plans u approve the lust reading ol the propused budget Ma 1 i with the second and third readings due Ma 2t and June 8 respective Council Monda voted unanjiuous I ty increase ad v alorein rates abiv i percent oi the cui rent rale ol   

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