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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 19, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                if tawing fehett ffwti the impact and idid te would be checked at the TM sheriffs ttftil the sustained only fnfjwf but Ih6 Fairffidfti was A pornpef the New fcfauftfels Fire Depart Hiefil was summoned to gasoline f fath tfie Pafrtttoftt oft the Permit Alvaftz he could art land wtylhe cars behind into He said ft happened vefy Apparetitly traffic had badwd behind AJvafeiafid his Uifftafound took those behind Wffi by the Fatffisaftf was Department of ftiblfc Safely trooper Scott Haag said he was aot able at the time to determine who was at fault fn the the driver Continued from Page 1A Burning fuel with large concentra tions of sulfur can affect the health of persons in the surrounding he Thats why the National Attv Went Afr Standards were he Crocker added that the levels of sulfur emmissons proposed by WestPoint PeppereH are within those the other con taminants released through burning fuel oil will not be released in great Anytime you burn you emit carbon monoxide and organic but once at it does not pose a he Jim regional director of the air control board in San said important to remember the emissions from the local site will not exceed state and federal He said Texas regulations require a permit holder to change permits if the fuel The Iselin Mill employs about 230 persons and operates 24 hours a day producing The two boilers in the mill generate steam to heat the plant and to operate Crocker said stipulations will be in cluded in the WestPoint Pepperell While the permit would allow plant officials to burn the fuel con the engineer said officials would be required to keep records of the amount of emissions from the Before the permit is it mustibe approved by the state air control board Crocker said after he reviews the permit applica he will make a recommendation to the The air control board is taking public comments about the Crocker said if a public hearing is not the permit could be issued within a aftd the Diane saw rt ap peaJed the deputy was beglning to go into pursuit of another though Alvarez said that was not the Crump and the teens had conflicting reports about the amount of traffic on the road at the Alvarez voiced displeasure with people tubbetneckiflg as they saying they were creating a potentially dangerous situation by doing Traffic stacked up behind the accident several times until the road was Station 121 MfS 6lm6f ladies auxiliary David ladies auxiliary Forrest mascot Karl unit 1215 Kurt chief Elmar donated unit David unit Jim unit Continued from Page 1A Finance Director Jim Jeffers said the city will end up paying back about million total during the 20 year AMarge councilman Doug noting the 2 percent difference in the bonds investments and their Every day we sit there the clock is running and it is costing us part of that Every day it slips away from us when we could be put ting it into a Dobrowolskf said the decision to sell all the bonds at once was a gambling proposition recommended by the citys financial advisor Floyd Westerm It was a gamble based on a win dow of opportunity and based on the best advice of our financial We can keep our option open to refinance the bonds and we may take a look at said City Manager Joe Hindsight gets real good on these kind of In who is also Comal Countys financial ad refinanced million worth of county bonds at a savings to the county of At SVesterman said bonds are allowed two refinancing Bonds are repaid through ad valorem collections with a percen tage set aside for bonded in Approximately 10 cents of the current effective tax rate of 28 cents per property evaluation goes towards such debt Fire Guadalupe County rejects EMS bid from city Continued from Page 1A Unit 1223 4X4 tH quick 200 gallons water Stationed at Redwood Unit 1239 Mobile field office Unit 1233 65 Chevy ton quick 350 gallons water PaslL fundraisers auc bake published cookbook which is still available at Future plans on fund raising Barbecue and auction to be held in 1986 Statistics Total 45 alarms Structure11 Vehicle 6 Grass and brush 16 False alarms 5 Investigation for smoke and gas teaks 4 Rescues 3 History Organized in the York Creek Volunteer Fire Department is the twelfth and latest volunteer fire department to be formed in Guadalupe Active service started in November of They service approximately 90 square miles and people The depart ment is composed entirely of volunteers Six are certified fire three at the basic two at intermediate and one at the advanced They also have two certified ByJOHNKASTNER Correspondent Both the city of Seguin and Guadalupe County are back at square one following Fridays lengthy commissioners court meeting that saw the commissioners throw the heated issue of an Emergency Medical Service con tract into The county is now in the market for ah EMS service thats been the stumbling block so Commissioners Court a proposal which would have renewed the countys contract with the Seguin EMS as the current contract expires May The rejection came after nearly three months of negotiations between Seguin and the county and after the contract had been worked out by a joint committee With therepresen tatives of both The contract would have called for the county to fund 43 percent of Seguins EMS budget of about Under the current the county funds half of Seguins EMS County Judge James Sagebiel and commissioner Monroe Schubert both voted to approve the contract with which would have been effec tive the end of Seguins fiscal Sagebiel said he thinks the propos ed contract was fair to both Schubert and 1 both voted against it the contract rejection and you can put that in capital Sagebiel Seguin EMS director John Puchot said he did not understand why the county refused the contract It was a total Puchot We offered them a very generous It was slanted in their A committee of the city and county has been working on it for three For them to just out of the blue reject it is a total Precinct 4 Commissioner Tom Brown voted against the along with commissioners James Brannon and Bobby Brown said Seguin was not as cooperative as he would have liked in providing information to the We They must be trying to hide Brown We felt like if they were open and honest and straightforward with they wouldnt have waited until the last minute to bring us information we had asked They were always waiting until just the last minute before we were to vote on the proposals before they brought us data about their runs and so he Brown indicated Seguin EMS does a good but said he believes it could possibly be done for less Were not questioning Seguins Brown Were ques tioning their operation Ill be honest with you and tell you that Id love to stay with the Seguin Brown when it costs the county or a you have to think about whether its worth Brown said he would be willing to spend that amount of money if it were needed to save but he is not convinced that it He also said he would be much more likely to support a contract which called for the county to provide a fiat dollar rather than a We dont want to get involved in operating their Brown said the county will open bids on May 4 for a new emergency service to serve the east part of the county beginning at where the coverage of the Schertzarea facility He said he expects no more than two bidders Seguin and County Wide ambulance County Wide is an am bulance transfer service in but owner Jimmy Jimenez said his service is capable of making the transition to a fullblown mobile unit and plans to offer a bid to ser vice the To upgrade would be no more trouble for us than adding another department would be for any Jimenez And it would be a smooth Jimenez now employs six Puchot said Seguin EMS has 10 paramedics on its Jimenez said he would have to hire about four more people before he could be ready to serve the county as an advance life support but he plans to do Jimenez added that the public should know there are other ways to run an emergency medical service besides the way Seguin has done You dont have to have two full fledged paramedics on every am bulance he said There are much more costeffective ways of running an emergency service and the public needs to be made aware of that Obituaries NBISD will consider office lease with CAD New Braunfels ISO board of trustees will consider leasing the top floor of the newly renovated Educa tion Center on Mill Street during its Tuesday The board will consider authoriz ing school district administrators to enter into a The proposed action follows Thursdays approval by the Comal Appraisal District authorizing Chief Appraiser Richard Rhodes and board member Ray Soechting to negotiate to lease the Umnie NBISDs finance said Friday renovations to the top floor would cost an estimated The estimates are based on bids submitted by contractors last fall after the appraisal district re quested a bid for leasing the floor The first floor of the building was renovated last but the top floor was not The building serv ed as the New Braunfels High School building after it was first constructed and continued to be used for classroom space until the After that it was used only for storage and classes in the basement until local residents undertook to restore the historic school Curtis said he expects the lease if any is arrived will include a fee that would reimburse the school district over about the next six years Board members will con vene in arexecutive session before Tuesdays open meeting to discuss real estate and School officials have said earlier that they are not interested in becom ing a landlord but are willing to help the appraisal district find new office Also during Tuesdays the board will consider awarding a bid on the second phase of construction and renovation at the Education Center The board will consider setting the tuition rate for the school funding Lone Star playground equip ment and authorizing district of ficials to apply for student assistance grants Also during the the board will consider payment of ar chitects and The public meeting will begin at p m Tuesday in the Education Center at 431 W MillSt AltaMae Bartlett McCarty Alia Mae Bartlett McCarty of New Braunfels died April 17 Senices were Saturday at McCrackenAllen Funeral Home in Abilene with the Rev Bill Bryster officiating Burial was in Elm wood Memorial Park McCarty was born in Red River County to and Alice nee Long Bartlett in 1896 She moved with her family in 1904 to Winters where she attended school and moved to Abilene in to attend Draughans Business College In she joined the First Baptist Church and met and married Lloyd B McCarty on 1917 He preceded her in death on i960 Survivors include one Kay McLean of Austin two sisters Fanny Joe Rogers of Tyler and Rhea Sue Foster of Big Spring three four great grandchildren McCarty was preced ed in death by two Florence Wood and Peggy and two Arthur Bartlett and Leon Bartlett Clara Tate Graveside senIces for Clara Tate of 631 Lakeview will bo held at 10 Monday at Comal Cemetery with the Rev J Linwood Kennedy of ficiating Senices are under the direction of Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home died April 16 at McKenna Memorial Hospital The daughter of Dan and Carolina nee Boetlingi she was bom July in Bexar County Her husband Milton Tate preceded her in Tate was a housewife and a member oJ First Protestant United Church of Christ Tate is survived by a Herman Rehfeld of New and several neices and nephews Visitation will continue until 9 am Monday Memorials may be given to the First Protestant United Church of Christ Ralph Witzel Graveside services for Ralph Witzel of 46 Ridge Drive were held Saturday at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park with the Rev Harold Zirkel officiating 90 died April 17 at Hillside Manor of San Marcos The son of Harry A and Isabel i nee Starr i he was born Feb 1897 in Pittsburgh He married Jessie Marsh on Sept 1919 in Penn sylvania A resident of New Braunlels since he was retired ram the real estate business Witzel was a veteran of World War I and a member of First United Methodist Church He is survived by a Harr C Witzel of New Braunfels Arrangements were under the direction of Zoeller Funeral Home Weather Diet Centers All New WEEKLY PROGRAM from A World Leader in Weight Control Water Watch Comal Canyon take Canyon Uake Canyon Lake idwards The state Skies were mostly sunny across Texas allowing temperatures to soar well above the seasonal normals for this time of year ana1 break records in at least three Lubbock International Airport 96 breaking the 1925 mark of and the Jefferson County Airport near Beaumont hit edging Pisl record get in Houston tetercqjuiJjjentaj Airport shiUerea the record high for the third day in a peaking at 93 degrees iiwJ tereafciflg the 1957 mark ly the mercwry had climJaed into the 80s aAd 90s over oxost of the the National The rsegeij 75 degrees at iljKestoi 82 degrees at a oj tew to over 3 rtMge ojf cfs same cfs same cfs same down down across the northwest Gulf of The forecast calls for fair to partly cloudy skies Sunday with highs most ly in the except for some 80s over the coastal plans and near 100 along the Rio Grande in the Big Bend Forecast SOUTH TEXAS Lows through Sunday night in the 60s and low Highs Sunday and Monday 80s and 90s around 00 Rio Grande NORTH Sunny and warm Sunday with highs in the low Windy western Increasing clouds Sunday night and Monday with a chance of thwcjerstorms west by late kows Sunday night in the mid to upper Highs Mon day mid to upper BOs Extended forecast Tuesday through Thursday SOUTH TEXAS Mostly cloudy mornings with partly cloudy warm afternoons and fair at Morning lows in the 60s north and the 70s south Daytime highs mostly in the except 90s Rio Grande plains NORTH TEXAS Warm humid through the with a slight chance of thunderstorms west Wednesday and Highs in the Lows in the Inntii Tnimiqucs l Personal Ixiss Ufcilme Control Nutrition Education Litest exercise Goal w TRANSMISSION FLUID FIITIR CHANGE Complete Oil Change package in about 10 Group Networking Support System Of QS3Q AUTOS fawn il from ilw 10 rvtiNurt STATE INSPECTION   

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