Wednesday, May 6, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 6, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Rangers Page 9A Readers speat New Braunfels New Texas Brooks nirionthold son of Mary Kay models one of the stylish caps being sold to pro mote the upcoming fundraiser for an emergency childrens shelter huh A benefit dance to raise money for a Comal County Emergency Childrens Shelter will happen 9 to 1 May at Comal County Fairgrounds Bier Music by the Cost is advanc ed ticket a throw at the door actually The event is sponsored by the fine folks at Oakwood Tire Meister Pest Control and Tommy and Mary Jo Max Wommack and Ron Guinn Prin ting and Graphics supplied flyers for the The whole sheebang is part of a Saturday that will go down in record as one of the more active in a while cause Comal Countys respected law enforcement com munity is hosting their Second An nual Cops Robbers Softball Tour nament beginning that morning at Nesv Braunfels Comal Miller of Wholesale Beers has done a lot to make this as have the businesses and individuals who also are trying to bring to reali ty a childrens shelter Weve said it but the tournament is going to be a blow out of some Tickets are available at Pats the Department of Public Safety and New Braunfels Police Department and cost one thin toil and fire burn and cauldron fillet of in the pot to boil and The first of what sponsors hope will be an annual Tri ple Chili Cookoff will take place May 2223 at San Antonios Rose Sponsored by Miller Brew ing Company the event will feature entertainment by Johnny Bush and the Bandoliers and Clifton Jansky and The There will be a cooks Par ty 10 trophies awarded and a lot of fun for the the entire Bucks raised go to the Ella Austin Community Call Elva Aleh cio at 2242U51 for more info und en try blanks for New Braunfels Downtown Association will make one more at tempt to clean up the parking lot behind Brauntex Theater on San An tonio Road today at 5 Non electric weed trimmers are and it wont take though it might be advisable to wear something that If it is well just have to The plants may stiU chance tQ drink up more rgin vyatep tjiere is jjgr cent chance wiU Hover will The Menu Zeitimg Three 26 Pages Wednesday May 25 Cents City employees pay for fireworks show nixed f rom88 N B budget By DAVID MAY Staff Writer City employees will not receive a i percent pay raise in I he coming fiscal year as staff begins to focus on line item budget deletions in an effort to reduce any properly ax rate ad In a related budget cutting a deletion from previously proposed expenditures includes for spon sorship of a fireworks show July 4 at Landa The cost of the project this year will exceed and likely will cost between and for liability insurance officials Greater Now Braunfels Jaycees representatives said they found out about the lack of city funding for the event Monday and will begin a cam paign lo raise priwile capital to pay for the show that has attracted more than several thousand people over the past two City Manager Joe Michie confirm ed this morning that cutting the allocation out of the parks department budget is one more means of bringing expenditures in line with revenues per and council desires lo shave out go before increasing income for one of Texas least taxed cities for its Michie said Tuesday employees will have to wait at least another year before receiving any cost of liv ing something they have already gone about a yearand ahalf The decision was made following Mondays special public hearing con sidering a proposed nr percent pro perl v lax 1 got the sense of council they wanted lo back off the 10cent figure to a lesser Michie referring to the asyetundetermined increase to the current rale property tax rate of 28 cents per evalua Removal of the requested pay hike reduces the proposed million budget by and returns the contingency fund figure to We will now systemalically go back into all the budgets and make further Michie We will attempt to balance the budget withoul laying people The city administrator would not speculate what and where further budget deletions would be Michie had requested the employee See Page2A ndicted jailerworking despite weapons charge By DAVIDMAY Staff Wriler One of two indictments against a Comal County jailer was quashed in district court here Monday because of language determined to be vague and inconsistent with state Sheriff Walter Fellers and Chief Deputy Brian John both confirmed the defendant remains on duty in an administrative capacity within the jail facility as lie has since his arrest and release March 19 following the return the day before of two separate sealed indictments against him for tampering with governmental records and felony The motion to quash lie indictment against George Robort charging him with tampering with governmental was granted by Judge Robert Pfueffer inlhe 22nd State District It is likely the district attorneys of fice will attempt to reindicl Gonzalez on the although spokesman Nancy Filkins said Tuesday she has not been instructed lo again go before the grand jury lo attempt re The jailer was arrested and Pfeuf fer set bonds of on each The defendant was released on personal Gonzalez has since been piaceU on ad ministrative dulies at the jail pen ding the outcome of We had technical to the Wording of the said Jack defense It was not specific enough and it did not make His motion to quash slatedthe document contained im proper was vague and in Gonzalez is expected to stand trial within the next few weeks on the theft charge in which he allegedly obtain ed last year a Colt handgun then in the possession of Comal County and which earlier had been taken from a A copy of the properly release on file in district signed by a county courlatlaw clerk and Gon dated July fails to identify the county case number or defendant from whom the pistol was removed In the spaces provided for that information was inserted unknown Sheriffs authorities have declined comment about the charges against the jailer and details surrounding the incidents have been sketchy and in although one report has it that the gini confiscated was traced back to neither Fellers nor John said they considered it im proper to allow personnel indicted on criminal charges to remain on 11 is not John lie related the circumstances to that surrounding the Mays County sherilt who was recently indicted on sexual misconduct charges and who re mains in office pending the outcome of those We have suspended him from car rying a Fellers adding I feel the law is a man is innocent until proven If he is proven I will have lo lake other Comal County Commissioners met in executive session Wednesday mor ning with Fellers and John concern ing the Gonzalez Commis sioners announced no action hud been taken regarding sheriffs department personnel and that any future action will be handled during regular Universal City Citizens group studying annexation possibilities By JOHN KASTNER Correspondent A contingent of 0 residents living in a onesquaremile area of Univer sal City are studying a proposal to petition the Judson 1SD and the Bex ar County Commissioners Court for annexation a request thai will not likely he The idea has some Sihertz and Cibolo residents SchertzCiboioUniversal City ISD Superintendent Byron who doubts there would be 5u percent of the registered vptes needed lo con sider Ihe mailer at Terry Geyer and Bob both members of a group of taxpayers who live in Universal City and pay SCUC ISD say group members are only interested in a better tax deal and improving their childrens educational We are not interested in sabotag ing the SCUC school but we believe in the one cityonecountyone appraisal district theory and weaje interested in fairer taxes andbetter education for our Geyer State stalues have provided a means for moying from one district to Scott The process involves a petition signed by a ipa jority of registered voters from the area in which is then presented to the commissioners courts of both Guadalupe and Bexar warned Once it gets to the commissioners it can go either SCUC ISP taxes its residents at the rate of per property valua while Judson taxes its patrons at the rate of 66 cents per proper ty See Page2A Fantastic Maria and Tai Martinez with braided hair hipit traditional Mexican fiesta attire during Cinco de Mayo festivities Tuesday at Goodwin Primary Elizabeth a first grade student at Good offers this pose that comes straight out of a movie or Marty Bobbins The dress and activities were part of Pallet Folklorico InfantiMPhoto by Deryl Clark NBISD board reviewing policies Rainfall totals ItQC As 11 Wednesday Royal Forest east Lake McQueeney Canyon Lake Forest south sjde of lake Bulverde Encino Schurnannsviile 1 Sauder Lane 4 miles south of Margaret Raborn warned the Brauflfels ISD board of trustees Tuesday to disapprove the Comal epwnty Central ApjyaisaJ District budget for coming She ob jected a pay raise tor Uie chief ap praiser included is tte 1 ujtok its djyKieuJit fa a county average 3 little more thjw raising a more tta Mwru lAcaji resident added tjjat sfee ojtftesr ettteeas to gjve the xyj tjjp CAP I 408 t ym to see my I I bpjye yMjf xvilj get pure she Adding ii e school board does not act to disap prove the appraisal districts 1 might have some problems with your because that would lie how you would be spending your money to fund the Tuesdays slop at the school board was part of Uabprns move to have local taxing entities object to the C4D NBISD board vice president who chaired Tuesdays meeting in President Bab Selfs said the board coujd not take action on the tiofl because it was not the lie said the hoard wowJd consider tUe matter m the agenda for the The appraisal not j s chkl up thev will icVHM district board has for the but did say iie salary unit later In other action the board reviewed proposed boaid polities lor the ing One such policy allows board to enter into executive or ud sessions to discuss real matters uiily when such discussjoj would have a detrimental effect op Uie boaids iivgotitttijig Tfae upitid can also go iiito closed session to eoiisiaei pfcudwg specyic jka suuncl matters ojr