Tuesday, May 12, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 12, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas EMPIRE MICROFILM CO FO BOX TX 73381 268 McKenna Hospital Page sports Page 6 New Braunfels New Texas Stammtisch One Pages 92 Tuesday May 25 Cents Coma County Clerk Rosic Bosen burys office announces its hours of openness and lunch hour closing The clerks office effective May 18 wjll open at f Monday through close at noon for open again at 1 until closing for the day at 5 Rosies office is in the old Comal County Courthouse and not the An Comal County Sheriffs Depart ment Chief Deputy Brian John Tuesday this morning was the recipient of the Lawman of the Year Award bestowed by New Braunfels Breakfast Lions Brian receiv ed the award based on consideration by a Lions Club committee charted by Kenneth The Lions recognized Johns contributions to crime prevention efforts in unin corporated areas of the especially around Canyon Sheriff Walter Fellers was on hand to offer his congrats to his chief deputy and offered also a tale about a woman clad in a scanty night gown who was the subject of a call for assistance he once The the sheriff told him she could make me untrue to my But if you want to hear the rest of the ask Sheriff but be If Comal Countys top law enforce ment officer gets on a youll need more time than most of us have to fully appreciate the many experiences Walter Fellers has to He probably could write a Since our City Council likely will not reinstate a appropriation for sponsorship of a city fireworks display July all those in favor of having a professionally done fireworks show should contact any New Braunfels Jaycees The Jaycees need to know whether they can raise at least and more like by June so if we want to do the thing July we will have to do it New There will be gar bage collection May which is otherwise a holiday for municipal employees Memorial to be The annual Cops Robbers Soft ball Tournament is this Saturday at Comal Mayor George Erben proclaimed the event at Mondays New braunfels City Council NASA has cancelled the space suit but there will be more neat things to see and do than you can shake a Louisville Slugger Money raised will go into a fund to create an emergency childrens shelter here in Comal Just a word here about the folks who make this Private businesses have donated just gobs of time and which for private enterprise is Our area law enforcement com munity is the push behind this event and their participation and good will gives more meaning to the Comal Countys New Braunfels High School Band Boosters will conduct installation of officers at tonight Tues day in the Band of This will be the last meeting of the Garden Ridge Republican Women will host an ice cream social at May 19 at The f prrest Water Sports Does that mean the GRAWR will offer a new kino of float Ren precinct 2 GOP Wttl be the guest speaker on the sub ject oj tort reformTo make reser vations or to obtain more informa Photo by Deryl Two girls injured in collision A warm Monday afternoon was shattered for two San Antonio girls who were injured in a twocar acci dent that occurred shortly after 4 in the 100 block of Texas 46 bet ween 81 and Interstate The driver Stacey and Connie riding in a 1978 Volkswagen were transported by New Braunfels EMS to McKenna Memorial Hospital where they were treated for minor cuts and bruises and then a received a budget hearing set Wednesday New Braunfels City Council will meet in special session Wednesday to vote on a property tax rate increase and hold the first hearing of the fiscal 198788 operating budget The session begins at in the meeting room of the Tax rate increase is to be con sidered as an emergency ordinance Council will consider an ad valorem rate increase of up to 35 per cent from the current effective tax rate of 28 cents per or a 10cent The 35 percent figure has been us along with other tentative taxing increases and revenue to balance next years which now tallies some Two more budget ordinance readings will be held by council May 25 and June In a related previous published reports that 343 signatures of registered or 10 percent of voters participating in the most re cent municipal necessary to call for a tax rollback election were City Secretarys office mistakenly referred to the city charter in an nouncing protocol for calling for a rollback State law stipulates that signatures of 10 per cent of the total number of registered voters within city limits is City Secretary Veronica said staff will have to tally the number of registered voters and that an actual number of such is not but estimated the number in New Braunfels at around A rollback election may be called fractured and bloodied nose from smashing into the cars Moeller was cited for failure to con trol speed and both girls were ticketed for failure to use their seat car rearended Datsun driven by Canyon High School English teacher Katheline Moss reportedly did not seek treatment at The cars were on 46 as Moss vehicle began accelerating away from the intersection when the collision According to police officer Jeff a 12pack of beer had been removed from the Rabbit by an employee of a fast food establishment adjacent to the acci dent The beer was recovered by police following eye witness accounts of the Although use of alcohol by minors is Jamison said he would not file charges against the girls since they had consumed only a small amount of the beer purchased moments before the collision at a nearby convenience Mostly sunny skies are ex pected today with 3P percent Chance of late afternoon or early evening thunder decreasing to a f percent chmce Highs WW bf W the mid 80s Witt lows in fite nM to upper WJyads wW be light lid Pr ghjnggoJmtsMlwilj slay in the forecast through much pf the week with early morn ing cloudiness giving way to partly sjwny skies by 74 12 I Cops Robbers event Saturday A lot of folks will be having a really good time Saturday play ing dancing and trying to dunk local officials and celebrities in a kind of carnival atmosphere people have enjoyed since The money they will raise will go to giving children who have been abused or neglected a new start on their precious Monies raised through the se cond annual Cops and Robbers Softball Tournament May 16 will benefit the efforts of the Comal County Child Welfare Board to establish a county emergency childrens This is a chance for the com munity to get behind this and turn The money is needed up front to get this thing off the said Jim a Department of Public Safety trooper in his will participate with other local law enforcement personnel to show the community we the nearest emergency childrens facilities are in San Antonio and San Mar To child abuse is one of the most hideous crimes thatwe Shea It is not any worse here thin in any other Unless theyve had first most citizens are not even aware pf In the tournaments first some was raised to aid three local children stricken by genetic Tournament hope to JojibJe thjl awounjt this years event is ilready to be Wgger and better than the list Activities begin at 9 at Cpmj4 Pajrk With a tour Gates wijl open it 8 and a donation is asked for Aiong with spft there wUJ be WWng fcGOtfc a horse and pony a western gun fight at high food booths and On display will be a Cobra gun ship helicopter from Austin and more than worth of items to be given away through the Advance tickets are available at Pats PPS and New Braunfels Police 4 dance at Comal County Fairgrounds will be Saturday beginning at 7 with music by the Tickets to the will be in advance anjj at the Those with tickets from tfee softball tourna ment Will be given a discount to the The event isjaeteg nested by fijyjfer of Wholesale Beer The mjoaey raised will benefit the whole community and we syje appreciate the Shea said Michie clears air concerning letter of understanding By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer Saying he regretted any embar rassment his letter of understanding may have City Manager Joe Michie said Monday night he con sidered his past agreements void and that he will not seek such letters of agreement in the Michie read a short statement to City Council during regular session in which council took no formal ac tion concerning the three documents two signed by previous mayor Bar bara Tieken and one signed earlier this year by former mayor and cur rent District 3 councilman Ed Scian Council met in executive session with the city administrator before regular business to discuss the con troversial No action was taken by council in the executive ses I sincerely regret that my letter of agreement has caused any embar rassment or concern to council Michie I have received no financial benefit from the any salary increases have been approved in open and my salary benefits have been reported to the Michie further said he did not con sider the letters to be nor does he consider them to be He said the city charter has not been A formal binding contract is prohibited by city The item was placed on Mondays agenda after inquiry by newly elected atlarge representative Doug who said he learned of Michies letters of agreement during his campaign earlier this Miller had brought the issue to the forefront only to get a clearer understanding of the intentions of the documents which Michie had re quested shortly after taking over as city manager in I consider any past letters of agreement null and void and I do not seek any contract in the future and I am sorry there was any misunderstanding of my said I understand and ac cept the condition of employment as See Page 2 Board seeks bids for ease of landfill Sale of the citycounty owned land fill appears to be guaranteed as members of Comal County Solid Waste Control Board Monday authorized for a second time adver tising for bids from private waste management firms interested in pur chasing the troubled disposal Bids accepted by the board earlier this year from BrowningFerris and Waste Management for purchaselease rights have been re jected with the bidding process star ting According to City Manager Joe who sits on the board in the citys said no proposals for lease management concerns will be Following Texas Department of Health probes into the operation of the landfill which unvieled minor the board sought to either sell or lease the but after accep ting the first decided not to sell the site in order to maintain some Variance sought for Guadalupe jail By JOHN KASTNER Correspondent Guadalupe County Commissioners Monday authorized the county judge and sheriff to seek a variance to the Seguin fire code for the new million county Danny project said Fire Marshal John Jandt is in sisting on a 24inch line to fight fires inside the jail but the Texas Commission on Jail Standards re quires only a 14inch The commission has the full blessing of the state fire Butler Adhering to the Seguin fire mar shals wishes will cost the county an additional Butler Butler explained that the new facility will be 100 percent fire You cant even burn the he County Judge James Sagebiel agreed with I doubt the internal fire fighting system would ever be the only thing they could burn would be the clothes on their backs and the What we are talking about is a Butler Sagebiel said he believed that if the variance request was properly Seguing City Council would be Butler will accompany the two elected officials to make the request In the continuing debate over the emergency medical service Precinct 3 Commissioner Brannon has requested a at 7 Thursday to heir every EMS provider in County about the level of The workshop i ducted on the second fkw W the I woujld feel owe about making decisions f factual irtEomattoti1 Branoop He that numerous people Guadalupe County have told him they would like to ap pear before commissioners regar ding the EMS but they are working during regular court ses Commissioners voted to meet one night a month the fourth Monday beginning on June 22 to give more citizens an opportunity for Brannon received support from a former Seguin ISD trustee and board president Judy who stated that citizen input had helped the school board make better In other commissioners authorized the county judge to write a letter to county attorney Elizabeth Jandt to retrieve field notes on eight pieces of property donated to the county for right of Precinct 1 commissioner Bobby Bulgerin pointed out that the eight property owners donating the right of way were still paying taxes on the The donations were made in 1984 to widen and pave Eden Bulgerin lashed out at the county attorney for not processing the deeds promptly after the survey notes were delivered last Bulgerin wanted the county at torney to transfer money from her budget to pay another attorney to prepare the action that was not part of the A complaint from businessman Rudy Salazar was hearo conceppg a remark that tax Betty Boyd allegedly had referred tp saiazar as a teief and said he operating Salajaf ed a appiogy and m sJMers il his complaint he flight asjk lor a