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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 13, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                For Sale Carl Schurz students and teachers walk for wellness from their school lo Landa Park Mon Students take walk Photo by Deryl Carl Schurz Elementary School students look it one step at a time on a walk from their school lo Landa The 407 students got a break from school Monday for the All School The mile route look walkers from Carl Schurz to Lancia via Hie Education Teachers and principal Jane Mac Donald planned the walk as part of he schools program lo improve The fourthand fifth graders had lunch in the park before returning o school by Once back in their the students con tinued their look al healthy We decided this would be a nice culminating activity for students as well as said teacher Nan cy The walk ties in with physical education classes as well as iiutrilion lessons from The walk was a continuation of the schools Wellness In acldi the Carl Schurz staff plans lo implement a walking curriculum devised by national expert Hob Swcetgall al the third grade level next This curriculum will be elaborated on at Hie fourth and fifth grade Earlier this five Carl Schurz staff members nurse Karon Preiss and teachers Nancy Peggy Davidson and Joyce Miller attended a special workshop at Texas The purpose of he workshop was to assist organizations in selling up wellnes Walking is Ihe most natural exer 11 conditions he heart and it tones the major muscle Its a healthful activity thai you can do for the rest of your Most people donl realize hat yon can burn off as many calories walking 4 miles per hour as you do Preiss You really become akin to Ive really enjoyed walking around New Its something you can do as a Weather Water Watch Comal cfs up 5 Canyon Lake cfs down 13 Canyon Lake cfs down 581 Canyon Lake down Edwards down The gates at Canyon Lake dam were closed for an nual inspection from to Texas Weather Scattered showers and thunderstorms were reported over much of Texas today as the result of upperlevel disturbances passing over the Lone Star Most of the precipitation was in the the middle Rio Grande and Southeast The southern half of the state had cloudly skies this while the northern half of the state had partly to mostly cloudy Fog lowered visibility early today in portions of Northeast Texas and the coastal Winds were generally from the south at 5 to 10 Early morning temperatures rang ed mostly in the 50s and with some readings in the 70s in far South Temperatures overnight were an extreme from 55 at Marfa to 77 at Corpus The National Weather Service said skies should continue partly to most ly cloudy tonight with scattered thunderstorms Lows tonight were expected lo range from the upper 50s in the Panhandle to the mid 70s in the lower Rio Grande Forecast NORTH TEXAS Partly cloudy through Slight chance of Lows tonight in the Highs Thursday in the 80s and SOUTH TEXAS Partly cloudy and warm through Thursday with scat tered mainly afternoon and evening Lows tonight in the COs and Highs Thursday in the 80s and WEST TEXAS Partly cloudy with widely scattered afternoon thunderstorms through Heavy rains possible in the southeast South Plains and nor thern Permian Lows tonight in the 50s ancj Highs Thursday in the 80s and RECLINER SALE Lane i McKeehan All All All Colors Reclmr Mattress OTC 35 1 s 91 s IK 38 Provided by Knibbe Financial 755 Loop Suite Quotes are as of closing High Low Close BakerHughes Int Coleman Chrysler Deere Knlex Exxon Ford GM Halliburton Kcinpcr KMart Luby Mobil Pillsbury SW Bell Tandy Texaco WalMart WP Pepperell Zoning Continued from Page 1A zoning One of Plann ed Unit have been stricken from Ihe new The new zoning classifications contain 15 including a new district called Agricultural and Pro The planning board made some ad justments lo Ihe ordinance before passing il on lo Among the changes were Ihe height of screening fences from feel lo i the allowance of cumulative zoning within light and heavy industrial districts and of kitchen 55K GO i Confinoedfcom Rohde said he fegfets that he will Hot be a part of New Braunfels which he thinks will be 1 think it will come back before San It doesnt have the problems big cities 1 think you have one of the finest little cities in the country and Ive been all he Although quite a large chunk of downtown New Braunfels is for business owners said the signs are no reflection oh the local Jack manager of Jacob Schmidts which is one of Rohdes said the sale of the building will make no difference to his Jacob Schmidts has been here 82 years and 1 plan for it to be God that much Theres no way Jacob Schmidt is go ing he Melott said he thinks the downtown area is still viable as a business district and the signs are a bad reflection on the life that remains in the I think the downtown area has become far more aggressive in the last two he Downtown business owner George Bokorney echoed Melotts sen timents that the downtown area has vast potential and added that business owners and managers are becoming more organized in an ef fort to improve the Bokorney is vice president of the Downtown Mer chants Association and said that organization is concerned about the numerous For Sale signs and the negative image attached to The association has sent a letter to Rohde just asking him if something couldnt be done about the Bokorney The signs have not been removed since the letter was mailed and Bokorney said he is tak ing that inaction as a response to the One downtown business manager who chose to remain anonymous said he fears the signs look bad to people who are not familiar with the situa The Downtown Association did not want to project the image that downtown is selling out and he Bokorney agreed that downtown is in much better shape than the signs I know that most businesses in the area are not im fhune o the doldfUms of the economics of But people seem to be pretty Upbeat in that things are going to get the group the Downtown Merchants Association is putting on an aggressive marketing plan for he Part of the plan for downtown in cludes considering the possibility of implementing a master plan for the area to preserve and improve its the City of New Braunfels has no restrictions on modifications to including the older in the downtown Of the buildings offered for sale by one dates back to 1913 and two others were built in the City Planning Director Mike Shands said there is no official master plan for the downtown Unless a building is designated an historical if you want to change the facade or whatever there are no he There are no aesthetic concerns that we enforce as an there are probably some feelings in the community about the Several buildings in the downtown area are designated historical by the Budget Continued from page 1A imately 10 percent higher than the current amended Michie would not reveal what figure he would request tonight in the form of an ad valorem rate We have some more homework to do before the he The deletion of the takehome car program in the police department amounted to a budget reduction of some The program had been devised a couple of years ago to pro vide the city with a higher degree of police visibility within the communi Tuesdays disclosure of additional budget deletions brings to the amount reduced since the May 4 tax rate public Michie said following that meeting that he had he feeling from council they wanted to come down off the proposed 35 per cent increase to the current effective Historical Landmark Shands said before exterior construc tion can be made Oh those including the Prince Solms Faust Henne Hardware and the Schmitz the work must be approved by the Chuck owner Of the newest business said he sees the number of For Sale signs as a sign of opportunity in the We feel very strongly about downtown being a place with a great deal of Interstate 35 has moved the business but we feel theres room for more than one business he Hatler and his Tessa opened their Heavenly Delights ice cream shop three weeks ago and he said the business is doing He said the downtown area is still the most exciting part of the city and it has a flavor and feel that newer areas cant Every day is a little better than the day We chose downtown because we feel theres life We feel and we hope we will be part of the renaissance of he tax rate of 28 cents per valua or an increase of 10 That at a collection rate of around 90 would have increased tax collection projections by some Requested police and fire person as well as increased costs con nected to insurance vehicle purchases and other basic city ser vices have been attributed to the in creases in the requested We are going to just have to keep tightening the belt and hope the state economy turns around and we get fat Michie said following Mon days regular council Michie revealed Monday night that the city will begin to seek legal recourse in collecting some owed in delinquent property The city administrator stated he will disclose the action to be taken at councils May 26 facilities in guest houses and servant Council commended the planning department and board before voting on the first This gives us good planning for the said District 3 councilman Ed Scian In other council unanimous ly approved second reading of an ordinance granting a special use permit to the owners of 2632 Interstate 35 to allow for the storage of wrecked and abandoned a resolution approving a con tract with JDK Construction for the construction of the Central Fire Sta tion and authorizing the city manager to sign a resolution approving a con tract with Wunderlich Builders for the construction of County Line Road Fire Substation number five and authorization of the city manager to sign contractural Reschedule the May 25 council meeting to May 26 because of the Memorial Day A special council meeting has also been set for May 27 to discuss the possible sale of the citycounty Public Records Diane forgery by Joe unathorized use of a motor Marriages Wayne Hildebrand and Michelle Cook Wesch and Suzanne Mann Danny Wilson and Jannette Ferguson Police Report A report Monday evening of criminal mischief in the 100 block of Morales Street was investigated by New Braunfels A burglary that occurred sometime between last Friday and Monday afternoon was reported at another address in the 100 block of Morales A valued at was among the items reported A theft that occurred between May 4 and May 8 in the 2100 block of North Star Loop was reported to police Taken were a stainless steel boat an aluminum boat two marine bat a Jobie brand ski and ski A burglary of a residence Sun day in the 1500 block of West Mill Street resulted in the reported loss of huose plants and a cable television The burglary during the day Monday of a residence in the 100 block of North Peach Street resulted in the reported theft of a VCR Persons with information regar ding any felony crime are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 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