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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 15, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Schools New Texas World Health honor May Continued Irftfti Page 1A the tax burden in Marion right said is residential ami small The n creasein housing development has not been paralleled by industry and business the high tax fate accounts for the bond debt necessitated by Marion ISOs school which will be Oh 31 of this either voluntarily with neighboring districts or sweep ing consolidation on the county Is not something Karquhar would look forward to for Marion I clont think consolidation would be a popular 1 think that pressure from local communities will have definite impact on the he Galen Judson ISD also sees the possibility of but said he is not in favor of the proposed solu tion to the inequity You know you cant keep a school district from becoming a big school bul 1 think a lot is lost in in any 1 can see this leading possibly to consolidation I dont think that would be Another concern of Elolf is the misconception that more money automatically produces quality If you will study the test results TABS or achieve ment test scores the Judson ISD for the past several years has had the lowest per pupil expenditure of any school district in Bexar and yet we have been among the highest in the performance of our kids as shown on standardized Dollars alone arent going to make the he Its May pole practice not going to change the home Steele expects the district court ruling to withstand appeals even though that could take two or three If there arent any changes on the Texas Supreme I believe it probably will he There could be immediate impact if the Legislature decided to face it now Instead of two years down the Steele If that would then the court would have to look for a knowing how the Legislature theyre not going to face any problem until its absolutely Believing the state should find a means of financing public schools other than ad valorem Steele said there are problems faced by school districts at this time the Legislature should The state is mandating more but finding a smaller portion of those I think it Is getting to the point where the property owner is probably having a hard Steele also noted other states that have faced the issue such as Califor nia as early as 1971 and New Jersey in Citing the principle of fiscal the California courts declared that a childs education may not be a function of wealth other than the wealth of the from Seele Elementary will perform a May Pole dance at 2 and 3 at the Folkfest at Conservation Plaza and of Texas Handmade The Folkfest begins Pictured in Brandi Sue and Shawn Lindsey in Kelly Garza and Photo by Deryl If this is your idea of giving the lawn a good youre all wet Com County Commissioners Monday ap proved a resolution honoring Brian a junior at New Braunfels High who won the Public Health Poster His poster in recognition of World Health Day was selected the winner from more than en tries coming from 21 County Judge Fred Clark congratulates Kosuda dur ing the Monday Photo by Deryl Ygrd TIPS YOU can save water by watering your lawn in thg early morning when its cool by watering just your not the sidewalksand Driveway and by monitoring watering so you iont CONSERVE Don fet a Water Waiter i FOB MOW INFORMATION CONCERNING KVATEB SAVINS TIPS OR THE EOWAHPS AQUIFER CAUL QH THE Hwwnps UNUEBQBQUNO WISH r o son SAN laaiz Garden Ridge council reviews building codes By EDDA BUCHNER Correspondent Garden Ridge City hall is filled with files are being sorted ordinances reviewed and research conducted on new ventures under Mayor Yoheys During a special briefing on May different financial avenues were ex plored before the decision to contract with the Green Valley Water Com pany for the citys water On the next the first meeting of the new city council convened at the regular Old and new business was discussed and decided One of the points on the agenda centered around the reinforcement of building It became evident that many citizens might be in viola tion of the building code ordinance by not having obtained the required building permit and thereby unwit tingly have erected structures on easements or infringed on the set back law of the At present the overall setback regulations are for the main struc ture to be located a minimum pf 45 feet from the 15 feet from the sidelines and 25 feet from the back of the For smaller the requirements are somewhat The revised passed in states that a building permit is required for construction or modification of all struc new outbuildings and any real property additions costing more than including labor and the permit has to be purchased before any layout or other ac tivity The permit is valid for one The cost for the permit are computed at 10 cents per square foot for all structures attached to the main For detached the fee is 5 cents per square Fermils for uncovered patios which ex ceed the cost of are and swimming pool permits are Farmers and ranchers within the city limits have to follow the same guidelines for structures of human habitation all other construction projects require no permit unless they exceed a total of Violations of this ordinance can draw a fine of up to Si In order to increase the coopera tion between city hall and residents of Garden the city council decided to bring back the monthly Ctrupcvine publication to inform the about the pertinent city endeavours and festivities Ur Klia from the Planning and Zoning Commission reported on the progress of having an aerial survey done of Garden fiidges new boun daries The survey will include the newly annexed the boundaries of which run along the railroad south on FM to Parkland and The council approved the necessary to get the project under On the subject of city alderman Bobby followed up on a complaint received during the last session and suggested the trashburning guidelines be reviewed and possibly changed lo guarantee greater The report to the mayor from the municipal judge indicated that the number of violations within the past four months is already till percent higher than the total for Although not all citations were traffic the increased traffic on FM 2252 and FM 3009 does play a ma jor said the Yohey said he is in favor of requesting the Texas Department of Highways and Public Transportation to do another survey i the last was made in 1985 in order to lower the speed limits on the farm tomarket roads to 45 miles per hour and diminish the threat of The council meeting had not much of an apart from the city Mona Phillips of Garden Ridge Drive said she would like to see street repairs last longer instead of being lorn up and The daughter of Harold Miller was pre sent to request the rezoning of acres on the corner of FM 3009 and FM 2252 from agricultural to office and business nahan voiced his concern regarding the water rale hike proposed by the Green Valley Water if in deed Garden Ridge contracts with Green and said he would put in his own well to forestall future rate KhtrmldZeitung USPS 377800 Published Sunday Thursday and Friday afternoons by New Braunfels Herald Publishing 186 Castell or Drawer New Texas Second Class postage paid by New Braunfels Herald Publishing at New DAVID KRAMER Editor and Publisher JIMWEBRE Managing Editor DEBORAH LAWRENCE Off ice Manager SANDIHUTTER Retail Advertising Manager CHERYLMcCAMPBELL Classified Manager CAROLAVERY Circulation Manager MAGGIE LOMBARDO Composition Foreman GUSELBEL Pressroom Foreman PANAQVERSTREET city Editor WANDALASATER Lifestyles Editor TQMLABINSKI Sports Editor Subscription Rates Includes apDjicaWe sales tax Carrier delivery in ajid ll cognties three one ye Disspunt one AAll deljyery In sjx If WJ receJYfd yojjf 38 9J fey 7 by 7 1 NOTICE Effective Monday May we will be at our new 9f 91 Bl IB Our office hours will remain the Herald 6259144
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