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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 20, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas PifltiA Storm ee issue tornado warnings in both counties until the system played Itself 6tit around il Barricades were erected in low ly ing areas throughout Quadalupe County and remained this The sheriffs department fielded numerous calls with reports of flood Waters rose high enough to enter some ttalfifal ammounts Tuesday In areas of Ouadalupe County included inches In Marlon Inches In Geronlmo Inches near Klngsbury inches at McQueeney and Inches near New Sixteenyearold Stacey a Navarro High School sus tained minor injuries in an accident along Cordova Road off Texas 46 and FM 123 near Her car left the road during the striking a row of fence There were no reports of property damage In Comal Flooding did occur In low lying areas in eastern portions of the but residents here escaped the heaviest wind and rain associated with the New fefauntels Utilities reported Isolated power outages around the ci ty at several Individual residences in which power was quickly An accident that occurred around 9 on FM 306 near Hunter Lane sent Faustino Garcia of New to McKenna Memorial Hospital after his 1983 Mazda pickup left the struck fence posts then slammed into a He was transferred to Southwest Methodist Hospital in San Antonio for evaluation of back ac cording to a hospital Collazo reportedly looked down to turn his Windshield wipers on high after being passed by another As he looked up he was off the according to police The National Weather Service Is calling for mostly cloudy conditions today and tomorrow with a 20 per cent chance of more A storm which passed through the area Saturday dumped some two Inches of rain in a twohour out why the warrants had been recalled and take steps to reIssue the warrants if such action were still Developers of unrecorded subdivi sions who fall to meet with standards set by the state and county are sub ject to legal action by the Reimer said that the developers of the Illegal subdivisions were notified of standards and told to file a Some complied Immediately saying they had not realized they were doing anything Others have defied the law and still have not compiled with the regula These are the Reimer that we are Still other illegal subdivisions are with two of the developers dead and their estates pending pro bate or divided among the One developer of Lazy Diamond Ranchet tes has filed bankruptcy and another is under the protection of a triple cor porate There is now a propos ed settlement in the works from the estate of the deceased developer of Buckhorn Ranch Most of the cases are at a legal standstill and it is difficult to stop the develop ment of even more of these sub standard subdivisions in the county because of the limited control of the county officials Len subdivision coordinator for the said the problem with Illegal subdivisions has existed for a long time and that a county judge in 1968 Issued a letter to all non complying developers to file a plat and meet state and county re The action had little ef fect and now most of these subdivi ire protected by a grandfather making them virtually un she illegal subdivisions are the ones If which not all the lots are sold and which fall to meet current state statutes governing Lan downers in these developments face little hope of having their water and property values brought up to standards per county Even If arrests are the residents of the unplatted subdivi sions still will have problems with which to Most of the unplat ted however are not discovered until after alt the tracts of land are sold and then It Is too Reeve Usually the subdivisions remain unidentified until the ap praisers find them in the field as unplatted said Richard chief appraiser for the Com al Appraisal Illegal subdivisions should not evefl Rhodes For the Injunctions against the developers bucking the regulations seem to be on temporary The stand taken by commis sioners in January has had little ef fect on stopping the development of these illegal subdivisions because commissioners continue to grant variances for the residents who bought property continue to be granted on an individual Reimer said he believes counties in Texas are too limited in power to do what needs to be done to stop the development of unsanctioned sub divisions This will con tinue until the State Legislature allows counties to do what needs to be Reimer EMS continued from Page 1A Court members have received con flicting reports from different sources as to whether the county has the option to simply negotiate an in Continued from Page 1A could force a tax rollback through a popular This would be a ceiling on the tax It would not mean you support a tax Bob NBISD board told trustees just before the roll call vote I consider this a one that we will not go I r think thats what my constituents would said trustee Jean State law requires the board hold a public hearing con cerning the proposed tax A date for such a hear ing has not been The proposed percent tax Increase would yield more than last years The increase would set taxes at 97 which would yield Curtis currently is looking at a million budget for 198788 but added that the expenditures still must be trim This years budget is just more than Curtis said even if all the fat is leaving only utility bonded indebtedness payments and classroom you could not cut out enough to keep from dipping into NBISD has about million in reserves and trustees said Tuesday they want to hold on to that if possi Thats an extremely dangerous Its just totally irresponsible to spend reserves like this except when were in a desperate which we said Trustee Don The finance director said a large part of the budget pro blem is that the state valuations for local property have been greatly thereby leaving the district without equalization aide and a greater local Curtis pointed out that once the tax rate is it cannot be changed even though the Legislature makes further education cuts for the coming Also during Tuesdays board the board a school calendar for the 198788 The calendar is Identical to that adopted by Comal New Braunfels trustees had adopted a calendar but changed that calendar to match the neighboring school Trustees pointed out that the change marks a spirit of cooperation among the appointments and leaves of absence for district Loretta MatneyDueweke was reappointed as a Dueweke was a teacher at Lone Star Primary and the subject of a grievance hearing May Superintendent Charles Bradberry recommended along with other personnel Memorial Primary School principal Karen Simpson keep her current posi tion and be made principal of Lone He also recom mended that Evelyn currently principal at Lone be put in charge of elementary education for the This will enable us to use the expertise of some very outstanding people and also cut Bradberry a request from Peter and Paul Catholic Church to contract with the school district to use NBISD buses next September to carry students to San Antonio to see Pope John Paul proposed policies In accordance with recommendations by the Texas Association of School Approved payment of to the law firm of Walsh Southwestern State as the student in surance the districts adult education cooperative approval of a contract with Comal Appraisal District for the assessment of taxes for the school tergovernmental agreement with Seguin or whether professional pro posals or bids must be Sageblel told those attending that some procedural decision should be reached within the next two It was also disclosed that a medical training course for volunteer firefighters sponsored by Alamo Area Council of Governments would become effective In the next two weeks and would upgrade some 20 county volunteer firefighters to the emergency medical technician Roger Marion Volunteer Fire Department chief and president of the Guadalupe County Firemens said the which was supposed to have started early this month using of AACOG grant had been promulgated largely mostly because of the negotiations with Seguin Puchot told Scheffel that Seguin EMS would not be able to go ahead with the course because of what Puchot called a lack of communica tion in a clause that states Seguin EMS might teach its own future com The problem has been resolved following discussion between Puchot and City Manager Terry Roberts and the course will go ahead as schedul The initial indication that the course would not be held raised the ire of volunteer firemen who disap proved of Puchots lack of profes sionalism according to Were out there training not to be Were out there training to save lives in our Precinct 4 Commissioner Tom who Is also upset about the recently attended a con ference of the firemens My hat blew off when I heard he Puchot said citycounty emergency medical service problems had caus ed some concern and I did tell him that we had to evaluate but I never told him It was definite ly I never told AACOG It was the only thing I told him was that I was leaning that The Seguin EMS Director said he was bothered about comments directed towards him or Seguin pointing out that the city service pro vided emergency care attendant training course for free last Thats he because weve always been doing a lot for We do everything in the world for and not out of any obliga We do it because it makes a bet ter I think it Is just a misconception on their part as to how this whole thing came he Puchot added he has begun to prepare various schedules and has met with Roberts to work out last minute details so the course can go on as We put on hold for a time agree ing to put on the course while we evaluate the but we Intend to follow up on our Roberts There was a time when there was some but not a hard and fast yes or no until he Robert a former commit tee member questioned the commis sioners once again at the Let me ask what new business or industry would choose to locate In a county with marginal ambulance service and the kind of county leader ship that would create this situation in the first place he Im unaware of this and it pro bably is Commissioner Bobby Bulgerin said in support of Gardners rhetorical Gardner criticized the bid specifications as asking for a minimum of an EMT or paramedic and no requirements for type of Emergency Medical Technicians must have a minimum 120 hours of while a paramedic must have 400 hours minimum Another meeting has been schedul ed on May 26 when a contract for emergency medical services is ex pected to be Weather Water Watch Comal Canyon Lake Canyon Lake Canyon Lake Edwards Cfs up 32 cfs up cfs same up same Texas Weather Texas skies were quiet this morn ing after a stormy Tuesday in which tornadoes were reported in several counties and thunderstorms caused flooding in San Showers lingered early today over much of north central and East Texas and the the Na tional Weather Service Skies were partly cloudy A thunderstorm packing what radar indicated was a tornado did some damage in a rural area southwest of Waco Tuesday after while another reportedly struck about 100 miles to the west in San authorities Forecast SOUTH TEXAS Cloudy mornings with partly cloudy and warm after noons through Widely scattered thundershowers most sec tions Thursday Lows tonight mostly Highs Thursday in the Extended Forecast Friday through Sunday SOUTH TEXAS Partly cloudy and warm with a chance of thunder showers mainly northern Highs in the 90s and lows mostly in the except 60s Hill Continued from Page 1A the aquifer cannot be The rules need to be continually updated and changed as pressures or population densities change on the We cant re main static and say that we have rules and they will work for 20 he I think the same thing applies to New Whatever will come out of all of this study will be recommendations for development throughout the The rules that would apply to Bexar County would also be applicable to Comal he San Antonio Mayor Henry Cisneros Monday appointed four San Antonio City Council members to a committee to study the recharge zone and make recommendations about A San Antonio City Hall spokesman said the comm led by the will meet weekly to consider a variety of objectives including eliminating the risk of spilling toxic limiting storage of hazardous developing a regional standard for pollution abatement and mapping the recharge They will generally get to know the aquifer the spokesman adding that the committee will con sider a regional approach to aquifer Tom EUWD general said he thinksthe committee wont be just another rather it will be a continuation of earlier groups I think this committee will be different it will pull things together by linking some of the other communities like New Braunfels and San he Fox agreed with Hollmig and Ikels that whatever regulations are imposed over the recharge area would also need to apply to surrounding areas including Comal If regulations are addressed by the Texas Water they will extend to Comal If they come from the water they will include all areas of the recharge he FRANCES BRIDGES is there for you with Scrapbook every Thursday in the HeraldZtitung Celebrate Graduation with Spectacular Savings GRANZINS MEAT MARKET 1644 McQueeney 4 6253510 HOUHS MOM Sdi MR 1 MAD HI 1 KM HI AD C HI I SI HI SAl I Jhurs Best Bee Prices CUT AND WRAP Beef Hindquater Forequarter Sensational style can be ycurs with pyr wide gollectipn of diamonds ind Roast 129 JL Chuck Roast Ribeye Steak 59 3 Beef Ribs Fine lor BBQ 1 09 JL Skinless Fajitas 225 Fresh Sausage 79 Ham NUa Q7f 7 Steak Chuck Roast Minute Steaks Cutlets 249 Sirloin Steak 1 95 Country style Pork Ribs SI 29 Brisket Tlta 1 59 Nkt Pan Sausage 117 Hormel Luncheon 119 1 Ib BiukfMt Links 209 ife ABfiifcUiM Custom Slaughtering frtili AA Filets O89 3 Hamburger 1 JL 39 19 KM Wlsfc Ribeyes 293 f Potato Chips 2 49 m PftlCfSGQOO THRU Mty 26th
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