New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, May 27, 1987 : Front Page

Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung May 27, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 27, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels JA\ New Braunfels, Texas'Hispanics in Texas,'Part 2, Page SA Wednesday May 27, 198/ 25 Cents Two Sections, ?4 Pages Vol. I 34, No 103 Starr) rntisch Bee-gone L Aransas Pas*- High School will hold itdh Annual All Class Ken mon .lune 2«> A western theme and c.uis.ii dress mark the festivities at ( atholie Hall 'n Aransas Pass For r orc- information call Naomi Str ingei Konarden at »12» 758-3724 or Hot* Krwin at (512) 852-7076 the S»*si|uicentenmal ( ommission Pue clay night inturned » check 'or $;» »vf.c J*. i„ the city for its half of leu over monies from their ac 11vol ie- Key ,vhat a chance for city council in show what good people ;hey are bv donating that check to th** Jaycees lo he p pay loc a Inly 4 fireworks show - oan< dinar: Dong Miller reported that just more than $8 OOO has been raised c> date and that check would sure go a long -a iv rn providing us Amu a lifeworks display again this year You don’t suppose Comal County Commissioners Court would ‘•i w i g to kick n a few bucks as well” Win.** we re on the subject, the Fourth of July fireworks in Cauda Park could fizzle The City of New Braunfels can't afford it tins summer In response to the absence of funds necces*- try to produce the an mil extravaganza th** Jaycees of New Braunfels are issuing a challenge to the people who have enjoyed the fireworks in the past • od to those cho would iike to enjoy mein again this year President Frank Witting says that .** challenges all of New Braunfels a donate a* least >2 toward the rework tor th's year Already tuna* on large as $ I (Mi have been lade av those who wish to preserve <• tradition but these large conli iblit ohs are few and far f»etween With .i goal of $10,000 the service .rn has a long w ay to go About $ (.OOO has h***-n rats* «| sr, far and a • ne. <1 more like -.no MMI Says Witting about hmm pop!** ♦ch year have attended lh** firevutk and if **aeh of those people wmild give $2 then the fireworks could be > ived We gotta commit by June I. which ■ s less than a week away Witting s.,ys that they may be able lo extend Hie 'leadline at least a week but that will ta* done only if esponge is good this week By not sending money and donating for the fitework*. the people of New Kraut.leis are telling me 'hat they lon't want to have them this year " -.ays Witting The ideal here is voicing civic pride aud money talks New ii annie' > ha * drown time and time again that it can give through Hospice sew Braunfels OomFund - i et gency Children * suede etc and many other worthy causes 'broughout lh** years In ligtit of tins pint of giving so evident in oui town $2 just doesn’t seem like a lot to ask The challenge is Id all residents of New Braunfels lull and part time to donate for the 11reworks They also challenge busine ses to give and pet haps challenge their own employees For more information on how to donate toward the lite works contact any Jaycee member or call Frank Witting at 'i7a MHK) Texas already has a < hiistrnas without snow out a I* oui th of july w ithout fireworks? The veterans ut Foreign Wars Post 71 IO and Ladles Auxiliary wishes to thank the following mer chants for their support of the Budy Poppy Sale Buy For Less, Kroger Wai Mart Wuest's in Lamia Plaza and on San Antonio Road Penn Food Naeglm’s Bakery Krauses I ate and K Mart Today s forecast culls for partly cloudy skies with the high iii the upper 80 s Winds are southeasterly at ta-20 mph The Meno CLARIFIED....... t    im COMICS....... SB Of AR ABBY.    ...    7B KALEIDOSCOPIC I «B OPINIONS....... ...    AA SPOR TS.............MIA The manager of Now Braunfels Oaks Apartments calle-1 Bug-A-Meister exter minators last week to get some ielp removing a hive* of wha* *r<* believed >o be hah *r honey bees from a tree on the amplex Hie pest ,o* »rot specialists referred the customer to beekeeper Sanford Grabill who showed up with son bennis A strong shako of the limb sen* the little boogers swarming out not for long Grabill estimated a popu'atior of some 20 OOO bees dinging to the branch He said this species typically hatches a new queen abote every 2 days The prevailing queen at rn the new one doMde supremacy through lethal combat or negotiation that results in one o* ' departing to start a new hive or n«>st 'sewhere Grabill said hn became involve*) n beekeeping *n ’954 when he bought three pounds of pees for SH from Sears A Roebuck Bees now cost about $34 ca two pounds Crabdi now raise* cees processes ann sells honey Anyone with a box or branch of bothersome bees can call 625-2588 or >2‘> 3904. Grabill used protective ' overmg whet 'n st approaching the hive but mananged to not get stung atter removing his netting to box the buzzing bounty (Photo by Leslie Kriewaldt) Garden Ridge annexation law suit threat tentative By JOHN KAS FNSR Correspondent Debate over annexation by City ut Garden Bulge has flared up once again but this time city officials 'eel tin* consequences could spell disaster if a possible lawsuit is filed in court The threat ut litigation deals generally with the propos eh annexation rights still in limbo as of Tuesday after noon A spokesman tor the group of landowners pro testing the annexation, John Rex, said indicated if a suit is filed it will not take place in the near or immediate future, as there are several pending legal obstacles Rex said a civil engineering firm has just completed and verified a legal plat description of the annexation proposed for that area He said an error was made in names that appeared on tile list of registered voters that -igned die petition Twenty three names were added to the list A handful of residents have voiced strong concern and challenged the city for "not having the proper authorization to annex the territory ” Garden Ridge Mayor Walt Yoliey flus disputed the statement macle by Hex concerning the possible legal ac lion that might result, saying only,"We haven t heard anything. "There is in deadline that I am aware of and I huve not advised Garden Ridge that there is " Garden Ridge < av Attorney Harvey Hardy aid, "I'll just wait until they .ci ve us with the lawsuit, lf they do. I will investigate that as well ai, other aspects of the statues. ’ Yohey believes the problems with "deadline Council passes 1987 88 budget second reading By DAVID MAY Staff Writer The proposed ‘*87 88 opera* mg budget for New Braunfels ox-k .•mother tep tow .md adopt mn ' a* nave neon greater were J no* f* - •>*. termination of four staff po*-Bion* deletion of three pickup truck purchases .md cariou* other line item rf Julv when ‘cl; Jay as City Council mat mouse, tp begin*- ad valorem rate Ail! me proved its second reading b« U • •• t mall gathering of it »-.n No other chang*** >t .literati- > Aer** made to the proposed trudge? ' ll Va million which include* ,* proper ■ y tax rate blk** of H percent »>ver ‘he current effective rat** *o provide additional pobe*> md f rn ieparn «*h personnel maintaining tie u* * - * pollee persona! car pmg!on- i? -* means of implementing * near * crease for city employ**** The budget as t stands w on ie $580,000 over 'tie current .e--amend***! budget largely do** ii- . increases in the police and cr*-department* I'haf neroosr .* irom heir current level of 28 »1 cent* nm** city - oilectionr by about $ A 2 txMi ,|t    » perron? .it*- I ne pro posed increase remains sub]*- •? to an nifiattve rollback referendur' New Br aunfels it 1 ent ‘ v na* one of th** oves* axing rate* n ‘he tate among ' dies its si/** and Hit) would under lie new rate In an effort to minimize arr' tax hike sty Manager J«x Michie Jay proposed a 21 percent ad valorem • ,d* ncrease 'ira* would not have .it)*. .«*<* lor *he police ‘ak** home ;-;ir St*- MU DD Od Pa o*> JA Noise abatement ordinance likely -Xii ordinance armed ,,* ;,*» enting park users from play cg mid amplified music iou I d **** • • ds • Cit; Council ap; ov ! /von    - means of giving residents    *    r Cypres Bend Park and anda Bari relief rom such neve Council member at argo > Goodbread and Distract * **pt ♦ **n ? alive Kd Scianf • - * I» ac . a . Kiev toil** be**n ecclv;rig >»n of *mtv from nearby pars ?• deofi rn " music tieing blasted :**m amphi :• *i ‘lieparks at al! hour I he current ordi.- , • -    >?-i lo ich noise emitted ti ofn mplifier' and musical instruments >niy pro hibif -.ueh front occurring bet we** t die hours of SO p rn and J iii wfteo disturbing the im* *    * • ,rn#*»r a i*[>ose - »f per on-* of »* i f ,1;    «•- ibllitie- n my * • 'hoc 0 •’*•■ or other type of residence loudspeaker-, and implifters it* alv> prohibited af my time on sun lav according to lite ,ory s noise or dinance ae* some Mi* ii a I *..*d **d for an perhaps as early me*-t mg June V ugg*'st*--! ’hat ?ite irk dete ti os H‘t -led Hi i> the *ffe in r- an -rid hr W or st fest non* *x« **ji lilt **-.1 rn nv Weekend profitable for parks’ bu si nos s guidelines" has been a thing of tile past dating back to die days when Kcitii Richter took the riel rn os mayor of Garden Ridge Yohey has met with Hardy several times but he said he believes there is no deadline Hardy said annexation opponents must get perrr i-sion from die district attorney to file the lawsuit "The suit will haw* to be a quo warranto suit tiled th the concurrence of the district attorney and brought nv the state on behalf of the opponents," Hardy replied Rex said he remains hopeful a suit can tie flied an i hat it is still active .md our lawyers are working un it now Rex .aid there are about 40 persons actively »ppos**d to the annexation, amounting to a representation OI uboui 20 households and HO percent of the land in the aiea Currently there are 057 acres annexed which is the cl ty's remaining extraterritorial jurisdiction -object to petition drive started by Hie residents of Hie Park Lam Subdivision Rex calls the entire annexation challenge a three point package " He said there are many questions cerning, ‘the validity of the original petition 'he >cti Hon had called for 1859 acres to tie annexed in addition to a 400-acre discrepancy Opponents have also asserted that the legal boundary description was not accurate Rex said he was not aware of any deadline and Rial re cent communication with Hie city had led him to tvelieve Garden Ridge felt the issue to be ‘very much alive Dr Charles Kila, bead of the City Planning rid Zn- ■ Commission, said there were 98 registered vote! n ii area and that t>5 had signed the petition At one time .2 See SUH bane va New Braunfels "irk* ,, ■ rf Recreation Depart* ,ent tool* 1 almost $5.<xm) more in de mon a I Day weekend revenues than uvt-ar ago iccorouu to figures released Tuesday Park* Director l)av*d Whatlev aid the numbers to t retie* leparlment cost'- . ai* ' to ta various park operation* and said it was too early to tell I park revenues will lie up rn ak? moi (he previous year Tile $15,057 collected over tile ?hr**e day weekend included pav parking lots $1 978, individual picnic table (ee collection v4oo Spring ted and Olympic jvoolx $4 788 and Prince sol ms Tube Chute $7 89k Figured info - even < Utlp p lay and In compare I lay collection were report* Depart blenny:    *48    in lav bum. Memorial ated HO and by Hie Parks How pay park full pie na ‘ab.* fees 1510 Spring-fed ann Oiyn. J)!-, javois $3 at*" and I *rir.- e sos ms lube Chute $4 925 VL a Hey aid titer* appeared to Im* ,ur* par! ,'«*rsliidi ssi .tar and (hat be we«*ker»d was virtu .1 y without incident He note*! one amusing incident in which ome people at Laftda Park loaded ap their tzartjeque pit into the Hunk ut 'heir car ani eft whne the teals were sun burning Landfill sale bids up for officials' perusal Comal County Solid Waste Control Board was to have » .. n« q .md opened bids this morning from private waste management linns in forested in puichasing tie city county owned landftll Hie board lias grappled recently with what to do with the landfill vole mg displeasure with Hie current operation and management >f fh»* site, capital outlay > :    ...... an inquiry performed recently by Hi* Stele Department of Health that un citied several minor violations Browning Ferris Inc and Waste Management Inc have both previously made bids on ixvth Hie purchase and lease of the landfill but the iioaro has rejected those bids and met asked tor ie olds for the purchase only New Hiaunteis City Council will hold a spec ial workshop at 7:30 p in tonight hi Un meeting room of the 1 Utlitie to discus* bids receteved for Commissioners will discuss the bids Thursday morning during their regular session at IO a rn ;

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Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

Issue Date: May 27, 1987

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