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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 16, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                tr pinks stops Page 5 Help from the Page 6 lew Braunfels fNew Texas One Pages Zeituno 117 Tuesday June 25 Cents Stammtisch lesidents and tourists alike will oy browsing Art on the Plaza providing it doesnt 10 to 5 in the New winfels Utilities parking If it rain keep your fingers cross the event will take place June ew Braunfels Art League mbers will have their art work it up for a show and sale and will demonstrating their talents for Arts works will hi de watercolor and pastel intings and graphite along with There will be admission Ilhe We Love Dance committee Rising money to send a group of Jancers from New Braunfels Dance Studio to national competition at jjdaesers Palace in glitzy Las Vegas Sis hosting a fundraising GIANT ojimmage sale Friday aSnd Saturday from 8 to 5 each ffAmong the items already pledged the sale are hot household and drive workers also say the re fffcent benefit dance was a huge sue Once the hours for the New iraunfels Area Humane Society fanimal shelter on Kuehler Avenue lare 10 to 5 10 to f4 10 to 4 I 10 to 4 110 to its closed on 1 The Save the Fireworks cbmmit tee Monday accepted a generous contribution from the Greater I New Braunfels Chamber of Com merce to help pay for the Fourth of July That amount i will be matched by the Wurstfest probably The Jaycees have exceeded the goal of and any more money raised I will go into an interestaccruing ac f count so that next the group I will have a base from which to I New Braunfels folks are truly Harolds hosting an open house on June 28 from 2 to 4 at the brand spanking well HeraldZeitung offices at 707 Many regular visitors have already seen the but this open house is a special time for anyone else interested in seeing how the old Skate Skelter looks now to come in and browse and for the regulars to walk around in all the other depart yaU come on In that the Herald will be publishing 8 special section devoted to the new building and employees to give the public the layout of the new building and allow Harold to blow own That section will be included in the June 26 edition of your hometown daily Its finally summertime and the living is TpdayS the cJty for porch QP pool splashing as highs reach the PJ490S with ftreejei near Tonight to light More of the weather is to partly eland wttb a alifbt chance Qf mostly afternoon RV taxes present options for jurisdictions Pleasure craft like these are the subject of a stateallowed exemption that presents local taxing entities with a decision of whether it is worthwhile to levy taxes against them recreational Staff Photo and Commissioners accept A B bid tor sale of landfill By TRAVIS POLING Comal County commissioners Monday agreed to ac cept the best bid for the sale of the In their regular morning commissioners briefly discussed the sale of the landfill and its par They decided to keep the landfill board intact during the management transition of the sanitary facility to enable the county and city to take care of outstanding debts and other unfinished 3 Commissioner Lorenzo Yankee Camarillo ex pressed concern over what what was to become of the current landfill employees once Waste took over Waste Management represen tatives have said they will give the employees the op portunity to stay provided they meet company re A meeting of the Landfill Board is set for Wednesday at to discuss the disposition of surplus and closing of the The final contracts approval of the landfill sale by com missioners court and the city is targeted for July Set for the next regular meetings agenda are discus sion and approval of rightofway aquisition for Bulverde Road to improve the road and make it safe for the heavy traffic on the dangerous stretch between Bulverde and the telephone company County Road Department supervisor Mac McCoy said there have been 20 accidents on that twomile stretch of road and suggested the county obtain the services of an appraiser to give values to the property to be obtained by the McCoy also recommended quick action in that problem area before more accidents Illegal subdivisions once again were an issue when County Sanitarian David Litke brought requests for variances from several property The which can only be from the are needed in order to receive a permit to install a septic system on property located within an illegal Three variances were approved by the commissioners in Lake Sky 4 Commissioner Clyde Jacobs said he wants to set an agenda item to address the setting of a deadline on granting variances to landowners in illegal 1 Commissioner Jumbo Evans noted that former County Judge Alvin Welch informed the developers to comply with regulations in Twenty years later and were still asking them to he County Judge Fred Clark from a legal standpoint they all knew what they were See Page 2 CAD tax collection proposal irritation for Clennan The goal of costeffective public business looks more and more like private competition with comments last week by two county An informational letter from Comal Central Appraisal District Chief Appraiser Richard Rhodes drew criticism from County Auditor Bate who also serves as the countys representative to the appraisal district board of and Gloria county tax assessor The on appraisal district stationary and dated June offered Rhodes breakdown of costs and savings should the appraisal district take over tax collec tion Bond told commissioners Monday morning that he was Page2 By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Owners of the more than million worth of boats in Comal County now are exempt from paying taxes on those craft barring action by local taxing While a new state law allows the boats be exempt from local entities have the authority to con tinue taxing said Comal Coun ty Central Appraisal District of bring in taxes to the tune of a little more than million worth of property value in the coun said Chief Appraiser Richard They can still be but it re quires the taxing entities to pass a resolution saying they will tax them I will have to take the boats off the roll unless they tell me not Rhodes Local taxing entities will be responsible for reimbursing CAD for the cost of appraising boats if those any decides to continuing tax ing The new law could mean a reduc tion of million to the total tax able value within Comal The New Braunfels ISD could lose million worth of taxable Com al ISD could lose million in values and the city of New Braunfels could lose in property according to CAD They taxing entities have all been taxing Boats have never been exempt prior to said Pat CADs deputy chief By we must remove those pro perties from the But if a taxing jurisdiction notifies they can con tinue to tax she Fox said taxing entities have until July 15 to notify CAD if they want to continue taxing If that enti ty must pass a resolution requiring taxes be collected on boats and the in dividual jurisdiction must reimburse CAD for the expense of appraising those Bill CISD said that he has just received notice about the new The board has to It we dont do boats are dropped from the tax he Brown added that deleting boats from the tax considering the tax remains the would mean a loss to the school district of about Thats about one teacher if you want to look at it that he See Page 2 CISD officials discussing closing district tax office By SARAH DUKE Itiff Writer JSP Monday phistog QUt tht eating QffJce either the epmgi SQunty cgntrij Apprgisjl Pijtriet oi BJJ thj we at tax wlU fef year snd this is the time to consider 3 grown The superintendent he requested propflSSjs from sp f ar noi yf t Jts in the very preliminary We put togethf r proposils for the ichoel districts and the Thf proposals have not bfen subject to the bpirds ap she said Fox sgid proposals wejS for New Braunlels city Comii Coujxty aM thf Comal and New iriWJffls school indicate that the expense of collecting taxes drops when an agen cy is collating for more than one she added For safej sojteetgd the net cost to thf Jlstrict woyja fee Jf eollestions l9J feJtt SStml wti CISDs cost would be AM tf p t v I W V o economy f Aprils XT WIDMAY A June 11 sent checks totaling Writer million to the cities that 1 By DAVID MAY Staff Writer that levy the 1 percent city tax Bullock said ssJ4 Moaday he thinks big question Ui Uxe coilectiofl issw is what will happen to CISDs office He said the school district give those employees a chmce 9 into ofeer positions within tlxe district or they could be for new positioAs at Of CISD 9 trustees approved of to 9 new Smithsw Vattey High Sales tax receipts for v prising New Braunfels sharej of are down from the June which reflects riAnril April totajed 49 Whjch Ironi the same gf pd lagt year that fipploys r w Comal ICounty   

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