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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 23, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Wimbledon washed out Page 5 To your Page 3 New Braunfels gar New Texas Orte Section 12 Pages 1 titling 122 Tuesday June 25 Cents Stammtisch Dirty laundry Wanna find out how to dispose of recyclable things The Keep Texas Beautiful Task Force offers these numbers of folks who are in the business of doing just For aluminum call Larry Emard of Alcoa Recycling at 214 6470507 for glass call William Clow of OwensIllinois at 419 247 2404 Allen Stein of ACCO Wastepaper at 512 2232618 or John Folz of Consolidated Fibers at 214 8717501 Norman Hall of Polymer Techniques at 214 6478983 and for tire call Bill Vincent of Texas Tire Disposal at 817 The Comal County Extension Service is once again hosting a seminar that will teach you all sorts of handy This ones Dollars and Sense of Water Con servation and will be held repeat at 2 and at the Good Cents home at 1570 Camellia the house built by New Braunfels High School The FREE seminar is for those who are interested in saving water in and around the It is cosponsored by New Braunfels Colonial Manor Care Center honored its volunteers last month with a Various groups from the community were represented including the Harmony Baptist Paul Lutheran American Red Holy Family Catholic First Baptist Church of Canyon The Church in the Valley Comal County RSVP members and the First Mexican Baptist Church Individual volunteers were honored at the luncheon and received certificates of appreciation for their The highlight of the afternoon came when Janice a member of the local Red was named Volunteer of the Year by Jeff Colonial Manor Those at Colonial Manor asked Harold to help them thank all the volunteers for all the valuable time and efforts they A summer riding and art camp sponsored by Community Education will meet at the Grand Oaks Farm in Weekly sessions will be held from June through August Monday through Friday from to The fun camp is for those between 6 and 14 and will feature English saddle The art camp includes watercolor and For more contact Community Education Director Nancy Poe at Because of the growth of the Comal County Health Departments expanded have had to revise the Effective the WellChild Clinics will be held every second and fourth Tuesday by appointment Physical exams andinv munizations are provided for infants and children up to age 3 who qualify by The Iinrauiiizstiop Clinics will be held every Wed nesday from 9 and from to Appointments may be scheduled for in munizations and TB tests if children are unable to attend at the scheduled Precis Clinics are held every Thursday by ap poMment Prenatal cafe is prpyideij to iowrisk maternity patients with f jpmciai Fpr Hpre injormjijipn anjj for ap call fpr Jhj Ypjjre need it when tem weefc nd TOd Skies today Jipk Storm damage delays highway projects The driver of a laundry truck escaped injury Monday afternoonwhen the van he was driving jackknifed and fell on its side scattering bags of laundry at Loop 337 and Hanz Police reports state that Roger of 2969 San Antonio applied brakes to avoid another vehicle turning Loop The brakes in the van locked and the trailer Both the van and trailer tipped over and the trailer hit a pickup truck driven by Neil of RanchRoad 12 in San Neither driver carried any passengers and neither driver was Photo by Deryl Industrial Foundation pledges thousands to WalMart center By TRAVIS POLING Correspondent Comal County Commissioners this week agreed to a transfer of funds that would aid the community in bringing the WalMart Distribution Center to New Braunfels and Comal The special meeting was held Monday Commissioners entered into a contract with the New Braunfels Industrial a nonprofit cor poration for economic to have funds totalling transferred from the Industrial Development Authorities to the The money will be placed in a fund for use by the Tom foundation made recounted the history of the foundation and what it has done for New Braunfels and the Burrus said the foundation has for many years helped the economic growth of the county by bringing in new industry and helpingin the expansion of existing industries and Burrus said the goal of the foundation and in this particular contract with the is increase the employment rate and general The for economic development will be used primarily to defray the cost of the land where the Wal Mart Distribution Center will be The money also is meant to show that the community wants the business and is willing to support it and its An executive session of the commissioners concluded the special After nearly 45 minutes of debate and County Judge Fred Clark reported that no action was taken on the settlement offer on a threatened lawsuit by Frank Shorty Clark said further deliberation with attorneys will take place and that the matter is in no way settled at this Any action taken by the court will probably result in he By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer More than four weeks of rain in Comal County damaged highways throughout the county and is still causing messy delays for im provement Bobbie resident engineer with the Texas Department of Highways and Public Tran said Monday it is im possible to estimate the cost of damage caused by the rains I guess the biggest cost is to take all these people and equipment and tie that up when they need to be doing maintenance work and the work that can only be done during the sum The nowcompleted project to widen Texas 46 southest of Interstate 35 already has had its first repairs because of the Hasert said the seal of the pavement was probably torn when curbs were Because of that though minor at the water seeped through and caused bumps and buckles in the new he That still waiting for final approval by the highway cost just more than Outside New tiny springs have popped up throughout the county and Hasert said the ones under roads are wreaking havoc with A quick tour of FM FM 2673 and Bear Creek Road revealed a series of cracks and Hasert said those new bumps in the roads are directly related to recent many caused by springs popping up under the When that water pops up in the you can count on having a serious he When you find those theres not a whole lot you can do about it except to make Hasert Theyre just little nuisance he adding that he has not estimated a cost for repairing the spring You have to tie up equipment and If you put that in terms of cost per square youd To eliminate problems caused by Hasert said crews must insert either drainage pipes under the pavement or lay or rock drainage area where the spring is suspected to The work is costly and time he but necessary to insure no future problems in the same In the construction area on Texas 46 west of Hasert said 42 springs have popped up since rains He said despite the in convenience of providing drainage for each the timing was good because crews can make alterations before the million road im provement project is Were addressing that while we have the If we dont do it it will be forgotten until we have a problem with it again and then it will be a he Springs near roads also cause problems for the highway depart ment because they erode the soil and create dangerous conditions in dit the engineer Along FM 3424 north of Canyon Hasert slowed his Jeep and pointed to a deep ravine through a rocky area along the side of the The ravine carried spring water from the side of the hill to a drainage Somewhere along the line well have to come out here and fix Someone who leaves the roadway and gets a tire caught in there could wind up in especially in todays smaller Hasert On the same Hasert slowed to a stop next to a large concrete drainage basin that had been torn open by spring water welling up under water just lifted this concrete and broke it and this is really a pretty common The only cure for this is to go in with a wrecking ball and tear it out and See Page 2 NBspeaks up for tradition Saying the citizens of New Braunfels have Tom representing New Braunfels presented City Council Monday with a check for to the century old tradition of a Fourth of July fireworks This year we are going to have a Fourth of July Fireworks said The citizens of New Braunfels have spoken and they have decided to keep the 111yearold tradition That is a mighty long he referring to documen tation of an annual fireworks display in New Braunfels dating back to the led by Corbin and Frank worked the past two months to raise the money needed to ensure a New Braunfels fireworks display after council deleted its apprppriaUpn following revenue shortfalls during raidyear budget ajnend The fund raising became a communitywide affair with in civic groups and businesses actively involved irt collecting and raising Thousands people attend the annual event in Landa which is synchronized musically over the local radio Though the item was extracted from the city parks department budget last civic leaders did not realize the citys annual fireworks show was in danger until leaving them with less than two months to raise the Jaycees had until June 20 to raise the funds but said they received more than a day in the mailand appealed to city and Bounty officials as well as local residents and businesses to donate and raise the Corbin thanked localmedia for their in raising the monies and also council mem bers Jameg Mayor Erben an4 Lprajne Kraft for their Season passes to be surcharge out at Tube Chute Local residents who hold a current season swim pass will be entitled to use their ticket at Prince Solms Park Tube Chute New Braunfels City Council Monday unanimously approved the recommendation of its Parks and Recreation Advisory Board made during a meeting June Assistant City Manager Hector Tamayo said today the measure will have to come back before council during its July 13 meeting as an amendment to its ordinance per taining to season swim passes which was amended and approved 9 when annual fees were raised and a surcharge was Under the ordinances there will not be a 25cent surcharge at the Prince Solms facility as is required to enter the municipal swimming Tprnayo said city staff was meeting today to discuss when the amendment couUJ take Council may approve the amend ment in an emergency reading or in three The parks board recommendation asked upon council the matter be handled administratively so that pass holders could soon take ad vantage of the new Parks Director David Whatley said Monday he would ask if the provision could be started as early as this Atlarge council member James Goodbreads motion to approve the boards recommendation was seconded by Precinct 2 council member Loraine Goodbread called the proposal a good Whatley said all parks facilities utilise a philosophy of lower fees to but that philosophy had not been incorporated at the Tube which the city took control of in February following termination of the contract with concessionaire Richard The board hoped the move might bolster season swim pass which reportedly are lagging some from last Board members attribute the decrease to higher Whatley said numbers show 90 percent of users of Prince Solms Park are nonresidents and said allowing season swim pass holders to use the facility at no additional cost would not lower revenues there but may aid other concession In a related the board next month may again address the issue of the quarter surcharge to enter the Olympic and springfed Board members have asked for feedback from former and current season pass holders about the which will be collected and placed in a special account to address future pool In other action council unanimously approved the following Final reading of an ordinance providing for the regulation and licensing of ambulance services operating within city Teacher appraisers review changes r The teacher appraisal system in Tesas is being fine fo better suit fee neeis of teachers after the first year pty gravels ISP SupertoieMejjS Bjid berry of repenjt changes to Cfaingej in thf system are tjhjtt sjmpjyEy the Blgdberry after a lopaj trgjnjyag to i Before sehpol begins this N81SO WJIJ prpyi4e a trajinipg session for alj local to keep tfeenj afereasj of change in the ap teaching In terms of feetiye teaching it mf yoi aware ol what youre The Jmtef Appraisal Insjruiagnj 4ey eloped during the fteftSMJsl reforjaa effprt that JBJ not perpejye the regujaftpji of and the of teaching mIMi a msm tf resirjsitog tears I dont th Wife J thjnjj PI five or epJQSMere4 in tjbj the previous 14 haye bee n reduced to ajg twee OlC I S latarl urViQi VvO i thMttv W4 m m sj 2 Council appoints members to two city advisory boards NewBjSUffllfig pity ftVf RerSojOS to fUl vajjojJS tfrmji on Sivers Golf Waynfi received fsclamjlion by piwejiji fiJi term m ttr Hym Saard acclamation to the Rivers Board were David Spajidau and Edward Theirs are threeyear terms set to end June Spandau was reappointed by council after filling a short unespired term Cheryl whose terms Jujoe stated she 4J4 nffit wish to serye the former JJ term is to by to tfee Golf Advisory 8ojr4 was who has been serving as chairman
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