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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 24, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Taekwando hits Page 11 A NBISD budget hearing is tonight lew Braunfels New Texas Wednesday Two 26 Pages jjm f VVC7V4I Zeituno 123 4r June 25 Cents Stammtisch Diggin it M Southwestern Bell Telephone is distributing the 1987 New Braunfels directory with artwork which and the center of the itmiverse that includes technology and Texas artist Ross Edwards directory cover also depicts the far reaching implications of South western Bell Telephones billion telecommunications network in I The artwork will appear on more JS than 9 million Southwestern Bell PfTelephone directories throughout Texas in Doyle Bebee said direc which include 38 pages of residence listings and 117 pages of Yellow Pages will be delivered to area Each residential customer will receive For additional customers can call the Southwestern Bell Telephone business Southwestern Bell Telephone will complete distribution of the books the end of Bebee The CYO at Holy Family Catholic Church is sponsoring a dance Friday at the church 245 The fun begins at 8 and will last until the midnight Music and excitement will be provided by Image of San Teens ages 13 through 19 are invited to the per person Money will benefit the The Bulverde Lions Club is planning abig Fourth of blowout in area with a parade on at 11 in downtown The parade will end at the cjommunity center on Ammann I Road where opening ceremonies I will be followed by flagfaising and fl welcoming remarks by Lion I dignitaries and Comal County Sheriff Walter After the peal fun begins with ft arts and crafts exhibits f and Theres no but the organizers ask that no con taiiiers be brought onto the A huge fireworks display is planned p at For those wanting to get in on the there is still booth space For more in formation about the call I Lion Butch picnic at I and Pat Wenzel of 1339 Wald want everyone to know New Braunfels Utilities crews did V a jgreat job of trimming trees in the Country Village Mobile Home Park that we NBU crews have received some criticism recently for chopping off more than residents behind Seely Elementary School cpuld But when youre dealing with highvbltage wires in wet can you blame the guys for a little over zealous tree trimming we figure it epends on whose dak is getting fm with plenty P and bighj in the WalMart center marking infrastructure betterment By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Current and future industry located on FM 306 between Interstate 35 and Hunter Road will benefit from im proved utility services to be constructed for WalMart as New Braunfels City Council Monday unanimously agreed to proceed with a federal grant to offset those in frastructure Council approved moving forward with the provided by Housing and Urban Development money and funded through Texas Department of Community Af following a public No one spoke either in favor of or against the grant after several city officials explained the extent of the grant and services to be in Similar to community development block the city selected by WalMart officials for its new million distribution center was virtually guaranteed the The state funding entity chose the project and earmarked the funds citing the impact it will have on lowto moderateincome families and on the city in though New Braunfels rarely qualifies for such block grants because of its generally high rank of income per Officials said the state making available the funds showed its support to WalMart in establishing another distribution center Construction of the longawaited facility came closer to reality Tuesday morning when company and city of ficials turned the ceremonial first spade of at the site located off Interstate 35 north of FM The grant can be used only to offset infrastructure improvements to the sewer and electric as well as to provide for some administrative funding related to the grant New Braunfels See Page 2A WalMart breaks ground as NB community leaders turn out WalMart Stores Lee front digs in with Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce president Jean Pfeuffer during groundbreaking ceremonies for a WalMart distribution center off In terstate Behind and left ofScott is Comal Judge Fred while Braunfeis Mayor George Erben stands behind and to the right of Fundraising chairman Knox stands directly behind Photo by Deryl Clark San Marcos ratifies ETJ agreement to avoid land use planning difficulties Harolds open house will be this Sunday from 2 to The public Is invited to drop by and tour the I new Ljmla Sfreet Your hometown newspaper is a pretty I spiffy place will have a I to see how things took when 1 every feody isnt running around like I wifli their heads cut I Southeast winds wont help copl of these feat are for the nest Morning an4 nighttjme cloudj tre juiljje fprecast for today is4 wife partly SiPtfdy altemopfljg high of m Nighttime JQWS will drop to forecajl of Friday By DAVID MAY Staff Writer San Marcos City Council Monday ratified an interlocal agreement with New Braunfels that establishes extraterritorial jurisdiction boun daries in an attempt to prevent future annexations that could split properties between the two New Braunfels City Council dorsed the agreement June With respective ETJs of both cities now within a mile of each the plan was formulated to avoid harum scarum or land that might end up splitting Bill a senior planner with San said the agreement is important to both cities and that the boundary becomes more established as time The established boundary begins at Watson Lane and extends westward through Comal County along natural and manmade This kind of agreement is very Thomas said Wed there is not a lot of likelihood that either would annex outside of the San Marcos council approved the resolution with little other than questions of clarity regarding the proposed Thomas This is so that we dont have overlapping jurisdictions rather than set up a competitjye basis where property owners would be said Many property owners in southern Comal County have land divided because of annexations by New Braujilf Antonio Pthf r jurisdictions and alsp have land into Pther They can tesjjfy tP problems arise when emfjpicy services aje aj well as when seeking other services as permitting and tax irpnfels Planning Mjke Shands bss t of Jnis js so we dont a grab wjgyers wpgi4 end up splitting spmjepAes down Thomas said San Marcos is currently working to formulate a See Page 2A New Braunfels thanked WalMart and WalMart thanked New Braunfels as ground was broken Tuesday over what will be a roughly one millionsquarefoot distribution center developed within the next year and a And it was evident throughout the festivities that the status of most of WalMarts contigent as auslaen ders did nothing to diminish the fact that the center will mean an annual payroll hvthe low sevenfigure Comal County Judge Fred Clark probaoly came the closest to sum ming up the crux of the festivities when he referred to one WalMart officials comment about the thousands of crates of merchandise to be passed through the center every I will pass that along to our county tax said Provisions of the agreement that brought the center to New Braunfels include sale of the 125acre site by Fred Frueholz at belowmarket value and a tax abatement by the county and city that affords Wal Mart a property taxfree operation for the first eight years of operation and incremental increases over an eightyear period to complete market taxes on the con tents of the facility en toto are taxable from the first The distribution center won by New largely through concerted efforts by members of Greater New Braunfels Chamber of will employ some 300 area people when it opens in late 1988 on the 125acre site off Interstate 35 just north Of the city Eventual employment will reach some The New Braunfels facility will be the 14th distribution center in the A host of New Braunfels and Comal County notables attended ground breaking ceremonies before a lun cheon at New Braunfels Civic Bill WalMart vice president for distribution and transportation said the reasons New Braunfels was chosen for the center over other com such as Gonzales Luling and others included a stable and appropriate labor the proximity to an interstate highway and major market It was the Fields said of Sam Waltons decision to build The facility and about aerosol will be at IH35 and north FM 306 and will include a foot truck maintenance It will serve some 140 WalMart stores on a daily basis with a truck fleet comprising 110 tractors and 400 Construction is to begin this fall with the first shipment into the center scheduled for late Some five miles of 43 miles of racks and a capacity of more than a million cartons of freight will be contained within the physical WalMart distribution centers include three in the companys home office and one each in Palestine and Texas Mount Iowa and Zaffirini assesses her accomplishments during the regular legislative session By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer State Judith Zaffirini told a group of New Braunfels Democrats Tuesday that Bill Clements confrontational style must change Pooped toober if the state is to attain a reasonable budget without making drastic cuts to education and social The governor will not com will not will not even come to the negotiating she The freshman senator who vMting the pity from on a pile of tubes aj Prjnce Patrk Tube Cjbwte this Tubers enjoying the while experienced are taking on the of the Gwadalupe River s Canyon Dam releases remain hjgh this Photo by Leslie 27 bills passed during her first year in the Legislature said the governors unwillingness to negotiate is just not Within hours after the Senate passed what Zaffirini called a bare bones the senator was in New Braunfels to discuss the proceedings in The budget proposal that has been sent to the House of Representatives is some billion above anticipated The senator said she in tends to study the options regarding new sources of Zaffirini said she is not closing her mind to imposing personal or cor porate income approving a lottery or expanding the tax base in the The sales tax is unquestionably the most popular But how high can we go she Zaffirini added that she is not ready to recommend any method of expanding revenue and she does not want to rush into approving a stop gap she she wants to study the options and the effects each revenue source would on the people of her which extends from Comal and Quadalupe counties on the north to Starr County on the including Cotulla and a large portion of South The thing is to come up with what test for the people and tbe most she saii added tjiiat a tax bill must originate in the itogse ol The senator said she expects the HPWse tp pajss type of budget bin an4 seft4 that fetcls tP the Sejjste wiftp a relatively The budget gassed Tuesday a to fee fejLchir tp help fm4 the pMic which T1S supported the move to transfer The budget also makes some cuts in health and welfare programs in the The senator could not specify which programs were being Zaffirini said she considers higher education and public education funding an investment in the The better educated people the more likely they are to support themselves and to have better she For every education dollar we we will save money in the Theres no question about the senator In her first year as a Zaffirini made a name for herself by pushing through a pile of Most of the bills written by the senator deal with child and family She supported a bill to prohibit businesses from hiring minors to work in sexuallyoriented oe cupations such as dancers or Parents kidnappers within Texas are now subject to prosecution even if they have not transported their children across state according to a bill sponsored by Texas was a haven for parental she The senator said she considers herself to be the voicg the family and the voice of the child She said utilities and municipal are among the many interest groujps that have in She said she tries tP ensuje children awj a represenMve who wiJJ sfcajgd u Prompted by a teenage i ajRd won 9 state study on   

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