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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 25, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas NBISDs budget hearing at New Braunfels New Texas One SectioWl4 Pages m 124 Thursday June 25 Cents Stammtisch Comal Countys volunteer chairman of the sales of Savings Bonds Nowotny an nounces this week that sales of Series EE Bonds here amounted to during That makes the October 1986 through March 1987 total for the county which represents 48 percent of the countys 1987 assigned dollar goal of Sales in the state for the first half of the amounted to an increase of million over the same period last March 1987 sales of Series EE Bonds totaled an increase of 17 percent over last year and the highest sales for any March since Savings Bonds held by the American public has reached an alltime high of Bond watchers report that much of the sales growth can be attributed to the new marketbased rate which was effective Pete says that more information about current rates is available by calling 1800US Call Pete at 6253643 for more bond It was on June that Peter Dittlinger and John Faust laid the cornerstone of a mill at San Antonio and Yankee This mill is known to most of us as the Dittlinger Flour On the 100th anniversary of this industry that has contributed much to the growth and development of New Bruno Dittlinger and Franziska Dittlinger Liebscher believe it is only fitting that we should remember the accomplishments of all the men who managed and contributed their knowledge to the organization to make it a suc cessful business for a These were they among us would be joining us in our congratulations on the 100th an niversary of the mill and in our wishes for another successful the Dittlinger family Congratulations to one of the oldest businesses in town from another The Farmers Home Ad ministration in Comal County will hold its election June Clinton Boldt is the candidate for the race and more in formation on voting procedures can be obtained from the FmHA 210 Live Box Texas Tips on Working Together On the Job Communication something we all probably could use some pointers on will be presented in a free seminar for all who work for a living at HCA Hill Country Hospital July 7 from to spend up to 70 percent of their day dealing with people to solve misunderstood in changes in plans and much Working Together focuses on how to free up some of that time by developing clearer understanding and cooperation among See Page 2A One more NBISD board can do what it but staff isnt recommending any changes in the proposed total New Braunfels Emergency Medical Service paramedics check the reponsiveness of near drowning victim Victor Wednesday af ternoon at Landa Park Spring Fed pool as a con cerned friend foreground looks Hajek ap r Partly cloudy skies will hide the sun only a little bit today as the high temperature is expected to reach 96 with southwesterly winds at 10 Tonight will give us partly cloudy skies low of 75 with southeasterly winds it Q Friday Will see 20 pi rcjnt chance 0 sjjswers aJ4i cooler temperatuje of 92 witt wMi atlO Siturdjy through Mondjy wil bj the game old thing with fete and early mailing gjoydj giving way BSrUy cloudy djys grid highs 1M3 parently suffered an attack while in the pool and went Parks Director David Whatley and two unidentified pool staffers stand by to Photo by Leslie Lifeguards credited with saving Landa pool swirhmer By DAVID MAY Staff Writer A resident of River Gardens this morning is reported to be in stable condition in intensive care at a San Antonio hospital after he apparently suffered an attack and nearly drowned Wednesday afternoon at the springfed pool in Landa Victor was swimming alongside another member of the group visiting the park in rather shallow water when he suddenly went Screams of his female companion reportedly alerted two lifeguards who rushed into the pulled the man out with the assistance of a River Gardens staff member and performed cardio Girl found safe with no snake bite injury Canyon Lake Fire Department personnel located a 13yearold girl about today after resuming what had been a latenight search for the missing child near Cranes Mill Milton Willmann of the Comal County Sheriffs Department said the gir was with a group of other juveniles near Cranes Mill Park Wednesday night whenshe repor tedly left the The girl was reported missing shortly after Sheriffs deputies and fire department officials searched the area until about 2 today and resumed the search at 7 What sign The child was found in good health near the Ice and Bait House near She had not suffered any snake bite as was originally reported to Willmann said the child has been reunited with her parents who are local Twelve boys from the Valley View Christian School in Smithson Valley assisted the sheriffs deputies and fire department personnel in their Cranes Mill along with all other parks surrounding Canyon is closed to the Army Corps officials said the road leading into the park is Luling man dies after bull rages ByJOHNKASTNER Correspondent MARION A 29yearold Luling man is dead following a bullriding accident here Wed nesday Elijah Clark was participating in practice bull rides held each Wednesday at Vics Arena when a pound Brahman bull threw Clark about 12 After Clark landed on his the bull began See Page 2 By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer After a round of legally questionable tax and budget New Braunfels In dependent School District trustees will try it again during the first of two public forums intended to garner meaningful public comment on local school taxes and Lonnie New Braunfels ISOs finance is proposing no changes in the 198788 school district tax rate and budget that are being considered for a second time by NBISD trustees this Im not going to say there wont be any changes because if the board wants theyll make Curtis The NBISD tax hearing to allow public comment on the proposal to set the tax rate at 97 cents per valuation or percent above the current effective rate will begin at tonight at the Education Mill The proposed tax rate and budget were adopted by the board of trustees during a June 4 Because of concerns raised by citizens that the board violated state regulations by not allowing public the board decided to go through the tax and budget process The board will consider the budget and accept pulmonary Hajek was first taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital and then tran sferred to Nix Hospital in San An Hospital personnel at both facilities would not disclose the nature of the mans though it is believed he may have suffered a See Page 2 A lot of curious about reports of releases fagm UJse have wp 31 ganyon Dams relesje gates to view the thundering spectacle of than cuMc feet of gyshing through pjef twy piispjte aiyiaoAeg to the public comment Following the budget which begins at the board is ex pected to vote on both the proposed budget and tax The proposed million budget provides for increases in personnel pay and utility Curtis said there are no other recommended increases over last years The finance director said only about 1015 percent of the total budget is really As the Texas Legislature con templates a budget for the coming public education funding is in While some school districts are holding up their budget process until the state funding issue is resolved and other districts are saying they may not have funds to open in Curtis said NBISD will be ready for NBISD begins tax collection in July rather than in the fall as do many other Curtis said that while the district has the funds to open with in Sep depending on the Legislatures he anticipates state funding could be cut sub Last state funding provided just more than 50 percent of local See Page 2 87 season swim passes OK be fore solonsaction New Braunfelsers holding season swim passes to the Olympic and Spring Fed pools will be entitled as of Saturday to use those ducats to enter Prince Solms Park Tube Parks and Recreation Director David Whatley Wednesday said city officials have agreed to allow season swim pass holders to begin using the Prince Solms Park facility this weekend instead of waiting until the July 13 City Council meeting when the resolution is expected to be made Council voted earlier this week to approve the Parks and Recreation Department Advisory Boards The board had requested in its recommendation to handle the change Hopes of the board are that with the local residents will utilize the facility more frequently and that the move may bolster season swim pass The Tube Chute was the only parks facility that did not incorporate a lower user fee for said Costs for season swim available at the parks office located in Landa are senior Alarm system control measure receives first reading by NB council many people are braving the River fo tubing others sjmply ignore posted warningsThese folks simply Uke life on the Photo by Leslie By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer Security system owners will be allowed one less false alarm per calendar year and would then be charged with a misdemeanor offense for every ensuing false alarm under proposed revisions in New Braunfels licensing and permitting of burglar alarm The ordinance which will change the title of Section Article 5 of the code of ordinances from Burglar Alarm Systems to Security Alarm was given its first reading approval by City Council Among the major needed to bring the ordinance into com pliance with Senate Bill 103 which becomes effective are allowing five false alarms per permit year from the current six making each ensuing false alarm a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of between 135 and and doing away with the required warning letter from the police department that the maximum number of false alarms bsdbfen received when more than the allowed number of false burglar ajgrmj were the owner fgced hiving his operating permit requiring reappticatioja and The amended if stipulates 09 permits ke revoked for excessive f ajgrm but it stipulates that the owner would be charged with a misdemeanor in Municipal Court for each While excessive false alarms would be punishable upon conviction with fines of to any other violation of the code would be punishable by a misdemeanor conviction and fine of up to All security alarm systems except those for autos and those which notify only the owner from inside the property are required to be per Failure to comply is con sidered a Class C A false alarm is described in the ordinance as An alarm will be declared false if upon physical in spection of the alarm site by an qfr ficer of the New Braunfels Police Department there is no apparent indication of attempted or actual illegal activity ving tifeen and it is determined not to hive been caused by an act of Police Chief Putney Poeek said thf revisions make enforcement more manageable and less This clears ongoing problems tjjgj effect aU cities and police depart ments try to observe Boeck called the warning letters system owners following false aiarnqs redundant since fee QTOBJ bus to notified anyway during Citing an average of three alarms received day Btoec said the redded numljgr oj
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