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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 28, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Learning life Page 1B Astros Pagel3A New Braunfels New Texas Four 48 Pages Ztitima 126 A9 Sunday June 50 Cents Stammlisch The HeraldZeltung open house is toddy from 2 to This is your chance to see all the innards of your hometown daily newspaper and if you are real you might even catch a peek at The Fourth of July celebration an nually sponsored by the Sophien burg Museum arid will once again feature an antique car parade highlighted by the Stratemann family and their anti que The parade will arrive at Landa Park area 11 at about 10 Satur day and will be followedby a one hour patriotic program including the presentationof the colors by the Marine Corps Junior ROTC pro a medley sung by the Barber shoppers and a group singing of the National Anthem led by Kenneth Triesch and The public is welcome to attend the Return to Landa Park at dusk and watch the Jaycees fireworks extravagan za youve heard so much about late The German American Society is offering something for children dur ing these hot summer days with German classes for those between the ages of 6 and From July 6 through July students can go to New Braunfels High School from 10 to and learn from Verne Cost is per stu dent with a break for the second child enrolled In the class For more contact Helgard Suhr The East Texas State University board of regents Invites all local ETSU to attend cocktails and dinner honoring President and Jerry Morris onJuly 10 at 7 at the HarteHanks ninth 7710 Jones Maltsberger in San Leland Cox asks area alumns to join him in welcom ing the new Call Cox at 6292361 for more information about the If youre into gospel the newly chartered San Marcos Per forming Arts Association is sponsor ing a Summer in the Park program of weekly Thursday evening enter tainment and is featuring an All GospelNight on July Utilizing the city Parks and Recreation Depart ments Veramendl Plaza gazebo on East Hopkins the group has scheduled an array of gospel musi cians while the following Thursday will be devoted entirely to dance performers barber shop bluegrass bands and mariachi musicians will be All performances begin at and visitbrs are encourag ed to bring picnic suppers and lawn Theres no admission but voluntary donations will go to the development fund of the Performing Arts which is planning for the eventual acquisi tion of Its own permanent per formance Theres a go percent chance of in effect throwgft but that wont stop the The highs again are expected to reach the 90s with nighttime lows dropping to the low Most ly cloudy mornings win give way ft pjrtly dowdy and hot 71 IB 4g 4if Wf iter Toilet refuse Mobile homeowner vows to clean up raw sewage By TRAVIS POLING Correspondent Raw sewage from occupied mobile homes is running onto the ground and a neighbors property in a Solms area mobile home Comal County officials have ordered the owner to install septjc systems and to clean up the onetime the owner of the unofficial mobile home says he is doing all he can to get the area cleaned but that rain and mud have delayed pro gress with his answer to the countys White said several septictanks exist on the property and that several are being installed to facilitate the sewage Marvin a neighbor of said the sewage pour ing out of a pipe in the back of one of the rental trailers flooded a large portion of the back half of her The ground is constantly damp along one area of her fence line where the human waste runs across the she Erben said the problem started sometime in late 1986 when White first began to move trailers onto his property for ren Erben said that at one time she attempted to sell her but said she believes she was unsuccessful because of tlie state of Whites County Sanitarian David Litke said his office had asked White to comply with county ordinances and after Whites continued See Page 2A Consolidation Entities could choose between two proposals By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Should any county taxing entity want a more cost effective means of collecting they now have at least two proposals from which to Precinct 2 County Commissioner Nell Cralgmile Thursday made a mo unanimously approved by com to endorse the central tax collection plan of County Tax Gloria Clennan and asked county entities for their Richard chief appraiser for the Comal Appraisal also has submitted proposals for con solidated tax including the to the various tax whose office collects taxes for the Edwards Underground Water Garden Ridge and York Creek Improvement has already stated that she will not consider contracting with CAD to perform county Im willing to do not give them the elected county of ficial earlier Precinct 1 Commissioner Jumbo Evans said county com missioners four years ago first brought up the idea of centralizing tax collections through the county tax office for the cost savings it would but said the entities then were not ready for such a Lorenzo Yankee precinct 3 In looking at our I think we have the proper personnel and equip ment to do the In Clennans cover letter contained in her proposals to the county en she lists equipment soon to be in place at the county office which she states wil allow for the best and most precise collecting Clennans and Rhodes proposals are both only estimates of the as mandated by state and are based on parcel volumes and tax cer tificate Rhodes formulas to the entities includes costs to each entity based on which unit or units agree to contract with Costs for each unit wfl be lower if all the units contract with Both proposals offer production and maintalnanceof current and delinquent tax rolls as well as daily depositing of Rhodes plans have already receiv ed opposition from not only but also from members of Comal United Taxpayers who during their Thursday night meeting asked that members contact their various board See PageZA A sewer ground line connects to a trailer and runs onto the City left with low emergency fund A year New Braunfels had some appropriated in its con tingency On June City Council approved the transfer of funds from the emergency account into nine areas where expenditures had exceeded budgeted leaving the city with a reserve fund of Council approved transfering for cost overruns incurred within the budget categories of business and profes sional general health and welfare school crossing sanitation civic center and schedul ed funding for watershed manage ment Revenue shortfalls and rising ad ministrative and liability costs forc ed budget amendments in greatly depleting the contingency reserve account to just under for the remainder of the fiscal which ends June Contingency funding breakdown was for overexpenditures on travel and business activities and for overruns related to various attorney consultation A transfer was needed for costs relating to the citys negotiated ter mination of funding for the County Health while went for a school crossing guard pro which had been deleted during midyear adjustments in When the city took control of Prince Solms Park Tube Chute following a contract disput with the former additional in surance costs were which required a transfer of into the general liability The citys portion of costs relating to operation of the citycounty land recently sold to a private In exceeded funding by Installation of lights at athletic fields required an additional funding amount of with staffing and in creased usage of the Civic Center necessitating in additional the second and final payment of into a special trust account to pay for an engineers site develop ment plan for drainage systems also was The second payment br ings the account to half of which was raised through developer See Page 2A Utilities revising electric bill dates The New Braunfels Utilities has changed its collection schedule to ac commodate local Social Security recipients and others who must wait on paychecks to pay their Beginning Jyly instead of re quiring utility bills in the secojoid cy cle to be pay by the iSth of the bjls will be due or customers WUI to pay Firsfceycle usually due on the 30th will be due on the fourth of tfte NiU Tmsteg Robert Orr said toj tfce Thursday board of trustees mfetjng that while there are few NIU make billpaying any at the board can control Local girl waging battle with rare form of cancer Jjgr right she afld her fipailycon to live wilt tbj wcert ajgpgr caused a tumor Qfl her pelvis Jujgse Hfiusjteo sujrgeons were able to saye Jo Afijas which was gajteae4 by a iujnaor tyat had SIW9 tefe riow she rmmsjpiaKStts fer resets of tests i whjje jher fajaiily also both emotionally and 24 her teddy bear ride on a vxoplen rpsfcer ajt booth the Arts and Crafts show at the CJvic Center this Sheenas mom and Robert saving coyntry aj the cpntinyes today from 10
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