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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 22, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                MB young tracksters hitting the page 9 A New Braunfeis raldZeitung Wednesday July 25 Cents 141 New Braunfeis Herald Publishing 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377800 Two 24 Pages Responsible use of firearms goal of area petition Stammtisch What would you do if you owed New Braunfeis Independent School District or the city taxes and your name and taxes owed were printed in the newspaper a lot of people pay their taxes on time and dont appreciate people who can af ford to do the same but Those who dont pay what they owe are the reason taxing entities like City of New County of Ed wards Underground Water budget based only on a likely collection almost certainly less than 100 City of New Braunfeis could have used that or so that remains outstan ding as of this fiscal Texas history graduate most of them public school teachers to from North Texas State University in Denton will be in our fair town July 23 thats tomorrow to visit the Sophienburg Memorial The visit is part of an overall tour of historic places across So if you bump into any of these give them a plea sant New Braunfeis Guten For an old fashioned circus ex head over to Courtyard Center this week for an OldeTyme American Circus on Thursday and Friday at 6 and 8 and Saturday at 6 and 8 Performances last about an hour and a half and audiences will see 14 acts in cluding a comedy and perfoming animals perform under the big top Along with enjoying the mid children can take a camel ride or go to the petting zoo James and Jeff Plunkctt say they have two brand new baby and have distributed free childrens tickets at area day care centers and A ticket will admit two children under 12 free when accompanied by an adult the tickets say they will admit one but the Plunketts say theyll let two kids in because theold fashioned circus is a nice alter native to the bigger event going on in San Boogie Bugger is getting He achieves 28 years Doesnt look a day over 27 Boogie tries to run a mile each day cause he thinks hes getting older and therefore out of Some of us cant remember when we were 28 much less whether our stomachs were flatter Lamar Smith sent us a copy of the Congressional Directory the other Bless The book allows us to know specifically who to write to in our government for in formation on a bunch of For if you want to know the address and subcom mittees of the Permanent Select Committee on we can tell This book is more than two inches thick and filled with the of fices of this proud So if you want to know some address for a particular congressional office or drop us a line and well let you know After the fog went a 50 percent chance of rain con making it a muggy Todays high was ex pected to reach near 90 with mostly cloudy skies and a 20 percent chance of thunder showers tonight will cool temps off to the mid A light southeast wind is ex Thursday will remain partly cloudy with a 30 per cent chance of afternoon thundershowers and southeast winds at 10 IUSWIII CONKS 31 ill MTHTIMUHMT II it IUA Cabbage patch kid Fivemonthold Valerie Galloway of New Braunfeis seems tired of it all as she lays in a field of Valeries Dawn won a trip for two to Disney World and free film processing for six rolls of film after her daughters picture appeared in San Antonio for Kids magazine as part of the publications photo contest Dawn and husband John will take the trip Dawn Since Valerie is only five mon ths think well have an upset little girl in a few years when she realizes that a pic ture of her won us a Well owe her NBISD hires firm to collect in past due taxes By JOHNKASTNER Correspondent Cornal County especial ly those in most of the platted sub divisions in the Saltier and Canyon Lake will see stronger guidelines prohibiting the shooting of firearms in such areas effective September It is a measure County Commis sioner Clyde Jacobs believes is long Sattler homebuilder James Smith said last approximately 400 angry residents signed a petition asking the Texas Legislature to outlaw hunting in platted subdivi Smith said subdivision hun ting was becoming very dangerous to the In addition to the Smith also constructed numerous no deer hunting signs which were placed in are front The number of people wanting to put up our free signs reinforces our belief that the majority of local pro perty owners are aware of a dangerous situation just waiting to and want something done about Smith Jeff a resident of Ar rowhead said the problem not only occurs during hunting but also on numerous occa sions throughout the The il legal shooting usually happens dur ing the early evening when hunters fire at stray Some he go as far as shooting at a building as target Scott said he and family have See Page 2A By SARAH DUKE Stall Writer New Braunfeis ISD is retaining one of the most ex perienced firms in the state to aid in the districts drive to collect delinquent In a unanimous vote NBISD trustees Tuesday approv ed contracting with the law firm Williams and Harrison and the firms local represen tative Steve Taylor to collect delinquent taxes owed the school Trustee Don Bedford said he is very impressed with the They seem to have a very aggressive attitude and they have a willingness to file he The districts aggressive attitude comes about a month after Trustee Dick Robinett requested more vigorous col He told trustees and patrons in June that one of the reasons for increased tax rates is the more than in delinquent taxes owed the Trustee Bob Clarke read a resolution from the Comal United Taxpayers Tuesday endorsing Robinetts sugges The resolution requested NBISD and other taxing entities follow this suggestion and fine example of leader ship on the taxpayers The newly hired law firm collects delinquent taxes for Rolling residence some of the states largest counties and school districts including City of Dallas Dallas San San Antonio Bexar Ci ty of Houston and Houston The firm collects million in delinquent taxes on an annual basis and mails about million letters demanding payment Last the law firm filed law suits to collect delinquent Williams and Harrison replaces local attorney Marion Borchers as the NBISD collec tion The new firm will receive 15 percent of the funds compared with 20 percent that had been paid to Lonnie NBISD finance said a charge on delinquent taxes offsets the fee so there will be no reduction in incoming tax The law represented by also represents the Comal ISD and has agreed to represent the New Braunfeis city who has practiced law in New Braunfeis since acts as a liaison between I the law firm and the local court According to a report by Tax Collector Carleton NBISD already has collected more than 10 percent of its taxes for the coming school The tax rate was set in 1 GBRA asks state parks department to support appeal off requirement for 90 cffs dam release Commissioners of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will consider a request Thursday from the GuadalupeBlanco River Authority concerning the minimum release of water through the proposed hydroelec tric plant at Canyon Tom of the parks depart ments resource protection divi said he plans to recommend the commissioners not agree to the river authoritys The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission granted GBRA a license to construct the plant but included a requirement that at least 90 cubic feet per second be released from the dam at all GBRA officials contend that such a restriction threatens the value of the reservoir as a water storage The GBRA has approached our department asking commis sioners to support their posi Spain He added that the provision requiring a minimum release from the dam seems to be a reasonable thing as far as were Our recommendations would be FERC leave it the way it But its the commissioners deci he GBRA officials contend that the minimum release requirement is an affront to the states authority to control water The Texas Water Development Phil Gramm and Bill Clements have sided with the river authority and requested the minimum release provision be At a time when releases from the dam are at a releases are expected to remain high for several during dry releases from the dam often have been reduced to In in the summer of 1984 river outfit ters paid GBRA to release even a small amount of The parks department has never made a recommendation regarding minimum Ac cording to FERC the federal agency required the minimum outflow based on recommendations by the Depart ment of the Interior and the Fish and Wildlife FERC officials determined that the protection the required minimum flows provides to downstream fish resources justifies the impact on the pro jects water storage Agencies sponsor workshop on high risk children issues The Alamo Area Council of in cooperation with the Texas Department of Human Ser will sponsor a Issues in Working with High Risk on 14 at the Holiday Ion 17 St Marys in at first glance this seene may lead gne tp believe New Bragnfels Board of Realtors have brought their work to their this moving house has nothing to do with the activi ty going on today at New Braunfeis Civi The house was being moved from Mill Street tg East River in grdtr to tht narrow San Antonio Street bridge gver the Comal puelms the Seguin Street all the wiy up to over to LOOP 337 and down Cgmmgn A lot of no Pngtg by Of ryl The vorfcshw will be directed toward child protective service probation school day care personnel and other health professionals who deal with highrisk children including ifiWenitill foster or frojn 8 to t child abuse evaluation of psycho social family assessments and pre sent trends in substance abuse as it concerns children and Delivering the keynote address wjjll be Clare a developmental psychologist at Jhe Kempe National Center for fte Prevention Treatment pf Cftjld Abuse and University of Col orado Health Sciences Registration is before July after Jujy with lunch COJQ OmNtaylng credit is from the f ggaj Pepajrtment of Hmm ppr of the Luke Vmyersily WorsJen and the ProDi fjLtseh cWld the sexual tion and to caJJ Jhg Area Council of in Saj   

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