New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, July 22, 1987 : Front Page

Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung July 22, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 22, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas N B young tracksters hitting the ruou, Page 9A Five-month old Vaiene Gallowav of New Braunfels seems tired of it al1 as she ays in d field of abt age Va erie s moths' Dawn GaMowa> ADH a trip for two to Disney .'»0'd and Hee film processing tor si* rons o4 flint after her daughter s picture appeared in Sun Antonio for Kids ma ga.* ne as t ot * the publication s photo contest recently Dawn ar i husband John will take the trip but D«ur says Since Va‘erie is only five mon-•resold imp- we have an upset ittle girl n a few vears when she realizes that a pic-•:* her won us a trip We ii owe her one NBISD hires firm to collect $600,000 in past due taxes Bv JOHN KASTNER Correspondent Comal County residents especial ly those in most of the platted sat divisions in the .Nattier and Canyon Lake area will sec1 stronger guidelines prohibiting the shooting of firearms in such areas effective .september I It is a measure County Commis sioner Clyde Jacobs believes is jong overdue Nattier homebuilder James Ninith said last November approximately pi" angry residents signed a pet .’ion asking the Texas legislature to outlaw hunting in platted subdr i sions Smith said subdivision hun ting va as tje' urning very dangerous to the public ” In addition to the petition Smith also constructed numerous no deer Rolling residence in June that on* ut is the more than i st net »n from the Comal Kennett s sugges some of 'be stab > largest cities counties and school districts including Pity of Pallas Dallas ISI) Dallas County Nan \ntonio Nan Antonio ISO Bexar County Cl is if Houston and Houston IND The firm collects $125 mill avn rn delinquent laves on an annual basis and mails about I J million letters demanding payment annually Last \ear the law firm filed IS.UUP law suits to collect delinquent taxes Heard Ciifggan Blair Williams and Harrison replaces ,ts ii attorney Marion J Burghers as the NBISD codec tor. attorney The new firm will receive 15 percent of the funds collected compared with 20 percent that had f*»en paid. to Borchers Lonnie (urbs \B1nD finance manager said a % harge on delinquent taxes offsets the fee so there w hi !**• no reduction rn incoming tax funds I he aw firm represented by I ay lur also represents the i omai InD and has agreed to represent the New Braunfels city government Taylor who has practiced i.iw in New Braunfels since 1074 acts as a liaison between the law firm and the local court system Xccordmg to a report by Tax Collec tor Carleton Dump NBINI> already has collected more than IO percent of its taxes for the coming school year The tax rate was sad in June hunting signs which were plated in are front y ards The number of people waning to put up our free signs reinforces our belief that the majority of local property owners are aware of a dangerous situation just waiting to happen and want something done about it " Smith said Jeff .smith a resident of Ar Towhead Village said the problem not only occurs during hunting reason but also on numerous oeca sions throughout the year The ii legal shooting usually happens dur mg the early evening when hunters i»re at stray deer Some hunters he said go as far as shooting at a building as target practice Scott said he and family have Set PE T1TION Pac** 2A GBRA asks state parks department to support appeal of requirement for 90 cfs dam release BOARD OF eSALIU mini com«Tioi D JNS Commissioners of the Texas Darks and Wildlife Department will consider a request Thursday from the Guadalupe Blanco lover Authority concerning the minimum release of water through the proposed hydroelec trie plant al Canyon Dam Tom spain of the parks depart ment s resource protection dm sion said he plans lo recommend the commissioners not agree to the river authority s request The Federal Knergy Regulatory Commission granted GBKA a license to construct the plant but included a requiremen* that at least yo cubic feel per second be released from the dam at all times GBKA officials contend that such a restriction threatens the value of the reservoir as a water storage facility The GBKA has approached our department asking comm s stoners to support their po*i lion Spam said He added that the provision requiring a minimum release ‘rom the dam seems to be a reasonable thing asta: as we re concerned "Our recommendations would be FFBC leave it the way it is But it s the commissioners den sion he added GBKA officials contend that the minimum release1 requirement is an affront to the state s authority to control water resources The Texas Water Development Board I N sen Phil Gramm and Gov Bill Clements have sided with the river authority and requested the minimum release provision be reconsidered At a time when releases from the dam are at a maximum releases are expected to remain high for several months However, during dry years releases from the dam often have t-een reduced to nothing In fact ir the summer of IHM river outfit ters paid GBKA to reb .im- even a small amount of water The parks department has never made a recommendation regarding minimum flows According to FKKi information the federal agency required the minimum outflow based on recommendations by the Depart inent of th* Interior .md trie I s Fish and Wildlife Department FFBC officials determ ad that the protection fie r« ju. c.: minimum flow* provide* to downstream fish resources justifies the impact on the project s water storage ability Agencies sponsor workshop on high risk children issues While at first glance this scene may lead one to believe New Braunfels Board of Realtors have brought their work to their convention, this moving house has nothing to do with the activity going on today at New Braunfels Civic Center The house was being moved from Mill Street to East River Street In order to avoid the narrow San Antonio Street bridge over the Comal River. Dueim s House Movers opUW for the Seguin Street route all the way up to U 5 81. over to Loop 337 and down Common Street A lot of effort, no doubt (Photo by Deryl Clark) The Alamo Area Council of Governments in cooperation with the Texas Department of Human Ser vices will sponsor a workshop ‘ Issues in Working with High Bisk Children ” on Aug 14 at the Holidav Inn Riverwalk 217 N St Mary’s in San Antonio The workshop will be directed toward child protective service workers probation officers school and day care personnel and other mental health professionals w ho deal with high risk children including those in residential care foster homes or shelters Bunning from 8 a rn to 4 to p rn the workshop sessions w ill center on street kids separation and attach ment. child and teen suicide child management techniques the sexual abuse victim evaluation of psycho social family assessments and pre sent trends in substance abuse as it concerns children and teens Delivering the key note address will be Clare Havnes Seman Dh d . a developmental psychologist at the Kempe National Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect University of Col orado Health Sciences t enter Registration is 120 hetore July 31 $25 after July 31, with lunch com plimentary Continuing education credit is available from the Texas IVpartment of Human Services Oui Lady of the Lake University Worden School and the Texas Juvenile Proba Hon Commission For more mforma tion and to register call the Alima Area Council of Governments, 225 5201. in San Antonio New Braunfels *    July    22,    1987 Herald-Zeituno Vol 134 No MI New Braunfels Herald Publishing Company, 707 Lands St , New Braunfels, Texas 78130 (LISPS 377 800) Two sections ?4 Pages wednesday Responsible use of firearms goal of area petition 25 Cents Cabbage patch kid Stammtisch z: -    r    rzi ■ ~T~7        —    ---------J“T—1 J    Ll What would you do if you owed New Braunfels Independent School District or the city taxes and your name and taxes owed were printed in the newspaper \ know a lot of people pay their taxes on time and don't appreciate people who can afford to do the same bu: ion't Those who don t pay what they owe are the reason taxing entities like NMI''I) CIN I). City of New Braunfels County of Comal F.d wards I nderground Water District eh budget based only on a likely collection rati* almost certainly less than lo** percent City of Now Braunfels could have used that Hon (no or so that remains outstan ding as of tht* fiscal year Tex as historv graduate students most of them public school teachers to ismt from North Texas State I niversity in Denton will tx1 in our fair town Thursday Julv 23 that * tomorrow to visit the sophienburg Memorial Museum The visit is part of an overall tour of historic places across Texas so if \Uu bump into any of the**1 folk* give them a plea sant New Braunfels Guten attend hor an old fashioned circus ex perience head over lo Court y a rd Center this w**ek for an Olde Ty me American t incus on Thursday and Friday al 6 and 8 p ti* and Saturday at rn*>n h ami 8 p rn Performances last about an hour and a half and audiences will *«•*• 14 e ls in v luding acrobat* aerialist* i iown> a comedy car ami perfuming animal* perform under the big top Mong with enjoying the mid way children can take a carnel rule or go to the petting zoo James arui Jeff Plunkett *av thev have tun brand new babv elephants too and have distributed I > »■* free v hiidren * Ut kris at area day > are tenters and business V ticket will admit two children under 12 fret-when accompanied by an adult the ticket* s,(y they will admit one child but the Plunketts say thev ii et two kids lf! tat aux* the old fashioned circus is a nice alter native to Uh* tugger event going on in Nan \ mon lo iv*.ga- I nigger is getting older He at haw es 28 veal* tomorrow I>«*e*t, t h*.* a dav over 27 either Boogie tries ft) run a mile each day ta use he think* he s getting oitkT ami therefore out of shai** Nome of u* i an t remember when we were J-muc h less whether our stomachs were flatter I n Rep Lamar smith sent us a copy of the I ofigressionai Directory th*1 other day Bless him The bouk allow* u* to know sjhi ifit ailv wtui to write to in our government for in formation on a bunch of stuff hor example if you want to know the metnU-rs address and suborn! millet1* of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence we can tell you Phi* hook is more than two inches thick and filled with Hie of fit r* cif this proud bureaucracy So if you want to know some address for a particular congressional office or committee drop us a line and we’ll let vou know in percent chanc e of rain con tinued making it a muggy day Today s high was ex inn ted to reach near '.si with mostly cloudv skies and a -ii percent chance of thunder showers tonight will cool temps off to the mid 70s A light southeast wind is ex peeled Thursday will remain partly cloudy with a to per cent chance of afternoon thundershowers and southeast w intis at lo mph Hie Menu BUSINESS    4    SA CLASSIFIED    SHB COMICS    6B DEAR ASBY    3A EDUCATION    I    ?A ENTERTAINMENT .........SB OPINIONS    4B I SPOUTS    9 ll* *****'’•' (J* '“..I.1* ;

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Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

Issue Date: July 22, 1987

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