Friday, July 31, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 31, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas MOO4 EMPIRE MICROFILM CO PQ BOX 8 IX If 81 The Kings of Nine in Sundays HeraldZeitung New Braunfels 147 New Braunfels Herald Publishing 707 Landa New Zeituno Texas 78130 USPS 377800 AJ Friday July 25 Cents Two 22 Pages Stammtisch u Kermit and Raymond Bacse are looking for a nonprofit organization to take a house off their We will GIVE you a house with three baths if you are a nonprofit The house has to be We will require two cer tified appraisals for proof of value for the Internal Revenue the Baeses Call them at 625 2656 or The Central Texas Writers Association will meet Sunday at at the Old Fish Hatchery Community Building in San Marcos for a summer social and covered dish Aspiring and ac complished writers and their families are invited to bring a salad or dessert and their own paper plates and chairs or Iced tea will be and CTWA members will present poetry dramatic and performances of original The fish hatchery is behind the Chamber of Commerce at 202 Allen Parkway in San For more call Linda Stim The Volunteer Fire Department is gearing up for its FillTheBoot to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Firefighters will becollecting dona tions from passing motorists 8 in Fire Chief Ed Melton and Captain Scott Lee hope to raise The ADA is one of the worlds largest voluntary health agencies ostering research and patient care for 40 neuromuscular the MDA supports two pa tient clinics that provide therapeutic and rehabilitative care Both clinics are located in San An one at Santa Rosa Hospital and the other at Medical Center Hospital Two MDAfunded research projects are based m San Antonio and every MDA hosts a weeklong summer camp for Congressman Lamar who was the first to propose Federal District Judge William Sessions for the directorship of the FBI near ly five months says he is an outstanding choice who will make Texas and the nation proud Smith sew a letter to President Reagan and Attorney General Kdwin Meese 111 recommending Judge Session on March 4 shortly after Judge William H Webster was nominated to direct the The president an nounced his intention to nominate Sessions or the 10year term on Ju ly 24 Hows that for action1 The Comal County Fair Assocja lion is completing its efforts for the Fair Queens Contest must be juniors in the coming school year at any Comal County school The court chosen will represent the fan association and the city at surroun ding festivals during the year and will reign over events at the 1987 Comal County Free admission passes for the fair will be given to all participants If you are interested in par call Jan or Jayne Jochec at 6256916 or Peggy Meekel at 6293953 or Shirley Kivl in at They will assist queen hopefuls in locating a sponsor for those wanting to become a can Looks like its going to be a killer weekend for hanging out in the just like is expected to be hot and sunny with a high in the mid 90s and a southerly breeze near 10 Tonight will kind of yucky with mostly cloudy skies The low will be in the mid WB WQSSi om INTIIfAMiENT 4101 38 3A 5NII5 1HU KMWI Its a job Trash collection fee hike pending August reading Thirteenyearold pin setter Richard Bour quin waits for ninepin bowlers to knock em down so he can put em back up at Mission Valley Bowling Richard risks his shins for a Theres more on the sport of ninepin bowling in Tim Waits feature Sunday in the Photo by Deryl Clark Third and final reading of an or dinance increasing some commer cial garbage collection rates will be conducted by the city council With the proposed rate restructur the city expects to generate an additional annually from the commercial accounts while also providing additional monies for the citys capital recovery New rates exclusively address commercial charges Present residential garbage rates are not af They remain at per month and 50 cents of that charge goes into the improvements ac The amended ordinance directs that per month from each commercial account be placed in the special At the recommendation of atlarge councilman Doug Miller made dur ing the ordinances first hearing July city staff added a paragraph that will affect small commercial businesses such as law and dental of fices not located in a retail shopping Such individual businesses with separate utility service that do not generate more than three 30gallon trash cans of refuse will be collected semiweekly at a charge of per No other discussion was given the amended ordinance by either council or staff Approval was City officials had discussed for several months adjusting commer cial garbage accounts while pro jected revenue increases were in cluded in the citys recently approv ed budget regarding anticipated revenue In other action this council gave unanimous approval to third and final reading of an ordinance granting a rezoning request to acre tract of property on the nor thwest corner of Oak Run Parkway and Oak The property is now recognized as Rl single family Council gave a second reading ap proval to proposed changes in schedules of entrance fees for municipal swimming The amended ordinance will allow season swim pass holders to enter Prince See Page2A Alleged flasher has child abuse record A Sehertz man arrested by New Braunfcls police early morning after exposing himself to two young girls at a West End conve nience store had just been released six days earlier from probation in Hexar County on molestation Robert Eugene charg ed indecency with a is free fromjComa County jail after posting a bond on the Wednesday morning New Braunfels police had both a Sehertz and San An tonio address for Jackson Employed by a wrecker company in San Antonio and a former Univer sal City volunteer Jackson reportedly opened the row of a blue trench coat he was reveal ing his unclothed torso to two ages 13 and in the parking lot of the store located in the 1400 block of West San Antonio Street The inn dont occurred just before 4 am According to Jackson had been convicted in of child abuse in a case involving a Hi yearold boy in Lmversal City He was lound guii ty of sexually abusing the child and then leaving him tied to a tret and left naked overnight He was given a probated sentence and was released on July 23 after serving 4ti months of his Officials in Bexar County told a reporter Jackson was released from probation He was always paid all his fees and com pleted psychological counseling During that time he did not have one arrest and was an ideal proba said Ceasar chief probation officer His release by probation officials freed him of the 19K2 NB follows school districts decision for tax collections City of New Braunfels will begin negotiations with a San Antonio law firm to collect past due Michie said contracts svill be drawn to enter into an agreement with the firm of Williams and Harrison and local attorney Steve who will represent the will be back before council August 10 for formal City officials expect the which specializes in delinquent tax collections and handles that specific function for ll of the 12 largest taxing jurisdictions in the state in the coun ties of Tarrant and to be more aggressive in securing back property taxes than was the previous local attorney Jack Bor His contract with the entities expired July The school district approved a con tract with the San Antonio firm to handle its delinquent taxes at a meeting earlier this The school district currently handles tax rolls for the city and both entities historically shared taxing func This has been a long time in com Michie We need to get on the delinquent tax collection Currently there is some m back property tases owed to the That figure will increase after today when current 1987 become Business leaders support WalMart tax abatement By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Negotiated tax state grant monies and fundraising efforts spearheaded by local financial in stitutions provided New Braunfels with the edge it needed to secure the WalMart distribution Key community leaders spoke during a public hear ing Monday to consider a proposed tax abatement agreement with company No one at the hear ing spoke against the proposal Council later approved the reading of an ordinance granting total property tax exemptions for seven years with incremental increases over eight years to 100 percent Inhouse contents will be taxed at 100 percent from the first Merritt president of New Braunfels In dustrial told council a plethora of designated agricultural properties coupled with a lack of infrastructure accommodations give competing cities an upper hand when courting businesses for in vestment and potential economic this shortage of site inventory for industrial growth and development causes costs to escalate that give our competition the Schumann Competition was balanced somewhat with raised locally in three weeks according to Elliott chairman of the Economic Development Coun cil Finance Committee Those funds helped lower the purchase costs of the 125acre tract on the edge of city limits along Interstate 35 just north of FM Never have 1 received such overwhelming and en thusiastic support as I did on this said who has headed numerous community fundraising ef He said the community needs to continue ag gressively seeking innovative approaches to attract and increase the citys industrial We did our he commenting that finan cial institutions provided the backbone for the endeavor by promising funds in advance of fund raising The site selected lacked the major utility service needed for the one millionsquarefoot the city benefited when the state recognized the value of the project and guaranteed infrastructure monies of some to the city chosen by Wal Mart Costs of providing utility service to the site have been estimated by utility officials at around Council will meet in regular session 3 in See Page 2A Lets get on with pay my taxes and I want everybody else to pay Bill Arnold NB City Council The new once under will perform the service at a charge of 15 percent of taxes the minimum allowed by law The previous collector charged 2U percent providing the city with an additional 5 percent of taxes collected Firm representative Bob Krueger told council that collections will be sought across the board without favoritism to either small or large amounts of back Lets get on with said atlarge councilman Bill Arnold in moving to allow the manager to negotiate with the 1 pay my taxes and 1 want everybody else to pay Krueger pointed out that some taxes owed that date back several years are He promised those delinquent taxpayers attorneys can find will face prompt litigation suxd liens against Summer youth job program providing more than wages By SARAH DUKE By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Darlene Aguirres summer job has come to an Besides learning a number of clerical the 15 yearold New Braunfels High School student felt the pride of earning a Aguirre was one of 38 Comal County youths who took part in a summer youth employment training program operated by the Alamo Area Council of Local students worked for the New Braunfels McKenna Memorial the Texas Department of Human Services and 14 other local public and private nonprofit Aguirre answered fil ed and handled general office duties at the AACOG of fice at 144 I like working 1 would like to work parttime in Aguirre said at the AACOG office earlier this 1 got to meet a lot of 1 was kind of scared at 1 didnt know what to expect its like it The who has finished her second summer as a participant in the job training said she feels much more confident about her abilities than she did when the job She also said its nice to have a little moaey of her She plans to use her earnings to buy clothes lor relieving her parents of the AACOGs summer youth employment pro gram provides teens an opportunity to earn responsibility in the Anita an AACOG employee who coordinated the summer job said Aguirre is a good exam pie of what the program hopes to age H to are taught basic job encouraged to take their jobs seriously and urged to continue their Before the local job program participants went to they spent two weeks in jobreadiness Sanchez said the program taught participants how to fill out applications and follow employee She s they also completed career selfassessments to help them determine types of work for which they might be The twoweek educational portion of the job pro gram was conducted by Comal Sajachez said the job which js federally funded ajftd operates under toe Job Training Paitjaer ship is atoed at enhancing the skWs of youths to encourage them to coraplele