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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 2, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels 148 New Braunfels Herald Publishing 707 Landa New Zeituno Texas 78130 USPS 377800 Sunday August 1987 50 Cents Four 38 Pages Private haulers see over landfill fees BY DAVIDMAY Staff Writer Protests from New Braunfels citizens concerning increased costs to dump garbage at he Waste Management landfill on Freiheil Road have both city and company of ficials The city has reported receiving several complaints from private in dividuals so upset that they are threatening to dump trash outside landfill gates after Company in their eighth day of operating the 90acre say they want to smooth any negative feelings private customers may have in the early That is my main said atlarge councilman Doug Miller last People are going to start dumping on the road or not taking their garbage out there and throwing it in vacant lots Miller at City Councils July 27 ses sion related a complaint from one man that his dumping rates had in creased about 10 times over that which he has been charged under citycounty ownership the unidentified one of several who has complained according to officials goes to the site once a week with a metal box that measures eightfeet by Hifeet h live feet filled with wood and discarded paper The man had been paying about S5 Stammtisch The stammtisch above was drawn by New Braunfels Itihiscs employee readers will is our sometime car looms figured ihaS a pickup titlek hood was alxni gtod a stammtisch as any so his idea in white and red have several to Harold Stammtisch Search We will use them all sooner or we the artists or crMwhilc lists will receive a free lunch courtesy of Harold Send your handdrawn stammtisch replete with people silling at axes buried in them t oiiec cups sitting on top 01 luin He io Harolds Stammlisch Search 7u7 St New Braunlels Texas 78KSU Include your address and telephone number Comal County Fiiiergenes Childrens Shelter has several things going on this month tieiuld Williams and the Athletic Club here in Nesv Brauniels will host a lac juetball tournament to raise imuie tor the shelter Tournes is Aug 15 at the club at Interstate and S Lindles There will be cash prues for players ranging from S5o to Men and women s individual matches are planned as svell as Also the shelter at W Bridge right smack dabbed next to the railroad tracks will hold an open house on the same three days from HI a m to t p m each day Come by and bung the shelter something il can use like household children s dishes and eating etc August is here anil the ever always spectacular and genuinely spiffy Comal County Fair See Page 2A Fair skies will become a bit cloudy by Sunday mid morning with a high Sunday and Monday of about 95 and overnight losvs of 75 degrees Light winds will become pret ty much southwesterly at about 10 mph Sunday and Thftfcny mmm 12A CMIJCS 84 CMBSUIQiO 3A PfMUfy 5A IWCIIMWI 74 irons HU HUMii LANDf III IIA NEWBKAUNfaS TEXAS HOURS Of OPKATION 5003 TEXAS OF HEALTH TENS AIR CONTROL BOAJJO to dump while the site was under the management of the county and under Waste lie is being charged slightly more than based on the sue of his roughly 21 cubic at a price of 60 per cubic Neither the city nor the county had authority nor did they attempt to lock in private hauler rates Both entities did negotiate tipping fees lor city owned vehicles and private county haulers over the 15year contract term with Waste Management My mam concern is that people are going to start dum ping on the road or not taking their garbage out there and throwing it in vacant Doug Miller NB City Council said he is con cerned about private I feel like we need to be cautious and protect our he said The public is starting to get a bad taste in their mouth about Waste That is something company of ficials say they want lo 1 dont want that to said Waste Management public lelations representative Laninp Tempers are going to Hare but 1 think tilings will smooth he Waste Managements site manager Jim transferred See Page2A 15 Of OR flffljfc CAD certifies billionplus Scene of Saturday mishap that injured two New Braunfels Photo by Deryl Clark NB women injured in collision Two Nesv Braunfels women were taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital Saturday morning for in juries sustained when the car they were riding in was struck by a trac tor truck Frances Carreno 32 and Christina were treated and released Gary of 1572 A was driving the truck at the lime of the accident He was cited for failure to yield the right of way as he entered the intersection of KM 482 and Solms Road Mitchell was at tempting to cross KM 482 toward In terstate The accident occurred at Saturday Person living near the intersection said the site is dangerous because large trucks on 482 often tail io stop at the stop sign A caution light has been installed at the sue Local residents said the light has unproved the safety of the area but truckers often continue lo drive through the intersection without slop ping Three killed near Hays County line In another incident trafficwas backed up for miles on Interstate 35 Saturday afternoon when both sides of the highway were closed because of major accident which killed three persons about lour miles north of the Hays County line Carl Deal of the San Marcos Police Department said a vehicle Page 2A More than 98 percent of all proper ty appraised by Comal Central Ap praisal District is certified for the up coming tax year Tola value ex c I u d i n g a n y exemptions State law requires that appraisal districts have at least 95 percent of their values certuied by July 25 ol each year Chief Appraiser Richard Rhodes weeks ago said he expected to be well within State Property Tax Board mandates Comal CAD comprises all proper ties in Comal and some parcels in Hays Kendall and Bcxar counties border areas Records indicate a i percent in crease in total taxable value over last year pending appeals on values before the Appraisal Review Board that represent a difference of more than Sli The figure reters to the ditterence between the CAD the value is for some 600 individual tax accounts and what property owners or their agents say the pro perties should have as taxable values There are some tax accounts appraised by Comal Had private boats been included as largetable for lax purposes by the taxing entities represented by Comal the number of accounts would have been more than State law removed boats as taxable pro perty unless individual taxing en tities chose to do None in Comal County Among the largest taxing the figures show Comal Independent School District with a certified value ol with under Nesv Braunfels Independent School Districts certified value is with under pro County of Comal shows a certified value of with pending before the City of New Braunfels is eertifiably worth with under Notice of certification of values means taxing entities served by Comal CAD can begin estimating their tax rates for the 198788 tax year with reasonable assurance that their revenue projections are accurate and Of the lotal districtwide value of some is ex empt that is property own ed by school incorporated the county and other governmental and religious real estale such as classroom and office After exemptions for agricultural and open space land and homestead the taxable value for the entire district is records See Page2A NBU will pass a long Utilities budget effeQiiveSaturctay j PUi proposed Ineluding con structi is Comal solons okay errant subdivision development By TRAVIS POLING Correspondent A three to two vote in commissioners court Friday led lo yet another permit approval for an illegal Granting of the appeal in the face of the countys policy to no longer allow development of wouldbe subdivisions illegal on their merits has county commissioners talking about setting a deadline to such waiving of county regula The most recent permit approval was granted to an R Acquirt who owns land in an illegal and unnamed subdivi The only description of the subdivision is its address on Ammon Voting against the appeal were Commissioner Neil Craigmile and County Judge Fred Bolh had strong feelings on the subject saying that they need lo enforce the directive now and should have from the time it was first This year alone ten variances have been granted in il legal subdivisions so that individuals who had unwilling ly bought the land with pJans to build could Five of the ten variances were in the Bulverde Ranches subdivision developed by William Swinney who is now facing charges from the State Attorney Generals office and Comal Commissioners are now considering a cutoff date for granting Commissioner Clyde Jacobs sup ported the latest variance Until we set a date and say no more what choice do we Judge does not feel that any of the variances should have been granted and equated it with someone speeding in a school zone and then saying when Well 1 didnt know Every application for a variance in an illegal subdivi sion has been said He called the decision lo vole against granting the variances to individuals hard but one that must be Clark said that if the standard practice crying on the shoulder of commissioners were not slopped then the individuals affected would not use the means of recourse available to Then they would do something about said A date has been set for a public hearing regarding tie deannexation of Spring Hollow Subdivision in Hays Coun ty from the A 2 Aug 27 hearing is slated to consider a petition for deannexation will be The decision of whether or not to grant the deanjajefci lion will be made by the commissioners after County Administrative Assistant Mary BroUe saW a letter from the C1SD said that the school districtdWaai approve of the deannexation but gave no wdicatwu to   

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