New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, August 13, 1987, Page 2

Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung August 13, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 13, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas MS Week Park Golf Course is the site Sunday of a Multiple Sclerosis Scramble First prize of S10O is contributed by Texas Commerce Bank. MBank New Braunfels National Bank and Citizens National Bank second prize of four dozen golf balls by Bill Halbert third prize of four baskets with cards by New Braunfels Driving Range; fourth prize of four dinners at Pat s Place closest-to-the ptn-on-12 prize of an initial office visit to Lohmeier Chiropractice Center by Mark Lohmeier.Mayor George Erben has proclaimed the week of Aug 16 as multiple sclerosis week in New Braunfels. Here he is handing the proclamation to Dee Ryden and Sandra Gibbs Both have been diagnosed as having the incurable neurological disorder that afflicts 200 persons a week Those interested in participating in a support group that meets monthly here can call Ryden at 625-0335 or Gibbs at 625-4398 The group is open to those diagnosed as having multiple sclerosis or family members and friends of someone with the disease Landa ,( ome iii iV Register for Diamond & Sapphire N■ ii to he given Drawing to be hem \ugnst IV rn Denson s n •    629-3318 Weather Vendors Water Watch Comal River.................... 578    cfs    (down    5) Canyon Lake inflow..........1,109    cfs    (down    15) Canyon Lake outflow.......... 4,980* cfs (same) Canyon Lake level...........913.17**    (down .98) Edwards Aquifer.............. 628.45    (down .05) *The outtlow will be reduced Friday evening to 1,500 cubic feet per second and will stay near that level throughout the weekend. '‘Because of the high lake level- most Corps of Engineers boat ramps are closed; however, two boats ramps at Jacobs Creek and one at Cranes Mill Manna are open. North Park and Jacobs Creek Park are open for camping Forecast SOUTH TEXAS Scattered mainly afternoon and evening thunderstorms Hill Country and Edwards Plateau Some late night and early morning low clouds south central Otherwise mostly sunny and continued quite hot through Friday with highs around 90 immediate coast. IOO to IOT Rio Grande plains and Lower Rio Grande Valley. 90s to near IOO elsewhere with the heat index 105 to 115. Lows tonight near TO Hill Country, low 80s immediate coast. 70s rest ot South Texas NORTH TEXAS:    Scattered thunderstorms east and west with isolated thunderstorms central sections through this evening Lows tonight in the 70s Widely scattered thunderstorms west on Friday Otherwise partly cloudy and hot with highs I rom the upper 90s to near 103 WEST TEXAS Widely scat tered showers and thunderstorms this evening mainly mountains eastward, otherwise partly cloudy through Friday Warmer north on Friday Lows tonight OO Panhan die and mountains to 73 south Highs Friday in the 90s except near tU5 big bend Extended Forecast Saturday-Monday SOUTH TEXAS Partly cloudy and hot days lair skies and warm at night Morning lows in the 70s except 80s along the immediate coast. Daytime highs iii tile 90s. with too to 105 along the Rio Grande plains WEST TEXAS Partly cloudy with isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms except more numerous Panhandle Monday Temperatures a little above seasonal normals Highs Panhandle and South Plains in the lower to middle 90s Lows in the middle to upper 60s Highs Permian Basin and tar west in the middle 90s. Lows in tile upper 60s Highs Concho Valley in the upper 90s Lows in the lower 70s Highs Big Bend country upper 80s mourn tains to near 102 along Rio Grande Lows near 60 mountains to the middle 70s along the river NORTH TEXAS Warm and humid Saturday through Monday with isolated thunderstorms southeastern sections High temperatures in the mid 90s to near loo lows in the 70s Texas Weather W idol y scatter e d thunderstorms were forecast through tonight for North Texas, the Hill Country Edwards Plateau and extreme West t exas The thunderstorm activity was to be triggered by a weak cool front that extended early today from southwestern oklahoma across the Childress and Lubbock area into eastern New Mexico Police Report Continued from Page I in accordance with o t h e r businesses,” Shandssaid Shands said the city could rework ordinances that would permit vehicles and trailers to park and do business. A temporary vendor’s per mit has also been suggested. Shands said the city has been threatened with litigation challenging an ordinance that has been interpreted to include trailers and vehicles as permanent or attached structures when parked. He also suggested designating an area of town where all the vendors could operate one with reasonable visibility and traffic volume. He said Austin had undertaken such a move but said that city has regretted doing so. Few temproray vendors are licensed by the state for purposes of sales tax collections, and such operations generally produce little revenue But one local sidewalk vendor said he buys and trades locally and con tributes to the economy I borrowed the money for my trailer here in New Braunfels, I buy my insurance here in New Braunfels and f>uy my materials here.” said resident Glenn Wenzel, who owns a funnel cake stand that is hired by local businesses and organizations for special functions Shands contend that vendors pose problems tor inspectors especially vendors selling consumable goods, in that if a food-borne illness were to occur, officials would have little, if any. chance of tracking its origin. Problems also arise, contends Shands, with vendors operating in public right-of-ways within high traffic areas In other action, council set a special meeting for Aug 18 to discuss the city’s master plan overview and street construction including County Line Road and proposed inner and outer-city loops The time of the meeting has been slated for 7:30 pm and it is tentatively set for the meeting room of New Braunfels Utilities In other business this week. council unanimously approved the follow ing third and final reading of an ordinance adjusting foes for use of municipal sw imming facilities third and final reading of an or dinance establishing a reinvestment zone for commercial industrial tax abatement second reading of an ordinance deannexing a strip of land adjoining the city limits now owned by Wal-Mart for purposes of property tax abatement a resolution approving the agreement for property tax abate merit w ith Wal-Mart a resolution approving amend ment to wholesale power agreement between the city and Lower Colorado River Authorly Hydro Obituaries A motor vehicle was stolen and recovered in the IOO block of IU ' S Thursday morning The burglary ot a motor vehicle was reported Wednesday morning ii the IGOU block of IU 15 F Stolen were boots and assorted shoes valued af about $1,540 A Smith and Wesson pistol was also stolen A burglary ot a non-habitation was reported Wednesday in the I'inn block of Bridge Street \ television valued at $429 was taken A burglary ot a non-habitat ion was reported Wednesday atternoon in the loo block of East Camp Street A lawnmower and tree trimmer valued at $250 were stolen $80 in quarters were stolen iron a business in the ’.Zoo block o! River crest Drive Wednesday — A 12-gauge Savage pump shotgun was stolen from a veined Wednesday in trout ot a Iota! con dominium The gun '.as valued a? $250 - An incident ot criminal mischief was reported in the 1200 block of West San Antonio Street \bout $1 •• glass pane w as broken Persons with any information con cerning any felony crime are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 620 TIPS day or night and speak with the of fleer on duty. Callers remain com ptetely anonymous Crime Stoppers pays rewards of up to $1 OOO for in formation that leads to the arrest and qrand iury conviction of persons committing felony crimes Public Records Arraignments Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace Judge Fred Stewart Raymond Schleicher motion to revoke probation DVM $1,into bond Richard Diaz failure to appear to answer charge of theft over >2ou and undei Slo.ink) >2 Ton bond Jerry Thomas Allen forgery by passing $2. Too bond Kelly Ann Lee theft over >200 under >75o. si uh ixjnd. motion to revoke probation on forgery by passing no bond set Continued from Paqe I lake plant to supplement tin* city s power Al the other end of the scale. if the river flow remained the same as it historically has been and it Ll RA fuel costs increase as ex pee ted New Braunfels residents could save a emulative $59 million iii electrical charges Gene Mornhinweg XBI s board president praised the project Wednesday for making use of the power within the dowing river water The project does not use coal and does not usi* fuel oil he said It uses good old Guadalupe River water. he added Construction on the project is ex per ted to begin next week and Specht said Wednesday the work should be completed in utxiut a year He said the project actually makes double list* of the reservoir that was created w itll the construction of Canyon I lam almost to years ago ll F Eddie Gumpert chairman tit the GURA bourd of directors, vail cd tho project a long-term source of energy tor New Braunfels He said GBRA is pleased to be of serv ice Gumpert said the dam is serving its purpose of storing water and con trolling fluids GBRA is building the hydroectric plant which lias doubled in costs since discussions originally began more than six years ago The original estimates were near $6 million Cur rent Iv the estimated project cost is si t h million Officials involved in planning the project said the original estimates were off base because of the uniqueness ot Hie project Con st ruction of hydroelectric generating plants I- common but only rarely is a plant built at an existing dam Legal tees have escalated tor the pm>ei t largely tx*i auseot opposition NHI and GBRA officials estimate ulM.ut vino.D"0 have been spent .1 fighting what they consider unfound cd opposition Earlier this week a district judge in Seguin denied a request for a tem porary restraining order to prohibit plant construction from iieginmng The request came from Boceard Inc a firm that bid unsuccessfully for Hie project s construction con tract The firm has filed suit against the river authority alleging that GBRA violated the law when officials tailed to require a construction bond from the low bidder David Welsch GBRA s planning director said the judge in the ease has requested l>oth parties involved in the lawsuit submit briefs GBRA s staft still is working to change two provisions in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission s license allowing construction of tile plant The license requires a minimum flow tram the dam something GBRA officials said could damage the reservoir s ability to store w ater The minimum flow of i*e cubic feet per second was included ll the license on the recommendation ol the I S Fish and Wildlife Service That department wanted the minimum flow to enhance the en vironment for fish downstream of the plant \ spokesperson tor KERI said earlier today that the eommisMon will not meet again the month and ^ will not Ik* able to consult*! GBRA -request until SeptemUn Luis Duggan representing Canyon Lake Mea Citizens Xssociation and Comal I tilted Taxpayers has been a vocal opponent of the hydro for stated reasons of concern tut the ecology of the site and what she says is an opportunity tor GBRA to gain control over land in tilt* area tha* it should not have sin* and tithers have continually challenged tilt* legality o! the hydro and in the latest maneuver have tried to conv met* New Braunfels City Council that it should buy the hydro in the name of the city rather than relinquish ownership complete Iv to GBRA "They re breaking ground t it that doesnt mean anything Duggan said Tuesday adding met e challenges she and her peers haven t brought to fruition We are going to tight this she said Duggan and her husband operate a convenient e store and I ait shop at the entrance to Jacobs Creek Dark at Canyon Lake Fence-less Continued from Paq< I Whatley saki he anticipates th area will be used for passive re* rea lion such as fishing or walking He said aU>ut the only thing the parks department wants to add to the pro jK-rtv is .t Jew litter receptacle s l.uM weekend the parks director said he noticed -several people just strolling along the w ater in the new park area Eventually the city will acquire ,11h>ut 18 acres of new park land in th* area of the Le RA building Before any use can tx* made of the property all electrical equipment will have to tx* removed arui new fences built around transmission j*>lcv Even though making use ut th** park land is something that will not happen for possit v .vela stars VS hat ley said be already is consider mg flow the area might tx* used New picnic areas soccer fields arui tennis courts are among flu* improvements he hopes can tx- devc oped *>ti the pro perty It v real unusual to tx* abb* to add property to an urban park Whatley vuhf We klMJW We have .I f;«t*<l Jal group areas mote picnic areas and know ae tie«*d mo; *• ital k ne i,, es Harts DalMolm service lenschtm tai Mobil at Due* tor Han d Aug EI vita Ann T r iesch Kt iii DAVID MAY covers City Hdll dud C0FTIdI County ddily in the Hterald-Zeitung Comal County Sheriff Walter Fellers hands New Braunfels police dispatcher and composite artist Willie Pad ii a the Ie; art ment's Certificate of Appreciation award Padi a performs r invaluable service for both the sheriff s and police de; artmo* * with his renderings of sought-after suspects The ; resentatu r made to Padilla Wednesday was for his sket ’ th d > : • quick arrest last week by sheriff s investigators cf ria a mat suspected in an aggravated sexual assualt (PT Mo : g ted t , sheriff's department ) Appreciate It ;

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Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

Issue Date: August 13, 1987

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