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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 23, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                N B Unicorns win Seguin Page 9A New Braunfels 163 Glad to be alive New Braunfels Herald Publishing 707 Landa New Zeituno Texas 78130 USPS 377800 Sunday August 50 Cents Four 38 Pages The stammtisch above was drawn by Edward Kearns IV of New This ornate table with arched feet and neat little vase garners the grandson of Edward Kearns a free lunch courtesy of Harold Ed call Jim or Harold at 0259144 to arrange a day convenient for your We have only two or three stammtlsches left in and we would love to have We will print all of them sooner or and when we the perpetrator of the sketcli wins a free so keep those stamm tisches coming A stammtisch is a table for a place where lifes ups and downs are shared and all silting at it should feel com A lot of people have com mented on Harolds Stammtisch Search and seem to enjoy the various renditions of Among them have been a pickup truck with two guys talking while leaning over the a splf fy reverse black job that we reprinted yesterday and Send your stammtisch drawings to Harolds Stammtisch 707 Landa New Texas The Second Annual Cops and Hob bers Soitball Tournament and general good lime will begin at a 2y If you bought tickets for either ofthe first two rained out those tickets are good for the upcoming event that will feature an armored dunking yuninues and liquid maybe even some faces familiar from television at least a technician or sausage on a some fine cops and other people playing for a soil ball championship and commen surate bragging just a lot of Money raised through donation of prizes to be awarded and the admission donation goes to help Comal County Emergency Childrens Theres a song in this neM but our juice harp doesnt like much in print so well try the lyrics without a tune Cute as a button birds no How they got em on buttons And so many kinds From peacocks to swallows On telephone lines And maybe youd find one you can call Hurt To hold closed your britches or plaid patterned shirt When the bird watchers visit the button club types At onethirty Wednesday at nice Eden Heights Admission costs but be sure to bring See Page 3A Council to review city workers jobs William of San Antonio said he was glad to be alive and a firm believer in seat belts after his 1987 Suzuki Samurai rolled while try ing to avoid a large piece of channel iron across northbound Interstate 35 on the Guadalupe River overpass Friday According to he swerved to miss the iron after it had been knocked into his lane by a vehicle in front of The iron was bounc ing on the roadway when it lodged underneath and flipped Neagles who was en route to was treated at the scene by New Braunfels EMS and was not seriously Photo by Deryl By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Two public works employees plac ed on administrative leaves of absences will have their employment status reviewed by city officials at 11 Monday morning at City The personnel hearings will help officials decide whether to reinstate or terminate department supervisor Abraham Zapata and parttime employee Salvadore Both were placed on administrative leaves of absences with pay last week as part of an investigation by City Manager Joe Michie into various alfegations of improprieties at the Public Works department over the past several City Secretary Veronica Sarkozi said City Attorney Barry Moore has ruled the hearings closed to the public because they are personnel Moore was unavailable for comment Friday concerning the scheduled Sarkozi confirmed that another public works Robert has requested a grievance hearing that will be heard at an asyetundelermined time next According to City Hall Morales has requested the hearing because he was demoted and receiv ed a cut in pay from former Public Works Director Fred Ryden resigned last week after being given a choice of resigning or being ter minated by Sources say Ryden demoted Morales while operating the ci ty street was involved recently in a minor accident reportedly with a mail carrier vehi Those who claim Morales has statements from acci dent witnesses claiming Morales was not at also said that when Morales returned after serving a twoweek committment to the Texas National he was informed of the demotion and reassigned within the Morales has formally requested the hearing through interim depart ment head Bill ac cording to City Hall The Public Works department has been in turmoil following partial disclosure of improprieties by Mayor ProTern Ramon Chapa Jr during councils 10 Diaz reportedly was hired to work parttime to accomodate a second but was allowed to draw a full weeks earnings at the knowledge of his In addition to Rydens resignation and the administrative action taken against the two council will meet in closed session Monday evening to review the performance of The city manager conducted an investigation into the troubled department that was to have con cluded Property owners file suit to open park access By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Residents of Cypress Lake Gardens and Rebecca Creek subdivisions have been through a lot They have seen their subdivisions managed some would contend mismanaged and outright ravaged by numerous developers and land sale conglomerates who have obtain ed properties through bankruptcy when the most recent beneficiary of un sold lots within this farnorthwest county sub division erected a fence blocking the residents access to some five acres of park land owned by the property owners they decid ed lo take their dispute to the Cypress Lake Gardens Property Owners Association filed suit 19 in the 274th State District Court against a land sales firm headquartered in The petition asks or nothing more than to have the ingress and egress lo the Rebecca Creek park property restored It is not the kind of case that Perry Mason built his reputation but to the residents of UKcloselyknit rural community it is a matter that Holds great significance We think that what we have is prescriptive easement and we want what we think we I if we let them have what is next We are not asking for We havent been said Max president of the property owners association that represents some land owners in the two adjacent We just want someone to decide for us whether we are entitled to that We think that what we have is prescriptive easement and we want what we think we 1 if we let them have what is next Attempts to reacti Tymis Company officials Thursday and Friday at their local telephone numbers were Members of the property owners association claim to have had access to the Rebecca Creek park area in question for about 25 A single road leads over a small dam across the creek and to the Tymis obtained all re maining unsold properties in bankruptcy pro ceedings in including property surroun ding the associations park Tymis officials have placed a barbed wire fence with the intention of installing a more permanent blockade across the road that is the only feasible entry to the Marquis said the road being blocked does not lead to any other residences or There is no other way to get to it without driving across the Its not an absolute necessary that we have the but it is a matter of said adding that the dispute can still be resolved out of court lo the satisfaction of both Residents formed their property owners association about the time Tymis was obtain ing the remaining Marquis said residents there had to start looking after their own in terests for a Annual fees of go toward road done entirely by the as well as to security patrols and maintainance of the subdivisions approx imately 100 acres of park land along Rebecca Creek and Guadalupe The subdivision held a lot of promise when development first began in the early residents The original developer was murdered in his truck in the mid1960s at the entrance to the subdivision on 281 North near the Blanco County Since residents have seen numerous developers and land management companies come and each one providing residents with visions that their dreams for the area would finally come to just as it seemed things were looking developers would turn a fast buck and get leaving the subdivision worse off than residents Besides the well kept park the sub division features an 18hole golf which has laid dormant for many years and is now overgrown with brush and Nearby is an elegant swimming the subdivision also features poor water quality where all the residents are served by a single aboveground holding At one the parks were beseiged by gangs of The security patrol that was formed with association funds helped return the parks to the You cant blame the people here for being a little paranoid and They have been raped so many said CIS D down to the wire on next years budget By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Facing a budget hearing at p Comal ISO staff members late last week still were putting the finishing touches on the lJti78S The reason why were so late is we didnt know how much we were getting from the said Abel CISDs business manager He added that state officials did not notify the district of how much slate lunding it would receive unlil last week Because of changes at the state level and because Comal County properly values are up in com parison with the rest of Die the school district must generate more than ii did last year in local tax In other the district will be responsible for 5 per cent more of its budget than last They slate officials expect us to carry a leavier 1 believe the districts here oil the corridor are the only ones in the state who went up in property he ClSUs certified values in creased by Im sure we lost a bunch of money from the But we dont expect to transfer all of that to the tax Campos said he does expect the local tax rate to go up about 7 per cent to help off set the He said teachers salaries will be increased in the new budget and he will recommend a 1 to 2 percent costofliving pay in crease And then maybe a 1 to 2 percent increase depending on but thats not he Whatever we do about the increase probably will not exceed about 7 The 198687 budget was about Campos said Thursday he has not set a figure for the coming years budget but is looking at about which would mean about a 5 percent budget State officials project C1SD will have about 3H more students than it had last The increase in the total budget will not be as great as it was the year Campos We told the staff that we are going to make do with what you We said Youre going to have more needs because youll have more students but you wont have any mure Really we will be cutting uhe amount of money spent per child when you look at well have more students without that much more That teacher will not have as much money to spend on each he Arlen CISDs personnel said he has not aired teachers in antjcipatioja of wore students There is always longawaited first day of school By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer 4 In another children who only a If w years ago were babies in their mothers arms win1 em bark on the adventure of their They will start Fiveyearolds Joshua kanghorsi an4v Randy Pittman moment Friday afternoon about the significance beginning their educational WeH probably to do 8 jot of you writing saytog all the kindergarten jntt take a his sglte wish had puter to work that would be a lot Randy will be going to Goodwin Joshua isnt real sure where he will be going to but he thinks it will be at Maybe thats Coma but theji maybe its Umar SHher Joshua will find out soon Jeriah Doughty also is getting set for Oiat big day fthn he starts to very con cerned about his school supplies and wants to make sure he has just the right Randy said he already has his supplies and his kit Hes even knows what hes going to tike for lunch on the first day of isnt real sure exactly will happen at He already knows his he so he wont have to bother that I know one if you be bad at they sendT you to Joshua said But be said he wasnt tiposurf what a principal Asked what types of things he will do iq Jf riaji I already know what to djrat Jbig Ill walk in and get my name ofWhf desk I already met her Pfi no l think brewn hairjwo was kind flf Its your turn Readers asked to participate in survey What do you think of the news media and adverUstog Published on Page 3A of this issue of the HerzJdZeilyflgis a sxHquestion survey designed to afford the Those questions are seeking to determine reading and listening as well as the publics opinion of the news And although its not necessary to answer every theres space provided for local respondents to fur therdetail their The names of respondents are needed to verify the authenticity Q bujt identity of will be protected on ajj absolutely con fidential Conducted by a statewide marketing resyjjs ol the poll could weU determine nature oj advertising this area sees and hears in the Readers are reqijesstpd participating in this   

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