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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 7, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Would you 9 if job Front to Jesus Thomas Sanders and Paul Caballero of the City of New Braunfels sanitation The earlier the they say about their Photo by Deryl Clark You couldnt pay some of us to do the job NB sanitation workers do in all kinds of weather SARAH DUKE Stall Writer While most of the city is Paul Jesus Mata and Thomas Sanders are on the riding down the citys streets in a rumbling garbage picking up the unwanted heaps of garbage that dot the Citys Caballero diligently manuevers the truck from one side of the street to the other as Mata and Sanders briskly sling bags of refuse in piles in the Every now and Sanders and Mata whistle while they Caballero throws some switches and with a noise like grinding the truck gobbles up a pile of garbage and packs it neatly The men dont seem to notice that its Just now 6 The the better for We dont have to deal with the sun and the Caballero said Tuesday He and his crew hit the roads early because they have a big day ahead of New Braunfels sanitation employees work an average of 10 hours a four days a Its a job that most people would just as soon leave to someone but these three men are pretty pleased with their Youve got your ups and youve got your but its Everything works out in the Caballero Mata has been at the job for 11 He keeps up with Sanders as they trot from trash can to trash can before the sun Once the truck is full and on Its way to the Sanders With this 1 dont Its pretty hairy right now because of the they garbage dumpers will put out 20 or 30 Paul Caballero have to worry about he But in the the work doesnt go that Sanders in the I get so I think Im just going to fall off that he The job changes with the Caballero And he should know hes been hauling garbage for the city for about five During cold weather and during the New Braunfels garbage men are on the You just have to weather the storm Garbage hauling has its good months and the driver Sanders said it never gets too cold to sling gar He prefers the cold weather because he can move faster and not get he For the last Caballero has been driving a route near Four days a he drives through the neighborhood from Hill Street to Mesquite and from San Antonio Street to He has a view most local residents the view of the city in the early morning I like it in the morning when everything is clean and quiet and theres no Caballero He doesnt mind the early work saying they give him more time to spend with his two I get to be with them in the afternoon and I can help them with their he By Tuesday the two other men in Caballeros crew arent quite as quick as they were in the After about lunch they slack off a little Caballero said about the two men running through their route first thing in the He was By Tuesday Mata and Sanders had slowed their pace and when they returned their truck to the city public works they looked Caballeros job isnt always easy He has to contend with inattentive yapping dogs and the occasional little old lady who likes to scold the men if her garbage cans are knock ed over or if there is trash scattered in their And then there are the Mata and Sanders agreed that this is ideal garbagehauling weather except for the Its pretty hairy right now because of the they garbage dumpers will put out 20 or 30 he And the traffic isnt always that easy to deal the driver First of he has to put up with the smell from the garbage Im pretty used to he adding that it wasnt too bad Tuesday itll get to especially after someone goes fishing and decides to throw all their waste But the most irritating thing about driving a garbage truck is the way other drivers whip Caballero I dont know if people are in a hurry or but they wont stop for he With this I dont have to worry about in the I get so I think Im just go ing to fall off that Thomas Sanders New Braunfeis Wednesday IdZeitung 1987 25 Cents Vol No 19J 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377800 Two 24 Pages Brad berry says Another school warranted with NBISD growing Flame thrower Congratulations go out to the ma from the New Brnunfels High School band who all received 1 Division ratings on their solo per formances Saturday In San Anlouio at the District Xll Twirling The ensemble also a 1st Division rating on its performance The SUMS majorvUes are Robin Yvette Kuby Vtllarrval and Sarah Peters An exciting trip to U is being planned or any mid dle school student interested in traveling The cost is which in eludes air first class hotel ac all entry anil all meals The trip will be taken during spring break March through April 1 Chaperones are all middle school teachers For more informa call Marilyn Kolacek at W5 441ft The Ferdinand Lindheimer Chapter of the Daughters of the Hepublic of Texas will meet at y k Saturday at the Forke Store in Conservation Plaza If you are a descendant o a member of the Kepublic of Texas and are in teresled in joining the call Joyce Moore at KW7515 or Marie Hfermann By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer As enrollment tops the expected the New Braunfels school district quickly is outgrowing elementary campuses in the citys south attendance zone and causing a need for a new NBISD Superintendent Charles Bradberry said The superintendent told NBISD trustees Tuesday that the district needs to plan for a new elementary school 1 think tomor row would be too late for us to begin to plan he The superintendent pointed to cur rent enrollment figures and pro jected figures in Memorial Primary and Carl Schurz Elementary schools as indicators of the communitys growth This is a young community with young he pointing to the fact that Memorial which opened its doors during the 198386 school already is at Four new classrooms were built at the school last The superintendent said that with the expansion of development of the citys south he expects the population in that area to He New Brauntels Fire Department Inspector is National Fire Safety Week and NBFD is con Wesley Meyer shows the danger of aerosol ducting fire safety demonstrations at cans during a fire safety demonstration Tues Photo by Deryl Clark day at Carl Schurz Elementary 410 Trashiest was a big success Among the divers from across Texas who participated in the Com al Kiver cleanup Saturday were several We werent given the names of each individual teams but by number the results are as First place in aggregate weight of junk was Team No 3 with while se cond place went to Team No 46 with pounds Most Cans and Cups Award went to team No 44 with containers to their Team No 30 came in second with etc Harolds favorite is Most Pop SM STAMMTISCH 2A beautiful Indian sum mer days are expected to con tinue for a with daytime highs in the mid 80s and east to southeast winds al about 10 Nighttime lows are dropping to the nippy 50s with air Water commission suggests a higher calling for streams By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer The Texas Water Commission is recommending that the classifica tion of more than 60 stream including a portion of the Guadalupe Kiver upstream of Canyon be The water commission has an nounced proposed rules which will establish more stringent water quality standards for all surface waters in the Along with those proposed the commis sion has recommended that classification for 30 percent of the classified stream segments in the state be Bill spokesman for the said Tuesday that under the commissions recom the Guadalupe River from miles downstream of Kebecca Creek in Comal County and upstream should be upgrad ed The segment of the river cur rently is classified as high aquatic life Colbert Under the proposed modifica that potion of the Guadalupe would be classified as exceptional aquatic life he Exceptional aquatic life use is comparable to the best situation unaltered by Colbert The water commission also is recommending that classification of the upper Cibolo Creek west of Bracken in Comal County and upstream to Kendall County be A portion of Plum Creek has been recommended for classification of contact recrea tional use rather than the existing noncontact recreational The water commission has ex clusive authority to establish water quality standards for the Surface water quality stan dards are established every three Existing standards were adopted in Larry TWC executive said in a written state ment issued earlier this week that See ZA added that he expects a young population with young children to fill the area and increase the need for more elementary The bulging enrollment at Memorial means Carl Schurz will be feeling the pressure of growth aoon and already has increased exfeolk Bradberry Students in kindergarten inthe through the se cond grade in the citys south atten dance zone attend Memorial while students in the fourth and fifth grades attend Carl I think the school board needs to do something real fast to pull the se cond grade from Memorial and the third grade from Carl Schurz to come up with a 23 campus We would be pushing to get into a new school by the superintendent told He added that the school should be fairly large to handle New building projects for the mid dle school and even the high school are not far down the road for the school Bradberry I think youre about four years away from capacity at the middle he adding that be thinks a new panel gives teen club okay New Braunfels teenagers have something to look forward to as plans are underway to create a com plete with dancing and recreational games The New Braunfels Planning and Zoning Commission decided Tuesday to recommend that the New Braunfels City Council approve a special permit to allow the club to locate in The Oaks Shopping Center at Loop 337 and Texas The commission also voted to recommend that council approve proposed rezoning of Oak Grove unit two from an Rl single family district to a CiB general business The acres sit at FM 306 and Oak Grove The commission also granted ap proval to Landa Village block tot WalMart Subdivision also was along with the of Oak Grove unit two and unit the commission approved Walnut unit The citys planning and board has authority to grant special use permits and approve such land use regulations as all of which are subject to appeal before the city Sheriffs budget up with vehicles and salary hikes By DAVID MAY Staff Writtr Purchase of U new cars and a 5 percent across the board employee pay raises comprise a large portion of a recommended 1988 Comal County Sheriffs Department budget that is 15 per cent over the amended current years The countys 1MB recommended budget of million is on public display in the county clerks office through The sheriffs department is by far the largest funded by the coun tys general fund with a proposed 1988 budget of In com the sheriffs department operated on in Com missioners originally hurtgrtfd for 1987 and increased cat 13 percent during midyear adjustments Department funding has in creased more than 50 percent since although IS percent of that occurred when the county auditors office reworked in dividual djnpirtmffMtil budgets to reflect each departments costs oonnefted to employee salary benefits and were not additional expenses to the county Sheriff Walter as have all elected has ap proved f or a 3 percent salary in bringing his recommend ed 1988 salary to The department currently employs eight one 25 reserve 31 deputies including four investigators and five warrant two custo dians and seven An increase of for employees includes the outfitting of three additional deputies for the department and the hiring of two clerks as well as a 5 percent pay raise for existing County Auditor Bate Bead said related costs for deputy hirings amount to some in first year expenses including equipment and us ing complete vehicle costs and not the standard one year of a three year purchase Fellers requested U new cars for I9tt which has been tentative ly approved by commissioners at a cost of an increase of SO percent over new car purchases this In ins the county spent for new On the clerks IB the sheriffs department will sufce in FutltUM and vtt MI of
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