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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 8, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas 327 TX 7538 Area high school football rage 8 New Braunfels 195 707landa New 7830 UJSP3 Zeituno Thursday 1987 25 Cents One 14 Pages Achtung The date of the benefit preview for the Heritage Kxhibit printed in yesterdays Hometown column by Rosemaric Gregory was Seems the key for typing a 1 is too darn close to the The date for the benefit preview of the foun ding of the town is Repeat 29 is the date for a benefit preview of the Heritage Kxhibit 87 under the theme Founding of New Braunfels This is going to be a lot of so join Harold in gelling your advanced ticket reservations made Along with some of the most interesting exhibits thenwill music and food by Clear Springs Catering Joe Rogers will be master of ceremonies for what primuses in IK a memorable even All this area garden club will be nominating businesses or the liarden Iluh Council rivic Beautification Award liarden club memKrs Will suggiM bUMtUsse a ihtir mixtings ami will sote on those suggest IOILS Kadi if he garden chilis then will make a nomination In the whirh will then make the dual selevtum announce the winner at the end of the month or in earlx I lie award went to Sijuare Selection is based UM latiil plant selection and maintenance The winning will get to keep a permanent plaque iummemoratlmj Us sclcvium i he council also plans a traveling that will lo a new busini Council inemtKis they Wish the could honor iXtrx I usiiuss establishment that land shapes Its pliipetts and lakes U New lkatiiu gt ifii I sou 1 checked mil a lew a IxKiktore ialrl or II otherwise didn I know Canxon Lake wnlei iKuiglas Kirk has written a en titled fct I cur v ui i rr Neur Hint and i s an ID lerestmg piece oi work Iublished Mutton Kails Co with oliues at Canxon Lake the lakes all informed la man s x lew o the lifievsll of explnlllig e 1eihaps some o the most terestmg information in ibis i paperback account iilei lo the nione spent on our space piogiam a Is oil defense pliiglam and other things was publish i d in UKil but it hasnt the Ns seller list Xet Mill il eltam Is worth leading Fred Bragg ol Caisson Lake willes to sax he and for that mattei all Coma Count news media do not pi oxide coverage ol things that happen out side New Braunfels cits limit Fred is pretty rough on the paper in his note Harold cant help but wonder why he would sax such a thing since in recent months we haxe had numerous stones about Mich things as illegal subdivisions in unm corporated Comal fount and the commensurate concern over ser s ices in those Canyon Lake emergent1 medical service opera Hulverde Library fund raising the Comal County the SeeSTAMMTISCM Page 2 i Fair skies and warm weather will continue through the end of this week and pro bably into the weekend with only a slight chance of rain lurking around Sunday Highs will be in the upper today and Friday with tonights low dropping to the low 60s Winds will be from the southeast at 10 mph from the southeast at 5 to 10 mph tonight and will blow between 10 and 15 mph Friday CUSSED 1113 comes 10 dOSSMMO 3 DUIUIV 7 NMOSCOK 10 7 OIIIIMtlES 2 19 Music Fest benefit Ofive In corner memiiers an c fme song at 7 Hi music i al Jn B witfi of the s this by i j is iiu in lion i I song spots i1 jiu AI at ii an ir tor Ait j ajfli air iriii cMUicii nnint tor u r UIK 10 Tost iS s vnsofO I i KGNB KNBT Mori tiatts i Photos Sponsored by Gruene merchants Music festival in Gruene to benefit ComFund drive of Community the ofiicial chant support arm of Comal announced plans to celebrate a music ftstival in the Milage located on the fringes of New city limits tin Ocl IK sex en Comal County bands will an all dax family celebration Jay Knc ami Hheder Creek will perform txui and will br joined bx County Line John Calentinc and Hot n B c Smith and Southern H Stingrays Mogan David and the Crapes of and oilier ap pearances by special guests The festivities begin at noon and will continue until caricature artists and other entertainers will provide family entertainment Circle Arts Theatres Inner the youth touring xvill present several theatrical productions All of the day long entertainment is being provided as a donation by the artists There is a SJ admis sion fee for the dance and music area and children under 12 will be admitted The Uruene Merchants Association is cosponsoring the event and announces that most of the restaurants and shops in Gruene will feature items that xvill con tribute to the ComFund Since the Comal County Community Fund has initiated fund raising drives to support charities pro viding social services to the people of Comal County Txventy four organizations receive money to operate yearly because of the efforts of live Comal County Com mujiity Fund Celebrating its 34th year of the Comal County ComFund has set its 1987 goal at The campaign xvill seek to involve every person in the com inunity to reach this goal The future of the communi ty fund is in hands and hearts of the people xvho share the goal to help our organizers said Iayiit KNBT morning show and co poiisor oi tin Music be on hand llli T drlightrd lo btmvnlvid m such xMiitliwIiilf so manx lolks irom the oiiiKuni iiioil Inaid otiicial Hiomc Ming has Invn avoided at TUT Sounds m New conjunction with Jaynes IriHlui lions and the Cniene Music Fes musicians The production will e used lor local radio public ser ice announcements and special arrangements For more inlormation about the tiruene Music call Paxne at 7 Ul Parks panel members seek additional terms Two members of the New Braunfels Park Advisory Board are seeking to remain on the board as their threeyear terms expire Allene Woltoni and Hod Nelson agreed Tuesday to remain on the boani if the New Braunfels City Council approves their nomination Board members voted unanimously to recommend Woiiord Nelson and John Assad be appointed to the board Assad xuiuld be a new member of the Louis who replaced Craig Sagebiel xvhen he resigned from the xvill not seek another Carl chairman of the advisory nominated saying fhe man has expressed a concern about the parks system and its There xxvre no other nominations The advisorx board nominations xvill be considered bx thecitv council On November ballot Proposal aimed at making users pay for services By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer A constitutional amendment pro viding for the creation of rural emergency service if ap proved by voters could place most of the financial support on those who rely on that The federal government last year axed federal revenue sharing placing a heavier burden on local county governments to pay for rural fire protection and emergency ser vice operations using general fund The move in many necessitated tax often forcing even those who do not use particular county services to pay for those As in a rural fire protection boundaries could be designated and commissioners court petitioned to request a local referen dum Such a district was approved earlier this year for the response area of the Spring Branch Volunteer Fire Department using the max imum allowed property tax assess ment of 3 cents per property Enabling Senate Bill 669 sponsored by Roy D and Senate Joint Resolution an amendment of the senate bill endorsed in the House by Barry authorizes a maximum property tax rate of 10 cents per S10U property valuation assessed taxpayers within an emergency services district to help subsidize operational If the issue on November ballots as Amendment 13 is SB 669 would take effect and would also authorize emergency ser vice districts to provide am fire prevention and fire fighting services and would empower a district with any authority necessary to carry out objects of its Comal County as many other rural counties across the hav ing to appropriate more monies to See Page 2 Parks panel looks for ways to spend fee accumulation By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer The New Braunfels Parks Ad visory Board is considering its op tions lor spending almost in capital improvement fees generated by Landa Park swimmers this The board listened to suggestions and options about swimming pool renovations and ways to make the Olympicsized pool and the spring fed pool in the park more enjoyable Although the board took no board chairman Carl Fox said he thinks it is important to find a way of making the capital improvement funds fit the needs of swimmers A San Antonio engineer outlined a number of fairly small projects that could make the pools more enjoyable for rather than catering to strictly serious He said wooden decks could be added near the springfed pool to give swimmers a comfortable place to lay in the sun between he out door furniture and a shaded area could be added near the Olympic pool to give swimmers a place to get out of the sun for a The almost in capital im provement funds came from the first year of charging swimmers a 25cent surcharge to use the Parks Director David Whatley reminded the board Tuesday that the funds are designated for improvements to swimming facilities rather than What the parks department is recommending is that we go out for requests for proposals from engineers to study the swimming facilities and recommend im he Whatley added that he thinks the funds should be us ed to make the facilities more family The parks director said he doesnt want to spend a large amount of money for some improvement that will not pay for itself in terms of at tracting more swimmers We have the only municipal pool in tne state See Page 2 Comal County Jail costs going up percent for 1988 By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer Costs of operating Comal County jail facilities in 1988 are scheduled to increase 77 percent over the current years amended with a proposed budget of A preliminary budget of million for Comal County is on public display through October in the Coun ty Clerks The which takes prisoners for all Comal County law enforcement agencies including the New Braunfels police employs a jail 27 a registered nurse and three Jail operational costs since 1986 have increased 35 due to ex penses connected to operating the twoyearold modern facility in cluding the hiring of a jail ad ministrator and an IB percent in crease due to additions during 1987 midyear and adjustments of employee which are not reflected as additional costs to the Jail administrator Walt will earn a salary ol in 1988 following approval of a 5 percent as was approved for all county employees on the job over a year Jailers next year will earn an average of and an average of Feeding prisoners has not increas ed in two costing the county a year since the same amount budgeted by commissioners for 1988 Medical services costs have decreased in the last two going from in 1986 to budgeted this Through the end of only had been expend ed for medical services and commis sioners have tentatively budgeted for those costs in A new line item expenditure for next medical is budgeted at Other costs of the jails besides building and fipiniwal include thngr for dry and linen uniforms and sundry projected in im at f over figures far ttv cupiMtt VAar
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