New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, October 8, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

October 08, 1987

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 8, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas 4 IMOO? J EMPT&r    *    0    •    22/9    9tnpjpE MICROFILM rr P0 BOX 8164?-?    -° I 2 DALL AS, T/ 7 5 3 g jArea high school football previews, Hage 8 New BraunfelsThursdayOctober 8 1987 25 CentsOne Section 14 Pages Fair skies and warm weather will continue through the end ut this week and pro buhls into the weekend With only a slight chaute el rain lurking around Sunday High* will Ik- iii the upjH't to* hula) amt Friday vt itll tonight s less dropping to the hiss nos VV iuds will Im* from the southeast at IO mph hulas from the southeast at 5 to lo mph tonight and will blow bet steel! IO and 15 mph Friday The Menu CLASSI! It U    ll    13 COMICS    IO CROSSWORD    3 DEAR ABBY    7 HOROSCOPE    IO KALEIDOSCOPE    7 OBITUARIES    ? SPORTS .......8    9 Sponsored by Gruene merchants Music festival in Gruene to benefit Com Fund drive tit gamier* ut Community Lund tm official chatta *upt»*»ii arm of C omal bounty announced plans to telehrate a musk testis al in (iruene the \ lilac On at«*l on tile fringes of New Braunfels i ds Im,a* i in Ik t im set en fontal County ttamls w ill headline ait all day family celebration .las Uric aud B «*<Ua* fris k will perform two shims arui will m- )ome«i bs t aunty lane John C aleut tm* and Hot n Dust) H 1 **110111 ami southern Breeze stingray s Inners ie* Mogul! I hts id and the <iiajM*> of VV lath and other ap Clearances tis special guests Ute testis Hies U'gtn at noon and will continue until K pm Clowns balloons caricature artists ami other entertainers will provide family entertainment fin Ie Vet* Theatre s Inner Circle, the youth touring company will present seseral theatrical productions VII of the day long entertainment is tieing provided as a donation by the artists involved There is a $2 adm is sioti fin* for th*- dame and music area and ‘ hildien under 12 will in* admitted tree The (intern* Merchants Association is co sponsoring the event and announces that most of the restaurants and shops in tiruene will feature items that will con tribute to the Coin Fund benefit Since IWM the Coma! County Community Fund has initiated fund raising drives to support charities pro siding social services to the people of Comal County ’Twenty four organizations receive money to operate yearly because of tin* efforts of the Comal County Com (nullity Fund Celebrating its nth year of existence, the Coma! County ConiFund has set Its 1987 goal at $ I animo The campaign will s»*ek to involve every person til the com mum!y to reach this goal “The future of the communi tv fund is iii the hands and hearts of the pimple who share the goal lo help our own. organizers said co    of    tin* <iruene Music Iva will tie on hand tor Hie .u tis it»e* I rn delighted to t»e involved in such ,1 worthwhile project so many folks benefit from the \ ini'll nile! (CMT f Im* sh ii! V! of fit ta! theme song has been recot tied at TUT sounds rn New Bi aludels in ronjunction with ii ayne* I‘nsiui tion* arui all tin* (iruene Music T est musicians the production will *•< used lot i«h,o radio public ser vice ai ii lour ice I ne fit s aud special arrangements Tot more information a I rout the (iruene Music Fest call Cav ne at 625 rill Parks panel members seek additional terms Two members of the New Braunfels Cark Adv isory Board are seeking to remain on lh* board as their three veal terms expire Allene Wolford arui Hod Nelson agreed Tuesday to remain on the board if the New Br aludels City Council approves their nomination Board members voted unanimously to recommend Woburn Nelson and John Assad Im* appointed to the board Vssad would be a new member of the board Louis Haass who replaced ft alg Sagehiel when he resigned from the board w ill not seek another term Cart Fox chairman of the advisory board, nominated, saying the man has expressed a concern aUnd the parks system and its workings There were no other nominations The advisory hoard nominations will Im* considered bv the city council Music Fest benefit    On    November    ballot Proposal aimed \chtung* The date of the benefit prev iew for the Heritage exhibit printed in yesterday’s Hometown column bv Rosemarie Gregory was errant Seems the key for typing a I is too darn close to the 2 The date bu the benefit preview of the foun ding of the town is rk*t 29 Repeat Oct IN is tin* date for a benefit preview of tin* Heritage Fxlut t HT under the theme Founding of New Braunfels This is going to Im* a lot of (un so join Harold in getting your advanced ti* ket reserv a lions marie V* VC Along with Mime tile mo* interesting exhibit* ever there win bt dance musk and food by Clear Spring* Catering Joe Rogers a iii tM* master of ceremonies for Aha! promise* to Th* a ti colorable even mg VU this month area garden club* will tie nominating busine***** for the Garden * dub i <»urn ii * iv *. Beautification Vwai d < .arden * tut* memt*ers Will suggest I ustnesse i’ their meetings ar I Atli vote ot those suggestion* T at h of tfw gar ibm club* then a til make a nomination to the t tamed whit h will then make lh** final ***!«* lion anti ariot aim e tile w inner at the en*’ Cm* month or it ear Iv November led lr* rni/iK 14 1 ti i Hit i t/uraf V. .st \f\ rr h o I.#* I Mort of I'M** e i T ail • J tit e* at i any on I ike the take* an informed layman * view 'ne ran evssty o, exploit! g spat* I ’ethaps some of the most lh ter est mg information sn tim < lean paiMtback ai'ct Hint ref et s t * I! t money spent ms nut spate pi. glans os a vin oui lr felts* progiam ai I other things learning was publish »ii ut Lo* tHit if ha sn t matte the ly worth leading T t ist I Bi agg of * an von take write* to say Hie Her ahi /eitunn and tor that matter ail < oinai ( «Knitx new* media do not piov it coverage of tturigs that happen nit ode New Braunfels city limit Fred is pretty rough on the paper in hi* note Harold can t help flit wonder why tie would *av such a thing since rn recent month* we have had numerous stones ut*oul such thing a* illegal «ubdivnoons in unin corporated ( ornal County .md the com memoir at»* com er ii ov cr *er vices in Biose area* ( anyon Lake emergency medical service opera tions Bulverde I ihrary fund raising efforts the Comal founts T au the Set* SI AMMTISCH Paqe 2 at making users pay for services By DAVID MAV Staff Writer A constitutional amendment pro siding for the creation of rural emergency service districts if approved by voters Nos J could place most of the financial support on those who rely on that serv ice The federal government last year ax<*d federal revenue sharing funds placing a heavier burden on local coun'y governments to pas for rural lire protection and emergency ser sue operations using general fund monies The move has in many**- necessitated tax increase* often forcing ever. those* who do not us*- particular county service* to pay for those sen ices As in a rural fire protection district boundaries could be designated and commissioner s court petitioned to request a local referen dun. such a district was approved ♦ ar er this year for the response area of the *pring Branch V olunteer T re Department using the max imur allowed property tax asse** rnent of 3 cents per $l*w property valuation Fnabhng legislation senate Bill toy sponsored by sen Roy Blake D-Nacogdoches and Senate Joint Resolution 27 an amendment of the senate bill endorsed in the House by Hep Barry Connelly K Houston authorizes a maximum property tax rate of IO cents per SDM) property valuation assessed taxpayers within an emergency service* district to help subsidize operational cost* If the issue on .November ballots as Amendment No I is approved SB toff would take effect Jan 1. 198k, and would also authorize emergency service districts to provide EMS, am bulance fire prevention and fire fighting serv ices and would empower a district with any authority necessary to carry out objects of its creation Comal County are as many other rural counties across the state having to appropriate more monies to See AMENDMENT Paqe 2 Parks panel looks for ways to spend fee accumulation Bv SARAH DUKE Stat! Writer Da New Braunfels Parks Ad visor) Board is considering its op •lur.* tor s^M-rtding almost $18 *mi in capital improvement tees generated tty Lamia Park *w unmet * this year The board listened to suggestion* and options about swimming pool renovations and way* to make the Olympic-sized pool and the spring ted pool in the park more enjoyable VI though the board look no action tMiard chairman * ar! Fox said he thinks it is important to tind a way ut making the capital improvement funds til the needs of swimmers V san Antonio engineer outlined a numlM*r ol lairly small projects that could make Hie pools more enjoy able for families rather than catering to strictly serious swimmers He said wooden dei k* could Ive added neat the* spring ted pool to give swmimers a comfortable place to lay in th** ^un between swims Also he said oui door furniture and a shaded area »mild Im* added near the Olympic pool to give swimmers a place to get out of the sun tor a minute The almost *18.olm in capital im provement tuna* came nom th* first year ot charging swimmers a 23-eent surcharge to use the pools Parks Director David Whatley reminded the board Tuesday that the funds are designated tor improvements to swimming facilities rather than maintenance What the parks department is recommending is that we go out for requests for proposals from engineers to study tne swimming tacilmes and recommend im provement* he said Whatley added that he thinks the tunds should be us ed to make the lac ilities more family oriented The parks director said he doesn t want to spend a large amount of money for some improvement that will not pay tor itself in terms of at trading more swimmers “We have the univ municipal pm>i rn tm- -tate See PARKS Paqe 2 Comal County Jail costs going up 7.7 percent for 1988 Bv DAVID MAY Stat* Writer Costs of operating Comal County jail facilities rn IWM are scheduled to increase* 7 7 percent over the current years amended expense's with a promised budget of $972.9J7 V preliminary budged of SII 9 million for Comal County is on public display through < tctober in the Coun tv Clerk soffice The jail which takes prisoners for all Comal c ounty law enforcement agencies including the New Braunfels police department employs a jail administrator 27 jailers a registered nurse and three* cooks Jail operational costs since 19«c> have increased 35 percent due to ex penses connected to operating the* two year-old modern facility in eluding the hiring of a jail ad mimstrator and an 18 percent in crease* due* to additions during 1987 mid year and adjustments of employee* salary be*nefits. which are not reflected as additional costs to the county Jail administrator Walt Sumner will earn a salary of $22 075 in 1988 following approval of a 5 percent raise as was approved tor all county employees on the job over a year Jailers next year will earn an average of $18 074 and cooks, an average of $12 199 Feeding prisoners has not mereas ed in two years, costing the county $140 oho a year since 1980 the same amount budgeted by commissioners for 1988 Medical services costs have decreased in the last two years going from SJO 882 in 1980 to $20 oho budgeted this year Through the end of July, only $12 508 had fn*en expend ed for medical services and commis sooners have tentatively budgeted $25 OOO for those* costs in '988 A new line item expenditure for next year medical supplies, is budgeted at $5 OOO Other costs of the jail s operation, besides building and equipment rnaintainance. inc luck* those for laun dry and linen supplies, pnsonei uniforms and sundry items, at eosU projected in 1988 at $19,000, only $500 over budgeted figures for the current year ;