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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 22, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                I 1 r If you own a Fridays HZ will help you New Braunfels Thursday 205 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377800 Zeitung 0 5126259144 A7 One 14 Pages i a i i ComFund is about a third of the way to reaching the 1987 goal of to augment the human and social service delivery system in Comal Helping make that possible are a lot of area and Harold thinks several deserve some special recognition Dominos Pizza is giving a dollar to ComFund for every pizza sold throughout the Sleep well Automotive Service 900 West San is of fering a real inexpensive but quite complete vehicle check that in cludes an oil all for And one dollar of that goes to Com Landa Car Wash is offering 100 free car washes to 100 donors of at least whose name is drawn at the conclusion of the Brads Oil Change service next door to Landa Street Car Wash is offer Ing the same number of oil changes on the same basis All that on top of the New Braunfels car dealers donation of a real clean 1978 Pontiac to be given away to a lucky winner In the tSOplus category and also based on a random We mentioned this but it is important to do so again because kids are our future and those of us lucky enough to have them should do all we can to take care of them Texas Department of Human Ser intern Debra Elder has put together a Parentfest to offer parenting skills and guest speakers each Tuesday beginning Oct 11 and running through I The seminars cost nothing to attend and will be field at St Paul Lutheran 181 Santa Clara from 7 to i 10 and Sponsors include New Braunfels Ci ty Council Comal Independent School New Braunfels C1SD Community NB1SD Community Education and St Paul Lutheran Church and of course The 27 workshop will feature Tracy Staudt of HCA Hill Country Hospital In Live Oak speaking on The Art of Parenting 3 has Mark Sutler on the topic For Better or For WOIM Health Problems Among Elemen tary The 10 present ion will be by K N and entitled Is He Really Supposed To lk This At a study of the developmental stages of children Following Lilas Saixli Canyon Middle School will do the impossible when she sorts out discipline techni ques under the theme If All Else Fails 17 has Julie Johnson and Debbie Williford of Comal County Service speaking on the From Latchkey to Home Free New Ideas for the After School The Parent fest will feature refreshments provided by the PTA group and babysitting by New Braunfels High School Home Economics Department What more could a mommy or daddy who wants to do the right thing ask1 For more call Debra Elder at SW STAMMTISCH 2 Despite objections GBR A planning plant addition Today should be cloudy with scattered showered and a chance of thundershowers To days high is 72 with a low of Tonight and Friday are ex peeled to be partly cloudy with a high of 75 and more of a chance for Saturday through Mondays outlook is still partly cloudy with temperatures ranging in the tow 70s to the Cheap thrills SARAH DUKE Staff Writer The River Authority Is proceeding with plans to expand a wastewater treatment plant at Canyon Lake despite objec tions from two l cal Jim JBRA water quality services said the Texas Water Commission has received complaints about the river authori tys request to double the permitted discharge from the The plant currently is permitted to discharge gallons of treated wastewater daily GBHA plans to expand the plants capacity and is requesting a permit to discharge gallons of treated wastewater The Texas Water Commission in dicated they probably would have a public which will substan tially increase the cost of the pro Arnst said The water quality expert said he has taken one of the landowners on a guided tour of the wastewater treat ment plant in Hancock on the north side of the lake in the hopes that the landowner would retract his objec After a draft permit has been the commission allows 30 In which any citizen can file The commission notifies the general citizenry through newspaper although im mediately adjacent landowners to the proposed plant would be notified directly by commission The which serves new development on the north side of the discharges treated wastewater into the lake through a channel in the Hancock John GBRA general said the landowners ob jections seem to be He Page Defendants answer Hamptons lawsuit Attorneys representing City of New Braunfels and defendants individual ly named in a breach of contract suit and named as codefendants for slander and libel with the denied the peti tions charges Richard Hampton and his filed suit Sept 23 in the 207th State District Court seeking specified and exemplary damages from the named defendants The newspaper through its legal counsel has answered the original denying allegations of libel and slander and requesting proof of Uiose allegations or moving to have all charges agiiinst it dropped In answering the the city has requested that defendants named both former and pre sent council members as well as cur rent city officials and be excluded from individual The citys through the San Antonio law firm of Locke and specifically requests the court to dismiss council members Doug Miller and Bill Arnold because neither were elected to council prior to any lease negotiations or execution and eventual termination of a It does acknowledge that City Manager Joe acting on behalf of the citys did ter minate the contract based on Michael Lee of Brauntex Theater on West San An tonio makes the ap propriate changes to the movie marquee announc ing that movies in downtown New Braunfels will cost one thin dollar ef fective For more on this downtown see Dana Overstreets story on Page 2 Photo Dy Deryl Clark Nice shirt Over garbage rates Apartment managers will take complaints before city council y DAVIDMAY SUM Writer Apartment managers met Wednes day afternoon to organize and con linue gathering support as they prepare to address New Braunfels City Council next week to voice their grievances and complaints about the citys ivew sanitation collection rates The property managers said they were caught by surprise last week wlien they received utility bills thai had increased anywhere irom 300 to ttUO percent because of the new gar bage collection rales Petitions have begun circulating in several complexes locally and organizers sa they are receiving Mme support f rom other commercial property managers Most of the apartment managers said they are upset because they did not receive notice and were not aware that new rates would have such an impart Managers said they have leases staling that the apart raent complexes will provide gar bage collection for Managers previously in one a fee for garbage collec but untier the new managers must now pay a fee for each unit and even for collection for each vacant unit It costs as much to dump one dumpster as it does said La veil manager of Langtry Village Apartments If they are go ing to charge per unit they should charge motels by the Another said if the city intends to charge apartment complexes by the city collection crews should have to go door to door assembling the City Council gave third and final approval of the amended collection rate ordinance Sept 14 The group aid it hopes council will be receptive to cftniplatntt and will reconsider rates for apartment complexes where managers would he charged per cubic yard as are other commercial businesses using dump sters If some managers say they may consider legal action against the New Braunfels Oaks manager Carolyn Toth said persons interested in either signing a petition or writing letters in support of the groups ef forts may call her during office hours at 6296662 or address cor respondence to 483 Laurel Plaza The group will address council at the Oct 26 council Left to right are Jim Armadillo Jay Blanchard of the County Line Bob McDonald and John Payne of KGNBKNBT ComFund cochairman Dick Koegle and the owners of the Watering Hole Bob Saulle and Dick Ester and Bobs Hol are all smiles after the tavern out bid other businesses and individuals to come away with this Tshirt signed by the musicians and others participating in last weekends Gruene Music Fest benefiting the fund The Watering Hole stole the shirt for The money rais ed through the benefit concert featuring a variety of area bands at Gruene Hail totaled some Photo by Deryl Clark County solons say recreation district solution to problems DAVID MAY Stall Writer About three dozen people Wednesday night at tended the second of three town meetings with county commissioners in Startzville enquiring and voicing concerns over a proposed wateroriented recreation The third and final meeting is scheduled for Fri day at 7 in the Bulverde Community Center on Amman Voters countywide will be asked 3 to vote either for or against creation of the which would levy user toes on waterorieated rental ser vices in the district with monies targeted for main taining and improving law enforcement and emergency medical roads and Utter con currently fuwted through ad valorem Commissioner Evans explained that years of studies concerning the impact of the growing tourist industry in Comal County had repeatedly resulted in iuggfitioni that legislation be sought for creation of such a The purpose of Uw district is to place the burden of and mainlfnanrf on visitors to thje areas waterways who officials feel are causing rapid deterioration of roads and placing heavier funding needs on the countys general fund The easy thing to do would be to vote it said Then we could assess more property taxes and we could forget about Houston and San he facetiously Many of the questions raised by citizens Wednesday again centered on the seven nonsalaried governing board if would be appointed by the of which four must reside in the district and one from The board would answer to commissioners court Commissioner Clyde Jacobs said one of the reasons the district encompassed nearly half of the county was to draw on as wide a selection as possible in appointing a board He said while voters in the district would not be able to elect board they could nominate appointees to the court in vole through their elected Another reason was we did not want to create an artificial business climate where one person could set up 100 yards outside the districts boun daries and escape the fees and hnoli keeping while competing with ait PSlablishtd he enabling legislation written exclusively for Comal County did not give commissioners authori ty to include incorporated areas into the Some aired concerns over creating a district because of the impact it could have financially on their touristdcncndnt but County Judge Fred Clark said the user fees were not addi tional costs to the but such were costs that could be passed on the This is an extension of not a new said This will deal with the future and control some behavior that we dont have Several persons spoke In favor of the proposed saying they see positive thingf that could curoe from I think everybody is jriag to be delighted to get some of this under said John president of COM Taxpayers Pierson questioned foitectioo of fees and was told that county tax Gloria Hc Ctennan had tentatively ff to handle tion ajwmnUng ohjtin at a district   

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