New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, October 22, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

October 22, 1987

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Issue date: Thursday, October 22, 1987

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 22, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas lf you own a vehicle, Friday's H-Z will help youNew Braunfels Thursday October 22 1987 25 Cents Despite objections Com Fund is atxnit a third of th*' way to reaching the 1987 goal of $130,000 to augment the human and social service delivery system in C omal t cunts Helping make that possible are a lot of area businesses ami Harold thinks several deserve some sp*** la! recognition Domino s Pizza is giving .« dollar to Com Fund for every pizza sold throughout the campaign Sleepwell Automotive Service Center 'km West San Antonio is of (ering a real inexpensive but quite complete vehicle check that in eludes an oil change ail for $12 And one dollar of that go**** to Com Y urn! 1-amlu Car Wash is offering loo free (.ar bashes to loo donors of at least $au whose name is drawn at the conclusion of the campaign Brad % till Change service next door to I .anda Street Car VV ash is offer tng the same number of oil changes or. the same basts All that on top of the New Braunfels car dealers (Venation of a real clean IYT* Pontiac to be given away to a lucky winner in the $;*> pius «. atrgory and also based on a random drawing We mentioned this vesterday t*it it is important to do sci again bes a use Kids are our tuture and tUisr of us im ky enough to have them should 'do all we can to lake care of them well Texas Department of Human Net vises intern iMbra Flder has put (together a Parent fest to ofter parenting skills and guest ^lea^rrs each Tuesday beginning tnt and running through Nev I I ta* seminars cost nothing to attend and will br field at St Paul I ai (her an t bur ch HH s santa i Ut a from . to ‘♦pm tnt 27 Nev J lo ami IT Sponsors im lude New Braunfels I tv t outu ll A t oinal IndrpriKk-nt School District New Braunb - IMI t Isl! i (immunity h.dm altun NBlSD Community hdu*al»o{. a St paul I-UU** fall Chun ti alai TI HIS of course The Od 27 workdtop will leutur* Tracy Staudt of IB A Hill ( tmntiy Hospital ut Live Oak speaking on The Art of I'arent tng Nov J has Dr Mark slatier of the topic For Better or hor W is< Health Problems Among Finurn tary Ohildrrti TTte Nov IO present ton will tie bv I da Schuenlkrld H N and entitled Is Hr Brail) Suppose! I o I kl Ibis At Seven ’’ a study of the developmental stages of • hildren follow mg Lila s presentation Sam 11 I sirs ( anyon Middle Sdwl v -unsrlor will do the impossible when si ie sorts out dis* ipime tee bm ques under the theme lf All Fixe Y alls Nov 17 has Julie Johnson arni liebbie Williford of Comal Countv Fxpiision vervue speaking on th** topic h rom Latchkey to Home f ree New Ideas for the After School Child The Parent fest will teatuie refreshments provided by Hie PT \ group arid babysitting by New Braunfels High School Home economics liepartineni What im ire could a mommy or daddy wtio wants to do Hie right thing ask hor more information vail Debra Filler at toil) Alii Se* ST AMM TISCH Ha* 7 GB FT A planning plant addition Cheap thrills By SARAH DUK E Staff Writer The Guada upe Blanco Wiver Authority is proceeding with plans to expand a wastewater treatment plant at Canyor Lake despite objec Hors from two !«leal landowners Jim Arnst (IWKA water quality services superx isor said the Texas Water Commission has received complaints about the river authort tv s request to double the permitted discharge from the plant The plant currently is permitted to discharge 50.000 gallons of treated wastewater daily GUBA plans to expand the plant s i apacity and I « requesting a permit to discharge iou uoo gallons of Heated wastew ater dally The Texas Water Commission in dteated they probably would have a put)!ii hearing which will substan lull) increase the cost of the pro )ect Artist said I inlay should tie cloudy w itll scattered sfiowered and a chance of thundersiiowcrs To day s high is 72 with a low of tv! Tonight and Friday are ex peeled to be partly cloudy with a high of 75 ami more of a chaine tor rain Satuiday through Monday s outlook is still partly cloudy with temperatures ranging in Hie low 70s to Hie 80sThe Mmo CLAS SIF AO    ... ll 13 COMICS    IO CftOSSWOftO    3 INUIT/UMMINT    4 AAlEIDOSCOPt    7 OUT UHAS    2 SCI AP SOOk    ti SPOITS..................19 The water quality expert said he has taken one of the landowners on a guided tour of the wastewater treatment plant in Hancock on the north side of the lake in the hopes that the landowner would retract his objection After a draft permit has been prepared the commission allows JO in which any citizen can file challenges The commission notifies the general citizenry through newspaper advertising although immediately adjacent landowners to the proposed plant would he notified direc tly by commission staff The plant which serves new development on th*' north side of the lake discharges treated wastewater into th** lake through a channel in the Hancock area John >pecht GBBA general manager said the landowners objec t mas s*-em to be misdirected He See WATER Paqe 2 Defendants answer Hamptons’ lawsuit Attorneys representing I Tty of New Braunfels and defendants individual iy named in a breach of contract suit and named as co defendants for slander and libel with the Herald/e/furlghave denied the ped I kin s i barge** Hkhard Ha Upton ami hts wife Nam ) flied suit s«*pt ii in the 2u7th state District < ourt seeking specified and exemplar v damages from the named defend, nts The newspaper through its legal counsel has answered the original j.>«*dtk>n denying allegatum of lit»ei and slander arid requesting proof of tints* allegatkxis or moving to have ail charges against it dropped In answering the petition the citvOver garbage rates has requested that defendants named individually both former and pre sent council members as well as cur rent city of I k mis ami employees be excluded from individual liabilities The city s reply through the San Antonio law firm of Groce laicke and Herndon specifically requests the court to dismiss council members IkMig Miller and Bill Arnold because neither were elected to council prior to any leas*- negotiations or execution and eventual termination of a lease It doe*- acknowledge that City Manager Joe Michie acting on ttehaM of the city s interests did ter inmate the contract based im See LAWSUIT Pa* 2 Apartment managers will take complaints before city council B« DAVID MA Y Stall Mi lier Apartment managers met Wednrs day a'tfinuon lo organize ami con tim* gathering support as they prepare to address New Braunfels C ity « ikzik ii next week to voice tlietr gi lev antes amt complaints about the city s new sam tat ion collection rates Ila property managers said Hiey were caught by sui prise last week wlien irn-y received utility bills that hail increased anywhere (rum mu to MIU percent tie* ause of the new gar bage ci»l lect lot I rates Petitions have tiegun circulating in several complexes locally and utganuers sa* Hie* ate receiving some support f rom oilier commercial properly inan.tgers Most of Hie apartment managers said Hiey are upset tie* ause Hie) did riot receive notice ami were not aware that new rates would have such an impai t Managers said they have leases staling that Hie apart relent complexes will provide gar bage collei Hon for tenants Managers previously paul, in one lump sum a fee for garbage ceile* tam Inn under the new system, managers must now pay a fee (or each unit ami even for collection (or each v acant unit It costs as much lo dump one dumpster as it does another " said Laved Williams manager of lamgtry V diag** Apartments lf they are go mg to charge per unit they should charge mot els by Hk* unit ” Another said it Uh* city intends to charge apartment complexes by the unit. city collection crews should have to go cb tor lo door assembling the refuse City Council gave third ami final approval of the amended collection rate or dmam e Sept 14 The group ‘aid if tropes council w ill be receptive to th** complaints and will reconsider rates for apartment Michael Lee of Brauntex Theater on West San Ar. tonto makes the appropriate changes to fhe movie marquee announc mg that movies in downtown New Braunfels will cost one thin dollar effective Friday. For more on this downtown attractor see Dana Overs,reet s Story on Page 2 Photv, Dy Deryi Clark) Nice shirt complexes where managers would be charged per cubic yard as are other commercial businesses using dump Mer* ll not Nome managers »ay they may consider legal action against the city New Braunfels Oaks manager Carolyn loth said persons interested in either signing a petition or writing letters in support of the group s ef (orts may call her during office hours at 62s 6bb2 or address cor rcspondrnce lo 481 Laurel Plaza Th* group will address council at the Oct 2*> council meeting Left to right are Jim Mr Armadillo Schmidt Jay Blanchard of the County Line band Boti McDonald and John Payne of KGNB-KNB1 radio ComFund co-chairman Dick Koegie and the owners of the Watering Hole Saloon Bub Saulle and Dick Ester and Bob s daughter Holly are all smiles atter the tavern out bid other businesses and individuals to come away with this T shirt signed by the musicians and others participating in last weekend s Gruene Music Fest benefitting the fund drive The Watering Hole stole the shirt tor $1,000. The money raised through the benefit concert featuring a variety ot area bands at G»uene Hall totaled some $5 OOO. (Photo by Deryi Cia?kl County solons say recreation district solution to problems By DAVID MAY Staff Writer About three dozen people Wednesday night attended Hie second of three town meetings with county commissioners in Startzville enquiring and voicing concerns over a proposed waterninented recreation district The third and final meeting is schedule*! for Fri day at 7 p rn in the Bulverde Community Center on Amman Bead Voters countywide will be asked Nov 3 to vote either for or against creation of the district, which would levy user fees on w ater-oriented rental ser vices in the district with monies targeted for main taming and improving law enforcement and emergency medical service, roads and litter con trol. currently funded through ad valorem taxes Commissioner J L Evans explained that years of studies concerning the impact of Hk* growing tourist industry in Comal County had repeatedly resulted in suggestions that legislation lie sought for creation of such a district The purpose of Hie district is to place Hie burden of services and maintenance on visitors to the area’s waterways who officials feel are causing rapid deterioration of roads and placing heavier funding needs on Hie county's general fund The easy thing to do would be to vote it down said Evans ‘ Then we could assess more property taxes aikl we could forget about Houston and Nan Antonio he facetiously said Many of the questions raised by citizens Wednesday again centered on the seven member non salaried governing board that. if approve*! would be appointed by the court of which foul must reside in Hk* district and one from outside The board would answer to commissioners court Commissioner Clyde Jacobs said one of Unreasons th** district encompassed nearly half of the county was to draw on as wide a selection as possible rn appointing a board He said while voters in the district would not Ik* able lo elect board members, lliey could nominate appointees to the court and, in effect, vote through Hieir elected officials "Another reason was we did not want to create ail artificial business climate where one person could set up IDU yards outside th** district’s boun danes and escape the tees and bookkeeping while competing w ith an established business " he said Also enabling legislation written exclusively for Comal County did not give com miss loners authority to int lude incorporated areas into the district Some aired concerns over creating a district because of the impact it could have f mane tally on their tourist dependent business, but County Judge Fred Clark said the user fees were not addr tional costs to the businessman but such were costs that could be passed on the customer This is an extension of government not a new bureaucracy,* said Jacobs "This will deal with the future and control some behav tor that we don t have now ’’ Several persons spoke in favor of the proposed district saying they see positive things that could come Horn it "I think everybody is going to be delighted lo get some of this under control,* said John Pierson president of Comal Taxpayers Association Pierson questioned collection ol lees and was told that county lax assessor collector Gloria Mc Herman had tentatively agreed to handle collec lion and accounting duties at a charge to the district See COUNTY P»9« 2 ;

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