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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 6, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas NB CHS boys 2nd in 73A New Braunfels Sunday 237 New Texas 78130 USPS buna Zeituno SPS 377880 5126259144 Four 1987 Cents Four 44 Pages Bond election passage will help meet state mandates By SARAH DUKE Stall Writer William Texas Commis sioner of has told school districts across the state that time is running out for compliance with House Bill 12 New Braunfels ISD administrators said Friday the district is among the Texas school districts that exceed the state limit of ll students in first and second grade classes Superintendent Charles Bradberry said that is the main reason for the proposed S3 y million Iwiui issue facing NH1S1 patrons Dec U Tern Moore of the Texas Kduca lion Agency Kirhy has issued a statement to school districts saying the threr year period fur complying with 7Js requirements i coming to an end 1 think he suit continue lu look at class SKc mi an individual hasls beginning next si sear the fur will lx looked much oliiMT than in the she said can Krenewtd But re inl on a semeur Officials say bonds needed despite million reserve By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer New Braunfels ISD officials said Friday a proposed bond Issue is needed to keep the district financially secure despite the ac cumulation of million in That moneys not sitting said Lonnie NBlSDs assis tant superintendent for People have a habit of calling that a but we use NBISD Superintendent Charles Bradberry said the reserve money is actually less than two months worth operating I dont know of any good school district that doesnt have a strong operating balance just like most he Curtis said tf the reserve funds were used to offset a portion of the proposed million bond we would have to go borrow money each month to pay bills See Page 2A basis once granted the school district come up with a plan for compliance Moore added NB1S1 has come up with just such plan or increasing elementary facilities to keep classes within the X student limit The question re mains as to how that plan will be financed NBISD administrators propose a million bond issue which in cludes Si for a new elementary school on the districts south side and improvements to other elementary schools Also included among the three propositions facing patrons in the Saturday election are proposi tions to issue in bonds to fund improvements at New Braunfels High School and for land ac most likely in the districts south attendance Well be asking for waivers this fall because if Proposition One passes the buildings will be ready in the fall of Bradberry If this i bond issuei doesnt we cant say this is the end of the road Weve got to come back next spring and try said Lonnie NBISDs assistant superintendent for finance We need 12 classrooms next year because of the 22tol ratio and weve got one he Curtis said if all three propositions pass voter approval Dec the NBISD tax rate will increase by He said that debt rate will decrease for individual tax payers if the tax base increases as NBISDs last bond issue in 1983 funded the construction of Memorial Primary Were not asking or something that might be questionable like of fices or heating and cooling Bradberry said about the See PageJA Carolers invited to 6th Community Sing Tis the or all those who like to go carol ing to gather at tindowntown or the sixth amiui hr ireatcr New Hratmlels The ill take place today at ti p in Actual i will a htlle than ti with UKNew Band providing music to gather at the plaza by Kluatcth Kliiitt cucluirman Ami we notices that we ed the sing up in ihe month this for the greater of warmer iinve off kind of weather that das Singers from UKCanyon High School Choir will open the event with Carol of the Bells and mid way through the singalong give the crowd a rest b rendering In Time of Softest The rest of the time for the greater part of an the tow nsptople are expected to do the honors Shower singers and all kinds of voices are welcome to join us in making a joyful noise at our annual celebration of said Mephanv Arts Council president Mayor George Krtxn will welcome the gathered tarolers Bill former choir director at Canyon High will lead Ihe singalong in his usual enthusiastic Song sheets will be but folks are en couraged to bring flashlights to be able to read them Busyness has a tendency to hinder the true joyfulness of the said Wouldnt it be great if the whole town took time out to sing together Thats what on the council would like to see The Arts Council is a coalition of 18 arts and cultural organizations serving as partners in com munitv enrichment Tradition makes his appearance Friday at the Sophien Museum fo make sure ail the boys and giris of New Braunfelstaire their Legend has it that the tlermdn character visited tfffe New Braunfels children on the night of The children would leave stockings that SKNicholaus would til In the childrerh would find out if their behavior had been If so their stockings were filled with If they found a it was a warning that the children had three weeks to mend their ways before Canyon Lakes January incorporation try gains support By DAVID MAY SUM Writer As 4 he Canyon Lake area grows many there their fonimuiii s future Wan ol annexation pal terns t Antonio into Cuinal area ivMlnt wish in mntrol ol then own Dial wish along with hopes for mena MI ices and perhaps even ordinance xiwers tu address future to Ixthe pnmarv txhiml the latest attempt at portions ol the Canyon Lake a lea an and largely un xipular attempt in to incorporate a small strip of land along Riser the en tire lake its businesses and suit divisions is included or incorporation this time For that reason the proposal is receiv ing much support I have some very serious concerns on tioth sides of the said Commissioner Civ ili whose precinct includes the northern boundaries of what is being propos ed as the City of Canyon Lake But 1 havent heard one negative thing from anyone County Judge Fred Clark on Thursday declared Jan a as the day voters in the defined lake area will vote on the proposal If approved by a majority of voters Clark could then call for an election to name a mayor and council or the municipality could exist in name under the states Home Rule Chapter statutes I think we want to take one thing at a said Canyon Lake resident and real estate agent Joy Streater Streater describes her role in the incorporation attempt as one individual among a group of approximately 2o persons actively involved in the endeavor This is not an overnight she said We have been looking into this possibility for the last two years and people have been talking about it off and on for several years There has been a lot of research into this and we are speaking to clubs and trying to educate the So the response has been very Streater added the group involved was not tied to any special interest or civic but merely is a group of in dividuals concerned about the future of the lake Our primary concern is to promote com munity Streater said With unity a lot of things can happen You can have an gather your demographics and plan your Its great to be isolated in the country but we are going to and it would be a shame to grow We want to control our own Jacobs said while he is opposed to and con cerned about annexation patterns by the city of San Antonio north into Comal County and the Canyon Lake he said he is concern ed that may be the primary factor behind the corporation attempt 1 wholeheartedly support efforts to keep San Antonio south of the county but 1 think we should look to the legislature to put See Page2A CAD board to revieW chief appraiser and consider raise request Comal Appraisal Districts chief appraiser will undergo an evaluation by the districts board of directors Wednesday with the possibility of gelling The evaluation comes before three members of the board step tow and new appointees take their Chief Appraiser Richard who has on the job since said chief appraisers traditionally are evaluated in December because of five board members are the new board will not be as familiar with his job who makes an said he wants the current board to evaluate him because this board hired me and has work ed wUh me for a U would be very hard for a new board member to evaluate Candidates announce intentions to run Steel seeking County Attorney post in March New Braunfels attorney Gary St announced Friday his candidacy or County a said he expected to for mally file The county attorneys and the word to emphasize here is will require an individual with ex perience in in negotia tion and in the Steel With experience in all three bran ches of the governmental See Page3A Gary steel Camarillo wants a second term as commissioner Comal County incumbent Precinct 3 Commissioner Lorenzo Yankee calling on his three years of announced Friday his intentions to seek reelection to that post for a second term This decision results from many requests by my constiuents and other citizens of Comal County and my own desires to continue to serve the peo said a Democrat My prior experience in management and fiscal respon Page 2A Lorenzo Camarillo The Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to view the winter stars as they travel across the heavens Star Gazing will be hosted on 16 at 7 This months theme will be winter constellations and Par ticipants can meet at Landa Recreation Center and a fee of 2 will be charged with for students Children under are free Participants are asked to bring binoculars or but theyre not required For more call Mark Peltier at Theres a Grinch running around downtown New Braunfels and hes stealing the bows off the parking meters We try so hard and then this said a downtown merchant The group has covered Ihe meters with bags for free shopp ing during the holiday season and has decorated those bags with but the bows keep getting stolen If you see someone doing be a good citizen Oscar Kuehner of San se cond grand vice president of the Order of the Sons of Hermann in will represent the Grand Ixxlge today at the annual Christmas party planned by the New Braunfels Herman Sons Fami ly Lodge Beginning at 3 the special Yulelide which will include a turkey will be held in the lodge hall at 463 Kuehner will make a brief address there concerning activities of the statewide fraternal benefit The New Braunfels Lodge was chartered in 1890 and has adult and junior members Members of the Hermann Sons Albert Kypfer Lodge 106 at Clear Springs are reminded of the Christmas party on The See Page 2A The Menu m providing Ctelstonas teaats IIP r and
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