Friday, December 25, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 25, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas IA New Texas December 25 1987 Joint efforts boost competitiveness AUSTIN AP The growing number of companies that pool resources for cooperative research and development work could make the United States more competitive a University of Texas researcher Since federal legislation was ap proved in 1984 to allow cooperative more than 50 consortla have filed with the Justice On the Road Subdivision regulations in place since 1960s By County Engineer The records indicate that Comal County has had subdivision regula tions since the The of is to afford the county a means to regulate development to protect the citizens from possible un safe water un sanitary unnecessary blight and other undesirable The state authority comes from Vernons Articles 6702 and 8280 as well as from the Texas Water Sections 5 and The regulations basically provide for platting and recording the sub division of provide public ac cess roads to sufficient safe water supply and sewage treat protection of personal and promote the general Plats of subdivided after be ing surveyed and drawn by a Texas licensed public are pro cessed at the County Road Depart When all requirements have been satisfied the plat is presented for Commissioners Court The next step is the construction of the roads to county standards and and in some cases the construction of water systems and sewage systems to requirements of the Texas Department of A performance bond or letter of credit is filed with the county for the dura tion of When all phases of construction have passed inspec the roads in the subdivision may be accepted in the county road Changes to existing plats are handled with a similar procedure for vacate and variances to the regulations may be allowed by Commissioners Court in extreme More details of the countys sub division regulation are available at the Road Department including copies of the regulations which sell for says Michael Petit In a book just released by UTs IC2 In In his Industrial Research and Development Petit says the use of the consortium techni que has evolved because of Americas decreased com petitiveness in recent years In the worlds technologybased Somewhere in the early the American Industrial machine began to wear By the economy had been transformed from one based on manufacturing and ser vices to that of an information Petit The shift to information industries requires that economic growth rely Santa Continued from Page 7A Dear Santa I bet it was very cold last I dont really need anything for But you know what I have finished my work every 1 think that is very good for a girl that is 8 years So I think that I should get And that is a trampoline Rebekah Forney Dear Santa How are you Well I guess Im do ing fine but Im doing great in I hope you dont get It must be freezing in the North Hows Rudolph and your reindeer Now Ill tell you what I want for swimming tickets to see the Bears play Go to Get a and my very own And one more thing a I guess thats good KJif f Kingsbury Dear How is Rudolph I think Christmas is the best time of And I like the snow Me and my Dad have snow ball Happy I want a com puter and some transformers and my thinking about some other Travis Haecker TO O on technological innovation to keep its he An information economy consists of research and develop media and information services and informa tion technology Petit Technology is the common thread that links the sectors of an informa tion economy Because Innovation requires risky and expensive research and develop ment the cooperative efforts of competing corporations with similar interests ultimately can save time and Petit In companies paying for their own research often will seek shortterm financial avoiding longterm research pro he This bottomline1 though rationally justified limits a firms accumulation of basic knowledge and seriously threatens its ability to compete long Petit By pooling their several companies can reduce their research share qualified research workers and avoid duplicating A company also may Invest its funds in several thereby increasing the likelihood that It will beneift from a discovery or Petit Reagan signs bill to expand park WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Reagan has signed into law a bill that would enlarge Big Bend National creating the first addition to the national parks system in Texas since The bill was the first Introduced by freshman Lamar RSan and Its passage gives him the distinction of having a law he drafted enacted Into law during his first Smiths office said Wednesday the president signed the Big Bend bill into law on It allows the Texas Nature Con servancy to give the federal government a tract of acres known as the North Rosillos Mountains The addition the first to the park in 30 years will expand its land area by 104 square or about io percent of its present The law allows the Interior Department to acquire the land by The Parks Service estimates it would cost only about annually to maintain the or less than 23 cents an The land was owned for many years by brothers Edward and Houston who wanted it re tained in its natural a varied mix of mountains and The TransPecos region forms the northern boundary of the Chihuahuan desert The White Sale FAMOUS NAME MENS DRESS SHIRTS This group of mens long sleeve dress shirts are available in assorted solid They are regular fit and feature button down Because they are selected you save even Sizes Compare to 99 FAMOUS NAME MENS TIES Choose from a good selection of 100 100 wool and blend Good looking solids and patterns in assorted Compare to J West Point Pepperell STORE A Owntd 4k By Tbf MtouUctvici 6255289 Monday thru Saturday 9 AM to 6 PM Sunday 10 6 I35 Ex it 189 New Tx