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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 21, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                Economists see Fed moving with caution WASHINGTON AP Chairman Afan Greens pan confirms the Federal Reserve reversed its year long campaign of pushing interest rates but that doesnt mean the central bank is soft on economists See Page 3 Commissioners sayAG is playing politics AUSTIN AP r The head of the Public Utility Commission gave up the duties of acting executive director at the after Attorney General Jim Mattox said she could not legally do both See Page 5 ATLANTIC CITY Tyson seeks the Truth in tonights title fight ke Tyson illiams in worlds Pages New Braunfels 180 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno 3 377880 5126259144 Friday July 1989 25 Cents One 14 Pages Volunteers from Lake Dunlap and McQueeney fire along with two trucks from New Braun fels Fire Department battled a grass fire that spread to a mobile home Thursday Firefighters battle blazes The weather was a little cooler but area firefighters couldnt tell as they battled two blazes Thursday A City of New Braunfels mechanic called the New Braunfels Fire Department at Thursday to report that a vehicle had caught fire inside the city bam at Lakeview and The cause of the fire is presently under investiga said New Braunfels Fire Chief Phil But a preliminary reason was a fire had started in a vehicle that was being prepared and it spread to the interior of the vehicle and to the contents of the The whole structure became The building contained many tools and automotive along with oils and butane bottles and acetylene Two of the safety valves on the acetylene bottles did their job and melted off so the bot tles vented Baker Firefighters were able to cool the other bottles Baker said the dispatcher received the call at and had the fire under control by Firefighters had to pull one of the metal buildings doors down to get inside the Thats pretty fast for a fully involved metal build Baker Three units including two See Page 2 A fire that may have started in a vehicle in the city barn at Lakeview and Klingemann burned the contents of the building and much of the building itself early Thursday Coalition to fight tax consolidation By MARGARET EDMONSON Stall Writer A local group is gearing up to oppose a proposed tax consolida tion in Comal Appraisal District to be voted on in an 12 We are basically opposed to the said Harvey spokesman for the Tax Savers Coali We arc not opposed to the com bining of the taxing just the way they arc presenting it at this New Braunfels residents will go the voting booths 12 to decide if Comal County Tax Assessor Collector Gloria Clcnnan will assess and collect taxes for Comal Indepen dent School New Braunfels the City of New Com al County and other smaller taxing Clcnnan stated last week because NBISD and the City of New Braun fels have a different tax year from other local it would not be cost effective to collect and assess taxes for those two The different tax year for NBISD was secured earlier this year when the GBRA to cut water release 71 st Legislature passed a bill allowing the school district to maintain its fis cal year from July 1 to June According to the Tax Savers Coal CISD has been negotiating with Comal County for a possible consoli dation between those two NBISD and the City of New Braun fels have been consolidated for more than 80 according to the TSC supports its position by stating there arc two separate tax years CISD See Page 2 Good day Officials from Guadalupc Blanco River Authority announced Thursday water releases from Canyon Dam will be reduced to meet the flow of the Guadalupc coming into Canyon Lake next Effective July 27 at 5 the out flow from Canyon Lake will be reduced to equal the amount of water coming into the David director of planning and development for explained to a group of river outfitters that GBRAs federal license for the hydroelectric plant included a provi sion that required GBRA to keep the outflow of water from Canyon Dam at least 90 cubic feet per second until ihc average of the inflow for 45 days is less than 90 That provision was sought by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service for the pro tection of downstream Were at a period now where weve released more than 90 cfs for 45 Welsh Effective next Thursday at five well reduce See Page 2 City keeping eye on water District needs analysis The Water Oriented Recreation District should conduct an economic analysis of the river recreation busi ness and its value to the local tax according to Dave a water consultant hired by the district board to research the potential of obtaining water releases from Canyon Dam by NB police investigate accident A New Braunfels woman was treated and released by hospital officials Thursday afternoon after blacking out and driving through a red light and into the side of a Elizabeth was driving east on a frontage road off Interstate 35 when she apparently blacked out and drove through a red light at the 1200 block of Seguin Her 1979 Firebird struck a 1981 Dodge van dri ven by Jesus of New Hernandezs 12yearold Joa was a passenger in the Both Hernandez and his son were taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital with They were treated and According to New Braunfels Police Officer Russell all three parties were wearing the GuadaiupeBlanco River Ive recommended that WORD undertake an economic analysis of the riverrelated tourist revenues on the Guadalupe measuring the expendi tures of those who visit the river to camp and Brown said in a presentation to the Chamber of Ive recommended that they analyze its value to the tax Brown said the two studies will generate appreciation for the resource in the local See Page 2 Mandatory water conservation measures are in effect for the City of New Braunfels now that the level of the Edwards Aquifer at the Panther Canyon test well has dipped below 621 feet above mean sea Stage III of the water conservation plan approved by the City Council June 12 went into effect Thursday when the aquifers level was feet Todays level is feet A major feature of Stage III is con trolled outside watering which all residents need to be aware Even numbered house and business addres ses can water only on Wcd Its cooler Todays high was expected to reach the upper followed tonight by a low in the upper The winds will be from the cast tonight at about 5 to 10 Saturdays high is going to reach the mid 90s with a southeasterly wind at 10 The extended outlook for Sunday through Tues day shows a chance of daytime mostly cloudy partly cloudy and hot and mild Highs in the lows in the Inside 3 DEAR RELIGIOUS 4 89 TV Three persons were slightly injured Thursday in this twocar collision at the intersection of the WVOIUJLK w f wv W w W WUJ it I U mj IIVVS I Ql II 1C II I VI The accident is under frontage road and Seguin The cause of the accident is under Photo by Interstate 35 Deryl Clark nesday and Oddnumbered house and business addresses can water only on Thursday and No watering has been allow ed for Violations to the controlled outside watering could result in a fine not less than S50 and no more than They need to know they can be fined up to for water in the street or watering on the worng May or Doug Miller Those will auto matic sprinklers arc going to need to pay Stage HI also includes such volun See Page 2 River area residents organize Business owners along the Guada lupe River are organizing to protect their businesses and interests in the President Mark Kypfcr said mem bership in the Guadalupc River Asso ciation is open to home and business owners or any other individual inter ested in the economic development and ecological preservation of the We are concerned with all activi ties with the whether they be beneficial or Kypfer the Guadalupe River Association is working with the Water Oriented Recreation District on public relations and Kyp fer explained many people in Dallas and which are the biggest See Page 2 Stammtisch w Dance the night away Saturday night at a benefit dance for the Comal County Mental Health Mental Retardation 511 North Bunicy Bocck and Mostly Country will provide the music from 7 to 11 at the Elks 353 Tick ets are for for stu dents and senior and are available at the at Libra dos on and will be available at the A drawing will be conducted for many items donated by area businesses and Tickets for the drawing are SI for three or 50 cents Money raised at the dance will help the center with operating costs and will help the Comal County Development Training Center buy more equipment so the mentally retarded clients can accept more moneymaking The Mental Health Clinic has opening a Social Club for clients to gather and is planning many activities for the but also needs money to pay the rent and buy items that are needed all the time to operate the For more call the Mental Health Clinic at 6257724 or the Developmental Training Center at Smithson Valley High School students are invited to an after noon and evening of and dancing sponsored by the Smithson Valley ParentStudent Network Saturday from 3 to midnight come when you The event will be at the formerly River Ridge Resort on Rebecca Creek three miles east of 281 and 1 mile south of FM Admission will be If you want to help or you have more call Sharon Sharp at   

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