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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 12, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                f Officers take property in 1st drug stamp case AUSTIN comptrollers officers have placed a lien on property and other assets of a man they say owes the state more than in taxes on marijuana police claimed to have found in his See Page 4 Texas test scores are but still stable AUSTIN AP Texas students scores on the countrys two major college entrance examinations remained lower than the national average this but followed a national trend in staying stable since according to the Texas Education See Page 5 Defense dominates in Players of Week Coma County teams surrendered a total of 14 points in Fridays seasonopening footbaJl Because of the tremendous pressure applied to oppos ing the HeraldZeitungs Players of the Week all came from the defensive side of the o 1 qr npnpTp New Braunfels pT p 217 707 Landa New Texas 78130 DSPS Zeltuns 3 377880 September 1989 25 Cents One 10 Pages County approves million budget By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Comal County Commissioners Court Mon day approved a million budget for giving employees a 4percent costof living raise and keeping the current tax Unlike many taxing Comal Coun tians will not see an increase in the tax rate for said County Judge Fred The tax rate is per 100 The good news is that Comal County is not going to have a tax increase to fund the 1990 Clark told citizens who attended the The bad news is that some of the funds will show a The biggest deficit was approximately in the general County officials project a surplus of about at the end See salary chart on Page 2 of 1990 based on a 94 percent collection of ad valorem Last they went through and made changes and made decisions on what they wanted to do on the said County Auditor Bate Over the we calculated the effect of those changes gave it to them this morning and it showed a So to cure the some cuts were They could have raised Bond To meet the commissioners voted to take from the 1990 from from computer hard Murder attempts Spree sprinter Officials probing violence ware in the sheriffs office for stage seven of the computer implementaton and from the commissioners contingency The two biggest increases in the budget were in law enforcement and the road Precinct 1 Commissioner Jumbo Evans told the group of taxpayers to attend See Page 2 Weekend violence in the West End erupted early Sunday morning with the reporting of two attempted At midnight two ambulances and police were dispatched to the 2000 block of Bridge Street to a victim who was stabbed and cut numerous The victim lost quite a bit of but the said police spokesman Martin The victim doesnt want to he Later Sunday morning a man was shot at while he was in his victim was driving down Hickory Street when he saw a car coming at him and a black revolver coming out of the Mayer He fired three One hit the car the other two missed The victim went immediately to the police station and reported the shoot he The victim has a suspect but he cant identify the trigger Mayer He thinks its some guy that he owes to for But he has no proof of Police continue to investigate both Truckers find body in ditch The body of a 36yearold man was found in a ditch Monday afternoon under the Interstate 35 bridge off Kuehler New Braunfels police A couple of truck drivers were on their lunch hour and walked around to see what it would take to get down to the river and they discovered the said police spokesman Martin The body was found in a ditch around he adding police believe the man was dead about one day when he was Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Doc Blanchard ordered an No statements are in the report about anything out of the normal so thats when they ordered an Mayer They didnt speculate on the cause of The man was carrying his birth cer His drivers license listed a New Braunfels Mayer said the next of kin have not been notified pending positive Man sentenced after plea deal How much territory could 67yearold Llllie Linnartz of New Braunfels cover at Krogers in just three minutes she covered enough to gather in groceries during the which she won in a contest sponsored by Oscar Mayer Foods Linnartz was one of 80 win ners in the nation to win the contest which allowed a maximum of in groceries from the store of the winners Lillie and her husband who used to own Linnartz Foods mapped out a strategy for her to cover the store within her three minutes For every Oscar Mayer donated to Family Service Ameri a national association of organizations dedicated to strengthen ing the famijy unit through local educational workshops and support of legislation to benefit family Photo by Deryl Clark A Comal County man was sen tenced in district court Monday to 15 years in Texas Department of Correc tions after a plea bargain for the burg lary of habitation charge he was indicted on last Robert will have to serve at least twothirds of the sen tence before he will be eligible for good time and considered for said Comal County District Attorney Bill Thats really about 15 years hard At the time of the Delgado See Page 2 Council considering increase for local ambulance service Rainfall boosts level of Edwards Aquifer Ambulance rales in New Braunfels will be on the rise soon if city council members decide that is the route to help offset increasing expenditures to operate the One of the unique items about this is its one way we can generate money without negatively affecting our ic here in New said City Manager Paul Council members passed the first reading of the ordinance raising the current ambulance transfer cost with in New Braunfels city limits from to Three readings are required before an ordinance is If the ordinance each basic transfer outside the city limits will increase from to plus per City staff estimates the current rates will bring in revenues of about in 198990 against expenses of Grohman said approxi mately onethird of all ambulance calls are outside the city limits and approximately a year is sub sidized by city Grohman said the city is also going to be incurring more costs because of McKenna Memorial Hospitals deci sion to not purchase bedding and linen for ambulances and provide nurses on patient He said the city will be responsible for about annually for bedding and approximately for over time pay for One way or the were prob ably going to have to pay these costs from city Grohman This is one way to do it without negatively impacting our public I dont like to raise but I think its very essential that we also See Pagt 2 By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer The Edwards Aquifer is on the rise again as it enters its sixth day of increasing level measurements at the Panther Canyon test Bill assistant engineer at New Braunfels reported the aquif ers level today at feet above mean sea up from yesterday and from New Braunfels city officials have said they will wait to see if the aquif ers level will remain above 621 feet amsl before changing the current poli cy of partial mandatory residents are asked to water their lawns only between 6 and 10 and 7 and 11 They are also not to let water run onto the streets or Restaurants still are not to serve water except upon The increasing aquifer levels caused by rainfall in the watershed also are boosting the flow of the Com al the river is flowing at 86 cubic feet per On Satur the river was flowing at 76 The Guadalupe River received a big drink of water this weekend from some rains in the Kerrville area which netted inch for that The Army Corps of Engineers reported an inflow of 91 cfs into See Page 2 Water district to monitor level of Glen Rose The Edwards Underground Water District will monitor groundwater water quality and water levels in the Glen Rose an aquifer simi lar to the Edwards Aquifer that extends intothe Edwards Communities like Smithson Fair Oaks Helotes and Timberwood Park rely on the Glen Rose Aquifer as their primary source of drinking This aquifer produces a hard water with a higher mineral count than Edwards and some of this water actually enters the Edwards Rose Aquifer water has very IMe effect if said Mike environmental analyst for the Edwards Underground Water We dont know how much or fa order to find out how much water is flowing from the Glen Rose Aquifer into the Edwards the district is installing a monitoring well approximately five miles north of the intersection of Blanco Road and Loop 1604 in San A continuous recording device will be installed and data will routinely be col lected by members of the technical staff of the The construction and installation of this monitoring well and the data it will provide will make possible the further study of storage trends in the Glen Rose Aquif With this decisions can be made about 8w Page 2 School trustees set special meetings Taxpayers in the New Braunfels Inde pendent School District and Comal ISD will be interested in school board meetings held this week concerning their future tax A committee meeting of the NBISD board of school trustees will meet today at in the board room of the Education Center to dicuss the possibility of a fall bond Trustees will review the million bond issue which would help finance the construction of a sixth grade facility and renovations throughput the Lonnie assistant superinten dent for said passage of the bond issue may result in an additional six cents on the tax This addition to the tax rate will be in effect for 13 years from 1991 until Comal ISD board of trustees will vote on a proposed tax rate of per valuation for the fiscal year in a special meeting Thursday at in the Central Administration During Mondays regular no one spoke to the board concerning the tax Public Infor mation Officer Sandy Jackson said the board may not let anyone speak about the tax rate during Thursdays If someone had something they wanted to this was the time to do she Following the tax meeting on the CISD board will con duct another special meeting to dis cuss and vote on the Comal Appraisal District Business destroyed by blaze Volunteer firefighters from the Canyon Lake Volunteer Fire Department were called out of their beds early Sunday morning in response to a garage fire off FM According to witness an explosion and fire consumed Canyon Lake Garage owned by Ralph Tice around 3 Sunday Firefighter Earl who was the first man on the said an arson investigate from Austincould be called in to help determine the cause of the Four trucks and one pumper truck were dispatched to the along with approximately 20 Comal County sheriffs depart ment officials also were present on the Officers Rick Poindex ter and Carl Davis responded to the call to the sheriffs department at Wilkins estimated in damage was done to Ticcs and Another in damage was sustained to the build The building was burned almost completely to the Good day It looks like more rain is in store for the area with a 30 per cent chance of precipation pre dicted for today and The high temperatures are expected in the low 90s the chance for rain drops to 20 percent with lows in the mid Look for highs approach ing 90 degrees tomorrow along with some possible For the rest of the widely scattered afternoon showers are forecast with highs in the 90s and lows in the Inside DEAR TV Stammtisch Fitness Made Fun an aerob ics class began Monday at Canyon Part of ihe Comal ISDs Community Education prog ram for the Mountain Valley Elementary School the class will meet at the Startz Community Center in not at the school as previously Morning and evening classes will be offered by instructor Shearon On Wednesdays and parti cipants may exercise from 9 to or from 6 to Tuition is with no discounts given for this To register for this or any other CISD Com munity Education call See Pa0e 2   

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