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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 12, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels Unpopular statewide tax not a funding See Page 3 Study shows women less likely to survive heart Rangers host meeting of District 27SAs unbeaten soccer See Page 6 IE8T AVAILABLE COW 63 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 j Zeituno 77880 5126259144 Tuesday 1991 25 Cents One 10 Pages Stammtisch Ban tickets x A limited ftumbcr of tickets still is available for the MidTexas Symphony Debutante Ball Satur day at the New Braunfels Civic Cocktails are at 7 and the Debutante Presentation is at 8 A buffet supper will be served at 9 followed by dancing to the Paul Elizondo Tick ets are Call 6257004 or 6253325 for i Charter meeting Comal Spring Colonial Dames XVII will charier tonight at at Victoria Bank and Trusts North All members arc urged to attend as the State Colonial Dairies XVII will be in attendance as well as many state In January Walter president Society Colonial Dames XVII appointed Orval Kirkham organizing presi dent to Organize a new chapter in New Valentine bouquets The Childrens Shelter is spon soring third annual Balloon Bouquet fundraiser and is 1 selling balloon bouquets consist ing of five heliumfilled and a box of h There will be free 1 delivery on any order placed before Emergency club meeting The New Braunfels Emergency Communications Club and Rescue Squad will have its second meeting of the new year on Hat American Legion Post Home at 410 The public is invited to For more call or The wishes to thank the New Braunfels High School ROTC for the help with the parking lot during Wurs Natures Way This months Natures Way Introduction to Bird sponsored by the New Braunfels Parks and Recrea tion Department will be 21 i from 4 to 5 in Park at the Landa Lake ages 5 to 14 will join the park rain ger in an introduction tour to bird identification and bird watching Participants will have the oppor tunity to observe and discuss physical characteristics those birds found in Landa Park while walking around Landa The fee is and prercgistration is required at the park 110 Golf Course Monday through Call the Park Rah Good Day A anticipated with a High f of 73 to 75 dcjjrecs yielding tonight to of abput Increasing winds from the southeast could gust cat up 18 Wednesday likely will dawn in foggy with a Cloudy day marked by a high temperature of 80 and a low qf 50 A 900 from likely will blow in Wednesday holding Thursdays high temp craturc more seasonable HOROSCOPE City will treat Schertz sewage ByKATHRYNSCHOEMER Staff Writer New Braunfels City Councilmem bers unanimously approved a waste water treatment contract between New Braunfels Utilities and the city of Schertz in order to avoid building another sewage plant that would increase the amount of pollutants in Comal Schertz City Manager Kerry Sweatt said he felt good about the I believe its a winwin situation and a good agreement for both com said Its a land mark action communities can agree on The contract would allow the city of Schertz to purchase a maximum of gallons of sewage treatment a day for its citizens living in the Comal Creek drainage The city wanted to contract with Council voices support for manager By KATHRYN SCHOEMER Staff Writer New Braunfels City Council members voiced support Monday night for the city manager despite recent attacks on his professional The attacks involve a set of anonymous fliers circulating through New Braunfels characterizing Paul Grohrhan as a little Hitler and charging that he makes poor decisions as city operat ing more like a managing lobbyist for issues he personally Councilmcmbcrs described the fliers as vindictive and Someone is just doing this to get him in said Councilmember Ed Paul docs a fine job for the large majority of the time and any disagreement weve had has been Grohman New Braunfels Utilities treatment facility because its service area adjoins Comal Creek and the Schertz wanted to develop a treat ment plant on the other side of the Northcliffe subdivision and needs the Solms area to coordinate with their said NBU General Man ager Bob That area would run adjacent to New Braunfels city making it easy to connect an extension line to the sewage treatment he NBU recently passed a million bond issue to service Solms residents with fire protection and sewage Sohn described the public works treatment service as the next phase of development for Solms Currently residents are using pri vate wells and septic tanks for sew Sohn Sohn said New Braunfels will not lose any money by assisting Schertz because the city will be treated like any other customer who uses utilities They will be expected to pay up front for the operation and mainte nance costs and the central facility charge for customers on their side of the Sohn The central facil ities charge will be based on the size of the water line and its capacity In addition to general Schertz also will pay for construction of the extension lines that connect between the railroad tracks and FM 482 where they will receive their ser he Estimated costs of the contract is S1 million with Schertz paying a pro rata share of in 10 equal Both cities have been negotiating on the project for at least four Afternoon accident Two people were only slightly injured in this twocar collision at Monday According to Texas Department of Public Safety Kristy of New Braunfels was northbound on the Interstate 35 frontage road in a 1989 Ford above and Clif ton of New Braunfels was southbound on the frontage road in a 1983 Chevrolet above As both vehicles N approached the crest of the hill at the Watson Lane Williams turned left in front of the according to DPS The left front ends of both cars Williams was ticketed for failure to yield right of way while turning left and for having expired Texas The school bus in the background of the photo was not involved in the acci DPS Troopers were busy Monday see more reports on Page Photo by Erik Karlsson County studies JP precinct lines By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Proposals to redraw lines in the four Comal County justice of the peace precincts arc being kicked around as Commissioners Court begins workshops to study local rcdis trie It sounds kind of easy until you get to bringing up all of these prob lems were talking about and then its just a said County Judge Carter Commissioners Court conducted a workshop Monday morning with Pre cinct Judge Harold Pre cinct Judge Doc Precinct Judge Fred and Precinct Judge Howard Curly The judges gave commission ers a number of ideas on how to redis trict their who represents about 11 percent of the registered voters of the said consideration should be made into creating two places within the Precinct 1 justice of the peace which covers the City of New This would create a justice of the peace place 1 and jus tice of the peace place We have a pretty goodsized His All precincts reporting Justices of the from Fred Doc Harold Krueger and Howard Curly Smith listen to the Photo by Stephanie Ferguson panic population and 1 think a sepa rate place in Precinct 1 might be looked upon favorably by the Hispan ic said who represents a portion of New Braunfels along with Precinct 1 Commissioner Jumbo Evans said that kind of move would mean an additional cost to If you do establish another JP office there is attendant cost to the taxpayers to establish My own view is that we need to have justifi cation to establish that he whose office is in Bulvcr suggested that voting Precinct which is within his should be shuffled to Smiths precinct that cov ers Canyon Id make a suggestion that voting Precinct 13 which is be transferred into JP Precinct 4 to accommodate those people in Stan Stewart As it its 24 miles from to Castcel said ihc Busi ness Association also had made the same who represents percent of the countys registered vot said he would be in favor of that Stewart currently represents about 22 percent of the registered vot who has offices at the Courthouse in New rcprc m CISD team collecting suggestions oitbudget By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Because of growing uncertainty surrounding the states education finance Comal Independent School District officials are preparing for the We are ready for the state to take some leader ship and get on with said Arlen During a meeting Monday night of the CISD funding and finance com members tossed around ideas of how to cut the budget and operate the district more The thing that is frustrating to all of us is the dilemma thai we are in as a result of the continued funding prob lems from the said Acting Superintendent Arlcn We arc ready for the state to take some leadership and get on with Subcommittees of the finance which consists of more than 40 and school board metat Canyon High School for about two hours who led the discussion in the extracurricular said he received good ideas on how the district could operate more cffi One example was to possibly establish a districtwide extra curricular booster club to assist with those We goi some goxl ideas from the Tickcn 1 feel like we got a sense of direction that the people in the subcommittee wanted Members of the committee also arc visiting state legislators each Thurs day in Austin as lawmakers work against an April I deadline to devise a new school finance CISD finance director Abel Cam pos said the district operates very but to the fact that the district covers more than 585 squares its difficult to operate more efficiently because of the additional who headed up the sub committee on school finance Mon said administrators will be pre paring three budgets for considera One budget will be bused on the current level of The second budget will be based on the loss of million in state aid and the third budget will be based on a caUWroph ic loss of million to CISD currently receives about million in state Campos The school finance system relies on stale local property taxes and some federal   

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