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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 16, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels 27 107 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS ieitunq 3S 377880 5126259144 Tuesday April 1991 25 Cents One 10 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Lucy Joseph Guadalupc Sylvia Lupe Ted Watts and Johnny Belated birthday greetings to Alonzo and Alfonso Soliz and Ida Happy anniversary today to Jerry and Melva Fernandez and Clarence and Norma Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Street closings Closed from 7 to 5 for street construction are Live Oak Avenue from San Antonio to Stonewall Lee Street from Hackberry to Orange avenues and Cross Street from Hackberry to Plum Closed until futher notice is Unicorn Avenue from Highway 81 to the Interstate 35 access Meet the candidate District 4 City Council Member Eddie running for re invites the public to a meet the candidate reception from to today at 605 Ridgecrest off Common Music Boosters Canyon Music Boosters will meet at 7 today at Canyon Middle Order of business will be to elect officers for the Rotary program John waste water superintendent for New Braunfels will speak at the New Braunfels Evening Rotary Club at 6 today at Omas Haus His topic will be inno vative biological waste water treat Newcomers Club All new residents of New Braunfels are invited to an activity of the Newcomers Club at Landa Park Pavilion 16 on Bring musical instruments and games for a 4 entertainment time and a covered dish for dinner at For more call Shirley Kellerman at Project Graduation There will be a very important Project Graduation meeting for all parents of juniors and seniors at 7 Thursday in the Commons of Canyon High Even those who havent attended past meet and especially the parents of are encouraged to said Paula Patriot pep rally At 2 New Braunfels Middle School will host a Patriot Pep Desert Storm veterans and other former service members are For more call Sue Hay worth at Rummage Sale The ladies circles of Cross Lutheran Church will sponsor the 9th Annual Rummage and Bake Sale at the church corner of Cross Street and Hickory from 9 to 3 Friday and Old photo contest The deadline for submitting photos for the Kindermaskenball Old Photo Contest is April Any old picture taken from prior Kindermaskenball events may be Submit pictures to the Sophien burg 401 Judg ing begins the week of April 22 Page 2 Good Day cloudy conditions and warm temperatures should find a high today near 88 yielding to an overnight low of only Mon days high in New Braunfels was 81 and the overnight low was For more weather please see Page DEAR TV CISD considering challenge Rogers shares views on Senate Bill 351 By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Newt Editor The schoolfinance reform plan signed into law Monday could cost Comal Independent School District about million in state revenue in the coming school prompting local officials to consider a legal Rogers made the announcement after a Meet the Candidate forum Monday night at Smithson Valley High hours after District Judge Scott McCown postponed a judicial takeover of the school funding Ann Richards signed the billion school finance bill earlier in the day accepted by Propertypoor along with propertyrich districts across the state are considering legal challeges to the finance McCown said any challenges to the law would be Rogers said some parts of the bill are very Some parts of it are more If there is a coalition of socalled rich or wealthier school dis tricts it behooves us in the best interest of our patrons and our students to join because when they are going to take away that much from our students well then we just simply cant roll over and say we give Rogers Rogers said Comal considered a propertyrich did not receive the best representation in They voted for the majority of the he said about the representatives and senators that represent Comal the heck with the others its that Rogers said the administration will investigate the costs of pos sibly joining a coalition and then bringing that to the board of See 2 We will probably join a coalition of socalled rich schools to join a suit against the Were going to be looking at I wont say we but Im saying were cer tainly going to investigate every avenue to protect our stu dents and our CISD Superintendent Joe Rogers Photo by Stephanie Ferguson Kuempel says bill not perfect solution The passage of the latest school finance plan is not the perfect solution but it is a measure to prevent court takeover of the Texas school says Stale Edmund With the governors signature on Senate Bill another chapter of the Texas school finance saga has been Kuempel Given an April deadline by the the Legislature desperately needed to complete a workable Weeks the Texas House of Representatives voted down an earlier version of SB We believed that there was time to work out a fairer education funding he After our it became apparent the courts would not tolerate further The Texas Education Agency was ordered to revive a court masters plan which would take all existing revenues and distri bute them evenly to all school districts in the The courts ordered a freeze on all state money to the districts starting April Since the courts have no taxing the burden of cost of the court plan would have fallen upon local property Kuempel Forced consolidation of school districts was another real he adding the courts could consolidate school districts at will and in shift authority from local citizens and school boards to the A true Robin Hood the court masters solution would have been he Senate Bill 351 is not the perr feet the Legislature could not take the risk that the courts would shut down Texas Hummel effort updated By DAVID SULLENS Editor and Publisher A meeting tentatively set for May 13 is expected to see New Braunfels community leaders talk ing with a key member of the fami ly that owns the collection of Hum mel paintings a local group is work ing to bring Jacques members of the board of the ereater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce were told Monday at a noon is plan ning to be in New Braunfels on that Attorney David who is heading the committee working to make New Braunfels the home of the prestigious said potential sites for the display have been The preferred area for the building to house the art he is generally in the downtown This is still a long Cham ber President Tom Purdum told the but the odds are getting Sue who chairs the Cham Sea Page 2 Members of the Chamber of Commerce Small Business Council give a report Monday on the upcoming Small Business Week May From left is Rosemary subcommittee chair Manard chairman of the board and Cash Photo by Francis Bridges NBISD expected to name coach this week By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor An athletic coach for New Braunfels Independent School District is expected to be hired Thursday by the board of District officials say board mem bers will meet twice this week before announcing their On Wednesday Superintendent Charles Bradberry is expected to sit dpwn with trustees Margie who sat out on a briefing session last and Nayo who was absent the night of the to dis cuss the persons being considered for the Then at 4 the entire board is expected to meet in executive session to interview the candidates for the They will then reconvene in open session to take action of routine personnel trustees will meet in a brief executive session and then reconvene in open session to announce their decision of athletic At that time the board also is expected to take formal action on naming Bill Hollas as the principal of the new OakRun Sixth Grade Hollas is assistant principal at New Braunfels Middle School and was recommended for the job last On Thursday at 7 the board of The meetings this week are being extended from a briefing session held among board members last that was expected to be an executive The briefing session occurred after Rabom questioned whether the agen da for an executive session that night had been properly worded and Upon advice from district attor board members met in a brief ing session to ask Bradberry ques tions about the They were not allowed to discuss the candidates amongst as they would have been able to do in an executive Board members did emerge from the briefing session and Bradberry announced Hollas was the person recommended to be principal at the new There was no discussion on who was being considered for the athletic coach County appraisal districts budget down from last year By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Editor The preliminary 1992 budget of the Comal Central Appraisal District is coming in less from last years Acting Chief Appraiser Lynn Rod gers presented the budget to the board of directors during a regular meeting Last years budget was Its very Rodgers I think theres going to be some actions taken that will change this I dont think well see any kind of substantial increase from last years The preliminary budget factors in a 5percent costofliving raise for dis trict A 2percent merit raise is also One of the factors expected to affect the final budget total is hinged on what decision the board will make in hiring a permanent chief appraiser and what that person will be Richard the former chief took a position in Ellis County earlier this Then deputy chief appraiser Lynn Rodgers was named acting chief Get out and CISD superintendent urges county By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Comal Independent School District Superintendent Joe Rogers is encouraging registered voters to get out and vote May 4 as a host of candidates are running for a position on the school Get out and said Rogers at a Meet the Can didates gathering Monday at Smithson Valley High The forum was sponsored by Friends of Four positions are open on the Comal Independent School District Board of And 13 candidates are on the Twelve of those men and women dis cussed their platforms Monday Clay an employee of Pedemales Electric and Connie a CISD school are running for the oneyear unexpired term of former trus tee Carter The other 11 candidates are running for threeyear terms on the School board President Lee Ekels is running for re He is director of technical services at West Point Pepperell and has lived in New Braunfels for 26
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