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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 23, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels jftL 112 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 oc A A Tuesday April 1991 25 Cents One 10 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeltung wishes happy birthday today to Nancy Ray Gladys Estella Michael Gary Jennifer Jonas and Adolpho Castro Belated birthday wjshes to Fran cisco Munoz and Alan Happy anniversary today to Roy and Connie Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Arbor Day In celebration of Arbor a tree planting ceremony is slated for 3 Friday at Landa A tree givcway also is scheduled approx imately 125 bald cypress seedlings will be The public is invited to Tickets for sale Tickets for Folkfest 91 are on sale for for Children under 18 enter Tickets will get you admission on the grounds of Conservation Plaza and the Museum of Texas Handmade Fur niture May Pick tickets up at New Braunfels Chamber of and Sophienburg Canoe safety The city of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department will be conducting an American Red Cross Fundamentals of Canoeing Certifipation Course this May 4 and May 11 from 9 to 4 Fee is per Parti cipants must be 11 years old or older and must attend all 18 hours of class time to qualify for certifi Preregistration is required and will continue until April For more information call Driving Charlie Roses Defensive Driv ing Class will be tonight and Thursday at Canyon High School Room from 610 Fee is Call 6258576 or 6258081 to Support group The New Braunfels Multiple Sclerosis Support Group will meet Thursday at noon at Finkels Restaurant on Interstate Mitchell will be the guest Visitors are wel Tennis group meets New Braunfels Tennis Associa tion will meet Wednesday at at Newks Tennis Ranch for its annual business All tennis players are Auction talk Terri Smyth of KLRNTV in San Antonio will speak at the New Braunfels Evening Rotary Club at 6 tonight at Omas Haus Restaur 541 Texas 46 She will discuss the upcoming KLRN auc tion and New Braunfels night at the auction slated for May Lion events The New Braunfels Lions Club will not meet at its regular sche duled time April 25 and May but instead members arc reminded to participate in the annual Walk athon April 27 followed by a fami ly barbecue in Landa On May 5 the New Braunfels club will host the Lions District All members are encouraged to Election forum Meet District 3 and 4 City Council candidates at a forum set See Page 2 Council splits tax funds Historical groups deny its move toward equality By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Nevis Editor In a move toward what city council members called a fouryear plan was approved Monday outlining how to split locally generated motel tax revenue among the New Braunfels Arts Commission and New Braunfels Heritage This is a solution that I think is extremely said Mayor Amo who appointed a four member committee to study the fund People can shoot holes in it if they are biased one way or the The committee recommended to City Council that the Arts Commis sion receive percent of the first 4 percent of tax to split among its such as Circle Arts And the Heritage Commission should receive percent of the first 4 percent to split among its such as the Sophienburg Museum and Last years split sent percent of the first 4 percent to arts groups and percent went to historical giving to 10 arts groups and to four historical The majority of the tax goes to the Chamber of Commerce and to the city for upkeep of the Civic I think its I think its said Council Member James But Dennis representing the New Braunfels Historic Museum said it was far from being The Historic Museums Associa tion is extremely he It falls far short of what our members see as In fact it is a slap in the face of our 806 plus He said the recommendation con tinues to fall short of Were not happy with the propos It continues to fall far short of fair ness today and provides us with no timetable for the future where we will be assured to achieve he We came here however to We wanted to somehow put this battle City Council passed the commit tees making it binding for four Council Member Bill Arnold made the motion to accept the proposal with Goodbread seconding the Voting for the proposal were council members Clinton Brandt and Eddie Mayor ProTempore Ramon Chapa abstained from voting say ing he did not receive information on the proposal to study it before the Mayor Becker said the final draft was finished Sunday The proposal accepted Monday night in the form of a resolution also provides that if tax reve nunes increase in the ensuing the Arts Commission will receive the previous year dollar amount plus percent for The remainder of the available funds will be granted to the Heritage Commission provided that it would not be less than the pre vious year and provided that it will not exceed percent of the first four percent of the If tax revenues drop in a year or do not increase sufficiently to allow the formula outlined to the percen tage split of the revenues should be the same as the proceeding years This percentage split would be frozen until tax revenues increase to the level of the highest dollar amount since Arm in arm David president of New Braunfels General lends a hand to position the arms of a new octopus waterslide attraction at Schlitter bahns new At the Rapids The new park formerly Camp is under Photo by Erik Karlsson Parents divided on school boundary ByJOEBELK Staff Writer Concerns over splitting up the lake area dominated a community meeting Monday with Comal Independent School District officials and local The at Mountain Valley Elementary drew more than 100 many of whom want their children to remain at Mountain Another of parents voiced support for CISDs tentative which would move Startzvillearea elementary school students to the new Bill Brown Elementary School start ing this They identify with the and theyre concerned that theyll lose a little bit of that CISD Superintendent Joe Rogers said after the Community unity was a recurring theme of the along with day care and other practical with some parents wanting to remain isolated from schools near San Most of you live in Startzville so your kids could go to the furthest school away from San said one parent at the The biggest concern is the bus said that same who asked not to be after the We dont want to split the community in Under the proposed Bill Brown Elementary School would consist in its first year of 322 children from Mountain Valley Elementary and 364 children from according to Assistant Superintendent Arlen The dividing line in Bulverde will likely be Highway with youngsters living south of the highway remaining at Bulveixle mid those on the north side unending Bill which is near the intersection of 46 and The Mountain Valley contingent the new under the irititial would essentially all come from the Startzville Included subdivisions are Cauyou Lake Canyon Lake Wareriront Astro Cranes Mill Canyon Springs Rolling Hills Lukeview Mobile Home Estates Deer Meadow Mobile Home Tom Creek Acres and Scenic Other complaints at the assembly were mat ihe Staruville residents did Sea 2 New Braunfels wins 4th Good Day designation as Tree City Candidate forum A high near 90 was forecast for with an overnight low of 65 accompanied by the return of cloud High in the lows in the 60s and the chance for rain are fea tures of the forecast through Fri For more weather please see Page Innlda DEAR TV TREK CITY USA City of New Braunfels has been named a Tree City USA for the fourth according to May or Arno The Tree City USA honor comes from i he National Arbor Day Founda an organization with members dedicated to tree planting and Becker Communities entering the nation wide program receive the Tree City USA designation upon recommenda tion by state Communities qualify which meet the following standards a city tree a leg al tree governing a comprehen sive urban forestry program and observance of Arbor Tree City USA communities receive a flag with the programs logo and a walnutmounted Win ners also receive Tree Ciiy USA com munity Maple leaf stickers will indicate additional qualifying Trees have long been recognized for the beauty and value they Icud 10 our oatks and business At sauw those trees help clean the air aud fcevp the atmosphere in John the National In a tie New Braunfels City Council Monday night ended debate on the fate of the Vietnamesed potbellied He wont be allowed to live inside the Jt OiKci sent packin By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor New Braunfeis Mayor Amo Becker cast the deciding vote Monday when City Council voted down an ordi nance that would have allowed a local woman to keep her Vietnamese pot bellied Were going to have to do some This is not said Jackie Goodwin as she left the City Council I knew it would be tough but I thought we would have it I guess I will have to move Goodwin and her husband Mike were fighting for the chance of being allowed to keep their pet pig Hamlet in the city They recently lost a round in Municipal Court when it was determined they were in violation of the citys livestock ordinance after a neighbor filed a The couple then took their fight to City The first reading of the ordinance passed 41 on April But on second reading of the ordinance Monday it failed in a tie vote of Mayor Becker was forced to since a majority of four votes are required to pass Voting for she ordinance were Mayor ProTempore Ramon Chapa and council members James Good bread and Bill Voting against the ordinance were council members Clinton Brandt and Eddie Becker then chose to vote against the Council member Loraine who was absent had voted for the ordinance on the first reading along with Gooubread mid Arnold was absent when the first vote was If the ordinance would have amended the citys livestock ordi allowing persons within die city limits to keep one Vieuiamese potbellied pig per An ordinance must pass three leadings before becoming law unless n is an emergency ordinance requiring uiiiy one successful I am just very airaid of the Pygmy panthers and the Pygmy cleplianis and the Pygmy horses and all the udiei tilings thai might come floating down the Becker said after the Vietnamese pigs aie a special breed Coniui ISO Sci loot Boai u i res ident Lou ikyis talks at the nitiui tfit candidate foium niynt ai Canyon Middle in thy back ground aie the othof candi dates funning toi sour positions on tha or Tho election is May by Katla
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