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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 16, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels Thursday 128 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Samuel Martlnoz May 1991 25 Cents One 12 Pages Stammtisch delt wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zettung wishes happy birthday today to Adam Stacy Katie Marie Dennis Tressie Johnnie Casn Mitchell Davis Schultz and Avis Belated best wishes to Arthur Juan Alcman and Andrew Perez Happy anniversary today to Mark and Elsa Lloyd and Doris Carl and Connie Hand and Leo and Lucy Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Model to speak New Braunfels Service League will welcome Elsa a and May 20 at at New Braunfels Presbyterian 373 Howard She will discuss personal potential Street closings City street construction crews are at work on the entire length of Seidel Street It was expected to reopen about 5 Lakeview Boulevard from Aus tin to Torrey streets will be closed for about a week as New Braunfels Utilities workers lay pipe to the underconstruction surface water treatment Project Graduation Several Saturday events will benefit Project which provides substancefree graduation night parties at each of the coun tys three high Canyon High School students will conduct a car wash on the WalMart parking lot from 10 to 4 New Braunfels High School students will conduct a fajita cookoff at die Ole Mill Stream Tickets are and Park concerts The 1991 Concert in the Park sponsored by the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department and local kicks off at tonight at the Landa Park dance The rock group Revival Brothers will per Rummage sale Christ the King Confessional Lutheran Church will sponsor a rummage sale and bale sale from 16 Sunday at the Senior Citi zens 142 Meet the candidate Voters can City Council candidate Susan Curtis at a Get Out the Vote Rally from 10 to 3 Saturday in the Eagles Hall parking Refreshments will be For more call 6293624 or Crime watch A crime watch organizational meeting for the River Oaks Proper ty Owners Association will be at today at the Ben Friedel All residents of the sub division are urged to attend and to bring folding German Folkdancers Persons interested in preserving or enhancing the GermanN culture of New Braunfels are invited to a meeting at 7 today of the New Braunfels German The meeting place is 2 Good Day A afternoon showers punctuates a forecast today through Saturday of highs in the 90s and lows in the In New Braunfels the high was 88 and the overnight low was Only a race of rain was recorded in the 24hour period ending at 7 For additional weather seePage DEAR WV wri I U if W9 8 Just a little kiss New Braunfels Middle School teacher Myra Lee Goff and then recoils from an iguana she was called into contact with at Wednesdays facultystudent Softball Goff was cho sen for the dubious honor by collecting the most votes at a cost of 25 cents each from students raising funds for an Odyssey of the Mind team trip to world competition in Knoxvil May OM stu dents lost to the teachers in a close 21 game Photo by Erik Karlsson Waste bill forwarded to Senate By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor Legislation that would place a two year moratorium on the burning of hazardous waste in cement kilns was tentatively passed by the House of Representatives It has passed the House and its heading to the Senate and hopefully well get it passed in the Senate with no amendments and well be off and said Edmund Kuem sponsor of the known as House Bill The bill is up for a third and final reading which Kucmpel called a said the intent of the moratorium is to give two years for the regulations to catch up to the technology of burning hazardous waste in cement therefore stall ing the process of industries securing permits from state All we did was put a moratorium on it to try to study it and find out where were going and hopefully we can come up with a he Weve got a lot of friends that had confidence in what I was doing and they looked at it and felt like a two year moratorium was the right way to do it Its been an uphilf battle the whole The if passed in the would affect the Lafarge and its subsidiary Sysicch Environmental The bill is up for a third and final reading from obtaining permits from the Texas Water Commission and Texas Air Control Board in the next two years to store and burn hazardous waste at the Balcones Cement outside New officials of Lafarge and Sys tech initiated their own earlier this calling for an envir onmental assessment of their prop osed putting their permits on Southwest Research Institute of San Antonio will perform the One amendment was tacked onto House Bill 420 Wednesday by Talmadge The amendment stated The Air Control Board shall adopt new rules regarding incinerator emissions and make recommendations to the 73rd Legisla ture concerning pollution prevention legislation that could significantly reduce the volume of hazardous waste requiring disposal in the Kuempel said he expects senators Bill DSan and Judith will cosponsor House Bill 420 in the I feel fairly sure we will get it by in the he WORD board focuses on crime issues GBRAs releases from Canyon recent equipment Acquisitions discussed By JAMIE LEE CAMPBELL Staff Writer The Comal County Water Oriented Recreation District board of directors met Wednesday evening to discuss water recreation and During the Preiss Heights subdivision resident Jim Williams expressed his concern over Theres a pirate problem at Hueco Springs and Slumber said Wil We have to guard our own Traffic comes off the river and law enforcement isnt Williams said local boat owners frequently are burglarized during the heavy influx of summer People go on vacation to come down here New Braunfels and loot Williams voiced his concern during the public comment portion of the He added that during the tourist minors drink alcohol freely and tourists dump trash in the Betty WORD The biggest problem last year was we didnt law enforcement was sensitive to the The board has budgeted dollars for law enforcement and sec urity To augment WORD has purchased four boats and one truck for needed Walls said there will be four officers patrol ing the water and another officer pat roling the roadways surrounding the The volunteers from local law enforcement are given specific training in boating and emergencey medical She suggested that the public voice its concern over seasonal crime by contacting the sheriffs office and writing letters to local The board also discussed its conti nuing battle with the Blanco River Walls said GBRA released double the amount of water that comes into the lake dur ing parts of of She added that GBRA is drawing the lake down and its critical to the tourist Walls said the board will continue to discuss the matter with the executive director of In other business The board is in the process of pro ducing 3060 second water safety messages for cable but could not agree on how much to spend on the video The board ageed to spend up to dollars on safety stripes in cer tain areas where divers are unaware of The Board also agreed to spend up to dollars to help fund non profit water oriented The board also approved spending dollars for two of its members to travel to an American Rivers Confer The board noted that its budget for the first quarter of this year had increased over the first quarter of last The meeting began with a discus sion of minutes from the April 17 The board also discussed the River Awareness May 31June that will focus on a river district clean up and educating public about water conservation and water Peace officers memorial fundraising effort begins By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Fundraising efforts have begun for the Texas Peace Officers The goals of the memorial are to reflect reverence in honor of those officers who have lost their lives in service to their compas sion for the loss suffered by their fam and pride in those who presently serve as members of the law enforce ment The memorial will be located on the northeast side of the Capitol Com plex in The names of all law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty dating back to 1836 will be listed on the The sixteenmember Texas Peace Officers Memorial advisory commit tee is chaired by Dan Attor ney General of Texas and includes Charles Billings of the Sendero Oil of Canyon This is really a worthy Billings Texas was one of the only states that didnt have a The public fund raising began with a donation to the committee on April 30 by the Brazoria County Peace Officers Were going to need about in seed money to get with a total cost of Some of the seed money will be used to launch a statewide contest to pick the design of the according to fund raising efforts are just getting Billings said he expects there to be a fundraising din ner here as well as other Anyone intcrsted should contact Billings at Drug charge among indictments By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer A Comal County grand jury handed down indictments Tuesday including one to a New Braunfels woman on drug Anita of the 200 block of McGaugh Avenue was indicted on charges of possession of a controlled Other New Braunfels residents indicted were Dorothy of the 300 block of on charges of theft by check and Dom ingo of Route on charges of impersonating a peace Also indicted were two Schertz men on charges of burglary of a habi Indicted were Marcus Rom and Bradley Other indictments handed down Tuesday include Gerald of Route subsequent Roland of the 2000 block of West sub sequent Jesse Garcia of the 700 block of North subse quent Royal Canyon burglary of Jonathan Canyon unauthorized use of Felix San possession of a controlled Manuel San Anto possession of a controlled sub Sidney Arment Fort unauthorized use of Paul posses sion of a controlled Raymond possession of a controlled Plan could pull county from Zaffirinis district By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor A redistricting plan approved by the state Senate Wednesday draws Comal and Guadalupe counties out of Judith Zaffirinis Ill miss Comal because I really know how hard we work said Quite frankly Ive always had a very fond spot in my heart for Comal Bill who now represents a portion of Com al under the new plan will assume all of Comal and Guadalupe Zaffirini Senator Sims is a very good man and 1 believe thai there are some resi dents of Comal County who simply do not understand him or know him Zaffirini I would urge the residents of Comal County and Gua dalupe County to get to know Under the redistricting passed on a voice vote and forwarded to the House of Representatives Zaffirini will pick up Medina Zaffirini has represented Comal County in the 21st Senatorial District since she was elected in 1986 when she picked up 30 percent of the votes in Comal When she ran against former state representative Larry Vick in 1990 she received 60 percent of the vote in Comal Lawmakers are charged with redrawing state congressional and State Board of Education boundaries once every 10 years to adjust for population changes under the new Census My preference would have been to keep the identical counties and increase the population of Zaffirini Zaffirini currently represents the counties of Bexar Jim LaSal Live and DSan currently represents the counties of Brew Comal western El Jeff Tom Val and   

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