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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 19, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Area briefs Home rule adopted FREDR1CKSBURG Although Ftcdcricksburg voters approved a home rule form of government by a 21 margin May the charter wont go into effect until The City Council needs two more members before the charter will be The special election for additional coun cilmcn is August Hays County split SAN MARCOS Hay County and the city of San Marcos could hav a new senator because of a rcdistrict ing plan approved by the Texas Senate Under Senate Bill Hays County will be split in half with almost people in the northeastern This section includes Buda and Drip ping Springs and remains in GonzaloBarrientos 14th The southwestern section that includes San Wimberley and Woodcreek will be relocated to Ken Armbristers 8th Its population is almost San Marcos Mayor Katliy Morris said the new plan puts San Marcos in an area with different interests than its She called the idea disastrous for a county the size of The bill still needs the approval of the House of Rcprcscnatives and the governors Looting tops SAN MARCOS For the second time in a San Marcos Police have filed charges against an organ ized crime Three of the looters claim to be from Guatemala while the otiier two claim to be San Antonio All five were taken into custody before 7 Thursday at the San Marcos Fac tory worth of goods New Texas May 1991 Page 7A were Police said some of the loot found inside the groups van probably came from the New Braunfels Mill Store We have a number of said Johnny We havent determined how much came from what James added that the investigation is still in the early Earlier last three Central Tcxans were charged with organised crime for allegedly stealing cartons ot BISD does recount BOERNE The Bocrne Indepen dent School District election was held May Last week one of the trustee Fred asked for a The recount did not change the result of the Corky Corco Mellic Bergman and Pam Plunk ett were still elected Corcoran and and Bergman will be sworn in for their three year terms Monday Blancos new mayor BLANCO Blancos new Ryan already has definite opinions on the citys Trimble is opposing a request by a San Antonio resident to divert water from Blanco James Leininger wants to divert 100 acre feet of water upriver annually for irrigation We be giving up too much so a man can grow vegetables up on his arid said Mayor Ryan lie also said allowing the diversion from Blanco River would create foul smelling water and poor swimming Contlnutd from 8A are from the San Antonio metropoli tan area and include some of that citys largest corporate Another 10 percent of our reserva tions come from the south central Texas Approximately 52 percent of our group reservations are from New Braunfels families or busines The visitors to New Braunfels tend to dominate weekend and noli day while the New Braunfels user tends to dominate weekdays for group Landa Park offers other recreation al facilities that attract visitors to The miniature train has approximately riders The gallon springfed pool has over users during the summer sea The 18hole golf course has over rounds of golf played annual Over patrons play minia ture golf or ride the paddleboats dur ing the summer Down river from Landa Park are two adjacent city parks that provide public access to the springfed Comal River Prince Solms Park and Hiri man Island Prince Solms Park and its tube chute have more than paid admissions during its fivemonth operating Hinman Island which does not have an entrance fee for the Comal Rivei handles many thousands All these facilities and participants add up to income for the city of New Including all fees from all park the city can recover more than 60 percent of its annual park operating budget through usage fees the typical department of our size recovers 1518 That means the remaining 40 percent of the parks operating budget can be funded through a combination of ad valorem and sales Other city depart ments benefit budgetarily by the Parks Department depending on its own generated The most obvious benefit to the New Braunfels resident from tourism is the outside dollars brought into the For only one bond issue has ever been passed for park facilities in the 145 years that New Braunfels has existed as an incorporated In approximately was approved for a swimming How driving through the various there are more than worth of improvements visible to the casual Reprctenurtivw of city deprtnoitt submit itemi for iachiita in hit fea tured on khetntfe Workshop to focus on xeriscaping By JOE Comal County Agent Water conservation in Comal County is a very important We are reminded daily about the Edwards Aquifer and its limited supply of ground It is important thai home owners use water efficiently and wisely each day for personal use as well as in our lawns and Doug extension horti culturist from Texas Universi will be in Comal County to discuss xeriscaping on 2 Thursday al he Comal County Extension Welsh will discuss water effi cient soil utilizing patios and drought hardy plants and using efficient watering and proper maintenance of your All of these xeriscaping ideas can be used in your landscaping and a waterefficient landscape deve loped today will certainly aid to save water for Make plans to attend the Xeriscaping Workshop at 2 Iliursday at the Comal County Extension 132 South Water Lane in New Tree of Life Fellowship 652 Loop 337 New Texas 78130 Singles Groups For Everyone VOTERS OF DISTRICT 4 IS THERE A CLEAR CHOICE CANDIDATE FACTS FRASER CURTIS HAS THE CANDIDATE MET BILL COLBERT OF THE TEXAS WATER HAS THE CANDIDATE WORKED WITH SENIOR TWC STAFF IN DEVELOPING NEW TOXIC WASTE RULES FOR TEXAS AND NEW HAS THE CANDIDATE WORKED WITH THE TEXAS AIR CONTROL BOARD STAFF TO DEVELOP NEW RULES FOR CEMENT KILNS BURNING TOXIC HAS THE CANDIDATE TESTIFIED BEFORE THE TEXAS SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO OPPOSE TOXIC WASTE BURNING IN DOES THE CANDIDATE HAVE A COMPREHENSIVE WATER MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR AND THE HDLL CAN THE CANDIDATE WORK DURING BUSINESS HOURS ON A DAILY BASIS FOR THE PEOPLE OF DISTRICT SAYS THERE IS ONLY ONE CHOICE THAT ADDS UPPAUL FRASER PAID POLITICAL CHARLES TiJ SAN MARCOS most olios ihinL o II lliey usually over Once youve seen coaches anil lamily memhers youll Lttow why il is truly linik lite natural wonders mala1 In is community a pecial place to Nearly Acrylmily knows alioul the viMiiliuus caverns anil i uol leai liotlt special reasons competition where there are no u visit the tal OK give new Hank linstanil to llu1 worn tne people of San Marcos are On May me pioml to npporl tinSpecial will gather on the campus o something Southwest State I niversity in a unique celenratiou ol athletic ahility anil neartlcll I his is OIK VICTORIA Ha pure and i V ii l5 San Dow i KI 51 wu Yl4 12 I I M ew ol o 41 4 t 4141 U I ion M o I IT I
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