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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 28, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels 136 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL Home of Gerald McGautey Tuesday May 1991 25 Cents One 10 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braurtfcls Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Scott Roxane Voss and Kyle Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Concert In the park The Concerts in the Park series will resume this Thursday at the Landa Park dance slab at The rock the Stingrays are scheduled to The concert is free to the Canoe course City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department will be conducting an American Red Cross Fundamental of Canoeing Course on June 3 from to 8 and June 4 from 8 to 6 Preregister by May For more information call the parks office at Christian Academy New Braunfels Christian Academy is taking summer enroll ment for children 3 to 10 years field trips and swim ming lessons are being For a calendar of events or to enroll call Veterinarian to speak Veterinarian Kent Fischer will be the featured speaker at the New Braunfels Evening Rotary Club at 6 tonight at Omas Haus Fischers topic will be on the dangers of Lime Republicans meet Assistant District Attorney Robert Fisher will be the guest speaker at the Republican Mens Club of Comal County His topic will be Taxpayers Should be The meeting will be at the Guadalupe Valley Telephone Co op at All members and prospective members are wel For more information call Fire department barbecue Canyon Lake Volunteer Fire Department is gearing up for its annual fund raising barbecue to be at Fire Station in Canyon off of Farm to Market 306 with activities planned June The 5member country and western Original will perform June 1 from 8 to On June 2 the barbecue serving line will open at Cost is for adults and for Discovery camp The Summer Discovery sponsored by the city of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation will be June 1213 for children ages Participants will spend time with a park ranger learning about fishing and other outdoor and environmental Pre register by May Fee is for one day or for both For more information call the park office at Military wives meet The National Coalition of For mer Military Wives will meet June 9 at 2 at located at Blanco and Loop 410 in San Anto Representatives from Revlon will present a program on new makeup for For more information call Defensive driving Marion Independent School District Community Education will sponsor a defensive driving class June 4 and 6 from 610 both nights at Marion High SM 2 Good Day The forecast for today and the remainder of the week is hot and with highs into the 90s and lows into the Mondays high in New Braunfels was 90 and the overnight low was For weather see Page Inalda DEAR TV Lastminute legislation State Edmund works down to the line as the 72nd Legislature headed to a close Photos by Stephanie Ferguson Waste bill in under wire By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor AUSTIN Texas lawmakers killed a number of bills this legi slative session that could have stopped or stalled companies prop osing to use hazardous waste as before the 72nd Legislature ended midnight lawmak ers passed Senate Bill 1099 that strengthens the rules and require ments set out for hazardous waste Without this we would have been dead in the said Edmund who was appointed to the bills conference committee over the Officials of Lafarge and its subsidiary Systech Environ mental reacted favorably to the Generally speaking we feel good about the said Reggie Systechs assistant to the president for legislative I think its It offers strong environmental tough rules that good well meaning companies can And Systech falls into the One regulation set out by the legislation is a mile prohibi indicating no day care dedicated park or surface water body for drinking can be located with mile of the Mea surements are to be taken from a Speaker of the House Gib Lewis sounded the gavel many times over the weekend as lawmakers scrambled to pass a number of bills at the last parameter not more than 75 feet from the edge of the proposed Michel plant manager of the Balcones Cement owned by Lafarge propos ing to store and burn waste at the said there would have to be a clear determination of whether a residence falls within that We would have to look very Edmont There are some houses that might meet that from what I could On the other side of the plant you dont have any houses that Another amendment successful ly tacked onto the bill by Kuempel deals with the risks associated with the transportation of hazardous waste to a And thats a factor that the Texas Water Commission must consider when drafting rules under that he The Texas Water Commission and the Texas Air Control Board are the state agencies that issue permits for the storage and burning of hazardous whose moratorium House Bill 420 failed during the said pursue the legislation during the special The bill would have placed a moratorium on the issuance of permits to facilities proposing to store and burn hazardous waste as Technology has advanced so quickly that I still want to pursue the possibility of letting the permit process catch up with the techno logical he Its something that has become very important to me and Im going to pursue it with vigor and Senate Bill sponsored by Steve takes effect after the TWC and the TACB adopt all the rules needed to apply to the bill which must be done within 120 CISD tables decision on filling spot By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The Comal Independent School District Board of Trustees voted to table action Monday on filling a board vacancy left by Bill who is res igning from the After a 46minute executive ses Board Vice President Leroy Goodson made a motion to table the After being seconded by Bill the motion carried New trustee Don Craighead voted against tabling the Smith submitted a letter of resigna tion to the board May leaving one year remaining of his By the resignation became effective eight days after it was Smith said he was resigning so his Susan could be considered for a staff position with the State law will not allow Smiths wife to be considered for employment while he sits on the school She is seeking a library Smith received a plaque recogniz ing his two years of service as a trus He then addressed the expressing his thanks to all who have given support and encouragement to the He stressed that the board will need continued citizens support in the coming budget I it a privilege to have served our children and you during the past two Smith Be assured that every decision and every choice I was done with the intention of helping our children and making Comal ISD the best school district in after care ful Susan and I feel that her return to CISD would be advanta geous for our Father threatens suit on rankings By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer In lieu of being able to get the Com al Independent School Board to take any action regarding the districts class ranking Smithson Val ley High School parent Scott Watson threatened legal action against the We have met on this and no action has been taken which leads me to think that the only way to get anything done is to file suit against the school Watson Theres still some things that arent understood about this he See Page 2 The remaining trustees have two They can either appoint someone to finish the remaining one year of the term or call a special elec tion to fill the The action will be taken up at the next regular board meeting June 24 at the Central Administration The board also approved the calen der for the 199192 school year that will add five instructional days as dic tated by the legislation passed in Aus tin Monday The school year will start three days earlier on August The other two days wilt be Janu ary extending the semester by one and April eliminating the Good Friday The board also approved plans for See Page 2 County commissioners reject bids on task force vehicles By JAMIE LEE CAMPBELL Staff Writer The Alamo Area Narcotics Task Force might have to conduct its narco tic investigations on at least The Comal County Commission ers Court today rejected bids on six potential task force The prices were just too high and they didnt meet said Ed Comal County purchasing County Judge Carter Casteel called a recess after a IS minute meeting when she concluded the bids didnt comply with Rebids will be taken on lease cars for the task Krai with bidding to reopen in about twenty The bidder wanted to charge for according to All Comal County Commissioners attended Tuesdays Precinct 1 Commissioner Jumbo Evans attended along with Precinct 2 Com missioner Neil Precinct 3 Commissioner Pat Hernandez also attended as well as Precinct 4 Com missioner Morris Moe All agreed that the bids were too Two arrests keep officers busy By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The sherriff s office didnt take a holiday this weekend as the influx of tourists kept officers There were two Virginia of San Antonio was killed when she collided with the side of a boat while riding a jet ski in the Canyon Lake Hills area of Canyon Lake around 3 accord ing to Chief Deputy Wayne Hoherz of the Comal County Sheriffs The boat tried to swerve and ended up cutting the victim with its according to Another boater recovered the took it to shore and called Were taking stuff to the Bexar County lab and continuing to investi Hoherz Justice of the Peace Howard Smith pronounced the victim dead at Jerry of San Antonio drowned in the Jacobs Creek Park area of Canyon Lake about 8 Justice of the Peace Howard Smith ruled the death to be accidental There were numerous other throughout the weekend including traffic minorsin possession of and assaults and family officials In jail on assault charges are David Jennifer and Local man held on drug charges By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer A New Braunfels man remains in federal custody in lieu of a bond today after he was arrested on drug charges Arnulfo of the 1500 block of Eichen was arrested without incident by officers of the New Braunfels Police Depart said Police Chief Dick He was arrested after a sealed indictment was issued by a federal grand jury in Harris County on six charges of possession of marijuana with intent to in excess of 1000 S Marshal Service was in New Braunfels area over the weekend looking for Headen They couldnt find him and Sun day some of my troops spotted he Timothy Hutson of Canyon Rick Burner of Houston has been charged with minor possession of marijuana and traffic There was a report of missing per 8M a Memorial Day ceremonies held Monday at Canyon Middle School featured music by the school band and a flag ceremony with community representatives Photo by Karla Wenzel Weekend tourism astronomical By ROBERT STEWART Staff Wrlttr The economic impact from Memorial Day weekend visitors to New Braunfels is being termed as astronomical by one chamber of commerce If the number of people in town was any it was just astro said Jim director of the Greater New Braunfels Cham ber of Commerce Convention and Visitors All and camp grounds in New and San Antonio were he Scheele added that by last Tuesday the majority of New Braunfels accommodations were taken by reser vation and the bureau started referring people to Seguin and San We had inquiries about New Braunfels thanks to good public ity from the media and Scheele David an owner of the Guadalupe River Station said that a lot of the time they had all available tubes rented It was a good really Rinehart If we can keep the water up U should be a good   

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