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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 13, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels 148 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Everett Trappe Thursday June 1991 25 Cents One 12 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeltung wishes happy birthday today to Antonia Mar cy Suzanna Blythe Bous Gladys Derek Sol Monique Ann Urias and Mclrosc Belated birthday wishes go out to Gregg Hill and Kimbcrly Happy anniversary today to and Hilmar Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Arts and crafts Summer Showcase of Arts and Crafts will be June 2830 at the New Braunfels Civic More than 100 artists and craftsmen will be selling their handmade Doors will remain open Saturday from 10 and Sunday from 10 Adult admis sion is and children under 12 arc admitted Call for more informa Piano repair The piano in the Civic Center is in need of A citizens com mittee has been formed to help raise the funds to fix they include Helgard Barren Jan Kennedy and JoAnna The committee is looking to raise For more information on how to donate call Helgard at 6256330 or JoAnna at Homes at Knights In Gruene Travel back to a lime when chi valry was alive and knights fought for the honor and glory of his Or to a time when Robin Hood still roamed the Sherwood Experience first hand the sword the music and dancing this The society for Creative Ana a local group whose hobby is to recreate this time per will be at the Old Gruene Market Days craft show June 15 and For more information call Randy Nicholson at Class reunion Canyon High School Class of 1971 will celebrate its 20year class reunion from to June 29 in the Arts and Crafts Building of the Coma County For more informa call Membership drive Jaycees membership drive is slated for June 15 at Conservation Interested per sons are invited to attend to learn more about the For more information call Russell McDo nald at Grand opening Teen Scene will open its doors June 15 at 1 at 298 San Antonio The public is invited to Garage sale Members of the a New Braunfels girls softball will conduct a garage sale to raise funds for a trip to the state tourna Hours will be 9 to 3 Saturday at 1837 Spur RMEF banquet The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation San Antonio Chapter will hold ils third annual banquet and auction 6 Friday at The Club at Sonterra in San The foundation is an international See Page 2A Good Day Slighi chance of showers ihis Expect a high tempera ture of 95 Overnight low is expected to be in the The high temperature Wednesday was 92 and the recorded overnight low was For weather see Page Inside DEAR TV Local condos wont get waiver By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The Resolution Trust Corporation has announced that the resort con dominiums it controls in the Inverness at New Comal River Con dominiums and The Rapids will be placed into the affordable housing The properties remain available for a 90day period only to those qualify ing by low or moderate according to Teresa spokes person of the RTC Southwest Region in After that if not the properties will go on the open mark McUsic Right now we are looking for agents to list the Officials of the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce had hoped to obtain a waiver to keep the condomi niums out of the affordable housing program due to their suitability to investors as resort rental The affordable housing program was part of the Financial Institutions Reform Recovery Act that created the RTC in The program is intended to make properties valued under available to low and moderate income people before they go on the open McUsic also said that the RTC is about to put Executive the only New Braunfels thrift now controlled by the up for We hope to find a buyer for Executive Bane this she Last week the RTC transferred deposits and assets of First Federal Savings of New Braunfels to Victoria Bank and Trust of New The FFS loans became an asset of the RTC McUsic a servicing collects loan pays taxes and carries out all the functions of a mortgage The RTC bundles like of loans and resells them to interested according to Restaurateurs question new grease ruling ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer City and utility officials arc sche duled to meet in the next week with the owners of a local restaurant that questions a New Braunfels Utilities decision requiring stricter grease control Ernest owner of the Peking appeared before New Braunfels City Council Monday to complain that NBU is requiring an additional 500 gallons of grease trapping equipment in the building before utilities will be Luna and his Mary own and lease out the which closed earlier this year with fire Mayor James Goodbread asked City Manager Paul Grohman to set up a meeting involving Groh Mayor Pro Tern Ramon Chapa the Planning Director Mike Shands and NBU representatives lo discuss the NBU requires the restaurant add a second 500gallon grease trap or replace the current one with a grease trap to prevent future sewer line Luna We operated the business since 1971 and we never had one problem with lines getting clogged up or any Luna referring lo the his family ran the rcstauranl before leasing the He on to say that the utility had to dig up the sewer line two years ago after it became clogged with perhaps the previous One occurrence in 18 years is not valid enough reason for them to refuse Putting another one in there is not going to stop it from Luna adding that regular grease removal from the trap by pumping once or twice a month is the NBU General Manager Bob Sohn said Thursday a grease trap is the current standard require ment for restaurants that do a substan tial amount of The requirements main objective is to prevent flushing of clogged sew er which doesnt remove the grease from the line but instead sends it into the wastewatertreatmcnl Sohn A threeperson crew works about three or four hours using an piece of equipment to flush a The problem we have is that if we allow people not to do then all the A grease trap is the current standard requirement for restaur grease would come down into the sewage treatment and massive corrections would have to be made at the plant to take that kind of grease out of the A plant would have to be half again or twice as large and that much more expensive to The basis for our concern is to save money and make the policy fair so that all the restaurant owners Sohn Were not picking on we dont want Its for the betterment of all the people in We want to work with everyone and be fair and but there are certain things we have to insist he At the council Grohman said the as the enforcmcnt agen cy of the enforces what utility officials If you read your current codes it says that no grease is to be expelled into the sewer Grohman Thats based on EPA Environmen tal Protection Agency they feel that a lon grease trap would be better than a 500gallon based on this backup of a couple of years Luna told the council that NBUs decision was unfair and arbitrary because city codes and EPA regula tions do not outline specific grease trap Shands said the Lunas were informed of the requirement about four months ago when the permit was issued to repair the building and that they have several options to modify and upgrade the restaurants grease trapping including hiring a private engineer to support their My stand is that if the utility has a its our the citys prob Shands We shouldnt be using taxpayer and ratepayer dollars to clean up other peoples Chapa said after talking to several people involved in the he concluded that the utility was inap propriately interfering in local free Happy Birthday Rotary exchange student Anya Veit was feted at the weekly meeting of the New Braunfels Rotary Club Wednesday as club members celebrated her The Wednesday meeting was the last Veit and another exchange Hege will attend in New The two are about to begin a monthlong tour of the UniteU States before returning to their native Pictured with Veit are Pat and John club members who work closely with the exchange student prog ram local Photo by David Sullens Inmates face new drug charges By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Two federal inmates being held in the Comal County Jail were charged with new drug charges after allegedly being caught with drugs in the according to officials of the Comal County Sheriffs Clara Cardenas of San was charged with two counts of pos session of controlled substance when officials found a loaded syringe of heroin and an eyebrow pencil with the lead hollowed out that was stuffed full of Cardenas was in the jail on previous federal drug Consuelo Cantu of San was charged with possession of controlled a muscle relaxer which is available by prescription Cantu was in jail on federal forgery charges and a revoca tion of probation due to failed drug Cantu swallowed the packet of 12 piils and we had to take her to the hos pital to get her stomach an official Two bonds of were set for Cardenas and bond of was set for Cantu by Municipal Court Judge David Its been a while since we found anything inside the au official As long as there is contact vis itation they can get it The official mat prisoners transfeiTed to the jail sometimes bring drugs in and then distribute them to oilier Officials said they spoiled ihe drugs when an alleged drug exchange belwecn prisoners was taking Man indicted on indecency charges By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer A Coma1 County grand jury Wed nesday issued multiple indictments against a 60yearold New Braunfels who has been charged with aggravated sexual assault and inde cency with a James Calvin of the 400 block of Academy was indicted four times on charges of aggravated sexual assault and indicicd six times on charges of indecency with a Also indicicd was Tomas of the 200 block of Camp on Sou Page 2 Popular Canyon Lake scene of celebration The 25lh anniversary of Canyon Dam and Reservoir will be celebrated Saturday wiih a rededicalion barbecue lunch and afternoon of The Army Corps of Engineers retired Frank district engineer during the dams con will be a guesi The corps lists Canyon Lake as one of the most popu lar in Canyon Lake has upwards of 2 million visilors a while ihe Guadalupe River below Canyon Dam recorded visitation of for pumping millions of dollar into the local said Belly admiuisiraior of Comal Countys Water Oriented Recreation Here in Comal just 16 miles from New Braun we we blessed with one of the largest and most scenic lakes in said WORD president John ll and the Guiulalupe River offer the mosl diverse recreational opportunities in the An added feature of the celebration is thai il falls in American Rivers which has been adopted is a state observance by Texas Aim Richards and a coun t 4L ty observance by Comal County Judge Carter Visitors to the Canyon Dam Silver featuring a rededicaSaturdays Silver Celebration ceremony begins wiih lion ceremony and will have an opportunity to tour a flagraising at 10 near ihe project office off of Army Corps of Engineers structures at Canyon File Photo Soulh Access The highlighted by the unveiling of a 25th anniversary will The completed in 1964 and dedicated in was designed by the corps Fort Worth Disirici for Hood con waier supply and In ils quarter century of the lake is credited with preventing nearly million in flod damages with its record high water level reaching feel on June and ils record low of feet on The sponsored by the Army Corps of Engi GuadalupeBlanco River Canyon Lake Chamber of New Braunfels Chamber of Com merce and the Waier Orienied Recreaiion of Com al will feature lours of the dam and hydroelectric power In exhibiis showing ihe history of the lake and water safely informalion will be One exhibit will detail ordinances prohibiting use of glass and polystyrene containers on ihe To reach the Silver Celebration take ihe Canyon Lake Dam exit from Texas Highway 306 and follow signs to the Corps of Engineers office area and overlook Tickets to ihe barbecue luncheon are available at the chamber Admission to ihe dedication ceremony is free to the Commemorative food and beverages will be available for
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