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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 25, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels Iff 156 Irving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL Home of Kenneth Relnlngcr Tuesday June 1991 25 Cents One 10 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Shelley Jerin Tony Lawrence Matthew Tra vis Pearl Pchl and Ryan Belated birthday greetings to Jeanne Lali Naomi Juanita and Mandi Happy anniversary today to Lewin and Elvira Juan and Cruz Rosa Raul and Amelia Belli and and Albert and Santos Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Republican meeting The Republican Mens Club of Comal County will meet at tonight at the Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperatives Guest speaker will be Edmund Public is invited to For more information call Charles Bill ings at Applications taken The city of New Braunfels Hous ing Authority has reopened taking applications for rental For more information call Parks workshop The New Braunfels Parks Recreation Department is cospon soring a Project Learning Tree workshop to adult youth leaders and The workshop is slated for June 29 at the Landa Park Recreation Center from 9 Fee is For more information call Vaccines available Comal County Health Depart ment has received 50 doses of Pneumpvac vaccine from the Tex as Department of Health for use in high risk This vaccine will be available for individuals age 65 or older who have never received the June from 14 has teen set for administering the vaccine at the Health Department in the Comal County Courthouse on a first firstserved The fee is For more information call Garage sale Clear out the closets and bring those items to the old Krueger 472 San Antonio for the next five Saturdays for the Senior Citizens garage sale slated for July toys are just a few of the items to be gathered and sold to benefit the Comal County Senior Citizens Piano repair The piano in the Civic Center is in need of Because the necessary funds have not been budgeted by the a citizens committee has been formed to raise the needed Members include Helgard Barron Jan Kennady and Jo Anna Goal in Those making donations should write checks payable to the city of New Braunfels and mail them to 8 Mission All donations are tax For more informa call Suhr at 6256330 or Schi ma Henne Hardware at 2 Partly cloudy and hot conditions are forecast for the next few with highs in the lows in the southeastern winds near 10 mph and the chance for rain at about 20 In New Braun fels the high was 88 and the overnight low was In the 24hour period ending at 7 inch of precipitation was For more weather infor please see Page Iruldr DEAR TV Timeless tubers Youre never too young or too old to enjoy a cool deep in the Comal This tuber had a refreshing experience at the Tube Chute recently as summer temperatures continue to Photo by Annelies Schlickenrieder Council told October ruling likely ByMARKWARNKEN Stiff Writer Members of the New Braunfels City Council were told Monday the Texas Water Commission is expected to rule in October on a request to immediately deny a permit to store hazardous waste at the Balcones Ce ment City Attorney Barry Moore told the City Council the TWC commission ers rieating would be scheduled on or after 9 to rule on two surveys that show the plant kiln violates a new state law because it is within a halfmile radius of three Commissioners directed TWC staff to study the issue and return a he That issue will be settled first the entire said part of the city legal Austin attorney Philip Haag represented the city of New Braunfels at Mondays commission You probably are not surprised to hear that we did not receive a stay of said Council Member who attendedtheheaji are not iri a denial bfthe permit to Lafarge at this but my general feeling was that the Water Commission was very receptive to the city and to the activities of getting the hearing process under TWC reviews motion By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor While members of Securing a Fu ture Environment are confident they have the evidence to stop the storing and burning of hazardous waste near New a Systech Environ mental official says its still too early to Well take it one step at a said Reggie Systechs assis tant to the president for legislative Brashurs comments came after the Texas Water Commission considered Monday a motion filed by SAFE to deny Systechs permit to store ha zardous waste at the Balcones Ce ment Plant located near New Braun The Water Commission directed the staff to review the I dont think you can anticipate what the Texas Water Commission is going to Brashur Members of SAFE filed a similar motion with the Texas Air Control Board earlier this month asking for denial of the Lafarge Corporations permit to bum hazardous waste at the Balcones Cement Systech is a subsidiary of Lafarge and both are cooperating on the supplement fuels project designed for the Balcones Cement I think were in a great said Paul SAFES legi slative expert about eventually stop ping the plans by Systech and along with the city of New commissioned two sepa rate land surveys recently that indi cated there are three homes located within Balcones Cement Plan therefore being in lation of Senate Bill passed during the last state legislative ses The bill states no plant will be allowed to store and bum hazardous See 2 CISD again delays decision on vacancy By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The Comal Independent School District Board of Trustees again put off a decision on filling a board Leroy Goodson called for retabling of the action and Tom Potter Board President Lee Dcels said that if a trustee election was called for August 10 the filing deadline would be June This would only give possible candidates one day to file for a place on the The board did give notice of an August 10 election to empower the County Education District Setting up of polling places and distribution of ballots for the election was also Abel business manager of CISD said that some voters may have to go to two separate polling places to vote on the CED Some county polls are at different locations from CISD Another situation is someone that lives outside of Comal County but is still in On the first ballot which is the yes or no to give the CED authority you will have to vote in the county of Campos If you live in Bexar County youll have to go to the Bexar County polls to vote and then come back to the CISD to vote on CED taxing Another problem facing CISD is the requirement of having locations open for absentee ballot casting five days a During the summer CISD is operating on a fourday week schedule and some schools are closed for the The district also will have to find people to man the closed schools as polling places throughout the week for absentee The first meeting of the CED board is at 7 tonight at the CISD Central Administration 1421 Highway 81 East in New NBISD narrowly names Schlather Seele principal By ROBERT STEWART Slid Writer The New Braunfels Independent School District Board of Trustees tried again and this time appointed Linda Schlather to be the new princi pal of Seele Elementary The appointment was made on a 43 vote after Superintendent Charles Bradberry once again recommended Schlather for the position as Bob Bob Dick Robinett and Arlon Hermes voted for approval while Jean Margie Raborn and Nayo Zamora voted As board members we must act on the superintendents recommenda Bob board president I wish there was a place for both people Im sure therell be another position in the Seele parent Sylvia Sanchez Addressed the asking then to promote Barbara Doeppenschmidt to the Doeppenschmidt is administrative assistant at Seele and some felt that she should move up to principal instead of bringing in some one from outside the In my heart I know I made the right Bradberry Trustee Bob Clarke made the mo tion to approve Schlathers appoint ment and apologized for being absent at last weeks meeting when the vote was deadlocked at Clarkes vote broke the tie in favor of Schlather has served as director of elementary special education for NBISD since During the 198687 school year she was an assistant principal and teacher ap praiser for three elementary campuses in She holds a masters degree in elementary education from Southwest Texas State Mayor James Goodbread accepts a copy of Senate Concurrent Resolution 11 from Sophienburg Museum and Archives board member and Legislative Chairwoman Dona Bruns center and President The passed during the recent state legislative designates New Braunfels as a German heritage center in Photo by Mark Warnken City warns concessionaires that park contract in danger ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer The New Braunfels city attor ney is sending a lettento the Landa Park restaurant concessionaires warning that they risk breaking the contract to operate Pats in the The final notice warns the con cessionaires partners Pat Can who owns the local Pats Place and Carol Ouedry of possible cancellation of the fiveyear contract with a fiveyear extension City Manager Paul Orohman told the City Council They are not in compliance with the and weve been unable to get them in compliance with the contractual Grohman Moore Barry city attorney has now or is in the process of sending a final notice Were doing our best to get them to but so far they have not Pats in the Park has failed to comply with the contract in sev eral including opening about a month late this Grohman The restaurant is contractu ally required to be open during the entire Landa Park from Easter to Labor Day each the concessionaires owe the city several thousand dollars from the last several years and failed to keep current on an out standing debtpayment schedule granted by the Orohman They have also not met ments for property insurance Under the the conces sionaires pay the city 12 percent of gross receipts during the summer tourist season for the right to operate the Council Member Loraine Kraft said the concessionaires told her they planned to appear before the council to request that the contract be I dont think we should rcnego Council approves TexPool ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer City Council members on Mon day approved a staff plan to parti cipate in a 2yearold investment service for public funds through the state Treasury TexPool allows local govern ments to join with other public state entities to get high interest earnings on public money under secure TexPool invests only in federal governmentbacked City Finance Director Richard Burdine said TexPools current interest rate is about 6 slightly higher than the city could earn through certificates of deposit at its bank or through shorterterm governmentbacked securities such as Treasury City funds will be wired to and from the department in One of the attractive things is that its very Burdine We could move funds in and out on a daily if we needed With the typically we buy for 30 days or City staff who have planned no specific amount of city funds for investment in requested council approval for the plan to give them another solid interestearning option for short term In other the council Unanimously approved bids on two vehicles for the Criminal Investigation Division of the New Braunfels Police Two 1991 Ford Thunderbirds will be purchased from Bluebonnet Motors of New Braunfels for Unanimously voted to authorize the city manager to advertise for bids on two Sanitation Department highcompaction garbage trucks and a pickup truck for the i   

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