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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 31, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                ENDOFTHEMONTH SALE AVAILABLE COPY Tabloid sentinn j 25 Cents DP TX 79903 182 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Zeituno TY Home of Kathy Wednesday July 1991 Three 22 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfcls Herald Zellung wishes happy birthday today to Gloria La Verne Lar ry Stephanie Ann Julia Raymond Brcnda Greg Ibrom and Crystal Belated birthday wishes to Nick Tim Morris and Charley Wall Celebrating anniversaries Don and Johnnie Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Silent auction The lobby of the New Braunfcls Civic Center will be open Thurs Friday and Saturday so bid ders can examine such prices as an autographed Spurs original crafts and coupons for meals and amusements all part of a silent auction to benefit the Texas Young Woman of the Year Bids may be entered at any point during the threeday with winners announced during Saturdays set for Bidders need not be Proceeds will fund scholarships presented as program Car wash Members of the newly organ ized New Braunfcls Police Depart ment Explorer Post will conduct a fundraising car wash from 8 to 6 Saturday at Lancia Street 790 Proceeds will fund the posts including uniforms and For more call offic er Martin Mayer at the Rummage sale Comal County Womens Center is having a rummage sale Satur 3 at the Old Krueger Building on West San Antonio Stuff a grocery bag for Sale will be from 8 to 3 Teen Scene Register for two Sea World pas ses at Teen located next to the Brauntex to be given No purchase Store hours are Thursday and Friday from 47 and Saturday from 15 Teen Scene is a project of Teen Connec Band practice Band practice for the New Braunfels High School Unicorn Band will begin 5 at for high school freshmen and new band All reluming percussion and color guard personnel also need lo start practice on Band practice for all other returning members begins 8 at All which will be held at New Braunfels High will end at Band members need to bring their instru SM 2A Good Day Temperatures around the cen tury mark are making themselves The forecast today includes a high near followed by an over night low near Partly cloudy and hot conditions are expected to continue the next several days with highs nearr 100 and lows in the high In New Braunfels Tues the temperature totaled an even 100 with an over night low of 68 For more weather please see Page Insldr DEAR PRIME TV City passes on park property ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Advisory Board on Tues day declined the gift of a small lot on Moss Rock Drive offered as a neigh The about 135 feet wide by 300 feet is severely sloped and has a utility line running along one side of NBU joins new LCRA energy program ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer The New Braunfcls Utilities board of directors last week approved the utilitys participation in a Lower Col orado River Authority energy conser vation program free to residents and small Through the a local homeowner or smallbusiness owner can request that LCRA send an surveyor to conduct a free energy analysis to check energy The surveyor will provide a list iden tifying the estimated costs and sav ings of any recommended energy conservation If the home or business owner decides to invest in the LCRAs Energy Fitness at no cost to will help out with rebates of between 13 percent and 20 percent of the cost of the recom mended plus a 10percent bonus for prompt It makes sense to consider spend ing money on areas of longterm con servation that would save you from having to build another power NBU General Manager Bob Sohn Recommendations might include weather attic insulation and solar win dow installation of gaskets behind electrical and replace ment of inefficient cooling equip NBU Resource Manager Jim Ruppel Homeowners will be able complete some of the improvements them but the work must pass inspec tion by LCRA Ruppel Maybe theyve been thinking about doing something for a long but they dont really know how much its going to cost them or how much its going to save This might spur them on to make an energy Ruppel The surveyor also will install an energy kit that includes an insulating wrap for an electric water heater and water lowenergy light and lowflow shower heads for homes with electric water wholesale supplier of electric power to estimates that On the final day of Its fund donations to the Seniors Center of Comal County stands today at a bit short of the For a list of latest please see Page Parks Department Director David Whatley Because it appears unsuitable for playground equipment or basketball the only possible use would be to preserve a small part of the natural landscape in the he there would be no he Board Member Martin Morris said developing the lot as a park could potentially cause trouble with the neighbors thai surround I doni see any advantage at all for this park and I certainly dont see any advantage for thai neighbor Board Member Jeff Van Kleef Voting lo decline the gift were Allen Wofford and Carl Board Chairman Guadalupe Castillo conducted the The advisory board also heard a report from Whatiey on ihe depart ments new customized birthday party Landa Park and Rec Center activities for the parties are cus tomized by parks employees with input from he The par ties include a cake decorated with a parks Besides making it they try lo make ii and il has been going over real Whatiey The board then took a halfhour van tour of city park focusing on recem improvemenis al Eikel Patterning their movements after their participants in thisweeks Texas Young Woman of the Year Program step through Tuesdays rehearsal for a production number to be included in their upcoming Preliminary competitions are Thursday and with the finals set for Saturday at the New Braunfels Civic Tickets for the performances are for the preliminaries and and for the Photo by Annelies Schlickenrieder NBISD candidates generally agree By ROBERT STEWART Start Writer About 100 people heard the six candidates in the New Braunfels Inde pendent School District Board of Trustees election face off in a public forum Tuesday night where they often agreed with one Aguinaldo Nayo Zamora is run ning unopposed for the District 1 He said that he has lived in New Braunfels for 35 years and is an advo cate for peoples I am here because of you and for Zamora Zamoras priorities are a ten per cent pay raise across the board for administrators and employ ees as well as balancing the In the atlarge incumbent Board President Bob who has served as board president for the last seven years and was first elected to the board in He expressed pride in the districts programs to address atrisk students and pointed out thai life expectancy is going up for every age group except teenagers and those in their early showing a need for more He also said that the retirement program is a Self has been in the construction industry for 35 years and is presently the vicepresident of an air condition ing company in San NBISD board candidates appeared In a forum discussing a variety of Issues and agreeing on Photo by Robert Stewart The other Arlon Her said that a quality education is the best gift we can give our children because it lasts a He stressed the academic planning and a teacher salary increase as Hermes holds a graduate degree in chemistry from Southwest Texas State taught chemistry and physics for three years at Smith son Valley High School and has served on the school board for three I own my own business so I under stand the importance of Hermes Candidate Peter a local said that planning is the key SM 2A Raising teacher salaries a goal despite budget ills By ROBERT STEWART Staff Wrlttr All candidates for the New Braun fels Independent School District Board of Trustees want lo raise teach er salaries at balancing the evertightening Salaries have goi lo be increased ihis incumbent Arlon Hermes He added that they would not know the details until the legislature settled on a final funding A pay raise is not only for teachers but for custodial staff and candidate Leo Chafin Any raise should be fair and Incumbent Nayp Zamora proposed doubling the traditional five percent increase lo len perceni and lo make il across the board for all Attracting people based on what a nice community we have and the quality of life on the Comal River will candidate Peter Olsen said about the need for financial incentives CISD begins budgeting with workshops By ROBERT STEWART Start Writer The Comal Independent School District has begun the budget process with workshops to acquaint board members with the budget and to sift through In a letter to board Superintendent Joe Rogers stressed the following three areas emphasis on the basics of education opportunities for special enrich ment for students of all ability levels conservative fiscal It is our belief the proposed budget places top priority on these three important Rogers Trustees and staff worked with ten tative figures for nearly four hours Tuesday night and have another ses sion planned for To survive now with ihe economy as it we need to be very Rogers This budget does not hurt Copies of the proposed 199192 fiscal year budget for public review can be picked up beginning 1 at the CISD central office located at 1421 Highway 81 in New The annual budget hearing will be held at 7 on We make the budget available on 1 so the public can look it over and ask questions at the Sandra CISD spokesperson Dates for tax hearings will not be set until after ihe Comal County Edu cation District election and pending action of the   

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