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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 1, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas I City government 1991 Runways carefully maintained CAS A speaks for children Maintaining adequate preserving the runways and landing aids and vegetation control at the New Braunfels Municipal Airport all are duties of the citys Street Maintenance of the airport is funded with monies generated by its lease The agricultural lease at the airpon brings in an agreed lump sum each Vendors the fixed base operators lease commercial space at a market rate per square The source of income for the air is a percentage of gross sales of aircraft equipment and services sold at the airport by the Runway construction began in The last major paving project in when Runway 1331 strengthened with an To I Censure safe landings and takeoffs for aircraft that utilize the run ays must be free of potholes and structurally sound enough to support ihe weight of the The Street checks the runways per iiodically and patches potholes as Considering their age and minimal amount of the Substructure of the runways has held jjp quite Major pavement reha soon will be The pavement markings on the run ways show the layout of the runway in relation to magnetic identify ihe runways and define the landing areas and traffic These mark ings help the pilots align the aircraft with the point out the approach and the ends of the and guide the pilots along the runways to the taxiways and The Street Department updates the markings as needed and as standards Vegetation control along runways Js essential in maintaining their struc tural The stem root system of the vegetation undermines the base Jowl asphaltic concrete Mois ture seeps into the base and deterior ates the pavements loadcarrying Mowing and chemical fneans are employed to prevent dam age to the Wellmaintained airports are attractive and are used more which allows them the privilege of continued With he planned installation of an Instru ment Landing the airport will continue to grow and prove a great asset for the city of New For more information on airport contact the Engineering Department at Springs habitat survey By DAVID WHATLEY Parks and Recreation Director The Comal Springs are one of the most unique biological habitats on the face of this With an average daily flow of 185 million gallons equal to fill the springfed pool pletely 123 times the 20year old water flowing out of thousands of spring orifices has provided a home for a host of birds and var ious other Alligators once even made their home in the Comal Springs until the last The springs also are the home of several unique Two of the fountain darter and the San Mar cos are listed as endan gered species by the federal govern With the continuing conflict over water usage from the Edwards what might preserve the future flows of the Comal Springs may not be the economic valve of the spring flows to our but rather the existence of several small species of vertebrate and invertebrate animals that depend on the Comal Springs for their For the past two the city of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department has helped in sponsoring a habitat survey of the Comal Springs along with the Texas Parks and Wild life Department and the Edwards Underground Water The probe of the invertebrate and verte brate animals that live in the Comal Springs is being conducted by Thomas Arsuffi of the Southwest Texas State University Biology The purpose of this biological survey is to identify the native species that occur either only in the Comal Springs or in both the Comal and San Marcos The Parks and Recre ation Department at various assisted Arsuffi with both man power and such as the glassbottom Arsuffis investigation has revealed several interesting Among his preliminary Anuffi has with the help of biologists from California State University and the Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonhm several insect species that are endemic only to the Comal Springs and found no place else on One special is not only limited to the Comal but its habitat is additionally restriction to one small are of one Individual spring Arsuffi feels that the Comal Springs are rich in endemic inverte brate From mayflies to he feels there are a host of inverte brate species that have evolved in the pristine waters of the Comal When the springs were dried due to overpumping of the Edwards Aquifer in he feels that several native vertebrate and invertebrate species that may never have been documented and took hundreds of thousands of years to evolve probably were iri the entire United there are only 78 springs scattered among eight states that equal or exceed the Comal Springs in At the turn of the cen Texas had four first magnitude springs which are springs that exceed 65 million gallons of flow per only the Comal and San Marcos springs are and they are predicted to vanish permanently with in our Between the Comal Springs and their predicted road to oblivion is the Endangered Species a handful of dedicated biologists and some critters that most New Braunfels citizens did not know were Itemi fur column ire wbmkted by repreten lativei of the wiouf of New Braun feli city government and printed on alternate SupgRTRAVtl Air Fare Specials Houston to London and Amsterdam from Other cities available Must be purchased before September 1991 Some restrictions apply 18007280986 or 18002749120 JOHN GLENN NEW BRAUNFELS CHIROPRACTIC CHIEF INTERN AT PALMER CHIROPRACTIC UNIVERSITY SPECIALIZING IN PERSONAL INJURY AND WORKERS COMPENSATION CLAIMS MOST INSURANCE ACCEPTED SACROOCCIPITAL TECHNIQUE SPECIFIC GENTLE ADJUSTMENT STAFF FULLY TRAINED IN NEUROMUSCULAR REEDUCATION This is Quality BioMechanical Chiropractic SATISFYING SERVING NEW BRAUNFELS SINCE 1981 120 IH 35 WNEW BRAUNFELS The Comal County Child Advocacy is the local branch of the Court Appointed Special Advocate Association a nonprofit organization partially supported by CASA volunteer are appointed by a Judge to ipeak up for abused and neglected children in They work for the alongside attor neys and social as appointed officers of the The volunteer is responsible for taking the time to find out as much as possible about the They review interview and talk to teachers and After the information volunteers appear in court to recommend to the Judge whats best for the childs We work for the said Betty Marsh executive director of Comal County Child We are a third party that can be objective on the side of the to see that the childs needs are taken care Volunteers are carefully screened and go through a 35hour initial training with continuing training after There are about 20 volunteers in Comal County right Green Our volunteers go to court with the child and are there to be with them whenever Green District Attorney Bill Reimer instituted the program here and Judge Pfeuffer has been very The Comal County Child Advocacy was named the program excellence award winner for the most innovative fundraising project last The organization sold stars for and squares to make up stripes for on an American flag located on the lawn of the New Braunfels Civic Center prior to July Net profit on the flag was Our volunteers go to court with the child and are there to be with them whenever said Betty Marsh Green of Comal County Child Photo by Robert Stewart The Comal County Child Advocacy was honored at 1991 National CASA Conference in The local organization also received a grant from the Texas Victims of Crime Act VOCA program which funds collected form criminal penalty assessments and bond forfeitures in federal criminal court The National CASA organization has been selected to receive one of the 1991 awards from the Foundation for Improvement of Last National CAS As efforts were recognized by President There will be another free training program this winter for persons interested in becoming Green For more information call or write to Comal County Child Box New Texas AEROBICS AM Friday OLD CANYON KIDDLE SCHOO 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