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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 4, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                206 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAt COUNT Home of Cirdl Adams Two 18 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Emma George Emma Annie Esperanza David Sotelo and Christopher Belated birthday wishes to Kelly Kaynoel Espinoza and Alfredo Wishes for a happy anniversary today to Ben and Dottie lent and Larry Brumbelow and Lin and Kitty Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Realtors convention The New Braunfels Board of Realtors has announced its annual miniconvention scheduled for 11 at the New Braunfels Holiday The convention will feature a number of speakers Wayne vice president of the Texas Association of Realtors Pam public affairs direc tor of San Antonio Board of Real tors and Gary Mahler of the Texas University Research Fee is for NBBOR for TAR members and for Price includes lunc For more information on registration or to set up a booth at the convention relating to the real estate market call Sandra Riggle at Aggie Moms Comal County Aggie Moms Club will kick off a new year Mon 9 at 7 at Forke Store at Conservation 1300 Churchill AH Aggie moms are invited to Garden club Comal Garden Club will meet at irtiihe home of Jeanne 499 Edgewa The program on Design Mechanics will be presented by Claire Johnston of She is a master of the Judges Covered dish Members of the Albert Kypfer Lodge Sons of will have a meeting and social beginning at 7 Saus age will be but members are asked to bring a covered Fair volunteers Volunteer workers for the Com al County Fair will have a picnic at in the air conditioned arts and crafts building at the located on Common Rodeo queen Contestants interested in run ning for the title of Comal County Rodeo Queen will meet for the first time For more information call Terry Gene Elliot at To have an item listed in Stam contact Janine Green or Stephanie Ferguson at Submissions should be of commun ity Interest but not commercial In I Good Day A strong chance for showers and thunderstorms particu larly into the Highs near 90 and lows near 70 are expected to continued with that chance for rain for the next several In New Braunfels the high was 89 and the overnight low was In the 24hour period ending at 7 a rainfall was inch at the official National Weather Service collection For weather please see Page IntMt CLASSIFIED COMICS 4B CROSSWORD 3A DiAR ABBY SB EDUCATION 3B sNTBRTAINMENT HQHQ8CQPI 4B QWNIQN3 4A PRIME TIME 9A RECORDS 8PORT8 PRV ff Bft Collision ByMARKWARNKEN SiaflWrtor Commissioners Court on Tuesday approved a final Comal County redis tricting plan for submission to the Department of The map adopted unanimously by County Judge Carter Casteel and Commissioners Moe Pat Jumbo Evans and Neil Craigmile divides the county into 24 new voting precincts and four commissioner but the new Voting precincts wont go into effect until the March 1992 said Mary county administrative This Novembers general election remains under the current voting pre cinct and the first November general election under the new voting precincts is scheduled for November Hitch Officials on Wednesday will mail the plan to the federal which should rule later this year whether the Comal County redistrict ing plan meets federal voting New voting precincts generally wont match the numbers of the cur rent Hitch Commissioner precincts and the voting precincts and polling places are Commissioner Precinct 1 voting SM PqpZA in a parking lot at 205 lnterstate 35 medical personnel prepare Sally Sotelo of the 1600 to McKenna Memerial She was treated and Her 1975 gray Chevrolet pickup h term loan By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The New Braunfels Independent School District Board of Trustees approved a resolution for a shortterm loan of million to cover operat ing expenses and payroll until tax money can be collected or state funds are This is the first time in 12 years that the district has had to borrow said Lonnie assistant superin tendent for People in the audience want to know what they can said Trustee Dick They can get on the telephone and call Governor Comptroller Sharp and other officials and tell them to send the money to the school districts of Stan calling Start writing Tell them to get the school districts their money now not not December Were having to bor row money to pay people to teach our Robinett said that the state govern ment needs to adjust its priorities and take care of school district Im trying to start a movement of people getting in touch with offi he The board also adopted the amended budget for the 199091 school year in which the budget was overspent by went to facilities acquisi tion and construction that was not This means that the budget was actually underspent by Curtis Curtis went through the budget explaining overages and shortages in spending including and underspend ing in the area of teacher When you replace somebody with somebody that has less they get paid he The available fund balance which includes two construction the sinking reserve the maintenance and operational reserve fund showed mainly due to less in state funding than Theyre not going to send us all the money this year Curtis Theyve prorated for their The amended budget passed unani mously with no questions from board We had a tax increase last we had no salary increase and we still dipped into Trus tee Arlon Hermes That is not In other the board directed Superintendent Charles Bradberry to look at all options for management maintenance of buildings and grounds in the NBISDs con tract with the com pany currently providing maintenance will automatically expire at the end of Bradberry Servicemaster was paid more than was initially budgeted last I just want to lay all the facts out on the Bradberry Well look at if we decide to go what thats going to cost Hiring a supervisor of maintenance for the rather than contracting to an outside company is one option that will be Bradberry I will pursue all avenues and bring them to you for you to look he Hopefully my report will be sooner than later but it will take some six Some key people involved in thinking this through are our pals theyre in charge of the Trustee Bob Clarke Brad Schertz approves plans wastewater facility ByMARKWARNKEN StaH Writer The Schertz City Council on Tues day approved bids on a joint wastewa ter treatment project with New Braun fels in an effort to bring waste water service to the northeast part of the city along Interstate Highway originally secured a permit to build a wastewater treatment plant with a capacity and discharge into the dry Comal Creek but abandoned those plans in favor of using New Braunfels Utilities waste water treatment City Mana ger Kerry Sweatt After negotiating for several years with the city of New BraunfelsNew Braunfels we felt this repre sents a much more advantageous arrangement for them and us from an operational and maintenance stand Sweatt While most of Schertz is served by a regional wastewater treatment plant shared by several cities in the North San Antonio the northeastern pan of Schertz is in a different watershed hat cant economically be served by the regional Sweatt The Schertz City Council approved expenses totaling or about of the million project to extend sewer service from the citys extraterritorial jurisdiction IP Nsw Qowocil members voted tqcowur with UK NBU board in awarding the project to Ethridge of New Braunfels and will pay annual debt service payments on the Schertz portion to Council members then awarded a bid to Jones Company of San Antonio to build sewer lines from the Ethridge project to the actual Schertz city The city will pay the entire cost of this part of the pro Sweatt The council also awarded a bid to SACC of San Antonio to further extend sewer lines to undeveloped property along the Property owner Forbes Management will put in escrow the entire cost of this but will recoup at least some of its expenses over the next 10 years through a capital recov ery agreement in which businesses seeking to tap into this part of the sew er line will reimburse Forbes for a share of the installation Schertz also will pay NBU an annu ally adjusted central facilities charge based on usage by customers on its end of the toother the council Scheduled a 10 public hearing on a proposal to increase the citys property tax rate from the current cents per valuation to a tentatively proposed cents for although the final proposed rate likely will be a 17 public hearing on the proposed 199192 Which may be followed by action to adopt the Giraffe Laurie Anlce tends her Birth of new giraffe boosts population at wildlife ranch The giraffe population at Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch in Comal Coun ty swelled by 50 percent last week with the birth of 120pound nineinch tall Mother Laurie after a 15month pregnancy gave birth 29 to the newest addition at the a safari drivethrough south of New Braunfels near Natural Bridge The first birth of a giraffe at the ranch lasted about 45 and there were no ranch spokeswoman Trudy Soechting The baby was walking 45 she Most people dont realize that a giraffe has its baby while standing up and that the baby drops about five feet to the Vetertaarianji wiU teU you thats what brings the first breath into the like a spanking for Soechtiiig Father Fritz Van has been a resident of the ranch since The mother has been there jussi more than three Other newly born native and exotic animals there include North American watusi and berry said that be would seek input from the My intention is to review anyone who wishes to bid and the inhouse Bradberry Bradberry also recommended and the board approved a shifting of some job The coordinator of special prog rams will oversee chapter one ami chapter two state biling ual gifted and talented and other special Joe previously a NBHS English was chosen for that The coordinator of special educa tion to all special education functions and programs will be Char les previously a special edu cation supervisor at We were presented with several options in the executive session and I SM Pagt2A Homemakers School slated The HeraleFZeitung is pleased to announce that New Braunfels been selected for Todays Lifes tyles with Homemakers the 1991 onstage production of Wisconsinbased Homemakers These presentations will be conducted in only 300 locations throughout the 48 contiguous On home economist Lucin da Kahny will be in New Braunfels to conduct the On a recent advance Kahny met with t merchants who will serve as local sponsors of the To be staged at the New Braunfels Civic the show will include food preparation and menuplanning Featured will be both ingredients and kitchen products pro vided by variety of national Todays Lifestyles with Home makers Schools promises to be a popular event for area Scheduled from the event is expected to draw about Com al County cooks and food While the evero is being staged at no charge to tickets will be necessary for admission to the Civ ic Centers limited Details on obtaining frco ticked will be included in Sundays Kahny   

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