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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 24, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas September 1991 25 Cents 220 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of James Dletz Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeltung wishes happy birthday today to Reno Stacy Lisa Johnny Gabriel Resales and Mildred Belated birthday wishes to Junic Scott Dawn Marie Dora Lagunas and Hector Carlos Diaz Wishes for a happy anniversary today to Reyes and Esther Torres and Susan and Jack Belated anniversary wishes to Fred and Caroline Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Book club meets The Book Review Club will meet 25 from at the Senior Citicns 142 John Malcolm will review Head First The Biol ogy of Hope by Norman Coffee is served at Mem bership is per Visitors arc Veterans to march All veterans of foreign wars are invited to join the George Gar cia VFW Memorial Post 11050 in a veterans march in the Comal County Fair Parade Any veterans interested may congregate in the area of San Antonio and Santa Clara Support group meets New Braunfels Multiple Sclero sis Support Group will meet at noon 26 at Finkles Salad Bar and Grill Speaker will be John Ranft of the Texas Air National Guard in San He will dis cuss Operation Desert Visi tors are Street closure Bridge Street from Castell and Academy avenues will be closed from 25 to 28 to allow Union Pacific to repair railroad EUWD official to speak Harry a director of the Edwards Underground Water Dis will speak Wednesday to the New Braunfels Rotary Club of the controversial catfish farm and its effect on the according to Randy the clubs vice pres ident and program Bishops remarks will be accom panied by a slide The meeting also will feature a brief presentation by Fred Lingncr for the Veterans Memorial Com Ranger to speak Texas Ranger Ramiro Martinez will be the featured speaker at tonights meeting of the Republi can Mens Club of Comal The meeting will get under way at at the Ouadalupe Val ley Telephone Cooperative build and is open to guests and prospective For further call Charles Billings at To have an Item listed in Slam contact Jantne Green or Stephanie Ferguson at Submissions should be of commun ity interest but not commercial In Good Day A cold front is expected to blow through the area this afternoon dropping the temperature about 10 Expect a north wind at 20 to 25 miles per Tonights low will dip to the low Wednes days high should top out in the high The high temperature Monday was 84 and the low was As of 8 today inches of rain have been recorded in New For weather see Page Intkta TV 9 9 4 4 5 a 3 Breaking ground Cltlzehs BankChairrrlan Dorthle Id by Greater Braunfels Chamber of Commerce chairman and Bill the ground breaking ceremony Photo by Kartei ST ctoge me financial firstname basis bank officials say it will greatly improve custom er y A large crowd of business county and chamber officials helped the New Braunfels bank celebrate on two accounts ground breaking for its new build ing and its fifth After shortipresentations bank president and s each of the board of direc tors tuined a shovel of earth behind the cunent building to cbmmemo rate the Mart of The then returned inside the cake and other Vt tp point Execu tive Vice President Larry Brum belowarid I the font door and our commitment is to continue w thai Ouf offices will be the first ones on1 the left and right as our clients come The new facility is a commit ment to prpgess for the said Chairman Bonnie While the pew building likely will attract some new the important thing is the added space to meet customers Customers think this is unique only so and then they begin to think you are never going to expand and will always be in a banks current oflginally a convenience will temporary building a drivein thats Seay Maybe can no longer be affectionately known as Circle K Seay said during the lifesaver overhead Citizens Bank the only inde pendent financial institution in New Braunfels had its begin nings in 1984 with Seay organiz ing a group of and after a long wait to be chartered through relatively difficult banking the bank opened in Since the bank has paid almost million in interest to funded new loans excess of paid in state taxes and paid million in hi five Citizens Bank has grown to total assets approaching million Cone 1 is a very viable nart of this and wVre proud to be in New The new building featuring native a metal roof and Cen will provide enough room j for growth to the number of current he We have 18 employees crammed into square feet of and were very excited about building a new Cone For the building will include more safedeposit an expanded vault and three drive through designed to be easi ly expandable to five Cur the bank has two Other bank directors are Hal Paul Jean Dennis Dudley Earl Carter Edward Johnnie Rod riguez and Nile Officers also include Vice President Lanel le Vice President Carol Cashier Angelia Beene and Loan Administration Officer Jill One 12 Pages NBU joins suit ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer The New Braunfels Utilities Board of Trustees voted Monday to join the city of New Braunfels in intervening in a federal lawsuit against the Department of the Interior to protect endangered species living in the Com al and San Marcos Board members voted 40 to act as a separate intcrvcnor but using the same Austin law firm as the Hutcheson Trustees also agreed to cap NBU spending at The filed last year by the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club in District Court in seeks to force the Interior Department and the Fish and Wildlife Service to develop a plan to protect four endan gered or threatened species the fountain the San Marcos gam Texas wild rice and the Texas blind salamander that depend on the Edwards Aquifer through the fed eral Endangered Species Such a plan would ensure a certain level of and likely would address regulation of aquifer The New Braunfels City Council on 9 voted 61 to intervene in the lawsuit on the side of the Sierra The Scguinbased Guadalupe Blanco River Authority also has intervened on the side of the plaintiffs I feel that we should join the city in this board Vice President Jesse Gomez Im sure all of us know how important the flow of the springs is to this I think its vitally important that we intervene in this New Braunfels Mayor James who also sits on the NBU said the lawsuit has too many potential ramifications on the com especially concerning eco for NBU not to become I feel that we really dont have an We have to Good bread Trustee Robert Orr said the city and NBU have vested interests in the law suit because spring flow directly affects the local economy and We are concerned because if the economy declines here because of a lock of its going to adversely affect us and our ability to pay our SM Page 2 CISD property owners face tax rate increase By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The Comal Independent School District board of trustees approved u tax rate of cents per valua tion on a 43 split vole Monday This cents will be in addition to the County Education Districts bringing the total tax rate this year to per valuation for residents of the Comal Independent School What were voting on here is u 44 percent tax Potter Voting for the rate were Lee Leroy Bill Hays and Connie Voting against were Tom Pot Don Craighead and Jim The cents was recommended by Business Manager Abel Campos on behalf of the I have to say that until this moment I really dont know what Im going to Cantu I fool like we passed a good budget and it would be irresponsible to not pass a tax rate that would fund it and give some This may go to a rollback vote and perhaps thats what needs to In the board members expressed that they didnt like being forced into Die higher taxes by salons of the A loss of million in state funding led to the need for more local Campos District studies annual school By ROBERT STEWART Staff Wrlltr The Comal Independent School District administration presented find ings to the board of trustees Monday Indicating yearround education pos sibilities at the high school level were not This is a workshop on what weve found out to said Superinten dent Joe Somewhere down the road well have to find a way to bolter utilize our Assistant Superintendent for Curri culum Carol Mall said the district ini tially began looking at yearround options as a possible way to Improve student Under a single SM 2 At this point tost year we didnt know wed have to deal with the Goodsoa The inundated things hurt the and the 221 studentteacher Cuts wont hurt the elementary as they are covered by the 221 requirement bul they would hit the high school Goodson t County fair royalty New Briunftti Hjah Sctool Urn Artiftt won ftttJtlt of Comil County Ftlr Qutf n Ploturtd with htr art High School duchm Myiltt Lyittts Wundtr
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