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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 17, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                Sunday November 1001 259 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Harold Bennett Three 44 Pages Stammtisch BettwIthM The New Braunfels Herald Zeltung withes happy birthday today to Ben Anna Lisa Dennis Vidal Bar boza and San Happy birthday on Monday to Alice Angie Jason Johnnie Angelic Bennett and BeBc Belated birthday wishes to Man uel Barboza and Pete Gonzalcs Donate a Brick month November is Donate a Brick Month as proclaimed by the city of New The Veterans Memorial Com mittee is working to raise money to build a monument in Landa Park to honor the Citizens of New Braunfels can help out by purchasing a brick and having that brick engraved with the name of a veteran they wish to The bricks will be placed around the For more information call a local veterans Fall color Some people spend hundreds of dollars to take a trip to the New England states to see fall Chances are when they get there they may or may not be lucky to arrive at the precise time of leaf color According to Delores Schu there is fall color right here in New Drive into the Landa Park Arboretum and see the bald cypress turning a brilliant Drive by Burger King off Inter state 35 and sec the two Texas red oaks turning color and the crepe myrtles at the drivein at Texas Commerce Bank are in full And driving toward TBarM on Texas one can see the Flame leaf sumac m a beautiful Project Learning Tree The city of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department will offer the Project Learning Tree workshop to adult youth leaders and teachers from 58 19 and 20 at the Landa Recreation Center in Landa The workshop is an award winning environmental education program designed for park and nature center and youth group The workshop fee is per and preregistratipn is For more information or to call 629PARK or drop by the park Annual CROP Walk The fifth annual 10K CROP Walk for Hunger in New Braunfels on 24 the local food bank and other hungeraction programs The spearheaded by local churches and high school and middle school student is the SOS Food Pantrys largest fundraiser of the More than 300 walkers raised through the effort last Registration will begin at that day at New Braunfels Presbyterian 373 Howard Texas Railroad Commis sioner Bob Krueger will lead the opening For information on the walk or call the Peter CROP Walk at Good Day A cold front moving through South Texas should drop the temp erature into the upper 70s There is a 20 percent chance of showers today and the winds will be out of the northeast at 5 to 10 miles per Insldr p 1100 DEAR Bond election in citys future By LARRY ROWE stiff Wiitof New Braunfels residents may soon be voting to improve their streets and as earlier discussions of bond election have now material Mayor Clinton Brandt announced But Brandt the city will conduct a series of town meetings to hear residents suggestions for capital We want to hear what the citizens have to say and are going to provide the vehicle for them to get the informa Council to lead town meetings lion to he The meetings are the first step toward a possible bond election to finance the Each of the four districts will have a town meeting conducted by its council representative in locations and at times to be determined We will get the information out to the citizens in those districts so they would have enough lime to sit down and prepare what they feel is required in their district to improve Brandt After we have compiled all of this information from the separate dis we then plan to have an overall city town meeting to discuss what we think are the most important projects that need to be Capital improvements include such matters as neighborhood road repairs and the widening of said Interim City Manager Hector Tamayo said the selected sugges tions will be put on a ballot so that citi zens can vote on the issuance of capital improvement but he could not predict the date for such an It would all depend on the input that we get from he Its understood that were not going to be able to do all these but by having all this information in die city administrative we can then prioritize the different A winning team Coach Lew Slmmonds and the Unicorns survey firsthalf action during Saturdays bldlstrict playoff football game against the Robert Lee Volunteers at San Antonios North East The District 255A champion Unicorns won a hardfought and will advance to play Marshall next week in the area round of the 5A See story on Page Photo by Bill Ervin and always come back and take a look at other he Brandt added that at the discretion of the council member in charge of each the discussion may open up to general He said he plans to be present at each of the four which will be held one week apart over four I think that it should demonstrate to the city that were continuing to move because this is something that had been talked about earlier as far as a bond Brandt Cyclist dies Friday By LARRY ROWE Staff Writer A 28yearold Austin man was killed Friday when he apparently lost control of his motorcycle on a slick street and slid into an oncoming pick up police Kcnnard of 709 F Baylor in was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident by Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Harold The accident occurred at on FarmtoMarket roughly 150 yards from Interstate New Braunfels Police Department Martin Mayer said driv ing a 1983 apparently had just made a right tarn off erf the inter state frontage road onto before colliding with a 1984 Dodge The truck was driven by Jose Sauce of San According to as he came out of the turn he accelerated his and because of the slick streets and insufficient tread on his he started to fishtail Mayer He wasnt able to recover from so he landed on his side and started sliding down 306 on slick and into the path of m oncoming Dodge Ram According to emergency medical service the cause of dealt appeared to be a broken Mayci Mayor criticizes leader of petition drive By LARRY ROWE Stiff Writer In a riublic statement released Fri New Braunfels new mayor asked why he was singled out by a move ment to recall city officials and accused the leader of the campaign of having a personality conflict with The petition for a recall currently being circulated by a group led by city resident David states that Mayor Clinton Brandt and Council Member Bill Arnold should be removed on the grounds of mis malfeasance and incompe tence lack of intellectual or moral fitness in failure to investi gate allegations of voter misconduct of former City Paul these are I very strong charges against Brandt both myself and Council member Bill Brandt and such a charge is without grounds when Wallace admits that other council members are also alleged to be guilty of these charges and then states that he would overlook those allegations simply to allow the Council to have a quorum of five This is a pure reflection of a per sonality conflict that Wallace has with Personality conflicts are not grounds for a recall election according to the City and should not enter into this who organized the recall group after last Mondays council responded that they chose Brandt and Arnold because they are at large council and they wanted a recall election to be city wide instead of limited to one There is no personality conflict or vendetta against Brandt or Wallace As far as the incompeiency and mal according to Blacks Dic a law reference all the candidates are qualified under those terms to be He repealed the recall groups cri ticisms of he councils decision riot 10 investigate charges that Grotunan coerced city employees and the subsequent settlement Uicy gave him when he Theres no city employee that will go in front of the City Council and report any more because they know exactly what has hap Wallace Incumbent commissioner will run for reelection BxLARHYROWl Pit ComaJ Coun ty commiiiloocr for Precinct made official hii to run for Friday when he filed pawn for thf ippoinunciu of hii Hernindtc cjuuildacv for 1 inottor I y wr term in Owl flat wwk another term on the eommiwioneri court became there are 10010 pro ject thai in the near future were going to nave to do and Id like to be part of He laid neighbor and bad ufced Win to run Md hi taken the poilUon four ywi ago with of wrvuig will begin dMUon in 11 Htrnaodei laid he of tbfM court undertak uigi Hernandez laid he to pirtJcipifc In Include dividing up Of w for county opemiwu in he recently acquired former Fim Ufi ai Read will alwuvi be iorne ihtai coming Right for we need additional room to the probation Herald kicks off Cheer Fund The New Braunfels HcraldZeltung is kicking off today its 1991 Cheer an annual tradition of raising money to provide Christmas dinners to local residents who are less Circulation Manager Carol Ann who brought the Idea to the paper 10 yean said the objective of the program in to provide a Christ mas dinner for those who otherwise would not have tt good Daily updates of how much money has been contributed will appear on the front page of the Herald until the delivery This Avery said vhe 200 families will benefit from the The drive kicks off today with a beginning balance of with beginning contributions this year bringing the total to Latest contributors are David and Connie Dave and Cheryl Carol Ann Don and Stephanie Lou Ann Jeff and Tammy Tammy James and Stephen and Janice will be accepted at the Herald offices at 707 Landa   

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