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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 27, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas IP 25 Cents Wednesday November 1991 410 MO 16 i 0 2 SOHEST MICPOPUBLltHIUj 2627 L YAHbLLL U 5 Serving NEW BRAUNFEL3 and COMAL COUNTY of L EL TX 77903 two 18 Pages Attorney advises committee on mayoral selections By LARRY ROWE Stiff Writer A 1983 court judgment that set the citys form of mayoral selection should not keep members of the City Charter Review Committee from con sidering atlargc mayoral the citys attorney told committee members As far as this committee is con cerned not that you shouldnt be concerned with that judgment but I dont think you need to view it as something thats going to outright prohibit you from considering any changes along these said City Attorney Barry I think your job is to make recom mendations to the council on what you feel is best for the he Certainly you dont want to make recommendations that you feel arc going to dilute minority voting or abridge or infringe the rights of minorities in this As the result of a 1983 lawsuit against the city by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educa tion four city council members arc elected from singlemember dis and the mayor is selected by the The judgment was intended to improve minorities access to the political process in New The Charier Review Committee is looking at whether the city charter should be changed to allow the mayor to be elected from the Current ly the mayor is elected from the city Moore said he thinks that what is even more important to the city is the jits Act of which clearanceBy the Depart ment of Justice before the charter could be amended to have citizens elect the And whether the local Hispanic community supports or such a change likely would have an impact on the Department of Justices deci Holiday closings Walker steps down from committee By LARRY ROWE Staff Writer Charlie local business has stepped down from the Charter Review Committee because of his battle with He has been replaced by Oil Lindscy was appointed to the citizens group by New Braunfels City Council Mem ber Paul Walker said he resigned because his Lindsey fight with lym phoma cancer may affect his ability to attend the I had actually been in remis sion about 18 months and then it came and so Im going through another six months of chemotherapy Walk er said Tuesday I think the meetings are going to continue for another two or Moore But he said these legal considera tions do riot mean necessarily that the council is locked into the current may oral selection I think there could be some possi ble change in the charter as long as it isnt in violation of the intent of the court judgment and the Voting Rights Comal County and city of New Braunfels offices will be closed on both 28 and 29 for celebration of the Thanks giving The Sanitation howev will be picking up garbage in New Braunfels as regularly according to Frank Schacffer of the Sanitation Area schools will not be in session until Banks in the area and the Post Office will be closed for the holiday on Thursday but will open again for regu lar business hours on Offices of the IleraldZeitung will be closed on but the circula tion phones will be open from 79 for persons who missed their Thursday The newspaper offices will reopen Friday at 8 Hot Meals sponsored by tie Adobe was attended by hun Gomez are pictured wftte their 4monthold At 3yearold Michael Brown gives his Mildred Brown a Photos by Bill Ervin stammtisch Restaurants serving up Thanksgiving fare Best wishes The New liraurtfets Herald Zellung wishes happy birthday today to Rachel Lindsey Albert Arthur Tudy Larry Pedro Pete Jesus Bub ba Julisa Lynn Shane Eric Ismacl Tina Marie Her Donna Shirley Rosa Linda De La Ccr Chris Harrelson and Humberto CISD meetings Comal Independent School Dis 2A By ROBERT STEWART StaffWrlttr Many area restaurants will be offer ing the opportunity to feast without making mom work in the kitchen for hours on Lubys Cafeteria will be open for Thanksgiving from to said Manager Linda This is going to be our second year for Tlianksgiving in New Brauri Seubert Well have all the basics and then for those who dont want turkey and well have a variety of other Lubys opened in August of 1991 at the Interstate 35 location in New A big part of their Thanks giving business is takehome packages of whole turkeys or turkey breasts with all the Seubert says that the restaurant pre pares extra pies and staffs extra work ers for the For an allyoucaneat Thanksgiv diners may want to check out the buffet at Schwamkrugs Steak 1440 Were going to have kind of the traditional Thanksgiving buffet with turkey and dressing and all the trim mings and said Ida Its a its allyou This will be our tenth year to do Schwamkrugs also will feature a salad and dessert bar us part of the Cost of the feast is for adults and for The restaurant will be serving from 11 to Molly Joes restaurant at 1153 Oasis invites people to come be a part of our according to Robert Well have the regular menu offered but I also am baking dressing and all the trimmings like my munm uiught Konkel Itll be a plate service where they can sit down and be served and wont have to walk through a Molly Joes will be open from 11 to 10 on Thursday and Konkel promises that no one will leave 1 If anyone tlunks they can eat more they can certainly have he The spread includes mashed sweet potato casseK green beans with sauteed onioas and mushrooms and pumpkin pie with Sw Water talks start flowing Good Day Bxpect clear skies and cool win dy conditions today as the high temperatures rises to about 69 more weather infor mation see page DEAR TV By LARRY ROWE Staff At llie first regional meeting for an Edwards Aquifer management Comal County and New Braunfels officials sought assurances from other aquifer users that they would not let the Comal and San Marcos springs run The San Antonio first in a series of was held Tuesday with representatives of regions thai depend on the aquifer Regional representatives mast find gome common ground among thvir conflicting interests and compromise with an aquifer plan thai will satisfy John Texan Water Commission Hall will impose restr Icilom of his own on aquifer Im not sure that tlie political will of Medina and Uvalde coun ties ii such that they can adopt our laid former New Braunfelw mayor Doug who gave a state ment representing local interests at the what we told the group that our number one priority was the natural flow of the Comal and that for us to participate in the proceed we need to have some assur ances that that was going to be There are still people in San Anto nio and in lie western counties who feel that we have a leak in the and the leak is called the Comal and Sajj Marcos lie Those people would manage the aquifer by drawing it down below the Up of the springs until the springs ran Comal County Commissioner Neil Craigmjle We need to manage the aquifer from the 630foot level and so that we do not take the spring flow down to below a sustain able level for our needs here in Comul County and Me added that virtually all of the entities who met emphasized ihe need for The spirit of coop eration was there this and every effort will be made to keep this regional problem a regional problem and solved on a regional Kelly spokeswoman for the Edwards Underground Water said the only tangible step toward a solution made at the meeting watt a water demand management Such a plan would set forth wawr UMS and the individual municipalities would then enforce them however they deemed We feel Uiat its a good basic building block toward a good solu Morris Scheelputs hat in Precast Constable Uarmy Schccl hm annooncwJ Owi
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