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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 3, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Tuesday December 1991 9 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL 2627 E YAMDELL EL TX 79903 One 10 Pages stammtisch WORD board asks administrator to resign Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zetlung sends birthday wishes today to Kate Elaine Wilbcrt Krucger and Ray Resales Belated birthday wishes go to Cindy Miller and Rudy German American party The German American Society will have its annual Christmas par ty at 7 3 at the American Legion 410 Coll Members whose last names begin with the letters A through K should take while other members should take chips and Party trays and drinks will be Middle school reception The La Mujer Tejana organiza tion invites New Braunfels Middle School parents to a reception for the principal and assistant princi pals from 4 at the Holy Family Hall Conference 245 Great Books Club The Great Books Club will meet at 2 5 at the At the Beach by Alice Adams will be Free workshop The public is invited to a free workshop on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ADHD from 3 at Peter and Paul Catholic 198 Bridge Child psychiatrist James medical director at Colonial Hills Hospital and private practitioner in San will make the CISD meetings Comal Independent School Dis trict officials are planning two community meetings to provide Mormatura to taxpayers regarding the current attempt to roll back the 199192 property Superintendent Joe Rogers and his staff will present information and answer questions during publ ic meetings scheduled for 7 4 at Canyon Middle School and 11 at Smithson Valley High CISD taxpayers are urged to attend a meeting to learn more about the financial situation of the school Toys for Tots The 1991 Toys for Tots sponsored by Milt Ferguson Motor begins with a benefit auction and entertainment event from 8 to midnight 7 Landa Music will be provided by blues artist Phillip To make a cash donation or for more call Cor bie at Sta 2 Good Day The weather will remain cool and breezy today with a high near 60 and the low tonight will dip to about 28 so cover the plants and bring in the Mon days high temperature in New Braunfels was 56 and the overnight low was recorded ut 40 For more weather information see page Inside DEAR TV IF IT STOPS I CAN HAN6 LI6MTS ON UniUitl Piiluri ByOREOMEFFORD Sptclil to the Herald Zeltung Water Oriented Recreation District Administrator Betty Walls was asked to resign Monday following an audit of the districts said County Judge Carter Casteel on John the WORD chair made the request based on the early finding of the districts first audit in the past four Casteel Because of the preliminary results of the Betty was asked to sub mit her resignation Casteel I do think her resignation was accepted by the chairman of the she The who declined to elabo rate on the exact results of the scheduled a press conference for this afternoon at the Courthouse Annex in New Both Land ry and Walls were expected to who has been administrator of the district since submit ted her resignation to WORDS board of directors on Landry and additional members of the board convinced Walls to remain witht the district on a temporary WORD requested that she come back and she did on a monthto month Casteel During that Casteel Walls assisted County Auditor Bate Bond in conducting the audit of the districts Board members said Walls cited personal reasons during her previous attempt to She was fed up with a lot of peo me Landry said during the groups October Commissioners hire county engineer By LARRY ROWE StaH Writer Comal County Commissioners Court on Monday announced that Thomas a vice president for the Houstonbased engineering firm of Steffek Van De Wiele has been hired as county engineer at a annual salary with the oppor tunity to move up to after three We found him to be a very dynam ic young County Judge Carter Casteel He impressed us with his technical Hornseth will fill the vacancy left in the road department by former County Engineer Mac who resigned in September after years with the McCoy said at the time that he was resigning because guidance and interference from Commissioners Court over the past six to eight months hindered his ability to work Since engineering technician Larry Kearney has served as interim road department According to the new county engi neers Hornseth graduated in 1980 from the University of Minneso ta Institute of Technology in Minnea He started work as an associate engineer at Fluor Engineering in In he moved to Steffek Van De where he gained experience in roadway and bridge project design and became familiar with the rules and regulations of Har ris the Texas Water Commis sion and several other Hornseths resume also states that he is a registered professional engi neer in Suspect in jail after arrest on drug charges By ROBERT STEW ART Staff Writer A South Texas man remains in the Comal County Jail on drug charges after his arrest early said Comal County Sheriff Jack Weve got approximately 75 pounds of marijuana here and another 475 pounds hi San Bremer Manuel Vasquez of Donna had not been magistrated as of press Comal County Deputy John Eckpls stopped a 1989 Mercury Cougar LS with Illinois license plates for tailgat ing and failure to signal lane Bremer The vehicle was north bound on Interstate 35 at the York Creek Road exit A subsequent search of the vehicle led to the discovery of about 75 pounds of marijuana in 10 and five pound Bremer The seized contraband was moist and according to narcotics Eckols determined that the vehicle was traveling with a tractortrailer truck and radioed ahead to have the second vehicle Units of the San Marcos Police Department stopped the in which approxi mately pounds of marijuana SM 2 Commissioners reject request for water plant funds By LARRY ROWE Staff Writer Comal County have turned down a request for funds to study construc tion of a Canyon Lake surface water treatment the county judge said The Canyon Lake Water Supply recently formed to examine the possibility of improving water service for ryral ports of the county by build ing a water treatment The nonprofit led by General Manager David hopes to raise for an engi neering This would consist of from the Texas Water Development Board and in local matching Just David Wallace has requested that we either give to him or loan to him so that he would have that pot of money to match the grant that the Texas Water Develop ment Board was going to possibly give County Judge Carter Casteel said at Mondays Commis sioners Court I have since written him and told him that of course the county cannot do that wo dont loan to private companies or individuals because it would violate Texas Con stitutional Casteel She said Wallace who owns a private Saltierbased water supply WW Water Company had initially asked for the countys general support for the corporation as they applied for a grant from the water development I told him of course the county would support anything that would assist in the development of water resources at the but that before we would support something that he was we would want to know more about plus we would want Bulvcrde Casteel The longterm goal of the project is to build u million to million plant with a capacity of three to four million gallons per The water supply cooperative would be owned and managed by wholesale water customers such as subdivision and private water supply Unlike the New Braunfels most of rural Comal County gets its water from the drying Trinity Aquifer instead of the Edwards Both the quantity and quality a New owners to maintain Faust Hotels charm 22 shopping days to Christmas By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Managing Editor The Faust Hotel in New Braunfels was sold for an undisclosed price Monday to a local couple vowing to maintain its historic Were not going to change any history down said Bob shortly after the transaction was com The Faust has a very interesting history and we want to continue on with that and promote that history in our We plan to reclaim the Fausts position that it enjoyed in a bygone Definitely The Faust still exists for a trip back in Bob and Judy who live out side of the New Braunfels city said they will use a lot of their experi ence gained by operating oilier resort areas when upgrading and marketing the local originally opened in We have a lot of marketing experi ence through our resorts and we Intend to use tliat experience to mark et the hotel and get the occupancy up In the Abbey Ive actually been interested in the hotel business and rnotel business for quite a number of The Abbeys are the owners of apartment developers of rural subdivisions and office com They moved to San Antonio in 1978 and moved to the New Braunfels area in They have owned a in Bandera since One of the first projects Abbey said he will undertake is creating an additional twelve suites by refurnish ing 12 small bedrooms which will become rooms that already adjoin existing sizeable He said he also plans to reopen the restaurant inside of the This Is only the beginning for fine food and beverage and oldfashioned Joyce SteelHenclricks and Jolui Holloway with the New Braujifels firm of Hemtrickg and listed and sold Die From Bol and Judy new owners of the Faust Hotel In New Photo by Ste phanie Councilman gets feedback on bond idea About 30 local clUwni twnrcd ou t for the first off ow town rwit ings Monday io the New Braunfcli City Council could receive input on could fa coniWiwd for i bond first Rudyfclddwith The
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