New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, January 22, 1993

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

January 22, 1993

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 22, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels Friday January Serving Comal Home of Gary Gilbert 47 Daily 50 Sunday 75 cents Gore administers oath that makes Krueger 29th senator from Texas WASHINGTON AP His hand on the Senate family and friends looking Texan Bob Krueger took the oath of office that makes him the newest Krueger was sworn in a day after Lloyd Bentsen resigned the scat he had held the last 22 years in order to join President Clintons Cabinet as treasury This is a great day for me personally and my said who twice previously had unsuccessfully sought to become a The appointed interim senator by Ann pledged to make it a great day for Vice President Al Gore administered the oath to Krueger in the Senate in his first act as president of the Theres hardly words to describe it said Kruegers wife who watched tcaryeycd from the Senate It was a tremendous Added Kruegers Arlene Scales of New Braunfels It was Krueger becomes the 29th senator to represent Texas since its annexation to the Union in according to the Senate historians The line began with Sam Houston and Thomas Krueger hopes to extend his Senate tenure beyond when Richards is expected to call a special The winner of that election will serve the remainder of Bentsens which runs through Several candidates already have lined up to challenge Among them are Republicans Kay Bailey the state treasurer Joe Barton of Ennis and Jack Fields of Humble and Houston businessman Clymer Democratic candidates include Dallas lawyer Jose Angel Former state attorney general Jim Mattox said Thursday he is about 90 percent in the Krueger told reporters he svill be campaigning in Texas a great deal in the coming I expect to be here for crucial he But 1 also expect to listen to the people of They have to decide whether they want to make a longterm We have a shortterm trial honeymoon and then we have a longterm commitment that I hope I will be deserving Bentsen and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Henry former mayor of San were just two of the notables at the Noticeably absent was who appointed the 57yearold Krueger to the scat earlier this month following an extensive selection who had been in Washington since Sunday for President Clintons flew back to Texas shortly before Kruegcrs Aides said she had to return to prepare her State of the State address due to be delivered next The swearingin later was reenacted for photographers in the old Senate Krueger stood with his wife as Gore repeated the the Kruegers two daughters 4 yearold Mariana and 3yearold Sarah fidgeting behind the vice The people of Texas dont expect me immediately to step in Lloyd Bentsens They would like me to walk in his Krueger said following the Krueger served two terms in the House from In he lost by votes in a bid to unseat Republican John In he narrowly lost a chance at the Democratic runoff for the Iscat Tower was Current Phil a won that In Your Face From left to Jonathan Samuel Sean Cantu and Josh members of take part in their Tae Kwon Do class under the direction of Brian at the Landa Recreation Center Photo by John Huseth Commissioners approve some of WORD changes By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer Comal County Commissioners Court approved the legislative changes proposed by the Water Oriented Recreational District WORD with some I move that we adopt the concepts that have been presented to the court by the WORD board with the omission of the section that deals with a flat charge or annual said Judge Carter There are too many logistics that have not been worked out that are causing confusion and so the funding will remain the Commissioner Jumbo Evans pointed out during discussion that some language had been omitted from the proposed legislation which restricted WORD from engaging in any activity that competes with private WORD president Jim Inman said although the WORD board agrees that the language of the proposed changes was not as clear as it should the intent of the board was not to penalise local residents or compete with local but to find a way to make the WORD district self sustaining which is one of the The commissioners approved the proposed legislation subject to suggested Several Canyon Lake and Guadalupe River businesses were present to ask questions about the wording and clarify their positions Doyle owner of the Holiday Lodge at Canyon voiced his concerns over the legislative changes in WORD Thursday at Commissioners Photo by John Huseth for the constables in precincts and In other the have ihe additional car each had commissioners decided lo let the See Page 2 WORD looks at raising use fees to meet budget By ROBERT STEWART Special to the HeraldZeltung board of the Water Oriented Recreation District WORD approved an annual budget of for 1992 and scheduled a public hearing on increasing the user fee rate to fund the WORD board President Guy Anderson said that the district had an income of in 1992 and that an increase in fees from a level of percent to perhaps 4 or percent may be needed to raise the revenue for the The WORD collects user fees on rentals of water recreation equipment so that tourists instead of local residents fund maintenance of district waterways including the Guadalupe River and Canyon Its a public hearing so anybody can Anderson I think the board will be considering raising the user fee Probably what were going to do is look at having different rates for water recreation and maybe leaving like it The board currently charges a lesser rate for Were going to be looking for input from business thai comes and because we need some Anderson We know what our maximum limitations arc and we know that the minimum is weve got lo work within thai but weve got to try to gel lo Several members of the crowd said that the WORD should use some of its over carryover money from previous years towards the new The board responded that it was important to have that money in reserve as a contingency Increased items in the budget include a line item for law enforcement and public up from last Another is included lo reinstate a Courtesy Patrol to assisi river Another new line item budgets for Public The public hearing on possible increases in the rate is scheduled for 7 1 at the Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative in Smithson In other action the WORD board Cancelled the previously suspended permits of Abbotts River Outfitters and Kimbos and approved legal action to pursue collection of unpaid user fees from those Jane owner of Abbotts was present at the meeting but was told she was out of order when she attempted to address the Abbott said she never collected the user fees last year because her revenue permit was not Anderson said that all 1991 permit holders were automatically renewed by an act of the board and that attempts at communication See Page 2 Miller updates Court on Forum By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer Doug Miller updated he Commissioners Court on whats going on with the Edwards Aquifer and in particular the Edwards Aquifer Agricultural Edwards Aquifer Agricultural Forum was sit up by Senators Ken Armbristcr and Bill said the representative for New Braunfels in matters regarding the Comal The Farm Bureau felt like they were caught in the middle between the western irrigators and agriculturists oui in Medina and other counties lo the west of San Antonio and they were getting increasing pressure from the down streamers in the Guadalupe River In an effort to take some pressure off themselves they set up in conjunction with Senator Sims who has a close relationship with the Farm Bureau and Senator Armbristcr who also has a close relationship with the Farm Bureau this Miller said Senator Sims is the chair for the senate natural resources committee so any bills relating to the water issue that go through the senate will go through that He pointed out that Senator Sims no longer represents Comal County and in fact now has responsibility for parts of Bexar Miller said that Senator Armbristcr does represent a good portion of the Guadalupe Basin and therefore needs lo work hard to represent thai Miller said the forum of about 75 met on January 7 and there was a See Page 2 Index 1 16 Pages ACTIVITIES ENTERTAINMENT WATER Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels HcraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Brandon Michael Cybil Patricia Gory Arl Elvira Irene Matamoros and Mallory Belated birthday wishes go to Kenneth Saturday anniversary wishes go to Wilhelm and Erika Panke and Frank and Belly Academic Booster Club The Canyon High School Academic Booster Club will meci al 7 in the school Kim Roberts of the Kaplan Cenicr in San Anionio will give information benefits of SAT Prep Application for the Friends of Education Scholarships arc available lo graduating seniors through the counselors A membership fee in the academic booster club is Deadline for membership is You can sign up at the meeting or contact Larry Lehr at 6258343 for more Jaycees The New Braunfels Junior Chamber of Commerce Jaycees is hosting an Area M niglu UL the Bavarian Village on 25 at 7 with Bill president of the United Slates Junior Chamber of as guesi Anyone interested in learning more about or joining the Jaycees should make plans to Habitat for Humanity The Comal County Chapter of Habiial for Humanity will meet at at the Ditllingcr Memorial 373 Magazine Everyone interested in this ecumenical housing ministry is urged lo For more call Sweetheart Ball The New Braunfels Newcomers Club is sponsoring the Swecihcart Ball ul the Senior Citizen Center Included will be a dinner al 6 and dancing to the the musicians thm played for Red Stocking from 7 to 10 Tickets musi be purchased by They are and can be purchased at the center or China N This is a fund raiser for the Newcomers For Home Delivery Call 6259144 ;