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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 18, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels MM HH HI Hi February Serving Comal Home of Ray Schoch 65 Daily 50 Sunday 75 cents Tomayo says new weather station on the way By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeltung The New Braunfels Municipal Airport soon will be the site of a stateoftheart National Weather Service tracking sta according to City Manger Hector According to the station is scheduled to be constructed by this spring at an estimated cost of The project is being completely financed by the National Weather he This has been in the works since about Tomayo It looks like its finally coming to a A 100foot radar dome will be built to house the most modern radar sys called or next generation The site also will be outfitted with a system to identify weather conditions associated with wind The New Braunfels station will even tually replace the facility in operation at Tomayo should provide the Austin and San Antonio areas with more accurate weather conditions because of its Hondo station doesnt give Austin a good weather because its too far away and it has to go over all the Tomayo Whereby we are away from the hill and its a direct shot to Austin and San The engineers in charge of designing the station have already finished their the telephone lines have already been laid and the funds have been com The next step is the actual construc he Everything is right on schedule and everythings ready to Tomayo Once the station will be operated by approximately 40 NWS employees on a rotating The staff could come from NWS offices in San Antonio and Tomayo There is no word yet on a precise start date for the WORD increases user fee charges By ROBERT STEWART Special to the HeraldZeltung BATTLER The Water Ori ented Recreation District board of directors increased user fee rates on water recreation activi ties to up from the previous percent at their monthly meeting Its basically increasing water recreation only up to Chairman Guy Anderson Its a 2percent Director Peter Newhouse made the motion to increase the water recreation rate to leaving the camping rate at percent and the hotel rate at 2 Michael Murphy second ed the which passed on a 42 vote with Anderson abstain Voting for the increase were Dierdre Susie BattleLed Murphy and Nathan Oxhandler and Zero Rivers voted I would like not to come back next under any circum and say lets have anoth er tax Newhouse defending the Because even if we lets keep it at min well probably have to come back next year saying Tout lets give it a try and hope for the that is not going to be understood or remembered Weve got a bank account for contingencies I dont think we should deliberately invade Newhouse said the contingency fund should be saved for defense against possible future WORD is authorized under spe cial legislation to collect user fees on the hotel and motel room camping sites rentals and water recreation rentals includ ing inner boats and boat storage A Canyon Lake marina boat slip user fee is included in the increase from to district officials An earlier motion by Susie Bat seconded by Michael to increase the rate on camping and water recreation to 4 percent and leave the hotel rate at 2 percent failed on a lack of major ity with only three board mem bers voting in its See page 2 Blood thirsty at NBHS Julie a junior at New Braunfels High holds an arm out for Jesse Urbina of the South Texas Regional Blood Urbinas group reported 130 students at the high school signing up to donate blood during a drive organized by NBHS nurse Karon Preiss The bank expect ed to receive up to 100 pints after the potential donors were Canyon High Schools student council will sponsor a blood drive from to Photo by John Clinton pushing new economic plan Associated Press WASHINGTON President Clinton mobi lized his administration today to sell his bil lion package of tax increas es ami spending cuts Lo the American This economic plan cant please he acknowl Prom former President Reagan to the minority leadership in Republicans made clear they werent happy with the taxing side of the The president outlined his economic proposals in a nationally televised speech to a joint session of Con gress on Wednesday heading today to Missouri and Ohio to con tinue the task of selling it to the people who will have to pay the cost Sixteen administration officials were fanning out across the coun try on the same mission sell Clintons proposals to revive the economy and cut the federal Key members of his economic team were testifying before the congressional committees that will review the Vice President Al Gore made the rounds of morning television telling Now is the time to really belly up to these tough decisions and start being responsible and shaping our creat ing jobs and getting our economy moving See page 2 Krueger responds to presidents plan I applaud President Clintons eflorts to help change America and make us more fiscally I specifically support his endeavor to create new the full fundihg of Head shortened depreciation schedules that are an investment in Americas battle to bes competitive and the earned income tax credit that ensures that Anferican families who work do not suffer unfairly on tax I firmly believe tnat we have not gone nearly far enough inC cutting the waste in government and in demanding that government sac See page 2 Villarreal cited as top law enforcement official By CHERYL DuVALL HeraldZeltung New Braunfels Police Pedro Pete Villar real was honored by the New Braunfels Rotary Club becoming the second recipient of the clubs Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer The award presented each in January went to Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Gilbert Lozano in connection with his apprehen sion of a gang who highjacked a car in San Today we honor a man who literally saved the life of said HeraldZeitung Publisher David announcing Villarreals selection Wednes In late Sullens said respond ing to a report of a threatened was able to convince a 28yenrold man into abandoning that attempt to seek professional help to deal with the problems that precipitated The man was threatening to jump from atop the Mission Valley Mill at the said who is a member of the Rotary Club and chairs the com mittee that selects recipients of the Villarreal was accompanied at the civic groups weekly meeting by his Also present from the New Braunfels Police Department was John Wommack and John who is not related to the award The plaque denoting the honor was given to Vil larreal by New Braunfels Police Chief Dick who is a member of the selection Other members of that committee are Comal County Sheriff Jack also a member of the Rotary and DPS Bob In this clubs directors voted to honor Comal Countys law enforcement community by honoring one of its members each Sullens After the newspaper publisher told of Villarreals successful effort to dissuade the man who had thread ened he This was accord ing to Police Chief Dick of Pete He quietly goes about his duties in a very profes sional way and would be the last to assume or expect any personal tribute for anything he Villarreal directs the New Braunfels Police Depart ments Field Officer Training Program and holds the highest level of proficiency certification awarded by the State of He has been cited 12 previous times by fel low officers and prosecutors for outstanding law enforcement He is a major in the Texas National Guard and is a graduate of the Command and General Staff Villarreal has completed more than 750 hours of formal police One course he has completed is Hostage Tactics and Officer Pete Villarreal receives a Rotary club law enforcement award from New Braunfels Police Chief Dick Photo by John Index Stammtisch Lotto CLASSIFIEP 810 COMICS 6 ACTIVITIES 5 BRIEFS 3 RECORDS 3 OBITUARIES 3 OPINIONS 4 SPORTS 78 WATER WATCH WEATHER 3 Best wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Kathy Alice Lorenzo Belated birth day Margaret Anniversaiy wishes go to John and Debbie Friends for Rivers Friends for Rivers meeting will be today at 7 at Victoria Bank and The sub ject of the meeting will be the future of the Guadalupe The public is Call Teen Connection The Board of Directors of Teen Connection willmeet today at at the Housing Authority of the City of New 300 Laurel Running Club The monthly meeting of the New Braun fels Running Club will be today at at Molly Joes Loddie Roeder will be the guest speak Mardi Gras Dance The German American Society of New Braunfels sponsors a Mardi Gras Dance Fri day from 8 to midnight at the New Braunfels Civic Presale tickets are and are on sale at Centex Office Chamber of Commerce Henne Hard New Braunfels Jeweler and Old Town Tickets at the door will be Proceeds will benefit the societys scholarship Call Helgard Suhr at AUSTIN Here are results of Lotto Tdxas win ning numbers drawn Wed nesday by the Texas Lottery 5612 313345 Estimated Lotto Texas 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