Tuesday, March 2, 1993

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 2, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels TX 79903 11 March Sttvlng Comal County of Hifcy Gray 50 Cents 75 Cents Sunday Citylooks at second course By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeftung JJew Braunfele officials dis cussed the prospect of ing a second municipal golf course following a report of overuse of the course at Landa Milton chairman of Hie golf couree selection said the Landa Park golf course is and the city would benefit from another golf We have many retired pie whb live 5n New Braun and a lot come to this town of Landa Park Wetwve taatiy winter Texanfi who come to this town every and spend several months and spend a lot of mon ey here most of them contfc because of this golf Phair said the city was los ing money by not having a second course to acconiodate fee golfers unable to play at Landa and that the oily could financially support a second and possibly a third understand that were turning away anywhere from to rounds a Councilman Rudy Sei del That would more than support a ttew golf Pftair told the council that a representative from Cenv Tex Development Company in Dallas made an offer to donate land off Loop pro viding1 the company as able to develop remaining land notxised for the golf The total area of the pro poMdHand is 400 of which approximately 175 would be needed to construct the golf The remain ing 225 acres would be lized for a residential devel opment Cen Tex representative Eay Sefsik said nis company was in the venture to make and was looking for a commitment from the city to go ahead with construc tion of tiie golf We are to donate the land assuming we can work out some general devel opment That would be one of the things we would want is the golf course to be laid out Jn a manner that would facil itate as many homes around the course as council voted to con tinue gathering information on building a second golf City Manager Hector Taraayo suggested an agenda item be added to the March 8 council meeting to officially appoint a committee to tihue the The council beard also from the property containing T Bat See page 2 TWO pushes aquifer pumping cut By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZeltung The Texas Water Commission issued their recommendations for management of the Edwards Aquifer on poning to 2023 and beyond the acquisition of additional water Users of the Edwards Aquifer should cut back their pumping and find new water sources in order to protect the underground the Texas Water Commission The agency filed a host of recommenda tions with a federal judge who ruled that endangered species are threatened when water levels drop in Edwards Aquiferfed Locals speak out against proposal Commissioners said their 30year plan would protect species like the fountain as well as the Central Texas econ Theyve just jazzed up their original said Doug who represents New Braunfels and Comal County on The only significant difference is that theyve extended the time frame from 15 years to 30 years to our John general manager of the GuadalupeBlanco River Authority agreed with The time frame is he Substantial supplies can be made avail able in just a few Specht said he also disagreed with the TWCs setting of an arbitrary limit of acrefeet for withdrawal during He said there was no reason to set a limit since that should depend on the availability of other Specht also disputed TWCs statement on the frequency of droughts as severe as those in TWC says they occur every 200 to 300 but Specht said testimony and GBRAs data indicate the frequency is more likely 100 to 150 But that doesnt matter when youre talking about the water supply for human use and economic use you must plan for the worst possible Specht Miller said the latest recommendations from the commission play to San Anto Miller said most of the solutions need to come from San but they have continued to ignore the need to acquire additional sources of refusing to implement projects such as the Apple white He agreed with Spechts assessment of currently available saying there is acrefeet of water available to San SM 2 Steady growth key to manager says By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeltung Slow steady growth is the key to New Braunfels continued success according to City Manager Hector New Braunfels has continued to expand via annexation and simpleeconomic but Tamayo said the citys careful planning and conservative poli cies have allowed it to do so with consistent Our city is certainly Tamayo Were annexing areas and using extraterritorial jurisdiction to guarantee future Annexation arid Extraterritorial jurisdiction alloWsUhe city to annex areas in and prevents annexation within two miles of the annexed areas The jurisdiction will prevent other cities into the New Braunfels espe cially San he Along with an increase in New Braunfels continues to wit ness an increase in housing starts and building From 1982 to New Braun fels added new single fami ly homes at an average cost per unit of Along with this growth comes an increase in pressure on the city to provide the necessary ser such as utility service and police which can be quite Tamayo We try to plan the budget based on what we think were going to Tamayo Assistant City Manager Mike Shands said the consistent growth in New Braunfels is much easier to handle than a sudden drastic Most people prefer slow steady Shands It makes it much easier to make plans and budget than when its Shands said he predicts a steady three percent annual growth with no drastic highs or lows which he said is a good way to plan and accommodate Expansion is not as easy as building a house and turning on a Tamayo Other pro cedures are such as zoning surveying and engineering and utility See page 2 Probe launched into fatal shooting By GREG MEFFORD HeraldZeltung Guadalupe County officials are investigating the death of a Seguin man who was killed while sleeping at his home early Sun day The Juan Trujillo was pronounced dead on arrival at McKenna Memorial Hospital in New according to Larry chief investigator for the Guadalupe County Sheriffs An autopsy report released Sunday afternoon by the Travis County Medical Examiners Office in Austin revealed that shot wounds to the back and an additional wound to the Morawietz The investigator said an assailant apparently entered Saavedras home on Henry Lane and shot the sleeping man as he lay in Saavedras wife was away at but several children were in the home at the time of the Morawietz Somebody went in this guys house and I take it this guy was Morawietz I think there were five but they were all There was One that heard a loud bang and that was the one that called us from the neigh bors Officials from the criminal investigation division of the Comal County Sheriffs Depart ment will be assisting in the the investigator Law enforcement and emergency medical officials rush shooting victim Juan Saavedra to a nearty ambu lance following a Sunday morning Saavedra was prounced dead at McKenna Memorial Photo by John New Braunfels son tackles San Marcos politics By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZcKung Adam son of Kenneth and Victoria Laubach of New has filed as a candi date for Place 4 on the San Mar cos City This city needs a fresh a new face with new Laubach San Marcos doesnt need radical changes but a progressive In the the city leaders have too often been reactionary instead of he They have waited until problems occurred instead of anticipating Laubach grew up in New Braunfels and attended Saints Peter and Paul Church and New Braunfels High Laubachs grandparents are Herbert and Dorothy Laubach and Alexander and Marie Hut He lived and worked in San Marcos while attending South west Texas State and will graduate this year with a bachelorof science degree in chemistry and a bachelor of arts in worked as a teach ing assistant and a and also served as an intern at Dow Chem ical He is corporate vice president of Franklin Square Townhomes in San where he has been employed since Laubach also earned several He plans to continue his edu cation after graduation by work ing on his master of business arts degree at Laubach sees a wall between the city and the university as one situation he would address as a city council think the university and the city have been operating as sepa rate societies with duplicate ser Laubach The last college student to serve on the San Marcos City Council was Bill who was elected in A campaign rally is planned for Laubach at 5 March at the San Marcos City Inside Stammtisch Sports CLASSIFIED 810 COMICS 6 IN THE NEWS BUSINESS 5 RECORDS 3 OBITUARIES 3 OPINIONS 4 SPORTS 78 WATER WATCH 3 WEATHER 3 Best wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Haley Gray and Sonny Belated birthday wishes go to Colt Alvino Guerro and Felix Veles Belated Anniversary wishes go to Arthur and Gwenda Defensive Driving Comal ISO Community Educations Defensive Driving taught by Charlie Rose is scheduled for March 2 and 4 in Room Five at Canyon High More information is available at 6258576 or 625 Friends For Rivers Volunteers are needed to help clean up a mile stretch of Riv er Road off Loop 337 at 9 March The meeting place is along the fence at the Pit More information is available at Newcomers club Joe James will be the guest speaker at the meeting of the New Braunfels Newcomers Club at noon March 2 at the Holiday The luncheon will be followed by the installation of new officers for Repeating history In New Braunfels broth ers Armando and Robert fought for the super heavyweight title in the San Antonio Golden 28 years Armandos Armando and 21 and set out today to repeat

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