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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 13, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels Herald i i i i in April Sarvlng Comal County Home of Tom Curtis 50 Cents 75 Cents Sunday 102 Selection process outlined Replacement of CISD superintendent mulled By ROSE MARIE EASH HtraldZtHung The Comal Independent School District board of trustees heard a presentation Monday on the selection of a new superintendent by Don a superinten dent search consultant for the Texas Association of School The trustees are replacing Superintendent Joe who will be transferred to Smithson Valley High School as principal this Killough outlined the process by which would include active a review and evaluation of all applicants and the recommenda tion of a short list of six to 14 Killough said the TASBs 20 step process would take approxi three months and include a profile of the desired candidate on interviews with the communi ty patrons and various groups in the TASB charges for the plus estimated at for a statewide We want help you find the right said Kil We want help you find somebody thats going to really mesh with you and your commu In order for that to you have to really work at You have to remember good people already have good said You cant just sit back and you have to TASB has offered the service for 10 doing over 100 searches in the last three TASB helped find the superin tendents in Johnson Lockhart and In other the board unanimously approved Caroline Wernli as the districts new per sonnel effective April Wernli comes from the North side Independent School with 29 years of experience and certification as an counselor and social studies com She is a graduate of Southwest Texas State The board also heard presen tations on the Century Paper proposed staffing TAAS score summer the Communities in Schools pro gram and the atrisk The board agreed to the devel opment of a longrange planning board and determined that they would not recommend how vot ers should cast their ballots on the school finance amendments in the May 1 On the agenda for the April 26 action meeting Donation of 25 acres in the Garden Ridge Consideration of singlemem ber Consideration of hiring process for the new superinten Residents blast speed limit on Common Street Sylvia Hallgreen drives golfing partner Madeline Pillot around the Land Park Golf Course Driving carts on streets risky business fly GARY CARROLL HeraldZoltung With spring here and summer on the the golf course at Lnnda Park is becoming increas ingly popular and a popular way for golfers to get to the course is to drive carts on public According to New Braunfels insurance agent Doug people who operate their golf carts on city streets could run the risk of serious and those injuries could mean serious financial Although it is not illegal to operate a golf cart on public roads without Miller said cart drivers run a substantial risk on city Most people who own their own golf carts usu ally have quite a few and they are really taking an unnecessary risk for a relatively low Miller Persons operating a golf cart on their own prop erty are covered by their homeowners insurance that general liability coverage does not extend beyond the boundaries of the homeowners If a person is injured as a result of an ntfault accident while operating a golf cart all costs are Miller said for a nominal price usually per year a golf cart can be added to an existing automobile But drivers must first find a Most standard insurance companies wont do so what you have to do is buy a policy through the Texas Automobile Insurance Miller Drivers also have the option of purchasing a policy through a highrisk com but Miller said the price would be Residents operating golf carts on the public roads are not required to carry but are required to display a slow moving vehicle symbol an optic orange triangle the rear of the according to Gilbert a New Braunfels Police Department A golf cart falls is classified as a slow moving vehicle by the Department of Public By QARY CARROLL HeraldZaltung Several New Braunfels citi zens voiced their displeasure Monday night at the city coun cils March 22 ordinance increasing the speed limit 30 miles per hour to 85 miles per hour on Common Street between Gruene Road and Washington The passed as an emergency ordinance after only one was originally intended to allow for higher speeds on Common to com pensate for the increase in speed caused by the slope in a portion of the Police Chief Dick Headen sent a letter to council prior to the March 22 meeting saying Com mon Street is engineered to han dle the increased but the issue may be displeasing to residents of the Ron of 618 Pair Lane in New told the council that adequate discussion was not given to the issue and safe ty along with general input from area was Molly of 1242 East Common said she did not feel the benefits of increasing the speed limit outweighed the increased In council member James Goodbread said the citi zens of the affected area should have been given time to address the council concerning an ordi nance that would impact their and asked why the ordinance was passed as an City Manager Hector Tamayo said regulatory such as traffic are usually passed on an emergency Goodbread suggested the item Support voiced for tax hike During a public hearing to discuss the proposed 1903 1904 city budget Monday two New Braunfelsera said they would support the proposed tax increase in order to maintain city ser Kay Taber said she sup ported the proposed three percent cost of living increase for city and said city workers were worthy of the Bruce Schwartz said he also would support a tax hike if it meant an increase in the number of police officers for the The council was presented in March with the budget pro posal containing a suggested property tax rais ing taxes approximately per in property City Finance Director Dar rell Sollberger said the increase would raise the amount paid per in property value from to approximately Sollberger said the hike would reflect in property values and an increasing need for funds to provide city be put back on the agenda for public hearing and three read City Attorney Barry Moore said since the emergency ordinance had already been an agenda item for a new ordinance would have to be created and passed to change the existing Chamber of Commerce set for April membership drive By DAVID SULLENS HeraldZeltung The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its annual membership drive April 20 and The drive will get under way with an April 19 breakfast at which Chamber Blue Coats and prospective members of the ambassadorlike group will be briefed on the details of the intensive twoday Blue Coat membership is attained through the acquisition of new Chamber members and teams composed of a prospec tive Blue Coat and a number of those who already are members of the organization will compete to secure new Fiftysix Blue Coats and prospective Blue Coats will participate in the accord ing to Charles Chuck imme diate past chairman of the Chamber and chairman of the Its a lot of Berger The competition is great and theres really a tremendous spirit of camaraderie that Berger stressed the importance of the Chamber to the Your Chamber is the organization that is doing what most people think just hap the physician It brings new jobs to it monitors proposed legisla tion to protect business from overregula it preserves our quality of it attracts new dollars to our economy and it works closely with smaller businesses to help them to If youre not already a member of the urged Mike current chairman of the please be quick to join when someone calls you during the Youll be glad you did and youll be contributing to keeping New Braunfels the best place on earth to live and Officials nix redistricting of constable precincts By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZoltung The Comal County Commissioners Couit voted against the redistricting the Justice of the Peace and Constable Precinct 2 to include the Courthouse despite the economic justifications suggested by Com missioner Neil Theres several economic reasons for Craigmile We pay for n comput er line right we pay for an extra line going out to the the convenience of the hot check program where everything would be and could be in this building at some point in security weve had two breakins and arson out Craigmile moved that the voting precinct lines be changed between Precincts 2 and 14 so the Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace court could be moved into the Courthouse Annex in the Commissioner Moe Schwab seconded the Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Blanchard opposed the saying moving the court downtown would not be in the best interests of the population it Its a hairbrained idea trying to move down Blanchard Blanchard objected to the accessibility of the office by Precinct 2 residents if and disputed Craigmiles comments regard ing security Pie also said the telephone line had been there for that length of time also and com puter line expenses were common to other remote county Kookie who served on the redis tricting committee when the present precinct lines were was also opposed to the She reminded the court great effort had been taken to maintain that court at its present location because it was considered to be important to the constituency of that precinct Inside 2 SPORTS Stammtisch The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung invites its readers to submit items to According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German Stammtisch represents a sit ting place reserved for a group of special people or a time set aside for members of a community to gather and share the days happen Best wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Barbara Steve Schulz and Adam Jose Belated Birthday wishes go to Havier Marta Kim Troy Walter Noel Tore Duran and Isaiah Belated Anniversary wishes go to Steven and Blanca Sanchez and Curtis and Tootie Unicorn News Tune in to UNIC NEWS on Wednesday at 6 on TCI Channel Yvonne Gonzales and Ryan Smith anchor the New Braunfels High School news which features an exclusive interview with male Tejano entertainer of the Emilio Other segments spot light the most special evening of the year Cancer Sociey phone The Comal County unit of the American Cancer Society now has a local The number is The number will provide information about Cancer Society programs and Sports 93 playoffs Tonight marks the begin ning of the second round of District 284A with Canyon and New Braunfels still clinging to hopes for a spot In the 1993 state baseball Fora look at the season to date and at tonights lineup we Page
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