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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 29, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels HeraldZei 4IO 2627 E YAMLELL DR f EL TX 79903 172 April Serving Comal County Home of Virginia Vetter 50 Cents 75 Cents Sunday 114 Residents have a say on search By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZaltung School officials and com munity residents took the opportunity to tell a superin tendent search consultant hired what characteristics they were looking for in the candidates for the According to Olga a parent in the Don the Texas Associa tion of School Boards consul was surprised at the diversity of the Lara said the interviews provided an appreciation and understanding that may not have been present without the input of CISD He now has a better pic ture of who he should be Lara Thatfs a real For someone who is creative and a vision ary it will be great oppor Although she had been skeptical about the necessi ty for the County Judge Carter Casteel said she she changed her mind and decided it was a wonderful way to get community involvement in the schools after hearing the Casteel said most people listed the quality of life in the district as the best thing about the superintendents better communica tions as the greatest and expressed their hopes that the job would be filled by a strong My comment was that they need someone able to guide and prod the said Although he acknowledged that expectations were high for the new Killough said the district would have no problem get ting a topnotch person for the Youll get therell be some really outstanding peo ple to Killough On June Killough will recommend 12 to 14 candi dates to the board of The board will select six to eight candidates who will come to New Braunfels for interviews June 2426 when the board will narrow the selection to The final selection will be made after those three can didates return to New Braunfels June 30 through July On July a committee of trustees will visit the home district of the candi date before their final vote to offer a contract on July The district is asking that candidates be prepared to start work by August 15 or According to Sandra Jack CISD public informa tion the district has received approximately 50 applications to Aquifer legislation faces tough fight By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZeHung Local Water Representative Doug Miller said compromise leg islation on the Edwards Aquifer pumping limitations will en counter the most resistance in the House and the consequences could be Feuding parties in the Edwards Aquifer water war reached a leg islative compromise Tuesday that would strictly limit pumping from the underground State Ken D hammered out the agree ment early Tuesday after marathon bargaining sessions in according to Associated Press In addition to enforcing pump ing the plan would dis tribute water rights and create a new authority to meter wells and collect There are more rural votes in the Miller Thats where the Farm Bureau has its iimiim the farmers are supportive of Comal Spring flow because they know that its protection will require additional sources of water to be According to San Anto nios plan for additional sources is to take water from the Uvalde He said this a major con cern for the Uvalde farmers and the Farm which is push ing for San Antonio to look for additional sources of Although some have suggested a water if a farmer chose to sell his allotment of the impact oh the entire community could be he If its only a water lots of people will be out of he Somehow we have to put in legislative protection for those Putting current reports from the San Antonio media into per Miller said the legisla tion is currently in a subcommit he said Armbrister is planning to submit the current draft to the full Natural Resources committee In order to meet the deadlines set by the Miller said the legislation should be in the Senate by next Friday and to the House committee by May If the legislation is not Miller expressed two If we have to have a we have been warned that the delegations from Dallas and Houston will pass the first thing out of the said Everyone else in the state will be telling us what we have to live with if that if nothing Fish and Wildlife will have to something and the legislature wont meet again for two he NBU Engineer Preston in full bee keeper works Wednesday evening to transplant a swarm of bees that had taken up residence on the roof of the utility Photo by Karla NBU engineer adopts swarm of bees By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeltung Officials with New Braunfels Utilities told more than new tenants to buzz off and brought in an expert to help convince them to NBU employees noticed Tuesday that a swarm of bees had taken up residence on the roof of the NBU According to NBU Electrical Engineer Preston they came to who keeps bees as a said that although the possibility that the bees are African ized is there is still a slight chance they might be killer They really havent fully established a so there is no way to know if they are Africanized or Kennedy According to one way to determine if the bees are Africanized is to measure a oneinch square of the Based on the number of openings in the he said a determination of the bee type can be The only way to know for sure is to take 50 or 100 of the bees and send them to a Kennedy They have to compare character istics of the bees to see if they and that pro vides them with a high probability as to whether or not they are Africanized or Africanized bees are smaller and would have more openings in the Kennedy plans to incorporate the bees outside the NBU building with those bees at Kennedys bees make which hesells to individuals and businesses in San Protection efforts at risk of funding cuts By GARY CARROLL HeraldZettung Cindy executive direc tor of the Comal County Womens said proposed cuts in funding for family violence pro grams would seriously hamper efforts to protect victims of domes tic violence in Comal The Texas Council of Family Violence is lobbying to maintain funding at its current level of million dollars per year and is hoping for the passage of a Sen ate proposition calling for an increase of 28 the House of Repre sentatives has proposed appro priating million for the next two years a reduction of 61 per Something like that would really hurt Stauffer There is no doubt that we would have to cut staff and cut The Comal County Shelter cur rently receives annual contracted from the Texas Department of Human Services and from the federal gov Stauffer said if the cuts were approved by the the shelter would stay but ser vices would be We have operated without a DHS contract in the past and we can do it Stauffer But it would definitely not be an ideal Stauffer said she feels confident the TCFV lobby will be strong in voicing its opposition to any fund ing and said she did not think Ann Richards would agree with cuts in the Family Vio lence Program Andrew an assistant to RSan Anto said Wentwworth supports funding family violence The Senate budget is a much better budget in terms of provid ing funds for protective Wise Wentworth fully supports adequate funding for the Something like that would really hurt There is no doubt that we would have to cut staff and cut ser Cindy executive director program and would oppose cut ting back on that particular Stauffer said she is most upset with the notion that the family violence program budget would be but that the Battering Intervention which counsels men who batter their would remain un BIP is a good but hasnt been proven fully and it still leaves women open to the same Edmund R said although the House budget was still in committee and nothing was set in law makers must look at how much money is being budgeted and what programs it is being spent If indeed were going to cut the budget and get it down to bare everyone is going have to suffer a Kuempel Obviously no one wants cuts in something like but Id have to look at the budget and see where the money is going before I could make a decision on Should the funding cuts be a report from the TCFV said thousands of women would be forced to stay in violent rela risking injury and death to them and their and possibly resorting to fatal force to escape the We would have to reduce our staff and our security and we would not be able to guarantee them Stauffer But we will bend over backwards provide women with a safe place to Inside Stammtisch Lotto BRIEFS 3 CLASSIFIED CLUB NOTES 3 COMICS 7 CRIME WATCH 12 OBITUARIES 2 4 SPORTS 89 WATER WATCH 2 WEATHER 2 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 See more Stammtisch on page Best Wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Belated Birthday wish es to Richard Project Volleyball New Braunfels High School students will take on their teachers in a volleyball game at today in the high school Admission is Proceeds from the event go to support Project Friends For Rivers Friends For Rivers will hold their second annual Water Qual ity Forum beginning at 7 April 29 at Victoria Bank and 1000 Walnut Speakers representing GuadalupeBlahco River Larry Andersons CHS chem istry classes and Annette Hanleys SVHS Ecology club will detail their involvement in Texas The public is More information is available at 629 Winning numbers AUSTIN Here are results of Lotto Texas winning niimbers drawn last night Jy the Lottery is x 283449 Estimated Lotto Texas jack pot million   

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