New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, May 2, 1993, Page 2

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

May 02, 1993

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 2, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas HERALDZE1TUNG MAT 1003 school funding amendments Stiff and wlrt report Ann Richards and other top state leaders began looking toward alternative school funding plans Satur day after voters rejected the plan they had pushed for In Comal Proposi tion 1 allowing limited redistribution of ad valorem taxes for schools failed with only percent in favor and percent The proposed Amendment 3 authorizing state assis tance in financing school facilities also failed with percent in favor and If it looks like on Monday therell be something passed in the Legislature that doesnt require voter approval we can start to plan what well said Charles New Braunfels Independent School District Otherwise were in a very tough position in a Well have to look at shut ting down summer our summer maintenance ordering supplies for next and so on so we can meet our contractual obliga said At the Comal Independent School District Superinten Rogers said the is to continue to operate until funds run I think theres some things up there that will be fair to said I think they want a state income f Its a matter of their priorities in Well be in close contact with Kuempel and Went Both local school superin tendents were anxious about what the Texas legislature will propose now that voters have rejected their efforts to pass the buck the Weve got to go back to square Richards Weve got to see what we can get the leadership to agree on and try to get this Bob Bullock said voters have spoken loud and Bullock said he would meet Sunday with staff and law makers to begin working immediately oil a plan that will be acceptable to voters and which most importantly will provide accountability to taxpayers and a quality edu cation for our With 62 percent of precincts Proposi tion 1 was failing by a wide The vote was 61 or against and 39 per or in The socalled Robin Hood proposal would have made it constitutional for some erty tax money to be shifted from richer to poorer school It was designed to meet a Texas Supreme Court order for a constitutional way of making similar money avail If it looks like on Monday therell be something passed in the Legislature that doesnt require voter approval we can start to plan what well Charles NBISD superintendent able to school districts that tax locally at similar Schools rely on state aid and local property If lawmakers dont pass a constitutional plan by June they face a courtordered cutoff of state aid to headed by had called Propo sition 1 the best chance to meet the court deadline and avoid potential school clos But opponents said the pro posed constitutional amend ment would mean higher property taxes and wouldnt end the continuing court bat tle over fair school They said lawmakers should find a better way to address the court I think the voters of Texas demonstrated they cant be they cant be and they dont like Ann Richards tax said state GOP Chairman Fred The state Republican Party opposed Proposition although some individual Republicans supported Richards Bullocks are proposition 1 represented voters first chance to speak directly on a school finance plan after three Texas Supreme Court rulings against the states system of funding public There were two other schoolrelated amendments on the Locally voters and other Texans rejected Proposition 3 on school which would have provided for up to million in state gen eral obligation or revenue bonds to help school districts build aad renovate With 62 percent of the precincts the vote was 56 or and 44 or in favor of Proposi tion Proposition 2 on school mandates was with 52 or and 48 or in It would keep school dis tricts from having to comply with state educational man dates that are not funded by thestate and are enacted after There would be exceptions for mandates imposed to com ply with the state constitu tion or federal or enacted by a twothirds vote of the Proposition 2 passed locally with percent of the votes in favor and per cent Prayer Day events slated for Main Plaza By DAVID SULLENS HeraidZtKung The schedule for the New Braunfels observance of the National Day of Prayer has been according to Ralph one of the annual events The observance is set for May 6 with activities centered on the gazebo on the downtown The observance will get under way at 7 and conclude at 7 with local churches assum ing responsibility for portions of the observance throughout the Lakeside Baptist Church will direct the 89 segment Oak wood Baptist the 910 segment Johns Episcopal Peter and Paul Catholic Church homeSchoolers 11 noon Tree of Life noon1 New Braunfels Christian Academy New Braunfels Presbyterian Church Dayspring Christian Fellowship 23 Mission Valley Bible 3 4 W6rld Indigenous Mis sions First Protes tant Church Free dom Fellowship and Pente costals of New Braunfels 56 The observance will conclude with community prayer and praise from 67 Wall The local observance will coin cide with similar events through out the The National Day of Prayer was first created under a joint resolution of Congress in That resolution calls for the des ignation of a specific day each year and that has been done every At this President Bill Clinton has not yet signed the proclamation of the 1993 but organizers throughout the country presume he Wall The observance calls for par ticipants to pray for specific state and local leaders at designated times throughout a 24hour In Comal those des ignated periods are midnight1 Lamar Smith 1 2 Comal County Sheriff Jack Bremer 23 Ann Richards 34 Police Chief Dick Headen 45 the Cab inet of the President 56 the New Braunfels City Council 67 Phil Gramm 78 State Edmund Kuempel 89 Supreme Court 910 Vice President Al Gore 1011 Garden Ridge City Council 11 Ihe famity of Chester Let Tape would to tafo this opportunity to tfanfi everyone for their support and many prayers during the familys time of sorrow following the death of tneir Beloved grandfather and great for your the many cards of memoriaCs and the A special thanks to the Mospice Triends of tyw and honorary padBearers and the tyta QraurifeCs VoCunteer fire GET FRE ATTIC INSULATION Replaceyour old central heating and cooling system with a high efficiency 12 minimum heat pump and you may receive free attic insulation estimated Youll also get cash back on a heat Call your local air conditioning contractor for eligible equipment EFFICIENCY REBATE PROGRAM Sponsored by your local utility and The Lower Colorado River Th to e power Give the power to Support Easter State Jeff worth noon1 President Bill Clinton 12 Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt Holder 23 Bob Krueger 34 Bob Bullock 45 New Braunfels City Manager Hector Tamayo and his staff 56 the administration and teachers of the Comal Independent School District 67 the adminis tration and teachers of the New Braunfels Independent School District 78 the Texas Supreme Court 89 New Braunfels Fire Chief Philip Bak er 910 Attorney General Janet Reno 1011 Texas Attorney General Dan The 11 period has been set Wall as a time to listen to the Reward Fluffy black cat with no 3rey tips on Was wearing bright blue nylon collar 6254563 home 6256977 work THANK YOU To all my wonderful friends and Your vote and your words of encouragement are most appreciated and will not be In lieu of a postelection I am making a donation to the following community projects on your behalf SUMMER YOUTH RECREATION PROGRAM FOUNTAIN RESTORATION PROJECT With warmest f Two words that can never Be overused Pearl Tolle would life to Walter my Qmunfels friends and fondly for the beautiful cards letters gifts during my recent Jour and fondness uM always be 7 77 FOR THE SECOND COMING FIND OUT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH NEW BRAUNFELS JOINS STAN COFFEY PASTOR SAN BAPTIST CHURCH AMARILLO INREVIVAL TOMORROWS QUESTION ANSWERED TODAY MAY 2ND THROUGH MAY 5TH SUNDAY 7 Signs ofthe second coming only our generation has MONDAY 7 Will anyone have another chance after Jesus TUESDAY 7 The 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