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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 17, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas THURSDAY Local biker breaks two Olympic records page 7 50 CENTS New Braunfels HeraldZeitung 10 Pages In one section June Serving Comal County Home of Krystal Luna mJF 150 INSIDE Water STAMMTISCH Best Wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung sends birthday wishes to Kary Cody Bran don James Ernest Sote Ricardo Francisco Larry Oscar Markey Alanis George Priscilla Domlniguez Krystal Luna Traffic light repair continues The City of New Braunfels is upgrading the traffic light con trollers on the following inter sections San UnionSan Anto Due to circumstances beyond the citys the repair work has been Stop signs will control traffic at those inter sections until work is complete on June Child care training program A child care training confer ence designed for individuals who work with preschool chil dren is scheduled for June 26 at Lone Star Primary School in The conference is sponsored by the Texas Agricultural Extension Preregis tration fee is and the cost of the conference is Forms are available in the extension service office at 132 Water Lane or call 625 s Fountain WalkA Thon A walk to save the fountain is planned for Sunday June 27 at The sixmile walk through the parks and historic neighborhoods will begin at the Hummel Muse and all proceeds from partic ipants sponsors will go toward restoring the 100yearold foun teams and chal lenges are welcome and add to the Pledge sheets and entry forms are available at Johnson 283 or Vol 339 Main Call 6255321 for more infor Meeting set on new Christian school A grass roots meeting con cerning the formation of a new Christian school in New Braun fels will take place June 17 at 7 at Cross Lutheran located at 169 Hicko ry If anyone is interested but unable to contact Krista Lamsfuss at The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung invites its readers to sub mit items to According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German Stammtisch represents a sitting place for members of a commu nity to gather and share the days We invite you to share with State will help Kroger employees By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer The Alamo Area Council of Governments will be on hand to help any local Kroger employees who may be displaced if and when Kroger pulls out of the San AACOG stand by to help employees bounce back see employees reac fl 2 r M Antonio Accordingto Catanno Delga Employment and Training Area Operations Coordinator for the 60 day notice given to Kroger employees is often given to meet statemandated Kroger reports it to the state department of commerce that has a department called the Rapid Response said Once they get that notice they contact the employer and set up appointments to come in and provide orienta tion to personnel who may be laid They will tell the employees what employment and training programs are available under the Title III dislo cated worker The Title III program serves dislocated work ers or those who have been laid The Rapid Response team will work with the local AACOG office to provide an orientation to the employees on what employment and training services are available in this They will be getting a detailed Delgado But those who want to get a head start and want to see what services might be available through our programs are welcome to call us even Delgado said the usual process calls for the Rapid Response team to contact the employer and set up a schedule for meetings between the employer and the Job Training Partnership Act The employer and JTPA then set up a schedule for meetings with the employees so that every shift is covered and all employees are pro vided with information on the JTPA A lot of times what happens is that they give us 60 days notice even though they re not positive because they want to make sure they meet the requirements of the said At Ran dolph they had about 22 people laid an ori entation was done and just before they were laid off they were told they would be The Texas Employment Commission is also prepared to help any employees who may be affected by Krogers We intend to be working with AACOG to provide what services we can to the displaced per said Ken Texas Employment Commission supervisor in New That was a sixty day notice and theyre out looking for buyers now but we will be here to help if they need Frazer said TECwould help anyone displaced find another job or file for unemployment He said they would be working with Krogcr to provide services on Summer fun OlgaLara removed from Teen Connection board today Organizations bylaws state limit on board members is 15 at a By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer Debbie president the board of directors for the Teen explained at this mornings meeting that the organizations bylaws specif ically state that their board is limited to 15 members and that is why Olga Lara who had been on the board was The only thing to say is that we had a misunderstanding and we are trying to correct said We will be proposing some changes to our We have lots of things for people to do who like to volunteer besides being on the board of At our annual meeting all the board members will be voted all the offi cers and well vote on the bylaws in The only thing to say is that we Lara was at the meet ing and indicated HeraldZeitung photo JOHN HUSETH Area youth have been enjoying the City of New Braunfels Summer Recreation Program this These at Lone Star Primary School under the supervision of Allison are practicing their jump From left are Rene Adrian Joshua David Joey Garcia and David Commissioners discuss upgrading job desciptions at county dispatch office By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer Upgrading some job descriptions in the Comal County Dispatch Office was the subject of some discussion recently among Comal County Com Sheriff Jack Bremer is requesting that the positions be changed from a Level 6 to a Level 8 with appropriate salary I keep losing said Bre Since Ive lost It takes eight weeks to train someone the first All were doing is training people and then theyre going somewhere Everyone pays more the only people who pay less than we do is Guadalupe Bremer asked that commissioners have a desk audit done to verify the responsibility and justify the higher level I certainly dont disagree with look ing at individual positions and upgrad but I dont support looking at them one at a time because of the morale said County Judge Carter Gas During budget time department heads may reevaluate jobs this sum mer theyll justify any changes they want to make and well know what dollars we have independent of a meeting about this kind of review will be held pretty soon for all department she Weve tried to adjust the but before we do anything else we have to look at what we have to Were not going to raise tax es I think thats a general consensus of the AARP combating high insurance rates for senior citizens From staff reports According to Jim a spokesperson for the American Assodadoti of Retired Persons 55 Alive driving program in New AARP is trying to combat the higher rates insurance compa nies are slatting to charge older citi zens with a mature driving What were trying to do is make an impression on the jnsuradetj com Mponey said According to iheir own information people who take tfus course have fewer Mooney said the program is lim ited to 32 participants and teaches older motorists to compensate for the physical handicaps mat age often He said insurance compa nies offer a 10 percent discount to older citizens who fake the He cautioned that in order to bo eli gible both drivers of the vehicle to be insured must take the According to Mooney the next session of 55 Alive will be on July 15 and The charge is and should be made out to the Die course will be held at the Senior Citizens Only those 55 and older are For more information contact Gladys Bartling at the been explained to her sausfac Last week l received a letter indi eating that I was being removed had a mis understand jng and WC are trying to correct that Debbie Key Teen Connection Board from the board because the member ship exceeded its allowed 15 mem said I made some inquiries as to how I was the person selected to be removed when there had been someone who had been elected to the board after me who wasnt being Today I received clarification tliat in fact thats not what There are 14 members currently on the board and is one position The board will take some action in the future to fill that According to board member Thea Chesire the problem arose when the organization had to send a copy of their bylaws to an insurance carrier for She said at that point it was brought to the boards attention that they were exceeding the board mem bership limit by two The last two members elected were considered the logical ones to but meanwhile another board mem ber resigned and left one position That position will be filled in Septem ber at the annual Todays Texas Lottery Numbers Jackpot million J
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