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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 25, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas 2 HeraldZeitung Tuesday April City balks at renewing tax contract with chamber of commerce By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer The city council turned down the chamber of commerces requested new fiveyear contract for use of the hotel motel tax Debate on the contract was sparked by requests from the Hispanic community to hold off renewing the contract and fueled by the announce ment that a new Hispanic chamber will form Two years remain on the present contract The chamber and the city have a fiveyear contract which is up for review 30 days before the end of the contracts third year To keep doing the good job it does for New Braunfcls the chamber needs to plan well in advance on such projects as conventions and tour business Chamber President Tom Purdum said If were going to keep attracting the quality people to New Braunfcls we need a firm said Chamber Exec utive Vice President Michael Meek Some perceive that renewing the contract every three years leaves some people out of the loop on decision mak ing Mayor ProTcm Chris Bowers said It doesnt seem like it will hurt to hold off a little on this he said We are not saying the chamber of commerce is doing a bad said Gloria Sasser We should be able to walk hand in hand but unfortunately thats not she said The chamber of commerce is and has always been eager to welcome His panic business owners and individu als Purdum said Dont let yourself be former council member James Good bread said You dont have to make that decision I just hope that no matter what side you fall on I hope the polarization that seems to be happening tonight doesnt tear this town Councilwoman Jan Kennady said Councilwomen Kennady and Bren da Freeman voted to renew the cham bers contract Councilman Ambrosio Benitez abstained Mayor Paul Fraser Councilwoman Mary Serold Bowers and Councilman Tim Walker voted not to renew the contract at this time Benitez had no choice in good con science but to abstain he said He is in favor of a Hispanic chamber but pre senting the idea to city council last night surprised him he said I dont know the reason why they want the contract he said Residents of Kuehler Avenue voiced protests over the proposed sale of city property for a hotel on Kuehler This would be the only New Braunfels hotel situated in a neighborhood resident Cheryl Krueger said I dont think the proper place for a hotel or motel is a she said Traffic increased on the street and several homes were broken into after the baseball field was built Krueger said Im not against business I just think it should not be built in a neigh she said The land to be purchased for the hotel is already zoned for that type of business developer Bill Lowman saidj The added tourists and room taxes would benefit the whole city he As a part of the consent agenda second reading on the land sale passed with only Kennady voting no The saltj will come before the city council on more time before it is final j The city council decided to let tho city operate the Landa Park golf coursr for a year A PGA golf pro and other management personnel woulcj be hired and supervised by the cM manager During that year the city will collect data for future management decisions Obituaries Gladys G Buss Gladys G Buss age 81 of Kings bury died Sunday April 23 1995 at her residence She was born May 3 1913 in New Braunfels to Peter and Ella Pfujlman Goll She married James J Buss on Aug 29 1931 in New Braunfcls She lived in New Braun fels for most of her life where she worked as a licensed practical nurse Mrs Buss was a member of the First Protestant United Church of Christ Survivors include her daughter and soninlaw Doris and Doyle Cowen of Kingsbury sisters June Wenzel and husband Wilfred of New Braunfels Madge Mauldin and husband Jim of Thelma brother James A Goll and wife Lou of Kingslancl grandchildren Raymond G Howarton and wife Nan cy of Houston and John J Howarton and wife Angela of Kingsbury both of whom she helped raise greatgrand children Donald Ray Read and wife Carrie Dianna Major and husband Ken Raymond Read and wife Alicia Chance and Sarah Howanon Michael and Stephanie Howarton greatgreat grandchildren Derek Ray Read and Lance James Read numerous nieces and nephews Mrs Buss was preceded in death by her husband James J Buss an infant son John Edmond Buss a brother Kermit L Goll a sister Virginia Du Menil and both of her parents Peter B Goll and Ella Pfullman Jackmuth Private funeral services will be held with interment following at the Comal Cemetery in New Braunfels Memori als may be made to the Hospice of Guadalupe County FUNERAL HOME Irene Artzt DeWeese Graveside services were held Sun day April at 3 in Math is Texas for Irene Artzt DeWeese of Dinero She passed away Friday morn ing April at Spahn Hospital in Corpus Christi at the age of 74 She was bom May 21 1920 at Twin Sis ters Texas in Blanco County to Erich C Artzt and Emma Mueller Artzt Survivors include her husband Charles DeWeese of Dinero sons Louis Charles DeWeese and wife Nan cy of Bryan Texas and Robert Eric DeWeese and wife Kris of Port Stammtisch Refs needed New Braunfels Youth Soccer Club needs referees for the fall season Adults can earn up to a day Classes will be scheduled soon Call JimHetchlerat6061727 Camp Thunderduck The city of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is offer ing a summer day camp for children ages 612 Camp Thunderduck is a twoweek day camp that offers par ticipants a wide variety of funfilled games and activities The fee for the program is per camper Registra tion will be accepted from New Braun fcls city residents beginning May 1 Nonresidents may register starting May 20 Registration is at the Landa Recreation Center There are five ses sions The first starts June 5 to June 16 and the final one runs July 31 to Aug 11 All are Monday to Friday from 8 to 3 Call 6082167 for infor mation Volunteers needed Family Outreach of Comal County an agency dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect is in need of a volunteer to serve as volunteer coor dinator and another who would func tion ass office manager People working in these areas would lend invaluable assistance to the other volunteers If interested call 6201299 Clean cars for ACS Throughout the month of April Lan da Street Car Wash is sponsoring two specials which will benefit the local unit of the American Cancer Society 1 For every Spring Detailing Special or Unicorn Wash Landa Street Car Wash will donate a portion of the cost to help underwrite the 1995 ACS Starlight in the Tropics Gala The Gala scheduled for June 16 is the only ACS fundraising event benefiting cancer patients in Comal County Have a clean car courtesy of Landa Street Car Wash and at the same time help in the light against cancer in our community For more information call 6293338 or 6296153 Sexual Assault Awareness Month The month of April has been desig nated Sexual Assault Awareness Month by Governor George W Bush Show your support fora violencefree community by wearing a plaid ribbon on your lapel or tying a plaid ribbon to your car antennae Call the Comal County Womens Center at 6207520 to get your plaid ribbon or for more information on how you can help reduce the incidence of sexual assault Vaccine available Pneumococcal Pneumonia infects up to people per year in the United States with more than deaths occurring as a result A vac cine is available which provides excel lent protection against 23 of the most common types of Pneumococcal Bac teria This vaccine is recommended for adults who have chronic illness including heart or lung disease dia betes alcoholism HIV cancer kid ney or liver disease or for adults age 65 years or older Unlike flu vaccine this vaccine may be given at anytime of the year The vaccine is available at the Comal County Health Department every Tuesday and Thursday between the hours of 8 and 11 or 1 to 4 For further informa tion please telephone the Health Department at 6205595 Swim passes The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is now selling season swim passes Resident swim passes which include pools and Prince Solms Tube Chute are 15 for chil dren ages 517 for adults ages 1859 and for senior citizens ages 60 plus Resident family passes are Nonresident passes are for children ages 517 for adults and for senior citizens Nonres ident family passes are Nonres ident passes include the swimming pools only For information call 608 2160 or visit the parks office in Landa Park Time capsule As New Braunfels 150th anniver sary approaches in 1995 members of the community arc encouraged to begin selecting items to be included in a time capsule which will be buried in commemoration of the Sesquiccnten nial year Submissions must be of paper origin photographs let ters documents Submissions must either fit in a 9x12 or envelope Costs for submitting envelopes for inclusion in the time capsule arc and respectively Deadline is Sept 1 1995 Submissions and payments can be made at the Greater New Braunfcls Chamber of Commerce office 390 S Seguin The capsule will be buried at the Civic Center for 50 years Subscribe today Call 6259144 Nationwide is on your side For Auto Life Home and all your insurance needs Dave Howett KMan Plaza 1050 JH 35 East Suite 500 New Braunfels 6204224 NATIONWIDE INSURANCE Nationwide is on your side Nationwide is the proud sponsor of the Lunch Special on all menu items food items only SunThurs 2pm 5pm excludes beverages all other discounts 250 extra for TO GO orders 11am2pm Mon Fri not valid discounts LIVE sun Terrl Hendrlx ENTERTAINMENT Tues Monty Tyler FULL BAR 4th Annual Birthday Party Thurs Mike Daniels Sat Craze NO COVER For Reservations To Go Orders 6293311 RAY SCHOCH NEW BRAUNFELS CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 2 Clearly the Qualified Candidate Proven Community Leader Proven Business Experience Solid Dependable Trustworthy A Voice for Harmony on the City Council CPA Understands 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