New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, September 8, 1995, Page 8

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September 08, 1995

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 8, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas Schwab’s efforts bring recycling to rural Comal County By DAVID DE KUNDER Staff Writer Thanks to the efforts of Precinct #4 Commissioner Morris “Moe” Schwab and the Comal County Recycling Committee, citizens in rural areas of the county will have a chance to recycle their household waste. “lf we recycle our materials, they will not go into our landfills,” Schwab said. “In my opinion, if we recycle enough we will not need another landfill in the county.” The Comal County Rural Recycling Program will kickoff with a ceremony attended by Schwab and a representative from the Texas General Land Commissioner’s Office at the Spring Branch Store on Monday at 10:30 am Spring Branch will be one of ten sites in the county used for the recycling program. The recycling program will operate Monday-Saturday at different sites each day. Schwab, project director for the Comal County Rural Recycling Committee, said that the idea for a county-wide recycling program began when the City of New Braunfels initiated its recycling program last year. “When the city was working on and began to take bids on their recycling program, the judge (County Judge Carter Casteel) asked us what we could do about recycling,” Schwab said. “So, in January, I went to the Environmental Fair meeting in Austin and listened to some informative speakers and presentations. I ran across a county that had a rural recycling program. I visited the county and from that time on we decided to put forth the effort to begin the program.” Sherry Clarkson, administrative assistant to commissioners court, wrote the grant proposals that enabled the county to get the grants needed to start up the program. The county was awarded two grants, one from the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission ($35,000) and the other from the Alamo Area Council of Governments ($25,000). Schwab said the two grants made it possible for the county to purchase a truck, a trailer and a forklift for the recycling program. The trailer will have the capacity to hold IO bins for trash. A fulltime employee, Billy Bob Weatherly, will be the manager-driver of the truck and will go from site to site to collect recycled products. Weatherly, a former Comal County Road Department Employee, began his new job yesterday. Schwab said that Weatherly will earn $22,000 a year for the position. The county has contracted with BFI Waste Systems of San Antonio to rent a stationery trailer for $300 a month, Schwab said. The stationery trailer will be stationed at the Comal County Road Department on Highway 46 west and will be used to store the recycled products. Once the stationery trailer is full, BFI will come and pick it up and sell the recycled products in the San Antonio area. BFI and the county will split the profits from the sale of the recycled goods. “I am hoping that we can sell enough commodities (recycled products) so that we can pay for the rent of the trailer and part of the salary (Weatherly’s),” Schwab said. “By renting the trailer, we save money building another building for storage.” Products that people can recycle are glass (clear, amber and brown glass jars and bottles), aluminum beverage cans, plastic milk and water jugs, newspapers, corrugated cardboard, brown paper grocery bags, magazines, paper (junk mail or brochures) and steel (tin) food cans.Recycling drop-off stations located throughout county Here are the days, locations and times the Comal County Rural Recycling Program will be in use: • Monday: Spring Branch Fire Station, 8:30 a.m.-Noon. FM 306/Potterscreek Area (Canyon Lake Fire Station #3), 1p.m.- 4 p.m. • Tuesday: Garden Ridge (Gifford-Hill West Exit), 8:30 a.m.-Noon. Bulverde Fire Station, I p.m.- 4 p.m. • Wednesday: Sattler VFW, 8:30 a.m.-Noon. FM 306/Purgatory Area (comer), I p.m. - 4 p.m. • Thursday: Comal County Road Department, 4931 State Highway 46, I p.m.- 4 p.m. • Friday: Hunter Road Area (TXI plant area), 8:30 a m.- Noon. Freiheit Bowling Alley Area (FM 1101), I p.m. - 4 p.m. • Saturday: Canyon Lake Fire Station #2, 8:30 a.m.- Noon. For more information on the recycling program, call the county at 620-5501. Sharp calls for overhaul of job training programs AUSTIN (AP) — State Comptroller Spelling out results of work so far, Sharp said he envisions the state agency providing funding, coordination and other help to a network of local workforce development boards. Those local boards, with members appointed by local elected officials, would serve as “dealmakers” with business and industry to meet needs for training and employment services. Sharp’s report said the plan would make certain that businesses doing the hiring are active participants in identifying key industries, needed job skills and employment opportunities. The services would be available to all Texans and all businesses, rather than to specific groups targeted by individual programs. Sharp said the program will be flexible. Training could be provided by community colleges, private schools, unions or a business itself as long as it gets results. Another key feature would be accountability. If a training program’s graduates don’t get jobs, die program won’t get any more. money. John Sharp, who argues that the state’s chaotic mishmash of job training programs needs to be blown up, says he’s now striking a match to do just that. Armed with horror stories about nearly three dozen current programs, Sharp reported Thursday to stye leaders on a plan he hopes will consolidate training and make certain that participants end up with jobs. “Today’s report lights the fuse on a system that doesn’t work for anyone — except for pnvate trade schools that are getting rich training Texans for jobs that don’t exist and public bureaucracies that push more paper than work,” Sharp said. A new state law has created the Texas Workforce Commission, which will replace the Texas Employment Commission and oversee job training and employment programs now run by 15 different state government agencies. Under that law, Sharp has until Dec. I to recommend to the governor and legislative leaders a blueprint for operations of the new commission. e Gruene Mansion Inn Restaurant Qsfoect, <S^>eert QSrpirits PRESENTS $3.99 BUSINESS LUNCH SPECIALS PERFECT FOR THE BUSINESSPERSON ON THE GO -IN AND OUT IN 30 MINUTES MONDAY BLACKENED CHICKEN OVER FETTUCINI NEW ORLEANS STYLE POOR BOY Enjoy our op«n faced roast sandwich on freshly backed bread topped with swiss choose THURSDAY AK SYA BOLLA NASE Pasta served with a marinara sauce TERRIAN CHICKEN TUESDAY CHICKEN LASAGNA Served in a white sauce REPPER STEAK WEDNESDAY PECAN CHICKEN Dreaded filet in a pecan suace topped with drizzled honey BEEF B0URGU10NE Sirloin tips served in a red wine sauce FRIDAY HAWAIIAN CHICKEN Marinated grHed chicken topped with ariled pnappie SEAFOOD NEWBURG Select seafood in a creamed red suce served over rice Ll Lotto confusion for lottery winners AUSTIN (AP) — Edgar “Bubba” Groce says with a straight face that he is in worse financial shape than he was before winning $19.4 million playing Lotto Texas. That may sound a little drastic, but if Groce and his wife were to die, he wouldn’t be kidding. Groce, who is 59 and has been hospitalized for aliments related to high blood pressure, said Thursday that he failed to set up a trust or partnership before claiming his winnings. By taking such action he would have protected his children and grandchildren from the possibility of having to pay more than $4 million in estate taxes that would be due immediately if he and his wife were to die. Because Groce’s winnings are paid in installments over 20 years, his children wouldn’t have access to the money to pay the estate taxes. Now, Groce, who claimed his jackpot in August 1994, says he wants the Texas Lottery Commission to clarify a rule that he says would allow him to redo his financial planning. “Right now, if my wife and I die, they are going to take everything you’ve got — your land, your house, you name it. My kids are going to wind up in the cold,” said Groce, of Cleveland, Texas. The Texas Lottery Commission will Texas Briefs Testimony On Exemption Hoard AUSTIN (AP) — A state insurance regulator is considering whether family members should be able to sue each other and collect damages under homeowners insurance policies. Don Switzer, special assistant to State Insurance Commissioner Elton Bomer, heard testimony Thursday on a petition calling for the repeal of an insurance rule that prohibits injured family members from being covered under homeowners policies. He said he would nile on the case “in very, very short order.” The petition was filed by Tyler attorney Blake Bailey, who says the state’s current insurance rules penalize family members who are injured through the negligence of another family member. Under current rules, a homeowner can buy a policy to cover property damage and unintentional bodily harm that occurs on his property, but family members are excluded from the policy. meet Tuesday to discuss a rule that allows winners to assign a prize with “an appropriate judicial order'’ to another party. The rule could allow Groce to assign his winnings to a trust, which would provide tax advantages and protect his family from the estate taxes that would be due if something happened to him and his wife. For other winners, the rule could allow them to assign their jackpots to financial companies that offer to pay them MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL At the Gruene Sporting Bar FREE HORS D'OEUVRE BUFFET 2TVS ON OUR OUTSIDE LOWER DECK*FULL BAR DONT MISS OUR THURSDAY NIGHT HARPY HOUR DURING THE GAME & {fie ow 1275 Gown* Rd New Braunfels, TX (210) 620-0760 11 a.rn. -10 p.m.7 Days A Week The Herald Works For You! 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