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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 31, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas group pu welcome mat for i ByDAVIDDtKUNDtR Staffer MARION For a group of Mtrion citizens have bceA meeting to find ways to spur needed economic development in the city of Marion Last year the Marion Economic Development district was chartered by the state of Texas as a nonprofit organization Getting the charter fill filled yeare of work MEDb President Dorothy Mills said have been meeting for five Mills general manager of the Green Valley Special Utility District said When we first met we discussed what we could do to get started We found out we needed a charter and become We want to provide an opportuni ty for businesses to come into Mills said And they in turn would provide the payment of taxes for the city arid the Mlrion schooldirtrict would reduce the buhfcn particulariy school ttxrt Second we hope to provide jobs especially for our young The MEDD had an organizational meeting in March whert it elected eight directors and a slate of officers Besides Mills those officers ate David Mueller vicepresident Tom De Kun der secretary and Glenn Hild trea surer the board of directors and die offi cers were chosen by voting members who contribute anywhere between to 000 towards the district On May 3 Mills said MEDD pur chased acres of land located behind the new Marion Post Office on FM 78 for an industrial park The land purchase was made possible by a loan from Marion State Bank i I1 vlcfo Jobs forouryotmg Dorothy Mills Cuirently MEDD is trying to secure a loan from the Guadahipe Valley Devel opment Cofpotation a part of the Guadahipe Valley Electric CoOp in Gonzales which would help with the startup for the industrial park The loan from GVDC would be1 used for the development of structure streetsand survey ing and marketing of the Mills said We will market the prop erty to whatever size tract an individual has a need For more information about the MEDD call Mills at 210 9142332 Helping Fredericksburg celebrate Wuratfaat officials trayalad to Frtdarldcaburg raeanttytoparticipate lit tha Frtdartdwburg aaaqi parade Pictured ara Opa John Dtartcaan and hla wtfa arxi PreaJdert Ruaty Brandt VlcePretldent Maurice alto travfjMwtth the group tuo and hit wffe Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce kicks off program to honor Randolph airmen Commissioners Court Actions By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer CANYON Air Force Base Staff Sgt Vincent Hamp ton is a man of two firsts He is the fust honorary member rec ognized by the Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce and most importantly he was made the first Airnian of the Quar ter by the chamber last week at a lunch in his honor in the Home Waters Restaurant at the Lodge at Turkey Cove I feel very Hampton said after he was given the award by chamber President Richard K Smith understanding is that chambers like these have a choice to who they to honor and I am glad they decided to support our honor guard 1 doing Hampton is a member of the RAFB Honor guard which consists of 75 vol unteer members who appear at funer als change of commands at Air Force ibases parades sporting events and j other events where they are needed When I first took over the honor guard eight months ago we had no recognition for the honor jTechical Sgt Steven Estrada head of jthe honor guard said We have two full time people for the honor guard the rest take time from their regular Jobs and rehearse for their superb pre sentations Sgt Hampton is the first to receive the Airman of the Quar ter and he is well deserving of this Hampton has been stationed at Ran dolph for 20 mouths His duties as staff sergeant ofthe honor guard are supervising all the details for the cere monies he is assigned to each year For being named the first Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce Airman of the Quarter Hampton received many prizes from Canyon Lake area restaurants and businesses The staff sergeant said he looks for ward to using his prizes I do come but here Hamp ton said This a beautiful quiet and serene place and the costs here are rea RAFB officers who were present to honor Hampton where Chief Enrique Herrera director of plans and opera tions Master Sgt David Rutkpski Estrada Susan Gandy office of public affairs and Hamptons daughter Jen nifer The following actions were taken by the Comal County Commissioners Court at the regular meeting held on May 30 Approved claims Approved three amendments to plat The first was for Creekwood Ranches Unit No 3 Block 9 com bining Lots 10 and 11 into Lot 10R The second was for Canyon Lake For est Unit No 1 combining Lots 112 and 113 into Lot 112R The third was Crystal Heights Subdivision combin ing Lots and 5K into Lot SIR Acknowledged proper construc tion of the private roads in Berry Oaks Subdivision Unit 1 and terminated the associated Escrow Agreement Tabled setting subdivision plat ting fees until next week Approved the final approval of Hancock Canyon Subdivision Unit 1 Approved the final approval of Thunder Canyon accepted the dedi cation of rightofway and granted the variance request Approved the acknowledgment of new a summer mail clerk as a new hire and authorized the county judge to li SALOON Thursday thru Saturday Thursday May 30 QUARTER MOON Friday May 31 FRONTIER i Saturday June 1 BOUNTYHUNTERS Oldat Dwiu Ifall Friday May 31 Bruce Robison Sunday June 2 Ponty Bone the Squeezetones 59 TitktU On Salt Ue Roy PkmeU June 6 Asleep at the WheelJune 7 For Information Call 6061281 MAHINDRA No Chrome No Bells And Just A Tough Dependable WorkHorse Utility Tractor Priced Right starting at 50 And 43 HP Models Ag Equipment Inc 1993 IH35 last IX 6089573 v SKRVK 1 Glasses made while you wait One hour or less for most prescriptions Creative Eyewear 844 N Walnut SI New 78130 First Assembly of God Invites Anyone Everyone Saturday June 1 st at Bring Songs of Worship with You sign the new hire checklists and job descriptions as appropriate Ratified the County Judges dec laration of a bum ban effective May 21 1996 and approved the Disaster Dec laration Number 6 Threat of Wild fires and Comal County Emergency Order Number Prohibition of Out door Burning and authorized the coun ty judge to sign it Set a public hearing for June 27 at 10 at Commissioners Court to consider an application for cancella tion of a public road dedication in Kings Cove Subdivision within Comal County Adopted a proclamation to pro claim June 28 1996 as Small Busi and authorized Judge to sigh acceptance of Alamo Area Nar cotics Task Force Grant and die Alamo Area Gang Task Force Grant for the teHNSON FM FM 2673 9643992 MORTGAGES BUYERS NKW OR KXISTIN IHIMKS INTERIM PERMANENT FINANCING REDUCE YOUR MONTHLY IAYMKNTS MOST CLOSING COSTS CAN BE FINANCED FOR FREE ANALYSIS WILLIAMS FINANCIAL 6206269 coming year of 1997 Authorized the purchase of eight Eagle Precinct Ballot Counters approved funding source and autho rized the county judge to sign a pur chase order Removed from the table of May 9 and approved a new position for health inspector for Environmental Health Office groupstep 81 effective June 1 1996 and approved budget amendment from the General Fund Reserves to Environmental Health Office Salary and Benefits line items for funding The position is approve through December 31 at which time it will be decided if die position should be retained Tabled awarding bids for held portable 2way radios f Sheriffs Department Went into executive session conduct a performance evaluation county employee More Local The Subscribe Today Call 6259144 GRAND Kubota introduces their new Grand LSeries diesel tractors Compact models ranging from 32 to 45 HP with the features and options to work any farm or ranch Heavyduty hydraulic system and hefty 3point hitch keeps the Grand LSeries working from seed to harvest Take a look at a Grand LSeries today and see why we call them Simply Grand UFT 4001 N PAN AM EXPRESSWAY SAN ANTONIO TX 78219 2103516550 800289LIFT OPEN SATURDAYS 9 RENTALS AND FINANCING AVAILABLE 00 H Neuromuscular disease can say no running walking even breathing HelpMDA help Muuulir Dyitmphy 18005721717 UNITY THE MEMBERS OF TEAMSTERS LOCAL 657 SUPPORT THE COMMUNITY OF NEW BRAUNFELS WE SAY NO TO THE KKK
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