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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 8, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas HeraldZeitung g Sunday December Q 3A Construction delays set back opening of library addition By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer Unexpected delays in construction have pushed the opening of the new addition to the Tye Preston Memorial Library at least two more weeks Jim Campise president of the library board said the board had hoped to finish up the addition this month but circumstances have caused the delay Early February is what we are hoping Campise said Campise said workers are scheduled to knock down the wall between the library and the addition on Friday and Saturday The library will be closed on those days The library will then reopen until Jan 1 We will close it for the entire month of January to move books new shelves and get the carpet Campise said Despite the delay Campise said the project is still on budget The addition was funded through revenue from the Tye Preston Memorial Brick Parade project which raised by selling bricks or granite blocks to individuals or businesses The bricks and granite blocks to be placed in the main pathway leading to the library will bear the names of the donors The new addition will be used as a meeting room study room and expanded childrens area When it is completed the childrens reading area will double its size Council to consider cuts in electric rates By ABE LEVY Staff Writer The New Braunfels City Council is scheduled Monday night to consider reducing electric rates for all New Braunfels Utilities customers The NBU Board of Trustees approved the plan on Nov 26 at its regular meeting in light of lower power prices offered by the utilitys wholesale supplier The proposed decrease must be approved by three readings of City Council and would mean a reduction of on an average monthly bill of kilowatts The decrease would be proportional to larger commercial and industrial customers officials said If council approves the measure in three successive readings the earliest the proposed rates would take effect is Jan 27 for the February billing cycle The Lower Colorado River I Authority sells the power to NBU which expects to save up to The proposed decrease which must be approved by the City Council in three readings would mean a reduction of on the average monthly electric million from the new set of prices in 1997 The councils Monday night agenda also includes A presentation from representatives of Glowfest 96 A public hearing and action item on designating the Jacob Schmidt building 193 W San Antonio St as a historic landmark Consideration of appointments of three members to the Main Street Advisory Board Consideration of appointments of three members to the Community Development Advisory Committee Consideration of appointments of seven members to the Transportation and Traffic Advisory Board Consideration of bids for the purchase of a 1997 Typ6 III Ambulance remount Staff members are recommending approval of the lowest bid which is with a credit for a tradein The total price would be M Subscribe to the HeraldZejtung 13 Juanita Taylor CEO Escorted 210 5602607 Dec The Living Christmas Tree and dinner Dec 13 Black Swan Inn Proper Tea and more Dec 16 Rivercenter Mall Alamo Plaza Christmas Tree Dec 18 Tower of the Americas Dinner Downtown Lights Jan 1011 Travel 6259144 March 1 Ole Nueva Laredo MEMBER SEOUttmUADAlUPE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WO PROFESSIONAL TOUR QUIOE ASSOC OF SA SEMIANNUAL FOUNDATION DAYWEAR SALE VANITY FAIR SMOOTHIE BALP PANTIES CAMISOLES When US OFFER se bras panties a Bgrely pqnty FREE and gp to bock by mail See your Salei Associate for all the CHH6EIT BEALLS Were all about Comal County Commissioners Court The following actions were taken by the Comal County Commissioners Court at the Dec meeting Approved claims Vacate and replat of Lots 203 204 225 and 226 Tamarack Shores Section II into Lots 203R and 225R Received a report from the county engineer Received shirts promoting Glowfest 96 Discussed the consolidation of the county and district attorneys offices The county judge advised Dib Waldrip district attorneyelect to talk with members of the court and place it on the agenda for action when he felt ready Received reports from elected officials Commissioner Danny Scheel told the court that Jerry Marshall executive director for Bexar Metro 911 is leaving his position and the county will recognize him next week Commissioner Moe Schwab reported that the rural recycling building should be complete by Dec 15 Approved the September 1996 term minutes Held a public hearing and approved proposed street name assignments of Ninneman Lane and Spangenberg Road for private roads in the Comal County area Opened bids for various services related to the county animal control program heating and air conditioning maintenance contract and radio maintenance for mobiles and portables Removed from the table of Nov 27 1996 and approved a resolution and addressing standards for Comal County as presented by Bexar Metro 911 and authorized the county judge to sign Approved a line item transfer for Commissioners Court from Contingency account to Stationery and Office Supplies account to augment line item for the remainder of 1996 Approve lineitem transfer for Auditors office from assistant auditor and related fringes account to capital outlay account to augment Ifne item for acquisition of indigent health software and hardware Attention CD Buyers Stan Cunningham Callable Certificates of Deposit This CD is noncallable for the first 12 months and then can be called at par monthly thereafter by the issuing bank Early withdrawal may not be permitted Minimum Subject to availability as of cannot remain on deposit Periodic payout of interest required Interest paid FDIC insured to Noncallable for 1 Year Callable thereafter 100 Final Cad or stop by today Stan Cunningham 650 Landa New Braunfels 210 6290055 Edwardjones Serving Individual Investors Since 1871 CARDS f y European Pine Tree 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