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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 10, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas Herald7eHung n Friday n 3 Garden Ridge loses two city officials Police Beat at City secretary police chief tender resignations By DAVID OCKUMOCR Siaff Writer t 1 U to GARDEN RIDGE Two Garden Ridge city officials have made it known that they plan to step down within the next 10 days City Secretary Chris Boring and Police Chief Thomas L Curd have submitted their resignations to the City Council Borings resignation is effective Jan 17 while Curds last day on the job will be Jan 20 The council will have a special meeting at 10 Saturday at the municipal court building on 9357 Schoenthal rtoad to accept both resignations and begin the search to fill both positions Mayor Jay P Millikin said Boring and Curd were both good assets to the city Both were good Millikin said Chief Curd has managed the department in a way that there are virtually no crime problems Mrs Boring has worked to upgrade our computer sophistication both In our city financial statements and in our water company computer The mayor said it would take a minimum of six weeks or more to find replacements for both Boring and Curd It will take time to advertise in the paper sort through the applications narrow down the finalists and ultimately interview the Millikin said The city will somehow manage without a city secretary and police chief for at least a month or more Millikin said Unfortunately we learned to live without a city secretary a year and a half he said We will have to account for the loss for a short period oftime until we can find a professional Millikin said he foresees the council naming an acting chief until a new one is found Boring 45 came on board as city secretary Nov 1 1995 She will take a merchandising job with Nabisco working in the San Marcos area Boring said she enjoyed her 14 month stay in Garden Ridge Everybody was courteous and kind I made a lot of friends she said Curd leaves after five years in the Garden Ridge Police Department He was hired as a police officer in January 1992 Curd was subsequently promoted to sergeant and was made chief in May 1995 Curd said he is going into private business Comal County Commissioners Court The following actions were taken by the Comal County Commissioners Court on Jan 9 Approved claims Determined platting requirements for a tract being approximately acres out of the William G Smith Survey No 359 and approximately acres out of the Rusk Transportation company Survey No 807 Accepted an extension of the Irrevocable Letter of Credit No 504 for Leaning Oaks Ranch Approved an amendment to plat Ilove Section i Granted the final approval for The Stop and accepted Received a report from the inty engineer I Received a How Goes It computer services New fficiais and employees are being lined the five personal computers r ovided by the state have been Installed and the bar code system for the district and county attorneys have been installed so files lean be tracked Received reports from elected officials Commissioner Crfstina Zamora thanked the court for her to the AlamoArea Housing Finance Board Moe Schwab said the rural recycling program is going so well it is overwhelming He said the chipping and mulching program will need to begin soon and he will bring it back before the court Within a couple of weeks County Treasurer Bart Bartholomew said the health insurance cjalms for December totaled Sheriff Bob Holder said the 91 center is being t reorganized and the court house is being worked on He CIRCLE C MARKETING also told the court that all departments needed to be certain their telephone lines go to the police department when they dial 911 so calls can be answered quickly Fire Marshal Milton Willmann said the early warning system for the Guadalupc River is still being discussed The county judge instructed Willmann to set up a meeting for February or March to discuss the system with other entities involved Approved the acknowledgment of eight new hires and authorized the county juriwe to new hire county tosjgFrtlw htre as appropriate One was Juititicc of the Peace I one for the road department four for the sheriff one for the jail and one for the county clerk Reappointed James Jeflcre and Pierce Broach to the Fire Prevention District No 3 Appointed David Renkcn Comal County auditor to CH Condo Board to replace Nathan Rheinlandcr Appointed members to the Comal County Historical Commission Members include John Arnn Carolyn Barry Edna Brcmcr Carmen Butts Penelope Doherty Rene Couch Rosalinda DcLaCerda Gladys Erben Don Torres Dr Fred Frueholz Lucille Garcia Myra Goff Rosemane Gregory Madclyn Harris I K t I lilt V I 11 I I I 1UM ytdf MHVniM W wH llwf Wll yflwTo oMMfKirown w wd M on ixdHont HNMHI CCM MN ff69 Of MII4291573 fMt odvtft If lug Any Regular Entree And Up With This Ad Offer Expire Jon DineIn Only TEEN DANCE sponsored by KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Council 111 Landa Street 7llPm Doors open Cock In Dance Admission Grades 58 only DANCE DATE Friday Cross Country D J Comul County ShfriflTi Oftke Jan 2 Report of then Canyon Lake Marina Box 220 Canyon Lake taken boat trailers hn M Report of theft 2169 Candlelight Drive Canyon Lake taken black plastic barnshape mailbox value Report of a motor vehicle 3076 Tanglcwoocl Trail Cypress Cove Canyon Lake cutting instrument allegedly used to take car battery New Police Department Wednesday Report of a burglary of a motor vehicle 645 Rock 1989 Hyundia fourdoor unknown person allegedly broke vcnl window and took checking book Report of burglary of a motor vehicle 593 Rock 1994 Ford Van unknown person allegedly took mobile phone value Report of criminal mischief 104 Guada Coma Drive broken window on summer house and front door value Reportof criminal mischief and burglary of habitation Ncwk Tennis Ranch 325 Mission Valley Don Gffcrman Mclba Roth Barren Schlamcus Carolyn Rapp SchlamcuB Pierre Schlumbcrgcr Iris Schumann Henrietta Jo Schwab and Arlene Scales Honorary members include Anita Cook Edward Dcdeke Jolinc Erbcn John Karbach llortcnsc Karbach Lorcnc Ludwig Lottie Miller Mornhinwcg and Roberta Mueller Left tabled from Dec 19 1996 a request to upgrade Jl Clerk II position from Pay Group 6 lo Pay Group7 Approved amending the investigatorV safarv jip the District AttorrieyV office to pVcyields pay scale equal to 1996 pay The budget was based on the current investigator retiring He is not retiring so the budget is being amended to take him back o his regular salary Approved resolutions for Purchase of Services Granl and Diversionary Officer Grant The Purchase of Services Grant is for and the Diversionary Officer Grant is for Held a public hearing and approved the placement or modification of certain regulatory signs on county roads Two yield signs on Robinhood at Lighthouse will be changed to stop signs and a yield sign on east Ammann will be changed to a stop sign No action was I HOOKS I WALNUT 6 6296400 III 35 and Walnut Ave Turbulence feel Jerry fL lagwrc n 101 ualmations Ilw Strike JJL J 940 Preachers FrL Sail Sun ra igr J My Fellow Americans ISO Presented in BRAUNTEX 6254411 290 W San Antonio The We OS Oita Flno JrL SrtlSw IkwthMf 1 unknbwp person allegedly took CD player and Nintendo games shirts Report of a burglary or motor vehicle 352 Crown Ridge unknown person allegedly broke vent window and look purse with wallet bracelet Jnmco Avcry ring cash pnpcrs drivers license value of more than Report of forged check 375 Highway 46 Onkwood Inn value Report of theft Music Source 371 Landa unknown person allegedly look 10 flutes value Arrest on charge of heft robbery by atmault two counts of failure to appear Laxaro Cantu 38 235 N Hidalgo allegedly assaulted a WalMart employee after shoplifting Report of theft Comal Supply 1332 Castell rented equipment allegedly not returned value Report of theft 112 S Interstate 35 vehicle allegedly taken from a car lot 1983 Oldsmobilc twodoor white value Report of an assault Langlrcc Apartments 1565 N Business 35 taken on the changes to Bulvcrdc Lane and Obst Held a public hearing and approved proponed street name assignments for Comal County area Patch Road will be changed to Lonesome Dove Held a public hearing and approved street name assignments for Blackjack Oak in Comal County Awarded a proposal for commercial fire valuable papers building and boilers liability insurance lineitem transfers in1 budget fo from Oil account to Police Suppliesaccount for repairs of rridar units and approve a request for budget amendments Recognized employees for faithful service to Comal County FAA No indication of trouble before commuter crash By JOHN HUGHES Associated Pross MONROE Mich AP A pilot gave no indication that a commuter plane was in trouble before it nose dived into a snowy rural field splintering into thousands of pieces and killing all 29 aboard It didnt skid at all It went straight into the said 14 yearold Cathy Conner who was getting off a school bus just as the plane crashed Thursday afternoon It was just like a blur it was going so fast Then I saw the explosion and flames just went Investigators worked today to determine what caused Comair Flight 3272 a twinengine limbracr 120 to crash en route from Cincinnati to Detroit while trying to land in a snowstorm The Detroit News today quoted an unidentified federal investigator as saying the investigation would focus on weather conditions and propellers We cant ignore that fact weve had two other crashes with Embracr rnadc planes that were caused by propeller the investigator said Those crashes occurred in 1991 and 1995 The plane had no serious maintenance problems since 1992 according to FAA records The records show 22 service events since 1992 The only incident in 1996 was a takeoff that was aborted because of a false warning signal Maintenance was done on the propeller and the deicing equipment in 1993 and 1994 service records cited by The Cincinnati Enquirer show Weve spoken to the flight crew that flew the aircraft earlier in he day and they have indicated there were no problems of any type with the aircraft during their Comair President David Sicbcnburgcn said And the pilot gnve no indication of any trouble as lie plane prepared to land the Federal Aviation Administration said The plane went down in a winter storm just before dusk about seven miles west of Monroe and about 18 milcH southwest of its destination Detroit Metropolitan Airport It looked like a bomb went off destroying everything in its said Dale chairman of the Monroe County Board of Commissioners People who hurried to the site lo try to help any survivors quickly turned back Iff had known it was going to be that bad I wouldnt have said Hob Brant who lives several miles away There were body parts everywhere It would be impossible for anyone to walk out of Residents said the plane came within 50 yards of hitting a house ANNOUNCING A NEW MUSIC PROGRAM FOR KIDS IN NEW BRAUNFELS int v J CHLDBLOQM GUITAR PROGRAM For Young People 512 Experienced and specially rained toi A thoughtful rttKl ciirtnjijipproadrtf musical skill diViilofjfnwif Scheduled wild you in mind Frui parent newsletter Many rotmitnuw A convmilitril KiiiiintfilK locution Call 6080392 or 8005940049 Ihinff Ive ever ilonc for my chilli Austin New Braunfels Pediatric Associates P A Dr Timothy W Owens Dr Mark D Statler Dr Avvikla I Ramos Lorraine Howard Wish to iinnounce I he relocation of their office to 1535 Kiisl Common St 6259153 on lanuaiv Hours By Appointment Regular Office Hours 85 AfterHours Clinic Also Available 67 Sal 812 Noon Gruono Rd LOOP 337 to Austin How does your business rank against the competition Come hear the results of the survey Wednesday January 29 1997 Sponsored by The New Bmunfels HeraktZoitung RSVP 210 6259144 ext 204 or 208
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