New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, March 18, 1997

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 18, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas Unicorns face Taft in round two playoff action. Page 5 A. UtNew Braunfels SO CENTS IO page# In on* teclion ■ Tuesday, Mw ch 18,1007 Serving C/owf County sod grounding wees lr# mrxu it ten Uh yews ■ Heme U Urry MMI tlMMMl BBBB* Vol leu. »#•/ 80 IrwideW fdihxtal Him* it* tam ti ii ii an ut it A SpOrfS n un,. im.... t an i., i. - ■    1.1. .6 Comics iii! iiittitt* I t ti * i > i ii i tit* * i iiitHttii C& Marvel Place ti itiit4 ii ti ii iii, MO Dear Abby i , i * t tit i t tti « * , i *.•««.»/ I Hi# H#ttM”Z#ttungt Tbs Mw Braunfrh Mf mid ' 0 i a* .mm. wiM i Wa rift jai wrta i'm ii j I ii f| * rn ii ammu mktks mnwiay wisnr* to Gfifll IMmt# Kitty ti_____.     A    ti,, ^4, , nil ti 1^4, r/TVvP, IrlOTTV VMrnvM« PUTH UW rn* (IfMM/i MNNVJf it ^    I IMpi mmw HNI INNMNUf Ixrrwy 7«tala Jr. (9 yeer* oM), Hippy anniversary wishes so im I AM^ry sui Susan A4tK4ha*f Mats Mid Cadi Kins (47 yaan). 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Canyon L •aa tm) By AM LIVY AM Wrier Chn* Mi/*rdo has come a long way since the days when ha sold drawings of skulls In his fourth-grade pears The 12-year old San Antonio native began a sculpting carrat with a figure tit lorn Man, rate of hts favorite count book heroes al tile lune Suite then his tastes have changed ami so have hts skills A more rec ani creation, a bust of Prince ( art of Holm* Braunfels, Der many, is displsyed prominently iii the history of immigration risen of the Hopbwnburg Museum, 401 W t oil St I li/ardo hee ame interested in sculpting Unit years ago because it primulas a mote tangible ON OI SIM A Y Cho*; I li/nrr Jo n bunt r/f Prlnoo Carl of 8okm Braurif©!*. (terr wry, in rime ringed in lf ai history of immigration rrxxri of lf ai Sophtehburg Museum, 401 W Coll fit Tho mu bourn in open from IO a rn to 5 pm MondaythroughSaturday and I to 5 pm Sunday Tfi#> arrtrarw o tao tor adults ib $f '/) aud '/) cents tor btu dor its For mortar information, call MictnNlo Oilman ut tim museum at 629 1572 peek into ll* citer ac ter of a persrai "When you see a picture, you don t see liar three dimension*, ami wfwn I sculpt. I feel like Tv* met (the sculpted person)/' I .li/ardo said I la* Pome < arl his! was bd rn fusil old pts* tograph* that the Hopluenhurg Art hives pro vuletl I li/ardo, wlu# was inspiretl by the New Braunfels founding tallier "I Ila sight it was really civil thai some person wiaild inspire a wholr city/* be said I he work took als ail 40 bour* to i< supt tie, ami was (Irate on a table in his Issue al I amla Apartments I li/ardo, wImi lives wilh his haute Ii sr/a ara! I -year old daughter, Megan, pra< Im es sculpting while juggling two job*, us a maintenance man with I aim la Apartment* ami a < jioilrty assurant e asst slate bs Its Wal Marl Distribution ( enter Turn lo Sculpting, Rags 2 Ex-mayor, councilman seeks Disc 3 position Bf AM LIVY StaH Writ or Rutty Herald, a framer norm linum and mayor, filed for die District I ( tty Council position Monday in a race aet fra election May I Seidel will face Randy Vamiray, co-owner idQuick Align Brakes anti Htiepenaton, who filed earlier this month, Brenda Freeman is the current ct rune ll member for District I ami aunt ameed earlier this year that she will not he seeking a second term He ole I, 72, owned a local pin no studio before retiring br run an indue- Ile serves on lite city’s l eo-normt Develop men! ( otpora Bon and the (treater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce ’ s Irak urinal Devel Audy tetde) opulent ( tim unite* He alstr serves tai die New Braunfels cham her’s Airman of the Quarter corn mitier Heulel said he wants lo ensure that property lases remain low in New Braunfels, especially Un die elderly who ara often rat a fisrd int rane "People Iwfe to pay lases/* fie saw! “I want to make sure dial ran po nasty lases are kepi low Jail still luive all die city services dial we nerd ” Ile also said his (wooly wit) lie allrat ling quality new industries ami businesses to die area anti ensuring that local water supplies remain viable “I want Ut help get a few more grad clean Industrie* to crane here so we will always have jobs for ran cit i/erix,” be ural Heulel, who served (ai tile count ii frran 1001 lo 1004 arui was mayra bran 1001 to 1004, named his wife, Mary Ann, us his caoijMign treasurer "New Braunfels has been grad to me (umI so I lee! I want lo give Ism k lo die community," Ie* said District I covers a northwest sec lion of New Braunlels, extending alraig a line formed by Waltl Road lo Walnut Avenue, I anda Street, I alala Park Drive lo I )»ik wrad suldivision and running parallel with I oop 117 I la* last day lo file ha < amildar y in die It aim ii races is Wednesday District 4 will U vacated by two term council member ami former mayia, Paul I raser, ami im lurk** i an didates Jan Kofylo and Mussel! Mi I ronald (tonal County ■ Bogins Thursday Rf 8 30 •rn • Wilt run from 8 30 to 3 p rn ©very Thursday and Frlciray at tho County Hood Department, 4766 Highway 46 North, • WW bo accepting limbs (no larger than 9 met**), h^rsh ara! yard trimmmgr ■ No rockb, food, wrist© or building material will bo m/)©pt ©d ■ For rosidontlRl us© only No commorclRl mRt©rial will bo ©coopted • For rr ■ For morn loformRhon, colt 6?0 5508 or 885 4(190 In bakiy** edrtrai of New I hat//as*, the Herald-Z*itung takes a look at industry end agriculture From area businesses to ranching to 4-H, see Us ■ -• ma 11 iM *U l frill ^»a i wnm i rMppPfini) ffi Mill ftrcfiMMiV m# Braunfels funding ideas Officials seek ways to keep property tax rate low Friday*! rogulir drown big lunch with Now Brounfota May or Jon Konnody hit boon con coted bocoy!# of tho Tov aa logrslohvn Corrforonoo, Tho lune boa will rooumo at noon April 4 it tho Municipal Building ^H#M#f ^)#n6#i Tho Qrootor Now Bf aureola Chambor of Commorco nooda vofuntoora for tho now Highway Visitor Cantor planned to upon in mid May Tho Chamber cur rontly ha* a groat volunteer core, but now volunteer* are needed to ated die now conter Anyone interested can (,»JI l.yrv ck Moon at tho pf nor* jet offu,© 6/6 rm Next profit organizations ar© invited to rate# money April 10 by selling food or boko sal© Item© during Volunteer Fest '97 at tho WursttiaJle Pleas© con teed Karen lf your organization wishes to participate, fax 6?5 2984, pf xxi# 6207520 Fund not #ffNI#t## Bo aware that ttie Pacific West Cancer FixkJ rn riot nffili ated with ttie American Cantut SfXyloty Cancer funds arxf vM untoors boirig spited tex an April 1997 fund drive m Dxnal Cexinty are not sponsor od by tho American Cancer Sor^iety Comal Oxxity resirJents desir Ing lo donate money to Iho Amoflcan Cancer Society can do so by (xxitardxig yexx Comal County unit at 825-8619 or 625 3262 ButxnittecJ by hkAi Peter srxi, cflagman. American Can cor Srjciety, Comal County unit •#y So out o leady Boy Scouts wW dean out your garage, room, closet, ©to , earn funds to attend summer camp They wW boul off unwant Od Roms Cill 629*3811, Chipping program ready to begin By AM LCVY 5i«fl Wrrtra Bg MMM DZIUK Staff Wntm C'emal County will expand ifs ffforts lo divert material from area landfills fry kicking oft its chipping program Thursday County Commissioner Mo* Hchwab saul the county received a grant for $16,000 from the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission to begin the program in f omal ( minty He said the initiative is an extension of current Rural Recycling program, which kept 517 tons of material out of local landfills in its first 15 months "('Die gr»al is) to keep rt rail of the landfills.*4 Schwab saul "That** why the recycling program was e*t*b fished 4 iii We want tx* see the same thing with the chipping program We sort of esprit and anticipate it will blow up that way. ton " Schwab said chipping will he available from S IO a rn to 1 p m every Thursday awl Friday I tmh*, brush and yard trimmings will he chipped, and the product will be given hack to the person or stockpiled Buts will then be accepter! fra the stockpile, Schwab said He added that the program is geared toward ( omal ( minty residents, m> urn martial material will be accepted "We're wa going lo cater to the commercial people because it wasn't designad for that," Schwab said, **T hey charge people Un taking that (k»wn, so they can pay the tipping fee/* Schwab said residents have already been calling to ask when the program would be put in place He said the start date was delayed from Feb I to give the county time lo construct a road so residents could drive arouwl the road department Artist’s loving hands alternative In tile lair I USO* fbr subject wa* aJtrrnntivr sourc es of waler as a means to pmvulr fra the future of New Braunfels Now lite city shraild begin looking al alternative I ne! I Mal* of raising revenue instead of considering property las hikes that's lite message ( tty Manager Mike Shawls urged ( tty ( own ii aud staff to vim sider al a Monday night inalgel wmksiiop f tty staff awl count ii member* are begin lung Ila- process of aj»jaoving this year 's fis cal Midget thai brgin* July I < raiw ll will dec (dr tai lite final Midget in May Du1 city proposed to lite council a $14 7 rnilhrai M aiger wiiii un anta ijnitc-d eke tease in properly taxes frran IU cents lo TI cents jut VIM) valuation I tie rate has decreased by 40 percent (lur mg lite past hair years largely because of higlier evalualuats, new ciaisiniction arui an iw rease in Ila? c tty sales tax that goes lo off sri property taxes While lowering lice lux rain is a good filing, imminent growth must Iw funded Ihrratgh alternative urethral* instead of tupping into property owners rue h year. Shawl* said Ile said that Ila- < My'* current pncpcrty lux rate of 20 rente cady jcuys ha als sit 70 pet (eta ol flee current budget or alaait V7 0 million I hut revenue alraw (Ira** tv* even (cay ha Ila- (colMe budget, wha lr isuMait VI V million ta Ila- lire (lepartuatit. which is VI I nu 11 MUI. la* saul In a couple of years Ila’ ( My traild rad raise Ila* (ale quickly ewuigh within the law to pay lot tlx* Alture expenses of nacre public ha lithe* HW I personnel in addition lo IM' nth er regular services "lins is ii serious issue,' said Mayor tan Keunaily "We have got to And a way to raise our revenue 44 Shawls urged Ila? coma ii lo u ai sider railer revenue generating (aaauhihlies such as ■ I t ining (rty-owrwd Z(|ui|>rw iii ta tat ii Hies. ■ Selling s(a»nsrashijt* tai road signs ■ I barging a tee ha request* lo t bange street narrws • Selling small logos (ai > tty owned vein cie* "I his is Ila kiwi of think mg we ired lo ic (kung," lie said "You can'l (will Ila rabbit tail Un three year* I la* fabbrt is gelling real thin I hale taxes I liey sMadd M Ila? last dung we raise '* Shawl* also talked al*nit Ila (aaisihdily til irureasmg llu* Irausfcr of funds that New Braunlels Ulilitu's makes lo Ila- city eat Ii year from flee Inc My sales Nit! I transfers 1 I pen erg of its gross rev emir ta VI 7 million lo Ila* city I tty official* have iridic ated lo NIKI xxiii c tai* 11 ley want lo (mewler wising Ilia? ai inn ml closer lo the fMtimud average of I H percent site A Ilia nigh the road has not been paved yet, the program will start Thursday News of tlw program's startup leas one local man concerned, May Kaderti (rf Kaderh Materials saul his business already provide* fhe service (rf chipping to residents, and the county's program will he unwanted competition "There is absolutely no use Un the puMu set ha to instigate a program to meet a need that the private sector is already mewling," Kaderb saul He said 2* percent of tile material going into landfills is recyclable green waste Me currently chips material arui then sells the mulch to private citi/ens and businesses In the pas! three years, lie saul he Iw* kept tens of timusund* of yards of Turn to Chipping, Page 2 City eyes Area man’s passion is sculptingKudos area residents, students. 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