New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, May 20, 1997, Page 2

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

May 20, 1997

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 20, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 2 0 HeraldZaltung p Tuesday May Marion eyes crackdown on private use of right of way Obituary By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer MARION If a councilman has his way the City of Marion could be cracking down on those who use city property and rightofway illegally for private use Councilman Clarence Jackson said at the city council meeting Monday that the city should be tougher on those who block city rightsofway with structures and use city property without permission from city halt Jackson wants the ordinance which prohibits the permanent use of city property for private use to be strictly enforced I feel they shouldnt be allowed to do this except on a temporary Jackson said They shouldnt do it on a permanent basis We spent money way back to get the alley ways clean so that citizens would have access to them Then we have people camping out on a permanent Councilman Felix Arambula wanted to know who the violators of the ordinance were before the council could decide what action it should take Arambula said he agreed with Jacksons point of view but that he wanted to know who has been violating the ordinance recently I havent seen anybody camping Arambula said I want to see all of the names of the people who have violated this Mayor Glenn Hild said the city sends letters to the violators and gives rhem 30 days to vacate the property if they are using it Arambula said the ordinance can be amended if needed He said if residents needed to use city property for anything they had the right to come before city council to get permission with the understanding the city could use the property if it needed to City Secretary Maggie Harding said that if someone plants a garden in an alleyway the city can go in without asking for permission Residents can go before council if they want to put sbmething on city property I recommend that Clarenceand 1 take a tour of the city and idteritify who are the violators ofthe1 Correction A story on page IB of Sundays sports page contained incorrect information Jason Hunt who was given the AllAround Male award at Thursdays Canyon High School athletics banquet is a sophomore In addition Drew Sniders name was misspelled in the list of boys track award winners GIFT BOOKS AVAILABLE WAIJVUT6 6296400 1H 35 and Walnut Ave Schulz said Councilman Jimmy Schulz then came up with an idea Schulz suggested that the topic be tabled until the next council meeting in June The rest of the council agreed with Schulzs recommendation The council got an update on the softball field being constructed by the Marion Youth Organization on city property on West Otto Street MYO member David Mueller said construction is progressing despite recent rain We did review the contract with the city the mayor and I and we fully intend to take care of the property for the city and make us both look Mueller said The MYO board thanks you for the opportunity for letting us use that Mueller said the MYO wants to start building its Pony baseball field sometime this year on the same site next to the softball field Councilwoman Mary Gagne raised concerns on who would be held liable if an accident should occur at the ballfield and if the city would be the one who would have to pay for any potential liabilities Hild said he and Mueller would look over the contract to determine the wording of such items as insurance In other business Approved budget amendments for capital water improvement projects The funds for the projects will come from the citys water and sewer revenues In closed session the council decided to go out and advertise for the city secretarys position and accept applications The city is looking for a replacement for Harding who plans to retire on May 31 Heard a complaint from Steve Sponsiller who said he has had to put up with his neighbors playing loud music for over a year He felt the noise ordinance was not working and said he was begging the council to do something Councilman Jackson suggested that the city letter to 00 iJtljXr meviolators and i I 11 i i U I lit Suzanne DcBusk Olson If youre ever hungered shes there to fill your bowl With love and tender kindness the things within her Suzanne DeBusk Olson age 57 passed away May 17 1997 in San Antonio She was bom Nov 17 1939 in Austin Texas Survivors include husband Clarence Helmer Olson of New Braunfels daughters Kathryn Vanessa LeVine and Kelly Ann von Rosenberg both of San Antonio stepdaughter Criscinda Soard Reed of San Antonio grandsons Lon Brady Millsap and Ryan Joseph von Rosenberg both of San Antonio granddaughters Jennifer Kay ORourke and Andrea Alana Lewis LeVine both of San Antonio greatgrandson Andrew James Millsap of Junction City sister Deborah D Forster of Atascosa and brother Kelly Sherman DeBusk III of Marble Falls Mrs Olson was preceded in death by son Arthur James von Rosenberg Jr Funeral services are scheduled for 2 Tuesday May 20 1997 at Goetz Funeral Home with Rev David Skinner and Rev L C Johnson officiating Interment will follow in St John Lutheran Cemetery in Marion under the direction of Goetz Funeral Home Pallbearers are Hunter Engstrom Daniel A ORourke Howard L Pyland John V Grant Ronald Sulaica and Bryan Fahrig Memorials may be given to The Guadalupe Humane Society Theres an empty echo From the chambers of my heart A sound that only I know the rhythm I hear when were apart This tune that beats from me Some days is more than I can bear Lifes a sad melody The saddest song when youre not Goetz Funeral Home Seguin Delmar Damerau Mr Delmar Damerau age 78 died Monday May 19 1997 at the Arboretum in New Braunfels Graveside services are Wednesday May 21 at 2 at the St Johns Lutheran Cemetery in Marion with Rev James Witschorke officiating Visitation will be 6 Tuesday and continue until noon on Wednesday er Generation ot Family Service FUNERAL HOME TODAYS CROSSWORD PUZZLE thru The Fifth Fri MonThurs SolSun Element PG13 L fri Mohfhur SolSun Breakdown Fathers Day PG13 Fri MonThurs SolSun 930 Austin Powers I R I Fri MonThurs SolSun 920 920 rVolcano PG13 fti MonThuf SalSun Romv Fri MonThurs SotSun Michelle ACROSS 1 Guide 5 Halt 10 Dec holiday 14 Opera highlight 15 Fudd or Gantry 16 Stood up 17 Rolled pasta 19 Mine entrance 20 Property 21 Bird of fable 22 Positive votes 23 Viny shelter 25 annum 26 Chop 30 As Like It 31 Unruffled 34 Reed instruments 36 Valuable item 38 Baseballs Williams 39 Fiesta items 41 Using the oven 43 Wynn and Begley 44 Additional 46 Type of cannon 47 Safe 49 Goof 51 Singles 52 Hostel 53 Slumber 55 Metallic rocks 57 Triumphant cry 58 Pool room 63 Wind indicator 64 Wirehaired canine 66 Ancient Peruvian 67 Territories 68 Mild cheese 69 Eat to lose 70 Takes five 71 Military conflicts DOWN 1 Fancy trim 2 Important periods 3 That a Shame 4 Actor Carvey 5 Stick figure 6 House addition 7 Like a lover 8 Mexican Mister 9 Red 10 Photographed a broken bone 11 Temperateness 12 Koreas location 13 Mounts gemstones 18 Timetable info 24 Brag 25 Flower part 26 and dreams 27 Tolerate PREVIOUS PUZZLE SOLVED 31197 1997 United Feature Syndicate 28 Superego part 29 Large green parrot 31 Notice 32 Nervous 33 Borders 35 Bows opposite 37 Portion 40 Hatchet 42 As well 45 Unwinds 48 Beat an incumbent 50 Playtime at school 53 Terra firma 54 Golf score 55 Roman poet 56 Rajahs wife 57 At a distance 59 Make ale 60 Verdi opera 61 Close by 62 Tentacles 65 Make 1 Down BRAUNTEX 6254411 290 W Sari Antonio Jungle Fri MonThur SotSun 2 Jungle J Ffi MonThurs SotSun PG13 STUMPED Call for Answers Touchlone or Rolary Phones 95e per minute 10004543535 ext code 500 Javier J Hernandez Javier J Hernandez age 4 of New Braunfels died Saturday May 17 1997 in San Antonio Javier was born September 12 1992 in San Antonio to Javier Hernandez and Rhonda Torres He was a student at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic school for a brief period He is survived by his parents Javier Hernandez of New Braunfels and Rhonda Torres of New Braunfels brother Jacob Hernandez of New Braunfels maternal grandparents Rudy Torres of New Braunfels and Elvira Torres of New Braunfels paternal grandparent Maria Luisa Hernandez of New Braunfels great grandmother Tomasita Sema of New Braunfels numerous aunts uncles and cousins Javier was preceded in death by his grandfather Jesus Hernandez Sr A rosary was recited Monday at Zoeller Funeral Home A funeral mass is scheduled for 11 Tuesday at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church with Father Richard Oberstar Interment will follow in Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery Visitation began 7 Sunday and continued until Tuesday Memorials may be made to Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School trust fund Schlitterbahn offers scholarships Applications for the Robert Henry Presidential Scholarship are now being accepted at Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos The program is open to all Schlitterbahn employees who applied to attend SWT next fall or who are currently enrolled there Several scholarships are expected to be awarded for the 199798 term Amounts may vary but typically will be Applications should be made at the SWT Scholarship Center in the Kellam Building The deadline is July 1 1997 for the 199798 school year For information call Schlitterbahns personnel office at 526 For the latest listings Real Estate See the HeraldZeitung Classifieds on Friday and Sunday cr 3rd Qtrwtfion FUNERAL HOME Recently Moved Getting Married New Baby Give us a call Lena Davis CISO S090273 WELCOME AGON JudyWainsch HBISO 6258743 New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Memorial Day Ad Deadlines Due to the closing of our offices in honor of Memorial Day May 26 Our advertising deadlines have changed RETAIL CLASSIFIED DISPLAY CLASSIFIED LINE ADS NEW BRAUNFELS HERALDZEITUNG Friday Tuesday Sunday Tuesday 27 Thursday ADVISOR Wednesday Thursday Wednesday Friday Thursday Friday Friday Oam Tuesday Oam Our office will reopen Tuesday May 27th Have a safe and funfilled Memorial Day From the staff and the New Braunfels Herald Zeiturig Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Increase The City of New Braunfeis will hold a public hearing on a proposal to increase total tax revenues from properties on the tax roll in 1995 by eight percent Your individual taxes may increase at a greater or lesser rate or even decrease depending on the change in the taxable value of your property in relation to the change in taxable value of all other property The public hearing will be held on May 27 1997 at in Council Chambers at 424 S Castell Avenue New Braunfels Texas FOR the proposal Jan Kennady Mayor Ray Schoch Mayor Pro Tem Juan Luis Martinez Councilmember District 1 Randy Vanstory Councilmember District 3 Jan Kotylo Councilmember District 4 Cathy Talcott Councilmember District 5 AGAINST the proposal Juliet Watson Councilmember District 6 PRESENT and not voting None ABSENT None The statement above shows the percentage increase the proposed rate represents over the 26907 tax rate that the City published on April 20 1997 The following table compares taxes on an average home in the City of New Braunfels last year to taxes proposed on the average home this year Again your individual taxes may be higher or lower depending on the taxable value of your property Last Year This Year Average home value General exemptions available amount available orTffie average home not including senior citizens or disabled persons exemptions Average taxable value Tax rate Tax proposed proposed Under this proposal taxes on the average home would increase by or six percent compared with last years taxes Comparing tax rates without adjusting for changes in property value the tax rate would decrease by per of taxable value or one percent compared to last years tax rate These tax rate figures are not adjusted for changes in the taxable value of property ;