New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, June 4, 2000

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

June 04, 2000

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 4, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas NEW ELS HERALDZET3 Water Restrictions New Braunfels Utilities customers with addr ending In 5 din water l after WP users not orjnfor Jresses iter today iVJ Vol 149 No 141 50 pages in 5 sections INSIDE Braunfels High School Class of 2000 received diplo mas Friday night during com mencement at Unicom The prosturn Kyle Maligro won the title of World Bodyboarding Championships Saturday at Schlitterbahn Leam more about him and others who B Seam stories Find out what the seams in your heirloom quilt are trying to tell you A quilt expert shares her tips with the New Braunfels Quilt Guild and local in WEATHER Summer vacation is starting out with partly cloudy skies during the day and mostly cloudy nights with highs in the 90s and lows in the 70s For the complete forecast see Page2A INDEX MIMIIMMMIMIf tMIMMMMMMMIMMMMWRW ylB88lmOt nmm June 4 2000 Or TX rpv Serving Coma ucy since 1852 takes Now play ing in New Aviaryturnedzoo adds to strange cast of characters mt f i T K JESSIE Top left The king vultures are some of the scarier looking residents at the New Braunfels Zoo Top right Ihis Rhesus macaque is one of Gardens now is New Braunfels Zoo Below New Pat Often plays with two vervet mon keys BY JOAN L ROBERTSON PRINGLE HeraldZeitung Correspondent ihe people who run the Clear Springs Aviaries and Gardens want to make one thing clear Its no longer just for the birds The facility does have 300 species of birds but also numerous species of mammals reptiles and fish But the name has changed to the New Braunfels Zoo because most people dont know what an aviary is and also to make it clear to the citizens of New Braunfels that it is no longer located in Clear Springs according to Steven Collins who along with Pat Often runs and owns the zoo Were trying to get people of New Braunfels aware of Collins said Were trying to do something for the The birds at the 35acre zoo located off Interstate 35 and Engel Readjust south of New Braunfels share the facility with monkeys alli gators deer bobcats tigers and numerous other animals See up Eckerd proposal again Developer says residents concerns addressed some neighbors say they disagree BY HEATHER TODD Staff Writer New Braunfels Planning and Zoning Commis sion will decide Tuesday how well an Eckerd developer has addressed residents concerns about a store proposed for Walnut Avenue and Business 35 The Realty Group the realty group represent ing Eckerd has applied for a special use permit to allow construction of an Eckerd drug store The Planning and Zon ing Commission will hear the request Tuesday at New Braunfels Municipal Building 424 S Castell Citys building standards commis sion considers plight of Rosedale Housing authority director addresses Rosedale affordable housing Avenue The commission will then make a recommen dation to city council Realty Group says residents traf fic concerns are being addressed in a revised site plan but some residents who opposed the devel opment this past year say they are not convinced Its going to cause chaos and said Rachel Culbertson who lives on 569 Sycamore Ave behind the proposed site In February 1999 city council voted 43 in favor of the project but city policy required a 61 vote or better because of public opposition to the propos al City planner Harry Bennett said if 20 percent of residents living within 200 feet of the subject prop erty oppose a rezoning change 75 percent of coun cil must approve it for the change to pass In other words the project must pass with a 61 vote or unanimous vote That same rule will probably apply if that many come out Bennett said Currently the area is zoned R3 Multifamily Residential and C3 Commercial District Ben nett said city staff would not recommend approv ing an outright rezoning of the area to commercial Bruce S Shelby with Realty Group Inc said Eckerd decided to make another attempt to build at the location after Walgreens was grant ed a special use permit Feb 14 to build across the street Resident Betty Dunkin said residents did not come out with such vocal opposition to the Wai See Wastewater facility proposal unites residents in opposition ERIN MAQRUOER Staff Writer Residents concerned about the effects of a proposed wastewater treatment facility in the Canyon Lake area gathered Thursday for the first meeting of the North west Comal County mental About 150 residents met at the Spring Branch Volunteer Fire Department to discuss their con cerns about how the facility would affect the environment and neighboring communities and businesses said Sheryl Qim coalition chair and owner of nearby Fort camp ground The coalition is all about wmr gefc U or rights aw how do we protect NEXT The coalition will host another puWto Information session at 7 Monday at the Cypress Cove Civic Ctnter T For information contact Garza at Garza said We are concerned about this and we want answws The cpftiitioo united May 1 on the hods of a application to thjp Texas Natural 0 of the facility Garza said The plant which will dis charge treated wastewater into Rebecca Creek and hence the Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake is planned to serve a 180 acre subdivision with about one quarter acre lots Coalition members said they wanted TNRCC to respond to concerns such as how the plant would affect tiie value of property in the area odor and noise problems associated with the facility and the effect the plant would have on the aquatic environment and water quality of the sur creek and river TNECC officl Summer vacation ChHdren at Happy Days Day Care enjoy and Friday afternoon With area schools now out tor summer some parents scrambling to find ;