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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 12, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas Page 4A HERALDZEITUNG Thursday October COUNTY LOCAL STATE FROM THE DISPATCH Rig burglary Police said a trucker from Kansas lost a television videocassette recorder and citizens band radio in a burglary of his rig late Sunday or early Monday A New Braunfels Police Department official said the truck parked in the 1200 block of I35 South was broken into sometime between 5 and 10 by someone who pried open a right side door The theft is under investi gation AROUND THE STATE clears man AUSTIN AP Carlos Lavemia wiped away tears on Wednesday as a district court judge recommended he be exonerated of a rape conviction hes been fight ing for 16 years Using DNA evidence prosecutors and defense lawyers teamed up in a rare cooperative effort to prove that Lavemia 50 did not rape a woman in 1983 Lavemia has served 16 years of his 99year prison term Travis County Judge Mike Lynchs recommen dation now goes to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals for a final deci sion Attorneys in the case expect Lavernias convic tion to be set aside within three weeks UPCOMING MEETINGS NEW BRAUNFELS TREE AND LANDSCAPE BOARD 6 today New Braunfels Municipal Building conference room A 424 S Castell Ave COMAL COUNTY COM MISSIONERS COURT regular meeting today Commissioners Courtroom 3rd floor Comal County Courthouse Annex 150 N Seguin Ave NEW BRAUNFELS TRANSPORTATION AND TRAFFIC ADVISORY BOARD today New Braunfels Municipal Building council chambers 424 S Castell Ave COMAL COUNTY WATERWISE GROWTH STUDY COMMITTEE regular meeting Friday 1st floor Comal County Courthouse Annex 150N Seguin St WASSER STRASSE AND TRANSPORTAIN MENT TOWN MEETING Friday Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort Rapids Pavilion Lincoln Street COMAL COUNTY COM Public hearing to receive comment on proposed amendments to subdivision rules regarding water avail ability Thursday Oct 19 Commissioners Courtroom 3rd floor Comal County Courthouse Annex 150 N Seguin St Volunteer fire department receives national honor FROM STAFF REPORTS CANYON LAKE Canyon Lake fire prevention program and safety record for 1999 won national recognition for reporting no fatalities related to residential fires Canyon Lake received a Life Safety Achievement Award for 1999 by the Shawnee Mission Kansas based Residential Fire Safety Institute RFSI is a nationwide public interest group whose mission is to reduce residential fire deaths and injuries The Life Safety Achievement Award recognizes local fire pre vention activities that contribute to reducing lost lives through fire Its a pretty big Canyon Lake chief Shawn Wherry said We were fortunate in 1999 that we didnt have any fatalities and thats a great accomplishment for our fire prevention fire safety program Its an honor for our employees and members who go out and talk about fire prevention education and fire safety Its nice for them to be able to see the end result of Festivities abound at CL People will have lots of choices for entertainment shopping and dining at Canyon Lake this week end Tonight the Canyon Lake Women in Business kicks of the weekend with the eighth annual Trade Show at Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative Auditorium Doors open at 5 and admission is free This is a prime opportunity to learn about the goods and ser vices provided by the 100 plus members of CLWIB In addition to providing infor mation about their business exhibitors will pass out samples and other good things for atten dees to take home Raffle ticket sales benefit the CLWIB scholar ship fund and the prizes donated by local businesses are usually plentiful On Friday night theres more raffling plus good dancing this one to benefit Danielle Heaton The Mountain Valley student is undergoing kidney dialysis in Austin and proceeds will help with the familys medical expens es Dancing begins at 8 Fischer Dance Hall lasting until midnight with music provided by Crossroads Food will be available from 5 to 8 Raffle ticket prizes include a TV a George Strait autographed jacket items donated by the World Wrestling Feder ation plus more Tickets are and you need not be present to win For tickets and information call 830 9642145 Come Saturday and Sunday dont worry about cooking dinner Come out and play while sup porting some great organizations Lets start with lunch on Saturday Heres the menu Cold boiled shrimp with red sauce new potatoes and corn on the cob For your dining and listening pleasure the Austin Banjo Club provides music All this happens at the Canyon Lake Noon Lions Club Shrimpfest and Crafts Show 11 to 5 on Saturday Pack your seafood bib and head on over to Dam Red Barn RV DANA JONES Park South Access Road just below the dam Tickets are in advance available from Lions Club members or at the door Call 830 9642223 for informa tion Proceeds go for charitable causes After lunch walk off an entire lytoofull stomach by shopping the arts and crafts fair on the grounds A silent auction also will be featured Parking and admission to the fair are free Saturday night dinner goes Italian The Knights of Columbus Annual Spaghetti Dinner lasts from 7 to 9 at St Thomas the Church The church is across from The Dam Red Barn on St Thomas Drive Adult tickets are children 12 and younger are admitted for each For information call 830 899 4119 There are more entertainment and food opportunities on Saturday night and Sunday at the Germania Farmer Verein 125th Octoberfest in Anhalt From 9 to 1 Saturday the historic dance hall will swing to the music of Geronimo Trevino The dance hall is off Texas 46 between New Braunfels and Boerne miles west of US 281 on Anhalt Road Come back to the hall for Sunday dinner beginning at noon Help yourself to beef pot roast German potato salad and sauer kraut while it lasts Battle of the Bands also kicks off at noon fea turing German polka and waltz music by The Orchestra and The Seven Dutchmen The Germania Farmer Verein is a nonprofit organization benefit ing the preservation of German WELLS FAKC1C The Next Wells Fargo is pleased to announce that Bob Smith Has joined the New Braunfels team as Business Banking Manager Recently with Wells Fargo in San Antonio Bob has been a resident and active community member in New Braunfels for over 20 years Please call him at 6082465 or drop by 1000 N Walnut to see how he can put the Wells team to work for your business heritage and supporting local agriculture For information con tact Sonny Syamken 6252117 Bill Wetz 6096246 or Darrell Moeller 830 9642292 If all this has left the young ones or you wanting to do noth ing more than curl up with a good book leave it to Mountain Valley Elementary School Library to take care of things The library is hosting a book fair the week of Oct 1620 from 8 to Monday Wednesday and Thursday On Tuesday the library will stay open until The fair will end at noon on Oct 20 Take time this week to do one more thing October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month The South Texas Mobile Mam mography truck will be at North Star Mall in San Antonio on Saturday and at Central Park Mall Oct 23 and 24 A mammogram costs and most insurance car riers are accepted Make an appointment by calling 210 6163004 Early detection is the key Dana Jones is a Herald Zeitung correspondent for the Canyon Lake you suffering from FALL ALLERGIES Volunteers ages 15 and older are needed for a research study Involving an invettigational medication Qualified patients will be compensated up to If you are interested Call Central Texas Health Research A Sign To Senior Living Service Independent Living Community Choices 1 BA 2 BA and 2 BA Starting at 512 Voice 512 3969923 TDD HOOKUPS LAUNDRY ROOM MAID SERVICE TRASH RENT PICKUP COURTESY NURSE ft COUNSELORS TRAVEL AGENT ft TRIPS SOCIAL ACTIVITIES TRANSPORTATION FOR SHOPPING HAIR DRESSER ft BARBER MarketingForU@msn.com 1615 Redwood Road San Marcos Texas 78666 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON AMENDMENT OF IMPACT FEES A public hearing of the City of New Braunfels Texas will be held on Monday November 13 2000 at in the City Council Chambers at 424 S Castell Avenue New Braunfels Texas to consider amendment of land use assumptions and a capital improvements plan and the imposition of water and wastewater impact fees The maximum allowable impact fees are projected to be water and The fees shown are base fees for a typical residential customer with a water meter higher fees will be charged for larger utility service demands The potential water and wastewater service area of the New Braunfels Utilities shown in the map below is the area on which the will be levied for new or expanded water and wastewater extensions or connections Fees will be charged to new or expanded water and wastewater service within the corporate limits and extraterritorial jurisdiction of New Braunfels Texas and to other new customers served by contract with New Braunfels Utilities These fees will not apply to existing NBU customers who do not request an expansion of service through larger meters extended or larger diameter lines Copies of the capital improvements plans and potential impact fee schedules are available at the offices of New Braunfels Utilities 263 Main Plaza New Braunfels Texas Any member of the public has the right to appear at the hearing and present evidence for or against the update CUT UMIt 62RY10C
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