New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, April 19, 2001, Page 8

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

April 19, 2001

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 19, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Page 8A HERALDZEITUNO April 2001 1A as many colors as need The bands will have city logos and the river outfitters names on Anyone get ting out of the river at a pub i lie exit inside the city of New Braunfels will have to have a Anyone who does not will receive a The new which includes four new voted to present its changes to the wristband plan at the workshop tonight with river outfitters and the city I think this goes a long way toward solving many of the problems that the outfit ters say they said Quest a new member of the Irene a returning committee also said the committee is willing to work with outfitters to remove any upfront costs before they can charge their We dont want to make it a financial hardship to pur chase the she We could work some thing out maybe a deposit check to hold until they came back for more something like The suggestion from the River Activities Committee is only one of several propos 1A 1 ing plan to address the prob lems surrounding how to pay for the river management plan increased law 1 litter clean up and controlling traffic around the I am not married to any I Williams I could care less if they use wristbands or one of the alternate I want to make sure the river is cleaned up and the problems are taken care Thats my main Because a large crowd is expected to attend the meet Williams said that not everyone will be allowed to Comments and pro posals will be accepted only from members of the three groups It depends on how the meeting is he But Im not going to give everybody who wants to talk a chance to Its a public meeting but its not a public The council passed the ordinance at its March 26 over the objections of the When the council was asked to set the fee by resolution at 90 cents for the wholesale value and retail Councilman Robert Kendrick asked that the issue be addressed once Several people who own river outfitting companies those companies who rent tubes and sell other items to tourists and people tubing down the Guadalupe and Comal Rivers threatened legal action if the wristband ordinance was SALES 1A was not concerned about the slight decrease in New Braunfels sales tax the figures for the city of Bulverde have the city finance officer According to the state Bulverdes sales tax revenues were up more than 29 percent since February And for the same period as this past 2001 revenues increased according to state I just cant account for said Molly Mar chief financial officer for Unless its the higher gasoline We have about five or six gas stations in the area that we collect taxes The city anticipates a hike in when stores along Texas 46 begin sending sales tax to the We included the area along Texas 46 in the city in she But we dont start collecting sales tax from that area until Were expecting a big increase then it will have a big effect as we plan the 2002 The sales tax revenues are collected by the and each city receives its portion on a monthly sales tax revenues were up percent for the same period in While some cities close in size to New Braunfels posted others did In sales tax revenues for the year are down For the month of Febru they were down Nearby posted an increase in sales tax revenue nearly 6 percent for the year and percent for the month of According to a press release from the state Carole Keeton the state sent million in monthly sales tax payments to Texas The April sales tax recently received by the rep resent sales taxes collected in February and reported to the comptroller in 1A tive of rapid growth around the Bulverde he I think its amazing to see a new school in the boon Barton laugh All we had before were cedar Comal school trustee Robert Loop I think its good to have a Bexar County school to accommo date Loop currently represents District 6 but is not seeking Charles Burt and Doug Nail are vying for Loops seat in Loop said some district patrons worried Bexar County would take the school away from the dis but this was not the Bexar County cant take the school away from he Comal school district encompasses nearly 600 square miles and includes part of northern Bexar Loop said he believed the new schools location would make the district more com petitive in attracting more Interim Superintendent Anthony Constanzo This is a very gifted school People are making contributions from the Its Braunfels marketplace NliW HERALDZEITUNG Nominate your secretary Fax us a brief explanation of why your secretary should Must include Secretary you are Name of Business Phone Name of person nominating Deadline is 5pm April 23rd FAX 830 6292239 or mail to 651 Business Loop IH 35 TX 78130 Marketplace Gift Certificates American Casual Childrens Museum Dress Barn Easy Jewelry Famous Size Fashion Hastings Kitchen Collection Playtex Marketplace Cinema 12 Mamacitas Mexican Restaurant Roes Rustic Ranch Furnishings WestPoint Stevens Gallery Frame Color Express Creative Visions Landscaping Custom Auto Care Diamond Rite American Products Bridge Smokehouse Noahs Ark Paramount Bowl Rockin R River Schlitterbahn Waterpark Star Awards Subway Plant Edge Salon World Gym Curves for Buds Service Pro als that might be considered Ferguson also passed out a brand new proposal that the city received April 11 in response to a letter hand delivered to river outfitters concerning tonights work Proposed by area shut tle the new plan says that their primary interest is to see that some thing is done to improve area but to do so in ways that are fair to per mit holders and The plans suggestions are Use the Comal County Water Oriented Recreation Districts figures as an exam ple to provide an idea of what a budget for a program to meet the goals of the com mittee should Divide the budgeted number by the number of expected visitors in an aver age season to calculate a per user Compare those numbers with the current plan to find a compromise that funds the BUY YOUR TICKETS TODAY Neapolitan 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