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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 5, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas                                May 2001 HliRALDZElTUNG Page 9A NB Main Street program receives national recognition SPECIAL TO THE HERALDZEITUNG The efforts of the City of New Braunfels Main Street Department have earned it recognition for excellence in the field of downtown revi talization by meeting high standards for performance set by the Texas Main Street Pro gram and the Trust for His toric Preser v a t i o n s National Many dedicated volunteers con tribute their time National and effort along with the Main Street director and making Main street the New Braunfels The Main Street pro New Braun feis Main one of the best street in the Department Marian Benson nationally Main Street joins 345 out Advisory Board of oth er Main Street revitalization pro grams designated as Nation al Main Street Communi ties for The national designation program annually evaluates downtown revitalization The programs performance was evaluated by the Texas Main Street the statewide coor dinating organization for Texas Main Street A wellrun Main Street program cre ates a vibrant downtown of many where people come not only to shop but to meet or even By increasing economic vitali ty and focusing on reusing historic it creates a place that defines the com said Kennedy director of the National Trust for Historic Preservations Main Street The designation for New Braunfels Main Street reflects a wellrun downtown revitalization and the citi zens of New Braunfels should be proud of their efforts and main tain their commitment to revitaliz ing the downtown The Main Street pro gram has been successful due in part to a partnership between The Texas Main Street Program and the National Trust for Historic Preservations Main Street The success of the local program is due to the sup port of the Council and the CommunityMany dedicated volunteers contribute time and effort along with the Main Street director and making the New Braunfels Main Street pro gram one of the best in the said Marian chair of New Braunfels Main Street Advisory 1A not sure what we can do about Maybe we can just tell him not to do it again and move on from Kendrick said he believed the motion for the road improvements and his vote in favor did not necessarily represent a conflict of inter He cited the city ordinance 257 However in all mat ters where the members interest is the same of that of any other his right to vote shall not be and the decision as to whether a conflict of interest exists is factual and depends on the circumstances of the particular Kendrick said he owned just less than an acre of prop erty on Gruene It is zoned and Kendrick plans to build a house on the He 1A says he hopes action taken Monday night will head off any concerns or appearance of a I want to make sure that there is no he I want the council to Thats why I called the Texas Ethics Commis In a press release to local Kendrick argued that most of the members of city boards and commissions could not serve if the citys ordinances were taken liter Under the most conserva tive interpretation the Main Street the River Activities the Air port Advisory the Golf Advisory Board and numer ous other boards could not exist with their present vot ing he wrote in his the Eight organizations showed said Elizabeth at the meeting on behalf of the Greater New Braunfels Art And if I submit a grant applica tion it means I desperately need the I make sure I have all the I called Bonnie city secretary and asked when the meeting was and where it It didnt take a full Other groups say they sim ply didnt know the meeting had been William represent ing the Hill Country said the group usually receives an agenda but didnt on this Had I known about the I would have been he This money means the world to It is dear to us its how we pay for our Im but I cant be somewhere if I dont know about Other suchas the New Braunfels Museum of Art and Music and the Com munity echoed Reeves They also said they werent notified of the meeting time or Despite offers from Circle Arts Theater to give 1 per cent of their allocation back to the commission for other arts the com mission decided against open ing the funds for Citing fears of setting a they voted to keep the funding as it passed city April Im afraid that if we bend the rules this well have to do it member Glo ria Delacerda And they should have been It clearly states in the rules that they have to be Smith told the assembled gtoups that the commission wanted to support all the arts in New Braunfels and hoped there would be ho division as a result of their She pointed them to the Hotel Occupancy Tax another group that allocates sales taxes from hotels and motels to nonprofit organiza Sharing a date with death Texas prisoner has same execution date as McVeigh LIVINGSTON AP Convicted of the condemned man acknowl edges his crime and is scheduled for lethal injection May After the similarities between Timothy McVeigh and Allen Bridgers will be executed at a federal prison in Indiana for the April Oklahoma City bombing that killed 168 It was the deadliest act of terrorism on Bridgers killed Mary at her home in during a cocaine induced rage in He will be put to death in where executions have become almost businessas I dont want to be said with a The only thing famous about me is Ive got the same McVeigh insists he wants to Bridgers says he considered volunteer ing for but his mother per suaded him to wait out his Bridgers hopes that since his appeals have not been he will get a reprieve and McVeigh can have May 16 all to Bridgers described McVeigh as stu When arrested for Bridgers had already been in and out of prison for theft and other He had been living with Amie for a couple of weeks in knew she kept some money in her trailer home and found a gun she kept near her He put the gun under his then shot her when she got into bed with I remember bits and he said of the a crime for which he was very much Ive tried to he a Persian Gulf War veter an who had no criminal record before his arrest in the Oklahoma has expressed no Bridgers would be the 247th convict ed killer to be executed in Texas since the state resumed carrying out capital punishment in The total by far is the highest in the McVeigh would be the first inmate executed by the federal government in almost four McVeigh is at a prison at Terre home of the federal death A total of 20 men are there under a death His execution is expected to draw upwards of reporters to Terre In nearly 300 survivors and victims rela tives may watch in the biggest closed circuit telecast of an execution in Bridgers is in the state prison terns Terrell Unit in which houses Texas 443 condemned He will be executed in home of the nations busiest execution chanv At the last execution in April only three of the five slots for media witnesses were Im in Bridgers Ive got no 1 jKoi by Kellye Nakahara Wallett Join Kellye Nakanara 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