New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, May 30, 2001

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

May 30, 2001

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Issue date: Wednesday, May 30, 2001

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 30, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas BKT AVAILABLE COPY NEW BRAUNFELS WEDNESDAY May 2001 14 pages in 2 sections MHMM 14 paRCS 2 SCCCK HERALDZEITUNG 171 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 50 cents Clerks new digs Streaters office opens in different location today CHRIS Comal County Clerk Joy Streater stands in the document filing area Tuesday of the new County Clerks Office on the first floor of the courthouse RON MALONEY Staff Writer Comal County Clerk Joy Streater often has wandered around county office buildings with a bright yellow tapemeasureand a sharp pencil during the past several shes stared at ceil counting the Others times shes drawn floor plans and huddled with figur ing out just how her employees would like to rearrange their work Tuesday Streater was wearing blue jeans and a old All around people pol moved tables or equipment and ran wires and replaced many of the ceiling tiles Streater She would pitch in everywhere pulling a furniture dolly out from under a counter or trying to find a place for someone to hook up a computer for a quick down all the work comes togeth The offices of the Comal County Clerk open in the former tax office on the first floor of the courthouse annex the first time the clerks office has moved since the old Comal County Courthouse was con structed in the Tf my math is weve moved out of squarefeet into Streater said Tuesday Tm glad the county had the fore sight to do We were elbow to elbow over in the Streater By comparison to her former the new ones are not just They are airy and The old clerks offices on the first floor of the courthouse were tucked into catacomblike rooms between Toby Castellaw searches for property titles on a comput er in the hew County Clerks Office on The new office official ly opens CHRIS HeraldZeitung the columns and arches that hold up the upper stories of the old cut stone The new ones are a combination of the modern a modular open space combined with the old in racks and shelves of document books that go back to the Thats the shelves not just the One set of shelves that made the move has a date of 1884 engraved on Another dates to Wherever possible on the See INSIDE Meet the class of 2001 in a special graduation sec in the HeraldZeitung Split council vote names new attorney BY AMY CLARKSON Staff Writer The New Braunfels City Council voted along familiar lines in choosing a city attor ney at Tuesdays regular In a split the council chose Charles Zech from among 15 candidates and seven finalists for city attor Mayor S t o n e y WATSON Mayor Pro Tern Lee Council woman and Councilman Larry Alexander voted in favor of hiring Council members Juliet Wat Debbie Flume and Robert Kendrick opposed hiring Zech seems extremely Watson said dur ing discussion of a motion to hire He seems suc cessful at what he My concern is that he has no city I would feel more comfortable looking at more applicants before we make this final Watson said she felt the city attorney should have the answers to municipal ques tions at his What if a committee had a question about going into executive session she Our attorney needs to know the answer to that on the top of his We should look at more at other I want to note that our past city attorney Council approves new seating plan BY AMY CLARKSON Staff Writer The New Braunfels City Council will look slightly dif ferent next time it The members will be the same but their seating order will have Over the objections of two members of the group voted Tuesday night to sit according to Prom the mayors left as viewed from the the new seating arrangement will be District Sonia Munoz District Larry Alexan der District Debbie Flume Mayor Stoney Williams District Robert Kendrick District Lee Rodriguez and Dis trict Juliet Watson Watson and Flume objected to switching but for dif ferent I feel this is personally directed at Watson told And Im disap pointed and disheartened that so much of the peoples See Headon collision claims life of Wimberley man CHRIS A Wimberley man died Tuesday afternoon in this twovehicle which occurred on Texas 46 in the construction BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer A 46yearold Wimberley resident died Tuesday afternoon in a headon collision between a semirig and a light pickup on Texas Rosendo Villanueva was dead at the scene of the 4 just south of Krause Lane within the New Braunfels city limits in Guadalupe Police John Wommack said Villanueva was northbound on Texas 46 in the con struction zone when truck driver Claudio of Houston slammed into his compact The accident was under Wommack traveling slammed on his brakes to avoid a rearend collision with a vehicle he and other witnesses said stopped to make a left turn into a driveway hi the twolane construction The lady in front of she just said a shaken who refused treat ment at the scene for a back Witnesses said another southbound pickup between Guzman and the woman missed her by going left into the northbound lanes and around Guzman locked up the wheels of his vehi lost control and skidded into Villanuevas The truck couldnt a witness Guzman estimated he was traveling 35 to 40 miles an He did not know how fast the pickup was he TxDOT considers speed FROM STAFF REPORTS Commissioners for the Texas Department of Trans portation on Thursday will consider reducing the speed limit on a portion of 281 in western Comal TxDOT engineers have con ducted studies on the stretch of 281 between Farm to Market Road 311 to a quarter mile north of the Blanco Comal County line and rec ommend reducing the speed limit from 65 mph to 60 TxDOT officials The TxDOT commission will meet at 9 Thursday at the Dewitt Greer Build 125 East llth in to discuss the Commissioners will hear public comment during the The engineering study came shortly after the February death of Srnithson Valley High School gtudent Amy INSIDE Key Code 76 Superintendent finalist ready to work BY MARTIN MALACARA Staff Writer Comal Independent School Districts finalist for the job of superintendent is ready to get his family settled in the But the family of James Grunert will have to wait at least until June 14 to find out whether he has the CISD trustees chose Grunert this past week as the finalist for the superin t e n d e n t post vacat ed by Jerry Major left in February to become superinten dent in the Waco Inde p en dent School Grunert The repu tation of Comal School Dis trict is GRUNERT He said he looked forward to serving the district in its longrange planning and con struction The challenge in any dis trict is its financial he In CISD patrons approved a million bond issue to improve current construct three new elementary schools and a new high school near Canyon See ;