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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 13, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas                                Page 4A HERALDZEITUNG June Contact Managing Editor Margaret Edmonson at 6259144 Dispatch Council removes restrictions in new zoning classification Criminal irisctef Someone caused worth of damage to a vehi cle window sometime between 11 Saturday and 9 New Braunfels police reported The vehicle was parked in the 1100 block of Gruene Bad check New Braunfels police are investigating an attempt to pass a bad check at a local department A New Braunfels Police Department spokesman said the incident occurred in the 1000 block of Interstate 35 North at about on Arrest A sheriffs deputy arrest ed a 21yearold Austin woman on a charge of pos session of marijuana after a traffic stop The woman was placed into Comal County where she posted bail Sunday and was A Comal County Sheriffs Office spokesman said the woman was stopped about 8 in the 10000 block of FarmtoMarket Road As the deputy approached her he he smelled marijuana Looking in her the deputy saw the butt end of what appeared to be a marijuana the detective Deputies reportedly searched the vehicle and found in a plastic V BvAMYCtARKSON Staff Writer New Braunfels City Council voted Monday to change the intent of a brandnew zoning classification for businesses in the The planning commission recom mended the new commercial office classification would allow people to live above their but only under certain In an amendment recommended by Councilman Robert council removed all the As I see the intent is to let people live where they and this just makes it simpler for them to do Kendrick Kendricks amendment removed restrictions that the new commer cial office district could be used only in areas zoned R3L or including executive apartments exclu sively for the use of the owner or ten ant of the located above the office and within the same structure except for those uses allowed in single and two family Said execu tive apartment may not be rented except as stated The scheduled for a third reading at the June 25 council meet now simply reads Any use per mitted in any residential Planning Director Harry Bennett told the council that the intent was to keep the professional business below where the owner lived but to make sure the bulk of the building was used for This falls somewhere between res idential and commercial classifica Bennett The intent was to have an office first and to live in the not the other way They wanted to keep single family homes out of it and separated it on The amendment removes those Kendrick Now people can live where they he To the restrictions sug gested by the Planning Commission were he 1 dont want to argue semantics with he I just want to make it clear for people who want to use this What if you had a house on a bluff and it made more sense to live below the office and have the office space at street but above the living space The new commercial office district zoning restricts the type of business that can use this The businesses allowed include Attorney and legal services dental or optical health care clinics or labora excluding scientific and research and pharmacies provided such activities and facilities are entire ly within the same building and Council also approved two other amendments both dealing with the width of side yards and corner Kendrick suggested that the side yard of not less than 6 feet shall be pro vided where this district abuts any residential The amendment removed restrictions for a single sto ry building or structure in which there are no openings to the side A minimum 10 foot side yard shall be provided for a single story building or structure with openings to the side Council members also agreed to increase restrictions of the space between houses on corner Vehicle burglary A stereo was reported stolen between 2 and Monday from a vehicle parked in the 1000 block of Interstate 35 The stereo was reported to be worth Criminal mischief Someone broke into a storage building and van dalized bicycle helmets in the 100 block of Rosa Parks Drive between June 1 and June police said Damage was estimated at according to a police Business burglary Burglars stole more than worth of cash and checks late Sunday or early Monday from a business in the 900 block of North Walnut Meetings SOUTHEAST TRINITY GROUNDWATER CONSERVA TION regular meet Bulverde City 30070 GUADALUPEBLANCO RIVER AUTHORITY regular 10 Seguin Independent School 1221 East Klngsbury COMAL COUNTY COMMIS SIONERS COURT regular commissioners third Comal County Courthouse 150 Seguin TRANSPORTATION AND TRAFFIC ADVISORY BOARD regular council 424 HISTORIC LANDMARK COMMISSION regular meet munlch pal conference room TREE AND LANDSCAPE regular 6 municipal build conference room COMAL COUNTY COMMIS SIONERS COURT special wortefiop Comal County FarmtoMarket Road New Rising star Photo submitted The New Braunfels Womens Chamber of Commerce recently held a Rising Star cel ebration at the Texas which is owned by Brett holland and Molly ThejTexas Clinjqib located Interstate Holland handles minor emergencies as well as a large occupationafihealth Texas Clinic has been open for a year and a Girl found in closet HUTCfflNS AP say a South Dallas County couple locked an 8yearold girl in a liceinfested closet for four where she lay on a urinestained blanket and ate bits of bread and The malnourished girl weighed 25 pounds and was 3 feet tall when she was res cued Monday Barbara Catherine and Kenneth Ray were arrested for investiga tionof injury to a child They were in the Dallas County jail Flood wipes away lab research HOUSTON AP Researchers waited anxious ly Tuesday to learn if a few test tubes or petri dishes con taining tissue and bacteria samples survived Tropical Storm Allisons deluge at the Texas Medical Center which left up to laboratory animals Everyone is just so Christopher head veterinarian with the Uni versity of TexasHouston Health Science said as city crews pumped water out of the schools basement labs on At about 2 Saturday we got reports that water was coming in the By the basement was About animals and countless tissue and chemical samples drowned in the flooding caused by Allisons relentless Next the Baylor Col lege of Medicine lost more than laboratory some of which had been spe AG Ratliff may help draw district boundaries AUSTIN AP Bill Ratliff may serve on the Legislative Redistricting which is drawing new Texas House and Senate dis trict according to a Texas attorney general opinion released a Republican sena tor from Mount had requested the say ing questions had arisen about his authority to sit on the redistricting board because of the way he was chosen to fill the job of lieu tenant Fellow senators elected him in December to succeed Rick wty ascended to ernor after George Bush after he was elected cially bred over a period of rets and years to meet scientific The genetically specialized UTs labs had mostly mice mice are worth thousands of and a few fer officials VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL CRAFTS SNACKS GAMES SONGS BIBLE STORIES June 18th 2001 9 to 12 noon for ages 4 12 Tree of Life Church 652 Loop 337 New Braunfels 6256375 Take A Vacation Take A Camera Take A copy of the HeraldZeitung WIN CASH Last Years Winners 1 st Place Winner 2000 Charles Lochte Contest Rules Take a picture of someone in your family or a friend reading the HeraldZeitung at the most recognizable landmark on your Take more than one if you Send your vacation photo to the HeraldZeitung A panel of selected by the will choose the three 3 most memorable vacation photos Each photo submitted entitles the HeraldZeitung to publish the photo for promotional Cash prizes will be awarded as follows PRESENTED BY 1ST PLACE 2ND PLACE 3RD PLACE NEW BRAUNFELS HERALDZEITUNG The winning photos will be published in the on September 16 Submit photos to HeialdZeltuno 17Q7iondo New 78130 or email your photos to abenson@heraldzeltuna.com   

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