New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, September 1, 2001

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

September 01, 2001

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Issue date: Saturday, September 1, 2001

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 1, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas NEW BRAUNFELS SATURDAY September 2001 16 pages in 2 sections pagca in acuui HERALDZEITUNG 252 Serving New Braunfels and Gomal County since 1852 50 cents Rains recede for a while more might be on way Engineer Drainage problems persist city starting to fix them BY AMY CLARKSON Staff Writer During the heavy Thurs day New Braunfels drainage problems showed no surprises filling the streets with water and threatening nearby City Engineer Michael Short toured the streets Thursday He said the areas with serious drainage problems still show problems after nearly a week of I saw no Short The problems are still The citys working on its drainage he With million issued in certificates of Shorts office plans fix some of the most serious drainage Some of the projects have started and some will start this Construction on See River businesses wait to see whether weekend is a washout JESSIE City drainage crews remove debris that got caught up at a Landa Street drainage ditch Police blocked off all but the center of the road as water quickly BY AMY CLARKSON AND RON MALONEY Staff Writers Wait and Thats the stance many outfitters and river busi nesses are taking as thun derstorms threaten to spoil the last holiday weekend of the tourist If it the water flows are enough from the rains runoff for a good ride down the areas If it then it will be a very long Rain Water ban liftedttA weekend for the areas out restau rants and convenience Rain showers drifted to the east of New Braunfels early leaving mostly cloudy Water receded from lowwater but some barricades remained in See NBU wont let Schertz use its pipelines BY AMY CLARKSON Staff Writer New Braunfels Utilities board decided Thurs day not to allow Schertz to use its pipelines for wastewater from a future treatment facility at the Northcliffe Schertz city Dewey is working on an agreement with the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority on dealing with treated wastewater at a future plant for Schertz currently has an agreement with Director Gretchen Reuwer But the board chose not to allow the city to increase its capacity in the Our contract right now is for gallons a she They wanted to increase that to 1 million a But when NBU looked at the cost of increas ing the size of the pipelines and changing its increasing Schertzs capacity proved to be cost she When we looked at what that would take in terms of infrastructure bigger pipelines it would cost she The GBRA permit is up for renewal by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Com mission to allow the river authority to build a second wastewater treatment at The plant is not needed at this time but the original permit request allowed GBRA to put treated wastewater into the Dry Comal the water from the creek ends up in the Comal and Guadalupe the city of Schertz opposed the idea of using the Dry Comal It has an agreement with NBU to send the effluent to the Kuehler Treatment Plant and into the Guadalupe After the two sides Schertz asked to increase its capacity with After learning of the prohibitive Reuwer said the two sides were looking at different In a different the board approved an negotiated agreement with the Green Valley Special Utility District for as the cost of providing water services to the Dove Crossing Reuwer said Green Valley was the water provider in the but Dove Crossings devel oper wanted NBU to provide the disagreement would require hiring a third party appraiser go to the dis she But that can be NBU General Manager Paula DiFonzo and Assistant General Manager Roger Biggers sat down with the manager from The GVSUD board must approve the value of the Once it Reuwer said NBU will begin constructing lines to Dove Man sentenced to 35 years for car jacking Renew em or lose em Sixmonth brand renewal period begins today BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer Once each anybody who brands or marks large ani mal livestock in Texas must re record the brand with the coun ty clerks office or lose Under the law laid down in the Texas Agriculture that happens every 10 years plus one 2011 The sixmonth renewal period begins on 1 and runs through Whats Up WHAT Livestock brand renewals WHEN 2002 FEE first brand each additional Any brand not renewed by March is void and will become JESSIE Bobby Hawkins family brand 7 H K was originally registered in the 1920s around the Seguin Once each anybody who brands or marks large animal livestock in Texas must re record the brand with the county clerks office or lose Anyone who has a registered brand must renew it at the clerks office in the county in which it was issued or lose Livestock marking or brand ing as a way of demonstrating ownership has been around much longer than Texas much cattle branding is done by more higher tech meth ods than the redhot iron used in years gone and higher computer age methods still are on the While the times and tech niques have changed and ren dered some of the older meth ods nearly cattle brands are still very And the brands are a help to sheriffs deputies who answer loose livestock calls on a dai ly Under the laws of it is the responsibility of livestock owners to maintain See FROM STAFF REPORTS John Lee made his vic tims drop to their knees and put his gun to their telling them he was going to kill Minutes later in Lee made good on his But the victims were two other people his accom plice in a robbery and car jacking and an innocent woman whose car he slammed into after escaping New Braunfels police in a highspeed chase on the night of Killed in that accident were Misty and accomplice Larry In November of this year in a Guadalupe County See INSIDE Key Code 76 NOTE In an effort to vide our read ers with the football some papers might be delivered later than nor mal on The Herald Zeitung regrets any inconvenince this may county split chipper cost BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer The New Braunfels City Council has voted to join the county in buying and operating a wood chipper offi cials hope could reduce the local waste stream by 30 Council considered and passed a request from the county for help at its meeting on Monday The action was taken on short notice because Comal County found out only last week that there was grant money available to pay half the cost of the chipper if the county was able to act by Fri And 4 Commissioner Moe director of the county recy cling said the county issued the purchase order on the chipper on after the coun cil action and a final vote by com I hope to have it here within about 60 Schwab They dont just keep these things laying around in a warehouse They See ;