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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 11, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas                                NEW BRAUNFELS TUESDAY September 2001 12 pages in 2 sections pages in scccu HERALDZEITUNG 260 Serving New Braunfels and Gomal County since 1852 50 cents Schertz rallies around injured cop PARK City officials say officer who lost leg will still have a job BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer SCHERTZ The chairs in the training room of the Schertz Police Department were circled Monday so counselors could conduct group therapy sessions for police officers coping with a grievous injury to a That circle is a hub around which the Schertz community has rallied after a Sunday traffic accident that critically injured Officer Kimberly Park lost a leg and suffered other injuries when she was pinned between her patrol car and another She was listed in stable condition Monday in the intensive care unit of University Hospital in San Half a mile from the Schertz Police Department Schertz Elementary School students made get well cards for a single mother of three young children and threeyear veteran Members of the law enforcement community and the public inundated the SPD with expressing sup port or asking how they can Schertz Mayor Hal Baldwin and City Manager Dewey Cashwell also promised Monday that Park would have a job as a commissioned police officer with the SPD just as soon as shes ready to She has a home Baldwin We have plenty of good work for Cashwell Parks patrol Schertz To Help CHRIS Above Chelsea Ward works on her get well card for Schertz police officer Kimberly Park Monday in Canna Schuchs fourthgrade class at Schertz Elementary Above left Schertz police officers look at the get well cards Monday made for healing for us that the city city manager and police chief said shell still have a job That meant a lot to Harris During Mondays outpouring of Harris was called by some one Park recently ticketed for a traffic They Our prayers are with Harris That says an awful lot about the attitude of this See Cash or checks made out to the Kimberly Park Fund can be brought to the Schertz Bank and Trust at Schertz Parkway and Interstate For call 210 police Mike praised the stance of city Its an important part of the Annexation final reading postponed BY AMY CLARKSON Staff Writer A parliamentary procedure error forced New Braunfels City Council to postpone the third and final reading for many of the areas slated for At the 27 council voted to rescind actions removing water and wastewater services from the service plans for the annexed Those votes apparently were Councilman Robert Kendrick said dur ing Mondays discussion of votes to annex eight areas into the city According to the citys votes to rescind previous actions must be posted on the agen The motions to rescind were Kendrick The council removed the water and wastewater from the service plans at the August meeting when they approved the first reading of the annexation Because city charter set up New Braunfels Utilities as an independent sep arate from the the coun cils stance is that it cannot require NBU to extend ser vices to areas that might need water and On the council must approve motions to rescind the action of That motion must be posted on their the council can vote to approve the annexation ordinances on their third and final read The choice of words is and a motion to rescind action needs to be he The rules are very clear about what you can and cant It has to be on the and that wasnt City Attorney Charlie Zech looked at city ordinances and agreed the motions to rescind made at the 27 meeting were Annexation Areas considered for annexation Northwoods Alves Road Stonegate Southbank Schmucks Road Hunter Drive Klein Road and FM 1044 and Hunters Other action Voted to give land on Loop 337 to the New Braunfels Little pro vided it obtains a nonprofit organization Approved for a drainage project at Sunrise and Gardenia Approved annexing Rosalea House Whispering Valley subdivi New Braunfels Ranch North Ranch Estates and Newks Tennis These areas volun teered for Councilman Larry Alexan der made the motion to post pone reading the ordinances until the next We need to do this he We made a and we need to bring it back at the next We dont want any questions about legal Delaying the third and final reading for many of the areas and the second read ing for Hunters Creek will not hold up the Zech The city still has plenty of time to read the ordi nances a final time before approving Under council must consider an ordinance three times before it becomes The third and final reading sets the effective date of annexation for areas target See Camino Real de Los Tejas could be national historic trail File photo The Kings or Camino Real de Los runs through New Braunfels and could receive a national FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON AP The House approved a resolution Monday that would designate as a national historic trail El Camino Real de Los a nod to pre serving a piece of the nations Hispanic The approved on a voice vote is likely to get approval in the which passed similar legislation last ses We always talk about westward move We forget there was a northward movement and southward movement said Democratic Giro Rodriguez of San the resolutions The Camino or royal is a Fast Facts Camino Real means Kings It is the oldest and first road in The trail goes from Mexico to Los Adaes in Louisiana and is about 450 miles long inside Texas and about 750 miles from Monterey to Los Source Edwards series of roads and trails that extend from Mexico City to the Rio runs through San Antonio and East Texas and to Spanish conquistadors devel oped early trails used by native people into routes of missionary commerce and Parts of the trail run through New Edward a New Braunfels resi dent who operates the web site applauded Mondays It think its a good thing for the trail and a good thing for New Moore Moore says the historical value of the trail could lure even more tourists to the The legislation does not provide It would allow the National Park Service to provide technical assistance to commu nities and towns and property owners who want to promote the CISD sets committee expectations BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer BULVERDE Comal Independent School District trustees voted Monday to meet with the committee charged with overseeing million in bond projects approved in The meeting tentatively set for 25 with the CISDs Bond Oversight Committee will be a workshop session in which trustees will set expec tations for the committee and work out differences that recently led three of us mem bers to vote to disband Also at Monday nights CISD board of trustees meet the district adopted its million budget for 20012002 and set its tax rate at per of assessed finalizing the budget approval voted on TJie tax rate is comprised of for maintenance and operations and 35 cents for debt service and is unchanged from the 2000 2001 The Bond Oversight Com mittee was formed in June 1999 with a charge to ensure bond money was spent as designated and that projects were kept on The committee was to con sist of eight district taxpayers appointed to represent board See INSIDE Key Code 76 Get peek at trade show FROM STAFF REPORTS Want to be the first to see what Comal County busi nesses have to offer Take part in the sneak preview of the 13th annual Business Trade Show Visitors to the New Braunfels Civic Center will see more than just the chamber vice presi dent Bonnie Tetrault They also will be treated to a surprise an open bar and Bidding for the silent auc tion also begins Tickets for the sneak pre view are and are avail able at the For call Doors open at 6 The show officially opens at 10 Wednesday and will close at 6 The silent auction closes at   

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