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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 9, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Page 8A HERAUZEtTtJNG Sunday March 9 1A 1A seen her since just before the July flood about three months before the report was made Heidi Search Center vol unteers worked for two days looking for Saur but didnt find her Ward said Saurs body was located about 40 yards from Moun tain Laurel Drive Ward said relatives related that Saur lived a reclusive lifestyle in her home on Bret zke Lane and didnt have much contact with her fami ly Folks who live in this area would recognize her because she often walked in the Ward said Two neighbors who stopped to see what was happening Saturday evening confirmed that She walked all hours of the day and one neigh bor said Another regularly walks in the neighborhood himself Its he said Ive walked right by here I dont know how many times and she was just over there You couldnt see from here 1A pie want to come here We just need to make it easier Theyll be flocking to our Kendrick said During his first term Ken drick has had his finger in a lot of pies Hes happy with what the city has accom plished and in his role on those gains mainly want to continue a lot of these things that have been started I want to work to keep the awareness fo cused on our rivers the heart of our city and support our state representative in her effort to receive additional state funds to clean them Kendrick said I was instrumental in get ting the city to launch into aerial mapping and I want to continue with the GIS map ping process The more infor mation we can provide to not only outside developers but our own citizens on any given piece of real estate in our city the easier it will be to attract quality Through an original pro posal by Kendrick to look at limitations on impervious cover to safeguard against flooding the city has moved forward to review at all its development codes and ordi nances and combine them into a single unified devel opment code We have a 16member steering committee of which Im a member to take a look at all of our development codes including but not lim ited to zoning subdivision and drainage in an effort to make our city more user friendly for people trying to develop and safer for our cit he said Kendrick was an impetus behind a monthslong re assessment of how the city manages recreation on its rivers What emerged was an ad visory committee appointed to make recommendations about river management and a comprehensive river man agement plan that embraced cleanup law enforcement and marketing setting a fee to finance the program Accomplishments Kendrick can point to include increas ing parkland helping pre serve Camp Comal as ball fields instead of a home for a new wastewater treatment plant and increasing the money available for econom ic development by eliminat ing the 4A sales tax and merging it into the 4B eco nomic structure improvement pro gram sideration 1 have decided tt run tot A second term as a representative of the people for City Council District 3 Thank you for your past and continued Flume said like to continue the work I started in my first term and my main thing is trying to do these things without increasing taxes Thats one thing I keep hear ing Please dont raise our I feel the same way I dont want my taxes to go Flume said 1 think the city councils priorities are the health ty and welfare of our citizens Health pertains to sports facilities and hike and bike trails safety to adequate and welfare is our taxrate atid quality of she said 1 think wereatil way behind OKI sports facilities for Flume said She said shed like to see the city develop a sports com plex They raise money and they take care of keeping our youth butty and off the she said The city should become more aggressive about pur suing grants Flume said Ive been trying to push for agrant writer for the city I keep hearing there are all these grants out there We dont seem to be trying to get Flume said I think the largest issue facing us is growth Weve got to be able to address some of these problems were facing right now I voted against annexation because I felt the city needed to take care of what it already She will continue her work toward getting neighborhood streets fixed Flume said In February Flume and supporters circulated a peti tion that put a proposition on the May ballot that calls for the city to reduce its eco nomic development 46 sales tax by onethird and use that money to fix neighborhood streets that cannot now be repaired with 4B funds The majority of 4B tax comes from the citizens of this city I think it should go back to maintaining or upgrading their quality of she said Another issue Flume has pushed for and wants to con tinue with is study of what to do about the deer who call New Braunfels home eating causing traffic hazards and otherwise mak ing nuisances of themselves So far only Gale OHara Pospisil a fellow business woman who is a residential realestate appraiser has filed to seek the District 3 seat Flumes Friday announce ment sets up a rematch of the 2000 contest in which she bested Pospisil in a three way race with Don Talley for the seat held by businessman Randy Vanstory 830 6090900 Central Texas Health Research 70S Landa Suite A New Braunfels TX 78130 CONSIDEMNG HEARING AIDS CALL TOVIOR YOUR COPY Coi JL 32 MASOR AHES 32 MAJOR BRANDS IF HEARING AlDS Balance ns Clinic lie Advanced thejitention you deserve NEWBRAUNFELS I 6278660 BOERNE 1 2495844 TOLL FREE 8666278660 Mickey Ferrell Realtors SALUTES OUR SHINING STARS OF 2002 Karen McMillan Companywide Joe Engbrock Companywide Esther Boarnet Companywide Jackie Murr Companywide Ann Krechko Companywide BJ Thomas Shirley Nelson Jerry Sonier Tara Smith Angela Nigh Archie Culpepper Linda Pinson
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