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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 25, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas                                Page 6A HERALDZEITUNG Friday April 1A county would have in cases involving abuse by an elect ed official We dont know Eight or 10 years from now there could be someone here we dont even know today You can fire an employee who does What recourse do you have with misuse official Scheel asked Theyd be reading about it on the front page of the Precinct 2 Commissioner Jay Millikin said Patterson told Scheel that a purchase card could have a very limitedceiling and commissioners could cut off its use Renken said the new sys tem would do nothing to change safeguards that already exist All of our current checks and balances will remain in place This will not usurp anything we are already Renken said Commissoners voted unanimously to approve the pilot program once Coun ty Counsel Geoffrey Barr approves it A Wells Fargo official said the system could save the county per year in expenses for accounting and auditing Patterson said she believed the new system could cut Krais auditing duties by 25 percent In other action Thursday Commissioners voted at Precinct 1 Commissioner Jack to revisit a 2001 County Order that sets county employees who are also notary publics An office that has two notaries has been inundat ed with requests for the ser vice The issue will be revisited at the May 15 meeting of commissioners court A GOLF 1A course Dario Sassenhagen golf course manager said Golfers will play on the Landa course and attend socials each night Sassenhagen said golf course employees have been working for Jour or weeks to prepare the course for the event Now we have the course in probably the best shape its he said Aside from the green and fairway being in good shape the golf course has under gone some other changes that should make the tour nament more enjoyable to this years players Rules have been changed to allow golf carts on the fairways speeding up play The golf course grill recently reopened under new ownership and a beyerage cart serves golfers on the course like private Aside from new amenities Sassenhagen also has focused on the attitudes of employees He said a simple hello and goodbye has helped change the atmos phere of the golf course Customer service things have gone a long way around Sassenhagen said The golfers comfort means a lot when translated into tourism dollars The golf course is open to partici for three practice rounds which encourages tourism throughout April It absolutely fills the Young said And we have so much to offer here most of the golfers bring their entire family We could never do this without a great golf course 1A the new season actually begins when the summer sea son ends in September It never Fontenot said Taking down the equipment is critical he said Awnings and other equip ment must be cleaned and stored properly It takes until November to get everything situated In the offseason the attrac tions are painted and cleaned Preparations begin the first of the year Equipment has tolbepulled otit and dusted off This week the lastminute preparations arebeing made Workers make sitrethe park is running properly and safe ly and is aesthetically pleas ing to patrons One of the biggest tasks is training Park officials still are actively training and ori enting park supervisors and lifeguards Training staff is a major Fontenot said Only 300 of 700 lifeguards have been trained so far In full swing the park will need employees not sur prising considering the work it takes to keep the five gift shops pizza arcade 20 refreshment centers and 40 attractions running smooth ly It takes a crew of 12 work ing fulltime just to keep the to colored tubes patched and inflated Employees started working on them this week Theyve blown up about tubes since Fontenot said The park wont be open dai ly until May 17 From April 26 to May 11 the park is only open Saturdays and Sundays Sherrie Brammell Schlit terbahn communications director said the good weath er forecast would afford the park a typical opening week end Saturday should be mod erate and Sunday should be pretty slow a good day for families and those who dont like the crowds of typical weekends Its always slow Fontenot said But he considers that a good thing Td rather ease into he said Business at the park will increase gradually giving Fontenot and his crews time to get everything done before Schlitterbahn hits the height of the season in June Thats what these first weekends are for to work out some of those Fontenot he said Parent Organizations Community Organizations Clubs Meetings Sports Stories Great Deals CATCH IT ALL EACH MORNING Call 62S9144 to todayl IMKW New Dinner Theatre Donnie Sneeds Music Dinner Theatre opens April 18th Donnie Sneed is a great singer and comedian He has worked with everyone from Marty Robins to Kenny Rodgers Hear what the stars say about Donnie LIVE Tony Orlando Watching Donnie is a lesson on how to do it right The entertainers cause the people to love him and he them Glen Campbell Everyone wants to see a good no more youve found the best Not only can this guy entertain he can really smack a golf ball Louise Mandrell If you want to see a great show that has country music gospel pop and a lot of comedy and is great family entertainment go see my good friend Donnie Sneed and tell him Louise Mandrell sent you Jimmy Rodgers I think youre a great talent Im not sure about your golf game But your show is the best I really hate people who sing as good as you and look younger than me We miss you in Branson lots of love and good wishes from all of Rodgers Family Do not miss Donnie Sneeds Family Variety Show every Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday a Branson style dinner show with comedian Pastor Bubba Dinner Starts at Donation of per person At the Red Barn behind Rock Hill Gospel Church IH 35 South between exits 178 180 on the service road CaJI 8306263700 or toll free 8666123700 Box office 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