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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 27, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Page 4A HERALDZEITUNO Friday June 27 2003 Contact Features Editor Brian Grant 6259144 ext 222 Dispatch Bonds cover costs of Gruene hike bike trail arrest A 42yearold Georgia man was arrested on a mis demeanor theft charge Wednesday after an alleged shoplifting incident A New Braunfels Police Department spokesman said Paul F DeLargy was arrested at about 1 after he allegedly left Target with compact discs worth He was booked on a class B misdemeanor charge of theft between and which is punishable by up to six months in county jail and a fine burglary About worth of property was reported stolen in a vehicle burglary Wednesday in Gruene A 1994 Nissan was left parked in the 1200 block of Gruene Road at 10 When its owner returned just before 4 a window had been forced open and stereo equipment and 72 compact discs had been taken burglarized big screen television was reported taken in the burglary of a Gruene Road home Wednesday Police said someone broke into a home in the 800 block between 5 and 2 by kicking in the front door A 60inch TV a Magnavox digital videodisc player and a Sony Playstation video game were taken Value of the missing items was Hires investigated SPRING BRANCH The Comal County Fire Marshals Office will inves tigate a pair of grass fires that occurred at about the same time Wednesday 0ne extinguished by the Bulverde Volunteer Fire Department was at Spring Branch Road and Texas 46 while the other was a short distance away in the 6400 block of Spring Branch Road Just a few hundred square feet of grass was burnt BY DYLAN Staff Writer New Braunfels City Coun cil has issued million in bonds for three major street projects Council initiated the bonds for the Gruene Road improve ment project the Gruene Road Hike and Bike Trails project and the County Line Road extension which was completed in May City financial adviser Chris Allen senior management consultant for Public Finance Management of Austin sold the bonds The city was able to get a percent interest rate Thats just terrific Id like to be able to borrow that Allen told council Monday night The city would pay an aver age of for 20 years to pay off the bonds Part of the funds would reimburse the citys reserve fund for the County Line Road extension The Gruene Road improve ment project is slated to begin in January Council also accepted an agreement with Houston firm Klotz Associated Inc for final engineering and design ser vices for construction of the Gruene Road Hike and Bike Trails project A timeline for the project has not been set Abo this week City council approved the final reading of an ordinance prohibiting cruising in parts of the citys parks with a penalty of Under the ordinance viola tors must show purposeful engagement in cruising between the hours of 7 and on weekdays and between noon and Saturday and Sunday Cruising is defined as pass ing a designated point more than two times during any twohour period Another ordinance was passed giving park rangers authority to issue citations for violating city park and traffic regulations The New Braunfels Police Department will train park rangers NBISD taxes due by end of July SPECIAL TO THE HERALDZEITUNG City residents have until the end of July to pay city and school district taxes before penalties begin accruing Tax statements for the New Braunfels Independent School District and City of New Braunfels were mailed last week said NBISD Tax Collector Betsy Caldwell The taxes which are due upon receipt begin accruing penalties and interest Aug 1 Post office postmarks will be used to determine the timeliness of the payment School district and city taxes are based upon 2002 property values as estab lished by the Comal Appraisal District If New Braunfels property owners do not receive a statement they should con tact the NBISD tax office which also collects City of New Braunfels taxes Whether or not they get a statement property owners The Affordable Alternative for Healthcare Insurance Coverage I Call lor n Iron quoin 18006336508x45 Farm Ranch Healthcare Inc are still responsible for the taxes said Caldwell New property owners need to check with the tax office if they did not get a statement because the original state ment was probably sent to the old owner It is likely the new owner will owe the tax es as taxes are generally pro rated to the new owner Property owners can check with their title company to find out if they are respon sible for the 2002 Caldwell also said that if a person had a business or was taxed on business per sonal property and they no longer own the business or the property they will still be responsible for these tax es if the business was open on Jan 1 2002 or they owned the property on that date A tax office mail drop is available for payments made after hours or on weekends The drop box is located at the NBISD tax office 407 W Mill St The tax office is open from 8 to 5 Monday through 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