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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 31, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas                                Lifestyle i How bout taking a lifestyle Bigname players usher summer HERALD New BRAUNF Sports Unicorns win Fraulein SUNDAY August 2003 28 pages in 4 sections JVoh 249 Serving New Braunfels and Coma County since 1852 SCHEEL could setScheePs notch5 in next round Current annexation plan skirts county judges home BY DYLAN JIMENEZ Staff Writer New Braunfels officials want to patch a hole left out of this years annexation plan County Judge Danny Scheels The Planning Commission on Tuesday will discuss annexing Scheels lot about acres of land on the west side of Texas 46 at the Hueco Springs Loop Three hundred feet of rightofway on either side of Texas includ ing the front part of Scheels was annexed in A onetenthofamile block Area 1 on the 2003 Annexation plan surrounds Scheels prop erty on two It is two city council readings away from becoming city Mayor Adam Cork said he didnt know where the concern but he had heard some people question the equity and fairness of the unannexed Weve had some people ask Why are you asking me when and point to other areas that werent And some areas that came up were the little notch out on Cork The unannexed notch dates back at least to the 2000 annexation plan when Cork was on the Planning and Zoning Cork Thats not a new thing that the notch was I think it was just on there for a long time and has just been allowed to be he Planning Director Frank Robbins said staff and commissioners were aware that the notch was Scheels property through out this years annexation which started in December We knew who that notch Robbins including say Scheel did nt ask that his property be left out of the Danny never said Take my property out because it was never on Cork But once the question was raised about the it put city officials in an odd posi because they did not have answers to jus tify Cork See ANNEXATIONS Bulverde administrator resigns city post Friday amid what he called micro managementf by a faction of city council One month just after aldermen adopted the citys budget for this former Mayor Bev Lemes and Alderman Warren Alston resigned their posts along with Road Commissioner Philip Thomason and the fledgling citys road Bulverdes council will con duct a workshop on the citys proposed 200304 budget at 0 Wednesday at the Branch PLANNING Discussion of acre lot off Texas 46 arid Hueco Springs Loop 1 l Council A nolabor day Taking a break from Saturdays Labor Day weekend crowds at New Braunfels laddie Schoolers Russell and Patrick under the find some fun on their own as they watch tubers going down the Comal below the Prince Solms tube makers level in New BraunMs Police report few firstday problems BY DYLAN JIMENEZ Staff Writer Roger Parker brought a group of 40 to New Braunfels to celebrate the Labor Day Hes a New Braunfels resi dent who works at Fort Sam Houston in San This is the second year hes brought staff here to celebrate the end of the New Braunfels reputation as a tourism destination drew the group to Rivers small picnic area and boat ramp on the Guadalupe Jump Parker echo ing the local tourism adver New Braunfels is When I mentioned New Braunfels to they wanted to They know the Parkers group and the thou sands of people set to visit New Braunfels this weekend are extremely important to the local said Michael See Krueger watches tubers as they float toward him after flowing out of the Prince Solms Tube Chute FROM STAFF REPORTS New Braunfels Police Department and Comal Coun ty Sheriffs Office personnel said crowds behaved for the first day of the last big New Braunfels tourism If s a large sher iffs Mark But its a very good Police John Villarreal said crowds at the East San Antonio Street bridge were moving pretty good and that there hadnt been any prob lemslate Saturday Preliminary information is a simple assault when someone hit someones girlfriend with a water Villarreal He said Gruene was crowded and Prince Solms Park was about The sheriffs office is keeping full crews on in case the weath er gets Storms could move in and create some Well keep the crews on to see what the weather he If that front well be affect reversed mortgages This story is the third in a series examining the 22 pro posed amendments to the Texas PROPOSITION 2003 Today Propositions 5 and 6 Tuesday Propositions 7 and 8 HwaMZettungs View An editorial on Proposition 12 wiH ruri Reownrnendatlons on other propositions will run before the J Analysis on the Web Texas Legislative Council League of Women Voters BY RON MALONEY Staff Proposition 5 would autho rize the Legislature to exempt from ad valorem tax ation travel trailers not held or used for the production of This was to have been included last legislative ses sion and somehow was left said State Carter RNew To qualify for the exemp a travel trailer must not be affixed to the ground or a and must not be used to make If you live in a mobile home or a manufactured thats Casr teel This is like if you have a motor home parked in your Precinct 3 Commissioner Cristina Zamora asked Cas teel if the exemption would apply only to travel not if you live in Casteel If its a travel trailer for recreational it should be This is being done to correct a mis take in the previous legisla Casteel said the change would encourage travel and tourism and remove a disin centive for Texans to buy travel Possible argu ments against she See BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer BULVERDE City Administrator Lopez abruptly resigned his post Saturday Bulverde City Council accept fed the resignation in an emergency I City officials reached Sat urday did not say why who had held the post for sev eral chose to I Just over a year the citys first Charles resigned INSIDE Stephens to seek countys 2nd courtatlaw judgeship BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer A prominent Canyon Lake attorney and finalist for appoint ment as the countys second Coun ty CourtatLaw judge announced his candidacy Friday for the post in Charles AStephens n filed a campaign treasurer report and announced he will seek election regardless of whom commission ers appoint as interim judge to organize the has practiced law for 19 years five years in San STEPHENS Antonio and 14 years in Comal He is vice president of the Comal County WaterOriented Recreation Dis I have worked with all the peo ple in this county district iWnq period ferthe 2004 election cytfJte be March 14 all the various officials includ ing commissioners and the people See   

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