Thursday, April 21, 2005

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 21, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas April 2005 HERALDZEITUNO Page 5A RETORT CONTINUED FROM Page i A Legislation to allow i moves forward Cervlns lengthy information requests are still on the table to be but investigators recommended the board review them and classify them as requiring new reports as Once a request is considered to require a new it must be approved by a vote of the While disappointed with most of the reports conclu Fuller has hopes the investigative process will yield something Its been a painful but posi tive she I believe the majority of the board is now willing to work and we have learned that account ability is the missing key Fuller and district patrons who have actively voiced con cern over Cervins actions have turned their attention to get ting passed recall legislation proposed by state Carter RNew Late CISD represen tatives testified before the House Committee on Public Education about the chaos one board member could Marlene Keller said she thought the House committee members were I was and they had some good she CISD is definitely the poster child for this so it would be gratifying to see the legislation House Bill which would modify the Education and its House Joint Resolution will not go to the floor for a vote until Casteels office makes a few changes in the verbiage to protect small districts with few Right the bill requires 10 percent of voters to create a recall situation It is conceiv able in a small district to have 80 registered One situa tion involving the cheerlead ing squad could anger enough parents to generate a and thats not our Fuller Once the changes have been made and the committee sends the proposed bill out for a second it will require a twothirds vote in both cham bers before it can be placed on the November ballot as a con stitutional If it passes with voter it would take effect who acknowledged her activism with HB 2742 and HJR 86 could be among her last actions as a public school said it would be nice to know CISDs situa tion would have a lasting impact on the entire So much chaos can be caused right now by so she This will become a support mechanism for good board What a won derful safeguard to have in Census surveys mailed out to families The new American Com munity Survey will soon give local communities access annually to key socioeco nomic data that until been available only once a The Census Bureau began mailing the survey nation wide to addresses per month in A snapshot once every 10 years of what a community looks like fades said Alfonso director of the Census Bureaus Dallas regional With the American Community Sur people will be able to see a moving picture of their The ACS will provide elect ed com munity leaders and planning organizations current infor mation to assess local such as where to build new schools and senior The survey also will help ensure that communities receive their fair share of the more than billion in federal funds awarded every year to locali ties based on Census Bureau The ACS will ask the same type of questions as the long form census questionnaire it is While the long form was sent to lin6 households in the ACS will be sent to about lin40 addresses each or about percent of the nations No address will receive the ACS questionnaire more than once in any five year period Households selected for the survey will receive their ques tionnaire by Any request for survey information from the Census Bureau will be clearly identified as coming from the Census Bureau and as Official Business of the United The Census Bureau will make a followup phone call if the questionnaire is not a Census worker may visit the house hold to conduct a personal interview if no one is avail able over the A personal followup inter view costs taxpayers more than 10 times the cost of a mail so households are encouraged to mail com pleted questionnaires All of the information the Census Bureau collects for this survey is confidential by the bureau can use the information for statistical Citizens who are concerned about the legitimacy of the American Community Sur vey can contact the Census Bureau tollfree at 800 424 For information about the visit Ladies Auxiliary donate to Fisher House The Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Ladies Auxiliary of Post 7110 in New Braunfels presented three checks total ing to the Fisher House Founda tion at Brook Army Medical Center April The Fisher House Foundation sup ports Americas military by ensuring that the families of hospitalized military men and women are provided with the com forts of home in a supportive environ ment close to their loved ones at this most stressful Because members of the military and their families are stationed worldwide and must often travel great distances for specialized medical Fisher House Foundation donates comfort built on the grounds of major military and VA medical centers like The program does not receive financial support from either the govern ment nor the military and rely strictly on donations from the The Fisher House Foundation has two such homes located at BAMC by Fort Sam Houston in San which can hold up to 15 Last they helped 159 but had to turn away more than 300 families for lack of So far this fiscal they have helped 64 of which per cent were families of military men and women from Operation Iraqi The VFW and Ladies Auxiliary donat ed each from proceeds they earned from their Friday night The majority of the money earned by the VFW bingo games is given back to Texas nonprofit organizations like the Fisher The Ladies Auxiliary donated an addi tional from the Buddy Poppy drive held annually on Memorial Day week end in New This brought the Ladies Auxiliarys total donations to the Fisher House at BAMC and Wilford Hall on Lackland AFB to for this fittV i j 3V Thursday i 4 tfl n rffn n i r n 78130 MONTE MONTGOMERY LIVE AT AI BE VERDE 1724 Hunter TX Adobe located in is offering a unique combination of and It is the only 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