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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 7, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas Page May ELECTION CONTINUED FROM Page 1A Polls open from 7 am to 7 today Because Adam has been hes a known Williams And although Bruce hasnt served on coun hes an unknown But I think you also have to look at whose supporting the two Polls will close at 7 and election officials 1 said they expected to have the unofficial results as early as or 9 The election results will be posted on the citys Web site at and also Channel said Liz Lad shaw with the city secretarys 5 Because todays ballot will be unusually Ladshaw said extra voting booths would be placed at each of the six polling Polling places will be staffed by one election one alternate judge and two elec tion County Elections Coordina tor Linnell Hinojosa said as of about 50 mailin bal lots had been Election officials will begin tabulating early votes this she Well release the early vote count at 7 at the court j house in room she t In other races on the ballot District 6 Councilman cH members Mayor Adam Corkbfodnga from local attorney In District firsttime candi dates Kathleen Krueger and a In District incumbent Ken Valentine is facing a chal lenge from On Election the polls will be open from 7 am to 7 Polling places are In the Newaraunfds Municipal elec tion are 1 Lone Star Prima ry School 2343W San Antonio District 2 Memorial Ele mentary 1900 Wd District 3 Seele Elemen tary 540 Howard St District 4 Faith United 970 North Loop 337 District 5 Lamar Primary 240 Central Ave District 6 First United Methodist 572 San Antonio Room 101A During early voters cast a slight Ken Valentine is being chal lenged by newcomer Lynn and the District 5 city council seat is being sought by Kathleen Krueger and Travis Two Comal Independent School District seats also are COMAL MO Vbtera to the Comal Inde pendent School District wffl choow two members of the school boMd during the i ta District which corns the communities arid area north of Canyon inatm bent Mark Smith Is being JOUCMQEU UJ VUIWII In District the area south of Canyon incumbent JonnBerteteen has drawn two Holmes On Election May voters in districts 3 and 4 can vote at the Mowing locations 3 Fischer Com munity Center Prednct 3 and Spring Branch Volunteer Fire Department Piednct 5 4 Canyon Lake Golf and Country Club Piednct 4 FINAL EARLY VOTmOTOTALS City up for Donna Holmes and Wylie Queen are challenging incum bent John Bertelsen for the District 4 and Frank Bak er is attempting to oust incumbent Mark Smith in the District 3 graduation today at Texas Lutheran SEGUIN The Texas Lutheran University campus will be full of activity today as the university celebrates the completion and dedica tion of two new buildings on campus as well as spring bac calaureate and commence Traditional baccalaureate services will begin at in Jackson Auditorium with fam ilies and friends attending the worship Approximately 200 stu dents will graduate during ceremonies on the universi tys Chapel beginning at 7 Ron chair man and chief executive offi cer of Calvert Flavin and president emeritus of Trinity will pres ent the commencement The event is open to the unless rain forces the ceremonies to be moved to the Memorial Tickets would then be A private noon luncheon will honor donors to the Annie and Hilmar Tschoepe Professional Stud ies classroom and office building and the Weffer Kine siology The public dedication of the Annie and Hilmar Tschoepe Professional Studies classroom and office building and the Kief fer Kinesiology Laboratory will begin at 2 in the central mall area of the campus in front of the new Tschoepe The new buildings will be open for selfdirected tours follow ing the dedication cere Comal County changes course switches banks for first time in 14 years j By Ron Maloney Staff Writer J For the first time in 14 J Comal County will change tanks effective June County commissioners Jack Jay Millikin and Greg Parker voted 30 Thursday to Switch from Wells Fargo to Frost 1 The San Antoniobased bank now serves New Braun the City of San Bexar the City of Corpus Christi and I Alamo Heights Independent J School District among other public The vote came after the f county placed advertise ments requesting proposals for providing banking serv ices and after the propos als were reviewed by county County Judge Danny Scheel was away at a Precinct 4 Commissioner Jan Kennady is recovering from i Both were absent i The countys banking con tracts come up for renewal every four County offi i cials sent a request for pro that was answered by I Ifive banks who submitted i voluminous bids two weeks ago some comprising stacks of paperwork 18 inch I es I The winning proposal offered a slightly higher inter est rate on deposited funds and what are expected to prove to be lower fees for banking services provided to the A committee that included tCounty Auditor David Renken j land County Treasurer Susan studied the propos and discussed them with I other elected and appointed 1 I In addition to Frost and All of these banks looked really good there were excellent bids all across the Susan Patterson County Treasurer Wells the other propos als came from Bank of Amer Chase National Bank and First State Patterson told commission ers that the service provided by Wells Fargo Bank had been very and its newest pro posal was even Comparing the proposals offered by all the she had been an intensive and timeconsuming Ive been very happy with Wells Patterson told the All of these banks looked really good there were excellent bids all across the In the she the county had dealt with Wells Fargo because it was quicker than other banks to offer many automated and online services that other banks have now caught up Another advantage was that Wells Fargo was located in New Braunfels and its local officials were easy to reach and In addition to considering Patterson said the county also had to consider the size of the banks and their ability to absorb potential losses in excess of the cover age offered by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corpora While the county preferred a local the amount of assets on she were a big factor that differen tiated Frost from First which is New Braunfels Renken said he supported the choice because of the higher interest rate offered by Frost and its combination of lower he he had been convinced of the banks com mitment to customer service when his employees expressed concern about adapting to its They sent out two repre Renken I couldnt have been more impressed with their knowl edge of the software and their ability to communicate with our If that service we saw is any indication of the service to well be very hap Patterson said she couldnt say just what the savings to the county would be because it depends upon the combi nation of services used and fees Ill be giving a report to commissioners each she It All Adds Up To A Monitor your indoor environment and control everything with a programmable Comfort Control 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