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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 7, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas OBITUARIES Paid advertisements HOFFMANN Manno Rudolph I age of New passed August 2005 at the Kirkwood Hoffman was born April 1919 in Schu TX to Edgar Hoff mann and Frieda Hufft Hoff He was a WWII veteran having served in the United States Army and was a life member of the Post 7110 and the American He was employed at the Commel Hosiery Mill from 1939 to 1976 and later worked at the National Guard Armory from 1976 to He enjoyed participating at the annual Comal County Fair and especially enjoyed being Bingo chair man for the He also loved the outdoors and work ing in his Hoffman is survived by his loving wife Flo rence Popp Hoffman of New Braunfels Larry Hoff mann and wife Katie of Mar TX Barbara Hancock of New Braunfels Michael Hoffmann and wife Karen of KS Claudia Hoffmann Brandenburg of New Braun fels Janice Phillips and husband Larry of New Braunfels Cory Lee Brandenburg and wife Melynn of New Braun Renee Hoffmann Dennis of step grandchil Kim Gibson of K r i s t i Keller of and Tracy Heath of Fort Worth and one greatgrand Collin I loffman was preceded in death by his first Olivea Behring Hoffmann and also by his Walter Public visitation will begin PM Sunday at the funer al home and will continue until PM on The family will be present to receive friends Sunday and Monday from PM until A funeral service will be held August 2005 at Paul Lutheran Church with inter ment to follow at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Memo rial contributions may be giv en to the Post Box New Braun Texas the Ameri can Legion or to Paul Lutheran Doeppenschmidt FUNERAL HOME New Braunfels 830 6253434 David Hugo Marbach David Hugo age passed away on August 2005 in San Anto He is survived by his Patsy Marbach of Cibo lo Milton Bur nice Marbach of New Braun fels Sheryl Watt husband Don Tracy Ryan husband Dan Burgess of Downers IL David Simon Marbach of Cibolo Janette Scheel husband Joyce all of Cibo lo Zachary Meghan Visitation will be at Schertz Funeral Home on August 2005 from PM until PM and on August from PM until PM with a Rosaiy recited at A Funeral Mass will be held at AM on August 2005 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Sel Graveside services and interment will follow at Holy Cross In lieu of memorial contribu tions may be made to Hos pice of San 8721 Botts San TX Arrangements with Schertz Funeral JAMES DON SULLIVAN James Don of New died Mon August at his res Sullivan was born December in Texas to Allen Patrick Sullivan and Georgia Annette Cook He owned and operated Carltons Sullivan was preceded in death by his two Danny Sullivan and Greg and a Wilbur Sulli He is survived by his two and Kelly Hanson four great and Danny a Susan Morton and a nephew Michael A Private Graveside Service was held on August at Fbrest Park Westheimer 12800 Westheimer Road at Dairy In lieu of the family requests that memorial con tributions be sent to the American Cancer Society Memorial and Honor Pro Box Hous Texas Forest Park Westheimer Funeral Home 12800 Westheimer 2814972330 August 2005 HERALDZEITUNG Page 3A I Lawmakers continue to dawdle with school funding overhaul REZONE CONTINUED FROM Page 1A Increased traffic a concern to some Waterway also is being considered for pur but Ford said he did not know what the prospec tive owner planned to do with Ford and Norris want General Business District zoning for the which would allow restau hotels or motels and ministorage among other Even with a commercial Ford said the new owners might keep the property for residential They just want the option of commercial build and since the sur rounding property is com it makes he Neither of the zoning changes allow for much dif ferent use than the current Planned Development Dis While neighbors might be They just want the option of commer cial and since the surround ing property is com it makes Jerry Ford Local developer worried about an increase in Gruene Road is scheduled for an expansion that should enable it to han dle more Planning Director Frank Robbins said he did not know exactly when the proj ect would begin but con firmed it was scheduled for later this In other Plan ning Commission members will consider Replatting a lot in the Walnut Square Shopping Center to prepare for Tar gets pending Replatting two lots in the Subdivision into four which will gener ate a stormwater development fee under the citys new drainage ordi AUSTIN As the sec ond special session of the sum mer winds many are wondering why the Legislature hasnt yet addressed the states school funding Here are some questions and answers about whats been going on at the state Capitol and how that might affect the upcoming start of Q Why are lawmakers still in Austin A They have about two weeks left in the current 30 day special Thats not much time for a bill to make its way through both cham but David Dewhurst and Rick Perry both say they want to keep try House Speaker Tom Crad who leads the said this week that lawmakers are getting nothing accom plished and that the session has become a waste of time and money about mil Without his it be difficult to pass any no matter how much time is That leaves the door open for both cham bers to adjourn the session next time they which is Monday Q Why are they at an impasse A State law requires any and all tax bills to start in the That chamber pro posed a tax swap bill that would have replaced some school property taxes with new consumer and business when it got to the floor for a full House members overwhelmingly rejected Craddick said he polled his legislators on vari ous other versions of a tax and none had the support for Separate education overhaul bills also were pro posed in each chamber but were The Senate has attempted to start work ing on another education But even it would be contin gent on an accompanying tax which doesnt Q What about those text books that schools are wail ing for A About million worth of new textbooks have been ordered and printed but havent yet been paid for and are sitting in warehouses They would replace fine arts and foreign language books that could be as much as 14 years Q Can the Legislature still pay for textbooks in time to get them to class for the start of school A Its Dewhurst and Craddick can each agree to direct vetoed funds to pay for the all three must agree and they must adjourn the session before using mat If they adjourn as Craddick they could do that as soon as a handful of legislators have said they would file separate bills to appropriate funds to buy the Q Is the tax on cigarettes going to go up A One of the proposals in the tax swap plan was a tax on But since that proposal wasnt the cigarette tax will remain at 41 The cigarette tax increase along with other pro posed taxes on bottled snacks and an increased sales tax would have helped pay for a reduction in school proper ty taxes that Texas homeown ers pay every Those plans were heavily criticized after a legislative 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