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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 7, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas HOI 10D0571 SOUTHVE8T HICROrmiSHERS E VM0ELL W EL PASO TX 79903 TT W SEPTEMBER SPORTS VOLLEYBALL New Braunfels downs Canyon in District 274A vol leyball Page 6A 1 speaks out on tax rate By Leigh Jones StaffWriter TAX INCREASE BENEFITS A list of resources next years property tax revenue will let the city get is on page Only one New Braunfels citizen appeared before city council Tuesday to express an opinion on next years proposed tax Linda Patrick said she was disappointed more people did not take the opportunity to participate in the political Its terrible that I was the only one to she I hope people will take the time to call or email their opinions at I think the city has a very open door to Mayor Bruce Boyer also expressed con cern over the public hearings I wish more people were here to partici he looking into the television theyre watching us at During her three minutes before the Patrick encouraged her listen ers to support the citys law enforcement a desire voiced by every council member during the budgeting The million general fund budget includes funds for six new police officers See Page 2 COMING SUNDAY Home delivery I Business makes life by delivering food from sev eral local restaurants right to home Startzville to vote on issues By Ron Maloney StaffWriter i Early voting ended i Monday in local elec tions set to be conduct j ed Saturday in I Startzville and j Comal County Elec I tions Coordinator Lin i nellHinojosasaidMon i day 714 early votes and i 11 mailin ballots were cast in the election that j will determine whether Startzville incorporates j to become Comal j Countys newest i In City Sec j retary Marisa Knuffke reported Monday 131 early ballots had been j cast in the special elec i tion called to replace Mayor Bill who resigned his office last spring just before succumbing to Acting Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem Sarah Stevick is running against former Alder man Charlie Baetz and political newcom er Kevin Smith in that which will See Page 2 SPECIAL ELECTIONS I What Spec ial election to fill Bulverde mayors seat I When 7 to 7 Saturday I Where Bul verde City Cougar Bend I What Startz ville Incor poration elec tion I When 7 Saturday I Where Can yon Lake EMS station FORUM SOUND OFF Guest columnist Ronald Gary writes how New Orleans should not be rebuilt at present Page 4A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 248 16 2 sections CLICK B 1 Mostly sunny High Low 95 69 Details2B DEARABBY SB CLASSIFIEDS 61 COMICS 4B CROSSWORD 4i FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 1A SPORTS 6A TV GRIDS BRINGING AID CLOSER MANDY Father Jim a volunteer at the Westside Community and Alan chairman of The Institute for Public Health Education speak with Travis Roberts from Louisiana about programs available in New Braunfels that aid helping victims of hurricane Roberts evacuated his hometown of New Orleans before the storm and was seeking assistance from the Red Red Cross forms available in NB former New Orleans resident Daniel Jordan describes to political and communi ty leaders what he saw while waiting to escape the area destroyed by Hurricane Katrina before arriving in New Standing with Jordan is fellow evacuee Susan Salvation Army New Braunfels manager Judy Baker talks with area political and community leaders about the immediate needs of those dis placed by Katrina who are residing in the Comal County Photos by DAVID HeraldZeitung By Leigh Jones StaffWriter New Orleans evacuees no longer have to travel to San Antonio to add their names to the American Red Cross Branch office manager Sharon McAllister announced during a meeting of political and community she had received clearance to make the registration forms available at her office and the Westside Communi ty This registration will help match family with missing loved ones and get them she Please have all evacuees do McAllisters announcement was a relief to local organizations who were frustrated with last weeks Red Cross request to have all dis placed families travel to San Anto nio to begin their journey to a new It also was a relief to Travis who stopped by the cen ter on his way back to New Im not looking for but I do want to make sure Im on the list for he Roberts is staying with family members near Canyon Lake and See Page 2 AT A GLANCE New Orleans evacuees stay ing in New Braunfels can receive assistance from the following locations 88 Westside Community Center for more infor mation on all local 830 6252011 8 Medical assistance will be provided by area doc tors after evacuees are first screened at the McKenna Hospital Emergency 830 6069111 SOSFood iBank 830 6293663 Westside Community Center Soup Kitchen serves hot lunches seven days a week at 830 6292011 Salvation Army 830 6089129 H New Braunfels branch of the American Red Cross 830 6089871 H Alamo Worksource Career Center 830 6062C55 18 New Braunfels Housing Authority 830 625 6909 19 Social Security Administration and Children assistance 800 7721213 or 830 3798802 KB Communities in Schools 830 6204247 Volunteers on standby to take in horses from Louisiana By Ron Maloney StaffWriter Nearly anyone can take in a stray or stranded dog or but a horse is a different A group of volunteers awaiting word on going to Louisiana to take in displaced or injured animals is seeking donations to help fund the The Houston Society for the Pre vention of Cruelty to Animals Large Animal Crisis Unit is making preparations to pick up large ani and could send volunteers to Louisiana late this The which can be reached at 713 is seeking cash donations to help defray the costs of lodging injured or sick which will be board ed at veterinary facilities in the Houston and East Texas In New volunteers preparing to go to Louisiana if needed are seeking donations of halters and lead ropes that could be used to facilitate pickup and transport of the They can be dropped at Produc ers Cooperative Marketing Associ ation at 210 Castell in New As of no animals had been identified for but horse folks awaiting word are said Zina Pape of New Were kind of on but we could go later tlus week or this Pape Animals would be brought back See Page 2 GREAT TASTE GREAT TIMES
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