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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 25, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas Y T OCTOBER HERALD MMMMNNMMNNNKMN flLL FOR ADC 780 1000571 SQUTHVEST HKROFUGLISHERS 2627 E DR EL PftSO TX 79903 SPORTS WORLD SERIES Astros relaxed heading into tonights Game 3 of the World Page 5A FORUM COLUMN Columnist Dick Morris writes how president is trying to send in a lawyer to do a jus tices Page 4 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 288 10 1 sections K www Mostly sunny High Low 43 DEAR ABBY CLASSIFIEDS COMICS CROSSWORD FORUM OBITUARIES SPORTS TV GRIDS 7 8 6 6 4 3 5 7 Council to establish fee committee By Leigh Jones StaffWriter City council took the first step toward establishing a new revenue source for city streets Monday by establishing the roadway impact fee commit The group will be made up of 11 members one appointed by each member of city two planning commission members and two One of the committees first members of city jobs will be to consider spend will The members will be appointed after District 6 Councilman Ken Valentine takes ing part or all of the set aside to hire a consultant to assist with traffic studies that will help determine the appro priate amount of the The roadway impact fee committee is the second group city council has appointed to See CITY on Page 2 Councilwoman Valerie Hull Firefighters receive top city award By Ron Maloney StaffWriter Mayor Bruce Boyer named a veteran fire fighter and fire lieutenant Monday night as this citys Firefighter of the Year in a procla mation read to city Greg who commands Firesta tion 2 on Loop 337 on the New Braunfels Fire Departments C received the recognition sponsored by the New Braunfels Evening Lions Club in front of many of his who went to city hall for the The award is spon sored each October Fire Prevention Month by the New Braun fels Evening The winner is chosen by members of fire said Fire Chief John No matter how hard you you can never get Firefighter of the Herber Theres no course you can no certification to be It can only be given to you by your I think its pretty and Gregs very deserving of Wilson is a very wellrounded the chief He got here in June Herber Hes been here and hes a very good Hes full of energy and enthu and he leads by He wants things to get done and get done In his 15 years with New Her ber said hes never seen Wilson waver in that Hes always been like Herber He has a love of the job and hes dedicat ed to the and that hasnt gone unno NO LIMITS Fire Chief John Herber COMING WEDNESDAY 51 Meet New Braunfels Paramedic of the UJ To donate to Team No go to and select the Support a Rider link under Fund To donate directly to the choose Kathy Carl No COMING SUNDAY Anewstswt Fire Mountain opens its doors in New offering food and treats from the Matt Joey Brian Kathy Hannah Melissa Teresa and Katie Ogg enjoy a homecooked meal as a team to cele brate their comple tion of the 150 mile bike ride from San Antonio to Corpus ChristifortheHEB MS 150 Beach Bike Leftjhe majority ofTeam No Limits gather at the home of team memberTheresa to enjoy a homecooked meal a couple of weeks after of the HEB MS 150 Beach Bike Photos by MANDY HeraldZeitung Bike team completes MS ride to the coast By Jessica Sanders StaffWriter Bike riding to the coast might sound like a one time but not for the Carl Kathy and Mike along with their children Melissa Niland and Matt already are planning their third cycling trip from San Antonio to Corpus Its a fun but its said Kathy who completed the IIEB MS 150 Bike to the Beach Bike Tour for the second time The annual twoday cycling ride cov ers 150 Individual riders and teams recruit sponsors to raise money to fight multiple The Carls raised in donations when they rode as individuals last but decid ed to add an official team for this years Kathy Carl said although they shared fun the group also raised some serious money for Fund rais ing continues through but the riders already have raised from corporate and individual Team No Limits included the Carls Kathy Carls Shannon Shubert and family friends Katie Ogg and Joey The group was supported by a crew of five family members who helped the cyclists and set up camp at the overnight stop in They packed and unloaded all our Kathy Carl When we got to we were so tired we almost couldnt Theresa Ogg said she and her hus were impressed at their daughter Katies ability to stick with a See BIKE Page 2 County Democratic Party chairman to not run for another term Larry Horton By Leigh Jones StaffWriter Comal County Democratic Par ty Chairman Larry Morton announced Monday he does not intend to nan for another term in who was elected to the partys top leadership position during the 2004 said he was giving up the job because it took up too much Its a very timeconsuming more time than I can devote to he Although he is sorry to be step ping down after only one Horton said he felt like he had accomplished the goals he set for himself when he took He said his biggest achieve ment was making it cool to be liberal in a conservative My goal was to kickstart the party and get excitement going I feel like Ive made it easi er to declare youre a Democrat in Comal he More and more people are doing mat which is and were having more candidates file for local Horton also said he was seeing more Democratic a trend that could give Republicans some close races in the near No candidate has filed to take over Mortons although the outgoing party boss said he knew of several people who were con sidering He would not be specific on who the potential new leaders Candidates have until 2 to submit their who will remain party chair through May said although running as a Democrat in Comal County was it was not impossible to get He encouraged wouldbe Demo cratic candidates to focus on When we return to the roots of the we do well on conserva tive like he The new Democrat is dso proindividual which plays well in Comal GREAT TASTE GREAT TIMES
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