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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 23, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas                                WednesdayJNovember 3A Paid advertisements MELODY MICHELE KRESMERY Melody Michele was called to leave this earth for a better after a lengthy battle with her Melody had just completed her 47th Melody at one time was a dog but her life was full with a passion for Melody will be missed dearly by fam ily friends and animals Rest with God Melody and love USA 17331IH35 Texas 78154 2109464445 TAXES CONTINUED FROM Page 1A Casteel Part of solution to close loopholes would benefit from higher caps or no caps on property Because there is more land than residents in such they could adjust tax rates to reflect population and financial CISD Superintendent Marc Walker said working in other states has taught him that there is no perfect way to even the wealth between The system doesnt have to be perfect it just has to be he Casteel said a state income tax or state property tax are both out of the Rick Perry removed the income tax as a and a property tax is unlikely because it would require an amendment to the state con she She said that the most like ly option is to focus on the business community by fix ing the loopholes in the fran chise tax and raising taxes in a way business owners can tol I think part of the solution is closing the loopholes and figuring out a way to fairly apply more taxes to partner ships and Casteel said all options are now up for con the deci sions of a recently formed school finance commission headed by former Comptrol ler John Sharp will be consid ered Everything is back on the table Wentworth REFORM CONTINUED FROM Page 1A Perry to call back lawmakers otherwise you run the risk of not being able to open schools in Republican Rick Per ry praised the ruling and said he plans to call lawmak ers back to Austin to take up die issue in a special legisla tive session at an appropri ate time before that dead The Legislature has failed to remedy the system dur ing the last two regular ses sions and three 30day spe cial sessions called by Im also pleased to see that the court agreed with a position that I have long advocated Simply pouring more money into the same system will not alleviate the property tax Per ry Our entire tax sys tem needs substantial reform to make it more modern and that will ensure schools have a reliable stream of CONTINUED FROM Page 1A Bridge made to adapt to buildout some from getting out to go to work or Hornseth said the which two Precinct 2 com missioners Jay Miilikin and who was his predecessor in the office have sought for more than a was important from two a minor storm often would flood Bear Creek and close the road to Sec Hornseth was the safety issue created by the Schoenthal a well known local traffic obstacle and accident point where the severe dip in the road sometimes launches vehi causing Boyd said it is the largest project hes personally cre It is the he of about 10 such projects that need to be done around the Most likely will be years off because the money CMC CONTINUED FROM Page 1A Other memorials considered make a final presentation to the New Braunfels City Council Although the building has been referred to as Kon gresshalle on all of RVK Archi tects several people have expressed interest in see ing it named in Rehlers Local builder John Lovett received a resounding ovation during Rehlers memorial serv ice when he made the sugges Its up to city but I think it would be a neat way to honor Meek Mayor Bruce Boyer said he was not opposed to naming the o o o Let MUcUuti fitametecA help you i this O o look and feel your best this holiday season Buy the Obagi Nuderm starter kit and receive the Holiday Gift Set for Buy one vial of Restylane and receive 2O off the second vial purchased the same Buy 60 units of Botox and receive 1O units Buy package of 4 Mircodermabrasions and receive one Buy any new Hair Removal Package and receive 2O Buy a package of 4 Chemical Peels and receive 2O Buy a package of 5 Sun Spot Removal Treatments and receive 2O help you with your Holiday For every you spend during the month of we will give you a gift certificate for a Microdermabrasion to give to a Gift Certificates and Free Gift Wrap Available Julia De DO Anna MD 921 Lakeview New TX 78130 8306266971 MEDICAL COSMETICS Erase the lines of Christmas past give the gift of a youthful future For the past 23 years trie together with contributions rrom local citizens ana businesses got together to provide to the less Some gave a donation to buy rood baskets while others volunteered time to put the baskets together or distribute them to the Everyone came together to feed over 250 Monetary donations will be at the HERALDZEITUNG 707 Landa Street New TX 78130 just isnt there to complete As the project exists it includes 14foot shoulders and an 11foot lane in each Boyd said he designed it to accommodate what he thinks could be the roads ultimate buildout a fourlane county arterial Schoenthal Road will obviously be a major thoroughfare between New Braunfels and San Boyd We wanted to design it with forward thinking so we wouldnt have to expand the boxes when that time Theyd already be In when the coun ty put the project out to a skeptical Scheel said hed celebrate if the project was completed in his I told Tom Hornseth the other day that if I live long enough to see this project Id hire a close the road and hold a dance on Scheel said Hornseth said he didnt MANDY Robert designer of the bridge on Schoenthal stands on the embankment of the newly con structed building after the We cer tainly need to find an appropri ate way to honor Rehlers contribu tion to that Ken Valentine and I would certainly be open to considering he Ken District 6s councilmaninwaiting who will believe the county would actually close the roadway for a but he wouldnt stand in the way if Scheel chose to dance atop the 10 cast concrete box cul verts that make up the With its wide shoul there was plenty of Hornseth I think itll provide an take office said he would like to see one of the facil itys auditoriums named for The Kongresshalle name is good because it ties into the citys German and it would be easy to establish as a marketing brand for the cen he But we could add The Ken Rehler Memorial Con vention Center as a secondary If council is not willing to change the Meek sug gested another Gtting memori adequate dance floor for the Hornseth Scheel said he was glad to see it Im ready he This is a project thats been in the mill since 1997 or and Im just thankful its Ill have to call George Strait and see if he has any open We called Rehler our dream so we could hang one in the lobby of the Meek referring to the Native American charm normally hung above the bed to catch dreams while a person is CORRECTION On Page 2A of Tuesdays a San Anto nio Air Life helicopter was identified incorrectly in a Specialists Assisted Living Day Care Respite Care Services Licensed and Certified for Alzheimers License 195 New Braunfels 8306241744 Caregivers Day Out is every Tuesday from 9am 1 pm We can take care of your loved one while you take some time for First Commercial We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you for your continued and to wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving As Independent As Texas 1656 State Hwy 46 New Texas 78132 830 6252661   

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