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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 7, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas December 2005 7A Commission approves rezone for Schiltterbahn By Leigh Jones StaffWriter The New Braunfels Plan ning Commission paved the way for Schlitterbahn to expand its Liberty Avenue parking lots Commissioners unani mously approved the water parks zoning change request for 13 residential properties on North Liberty Avenue and Mulberry between Torrey and East Commerce streets to C 4A Resort Commercial Dis Although the citys planning department staff recom mended a 45foot height restriction be added to the zone commissioners rejected their recommenda tion as too The just two blocks is taller than 45 said Commissioner Cheryl I just cant see restricting these few pieces of property in a sea of unrestrict ed Planning Director Frank Robbins told commissioners the staff recommendation was based on previous communi ty concerns about a 150foot tall ride Schlitterbahn con structed on its western cam The property did not have a height leav ing neighbors with no recourse to stop the bright blue ride from going But Commissioner Jan Kotylo said she did not think the park was interested in expanding its New Braunfels They have enough going on all over Texas without expanding on this she I hope this doesnt come back to bite but they desperately need the park Schlitterbahn General Man ager Darren Hill assured com missioners the company had no intention of using the rezoned property for anything other than Most of the rezoned prop erties will not be modified in any way by their new com mercial Only one group the seven lots between Torrey and North look any different after the rezon Hill told commissioners the houses on those lots would be demolished to allow the company to create new park ing Only three citizens spoke against the Father Eugene Ronan from Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church asked commissioners to consider the impact more parking would have on traf fic and undesirable behavior in the During the the church pays for portable rest rooms to be put up in our parking lots because weve had problems with people actually defecating on our property because Schlitter bahn does not provide rest room facilities on their he But the height restriction is not going to have an impact on the traffic and it wont stop people from Cas teel Schlitterbahn still must get the zoning request approved by New Braunfels City Coun cil before it becomes In other business the Planning Commission Approved a master plan and final plat for Gruene Leaf eight singlefam ily residential and four com mercial lots on acres on Gruene Road Approved a final plat for Oak Run Unit 46 lots on acres on Oak Run Parkway Approved a final plat for Cap Rock Unit 75 lots on acres at the corner of Saengerhalle Road arid Texas 46 Approved a final plat for Tschirhart Ranch Unit lots on acres on Texas 46 Approved a rezoning request by the Church of the Nazarene for acres at 2655 FM The property was zoned as Development Com missioners approved R2A Single and Two Family Dis trict zoning and Approved a rezoning request by the city of New Braunfels for the recently annexed 252 acres on Texas The city requested the which will be known as the Tschirhart Ranch Sub be converted from District to R1A Single Family New Braunfels youths airlifted after auto accident Monday Two New Braunfels youths were flown to a San Antonio hospital Monday after a rearend collision on Busi ness New Braunfels police Mike Rutherford said the an 18yearold boy and a 17yearold were injured after they were rear ended by a pickup truck driven by a 16yearold stu The injuries were not life although their a 1987 Buick sustained heavy rear end damage in the which occurred at near the intersection with Gruene The driver of the who was not named by was cited for failure to control his Ruther ford County emergency plan to be discussed at CL meeting CANYON LAKE Cpmal County Emergency Manage rnent Coordinator Carol Edgett will describe the countys emergency plan and how Canyon Lake fits into that plan at a Thurs day Edgett will speak at the December meeting of the board of directors of Emer gency Service District which is responsible for emergency fire service in the lake The meeting begins at at the Central fire sta tion in BSD 2 contracts for service with Canyon Lake Success Stories om Colonial Manor Care Cente SANTA CONTINUED FROM Page 1A Police hoping to find food for needy famines you might wish to take a get the gift now and return it as you leave the The tags are on Christmas trees locat ed in the front the New Braunfels Police city hail and in various local including Famous Footwear and as well as at several large local employers who sup port the Dean You dont have to wrap the Dean We want them unwrapped so we can check them off and make sure each gets to the right Each child selected for the program by Communities In Schools will get two toys Each gives us a list of what theyd like for and we try very hard to give them the items they ask for within David Dean Blue Santa gift drive and two items of Dean Each gives us a list of what theyd like for and we try very hard to give them the items they ask for within Dean A lot of kids want and well have over 100 kids who get them diis Cash donations are Dean because the officers and oth er volunteers will buy gifts the public does Any money he would go to provide gift certificates for Wed like to be able to give each fam ily at least Dean These needy families otherwise would not be able to have a Christmas for their This meets a very important need and is the only way these children will see their wishes met this holiday Chief of Police Russ Johnson said Blue Santa is also valuable to the police it enables disadvantaged chil dren to meet police officers in a nonthreatening environment where they can learn police are But Blue Santa also is good for an offi Johnson because it is rewarding They get the satisfaction of knowing theyre 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