Wednesday, May 16, 2007

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 16, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas Page May Council focuses on effective management of city resources During the past few I have discussed the strategic priorities of the city ranging from quality of life to lie Another priority the council has established is to have effective While per haps not as interesting as the other effective management hits at the core of what should be of most concern to every how well your tax dollars are being During the past we have made great strides in the citys financial The budget process was changed to allow a better understanding of the citys revenue and Instead of isolating some income resources we now incorporate all resources in the budget This gives us BRUCElOYill Bruce Bayer is the mayor of New Braun He can be reached at a yet more effective business Hope fully any cit izen can now review the budget document and under stand how the citys funds are being In the replace ment of technology and major building systems were budgeted only as die particular item We now have estab lished reserves that will allow us to replace equipment on a more pre dictable basis and will reduce the impact on our annual budget This step will make our replacement expenditures more while ensuring that we can replace critical equipment for example police vehicles in a timely In response to the citys growth and increasing we have added a full time purchasing man This position has resulted in overall significant savings by increasing our ability to find the best value when we are making necessary The city also has revamped our investment which has resulted in our receiving a higher rate of return on our Keeping our citizens informed is To that we are revamping the citys Web site to make it more useful to the There are many issues consid ered by the Texas Legislature that have a direct impact on the city of New The council has established a legislative program specific to New Braunfels for the current legislative To assist us in that for the first time the city has secured the services of a legislative consultant to work on our behalf in We are very optimistic that we will be seeing positive hi there are many opportunities at the federal level to secure funding for priority A well economical program in Washington can result in great return to our A legislative consultant has been engaged to assist New Braunfels in effectively working with our con gressional The city manager and 1 recently visited our delegation in Washington to seek assistance on numerous projects important to our Our effort already has had an impact with Congressman Lamar Smiths com mitment to help secure funding for a new fire The citizens of New Braunfels can be confident that their tax dol lars are being managed well and that we are aggressively doing all that we can to develop additional resources to assist us in funding much needed improvements in our Bastrop County commissioner indicted BASTROP AP The Bas trop County sheriff and a county commissioner were indicted Tuesday on charges of using prison inmates and taxpayer funds for personal including building barbecue pits and home Sheriff Richard Hernandez and commissioner David Goertz face one count each of abuse of official the Texas Attorney Generals office Hernandez and both Our sincere appreciation for the care and concern during Martha Christs seven year struggle with Lou Gehrigs Randal Jacks Mark Burns In Home Senior Care Staff Hope Hospice Staff Thank You and God Bless Each of jay Christ Talcott Family Bissett Family Cajun Music Food Festival Jill It I i THREE CAJUN BANDS DANCE Lessowe 1CMM11AM Dow FQMTEMQT us AMIS MI LA LOUISIANA 11 pu LA CA89INK PCAVOOrS CM DONNIE BnOUSSAfW LOUSIANA STARS 71 f PM JAMBAUYA CAYKNNH KEVIN WILL OK senviws BOIUD CRAWFISH SHHIMP ANHALT HALL TX in SO per pmtion Prow Hwy to FOR MORE Htfj fO HI New Hearing Help Now Available New TX A new hearing Instrument is now The Rhapsody Hearing System from NuEar Electronics is truly a breakthrough for those with a hearing The Rhapsody is Nano Science with Fusion The Rhapsody Hearing Instrument is Feedback Free will not squeal or It automatically controls background The Rhapsody gives you the ability to hear on the phone like you have never heard It listens for an instant and constantly pays attention to your hearing You will be amazed at how much better you can hear with the Rhapsody Rhapsody Hearing Instruments are available exclusively at A B Hearing Aid Audiology 201 BIH 35 Courtyard Shopping New A B Hearing Aid Audiology Center is managed by Robert Clinical Edris has over 35 years experience testing hearing and dispensing hearing He recently received factory training and certification to fit the Rhapsody hearing instruments and will be demonstrating the new Rhapsody technology at the New Braunfels 8306093438foran A B Hearing Aid Audiology Center is also introducing the Interactive Hearing You have never had a hearing test like this Find out what you are hearing and what you are The hearing test will be fun and a great Call for an PAID ADVERTISEMENT HERALDZEITUNG Saving Ntw irauntas and Comal County tlnct lasa ate accused of illegally mis using taxpayer including county inmate facili ties and credit Goertz allegedly used coun ty inmate labor to perform electrical wiring and several other work projects at his Hernandez allegedly used county materials and inmate labor to make barbe cue pits that he sold for per sonal Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said in a Goertz and Hernandez did not immediately return phone messages left by The Associ ated State investigators searched the Bastrop County sheriffs office and Goertzs residence on urn ill IT ran van MATTERS OF PUBLIC RECORD ARRESTS Law enforcement officers in New Braunfels and Comal County arrested the follow ing May 15 Bias Arturo Correa New no drivers failure to maintain financial Michael Eugene New resisting Paula Claudia New driving while license Hector New public intoxica open failure to maintain financial Rafael Jiminez theft by Trey minor in possession of alco minor in consumption Randell Scott Universal burglary of Bethany San expired driv ers failure to failure to maintain financial expired license theft by check between and expired Man indicted in abortion clinic bombing AUSTIN arrest ed in connection with a home made explosive found at a clin ic that performs abortions has been indicted by a federal grand jury on multiple feder al prosecutors said Paul Ross was arrested after a makeshift bomb was found last month in the parking lot of the Austin Womens Health The device was disposed of by a bomb and there were no An indictment charges Evans with one count each of attempt to use a weapon of mass destruc tion malicious attempt to dam age a building and property by means of an explosive and fire and possession of a destructive device by a convicted Alvies Young Anniversary Come help us celebrate our Pastor Wife 4th Anniversary Musical May 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