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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 21, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 $383 IN COUPONS INSIDE! $1.50  Siiprlsi  y  New Braunfels  AUGUST 21,2011  DISPOSABLE CONTAINERS ON NEW BRAUNFELS’ RIVERS  Ban vote Monday  Photos tty I^URA McKENZIF HtMHid/wtiinQ  iubers enjoy beverages in disposable containers as they float down the Comal Rivnr near tiit; ÌLjt)e Ctmie on Friday aiternoon m New Braunfels  City officials move meeting to civic center to hold crowc  Andrew Gannon, left, signs a petition at Texas Tubes on fnday against the proposed disposable container ban after tubing ttie Comal River with college friends.  ByGregBovvon  The Herald 7fiituiig An ordiiuHK »' liatining Ix'tT tans .uifi olhcr dispos-al)l(' contemners on the t itv s Coma I and ('luadalupo rivers will l>e (onsideri'd Monday t>y New Braiinlels ('ity C()un( rL  rhe( ()unt i| meeting will be at 6 [).nv. New liraurit('ls Civic Convention Cent('r. }7S S. ( astell Ave., rather than at (ount il ( hambers across tlie strc'C't, to acconi modate the large crt)wd expected.  The pro|)osed ban has  CITY COUNCIL When: (i p.m. Monday Where: New Brauiitels (.ivic (invention (x'liter  r(“suited in many letters to tiK' editor both in tavor and ag.nnst, support of the ban by ttie ( ity's ministers, a )etition drive against the >an, a planned ban protest at 4 [).m. (Vtonda) at Main t*la/a, and a rivt‘r-( teanuf) by ban opponents.  See COUNCIL. Page 6A  No ‘riot’ on river  New Braunfels Assistant Police Chief Joe Vargas said a reportedly intoxicated woman was being 'loud and boisterous'* Saturday evening on the Guada-Coma side of the Comal River, and was arrested tn the process, a man believed to be the womans boyfriend placed his hand on an officer, Vargas said The man was immediately taken into custody without injury or harm to anyone A fewminutes earlier, Vargas said, there was an unrelated medic at emergency near the area of the arrest that might have led some residents and river^goers to draw false conclusions about the incident Some text messages and phone calls to the Herald-Zeitung described the confusing situation as a 'near not.”  "The perception IS it was a much bigger deal than it actually was. It was not a big deal," he said.  School starts Monday in New Braunfels, Coma  By Will Wright  I tie Herald-Zeitung  Ihe |)itter-patter of feet big and small will occur all around Comal County, as schools open Monday.  After going through harrowing planning to deal with budget shortfalls during the late spring and summer, employees and administrators in the Comal and Nevy Braunfels school districts will get clowtT to what they're meant to  do — educating children.  ''The 2011-12 school vear will bring nnany changes to the class* room as we will experience the full implementation of the State of Texas Assessment of Ac adernic Readiness (STAAR) tests," said Stephanie Ferguson, NBlSD's direc tor of communications and carcier and technology c'ducation. "Teachers and administrators have been preparing for this tr.vnsition  and are eager for the students to return on Monday.  "Whethi'r vour child is entering kindc'rgartt'ii or (XC'j wring for th(' schi-ior year of high sc h(X )|, the first day of sc Ikx)! provide s a fresh slate for e\^-on('. We encourage everyone to orgaiifze, fcK us anr get it done.'"  Comal ISO opens new school  The op(Miing of Kinder Ranch Elementarv will be the highlight ot  ► SOUTH TRIB  City files response to suit  New Braunfels explains counterclaim in release  By GregBowon  Ttte Herald Veitung  The Í it\ of New Braunfels on Thursd.iy filerl a coun terc lairn to a suit by Í arow-(‘st 1 and 1 td. over the South Iributarv Drainage' Rrojec t.  In 200'», th( ( ity <ind ( ,irovv(‘st, a ( o ni p a n y owMied by New Braunfels' tourth-g(‘ner.it)on Weston tami-K, jcinc.lin., sort ot pub  Ik priv.ite partnership, with { arowest building that p.irt ot the drain.ige pro|(>( t whit h I rosses its property.  That partnership rc'sulted in ( arowest liling (laims of abuse ot power, i onspira-t\, unl.uvful removal ot $100,000 worth of till dirt, a se< rc't deal, and violations ol the open nH'etings act .ig.iinst ( it\ i\tan.iger iMuhael Morrison and the ( itv.  In a news rek'ase issued late Thursda\, thc‘ ( ity  explcuned its ( ounlc'tt laitn, s.H ing:  • "In work on the South lfibutar\ I )r.nn.ige l’to(e( I, < arov,("^t hafl    d ‘l;at  the cif\ give up iitle to the drainage c tiatHx I (rossmg iheir piop(‘rfy in <'\( It.ing«' lor flieir granting <»n easc*-nient to the t rK In ,h) ('ttort to (oopt'rafe with the re(|uc'si the ( it\ c onipii(‘d. ( <)rowest has mih e atf('tnj,vt <■(1 to revoke the ( itv's drainage < hannel easeinent  See SUIT, Page bA  WEATHER, 10A  LAUBEN KELSEY CARRANCO LAMAR ELEMENTAnV  Sunny and hot  High, 102 l.ow; 75  Abbv .............  ClâSàJfiSdli^. iiomLQi______  the first day tor (Gonial ISD. The new school, located near the inti'r-section of Borgféld and Bui verde roads in northern Bexar ('ounty, will relieve ovt'rcrovvding at Tim* lóerwood Park and Spet ht elementary s( bools.  "We're exc ited and ready to open the doors ot this beautiful new school to all of our students,"  See SCHOOL, Page 6A  Ctoiswörds ... -  Efifujp ...... .......  Qbituanes ___________  piinaer_____  SiJiirts_______ _____  TV  Vol 1[>8 I No 243 4 sections, 76 (wges  10  K  JC  4A  3Â  2C  IB  60  56825 '0000?'' $150  NBHS WINS FRAULEIN TITLE  Five years is a long time in between titles, but the New Braunfels volleyball team made it worth the wait.  The Lady Unicorns rallied from an opening game loss to beat  Georgetowfi 18-25,25-20,25-17 to win the Fraulein Volleyfest Saturday.  — SPORTS, IB  RENOVATIONS AT BRAUNTEX  New seating and an extended stage are scheduled to greet Brauntex Perforrning Arts Theatre patrons when the new season gets under way Oct. 22.  As part of the renovation, the original seats, dating back to 1942, have been removed.  — LIFE, 1C  DallrTiann  — NEWS.2A  For breaking news, sports and traffic follow us on Twitter ONswBraunfslsHZ  Become a Nevy Braunfels Herald-Zeitung Facebook fan at facsbook.coin  -¡' -.aps  M - 1 ow rates mean.  *•, :è. ■ , *  it’s high tinie to rciinance.  Sign up for daily e-newsletter by visiting the ^ Herald-Zeiting online: herald-zeitung.com  LOAN DEPT (aso) 626-6627 WWW.FIRSTSTATE'TEXAS.COM  DALLMANN A LIVING LEGEND STAGE II WATER RULES  Although he's known as "Coach Bud” or "Daddy Dolphin" to generations of New Braunfels swimmers,  E.E. "Bud" Dallmann has been given a new name by the Braunfels Foundation Trust for his work with youth — a "Living Legend of New Braunfels."  Watering witfi a sprinkler or landscape irrigation system is allowed once a week, betöre 10 a.m and after 8 p.m., based on tfie last digit of ttie address;  ■    0,1 Watering day is tVtonday  ■    2,3 Watering day is Tuesday  ■    4,5 Watering day is Wednesday  ■    6,7 Watering day is Ttiursday  ■    8,9 Watering day is Friday Watering witti a tiose, soaker tiose,  bucket or drip irrigation system is OK before 10 a.m. and after 8 p.m.  M* iiiti. I  ^FDK   

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