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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 2, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Save by sewing childrens' clothes/ Page IB / Walker shoots for state. Page TOA New Braunfels J-U £tlfun Thursday New Braunfels, Texas Vol. 134, No. 64 Two Sections, 22 Pages April 2, 1987 25 Cents Cuts to date fall short in budget balancing act By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Cuts and modifications amounting to $460 inn! from the proposed l*4K7 K/ operating budget still leave more than $1 million yet unbalanced and city officials this week say that even with increased revenues through franchise fees there is a possibility. of a property tax increase greater than H percent File bulk of the SI million left un balanced is m requested additional police and fire personnel an item given high priority bv both council and candidates running for at large positions in Saturday s city elections A recent police management study. shows the department is understaffed according to state law enforce ment standards Police Chief Burney Boeck s requested budget calls for the addition of five patrolmen two criminal investigator** and three clerical personnel along with costs relating to such additions "It's not bureaucracy but demand of services. The city is growing too fast." Jim Jeffers N B finance director Cuts in the requested budget and cuts made in mid fiscal year due to drastic revenue shortfalls amount to nearly SI million .md more cuts are possible An increase of greater than 8 percent of the current effective property tux rate of 28 tents per $100 evalua Hon would mr the risk of a rollback election which it successful, could cost the city in the neighborhood of San oho and would require further budget slashes to meed the rollback figure of 8 percent A property tax rate hike of 7 9 per cent ha* t**en figured into next fiscal year ** anticipated revenues which See BUDGET Paqe 2A Comal appraisal budget workshop indicates drop in expense for 1988 Br JIM WEBRE Stall Writer I entra! Appraisal District Board of Directors had few questions for Chief Appraiser Richard Rhode* during las night s 1988 < \D budget workshop Ila hie! appraiser has submitted a proposed IS*HH budget total ig Sol8 7 ‘ luwn from the current revised I*<87 budget by some $.i*« m* largely due to culling contingency fun I* and contract appraisal ser v it c* lot industrial taxpay er* s.iuo I* * int lulling a proposed $4. mal t'lr the chief appraiser rn Ikkh total > MT h *. and reflects an absence of an appraisa supervisor The hstrict wit! employ a total of 17 to 18 pat* .md lull time employee* The **t att comprise* according to the pro posed t tdget the clue! appraiser is* i st an’ leputy appraiser data pf. ess it * v stems operator thr*< administrative support personnel Co inapt ii2 and abstract staff one let finical support staff for exemption administration general service sup per* p* rsonnel four appraiser* for real and personal property a* well as commercial industrial property temporary personnel The most mu. -**d departure from previous years is a * • allocation for rent which Rhodes *uid ’'ob vanish refits is our destn to lo k for new office space In response to a question by I ac* Duggan of Comal I mted Taxpayer* Rhodes said bt has located “several possible office lot mons that offe. hi" or more squart feet in area I nder Texa* law tnt* appraisal district or other govemmt ntal entity can negotiate for t»ftut- space lease or rent without going out to* bid* and (AD directors are on record as in du af mg a larger and more access! hie office is necessary • arrent (AP landlord Ru k Seidel said he could save the district Ii.boe d I not elaborate Seidel ha* od it, *t iii do any thing he i an legal See CAD Paq* 2A Polling places listed Followup polling pl av es for District 5 New Braunfels Saturday * Its re** elections Highschool 2 Mi oop . \lthough v un, ti candidates are running at large voters must Comal County determine winch district they are polling sites in to locate the polling place A street b*t and city map are on Precinct I Dit ti ingei page VA and 7A today Memorial Library TTT Ma ga /in* one person is running for New Precinct I eros* Lutheran Braunfels DD District > vim* Church Action • enter -ho s three candidates are vying n r the Hickory District spot \ school hsiiv : Precinct J I re Stat I*»n No 2 map is on page .< \ I a sip ’..I < Comal County is holding .in Precinct 4 ‘ ama I Flemen election ,.<i th* creation »t a (ary School cent sales tax and persons in the Precinct > B a* ker. Fire Sta Spring Branch CFD response bon area are tieing asked to vote **» Precinct ti I irst t mted the creation of a fire dt*'n*i Methodist Chore . Wesley Hall tile re A county map was inc Iud** I >72 \y s.oi \ntoni i St in Wednesday s Herald Precinct Holy Family City election c hurch a D ( Vote! *4 S Hidalgo polling places Precinct h Fi I** sta!ion No I ail Kcrlick I.ane District I Lone Star School Precinct s Mission \ alley 144 Hidalgo Bow ling Club Te> d> 4t> District 2 First I lilted Precinct lo Bulverde Com Methodist Church >72 U san Vn munitv Center tin Bulverde Road toniest Precinct ii Lamar School District New Braunfels cafeteria 24«> N Central us** Presbyterian Church <7A Howard Commerce Sir*-**! entrance St Precinct J2 Comal Countv District 4 Fogies Hall IST k maintenance building un Texas 4t> south st Precinct H Start/(’ale un FM New Braunfels ISD 2071 in St art/Ville polling sites Precinct 14 Smithson \ alley High Sc IMM) I on FM ti I District ;i New Braunfels Mid dleSchool *>.»s s Guenther Vee POL LING Page 2A Stammtisch .1 Ya-hoo! Alma ( atherine -Diesecke Hodges who now lives at Autumn VNinds I xxi go is celebrating her 82nd birthday today with a visit from her son Mac k Hodges who is coming from \ ii gima for a four day day with her at The Hotel Faust \fter Mack leaves Alma will stay at the Other Place for thrice days Friends who want to wish Alma Happy Birthday may f»*el free to call her at either of the two places Alma * fattier bought the* first pro pertv on the Comal River and later sold some land to Mr Wamecke The rest thev say i* history Her dad also nae a professor of ar chitecture af texas WM and Alma had th** distinction of being th** first female architecture student at the I ni\«*r*ifv it texas at Austin A page (rom her college yearbook rn the eat V • loos states that Despite her stay ut the I she still retains ber old love for WM Her training in (ti** I onia! river enabled her to make a letter in swimming at texas she is one of the Department f***autu*s and bv the wav she is ort’ ,    Happy    Birthday    Mrs Hodges Hie Comal ( i*untv v*itmg proem* t map printed in conjunction with \«*w Braunfels city precinct nullifiers in yesterday s paper con us, 1 a ’ •! folks i an * blame them and we re sorry about that Today s edition features city ** h»»>| awl counts polling places s**e Pages , 7 and 9A for maps .i* al -is re Die ** amy precinct map ihcHigh is accurate so you know what precinct vou re in for < minty el*** lion purpose* nut th** str****(s referred t itv of New Braunfels precincts which aren t the same th (ait itianv folks will find they have to vol** in three db fh** k Pends of I httln.get Memorial Library will conduct their meeting ?* ginning at lo -• a in Sat un*..iv .b the :br ary VS ti**? «* els* rigfit Pin* will im cur th* #•bon of mfg el hit 188* 81* \motig biose b«*ipmg with D***n * onn*** bons VS *i ►. a thorn March 28 act* Parent* NSbhout Partners mend* iv i * t «* I v un Millet Hr ill Wells ber aldim VI mica lk>n smith Chares (.i ii bs and Betty Morgan PWP t«*tks served tike meal aiu! Butt itfuallv g**t i*. some time on bu* ira* k Jerks \ ot th. grubby thieves atio stole the bowers the very flower * out < f the I*** is at ( amp * Ola.ii sot It til t ic ii' “It Ka* bier vnterday Vou ought a ta- ashamed oui more I ta Plant Hails and Way im s tf.ti iten » erst* t d«»nat**d bu* mallgoids .iii.I nth**! lima valued at some > in People work, *! hat d *o g*-t t ti** pi a* e I.Miking nu * and you even stole the trash * alls Hope you fit in bi them teal comfortable like It really inked me off *uidJanue I.**** softball association suju*rvisor s(u* s not aion* ( .a ol> n Mange * all***! an*! w rote to say the recent senior Prom sjkhi wired iii part by the school districts was t'-allv a nice thing I he festivities lemmded her *»f the famous Hollywood Bowl which Min Slang* visite*t a bun* h while stu* bv id in California -- The *'* m ii weal tier appears t *» fiave stu* k around witll to day s high «*x}h** ted to teach near m* Tonight s low w ill (trop again to near in and the end of the week tngti also will reach near *»h Clouds are ex l**ch*d t*« increase with winds up to 2a mph The Menu CLASSIFIED .. .7 10B COMICS........  .68 C R OSS WOK D.......4 B DEAR ABBY........4B KALEIDOSCOPE.. I 7B OPINIONS..........4    A SCRAPBOOK........2B SPORTS.........10-11A It certainly won t be too fait during Hie Comal County Fair Association s Spring Fest that began Wednesday night with a carnival The fair association has sponsored Summer Fest for three* years, but moved the celebration to April atter the weather for last year s party, held the first weekend in June, was too fug said Doug Miller association member The Dale Ttiomas Carnival debuted its new S ride which the Thomas family calls a ‘thrill ride with swinging seats." at the Spring Fest The carnival continues through Sunday Along with food booths, Spring Fest goers will be treated to horse races at 2 p m Saturday and Sunday ami horseshoe pitching contests from 6 lo Friday night ami 4 ll) p in Saturday , w ith the finals beginning at 5 p in Sunday An old time skat tournament satin day from I to lo p rn and Sunday from M D a rn lo about (> p in will tie held iii the arts arui * raft* building at the fairgrounds A Friday night dance will feature the i ounty Line Band from H to midnight and Saturday * dance will feature music from Clay Blaker and th* Texa* Honky Tonk Band from 9pm to I p rn Admission to the fairgrounds is free while dance tickets will cost $:( Parking on fairground prop**rfy will cost $1 Proceeds from the Spring Fest will help maintain the fairgrounds property and will also contribute to the (air association’s scholarship fund Above Chris Sprueil left and his cousins Cara and Josh, show their enthusiasm as they prepare for takeoff on the Dale Thomas ferns wheel at Comal County Fair Association s Spring Fest Wednesday, left Ja:red Atwood 3 C‘xvcentffetors on fViatntaimrro "'bnttol of his scooter on one o the rides at Comal County Fairgrounds at least when he wasn t waving at hts mom Below Mike Lively and his son Trey bump daughter Angie in a bumper car ride that is sure to draw a crowd dur mg the three-day event Spring Fest continues through Sunday at the fairgrounds. The event will raise money for the fair association and provide a cooler opportunity for recreation. Past carnivals in the summer found par ticipants encumbered by heat (Photos by Leslie Kriewaldt) Spring Fest carnival heats up ;