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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 19, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Pag«2AWreck Continued from Page i A ctm**, in june** from lr* .rr.patt and said he woufd be checked at lf* hospital The sheriff % amt and ire Bronco sustained only miwr damage but ire Fairmont * a* tota.ed A pumper Aith the Nev*. Braunfels J1 re Depac meat Aas lummooed to nose ga sos ire !rw, the Fairmont off th** roadwayPermit Continued from Paqe 'A Burning fuel Alin ar a?/* con< entra lions of sulfur can aff*-' I the health of pe»v>nx .n the surrounding area re said That s Ah) the National Ambient Air Standards Acre trea’ed re said ( runt: add«*d thai the levels of sulfur em missorts propo sed by WesfPoint Pepperell are within those standards Crocker .aid the other eon taminants released through burning fuel oil Ain not re released rn great amounts 'Anytime you hum fuel you emit caroon monoxide arid organic compounds hut once again at this lesei it drys not pose a threat he said Jim Menke regional direr tor of the air control hoard in San Antonio -aid it is important to remember th** emissions from th** Iv a. site a .ii not exceed state and federal regulation*-He said Texas regulations require aGuadalupe By JOHN KASTNER Correspondent Hr/th the city of Seguin arid Guadalupe founts' are hack at square one folio a mg Friday s lengthy commissioners court meeting that sa a the commissioners throw the heated issue of an Kmergency Medical service con tract into limbo The county is now in the market for an FMS service that s been the stumbling blot k so far Commissioners < ourt rejected, a proposal which would have renewed the county s contract with the Seguin FMS as the current contract expires May ll The rejection carne after nearly three months of negotiations between Seguin and the county and after the contract had been worked out bv a joint committee with the repress tatives of both entities The contract would have called for the county to fund 4 percent of Seguin s FMS budget of about WOO ender the c urrent contract the county funds half of Seguin s FMS budget ( ounty Judge James Sagebiei and commissioner Monroe Schubert both voted to approve the contract Aith Seguin Aine h A/>uid ria'.e te**ri effe* tive Sept ill, the end of Seguin s fisc a1 year Sagebiei said fie think - the propos eel contract was fair to both sides Schubert ariel I t>oth voted against it the contract rejection ariel you c an put that in capital letters Sagebiei said Seguin FMS direc tor john Puchot said be did not understand Aby the county refused the contract it was a total surprise Pue hot said Mc- offered them a very generous contract It Aas Canted in their favor A ce>mmittee of tfte c ity and c ounty tias been working on it for three months F or them to just out of the blue rejec t it i .1 total hock Precinct I fotnrni -.loner Torn Brown voted again » the contr aet along va it ti commissioner lame Weather Brannon and Bobby Bulgerin Brown said Seguin was not as cooperative as he would have liked in providing information to the county We thought They must be try ing to hide something Brown said We felt like if they were open and honest and straightforward with us they wouldn't have waited until the last minute to bring us information we had asked for They were always waiting until just the last minute before we were to vote on the proposals before they brought us data about their runs and so forth    he said Brown indicated Seguin FMS does a gocxl job but ->aid he believes it could possibly be done for less money We re not questioning Seguin s fa< iii!)    Brown    said    We    re ques Honing their operation techmoues 1 11 be honest Aith you and tell you that I d love to stay with the Seguin -erne**    Brown    said    But    when it c osts the county    ll? <jno or    $18,000 a month you have to think about whether it s a orth it Brown .aid he Aould be billing to spend that amount of money if it a ere needed to save lives but he is not convinced that it is He also said he would tie much more likely to support a contract Ahich c alled for the county to provide a fla» dollar figure rather than a pere entage We- don t want to get involved in Operating their serv ice Brown -.aid the county will open tile] on May 4 for a new emergency service to serve the east part of the county teginriirig at Marion where the c overage of the Schertz area facility ends He* said fie expects no more than two bidders Seguin and < ounty W ale ambulance services ( urrently b ounty Wide is an arn hulam e transfer -em* e in Seguin but oaner Jimmy Jimene/ said his service is capable of making the transition to a full blown mobile unit and plans to offer a bid to ser vice the county To upgrade would fie no more trouble for us than adding another department would be for any business ' Jimenez said And it would be a smooth upgrade Jimenez now employs six people Puchot said Seguin FMS has p. paramedics on its staff Jimenez said he would have to hire about four more people before he could tie ready to serve the county as an advance life support unit but he plans to do that Jimenez added that the public should know there are other ways to run an emergency medical service beside the va ay Seguin has done it You don t have to have two full fledged paramedics on everv am bulance run he said There are much more costeffective ways of running an emergency service and the public needs to t** made aware of that NBISD will consider office lease with CAD New Braunfels Isl) board of trustees will consider leasing the top floor of the newly renovated Fduca Hon Center on Mill street during its Tuesday meeting The board will consider authors mg school district administrators to enter into a contract The proposed action follows Thursday s approval by the Comal Appraisal District authorizing Chief Appraiser Bu hard Khodes and board mem tier Bay Soechting to negotiate to leas** the property Ixrnnie Curtis NBlsD s finance director said Friday renovations to the top floor would cost an estimated $250,000 The estimates are based on bids submitted by contractors last fall after the appraisal district re quested a bid for leasing the flmr The first floor of the building Aas renovated last fall but the top fl<*or was not repaired The building serv ed as the New Braunfels High School building after it was first const rut ted and continued to be used for classroom space until the peals Alter that time it was used only for storage and classes in th** basement until .oca1 residents undertook to restore the historic sc how Curtis said he expects the lea-** agreernent if any is arrived at will include a lee that would reimburse the school district over ataiut the next six years Board members will con vene in ar executive session before I uesday s open meeting to disc us-real estate and personnel ScYmjoI officials have said earlier that they ar** not interested in tiec om mg a landlord hut are willing to tielp th** appraisal district find new office space Also during Tuesday s meeting the board w ill consider aw arding a hid on the second phase of construction and renovation at the Fducationt enter The hoard will consider setting the tuition rate tor the school district funding I .one star playground equip merit and authorizing district of finals to apply for student assistance grants Also during the meeting the board will consider payment of ar c hi tee ts and engineers The public meeting will tiegm at 7 to pm I uesclay in the education Center at 4 ii M Mill St Water Watch Comal River........ Canyon Lake inflow. Canyon Lake outflow. Canyon Lake level... Edwards Aquifer. ... .. 390 cfs (same) ...782 cfs (same) . 1,010 cfs (same) ...909 (down.12) 627.48 (down .06) The state Skies were mostly sunny across Texas Saturday allowing temperatures to soar well above the seasonal normals for tins time of year and break records in at least three cities Lubbock International Airport reached % degrees breaking Hie 1925 mark of 95 and the Jefferson ( ounty Airport near Beaumont hit HO edging past the HH degree record set in 197H Houston Intercontinental Airport shattered the record high for the third day iii a row. peaking at Hi degrees and breaking the 1967 mark of MB degrees By mid afternoon the merc ury had climbed into the HOs and nos over most of the state, the National Weather Service reported The i p rn extremes ranged from 75 degrees at Galveston to 97 degrees at McAllen Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure continued to deepen over West Texas as a ridge of high pressure remained entrenched across the northwest Gulf of Mexico The forecast calls for fair to partly cloudy skies Sunday with highs most ly in ffie nos except for some HOs over Hie coastal plans arid near IOO along U»e Bio Grande in the Big Bend Forecast SOUTH TFX AS Lows through Sunday night rn the bos and low 70s Highs Sunday and Monday Bos and nos around BXi Bio Grande plains NORTH TEXAS Sunny and warm Sunday with highs in the low nos Windy western sections Increasing clouds Sunday night and Monday with a chance of thunderstorms west by late Monday Ix>ws Sunday night in the mid to upper 60s Highs Mon Hi0* •Orono* • »o ^ TRANSMISSION FLUID & FILTER CHANGE Complete Oil Change package in about “IO MINUTES’9* 3(19.95* Pennzoil 30WT, 10W40. orQS30 •MOST AUTOS STATE INSPECTION Land* I*. Ii Obituaries Alta Mae Bartlett McCarty Alta Mae Barile?! Met a**;.    •    V    * Braunfels died April IT Service" were Saturday a' Mel Tai ke\ Si • Tuner ai Home in \t ien* w r th* Bev Bill Brv-ter officiating Bul a. was in Flmwood Memorial Bark Met 'arty Wa- bom lf he’ Rive County to D K and Mite nee Ia>ng Bartlett in IHS* stw* moved Aith her family in 1904 to Minter- when -f • attended -*    and moved to \bilene in IHI* to attend lira i»:ban-Business College In Abilene -she joined the First Baptist Church ar met and married Lloyd B Md arts on < H.I 25 IHI? He preceded her it, ieath on sept 2    , «•* Survivors include on** daughter hay McLean of \u-! *    ’a, - ter F army Jo** Boger- of I y cr .cc* Btu 1 su** Foster of B.g spring thro* grandchildren four great grandchildren McCarty Aas prised ed in death by two sister- F iorem *■ WihmI and Leggy Johnson and two brothers \rthur Bart «*tt and la-.; Bartlett Clara Tate Graveside service- for Clara lait of btl Lakeview will I**- heat at . a rn Monday at t omai < etto tery with the Bev J Linwood Kennedy belating Servile- ate under tin direction of Doeppens- hmtdt Funeral Home late t*6 dust \pr.. lb at McKenna Memorial Hospital The daughter of Dan ami 1 angina net* Boe! I mg Bu-* ti -he wa- bon. Juiv 7ft I Horal in Bexar 1 ounty Her bust and Milton Tate preceded her in death Tate wa- a boy-**wilt arui a member of F irst Protestant Cm ted i hunch of Christ late is -arxived by a -**n in law Herman Kehfeid of New Braur.fei-and several bel* es and nepttews A isitation wilt continue until t* a rn M"tiday Memorials may t* giv«*i th*- T irs! |*rote-t ult I mted < hurch of Ralph Witzel Hr a vesicle services 1 VS lUel of 4* Bldg** Drive were held saturday al Guadalupe Salley Memorial Balk w th th*-Rev Harold Z.irkci oft mat mg VS tze. •    d:«-d Sprit I? at Hillside Manor of "an Marcos The Milt of Ham S ami I-aliet n*-*-Starr VS it. et tie was born I Bt 9 SH1*; m Pittsbur gf he married Jessie Marsh on -**pt s* 1*1* rn Bets:. sy Iv ama \ re si lent of New Braunfels sin* e I*Th fie was retired from the real estate business SS itzei was a cetera! of VSorld SS ar I ami a memt*er of F irs! I mted Methodist» hurch He t- survived I v a son Harry 1 VSitzeiof New Braunfels Arrangements were under Uh direct Kin of Zori lei F un«*i al Home Diet Center’s AII New . . . WEEkir PROGRAM from / A VSorld leader In Height Control day mid to upper ho- Extended forecast Tuesday through Thursday SOI TH TEXAS Mostly cloudy mornings with partly cloudy warm alternoons arid fair at night Morning lows in the mis north arid the 70s south Daytime highs mostly rn the Bbs except nos Rio Grande plains NORTH TEXAS VS arm and humid through the period with a slight chance of thunderstorms west Wednesday and Thursday Highs in the bos Lows in the 60s I lid m Cento’ Information on Now Group Woolly SS Program Call 629 6505 3 5 pm Mon. Thor*. Information on Traditional Daily Program! I Cad 629 6505 Dady Alvarez said be could not iiDders-•and why the cark behind him plowed into him He -aid it happened very fast Apparently traffic had backed 4, somewhat behind Alvarez and hi* • jmarojnd trx/x those behind him by Department of Public Safety *.rrx*per Scott Haag -aid ne was not jhie at the time to determine who .. a-, a’ fault in tne mishap The driver permit holder to change permits if the foeJ changes The Iselin Mill employs about Z¥j pervjns and faperates 24 hours a day producing sheeting Thie two boilers in the mill generate steam to heat the plant and to operate machinery ('rocker said stipulations will be included in the WestPoint Pepperell permit While the permit would allow plant officials to burn the fuel con-tinuously the eng.neer said officia.s would toe required to keep records of th** amount of emissions from the plant Before the permit is granted it must be approved by the state air control board director Crocker said af**-' n*- reviews the permit apphca-Nor. b** will make a recommendation to the director The air control board ;s ‘aking public comiiTients afxzut the application (‘r*Kker said if a public hearing is not requested the permit could be 1-sued within a month of the Fairmont was Jowaughn Crump 51 Both Crump and the dr/.er of the Bronco Diane Henxe 16 said it appeared the deputy was be girting to go into pursuit of another vehicle though Alvarez said that was not the case Crump and the teens had conflicting reports about the amount of traffic on the road at the time Alvarez voiced displeasure wTh people rubbernecking as they drove by saying they were creating a potentially dangerous situation by doing so Traffic stacked up behind the accident several times until the road was clearedStation Left to right David Ludwig treasurer unitl217 Bu Younger fire fighter unit "2“ Mrs Elmer Rancow iadies auxiliary Mrs David Ludwig adtes aux! >ary Forrest Random mascot Kar Randow president unit 1215 Kurt Mull chier Elmer Pandow donated land unit 1209 David Dean lieutenant unit 1223 Jim Holmes fireman unit 1233 Continued from Page IA Finance Director Jim Jeffers said the city will end up paying back about $18 million tota. during the J) year debt At-iarge councilman Doug Miller noting the 2 percent difference in the bonds investments and their term-said Every day we sit there the clock is running and it is costing u-part of that money Fiver, day it -lips away from us when we could b** put ting it into a building Dobrowoiski said the decision to sell ail the bonds at once wa- a gambling proposition recommended by the city s financial advisor Floyd Western an “It was a gamble based on a win dew of opportunity and based or, the best advice of our financial advisor We can keep our option open to refinance the bond- and we may take a ,ook at that -aid City Manager Joe Michie Hindsight ?et> rea. good on the-e Kind of things lr. January Wes term an who i-aiso Comal County - financial ad vi-er refinanced S5 million doliar-worth of county rend- at a -avinj£s to the county ut Soot# At that time VSe-terman -aid bonds are a..ow**-! two ref man* ,ng opportunities Bond- are repaid through ad valorem collections with a percen tage -et u-ide for txinded in debtedne-- Approximately I" cents of the curred effective tax rate of J-cent- per SI • prcjperty evaluation goe- toward- -uch det>t County rejects EMS bid from city Continued from Page IA I nit 1223 4x4 IH quick a’tacK gallon- w ater Stationed at Redwood Unit 1239 Mobile field offue Unit 1233 - 65 Chevy 4 ton quick attack So gallon- water Fast fundraiser- hart*- u* au tior.s bake -aie- pub!i-bed cookbook which I- -ti., available at $5 50 F’uture plans on fund rai- ng Bartjes ue and auction to !*• h*-. i in June 1986 Statistics Total 4' a.arm-structure ll S ehicle 6 Gras- and brush 16 F a!-e alarms 5 Inve-tigation for -moke and ga-leak- 4 Rescues !> History Organized in C*H4 the \ork Creek Volunteer F ire Department I- the twelfth ami latest volunteer fire department to t»e formed in Guadalupe ('ounty Active service -tartcsj in Novemtwr of 1984 They M*rvice approximately 9»* vjuar** mile- and ~ ** people The depart ment is compoM*d entirely of volunteers six are < reified fire ligliter- Hire* at the t a-ic level two at intermediate and one at the advanced level They also have two certified F MT - "eras    Sunday    Apr    *9    ’987 ;