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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 7, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas fins fourth at AAU National Track Meet it insidecc    Comal Comity Budget    Proposal supplement today's 410    M016 10/22/99 SO-WEST MICRQF'UBLISHING 2627 E YANDELL DR a EL PASO, TX 79903 New Braunfels ISO school address the Issues. ■See People, 1B Herald-Zeitung reactors posed question on year-round school schedule. ■See4A ■Vol. 142. Na 182 Guadalupe River...... Comal River....;.., 'ck-cubic hup*—cond at Mew Braunfels Birthday wtahee feom The New Brmmftis Herttld-tfldtwtf extends |f^ following tiirihdhy Birina lo; Kiyla Hctakc (Saturday, I year!), Joremy Hefanke (Monday, 3 ytMTSi/f rani mtbcb ywwmamjh Grttchea "Betty" qarrdlo (SO!), RaUi Baker, Gvtfory Ways CcphM (Saturday, 31!), Michael Loaa (Mooday), Geom Roberts, Chaao Hernando, Jr. (belated), OTelia Martiaez (belatedX Brandon Gold (belated), Cart Andersen (Satarday), Herbert Krait (Saturday), An Lea (Saturday), Taal McDermott (SntnrdnyX Jewel Sdaaidt (Saturday), Mary Veraoa (Sat* urdayX Charlea Cook, Betty Cook, Any Jacob, Howard LJpsey, Ed TaBey, Ruth WM-lag, Fay Fetters (MondayX Pat Gqjewski (Monday), Charles ‘lames (MondayX Beverly Kirk-‘ patrick (MondayX Ifsmirth liftman (MondayX Annie Jay ! Roberts (MondayX Robert Tkrift (MoodayX Ftertae Yoekle (MondayX Le* P. Acheron (Sat-ardayX Jaaiee C. MeFeeley (Sat- I v mu— ■    — m » - /Ca, nraayA wmmni l. Merna ton* urday) George E. Nowotay (Sat-MBMBSkgypbK«*hgen4fcA. wdayX Kenneth J. Franklin, KdgarA. Talky, Robert C. Hey . to Ckarioi ■ Margarita Slaver (27 years!). National retailer I-    : makes plans to open store here in July ’95 Construction has begun on the HEB super-store on Walnut Ave. and construction of the    _ Wal-Mart superstore nearby should begin short-    iiih^^MBMBBS ly, said City Manager Mike Shands.    ^SR He said nearly 2,000 parking spaces would be    ll    I    I"    ,' ‘ available between the three large stores, once    III    I    I completed.    JBSS Sill I    aflBB But with those large stores and amour* of park-    Maili    I I |    J    \ mg spaces will come the people and the vehicles I .        -    L^T ™ * 1'    fA:;    >1 to fill them, and the increased traffic.    I L Mi jg^.-ffTrs rrjj ■ ‘ rv “We saw this coming,” said Shands of the potential traffic problems. “Walnut (Ave.) is real- ly the major north-south artery through town ."    •/    >'■    -    |Jpf    ,    , \ X"‘    S    '    \*/; j* 'V* > „• ;-1 Shands said the city has looked at various    ,1^.    I    V-/v    \'r; i 'VvV [■ ti options including increasing the number of lanes \ N.y -    \W'\ f •’/. V* •'"* 'V'v- V/ :'1 and creating one-way streets where traffic flow is    41 *    ’    ,    ,    ]    ' \ \    t    7, j* * '* ''t v V " heaviest, on Walnut, Sycamore and Hickory. None oftheae plane hoi ever been officially pre-tented, Midi lot approved ™    __    •---aa--lj --IfMJil Ul I6CTU (*L,,I(U mmlfi-----------re    nnaniKla    mil    FWHmhCmUnQ    PHOU    DV    JUnVM    HUOCIfl DIHuIUS BHO CHIC TCUOfl WBS B POSSIDIC    mu-    Tw^ IMM! ava modo vlwflMi in aynminiite rn hmm ^Manana a^h AAa^m    law    m at  ________________/>____ ••mw nu mao* plans to construe! a now store at trot locanon Hi walnut squire lion price lag on some of me projects.    Shonnlm CaWr "We've never been able to reach a consen-sui,” he said.    loaded in Texas and 584 in 32 of the Untied for 1993 and employs approximately 106,000 •n»fy-reW»»ldJom67ofteB^    Sale.. Tuget apowwl *11-74 WUioo^ peo^e ntfomride. Aa official with Target atores aiid the large retail department atore is indeed ptanning to open a store in die Walnut Square Shopping Center by July of 1995. Carolyn Brookier, a spokesman for the company with headquarters in Minneapolis, Minn., aaid the approximately 90,000-square-foot facility is “a little smaller than the standard size” for Target stores but will ofter everything from ctethes to furniture. In a letter to tenant! of the Walnut Square Shopping Center, Wade Interests, Inc., fire owners ofthe shopping center, sud the facility would occupy the glace fiat previously housed K-Mart In file letter, dated Aug. 2, William Ochse, m, vice president of Wade Interest* said the buk)it$ previously occupied by K-Mart and part of an adjoining building would be demolished, and a tract of land behind the shopping cesser would be purchased. The letter alto ittted no existing tenants would be moved or related. Ochre did not return repeated phone calls from the HeruU’Zettmg. "A new Tuget plus an HEB screes the street and a new Wal-Mart This place is going crazy,” aid aa excited Rand G. DesRosiers, owner of Total Fitness in Walnut Square. ■reman Hefty budget plan is sign of rapid growth in county, judge says Gov. Richards names Zamora to regional review group NIcm Job on a hot Bay Randolph igfiroM to sponsor briofliB The Randolph Air Pone Base Activities Office will sponsor an informal tbW-kWf jnformtinn update briefing on Aug. IO for military refires! and spouses. The meeting will be held in the Randolph AFB Thiatre and begins a 0900 (9 a.m.). For Amber information, caB 652-6880. By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer $74 million worth of new construction last year, IikMh new homes and burineaaea. The total avenge taxable value for the county rose 6.36 percent, including an 8% avenge lire in single-fiunily home values. In cooboo, total values bad risen only 1.78% the year before. Sales taxes and tees account for 14% and 11% of oounty revenues, respectively. The county saw an increase of more than $200,000 in nles taxes over the previous reporting period. Bood Hid tees web as septic tank inMaUsdons, have riren more then IOO % in the lait year, tam $60j000 to $140,000. "lh*** enough topw Br tbs coil cf fiat department,” aid Bond. "I fittnk thefts good idee to have users paying tbs coats. The other taxpeyea don't beveto.** The populetion of Cornel County ha increased needily over the leer several years and now sits rn more than 55,000. Projection* by the Stas. Comptroller's office ay the eouaty will have around 64,000 people by the yea 2000. A study by tbs Teua Baa Data Center of fits Texa A BM University System uses tear scenarios for amah mwhmmi e> —iwii mwhm pp vt    ^^Uw^vwes    sMaapce^p during thai980s. For oQuntta with aas people moo- tug ii Awnwifr—nvwjwf fttff (miaration), predictions for County tangs Boa 63^93 people for slow growth to 83346 for high powfii by the year 2^)00. Roughly 2^000 paopla live in uain-cotponred ana of tbs county. Tha number ie Ukaly to ria quickly if pro-ieeficBi hold true. Judea Caam! -u tha oounty inuit provide aarvica to fids inaaad population, ana such a Canyon Lake and Bulverde. There aaa an na incorporated, and thus do na provide a HMny aa-vica a city of New Brauofota, ad they do na pay city taa. Governor Ann Richards I has appointed Comal County    I Pct. 3 Commis- rn ■ cloner Cristina m :'^0-:'l Zamora to the Alamo Area Bp# ■ Regional Review Com- mittae,    we m a ■ ■ ■■hi I! i    vnara    aamora Zamora rcplaoes County Aklge Carter Cattetl on % cr*»wik-tee which works with the Texas Department of Housing and Community Afi^fbmedin 1991 ftom WWkA MMMaMiSSAA MMliAMia dlBLMwe inc commune reviews aine rem grants ftom die state of Texas regaled ing programs such a aais* tanoe. Zamora arid there are many grants gad pngfum i«rilfh*f fiat people do not know riMoL "I haw always been interested in community programs,** aha laid. "...Hmm is a needout there.” Zanore ha been involved in the Community of South Cen-tai Item and    participated fat tty- ing to gain graal ror the county. "I heve been involved with it rinoe January,** rile aid. "law a need cad ■flraH tim    fp    foffk into it” tlderiy dtirero realize the many pro-gfi*if tmheHevtttchadi"ffpn——^ ht^p gad Vwpff for emergency purposes. She arid she ie trying to talk to elderly people and inform them of some or them programs. Zamora aid the oomnfitta reviews RVttatioa for BIIB and taka ea-ommendaioM to the Stare Department of Houriag and Community for Bur. IS The Comal County 4-H dubs are having their benefit danoe on Friday, Aug. 12 at the Comal County Fairgrounds ftom 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Tickets are available a the oounty eytensfon office, 132 Water Lane. This weeks Concerts in the Parks on Thuridsy, 7:30 pjn. in Lands Park will be Monty "Guitar" Tyler instead of Terri Hendrix and Al Barlow. (Tim tow Brmm/tU Htrmti Ziiwq Mw im ntdmt rn mkmit immt rn Smnvmitch. According to Urn SipWMtwi AreUm md mmnktn film 0$mm connmuuty, "SiiimtucV rtpnmtts i tit-tkg pketftr tmmbtn cf Urn eemmmity 4^ MaiA ^ J    ■*-    LaMMaiaAf IO gmmf ama Mflff im M/i Wtmirnyoulotlmnwiikm) County eyes boat ramp problems By ORAM HAMMITT    Jim    Inman, manager of WORD. llriflMiar    “...From    a safety standpoint, certainly '    (liming) Mumming    I tWnk {§ § County boat ramps a Canyon Lake Mad to limit swimmily and flridng have become a problem, mainly Medsto be away form the dock torif.” haeauae paqria are using dam more    Immn also mentioned scuba divers after the U.S. Army Cops of Bag!- who practice near the ramps often are nears irised Baa for uriag their maps rimoa under the boats themselves, ■id perks a the lake.    gulfing ■ pw»wrifHy    H*wg^ni>f Comal Commiariooars court will a tion. haaring on Atm. ll on the matter of    The county does have buoys in car* placing reitiicoma on different acriv- min areu but they are becoming ttieaatheboaiampi.    extinct. Thiintwipapgrii printed on recycieci ;