New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 9, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas
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The New Braunfels city council Monday night approved ti* Msrgrie house at708 West
Thre means any work done to the house would have to fttillow certain guidelines when doing any woik on the building.
Also Monday night, the council appointed
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a numoer ok peopre who warned to se con* ridered for ti* chuter review commettee had their names brought lo the council.
Mayor Paul Fmer arid these names will be reviewed by the councfl and Witt be acred on re a laser dale.
ladler thin increase die sales.
EC. Morimtaweg, president ofNBU, arid they mike more money on the electric power because
the Iaeger clients using the power than water and sewer. TXI Cement and Laffcige are two large electric customers located outride die city limits.
As council members voted on th ireue, dlman Tim Walker said that —the ordnance is written, he would have lo vote against it, blit because questions had not been answered.
However, as the ireue of the me borean on foe sanitary sewarge system came under discussion, fix a second readily, a number of questions ware tai a od about the coat at about $800,000per year.
Aner i Deflea ancufliofi it wee moveaiofl it come up for a third reading.
It was at that point Mayor Paul Fraser told Morhninweg if they came in two weeks with another plan the council would consider asale increase again.
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Comal County high school
juniors are invited lo compete in the 1994 Comal County Rodeo
et be stogie md emoUed in either Comal County school district aa of August, lyy#. insormanon ana cany ta— amire avattdbte renew Braunfels, Canyon md Smitiwon Valley Mgh Schools.
The board of diseciore and the staff of the Comal County Women's Center will host an open house today dom Spjn. to 7 pjn.
The open houae will be held at the new sheller and administm-rive offices, located at 1547 Com-moo St
ednesdtyAug. IO at Early voting for NBISD ends today at 5 p.m.
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The New Braunfels Business A Professional Women's Club will meet Wednesday, Aug. IO re the Holiday Im, beanfest re 6:45 pm. Dimer wttl be served st 7 p.m. followed by a program by Us Cutney, Direrict Dheolor of BPW, tided The Proactive Approach." ^ ^ ______
Elaine Wells at 625*2947 or Ruby Barling re 625*7511.
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HWak^ZaUuro photo fay JOHN HUSETH
New Brauntete PMohtera raapondad to a groat taw yaeterday al approKbireialy IM pm. near Ste tateraaollon el d Wald Rand. Oaoar Rodrtguao of Western Rethread helped NBFD | camay arere Officials Mid the blaia may hove atepted by apa
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CISD winding down budget process early
District will not have to borrow funds for ’94-’95 school year
By CRAIG HAMMETT
By CRAIG HAMMATT
AUSTIN (AP)-TwoI bought ta the Houatoo area ooh reedy "*—******* ril abt w*1*” drawn Saturday night fix the twice-weekly Lotto Tbxas game, Otee lottery oOdris arid. The jackpot ie worth en estimated $17
In addition to ti* jackpot win-nets, there were 175 tickets sold with rive of the ria numbers, with each ticket worth $1.7t6. There were 10,057 tickets with four of
dx numbers, with each winning $112.
Lottery officials estimate the jackpot fix Wednesday night's game wttl be $3 million.
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trict voters will have their last cfaanoe re voting early before the general election Saturday.
Early voting continues today until 5
aal the Education Center at 430 W. St
The election for two at-large canc end one District I cendidree begins day. Voting begins re 7 Am. and runs through 7 p.m.
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said early voting totals drew the potential of a large turnout. A total of249 absentee votes have already been cast, and the district has malled out 198 ballots, bringing the total to 447 thus for, should all ballots return.
The potential turnout from absentee voting is forged I've teen and I've been here over 20 years," he arid. "Only one other time I think has it exceeded 400.”
Saturday, NBISD voters hsve to vote in locations according lo the district they live ta. District I voting will be held re Lone Star Primary. District 2 votes at Memorial Elementary, District 3 voting is
re Seek Elementary, District 4 re Lamer Primary, and District 5 at New Braunfels Highschool.
Voters have five randkhtes tam which to choose for the two *4aige reds open on the bored They ire Leo Ctwfln, Yolanda H. Longoria, Ted Otskimp, Bette Offerman Spate and Bob Reborn.
Direrict I candldree Sylvia Sanchez it
Direrict I voters can also vole for two reforge trustees, however. Dislrict voters ora-dde District I cannot vole fix the Direrict I seat but can vote fix the two et-forge
BULVERDE-The Comal Independent School Direrict is work* tog toward its 1994-95 budget and is currently winding down the process.
A public hearing on the budget is scheduled fix Aug. 22,7 pm. re Frazier Elementary.
Abel Campos, HTD Awane directer, —id the Astrict ie taohtog
re $29,888,611 with $481,686 needed fa maintenance operations. He said the current tv rate of $1.58 per $100 value is expected to remain the —me.
‘‘We’re assuming we’ve got $1.58 to work with and tint’s it,” he said.
Takeaway 24 cents off the me to pay debt service, a figure aromatically set, and the district hts $1.34 to_
work with. Campos arid .03 cern would go to the $481,686 needed fa maintenance repairs.
OSD Director of Matatenreioe Roy Un-—rte toto the OSD Board of Threw—Monday that several repairs were needed, some of them immedireelyr —ch—roof repairs re Canyon Middle School.
Campos indicreed the CISD would go
into this year without having to borrow — —
money, something not seen the last several years.
Thfo is the Ant year rinoe I’ve been here tiro we probably wont have lo borrow money,” he said.
Campos —id money to the fond balance would allow the dfotrkt not to borrow money. Districts like lo avoid borrowing money lo •void payii* liken* rales, which is in turn paaeed to taxpayers. rum* aln told the CISD Bond fat fa Toe* Educeiioe
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Agency is considering a program to require school districts to u— what they term exec— fonds in a fond balance.
Tf you have more to the fond balance than what you need, they would consider tiro excesshe —id. "...The TEA wants to know about the hind balance. How are you going to use KT Campos arid this would not effect the CISD euro ifput ta plack,
He —id the CISD would derignate any ftmde in the fond balance toward some part of the QSD budget.
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Sept IO would not effect the 1994-95 budget Any vote on the bond foeuc, whether fix or spinet, would effect the 1995-96 buffe*.
County's flood plain permits total 63 for month of July
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CiinriCbuflty Flood Pfoin Development permits total 63 to July—the county oontinu— lo experience growth.
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ty for etruoturee reich ae fame and other remchuro. They often reflect growth by riiowtog tire number of new remotuaee betag buih.
to July, ti* couflly mw 35,174/131 worth of new reructuree built, ti* msjodty ofwWcb woe wood flan*. Wood ftrene remet— naribeaed 42 ret value of $4,441,131.
yentas fix mobile homes nurobend 19 re a total value of $710,300. Two otiwr totaled $25,000.
EUWD head not in favor of augmentation
By CRAIG HAMMETT
The general manager of the Edwards Underground Water District said the EUWD agre— with certain portions of the federally-appointed waler monitor’! plan fa reduced pumping of ti* aquifer, but not all.
Rick Dlgner read a copy of ti* 90-page report tiro w—lent to the EUWD office after Joe O. Moore, the water monitor, presented We lo Senior UA Direrict Judge i Bunton ID Monday ta Midland.
Bunton will oonridre ti* plan to aquifer rod tire rofe^r^ipeofoe
General Manager Rick Dlgner says EUWD agrees with most of water plan
to Comal Springs*
Ona po*1* of ti* pt*» mim fix the registration of all wells to the EcHwriSi to better monitor pmnp* ingoftheaquifofe^eda&yinperi-ods of dry weather.
Dlgner —id Moore catted for wett-owners to register with the Texas Natural Resource Conservation CommisBkML Illgner claims the EUWD is already doing this.
TI* EUWD registers wells. Anyone that tare sty weft," bs arid “We're gVMng informs I thousand wetta."
Dlgner admittee!, hiowe^^er, tbst ti* EUWD cannot fixce anyone to register thetr well.
Ha —to one problem came in 1919 when ti* Ouadaiupc-Blsnoo River Authority filed ate ins Hper-ate case, —I named every registered weii-owner — a defender! in the lawsuit.
Also to ti* plan. Moore disapproved of augmentation of the qjriiqp aa a vtable ihsrereive. fag* mentation involves repumping spring wteer foam one level of ti*
Opponents of a San Antonio Wrier 8y*em plan to build a rifer-Move arace waler lypeiiiis ■;
augmentarion cm be u—d lo sqtife^ fob the aquifer.
Dlgner arid he oanaot fbvor reroll scientific'!
mentation until further
“I liken tote lo town, lf s rover frftffi dot*, if it —to—d it would be wondsrihl but it's never bien proven," he-id Dip— did ley he w— pie—ad ti* waler monitor mentioned ti* EUWD several times.
I titete it mflnad ti* dhfetoft —gtetefi rod recognized ti* min we aned to play," ha said *For nows, advertising or subscription information, call 625-9144 (Metro) 606-0846