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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 14, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Tax rollback drive flopped By DAVID MAY Stall Write* A threatened petition that would have called for a special municipal tax rollback election didn t happen as the deadline (or tiling one expired this week Members of Comal I oiled l ax payers Xssociation had said they would seek the signatures necessary to call for a rollback election in a challenge to the city s ta percent ad valorem tax in crease approved fix council May Id I am very pleased the rollback didn t take place because there is a definite need lot everything we have on oui budget I reah/xe there was a substantial increase percentage wive said Mayoi George Krben adding the current status of tin* city's tax rate will allow New Braunfels to move ahead “Our people in our organization talked atiout it but we couldn't get enough J Hoople interested to kiet petitions passed mound said < I I president del • I let son St Thursdav atternoon The deadline for film. a rollback petit un expired \agust Pier Min said it apfieared many New Braunfels residents had ex cepted the propertv tax int reaxe ilia! raised ait valorem raii*v from 28 tents pel fpm valuation to cents Council approved the rate in crease as a means of providing additional police and fire depart merit personnel An operating budget for fiscal 1897 88 amouli ting to >7 17 million was passed by council June 1H I can't say we vveren t right by not seeking a petition said Pier von I wish w** had We didn't ev cr get a petition started ( t i s membership is largely county based, though about 25 percent of its KHI menders live in New Braunfels \ petition signed by lo percent of all registered voters is required in calling for a special rollback election that if approved by voters would roll a tax increase flack to H percent In New Braunfels cast* an eight percent ad valorem rate would have* equated to 2 27cents < ut would have needed to obtain the signatures of some I.Joe to I «oo New Braunfelers registered to Vote Pier von said tie felt that allen lion and controversy surrounding the proposed Canyon Hydro pro jeel interfered with Ct I v mien i!ot?v m circulate a rollback nett New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung Vc ' J4 No New Braunfels Herald Publishing Company, 707 Landa St New Braunfels Texas 78*3 USPS 3/ ■** Friday Cf; . of the pc o frustrated We dUln t ce A Itll : th** Escaped injury A 7-year off boy riding in the front passenger seat of this 1982 Chevy Berhnetta md hts mother Judy M ya 2? of '031 Stonewall both es, a: '-I see -us injury when their e was hit bv a 19/7 Buick LeSafae dr e-* r,, Madge Payne 8-1 of ISS E Zink Th*- a idee? occurred shortly i ••* re * .. -r ti ursday at the • terse t*on of ll S 81 and Caste Sire*** Zmfe pul ** I away Mom a slot dSte a the path of *he east?* .nj Be* netta Theimpa.* se* * the Chevy out of corozo- across •*■•»* * gt /, i, ..* • *e it ame to rest * a f ■ ** - h,gi .say and facing me oz i os*te n*e non Zink was v.t r. rtf-:    ’ow BraurHe s EMS ! r ** .% 11 * f - i ■ I * r a h63d tnI u'» dn * : Neither Mova nor ne* sor r*-vjc31meet«cai were :6ft extreme * f ' ’ # (    * y‘y A fj * j z;_ K 100 f.f| UC ■ lf • C * r ; _ f t *, N O ■- -1 * a * > c ' S .. €'River time better late than never! Army engineers slowing release into Guadalupe B . SAWAN OUI* f SUH ,V* tit I Hit I WIW acot) Park *s Of en to' ! usmess tPhoto by DerylCiark» tin* cr tit ( : ,»n« v NJ mg Comal Comity’s communication club gearing up B . O A VIO M A Y Staff Water In preparation o: . hat - ex pet !ec to be th** firv* .se* - end ut a i out river activity memt>ers of» omal County’s Emergency Communwa twins Club met with city aud county oft’fiab \\ •••tv**v *    f*»*    t*t>    it... ,/tng them se Is e- vith *• '- .,*• pf >cedures I thins w* a • going to have a few out - v<*.>.-    v    int president Emu* Hassold Be will becut iui! fa*-lge*i fro! . * cry weekend from i v th: *ugh I, thor Pay he said *eisling that ne hoped th.* ‘hee i .    •    ..    -*    : .s <> m cidents ocean ng nth* Guadalupe River oi ( any<>n Baka ..- people return to the waters St arn inti sc h d the ithtut ring .inurn i if Bf ’ See (/ELEASE P«iq* take out!i ; U b Safe City COITI ITI iSSiOtl CfGtS City staff noncommitalVictoria's program outline about Chapa allegation ’Into new Braunfels uienl three veal' ag'* Mate gi ant to promuig. program I br* pawl di pntgiam Tom I asllari i'll '%till si .J' litN tpie t i I SaVttlg* Ak 14Mil \sMx whilr New Brauna L th** money to pay stat! *d Huikiftg New Bt *i there are no such gi ant ll nu rn available and consensus al th Hill: ' lay meeting wav that N* Braunfels will hav** .1 larges votunteei piogiam st a J Uh! in pail I B*m ck and OI lit eel Mart in May el Haviland de et Hied how pet von, • Bort bv » Hi/m in a cit v vs id* eau IIM* .    ;*• so*-* at *. ov? whit*' others given away to p**upa* who heed .innot allotd tfiein i. n* I ta* el *>i da \ n Iona pro is,iv fM**>n to pi.** ** 'mali *iogv in immies ut v»*ruoi citizens whos** • * iii* * .titow them a pet Juiglars lion t bkt >rnoll flog' v as lieu v sit) fug dog> but little .von f slop barking and you t at ch them Eastland said « Sew Bi auniels p in* a it! meet ii. at * p rn uexf I but "lav ten v * iv !** Im seater) in I lonoi's I tall ut ( iv it 1 **n!*■ 1 *<n st gum ’ it' next meeting Us** commis a il discuss *» market survey to lier info) unit ion ni>out opinions on h* jM iot it lev within tile * ohs nitx and target areas There has f>een allegation that af e pub!i« works tlep.ii' getting paid 'ut It * ut Bu I' I tee! The en sp t itv Manas.* 1 • •* Michie w.iv \ntonto today and rn available lot comment Cubit Work* Pue* tor I red Hyden toda re lei red any comment cot • ertnr; the oiiegat ion to Mii foe Mayo! Pro I t in Bunion t flap .Ii disclosed tile allegation tim in city council > July I session lh    Manage! Ii* vain sexei a) sanitation worker'    tile elt*te*i met vv ut) hun al bis residetu e last    day > count v.**ekend upset thai one ut then    pi.v.dt conv colleagues had tR***n ahowed to    *iiiv tppcopt late .n f diouUithea «'g. Mil hit* ami •et mg an ear ann on* Ut val* In* takel •vet rue Ut lit' diet • r in the the itrd how V n lit \ Hied Ut h. civ H I j*a\ |o! vuch thing- av »pei ated high p»!i ti moi citi/eiis and people I tie dev ll t v art* llalt*} ! a md iti-i atteal x22 oaeh -I land va id adding some OI tile Appeals court overturns noted murder conviction Th** public is invited to the 1887 re* ogre, on Banquet fee people patieipating rn the Retired senior Vc* ut J eer I rogram Registration tor Pv.s\ P volunteer' ttegins at H JO a n. tuesday Vug jj with a slide vh.‘*w on actu Hies af in JO a rn From ll a rn to ll 45 a rn the senior songsters v ii! do tneir th’ng Pigging out on tut key and all the trimmings tR*g ns at noon All this neat '’aft happens at McQueeney Lions i alb Hail set* the map below Reservations and rides can be arranged by calling f"9-o3oo. anc Bs\ I’ tolkv in Neb* rf*' can arrange for transportation to and trom by calling Loraine 1 00k at fi58-i*H>! CB A tiiiKKi drive sponsored by a local church w ill tie held Sunday morning See ST AMMTISCH Page ? • ion Raft stolen during cleanup Xii att IMH. gtoup (ti New Braunlelsers cleaned the lunk-and channel of the ( omal Rivet yesterday collecting -onn .'«• t*agv <ti debris Pl gam/el l oin Corbin said aluminum cans collected will I* sold and any money derived will I*** donated to Comal Count v Emergency Children ssheltei The effort was not sponsored bv any other organization but was a mea SU ie of support tm the city and other groups who sponsoi simitar events one blemish on the day was the then o! a 'I <*o«i rail donated bn participants use by 1 iuadalu)M ShiM*t lwo hispanic males were vee ii carrying away the raft itthough they esca|)ed and the f alt had not t>e<*n Iih ated asot tins morning Businesses contributing tune money materials and pimple to the effort include Camp Warnecke the Bier ILiuv PomiiKtev IM//a    HEB Mote Lopeve'v Tried Chi ic ken Tri City distributing lejas Distributing the float Inn and City of Nt*w Brauntels Coo*piieel It om stat* and wo** r 1 pot Is \t SUN \i* itu murder conviction arui 75 year prison sentence giv en to I >av id I I’ort in th** slay mg of a Houston povtal carrier was overturned Wednesday tty t fit* ;rd cour t oi X)t)M*als Coil w as convacted on March 17 1985 in New Brauntels toi Ha* June 7 loni slay mg o( Dehra Sue Schul/ 2 New Iii aunielv had been selected as the trial site on a chang* of v emu motion by de lei is** attorneys because ot the ex tensive publicity given the case iii Houston Du* murder trial was one ut the most highly publicized in 'late history I lie Austin appeals court said it overturned the conv ic Hon because the trial court admitted intoev idence verbal statements made by I‘oil billowing his arrest that were inadmissable undei the rules ut procedure During the trial here State District Court Judge I D Mc Master ruled that statements made by Hart just atter bis ai rest in the rear of a patronal and alter arriving at police headquarters were admissable and allowed the testimony entered into the trial belial/ disappeared win Ie delivering mail Her ihhIv Intel was found sn a beld Mn' ti -I t Mint in ’lit* hea l with a 22 colder handgun Du* appeals court returned th* ase* to file district court bu a new trial David Port now Jo lived in the antirent west Houston IWMglHtorhood where schaL 2’> delivered mail lh* was conv b led in the carrier s slaying in March Houston poi ic* have said Port admitted kilt nu Schnt. while she was delivering mail I’ort s trial wa' moved to New Braunfels atte defense attorneys argued they could not exjHvt an mpaHial jury in Houston because ut publicity about th* * ase His lather Bernard Port and stepmother Odette Port were jaiieii in Harris Bounty in 1984 alter thev refused to testily bel ore a grand july about the cast* 111 November 1984 Bernard Port did testily and was treed his wile was released atter the grand jury disbanded in January 98 > The trial lasted more lf iud two weeks including sole* Hon o! a jury home IUD Comal ( ountians were screened as prospective jurors Media statewide converged 01 New Braunfels in the day s during the trial and was one ut the most celebrated cast's ev el here Mostly sunny skies and hot temperatures in the upper ‘sis are forecast todav with a heat index of 105 degrees Southwest wind' are aU>ui la mph t onight and saturday ne photocopier ot this whole week with late night and early morning cloudiness giving way to partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies and hot temperatures in the upper 90s I he Menu CLASSI* IID    12    19 COMICS    8 CROSSWORD    3 DI AN ABB!    12 ENUR1 AINMtNl    9 OPINIONS    4 spor I s    ion RELIGIOUS FOCUS    6    7 WL AIM! 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