New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 23, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas
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An estimated 400‘plus crowd fill the New Bra sition to ttie disposable container ban.Councilors ^
By Greg Bowen
The Herald-Zeituiig In a move to kee ) tlie Comal Guadalupe rivers Irom )eingtrashefl-( tubers, New Braunk'ts City- ( ounc il on day banned beer c ans and other dis|)c (ontainers on the rivers beginning |. 2012.
Tlie ban v\as approved on a S-' — citter one protester had been arn another had thrown a volleybali-wad of dollar bills at the counc il, a k had lieen promised, and citizen' paraded to the podium tor an he exprc'ss th('ir support or opposition. • cilor Steven Oigges was the disst vote. Councilor Richard Zapati unable to attend Monday's meeting "F verybody here- cares about the r said Mayor Gale Pospisil, just beto votc“. "We ar(' ,\11 ac ting in what we tc*t> best interest ot the c ity."
Bac kers of the ban said beer can!: cover the* river bottoms after a busy
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Public hearing set for Aug. 30, second vote by Sept. 12
By will Wright
After staging morning and ever)ing pul)lic hearings that |)roduced not a single voic e for or against, C^omai County commissioners on Monday a()proved a $54.5 million budget for 2012.
C'ommissioners voted 5-0 for the budget, which included only thrc'e minor cfianges. The evening hear
ing was posc'd increasi debt iss "tver smooth Sherma lowing evc'nin carried a morn I ed just think ( work tl putting er."
Krau: is nee $900,C
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