New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 24, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas
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Friends For Rivers will ran their annuel, cleanup Sept. 17. Lew waler helps the dbaenR process by allowing people to dean mom dr the lover mots where cera pfle up and along the
“We’re hoping it stays low through the' cleanup,” said David Davenport, pmstteatof Friends For Riven. “We will be able to get mom af the batton stuff.”
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GISD dealing with lead woes at Bill Brown
By CRAIG HAMMETT
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While water; or lade of water, has been a problem for residents in tire western portions of Comal County, one eiemcmary school is having water problems of another kind.
The Comal Independent School District is considering legal action the contractors of a water system at BAI Brown Elementary ss students there to drink bottled
"We have just about exhausted what we ffTfgjdr rrmrrtift At this petal; we need to do sonretitipg legally^ >d| hupftfWiMff-iy Ifwy My*
The district will file a formal Trade Practices Act
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junion am invited to compete in the 1994 Comal County Rodeo Queen Contest Contestants must be stogie and
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rung with the company Mr over six months trying to
lolvc the problem ttret’i been identified,” arid Maintenance Director Roy
aid Aw m iso-held Ale problem to a certain section of pipe. none of which is under-ground. He said the district was
“aggressively” doing something to fix the problem I
to die pipe fittings to stop corrosion ■id replacing piper n certain Stringy
A vicepresident of Spew-Glass. Inc, aid the company pm several arati winwtwg nut trying to deter-mine why high Iced levels were recorded in the drat drew of water.
“The fiat thing in the morning is reft* Are Mgh levels occurred,” mid Fred Riley. “Five minutes after
tey*re nmriig the lead level is fine.” Raley mid his company could not
Kwrauy one source of im mo oui thought there could be a amdrer of tctors including pipe, brass fittings
mutairs in premise tanks.
“How can you fix something jfyou don’t know whet the source UT he
Riley arid Are project was OOOi* stated tfam yum ap> and in tai time, Spsw-Glsss corrected one problem
tire company offered fibers re pota of datively if Are district would provide maintenance, which he mid they dscUnsdiodo.
New McDonalds taking shape
TP&W says no to city’s request for grant funds ‘
AUSTIN-New Braunfels official!' have been notified that the dty Im not been awarded t $190,000 matching giant tor improvements ri Lands' Huh.
Had the Texas Parks sud WOdUM: Dept approved the grant, the $310,000;: project would have been the laigta: polk prqject in dty history.
New Braunfels Parks retd Recto-adon Director David Whreley said he
Sixteen perks projects around the cycle. New Braunfels’ project placed
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Whitley Brid the Lands Park pKjjetX scored an SS an the riste’s seadog system.
Whatley added that there was $77 mHMwi in state ftindr available, and more dan $17 million worth of appU-cwiftpf
“This was the most competitive gnat cycle they have ever had in the history of the grant,” Whatley arid.
* adret sooted 75 In January 1993 July 1991 a score of 39 would have gotten fended."
Whodey arid he wM go to Aurite next week to meet with tire grant strif aadfrt advice on how to revise the
moory or me gram, t “Last cycle all paqjects I md above got fended. Iii it ms SI. In July 1991
Whsdey said the Parks and Reese;. i Department has ooOecmd meas money stem the gram was Am submitted,» techy can mpiy Air a larger grant this time,
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The prefect would include playground, two picnic units
tables sod gnus, a leiMki tom
and bibs trail, children's and map. depth entry, (a gradual, sloping entry into dremierX M the g*ktgdbd poet mew kiddy pool noel lo tire Otynpie pool, retd water and pity equipment Whriley >Ad he is hapeftd the gram will be mproved in January.
Mayor Fraser asks Union Pacific to join in clean up project
By PAVO MW I MU
labor and Publisher
New Braunfels Mayor Paul Fraser Pacific Railroad to
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join forces with s variety of New Braunfels entities in a prefect ha thirties would bs mutually beneficial.
Fraaor outlined his propoml in a letter mailed this week to Alex Tice, director of public relations fcr Are monad.
Fmear raid Tuesday that Tice, con
tacted recently by City Manager Mike
flflHpWtlAj HBI exhftited animant end a willingness
to work with the eity.
In his letter to lice, Fraser says, “You probably we aware Am as Are
our city, the right-of-way widens lino mike a tap rem artarin dm mum to our dry government niikxnpi and other fedihiM.
The UPRR uses this tap righto*-way ama fin a bass of work operations and switching.
“As can be unlined,” the mayor's taler continues, “the aret cen brat bt
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cern to the dJwntownlrm^Tta aret needito ba cleaned up and this is true of Are taph md bsraddt of the UPRR aa it parers through our dty.
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The mayor tim invites Hoe to oonre to New Braunfels and tour tire area.
And he suggests turning tire main-tfwpwrf yid) inm I tourist tftFlfta1 in tire fbnn of a “Remain Overnight” (RON) ares that would involve tire f^iiw of raticar sleeping pull mins and a dining car.
Frater envisions tail travelsrs dis-mtbreMm fiiAg nf tire city's many historical and recse-
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tsr Are Hummel parks, Are
Comal River, golf and downtown
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would be much to keep the ntiimd tourist occupied and eorererined in in RON mode."
Fraser expseraaa hope Am Hoe lad other railroad “cm vhrealiw tire ‘ffhf*1 tarnal to tire UPRR eed New Braunfels of such a railroad tourist area. Potentially" he writes, “the concept could provide an out-
mumal coopantioa can work to tire advreregeoftireirihQadreriaurdty"
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