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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 13, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Paoe 2A Herald-Ze/funy New Braunfels Texas Sunday. December 13. 1987 Weather Water Watch Comal River...........................418 cfs (same) Canyon Lake inflow...................... 285 cfs (up 6) Canyon Lake outflow......................71 cfs (up I)* Canyon Lake level.....................903.13    (up .08) Edwards Aquifer........................627.91    (same) *At the request ot the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority the dam gates are closed and GBR A has begun pumping water over the dam through its newly constructed pipeline The U S Corps ot Engineers office at Canyon Dam is an official collection point for recyclable aluminum cans donated to help save the Battleship Texas a veteran of two World Wars that is now rusting away in dock Take beverage cans to the corps office between 8 a rn and 4 30 p rn Monday through Friday For more information, call I 800 64 TEXAS Forecasts SOUTH TEXAS Cloudy, in creasing chance of showers most sections Sunday and Sunday night. Cloudy, chance of thunder showers Monday. Highs 60s north to 70s south Lows near 50 north to near ho south, with near 40 Hill Count rv NORTH TEXAS Cloudy through Monday with an increasing chance of rain and a few thunderstorms Highs lower 50s northwest to mid-60s southeast, overnight lows mid 40s west to near BO southeast WEST TEXAS Winter storm watch Panhandle Sunday night and Monday Mostly cloudy Sun day. Chance of snow north increasing Sunday through Monday possibly heavy Panhandle Sunday night and Monday Chance rain Sunday through Monday south, possible snow northern mountains Sunday night and Monday. Highs Sunday 25 Panhandle to 54 Big Bend, overnight lows 19 Panhan die to 39 Big Bend Highs Munday 23 Panhandle to 49 Big Bend PORT ARTHUR To PORT O'CONNOR Wind becoming east near 15 knots, seas 4 to 6 feet Sun day with widely scattered showers afternoon Southeast w md 15 to 20 knots seas 5 to 7 feet with scattered thundershowers Sunday night PORT <1 CONNOR TO BROWNSVILLE Wind becoming southeast near 15 knots, stronger and gusty near shore, seas 5 to 7 feet Sunday Dense fog near shore morning, occasional morning drizzle with widely scattered afternoon showers Southeast w ind 15 to 20 knots, seas 5 to 7 feet with scattered showers Sunday night Extended Forecasts Tuesday-Thursday SOUTH TEXAS Partly cloudy Tuesday becoming mostly cloudy Wednesday through Thursday with little or no precipitation ex pected Cool Tuesday a little warmer Wednesday and Thursday Highs Tuesday upper 50s to mid 60s south overnight lows low 30s Hill Country, upper 30s to low 40s central and southeast to low 50s south Highs Wednesday and Thursday 60s except a few 70s south overnight lows upper 30s Hill Country , mid 4os central and southeast and mid-50s south NORTH TEXAS A chance of rain and thunderstorms Tuesday and again Thursday Highs upper 30s to upper 4os lows low 30s to low 4os Tuesday cooling to upper 20s to mid His by Thursday WEST TEXAS Mostly cloudy with cold nights and slowly warm mg days Tuesday through Thurs day Chance of ram or ram mixed with snow south Tuesday and ram or ram mixed with snow most areas Wednesday and Thursday Bid Continued from Paqe IA budgeted funds in the Social Security fund The task of restoring the four thouse was not included rn the bond package for the recently completed interior renovation County Judge Ered Clark said it was not necessary to rebid the pro ject to include the repainting of the jail windows because the specified tions w ere not being changed Bond is to report to the court Monday as to what National Restoration estimates those additional costs to be and the court will decide whether to seek an alternative contractor for that work Commissioner J L Jumbo " Evans noted the project detailed more extensive work than originally considered Commissioner Lorenzo A ankee Camarillo said Perhaps the low bid as not as bad as we thought We need some pretty proles sional people to do this work ** Because the courthouse is a designated historical landmark the specifications were written in adherence to the state s Historical Landmark Commission guidelines Clark also noted that the cleaning and restoration of the courthouse was not purely for aesthetic reasons but also for maintenance to prevent deterioration of the strut lure Center Continued from Page IA We want to work with the city to better the city and lo reduce van dahsm and give the kids something to do he said They re nice kids All they need is an opportunity to prove themselves Torres said while a small group of boys shot baskets in the center s basketball court The boys students at New Braunfels Middle School said they live in the neighborhood and they like hav ing a place to go and something to do after school Torres said that when the centerNBISD bond election results Prop. I Prop. 2 Prop. 3 Total ballots Lone Star Trustee District I For Against For Against For Against Totals 123 50 123 53 115 52 169 Seele Trustee District 2 270 258 282 247 270 256 532 NB Middle Trustee District 3 74 80 78 74 65 88 157 Lamar Trustee District 4 74 68 ll 65 70 71 142 NB High Trustee District 5 165 208 176 198 162 211 374 Absentee 161 95 162 92 155 99 256 Totals 867 759 898 729 837 111 1 630 Election Continued from Paqe IA want answers to questions regarding services and operational costs of a cl tv and are concerned about taxation Many agreed with comments that organizational efforts by an in corporation commisce was conducted largely in secrecy “A lot of people think we’re trying to ram something down their throats but we're not" said Richard Heller a member of the organizational com mittee We re in a discussion period right now We don’t know that we re right, but we feel we are The main thing is to get it in front of the jmh* pie ’ The proposal area includes about 8 square miles of land, a population ol approximately 11.OOO people nearly 60 subdivisions and more than 200 miles of county maintained roads According to one organizer a tax base of some $4oo million exists Bill Simpson said he is for in corporation because he believes the community should control its future not someone down the road He said if it appeared a large tax rate would tx* required or assessed he too would Im* opposed to the idea I dont want to pay any more taxes Simpson said In fact we feel that as long as we don t assess taxes the county w iii continue to pro vide us with the services we are cur rent Iv receiving at no extra cost I don t think they will drop us County Commissioners have said they intend to consider a resolution two to three weeks prior to the eiev Hon regarding entering into con tracts with the cliv should tneorpora turn prove successful Some including /w ald are 'k»*p Heal of such action by the court prior opened in November about seven boys turned out regularly Now he said atxmt JO boy s use the center At least one of the boys has even offered to pay to keep the center open he said "We re not trying to force them to come to our church but we w ant them to know there is something else that can help them in life and that s Jesus Christ ” The youth leader added that he isn t trying to pressure the youth toward religion but wants them to have a safe and friendly place to go He added that the center, open every day except Sunday and Wednesday is open to families throughout tin* cl tv who would bkt to participate in .u tiv dies He said he would like to organize basketball and volleyball tour naments involving the community Torres said bi' would like tile t enter to become a family recreation center We re going to try to make something of it but we need help he said The center could use weights and other exercise and recreation equipment Torres added Persons interested in donating equipment can take it to the center between y a rn and 8 Jo p rn HlCKORY-mnSBED 4-PIECE BEDROOM. COUNTRY CASUAL CHARM Fwldstona By Action by Lane Recliners Sava StOO to SISO Prices $OQQ Start at Mil WI "-La-. " T    g 2S?.J*?*    '    J    kt    -I * SFMBi Reg. ‘729°“ 5T DRESSEI MIRROR CHEST s599 OO HEADBOARD McKeehan Recliners 189 Velvet Antron Floral Cover 2 Piece Set LOV ES EAT *n<| SOFA *599 N.B. Mattress to the vote Absentee balloting is scheduled to begin at the courthouse Dec 28 and continue through Jan 12 Maintenance and construction of roads law enforcement fire and am bulance service and public health regulations such as the area s pre sent septic system" are the primary topics of concerns Commissioner Clyde Jacobs has said he is concern ed about what services the city would want to maintain and which they would want to contract out Simpson said he env isions the town hiring an elected marshal and pro viding him with transportation salary and benefits to enhance Uh al law enforcement He said those costs could tx* amonttzed through utility franchise tuxes Bv law election of a mayor and a town council would tx* required by incorporation Zwald urging voters to turn down the proposal said he tx*lu*v»*s that not even san \ntonto would tx* interested in annexing Canyon Lake into its city limits because it would require ex pending millions of dollars to install a water and septic system He did say though that inclusion into its ET J in the future is a possibility Putting in a sewer system would t e ludicrous Simpson agreed It would cost millions and millions of dollars I think we need to vote this down and set up a task force to guttier the informal tot we need to make a d«s i sion Zwuid said Simpson drew jeers when after Zwald and Jake Jessup president of Canyon Springs Resort alleged that secret meetings by the organizational committee were held he admitted I think we did a terrible jt*t» of let ting the people know atxiut in corporation I found out at«out it through corn missioners court Jessup said That s a hell of a w av to find out Simpson drew more jeers and com meats such as 5euh I fx*t when he said I dim t think it will i os! us anything the first year It we don t have ad valorem taxes we wont have to pay more than county taxes for police protection amt roads one area resident Betty Jo Wheeler said that while she is presently opposed to the question it is time for the citizens to open their minds ami seriously consider the issues on both sides We don't want to make the people who are for it sound like ogres she said We should think about it and mil sit around with our heads in the sand We don't want to turn around and have someone else control our future " Harry Biggs referring to what he termed a growing numtx*r of vai ant homes m the area said Most of the jxx»ple here are retired and moved here to enjoy life You rais«* the tax base and you will sax* what is known as a ghost town in Canyon Lake Texas Real estate broker Rich Landed who said h«* wusn t sidling pmjx*rt> in the lake hut rather a wav of life urg«*d the voters to opjtose th* pp* position I would suggest all of those stones about other cities taking us in are a bunch of scare tai tics he said I say we vote this thing down and look at five years from now Incorporation will tx* th** topic of discussion at two scheduled meetings Tuesday The incorporation commit tee will meet at J ut p ni at Lakeside* I ate on F M 2673 in Starkville and the < ancon Lake Chamber of Commerce w ill meet at 7 tup rn two durns down from its offices in saltier NBISD___ ContmueO from Paqr limit Of 22 Students I ion t think people have worked anv harder than they tins Bradtxrn said ahu,' '* j of *» ,i< ?>«•:s and parent .pi ort mu manned phom bank' huh saturday encour aging pat vote Mso be said a nun teachers splent their owr dis* ussing th** bond issue a St Ut lent s parents When y«»u put that t*»gethe real conservative bond issue that s what did it for us he s* Christmas Sale All T.V.’s and VCR’s on Sale RCA 19” Color TV *219 Ki*^ $L\>H GE VCR HR* channel 4 event 14 day tinier sfK^ial cf feds Kl* im Hie 14 funi Hon wireless remote control it    * JIM'S VIDEO hum I 259 Trade Center Dr. New Braunfe's Ken SINH 629 2128 1439 Hwy 81 Mf 625-5513 NEW BRAUNFELS FEED & SUPPLY WE HAVE COMPETITIVE PRICES ON € Bluebonnet Feeds QUALITY IS THI BIST VALU! 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