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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 22, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Schneider wants parents By SARAH DUKE Stall Writer Saying parents need greater representation on the New Braunfels ISO Jacquelyn Jackie Schneider has filed for the District 5 school board said she believes that because there Is only one parent on the NBISD board of the school board is lacking in parent par have children in two New Braunfels schools and am actively In volved in their classrooms and at all school activities she Schneider hjas been PTA president and vice president at Lone Star School and now serves as treasurer of the City Council Schneider faces incumbent Rudy Relmer in the District 5 school board Relmer has served on the board for 13 I feel that by being an involved I can contribute my knowledge and representation of the I am ready to dedicate my time to learning and listening and then approach our districts pro blems with an open she Schneider said the drug problem In the schools cannot be Our school district has a strong discipline code and 1 wouldnt have it any other I believe there may be a better way to deal with drugs besides just kicking students out to roam on the she Theyre likely to just get into more trouble and when you kick them theres a good chance they just wont come There are other ways of dealing with drugs and they have she So far In the 198687 school NBISD board members have expell ed 12 a majority of those for possession of Schneider said she considers herself a fulltime mother and she wants to find ways to get other parents more Involved in their childrens She said she thinks NBISD has done a good job of keeping up with but she is concerned about overreacting to predictions of growth and mishandl ing the school districts With the economy fluctuating as it is at I do not think our school district should commit itself to tremendous thought and Schneider Robinett seeking Lloyds position By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Dick Robinett believes that now Is the time for him to lend his vast legal and financial experience to efforts to improve the New Braunfels Robinett has filed for the District 3 school board Garland Lloyd an nounced earlier this week that after nine years on the he will not seek reelection to the No other candidates have filed for that We want to have the schools a safe place for children so that they can stand on their own two feet and make their own decisions after they Robinett Robinett said he believes the district should maintain a tough Rhoads Continued from Page 1A discipline There is no place in the education system for drugs or any other illegal The school campus must always be a safe place for our students and they must stay free of he The candidate said discipline has to be administered for the benefit of the student involved as well as the other students and the administra tion of the Robinett Is a 30year New Braunfels He works as a claim law associate for Travelers In surance Company in San In that he has seen a lot of what he calls devastation and He helped Corpus Christ residents rebuild their homes after they were hit by a hurricane in the 1970s and he handled Insurance claims in Wichita Falls after that city was struck by a He Is a past president of Pauls Lutheran Church where he has been a Sunday School His JoAnn is a graduate of New Braunfels High as are their two I bel ieve that a strong educational system depends on strong communi ty he Robinett holds degrees In law and public 1 think the school board has handled growth very he adding that the school district faces many but he prefers to look at them as challenges in member of the Evening Lions where he serves various positions and is a past Also a member of the Wurstfest Associa he is a former director of Circle Arts Theatre and has been active in the Boy serving as a Scout master for 15 and has headed up various other youth I have very strong feelings con cerning what city government should especially in these Rhoads said in his call for better fire and police New Braunfels must be a safe place to live for all our We need to rid our community of drug pushers and people who sell Illegal alcohol to our Rhoads also calls for the improve ment of essential city services such as sewer and These needs must be Roads have to be maintained and cannot be allowed to become major repair liabilities from These are highpriority On the subject of city operating Rhoads The city needs to have a balance of tourism and retail Tourism brings jobs and outside money to the Industry brings jobs and a higher tax Retail business supplies a tax base and collects the 1 percent city sales tax that comes back when commerce and trade is When you depend on just one of these entities and that par ticular area has a the city will New Braunfels will never be the little town it once It is a beautiful town to live in and raise a family or retire and can continue to be with orderly When growth is the town will Stopping growth will cause business and in dustry to go lowering the tax base and placing a burden on the property owners and homeowners to pick up the needed tax Rhoads contends that he will repre sent the wishes of the citizens as a whole with no allegiance to any special interest I am plac ing my name on the ballot so that there will be a moderate voice on the council I have no bones to pick and am independent he February Doors Open 7 Style Show at SeguinGuadalupe County Coliseum Gift and Gourmet Brought to you again by Seguin Bridal and Formal Als Formal Wear Also available will be experts to help with Including exhibitors from Glenewmkel Handy Prec Greenery The Art and Craft Sandys Hair Travel Vordenbaums Hallmark Kolbe Flower Hills Gift and Gourmet and Photographic s Many exciting door prizes to be given away Including a round trip airfare to Acapuko plus 5 days hotel accommodations for two at the Acapulco THE 748 San Antonio 6299377 Broyhiii Bedroom Sets Broyhill Dining Sets LaZBoy Recliners Sofas Chests Ottomans Bunk Beds 559900 199 59900 Last 6 Days Cats New Texas February PageSA Continued from Page 1A his two daughters within the past lew but officials have been unable to locate the Those two theyre still liv ing said Virginia who described the middleaged women as A new mobile home borders the ratinfested house where the cats were The Gileses said they believe the women are living in that You know how a stray cat thats how those girls They act almost like theyre afraid of They almost run off at the sight of Virginia Giles Gene Giles said he thinks the women and their father kept cats caged In a twisted attempt to protect the I dont really think they tried to hurt I think they thought they were taking care of They seemed to spend a lot of money on food for the he Virginia Giles said she tried to make friends with the Janice and Cheryl but said they were introverted and spoke choos ing instead to stay at She said the women were hard to get to Its like they would come out so far and then run off she The woman said she had seen a cat trapped in a station wagon at the When I asked them why they had the cat locked they said it was so he wouldnt get hurt fighting with the other One of the women told me All the strays know they have a home Virginia Giles David Comal County said he has no answer for the lack of response to the neighbors There may have been some but not to the satisfaction of the we go out and look at the then we can give the owners some length of time to clean he Then you can go through the justice of the peace to force them to clean Going through normal channels can take several Its pretty strong in Texas a mans home is his castle so you have to have a pretty good health threat that there is a clear It may have been that whoever took the complaint didnt think it was that im It may be that nothing got Lltke Litke has been the county sanitarian for one He said that before he took the the department lacked organization and Texas law is unclear on just what constitutes a health hazard and who has authority to enforce those Texas law isnt as strict as you would thats the City LCR A lease to be signed Tuesday Interested New Braunfels citizens are invited to attend Tues days signing of the agreement between the city and Lower Col orado River leasing ad ditional acreage to the city adja cent to the old LCRA plant at Lan da The ceremony begins at in the LCRA plant parking lot located on North Among those expected for the landmark signing will be Mayor Ed City Manager Joe LCRA General Manager David New Braunfels Utilities trustees and Merritt LCRA board acclaimed as the instrumental force in the efforts leading to the Details were recently ironed out between the NBU and LCRA that will allow the city to operate the property for additional park space for virtually with the agreement that the city will maintain and make all capital im USED CARS They will be roadready when youre ready 82 CHEVETTE GSM to hit the road this spring 59511 86 MONTE CARLO 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