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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 27, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Progress B in todays HZ Rangers on fast Page 10A New Braunfels New Texas 40 Zeituno Three 32 Pages Friday February 25 Cents Stammtisch Purrfaction Comal County Kennel Club will hold a dog show Saturday at the Convention Center in San Antonio at 9 About dogs are entered 80plus Go over there and see some of the local top then stick around for Sundays Bexar County Kennel Show at the same time and Get your costumes The German American Societys ninth annual Maskenball is tonight from 8 until midnight at the Elks Lodge at 353 Seguin Cash prizes in five categories will be awarded and costumes are en but not Ballroom music will be played by the popular Gerry Snyder Band from San Tickets are at the door and pro ceeds will benefit the Societys scholarship For more information on the closest thing to Mardi Gras in these call chairman Cash Hermes at 6293979 thats her work number or 62925 or call Helgard at The Greater New Braunfels Arts Council is sponsoring its fifth annual CountyWide Poetry Prizes will be presented in four categories grades 45 68 912 and Winners will receive cash prizes and free passes to the MidTexas Symphony and Circle Arts Each entrant may submit two poems with a minimum of eight lines Entries are due April 15 this is a good way to vent your tax frustrations and the winners will be announced at the Arts Council meeting on April Mail your entries to Jan 206 New Each poem will be reviewed but authors should in clude address and phone number with their Mayor Invest in springs future By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Mayor Ed Sciantarelli said Thurs day it is time to invest in the future of the Comal The mayor told the New Braunfels Utilities board of directors he believes part of NBUs water resource development fund should be used to inform local and regional residents of an imminent water I think it would be a wise use of the money and Im not saying a lot to maybe get KLRN to run a little spot about the Edwards he Sciantarelli sits on the NBU board as a representative of the New Braunfels City He pointed out that recent studies clearly indicate there will be no future for the Comal Springs unless steps are taken to reduce water usage in the aquifer NBUs water resource develop ment fund has grown to more than since its creation in 1981 when the board decided to set aside 2 cents from every gallons of water The fund was created to finance development of studies and implementation of water Since its the fund has never been It is a water resource develop ment fund and I know that an educa tional campaign is not exactly what it was meant but I think it falls within that the mayor He said short announcements em phasizing the importance of the spr ings could be effective in raising public awareness about the areas water Just a faucet running out of water or somebody sitting in a dry river bed in an inner tube I think that would get the message Sciantarelli The mayor said informational efforts should be not only at local but also at San An tonio residents who know little about the The Edwards Aquifer extends from Hays County in the through Comal and Bexar counties and to Uvalde County in the San See Page 2A Lights out NBU refuses to repair any more broken lamps Carol Lawson is one of the 34 area high school students competing this weekend for the crown of New Braunfels Junior Lawson is performing one of the numbers from the DERYL Photographer musical Cats during the talent portion of the Preliminaries are today at 7 in the Civic Finals begin at 7 Saturday in the Civic State Edmund Kuempel of Seguin this month introduced a resolution honoring the memory of longtime Garden Ridge Mayor Paul Davis to the Texas House of House Resolution 83 celebrated the leadership and accomplishment of the Honorable Paul Paul Davis was wellrespected and loved in the Kuempel This resolution was the Legislatures way of showing that admiration to his family and The resolution in The Honorable Paul longtime mayor of the ci ty of Garden died on at the age of and his death was a sad event to the many people who knew and admired One of the founding fathers of Garden Davis was instrumental in the incorpora tion of the city he became the ci tys first mayor in a post he held from 1972 to 1979 and from 1984 to 1986 and During Davis tenure as he led the citizens of Garden Ridge through a period of tremendous growth both his outstanding leadershipo skills and His keen financial sense inspired the confidence of all of the members of Jhls community Davis personal qualities and his devotion to his and community will long be remembered by all who knew Mm 10 will forevermore be known as Paul Davis Day in Garden Ridge in memory of this ex ceptional Menu RELIGIOUS Seguin city manager says PCB handling under study ByJIMWEBRE Staff Writer Seguin City Manager Terry Roberts says the management of potentially cancercausing oil at the citys utilities department compound is a high priority with but I am not compelled to go into detail about how the city has dealt with the mat The city manager said he has con ducted lengthy meetings to evaluate PCB handling in the past Roberts statements come after news accounts last Sunday showed Seguins utilities employees had poured electrical transformer oil on to a fire in the utilities compound and have used the oil and other ingitor fuel to burn insulation off heavy wire in what Roberts said was a fire mar shals warning that such action was a violation of Texas Air Quality Control Board The management and disposal of polychlorinated is described in federal Environmental Protection Agency Staff with the EPAs Dallas regional office said last Friday that inspectors would be in Seguin within three weeks to investigate the citys prac tice of dispopsing and storing PCB transformers and other electrical equipment is PCB has been used for years as a coolant for transformers because of its heat transfer More contem porary transformers use a different Federal regulations include sealed containers for contaminated equip ment and appropriate and safe disposal of unusable oil and A newspapers reporter and See Page2A By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer New Braunfels Utilities officials Thursday refused to continue replac ing broken street lamps because van dals would only destroy NBU General Manager Bob Sohn told the Utility companys board of directors he has decided to leave street lamps in the West End and other areas broken until city officials and neighborhood groups take a stand against continual Mayor Ed Sciantarelli said he will ask New Braunfels City Council to consider an emergency ordinance establishing stiff possibly up to for damaging More than 100 lamps have been shot out during the past totaling more than in Sohn said steps must be taken to prevent the During the past 15 lamps have been shot and 23 were shot in The lamps cost about to Sohn It does no good to go out and fix something and then let the lamps get shot out Sohn He ad ded that he has instructed his staff not to replace lamps that have been The Utilities manager said some of the lamps have been shot out within three days of being replaced and he sees no point in replacing them Sohn said vandals using guns or larger have been shooting directly up into the lamps destroying the lights and the ballast supporting He said the lamps that should last 20years are the cheapest NBU can See Page 2A Sculptors benefit Council preparing to control shuttles By DAVID MAY Staff Writer New Braunfels City Council ap proved first readings of ordinances establishing regulations for and licensing of shuttle operations within the Council also agreed to pro hibit the use of River Acres Park as an entrance to or exit from the Also at its 23 council tabled a first reading of an ordinance to establish a fee for use of Cypress Bend Park as an exiting point along the Guadalupe River because the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board had not determined guidelines for collecting such The Rivers Advisory Board made the recommendation to council that shuttle services be regulated with an annual permit fee of J10 per Monies generated after ad mtastrative costs by the tee would he earmarked or and maintainance along and Comal The boards action came at the re quest of council and will take three readings before taking The or dinance recognizes the prohibition of River Acres Park as an exit Operators would be eligible for ap plying for shuttle permits after satis fying stipulations that current sales tax permits and minimujn liability insurance coverage of be The police department will issue permits under the or dinances The ordinance defines shuttle vehicles as any automobile or motor propelled vehicle which transports individuals and equip such as tubes or to and from rivers and streams within the city as described by city will not be to obtain such a permit unless a separate application is made and The Parks and Recreation Board that council enact the ordinance establishlog a lee for in SW Today is the final day of sculptor Ann Arm strongs exhibit at MBank slew A third of Armstrongs commission on each piece being given to the local childrens Frances a student in Armstrongs hollows out parts of a seated figure she Students from New and the surrounding area bust and a seated figure with Arm strong this ;