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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 25, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas BOX 816423 TX 75381 NASA Page 1B Academic Page 5A Bowl Page 14A New Braunfels jy New Texas Zcituno Sunday January 50 Cents Four 48 Pages Stammtisch CAD picks Wyoming appraiser Water is a valuable thing to those of us in Comal County and the sur rounding not only for personal and business but also for recreational use which is a business to The property owners of Comal County Water Recreational District number one will hold their quarterly meeting at Dlttlinger Memorial Library at 10 If you use it might be a good idea to Community Education is for including those Comal County residents who live in the beautiful Hill Classes scheduled for Tuesday include Folk Art at Canyon Lake Action Center 1 to 4 and at Mountain Valley School from to defensive driving at Mountain Valley School from 6 to 10 Tuesday and computers in business at Mountain Valley from 7 to 9 along with needlework at Mountain Valley School from 7 to 9 On oil paiting for children is scheduled for Mountain Valley School from to 5 Keep an eye out for other Community Education classes in the hill country and in They can be a lot of fun and prove that youre never to Law abiding citizens will be ar rested 21 between 10 and 6 by the New Braunfels Prisoners of the lockup will be held in a special jail at the New Braunfels Utilities parking lot until they raise their alloted never The money wont be helping buy typewriters for but will be donated to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundations na tional programs of research and to maintain health clinics such as the one at Santa Rosa Childrens Hospital in Some of the prisoners already set to be incarcerated are City Manager Joe radio newsman Don Pete Lingamfelter of Oasis Outdoor insurance man Doug Miller and Mike Norris of Century If you know of anyone worthy of being locked up Harold can think of a few off hand call Jill Mulhollan at 6293910 to make ar rangements with the Answer Jimmy the Greats ser Question What does Harold hope are better than Jimmy the Greats If you are concerned about what theyre teaching kids in schools these get over to the tex tbook hearings at Travis Elemen tary School in San Marcos Thurs The fun begins at and we the books have changed since you and Harold went to Check it For those of you who love anti ques or who work with antiques in the retail end of the business and there are many around the an tique capital of the world be warned that there will be a World Wide Antiques Show and Sale on 31 and 1 at the Inn at the Hills in Admission to j the threeday show is I Famous sculptor Jose Luis who works the native credits teachers such as Maurice Schmidt who gave him help and hope to carry Schmidt is an art professor at Texas I AM University in KingsvUle and ths 1 son of Max Schmidt of our fair Maury Maverick wrote about 4 Riveras calling it excite in a recent San Antonio Ex press The Menu ft ByJIMWEBRE Staff Writer Richard Rhodes formerly an appraiser with the Jack Texas central appraisal district and most recently a private consulting appraiser in is the new chief appraiser for Comal County The decision to hire Rhodes for the job here came after more than five hours of inter views and closeddoor consideration The vote by the districts board of directors was Among the three other finalists for the post were two Texas appraisers and current acting chief appraiser Pat We now have a new chief ap said board chairman David moments after directors sat down after a short lunch break which followed the days We are very pleased to have man like this submit an David adding Rhodes recently led a management team responsible CRQSSWQRP PEABABBY for updating all properties in the state of The 38yearold appraiser is a native Texan and graduate of Texas Christian He and his wife Marsha have a who is 10 years While personnel within the Comal CAD are the responsibility and deci sion of the chief chair man David said he and the board hoped that acting chief appraiser Fox would remain with the Pat Fox has really done a good job for us under hard She stepped in and did the job we asked her to and we know it wasnt David said after the I think the board made an ex cellent who will return to work as deputy chief ap In announcing Rhodes as the choice for chief board member Bate Bond made the motion to Stipulated in the motion was a commitment by the district to pay up to in moving expenses for Rhodes if he relocates to Comal County within 45 half that Richard Rhodes amount if he does so within 60 and nothing after that Rhodes hiring also assumes favorable recommendations by previous which directors indicated they would have in hand within the next few I am very happy to be back in And this is my favorite part of Rhodes He added that he would need time to acquaint himself with the district in general and policies and procedures in place now before deciding if ad ministrative or procedural changes he might The hiring of Rhodes draws to a close an episode of turmoil for the CAD insofar as staffing is concern Critics of the appraisal district have cited poor administration and criticized the board for its handling of personnel Foxs Glenn resigned in October 1986 citing the inability to move up in the business at that level and disputing the idea that he was leaving under Brucks has remained on as deputy since that Fox expressed relief after the decision was She had said earlier that whoever became chief appraiser would face a myriad of needs and decisions that would challenge any permanent chief ap Among the issues facing Rhodes is a push by CAD landlord Rick Seidel and several others to dismantle the independent district format in favor of one operated solely by and out of Comal County Pending before the Texas Legislature is a bill that would guarantee the right of central appraisal districts to buy and own property and enter into longterm financing agreements for capital The distrists board has been challenged over its right to do these things because the CAD wants to move out of its present location on Loop One option open to the district is to build on donated Another is to relocate into larger rented or leased among them a va cant floor in New Braunfels Indep dent School District new ad ministrative Although See Page2A 4i All they can do now is wait it out Beep Beep LESLIE Photographer Villareal loads his belongings into a UHaul in the parking lot of AAAACO ByJIMWEBRE Staff Writer Villareal and Cecilia Pena werent sure where they would sleep Saturday Beneath clouding Central Texas circumstances had ensured they likely would be late for Villareals first day on the job in Dallas Whether anyone is at fault for lack of explanation or whether Villareal just didnt understand what Mike Callini of the AAMCO store at In terstate 35 and Seguin told the result was and is the Villareal and Pena drove their Volkswagen pickup and 1971 Chevrolet Malibu pulling a UHaul trailer northbound through San An tonio shortly before noon After several hundred miles on 135 from deep South the transmis sion on the trailerpulling Malibu had begun making untoward growls that signaled nothing good some 250 miles from their destina The AAMCO sign beckons from the so they The man told me that for he would take the transmission out and inspect then if I didnt want them to repair they would put it back When he told me how much an ex change would I didnt want to spend that As I stood there considering my he began to close I wanted him to wait until I could get this other mechanic who said he would tow the car to another place and put a rebuilt transmission in They AAM CO wanted four or five Villareal AAMCO shop manager Mike Callini said he told Villareal that the shop would close at 1 and unless he intended to have the vehicle repaired at he would not be able to get his car until Monday mor Callini said his mechanics can take See Page 2A District tars roofers for tacky materials By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Communication lines have broken down between the New Braunfels ISO and a contracting firm hired to reroof Lamar Elementary School causing the district to make plans to fire the contractors for using faulty Managers of contrac tors say there is no problem bet ween the firm and the school Sandy contract said Fri day she was unaware of NBiSDs It was my assumption that we were going to go down there to New Braunfels and change out the plywood the way they she We were going to do whatever we had to Were in business to stay in business and we dont want Church helping needy NBISD has the space for appraisal offices By SARAH PUKE Writer New Braunfels ISO is considering room in its new Education Center tor Coma Appraisal District offices has requested bids for renovation of a floor for the Lonnie NBiSDs finance said Friday the school district wants to determine repair in case the CAP decides to use the floor for new of W RsMBflp appraisal district doesnt do thai wouldnt he ad ding that NBISD has no need for the top He estimated that repairs to the top floor of the Education Center on Mm Street would be less than The school districts administration offices saoveji iniQ tbj newly renovated high school building to The expense of renovating the second floor wayjd not be a duplica Uow of the first Curtis It would be cheaper tbajo this The exterior work toj the entire has temp fCToojfltetffli Windows have been and the 5 By DAVID MAY Staff Writer For I was and ye gave me meat I was and ye gave me drink I was a and ye took me Matthew 25 verse The above scripture has been more than just a passage in the Bibles New Testament for a local church has become their inspira tion in seeing that needy people and families in New Braunfels and the surrounding area dont go People That a specially fund ed ministry of the Living Word Church located at 1254 US 81 evolved from an occasional request from needy people for food items to a bimonthly project that currently en sures some 130 persons have Congregation members of the in dependent fullgospel church donate their time and vehicles to package and deliver various food items for those who are unemployed or need supplementation to their in comes Louis who founded the church three years said the program is growing every He plans to move the operation into Hs own building just behind the churchs worship hall and expand it to a week ly Those seeking the assistance of People That Care must meet certain although the church 9m distributes food items practical ly daily on an emergency PWZA Summers Uiffg Torrttu and Shtrilyw summers boxes offood for the needy ;