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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 31, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas The Kings of Nine    Pin,in Sunday's Herald-Zeitung New Braunfels >1V Vol 134 NO 14? Stammtisch New Braunfels Herald Publish - } Comp any 707 Landa S’ New Braunfels, Texas 78130 (US->pS 377 800) Friday July 31. 1987 25 Cents Two Sections 22 Pages TI hermit and Raymond Baese are looking for a non profit organization to take ,i square toot house off their hands We will (,1\ K you a 2 oho square toot house with thr«x* baths if you are a non profit organization The house has to be moved We will require two ret titled appraisals tor proof of value for the Internal Revenue service the Baeses said ('all them at to 2»->*. til 625 1207 The Central Texas Writers Association will meet sunday .it a p rn al the Old I- ish Hatchery Community Building in san Marcos for a summer social and covered dish suppler Aspiring ami at comptishe<I writeis and their families ,ir*- invited to bring a v«*getai ie sa Sail or dessert ami th*-ir own utensils paper plates and chairs or blankets Iced tea will I* piov Hied and » TW A iimitilcis will present poetry reu ling drumatu dialogue and performances of original songs The fish hatchery rn behind the < Tu»intx*r of * ornrnen «* at 2".' * M Mien Parkway in san Marcos tor. more information call Linda Stim tilt*! 157 tvi >7 The seller!/ Volunteer t ire m*p»arlment I' gearing up for it'' Fill The Boot to **« nefn the Mun, ulai Dystrophy Association Firefighters will Im- collecting dor t turns from passing motorists Aug ; in s, hertz Fire < Iud I <1 Melton and (apt a in scott l**»* tvopn- to rat-* $1 .»«. ITa MI * \ is one of the world s arc-* ’ voluntary tieaith attern k*' fostering resean h and patient * are for 4** neuromuscular discases I,* h .ii iv the MI JA supports tw» p».i Lent v limes that provide diagnostic therapeutic and rehabilitative v ale Both - lime s are I*** ated in san \n ton IO <hh- at Santa Rosa Hospital and the other *d Medical (’enter Hospita I wo MILA fund*--! n-Ncur*!. pi«»j*“< In are based in San Antonio ami every summer MILA hosts a Aeek long summer vamp for kids i ongit ssman Lamar Smith wt*o was the first to promise Federal District Judge William s sessions fur 'fa directorship ol tile T RI near Iv bv** months ago save he is an out standing * hon *• who w til mak« Texas and tfi«* nation proud Smith sc: ? a letter to President Reagan and Attorney General Kd win \fce>e III recommending Judge session on Mali ti 4 shortly atter Judge William ll Webster was nominated tit *luei t Hie LIA The president an houhced Ins intention to nominate sessions for ttie lo veal term on Ju ly 24 How s that for a* lion The t omal ( ountv Kin Associe don is completing its efforts tor the I air iyuecri s « oldest I oiliest must tf juniors in tfie coming st bool year at any Comal County school The court chosen will ((‘present tfic tau assot lation anti the city at surroun ding festivals during Hie year ami will reign over events at Hie h*H7 Comal County Fair Free admission passes for the fair will tx* given lo alt participants lf you are interested in par tit illating call Jan or Jayne Ti Jot hee at 625 fit*lo or 62 > 2242 Peggy Meckel at 62s iy.G of Shirley Kivlin at 62.> 427V They will assist queen hopefuls in Iota ting a sponsor tot those* wanting to Uroiiu- a can didate Looks like it s going to tie a killer weekend tor hanging out iii the sun .Saturday just like today is expected to in* hot and sunny with a high in Humid ‘Mis and a southerly breeze near lo mph Tonight will kind of yut ky with mostly Cloudy skies The low will In in the mid 70s The Menu CLASSIFIED    4    10B COMICS    3B CROSSWORD    3A OLAR ABBY    4B ENTERTAINMENT    9A OPINIONS    2B RELIGIOUS FOCUS    4    5A SPORTS    IO    UA WEATHER    2A Ifs a job Trash collection fee hike pending August reading Thirteen year old pm setter Richard ET qum waits for nine int a ers -    * down so he can t ot err t a- - it e V st Valle* Be /» -ne can- shins There s more on the ■ mg rn I;'’ Waits the Herald-Zeitung Re h Alleged flasher has child abuse record Third and final reading of an or dinance increasing some commer cia! garbage collection rates vt ii! t>«* condue ted by the city council Aug L With the proposed rate rest rut lur rig the city expects to generate an additional $:io 120 annually from the I noncommercial accounts while also providing additional mom*' for the city s capital recovery fund New rates exclusively address commercial charge' Present residential garbage rates are not af feet cd They remain at 5    > pier month and 'Mi cents of that charge gin*' into the improvements ac counts The amended ordinance direct' that 51 p>er month from each commercial account Th* placed in the special fund At the recommendation of at-large count liman Doug Miller made dur mg !he ordinance s firs’ hearing July I • city staff added a pal agraph that will affect small commercial businesses such as law and dental of flees not located in a retail shopping t enter such individual businesses ti th separate utility service that do not generate more than three lo gallon lr ash cans of refuse will t>e collected semi weekly at a charge of ST .'a per month No other discussion was given the amended ordinance by either council or staff Monday Approval was unanimous City officials had discussed for ma*-ral months adjusting comme! cia: garbage accounts while pro jetted revenue increases were included in the city's recently approx ed budget regarding anticipated revenue totals In other action this week council gave unanimous approval to third and final reading of an ordinance granting a rezoning request to 5 8 acre tract of property on the nor th west corner of oak Run Parkway and Oak (lien The property is now recognized as R I 'ingle family residential Council gave a second reading approval to proposed change' in schedules of entrance fees for municipal swimming facilities The amended ordinance win allow season swim pass holders to enter Prince See RATES Page ?A Braunfels police • .irs. Wedit* t.i morning after exposing himself h Ko young go s a* W* st Pod t : V. metue aor* had lice n !* '* ,in«-c, six days earlier from probation in Bevil ( ou ut v on molest at im) i barges Rot** rf Fugene Jackson .*• ctiafg »s1 Vt Th lode* em y with a child I'ti*-* from 4 amal ( ounty jail aftei posting v* in Umd tm ‘he WtsllH* i.iV morning incident New Hraunf* * police had t»**Hi a M’tiertz and sa!) \ toiuo address ho Jackson Kmployed t v a win KH compute in san Antonio and a former I niver sal Cliv voiunt«s-r fireman facksoi Business leaders support Wal-Mart tax abatement i . DAVID MAY tab Write* He wa' given 'enters *• aud w us after n* ! v 111g -o*nten* < (I! t ii dais ICI lit !eporter Jai k'- n pin>• -,il lot) tw* an employed paid a pleted psi i hob Dui mg t fiat tm’.i- vegot! Hid Tai tut KHI s ded t Key ct O' Moi if: • -v •• ult v **? • 'tate c: ant monies and g t Mort' spearhead!* I by Lh a1 financial in pr<-vided Nt*w Braunfel' with the et ige it -et un* the W al Mart distribution center smunitv leaders spoke during a public hear av tt» consider a proposed tax abatement No one at the hear reportedly opened the front of a t :.«• arrest anti an trench coat tu- wa' wearing reveal mg his unclothed torso to two go in ages 11 and 14 in the parking lot of tile store located in til* S400 blin k of ( ount; I eiea.' leal arx x exemptions tor seven eases over eight vears to turner said * nasal probation otto or IL' red ax bv protiation treed him of Hi* L*h2 v barge live (ill | Cf    J.;    j i chi* if I ic tai NB follows school district's decision for tax collections City of New Braunfels will begin negotiations with a San Vntonio law firm to coll»*cJ past due taxes Michie said contract' will Indrawn to enter into an agreement with Hie firm of Heard t«oggatt Blair Williams and Harrison and Bk al attorney Steve D Taylor who will represent the turn The item will in- back indole council August lo foi formal approv al City officials expect the finn which 'pHvialt/es in delinqueid tax collections and handles that specific function for 11 of Uie 12 largest taxing jurisdictions iii the state in the coon ties of Hart is Tarrant and Bexar to U* more aggressive in securing back property taxes than was the prev iou.' collector local attorney Jack Bor (hers His contract with the entities expired July 15 The school district approved a urn tract with the San Antonio firm to handle its delinquent taxes at a meeting earlier this month The school district currently handles tax rolls for the city and Ixdh entities have historically shared taxing lune turns “This lias ixxMi a long tune in coin mg Michie said We need to get oil with the delinquent tax collection problem ” Currently there is some $300,000 in back property taxes owed to the city That figure will increase after today when current H)H7 taxes become due Let s qet on with it I pay in y taxes and I want everybody else to pa v then s. agreement with company officio mg spoke against the proposal i-aii later approved Hit* leading of ar ordinance granting total property t veal' with incremental im p«i per t ent taxation In house contents will tx* tax**d at bm percent from Ha* first v*-ur Merritt st humann president of New Braunfels In Justrtal Foundation told council a plethora of dc'tgnated agricultural properties coupled w it ti a lack of infrastructure accommodations give competing tif:* ' an uppx-t hand when courting businesses for in .*'tmert and potential economic boon I nfortunately ttn> shortage of site inventory for industrial growth and development causes costs to escalate that give our competition the edge Schumann Kid » o’ jx'tition was balanced somewhat with >L’ > »*"*> i ais*-,! Uh ally in tin***- weeks time according to Flhott Knox chairman of th* Kconomic Development C'oun cit t ma nee i ommittee Those funds helped lower the purchase costs of the 12 * acre tract on the edge of city nut' s ong Interstate L just north ol I M *o» Never have I received such overwhelming and en ihu.siastic support as I did on this one." said Knox who has headed numerous community fund raising ef forts He said the community needs to continue ag gressively seeking innovative approaches to attract and increase* the city s industrial ba'** \Se did our part " he 'aid commenting that brian elal institutions provided the backbone tor the endeavor by promising funds in advance of fund raising efforts The site selected lacked the major utility service needed for the one million square toot facility However the city benefited when the state recognized the v utile of the project and guaranteed infrastructure monies of some 5 loo (Mio to the city cheson by Wa! Mart officials Costs ol providing utility service to the silo have been estimated by utility officials at around S450.uoo Council will meet in regular session Aug J to in See WAL mart Page 2A BHI Arnold N B City Council The new firm. once under contract. will perform the service at a charge of L> percent of taxes tx diet-led (fie minimum allowed bv law The previous collector charged Jo percent providing the city with an additional percent of taxes colU-v ted Firm representative Bol* Krueger told council Rial collections wilt fx* sought across the Ixia rd without favoritism to either small or large amounts of bai k taxes Let s get un with ll '.lid at large councilman Bill Arnold in moving to allow the manage! to negotiate with the firm I pay my taxes and I want everybody else to pay theirs Krueger pointed out that some taxes owed that date back several years are uncollect aide He promised those delinquent taxpayers attorneys can find will face prompt litigation and liens against properties Summer youth job program providing more than wages Bv SARAH DUKE Staff Write! Darlene Aguirre s summei job has come to an end Besides learning a numbei of clerical skills the lf> year old New Braunfels High Seltool student felt the pride of earning a paycheck Aguirre was on*- of .8 Loma! (.'ounty youths who took part in a summer youth employment training program operated by the Alamo Arca Council of Governments lax a1 students worked tor the New Braunfels ISI) McKenna Memorial Hospital, tilt U vas Department of Human Services and 14 other local publk and private non profit organizations Aguirre answered phones til ed and handled general office duties at the AACOG of five at 144 Clements I like working here I would Ilk** to work part-time iii September. Aguirre said at the AACOG office earlier this week "I got to meet a lot of people I was kind of scared at first I didn’t know what to expect Now it’s belter. I like it now The teen ager. who has finished her second summer as a participant iii the jot) training program, said she I tx* I s much more confident atx>ut her abilities than she did when the job tx*gaii She also said ifs nice to have a little money of her own six* plan' to use her earnings to buy clothes for seh*x>l relieving her parents of the expense AACOG s summer youth employment pro gram provides teens an opportunity to learn responsibility in the workplace. Anita Sanchez un AACOG employee who coordinated the summer job program said Aguirre is a good exam pie of wtiat the program hopes to accomplish students age 14 to 21 are taught basic job skills encouraged to take their jobs seriously and urged to continue their education Before the local job program participants went to work they spent two weeks in job readiness training Sanchez said the program taught participants how to fill out applications and follow employee rules She said they also completed career self assessments to help them determine types of work for which thev might tx* suited The two week educational portion of the job pro gram was conducted by C omal ISI) Sanchez said the jot) program, which is federally funded and operates under the Job I raining Partner ship Act is aimed at enhancing the basic educational skills of youths to encourage them to complete school See JOBS Page 2A ;