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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 27, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Page 4A — HERALD-ZEITUNG — Friday, June 27, 2003Local/State Contact Features Editor Brian Grant, 625-9144 ext. 222 Dispatch — Bonds cover costs of Gruene hike, bike trail ►Shoplifting arrest A 42-year-old Georgia man was arrested on a misdemeanor theft charge Wednesday after an alleged shoplifting incident. A New Braunfels Police Department spokesman said Paul F. DeLargy was arrested at about I p.m. after he allegedly left. Target with compact discs worth $136. He was booked on a class B misdemeanor charge of theft between $50 and $500, which is punishable by up to six months in county jail and a $2,000 fine. ►Vehicle burglary About $1,450 worth of property was reported stolen in a vehicle burglary Wednesday in Gruene. A 1994 Nissan was left parked in the 1200 block of Gruene Road at IO a.m. When its owner returned just before 4 p.m., a window had been forced open, and stereo equipment and 72 compact discs had been taken. ►Home burglarized A big screen television was reported taken in the burglary of a Gruene Road home Wednesday. Police said someone broke into a home in the 800 block between 5 a.rn, and 2 p.m. by kicking in the front door. A 60-inch TV, a Magnavox digital videodisc player and a Sony Playstation video game were taken. Value of the missing items was $3,500. ►Fires investigated SPRING BRANCH — The Comal County Fire Marshal’s Office will inves-t igate a pair of grass fires that occurred at about the same time Wednesday. One, extinguished by the Bulverde Volunteer Fire Department, was at Spring Branch Road and Texas 46, while the other was a short distance away, in the 6400 block of Spring Branch Road. Just a few hundred square feet of grass was burnt. By Dylan Jimenez Staff Writer New Braunfels City Council has issued $6.27 million in bonds for three major street projects. Council initiated the bonds for the Gruene Road improvement project, the Gruene Road Hike and Bike Trails project and the County Line Road extension, which was completed in May. City financial adviser Chiis Allen, senior management consultant for Public Finance Management of Austin, sold the bonds. The city was able to get a 3.655 percent interest rate. “Thats just terrific. I’d like to be able to borrow that myself,” Allen told council Monday night. The city would pay an average of $450,000 for 20 years to pay off the bonds. Part of the funds would reimburse the city’s reserve fund for the County Line Road extension. The Gruene Road improvement project is slated to begin in January. Council also accepted an agreement with Houston firm Klotz Associated Inc. for final engineering and design services for construction of the Gruene Road Hike and Bike Trails project. A timeline for the project has not been set. Also this week: ■ City council approved the final reading of an ordinance prohibiting cruising in parts of the city’s parks with a penalty of $250. Under the ordinance violators must show “purposeful” engagement in cruising between the hours of 7 p.m. and 3:30 a.m. on weekdays and between noon and 3:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Cruising Is defined as passing a designated point more than two times during any two-hour period. ■ Another ordinance was passed giving park rangers authority to issue citations for violating city park and traffic regulations. The New Braunfels Police Department will train park rangers. NBISD taxes due by end of July Special to the Herald-Zeitung City residents have until the end of July to pay city and school district taxes before penalties begin accruing. Tax statements for the New Braunfels Independent School District and City of New Braunfels were mailed last week, said NBISD Tax Collector Betsy Caldwell. The taxes, which are due upon receipt, begin accruing penalties and interest Aug. 1. Post office postmarks will be used to determine the timeliness of the payment. School district and city taxes are based upon 2002 property values as established by the Comal Appraisal District. If New Braunfels property owners do not receive a statement, they should contact the NBISD tax office, which also collects City of New Braunfels taxes. “Whether or not they get a statement, property owners "The Affordable Alternative" for Healthcare Insurance ©Coverage! i* Cad tor a tree quote 1-800-633-6508 *45 Farm & Ranch Healthcare. Inc. fTwetofo^tHfmrHnchbeattbcare com are still responsible for the taxes due,” said Caldwell. “New property owners need to check with the tax office if they did not get a statement because the original statement was probably sent to the old owner. It is likely the new owner will owe the taxes as taxes are generally prorated to the new owner. Property owners can check with their title company to find out if they are responsible for the 2002 taxes.” Caldwell also said that if a person had a business, or was taxed on business personal property, and they no longer own the business or the property, they will still be responsible for these taxes if the business was open on Jan. I, 2002, or they owned the property on that date. A tax office mail drop is available for payments made after hours or on weekends. The drop box is located at the NBISD tax office, 407 W. Mill St. The tax office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The office will be closed July 4. For information call (830) 643-5750. Hospice hosts training sessions for volunteers From Staff Reports Hope Hospice hosts the first of five volunteer training sessions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays in the Community Education Room, 611 N. Walnut. 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