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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 17, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Have a Happy St Patrick's Day! New Braunfels # TuesdayHerald-ZeittmaVol. 134, No. 52    OnoSootion    12    Pogo* 25 cents Steel rail boutique p1U    MO    53    j    r Rainfall totals/ \ As of 11 a.m. Tuesday    Vh/ Location    Indios Bulverde.....................................40 Lake Dunlap..................  41 Royal Forest (east county)...................50 Canyon Lake Forest (south side).............50 Stonehouse Realty (north side).  ......  OO Sander Lane.................................38 Schumannsville..............................30 CIS D trustees reject forums By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer The Comal ISD board of trustees voted Monday to reject a Texas Association of School Boards recom mendation allowing for a public forum at school board meetings CTSH officials said the> believe the forum would actually limit the public's means of communication with the board The board accepted 48 of the 48 policies recommended by the state organization One policy change means the school district can not force the retirement of any employee because of age Trustees previously had the authority to force an employee to retire at the age of 70 HSI) Personnel Director Arlen Tieken said the district has only one teacher older than To and 'he will not be retiring The public forum recommendation would have limited audience par ticipation to 80 minutes at the beginning of the meeting The policy that was proposed would not have allow ed an> of the audience to participate during the decision making As it is now the board president may recognize people in the audience who want to participate Tieken said He and Superintendent Bill Brown dead ed which policies to recommend to the trustees Tieken said representatives of the local Texas State Teachers Association also reviewed the policies VA** thought this the current audience communication policy was a more open form of communication between the patrons and the board.” he said HSU allows patrons to talk at the beginning of the meeting and the board president may recognize audience members who wish to speak during a particular portion of the meeting The state organization s recom mended policy would not have allowed public input during discus sion on particular agenda items As long as you have a strong board president you don t need that policy Tieken said He added that a few years ago the school district tried a policy of having patrons signs in before meetings and write down See REJECT Page 2 StammtischJA^ There is a tale of the old Cajun who upon being asked bv a friend • How come you done tor me that lie huh responded Which one*”' Laurence Krueger shame on you our lady photographer labile Kriewaldt last week photographed Laurence while he worked on the roof of a house Krueger owns in New Braunfels Leslie asked Laurence how old he was since he appeared to tie of senior years and yet worked so latjoriously Krueger told l^eslie he would turn 55 soon Liar liar Hants on fire Krueger is every hit of K4 about to tx* 85 year^ young March Jo according to friends and acquaintances who called and came by to make sure Laurence s fib didn t wind up an historic fact in this periodical VS** in tho newspaper business are prone to accept av ronyms almost without reservation since spelling a word out of an organization s in dials is easier at times than spelling every word ti the organic at ion s ti tie om* that takes the vake th** SPF.BSQSA Again that s S P Y B s S A which stands for the s<« ie tv for the Preservation and Kn cour age men I of Barrier Shop Quartet Singing in America Whew Xnvwav the i‘hordsmen < horus of San Antonio is a ihapter of that august group comprising I J guys Phev will present a two hour musical beginning at 7 to p rn saturday March 28 at the v-ol'ish Kite Auditorium Five other quartets will tx* ’here also Fiction run a nee biographies history >! it ii sv ie nee ami technology how tv* t*»*ks children s t*v«oks magazine and laird know*. what ail will tx* available for public purchase and consumption from s a rn it) 5 p rn saturday March 21 at the American Association of I niversdv Women s txx>k sate .it St P.t.i Lutheran « hapel av mss from Uh H vin sari Antonio Hoad « heap r**a cheap VA** mean you could walk away with a considerable addition to your library for less than one new hardback would cost at retail pi iv «*s The money raised augments the AMW s scholarship fund • xip*' Ida King is not Ida sing And Ida Sing d«x-s not have anything to do dins tlv a uh New Braunfels senioi citizen congragate meals program which finds t-< if on It** run atter losing its lease with ttu* city s Housing Authority I he editing pus ess at it were had viiM- of oui st aff wondering who Ida King the meals program dirts tor wa* exactly Ami since the jx*r son doing the editing bavin t heard of Ida King Ida Sing came to mind since Ida sing also works with area seniors We used Ida sing rn place of Ida King in last week s story atxiut the program Sorry Ida txith of you optimist I tub of New Braunfels will host a girl s oratorical contest at 7 p rn tonight I uesday 7 p rn next Monday for the txivs txtth at Canyon High sch«xil - ( .minions grounds Topic rn Promise A ourself and no meal will tx* serv ed No refreshments unless NorneUxly brings something like cookies sunny Imlay and tomorrow w uh a high iii the mid 70s That s really nice to hear after last night Lake wind ad visorles will tx- in effect today with those southwesterly breezes expected to drop to dtH>ut IO mph t>y Wednesday Just a gorgeous next couple of days Th* Menu CLASSIFIED........9    11 COMICS.............67 CROSSWORD..........8 OHR ABBY............8 OBITUARIES  ......2 OPINIONS.............4 SPORTS...............i John Specht general manager os the «iuadalupe Blanco Kiver Authority has tx-er; selected as a adv *>ry director of Texas Com (Tierce Bank New Braunfels AA K Smith president of the I ink said tie < (insiders specht a . t*rs v a* man He added the t ank .s fortunate to have a man with specht s ability and ex pcneme among tlx memtx*rs of the t*)ard of directors smith 'aid one of Specht s qualities rn his concern about and understanding of natural resources I he bank president a f he shares sjxs ht s concern* atxiut 'bv future (lf tHI> legions w atefiesources specht makes the 17th member of I ex as Commerce Bank New Braunfels Ixia rd of directors smith said Specht is not replacing anyone but is joining the board in a new position Ail directors face i e eSec t ion by t tie bank s st OI kholders annually smith said VA e would anticipate sjx-v tit staying around here a longtime bi* added He is an astute businessman and ties very concerned about some of Uh* natural resources in Specht the area particularly our water resources That s something we at the bank art* very interested in Set* SPECHT Page? B f SARAH DUKE Stall Writer Comal ISI) Board of Trustees renewed contracts Mon day for district teachers except for the Canyon High School athletic director and a coach at that school school txjord president Leroy (ioodsoon cited ques turnable activities kith th* athletic booster club and other activities like that a*- reasons for delaying the contract renewal with CHS athletic dirts.tor Troy Burch and David taylor a basketball coach and social studies teacher at the high sc hoc* the trustees voted to recon sider the two control ts during their April meeting there were Nome questions the board wanted to have the superintendent too* into and have back by our April meeting Coodson said He >aid he and the board expect to have their questions answered by the April meeting (Woodson declined to specify the nature of the suspected problems Contracts for M.h<*ol district administrators were renewed in February Contracts for Sandra Jackson CIS!) s public information officer and four community education coordinators will tx* considered for renewal in May '"uptHir* personnel are hired a> needed by Arlen Tieken t Isl) personnel director and the principal at the rn dividual schools Tieken said the non contract personnel include secretaries cook** janitors and other support workers Also during Monday s meeting the board voted to pay $748 coo for construction done so far on die new Canyon Middle School and the new Smithson A alley High school The board voted to pay Lawson Avila Construction S 15.ISI for work at the new high school and $448,853 was approved for payment to Cahaba Construction Co for work on the middle school I thins both building programs at Smithson Valley High school and Canyon Middle school are going real well If it stop' raining we ll move faster ” said superintendent Bib Brown Trustee Tom Potter 'aid the middle school is really •aking shape He added that after only a few months of work the school has a roof on it (ioodson 'aid the middle 'Ch(X)l campus is nearing completion laster than the high school because the con tractor has worked weekends and at night during good weather VA et weather 1(**' not affect the construction as much as at the high si hoot The thing about ( any on Middle School is workers are r.ght there dost* to the highway and they can get to it a lot better to bring things rn and out Woodson said Brown 'aid he is working with Comal County officials to improve the drainage at the SA Us entrance Both construction projects are scheduled tor completion before sc hex) I starts in september Brown 'aid the ( any on High School gy rn is almost complete We re about rf to KT percent on everything with it and we re finishing q he 'aid He added the gymnasium should bi rea Iv ti bt* occupied within a lew weeks Michie nixes private trash service bid According to a release late this morning from City Manager Jix* Michie he will abort privatization of municipal sanitation serv ices A pre projHisal conference schedul ed for this Wednesday at City Hall has been cam died I fu* four private collection firms which had expressed interest iii submitting pnqiosals were notified of the city ' decision yester day according to Michie who added City Council is exited to fully en dors* ttit* decision at its meeting March J Michie also reportedly announced the decision yesterday to sanitation employees saying he wanted them to tx* the first to know and thanked them for their good work Keasons for tti** decision were at intuited to lack of support from Mayor Fd Sciantarelli and council as well as a Lu k cd support from Hie general public Michie stated He em phasized that with the decision a commitment to purchasing at least four new vehic les af a cost of some $4:x) lino w ill fx* nec essary M I c h I e stated consistent! y throughout discussions concerning privatization of sanitation services that potential capital outlay of such vehicle purchases was the main reason for considering such Michie said he felt the operation of collecting from commercial accounts will need to be streamlined Wenzel family’s winning tradition brings daughter to county event By WANDA LASATER Staff Writer Winning is a family tradition for the Nor ben Wenzel family. And the family will be backing its youngest member in the Comal County Youth Show this Norbert got his first calf in IMA Ha showed the animal in the Houston Livestock Show and placed 21 out of 283 entries Back in Comal County, he entered the calf in the Youth Show and walked away with a top prize. It was purchased by Dittlmger Roller Mills for $1.10 per pound. Norbert's father bought the calf back and Norbert entered the animal in the Texas State Fair where he placed eighth In the following years, Norbert often took the grand champion and reserve champion honors in the Comal County show which was conducted in the area in front of the courthouse. In IIM, Norbert retired from competing, but he was followed by aona Roy and Don and Buckles mark success Wenzel family in livestock shows. (Photo by Leslie Knewakft) daughter Susan. The four have won more than 200 trophies, ribbons, buckets and othar awards that line the SMrtlatad photo, Page 2 walls of tho family home. Rey started the second generation of winning m 1982 with a heifer which placed second in Houston. rn Sec WENZELS. PSO* 2 M "rn ■ ■ Mi Ii Darwin and Beulah Harris of New Braunfels are opening a new business here— an appare store in a railroad bo* car The business will be caned The Box Car The Harris bought the 60-♦oot long carrier from The Pat Baker Co of Kingsbury Texas a construction firm that also does rat road salvage work Delivery and in stallation of the rails wheels and car took place Monday The business at River Terrace and Loop 337 will feature a renovated interior while retaining as origma as possible exterior features The car was built in 1969 The couple plan to open for business by May I Photo by Deryl Clark) John Specht appointed to TCB advisory board CISD solons question athletic booster club practices, delay coach’s, director’s contracts ;