New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 19, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas
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Board tables request for airport funds Program
By ABE LEVY
Member* cif the Economic Idevelopment Corporation Hoard of Director* tabled conaideration Tue*day of a request to fund $250,(HH) for improvement* to the New Braunfel* Municipal Airport The request wa* to match the application of a gram from the T ex** Department of Tran*portation that would total about $ TOO,(XX),
RDC director* *aid they would rather »ce the request made to the lnfra*tructure and Improvement Board ainee it deal* with tranaportatlon project*
They alto indicated hexitation to coelder the request until iller city
official* complete mediation with come airport tenant* concerning *cvcral lcaxc agreement* that Tx I Xi i found to he in violation of federal law thift pant year
TxDOT official* have *aid they are plea*cd with the city’* courac of action to «eek mediation and do run anticipate punitive mex*ure« again*! the city,
(Tty Manager Darrell Phillip* *aid he could not comment on tile mediation but *eid tile board'* action now gave him an opportunity to inform the board of the merit'* of hi* proposal
Phillip* said the project would pay for *uch item* a* a new airport terminal, improvement* to the runway* and taxi* and build more
parking space, making the airport more attractive to new compania*
‘We have a Im of ‘cotnparne* that u*e the airport,” Phillip* caid “Our facility in the f»r*t thing they *ec of New Hraunfel* ami we have a lot of major people that come through (lie airport ”
Phillip* alxo xaid that about 200 acre* of land at the airport wa* dekignated for light indufttrial development that pro*pective companies could develop While member* of the EDC agreed, they *aid wanted to make *ure tile project would result directly in the creation of new job*, which wa* part of their i barge a* a board of director*
In other action the ITX ;
■ Approved a loan to Great American Product* for a maximum of $105,(XX) at 5 percent mere*! per year for the relocation of equipment and perxonncl to New Hraunfel* The loan I* to be paid back over five year* with 25 percent forgiven at the end of three year* if (JAP satisfies tile term* of the city'* tax abatement contract
■ Approved a plan to buy down 2 percent of the mtere*t rate that (IAP I* negotiating with a local bank for remodeling of it* fac ility cm I M 725
■ Approved $5,150 to help pay for a joint project of lite two local scImmiI divine!* to write a bu*inc*x/rdocalioti re*<ame directory
Wife’s advice helps husband accept daughter’s dedson
DEAK ABBY; I wa* »o uptet by the letter bom the mother who will min* out if »he »kip« her daughter'! wedding that I am writing to you for the find time ever,
Many year* ago I wa* in a *imitar •ituation, »o oppo»cd to my daughter'* forthcoming marriage that I canceled the ceremony ajier the invitation* had been mailed Shortly after, they told me they were going to get married with or without my support,
I remained adamantly oppo*cd until my dear wife a*ked me if I wanted to love my daughter When I exclaimed, “Of comte not!" *hc Mid, "Well, you will if you keep on like thi* " Thank God I look my •wecthean’* advice and cooried my daughter down the aisle at her wedding. My daughter and I have alway* remained very clo«c
To that mother who I* judging her daughter by the moral Htandard* that •he grew up wttb TO to 40 year* ago, "Judge not let! ye yourself be judged," and ”\M be who I* without ain among you ca*! the fir*! atone " Mother: You don't have to approve of your daughter'* conduct, but don't©MID
love her through rejection TOM WATTLE, ARCATA, (AUE
DEAN MR. WATTLE! Thank you for your heartfelt letter. I have received a blizzard of letter* from reader* arguing both tide* of the question. Read on:
DEAK ABBY: What century I* tin* woman living in? She should realize that her daughter i* apparently old enough hi make a decision to live with a man prior to jumping into a marriage thai may not work out I lived with my husband for 4 1/2 year* before our wedding day We have been married for IT 1/2 year* and look forward to many more I’d also like to tell this woman who wa* concerned about the "strict" Catholic Church not addressing (hi*BushFrom Puyn I
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the panel member* who will discus* the topic*, organizer* Mid,
The panel* will foeti* on such topic* a* deregulation of the electricity industry and prediction* of fUlurc national and state issue*
The conference, Meek Mid, ha* liad a beneficial economic imped on New Braunfel*
"It'* an off aeaaon event and a lot of Hmm people arc spending the night and coming to the reception,” Meek
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■ Arrest on charge of altered driver* license, San Antonio man, BJ, bond $500
■ Arrest on charge of public Intoxication, New Braunfels man, 59, bond $112.
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■ Arrest on a warrant oui of Dimmit County for theft by check, New Braunfels woman, 45, bond $500
■ Arrest on charge of two count* of fraud to obtain and deny benefits, New Braunfel* woman, 56, bond* $25,000
■ Ami* on charge of falM report to a peace officer, < an yon I .ake man, 22, bond $5fXJ.
said "Many will spend the weekend Its a bi MMS to our hi ads and restaurants and a ha of them also shop here ."
Uical residents will have a chance bi meet state official* and discuss issues itrifamant to lite area
"Ibis conference is an opportunity bi have interaction with people in leadership without having to travel out of town,” Meek said "There are few places that have this kind of attendance at these type* of conferences It bodes well for New Braunfels and it gives us Mane credibility "
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subject my feelings; We were mimed in a ( at ho) it church in my hometown bul I md to attend pre < arm classes with a priest in (lie area where we live fbi* limn had the gall bi (ell us thai our marriage wouldn't last two years I his just goes lo show that priest* (and the Catholic Church) don't know everything lf (hi* woman continues with her negative altitude, she will alienate her daughter and future son in law She should swallow her pride, trust her daughter lo make (tic right decision*, and enjoy what should he a happy time for all
Keep up (he good work, Abby Your column makes my day*
MARYANNE WAITON, IXJVEK, DEL
DEAK ABBY: "Disapproving Mother" said (hat her daughter'* indiavi<ii reflected a lack of moral* rn young people and her daughter doesn't respect or care what she think*. I disagree1
The daughter and her fistic* obviously care very much what her parents think lf tile fume* went so far a* to ask the parent* for the
daughter'* hand in marriage
I say (lie daughter would he (letter off without a whining and controlling mother passing judgment on her, especially on her wedding day The only thing that really matter* is that the bn de and groom are very much in love lf (lie mother I* too wrapped up in her moral code of behavior lo care lf her daughter I* happy, ihen site has forfeited lier rights as a mother UNDER 40 IN GAINESVILLE, ELA
DEAR ABBY; For the "Disapproving Mother” who is ( .ii bol ii ( fir int said, "Go and sin no more," lo die whore who was caught in die act The lord’* Prayer say*, "forgive u* our sin* a* we forgive those dial sin against us "
( brist told Peter to forgive 70 time* seven
f bi* "Disapproving Motlier" must take lier (tun and worry to die cross arid leave them there That is wha! lier strict ( idiotic ( (lurch would lr ll her to do RIX HI I LI VANDENBURG
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■ Arrest on charge of driving while intoxicated, Bulverde man, 33, bond $300
■ Arrest on charge of public inbixiciitton, Bulverde man, 40, bond $200
■ Arrent (rn warrant for speeding, San Marco* women, 22
■ Arrest on charge* of resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, possession of marijuana and public intoxication, ( anyon Lake woman, 26, bonds $1,200
■ Arrest (rn charges of failure lo maintain speed, two count* of no driver* license and failure br appear, New Braunfels man, 17.
■ Arrest on charge of theft by check, San Antonio woman, 24, borid $500
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social development, health iud enrich men* Neuville* I ic sunt emily I mw each program is structured will depend raHlr need* of tile campuses, Intl it will not *crvc i* simply i day cire,
“ll'* going to fulfill tint purpoxe i* well, Imt thai h not the rci*on for Iii!*," Bueno said
I (ie program will be targeted lo the prnniry md elementary grade*, with the possibility for explosion rn the future, and a minimum of 20 student* arc to use lite program htxko xaid die "feel* comfortable" dial more than 20 xludcntx will xign up
I bree trustee* did riot vole (Hi the Item because they served on commit tees pertaining to lite local YMI A the four remaining trustees voted unanimously bi accepted die program "I certainly think it* a very goral (Hognut), and a very much needed pro gram," Board President Jaime Padilla
Bueno said lie was excited by die hoard'* action I Ie said there were still lie a lot id details dial needed lo (ic worked out regarding die program, (art lie expected it to expand throughout the ciHnmuruty "I'm excited The effort has bren really a community effort," Buroo said "flits is building block to the New Hniunfrlx YM( A We’re going to offer many nine programs than (hi* I his is just the first step "
htxko said under Senate Bill i, dis-tncts with enrollment of I .(XXI student* or more are required lo Mil two pub Ik hearing* a year to determine a need In an after m ImjoI program It die need is ajiparent, the district must tropic merit a isogram htxko said die survey wa* used in pits* r of tlr (tearing alai it clearly indicated a need “It'* overwhelming," htxko said "Wltrn KO percent dial will lite survey bai k Hand there'* a need, dial'* a Hag "
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would imH receive average daily allen dam r (A ll A J funding will) it in f >lai e "We have winked ll along tile I EA guideline* so that all die final* are on one day, arid student* are in kchmil long enough, even ll they arc cxemjH, lo receive tile ADA," Hall said
I Im- exemption policy will apply for the finals at die cml of this year How ever, interim (Him ipal Karen StmpscHi said, the policy will have lo he rewin ten for tile 1997 98 sc Im Nil year "Next year, there is no way this can lie die policy because it won't lit the sc liedule," Simpson told lite (Miaul In (Hher busine**, the hoard annoyed
a distr u t personnel plan lur the 1997 98 school year Under the plan, an additional (6 HI position* could fir addrd at a cost ol more burn VIOO.brat "All this personnel may riot get hired," Interim Superintendent lorn Moseley said "It'* (Midget driven "
I .emmet urn*, assistant superintendent of fin ame, told the hoard that if unluiMled legislative uutiMialcxor (Hop erty tax reform* are passed during thr legislative session, die district could havfc a diffit ult lime linding the nam ey tor the poxilumx in it* budget Moseley said ll the distill I cannot (urn! all tlr postural*, ll will trgni with hiring cTassroorn leadier*
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