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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 25, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Canyon nips Unicorns, Page 13A/Onions so good, you'll cry, Page IB New Braunfels JJJ New Braunfels, Texas Zeitunc Wednesday March 25, 1987 25 cents Vol. 134, No. 58 Two Sections ctions, 28 Pages IP ^ ' Stammtisch Aspiring poets who wish to have their work considered for a prize and recognition need to send their stuff to Jan Kennady 3*i Elmwood Only two adults have entered st) far and that s terrible The competition is open to adults high school studentv college types etc Judging will take plate April 21. sn get those creative juices flowing guys and gals A note on creativity I horn sum creativity is the sort that conies on a spur of the moment, like a Big Mac attack \pollonian creativity is the sort exhibited day in and day out to produce things like Harlequin Homa me U>oks Great work' of art and literature have been wrought from each category Kyle Hiller! is a struggling small businessman new to New Braunfels He is the proprietor of The \uto Hexivai For IJS Kyle will turn your md sn spiffy umhI car into a (lean shiny one For less than that he ll at leas* sprui e it up He dnes this out of his residence or will go to where the work is He takes jobs out of Austin through Ills partner girlfriend Who lives there Now that s team work lf you want to give Kv ie a cham e to clean your buggy call him at h29-04 C, or it you re in the \usttn directory area try Pe* ASI Parents Without Partners will gather wholesale at 8pm Thurs day April 2 at the Circle Arts Theatre here for a group event the opening performance o( Brighton Beavh Memoirs \dmis sion *s He mavt*e f*t if em ugh folks go for it lf you are a member or migh* want to think about becoming a member you re welcome to join in the festivities that will in* lu*k* a v ha rn pa gm* dnncr atter the per formance and in live company of the v ast < alt Judv I amirs at 620-0240 or 425 Un (or more information at "Hit PW 11 K rst Protestant Church ot the I mted Churches of Christ will (Kist its I hird Annual Adult Bet real from to *4 p rn sunday March 2s at Munster Falls * ost is S* *■ jht jver s*»n I ra- retreat will feature an in depth dis* uvston seminar on bodilessness and poverty in lexas Nadine Murdock New Braunfels Housing Authority dins tor Wanda Hopkins Men Heights director liennie liars! of I- lets Home and representatives of san \ntonio s batta!**; of th«-salvation Vrmy will part ll ipate Kids Helping K. Is Hun wav a big in . ess ai i otdlllg to N am v M ’ i t .» ’ t gam.*er some I *■ was raised to go toward teali/a tuns,! a - hildien s shelter in Comal ( outit v I he sensors wish to ttiank Itll' following t usltiesses and folks Wuest s New Braunfels Smog chous* ( im a < Ola New Braunfels Child Development ( elite! Maggie s i, ar den sh* rn s I*'dural Creations Hambow Day ( aret eutei Basio»»n Works lexas l.tmousin Hat!' ti I amia Besort New Braunfels General Store NBist) t entt »I Kitchen st aft t hnstine /avala and the < omnium tv t enter Mrs Gome/ and the head Start program the folks at Symons Corp and all Hie parents and kids who worked so hard lr* pull It off »»ops Forgot Karnon Chapa oui mayo! pro tem It s v colet than »*xj>«** ted to day and temperatures will on Iv reach the low mis with nor t beast winds lo to IS mph Cloudy skies will prevail tonight with a 3' percent chance of rain and a low in the -os I- i nlay and Saturday will Im- (air to partly cloudy with lows in the 40s and highs in the Als The Menu CLASSIFIED.....8 11 B COMICS.............6B CROSSWORD.......7B DEAR ABBY........7B EDUCATION. ...ll,UA KALEIDOSCOPES 12B OBITUARIES.......2A OPINIONS..........4 A SPORTS.........13    15A Fire in the hole! Management study: NBPD shorthanded We Saur Construction Company of Bulverde blows out a portion of a hill along Bear Creek Road as part of the State Department of Highways ana Public Transportation widening project The road will continue a two-lane paved thoroughfare but with 10- foot-wide shoulders space for which is the purpose O’ the blasting Tuesday. Highway department officials said cost of the project is about S2 065.000 and the contractor expects to complete the work in September (Photo by Bill Parker) By OAVID MAY Staff Writer While New Braunfels Police Chief Burney Boeck and the overall opera tion of the department received ex celled grades a management study begun last year also indicates the department is understaffed and with current budget restraints and pro jected increases in criminal activity may never meet state standards The study compiled by consultant Dr Howard Balanoff of Austin was released publicly Monday night dur mg the regular session of City ( nun Cli Balanoff who said the city enjoy sa well administrated and efficient police force made recommendations for improv mg the force including the hiring of additional patrolmen criminal investigators clerks and dispatchers Keeping budget con straints in mind Balanoff also sug gested improvement' to th** depar* ment s operations My overall analysis is that urn have a very well run and managed police department Balanoff told council The chief is an excellent ad mmistrator and he has a good staff which is augmented by an excellent patrol force The consultant pointed to a numt**r of senior officers on the force us an indicator of a well managed and 'table department Fiements of the study centered on seven major areas including evaiua Don of management and administrative services evaluation of field operations development of a five year manpower plan present computer system special services and programs performance evaluator system and review of written directives According to the study the department I' currently lo patrol officers short according to standards outlined by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer standards ana Education However the study also shows that even if the department met the required patrol officer numbers by the year loo I current projected in creases in mo'' of New Braunfels crime categories would still leave the department four patrolmen short Five year manpower recommen dations call for the hiring of nine patrolmen three criminal investigator' and five dispat-< hers clerical personnel Those recommendations 'till fall short of commission 'tandar is according to the study I tried to t *- very sensitive of the fact ’hat the city is experiencing somewhat of a budget crisis ” Balanoff 'aid of the five year plan AH the recommendations are fesigned to give you an improved p< ce fort e Moping in mind budget restraints under which the city is operating See STUDY Page 2A Lack of funding forces stoppage of police detail Chief Boeck halts successful project: cites officer safety and manpower shortage as reasons Teen Connection faces deficit; sta ff searches for a Her na ti ves Agency provides counseling for teen-age gins in trouble B » JIM At BPt Stab Ar it«*r New Braunfels I'm . Iiepartmer.t has 'hut down a suet «"tui program for apprehending felony anti rn I .vie me a nor offenders tai auv* of a la* k of manpower Chiel Burney Boe* k said While saying hr think' 'Ut h a pro gram might tie tin greatest thing since free sex I t an t afford to do it and test assured of adequate officer safety and service levels tty the * itv s » rtminai law enforv enter it arm During .» five week period ending last Monday on? detective and mn of freer taken from the patrol division ranks have man* vtme • int* felonies i angmg from armed i < to burglary and five rnisden arrests through ruoperation memt**r> of New Braunfels Stoppers program B**vk salt! Some SHUM*:: stolen proper recovered as a esuit »t the t ion We wert- attempting something along the lines of S tonal s repreat offenders [ i v assigned one detective and < fleer from patrol division win tree to go where ttiev want* Bt*** k said >bt>erv was era an An B, SARAH DUKE Stab Arber let ii nm*ction home tor teen age girls m ;rou ‘ e i"’.. ng tanding * uts from the state that threaten *.» '* rv irs .it the enter In response to the funding shortage leer \ Don s staff is devising creative ways in iMjost th**': nudger without relying on govern merit ii HK at ions lh* leon i *»nr*-< Don - Mile Walk a Thon is the :.r st ex.unpie : • at vt- fund r aising director Nancy Nev s.!    *    ■    s, , , tho!’ A I D>k* place March 28 ’he day ie- _    :< t I cen > 'onnection Day try order of New Br.tut v. NI.>s<.» Ed sciatitarelli It s realiv u ar.other sa to make people aware or our program and a* hop* the • ummunity will come *>ut in for*«■ to support th** program Ney said I he director said several people have already receive*! pledges «»t more it ar. >'*ou f*>r walking the 25 rout* 'rom st f ltterbuhn through Gruene and back to ttu* w ate! park Ne explained (ti** teen hi gutu/ation receives the b.nk ut its tunning fron. th** federal government . .'..ii ai! '** ut next .ca* DV v (*i» W« get G '** "We have not cut services. But next year it could come to that either cutting salaries or cutting staff Nancy Ney Teen Connection director Vee POLICK Pag. TA < Basic; i Veal with s Happen** deficit N* us is we started th* va id referring to the 1*487 fiscal vcar that started last September The budget reflet ’od a let!* it she said tieeause funds were not available That deficit already has been cut in half Nev 'aid and the organization has a good chance of collecting the other $15 ow* through donations The director said Hi** organization has not reduced services to teen agers in the emergency shelter or n the uternat ve home but has reduced spending Ihr> ugh cutting costs and eliminating staff pay raises and benefits We hav* not * ut serv ices But next year it could come to th it either cutting salaries or cutting stat! Agencies ail over the state have had to do that so w«*\* beer., av Ky sh* said It > going to he difficult It gets mort* difficult every year That s why we re trying to l****k at ; ast being .i Ut De more creative about tund raising See TEEN Page 2A NBISD board okays contracts; negotiate tenniscourts project Texas Legislative Conference to feature movers and shakers, state government lawmakers Bv DANA OVE RST WF I T Stat! Ai iter New Braunfels Isl) trustees I uesday night approved mort* than 2oo teacher and para professional contracts while ap proving the school supe nu ten lieut s recommendations th.d two probationary contracts not Im* renewed s up? r»ut * ad *• ii t ( ha i Ie s Bradberry after reading a long list of names included iii one year two vial and one year proba donary contracts suggested to (tie (nurd that probationary con tracts for Dan Campos and I arret ta Dueweke not be renewed when they expire al th** end of Itll' school year Campos, a leacher at Teen Con nett ion s alternative school filled the unexpired contract of Clyde Jacobs, wtio left the postilion to become a Comal County Commis stoner Dueweke is a His] gi ld* leacher at lame Ma! Elementary Board menitrers Jean Wan! as I Bob Clarke varied against the mo Hon for non renewal Specifu i commis of touts** are confidential Bradlrerry saiti I uestiay It t an Im* a numlMM ot reasons it can N* a cut in stall it can tie lack of funds it can In* lot k of performance Bradlrerry said new teachers are placed on two year proba Bullary contracts and th** district has th** option at the end of ca* ti of those two years to terminate the contract Die superintendent said recoin mendutions for the two vacant positions will Im presented to the Itoard at its Apr ll meeting Also Tuesday NBISD board of trustees authorized Bradlrerry to begin negotiating with th** New See NBISD Page 2A I S Treasury set rotary James Baker and I > sen Lloyd Bent sen will Im the featured speakers at the 21st annual Texas Legislative Con ference here I hursday ami Friday Bake! will be honored as Texan of the Near at a reception in the New Braunfels Civic ( enter on Thursday evening at 7 Ut p in Following registration al 8 am Friday Jean Pfeutfei president ut New Braunfels Chamber oi Com mer*** will vail th* conference to order Mayor Kl sciuntarelh will deliver a welcoming address to the crowd followed by a response from F W Bubba Wellman Jr presi dent of the Texas State Chamber of Commerce Baker will give the opening speech at the conference at s Jo a rn and Bent sen will In* the featured speaker at the lull* houri program in the New Braunfels Cm* Center at 12 kl p rn Dr Charles Berger chairman ot the arrangements committee will preside over the luncheon session Principle issues to t** discus ed during Hie conference, beginning about 1015 a in ate lur! reform. budget and economic development according to former Congressman Tom lAK*lfler advisory committee chairman other speakers included on ’he Fn day morning program ate James \dams president of the lex.)' diva sum ut Southwestern Bell Telephone Company and state Sen OH Im Harris chairman ut the Senate Economic Development t ommittee \dams served as co-chairman tor the Governor s Business Develop ment anti Jobs Creation Task Force Adams and Harris will specifically address economic development issues State Sen Kent C apert on chair man of the Senate Jurisprudence Committee and State Hep Mike Tourney chairman of the Judiciary Committee iii the House will address tort reform State Rep Stan Schluetet chair man of the House Ways an*! Means Committee will provide current statu' oi the state s budgetary pro blems Economic analyst Hay Perryman director for the Center for Advance ment of Economic Analysis at Baylor CDiversity will provide an overview of the e* unumi* status and forecast lur the immediate future See CHAMBER Page JA Jim Baker III ;