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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 13, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2A    Herald-Zeitung New Braunfels Texas    Wednesday    May    U    19R7 Carl Schurz students anri tear hers wall lor wellness front their school to Lamia f iii Mon Students take walk day 'Photo by Dory! Clark * C arl Schul/ elementary School students took if one stop at a tim* on a walk from then a bool to I,anda Park I’tie mr students not a bio d from school Monday for the XII School XX alk The ’ "> mile route took walkers from < ail Schurz to I.anda Park via the Induration < enter Teachers and principal lane Mat donald planned the walk a- part of tht> sc hoops program to improve wellness Che third fourth and filth graders had lunch iii the park heinie retui nmg to school In bus < Mu e fiat k rn their clashes the students ton filmed then look al healthy In tog XVt' decided this would he a nice culminating activity tor students as well as teachers said teacher Nan ty Hingham Hie talk ties in with physical education * lassos as well is null Ilion lesson* limn health The walk was a continuation of Pie school's Wellness Program In addi lion the < ail Schurz stat! plans lo implement a walking cm i ionium • Ie i-cd tty national expert Hob Sweetgall at tin third grade level next y cai I las ( ut i i* ilium w ill he elaborated on if the fourth and fiftti grade lev els l arliei this year five ( ail Schurz staff members Mat donald mire Karon Prejss and teacher* Nancy Hingham Peggy I fax idson and Joyce Miller attended a special workshop at texas XiX XI I Diversity t he purpose of the workshop was to assist organization* in Netting up wclines progi nils XX liking is th* most natiu al oxer cise It conditions the heart and if tones the major muscle group-. It s a healthful activity that you can do tm the rest of voin life Most people don't realize that urn can burn off a* many * doric* walking I miles pet horn as you do jogging Pre!** said X on really heroine akin to nature I vc re dly enjoyed .calking around New Hi aludels M s something von can do as t f mink OTC Provided by Knibtx* Financial Primp i< 7r>’> I .<Kip 1:17 Suite 11 (/uole* are as of ing vesterda High Al &T hakerlliighe- Int I oidium Chrysler P1 i JU’* JU* I ll•♦*! ** Hut ex lf*11 15 i Hi1 T A son 'MI i HH i 90 T or*! '♦7 1 } of; (JXI m *, RO KO Halliburton is Kempt'* HI I JO ti f KM;ir* tin'. Vt . Mf Lutiv 12* • ti . 221 Mobil a* *'» Mi * VI f’illshurv ;«1 i NVX Hell Ins' „ I HH JO1! I ands I** 18 if* Weather Water Watch Comal River......................... 380    cfs    (up 5) Canyon Lake inflow....... .548    cfs    (down 13) Canyon Lake outflow..............0 cfs (down 581) Canyon Lake level............... 908.64 (down .03) Edwards Aquifer................627.2 \ (down .02) The gates at Canyon Lake darn were closed for an nual inspection from 8:30 to ll: 30 am. today. Texas Weather    Iv cloudy tonight with t atieied thunderstorms statewide Pow* Scattered showers and knight were expected to range Horn thunderstorms were reported moi the uppci ins in the Pant. nullo to Pie much of Texas today as the result of "",l 7"s m ,hr ,mM r Hm upper level disturbances passing Willev over the Pone Star State    ~    #    . Most ol the pi et ipitation w as iii the Trans Pecos, the middle ti to (irande plains, and Southeast texas    Nop    I ll ll 11 x I it'P. cloudy through t hursday Slight chance ot I he southern half of the state had ,hun,|‘' ,unils L,m '"nigh! in the cloudly skies Uhs morning, while tile t,n 1,1    ' *1,111    1,1 M“ "l 1 northern halt of the state had pal fly " to mostly cloudy skies    .....    , Fog lowered visibility early tndn\    N    '1 ’1 *    ’ *    ‘,IH* in portions iii Win.-;.* IVxas .,,,,1    .    """    n    M (lit-coastal In.nil    Uw.1 niainlj  ...... im av .. ... j    ii    i    .1    ttiundei ,t or ms aw * tonight iii Pie Winds were generals from the south al 5 lo lo mph        "» Furls morning temperatures fang    XXI MI PX As Partly cloudy with ed mostly in the »<*s and »>ik witti    widely sc attered afternoon some readings rn the 70s in tar South    MiuiuUm dorms through Thursday Texas Temperatures overnight were    Heusy ram- possible in the southeast in an extreme from 55 at Marfa to 77    panhandle. South Plains and nor at Corpus Christ i    thorn Permian Basin lam s tonight The National Weather Service said    qu. ,„s €,n(i W(s ,|,^hs Thursday in skies should continue partly to most    the tills and 90s Texaco    '.K    to I*, i XX al Mart    *.7    ... VZ XX J’Pepper el I    *.    <    Mi* Zoning_ Continued Porn Paqe IA zoning districts One of Pulse Piann cd I nit Oevelopment have been *tru ken from Pie new ordinal)* *• The new zoning classifications contain I * districts including ti new district called Agricultural and Pre I invelupmcnt I to' planning hoard made *orne ail lu-tinent to the ordmanet before pa >*ing ii on lr* council Xmoeg Pie change* ACM* Pie freight ol *i *«* Ding tem.'tv* I rom J feet to •» 'eel the allow anet* of cumulative zoning wit tun light and heavy industrial de *i ii is only and of kuchen For Sale Continued from Paqe IA Kohde said he regrets that he will not be a part of New Braunfels' future which he thinks will he bright I think it will come track before San Antonio It doesn't have the problems trig cities have I think you have one of the finest little cities in the country and I ve freon all over.” he said Although quite a large chunk of downtown New Braunfels is for sale business owners said the signs are no reflection on the local economy Jack Melott manager of Jacob Schmidt's which is (me of Rohde’s tenant* said the sale of the building will make no difference to his business Jacob Schmidt’s has been here 82 years and I plan for if to he here God willing that much longer There's no w ay Jacob Schmidt is go ing anywhere.' tie said MeloP said he thinks the downtown area is still viable as a business district and Pie signs are a bad reflectiim (rn (fie life that remains in the area I think the downtown area has become far more aggressive in the last two years.” he said Downtown business owner George Bokorney echoed Melons sen torients that the downtown area has vast potential and added that business owners and managers are becoming more organized in an et fort to improve the area Bokorney is vice president (rf the Downtown Mer chants Association and said that organization is concerned about the numerous For Sale” signs and the negative image attached to them The association has sent a letter to Kohde inst asking him if something couldn't Ire done ' about the signs. Bokorney said The signs have not been removed since the letter was mailed and Bokorney said he is tak mg that inaction as a response to the letter me downtown business manager w ho chose to remain anonymous said fie fears Pie signs look frail fir people who are not familiar with the sifua turn I fie Downtown Association did not want to project the image that downtown is selling out and moving." he said Bokorney agreed that downtown is in much better shape than the signs indicate I know that most businesses in the area are not im mime to the doldrums of the economics of Texas But people seem to be pretty upbeat in that things are going to get better The group (the Downtown Merchants Association) is putting on an aggressive marketing plan for downtown.” he said F’art of the plan for downtown in eludes considering the possibility of implementing a master plan for the area to preserve and improve its aesthetics Currently, the City of New Braunfels has no restrictions on modifications to buildings, including the older structures, in the downtown areas Of the buildings offered for sale by Kohde. one dates back to 191J and two others were built in the 1920s City Clanning Director Mike Shands said there is no official master plan for the downtown area t’nless fa building' is designated an historical stucture. if you want to change the facade or whatever” there are no restrictions, he said There are no aesthetic concerns that we enforce as an ordinance But there are probably some feelings in the community about the looks ” Several buildings in the downtown area are designated historical by the Budget_ Continued from paqe IA innately IO percent higher than the current amended budget Mnhie would not reveal what figure he would request tonight in the form of an ad valorem rate increase We have some more homework to do before the meeting.” he said The deletion of the take home car program in the police department amounted to a budget reduction of some $21 (ion The program had been devised a couple of years ago to pro vide the city with a higher degree of police visibility within the com muni tv Tuesday's disclosure of additional budget deletions firings to $;#M>.000 I tie amount reduced since the May I tax rate public hearing Michie said following that meeting that tie had the feeling from council they wanted to come dow n off the proposed !T> per cent increase to the current effective Historical landmark Commission Shands said before exterior construe tion can he made on those buildings, including the Prince Solms Hotel, Faust Hotel. Henne Hardware and the Schmitz Hotel, the work must he approved by the commission Chuck Hailer, owner of the newest business downtown, said he sees the number of "For Sale” signs as a sign of opportunity in the area “We feel very strongly about downtown being a place with a great deal of potential Interstate 25 has moved the business district, but we feel there s room for more than one business district,” he said Hatter and his wife. Tessa Hatter, opened their Heavenly Delights ice cream shop three weeks ago and he said the business is doing well He said the downtown area is still the most exciting part of the city and it has a flavor and feel that newer areas can't offer Kvery day is a little better than the day before We chose downtown because we feel there’s life here We feel and we hope we wall he part of the renaissance of downtown." he said fax rate of 2K cents per $PM> valua tion. or an increase of IO cents t hat amount, at a collection rate of around 90 percent, would have increased tax collection projections by some $*i21 .(KHI Requested police and fire person ne! as well as increased costs con net ted to insurance services, vehicle purchases and other basic city <er vices have been attributed to the in creases in the requested budget We are going to just have to keep tightening the Molt and hope the state economy turns around and we get fat again." Michie said following Mon day s regular council session Michie revealed Monday night that tho city will begin to seek legal recourse in collecting some $192,(xx* owed in delinquent property taxes The city administrator stated he will disclose the action to tie taken at council s May 2<i meeting facilities in gue*t houses and servant quarter* < ouncil commended the planning <1* partmcnt and hoard heinie voting on the fit*! reading This gives us good planning for the future " said District i councilman I d Scum tarelll In other action council unanimous Is approved second f ading of an ordinance granting * -pc *.11 ii** permit to the owner* o! *, ,i Interstate TX XX to dlow foi Pi* storage of wrecked and abandoned \ chicles a i* -obit ion approving a con tract witti JDK Construction for the construction of the Central E ire St ii tion and authorizing the city manager to sign contracts a resolution approving a con tract with Wunderlich Builders for the construction of County Line Road Fire Substation number five and authorization of the city manager to sign contracture! documents Reschedule the May 25 council meeting to May 28 because of the Memorial Day holiday A special council meeting has also been set for May 27 to discuss the possible sale of the city county landfill Public Records Diane Gomel forgery by passing $? 500 bond Joe Harm re/, unadorned use of a motor vehicle, $10,000 bond Marriages Wayne L Hildebrand and Mn belle < ook Darrell XX Wench and Suzanne M Mann Danny W XX ilson and Jannette L Ferguson A report Monday evening ol criminal mischief in the Pm block ot Morales street was investigated by New Bi .iiinlels police A hill glary that occurred .(midline between last Friday and Monday afternoon wa-- reported at another address in the phi Hock ol Morales Street A bicycle valued at $l-i*i wa* among the items reported stolen A tin'll Plot occurred between May I and May 8 iii the 2UMI block of North Star Loop was repotted to police Monday Taken were a stainless steel boat prop an aluminum boat prop, two marine hat tones, a Jobie brand ski and ski nip** A burglary of a residence Sun la. iii Pa -'Kl block ol West Mill Street iexulted iii the reported loss of I* dei y cash boose plants and a (ohio television converter Iii*- burglary during the day Monday of a residence iii the Phi blo* k of North Reach Street resulted iii the reported Pied of a $400 VCR unit Bolsons with information regar ding any felony crime are asked to ( all Crime Stoppers at f»2f> UFS and speak to the officer on duty Callers. as always, are not asked to give their names Crime Stoppers pay rewards ot up to $ I ammi tor information that leads to the arrest and grand jury conviction of persons committing felony crimes DAVE'S COMPUTER SERVICE 313 N. 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