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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 15, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Airport board urges new city department By SARAH DUKE Stat! Writer Th** New Braunfels Municipal Air port Advisory Board will recommend a city aviation department to Be created to maintain the facility (Benn ('row board chairman, said the airport has been neglected for too long and is deteriorated from lack of care In the first meeting in more than one year the board agreed Tuesday to recommend that New Braunfels ('ity Council approve grant application." for funds to improve the facility which is home to small fixed bas** operators If we do not start maintaining our airport and it keeps deteriorating there s not going to tie anything out there but big X " on the runways.” Crow said He added that the airport has been on the back burner of city business for ti*) long and if the facili ty is to be an asset to the community and the local economy it needs to tx* maintained and developed Board members said the time has come to begin an aviation depart merit devoted to can* of the facility Crow said that the department may consist of a part time or seasonal employee but it is important that the department tx* separate from lither city departments He said that while a manager is not needed a maintenance person could serve as the beginning of a department Se* AIR POR T Paqe J New Braunfels I’barile Rose is sponsoring a I vfeiisive liming I lass (.kl 3* and 22 from ** to IO p rn at ( any on Mid ill** school Pre registration is re guested arni can be done by calling >2 * Mutt I or 625 KJ> Graduates of the I BH ( nurse receive a lo pet vent discount on auto m»uratxe premiums *here applicable 1'bere appears to be some confu sion atnxlt whet tier donations to i omk um1 will wind up spread around instead of going to a sp*** Bu agency I be fact is that anyone donating to Com Fund can spts. ify that their money go lo a "pee Bu xg«*tx) like Hospice New Braunfels Comal ( ounty Ko in get. c> Children s shelter etc Just tie sure to note that you want your money to go to a particular organization and • omF und will take V arr of that Vhr Comal ( ounty Sportaihan \"mx lation is active these days with regular Naturdav afternoon games parties in addition lo their Bsh fries every first and third I n dav I'he games parlies are held at the sportsman Hail un how ald Calx* from 2 to I p rn ea* h Saturday I'he public is invite*! to join Bm* fun \ story published last Surxlay at**cit the Green leaf Restaurant in lf** Gakwoud Inn may have cantus rd Mini** readers The restaurant owned and ale*! t>y Jo W alia*** and ( arui (’lark is open right now so if v*xi want Mime home c*»*kir. cfxsk it (Kit I he improvements i tied in (tx* story will ioom* to trui tuni in atxHit two week•> txit you * an v flow down and enjoy a cm kl ad to dav tomorrow this weekend ( its of N«*w Hr aunte s is acepttng applications lot firefighter am tiulaii* e attendant \ ou gutta fiave a ’ugh s» txnii diploma or rquivaleut to applv and you gutta have a basic (liefigfiteis training certificate and minimum en ie regent v medic ai cai* attendant s certificate a valid 11us driver s license and good driving record Salary is betw**en Ut* bd and SJI I >) a year Ntg had \ppiit allot!« an tx* made at Bx* city personnel office in City Hall Deadline tor applying for thi" neat Job Is “pm (St c ity of New Braunfels is an equal opportunity employer See ST AMMT ISCH Paqe 2 i loud al id tog use! ex peeled Bm* rM*xt several day > are not expected to ik» more than gradually cool temperature* in anticipation of another cool front making its way MHithward in time to roll through sometime during the weekend That front for caster* say is likely to tiring some rain In the meantime partly cloudy hxiav with highs in the mid Kus accompanied by southeasterly winds lo 15 mph Mostly cloudy tonight arui lows in tile mid nos and a mild breeze Friday morning should tx* a near repeat of to day The Menu CLASSI! IID    10    1? COMICS    6 CROSSWORD    3 ENTERTAIN MIN!    I KALEIDOSCOPE    S OBITUARIES      ? SPORTS    8    9 34 No 2 Cauda St New Braunfels Texas T^SCnUSPS 377-80Qi 512-625-9144 Thursday October 15. 1987 25 Cents One Section i2Dages I Canyon Middle School warming scheduled Oct. 25 \ sc hun! w arming and open hexes** at the rvew Canyon Middle Sc bool will tx- held whet. the tai iii tv is < triticale*! tk't 25 a! 2 p rn Dm* new c ai opus un I* rn belt Road FM Hoi near » ancon High School is designed to ac commodate him’ students The facility include" M cla""n*»rn" a commons area that will tx* used as a cafeteria and auditorium with a stag** at one end arx! a hand hail and choir room separated by corn mon practice and ensemble rooms as well as a music librarv \ mezzanine has txx-ti built at the rear of the school where students may lunch outdoors The library adjoins the commons area cm one sick* and the kitchen on the other Administrative offices are at the front of the* new building separate entrances will tx* pro v Hied for parent pick up arx! m bool buses I'he plant includes a spectator gymnasium a football See SCHOOL Page 2 Cost of Comal County's courts grows Adult probation drops 28 percent with computer amortization complete B, DAv ID VAY Stat* Af der Prose* ut Ion o( felony and misdemeanor crimes n Comal i ounty ft district courts county court at .»w anc justice of Bx* peace courts are projected ■ ctrsf $1 *45 million in . xkk a 4 percent I nervate •ver costs this year J bos*- courts however are expe* ted to rec'*»ver 4 2 percent of those costs through fine" fee" and reimbursements projected next vear to total I’**.' 221 \ preliminary #*>8 county budget of MD n. 11 lion is on public lisp av in the county clerk sol fie e through Novemtx*r i riminai justK** n ( omai t canty encompasses ttx* offices of district and county attorney county ourl at law district clerk district court ad nut. Stratton arx! coordination adult and juvenile probation and four justice" of Bm* peace Persons in Conia. t ounty arrested or cites! by Ne w Braunfels police e\c«*pf misdemeanor tral (h or ordinance violations sheriff s office c*mi stables Department of Public Safety and state game wardens are processed by the county Department budgets with support stuff have in i reas*sl due to salary salary hikes of I percent for cede*! offu als and * peiccnt for employee's Costs connected to employ**** benefits have tx*en incorporated into individual departmental budget" and c ause tor department budget in creases hut are not additional costs to the countv ( ounty court at law hears misdemeanor cas*-" precented py the county attorney usually driving while intoxicated or drug possession charges Court at Law Judge Hon Prichard is scheduled to earn a "alarv m IK88 of $48 825 Five court at taw clerks * uordinate and handle court filings and col lect fines and ftx*" They will earn an average ‘if $12 <•»' in ’.KW* Court expenses also include those associated with on** part time bailiff at a cost of SS 6*Al Total county court at law costs in 1^*88 are an ticipate*! to run SIM boo an mc reuse of some 8 per c ent County \ttomev Bill Renner will earn $3y 687 tx*xt year and his assistant prosecutor will earn $2t> 2.1** Three clerk" will earn an average of $12 >8 I tie countv attorney s lx«8 budget i" $125 *.28 an increase of I * percent The district clerk s office handles criminal and civil filings grand jury child support payments passport applications and other services including jury selection" a> well as collecting district court fin**" and f«*e" District Clerk Margaret Herbrich will earn a salary next year of $25.384 Six deputized tull-time clerks and one part-time clerk will earn an average of $11,311 c st" a* "Ociated with the district clerk s office for 1KK8 total SI33.yid an increase of 13 percent The district attorney s office responsible for the prosecution of all felony cases is staffed with one part time assistant prosecutor tour clerks one briefing clerk and one investigator with salary t ost" to the county in 1K88 totaling SKH y;ft* The "a.ary of the district attorney is paid by the state The total district attorney's office budget for next year totals $ IJS ‘>45 an increase of 7 percent ^ministration of the district court is projected to cost the county $44 *>51 in 1U88 Court Ad mmistrator Martin Allen will earn a salary ol $:t2.756 Department costs will have increased 4 percent over ’his vear < *ther district court expenses for iyfJ8 including the "u.arv of the court coordinator at $16.Itll. total $181 yid a decrease of slightly less than I percent Juvenile probation cost" in 1388 are anticipated to run $4* 248. a decrease of 6 percent Adult probation costs to the county are projected at $iy.55o. a decrease of 28 percent The county pays a small See COURTS Page 2 Comal County jurors return 20 indictments B, DAVID VAY Stab Winter \ Cypress l ove man who shot his neighbor June ‘28 in a dispute over a dog and a Royal Forest resident known for his tattoo ut a spiller dangling from a web an*! accused of sexually assaulting a 22 year old Wimberley woman Lug I were t>oth indicted Wednesday by a grand jury overall, the grand jury return ed 20 indictments on 22 counts in volving 18 individuals One case was no hilled by Bm* jurors ac cording to a district attorney's aide William \rthur Thompson will stand trial on a charge of gravalei! assualt with a deadly weapon He is accused in shooting of Calvin Ritchie 4*. Ritchie s convenience store in the Cypres# Cove sutxtiv ision iv ag the at Thompson is (re** on a 15.000 bomi According to Coma! County Sheriffs department reports. Thompson became enrage*! and contronted Ritchie with a shotgun aik! a handgun atter Ritchie s part pit bull dog attacked (our labradors being walked by Thompson s wile The dog tight occurred on Ritchie s property Catel that day Thompson con tr >nted Ritchie and allegedly shot him 'MH«* in Bm* upper left thigh with a 20 gauge shotgun atter threatening hun hts family and a boarder who reportedly suffered a broken jaw in the incident Ritchie has since file*! a civil suit against Thompson seeking in excess of $ 14o »mm» in damages Sheriff " investigators Aug 4 disseminated composite sketches ot a man Mtughl for Bm* atxluction ain! sexual assault Bm* night before ot a 22 year old woman in the saltier and Canyon Lake area Tile victim gave investigators a description of a tattoo her assailant had on his left arm of a spider wet) with a dangling spider That information once out around the lake area led investigators quickly to Gary Christian Sahm iy He was arrested Aug 5 and re mains (t ee on a Ho.UUD txmd Sahm will stand trial on a charge of aggravated kidnapping and sexual assualt The victim told investigators she was looking tor a friends' house on Old Saltier Road when she was abducted, taken to an unknown point at the lake and assaulted Sh** was then returned to near tier abduction point Work on fire stations progresses County LineRoad facility to serve city's south side City officials expect to tx* in tx>lh the new Central Fire station on Hill street and a im*w station on County Line Road by the first ut L*«8 City Engineer Bill Dobrowolski said Wedtx*sday that construction on txzth stations which is landed by the ItiH.) bond issue should tx* com plete by the end of November The new central station will replace the one now being used at Iii Hill The County Line Road station wa" built in response to im*w development in the area south of town The central station which features a glass block wall in the building s Bv mg area was designed to blend with the architectural style of the old central station next door ‘ We tried to match the new building as much as possible with the old building with brick and everything else” said John kuntz. project foreman tor JDK Construe lion of San Antonio “Ifs going to be a pretty building Kuntz said the new central station is designed lo handle Hie anticipated need for more fire fighters in the Cl tv Construction for the 9,500 square toot central station will cost about $520,000 while the ('ounty lane Road station is costing about $300 OOO Heavy ram earlier this year and engineering problems with the toun dation have delayed the central st a Bon project but Dobrowoltkt said those problems have been remedied and work is progressing well John Kunz of JDK Construction of San Antonio works in the living and eating quarters of the new Central Fire Station on Hill Avenue Construction on the central station and on the new County Line Road substation is expected to be completed by early 1988 (Photo by Deryl Clark). New Braunfels Municipal Airport Advisory Board is recommending that a city aviation department be created to ensure appropriate maintenance at the facility (Photo by Dery! Clark! ;