The Seguin Gazette-Enterprise from Seguin, Texas on February 12, 1986 · Page 15
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The Seguin Gazette-Enterprise from Seguin, Texas · Page 15

Seguin, Texas
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Wednesday, February 12, 1986
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'age 16A - Wednesday, February 12, 1986 - The Seguin Gazette-Enterprise Trustees okay pool removal on split vote ty KATIIIi: NINNKMAN (••lows Kdllnr Hruce Contracting Co. of Seguin will remove the old swimming pool at Hall Klemcnlttry at n cost of $4,000, but the vote by Seguin Independent School District trustees to accept I truce's proposal was split, resulting because of a matter of policy. Hack in the fall, the board voted to call for bids on removal of the Ball pool which has become a dangerous oyosore at the school. The plan was to fill in the pool and make a parking area there for teachers and staff. When the first bids were presented, the board rejected them because they were too high and because extra work was included which the board was not interested in. The board instructed the administration to call for more bids. Jerry Zimrnermann, interim superintendent, gave the board three proposals Tuesday night. He told the board that the administration had not rebid the work because Bruce, one of the contractors that had been spoken to, had made a proposal for $4,800. Legally the district dons not have to seek bids for work that will cost less than $5,000. Zirnmermann said the administration subsequently talked to several more contractors and received proposals from some. Trustee Cesareo Guadarrama III said he had no problem with awarding the work to Bruce. His concern was that bids were not solicited as he understood they would be. Guadarrama, Mark Wallock and Arturo Gaylan voted to send the work out for bids, but Bill Henze, Otto Schultz, Jack Scales and Karen Baker voted not to. On a vote to accept Bruce's proposal, Guadarrama, Wallock and Gaytan voted no and Henze, Schultz, Scales and Baker voted yes. One trustee who voted to accept Bruce's proposal said he felt everyone interested in the work had been given a chance to make a proposal. Zimmermann read a list of at least 10 contractors who had been contacted about the work. Zlmmermann said Wednesday morning that his concern was that if ROM OUR FILES '•'ive years ago, 1981: No decision was reached Feb. 9 by < iitadalupc County commissioners on a proposed agreement with the city ( Seguin to finance expansion of (.uadalupe Valley Hospital. Several proposals have been discussed, including an increased sales tax and some type of year-to-year tax which might be more acceptable to residents of the west end of the county. A $5.4 million bond issue for i lie expansion was rejected by county voters. The Seguin Independent School I Mstricl Board of Trustees has asked school administrators to proceed with a study of the cost and feasibility of installing ceiling fans in all classrooms in the district. Board members said that air conditioning is I he preferred method of cooling, "but out of the question due to the exorbitant cost of operation." 'Von years ago, 1976: The Seguin school tax property valuation ratio has been increased from 60 to 100 percent of market value to help meet projected budget expenses. Board members took the action Feb. 9. Changes in the 1975 tax rate of $1.86 per $100 valuation will be considered in later meetings. An assistant district attorney will be hired for the 25th District Court through a three-year grant from the Texas Criminal Justice Council, County commissioners created the position at their meeting Feb, 9. nistrict Attorney Houston Munson said that Guadalupe County accounts for 50 percent or more of the crime committed in the 25th Judicial District. The Lake McQueeney cleanup project gained momentum this week as cash pledges from private contributors reached $63,000. The money will be used for pumping sludge and debris from lake waters. Mayor Al Koebig lias been named to the Small Cities Advisory Council Steering Committee of the National League of Cities. Koebig is chairman of the American Association of Small Cities, which he helped organize. Fifteen years ago, 1971: Groundbreaking for G&G Packing Co., this area's newest industry, is set for 10 a.m. Thursday. The new packing plant, to be built at Highway 123 Bypass and Martindale Street, will serve Guadalupe and surrounding counties. Partners Richard and John Grein said that the plant is expected to be completed in May or June. It will have a slaughterhouse, processing sector and freezing compartments. Members of the Texas Lutheran •College concert choir have resurrected its "Rent-a-Student" service to help meet expenses for their annual concert tour. The students may be "rented" to perform household tasks, such as house work, yard work and baby sitting, for a minimum of $1 an hour on any Saturday through March 27. Two years ago the choir cleared nearly $400 for their tour to Europe using this method. . 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Court, while attempting to steal 18 handguns, used an excuse for his actions. He said that he was .supposed to appear in court that day to answer a charge of carrying a concealed weapon. He decided to burglarize Sagebiel's in order to get money lo pay the fine he expected to receive on the weapons concealment charge. In addition to the 18 handguns which were found on a counter, the suspect was carrying two .22- caliber derringers and several rounds of ,38-caliber ammunition. He said if he had been carrying the right kind of ammunition for the derringers, he would have used them against the officers. Twenty years ago, 1966: The necessary funds to bring a foreign student to Seguin High School next year have been raised, according to Roland Westphal, treasurer for the Seguin chapter of the American Field Service. Contributions came from private individuals as well as firms and organizations. Texas Lutheran College has again been selected as one of the privately- financed colleges in the United States to receive an unrestricted grant from Texaco's Aid-to-Education program. The $1,500 grant awarded for the 1965-66 academic year is the third such grant awarded TLC by Texaco. The Seguin City Council plans to vote on an ordinance at its next meeting to raise city residential water rates. The ordinance would hike water rates from 12 to 20 cents per thousand gallons for all water used in excess of 10,000 gallons. the district had gone out for bids that the price would have Increased. The other two proposals Zlm- mermann presented Tuesday night were for $7,670 and $27,900. Bruce will do the work during the spring break. The concrete in the pool will be removed, The area will be filled and topped with gravel or stag. Trustees accepted bids for two other items Tuesday night. Matador Stadium will get a new sound system from Sound Distributors of San Antonio at a cost of $2,820.75. The only other bid was from Southwest Sound and Electronics, also of San Antonio, for $3,264. The current sound system is so old that no one currently working for the district remembers when it was Installed. The new system will be paid for with extra gate receipts from the fall. The central office will get a new copier at a cost of $8,953 from Texas Copy of San Antonio. Other bids came from Felco Office Systems of San Antonio, $8995 and Xerox Corp. of San Antonio, $11,300. Trustees also accepted a proposal for vehicle insurance from the current carrier, Gulf Group Lloyds, handled locally through Gregg Insurance Agency. The district will have to pay $23,023 for vehicle insurance in the coming year, an increase of $9,000 more than last year. Zimmermann noted that the district has had some accidents and that some bus drivers had been let go because of tickets they had received, 'He said those tickets had not necessarily been received while driving a bus. Trustees suggested that perhaps the district develop a safety program for drivers, Currently all drivers must be certified. To become certified they must take a 20-hour course offered by the Texas Educatldh Agency and must take an eight-hour course every three years lo remain in the dislrict's employ. The Light Touch By Calvin Salmon You know you're Kt'lliriK older if your bnek KOOB out more limn you (Jo. We Imve more food to cat than any other nation - and more diets to keep us from eating it. Executive: someone wlio talkn golf around the office all morning, and bumnoHH around the golf course all afternoon. If you tell someone there nre 200 Million Htnrs in the universe, he'll believe you. Hut if you tell him a 'door lina juat been pointed, he'll have to touch it to he sure. Believe this: You'll get super buys on Magnovox and Zenith televisions and prompt service. (If needed after the sale, i Michna-Salmon Firestone / HOWELLS Furniture of New Braunfels 900 W. 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