The Bastrop Advertiser (Bastrop, Tex.), Vol. 139, No. 43, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 30, 1992 Page: 2 of 48
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THE BASTROP ADVERTISER
Thursday, July 30,1992
Bastrop man robbed on Main Street
A Rastroo man was robbed by Police Investigator Ed Salmela. “It is possible that the same
btak manls he The suspect came up from suspect is involved, the in-
walked north on Main Street in behind, snatched the money and vestigator added.
Bastrop late Monday night. ran north on Main Street, accor- r impstnnners 0ffers up to
The victim is an employee at ding to the victim s statement. ■ arrest and grand
the 1832 Thvern who closed the “The victim was not injured
restaurant a. approximate,y U: 30 W >’ tool** in M-rata»
He was robbed near the War- Last year two similar robberies ,•"^^3^^18 3^ 5599
drobe boutique, said Bastrop took place on Main Street. hotline number is 321
Police warn against area scams
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Bastrop police are probing a a merchant, sometimes represen-
possibly fraudulent advertising ting himself as a member of a
scam aimed at area merchants, local police or sheriff’s depart-
ment. He offers advertising space
This week they called on in publications such as “The
business operators to be alert for Highway Patrol Journal,” “The
telephone solicitations for adver- Deputy Sheriff’s Journal” or
Using in or contributions to what “The Police Law Enforcement
are being represented as law Journal.” Ads are priced at $125
publicatioas. Payments and advertising copy
At least one local merchant has are directed to a Slaughter Line
been bilked out . of what address in Austin,
authorities called “a substantial Bastrop police say the address
amount of money.” is that of a mail-forwarding ser-
Smithville ISD trustees examine budget
t Vs-r,- individual issues • Requests from principals amoUnt of monev.” is that of a maii-torwaraing ser-
ByE. parezjr. One item which'seemed desUn- amounting to $9,000 for tutoring According to police investigator vice where the checks are sent on
specialto lh« Mw"sef edfor the budget axe was a $9,000 and scheduling stipend, $6,225 for Jack Eirod ^ operation works to Phoenix, Arizona. In at least
smitV'viiip cnhmi trustees look- stipend for tutoring at the junior increased instructional supplies, way • one instance a check was process-
odaulTp^SSSt Sndf0r,U,0ng and $2,786 for the Special Olym- ^telephone solicitor witl call cd through a bank in Us Vegas.
Thursday night and were told by The board consensus was that pics budget - „ - ♦ ♦
departing Superintendent Jack the extra funds for after-school •Administrative recommen-
Shanks that the district will pro- tutoring was not necessary dations were a $1,140 ®
bably have a fund balance. because students can be tutored teachers who are at the top of the
“I think you’ll have enough during a scheduled activity career ladder who are trozen Ue u Kosa. ■ tvery
ADA (average dailv attendance) period, making the after-school amounting $18,240, a five percent functions in its parks,
to have a balanced budget and sessions unnecessary. salary increase for ^d- He suggested that one require-
vour fund balance will be about The board consensus was to ministraiton and staff for a total ment for a special park event
<500 000” he said shift the tutoring funds to the bus of $71,360, additional health with alcohol should be sufficient
' XdA is a number based barn fund. premium of $25 per month total- insurance held by sponsors with
uDon the student attendance that Shanks also briefed the board ing $439,364, and for a board ap- ^ city named as an insured
the state uses to determine how on other budget topics including: proved nurse for $32,145. party.
much state money a school ^Previously approved spen- The total budget increase is That kind 0f provision can be
district will receive.y ding included $132,000 for six new estimated to be $420,053. written into a new law, Rutland
During last week’s Monday teaching positions, $9^616 for ad- In other board business: ^ said.
school board meeting, Shanks
“As far as can be determined
by police at this time, the ‘jour-
nals’ do not exist,” Elrod said.
The scheme may also be active
in California, Michigan, Virginia
Anyone who has been contacted
by telephone solicitors offering
advertising in law enforcement
magazines is asked to contact
Bastrop police at 321-5550.
Legitimate advertising sales
representatives of law enforce-
ment publications will be able to
show an endorsement or cover
letter from local police officials,
‘There’s got to be a way,” said
De La Rosa. “Every city has
estimated to be $420,053.
teaching positions, $9,616 tor aa- In other board business: sajd.
school board meeting Shanks ditional coaching supplements, • District managers received Council Member Don Calvert
told the board that although the $161,300 for the long range plan, permission to begin preparations voted for the mayor’s position.
district’s tax base is down this $114,950 for the technology plan, to purchase a $7,000 homework Normany Lock does not vote
vear he did not believe that a tax $5,000 for an extended summer hotline system unless to break a tie.
-vear he did not beueve irm a u. - ram $4>800 for a staff. The homework hotline system In other business Tuesday the
development plan and $40,000 for is a phone-linked computer council moved closer to com-
a bus barn. system that allows parents to ac- pieting work on a draft law to ban
•State mandated increases in- cess a school based computer to late night juvenile loitering
elude a $1,140 salary increase for determine what homework
rate increase would be necessary
This was based in part upon a
state-mandated 10 cent per $100
value increase of the county
education district tax.
Last week the Bastrop County
Appraisal District released
figures indicating that the SISD
lost $8.9 million in taxable proper-
ty for 1992.
downtown and near apartment
De La Rosa questioned limiting
the regulation to areas within 500
feet of the central business
district and areas zoned for
“We’ll just run people to dif-
ferent parking lots,” he said.
“(Teens) will find another place
(to gather at night).”
Rutland said limiting loitering
prohibitions to specific areas for
explicit purposes and for limited
times is a way to make such laws
easier to defend in court.
“It’s awkward to regulate so-
meone standing or being some
place,” said the lawyer.
Rutland noted that the draft
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law also makes parents liable to
be fined up to $500 in some cases.
Among other exceptions, the
proposed regulation also calls for
those younger than 17 to obtain
from police a “notice,” upon ap-
plication, that the minor is exer-
cising First Amendment rights of
freedom of speech, exercise of
religion or assembly during
The loitering ban would cover
the hours from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.
weekdays and midnight to 6 a.m.
Lock suggested that such a
“notice” should be available on-
ly by applying during weekday
business hours at the police
teachers on the career ladder
amounting to $90,060, and a
$16,179 increase for special
• Non-controllable costs in-
specific teacher has assigned.
Although the system must be
updated daily by a teacher, ad-
ministrators believe it will in-
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upaaiea uany uy a icdtuci, au patients 1° cosf $3.8 million. because the piece of land is
ministrators believe it will in- »At the price of this land I think Architects estimate a new laun- larger,” he said,
crease student compliance with jjmc0uld write a check (to pay) dry and kitchen at $165,000, Along with the
komDu/Drir aQtiicfnmpnts. c__u tvinViAoniioi fairAQ ihp I jiTicfford snid. board members
tv for 1002 • Non-controllable costs in- crease siuaem jim could write a cnecK uo pay; ary aim kuu^i at
• The no budge, ac- d*- tmjo Ute B«D— tag-* -*«*. ^ ve te wait and see Sng'^opUon., for
rats“r,g0« a Tjmzsr-*** ****«&»»»»**■ sabs-w
inenouinesysicm wiu g^ ttie donation proces
chased under the 1992-93 budget. (for area residents) can begin,’
• Continued from Page 1
included $950,000 in refunding
bonds to pay off some outstanding
bond debt with lower interest
Financial advisor Nick Papen
of Rauscher Pierce Refsnes and
Co. picked Monday as a good date
to stage the sale in New York’s
bond market, the superintendent
reported. struction bonds, approved by
“There was so much interest voters earlier this year, will be
(in buying the issue) we dropped sold in 1993, said Fleming. Initial
the interest rate and sold out by plans called for selling the second
3 p.m.,” Fleming &id. set next summer, but the date
Actual rates, depending on
maturity dates, varies from 4 to could be moved back as far as
5.9 percent. January depending on market
The remainder of school con- developments, he added.
On Back To
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A new 28,000 square foot
hospital with 24 beds is estimated
at 4 p.m.
At 1 p.m. a special exhibit
featuring Bastrop and nearby
rural* public schools will be
unveiled in the Mina Elementary
School cafeteria, 1209 Hill St.
Entitled “Bastrop Schools-The
First Century (1892-1992),” the ex-
hibit will include photos and
related memorabilia from the
last century to the present,
A 3 p.m. reception at the Gin-U-
what is more economical, but we story facility on the present
are hoping that the price for ad- hospital property and a one-story
ding six rooms, kitchen and laun- facility on property adjacent to
dry will drop or stay the same the present site.
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Team roping is slated for 5:30 The fi‘lish line for races will be
p.m. in a temporary pen behind behind City Hall where conces-
the Legion, said organizer Royce sion booths will be set up.
Leg Water activity coordinator
At the Opera House the curtain Richard KessefUs said the river •
will go up on a San Marcos pro- bank behind City Hall will be a
duction of the 1937 musical prime viewing spot for the events
“Babes in Arms” at 8 p.m. Friday and newly cleared paths wi 1
and Saturday. make il easy for vlsltors to
A new set of water activities is between Fisherman’s Park and
planned for Sunday on the Col- the finish line.
Check in and late registration
for boat races, fishing contests
A o p.m. itxepuuii tu uic xiui u -------------
Wine Oyster Bar will focus on and an inner tube race is at noon
local high school sports over the at Fisherman’s Park with events
years. getting under way at 1 p.m.
Cash prizes and trophies are
promised to the top three
finishers in each event.
Water shows featuring local
talent are scheduled between
other events, Kesselus said.
District but mandated by the of this,” he added,
state,” Camp said. The $9.6 million budget
“We want to add some new presented to the board July 27 m-
teachers and new programs eludes the complete wish list
without raising any other taxes, from all the department heads,
No 1 we may be able to do some said EISD Business Manager
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chance to look at the whole pic-
ture,” McLaughlin said.
The EISD budget is based on an
daily attendance average of 2100
“That’s about how many
students we had this year. Of
avia MCLaUgnun. aiuucnuj YYt —
The first draft did not include course we expect more next year
food service, special education and presumably more state
Continued from Page 1 and other federal programs revenues,” he said.
Friends of Bastrop Parks which cquld add another $1 McLaughlin said he does not
member Tom Scott was waiting million to the total budget, accor- like to talk about proration, but he
at the end of the trail with food ding to the business manager. does plan for it.
and refreshments for volunteers < <we did it a little different this His proposed budget includes a
Cnfiiwiav year and sent the school board $200,000 shortfall in state funds to
the entire budget with no cover proration,
modifications,” he said. “They cut our funding by
“Expenditures are about $104,000 this year and rumor has
$120,000 over budget, but we it we can expect double that dur-
wanted the trustees to get a ing 92-93,” he said.
Kendall said he is planning
another outing in October and
hopes for more volunteers.
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McAuley, Davis. The Bastrop Advertiser (Bastrop, Tex.), Vol. 139, No. 43, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 30, 1992, newspaper, July 30, 1992; Bastrop, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth746452/m1/2/: accessed May 26, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bastrop Public Library.