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Page 8 The Free Press Current Events June 5, 2003 I i BY DANIEL MICHAEL Scheinder. The EDC wishes to doing good at the conference," Staff Writer make theHouston Street location she said "The first thing we available for commercial use. learned was that our tri-fold BUDA-The Buda City The city will sign separate(tourism pamphlet) was oriented Council gave its thumbs up contracts with the BACC and the improperly. I guess it was more a for the Buda Area Chamber of EDC for the rented space at City practical meeting " Commerce (BACC) and the Hall, which will cost $1.20 per Schneider said the BACC Economic Development square foot per month The lease decided to band together with Corporation (EDC)to temporari- will be for a six-month period, Kyle, Dripping Springs, and ly move their offices from 100 and then month-to-month until Wimberley to form www.hill- Houston Street to the Buda City the BACC and EDC can find Schneider Hall. new homes said it was determined by the The EDC accomplished itsSchneider reported to the city various tourism councils of the goal of leasing the building council that the chamber'sfour communities that the cities' located on Houstofl Street tourism committee attended a tourism industry would do better However, the BACC and the conference in Fredericksburg a if they joined forces and created EDC are forced to move else- few weeks ago. their own web-site. where, which is a "good thing We learned what we were"When you click on the gate said BACC Manager Carolynn doing good, and what we weren't to Buda," Schneider said, "It will West Nile Virus in Hays County, from page 1 Lastmonth, Hays County received effects at stopping (the Spread of mos- a $2,835 grant from the Texas quitoes) were negligible. The toxins Department of Health for surveillance didn't make any difference." of the West Nile V'mas. The county Braswell suggested that one solu- approved a $30,000 expenditure for fion to the mosquito problem would be spraying last year, but backed off when to create detention ponds that have residents crowded the commissioners some sort of aeration or circulation sys- court for a month with complaints, tem, or even a fountain. The grant will be used to help "But there is no clear-cut solution health officials detect where the virus is to the problem other than taking the located in the county and what species proper precautious," he said. are carrying it. Remarkably, not a single mosquito During last week's meeting of the could be found at Braswell's Ranch. Hays County Commissioners Court, Part of the reason for the low number County Judge Jim Powers made it oftheblood-suckingpestcouldbecon- clear to the court that the grant cannot aibuted to a relatively dry season (at be used for direct mosquito control, least until recenfly). such as spraying insecticides or par- However, Braswell takes mea- chasing spraying equipment,sures to insure that the mosquito popu- Many Hays County residents lation is kept at a minimum. protested the commissioners court iast He said that mosquitoes usually Summer in an effort to prevent the only travel 200 feet from where they county from spraying the insecticide were horn, although strong winds can Aquareslin. Residents said that spray- carry them fiadaer, which is why he ing dangerous toxins is worse than tries to keep water from collecting and threat of the West Nile Virus itself. The stagnating anywhere on his property. county eventually backed away from Braswell even keeps gold fish in the ide~ his horse's water trough because the Braswell a former crop duster, fish eat the mosquito larva and the fish- said he agreed with the protesters, es' movements keeps the water circu- 'q'he county considered fogging lating. last year," he said. "People came out to However, the horses sometimes the commissioners court (to l: otest). I mistake the orange fish for a carrot, used to be a crop duster in Louisiana in Braswell joked. the late 1950's and early 1960's. The Jokingaside, Braswell said he is . I Local Library, Events CHILDREN'S STORYTIME at the Kyle Community Library Every Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. BI-LINGUAL STORYTIME coming to the Buda Public Library Mondays in March at 10:30 a.m. Listen to stories and sing simple songs in Spanish and English. All ages are welcome. Free. KUNDALINI YOGA at the San Mareos Library on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Fridays of each month at 6 p.m. Bring a to vel or blanet to sit on. Everyone welcome. Hours of Operation: Basil Anthony Moreau Library Kyle (Buda Public Library) Community Library Monday 10am-Spm Monday 11 am-5pm Tuesday 10am-Spm Tuesday 10am-Spm Wednesday 10am-Spm Wednesday 10am-6pm Thursday lOam-SpinThursday lOam-Spin Friday 10am-Spm Friday 10am-6pm Satu .rday lOam-5pm Saturday 9am-3pm Sunday Closed Sunday Closed San Marcos Wimbedey Village Public Library Library Monday,lOam-9pm Monday lOam-Sprn Tuesday lOam-gpm Tuesday lOam-6pm Wednesday lOam-gpm Wednesday 10am-Spm Thursday lOam-gpm Thursday Closed Friday lOam-6pm Friday 10am-6pm Saturday lOam-5pm Saturday lOam-4pm Sunday lpm-6pm Sunday Closed link you to the city of Buda." The BACC also will have its own link. But the web page will not be ready for a few weeks. The consortium also will fea- ture a sign along IH-35 that will promote the four communities. The electronic sign will be designed grab motorist attention. Schneider said many tourists are traveling about 150 miles from their home, and that about 100,000 vehicles pass Buda on the interstate every day. "We will feature a sign that (advertises) local events coming up," Schneider said. 'eWe want it up before Red, White and Buda." afraid the mosquito problem is only going to get worse. "They just hit last year and they are not going away," he said. "Although retention ponds appear to have worked, we need a safer more effective way to deal with water run-on" IT'S NOT TOO SOON TO START INVESTING Ie Before you know it, college wilt be here. Start planning for it with the help of someone who's always been there for you. See me about the potential tax benefits of a Coverdell Education Savings Account. 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