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Posted on: March 27, 2015

City Closures

City offices and facilities will be closed on Friday, April 3rd, in observance of New Braunfels Founder's Day, and on Sunday, April 5th. Waste collection services will run normally.

Posted on: March 26, 2015

Free Movie - Toy Story

The City’s Parks and Recreation Department is providing a unique, no cost way to spend time with family and friends this Friday, March 27th. The department is hosting a free Movie in the Park at 7:00 p.m. at the Landa Park Dance Slab.

“Gather your friends, family, lawn chairs and blankets for a viewing of the original Toy Story. Enjoy complimentary popcorn and lemonade, but feel free to bring your own beverages and snacks – just not glass or Styrofoam,”... Read on...

Posted on: March 20, 2015

MLB Pitch, Hit & Run Competition

The local level of Major League Baseball’s Pitch, Hit and Run competition has been scheduled for Saturday, March 28th. The Parks and Recreation Department will host the competition in conjunction with the New Braunfels Little League Fun Day

at the Loop 337 Little League Fields.

Contestants are classified by age group and vie for the opportunity to advance to the sectionals competition – and ultimately the National Finals at a Major League Baseball game.... Read on...

Posted on: March 20, 2015

Flashlight Egg Hunt

The City of New Braunfels Parks & Recreation Department is hosting their tenth annual Flashlight Egg Hunt at Cypress Bend Park on Saturday, March 28th. Check-in and registration will start at 7:00 p.m. and the first hunt will begin at 7:45 p.m.

The fee to pre-register is $5 per hunter if you register by March 23rd, $7per hunter after March 23rd and $10 per hunter at the event. Each hunter should bring their own flashlight and bag or basket. In addition to thousands... Read on...

Posted on: March 20, 2015

Jesse Garcia Park Ribbon Cutting

The City of New Braunfels will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly installed playground at Jesse Garcia Park on Saturday, March 28th at 10:00 a.m. The park is located at 2580 Katy Street.

The completed project includes an ADA accessible sidewalk connection to the existing sidewalk and new playground equipment. The previous playground equipment was removed and replaced due to new playground safety standards... Read on...

Posted on: March 27, 2015

DIY for Teens

The New Braunfels Public Library will begin offering a free, monthly DIY program for teens at the Westside Community Center, beginning Wednesday, April 1st at 5:00 p.m. This program will allow teens to develop skills in a variety of areas -

- from high-tech projects, to sewing, crafting and creating ‘zines.’ Over time, the program will allow teens to meet a variety of local experts and showcase the library’s excellent Makerspace at the center.

“The library... Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2015

New Braunfels Public Library to Hold Annual Plant Swap on April 8

The New Braunfels Public Library will hold its annual plant swap on Wednesday, April 8th from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. on the library’s front porch.

This long-running event allows members of the community to bring in and exchange plants, cuttings and seeds. Over the years, many native and adapted plants have found new homes through this program. Plants and cuttings... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2015

Katy Street Reconstruction

The City of New Braunfels has announced that the reconstruction of Katy Street, from Live Oak Avenue to Grape Avenue, will begin on Tuesday, March 31st. The work will include the replacement of the curbs and reconstruction of the pavement,

and it is anticipated that the project will take approximately ten weeks, contingent on weather and other factors. Katy Street will be restricted to local traffic only during construction.

Work is being completed by... Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2015

Food Pantry Rescheduled

The Mobile Food Pantry distribution at the Westside Community Center for the first week of April will take place on Thursday, April 2nd from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., instead of Friday, April 3rd, as the Westside will be closed for Founders’ Day on Friday.

Interested individuals and families may pick up a voucher provided by the San Antonio Food Bank to obtain their groceries. Food Panty voucher pick up locations are the New Braunfels Public Library, 700 E. Common St.,... Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2015

Cemetery Committee Opening

The City is now accepting applications for an opening on the Cemetery Committee. This is a voluntary position, and interested parties may apply through April 15th. The Cemetery Committee is a subcommittee of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board

The objective of the committee is to preserve the records of community history, cultural history, landscape heritage and architecture. The committee meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Parks and... Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2015

City Employees of the Year

The City of New Braunfels named nineteen individuals Employee of the Year for their department or division at a banquet held earlier in March at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center. Nominated by their peers, the following staff members were honored:

Administration - Rebecca Pence
Airport - Richard Scott Weber Capital Programs - Joshua Niles
Finance - Ana Chavez Fire Department - Michelle Lopez
Library - Martha Kelly Municipal Court - Larry Hildebrand
Parks... Read on...

Posted on: March 9, 2015

Common Street Improvements

The City of New Braunfels has announced that the segment of Common Street from Gruene Road to Loop 337will be under construction beginning Monday, March 16th.

The scope of work removes and resurfaces the asphalt pavement as well as rebuilds a segment of the gutters and curbs. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction from approximately 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. during... Read on...

Posted on: March 5, 2015

Upcoming Street Projects

City Council has reviewed and approved approximately 100 street projects (not including over 100 other streets scheduled for crack seal applications) after receiving public and staff input, along with information from the City’s pavement management system

as part of the overall street maintenance program evaluation.

Streets identified include those that will be addressed as part of the annual maintenance program, funded by the General Fund, as well as those approved by... Read on...

Street project lists...
Posted on: February 10, 2015

Applications for the 2016 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program are now available.

Applications must be submitted to the Community Development Department at City Hall no later than 12 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2015. Applications received after this date and time will neither be accepted nor considered.

Applications for the 2016 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program are now available. Applications must be submitted to the Community Development Department at City Hall no later than 12 p.m. on Friday, March 27,... Read on...

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Posted on: February 27, 2015

Golf Course Survey

During the month of March, Landa Park Golf Course at Comal Springs will be conducting an online survey to evaluate responses to the recent course renovation project.

The survey will take under five minutes to complete and respondents can register to win one of four free rounds of golf offered in appreciation of their participation.

“The information collected from this survey will... Read on...

Take the survey!
Posted on: February 4, 2015

NBU Water Planning

In December of 2014 New Braunfels Utilities provided an overview of their water planning strategies at a Citizen's Forum public meeting. The presentation is available via the link below. For more information visit www.nbutexas.com.

View the presentation.....
Posted on: February 20, 2015

Frederickdburg Rd. Traffic Measures

City of New Braunfels Police Chief Tom Wibert has issued a temporary traffic order that prohibits oversized vehicles from traveling on Fredericksburg Road.

Traffic has increased on Fredericksburg Road due to the current construction activity on Walnut Avenue and the City, Texas Department of Transportation and New Braunfels Utilities are collaborating on measures to minimize... Read on...