Go To Search
Depicted are historical figures from New Braunfels' past.

Home Page News

7 Stories
Posted on: January 23, 2015

Citizen Input on Street Improvement Program

The City is asking citizens to be a part of the process of identifying streets for future improvements in a brief, on-line survey. The input collection period will run through Jan. 31st.

“We believe that citizens are entitled to more than just a transparent view of their government; we also want their participation and collaboration,” said Kristi Aday, Assistant City Manager. “As part of the planning process... Read on...

Take the quick survey!
Posted on: January 23, 2015

Talk on Human Trafficking

Dottie Laster, a nationally known expert on human trafficking, will give a talk on modern slavery and civil rights on Thursday, January 29th at 7:00 p.m. at the New Braunfels Public Library.

The talk, entitled “What Would Frederick Douglass Do?” will address slavery - in the 19th-century and today, how it flourishes, and what can be done about it.

The presentation is based on the life work of Frederick... Read on...

Posted on: January 23, 2015

Storytelling Workshop

The New Braunfels Public Library will offer a storytelling workshop on Wednesday, January 28th, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., at the Westside Community Center. This special program will feature storyteller Carolina Quiroga-Stultz,

who will give guidance to aspiring storytellers on the use of point of view in stories. This program will take place in the library area upstairs at the Center, which is located at 2932 S. IH-35.

Carolina Quiroga-Stultz... Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2015

Applications Available for Arts & Heritage Organizations HOT Tax Funding

The City is now accepting applications from tax exempt, non-profit arts and heritage organizations for funds collected from the local hotel/motel tax.

Such organizations must hold a 501(c)3 designation by the Internal Revenue Service and as defined in the Texas Tax Code Section 351.101.

Applications are available in the City Secretary’s Office, at 424 S. Castell Avenue,... Read on...

Application form....
Posted on: January 15, 2015

Library Conducting Two Surveys

The New Braunfels Public Library is currently conducting two patron surveys: one for teens who use the library and the other for families whose children attend library programs.

The surveys poll patrons regarding the timing of library visits, reasons for visiting the library, the kinds of programs patrons would like to see for their children, the ways that patrons learn about library events for... Read on...

Posted on: January 7, 2015

Parks Online Survey

From January 12th to January 30th, the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department will be conducting an online survey to evaluate programs and activities offered to residents.

The survey will take 5-10 minutes to complete and respondents can register to win a Parks and Recreation family fun pack after completing a survey.

“The data collected will tell us what our patrons’ desire in terms of... Read on...

Take the survey!
Posted on: January 6, 2015

2015 Reading Challenge

The Library is holding a Reading Challenge for library patrons through the calendar year of 2015, with a Kindle Fire as grand prize. Patrons may pick up an entry form at any service desk in the library or download one from the library webpage

at www.nbtexas.org/library.

The rules of the contest require that participants read a wide variety of books, with a total of 50 books read by December 31, 2015. Books may be read in any particular order. The 2015 Reading... Read on...