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Posted on: April 14, 2014

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Posted on: April 11, 2014

Founder's Day Closures

Note that City offices will be closed on Friday, April 18th for Founder’s Day. Trash and recycle services will run as usual, but the City’s recycling facility will be closed. The Library and Westside Community Center will be closed on April 19th & 20th.

Posted on: April 4, 2014

District 1 Citizens' Forum

On Tuesday, April 22nd, beginning at 6:00 p.m., District 1 City Councilman George Green will host his third Citizens’ Forum at the Tree of Life Church, 5513 N. IH-35.

Two speakers will be featured: Steven Ramsey, PE, RPLS - City of New Braunfels Public Works Director; and Jessica Castiglione, PE - Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Area Engineer.

Mr. Ramsey oversees the day... Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2014

Annual Tea Party Scheduled

Mothers and daughters are invited to enjoy high tea at the Third Annual Mother and Me Par-Tea to be held at Landa Haus on April 27th, 2014.

“You don't want to miss this event, complete with a fancy hat competition,” said Erin Flores, Recreation Programs Supervisor for the City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department. “We encourage moms and daughters... Read on...

Posted on: April 17, 2014

Car Fire Leads to Discovery of Drugs and Stolen Firearm

On April 16, 2014, at 2:42 a.m. the New Braunfels Fire Department responded to a car fire at 1339 Wald Road.

Firefighters arrived to find a late model, four door passenger car heavily involved in fire and threatening a nearby mobile home. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire, preventing damage to the home.

Investigators... Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2014

Sales Tax Received Shows Increase

The City of New Braunfels has announced an overall increase of 8.8% in sales taxes received for the month of February 2014 sales compared to the same month last year.

The tax from February sales without any audit or other months’ adjustments increased by a higher percentage – 10.5%.

“This is the fifth sales tax payment for the current fiscal year and shows a continuing, strong growth... Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2014

Parks & Recreation Guide Online

The City of New Braunfels has announced that citizens can now view the City’s Parks and Recreation program guide “The Fun Things in Life” on ISSUU, an online platform for publications.

“The Fun Things in Life” is a resource guide for New Braunfels Parks and Recreation classes, programs and events and is published three times per year. It also includes park, volunteer, arboretum and park project spotlights... Read on...

See the guide online now....
Posted on: April 4, 2014

City News Now on U-Verse

The City of New Braunfels has announced that AT&T U-verse subscribers can now view the City’s municipal access television channel programming.

“Our City Council and staff have a strong commitment to open government and transparency and providing this new service to our citizens is one element of that program,” said Robert Camareno, City Manager. “In addition to... Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2014

City Announces New Mascot for Solid Waste & Recycling


The City of New Braunfels Solid Waste and Recycling Division of Public Works has a new mascot to champion recycling and waste collection services in New Braunfels: “Scout, the Green Raccoon.”

“We are introducing ‘Scout’ as a family-friendly way to reach out to and educate the community,” said Mike Mundell, Solid Waste Manager. “The new mascot characterizes the City’s goal of environmental stewardship.”

“As... Read on...

Posted on: January 14, 2014

Library Offers Gardening Series

The Library’s popular Monthly Gardening Series begins its 2014 schedule on Wednesday, January 22nd (at a special time of 2:00 p.m.) with a program on invasive plants and exotic pests, presented by Justin Bush of the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center.

Bush, the Invasive Species Coordinator at the Center, will discuss the dangers of invasive species for Central Texas gardeners.

The Monthly Gardening Series, a collaboration between library and the Comal Master Gardeners,... Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2014

Library Offers DIY Classes

The New Braunfels Public Library is offering Do-It-Yourself (DIY) classes on the third Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. These classes are geared toward helping people to learn skills to enrich their lives.

• January 15th - Assistant Library Director Lynn Thompson will explain the basics of knitting with a simple project and the library will provide knitting supplies for students attending this class.
• February 19th - Library... Read on...