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Posted on: November 25, 2015


The City of New Braunfels is hosting the 23rd Annual Wassailfest on Thursday, December 3rd, from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. in historic Downtown New Braunfels. Wassailfest began in 1992 as a way for downtown merchants to thank customers for their patronage

and to highlight the beauty and charm of downtown during the holiday season.

The evening kicks off with Mayor Barron Casteel providing the first wassail toast at the Main Plaza Bandstand while over 100,000 twinkling lights downtown provide a festive mo...Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2015

Public Input on Landa Street Project

The City is asking citizens to be a part of the input design process related to the Landa Street Pedestrian and Bicycle Facility Enhancements Project at an upcoming public meeting. The public meeting is scheduled for December 2nd, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

at the Landa Haus, located in Landa Park at 360 Aquatic Circle.

The project will focus primarily on improving pedestrian and bicycle facilities as well as complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The project route will be along Landa Stree...Read on...

Posted on: November 24, 2015

Celtic Concert Cancelled, New Entertainers Scheduled

Due to unforeseen circumstances the New Braunfels Public Library’s Celtic Christmas Concert with folksinger Danny O’Flaherty has been cancelled. The event was scheduled for Thursday, December 3rd at 2:00 p.m. at the Brauntex Theatre.

A new Christmas concert program has been scheduled for the following Sunday.

On Sunday, December 6th at 2:00 p.m. the New Braunfels Public Library will present a Christmas concert by the vocal trio, “Destination.” Based in San Marcos, “Destination” p...Read on...

Posted on: November 11, 2015

Municipal Court Schedules Night Court

To provide defendants with the opportunity to appear without having to take off from work, the New Braunfels Municipal Court, located at 1486 S. Seguin Avenue, is conducting Night Court on December 2, 2015 from 4:30 p.m.to 8:00 p.m.

Individuals may appear for night court if they have an appearance date scheduled on or after the 2nd or if they have a case in warrants.

To schedule a hearing for this date and time, contact the court at 830-221-4180 and ask to be set on the Night Cou...Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2015

District 1 Citizen Forum

On Tuesday, December 8th, beginning at 6:00 p.m., District 1 City Councilman George Green will host a Citizen Forum at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort, 131 S. Rueckle Rd. Featured at the forum will be a presentation by Bryan Woods, City of New

Braunfels Capital Programs Manager. The Capital Programs Division was created to deliver capital projects to the citizens of New Braunfels. Projects include traditional "horizontal" projects such as street and drainage projects and "vertical" projects su...Read on...

Posted on: November 25, 2015

Library Offers Wireless Printing

The New Braunfels Public Library has begun offering wireless printing for members of the community. Wireless printing allows citizens to print at the library from any offsite computer, smartphone, or tablet.

To print from a smartphone or tablet only the downloading of the “PrinterOn” app is required. Wireless printing can also be accomplished from computers by visiting http://www.printeron.net/nbpl/mainlibrary. Once the process has been completed and delivery...Read on...

Print at the library.....
Posted on: November 24, 2015

Ornament Exchange at Library

The New Braunfels Public Library will hold its very first Christmas Tree Ornament Exchange on Saturday, December 5th at 1:00 p.m. in the library’s meeting room. Patrons may bring in a Christmas ornament and exchange it for one another patron has donated.

All donated ornaments will be displayed on a tree in the meeting room. Any surplus decorations will be donated to charity.

“The way it works is simple: bring a nice Christmas ornament, in good condition or new (value limit of five dollars, please), dr...Read on...

Posted on: November 16, 2015

No Solid Waste Collection on Thanksgiving Day

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be no residential or commercial collection by the City of New Braunfels on Thursday, November 26th for garbage, recycling, or green waste. Residents with a designated Thursday collection day will

have collection shifted to Friday, November 27th. The following week collection days will resume as normal.

The City Recycle Center will be closed Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th and will reopen on Saturday, November 28th at 8:00 a.m...Read on...

Posted on: November 12, 2015

Enhanced Emergency Alert System

The City has a collection of systems designed to enhance emergency information coverage in our area when mass notification is required. The latest addition is the Regional Emergency Alert Network (REAN) system which services both

land-line and a variety of electronic devices, including cellular phones. This system offers the option to designate alerts for specific addresses and whether the notice will be delivered via phone call, text or email. Citizens must enroll to be a part ...Read on...

Register here....
Posted on: November 16, 2015

Award Winning New Braunfels Community Emergency Response Team

The New Braunfels Community Emergency Response Team (NBCERT) was busy in October, posting over 800 volunteer hours in one month. There were approximately 450.5 volunteer hours committed to the October 30th rain event out of the 809 total volunteer hours

were posted over the month of October.

NBCERT was activated on October 30th to conduct sheltering operations for over 200 shelter clients that were evacuated from the River Gardens intermediate care facility and for residents that live along River Ro...Read on...

Posted on: November 6, 2015

City Flood Debris Collection Ends November 30th

City Public Works crews will continue to collect flood debris, caused by the October 30, 2015 flooding, from residents until Monday, November 30th. This will provide residents with a total of four weeks to arrange a pickup

for their flood-damaged material. Please call the Solid Waste Division of Public Works at 830-221-4040 to schedule residential collection.

The City asks that residents requesting debris removal continue to place material at the curb in separated piles...Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2015

Hand-Held Devices Prohibited While Driving


On Monday, August 10, 2015 New Braunfels City Council adopted an ordinance prohibiting the use of hand-held wireless communication devices while operating a motor vehicle inside the New Braunfels city limits.

“Hand-held wireless communication device” is defined as a text-messaging device or other electronic, two-way communication device that uses a commercial mobile service (as defined by 47 United States Code §332) that is designed to receive and transmit voi...Read on...

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Posted on: October 5, 2015

City University Accepting Applications

The University program allows citizens to experience the workings of their city government first hand. The curriculum is designed to encourage a well informed public and potentially increase their involvement in city committees, boards and commissions.

Eleven meetings, and then a graduation dinner, are held over selected Thursday evening’s beginning on January 7, 2016. Programs on City services are provided by the following departments: Fire/EMS, Municipal Court, Library, Parks & Recreation, Planning & ...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2015

Golf Cart/NEV Ordinance

City Council recently approved Ordinance 2015-50 concerning use of golf carts and neighborhood electronic vehicles (NEVs) on City streets. Please see the link for an informational flyer explaining this ordinance.

Golf Cart/NEV Ordinance Brochure
Posted on: August 31, 2015

Noise Ordinance Amended

City Council has approved the final reading of an ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances relating to noise prohibitions.

The amendments give law- makers and law- enforcers a quantifiable noise level to enforce, based on decibel readings that can be taken by police officers armed with technology and training.

The ordinance will be enforced beginning November 1, 2015.

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Read the ordinance here...
Posted on: September 1, 2015

First Friday Flicks in Fischer Park

The Parks and Recreation Department will host a series of movies this fall - First Friday Flicks in Fischer Park - starting this Friday, September 4th with Disney Nature: Wings of Life. These free events are scheduled for the first Friday of each month

at the Fischer Park Amphitheater and begin at 7:00 p.m.

First Friday Flicks in Fischer Park schedule:
Friday, September 4th Disney Nature: Wings of LifeFriday, October 2nd Turtle Tales Sammy’s Adventures
Friday, November...Read on...