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Posted on: June 30, 2015

Fourth of July Holiday

City facilities will be closed in observance of the Fourth of July on Friday, July 3rd and Saturday, July 4th. However, Landa Park concessions will be open both days. Solid waste pick up will run as normal.

Posted on: June 16, 2015

Downtown Sidewalks Open House

The City will conduct an open house at the New Braunfels Civic & Convention Center on Tuesday, June 30th. Residents, property owners, and business owners are encouraged to attend and review the Downtown Sidewalk Improvement Project plans with City staff.

The open house will run from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and the public is invited to stop in anytime between those hours.

Phase 1 of the project includes the reconstruction of existing sidewalks along San Antonio Street, from... Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2015

Parks & Recreation Month

July is National Parks & Recreation Month and people across the country will celebrate the power recreation and parks have to strengthen communities, transform lives and protect the future. This is the 30th anniversary of the annual event,

which was created by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), and it has been held every July since 1985.

The City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is offering buy-one-get-one free admission... Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2015

Thomas Jefferson Presentation

The New Braunfels Public Library will offer a lecture by Dr. M. Andrew Holowchak, on Wednesday, July 1st at 7:00 p.m., entitled “Thomas Jefferson, His Declaration of Independence, and His Enduring Legacy of Liberty.”

This timely discussion will provide an overview of Jefferson’s contributions to the early American republic, his writings and their expression of American ideals on liberty, as well offer insights into our third president’s... Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2015

Two Public Works Managers Honored

Two City of New Braunfels staff members were honored at the annual American Public Works Association (APWA) conference in Austin on June 25th. Solid Waste Manager Mike Mundell was awarded the APWA Professional Solid Waste Manager of the Year honor and

Facility Manager Mark Zavicar received the APWA Professional Facilities and Grounds Manager of the Year award.

“These awards are given annually to inspire excellence and dedication by recognizing the outstanding career... Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2015

Street Projects Beginning

The City has announced that potential traffic delays are expected on the following streets from Thursday, June 25th thru mid-July. The streets are being resurfaced as part of the City’s annual maintenance program, funded by the City’s General Fund.

• Becker St. from Loma Vista St. to Schmidt Ave.
• Loma Vista St. from Morningside Dr. to Becker St.• Floral Circle from Floral Ave. to end
• Floral Ave. from N. Walnut Ave. to end • Louisiana Ave. from Oakwood Blvd.... Read on...

Posted on: June 25, 2015

West Nile Virus Precautions

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West Nile virus infections can cause a mild flu-like illness, or may cause no symptoms at all, but can be more severe in the elderly or people with weakened immune systems. City of New Braunfels Environmental Health Manager Joe Lara has shared

the following precautions concerning West Nile virus.

“The most important things you can do to reduce the risk of exposure to West Nile virus is to eliminate mosquito-breeding areas in your environment and limit your... Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2015

2015 Concerts in the Park Series Announced

The City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department has announced the 2015 Summer Concerts in the Park schedule.

Concerts in the Park is a free summer concerts series held at the Landa Park Dance Slab, all shows are free to the public and begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday evenings through August 13th.
On Thursday, June 4th, the 2015... Read on...

Posted on: June 17, 2015

Mobile Food Pantry Summer Schedule

The Mobile Food Pantry distributions at the Westside Community Center for the months of June, July & August will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. In addition, the Mobile Food Pantry event for the first week of July will be held on Thursday, July 2nd.

“We’ve adjusted the Food Pantry schedule from early afternoon to late morning during the hottest months of the year to make it easier for our clientele and for our volunteers. The San Antonio Food Bank has worked with us to... Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2015

Mosquito Control in Public Drainage Areas and Waterways

Citizens who are concerned about a public drainage area or waterway providing the potential for mosquito breeding may contact the City of New Braunfels at 830-221-4030 between 7:00 am and 4:00pm Monday –Friday to report the location.

The street address of the area of concern should be noted before the call. This information is also available by selecting the “I Want To…” menu on the City’s website at www.nbtexas.org.
“Areas of overgrown vegetation and... Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

Railroad Quiet Zones – Gruene Road Crossing To Go Quiet

The City of New Braunfels has been adding safety measures to local railroad crossings that will allow train engineers to refrain from blowing their horns routinely as they travel through New Braunfels.

The City’s efforts have been in cooperation with the Federal Railroad Administration, Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR), and the Texas Department of Transportation.
The City has completed its portion of Phase II of the Railroad... 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 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.....