Posted on: February 23, 2017

TxDOT IH-35 Project Set to Start

Beginning February 26th, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will launch a $6.3 million project that will resurface and repair pavement base on a section of IH-35 between Solms Road and FM 725, a 4.3 mile stretch.

Angel Brothers Construction will be
performing the work, which is expected to wrap up late fall of this year, weatherand other factors permitting.

On Monday, February 27th morningTxDOT will have the northbound lanes trimmed down to two lanes a...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Comprehensive Plan Public Workshop

The City and the Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee are inviting the community to the second workshop for the Comprehensive Plan update. This community-wide event will focus on plan goal setting and will be held in two segments: 4 - 6 p.m.,

and 6:30 p.m. to 8:30
p.m., on Monday, March 6th, at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center. The Center is located at 375 S. Castell Avenue.<_o3a_p>

A community’s Comprehensive Plan
provides long-range, community-identified goals and objectives to...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Public Input on Previous City Hall Site Redevelopment

The City is seeking input regarding the previous City Hall Site (Municipal Building) Redevelopment Master Plan. A public meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 8th, at 6:00 p.m., at the New Braunfels Public Library, located at 700 E. Common Street.

The meeting will be facilitated by the City’s Master Plan
consultants, Douglas Architects.<_o3a_p>

This meeting is the third public input meeting for the project.  At previous meetings, attendees providedfeedback to the consultant team on variou...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Teen Court Academy at Municipal Court

New Braunfels Municipal Court is offering its second Teen Court Academy beginning April 19th. The academy will consist of nine sessions that will be held Wednesday evenings at Court. Teenagers will receive education in topics such as ethics, the court

system, trial processes,
case preparation, rules of evidence, direct and cross examination, criminaloffenses and punishment, opening and closing statements, roles of attorneys,
public speaking, objections and perjury, resume writing, interviewing and ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

City Conducting 2017 National Citizen Survey

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The City launched a survey of its citizens during the first week of February. Designed to measure service performance, assess community needs, and assist in long-range strategic planning the survey will also include questions about quality of life issues

and residents usage of services.<_o3a_p>

The survey will be administered by mail, from the National
Research Center, beginning with a pre-notification postcard sent to randomlyselected households announcing that a survey will follow.  The sampling

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Watch the survey video here...
Posted on: February 10, 2017

2017 Statewide Warrant Round Up

The City of New Braunfels has joined with over 300 court and police entities across Texas (including the Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Corpus Christi areas) to clear class c misdemeanor warrants. Focused arrests will begin on Saturday, February 25th,

but notice is being given now to encourage
voluntary compliance.  This is not an amnesty, so those with warrants maybe arrested at any time, but with so many cities participating beginning two
weeks from now, chances of arrest go up considera...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Potential Funding for Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements

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The City recently submitted a project for potential Transportation Alternatives funding with the Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. We are reaching out to ask your help in getting the word out about a meeting the AAMPO is hosting next week.

<_o3a_p><_o3a_p>They are currently looking to fund approximately $15
million in bicycle and pedestrian improvements.  They received nineproject proposals totaling over $23.7 million with a $4.7 million overmatch for
$19 million in actual Transportation Alter...

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Show your support on-line here...
Posted on: February 22, 2017

A Matter of Balance Classes

The City of New Braunfels and Westside Community Center will be partnering again with Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG) to offer a series of A Matter of Balance classes that deal with managing concerns about falls. The sessions will be held on

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00-11:00 a.m. in the downstairs
classroom at Westside Community Center. Classes begin on Tuesday, March 7th andwill end on Thursday, March 30th. The Center is located at 2932 S.
IH-35, New Braunfels.<_o3a_p>

The sessions are free,...

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Sign up here...
Posted on: February 16, 2017

Fire Safety Poster Contest Winners on Display

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The New Braunfels Fire Department recently sponsored a Fire Safety Poster Contest open to all third graders in the city. Thirteen schools, both public and private, participated and the submitted posters were judged by Fire Department staff members.

The students competed within their own schools so each school had one
winner.  The winners received prizes including fire prevention swag,tumblers, a fifty dollar gift card to Wal-Mart and a ride to their school in a
fire truck.  Win...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Gardening Sessions & Cooking Classes at the Westside Community Center

The Westside Community Center and Texas AgriLife Extension are teaming up for some pretty amazing gardening and cooking outreach programming in the month of February and March.

“We are beyond thrilled to be bringing so many special events to our community
residents in February and March,” said Jennifer Hernandez, Westside OutreachCoordinator.  “The partnership between the City of New Bra...

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

Fit February Healthy Selfie Challenge

The City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Fit February Healthy Selfie Challenge as a part of the statewide health initiative, IT’S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge. The IT'S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge is a free competition

in which Texas communities compete to see which can
demonstrate the greatest commitment to healthy living.  First place citiesin each size category win a grant from HEB, and that grant would be put towards
the fundraising efforts for an all-a...

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Sign up here!
Posted on: February 8, 2017

Wellness Wednesdays at the Library

The New Braunfels Public Library is starting a new monthly program called Wellness Wednesdays. Wellness Wednesdays will occur on the third Wednesday of each month, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the main library location - 700 E. Common Street.

Each month the library will host a new fitness program for patrons to
try.  Scheduled to date:<_o3a_p>

·      February 15th: Laughter Yoga<_o3a_p>

·      March 15th: Tai Chi<_o3a_p>

·      April 19th: Zum...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Library Celebrates Love My Library Month

"Love My Library Month is the time of the year when we remind the community of all that the 21st century library has to offer. We’ve added so many great programs and services this year with the assistance of the Friends of the New Braunfels Public Library

, Inc.
February is a month for patrons to reconnect with us,” said Library DirectorGretchen Pruett. <_o3a_p>

For Love My Library Month the New Braunfels Public Library will offer patrons
scratch-off cards with opportunities to win various library promoti...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

Fair Housing Survey

The City of New Braunfels receives funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. This program serves low-to-moderate-income residents and neighborhoods.

In order to receive these funds, the City must develop a Fair Housing Plan for
the City of New Braunfels.  Fair Housing is defined as non-discriminationin housing based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial
status, and disa...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

New Braunfels Comprehensive Plan Website Unveiled

The City of New Braunfels is embarking upon the first update to its community-wide Comprehensive Plan since 2006. The Comprehensive Plan is a citizen driven process that outlines community goals and objectives for long range decision making.

The New Braunfels Comprehensive Plan, dubbed Envision New Braunfels: A
Special Place by Design
, is featured on a new website so the public canstay up to date and obtain information about the plan and the process as the
community effort moves along. &a...

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Comprehensive Plan Website...
Posted on: January 24, 2017

Applications Available for Arts and Heritage Organizations Requesting Hotel/Motel Tax Funding

The City of New Braunfels 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 550 Landa Street, or online at

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

New Braunfels Participates in IT'S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge

The City of New Braunfels is participating in the statewide health initiative IT’S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge.

 The IT'S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge, is a free competition in which Texas communities compete to see which one can demonstrate the greatest commitment to healthy living. 

"We are excited to join in the challenge and I encourage our...

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