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Posted on: February 15, 2019

National Citizen Survey Now Open to All Residents

Residents of New Braunfels who were not randomly selected by the National Research Center to participate in the 2019 National Citizen Survey can still have their opinions heard. The City of New Braunfels has opened the survey to all residents

via an on-line, opt-in version.  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.

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Presidents Day Holiday Hours

Here is closure information for City facilities for the upcoming holiday weekend:

  • City Hall – closed Monday, February 18th
  • Public Library – closed Monday, February 18th
  • Westside Community Center – closed Monday, February 18th
  • Municipal Building – closed Monday, February 18th
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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Quarterly City Council District 3 Citizen Forum Scheduled

New Braunfels City Council District 3 Councilmember Harry Bowers will host his quarterly citizen forum on Wednesday, February 20th, beginning at 6:00 p.m., at City Hall. City Hall is located at 550 Landa Street in New Braunfels.

Residents are invited to attend the forum, which will feature Capital Programs Manager Jennifer Cain as well as the consultants contracted with the City to design citywide streets and sidewalks improvements as part of the proposed 2019 Bond Program. The m...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

1918 Fire Station - Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Dedication

New Braunfels 1918 Fire Station Marker Dedication

On Tuesday, February 19th at 5:00 p.m., the public is invited to a celebration marking the Recorded Texas Historic Landmark designation of the circa 1918 Fire Station at 131 S. Hill Avenue.

This first New Braunfels City Fire Station is receiving a new marker designating the building as a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark.  The Recorded Texas Historic Landmark designation is the highest level of recognition and commemoration for histo...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Das Rec 2019 Fee Assistance Applications Available

The City Parks and Recreation Department 2019 Das Rec Fee Assistance Program applications are available now and will be accepted April 1st through April 30th. Applications must be completed with the appropriate support documentation to be considered.

The Das Rec Fee Assistance Program allows New Braunfels residents with financial hardship the opportunity to experience Das Rec memberships, programs and services at a reduced rate. Awards are based on income and family size, and are available to anyone w...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

2019 National Citizen Survey

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The City will launch a survey of its citizens during early January of 2019. 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.

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

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Library, Westside Community Center Collecting Formal Wear

Still holding on to that formal dress or suit worn for one occasion and never to be worn again? The New Braunfels Public Library and Westside Community Center are serving as drop-off locations for gently used formal wear for the Givin’ Tree,

a clothing closet that provides free formal attire for individuals in New Braunfels and surrounding areas.

“The Givin’ Tree collects clothing for individuals who would like to attend their prom, homecoming or any other special event tha...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

2019 Bond Special Election Called

On Monday, February 11th, New Braunfels City Council voted unanimously to call a Bond Program Special Election on May 4, 2019. The election is the culmination of a one-year development process that included

the formation of a City Council appointed Bond Advisory Committee (BAC), sixteen public input meetings, preliminary engineering reports and cost projections, vetting and ranking on an initial slate of potential projects by the BAC, and final selection by ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

¡CycloVIVA! Open Streets Event

The City of New Braunfels will host its first-ever open streets event– ¡CycloVIVA! - on Sunday, March 3rd, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The event will take place on a one-mile route, closed to vehicular traffic, along West San Antonio Avenue

from Walnut to Concepcion Avenue at Ernest Eikel Field and JAWS Skate Park.  This will allow the community to walk, bike, skate, run, dance or just play in a safe, relaxed atmosphere.

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

Library Celebrates Love Your Library Month with Challenge, Food for Fines

The New Braunfels Public Library will be celebrating Love Your Library Month throughout the month of February with a contest encouraging community members to learn more about how much their local library has to offer.

The New Braunfels Public Library will be celebrating Love Your Library Month throughout the month of February with a contest encouraging community members to learn more about how much their local library has to offer.

“The New Braunfels Public Li...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Temporary Prohibition of Commercialized Motorized Scooters

Assistant Chief of Police Joe Vargas signed a temporary order prohibiting the commercial use of electric motorized scooters on public streets, sidewalks, and rights-of-way inside the incorporated city limits.

On today’s date (01-30-19), in the interest of public safety and following the law as set out in Chapter 126.33 of the Municipal Code for the City of New Braunfels, Assistant Chief of Police Joe Vargas signed a temporary order prohibiting the co...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Horror Book Club at the Library

Valentine’s Day will once again be marked with romance and chocolate—but this year also with a Gothic horror novel, if you join the New Braunfels Public Library’s new Horror Book Group.

“We are thrilled about this new book group, which showcases the horror genre in all its ‘gory’,” said Digital Services Librarian Miranda Robbins, who is spearheading the group. “Whether they’re h...

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