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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Park Closures on Easter Weekend

Easter Weekend is historically a time for families to come together in New Braunfels parks.

However, due to the growing concerns regarding the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the City of New Braunfels will close all City parks from Thursday, April 9th at 8:00 p.m. through the Easter weekend. Parks will reopen on Monday, April 13th at 8:00 a.m. for...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

City Urges Caution Due to Wildlife Testing Positive for Rabies

Rabies 4 3 2020

The City of New Braunfels Neighborhood Services Division received a positive report of rabies from a raccoon and a fox that were both located in the same neighborhood.

The animals were found within one week of each other in the same neighborhood. The raccoon was picked up from the 600 block of Hannah’s Run on April 1, 2020, and the fox was picked up in the 500 block of Lakeview Blvd. on March 23, 2020. Animal ...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Business Impact Survey and Resources Available

The City of New Braunfels, in collaboration with the Chamber of Commerce, are here to serve the businesses most affected by the Coronavirus pandemic, including accommodations, food service, hospitality, personal services, and tourism-related operations.

In an effort to collect data on the anticipated economic effects of the Coronavirus, the City encourages any business, especially those most affected by the virus’ impacts, to visit www.nbtexas.org/businessimpact and complete the anonymous surve...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Stay Home, Work Safe FAQ Guide Available

Residents, in an effort to better serve you all, we have published a document that provides answers to the most frequently asked questions, as well as, provides clarity to the Stay Home, Work Safe Order, and Supplements.

Visit: https://bit.ly/2UCCM6J

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

City Issues Second Supplement for Stay Home, Work Safe Order

The City of New Braunfels has issued a second supplemental order, effective immediately, for the Stay Home, Work Safe Order issued on March 24, 2020.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-14 on March 31, 2020 relating to statewide restrictions on non-essential businesses and activities.

The second supplemental order expands the list of exempt businesses to allow for all “essenti...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Planning Commission to hold April 7 meeting online

The City of New Braunfels monthly Planning Commission meeting will be held as scheduled Tuesday April 7 at 6:00 pm.

However, rather than being held in City Council chambers, the meeting will instead be held online. “In order to ensure the safety of the public and adhere to local and state Stay Home-Work Safe orders, we will use an online platform to host the ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

March 27 - City Supplements Stay Home, Work Safe Order

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In response to Governor Abbott’s orders, Mayor Barron Casteel has issued supplemental orders which provide further clarification of the original “Stay Home, Work Safe”.

In response to Governor Abbot’s recent orders addressing travel of Texas residents and visitors and daily reporting by health care providers, Mayor Barron Casteel has issued supplemental orders which also provides further clarification of the or...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Media Release - Adjustments to Solid Waste Services

The City of New Braunfels is dedicated to continuing core services, like solid waste, that contribute significantly to the safety and health of our community during the on-going COVID-19 response.

Furthermore, the City is grateful for the continued dedication of its solid waste and recycling employees as they maintain this essential service.

The City Solid Waste and Recycling division is taking precautions to reduce the spread of Coronavirus to resi...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

City Issues Stay at Home, Work Safe Order

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In a continued effort to help combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Mayor Barron Casteel issued a “Stay at Home, Work Safe” order for the City of New Braunfels. The order, announced this afternoon, goes into effect at 11:59 PM on Wednesday, March 25th

and requires residents of the City to remain home. Those engaged in exempted activities are mandated to abide by and maintain social distancing requirements of at least six feet. The order is in effect until lifted by the Mayor of New Braunfels. ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

COVID-19 Closure Order Amended

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On Sunday, March 22, 2020, in continued response to the COVID – 19 pandemic, the City of New Braunfels announced additional measures to help address the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Amended to the original order is the closure of all private clubs, massage parlors, nail salons, hair salons, barber shops, beauty salons, hair removal services, spas, tattoo and piercing parlors, and all other non-medical, personal care services that can...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Citizen Input at City Council Meetings

The New Braunfels City Council will continue its schedule of regular meetings on the second and fourth Mondays of each month.

“As always, we welcome citizens to speak on agenda items
as it shapes the decisions of the City Council,” states MayorCasteel. “However, to continue to provide a safe environment during the
response to the Coronavirus, th...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Operational Changes at City Hall, Park Administration; City Still Doing Business

Effective March 19, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. the City will be closing the Park Administration Offices, 110 Golf Course Road, to the public.

Parks and Recreation employees will still be reporting to work and are available to answer questions and process requests over the phone at (830) 221-4350.

In addition, there will be some operational changes at City Hall. The lobby will remain open but all...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

City Recycle Center Update

In response to downstream processor mandates, The City of New Braunfels Recycle Center will be implementing the following changes to acceptable items effective March 4, 2020. Please note, these changes do not affect City curbside (Blue Bin) collections.

Plastic Foam #6 “Styrofoam” – Will
only be accepted if it is uncolored (white), free of any coloring orstickers/labels, and must be separated from other recyclables. Example:
Protective packaging for furniture. Foam meeti...

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

California Boulevard One Way Traffic and Closure

California Blvd Closure  2 27 2020

The City of New Braunfels has announced that California Boulevard from Lakeview Boulevard to Gazebo Circle will have an alternating one way traffic control operation starting March 2, 2020 and ending on March 13, 2020.

During this time construction crews will finish sidewalk, curbs and ramps along the hillside. On March 30, 2020 this same segment of California Boulevard will be closed from Lakeview Boulevard to Gazebo Circle for a street mill and overlay with the closur...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Media Release - California Boulevard Improvements Beginning

The City of New Braunfels has announced that the California Boulevard road and sidewalk construction project is beginning the week of January 6th, 2020.

The City of New Braunfels has announced that the California Boulevard road and sidewalk construction project is beginning the week of January 6th, 2020.

The scope of work includes; spot base repairs, mill and overlay, sidewalk and ADA ramps from Loop 337 t...

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