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Posted on: April 17, 2015

TxDOT Walnut Expansion Project Meeting

City Council will host an informational meeting concerning the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Walnut Segment Expansion project at Landa Haus, 350 Aquatic Circle, on Wednesday, April 29th.

Walnut Avenue, from Floral Avenue to Grandview Avenue, is currently closed to facilitate the project, resulting in detours in the surrounding area through residential neighborhoods. The roadway is being widened from two to... Read on...

Posted on: April 13, 2015

District 1 Citizen Forum

On Tuesday, April 21st, beginning at 6:00 p.m., District 1 City Councilman George Green will host a Citizen Forum at Holy Family Catholic Church, 245 S. Hidalgo Avenue. Featured at the forum will be presentations by Rose Zamora,

New Braunfels Municipal Court Judge, and Bob Bajackson, Dallas Cowboys Media Information Specialist.

“Come out and enjoy fajitas and sausage wraps provide by Papi & Sons award winning BBQ team, followed by hot topic... Read on...

Posted on: April 17, 2015

New Planning & Community Development Director

The City of New Braunfels has announced that Mr. Christopher J. Looney has been selected as Planning and Community Development Director. A resident of New Braunfels, Mr. Looney will assume his duties beginning May 11th.

“There was an in-depth application process that included senior City management and also a panel of staff representatives from the department,” said City Manager, Robert Camareno. “Numerous applications for the position... Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2015

Celebrate Earth Day at the Library

The New Braunfels Library will be hosting several events in observation of Earth Day on April 22nd. The annual event was first celebrated in 1970 and is currently commemorated worldwide.

The intent of Earth Day is to promote environmental awareness and methods to help sustain the planet and attendees at the event will receive tips on how they can help protect Mother Nature.

Earth Day 2015 at the library... Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2015

Amateur Chefs Wanted

Amateur chefs are invited to participate in the 12th annual Wein and Saengerfest Chef Showdown competition. The event is scheduled for Saturday, May 2nd in Historic Downtown New Braunfels.

“The Chef Showdown in an exciting event where participants are challenged to create an on-the-spot dish using a mystery basket of ingredients,” said Robin Kunkel, Festival Chair. “Chefs and their Sous Chef will have 20... Read on...

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Posted on: April 9, 2015

Free Financial Literacy Classes

The New Braunfels Public Library will offer a series of free financial literacy classes in the library’s large meeting room and at the Westside Community Center as part of Money Smart Week @ Your Library.

Topics covered in these classes include using Excel spreadsheets to manage investments, selling crafts on Etsy, creating an online Social Security account, and household budgeting.

Money Smart Week is a national... Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2015

Thru the Chute Boat Race

Parks and Recreation, in partnership with New Braunfels Yacht Club, invites contestants to design and build their own cardboard boats and race them in the fifth annual Thru the Chute Boat Race & River Expo. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 25th

at the City of New Braunfels Tube Chute in Prince Solms Park.

“Categories for entries include both novice and expert classifications,” said Robin Kunkel, Recreation Manager. “Awards given in the novice category include... Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2015

Seasonal Lifeguards Needed

Parks and Recreationis seeking qualified individuals interested in summer employment. The Aquatic Division of the department is hiring over 60 seasonal lifeguard positions for work at the Landa Park Aquatic Complex and City Tube Chute.

“This is an excellent employment opportunity where you can develop customer service and public relations skills as well as professional lifeguarding skills,” said Robin Kunkel, Recreation Manager. “We are looking for... Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2015

Children's Watercolor Program

The Library will offer a special, free watercolor art program for children ages 8-12 on Wednesday, April 22nd at 4 p.m. in the library’s backyard reading garden. Michael P. Earney, renowned fine arts painter and creator of a new children's book,

The A to Z Book of Birds: An ABC for Young Bird Lovers, will demonstrate basic watercolor techniques along with local artist Channe Felton. Afterward, children will have the opportunity to experiment with watercolors and... Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2015

Hanz Drive Construction

The City of New Braunfels has announced that road work will commence on Hanz Drive, from Gruene Road to Loop 337, on Tuesday, April 7th. The construction will accommodate utility tie-ins for new subdivision construction in the High Cotton Estates area.

The project is anticipated to take approximately three weeks to complete, pending weather and other factors, and work will take place between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Drivers should anticipate potential traffic delays in the... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2015

Katy Street Reconstruction

The City of New Braunfels has announced that the reconstruction of Katy Street, from Live Oak Avenue to Grape Avenue, will begin on Tuesday, March 31st. The work will include the replacement of the curbs and reconstruction of the pavement,

and it is anticipated that the project will take approximately ten weeks, contingent on weather and other factors. Katy Street will be restricted to local traffic only during construction.

Work is being completed by... 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.....
Posted on: February 20, 2015

Frederickdburg Rd. Traffic Measures

City of New Braunfels Police Chief Tom Wibert has issued a temporary traffic order that prohibits oversized vehicles from traveling on Fredericksburg Road.

Traffic has increased on Fredericksburg Road due to the current construction activity on Walnut Avenue and the City, Texas Department of Transportation and New Braunfels Utilities are collaborating on measures to minimize... Read on...