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Posted on: September 28, 2015

Sports Complex Public Input Meeting

New Braunfels residents are invited to a public input meeting on the Sports Complex Feasibility Study. The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, October 13th, at 7:00 p.m., at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center, located at 375 S. Castell Avenue.

PROS Consulting is conducting the study and will provide an update on the project vision, steps and schedule, and also present the market analysis during the course of the input meeting.

“We encourage all citizens to attend and share their thoughts and...Read on...

Posted on: October 5, 2015

City University Accepting Applications

The University program allows citizens to experience the workings of their city government first hand. The curriculum is designed to encourage a well informed public and potentially increase their involvement in city committees, boards and commissions.

Eleven meetings, and then a graduation dinner, are held over selected Thursday evening’s beginning on January 7, 2016. Programs on City services are provided by the following departments: Fire/EMS, Municipal Court, Library, Parks & Recreation, Planning & ...Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2015

Hand-Held Devices Prohibited While Driving


On Monday, August 10, 2015 New Braunfels City Council adopted an ordinance prohibiting the use of hand-held wireless communication devices while operating a motor vehicle inside the New Braunfels city limits.

“Hand-held wireless communication device” is defined as a text-messaging device or other electronic, two-way communication device that uses a commercial mobile service (as defined by 47 United States Code §332) that is designed to receive and transmit voi...Read on...

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Posted on: October 8, 2015

Sales Tax Received for August

The City has announced an overall decrease of 2.1% in sales taxes received in October (for the month of August) compared to the same month last year. Current period sales (without adjustments made by the State for various reasons including

future period collections) are down 1.21% for the month and up 0.64% for the fiscal year-to-date.

"We are still experiencing the impact of state legislation that changed point of sales tax allocations from distribution centers, and are still down sl...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2015

Night Court Scheduled

In order to provide defendants with the opportunity to appear without having to take time off from work, New Braunfels Municipal Court, located at 1486 S. Seguin Avenue, is conducting night court on Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 from 4:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

Individuals may appear for night court if they have an appearance date scheduled on or after the 14th or if they have a case in warrants. To schedule a hearing for this date and time, individuals should contact the court at 830-221-4180 and ask to be set ...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2015

Temporary Closure at Municipal Court

New Braunfels Municipal Court will be closed on Thursday, October 8th, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., for training. The court will reopen for business at 1:00 p.m. and will close at its regular time of 4:30 p.m. that day.

“Defendants wishing to just pay their fines may do so by calling 1-800-444-1187 or by going on-line to www.trafficpayment.com,” said Warrant Officer Larry Hildebrand. “We apologize for any inconvenience.”

Posted on: September 28, 2015

Rain Barrel Presentation

The City of New Braunfels’ Westside Community Center (WCC) and New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) are partnering for a special Rain Barrel Presentation on Thursday, October 8th, starting at 3:30 p.m., at the WCC garden.

Andrew Cummings, NBU Resource Conservation Lead, will demonstrate how to make a rain barrel on a budget while patrons learn the benefits of rain water harvesting. NBU will then raffle off the rain barrel from the demonstration as well as donate an additi...Read on...

Posted on: September 24, 2015

Family Fun Campout

The City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the ninth annual Family Fun Campout at Cypress Bend Park on Saturday, October 17th and the cost to register is $30 per tent.
In addition to spending a night under the stars in Cypress

Bend Park, participants will roast hot dogs and s ‘mores around the campfire, compete in a tent decorating contest, enjoy a hayride and breakfast the next morning. This annual Family Fun Campout is the only time that camping is allowed in any city park.
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Fun Things in Life Program Guide
Posted on: October 2, 2015

Outdoor Fitness Stations Installed

A series of three outdoor fitness stations have been installed on the County Line Memorial Trail between County Line Road and Walnut Avenue. The newly installed fitness stations were funded by

The Institute of Public Health and Education Research’s (TIPHER) Active2Day Healthy4Life campaign made possible through support from the Texas Department of State Health Services and the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention’s Community Transformation...Read on...

Information about trails...
Posted on: September 29, 2015

Mobile Food Pantry Fall Schedule

The City will continue to host a Mobile Food Pantry on the first and third Friday of each month at the Westside Community Center. Beginning this Friday, October 2nd, distribution times will return to the normal fall hours of 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m

The City has an ongoing partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank (SAFB) to provide this service free of charge to qualified individuals and families that are food insecure.

On the days of the event, the SAFB will deliver fresh, frozen, and non-perish...Read on...

Posted on: August 31, 2015

Noise Ordinance Amended

City Council has approved the final reading of an ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances relating to noise prohibitions.

The amendments give law- makers and law- enforcers a quantifiable noise level to enforce, based on decibel readings that can be taken by police officers armed with technology and training.

The ordinance will be enforced beginning November 1, 2015.

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Read the ordinance here...
Posted on: September 1, 2015

First Friday Flicks in Fischer Park

The Parks and Recreation Department will host a series of movies this fall - First Friday Flicks in Fischer Park - starting this Friday, September 4th with Disney Nature: Wings of Life. These free events are scheduled for the first Friday of each month

at the Fischer Park Amphitheater and begin at 7:00 p.m.

First Friday Flicks in Fischer Park schedule:
Friday, September 4th Disney Nature: Wings of LifeFriday, October 2nd Turtle Tales Sammy’s Adventures
Friday, November...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2015

Soul Searching... Night Ramblings in the Comal Cemetery

The Parks and Recreation Department and the New Braunfels Cemetery Committee proudly present the 5th annual Soul Searching…Night Ramblings in the Comal Cemetery program on Friday, October 23rd and Saturday, October 24th.

The cemetery tour is a unique, educational and entertaining family event. Participants visit selected graves to hear firsthand narratives of those at rest. Glimpses of early customs, attitudes, and culture provide insights into New Braunfels’ past.

Eve...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 voters for major reconstruction an...Read on...

Street project lists...