Posted on: September 28, 2016

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event October 8th

On Saturday, October 8th, from 8 AM - noon, the City of New Braunfels and Comal County will host a household hazardous waste collection event at 550 Landa St in New Braunfels, in the parking lot at the new City Hall. Participants should enter the parking

lot from Laurel Lane.

The event is open to all City of New Braunfels and Comal County residents. Citizens must bring a picture I.D. with current address to verify residency. The last car in line at noon will be the last assisted.

Participants shou...Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2016

Temporary Lane Closures Scheduled for N. Walnut Avenue Bridge

The City has announced that beginning on Monday October 3rd, RESTEK, Inc will begin work on improving the bridge joints on the N. Walnut Ave. bridge, located between Eikel St. and Creek Dr.. As part of this project the contractor will be closing one lane

each way - per phase - in order to safely repair the joints. Project plans call for closing the two inside lanes first.

The work is anticipated to take approximately seven weeks and is expected to be completed within the indicated timeframe, weather ...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

City Comprehensive Plan Update Advisory Group Members Sought

The City is seeking interested individuals to participate on the subcommittees for development of the community’s Comprehensive Plan update. A community’s comprehensive plan is a long-range vision document that guides local and regional decision making

through policy development. It is community-driven, therefore in addition to public meetings, surveys, town halls, interactive online exercises, activities at events, etc., there will also be nine Plan Element Advisory Groups. These topic-specific advis...Read on...

Advisory Groups Info. & Application...
Posted on: September 16, 2016

New Braunfels City Hall Relocated

A number of City of New Braunfels departments relocated to the new City Hall Facility at 550 Landa Street on Monday, September 26th. The city purchased the former Albertson’s grocery building on nearly six acres

for $2.65 million in the fall of 2013, contracted with Steinbomer, Bramwell & Vrazel Architects for design and selected Guido Construction to handle the remodeling of the facility using the Construction Manager at Risk approach at an estimated cost of...Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2016

Foto Fiesta on Display at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center

The New Braunfels Photographic Society’s Foto Fiesta will be on exhibit at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center from October 3rd through October 31st.
Foto Fiesta is a juried photography exhibition showcasing

members of the society whose entries were selected to be on display.

“We are excited to partner with another local arts organization,” said Mandi Scott, Civic/Convention Center Manager. “The Society’s beautiful photographs are sure to brighten the wa...Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2016

Parks and Recreation Volunteers Honored

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In recognition of the support New Braunfels Parks and Recreation receives throughout the year from volunteers, the Department hosted the eighth annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on September 27th at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center.

Volunteer efforts are visible throughout our community in projects such as park cleanup, tree planting and mulching, trail building and repair, planting and weeding landscape beds and assistance at special events.

In 2016, park volunteers have contrib...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Upcoming Maintenance on Dry Comal Trail

The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with the Comal Trails Alliance, has scheduled work on the Dry Comal Trail for the week of September 26th.

The scope of work includes cutting a new path along the East side of the trail to raise the existing trail out of the flood plain, as well as additional work to improve the trail network for hiking and biking. The project will be completed by S&S Trai...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Book Club Kits at the New Braunfels Public Library

The New Braunfels Public Library now has book club kits for the public to check out. Book club kits contain multiple copies of a single title and often include a discussion guide as well.

“Many of these books have been used for library sponsored book clubs in the past. We’ve now made them available to check out for six weeks at a time in order to encourage our library patrons to create their own book clubs as well,” commented Toni Davenpor...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

ReadBox at New Braunfels Library

The New Braunfels Public Library is hosting a new monthly movie program for adults called ReadBox. In it film based on a book will be shown on the third Wednesday of each month, with a matinee at 1:00 p.m. and an evening show at 6:00 p.m.

“The library has had several film series iterations in the past.” Toni Davenport, Adult Services Librarian recalls. “ReadBox is way to engage patrons with literature and film while also encouraging them to utilize the variety of resources that the librar...Read on...

List of movies in the program...
Posted on: September 9, 2016

Pin Perfect Program at theLibrary

The New Braunfels Public Library is starting a new craft program for adults called Pin Perfect. Pin Perfect will be the third Thursday of each month from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. and will give adults a chance to create a craft project from start to finish.

Many people see lots of craft projects on Pinterest and other similar sites, but never take the time to try them. This program will allow patrons to explore those projects with guidance from a librarian who has made them before and the library will provi...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2016

Mosquito Control Urged

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With the recent heavy rains, the City is urging citizens to continue efforts to help control mosquitoes in our area. “There are important things you can do as individuals to reduce the risk of exposure to Zika virus or West Nile virus, the most important

being to eliminate mosquito-breeding areas in your environment and limit your exposure to feeding mosquitoes,” said Environmental Services Manager Bryan Ruiz.

Here are some simple suggestions:
• Empty out containers that hold water around your hom...Read on...


Posted on: August 18, 2016

Comprehensive Plan - Would you like to participate on one of the Comprehensive Plan advisory groups?

intergovernmental agreements, natural and cultural resources, and more. It serves as a guide for elected and appointed officials by providing the framework for evaluating proposals and developing strategies.

The New Braunfels Comprehensive Plan was ado...Read on...

Application & Advisory Group Descriptions...

Posted on: August 11, 2016

Update: Shooting

The investigation into the shooting of a 33-year old man on 8-10-16 in the 600 block of Cherokee Boulevard is ongoing...

UPDATE: The investigation into the shooting of a 33-year old man on 8-10-16 in the 600 block of Cherokee Boulevard is ongoing. The case remains an open and active investigation as NBPD detectives continue to collect evidence and interview those involved...Read on...

Posted on: August 9, 2016

Aggravated Robbery Arrests

On May 10, 2016, at approximately 11:50pm, four armed men entered the Timeless Ink tattoo parlor located in the 500 block of I-35 South in New Braunfels.

On May 10, 2016, at approximately 11:50pm, four armed men entered the Timeless Ink tattoo parlor located in the 500 block of I-35 South in New Braunfels. Once inside, the men held three people at gunpoint (a 33-year old male employee, a 32-year old femal...More...

Posted on: August 3, 2016

Aggravated Robbery

On August 1, 2016, at approximately 9:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the Garden Inn of New Braunfels hotel...

On August 1, 2016, at approximately 9:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the Garden Inn of New Braunfels hotel in the 1000 block of Business I-35 North for reports of a stabbing. Officers arrived and found two victims, a 19-year old ...More...

Posted on: July 28, 2016

Fatality Accident

On today’s date (7/28/16), at approximately 9:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department responded to the 4200 block of I-35 North on the northbound frontage road.

On today’s date, at approximately 9:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department responded to the 4200 block of I-35 North on the northbound frontage road.

Officers and paramedics arrived on scene to find that a For...More...

Posted on: July 21, 2016

Major Accident

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On today’s date (07/21/16), at approximately 12:35pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 100 block of I-35 South (in the northbound main lanes) for reports of a multiple vehicle accident.

On today’s date (07/21/16), at approximately 12:35pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 100 block of I-35 South (in the northbound main lanes) for reports of a multiple vehicle accident.

Crews ...More...

Posted on: July 21, 2016

Two Arrests Following Single Vehicle Accident

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On July 20, 2016, at approximately 7:10pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 1200 block of East Common Street for reports of a single vehicle crash with injuries.

On July 20, 2016, at approximately 7:10pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 1200 block of East Common Street for reports of a single vehicle crash with injuries. Witnesses reported that a vehicl...More...

Posted on: July 20, 2016

Drowning

On today’s date (7/20/16), at approximately 4:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the Guadalupe River in the area of the 1100 block of Gruene Road for reports of a drowning.

On today’s date (7/20/16), at approximately 4:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the Guadalupe River in the area of the 1100 block of Gruene Road for reports of a drowning.

A 17-year old male ...More...

Posted on: July 14, 2016

Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Accident

On today’s date, at approximately 8:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the intersection of Walnut Avenue and Landa Street for a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident.

On today’s date, at approximately 8:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the intersection of Walnut Avenue and Landa Street for a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident.

First responders arrived to fin...More...

Posted on: July 14, 2016

Emilio Navaira Case Closed – Death Due to Natural Causes

The investigation into the death of 53-year old Tejano and Country musician Emilio Navaira is complete and the case is now closed.

The investigation into the death of 53-year old Tejano and Country musician Emilio Navaira is complete and the case is now closed.

On May 16, 2016, at approximately 8:20pm, Navaira was found unconscious and not breathing by family members at his New ...More...

Posted on: July 6, 2016

Update: Fatality Accident

Update: Next of kin has been notified following the death of a motorcyclist on Tuesday along I-35 in New Braunfels.

Update: Next of kin has been notified following the death of a motorcyclist on Tuesday along I-35 in New Braunfels. The victim has been identified as 68-year old Jerry Jackson of Austin. After further investigation, it is believed Jackson was wearing w...More...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Fatality Accident

On today’s date, at approximately 11:20am, a minor accident occurred in the 900 block of I-35 South (in the southbound main lanes)

On today’s date, at approximately 11:20am, a minor accident occurred in the 900 block of I-35 South (in the southbound main lanes) involving a white pickup truck and a maroon New Braunfels Fire Department (Fire Marshal) SUV. Those two vehicles pulled ove...More...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Disorderly Conduct (Discharge of Firearm)

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On July 4, 2016, at approximately 9:30pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were notified by eyewitnesses that during the fireworks display over Landa Park a man had displayed a handgun and fired multiple shots into the air.

On July 4, 2016, at approximately 9:30pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were notified by eyewitnesses that during the fireworks display over Landa Park a man had displayed a handgun and fired multiple shots into the air.

Officers qu...More...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Accidental Drowning

n July 4, 2016, at approximately 5:20pm, New Braunfels Police officers were called to the banks of the Comal River for reports of a missing person.

On July 4, 2016, at approximately 5:20pm, New Braunfels Police officers were called to the banks of the Comal River for reports of a missing person. Family members reported that a member of their group had last been seen going under the water in the area ...More...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Update: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

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The identities of the two people arrested following the shots fired call at Prince Solms Park on 7/4/16 at approximately 1:30am have been released.

The identities of the two people arrested following the shots fired call at Prince Solms Park on 7/4/16 at approximately 1:30am have been released. 24-year old Jesus Ricardo Gallegos of San Antonio and 26-year old Sarah Ann Garzes of San Antonio were each...More...

Posted on: July 4, 2016

Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

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On this date (07/04/16),, at approximately 1:30am, the New Braunfels Police Department was dispatched to Prince Solms Park (in the 100 block of Liebscher Drive) for reports of multiple shots fired.

New Braunfels, Texas — On this date, at approximately 1:30am, the New Braunfels Police Department was dispatched to Prince Solms Park (in the 100 block of Liebscher Drive) for reports of multiple shots fired. Officers arrived in the area and began invest...More...

Posted on: June 14, 2016

UPDATE: Aggravated Kidnapping

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The suspect arrested from yesterday’s incident has been identified as 50-year old Raul D. Sarabia Jr. of San Antonio.

UPDATE: The suspect arrested from yesterday’s incident has been identified as 50-year old Raul D. Sarabia Jr. of San Antonio. Following his arrest he was taken to the Comal County Jail and booked on the following charges:

Aggravated Kidnapping - {1st...More...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

NBPD Makes 2nd Arrest in Easter Sunday Homicide

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The New Braunfels Police Department served an arrest warrant for Murder in the 50 block of Mission Drive. 43-year old Jennifer Marie Coryell was taken into custody...

New Braunfels, Texas — On today’s date, at approximately 1:20pm, the New Braunfels Police Department served an arrest warrant for Murder in the 50 block of Mission Drive. 43-year old Jennifer Marie Coryell was taken into custody without incident and tra...More...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

UPDATE: Comal River Reopens for Recreation at 10am

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Effective at 10am on this date (6/3/16), the Comal River in New Braunfels will be open again for recreation...

Effective at 10am on this date (6/3/16), the Comal River in New Braunfels will be open again for recreation. As of this release, the Comal River flow is at approximately 475cfs. Minor amounts of debris have been cleaned up and minor repairs have been ma...More...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

Indecency with a Child

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The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips about the whereabouts of a 42-year old New Braunfels man wanted on a single charge of Indecency with a Child...

Indecency with a Child

The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips about the whereabouts of a 42-year old New Braunfels man wanted on a single charge of Indecency with a Child by Exposure. On May 11th, 2016, a 15-year old female made an outcry...More...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

Memorial Day Weekend River Statistics

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Here is a breakdown of the arrests and citations made by NBPD over the Memorial Day holiday weekend...

Despite heavy rains earlier in the week, both the Comal and Guadalupe Rivers in New Braunfels were open to recreation over the Memorial Day Weekend. Here is a breakdown of the arrests and citations made by NBPD over the holiday weekend:

Weekend Totals...More...

Posted on: May 23, 2016

Surprise Sex Offender Registry Check

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Last week, several local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies teamed up to conduct a surprise Sex Offender Registry Check in Comal County...

Last week, several local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies teamed up to conduct a surprise Sex Offender Registry Check in Comal County. The unannounced check-up on local sex offenders included the U.S. Marshal’s Service and their Lone Star Fug...More...

Posted on: May 21, 2016

Fatality Accident

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On today’s date, at approximately 10am, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the intersection of FM 725 and East Klein Road for reports of a 3-vehicle major traffic accident...

On today’s date, at approximately 10am, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the intersection of FM 725 and East Klein Road for reports of a 3-vehicle major traffic accident. Officers arrived and found that a gray Dodge Durango had been invo...More...

Posted on: May 17, 2016

Unattended Death

On May 16, 2016, at approximately 8:20pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and New Braunfels Fire Department were dispatched to a home

Unattended Death

New Braunfels, Texas — On May 16, 2016, at approximately 8:20pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and New Braunfels Fire Department were dispatched to a home in the 6300 block of Myrtle Run for reports of a 53-year old man who was ...More...


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Civic Center

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Landa Park Gazebo

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Library

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Fire Station

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Nature Center

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Skate Park

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Railroad Museum

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