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Posted on: September 19, 2014

District 6 Citizens' Forum

On Wednesday, September 24th, District 6 Councilwoman Leah A. Garcia will host her first Citizens’ Forum. This public meeting will be held at the Phoenix Saloon, 193 W. San Antonio St., beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Councilwoman Garcia is hosting this event to allow Citizens in District 6 to meet her, learn more about her activities on City Council and to have an opportunity to ask questions.

“I am very excited to be able to offer... Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2014

Fire Chief Candidates' Reception

The City of New Braunfels will host a reception providing the public with the opportunity to meet the five finalists for the currently vacant Fire Chief position.

The event will take place from 5:30 until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 23rd at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center, 375 S. Castell Ave.

That same week each of the candidates will continue their application... Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2014

Bulky Goods Drop-Off Event

The City of New Braunfels is hosting a Bulky Goods Drop-Off for residential customers on Saturday September 20th, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The last vehicle in line at noon will be the last one assisted.

Each quarter the City designates a day for residents to bring bulky items for disposal and recycling. Drop-off locations include:
• City Municipal Building - 424 S. Castell Ave.• Comal County Offices - 1297 Church Hill... Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2014

Think Before You Text Presentation

On September 25th, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Comal County District Attorney Jennifer Tharp will provide a presentation for students and their parents on the penalties associated with “sexting.”

The presentation will be held at New Braunfels Municipal Court, 1486 S. Seguin Avenue.

“Texting isn’t anything new, but it’s safe to say that it continually becomes more engrained in our daily lives,” said Mary Alice... Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2014

Dog Park Improvements

City officials announced today that the large dog section of the Puppy Playland Dog Park will be closed Monday, September 22nd through Sunday, September 28th for park improvements. During this time, large dogs will use the center, agility area.

The scope of work includes preparing for tree plantings, adding an Americans with Disability Act (ADA) path to the pavilion and drinking fountain, seed germination and the addition of tree bubblers. The project is expected... Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2014

Free S'more Campfire Story Events

The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department will host a series of S‘more Campfire Story events this fall, starting this Saturday, September 20th. The free event will begin at 8:00 p.m. at the Landa Park Dance Slab.

“Bring your lawn chair and a cozy blanket to enjoy campfire stories under the stars in Landa Park,” said Robin Kunkel, Recreation Manager. “We will provide complimentary s‘more kits, but feel free to bring your own beverages... Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2014

Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4)

When the City hit the 50,000 population mark in the 2010 Census, it became responsible for implementing a federally mandated Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) per the guidelines set by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).

The federal government’s Clean Water Act is the basis for this program, which is designed to reduce discharge pollutants by establishing measurable goals over a five year period. The five Minimum Control Measures include:... Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2014

Final Paving of Walnut Ave.

The City of New Braunfels is advising motorists to expect delays on Walnut Avenue between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., from Coll Street to IH-35, beginning Monday, September 15th.

Ramming Paving Company is the contractor for the final phase of this project. The scope of work includes making point repairs in specific locations in this segment of Walnut Avenue and laying the final asphalt surface layer.... Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2014

Railroad Quiet Zone Phase II

The City of New Braunfels has announced that Phase II of the Railroad Quiet Zones Project is moving into the construction stage beginning Monday, September 8th.

The City is adding safety measures to local railroad crossings that will allow train engineers to refrain from blowing their horns as they travel through New Braunfels.

Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) requirements... Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2014

Landa Park River Front Rehabilitation Project Update

City officials have announced the Landa Park River Front Rehabilitation Project contractor, Austin Filter Systems Inc., is scheduled to remove the pedestrian bridge over the mill race near the Parks Office and pavilion 16 in Landa Park on Friday, Aug. 22.

The removal of the bridge is to facilitate the continued installation of the sheet piling in the project area.

“We ask park patrons to be aware that there will be noise and construction activities in this area,” said... Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2014

Call for Community Partners

The third biannual Aktivität is on Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 10AM- noon along the County Line Memorial Trail. The call for station hosts is open now and any group or business interested in participating and supporting a healthy and active community

should complete the application form at www.nbtexas.org/events by Friday, November 21st.

Station hosts will be assigned areas along the trail and are asked to provide fitness, nutrition or health related information and... Read on...