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Posted on: February 12, 2016

2013 Bond Program - Alves Lane Improvements Project Public Meeting

As part of the 2013 Bond Program, approved by voters in May of 2013, final engineering for the Alves Lane Improvements Project (cited on Proposition 2) is progressing. City Officials have scheduled a third public meeting to provide a project update

as well as an opportunity for property owners to meet with City staff regarding the Right of Way (ROW) acquisition process. Residents are encouraged to attend the meeting, which will be held on Thursday, March 3rd, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at Freiheit Elem...Read on...

Posted on: February 11, 2016

Joint Citizen Forum on Loop 337 Expansion Project

On Tuesday, February 16th, beginning at 6:00 p.m., Mayor Barron Casteel and District 4 Councilmember Chris Monceballez will host a joint Citizen Forum. This public meeting will be held in the Townhall in the Pinnacle at EdenHill. EdenHill is located

at 631 Lakeview Blvd.

At the forum, Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) staff will provide a presentation on the Loop 337 expansion project, take public feedback and be available to answer questions. The proposed improvements expand Loop 337 fro...Read on...

Posted on: February 12, 2016

President's Day Closures

City Hall, as well as other City facilities, will be closed on Monday, February 15th in observation of President's Day. The Recycle Center is closed, but solid waste and recycling residential collection will run normally.

Posted on: February 12, 2016

UPRR Project in New Braunfels

WHAT: A Union Pacific Railroad maintenance project will be passing through New Braunfels from February 13 - February 20. The work involves the replacement of wooden rail ties that make up the railroad track, and is part of a larger project extending from

San Antonio to Taylor. The majority of the work is scheduled to occur nightly, from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. A shift to daytime work is possible later in the week. At this time, there are no anticipated crossing closures or road detours that will impact the drivi...Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2016

Public’s Input Sought in Development of Long-Range Capital Improvement Plan

The City is developing a long range Capital Improvement Plan to meet the City’s needs today and into the future. During the first phase of the plan development, they are seeking input from the public in order to begin determining which capital

improvement projects should be included in the plan.

“The City’s Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) identifies short, medium and long range priorities for capital projects as well as initiatives for strategic community investments,” said Bryan Woods, Capit...Read on...

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Posted on: February 1, 2016

Library Celebrates Love My Library Month

"Love My Library Month is the time of the year when we remind the community of all that their 21st century library has to offer,” said Library Director Gretchen Pruett. “We’ve added so many great programs and services this year, with the assistance of

the Friends of the New Braunfels Public Library, and February is a month for patrons to reconnect with us.”

For Love My Library Month the Library will offer special pens that feature a stylus tip. These handy pens allow patrons both to write and to us...Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2016

Warrant Roundup Scheduled for February

Last year the City of New Braunfels Municipal Court initiated a series of “mini” warrant roundups in an effort to ensure defendants resolve their cases in a timely manner. The court is conducting another warrant roundup during the month of February.

The focus of the roundup will be defendants with class C misdemeanor warrants issued by the New Braunfels Municipal Court.

Those with warrants are encouraged to contact the Court at 830-221-4180 or 830-221-4189 to resolve their cases before being ar...Read on...

Posted on: February 11, 2016

Sales Tax Received for December Shows Increase

The City of New Braunfels has announced an overall increase of $45,709 (or 1.7%) in sales taxes received in February (for the month of December 2015) compared to the same month last year.

"We are encouraged to see an increase for the third month in a row during the 2015-16 fiscal year. Sales tax receipts for the fiscal year have increased $529,428 (or 8.1%) for the year compared to the first three months of the prior fiscal year ,”said Ma...Read on...

Posted on: January 25, 2016

Applications Available for Arts and Heritage Organizations Requesting Hotel/Motel Tax Funding

The City of New Braunfels is now accepting applications from tax exempt, non-profit arts and heritage organizations for funds collected from the local hotel/motel tax. Such organizations must hold a 501(c)3 designation

by the Internal Revenue Service and as defined in the Texas Tax Code Section 351.101.

Applications are available in the City Secretary’s Office, at 424 S. Castell Avenue, or online at www.nbtexas.org/citysecretaryforms. Completed applications must be ...Read on...

Posted on: December 21, 2015

Finalization of Railroad Quiet Zones

For several years, efforts to make railroad crossings quieter in New Braunfels have been underway in cooperation with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR), and the Texas Department of Transportation.

As part of the project, the City of New Braunfels has added safety measures to many local railroad crossings that will allow train engineers to refrain from blowing their horns routinely as they travel through New Braunfels.

In February of this year, t...Read on...