Posted on: July 22, 2016

City Receives International Award for Emergency Management GIS Application

The Environmental Systems Research Institute (ERSI), a world leader in geographic information system (GIS) technology, presented the City of New Braunfels with a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award June 29th at their annual User Conference.

Selected from over 300,000 eligible candidates, the City received the award for its innovative application of technology, data collection, geospatial information visualization, and thought leadership through GIS in the field of local government – specific...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2016

Tree Trimming Work Scheduled Downtown

The City will be performing routine maintenance on 21 red oak trees along W. San Antonio Street, Main Plaza, and Castell Avenue. The tree trimming, by Heritage Tree Care, will occur between 7AM and 5PM on Tuesday July 26th and Wednesday July 27th.

The scheduled work will require the closure of on-street parking spaces during the duration of the project and vehicles parked in those spaces will be towed.

“This work is part of the regular maintenance that mature trees require,” said Amy McWhorter...Read on...

Posted on: July 22, 2016

City Receives Award of Merit from Texas Historical Commission

The Parks and Recreation Department was awarded the Texas Historical Commission’s Award of Merit in Archeology for the excellent quality of educational signage placed within the Landa Park Golf Course during the course renovation in 2014.

The award was received during the Texas Historical Commission’s Archeology Committee’s quarterly meeting in Austin, Texas on Thursday, July 21, 2016.

The Award of Merit in Archeology recognizes the efforts and/or contributions of an individual or organ...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2016

District 1 Citizen Forum Features Economic Development and Capital Projects

On Thursday, August 11th, beginning at 6:00 p.m., District 1 City Councilmember George Green will host a Citizen Forum at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort, 131 S. Rueckle Rd.

Featured at the meeting will be a presentation by City of New Braunfels Capital Programs Manager, Bryan Woods. Mr. Woods will discuss 2013 Bond Program projects in District 1, including several major street projects. He will also provide an update on ot...Read on...

Posted on: June 28, 2016

New Braunfels Celebrates National Park and Recreation Month Activities

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July is National Park and Recreation Month, an initiative of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) celebrated since 1985. New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is joining cities across the country to celebrate

the power of park and recreation services.

The City is celebrating by offering buy one get one free admission for the entire month of July on the following days and attractions:
• Mondays, Landa Park Paddle Boats • Tuesdays, Landa Park Miniature G...Read on...

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Posted on: March 4, 2016

Mosquito Population Control Efforts Urged

With the warm weather already here, the City is urging citizens to begin efforts to help control mosquitoes in our area. The Texas Department of State Health Services has request that local government leaders take initiatives to help prevent or delay Zika

virus from being transmitted by local mosquito populations in Texas. They are encouraging everyone to take measures and sustain these efforts throughout the regular mosquito season as an effective way to help protect against all mosquito-borne diseases, ...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

2016 Concerts in the Park

Parks and Recreation has announced the 2016 Summer Concerts in the Park schedule. This free summer concerts series is held at the Landa Park Dance Slab beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday evenings, June 2nd through August 11th.

On Thursday, June 2nd, the 2016 Concerts in the Park series will kick off with Rumor Town, playing an exciting mixture of country music.

“This summer we have an incredible line-up of local musicians performing a variety of music ranging from rhythm an...Read on...

Posted on: June 13, 2016

Mobile Food Pantry Summer Schedule

The Mobile Food Pantry distributions at the Westside Community Center for the months of June, July and August and will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

The Mobile Food Pantry distributions at the Westside Community Center for the months of June, July and August and will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

“We’ve adjusted the Food Pantry schedule from early afternoon to late morning throughout the ...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

Farmers Market Season at Westside Community Center

In an effort to make fresh, nutritious food available to everyone, the City is partnering with the San Antonio Food Bank and local farmers again this season to provide fresh produce to New Braunfels residents. Currently there are three markets scheduled

from May through July.

A voucher program is available for families in need through the Seniors Farmers Market Nutrition Program and the WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program. Fresh, local food will be available and $30 vouchers will be provided to all W...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

Comal River Old Channel Bank Stabilization Project

It has been a few years in the making, but the Comal River Old Channel bank stabilization project, planned for downstream of Landa Lake in New Braunfels, began May 2nd. The primary work area is located on the riverbank adjacent to the Landa Park Golf

Course Club House and the entrance to that parking lot. The project is scheduled to be completed by the end of this summer.

The project, a partnership between the City of New Braunfels and the Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan (EAHCP), was des...Read on...