Posted on: September 22, 2017

Parks and Recreation Volunteers Honored

In recognition of the support New Braunfels Parks receives throughout the year from volunteers, the Parks and Recreation Department hosted the 9th annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center.

Volunteer efforts are visible throughout our community inprojects such as park cleanup, tree planting and mulching, trail building and
repair, planting and weeding landscape beds and assistance at special events.In 2017, park volunteers contributed a...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Live Oak Avenue and Castell Avenue Work Scheduled

The City of New Braunfels has announced that Live Oak Avenue (from Katy Street to Spur) and Castell Avenue (from Business 35 to IH 35 Frontage) will be under construction starting Wednesday September 20th and ending the week of December 20th.

There will be intermittent lane closures and traffic delaysbetween the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., with traffic reopened to normal
patterns after 6:00 p.m. The project includes new curbs in selected locations,base repairs, and mill and overlays....

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Assistant Fire Chief Retiring – City Names Incoming Assistant Chief

City of New Braunfels Assistant Fire Chief Derek Wrenn will retire from the New Braunfels Fire Department on October 4, 2017 with exactly 30 years of public fire service. He began his career with the Universal City Fire Department on October 4, 1987.

Wrenn joined the New Braunfels Fire Department as afirefighter in 1995 and became the Assistant Fire Chief in May of 2009. Chief
Wrenn also served as Interim Fire Chief during part of his tenure with theCity.<_o3a_p>

 “I have very been

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

Temporary Relocation of the New Braunfels Police Department

As of Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, the New Braunfels Police Department will no longer be located at 1488 S. Seguin Avenue and instead will be temporarily housed at New Braunfels City Hall at 550 Landa Street. This temporary move comes following roof and water

damage sustained at the Seguin Avenue location during storms associated with
Hurricane Harvey.  

The extent of therepairs and the cost of the damages are still being determined; however, the
damages are extensive enough to necessitate...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Fischer Park Nature Education Center Hosts Texas Hunters Education Class

The City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPWD) to host a Hunter Education Course on Sunday, September 24th from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Fischer Park Nature Education Center.

“The Hunter Education Course is designed for novice or young
hunters, ages nine years and older,” said Mike Wallace, Nature CenterSupervisor. “The course will cover the core competencies of firearm and hunting
safety, hun...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

South Castell Avenue Master Plan

The Master Plan serves to document the community’s overall vision for the project, establishes expectations, identifies constraints and opportunities and serves to help communicate basic design and development standards for future city decision makers and

an eventual project developer.  The planning effort
outlines the boundaries of what will and will not be acceptable to thecommunity once a developer is engaged to realize the vision.  By
identifying these issues early on, highlightin...

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