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Posted on: August 22, 2014

Temporary Lane Closures on County Line Rd.

There will be a partial road closure for the left, east bound lane of County Line Rd from Dove Crossing to west of Drawbridge Trail (400-800 block of County Line Rd) beginning Tuesday, August 26th, in conjunction with the Fischer Park development project.

This portion of the project includes the installation of a new entrance into Fischer Park from County Line Road. The work will require a daily lane closure for three weeks, between the hours of 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. All other... Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2014

Comal Cemetery Bank Stabilization Design Project

City officials have announced that the geotechnical investigation portion of the Comal Cemetery Bank Stabilization Design project will begin Friday, August 22nd.

The design phase for the Comal Cemetery bank stabilization project consists of several components including geotechnical investigation, archeological investigation, final design, and construction document preparation.... 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 12, 2014

FY 2014-15 Budget Information

The proposed budget, and a summary presentation, are available at the link shown below.

Budget and other financial information.....
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...

Posted on: August 20, 2014

Fire Department Honored

The City of New Braunfels Fire Department is the recipient of the 2014 Leaders in Emergency Care Award for Urban/Suburban Emergency Medical services (EMS).

San Antonio AirLIFE is Southwest Texas' air medical transport service for patients requiring critical care twenty-four hours a day within a 150-mile radius of San Antonio. AirLIFE hosted its annual awards dinner on... Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2014

Substitute School Crossing Guards Needed

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Posted on: August 20, 2014

HOT Tax Receipts Increase

The City of New Braunfels has received the report for the third quarter of fiscal year 2013-14 hotel/motel taxes (second quarter of the calendar year). For the quarter, activity is up 7.8 percent over the same period in the previous fiscal year.

The monthly totals could change slightly as several tax payments are still being reconciled. Year-to-date in the current fiscal year (October 2013-June 2014), activity is up 7.1 percent overall.

Posted on: August 20, 2014

Library Adult Storytelling Program

The New Braunfels Public Library will offer a storytelling performance night every fourth Wednesday of the month, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., beginning Wednesday, August 27th at the Westside Community Center.

Members of the community are encouraged to attend for performances of folktales, fairytales, personal stories, ghost stories, wisdom tales, and other genres from many diverse cultures. Every age is welcome and members of... Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2014

Space Memorabilia & Community Read Events

A successful Adult Summer Reading Program at the New Braunfels Public Library will conclude on Saturday, August 23rd with two space-related events and the prize drawing for program participants.

At 2:00 p.m. the library will present a Space Memorabilia Show and Tell. Members of the community who are collectors of space memorabilia, or who may have had a connection to the American space program, will display their... Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2014

River Recreation Public Input Meeting

New Braunfels residents are invited to participate in a public input meeting on local river-related recreation on Thursday, September 4th, at 6:00 p.m., at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center.

“The meeting has been rescheduled from late August until after the Labor Day holiday to give us a broader perspective of the season,” said Public Information Officer Sheri Masterson.
The Civic/Convention Center is located... Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2014

Community Dev. Block Grants

Applications for the 2015 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program are now available. Applications must be submitted to the Community Development Department at City Hall no later than 12 p.m. on Friday, August 29, 2014.

Applications received after this date and time will neither be accepted nor considered. Please see the CDBG webpage for more information at http://www.nbtexas.org/index.aspx?nid=90

Posted on: August 15, 2014

River Recreation Public Input Meeting

New Braunfels residents are invited to participate in a public input meeting on local river-related recreation on Thursday, September 4th, at 6:00 p.m., at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center.

In the fall of 2013 City Council formed a River Stakeholder/Steering Committee to develop recommendations for improved management of the 2014 river recreation season. As a result of the committee’s work, the Council... Read on...

Posted on: July 31, 2014

Library Customer Service Survey

The New Braunfels Public Library is currently conducting a survey of its customers regarding the library’s services, materials, and programs.

This survey, which will be conducted annually in the summer, may be accessed on the library’s website at www.nbtexas.org/library or in print format at any of the library’s service desks. Community members will be able to... Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2014

Landa Riverfront Rehab Project

The retaining walls portion of the Landa Park River Front Rehabilitation Project is making progress. On Monday, August 11th the contractor, Austin Filter Systems Inc., is scheduled to begin sheet piling, a part of the dewatering process,

on the mill race run from the Landa Park Drive vehicular bridge (near the train station) towards pavilion sixteen. The process will be addressed in several sections in order to minimize adverse impact to park patrons and the... Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2014

Wald Road Construction

The City of New Braunfels has announced that construction will begin on Wald Road, from the city limits to the Landa Street spur, on Thursday evening, August 7th.

The scope of work includes removing the old pavement and base material, and replacing it with new base. Once that phase is complete, the street will be repaved with new asphalt.

Due to the amount of heavy truck traffic... Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2014

Farmers' Markets Scheduled at Westside

The City of New Braunfels will host a Farmers’ Market on Friday, June 27th at the Westside Community Center from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in conjunction with the Mobile Food Pantry. In an effort to make fresh, nutritious food available to everyone...

... the City is partnering with the San Antonio Food Bank and local farmers to provide this service free of charge to qualified seniors and families in need through the Seniors Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program and the WIC... Read on...

Posted on: June 19, 2014

Mobile Food Pantry Summer Schedule Announced

The Mobile Food Pantry distributions scheduled at the Westside Community Center for this Friday, June 20th, and for the months of July and August, will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

In addition, the Mobile Food Pantry event for the first week of July will be held on Thursday, July 3rd.

“We’ve adjusted the Food Pantry schedule from early afternoon to late morning during the hottest months of the year... Read on...