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Posted on: April 1, 2020

City Issues Second Supplement for Stay Home, Work Safe Order

The City of New Braunfels has issued a second supplemental order, effective immediately, for the Stay Home, Work Safe Order issued on March 24, 2020.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-14 on March 31, 2020 relating to statewide restrictions on non-essential businesses and activities.

The second supplemental order expands the list of exempt businesses to allow for all “essenti...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Planning Commission to hold April 7 meeting online

The City of New Braunfels monthly Planning Commission meeting will be held as scheduled Tuesday April 7 at 6:00 pm.

However, rather than being held in City Council chambers, the meeting will instead be held online. “In order to ensure the safety of the public and adhere to local and state Stay Home-Work Safe orders, we will use an online platform to host the ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

March 27 - City Supplements Stay Home, Work Safe Order

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In response to Governor Abbott’s orders, Mayor Barron Casteel has issued supplemental orders which provide further clarification of the original “Stay Home, Work Safe”.

In response to Governor Abbot’s recent orders addressing travel of Texas residents and visitors and daily reporting by health care providers, Mayor Barron Casteel has issued supplemental orders which also provides further clarification of the or...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Media Release - Adjustments to Solid Waste Services

The City of New Braunfels is dedicated to continuing core services, like solid waste, that contribute significantly to the safety and health of our community during the on-going COVID-19 response.

Furthermore, the City is grateful for the continued dedication of its solid waste and recycling employees as they maintain this essential service.

The City Solid Waste and Recycling division is taking precautions to reduce the spread of Coronavirus to resi...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

City Issues Stay at Home, Work Safe Order

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In a continued effort to help combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Mayor Barron Casteel issued a “Stay at Home, Work Safe” order for the City of New Braunfels. The order, announced this afternoon, goes into effect at 11:59 PM on Wednesday, March 25th

and requires residents of the City to remain home. Those engaged in exempted activities are mandated to abide by and maintain social distancing requirements of at least six feet. The order is in effect until lifted by the Mayor of New Braunfels. ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

COVID-19 Closure Order Amended

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On Sunday, March 22, 2020, in continued response to the COVID – 19 pandemic, the City of New Braunfels announced additional measures to help address the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Amended to the original order is the closure of all private clubs, massage parlors, nail salons, hair salons, barber shops, beauty salons, hair removal services, spas, tattoo and piercing parlors, and all other non-medical, personal care services that can...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Citizen Input at City Council Meetings

The New Braunfels City Council will continue its schedule of regular meetings on the second and fourth Mondays of each month.

“As always, we welcome citizens to speak on agenda items
as it shapes the decisions of the City Council,” states MayorCasteel. “However, to continue to provide a safe environment during the
response to the Coronavirus, th...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

City Issues COVID-19 Closure Order

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The City is requiring the public closure of all bars, restaurants dining rooms (to-go and delivery are still allowed), gyms, movie theaters, bowling alleys, and indoor amusement facilities, as well as gatherings of 10 persons or more.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 19, 2020

CONTACT: Jordan Matney, Assistant City Manager 550 Landa St.New Braunfels, TX 78130

830-221-4022

COVID-19 Closure Order

New Braunfels, TX — On Thursday afternoon, in response to the COVID – 19 p...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Rescheduled Bulky Goods Drop-Off Event on April 4 CANCELLED

Due to current circumstances surrounding the novel coronavirus, the City of New Braunfels has cancelled its next Bulky Goods Drop-Off (BGD) that was previously rescheduled for Saturday, April 4.

As circumstances in the future permit, the next event will be held on Saturday, June 27.

In the meantime, the City Recycle Center is currently open regular hours, Tuesday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. The Center accepts s...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Operational Changes at City Hall, Park Administration; City Still Doing Business

Effective March 19, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. the City will be closing the Park Administration Offices, 110 Golf Course Road, to the public.

Parks and Recreation employees will still be reporting to work and are available to answer questions and process requests over the phone at (830) 221-4350.

In addition, there will be some operational changes at City Hall. The lobby will remain open but all...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

City Recycle Center Update

In response to downstream processor mandates, The City of New Braunfels Recycle Center will be implementing the following changes to acceptable items effective March 4, 2020. Please note, these changes do not affect City curbside (Blue Bin) collections.

Plastic Foam #6 “Styrofoam” – Will
only be accepted if it is uncolored (white), free of any coloring orstickers/labels, and must be separated from other recyclables. Example:
Protective packaging for furniture. Foam meeti...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Media Release - Bulky Goods Drop-Off RESCHEDULED to April 4th

The City of New Braunfels has rescheduled the planned March 21st Bulky Goods Drop-Off (BGD) to Saturday, April 4, 2020.

Due to anticipated conflicts with the events for the 175th celebration, the City of New Braunfels has rescheduled the planned March 21st Bulky Goods Drop-Off (BGD) to Saturday, April 4, 2020 from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The last vehicle in line at 11 o&am...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Volunteers Sought for the 8th Annual Geronimo & Alligator Creek Watershed Clean-Up Event

It is time for the 8th Annual Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Clean-Up Event. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 4th from 9 a.m.-noon.

The clean-up is coordinated by the Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Partnership as part of the Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Watershed Protection Plan.

“As a volunteer, you can help protect Geronimo and Alligator Creeks by collecting trash from seve...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

New Braunfels Prepared for Coronavirus

The City New Braunfels continues to work closely with the Comal County Health Department, Comal County Office of Emergency Management, and health authority partners at the regional, state and federal level to monitor Novel 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19).

New Braunfels Fire Department began active screening of 911 callers in late January and remains ready to respond to any local transmission utilizing treatment, transport, and decontamination policies and procedures that are based on recommendations from t...

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

California Boulevard One Way Traffic and Closure

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The City of New Braunfels has announced that California Boulevard from Lakeview Boulevard to Gazebo Circle will have an alternating one way traffic control operation starting March 2, 2020 and ending on March 13, 2020.

During this time construction crews will finish sidewalk, curbs and ramps along the hillside. On March 30, 2020 this same segment of California Boulevard will be closed from Lakeview Boulevard to Gazebo Circle for a street mill and overlay with the closur...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Media Release - California Boulevard Improvements Beginning

The City of New Braunfels has announced that the California Boulevard road and sidewalk construction project is beginning the week of January 6th, 2020.

The City of New Braunfels has announced that the California Boulevard road and sidewalk construction project is beginning the week of January 6th, 2020.

The scope of work includes; spot base repairs, mill and overlay, sidewalk and ADA ramps from Loop 337 t...

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