Posted on: February 9, 2017

Comprehensive Plan Public Workshop

The City and the Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee are inviting the community to the second workshop for the Comprehensive Plan update. This community-wide event will focus on plan goal setting and will be held in two segments: 4 - 6 p.m.,

and 6:30 p.m. to 8:30
p.m., on Monday, March 6th, at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center. The Center is located at 375 S. Castell Avenue.<_o3a_p>

A community’s Comprehensive Plan
provides long-range, community-identified goals and objectives to...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

City Conducting 2017 National Citizen Survey

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The City launched a survey of its citizens during the first week of February. Designed to measure service performance, assess community needs, and assist in long-range strategic planning the survey will also include questions about quality of life issues

and residents usage of services.<_o3a_p>

The survey will be administered by mail, from the National
Research Center, beginning with a pre-notification postcard sent to randomlyselected households announcing that a survey will follow.  The sampling

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Watch the survey video here...
Posted on: February 10, 2017

2017 Statewide Warrant Round Up

The City of New Braunfels has joined with over 300 court and police entities across Texas (including the Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Corpus Christi areas) to clear class c misdemeanor warrants. Focused arrests will begin on Saturday, February 25th,

but notice is being given now to encourage
voluntary compliance.  This is not an amnesty, so those with warrants maybe arrested at any time, but with so many cities participating beginning two
weeks from now, chances of arrest go up considera...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Fire Safety Poster Contest Winners on Display

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The New Braunfels Fire Department recently sponsored a Fire Safety Poster Contest open to all third graders in the city. Thirteen schools, both public and private, participated and the submitted posters were judged by Fire Department staff members.

The students competed within their own schools so each school had one
winner.  The winners received prizes including fire prevention swag,tumblers, a fifty dollar gift card to Wal-Mart and a ride to their school in a
fire truck.  Win...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Potential Funding for Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements

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The City recently submitted a project for potential Transportation Alternatives funding with the Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. We are reaching out to ask your help in getting the word out about a meeting the AAMPO is hosting next week.

<_o3a_p><_o3a_p>They are currently looking to fund approximately $15
million in bicycle and pedestrian improvements.  They received nineproject proposals totaling over $23.7 million with a $4.7 million overmatch for
$19 million in actual Transportation Alter...

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Show your support on-line here...
Posted on: February 13, 2017

Gardening Sessions & Cooking Classes at the Westside Community Center

The Westside Community Center and Texas AgriLife Extension are teaming up for some pretty amazing gardening and cooking outreach programming in the month of February and March.

“We are beyond thrilled to be bringing so many special events to our community
residents in February and March,” said Jennifer Hernandez, Westside OutreachCoordinator.  “The partnership between the City of New Bra...

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

Fit February Healthy Selfie Challenge

The City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Fit February Healthy Selfie Challenge as a part of the statewide health initiative, IT’S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge. The IT'S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge is a free competition

in which Texas communities compete to see which can
demonstrate the greatest commitment to healthy living.  First place citiesin each size category win a grant from HEB, and that grant would be put towards
the fundraising efforts for an all-a...

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Sign up here!
Posted on: February 8, 2017

Wellness Wednesdays at the Library

The New Braunfels Public Library is starting a new monthly program called Wellness Wednesdays. Wellness Wednesdays will occur on the third Wednesday of each month, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the main library location - 700 E. Common Street.

Each month the library will host a new fitness program for patrons to
try.  Scheduled to date:<_o3a_p>

·      February 15th: Laughter Yoga<_o3a_p>

·      March 15th: Tai Chi<_o3a_p>

·      April 19th: Zum...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Spanish Classes Return to Westside Community Center

The Westside Community Center (WCC) will be offering free Beginner/Intermediate Spanish classes starting Friday, February 24th. The sessions will run eight weeks and end on Friday, April 14th.

“We are excited to have Mabel Brown back this spring to teach the Spanish
classes at WCC,” said Jennifer Hernandez, WCC’s Outreach Coordinator. “TheWestside Community Center enjoyed hosting Beginning Spanish clas...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Library Celebrates Love My Library Month

"Love My Library Month is the time of the year when we remind the community of all that the 21st century library has to offer. We’ve added so many great programs and services this year with the assistance of the Friends of the New Braunfels Public Library

, Inc.
February is a month for patrons to reconnect with us,” said Library DirectorGretchen Pruett. <_o3a_p>

For Love My Library Month the New Braunfels Public Library will offer patrons
scratch-off cards with opportunities to win various library promoti...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

Fair Housing Survey

The City of New Braunfels receives funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. This program serves low-to-moderate-income residents and neighborhoods.

In order to receive these funds, the City must develop a Fair Housing Plan for
the City of New Braunfels.  Fair Housing is defined as non-discriminationin housing based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial
status, and disa...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Pavement Management Program Data Available On-Line

The City of New Braunfels utilizes a Pavement Management Program for the process of managing the life cycle of roadways to maximize the pavement life and to minimize the maintenance costs. This process inventories the streets into maintainable segments

followed by a survey to
determine the surface condition and rideability. This helps determine whatmaintenance practices should be used based on the pavement condition to help
maximize the life of the roadway.

Each city street is evaluated and an

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

New Braunfels Comprehensive Plan Website Unveiled

The City of New Braunfels is embarking upon the first update to its community-wide Comprehensive Plan since 2006. The Comprehensive Plan is a citizen driven process that outlines community goals and objectives for long range decision making.

The New Braunfels Comprehensive Plan, dubbed Envision New Braunfels: A
Special Place by Design
, is featured on a new website so the public canstay up to date and obtain information about the plan and the process as the
community effort moves along. &a...

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Comprehensive Plan Website...
Posted on: January 24, 2017

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 550 Landa Street, or online at

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

New Braunfels Participates in IT'S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge

The City of New Braunfels is participating in the statewide health initiative IT’S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge.

 The IT'S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge, is a free competition in which Texas communities compete to see which one can demonstrate the greatest commitment to healthy living. 

"We are excited to join in the challenge and I encourage our...

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