Posted on: August 26, 2016

Soul Searching, Night Ramblings in the Comal Cemetery Tickets on Sale September 1st

The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department and the New Braunfels Cemetery Committee proudly present the 6th annual Soul Searching… Night Ramblings in the Comal Cemetery program on Friday, October 14th and Saturday, October 15th.

The cemetery tour is a unique, educational and entertaining family event. Participants visit selected graves to hear firsthand narratives of those at rest. Glimpses of early customs, attitudes, and culture provide insights into New Braunfels’ past.

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Free Vocational ESL/Certified Nursing Assistant Classes Offered

The Westside Community Center (WAC) will be partnering with Alamo Colleges this fall to offer no-cost Healthcare/Vocational English as a Second Language classes. Students that are interested in ESL classes with a focus on becoming a Certified Nurses Aid

(CNA), are encouraged to attend one of the following orientation and registration dates:
• Tuesday, the 6th of September from 9:00 a.m.-noon• Thursday, the 8th of September from 9:00 a.m.-noon

“The City of New Braunfels Westside Community Center a...Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2016

City’s FY 2016-17 Proposed Budget/Plan of Municipal Services

The City of New Braunfels fiscal year begins October 1st. In the spring, the City begins the annual budget preparation process that culminates with the adoption of a final budget by City Council in mid-September.

On Monday, August 15th at 4:00 p.m., the City Manager will present the City of New Braunfels FY 2016-17 Proposed Budget and Plan of Municipal Services to City Council. This presentation will take place in Council Chambers in the Municipal Building at 424...Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2016

Adult Coloring Therapy at the Library

The Library is offering adult coloring therapy sessions on the first Thursday of each month from 9:30 -11:00 a.m. On the second and fourth Mondays of each month, the library will also be hosting evening coloring therapy sessions from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

“Studies have shown that coloring helps adults relieve stress and helps with the brain’s ability to focus,” said Adult Services Librarian Toni Davenport. “In addition, coloring provides a time to explore the artistic side of oneself through a familiar fo...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2016

Mosquito Control Urged

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With the recent heavy rains, the City is urging citizens to continue efforts to help control mosquitoes in our area. “There are important things you can do as individuals to reduce the risk of exposure to Zika virus or West Nile virus, the most important

being to eliminate mosquito-breeding areas in your environment and limit your exposure to feeding mosquitoes,” said Environmental Services Manager Bryan Ruiz.

Here are some simple suggestions:
• Empty out containers that hold water around your hom...Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Comprehensive Plan - Would you like to participate on one of the Comprehensive Plan advisory groups?

A comprehensive plan is a community’s road map for the future. It is an all-encompassing, community-driven vision document that provides long-range policy guidance for land use, transportation, economic development, housing, public facilities,

intergovernmental agreements, natural and cultural resources, and more. It serves as a guide for elected and appointed officials by providing the framework for evaluating proposals and developing strategies.

The New Braunfels Comprehensive Plan was ad...Read on...

Application & Advisory Group Descriptions...
Posted on: August 23, 2016

City Receives Highest ISO Rating

The City of New Braunfels has received a Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating of 1/1Y from Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO), which is an improvement from the previous rating of 2. Having been approved by the Texas Department of Insurance

State Fire Marshal’s Office, New Braunfels became only the 37th of 2,671 communities in Texas and the 204th of 48,855 communities in the United States to earn a Class 1 ISO rating.

ISO is an advisory organization that collects and evaluates information...Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2016

Teen Court Academy Graduates

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New Braunfels Municipal Court proudly announced the graduates of the first Teen Court Academy: Marielena Castro, Rion Clark, Sebastian Coronado, Racherl Emerson, Brooke Hansen, Ashton Jeffers, Amanda Laird, Joshua Padilla, Destini Pulliam, Allison Rhea,

Haley Rubey and Raquel Vasquez.

The Teen Court Academy was established April 2016 to provide teens training and experience with legal concepts, critical thinking, presentation skills, as well as real world experience with trial processes and the crimin...Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2016

Mayors Place Their Bets for Guadalupe River Bowl 2016

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No rivalry in sports quite compares to the rivalry of New Braunfels and Seguin high schools — which has run since 1923.

The two teams will take the field at the New Braunfels High School Unicorn Stadium on Friday, September 2nd, at 7:30 p.m., and much more than a football game is on the line – it’s the 2016 Guadalupe River Bowl!

The Seguin/ New Braunfels feud has been c...Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2016

Katy Street Improvements Project Slated

The City of New Braunfels has announced that construction will begin on Katy Street, from Grape Avenue to Lone Star Avenue, on Monday, August 15th. The scope of work includes improving curbs, gutters and drainage along with the repaving of the street.

The work is expected to take approximately a month and a half to complete, weather and other factors permitting. This project is part of the City’s annual street maintenance plan.

For additional information, contact John Cox, Street and Drainage Manage...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...