Posted on: September 28, 2016

Temporary Lane Closures Scheduled for N. Walnut Avenue Bridge

The City has announced that beginning on Monday October 3rd, RESTEK, Inc will begin work on improving the bridge joints on the N. Walnut Ave. bridge, located between Eikel St. and Creek Dr.. As part of this project the contractor will be closing one lane

each way - per phase - in order to safely repair the joints. Project plans call for closing the two inside lanes first.

The work is anticipated to take approximately seven weeks and is expected to be completed within the indicated timeframe, weather ...Read on...

Posted on: September 30, 2016

City Comprehensive Plan Advisory Group Application Deadline Extended

The City is extending the deadline for receipt of submittal forms for individuals interested in participating on the subcommittees of the community’s Comprehensive Plan. A comprehensive plan includes community-drive long-range goals and objectives

that guide local and regional decision making. One of the many methods used to obtain and vet input will be through nine subcommittees, or Plan Element Advisory Groups, anticipated to meet four or five times over an approximate nine month period. These ...Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2016

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event October 8th

On Saturday, October 8th, from 8 AM - noon, the City of New Braunfels and Comal County will host a household hazardous waste collection event at 550 Landa St in New Braunfels, in the parking lot at the new City Hall. Participants should enter the parking

lot from Laurel Lane.

The event is open to all City of New Braunfels and Comal County residents. Citizens must bring a picture I.D. with current address to verify residency. The last car in line at noon will be the last assisted.

Participants shou...Read on...

Posted on: September 30, 2016

RIOmobile Adds Additional Stops to Fall Schedule

The New Braunfels Public Library RIOmobile will be adding several new stops and adjusting the stop times of others as it begins its fall 2016 schedule on October 4th. Seven new stops have been added to the schedule,

including the Comal County Senior Center, Oak Tree Elementary School, and Solms Park.

“After several successful months of operation, we have added stops to increase the outreach to the youth and senior populations in our service area,” remarked Library...Read on...

RIOmobile schedule...
Posted on: September 30, 2016

New Braunfels Fire Department Partners with Communities in Schools

The New Braunfels Fire Department and Communities in Schools of South Central Texas have partnered together to expand an already successful student mentoring program. Communities in Schools works with schools, families, and volunteers to

surround the students in our area with a caring network of support to help them stay in school and succeed in life. Now, the New Braunfels Fire Department and its 131 uniformed personnel have joined that endeavor.

“Firefighters, by nature, have an inh...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

New Braunfels City Hall Relocated

A number of City of New Braunfels departments relocated to the new City Hall Facility at 550 Landa Street on Monday, September 26th. The city purchased the former Albertson’s grocery building on nearly six acres

for $2.65 million in the fall of 2013, contracted with Steinbomer, Bramwell & Vrazel Architects for design and selected Guido Construction to handle the remodeling of the facility using the Construction Manager at Risk approach at an estimated cost of...Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2016

Foto Fiesta on Display at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center

The New Braunfels Photographic Society’s Foto Fiesta will be on exhibit at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center from October 3rd through October 31st.
Foto Fiesta is a juried photography exhibition showcasing

members of the society whose entries were selected to be on display.

“We are excited to partner with another local arts organization,” said Mandi Scott, Civic/Convention Center Manager. “The Society’s beautiful photographs are sure to brighten the wa...Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2016

Parks and Recreation Volunteers Honored

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In recognition of the support New Braunfels Parks and Recreation receives throughout the year from volunteers, the Department hosted the eighth annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on September 27th at the New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center.

Volunteer efforts are visible throughout our community in projects such as park cleanup, tree planting and mulching, trail building and repair, planting and weeding landscape beds and assistance at special events.

In 2016, park volunteers have contrib...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

ReadBox at New Braunfels Library

The New Braunfels Public Library is hosting a new monthly movie program for adults called ReadBox. In it film based on a book will be shown on the third Wednesday of each month, with a matinee at 1:00 p.m. and an evening show at 6:00 p.m.

“The library has had several film series iterations in the past.” Toni Davenport, Adult Services Librarian recalls. “ReadBox is way to engage patrons with literature and film while also encouraging them to utilize the variety of resources that the librar...Read on...

List of movies in the program...
Posted on: September 9, 2016

Pin Perfect Program at theLibrary

The New Braunfels Public Library is starting a new craft program for adults called Pin Perfect. Pin Perfect will be the third Thursday of each month from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. and will give adults a chance to create a craft project from start to finish.

Many people see lots of craft projects on Pinterest and other similar sites, but never take the time to try them. This program will allow patrons to explore those projects with guidance from a librarian who has made them before and the library will provi...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...