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Posted on: May 24, 2016

Memorial Day Closures

Most City of New Braunfels facilities, including City Hall, the Library and the Westside Community Center will be closed on Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day. Solid waste and recycling services

garbage, recycling, and green waste pickup) will occur as normal on Monday, but the City Recycle Center is closed on all Mondays.

All Landa Park attractions and the Fischer Park Nature Center will be open during their normal operating hours ...Read on...

Posted on: May 24, 2016

2016 Concerts in the Park Series

Parks and Recreation has announced the 2016 Summer Concerts in the Park schedule. This free summer concerts series is held at the Landa Park Dance Slab beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday evenings, June 2nd through August 11th.

On Thursday, June 2nd, the 2016 Concerts in the Park series will kick off with Rumor Town, playing an exciting mixture of country music.

“This summer we have an incredible line-up of local musicians performing a variety of music ranging from rhythm an...Read on...

Posted on: May 17, 2016

Mission Hill Park Master Plan Public Input Meeting

Parks and Recreation invites residents to share their input regarding the development of the Mission Hill Park Master Plan. The public meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 24th at 6 PM at Freedom Fellowship Church, located at 415 Oak Run Point.

“The Master Plan design team will propose a few conceptual plans that reflect a majority of desires from the previous public input meeting,” said Stacey Dicke, Parks and Recreation Director. “Residents are encouraged to attend and comment on the proposed ...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Veterans Memorial Public Input Meeting Scheduled

The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department, along with the Ad Hoc Veterans Memorial Committee, invites the public to participate in a public input meeting regarding the Veterans Memorial on Wednesday, May 25th at 5:30 p.m. at Landa Haus.

Landa Haus is located at 360 Aquatic Circle in Landa Park.

In early 2016, City Council formed an Ad Hoc Veterans Memorial Committee to provide the Council with recommendations for a Veterans Memorial in New Braunfels. The meeting will be the first for...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Landa Park and Arboretum Master Plan Online Survey

The City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is hosting an online survey to gather resident input for the Landa Park and Arboretum Master Plan. Residents are invited to take the short survey and share their thoughts and ideas on the project.

“Landa Park is a beloved place for residents and visitors from across the region,” said Stacey Dicke, Parks and Recreation Director. “The feedback we receive is essential to ensure that the Master Plan reflects the community’s vision for Landa Park.”

T...Read on...

Take the survey!
Posted on: May 21, 2016

Guadalupe River Status

The release rate from Canyon Dam has been increased to over 3400cfs, which means the Guadalupe River inside the city limits of New Braunfels is flowing too fast to allow most forms of recreation

(including tubing, and most forms of rafting and kayaking). Guided trips on the Guadalupe River are allowed, so contact local river outfitters for details. As the level of Canyon Lake is brought back to its normal level of 909-feet above sea level, the fl...Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2016

Water Release From Canyon Lake Dam Provides Fire Department Training Opportunity

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is releasing water from Canyon Lake, which means increased river flows on the Guadalupe River through New Braunfels. The Fire Dept. will take advantage of the increased river flows to conduct rescue boat operation training

concentrated around the Faust and Common Street bridges.

The training will involve night training evolutions, may involve other public safety organizations, and is expected to continue through May 27th.

Posted on: May 18, 2016

Warrant Roundup Scheduled for May

Because the “mini” warrant roundups that the City of New Braunfels municipal court has been conducting have been so successful in helping defendants resolve their cases, the court will begin conducting warrant roundups monthly starting in May.

The focus of the roundups will be defendants with class C misdemeanor warrants issued by the New Braunfels Municipal Court. Those with warrants are encouraged to contact the Court at 830-221-4180 or 830-221-4189 to resolve their cases before being arreste...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Westside Community Center Offers Free Beginning Spanish Classes for Adults

Ever wanted to learn conversational Spanish and basic Spanish survival phrases? Are your kids in a dual language program and you would like to learn Spanish, too? Maybe you plan to travel, or would like to practice Spanish with a co-worker or neighbor?

The Westside Community Center will be offering free Spanish classes for adults beginning June 7th. The Center is located at 2932 S. IH-35 in New Braunfels.

Mabel Brown, an adult Spanish and Second Language instructor in the community, will be teachin...Read on...

Register here...
Posted on: May 10, 2016

Celebrate Historic Preservation Month in May

The month of May is National Historic Preservation Month and the City of New Braunfels will join thousands of individuals and communities across the country to celebrate Historic Preservation and the many benefits it brings to our community.

The City of New Braunfels’ Historic Landmark Commission is celebrating National Historic Preservation Month by sponsoring its annual “Historic Museum Free-for-All” on May 21st, from noon to 4:00 p.m. Participating institutions include: The Ferdinand Lind...Read on...

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Posted on: May 9, 2016

Improvements to the Dry Comal Trail Rescheduled - Volunteers Needed

The City partners with the Comal Trails Alliance, a non-profit group dedicated to creating a system of trails connecting communities and providing opportunities for education, health, and enjoyment of the natural resources located in Comal County.

In 2015 the Comal Trails Alliance obtained grant funding from the McKenna Foundation to make improvements to the Dry Comal Nature Trail. Some of those improvements will include enhanced signage, invasive species removal, and trail building. For several y...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2016

Street Maintenance Limited Overlays Beginning

The City of New Braunfels has announced that potential traffic delays are possible on the following streets while they are being resurfaced as part of the City’s yearly maintenance program, funded by the City’s General Fund.

The first phase of this limited overlay project includes re-surfacing the streets by applying small rock on top of oil. The second phase, an application of asphalt on top, will be scheduled and begin after completion of the first phase on all the listed ...Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2016

Mosquito Population Control Efforts Urged

With the warm weather already here, the City is urging citizens to begin efforts to help control mosquitoes in our area. The Texas Department of State Health Services has request that local government leaders take initiatives to help prevent or delay Zika

virus from being transmitted by local mosquito populations in Texas. They are encouraging everyone to take measures and sustain these efforts throughout the regular mosquito season as an effective way to help protect against all mosquito-borne diseases, ...Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2016

Farmers Market Season at the Westside Community Center

In an effort to make fresh, nutritious food available to everyone, the City is partnering with the San Antonio Food Bank and local farmers again this season to provide fresh produce to New Braunfels residents. Currently there are three markets scheduled

from May through July.

A voucher program is available for families in need through the Seniors Farmers Market Nutrition Program and the WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program. Fresh, local food will be available and $30 vouchers will be provided to all...Read on...

Posted on: April 29, 2016

Comal River Old Channel Bank Stabilization Project Beginning

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, is scheduled to begin Monday, 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 ...Read on...