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ISO classifies communities from 1 (the best) to 10 (the worst) based on how well they score on the ISO Fire Suppression Rating Schedule, which grades such features as water distribution, fire department equipment and manpower and fire alarm facilities. ISO field representatives use the schedule when surveying a community's fire protection capability. The score that is determined from applying the Fire Suppression Rating Schedule is translated into a public protection classification. A perfect score in Texas is 106.5. It consists of 50 points for fire department capabilities, 40 points for water supply and distribution, 10 points for receiving and handling fire alarms and 6.5 points for a "Texas Addendum" that grades fire safety education, building code enforcement, fire prevention code enforcement and fire investigation capabilities. The current rating inside the city is a 1. Outside the city, but less than 1000 feet from a fire hydrant and less than 5 driving miles from a fire station is also a 1. Outside the city and more than 1000 ft from a fire hydrant, but less than 5 miles from a fire station is a 9. For more information on ISO rating's from the State Fire Marshal's Office, please visit the State Fire Marshal's Office website at the following link.
Entry level testing is now administered by the Civil Service Director. Applicants must be at least 18, but not yet 36 years old, in order to take the general knowledge entrance test. Other specific requirements that must be met to be considered eligible for employment include:
Qualifications required to become an EMT are listed here on the Department of State Health Services website.
SB 193 requires drivers nearing stopped emergency vehicles-with lights activated -to either slow down or change lanes.
The law states a driver must. unless otherwise directed by a police officer, either vacate the lane closest to the stopped emergency vehicle if the road has multiple lanes traveling in the same direction or slow down 20 miles per hour below the speed limit. (If the speed limit is below 25 mph the driver must slow down to 5 mph.)
Emergency vehicles include police, emergency medical service and fire vehicles.
A violation is punishable by a maximum fine of $200. If the violation results in property damage, the maximum fine increases to $500. If the violation results in bodily injury, the offense is enhanced to a Class B misdemeanor.
The new law was passed in the last regular session of the Texas Legislature and went into effect Sept. 1, 2003.
It is the ability to produce a map image that sets GIS apart from other database systems. Perhaps more simply, a GIS gives you tools to answer questions about a location (geographic information). You can combine layers of information stored in a database that may include addresses, aerial photographs, dates, and other numerical values.
ArcGIS Desktop users can extract an imagery tile approximately one-mile square by accessing the City's imagery services (see FAQ topic), adding the desired service into their map document, and then following these simple steps:1. Select the imagery service from the ArcMap table of contents.2. Right click on the imagery layer and select Data > Export Data...3. Select the Data Frame radio button in the Extent section4. Note the output location on your local harddrive5. Select your desired image format, compression type, and compression quality6. Click Save.
This will create a copy of the image extent on your local computer. The highest resolution imagery is limited to a one-mile tile for performance reasons.
To access our imagery and other map services:1. Open ArcCatalog2. Click on GIS Servers > Add ArcGIS Server3. Select “Use GIS Services” and click Next4. Enter the URL “http://maps.nbtexas.org/arcgis/services” and click finish. This will create a connection called “arcgis on maps.nbtexas.org”.5. Open the connection and open either the Maps or Imagery folder6. Select the desired service and add to your ArcMap document.
CAD users will need to use the ArcGIS for AutoCAD software plug-in developed by Esri and use the same URL to similarly configure it based on their particular system.
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Yes. If you have a wireless enabled device, wireless internet access is available at the Library. Currently we do not offer wireless printing, but will be introducing the feature in the near future.
To find out what’s happening at the library, check out the Library Calendar (or click on the Library Calendar tab on our main page). We offer a variety of popular programs for Children, Teens and Adults at both our main location and the Westside Community Center. Please note: many events require registration, which you can do online through our calendar, or by calling us at (830) 221-4300. All library events are free to the public.
If you have a current library card, simply log in to your library account and scroll down till you see the heading "Is the library missing something?" Please choose "Yes" when asked if it's ok to borrow from another library, as a small postage fee applies. Enter as much information as you can about the item (author, title, format, fiction or nonfiction, part of a series, etc.). You can request three ILLs simultaneously.
If you would like assistance with an ILL request, please stop by the Help Desk.
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The Westside Community Center holds a small collection of library materials, as well as computers for public use. It is open:
The library also offers two study rooms for individual and small group study. They may be reserved for up to two hours of use per day either by calling 221-4300 or in person. For more information, see the Meeting & Study Rooms page.
When can I drop off donations?You can drop off small donations (under 4 boxes) anytime during library hours at the front desk or by car at the front of the library. If you drive to the front of the library, call 830-221-4300 for curbside assistance. Large donations (over 5 boxes) should be dropped off by appointment only. Call 830-221-4300 for details.
Is there a limit to how many books/boxes I can donate?No limit! However, please be aware that large donations (5 or more boxes/bags) will require a different drop-off time so the library can coordinate with the Friends of the Library.
Do I get a tax receipt?You can request a tax receipt upon time of drop-off.
Can I keep my bags/boxes?Yes, but please let us know when you call so we can bring out the appropriate cart to move your items.
Where do I go for more donation information?Call 830-221-4300 for more information or for curbside assistance. Library
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If you or a member of your family is hearing impaired, sight impaired, mentally or physically disabled, requires oxygen, non-English speaking, an Alzheimer's patient, or has another condition that would require a special emergency response please notify us so that we can provide the best emergency services possible.
Information will remain confidential and only be used by emergency response agencies.
To read more about the NBPD's Special Needs program, follow the link below.
For additional questions, contact the New Braunfels Police Department at (830) 221-4100. To enroll click here for more information...