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Posted on: December 10, 2019

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Councilmember Shane Hines, New Braunfels City Council District 1 representative, will host a citizen forum on Thursday, December 19th, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., at the Westside Community Center.

Councilmember Shane Hines, New
Braunfels City Council District 1 representative, will host a citizen forum onThursday, December 19th, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., at the Westside Community
Center.  The center is located at 2932 S. IH 35 Frontage R...

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

Media Release-City Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of New Braunfels by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of New Braunfels by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). ...

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

Media Release-Traffic Advisory: Bridge Caps for East San Antonio Street Bridge Delivery

In an effort to expedite the ongoing reconstruction of the East San Antonio Street Bridge, Capital Excavation, the contractor on the project, will be using large pre-cast bridge caps that will be placed on top of the bridge’s support columns.

In an effort to expedite the ongoing reconstruction of the East San Antonio Street Bridge, Capital Excavation, the contractor on the project, will be using large pre-cast bridge caps that will be placed on top of the bridge’s support columns. These large ...

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

New Braunfels Fire Department Assistant Chief Selected

The City of New Braunfels Fire Department is proud to announce that Michael Wehman, a 28-year fire service veteran and current New Braunfels Fire Department Battalion Chief, has been appointed as the next Assistant Fire Chief.

The appointment of Wehman follows the September 2019 promotion of Patrick O’Connell as Fire Chief, who previously served as Assistant Chief. Wehman began his career in 1991 with the Universal City Fire Department, before moving to the New Braunfels Fire D...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Scout Donates Flag Retirement Box to City of New Braunfels

The New Braunfels City Hall now serves as home to a flag retirement box — courtesy of a local Scout.

As part of his Eagle Scout Service Project, Mason Mitchell, a Life Scout in New Braunfels Troop 381, and fellow troop members dedicated more than 65 service hours toward the construction of the flag collection box. Mason also recently constructed another ...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Temporary Road Closure with Detour - Barbarossa Rd.

The City of New Braunfels has announced a temporary detour on Barbarossa Rd., between Alves Lane and Saengerhalle Rd., from Monday, December 2nd through Wednesday, December 11th.

Daily lane closures, with detours, should be expected between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., with the roadway open to traffic during evening and overnight hours.

These traffic measures are necessary to facilitate installation of water and sanitary sewer lines.

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Closure of Rueckle Rd. Section

As part of the Solms/Morningside/Rueckle 2013 Bond project, a section of Rueckle Road will be closed entirely to thru traffic beginning on December 9th through late spring of 2020.

Rueckle Road will be closed from the second driveway at Hill Country Resort to Morningside Drive to help expedite the construction timeline of this roadway. All traffic that exits Rueckle Road from IH35 will be detoured to Water Lane to access Morningside...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

District 3 Quarterly Citizen Forum Set for December 11th

City Council District 3 Councilmember Harry Bowers will host his quarterly citizen forum on Wednesday, December 11th, beginning at 6PM in the meeting room at Das Rec, New Braunfels Recreation Center. The Center is located at 345 Landa Street.

“Our main presentation will come from New Braunfels Police Department’s Community Relations Officer, Lucas Crawford,” said Councilmember Bowers. “Officer Crawford will discuss how to create a neighborhood crime watc...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Fischer Park Offers Professional Development for Teachers

The Fischer Park Nature Education Center is now offering teachers an opportunity to earn Texas Environmental Education Advisory Committee (TEEAC) professional development credit while their students are on a field trip at Fischer Park.

“Fischer Park is excited to be approved as a TEEAC provider for teacher professional development hours through the Texas Environmental Education Advisory Committee with the Texas Education Agency,” said Sonja Mlenar, Recreation Supervi...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Library Foundation Presents an Evening with Admiral William H. McCraven

Four-Star Admiral William H. McRaven, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling book Make Your Bed, Little Things That Will Change Your Life...And Maybe the World, will present his new book Sea Stories, My Life in Special Operations at an evening

reception on Thursday, January 16th at the McKenna Event Center, sponsored by the New Braunfels Public Library Foundation.

 Sea Stories begins in 1960 at the American Officers’ Club in France, where Allied officers and their wives gather...

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