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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan Completed

The New Braunfels recently completed its Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan (CSWMP) and posted the final report online for public consumption. The City’s consultant for this project, SCS Engineers, and the City’s Solid Waste and Recycling Division

(SWRD) presented the results of the CSWMP to City Council, which was approved on Monday, July 8, 2019.

The SWRD provides a variety of services, including commercial garbage collection, operating a drop-off center for recyclables, residential collection of ...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

TxDOT Managed San Antonio Street Bridge Reconstruction Project

Bridge rendering

The upcoming improvements to the San Antonio Street Bridge will modernize the existing bridge to accommodate wider travel lanes and sidewalks while retaining the historical ambiance and architecture.

Complete closure of the bridge will occur on September 3, 2019 and water recreation will not be allowed in the segment of the Comal River in the vicinity of the construction project beginning on Monday, September 23rd.

The Comal River is open to water recr...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Library Temporarily Closed August 19th-23rd

The New Braunfels Public Library will be closed Monday, August 19th through Friday, August 23rd so that staff can equip the library’s 135,000-item collection with radio frequency identification tags (RFID).

RFID is a technology that uses various electronic devices to automate library transactions — such as check-in and check-out — inventory management and security control, according to the American Library Association.

“Tagging o...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Library Adds Evening Family Storytime

An evening, family-friendly storytime program will become part of the regular storytime lineup at the New Braunfels Public Library starting this September.

Family Storytime will be held in the evening for the first time on Tuesday, September 3rd, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., and will continue to occur on Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. indefinitely.

“We understand that busy schedules and work commitments can keep ...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Opportunity to Partner with Das Rec Lunch & Learn

Das Rec will host “Food for Thought,” a community lunch and learn series giving local businesses and organizations the opportunity to present educational, health-focused information to members on the third Friday of every month from Sept. 2019 – May 2020.

Organizations must complete an application and be approved by Das Rec management. Once approved, the organization will be provided with available dates to choose from. The “Bite-Sized Learning,” a community lunch and learn series, will...

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