New Braunfels officials seek input on city’s street maintenance plan

The city will host a public meeting July 14 and open an online survey from July 15-25. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
The city will host a public meeting July 14 and open an online survey from July 15-25. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city will host a public meeting July 14 and open an online survey from July 15-25. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)

Each year, the city of New Braunfels adopts a budget with funds allocated for street maintenance projects to be completed in the coming fiscal year.

Last year, New Braunfels City Council allocated approximately $1.6 million to fund 50 roadway maintenance projects.


Ahead of budget discussions for the 2021-22 budget cycle, officials from the city’s public works department are seeking input from residents regarding which city roads should be prioritized for maintenance and repairs.

On July 14 at 6 p.m. the city will host an in-person public forum in the Tejas Room of New Braunfels City Hall where residents can learn about which roads are eligible for projects, how streets are selected and which roads are included in the proposed street maintenance plan.

At the end of the meeting, attendees will learn how to submit input for the improvement projects. For those unable to attend the meeting, an online survey will be available from July 15-25.
By Lauren Canterberry

Reporter, New Braunfels

Lauren joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in October 2019. After graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, Lauren was a freelance journalist and worked as a college English teacher in China. At CI, Lauren covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in New Braunfels.



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