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New Braunfels Utilities works with city to decide future of downtown office buildings

New Braunfels and NBU aim to preserve downtown buildings' historic character after sale and relocation


10:20 AM Dec 17, 2019 CST

New Braunfels Utilities constructing new $50.1 million wastewater treatment plant

The new facility will serve as many as 25,000 customers per day.

City Council, Economic Development Corporation work to bring automotive plant to New Braunfels

Continental Automotive Systems was offered a two-part economic incentive package.



City Council approves economic package to help bring automotive plant to New Braunfels

The project is expected to create more than 500 jobs by 2031.


Apple breaks ground on $1 billion, 3 million-square-foot campus in Northwest Austin; expects to open facility in 2022

Apple announces construction begins on $1 billion, 3 million-square-foot campus in Northwest Austin


Draining Guadalupe Valley Lakes could cost homeowners $500 million-plus

Recreational activity has been suspended on Lake McQueeny, Lake Placid, Meadow Lake and Lake Gonzales since Sept. 19—the result of a Guadalupe County district court ruling that imposed a 12-month injunction on the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority’s decision to drain the four remaining Guadalupe Valley Lakes.


Das Rec a success, adds competitive swim team

New Braunfels officials may have underestimated the success of the city’s first major recreation facility, Das Rec, which opened just more than a year ago.



Several obstacles greet area owners of tiny homes

Smaller than some shipping containers. Larger than most cardboard boxes. The tiny-home trend has taken off, but New Braunfels has proven to be a difficult place to live for tiny-home owners.


Residents spoke at final hearing before fate of project is decided

The six-month-long contested case proceeding regarding an air quality permit for Vulcan Construction Materials began March 6 at the Comal County Courthouse. Approximately 200 area residents gathered in the courtroom to protest the permit for a quarry and rock-crusher to be built along State Hwy. 46 and FM 3009.


$23M aquifer storage and recovery project will move forward if bills pass through legislature

Since 2011, public power utility provider New Braunfels Utilities has explored the feasibility of incorporating an aquifer storage and recovery, or ASR, system that would allow for a large underground water storage area that could be accessed during times of drought or emergency.


City seeking $120 million in bond funding for projects

On May 4, citizens will vote on a $120 million bond package that, if passed, will fund projects in four areas of city life.



Veramendi’s commercial development is on the horizon

As ground breaks on the first single-family neighborhoods in the 2,400-acre Veramendi master-planned community, its developer—ASA Properties—is moving forward with the second phase of the project.


Demand for luxury senior living communities rises

As the baby boomer generation enters its golden years, developers say more of them are opting for a lifestyle that includes all the bells and whistles.


A look back at the most popular stories of 2018

In 2018, Community Impact Newspaper provided its first full year of coverage in the New Braunfels community. …


6 stories to follow in New Braunfels in 2019

Last year Community Impact Newspaper covered stories on a variety of local topics. From Hill Country …



Solms Landing to receive infrastructure funding through creation of public improvement district

In its first regular meeting of the year Jan. 14, New Braunfels City Council passed a resolution that will help move a mixed-use development into construction.


Coffee with Impact: Anthony Precourt, Andy Loughnane say work is ahead for Austin FC as club prepares to play in 2021

After 15 months of negotiations, neighborhood meetings, site plan presentations and back-and-forth discussions, Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber is expected to officially name Austin as the next home of an MLS team on Jan. 15.


Meyer Ranch to add 1,600 homes in rural northwest

 With projects in Georgetown, Liberty Hill and Round Rock, developers Todd McCullough and Randy Rollo of Randolph Todd Development said they had an interest in expanding to the south end of the Austin-San Antonio corridor.


New Braunfels bond advisory committee recommends $236 million of potential city projects

The city of New Braunfels is one step closer to a possible bond election after the 24-member bond advisory committee convened Monday night.



American Planning Association recognizes city of New Braunfels for community engagement efforts

Monday was a notable night for the city of New Braunfel's planning division.


Next steps revealed for Guiding Guadalupe County strategic plan

Gap Strategies, the consulting firm that is helping to develop the Guiding Guadalupe County strategic plan , says it hopes to present a final document to the Guadalupe County Commissioners Court around the end of October or early November.


City considers options for future aviation development

In 2008, the city of New Braunfels developed a 20-year master plan for its regional airport that is located on the city’s rural east side. Fast-forward a decade, and Robert Lee, director of the New Braunfels Regional Airport, says things have changed.


ETJ swap, new jobs and more: 8 takeaways from this week’s New Braunfels City Council meeting

Although Monday night’s New Braunfels City Council meeting lasted less than two hours, the agenda covered several items of concern for residents.



650 homes coming soon to Veramendi development in New Braunfels

After a decade of discussions and planning, the first round of homes will soon come to fruition in the 2,400- acre, $2 billion Veramendi development located north of Loop 337 in New Braunfels.


EVO Entertainment planning 15,000-seat amphitheater alongside movie, bowling complex in Schertz

San Marcos-based EVO Entertainment Group plans to add its first amphitheater next to a previously proposed entertainment center project in Schertz.