The Hispanic Business Alliance is hosting a Fun Day at Eikel Park on Saturday, June 24 from 10 AM to 1 PM. The HBA assists in promoting, advocating, and educating the local Hispanic community as they seek opportunities for success. This fun family event will include a presentation by the City's Planning and Community Development Department with opportunities for everyone to provide input on the Comprehensive Plan.
At the Movies in the Park event at the Landa Park Dance Slab on Friday, March 17, the city of New Braunfels presented Disney-Pixar’s Cars, a movie about an Interstate Highway bypassing a friendly, small town. Prior to the showing, City Planning Manager Stacy Snell hosted an interactive discussion with kids and families about the Comprehensive Plan. Stacy discussed New Braunfels, town pride, and how residents can participate in the Envision New Braunfels planning effort to express their desires about the future of New Braunfels. As a part of the discussion, Stacy shared an activity sheet with the kids to be included in the Comprehensive Plan. If you didn’t get a chance to attend the event, the activity sheets can be downloaded here.
Please send to Stacy Snell at SSnell@nbtexas.org, or by mail to:
Stacy Snell, AICP, CNU-A
Planning Manager | Planning and Community Development
550 Landa St | New Braunfels, TX 78130
ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, MEMBERS OF THE DOWNTOWN ROTARY CLUB HEARD A PRESENTATION ON COMMUNITY GROWTH AND ENVISION NEW BRAUNFELS.
Over a lunch meeting, Downtown Rotary members were provided information on population and development growth in and surrounding New Braunfels, and received an overview of the Envision New Braunfels plan process. Attendees learned of the innovative opportunities to provide input into the plan, the qualities of the process that make it community-driven, and inquired and provided input on a variety of growth related topics including annexation, ETJ and the thoroughfare plan.
Attendees were also invited to attend the next Community-Wide workshop on March 6, 2017 to help their fellow residents craft the community’s long-range goals.
ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, STUDENTS OF CITY UNIVERSITY LEARNED ABOUT ENVISION NEW BRAUNFELS FROM THE PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT.
City University is a program that provides the citizens of New Braunfels the opportunity to receive an in depth education about the services and operations provided by the City. The participants graduate with a greater understanding of municipal operations through an interactive learning experience. On Thursday evening, February 2, the Planning and Community Development Department provided an overview of their department, services provided and current projects. Students learned about Envision New Braunfels and even had the opportunity to provide input directly into the planning effort. Their input can be seen below.
ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, AT A REGULAR MEETING OF THE KIWANIS CLUB, PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR CHRISTOPHER LOONEY PROVIDED ATTENDEES INFORMATION ON COMMUNITY GROWTH AND THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN.
Over a lunch meeting, Kiwanis members heard an update on population growth and development in New Braunfels, and received a personal overview of the Envision New Braunfels effort. Attendees learned of the innovative opportunities to provide input into the plan, and inquired and provided input about a variety of growth related topics including regional growth centers that can accommodate live, work and play in a concentrated area. Attendees were also invited to attend the next Community-Wide workshop on March 6, 2017 to help their fellow residents craft the community’s long-range goals.
ON MONDAY, JANUARY 16, AT A CHAMBER BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING, CITY COUNCIL MEMBER RON REAVES PRESENTED ON THE STATUS AND OUTLOOK FOR ENVISION NEW BRAUNFELS.
Envision New Braunfels is a city-wide effort to develop a vision and ‘roadmap’ for New Braunfels’ future through 2030. Review public input about the vision gathered at this event.
ON NOVEMBER 29, MORE THAN 230 COMMUNITY AND PLANNING ELEMENT ADVISORY GROUP MEMBERS GATHERED FOR THE FIRST VISIONING WORKSHOP OF ENVISION NEW BRAUNFELS.
The dialogue featured activities that introduced the plan, explored strengths and opportunities, and collected input on the community’s vision for the project. View a video of the whole event or specific highlights here.