Community News

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Traveling veterans memorial on display at Boerne Parks in May

A traveling veterans memorial will be on display at Boerne’s parks during the month of May leading up to Memorial Day on Monday, May 30.

See a schedule for the displays.

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Boerne named Tree City USA for 12th-straight year

Boerne is one of more than 3,600 communities across the country to be recognized by the Tree City USA program.

Read about Boerne's commitment to tree planting.

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Speaker, volunteers to help restore and inform natural area behind library

On Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., there will be another opportunity as the Native Plant Society of Texas will not only bring out crews to help improve the area but also provide a learning opportunity for the public.

Learn more about volunteering.

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Heart of Boerne shines bright with Eagle Scout project

On Monday, April 18, a monthslong Eagle Scout project culminated in improve fish habitat in Boerne City Lake as well as a training opportunity for the Boerne Fire Department.

Read about the fish habitats.

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20 new trees planted at Boerne City Lake Park

Members of the City’s Park and Recreation Department, alongside the Boerne Rotary Club, Burkett Arbor Care and the Texas A&M Forest Services worked together to plant the Cider Elm, Chinquapin Oak, Mexican Sycamore and Monterrey trees. All four trees are native to Texas and able to grow well based on the climatology of the Texas Hill Country.

Learn more about the proclamation.

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Kitten rescued from truck engine by ACS

Two technicians from Boerne Animal Care Services rescued a 5-week-old kitten from the engine bay of large pickup truck this week.

Learn how to adopt a pet from Boerne ACS.

Lissette Jimenez receives TAAF President's Award

Boerne Parks and Rec. recognized for outstanding athletic programs

With over 140 member organizations, including the City of Boerne, TAAF is a nonprofit that promotes, organizes, and conducts amateur athletics in the state of Texas.

Learn more about the recognition.

Native Plant Society planting flowers in Veterans Plaza

City, local groups partner to beautify community spaces

In just two days, more than 100 volunteers partnered with city staff to spruce up several areas in the heart of Boerne.

Read about the areas of Boerne the projects covered.

Animal Care employee Ellie Huron helps care for a cat housed at the shelter

New hours of operation at Boerne Animal Care Services begin in October

Staying true to its mission, Boerne Animal Care Services will change it hours when they are open to the public starting Monday, October 4, 2021.

Learn how to schedule an appointment.

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Boerne named ‘film friendly’ by Texas Film Commission

Boerne could soon be the backdrop of your next favorite TV show, movie or commercial after the city was named a Film Friendly Certified Community by the Texas Film Commission

Learn about the economic benefits of media productions.

City of Boerne street crew conducts chip seal road repairs

Chip sealing city streets resumes after pause for pandemic, weather

The city maintains approximately 60 miles of roadway and this summer will seal approximately five miles of street between July and September, targeting more than a dozen roads.

Find out which roads will be repaired.

Group picture taken at unveiling of the Boerne Crusaders Club informational sign along Cibolo Creek

New interpretive sign tells rich history of Boerne Crusaders Club

A new interpretive sign along the Cibolo Creek Trail tells the story of a social and charitable organization known as the Boerne Crusaders Club.

Read more about the club's history.

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City seeks residents' input on noise survey

Noise means something different to everyone, but the city's focus is on controllable noise that is an annoyance. You can help the city determine what that means to our community and what needs attention.

Take the city noise survey.

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City releases results of Citizen Survey

The results of this survey will be used and referenced over the next several years to evaluate projects already listed in the city’s master plans, propose future projects, and shape the city’s annual budget.

See the Citizen Survey results.

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OprahDaily.com names Boerne's Main Street Top 25 "Need to Visit ASAP"

From Eastsound, Washington, to Frederick, Maryland, these small towns in America might not sound like they would have much in common with Boerne, Texas, unless of course Oprah Winfrey hears about these communities.

Read more about Oprah's list.

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City remains in Stage 2 water conservation after recent heavy rainfall

The recent much-needed rainfall has improved water levels, but Boerne Lake is still down almost two feet at 41 feet 1 inch as of June 1, 2021.

Read more about water restrictions.

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Boerne Utilities water quality meets or exceeds all federal requirements

The city hopes this information helps you become more knowledgeable about what’s in your drinking water.

Learn more about Boerne's water quality.

Photo of hail stones outside Boerne Fire Department on May 3

Roof replacement permitting process

With the recent winter and now spring storms, you may be planning to replace your roof. Here are few tips to make sure you get the job done right.

Learn more about roof replacement permits.

Four students from BISD Champion High School have been interning at City hall

Despite pandemic, city continues to enable learning opportunities

As part of the 2020-2021 academic school year, four students from Boerne Independent School District’s Champion High School have been interning at two different departments within City Hall.

Read more about these interns.

Schematic of improvements along portions of Scenic Loop, Old San Antonio, Cascade Caverns roads

City applies for funding for road improvement project

If selected project would improve portion of Scenic Loop, Old San Antonio, Cascade Caverns roads.

Read more about this funding request.

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City recognized as Tree City USA community for 11th straight year

City continues to protect and preserve natural habitat by planting trees.

Learn more about the Tree City USA honor.