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Posted on: January 12, 2023

Applications for hotel occupancy tax funds now open

Exterior of Boerne Visitors Center.

The City of Boerne is now accepting applications from local groups and businesses for funds from the City’s Hotel Occupancy Tax revenue.

Each year, the City of Boerne receives hotel occupancy tax (HOT) revenue from a tax that is levied on guest rooms at lo...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

City leads meeting for solar eclipse safety preparations

City and other local officials attend eclipse planning meeting.

The City of Boerne and several area partners met Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, for a safety planning meeting ahead of two solar eclipses set to occur in the Hill Country over the next two years.

Tuesday’s meeting, held at the Boerne Fire Department, i...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Annual report shows Boerne's drinking water meets or exceeds EPA requirements

graphic of water faucet with words "Drinking Water Quality Report" and Boerne Utilities logo

The City of Boerne's drinking water has once again been proven to meet or exceed all federal requirements set by the Environmental Protection Agency.

The 2021 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report has been released and contains important information about t...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

City receives statewide recognition for PSA/Marketing

Jeff Carroll, Chris Shadrock, and Jill Christian pose with TAMIO award

The City of Boerne received a 2022 Award of Honor at the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO) Conference in Houston in June. Of the 11 categories, Boerne was recognized for Public Service Announcement, population under 100,000 peopl...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Boerne ISD, local law enforcement agencies to add SRO's

The school resources officers stand in front of the Boerne ISD administration building

The Boerne Independent School District, along with the Boerne and Fair Oaks Ranch Police Departments, and the Kendall County Sheriff’s Office, have agreed to work aggressively toward assigning each Boerne ISD campus with a designated School Reso...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

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

Patrick Heath Public Library

Volunteers and City staff continue to make strides in restoring the natural area behind the Patrick Heath Public 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 bri...

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

Online bill pay to get new look in early April

New City Hall and Utilities Signage

Boerne residents who utilize online payments for utility bills or municipal court payments will notice a new look by April 1, 2022.

From the initial landing pages to the functions once logged in, there will be several difference of note.

Login information, ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

Grant to help library expand early learning programs for kids

books on a shelf at the library

The Patrick Heath Public Library is one of just six libraries in Texas accepted this year to the Family Place Libraries Project, a statewide initiative focused on early learning in children.

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) launched ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Drug Bust: Boerne PD K-9 sniffs out 100 pounds of marijuana

K-9 Emma sits in front of narcotics at drug bust

It was just another dog day at the office for Boerne Police Department K-9 Emma until a call came in to assist another agency. Emma and her handler, Cpl. Brandon Goudreau, ended up helping uncover 100 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop March 3.

The ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

City accepting hotel occupancy tax applications for 2022

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Each year, the City of Boerne receives hotel occupancy tax (HOT) revenue from a tax that is levied on guest rooms at local hotels/motels, inns, and short-term rental facilities.  Organizations that offer programs to attract overnight tourists to ...

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Posted on: December 8, 2021

City receives Excellence in Financial Reporting award 34 years in a row

Employees from Finance Department and City Manager's Office

The City of Boerne has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association.

The award was given in recognition for the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fisca...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Partnerhsip at the heart of emergency response

Boerne firefighters saved a dog during a house fire

A call for service in Boerne does more than dispatch our first responders. Often times there are hidden surprises they overcome as they pop-up.

That is what happened on October 26, when Boerne’s C-Shift firefighters were dispatched to a housefire.

Upon arri...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

New pedestrian crosswalk coming to Blanco Road at Old No. 9 Trail

example picture of a HAWK pedestrian crosswalk

A new pedestrian crosswalk will soon be installed along the Old No. 9 Trail at Blanco Road in Boerne, providing a safer crossing point for people using the trail.

TxDOT will manage the construction and installation as Blanco Road is part of a state-maintai...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

City releases results of Citizen Survey

infographic summarizing results from Boerne's Citizen Survey

Find out what the residents of Boerne have to say about the city.

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

City remains in Stage 2 water conservation after recent heavy rainfall

A person's hand can be seen watering a lawn

The City of Boerne will remain in Stage 2 water conservation despite recent heavy rainfall to conserve water ahead of the summer months.

The recent much-needed rainfall has improved water levels, but Boerne Lake – one of three primary water sourc...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

More than 11,200 COVID-19 vaccines provided by Boerne/Kendall County

Final COVID 19 vaccine event May 19 2021

After more than three months of providing the community the opportunity to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at the Boerne/Kendall County vaccine HUB, the city and county provided its final vaccine last week.

From the first vaccine event on Feb. 12 to our final e...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Remember to call 811 before you dig

digging working in garden

Did you know April is National Safe Digging Month?

As we head into the spring season people may find themselves out in their yards adding to their gardens or landscaping.

Before you dig, however, you are asked to call 811 to make sure there are not undergro...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Boerne Water Committee looking at long-term water needs

A cup being filled with water

Created by the Boerne City Council, the Kendall County Water Planning Committee is tasked with developing a water plan designed to moderate water consumption, protect water resources, seek out and evaluate potential new water sources, maximize ef...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

City seeks residents’ input on noise survey

road construction image with text overlay reading "City seeks input on Noise Survey"

The City of Boerne is asking for the public’s input on an online noise assessment survey.

The survey asks residents to share their address or nearby cross streets to help identify the area of town in which you live. Questions gauge your thoughts ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

City crews kept busy by recent storms, heavy rain

fire department crew removes tree from river road dam

There’s no question the 14 inches of rain Boerne received in the month of May and early June was a welcome sight, but the water left behind a mess for city crews.

Electric crews from the Utilities department spent the better part of Memorial Day weekend re...

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Several street sections in Bentwood neighborhood to close for maintenance

map showing scheduled road closures in Bentwood neighborhood

Several street sections in the Bentwood neighborhood off Esser Road will be closed on an alternating schedule beginning Saturday, August 14, 2021, to allow a contractor to perform road maintenance.

Work is scheduled to end Thursday, August 19, 2021, with a...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Roof replacement permitting process

Photo of hail stones outside Boerne Fire Department on May 3

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

Is a building permit required?

A permit for a roof replacement is needed as would be needed for any major...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

City of Boerne/Kendall County to hold final vaccine event of spring 2021

Moderna Vaccine Image

Since we began providing COVID-19 vaccines in February, we have administered thousands of doses of the vaccine to our residents and neighbors.

With the launch of the waitlist in March, our united vaccination program committed to providing everyone eligible...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Share your thoughts on proposed road improvement projects


You can now submit your thoughts on two proposed road projects in Boerne currently under consideration to receive federal funding through the Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (AAMPO).

One of the proposed projects was submitted for consideratio...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

City applies for funding for road improvement project

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

Long before Boerne began to experience the growth it has seen, city officials knew the current road design in one part of town would not hold up well as additional people move in.

To remedy the problems along Old San Antonio Road, Scenic Loop Road, and Cas...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

City cancels May 2021 municipal elections

boerne city hall 1280 720

Since the deadline to file for a place on the General Election ballot lapsed on February 12, 2021, and there was no opposition, the city was able to cancel the election of May 1, 2021.

“Although the statute requires that the city secretary make the certifi...

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Boerne PD Hiring Probationary Police Officer

Boerne Police cruiser SUV parked in front of station

The Boerne Police Department is now accepting applications for a Probationary Police Officer.

Starting pay for the position is $56,330. Lateral pay is available based on experience, from $59,146 - $73.933.

Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • B...
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