Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: An isolated shower or thunderstorm remains possible in the hot and humid air this Saturday, the 4th. Same for Sunday...although NOT a wash-out either day!
NEW BRAUNFELS (March 25, 2014) The New Braunfels City Council has voted to appeal an order that overturned the city's ban on disposable food and beverage containers on rivers within the city limits.
In January Judge Don Burgess granted summary judgment to river outfitters and a beer distributor, who challenged the 2012 law and on Friday he signed an injunction that clears the way for disposable containers to again be allowed on the Comal and Guadalupe rivers.
City attorney Mick McKamie says the ordinance helped reduce litter and protect the rivers.
Critics challenged the city's authority and say the state regulates alcohol on public waterways.