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Posted on: October 20, 2017

The Woodlands Township Board holds meeting

THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (October 20, 2017) – The Woodlands Township Board of Directors held a regular meeting on Thursday, October 19, 2017, at The Woodlands Township Town Hall, 2801 Technology Forest Boulevard.

At the start of the meeting, President/General Manager Don Norrell provided a report acknowledging a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park, a Cultural Arts Facility Tour, a Veterans Day Event, the seasonal opening of The Ice Rink at The Woodlands Town Center and the Lighting of the Doves event.

The Board of Directors took the following actions on the Consent Agenda:

  • Received Administrative Reports from Township departments;
  • Approved a renewal of the Service Agreement with Leadership Montgomery County;
  • Approved an Interlocal Agreement with Montgomery County for annual funding of the Justice of the Peace;
  • Approved an Interlocal Agreement with Montgomery County for annual funding of Montgomery County Sheriff's Office and Montgomery County Constable, Precinct 3 (Law Enforcement Investigative Services - Crimes Against Children/Safe Harbor Program);
  • Approved an Interlocal Agreement with Montgomery County for annual funding of Precinct 3 Constable;
  • Approved a renewal of the Service Agreement with The Center for Houston's Future;
  • Approved a renewal of the Service Agreement with The Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership;
  • Approved a renewal of the Service Agreement with South Montgomery County YMCA;
  • Approved a renewal of the Service Agreement with Interfaith of The Woodlands for senior transportation services;
  • Approved an agreement with Montgomery County Committee on Aging, Inc., d/b/a Senior Rides for the provision of limited eligibility demand-response transportation services for 2018;
  • Approved a renewal of the Service Agreement with The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau;
  • Approved the 2018 Holiday Schedule for The Woodlands Express Park & Ride Commuter Bus Service;
  • Approved the 2018 boat rental fees and operating schedule for Riva Row and Hughes Landing Boat Houses and operating hours for the Recreation Centers at Bear Branch Park and Rob Fleming Park;
  • Awarded a bid for reforestation services;
  • Approved a resolution memorializing the Township Board’s request for reappraisal of flood damaged homes for the 2017 tax year as provided by section 23.02 of the Texas Tax Code;

The Board of Directors then moved on to take the following actions on the Regular Agenda:

  • Received and accepted a presentation from the Harris County Appraisal District regarding the flood-related reappraisal process;
  • Received and accepted a presentation from The Woodlands Waterway Arts Council regarding creation of a Cultural District;
  • Received and accepted an annual report from The Woodlands Economic Development Partnership;
  • Approved a resolution supporting the Montgomery County Commissioners Court's request for federal funding to study all watersheds within the boundaries of Montgomery County including Spring Creek and its tributaries;
  • Approved a joint funding agreement with United States Geological Survey for installation of flood gauges – water resource investigations;
  • Approved Trolley System Route Options and funding considerations;
  • No action was taken regarding the Board of Directors meeting schedule for 2017;

For more information on The Woodlands Township, or to view the meeting in its entirety, please visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov, or call 281-210-3800. 

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