THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (January 26, 2017) – The Woodlands Township Board of Directors held a regular meeting Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at The Woodlands Township Town Hall, 2801 Technology Forest Boulevard, at 6 p.m.
In October 2016, the Board of Directors authorized the utilization of the Parks and Recreation Capital Projects Fund to pay for property acquisition costs of $4.5 million for the facility formerly known as the YMCA at Creekside Park. During Wednesday night’s meeting, the Board of Directors approved the final Purchase and Sale Agreement with the YMCA of the Greater Houston Area for the purchase of the tracts of land located in Harris County, Texas, containing the building and other structures.
The Board of Directors also accepted the Township’s 2016 Summary of Accomplishments. Among the many accomplishments for the year were maintaining the previous property tax rate of 23 cents per $100 of valuation, increasing community law enforcement services, the opening of the 21,000 square-foot permanent home for The Ice Rink, the completion of turf improvements at Town Green Park and the adoption of the Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan. The Summary of Accomplishments can be viewed on the Township’s website at www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov.
The Board of Directors took the following actions on the Consent Agenda:
Received the Administrative Report for January 2017 for Law Enforcement and Community Policing.
Approved service agreements between the Village Associations and The Woodlands Township to allow funding and assistance to the associations in exchange for community-building opportunities for residents of The Woodlands Township.
Accepted the Township’s 2016 Summary of Accomplishments.
Awarded a bid to MoBill Contractors for necessary repairs and improvements at the Township’s three park and ride facilities.
Approved the First Amendment to the Lease Agreement with GE Betz for the 11.65 acres of real property at the southwest corner of Grogan’s Mill Road and Lake Woodlands Drive.
The Board of Directors then moved on to take the following actions on the Regular Agenda:
For more information on The Woodlands Township, please visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov, or call 281-210-3800.