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Posted on: February 28, 2019

The Woodlands Township Board holds meeting

The Woodlands Christian Academy Girls Swim Team

THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (February 28, 2019) – The Woodlands Township Board of Directors held its regular meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at Th­­­e Woodlands Township Town Hall, 2801 Technology Forest Boulevard in The Woodlands, Texas.

At the start of the meeting, the Board of Directors issued two proclamations.

To celebrate the thousands of Woodlands residents who appreciate or participate in visual arts, vocal music, instrumental music, dance, film, culinary arts, literary arts, fashion arts and design arts, the Board of Directors proclaimed April 2019 as Arts Month in The Woodlands, Texas.

In recognition of The Woodlands Christian Academy Girls’ Varsity Swim Team winning the 2019 TAPPS 4A State Championship, the Board of Directors proclaimed Wednesday, February 27, 2019 as The Woodlands Christian Academy Girls’ Swim Team State Champions Day in The Woodlands, Texas.

Before addressing regular business items, as part of the General Manager’s Report, Chief Alan B. Benson recognized five new appointments and one existing member of the Texas Task Force 1 from The Woodlands Fire Department. Lieutenant Chris Norsworthy will be a Rescue Specialist, Driver Operator Bryan Crivelli will be a Canine Search Specialist, Firefighter Jimmy Ballinger will be a Rescue Specialist, Firefighter Michael Iacino will be a Rescue Specialist and Firefighter Paul Taylor will be a Rescue Specialist. Battalion Chief Mitch Hubbard was also recognized for his continued service to Texas Task Force 1 for the past 22 years.

President/General Manager Don Norrell recognized the Township Parks and Recreation Department for their 2019 Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) Awards. The first award was the 2019 Texas Gold Medal Award for Class 2. The second award was the 2019 Promotions and Marketing Excellence Award Class 2. This marked the third time in 12 years that the Township Parks and Recreation Department has been awarded the Gold Medal Award, which honor departments for excellence in the field of recreation and park management for the previous three-year period.

The Board of Directors accepted reports from Village Association representatives from the villages of Alden Bridge, Cochran’s Crossing and Indian Springs.

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

  • Received and accepted a presentation of the results of the 2018 Residential Survey.
  • Deferred a request for audio and video improvements from the Development Standards Committee (DSC).
  • Received and accepted the financial report.

The next Board of Directors regular meeting is scheduled to be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019. 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.

Photo: The Woodlands Township Board of Directors recognized The Woodlands Christian Academy Girls’ Varsity Swim Team for winning the 2019 TAPPS 4A State Championship. Pictured, left to right, Township Director Bruce Rieser; Township Treasurer John Anthony Brown; Township Secretary Dr. Ann Snyder; Head Coach Lisa Murphy; Team Manager Emily Trammel; Megan Murphy; Stephanie Brownell; Maggie Karim; Bailey Schilling; Merritt Ruffner; Olivia Busch; Mary McKenny; Head of School Julie Ambler; Township Director Carol Stromatt and Township Chairman Gordy Bunch.

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