THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (September 28, 2021) – The Woodlands Township reminds residents of the upcoming Board of Directors Election and Incorporation Election on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, and the deadline to register to vote is Monday, October 4, 2021.
The Board has called for an Incorporation Election in which voters will determine whether the Township remains a special purpose district or incorporates as the City of The Woodlands. Residents of The Woodlands can vote "for" or "against" the propositions shown below:
THE WOODLANDS TOWNSHIP – PROPOSITION A Authorizing the Type-A city incorporation of The Woodlands Township District and the adoption of an initial property tax rate of not more than $0.2231 per one hundred dollars ($100) valuation of taxable property
THE WOODLANDS TOWNSHIP – PROPOSITION B Upon incorporation of The Woodlands Township District into a Type-A General Law City to be called the City of The Woodlands, the transfer of the rights, powers, privileges, duties, purposes, functions, responsibilities, the authority to issue bonds, and the authority to impose taxes from The Woodlands Township District to the City of The Woodlands
Additionally, three at-large positions on The Woodlands Township Board of Directors will be elected in the November 2021 election, designated as positions 5, 6 and 7.
Ballot positions for candidates are as follows:
Each office carries a two-year term, and all three positions are elected at large by voters in The Woodlands Township in both Montgomery and Harris County. Per the Township’s enabling legislation, a Director is not entitled to compensation for service on the Board.
To vote in The Woodlands Township election, voters must be registered in their county of residence and a resident of The Woodlands Township. The Woodlands Township contracts with Montgomery County and Harris County to manage elections in their respective areas of the Township.
Montgomery County residents (Alden Bridge, Cochran’s Crossing, College Park, Grogan’s Mill, Indian Springs, Panther Creek and Sterling Ridge): To view the full list of full list voting dates, polling hours, polling sites (once available) or to check voter registration, please visit www.MontgomeryVotes.org or call the Montgomery County Elections Office at 936-539-7843.
Harris County residents (Creekside Park): To view the full list of full list voting dates, polling hours, polling sites (once available) or to check voter registration, please visit www.HarrisVotes.org or call the Harris County Election Information Line at 713-755-6965.
To learn more about The Woodlands Township Board of Directors Election, please visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/novemberelection. To learn more about The Woodlands Township Incorporation Election, please visit www.thewoodlandsincorporationstudy.com.
For more information on The Woodlands Township, please visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov, or call 281-210-3800.