Is The Woodlands, including the new village of Creekside Park, subject to annexation by Houston?
In 2007, The Woodlands Township, including The Village of Creekside Park, entered into an agreement (with Houston) which provides that the City of Houston shall not take any action to annex any part of The Woodlands Township for a term of 50 years. This agreement also provides that on or after May 29, 2014, The Woodlands Township may incorporate as a municipality or adopt an alternate form of local government under Texas State law and upon doing so, will be released from the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Houston.

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1. How can I find the most recent FAQs?
2. Could a newly incorporated city adopt a 65 and older or disabled tax freeze (also known as a tax ceiling)?
3. Will the 2007 legal agreement entered into by the Township to continue to enforce our covenants be binding on a future city, whether it be a General Law or Home Rule City?
4. I escrow taxes. How do I know if The Woodlands Township Property Tax has been paid?
5. When will The Woodlands become a city? Why are we not a city now?
6. When are the Township elections?
7. What is the current property tax rate?
8. What exemptions are applicable towards The Woodlands Township tax?
9. In the event of a sale of a home, would the seller be reimbursed of the tax for the remaining months of the year by the buyer?
10. Is The Woodlands, including the new village of Creekside Park, subject to annexation by Houston?
11. Does Harper’s Landing have representation in The Woodlands Township and the Village Associations?
12. Where can I learn more about Texas laws regarding municipal incorporation?