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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
 
TO: THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE WOODLANDS TOWNSHIP AND TO ALL OTHER INTERESTED PERSONS:

           Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors will hold a Regular Board Meeting on Thursday, December 12, 2013, at 9:00AM, at the office of The Woodlands Township, Board Chambers, 2801 Technology Forest Blvd, The Woodlands, Texas, within the boundaries of The Woodlands Township, for the following purposes:
 
             
STANDARD ITEMS
 
1.   Pledge of Allegiance;
 
2.   Call meeting to order;
 
3.   Receive, consider and act upon adoption of the meeting agenda;
 
4.   Recognize public officials;
 
5.   Public comment;
 
6.   Recognition of The Woodlands High School Band;
 
7.   Recognition of The Woodlands High School Volleyball Team;
 
8.   Recognition of The Woodlands Fire Department receipt of First Responder Award for 2013 from the Texas Department of Health Services;
 
9.   Recognition of Bear Branch Sportsfield #7 as Soccer Field of the Year;
 
CONSENT AGENDA
 
10.   Receive, consider and act upon the Consent Agenda;
(This agenda consists of non-controversial or "housekeeping" items required by law. One motion with modifications, if applicable, approves for action, all items contained within the Consent Agenda. Items may be moved from the Consent Agenda to the Regular Agenda by any Board Member making such request prior to a motion and vote.)
 
a.   Receive, consider and act upon approval of the minutes of the November 14, 2013 Special Board Meeting, November 18, 2013 Special Board Meeting and November 20, 2013 Regular Board Meeting for the Board of Directors of The Woodlands Township;
 
b.   Receive, consider and act upon appointments for the Booking and Blocking Committee of The Woodland Township
 
c.   Receive, consider and act upon an agreement with Omni Fire and Security for security systems and monthly monitoring at various Township facilities;
 
d.   Receive, consider and act upon award of Request for Proposals for program and facility management software;
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
11.   Receive, consider and act upon an update regarding traffic impacts to The Woodlands Township as a result of the San Jacinto River Authority construction plans for the Groundwater Reduction Plan;
 
12.   Receive, consider and act upon a report from the Greater Houston Partnership;
 
13.   Receive, consider and act upon a report from the Center for Houston's Future;
 
14.   Receive, consider and act upon Audit Committee appointments;
 
15.   Receive, consider and act upon appointments to the Ad Hoc Transportation Committee;
 
16.   Receive, consider and act upon appointments to the Ad Hoc Economic Development Committee;
 
17.   Receive, consider and act upon the appointment of Directors of The Woodlands Township Board to The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau in accordance with the Bylaws;
 
 
18.   Receive, consider and act upon recommendation to the Members of The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau as to the Board of Directors and Officers of The Woodlands Convention and Visitors Bureau;
 
19.   Receive, consider and act upon an appointment to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Council;
 
20.   Receive, consider and act upon an appointment to the Law Enforcement Advisory Council;
 
21.   Receive, consider and act upon appointments to the Development Standards Committee;
 
22.   Receive, consider and act upon a presentation from Retirement Horizons, Inc. to confirm the scope of work for the retirement benefits analysis;
 
23.   Receive, consider and act upon revisions and additions to The Woodlands Township Personnel Policy Manual;
 
24.   Receive, consider and act upon adoption of a resolution regarding guidelines and criteria for considering tax abatement agreements by The Woodlands Township;
 
25.   Receive, consider and act upon approval of tax abatement agreements with  HL Champion Holding Company, LLC (Owner) and Exxon Mobil Corporation (Tenant);
 
26.   Receive, consider and act upon Harris County Appraisal District’s Special Districts’ Election ballot and approve a resolution in connection therewith;
 
27.   Receive, consider and act upon award of bid for Shadowbend Park Renovations;
 
28.   Receive, consider and act upon Lake Woodlands Property Owners dam insurance and a budget amendment in connection therewith;
 
29.   Receive, consider and act upon a recommendation from the Ad Hoc Transportation Committee regarding possible joint funding of transportation improvements within The Woodlands Township;
 
30.   Receive, consider and act upon submission of a letter to the Houston-Galveston Area Council requesting Township representation on H-GAC’s Transportation Policy Council;
 
CLOSED MEETING /if applicable)
 
31.   Recess to Executive Session to discuss matters relating to real property pursuant to §551.072, Texas Government Code; deliberation of economic development negotiations pursuant to §551.087, Texas Government Code; discuss personnel matters pursuant to §551.074, Texas Government Code; and to consult with The Woodlands Township's attorney pursuant to §551.071, Texas Government Code;
 
32.   Reconvene in public session;
 
33.   Receive, consider and act upon an amendment to the Comprehensive Community Services Term Sheet;
 
34.   Receive, consider and act upon the sponsorship sales performance pay program for Convention & Visitors Bureau staff;
 
DISCUSS FUTURE AGENDA /ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
35.   Consideration of items to be placed on the agenda for next month's meeting;
 
36.   Board announcements; and
 
37.   Adjournment.
 
 

 President/General Manager for the Woodlands Township

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