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, March 20, 2014, at 9:00 a.m., 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;
 
CONSENT AGENDA
 
6. 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 February 20, 2014 Regular Board Meeting and February 20, 2014 Special Board Planning Retreat for The Board of Directors of The Woodlands Township;
 
b.   Receive, consider and act upon a Proclamation in support of Earth Day;
 
c.   Receive, consider and act upon a Special Event Permit for the South County 4th of July Parade;
 
d.   Receive, consider and act upon a Special Event Permit for the Pink 5K Walk Against Breast Cancer;
 
e.   Receive, consider and act upon an annual survey of prevailing wage rates and scale for construction projects and adopt a resolution in connection therewith;
 
f.   Receive, consider and act upon an aerial easement with CenterPoint Energy in the Village of Sterling Ridge Section 29, ROSR E;
 
g.   Receive, consider and act upon award of bid for concession stand operations at Rob Fleming Aquatic Center and for selected programs;
 
h.   Receive, consider and act upon an application hosting and technology support services agreement with Xerox Government Systems, LLC. for Firehouse Cloud;
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
7.   Receive and consider an official announcement concerning The Woodlands Township’s improved Public Protection Classification;
 
8. Receive and consider an update on The Woodlands Township Transit Plan and South Montgomery County Mobility Study;
 
9.   Receive, consider and act upon a Law Enforcement update;
 
10.   Receive, consider and act upon changes to the Board Policy on Meeting Format as it relates to Administrative Reports;
 
11.   Receive, consider and act upon a presentation from Waste Management regarding the funding to enhance environmental education;
 
12.   Receive, consider and act upon a presentation from Retirement Horizons, Inc.;
 
13.   Receive, consider and act upon the Reciprocal Parking Lot Use and Shared Development and Construction Agreement for Bear Branch Sportsfields with Faith Bible Church;
 
14.   Receive, consider and act upon approval of the Gosling Sports Park concept plan and engineering services;
 
15.   Receive, consider and act upon a Transportation Fund 2014 Budget Amendment;
 
16.   Receive, consider and act upon the Service Agreement between The Woodlands Township and The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau regarding the carryover of surplus funds;
 
CLOSED MEETING (if applicable)
 
17. 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;
 
18. Reconvene in public session;
 
MARCH 26, 2014 BOARD MEETING
The following items will be considered at the March 26, 2014 Board of Directors Meeting (Materials may be included in this packet):
 
19. Receive, consider and act upon adopting a Township policy to meet the U.S. Department of Transportation 49 CFR Part 206 Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) requirements;
 
20. Receive, consider and act upon an amendment to the Ironman Agreement;
 
21. Receive, consider and act upon the GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting;
 
22. 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;
 
23. Receive, consider and act upon voting for Lake Woodlands Property Owners Association Board representatives;
 
24. Receive, consider and act upon amendment to Township orders for parking in Open Space Reserves;
 
25. Receive, consider and act upon the Waterway Arts Council Gifts for Our Community Art Bench Agreement;
 
26. Receive, consider and act upon an update from the Ad Hoc Economic Development Committee;
 
27. Receive, consider and act upon approval of a Residential Survey proposal;
 
28. Receive, consider and act upon Lake Woodlands dam insurance;
 
29. Receive, consider and act upon approval of a tax abatement agreement between The Woodlands Township and The Woodlands Land Development Co. (Owner) and Kiewit Energy Group, Inc. (Tenant);
 
30. Receive, consider and act upon a potential economic development project agreement;
 
DISCUSS FUTURE AGENDA /ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
31. Consideration of items to be placed on the agenda for next month's meeting;
 
32. Board announcements; and
 
33. Adjournment.
 
 

 President/General Manager for the Woodlands Township