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 Wednesday, October 26, 2016, at 6:00PM, at the office of The Woodlands Township, 2801 Technology Forest Blvd, The Woodlands, Texas, within the boundaries of The Woodlands Township, for the following purposes:
             
STANDARD ITEMS
 
1. Invocation / 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. Receive, consider and act upon reports from Village Association representatives;
 
CONSENT AGENDA
 
7. 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 a proclamation in support of Veterans Day;
 
b.   Receive, consider and act upon a proclamation in support of American Recycles Day;
 
c.   Receive, consider and act upon a Certificate of Honor in Recognition of Jim Braden;
 
d.   Receive, consider and act upon a Venue Sponsorship agreement The Woodlands Family YMCA Dragon Boat Team Challenge C-2016-0487;
 
e.   Receive, consider and act upon 2017 boat rental fees and operating schedule for Riva Row and Hughes Landing Boat Houses;
 
f.   Receive, consider and act upon approval of 2017 Holiday operating schedule for The Woodlands Express park and ride service;
 
g.   Receive, consider and act upon a  draft Request for Proposals for curbside Textile Recycling Services;
 
h.   Receive, consider and act upon an award of bid for the development of a trail in Shadowbend Park C-2016-0083;
 
i.   Receive, consider and act upon a resolution supporting a bid submittal  to host the 2019 Texas Recreation and Parks Society (TRAPS) Annual Institute;
 
j.   Receive, consider and act upon transfers of funds to establish a Parks and Recreation Capital Projects Fund and authorize such Fund to be utilized for the purchase of property from the YMCA;
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
Recess the regular meeting of the Board of Directors;
 
8.   PUBLIC HEARING:  Convene and conduct a public hearing regarding the Pedestrian/ Bicycle Master Plan;  
 
Reconvene the regular meeting of the Board of Directors;
 
9.   Receive, consider and act upon an approval of the Pedestrian/Bicycle Master Plan;
 
10.   Receive, consider and act upon a report on roadway noise as directed by the Board at the September 28 Board Meeting;
 
11.   Receive, consider and act upon adoption of a resolution regarding guidelines and criteria for considering tax abatement agreements by The Woodlands Township;
 
12.   Receive, consider and act upon a renewal of the Service Agreement with The Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership C-2016-0480;
 
13.   Receive, consider and act upon a proposal for development of the Bear Branch Park Master Plan C-2016-0375;
 
14.   Receive, consider and act upon a discussion of trolley service viability (as requested by Director McMullan); 
 
15.   Receive, consider and act upon the financial report;
 
16.   Receive, consider and act upon approval of the property, liability and workers' compensation insurance for the period of January 1, 2017 - January 1, 2018;
 
17.   Receive, consider and act upon a quarterly update on Law Enforcement;
 
18.   Receive, consider and act upon a discussion of incorporation questions to be added to the Township website including the Township’s Regional Participation Agreements as they relate to annexation and the Township’s ability to incorporate (as requested by Director McMullan); 
 
19.   Receive, consider and act upon a Board policy regarding delay of agenda items when support materials are pending (as requested by Director Bass); 
 
20.   Receive, consider and act upon a request from Director Bunch for The Woodlands Township Board of Directors to issue a press release regarding incorporation and tax matters;
 
CLOSED MEETING (if applicable)
 
21. 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;
 
22. Reconvene in public session;
 
DISCUSS FUTURE AGENDA /ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
23. Consideration of items to be placed on the agenda for next month's meeting;
 
24. Board announcements; and
 
25. Adjournment.
 
 

 President/General Manager for The Woodlands Township
 
 
 
This building is wheelchair accessible. Handicap parking spaces are available. To request other accommodations, call 281-210-3800 or email ADA@thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov.

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