The Woodlands Township Board of Directors met on Thursday, September 22, 2022 and discussed a nomination to fill a vacancy on the Montgomery Central Assessment District Council, selected an architect for services design and construction of Woodlands Fire Department facilities and received a variety of reports. municipal services.
The board also recognized several programs with proclamations, including International Walk to School Month, National Night Out, and Dyslexia Awareness Month:
Walk to School Month promotes clean air, healthy children and families, a sense of community and the safe use of community trails, exemplifying our values community. Since 2005, The Woodlands Township has ranked among the top two communities in Texas with the most participating schools. The Township’s Neighborhood Services Department coordinates Walk to School with support from the Departments of Environmental Services and Parks and Recreation, the Conroe Independent School District Police, and the County Constable’s Office of Harris Precinct 4.
National Night Out is a national crime, drug and violence prevention program to be hosted by The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch on Sunday, October 2, 2022. National Night Out provides a unique opportunity for residents of The Woodlands to partner to thousands of other communities across the country to promote cooperative crime prevention efforts between police and the community.
Dyslexia Awareness Month recognizes the ongoing needs of people with language-based learning differences. Dyslexia Awareness Month is an opportunity to recognize those affected by dyslexia in academic and professional settings.
On the regular agenda, council discussed the possibility of filling a vacancy on the Montgomery Central Assessing District Council. The board will submit nominations and resume discussion of the nomination at a future meeting.
Council also discussed the award of a contract for design and construction services for the Woodlands Fire Department facilities, including renovations and additions to existing facilities, general capital improvement projects and options for rebuilding or replacing Fire Station 5. The council accepted a proposal from Martinez Architects to provide design and construction services for Fire Station 5 and the Emergency Training Centre. The President and CEO was authorized to begin negotiations and then return to the Board for the final approval of an agreement with the firm.
Regarding the Consent Agenda, council received reports from Community Services, Law Enforcement and Community Policing, Transport and the Woodlands Fire Department. The Board also awarded a bid for 2023-2025 all-weather artificial turf maintenance services to Act Global, awarded a bid to Lake Pro for lake and pond maintenance services and renewed the services contract. rental of uniforms and related equipment.
Members of the public also addressed Council at the start of the meeting.
Woodlands Township Board meetings can be watched in person, viewed live online, or viewed later via recording at www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/meetingvideos. The agenda and attachments can be viewed at https://www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/991/Agendas-Minutes-and-More.