City council meetings, Rodeo tickets on sale: 6 things to know in The Woodlands area this week, Jan. 8-12

The 2018 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo season runs Feb. 27-March 18.

The 2018 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo season runs Feb. 27-March 18.

Between city council meetings, store openings and tickets for the 2018 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo going on sale, here are a few things residents of The Woodlands area should know this week, Jan. 8-12


1. Oak Ridge North City Council meets Jan. 8 at 7 p.m.
The council will hear an update on the Woodlands Parkway Overpass project, discuss the need for a Commerce Park turn lane off Robinson Road, set a date for the Hometown Spirit Award Banquet and hear an update on Transportation Improvement Projects potential spring Call for Projects.

The council will also discuss contracting with Montgomery County for city elections in May 2018, consider approving Ordinance No. 01-2018, providing for the holding of a General Election on May 5, 2018, and consider approval of a purchase of 150 trash carts and lids for $11,571.01.

To view the full agenda, click here.

7 p.m. City Municipal Building, Bob Williams Memorial Council Chambers, 27424 Robinson Road, Oak Ridge North. 281-292-4648. www.oakridgenorth.com





2. Montgomery County Commissioners Court meets Jan. 9 at 9:30 a.m.
The commissioners will consider the approval of a funding increase for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts for use by the Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management by $60,000.

The court will also consider approval of a lease agreement between Montgomery County and Great Land Holdings, LLC for a real property lease for 11,500-square-foot property at 5016 Central Parkway, Conroe and may approve the award for Nichols Sawmill Road construction in Precinct 2.

The commissioners may also approve grant applications to the Texas Department of Transportation for the Sheriff’s Office Fiscal Year 2019 Step Grant and for the Constable Precinct Five Fiscal Year 2019 Step Grant.

To view the full agenda, click here.

9:30 a.m. Alan B. Sadler Commissioners Court Building, 501 N. Thompson Street, Conroe. 936-539-7812. www.mctx.org





3. Shenandoah City Council meets Jan. 10 at 7 p.m.
The council will hear a presentation regarding the Stagg Bowl and an update on the Expedia Conference and hold a public hearing and consider a resolution approving the MetroPark Development Agreement.

The council will also consider the purchase of a new pool shade, award a contract for grounds maintenance services, renew a contract for solid waste services and approve requests for pricing for human resource consulting services and automated license plate readers.

The council will also discuss the formation of an audit committee, an agreement for fiber-to-home services and park rules. To view the full agenda, click here.

7 p.m. Shenandoah Municipal Complex, 29955 I-45 N., Shenandoah. 281-298-5522. www.shenandoahtx.us





4. Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Tickets go on sale Jan. 11 at 10 a.m.
The lineup for the 2018 HLSR season, which takes place Feb. 27-Mrach 18, was announced Jan. 14. For more information about this year’s lineup and how to purchase tickets, click here.





5. Mobike, a bicycle share program, launched in The Woodlands Town Center on Jan. 5.
For more information on how the program works, click here.





6. 5.11 Tactical celebrated its grand opening Jan. 6 in the Portofino Shopping Center at 19075 I-45 S., Ste. 113B, Shenandoah.
The store is geared toward first responders and offers uniforms, footwear, accessories and tools worn and used by law enforcement, fire and EMS professionals. The store was initially slated to open in mid-November. 866-451-1726. www.511tactical.com


By Hannah Zedaker

Editor, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Hannah joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor of the Spring/Klein edition and later became the editor of both the Spring/Klein and Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood editions in June 2021. Hannah covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Hannah served as associate editor of The Houstonian, interned with Community Impact Newspaper and spent time writing for the Sam Houston State University College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication and The Huntsville Item.



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