Montgomery County community center, recycling facility see upgrades during shutdown

South County Community Center
The parking lot at the South County Community Center saw upgrades this spring in Montgomery County. (Courtesy Montgomery County Precinct 3)

The parking lot at the South County Community Center saw upgrades this spring in Montgomery County. (Courtesy Montgomery County Precinct 3)

Facilities in the southern part of Montgomery County have seen exterior improvements this year amid coronavirus shutdowns, including the South County Community Center at 2235 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack announced this week.

The community center, located alongside the South Regional Library, received improvements to the shared parking lot and outdoor areas, and the Precinct 3 residential recycling facility on Pruitt Road also received asphalt upgrades.


According to a release from Noack, the community center complex received:

  • a new asphalt overlay;

  • a restriped and redesigned lot with 177 regular spaces and 16 handicapped spaces;

  • a new LED lighting system;

  • 60 new trees and 1,600 gallon plants;

  • a new bicycle rack; and

  • new furniture inside the center entrance.


The recycling facility parking lot was also redesigned, including the traffic pattern leading in and out of the lot. It also received new LED lights in both the recycling area and the hazardous household waste building at the site. The area also received aesthetic improvements such as new gutters and painting. Additional improvements planned include restriping, according to Precinct 3.


By Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.


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