Here is a list of things to know for residents in Tomball and Magnolia this week, March 12-16.

1. Tomball City Council appointed Assistant City Manager Rob Hauck as the new city manager on Friday. Hauck will replace current City Manager George Shackelford, who will retire April 2.

2. The city of Magnolia hosts a workshop meeting Tuesday, March 13, to discuss its wastewater treatment plant and master plans for water and wastewater systems. Residents can attend to learn more about the wastewater plans at 6 p.m. Following the workshop, the council meets for its monthly meeting that begins at 7 p.m. Council members are expected to vote to amend its fee schedule for new water and wastewater rates as well as set an implementation timeline for adjusted rates. Review the agenda here. City Hall, 18111 Buddy Riley Blvd., Magnolia. 281-356-2266.

3. Harris County Commissioners Court meets for its monthly meeting Tuesday, March 13. Review the agenda for the meeting here. 10 a.m. 1001 Preston St., Ste. 934, Houston.

4. Tomball and Magnolia ISDs are closed for spring break this week. Students return to school on Monday, March 19.

5. Friends of Texas Wildlife offers hands-on activities, crafts and fun with animals during its Spring Break workshops on March 14 and March 16. Attendees must be accompanied by a guardian. 10:30 a.m. $5 (registration required). 29816 Dobbin Hufsmith Road, Magnolia. 281-259-0039.