As part of the Nov. 20 meeting’s new business consent agenda, on which items are approved with one motion without discussion, Tomball City Council approved the purchase of playground equipment for Louie’s Together Playground, an inclusive playground that will be located at Juergens Park.

The playground equipment has a lead time of 26-28 weeks, and authorizing the purchase now will allow the playground to be secured and put into production while fundraising efforts are finalized, according to the agenda packet.

In a nutshell

Louie’s Together Playground is inspired by Tomball resident and Chick-fil-A franchisee Brad Munson’s son Louie, who has dwarfism, Community Impact previously reported.

The playground will feature a construction theme, inspired by Louie’s love for construction, according to the city’s website.

The cost

According to the Nov. 20 agenda packet, the not-to-exceed amount for the playground equipment is $815,731.78. A total of $416,799.40 has been raised to fund the project so far, with funding sources including:

  • City of Tomball: $100,000
  • Tomball Economic Development Corp.: $200,000
  • Chick-fil-A: $100,000
  • Individual donations: $16,799.40

The Munson family also has several large donations committed, and city staff is working with the family to set a donation deadline, according to the Nov. 20 agenda packet.

Learn more

Learn more about the inclusive playground by visiting

View the Nov. 20 agenda packet below.