During Tomball City Council’s Aug. 7 budget workshop meeting, Assistant City Manager Jessica Rogers unveiled Tomball’s strategic plan for fiscal years 2024-26, which outlined five focus areas—livable, connected, effective, safe and fun.

How we got here

The strategic plan is an update to the one for fiscal years 2020-23, which outlined four focus areas: livable, connected, effective and strong.

In her presentation, Rogers outlined various accomplishments within those focus areas, such as:

  • Expanding festival and event programming
  • Initiating the update to the comprehensive plan and major thoroughfare plan an the creation of a unified development code
  • Created the community relations division in the Tomball Police Department
  • Initiating the compensation and classification study
  • Selling the last lot in the Tomball Business and Technology Park
  • Opening Broussard Park
  • Improving the Depot Museum
Zooming in

The new strategic plan’s five focus areas are accompanied by proposed initiatives and action strategies. According to the strategic plan, some of the proposed action strategies for each of the focus areas include:
  • Livable
  • Connected
    • Identify potential locations and plan for additional water wells.
    • Complete and adopt the drainage master plan.
    • Develop a sidewalk plan.
  • Effective
    • Update and maintain information on the city’s website.
    • Establish a proactive process to fill board positions.
    • Complete the 2023 utility rate study.
  • Safe
    • Grow Tomball Police Department’s community relations division.
    • Coordinate with Tomball ISD and Lone Star College-Tomball on internships and educational programs.
    • Participate in an annual census of the homeless population.
  • Fun
    • Work with Tomball Little League to enhance Wayne Stovall Park.
    • Develop new festival, event or program ideas.
    • Work with HTX Soccer on youth soccer programs.

Learn more

View the FY 2024-26 strategic plan below.