During its Nov. 20 meeting, Tomball City Council approved on first reading an ordinance to rezone a parcel of land along Holderrieth Road.

In a nutshell

Council approved rezoning 12.11 acres of land at 11701 Holderrieth Road from agricultural to light industrial zoning. A business park with office and warehouse space is anticipated to be developed on the property, according to the Nov. 20 agenda packet.

Zooming in

Christian Goedde, the developer of the property who works at Riverside Construction, said during the meeting the business park would:

“[The] majority of our tenants are mom-and-pop businesses, which all of us know is the backbone of [the] American economy,” Goedde said.

What else?

There were two other rezoning requests on the No. 20 agenda packet:

  • Council took no action on a request to rezone 1.06 acres located within the 1100 block of East Hufsmith Road from single-family estate residential to commercial to allow the developers time to speak with residents who expressed concerns.
  • Council denied a request to rezone 0.172 acres located within the 100 block of Holderrieth Boulevard from single-family residential to general retail, with council member Mark Stoll citing a desire to keep the parcel of land zoned residential.

Stay tuned

A second and final reading of the ordinance to rezone the land should take place at council’s next meeting Dec. 4.

View the Nov. 20 agenda packet below.