During its April 9 meeting, Magnolia City Council approved an ordinance extending the city’s temporary development moratorium for another 120 days.

How we got here

Due to a lack of enough water capacity, Magnolia has been under a temporary development moratorium since December 2022, Community Impact previously reported.

The city has been working on building new water wells, as around 11,000 new connections are expected to be needed from new developments over the next five years, according to prior reporting.

Also of note

During its Feb. 13 meeting, council approved awarding the construction contract for Well No. 9, according to prior reporting.

The city is also working on three new water plants that will include wells, storage tanks and booster pumps, according to a March 21 memo from City Engineer Tim Robertson.

Learn more

View the April 9 agenda packet below.