Although the city of Oak Ridge North lowered its property tax rate by 5 cents, the city budgeted more than $100,000 for planning within the 2013-14 budget to implement the foundation of Oak Ridge North’s recently compiled comprehensive plan.
Despite lowering its property tax rate by more than 4.7 cents from last year, the city of Shenandoah anticipates no decrease in property tax revenue and approved more than $900,000 in capital projects with its 2013-14 budget.
A customer entering Fat Ogre Games & Comics any night of the week will not only discover hundreds of comics, games and novelty items nestled among the shop’s shelves, but could also step into a diverse, passionate community of gamers.
The upcoming Come Together Tour event hopes to educate teenagers on the dangers of social media and encourage them to use those sites in a positive way.The Come Together Tour will be 6:30—8:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Woodlands Church.
With major growth and development on the horizon for both Tomball and Magnolia, the mayors of each city have focused their sights on the best ways to prepare for the coming boom without losing the identity of their respective towns.
Property tax rates for the cities of Tomball and Magnolia will remain the same as last year, as annual sales tax revenue surpassed expectations because of increased population and business growth. Both cities are setting aside money in their budgets
Construction on the long awaited tollway component of Hwy. 249 is slated to break ground later this month and is expected, upon completion, to increase mobility, alleviate traffic and have a positive economic effect.