The Woodlands Edition | November 2021

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Industry shifts persist in The Woodlands

SNAPSHOT HOUSTON AREA ECONOMIC Jobs initially lost fromMarch-April 2020: 361,400 Jobs recovered as of August 2021: 221,500 October oce vacancies: 60MILLION70MILLION SQ. FT. Oil price per barrel as of Nov. 3: $37.14 2020 $80.86 2021 The Greater Houston Partnership summarized how the coronavirus pandemic has aected the region’s economy since the 2020 recession.

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Despite declining oce space vacan- cies in 2021, The Woodlands is seeing challenges to economic recovery as companies such as ExxonMobil scale back their local workforces and the energy industry continues its recovery from the pandemic-related recession. ExxonMobil conrmed in an Oct. 26 statement it will move sta in The

Oce space in The Woodlands includes areas of Hughes Landing, where in October, ExxonMobil reduced sta and ended a tax abatement based on maintaining certain stang levels. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Dyslexia

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Dyslexia testing changes increase access to services

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The reported dyslexia rate in Texas has increased on average by 0.35 percentage points each school year since the Texas Education Agency began collecting data.

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Changes to the way Texas public schools test dys- lexic students came about this fall in part because of grassroots eorts from parents in districts such as Conroe ISD, ocials said. One of those parents, Shannon Vollaro, said her daughter was evaluated for dyslexia in elementary

The dyslexia rate in Conroe ISD has more than doubled since the 2014-15 school year, according to the TEA.

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FROMNICOLE: With the Nov. 2 election behind us, which resulted in The Woodlands residents opposing incorporation, we can set our sights on the holidays in the township. See our guides this month for holiday events in The Woodlands area (see Page 38) and gift ideas from local businesses (see Page 41). Don’t forget to follow us online at communityimpact.com for the latest local news. Nicole Preston, GENERALMANAGER

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Election Day was a monumental day for The Woodlands and the future of our community as voters overwhelmingly rejected incorporation. The outcome of this election sends a clear and indisputable message that the people of The Woodlands do not want to turn our resident-run township into a city. As a grassroots organization, formed by hundreds of supporters, volunteers, and advisory board members to defend and uphold the principles that have made The Woodlands great, Preserve The Woodlands will continue to fight for a bright and prosperous future for Texas’ only Township!

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on the second floor near the food court. American Threads sells women’s clothing, shoes and accessories. The Woodlands Mall location is the fourth American Threads location in Texas. 281-363-3363. www.shopamericanthreads.com 5 Ta’bleyah Mediterranean Cuisine opened a location at the food court in The Woodlands Mall, 1201 Lake Wood- lands Drive, The Woodlands, on Sept. 28. Ta’bleyah Mediterranean serves a variety of Mediterranean meats, wraps and sides. 832-663-9842. www.tableyahcuisine.com 6 Tune Up the Manly Salon opened a location at 24345 Gosling Road, Spring, on Aug. 14. The salon offers a variety of services, including haircuts, beard trims, manicures, pedicures and kids cuts. Free beers are offered during an appointment for those age 21 and over. 832-294-1030. www.tuneupsalon.com 7 Roots Dental Studio opened at the beginning of October at 2000 Hughes Landing Blvd., Ste. F-500, The Wood- lands. The dental studio offers services including routine cleanings, restorative and cosmetic dentistry, and surgical services. 832-645-5775. www.rootsdentalstudios.com 8 Airrosti Rehab Centers-The Wood- lands opened a new branch at 2203 Tim- berloch Place, Ste. 132, The Woodlands, on Aug. 23. The clinic offers services to help with shoulder, back and knee pain as well as injuries, including plantar fasciitis, tendinitis, sprains and pulls. 800-404-6050. www.airrosti.com 9 A Tempur-Pedic mattress store opened The Woodlands flagship location in the courtyard of The Woodlands Mall, 1201 Lake Woodlands Drive, The

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SPRING Landing Blvd., Ste. 200, The Woodlands. www.brookwoodcommunity.org 2 Chanel Fragrance & Beauty Boutique opened in October at Market Street, 9595 Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands. The Chanel storefront has been undergo- ing renovations since last summer. The Market Street boutique location sells fra- grance, makeup and skin care products. 281-419-4774. www.chanel.com 3 Pell 1990 , a new high-end women’s

NOWOPEN 1 The Brookwood Holiday pop-up store returned to Hughes Landing on Oct. 29. The Brookwood Community, a nonprofit educational, residential and entrepreneurial organization for adults with disabilities, opens the seasonal shop to sell a variety of handcrafted housewares, jewelry, food items, holiday gifts and poinsettias. The Brookwood Holiday Store is located at 1950 Hughes

clothing boutique store at 24811 Gosling Road, Spring, opened in October. Accord- ing to owner Courtney Wilkerson, the bou- tique offers classic staples for day to night, including clothing, shoes and accessories. The store also features a small gift section with candles and lifestyle items. 832-422-3315. www.shoppell1990.com 4 American Threads opened in October at The Woodlands Mall, 1201 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands. The storefront is located

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The Post Oak Motor Cars showroom, called The Post Oak Collection, will be located in the Waterway Square area of The Woodlands alongside other shopping destinations.

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Woodlands. The location held a grand opening in October. The location is next to Pottery Barn. Tempur-Pedic sells mattresses, bed bases, pillows, mattress toppers and bedding. 281-297-8752. www.tempurpedic.com 10 The Inspiration Co. opened in October at The Woodlands Mall, 1201 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Wood- lands, according to mall officials. The Inspiration Co. is a jewelry store with an emphasis on bracelets bearing inspira- tional sayings. www.inspirationco.com COMING SOON 11 CycleBar, an indoor cycling studio, is planning to open at 26400 Kuykendahl Road, Ste. A140, The Woodlands, in late November. CycleBar General Manager Renee Banks said the studio will offer 45-minute classes for riders of any skill. Banks said the studio does not have a specific date set for opening but is aiming for around Nov. 29. 832-476-2977. www.cyclebar.com 12 Twisted Sugar is slated to open in the Cochran’s Crossing Village Center in January, officials said. Twisted Sugar is a bakery with a rotating menu of cookie op- tions. The Twisted Sugar menu also fea- tures over 100 flavors of specialty sodas, a variety of ice cream sandwiches and ice cream-based drinks called “twisters.” Twisted Sugar will open at 4747 Research Forest Drive, Ste. 420-B, The Woodlands. 801-513-5370. www.twistedsugar.com 13 American Family Care Urgent Care will open in the Indian Springs Shopping Center. The location is next to H-E-B. The building housing AFC Urgent Care at 6777 Woodlands Parkway, Ste. 300, The

Woodlands, is currently undergoing reno- vations and an opening date has not been released. www.afcurgentcare.com 14 The Woodlands Art Gallery and Studios , a new business featuring regional artists, announced plans to open Dec. 2 at 208 Nursery Road, The Woodlands. The business will offer original art from regional artists, used books and consigned art from Spring-ar- ea households. 832-668-5340. www.woodlandsartandstudios.com ANNIVERSARIES 15 Rose Rooftop , an upscale bar locat- ed at 20 Waterway Ave., Ste. 200, The Woodlands, celebrated its first anniversa- ry Sept. 1. The bar features a second-floor lounge and rooftop bar with a 360-de- gree view of The Woodlands Waterway as well as a restaurant featuring American cuisine. 832-341-5142. www.roserooftop.com NAME CHANGE 16 The J. Beard Real Estate Co. merged with commercial real estate company SVN International Corp. to become SVN | J. Beard Real Estate – Greater Houston, according to a news release from the company. The J. Beard Real Estate Co. was established in 2003 and encompasses leasing, brokerage, site acquisition, property management, development, consulting and landlord/ tenant representation services. It is located at 10077 Grogan’s Mill Road, Ste. 135, The Woodlands. 281-367-2220. www.jbeardcompany.com

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FEATURED IMPACT COMING SOON Post Oak Motor Cars , a Tilman Fertitta company, will open a luxury showroom and sales oce in The Woodlands Waterway Square District at 1501 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, according to a news release by Howard Hughes Corp. The Post Oak Motor Cars showroom, called The Post Oak Collection, will showcase the company’s preowned luxury vehicles, which include Rolls- Royce, Bentley, Karma and Bugatti. Post Oak Motor Cars is Texas’ only Bugatti and Karma dealership, Houston’s only authorized Bentley franchise, and the Gulf Coast’s largest NEWOWNERSHIP 17 Previously owned by The Howard Hughes Corp., The Woodlands Resort , 2301 N. Millbend Drive; The Westin at The Woodlands, 2 Waterway Square Place; and Embassy Suites at Hughes Landing, 1855 Hughes Landing Blvd., were acquired Sept. 16 by a joint venture between company Lowe and an institu- tional investor from the Howard Hughes Corp. According to a news release, Lowe is beginning a $25 million capital investment program at the three hotels, totaling 909 rooms. www.woodlandsresort.com, www.marriott.com, www.hilton.com

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FEATURED IMPACT COMING SOON Sam Ramen will open in December at The Market at Harper’s Preserve, according to leasing ocials. The restaurant is expected to serve ramen, sushi and other Asian food. The restaurant will be located in the corner storefront next to Just Mac. The Market at Harper’s Preserve is located at Hwy. 242 and Harper’s Trace. www.read-king.com

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SPRING location opened Oct. 20 at the Metropark Square development at 8821 Metropark Drive, Shenandoah. The newest JAX location is across from the AMC Theatre. JAX is family owned and was established in Spring. The restaurant specializes in burg- ers, fries and shakes. JAX also has a mobile food truck available for event catering. 832-603-7122. www.jaxburgers.com COMING SOON 99 TOLL NOWOPEN 1 A JAX Burgers, Fries & Shakes 2 Chick-l-A plans to open another lo- cation in The Woodlands area across from the H-E-B at 10057 Hwy. 242, Conroe, in late 2022. Information from Chick-l-A’s corporate team said company ocials are still in the early stages of the process

DISCOVERY CREEK BLVD. 3 A Floor & Decor retail store is in the process of being built at 26906 I-45, Oak Ridge North, according to Oak Ridge North ocials. The building on the corner of Lane Lane and I-45 is expected to be about 80,000 square feet, according to city documents. A completion date has not yet been announced. Floor & Decor sells a variety of ooring materials and ooring installation tools along with backsplashes, sinks, vanities, shower systems and countertops. Floor & Decor has locations throughout the United States and nine in the Houston area. 281-893-3035. www.ooranddecor.com but “look forward to working through the approval process with the city of Conroe and are excited by the prospect of joining this neighborhood.” If approved, the initial anticipated opening date is at the end of 2022. www.chick-l-a.com

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CLOSINGS 5 According to city of Oak Ridge North ocials, Arlan’s Market located at 28624 I-45, Oak Ridge North, closed permanently in October. Arlan’s Market opened in 2017 after purchasing the space that had originally been Hodge’s Home-

4 Dutch Bros Coee is in the process of planning and obtaining permits for a location at 9778 Hwy. 242, Conroe, Dutch Bros ocials said. According to the company, the location is slated to open in mid-2022. Dutch Bros sells hot, iced and blended coees and iced energy drinks. Dutch Bros also sells granola bars and mun tops. There are three Dutch Bros locations in Spring. www.dutchbros.com

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TODO LIST

November & December events

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SEE AMOVIEWITH THE FAMILY CYNTHIA WOODS MITCHELL PAVILION

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PLAY NATIVE AMERICANMUSIC THE WOODLANDS CHILDREN’S MUSEUM

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A movie night will feature the lm “Trolls World Tour.” Families are encouraged to dress up as their favorite music genre or to wear a band or concert T-shirt. 6 p.m. (premovie activities), 7 p.m. (movie begins). Free-$10. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 281-364-3010. www.woodlandscenter.org (Courtesy Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion)

The oor activity program Boogie Bash focuses on Native American music for Native American Heritage Month, including ribbon dancing and rhythm instruments. 11 a.m. $7 (admission). The Woodlands Children’s Museum, 4775 W.Panther Creek Drive, Ste. 280, The Woodlands. 281-465-0955. www.woodlandschildrensmuseum.org (Courtesy The Woodlands Children’s Museum)

The Tribute to The Woodlands Music Festival will benet the Abundant Harvest Kitchen on Thanksgiving Eve. The event includes food trucks, a children’s zone, artists and vendors. Artists perform tributes to various bands. noon-10 p.m. $10. Town

Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. www.inspireprod.com (Courtesy Inspire Productions)

18 WATCH A PUPPET THEATER PRESENTATION The Woodlands Children’s Museum’s Shadow Puppet Theatre will feature “I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie” by Alison Jackson. This humorous remake of the traditional rhyme introduces children to a zany lady with a voracious appetite for the Thanksgiving feast. Shadow Puppet Theatre is an introduction

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a family campout at the Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park. Activities will include archery, kayaking, crafts, an outdoor movie, night hikes, games, campres and s’mores. 1 p.m. $135 (family of four), $25 (each additional family member). The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park, 6464 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3950. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

care package drop-o booth set up to accept donations such as food, toiletries and entertainment items. 4:30 p.m. Free. Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3800. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov 13 TAKE PART INA CAMPOUT The Woodlands Parks and Recreation Department is hosting

VETERAN’S DAY TRIBUTE The Woodlands Township will host a Veteran’s Day tribute featuring a presentation of colors, musical performances, a community salute ceremony and keynote speaker Lt. Col. Sam Kim. There will also be a military

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RUN THROUGH THEWOODLANDS CYNTHIA WOODS MITCHELL PAVILION

The YMCA is bringing back its Run Thru The Woods event after holding the event virtually in 2020. About 4,600 participants are expected. Registration is required. 6 a.m. $20-$40. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 281-681-6730. www.runthruthewoods.org (Courtesy Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion)

A car show is held on Market Street. (Courtesy Market Street)

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classes Nov. 29. www.conroeisd.net, www.tomballisd.net, www.magnoliaisd.org 24 LONE STAR COLLEGE BEGINS THANKSGIVING BREAK Lone Star College students are scheduled to have a Thanksgiving break running from Nov. 24-28. Final exams at the college are scheduled to be held from Dec. 13-19, after which the fall semester will end. www.lonestar.edu 25 THE WOODLANDS TOWNSHIP OBSERVES HOLIDAY The Woodlands Township will be closed Nov. 25 and 26 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular services will resume on Nov. 27. 30 BRING CHILDREN FOR FARMTHEMED ACTIVITIES The Woodlands Children’s Museum presents activities with the theme “Farm Fun” as part of its Boogie Bash. Children will engage in nger plays, creative movement and imaginative puppet activities that focus on life on the farm. 11 a.m. $7 (museum admission). The Woodlands Children’s Museum, 4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, Ste. 280, The Woodlands. 281-465-0955. www.woodlandschildrensmuseum.org

to storytelling elements that allows readers and audiences to interact directly with each other. 11 a.m. $7 (museum admission). The Woodlands Children’s Museum, 4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, Ste. 280, The Woodlands. 281-465-0955. www.woodlandschildrensmuseum.org 20 ATTEND A GALA AND ART AUCTION The Woodlands Methodist Church is hosting the Masterpiece Gala and Auction at The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center. Attendees can expect a dinner and live and silent auction featuring a variety of art, collectibles and decor. The gala and auction will benet the global and local missions of The Woodlands Methodist Church. 6 p.m. $90. The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center, 2301 N. Millbend Drive, The Woodlands. 832-483-4590. www.twmc.org/mission 22 THANKSGIVING BREAK BEGINS Thanksgiving break for students in Conroe ISD, Tomball ISD and Magnolia ISD is scheduled to begin Nov. 22 and run through Nov. 26. Students from all three school districts will return to

event will be admitted on a rst-come, rst-served basis. 7 a.m. Free. Market Street, 9595 Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands. 281-419-4774. www.shopatmarketstreet.com (Courtesy Market Street)

DECEMBER 5 The Woodlands Car Club holds its monthly Cars and Coee for a Cause event at Market Street. Along with showing o the club’s vehicles, the event raises money for various charities around the area. Participants for the

11 ATTEND A FLEA MARKET The Woodlands Flea Market returns with its second event of the year at the Town Center Parking Garage. The market provides a setting for The Woodlands residents to sell used merchandise and household goods as other garage sales are not permitted within the township. The fees paid by the vendors cover expenses and provide funds to the village associations in return for the volunteer participation. 7 a.m. Free to attend. Town Center Parking Garage, corner of Lake Robbins and Six Pines Drives, The Woodlands. 281-210-3976. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

DECEMBER 11 RUN TO SUPPORT CANCER PATIENTS

Residents can take part in the 13th annual Santa Dash Fun Run/Walk by B.I.G. Love Cancer Care. Participants are encouraged to dress in festive holiday attire, such as Santa hats, elf hats, reindeer ears or ugly sweaters. Those not wishing to run can still take part in a silent auction, see a Christmas choir and take pictures with Santa. The top three male and female nishers in each category will receive a trophy. 7:30 a.m. $20-$30. Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, The

Woodlands. 888-522-7339. www.biglovecancercare.org

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Josh Grider is a hill country-based singer-songwriter. (Courtesy Josh Grider)

Sarah Kelly Music School is located at Market Street. (Courtesy Sarah Kelly Music School)

Texas singer-songwriter Shake Russell entertains with an Americana style of folk rock. (Courtesy Shake Russell)

SAWYERPARK ICEHOUSE Sawyer Park Icehouse hosts local musicians for live, outdoor shows. (Courtesy Sawyer Park Icehouse)

DOSEY DOE BIG BARN 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands 281-367-3774 www.doseydoetickets.com NOVEMBER 12 Gaelic Storm, 8:30 p.m. 13 Josh Grider, 8:30 p.m. 14 The Texas Tenors, 7:30 p.m. 17 Ward Davis, 8 p.m. 18 Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, 8:30 p.m. 19 Sundance Head with Jake Hoot, 8:30 p.m. 20 Wade Hayes, 8:30 p.m. 26 Coey Anderson, 8:30 p.m. 27 Bellamy Brothers, 8:30 p.m. 28 Peter White, 8:30 p.m. DECEMBER 02 Mickey Gilley & Johnny Lee, 8 p.m. 03 Micky & The Motorcars, 8:30 p.m. 04 The Guess Who, 8:30 p.m. 0507 The Sarah Kelly Music School Showcase, 5:30 p.m. 08 Jason Eady with Rob Eckes & Trey Hensley, 8 p.m. 09 Bri Bagwell Band, 8:30 p.m. 10 Little Texas, 8:30 p.m. 11 The Tejas Brothers, 8:30 p.m.

MAIN STREET CROSSING 111 W. Main St., Tomball 281-290-0431 www.mainstreetcrossing.com NOVEMBER 12 Doug Stone, 7 p.m. 13 Riders in the Sky, 8 p.m. 14 Shake Russell, 7 p.m. 15 Parker Milsap, 7 p.m. 1718 Glen Templeton, 8 p.m. 19 Micheal Grimm, 8 p.m. 20 Josh Weathers Band, 8 p.m. 21 Karla Bono, 7 p.m. 2223 Gary P. Nunn, 8 p.m. 26 Blues Brothers Tribute, 8 p.m.

NOVEMBER 12 Not The Rachels, 8:30 p.m. 13 The Rikki’s, 8 p.m. 17 Chris Crisp, 8 p.m. 18 Nik Rincon, 8 p.m. 19 Good Time Mun, 8:30 p.m. 20 Vertigo, 8:30 p.m. 21 JB Barnett, noon 24 Nervous Rex, 8:30 p.m. 26 OMG, 8:30 p.m. 27 Beggars Inc., 8:30 p.m. 28 Xavier Joseph, noon DECEMBER 01 Austin Bradshaw, 8 p.m. 02 Kelley Peters Trio, 8 p.m. 03 PorkBelly Trio, 8:30 p.m. 04 Will Carter Band, 8 p.m. 08 Leo Mendoza, 6 p.m. 09 Brian Carrion, 8 p.m. 10 Good Time Mun, 8:30 p.m. 11 The RIkki’s, 8 p.m. ROCK THE ROW Hughes Landing, The Woodlands 281-210-3800 www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov NOVEMBER 11 Say Yes, Juliet, 7 p.m.

The venue is located on over 17,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space featuring a a 14-foot-high television screen, an outdoor patio and a stage to host live music concerts by local musicians. Sawyer Park Icehouse is ramping up its fall and winter concert series and plans to announce more shows for 2022. SAWYERPARK ICEHOUSE 314 Pruitt Road, Spring 281- 362-5907 www.sawyerpark.com NOVEMBER 11 Jack Ingram, 9 p.m. 12 Aaron Watson with Daniel Holmes, 7:30 p.m. 19 Jake Bush, 8 p.m. DECEMBER 03 A Tribute to George Strait featuring Derek Spence, 9:30 p.m. 04 Cody Canada, 8:30 p.m.

28 The Spazmatics, 8 p.m. 2930 Tracy Byrd, 8 p.m. DECEMBER 02 Kevin Galloway, 8 p.m. 03 Gene Watson, 8 p.m. 04 Already Gone, 8 p.m. 05 Jamie Lin Wilson, 7 p.m. 0608 Todd Snider, 8 p.m.

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UPCOMING PROJECTS Gosling Road bridge widening Montgomery County Precinct 3 and Harris County Precinct 4 are collaborating on an $8.2 million project to widen Gosling Road and build a new bridge over Spring Creek. The Montgomery County share is $4 million. Land for detention areas was donated by the Howard Hughes Corp. The Gosling project will begin in late 2021, according to officials. It will widen Gosling to four lanes between Creekside Forest Drive in Harris County and Gatewood Reserve Lane in Montgomery County. The project also includes construction of a 1,817- foot bridge over Spring Creek for the southbound lanes. The project will take 14-15 months to complete. Timeline: late 2021-late 2022 Cost: $8.2 million Funding sources: Montgomery Coun- ty Precinct 3, Harris County Precinct 4

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2 Kuykendahl Road widening A project to widen Kuykendahl Road from two to four lanes from Lake Woodlands to Research Forest drives is underway. A new bridge will be constructed over Bear Branch to accommodate the northbound lanes with a shoulder as well as a walkway, and the existing two lanes will become southbound lanes. As of late October, the contractor had poured the bridge deck over Bear Branch and had completed more than 70% of concrete pavement, accord- ing to Precinct 3. Timeline: January 2021-early 2022 Cost: $3.57 million Funding source: Montgomery County Precinct 3

widening FM 2978 from two to four lanes with a center turn lane from FM 1488 to Conroe-Hufsmith Road in two phases. TxDOT has pushed back its completion of widening the last segment of FM 2978 to the fourth quarter of 2021 due to utility relocations and added work. It was previously scheduled to finish in the second quarter of 2021. The present phase is taking place between FM 1488 to south of Dry Creek. Completed work continues to Conroe-Hufsmith. Timeline: September 2018-fourth quarter 2021 Cost: $21.47 million Funding sources: TxDOT, federal funds 4 Robinson Road asphalt About 300 feet of asphalt pavement will be replaced along the two-lane road west of Imperial Oaks Boulevard and the Willow Creek Park intersection, accord- ing to Precinct 3. A start date was not announced as of late October. Timeline: late 2021 Cost: TBD Funding source: Montgomery County Precinct 3

A project will widen Rayford Road to four lanes between an area 40 feet east of Waterbend Cove and approximately 400 feet east of Birnham Woods Drive. It includes creating two new eastbound travel lanes from Waterbend to the Rayford intersection with Birnham Woods and using the existing road for the westbound lanes. The project also includes widening Birnham Woods to four lanes 600 feet north and south of Rayford and installing traffic signals at four locations on Rayford. As of late October, the contractor was working on concrete pouring on the west end of the project and had started excavation on the end approaching Birnham Woods. Eastbound traffic was shifted to new lanes in October, and power was turned on for the traffic signal at Rayford and Harmony Woods, according to Mont- gomery County Precinct 3. Timeline: October 2020-fall 2021 Cost: $2.88 million Funding source: Montgomery County Precinct 3

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Sometimes Christmas feels so exhausting. It’s easy to lose sight of the purpose for all the celebration. At The Woodlands Methodist Church, we want to help you find the deeper meaning for Christmas – to remind you about a loving God who sent His Son to give you an inner peace that even the most chaotic days can’t shake. Bring your friends and family to celebrate Christmas with us. There’s something for everyone.

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RAYFORD ROAD SUBSTATION Work is underway on a substation for the Montgomery County Sheri’s Oce on Rayford Road. The substation will house patrols, detectives and a vehicle maintenance center when it is completed around February 2022. MCSO Lt. Scott Spencer said there will be 8,000 square feet of oce space and 4,000 square feet for the eet service center. Space: 12,000 square feet Timeline: January 2021-February 2022

THE PEACHORCHARD VENUE A ballroom expansion at The Peach Orchard Venue, located o of Sawdust Road, is nearing completion, according to Jessica Musselman, bridal relations director. The building was completed in October with landscaping around the location anticipated to be completed in mid-November. Space: 16,000 square feet Timeline: February-November

COPENDERO GUN RANGE The foundation, driveway and parking lot of the Copendero Gun Range on Robinson Road in Oak Ridge North have been completed. Marketing Director Steve Bishop said supply chain demands have caused a delay in the delivery of steel. Bishop said it will also have a VIP lounge, a cafe and a coee bar. Space: 32,000 square feet Timeline: early 2021-early 2022

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ELECTIONS Incorporation fails; Milner keeps board seat inNov. 2 election

VOTING RESULTS

The Woodlands

Incorporation failed in The Woodlands, while board Director Bob Milner retained his seat.

7,932 votes

16,431 votes

8,031 votes

16,283 votes

32.56% For

67.44% Against

After months of debate between those who felt The Woodlands should become a city and those who wanted to keep it as a special-purpose dis- trict, the incorporation proposition in The Woodlands failed Nov. 2 with nearly 70% of voters opposed. More than 23,000 voters weighed in on the two propositions to create a city of The Woodlands and transfer powers to the entity. Township officials have said the measure could be reintroduced on a future ballot but did not announce plans to do so immediately after the election. In addition to the incorporation measure, The Woodlands voters decided on three two-year board of directors seats. Two of those posi- tions, held by Ann Snyder and Shelley Sekula Gibbs, were uncontested. Bob Milner retained his Position 7 seat with 56% of the vote after facing two challengers. Voters in The Woodlands area who reside in Tomball ISD also voted on a bond referendum. Incorporation The unofficial voting totals in The Woodlands incorporation election for both Montgomery and Harris coun- ties Nov. 3 showed the vote for Prop- osition A was 7,932 for, or 32.56%, and 16,431 against, or 67.44%, the measure. The vote for Proposition B was 8,031 for, or 33.03%, and 16,283 against, or 66.97%. All results are unofficial until canvassed, which is scheduled for a 4 p.m. meeting of the board of directors Nov. 12 at 2801 Technology Blvd., The Woodlands. Board Chair Gordy Bunch said the board will consider feedback from this process in developing a path forward. “While I am disappointed with the outcome, we have learned a lot by talking to voters throughout this election,” Bunch said. “We will take back what we have learned and work on addressing those concerns or areas of confusion.” Snyder, who opposed putting the item on the ballot, said in a personal statement the vote was a message BY ANDREW CHRISTMAN, VANESSA HOLT & ANNA LOTZ

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from residents to focus on other matters at hand. “I would like to thank The Woodlands residents for ratifying our successful form of government as The Woodlands Township and making it clear that our energies and resources need to be focused on launching a Performing Arts Center, revitalizing our older village centers and most importantly addressing our structural concerns at Fire Station No. 5,” she said. Other entities that have weighed in on the measure also released statements after the election. The Howard Hughes Corp., which develops and manages real estate in The Woodlands, took a position against incorporation in September. Following the election, the company described it as the most consequen- tial election in the township’s history. “The Howard Hughes Corp. remains committed to working alongside residents, the township and Montgomery/Harris counties to maintain the high quality of life that continues to attract families and businesses to our hometown,” the statement said. Montgomery County Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack, who has also criticized the propositions as a private citizen, described the results as a victory in an email through his Noack for County Commissioner campaign. “I am proud to have led the fight against their Washington-style promises of bigger government and no higher taxes,” Noack said. Board of directors Milner was re-elected to his Position 7 seat on The Woodlands Township board of directors with 56.14% of the vote. Milner received a total of 10,340 votes, according to unofficial results from Montgomery County and Harris County as of Nov. 3. Opponents Zipporah Singleton and Luis Grana- dos received 5,709 and 2,368 votes, respectively, or 31% and 21.86% of the vote. The three seats available this year were all two-year seats. Incumbents

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12.86% Luis Granados

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SOURCE: MONTGOMERY COUNTY ELECTIONS/COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

BOND ELECTION

Tomball ISD

Two propositions in the Tomball ISD bond election were approved by voters, totaling $494.44 million, but three failed.

Proposition A Proposed amount: $466.64M High school, intermediate school, two elementary schools and other projects

Proposition B

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Proposition E

Proposed amount: $8.1M Athletic upgrades

Proposed amount: $17.2M

Proposed amount: $27.8M

Proposed amount: $47.8M

Instructional technology

Natatorium Fine arts and athletics facilities

SOURCE: TOMBALL ISD/COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

Sekula-Gibbs, Position 5, and Snyder, Position 6, were unopposed for their seats. Tomball ISDbond Two Tomball ISD propositions totaling about $494.44 million passed, while three more proposi- tions regarding athletics and arts facility improvements failed, accord- ing to unofficial results from the Nov. 2 election. The approved measures do not include a tax rate increase, and none of the failed proposals would have included a tax increase, according to the district.

The propositions approved include funding for four new schools, renova- tions to a former corporate campus, facility renovations, new buses, the relocation of Tomball Star and Early Excellence academies, and district technology upgrades. “Although it does make me sad that we weren’t able to see everything pass, I am so grateful to the voters of Tomball ISD because with an 8.5% fast-growth [rate] just this year alone, we continue to see an increase in students and need additional schools, and so I am happy,” Superintendent Martha Salazar-Zamora said.

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