July 2020 News From the Grogan's Mill Village Association

By: Grogan's Mill Village Association
| Published 07/23/2020


THE WOODLANDS, TX -- The Grogan's Mill Village Association donated a bench in Tamarac Park in memory of Virginia Dellinger. Virginia served with great distinction on the Village Association Board for over 20 years. Virginia enjoyed many hours at Tamarac Park with Phoebe, her beloved Jack Russell. Many thanks to Michelle Betcher, Parks Project Manager for her assistance in selecting the perfect site for the bench.

All GM Restuarants OPEN for Take Out

You can check out the menus of the restaurants online and order by phone or online. They need your business.

Mainely Sandwiches
It’s open from 10 to 8 with all kinds of sandwiches and soups and they offer free pick up and delivery in the Woodlands.

Blue Lion Pub
M-Th: noon-11pm
F-Sat: noon-midnight.

Chef Chan
Is open during regular business hours for pick up and delivery there is a small delivery fee of like two dollars for Grogan‘s Mill.

Brothers Pizza
is open for pick up and delivery


Beck's Prime

Diary Queen

Grogan's Mill Rd at South Millbend

Montgomery County Commissioners Court approved advertising for bids for an intersection improvement/signalization project at Grogan's Mill Road at South Millbend Drive.

Project scope: This project will create additional turn-lane storage by constructing a second left-turn lane for traffic on:

Northbound Grogan’s Mill turning onto westbound South Millbend

Southbound Grogan’s Mill turning onto eastbound South Millbend

Eastbound South Millbend turning onto northbound Grogan’s Mill

In addition, right-turn lane access from westbound South Millbend onto northbound Grogan’s Mill will be improved.

Signal locations have been redesigned for this project, which will include concrete median removal as well as additional pavement. The project will require rerouting some intersection traffic during the project.

New Smart Water Meters

The Woodlands Water Agency will begin installing new smart water meters later on this year. Many of the water meters in Grogan's Mill Village are 40-years-old and no longer measure water use accurately. The new meters will electronically send information about water use throughout the day, allowing residents to monitor their consumption. This improved information system will allow users to determine if they have a leak or are over-watering with their irrigation system. No tax increases have been made or are anticipated for the installation of water meters.

Subsidence Measuring Device

The excessive use of ground water by well pumping has caused subsidence in Southern Montgomery County. Several areas in Grogan’s Mill Village near Spring Creek are impacted by this subsidence. The use of surface water for the last several years has stopped the subsidence. Lonestar Ground Water Conservation District has proposed future plans that increase the use of groundwater under the Village. Several MUD Directors have been working on locating a subsidence measuring device in the Village. This is progressing well with the Woodlands Water Agency taking the lead and the GMVA has voted to provide $1000 towards securing the measuring device. The LoneStar Ground water Conservation District and the Harris Galveston Subsidence District have all agreed to share the cost of this installation. The SJRA will provide the site and all utilities.

Sign Up Now for the August 15 Blood Drive

Don’t miss your chance to save lives!
Schedule your appointment today by clicking the picture above or this link. Thank you in advance.

Woodlands Farmers Market
Saturday, 08/15/2020 (08:00 am - 12:00 pm)
7 Switchbud Place
Donor Coach
Spring, TX 77380

**All successful blood donors will receive a FREE COVID-19 ANTIBODY TEST.**

“This test is authorized by the FDA only for detecting the presence of antibodies against SARS-Co V-2, and is not intended for diagnosis of COVID-19.”

The Blood Center is now requiring that donors wear a mask or face covering when at a blood drive. In the case that you do not have one, staff will offer you one. The safety of donors and staff are important to us. Your support in this matter is greatly appreciated.


The Woodlands Farmer's Market Every Saturday

The Woodlands Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 8AM until noon, rain or shine, at 7 Switchbud Place in the Grogan’s Mill Village Center. Check out our website, sign up for the newsletter, or look us up on Facebook.

Every Saturday there are great deals on fresh produce, farm-raised meats, prepared foods, unique gifts and garden items. We continue to have precautions in place: we have prohibited the consumption of food/beverage in the market, changed our layout to allow for maximum social distancing, spread our vendors to support social distancing, marked off appropriate social distancing throughout the market, required masks to be worn by patrons and vendors, vendors assist you with your purchase, and set up hand sanitizing stations.

Profits from Farmer's Market vendor fees are returned to our community through various philanthropic contributions, school donations, scholarships, and community programs.

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