Shenandoah City Council special meeting update April 17, 2024

By: City of Shenandoah
| Published 04/18/2024


THE WOODLANDS, TX - Shenandoah City Council met for its latest session on April 17. Present were Mayor John Escoto, Mayor Pro Tem Charlie Bradt (Position 4), Mike McLeod (Position 5), Ted Fletcher (Position 2), and Ron Raymaker (Position 1). Jim Pollard (Position 3) was absent.

The following items were addressed:

Park Usage by Outside Groups - No Council action needed; discussion.

Interlocal Agreement for Fleet Maintenance - For many years Conroe Fleet Services have provided maintenance for city vehicles. This is a renewal of the interlocal agreement. Council voted 4-0 to approve the renewal of services.

Participation in Regulatory Proceedings Regarding Entergy Fees - Renewal of the ordinance authorizing the City of Shenandoah to join with other cities in the Entergy service area Council before the Public Utility Commision (PUC) regarding utility cost regulation. Council voted 4-0 to award the contract to approve the ordinance.

Civic Club

  • The Montgomery County Safety Expo was a well-attended event. Civic Club served 200 hot dogs, pizzas and jambalaya during the event.
  • Civic Club participated in the 50th Anniversary Celebration on April 13. The Club handed out bags, mints, cupcakes, and handled the raffles.
  • Civic Club received five applications for the Shenandoah Resident Scholarship this year. All applications were excellent. Winners will be announced at the May 8 City Council meeting.
  • Debbie Pilcher, presiding officer of the Civic Club, is retiring April 19 and will be missed.

City Administrator Updates

Approximately 900 people attended the 50th Anniversary Celebration. It was a huge success. Starting last August with a committee of city staff, two Councilmembers and two residents, the committee met regularly to discuss the event. The City had some requests for the t-shirts that staff wore at the event, and they will be posting information on ordering the shirts in the near future. The slide shows in the tent and on the stage are both loaded to the City's YouTube channel and are linked to the City's social media.

The Bells notified the City of the upcoming Tamina Day celebration. April 27, at noon.

No Executive Session was scheduled. The meeting was adjourned at 7:53 p.m.

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