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GOOD AFTERNOON AND WELCOME TO THE WOODLANDS TOWNSHIP SPECIAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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MEETING.

WE DO NOT HAVE AN INVOCATION FOR THIS MEETING.

[1. Invocation / Pledge of Allegiance;]

WE'LL SAY THE PLEDGES TO OUR FLAG.

WE'LL START WITH THE AMERICAN FLAG.

I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AND TO THE REPUBLIC FOR WHICH IT STANDS, 1 NATION, UNDER GOD, INDIVISIBLE, WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL AND TO OUR TEXAS FLAG.

HONOR THE TEXAS FLAG, I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THEE TEXAS.

ONE STATE UNDER GOD.

THIS NOTICE OF MEETING WAS POSTED 72 HOURS IN ADVANCE, AT TOWN HALL, IN ADDITION

[2. Call meeting to order;]

ONLINE.

THIS MEETING IS BEING HELD VIA CONFERENCE, IN ACCORDANCE WITH TEXAS GOVERNOR GREG ABBOTT WHICH TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS.

STATE LAW REQUIRES AT LEAST FOUR DIRECTORS PRESENT.

DIRECTOR BROWN.

I DON'T SEE THERE WE GO.

OKAY.

DIRECT MILNER.

DR. NELSON.

HERE.

DIRECTOR RIESER.

DIRECTOR GIBBS.

HERE.

DIRECTOR SNYDER.

HERE.

WE ARE ALL PRESENT AND ACCOUNTED FOR.

A MOTION TO ACCEPT OUR AGENDA.

>> SO MOVED.

>> ALL RIGHT.

ALL IN FAVOR ADOPTING THE AGENDA SAY AYE.

[3. Receive, consider and act upon adoption of the meeting agenda;]

THAT WILL CARRY.

WE'RE NOW GO INTO PUBLIC COMMENT.

PUBLIC COMMENT IS ALSO BEING HELD VIA CONFERENCE.

INSTRUCTIONS WERE POSTED WITH THIS MEETING AND PUBLIC COMMENT IS BEING ASKED TO BE LIMITED TO THREE MINUTES PER CALLER.

DO WE HAVE ANYONE IN THE QUEUE? WE DO NOT.

IF WE DON'T, WE WILL CLOSE PUBLIC COMMENT.

MOVE TO WE ARE GOING TO RECESS INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS MATTERS RELATED TO REAL PROPERTY 551.072, DISCUSS PERSONNEL MATTERS, PURSUANT TO

[6. Recess to Executive Session to discuss matters relating to real property pursuant to §551.072, Texas Government Code; deliberation of economic development negotiations pursuant to §551.087, Texas Government Code; discuss personnel matters pursuant to §551.074, Texas Government Code; discuss IT network or critical infrastructure security pursuant to §551.089, Texas Government Code; and to consult with The Woodlands Township’s attorney pursuant to §551.071, Texas Government Code;]

551.074, CONSULT WITH A WOODLANDS TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY.

WE ARE RECESSED.

>> EVERYBODY BACK OR ENOUGH OF US BACK? WE'RE WAITING ON ONE MORE DIRECTOR.

>> WANT ME TO GO GET HIM, JOHN?

>> JOHN BROWN.

>> JOHN BROWN.

WE'RE WAITING FOR YOU.

>> I'M EATING CHEESECAKE.

>> IT'S LIVE.

>> JOHN LIKES THESE LUNCH MEETINGS.

>> I KNOW.

HE'S ON HIS THIRD CHEESECAKE.

>> WELL YOU KNOW WHAT THEY SAY, CHEESECAKE WAITS FOR NO MAN.

[7. Reconvene in public session;]

>> THAT'S RIGHT.

>> ALL RIGHT.

WE HAVE THE FULL BOARD BACK FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION.

THERE IS NO ACTION COMING OUT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION.

[8. Receive, consider and act upon discussion of personnel matters related to President/General Manager Recruitment; ]

WE'LL GO TO AGENDA ITEM 8, RECEIVE CONSIDER AND ACT UPON DISCUSSION OF PERSONNEL MATTERS RELATED TO PRESIDENT GENERAL MANAGER RECRUITMENT.

I AM LOOKING FOR A MOTION THAT WOULD DIRECT OUR CONSULTANTS TO NEGOTIATE AN AGREEMENT WITH A PREFERRED CANDIDATE.

>> SO MOVED.

>> OKAY.

WE'VE GOT PLENTY OF MOTIONS AND SECONDS.

ALL IN FAVOR, RAISE YOUR HAND AND SAY AYE.

>> AYE.

>> UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED.

MR. NELSON, I LOOK FORWARD TO HIS FEEDBACK.

AGENDA ITEM 9, BOARD AGENDA ITEMS. IF NONE, YOU CAN SUBMIT TO STAFF AND ITEM TEN, BOARD ANNOUNCEMENTS.

THERE'S NONE.

[10. Board announcements; and]

AND MOTION TO ADJOURN.

>> SO MOVED.

>> I DO HAVE ONE.

BEFORE THE MOTION TO ADJOURN, I'M SORRY, MAY I HAVE YOUR INDULGENCE ON THAT?

>> AN ANNOUNCEMENT, SURE.

>> ANNOUNCEMENT.

YES.

IT'S BEEN ANNOUNCED BY THE OH, MY GOODNESS.

IT'S ALREADY BEEN ANNOUNCED BY THE TOWNSHIP COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR, BUT I WOULD LIKE TO JUST RESTATE THAT THERE IS NOW THIS WEEK, COVID 19 TESTING GOING ON AT THE ROB FLEMMING AQUATIC CENTER.

EVERY DAY FROM I BELIEVE, NINE, PROBABLY THAT RANGE, NINE OR TEN TO FOUR.

AND IT'S FREE.

THERE IS A REGISTRATION POINT, OR REGISTRATION AREA AT READY HARRIS.ORG AND PEOPLE ARE WELCOME TO REGISTER IN ADVANCE, BUT I DON'T THINK YOU WOULD BE TURNED AWAY IF YOU WENT WITHOUT PRE REGISTERING.

EVERYONE IS WELCOME, WHETHER YOU LIVE IN HARRIS COUNTY OR ANY OTHER COUNTY IN TEXAS,

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YOU ARE WELCOME.

PROBABLY EVEN IF YOU DON'T LIVE IN TEXAS.

I DON'T THINK THEY WOULD TURN ANYONE AWAY WHO WANTED TO BE TESTED.

EVERYONE'S WELCOME.

AND ALL ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE.

AND IT'S DRIVE THROUGH.

YOU DO NOT HAVE TO LEAVE YOUR CAR.

>> OKAY.

THANK YOU FOR THAT.

WE DO HAVE A MOTION AND A SECOND.

ALL IN FAVOR OF ADJOURNMENT, SAY AYE.

AYE.

ADJOURNED.

* This transcript was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.