Forced annexation by Houston or Conroe is NOT a threat.
Legislation passed in 2017 prohibits annexation without voter consent, and our Regional Participation Agreements with Houston and Conroe do NOT commit The Woodlands to annexation, even when they expire in 2057. Rep. Dan Huberty, sponsor of the legislation, has provided two letters, linked below, confirming The Woodlands cannot be forcibly annexed.
Incorporation WILL NOT prevent county road construction in The Woodlands
State law grants Harris County and Montgomery County condemnation authority inside incorporated municipalities, according to a legal analysis conducted by local attorney, William R. Buck. The Piney Point case confirms Harris County's authority. Buck's analysis contrasts with the legal opinion provided to the Board of Directors by TWT attorney Monte Akers.