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  1. Trash Containers

    Can we please start using trash containers like Waste Management does in the Woodlands? Not only does it look really crummy having trash piled on the streets, it is a problem with animals (wild and...

    Jan 25, 2013 by Mike Wangsmo (7 points)

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  2. German bakery

    Since Tomball has a German heritage, it should have a German bakery. There is no German bakery in Harris County. The bakery should provide homemade breads, pastries, cakes, streudels, and stollen. ...

    Apr 24, 2013 by Sandra Ricca (10 points)

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  3. Ban Smoking

    Would like to see Tomball follow the same lead as other towns and ban all smoking in Restaurants/Bars. Tired of having to breath someones smoke when we try to eat out in Tomball. Several places are...

    Apr 8, 2013 by Shiner (5 points)

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  4. Spring Cypress construction - tree line the streets

    The area of Spring Cypress just west of 249 has new grass lined islands in the center. This could be given a large scale beautification if some trees were planted in those medians. It would add a...

    Apr 25, 2013 by Kevin Elliott (5 points)

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  5. Fireworks

    New years was a few days ago but there were no fireworks. So my idea is like the 4th of July and bring people together and have a firework show and maybe have a Tomball ball drop at midnight for new...

    Jan 8, 2013 by John Perez (5 points)

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  6. Fairgrounds

    Since Tomball has so many festivals, it needs a fairgrounds and public restrooms. The Depot is nice, but it interferes with the traffic and businesses on Main Street. Building a public restroom...

    Apr 24, 2013 by Sandra Ricca (10 points)

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    i was thinking...pumpkin patch, games, face painting, dress up in costumes, hay ride, food, and drinks, haunted house, the weekend before Halloween for the kids?

    Sep 17, 2013 by kaylei conn (17 points)

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  8. Enforce Noise Pollution

    I have lived in the same house on the east side of Tomball for the past 17 years and the noise from vehicles that boom excessively loud, obtrusive thumping bass sounds is getting out of hand,...

    Feb 24, 2015 by enforce noise pollution (7 points)

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  9. We Need Sidewalks

    Most of the main roads here do not have sidewalks aside from housing developments. We want to encourage people to be healthy. Give them a place to walk and run safely. I have tried numerous roads...

    Sep 13, 2014 by Mom of four (10 points)

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  10. Toll Charge @ Boudreaux - too high

    Good Day, First off, let me say that I love the SH 249 Highway extension. This improvement was very much needed and was supposed to alleviate the feeder road traffic. However, that congestion...

    Aug 23, 2016 by Lori (5 points)

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  11. Improve Spring Cypress and 249 intersection

    Please improve the flow of traffic at this intersection. On the west side, along Spring Cypress traffic backs up to North Eldridge at times. Every morning I see a police officer writing tickets to...

    Oct 10, 2014 by Robert (8 points)

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  12. Broaden the Tomball area map

    Make the residents of Willow Falls subdivision off of Boudreaux road a part of Tomball. I think that it’s a little silly that we have to pay a higher non-residential pool access payment to swim in...

    Mar 7, 2014 by WM (5 points)

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  13. change last free exit

    The 249 southbound "last free exit" has dramatically increased traffic at the "Lowes" exit and in the four corners area. Strongly suggest creating the "last free exit" one exit further to free up the...

    Apr 17, 2015 by greg klugiewicz (8 points)

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  14. Private Business Property Legalized, Specified Parking

    Suggest that "private property owners" w/ properties used by the public, legally specify parking. Repeatedly, I'm physically threatened by "a" business operator (not owner) to tow my vehicle because I...

    Feb 15, 2016 by Kim Chambers (28 points)

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  15. Build bike paths

    Build bike-only paths in public parks and along creeks, streams, and bayous. There is no decent, safe place for cyclists to ride in Tomball. A few parks do have short paths and trails, but these only...

    Oct 24, 2013 by Chris (5 points)

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  16. How about a skatepark?

    I think the City of Tomball really needs a public skatepark! Right now, any and all skateboarders in the Tomball area have to travel to either Collins Park in Spring, Unity Park in Magnolia or...

    Apr 25, 2017 by Alexander Pletan (5 points)

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  17. More senior activities

    We need more activities for seniors. Possibly a senior center that provides low cost meals and activities. Transportation assistance would also be great.

    Oct 25, 2013 by billandlinda (5 points)

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  18. Taxes

    Lowering of taxes. It seems that taxes are out of line, what I mean by this is that when I break down my taxes to a per month amount it equals 71% of my monthly mortgage payment. Who in their right...

    Nov 24, 2015 by Alan Schmidt (5 points)

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  19. Meals on Wheels

    Is there a current meals on wheels program in Tomball? I would like to volunteer for delivery

    Jul 21, 2015 by Pam (15 points)

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  20. Fee for Plastic Bags to Reduce Pollution

    Is there any way we could consider implementing a city ordinance to charge for plastic bags in stores? The UK saw an 85% decrease in plastic bags after implementing a small 5 pence fee for the use of...

    Jul 30, 2016 by Tiffany Rodriguez (5 points)

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  21. Medical Complex street

    Why is it taking so long for the road to be finished? Are you using the same construction company as 290? The cherry road intersection is very dangerous now because of it. It's been 3 years.

    Apr 26, 2016 by Rusty (12 points)

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  22. Antique Show in Tomball

    We had a small Vintage Show this weekend at Vintage Station, 107 W. Main. It went really well. Many customers excited about it and requested that Tomball consider having a Antique/Vintage outdoor...

    Apr 29, 2014 by Donna Cotterman (5 points)

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  23. Pelican Style Garbage Carts

    Replace current garbage bags & recycle bins to pelican style rolling carts. Much easier to handle, not susceptible to animals tearing into them when set out overnight and could reduce cost of...

    Dec 25, 2016 by Don C. (18 points)

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  24. Barrier-Free Playground for Special Needs

    Tomball needs a barrier-free playground for persons with special needs. This community finds it hard to participate in the playgrounds that Tomball currently has. They are great playgrounds, but they...

    Jul 2, 2017 by mhaw (52 points)

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  25. Main Street decor

    Can we go back to plain white lights on Main St. lamp posts? I think the Mardi Gras type decorations on them looks so tacky! Friends and family have remarked to me, in the past, about how pretty and...

    Nov 22, 2016 by debbie (5 points)

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