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Visit the City Council page for email links or call the information hotline at (281) 290-1000. Mail may be sent to Tomball City Hall, 401 Market Street, Tomball, TX 77375.
Click here to view Current and Recent City Council Agendas.
Regularly scheduled meetings for the Tomball City Council are listed here: Microsoft Word - Regularly Scheduled Meetings for Council and TAC - 2022 (tomballtx.gov).
Unless otherwise specified, the City Council meets for regular meetings at Tomball City Hall, 401 Market Street, Tomball, TX 77375.
Members of the general public are invited to speak at the beginning of each regular City Council meeting. A sign-up sheet will be posted at the entrance.
To request to speak in favor of or opposing a specific item on the agenda, contact the City Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org or (281) 290-1002.
Natural gas is a naturally occurring fuel extracted from within the earth, which is normally non-toxic, tasteless, colorless and odorless. It is not one gas but a mixture of various naturally occurring gases which vary between wells. Natural gas is primarily methane, but can also contain flammable gases such as propane, butane, carbon monoxide and hydrogen. Since natural gas is colorless and odorless in its natural state, it is mandatory by the Federal Government to use Marcaptan to make it readily detectable.
Natural gas in its natural state is colorless and odorless; therefore, Mercaptan is added to natural gas to make it easier to detect a leak. Mercaptan contains sulfur and is harmless, but does omit a pungent smell similar to rotten eggs. The type of Mercaptan used by the City of Tomball blends well with natural gas and, in a gaseous state, has many of the same properties of natural gas so it will rise and dissipate. Mercaptan is only used to ensure the safety of our customers and the community.
Leave the house immediately! DO NOT make calls from your house. Phones are capable of producing a spark, which could start a fire or trigger an explosion.
From a phone outside of your home, please contact:
DO NOT light a match or other combustible material! DO NOT turn any switches on or off and DO NOT plug or unplug any electrical appliance! These activities can all produce a spark that could start a fire or trigger an explosion.
Natural gas is lighter than air. If natural gas escapes into the atmosphere, it dissipates rapidly whereas a heavier-than-air gas, such as propane or gasoline, would settle and accumulate near the ground.
Natural gas is colorless. When mixed with the proper amount of air and ignited, invisible natural gas burns with a clean, blue flame. It is one of the cleanest burning fuels, producing primarily heat, carbon dioxide and water vapor.
Natural gas is odorless. When taken from the ground, natural gas is odorless. A harmless but pungent odor is added as a safety precaution. The odorant is so powerful you can smell even the smallest quantity of gas in the event of a leak.
The City of Tomball accepts applications for only those open positions listed on the City’s website. All available positions are advertised.
After your application is submitted, it is entered into a tracking system and sorted by hiring department. The hiring supervisor reviews all applications and then selects qualified applicants for interviews.
The application review process takes at least 2 to 3 weeks after the position has closed. Applications for positions listed as “until filled” are reviewed by the hiring department at their discretion.
If you have been selected for an interview, the department will call you to schedule an interview. After interviews are conducted, a top candidate is identified. The HR Department conducts a background check. The hiring department contacts the top candidate to make a job offer.
Yes, you may call the Human Resources office at (281) 290-1018 or (281) 290-1001, and we can tell you what day your application was sent to the requested department and whether or not the position has been filled.
The effective date of insurance for regular, full-time employees is the first of the month following the date of hire.