Cities, school districts hold budget meetings: 5 things to know in Conroe and Montgomery this week, Aug. 6-10

Budget season is in full swing, with several local entities hosting budget workshops this week to discuss revenues and expenditures for the fiscal year 2018-19.

Here are five things to know in Conroe and Montgomery this week, Aug. 6-10:


1. Montgomery City Council holds second budget workshop Aug. 7
The city of Montgomery gathers for a second budget workshop on Wednesday afternoon to discuss items that were not covered during the workshop meeting last Tuesday, Aug. 31. City Council members are set to discuss proposed budgetary needs for the city administration department and Capital Improvement Projects. Click here to view the full agenda. 4 p.m. City of Montgomery City Hall, 101 Old Plantersville Road, Montgomery. 936-597-6434. www.montgomerytexas.gov





2. Conroe ISD holds public meeting Aug. 7
On Tuesday evening, CISD will hold the first of two public meetings to allow the public to comment on the district’s proposed 2018-19 budget and tax rate. Click here to view the public notice. 6 p.m. Conroe ISD Administration Building, 3205 W. Davis St., Conroe. 936-709-7752. www.conroeisd.net





3. Montgomery ISD holds special budget meeting Aug. 7
MISD Board of Trustees meet on Tuesday evening at Lincoln Elementary School to discuss and take action on numerous agenda items, including a change order for the scope of renovation work at Montgomery High School, as well as new acoustic system for MHS’ auditorium. Trustees will also workshop the proposed 2018-19 academic year budget, which district officials have said is at a $6.9 million deficit. Trustees will consider setting a public hearing date for the budget and the proposed tax rate. Click here to view the full agenda. 7 p.m. Lincoln Elementary School, 700 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Montgomery. 936-276-2000. www.misd.org





4. Conroe City Council gathers Aug. 8-9
Conroe City Council members meet on Wednesday and Thursday for the respective workshop and action agendas. Council members will discuss and take action on various agenda items, including the proposed fiscal year 2018-19 operating budget and the proposed property tax rate of 41.75 cents per $100 valuation. Click here to view the full agenda. 2 p.m. (Aug. 8), 6 p.m. (Aug. 9). Conroe City Hall, 300 W. Davis St., Conroe. 935-522-3000. www.cityofconroe.org





5. CISD Custodial and Maintenance Department Job Fair on Aug. 9
CISD hosts the Custodial and HVAC Technician Job Fair on Thursday. According to the district, the Custodial and Maintenance Department is looking to hire custodians and licensed and experienced HVAC/R Technicians at the job fair. HCAV/R Technicians are responsible for the daily operation of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigerant equipment. Prospective employees can fill out the job application online prior to the job fair or in person at the fair on Thursday. Click here to view the job posting. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 27075 Geffert Wright Drive, Spring. 936-709-7819. www.conroeisd.net


By Kelly Schafler

Managing editor, South Houston

Kelly joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2017 after majoring in print journalism and creative writing at the University of Houston. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor for the Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood edition and began covering the Spring and Klein area as well in August 2020. In June 2021, Kelly was promoted to South Houston managing editor.



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