Katy ISD to set public hearing for proposed budget, tax rate: News to follow in Katy this week, July 23-27

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Stay in the know with these news items to follow in Katy this week, July 23-27:

City & county

  • Katy City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 23 at City Hall,901 Avenue C., Katy. Items on the agenda include approving a resolution to authorize the issuance of 2018 tax road bonds in an amount not to exceed $4.8 million.
  • Fort Bend Commissioners Court will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 24 at 601 Jackson Street in downtown Richmond’s historic courthouse. Items on the agenda include setting a public hearing for the creation of a new reinvestment zone for tax abatement purposes and approving the early voting schedule for the November 6 General Election.

Education

  • The Katy ISD board of trustees will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 23 at the Education Support Complex, located at 6301 S. Stadium Lane in downtown Katy. Items on the agenda include setting a date for a public hearing on the proposed tax rate and budget for the 2018-19 school year. ICYMI: A $3 million anonymous gift will fund the full tuition of the University of Houston College of Medicine’s inaugural class. Read more on the surprise gift here.

Business updates

  • Two popular inner-loop restaurants, Jax Grill and the Union Kitchen, are coming to Katy. Read more here.
  • The Katy Area Economic Development Council is moving offices.

Transportation

Part of the long-awaited Spring Green Boulevard roundabout is now open to the public. See the latest news on Katy-area road construction projects here.

July edition is out now!

ICYMI: Our July edition is officially in homes! Read the front-page cover story that explores the Katy starter home market here.

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Rebecca Hennes
Born and raised in west Houston, Rebecca joined Community Impact in June 2017 after graduating from the Honors College at the University of Houston. She serves as the Katy editor covering government, education, business and transportation.
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