Magnolia holds water rate workshop, county officials consider Hwy. 249 improvements: 6 things to know in Tomball, Magnolia, Jan. 8-12

Magnolia City Council will hold a water and sewer rate workshop Tuesday at 6 p.m. before its regularly scheduled council meeting.

Magnolia City Council will hold a water and sewer rate workshop Tuesday at 6 p.m. before its regularly scheduled council meeting.

As classes resume for students in Tomball and Magnolia, road closures, public forums and events are also scheduled this week, Jan. 8-12.


1. Tuesday
Magnolia City Council holds water, sewer rate workshop
The city of Magnolia will move forward with considering adjusted water and sewer rate prices for users Tuesday. Council members will meet for a water and sewer rate workshop at 6 p.m. to discuss findings from Jones & Carter's rate study.

A Council meeting follows at 7 p.m., during which council members are expected to discuss multiple water-related items.

The meeting will be held at Magnolia City Hall, 18111 Buddy Riley Blvd., Magnolia. View the agenda here.





2. Tuesday
Harris, Montgomery county officials consider Hwy. 249 improvements
The Harris County Commissioners Court agenda includes recommending county officials complete agreements with various engineering firms for funding the design of two direct connectors between the Grand Parkway and the Tomball Tollway in Tomball. The court meets at 10 a.m. at 1001 Preston St., Houston. View Tuesday's agenda here.

Montgomery County Toll Road Authority meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday following Commissioners Court to consider advertising the construction of Hwy. 249 as a tollroad in Pinehurst. The project stretches from Spring Creek north to just south of FM 1774. The meeting takes place at 501 Thompson St., Ste. 402, Conroe. View MCTRA's agenda here.





3. Tuesday
Montgomery County Commissioners Court to consider awarding Nichols Sawmill Road construction
Montgomery County Commissioners will consider awarding the construction bid for the Nichols Sawmill Road extension in the Magnolia area. Commissioners will meet at 10 a.m. at 501 N. Thompson St., Ste. 402, Conroe. View the agenda here.





4. Monday-Friday
Hwy. 249 lane closure
According to the Houston TranStar database, one outside northbound lane between Brown Road and Spring Creek is closed daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.





5. Tuesday-Wednesday
Classes resume for Tomball, Magnolia students
Magnolia ISD students return to classes Tuesday.

Tomball ISD students resume classes Wednesday.





6. Wednesday
Re:Bar celebrates its soft opening
Re:Bar Juicestillery and Cafe is slated to open its doors Wednesday at 416 W. Main St., Tomball, located within the Tomball Renewal Center. Re:Bar will serve freshly made, all-natural juices by Steampunk Juice, coffee and tea as well as other drinks and food items.


By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.



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