County, city meetings, filing deadline for general elections on Friday: 5 things to know in Conroe and Montgomery this week, Feb. 12-16

From county and city meetings to filing application deadline for city elections, here are five things to know in Conroe and Montgomery this week, Feb. 12-16:


1. Montgomery County Commissioners Court gathers Feb. 13
Montgomery County Commissioners Court meets Tuesday morning to discuss and take possible action on various items, including changing an Oak Ridge North polling location for the March 6 primary elections from Robinson Road Community Center to Oak Ridge North Municipal Building.

Commissioners will also consider allowing the Texas Department of Transportation to assume responsibility of the Hwy. 242 flyovers at I-45, which would stop the county from collecting income from vehicles using the tollway. Click here to view the entire agenda. 9:30 a.m. Alan B. Sadler Commissioners Court Building, 501 N. Thompson Street, Ste. 402, Conroe. 936-756-0571. www.mctx.org





2. Montgomery City Council meets Feb. 13
Montgomery City Council meets Tuesday evening for its regularly scheduled meeting to discuss and take possible action on numerous agenda items, including entering an interlocal agreement with Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 2 to share sales tax proceeds and annexation of 3.22 acres in the John H. Corner survey. Click here to view the entire agenda. 6 p.m. City of Montgomery City Hall, 101 Old Plantersville Road, Montgomery. 936-597-6434. www.montgomerytexas.gov





3. Willis ISD board of trustees meet Feb. 14
Willis ISD trustees meet on Wednesday evening to discuss and take possible action on agenda items, including approval of the 2018-19 academic calendar and the purchase of buses. Click here to view the complete agenda. 6 p.m. Cargill Education Support Center, 204 W. Rogers, Willis. 936-856-1200. www.willisisd.org





4. Conroe City Council gathers for special meeting Feb. 15
Conroe City Council members meet Thursday afternoon for a special workshop meeting, where they will discuss and take possible action on various agenda items, including the 2018 Convention and Visitors Bureau Hotel Occupancy Tax Grants and recommendation for the Arts and Cultural Development Grant Program. Click here to view the entire agenda. 3:30 p.m. Conroe City Hall Chambers, 300 West Davis St. 936-522-3010. www.cityofconroe.org





5. Deadline to file for local elections is Feb. 16
Friday is the last day to file applications for the May 5 regular city elections. All applications must be submitted to the respective city halls in person or by mail by 5 p.m. on Friday. Click here to view the city of Montgomery’s application deadline with filing information. Click here to view the city of Conroe’s application deadline with filing information.


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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