Learn about tax election, vote in runoff: 4 things to know in Spring and Klein this week, May 21-25

The primary runoff election is May 22.

The primary runoff election is May 22.

Elections are a hot topic this week. A primary runoff is scheduled, Harris County commissioners will discuss an upcoming bond election and Klein ISD will present information about a tax ratification election on Tuesday. Here is what residents of Spring and Klein need to know during the week of May 21.

1. Harris County commissioners to meet, May 22
The next Harris County Commissioners Court meeting is at 10 am. at 1001 Preston St., Ste. 934, Houston. A copy of this week's agenda is available here. Commissioners are expected to decide on a date for a bond referendum soon.

2. Klein ISD provides information on upcoming tax ratification election, May 22
The Klein ISD board of trustees decided last week to hold a tax ratification election to raise the maintenance and operations tax rate above the $1.04 per $100 valuation allowed by state law. The election will be held June 16, and the first of three community conversations on the topic will be held Tuesday at the Benignus Elementary School cafeteria, 7225 Alvin A. Klein Drive, Spring, at 6:30 p.m.

3. Vote in primary runoff races, May 22
Spring and Klein Republican voters will have an opportunity to vote in the primary runoff race between Kevin Roberts and Dan Crenshaw for the U.S. District 2 nomination. Runoff races are also scheduled in the Democratic nomination for governor and the Democratic nomination for U.S. District 10. Residents can find their nearest voting locations here.

4. Ribbon cutting scheduled for new business, May 24
A ribbon cutting is scheduled at the new Glowzone indoor play park location in the Willowbrook area. The Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce is holding the event from noon to 1 p.m. at
Glowzone Willowbrook, 13150 Breton Ridge St., Houston.

By Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.