Candidate filing period begins for positions on Conroe ISD and Willis ISD board of trustees: 4 things to know in Conroe and Montgomery this week, July 23-27

The filing period for the Nov. 6 election is now open.

The filing period for the Nov. 6 election is now open.

Montgomery County Commissioners Court and Conroe and Montgomery city councils are scheduled to meet this week to deliberate on countywide and local issues. Additionally, the filing period has begun for the Nov. 6 election.

Here are four things to know about in the Conroe and Montgomery area this week, July 23-27:


1. Filing period begins for the November election
The filing period for the Nov. 6 joint election began July 21 and ends Monday, Aug. 20. Candidates can submit applications for seats on the Conroe ISD board of trustees and Willis ISD board of trustees. The last day residents can register to vote in this election is Oct. 9.

CISD’s positions of Place 1, Place 2 and Place 3—which are held by board President Melanie Bush and trustees Ray Sanders and Skeeter Hubert, respectively—will be on the ballot. WISD’s positions of Place 1, Place 3, Place 4 and Place 5—which are held by trustees Christen Arnold, Robin Sproba and Kyle Hoegemeyer as well as board President Cliff Williams, respectively—will be on the ballot.






2. Montgomery County Commissioners Court meets July 24
Montgomery County Commissioners Court meets Tuesday morning to discuss and take possible action on various items, including an interlocal agreement between the Harris County Flood Control District, Montgomery County, the San Jacinto River Authority and the city of Houston regarding grant funding for a regional watershed study. Commissioners will also consider a five-year community development and housing plan for Montgomery County. Click here to view the full agenda. 9:30 a.m. Alan B. Sadler Commissioners Court Building, 501 N. Thompson St., Ste. 402, Conroe. 936-756-0571. www.mctx.org






3. Montgomery City Council meets July 24
Montgomery City Council members meet Tuesday evening for the regularly scheduled meeting to discuss and take possible action on numerous agenda items, including selecting an engineer for the Plez Morgan Drive project. The city will also hold public hearings to discuss rezoning a 5-acre tract of land located at 2512 Lone Star Parkway, Montgomery, and to discuss annexing a 1.799-acre tract of land west of the city at the corner of Hwy. 105 and Stewart Creek Road. Click here to view the full agenda. 6 p.m. City of Montgomery City Hall, 101 Old Plantersville Road, Montgomery. 936-597-6434. www.montgomerytexas.gov





4. Conroe City Council meets July 25-26
Conroe City Council members meet Wednesday and Thursday for the workshop and action meetings to discuss and take action on various agenda items, including appointments and reappointments to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, and reducing the existing speed limit on Airport Road from North Loop 336 to northeast of Eastwood Drive. Click here to view the full agenda. 2 p.m. (Wednesday), 9:30 a.m. (Thursday). Conroe City Hall Chambers, 300 W. Davis St., Conroe. 936-522-3010. www.cityofconroe.org


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.