School starts Wednesday for Conroe and Willis ISDs: 4 things to know in Conroe and Montgomery this week, Aug. 13-17

Here are four things to know if you live in the Conroe and Montgomery area this week, Aug. 13-17:


1. Willis ISD board of trustees meets Aug. 13
Willis ISD board of trustees meets Monday evening to discuss and take action on numerous agenda items, including approving the fiscal year 2018-19 budget and property tax rate, approving the 2018-19 Student Code of Conduct and approving a joint election agreement for the Nov. 6 board of trustee elections. Monday, Aug. 20 is the last day trustee candidates can file for a place on the ballot.

Click here to view the full agenda. 5:30 p.m. Cargill Education Support Center, 204 W. Rogers, Willis. 936-856-1200. www.willisisd.org





2. Montgomery County Commissioners Court meets Aug. 14
Montgomery County Commissioners Court meets Tuesday morning to discuss and take possible action on various items, including a tax abatement with Galdisa USA and nominating an individual to serve on the Montgomery Central Appraisal District’s board of directors.

Click here to view the full agenda. 9:30 a.m. Alan B. Sadler Commissioners Court Building, 501 N. Thompson Street, Ste. 402, Conroe. 936-756-0571. www.mctx.org





3. Montgomery City Council meets Aug. 14
Montgomery City Council members meet Tuesday evening to discuss and take possible action on numerous agenda items, including road closures for the Wine and Music Festival on Sept. 15, as well as road closures for the OctoBEARfest on Oct. 6, which benefits nonprofit organization Bears Etc. Council members will also place their nomination to the Montgomery Central Appraisal District’s board of directors.

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. School starts Aug. 15 for two local school districts
Students attending Conroe ISD and Willis ISD campuses return to school Wednesday, Aug. 15. Montgomery ISD students do not return to school until Tuesday, Aug. 21. Visit the CISD and WISD websites for more 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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