Montgomery County Commissioners Court had its monthly meeting this morning and discussed a public hearing date for the fiscal year 2019 budget as well as awarded contracts for county transportation projects.

1. Public hearing for the fiscal year 2019 budget
Commissioners announced a second public hearing will be held on Aug. 24 to discuss the tax increase. Another public hearing will be held Sept. 5 to consider and adopt the FY 2019 budget and set the 2018 tax rates.

2. Contracts awarded for construction projects
Commissioners approved contracts for projects that include the Walden Road widening project in Precinct 1 and the Precinct 2 Fish Creek Thoroughfare project for the construction of the second bridge over Lake Creek.

3. Constable Precinct 1 funds
The court unanimously approved transferring unused salary and benefit funds at the end of FY 2018 to the operating budget of Constable Precinct 1.