Kroger Marketplace opening in Montgomery, city budget meetings: 4 things to know in Conroe and Montgomery this week, July 31-Aug.4

Conroe and Montgomery residents have a lot to look forward to this week, July 31-Aug. 4, including school district public budget meetings and the grand opening of Kroger Marketplace in Montgomery.

Here are four things residents in the Conroe and Montgomery area need to know to start the week:

1. Conroe ISD holds public budget meeting on Tuesday

The Conroe ISD Board of Trustees meets Tuesday evening for a special public meeting to discuss the district’s proposed 2017-2018 budget and tax rate. This is the first of two meetings to discuss the proposed budget. The second meeting takes place Aug. 15 at at 6 p.m. Click here to view the notice for the Aug. 1 meeting. 6 p.m. Deane L. Sadler administration building, 3205 W. Davis St., Conroe. 936-709-7752. www.conroeisd.net

2. Conroe City Council meets on Wednesday morning

Conroe City Council meets Aug. 2 for a special meeting to discuss the proposed 2017-2018 operating and capital improvement budgets. Additionally, the council will consider the proposed tax rate of $0.4175  per $100 assessed value. The city has scheduled the public hearings on tax rates on Aug. 10 and Aug. 17. 9:30 a.m. Conroe City Hall Chambers, 300 West Davis St. 936-522-3000. www.cityofconroe.org

3. Free concert series on Thursday evening

The music series continues Aug. 3 with a performance by The Peterson Brothers and Charlie & the Regrets. The series started in April and is hosted by the Conroe Parks and Recreation Department on the first Thursday of every month through September. Visitors are encouraged to take lawn chairs and blankets to the event. 6:30 p.m. Free. Heritage Place, 500 Metcalf St., Conroe. 936-522-3930. www.cityofconroe.com

4. Kroger Marketplace grand opening in Montgomery on Friday

The 123,000-square foot Kroger Marketplace opens in Montgomery on Aug. 4. Kroger officials will perform a ribbon cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. The store also includes a Kroger Fuel Center and Kroger Pharmacy. The store has created 300 new jobs, according to a company press release. 9 a.m. Free (to attend). Kroger Marketoplace, 20168 Eva St., Montgomery. www.kroger.com
By Kelly Schafler

Editor, Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Kelly Schafler is the editor for the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood edition of Community Impact Newspaper, covering public education, city government, development, businesses, local events and all things community-related. Before she became editor, she was the reporter for the Conroe and Montgomery edition for a year and a half.



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