Five things to know in the Katy area this week, Sept. 4-8

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1. Katy City Council is set to address resignation notification of J. Gary Jones.

Katy City Council will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. Tuesday to consider Jones’ resignation notice, which was submitted last week. Jones has said he will be leaving due to a “personal family situation.” Jones represents Katy’s Ward A, which includes the southern portion of the city, south of Hwy. 90.

2. Childproof America will hold a sex trafficking prevention seminar this Saturday.

According to a press release, the nonprofit, which seeks to prevent the trafficking of children, will host a parent empowerment seminar on Saturday. Speakers include Kelly Litvak, executive director of Childproof America, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, and Sgt. Luis Menendez-Sierra of the Houston Police Special Victims Division. The event will be held at the Wyndham Energy Corridor hotel located at 14703 Park Row Drive, Houston, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. To register for the event, contact Kelly Litvak via email: Kelly@ChildproofAmerica.org.

3. Spring Green Roundabout will open fully after a ribbon cutting this Friday.

The roundabout, which has been under construction for more than a year and was partially opened last month, will open fully this Friday, according to a press release from Fort Bend County. Those interested in attending the 9:30 a.m. ribbon cutting should register by emailing Luisa Bowers at luisa.bowers@fortbendcountytx.gov.

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4. Indian Bazaar & Cafe opened its restaurant and grocery store at 653 Pin Oak Road, Ste. A4, Katy, during the second week of August. The store offers delivery options and carries a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as roti, dosa, samosas, paneer and idiyappam. The restaurant offers a variety of Indian foods. 713-385-2447. http://ibazaarkaty.com/

5. Mathnasium of Morton Ranch opened Aug. 6 at 22720 Morton Ranch Road, Ste. 140, Katy. The tutoring center offers after-school math programs for children in grades 2-12. Each student receives a customized learning plan and personalized instruction. 281-870-2440. www.mathnasium.com/mortonranch

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