Tomball ISD to call for a school bond election, FM 1488 closure: 4 things Tomball and Magnolia residents should know, Aug. 14-18

Tomball ISD holds a workshop meeting on Monday and a regular meeting on Tuesday. The board of trustees is expected to order a bond for the November election.

Tomball ISD holds a workshop meeting on Monday and a regular meeting on Tuesday. The board of trustees is expected to order a bond for the November election.

Tomball and Magnolia residents can attend several community events this week. Here's four things to know to start your week.

1. The Tomball ISD board of trustees is expected to order a bond election during its regular meeting Tuesday, Aug. 15. If approved by the board Tuesday, the bond would be included on the Nov. 7 ballot, according to the meeting agenda. TISD also holds a workshop session at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14, to discuss its district improvement and strategic plans. District residents can also attend a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. on Monday to weigh in on TISD's proposed budget. Meetings are held at the John P. Neubauer Administration Building, 310 S. Cherry St., Tomball. www.tomballisd.net

2. Tomball City Council holds its second public hearing for its proposed fiscal year 2017-18 budget and casts its first vote on the city's budget during a special meeting at 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14. www.tomballtx.gov

3. FM 1488 between FM 1774 and Alford Road in Magnolia is closed daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Friday, Aug. 18, according to Houston TranStar. One alternate lane is available to drivers.

4. The Tomball Police Department hosts Coffee with a Cop from 8-10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 18. Attendees can enjoy complimentary coffee and meet the 2017-18 school resource officers within Tomball ISD. Chick-fil-A, 14314 FM 2920, Tomball. 281-290-1355. ww.tomballtx.gov/police
By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.