Community meetings start the week in the Katy area, Four things to know Sept. 17-22

The Katy ISD Board of Trustees will meet Monday evening.

The Katy ISD Board of Trustees will meet Monday evening.

Community meetings are at the forefront for the Katy area this week. The city of Katy appointed Frank O. Carroll to fill a vacancy. Katy ISD will meet to discuss attendance boundaries and budget details Monday night, while the city of Fulshear will hold its regular council meeting on Tuesday. Here are four items Katy area residents should know:

1. Katy appoints Frank O. Carroll to Ward A council seat


At a special session Sept. 14 at 3 p.m., Katy City Council approved the appointment of Frank O. Carroll to fill the Ward A seat recently vacated by former council member J. Gary Jones. Jones had resigned to take care of personal matters.

Carroll was sworn in immediately after the meeting by Assistant City Secretary Becky McGrew.

“The first thing on my agenda and on everyone’s agenda right now is the budget meeting in about 10 days,” Carroll said. “The meeting on Sept. 24 is, I think, a crucial discussion of the budget.”

Read our full coverage from last week’s special city council meeting here.

2. Katy ISD will meet to discuss feedback received on the attendance boundaries for two new campuses


The KISD Board of Trustees will meet Monday evening at 5:30 p.m. at the KISD Education Support Complex. The agenda includes a report on the results of the community survey recently conducted by the district to obtain feedback on the attendance boundaries for elementary school 42 and junior high school 16. Discussion regarding the KISD proposed budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year is also listed.

3. The Fulshear City Council will hold its regular session Tuesday evening


The council will hold their regular meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Irene Stern Community Center located at 6920 Katy Fulshear Road, Fulshear. The agenda includes an update to the city’s open records ordinance, considering the general plan for Cross Creek Ranch and approval of the property tax revenue increase for the 2018-19 budget year.

4. Impacts to know about in the Katy area this week:


Goldfish Swim School is under construction and slated to open in October at 26440 FM 1093, Ste. A190, Richmond. The school will feature an indoor heated swimming pool and has certified swim instructors on staff. The facility will offer year-round lessons, swim teams, family swimming and private parties. 281-769-4144. www.goldfishswimschool.com/katy

Tigers Martial Arts Group Cinco Ranch celebrated its first anniversary Aug. 4 at 27278 Cinco Ranch Blvd., Katy. The martial arts studio hosts taekwondo classes for students as young as 4 years old up to adults. The original location is at 1717 S. Mason Road, Katy. 281-929-8888. www.tigersmartialartsgroup.com