Due to the current rain activity, some roads have become impassable. Check your route before leaving. The Montgomery County LIVE map has some of the the current information about area roads. As things change, updated information is provided to this mapping resource after emergency resources have been able to verify and upload the status of roads in question.
Be prepared for any potential disaster or storm.
MAKE A PLAN – Communicate with your household and know how you and your family will prepare and respond in the event of an emergency.
BUILD A KIT – Gather the appropriate supplies needed such as food, water and first aid supplies.
STAY INFORMED – Tune in to local channels and news outlets for the most up-to-date information pertaining to Montgomery County.
Register for the State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry at https://tdem.texas.gov/stear/ or by dialing 2-1-1 from your phone. STEAR can help assist those who may need additional help in the event of a disaster.
Register for AlertMCTX, the county’s official emergency alert system, to receive real-time weather alerts and post-storm recovery information
For information on current road conditions in Montgomery County please visit MCTXLive
For information regarding Lake Conroe storm releases from the San Jacinto River Authority click HERE
“Serving the members of our beautiful community is an honor. I’ve been lucky to call Montgomery County home for fifty years, and it is that personal knowledge and care for our community that guides every decision I make.
The future will have many changes, and those changes bring concerns of safety and traffic congestion. Careful planning goes into our infrastructure so that every citizen can experience high quality mobility and the protection of the law enforcement professionals who serve Precinct 2.”
In the 50 years that Commissioner Charlie Riley has called Montgomery County home, he has worked to build the legacy of Precinct 2 with conservative ideals that reflect the community values that are critical for a promising future. His strong and stable leadership focuses on developing an infrastructure that allows smart mobility options for commuters and provide easier navigation throughout Precinct 2 and Montgomery County. Besides county roads and bridges, the Commissioner is responsible for a recycling facility, county parks, county sports complexes, and county community buildings. He is one of five who make up the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, whose responsibilities include approving the county’s budget as well as planning for future growth and challenges.
Commissioner Riley was the Operations Manager for Precinct 2 for 13 years prior to being elected Precinct 2 Commissioner in 2014. Discussing current and future goals with local neighborhood associations, combined with active listening and working together, Commissioner Riley endeavors to make Montgomery County Precinct 2 an even more desirable place to live, work and play.
He realizes his obligation is to serve the past, present and the future.
Knowledge and experience combined creates a dynamic team of leaders. Putting the safety of all others first, this team leads from the front with straight forward representation for all projects. Their determination to help and represent Montgomery County Precinct 2 is evident through their commitment and diligence. Community connections continue to grow during multiple weekly meetings and events. Together, they support the supervisors and their crews who fulfill the daily jobs of developing and maintaining the Precinct 2 community.
Law Enforcement – Traffic Enforcement –
Commercial Vehicle Enforcement
Over 20 years of experience, approximately 4000 hours of training and a family history of law enforcement personnel, Lieutenant Michael Silvio supports this office with dedication and integrity. He accompanies the Commissioner and staff at meetings as a law enforcement liaison. His expertise makes him extremely valuable in regards to traffic enforcement, commercial vehicle enforcement, nuisance abatement and environmental investigations. Lieutenant Silvio currently holds a TCOLE license as a Master Peace Officer. He also is a licensed basic/intermediate/advanced police instructor and firearms instructor.
Sgt. Duane Burrell contributes to the this office and Precinct 2 with his extensive background (40 + years) as a former officer with the Texas Department of Public Safety. He maintains his TCOLE license as a Master Peace Officer and has multiple accommodations to his credit for his service in regards to law enforcement. He has a no nonsense approach for any individual or commercial vehicle operator that violates the law and puts the safety of the public at risk.
The board of commissioners is the oldest form of county government in America and is still very common.
The county commissioner is responsible for roads and bridges within their precinct and makes policy-making budget decisions. Four commissioners, elected from a quarter of the county’s population, serve along with the county judge on the commissioner’s court.
A county commissioner in Texas has the following duties:
As member of the commissioners court, exercises broad policy-making authority
Represents one of four precincts within the county
Typically responsible for building and maintaining county roads and bridges within the precinct
The commissioners’ court conducts the general business of the county and consists of the county judge and four commissioners.
Adopts the county’s budget and tax rate
Approves all budgeted purchases of the county
Fills vacancies in elective and appointive offices
Sets all salaries and benefits
Has exclusive authority to authorize contracts
Provides and maintains all county buildings and facilities
Texas Association of Counties
Legal Source: Local Government Code Sec. 81.0025, Section (e).
Service requests, that fall within our jurisdiction and responsibilities, will have a Work Order issued. Exact addresses/locations are needed for crews to locate the areas where our assistance is requested.
Culverts ** (see below)
Road Maintenance & Hazards
**Culverts – A Supervisor will do an onsite evaluation and contact the property owner with the list of the material amounts needed, including what size of pipe is necessary to perform the job. Property owner MUST acquire and have ON SITE the recommended materials BEFORE calling the office to say the job is ready to proceed.
If you don’t see what you are looking for, call and we’ll try to help you find a solution to your inquiry.
Precinct 2 received a generous donation of land, 391 acres. The property will be developed into a sports park that will also house a community and nature center.
Montgomery County and received a donation of 391 acres from the Johnson Development Co. and Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley plans to enhance the land into a sports park with a nature center and community center.
The park will maintain most of its natural features while the improvements will provide an outlet for the area.
“We are going to make it a top notch destination for folks in Precinct 2,” Riley said. “It’s been a challenge to get all this done but it will be well worth it and a real asset for Montgomery County.” “We have been working on this and we finally got it all hammered out and the paperwork is ready to sign,” Riley said.
Working on the realization of the donation, came to fruition by way of the generosity of Virgil Yoakum, vice president and general manager for Johnson Development.
“I look forward to future generations enjoying all the amenities that are in the plans to be built,” Yoakum said. “We’ve seen the concept plans and we believe that everyone in our region will benefit. There is a need for these amenities and facilities.”
The location of the park will be off of Fishcreek Thoroughfare near the Woodforest community.
Gwen Hruska Park is located on Brandon Road in the unincorporated area of River Plantation three miles south of Conroe on Interstate 45. The park includes 5,022 linear feet of concrete trails funded by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Grant Assistant Program. The park consists of 12 acres of land acquired through Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) buyout properties and land donations after the 1994 flood disaster.
The River Plantation Community Improvement Association (R.P.C.I.A.) manages and maintains the park and its trails.
For information concerning the park contact R.P.C.I.A.
Mussel Pond Preserve is a 22 acre conservation easement under Legacy Land Trust located on FM 2854 in Montgomery County Precinct 2. The site is named for the unique native Texas freshwater mussels (Unionidae) found along the edge of the ten acre pond located on the preserve. The formal opening of the preserve was in 2009.
Lake Creek Preserve is a part of a meandering tributary of the San Jacinto River. This nature preserve offers visitors access to protected bottom land & wetland habitats. It is located north of The Woodlands and south of the Woodforest development.