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

Download the ReadyMCTX app

Recovery information is available at www.mctx.org/recover

Meet the Team

Team Precinct 2
Chief of Staff Bruce Berger, Commissioner Charlie Riley,
Operations Manager Don Dean and MCTR Operations Manager Robert Castañeda

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 this area is evident through commitment and diligence by way of the community connections that are made 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. 

This skilled team of Supervisors meet the jobs head on with perseverance and integrity. They manage dedicated crews who are focused on taking care of Precinct 2 in all types of weather and conditions.  Guiding the work crews safely is their number one focus.  The crews are working on over 800 miles of county roads and road side ditches by mowing, trimming, removing debris, digging ditches, culverts, filling potholes, patching roadways, sign maintenance, vehicle maintenance and more.

Law Enforcement – Traffic Enforcement –

Commercial Vehicle Enforcement

Sgt. Duane Burrell & Lt. Michael Silvio

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.

JoAnne Moore – Administrative Manager

She’s a hometown lady that is a resource of information for everything relating to this office.  Her family history goes back several generations for Montgomery County and parts of Harris County.  She can connect most everyone within six degrees to any other person in the area.  Having this type of background and her thorough expertise of most all things relating to the Montgomery County government makes her instrumental in the success of assisting the public and helping to coordinate the teams with current requests or work orders. 

What Does The County Commissioner Do?

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

Commissioners Court

The commissioners’ court conducts the general business of the county and consists of the county judge and four commissioners.

The court:

  • 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).

How Can We Help You?

The Commissioner’s office is responsible for the county roads and easements in Precinct 2.

If you have questions or concerns, contact the office.

JoAnne Moore – Administrative Manager


Paige Pangarakis  – Administrative Assistant


Service requests, that fall is within our jurisdiction and responsibilities, will have a Work Order issued. Exact addresses/locations are needed for crews to locate the areas that need work to be performed.

  • Culverts ** (see below)
  • Road Maintenance & Hazards
  • Debris
  • Tree Removal
  • Dead Animals
  • Ditches
  • Sign Maintenance
  • Mosquito Spraying

**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.

Pct 2 Office Operations

A view of Precinct 2 Operations

Road Projects and Road Bonds

Working to increase mobility and safety for drivers in Precinct 2.

Road Projects –

Old Conroe Rd. – adding a turn laneCOMPLETE
Grand Pines Road – Complete

SH 249 @ Spring Creek – COMPLETE
SH 249 @ Decker Prairie & Hardin Store Rd. – COMPLETE
SH 249 @ Woodtrace Blvd. – COMPLETE
Honea Egypt at FM 1488 north view – COMPLETE
Sendera Ranch – widening – COMPLETE
Fish Creek Thoroughfare Bridge OPEN March 3/2021 – COMPLETE
Fish Creek Thoroughfare north of bridge – COMPLETE
Fish Creek Thoroughfare near Ridge Lake Shores – COMPLETE
McCaleb Rd north view ending at Hwy 105 (Lake Conroe) – COMPLETE
Decker Prairie Rosehill – Rehabilitation Complete
(video shows in progress)
Decker Prairie-Rosehill rehabilitation – COMPLETE
INDIGO LAKES – rehabilitation

Grand Oaks Blvd – Rehabilitation Complete.
Turn lane added by Stewart Elementary school. – COMPLETE
SH 242 @ Gosling Rd. – New striping and added lanes – COMPLETE
Wright Road Bridge – replacement – COMPLETE
Egypt Lane – Widened from FM 1488 to Research Forest Drive – COMPLETE
Widened from Grand Pines to Magnolia City Limits (originally this was only 2 lanes) – COMPLETE
Keenan Cut Off overpass – Substantially Complete
Overpass at FM 2854 – connecting Fish Creek Thoroughfare to McCaleb Rd – Substantially Complete
South view from McCaleb Rd to Fish Creek Thoroughfare bypassing railroad tracks plus protected service road access leading to FM 2854. – Substantially Complete

Road Projects –
In Progress

Road Closure on Sapphire Circle

Sapphire Circle in Indigo Lakes

This 30 year old crosspipe section succumbed to time and heavy rains.

Precinct 2 responded immediately upon notification. After close inspection and consulting with one of Montgomery County’s engineers, Commissioner Riley has reached out for assistance to begin repairs.

Thanks goes out to the Indigo Lakes homeowners and their HOA president for contacting the Precinct 2 office.

Horse Arena

The Magnolia Horse Arena

To access the Horse Arena Calendar:

1 . Use a desktop computer or a tablet.

2. Click on “Horse Arena Calendar” below.

Horse Arena Calendar

3. Find the drop down menu labeled “Master” on the top right side of the calendar.

4. Click on “Master” and choose “comm2“.

5. Look to see if the date(s) you are searching for will be available.

6. Then, call the offices at 281-259-6492.

If further assistance is needed, contact the Commissioner’s Office. 281-259-6492.

Horse Arena map

Monday & Wednesday – Judging Events; 

Tuesday & Thursday – Speed Events

Lights on from dusk til 10 PM Monday thru Thursday

Friday thru Sunday – Open to public unless reserved. 


Fields, Horse Arena and Community Centers

Recycle Center

31354 Friendship Drive

Magnolia,TX 77355


Hours of Operation:

Wednesday – Saturday, 8:00AM til 5:00PMexcluding county holidays.

HEAVY TRASH clean-up

Recycling Center Supervisor – Elechia Davis

Heavy Trash Day – March 2021

Heavy Trash Day Clean Up weekend – March 2021

Community Centers

Magnolia Community Building

422 Melton Magnolia, Texas 77354 
For information call 281-252-3852
or email diana.trim@mctx.org 

West County Community Center

31355 Friendship Drive Magnolia,Texas 77355 
For information call 281-252-3852
or email diana.trim@mctx.org 

Decker Prairie Community Building

32434 Decker Prairie Magnolia, Texas 77355 
For information call 281-252-3852 
or email diana.trim@mctx.org 

Diana Trim – Precinct 2 Facility Coordinator

The Seniors from the Friendship Center were all smiles during the Mother’s Day Mystery Bingo outdoor event.

This “family” of friends showed up to visit, play and have lunch. Every member of this group was remembered whether they could be there or not.

The Friendship Center Mother’s Day Mystery Bingo 2021

Community Parks

Gwen Hruska Park

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

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

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.