Transparency

Information Required by Section 26.18, Texas Tax Code and Section 2051.202, Texas Government Code

Click here for information about the District as required by Section 26.18, Texas Tax Code, created by Senate Bill 2 (also known as the Texas Property Tax Reform and Transparency Act of 2019) and as required by Texas Tax Code 2051.202, in compliance with House Bill 1154.

Name of District

(Section 2051.202)

Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 1

Name and Term of Office for Each Board Member

(HB 305, Section 26.18, Section 2051.202)

A Board of Directors, made up of five directors elected from the district, governs HCMUD No. 1. All directors are residents within HCMUD No1 and serve four year terms.

Doug Caldwell, Jr., President (Term: May 2026)
Craig C. Young, Vice President (Term: May 2024)
James Roberson, Secretary (Term: May 2026)
Ralph Mead, Director (Term: May 2024)
Janet Stallings, Director (Term: May 2026)

Contact Information for Main Office of District (Mailing and Physical Address, and Phone Number)

(HB 305, Section 26.18, Section 2051.202)

2727 Allen Parkway, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77019
91001@smithmur.com
(713) 652-6500

Official Contact Information for Each Board Member

(Section 26.18, Section 2051.202)

board@hcmud1.com

If Applicable, Name of the General Manager

(Section 2051.202)

N/A

The Name of the Person Representing the Operator, Including a Mailing Address and Telephone Number

(Section 2051.202)

Howard Wilhite
H20 Innovation Operation & Maintenance, LLC
P.O. Box 1209, Spring, Texas 77383
2200 Sciaaca Road, Spring, Texas 77373
(281) 353-9809

The Name of the Person Representing the Tax Assessor/Collector, Including Mailing Address and Telephone Number

(Section 2051.202)

Ann Harris Bennett
Harris County Tax Assessor – Collector
1001 Preston, Suite 100, Houston, Texas 77002
(713) 368-2000

The Rate of the Ad Valorem Tax

(Section 2051.202)
  • 2022: $0.67 (proposed)

If Applicable, the Sales and Use Tax Rate

(Section 2051.202)

N/A

Any Tax Rate Hearing Notice

(Section 2051.202)
  • Notices of Hearing on Tax Rate

Location and Schedule of Meeting of the District

(Section 2051.202)

Second Tuesday of every month at 12:00 p.m., at 2727 Allen Parkway, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77019.

A Statement that the Residents Have a Right to Request a Designation of a Meeting Location Within the District

(Section 2051.202)

Residents of the District have the right to request the designation of a meeting location within the District under Section 49.062(g), Water Code. A description of this process can be found at https://www.tceq.texas.gov/downloads/water-districts/forms/form-20863.pdf.

Each Meeting Notice and Minutes of Meetings for the Current Year and the Preceding 12 Months

(HB 305, Section 2051.202)

Information about the District’s agenda and minutes are available by clicking on this link.

Budget Information

(Section 26.18)

The taxing unit’s budget for the preceding two years:

The taxing unit’s proposed or adopted budget for the current year:

The change in the amount of the taxing unit’s budget from the preceding year to the current year:

  • $892,150 or 15.3855%

The amount of property tax revenue budgeted for maintenance and operations for the preceding two years and current year:

  • See attached budgets.

The amount of property tax revenue budgeted for debt service for the preceding two years and current year:

  • The District does not budget for debt service.

Tax Information

(Section 26.18, Section 2051.202)

The maintenance and operations tax rate for the preceding two years:

  • 2020: $0.35
  • 2021: $0.35

The proposed maintenance and operations tax rate for the current year:

  • 2022: $0.16

The debt service tax rate for the preceding two years:

  • 2020: $0.12
  • 2021: $0.08

The proposed debt service tax rate for the current year:

  • 2022: $0.51

Financial Information

(Section 26.18, Section 2051.202)

 The most recent financial audits:

Conflict of Interest Disclosures

(Texas Local Government Code Chapter 176)

Energy Consumption Reports

(Texas Government Code Section 2265)

Information about the District’s energy consumption is available by clicking on this link.

Landowner’s Bill of Rights

(Texas Government Code Section 402)

Information regarding the Landowner’s Bill of Rights can be found on the Texas Attorney General’s website.

Election Information

(HB 305)
Elections – Bonds

The District does not currently have a pending bond election.

Elections – Directors

The May 7, 2022 election has been cancelled as no candidates filed to run.

To be qualified to serve as a director, a person shall be at least 18 years old, a resident citizen of the State of Texas, and either own land subject to taxation in the district or be a qualified voter within the district.

Director candidacy filing requirements and deadlines are as follows:

To run for election to the District’s Board of Directors, a person must file an application for a place on the ballot. The application must be filed with the Secretary of the District’s Board of Directors or his designated agent by mail, fax or in person. An application may be downloaded/printed from the website of the Texas Secretary of State at https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/pol-sub/2-21f.pdf

Public Information Requests

To request public information, please direct your request to board@hcmud1.com or mail or hand deliver your request to Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 1, c/o Murdaugh, Little & Bonham, L.L.P., 2727 Allen Parkway, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77019.