A Municipal Utility District …
- is a political subdivision of the State of Texas
- acts much in the same manner as the city council of a large city
- is governed by a board of five directors who are taxpaying property owners in the district
- has the power to contract for peace officers
- has the authority to levy an ad valorem tax (property tax), to alleviate the costs of constructing and maintaining the public water, sanitary sewer, storm drainage, paving infrastructure within its boundaries
- annually sets the tax rate, currently set at $1 per $100 of assessed value
- provides water and waste waste handling services (via contracts with other utility districts)
- contracts with Harris County Precinct 4 Constable for security and police patrol. Call 281-376-3472
- holds monthly regular board meetings and special meetings as necessary
When are board members elected?
Board members are elected in May of even-numbered years and serve a 4-year term. A board member must be a taxpaying property owner in the district.
Who can attend water district meetings?
All meetings are open to the public and any interested party can attend a water district meeting.
When/where are meetings held?
Monthly meetings are held at 4:00 pm on the first and third Tuesday of each month at Bridgestone MUD Operations & Water Education Center, 19720 Kuykendahl Road, Spring, Texas 77379. Meetings are open to the public. Check our news for meeting schedule.