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

Name of District

(Section 2051.202)

Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 173

Name and Term of Office for Each Board Member

(HB 305, Section 2051.202)

David Tinney, Term: 05/5/2018 – 05/7/2022
George Horton, Term: 05/5/2018 – 05/7/2022
Todd Stech, Term: 10/12/2021 – 05/4/2024
Richard A. Raymor, Term: 05/2/2020 – 05/4/2024
Chris Rowley, Term: 05/2/2020 – 05/4/2024

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

(HB 305, Section 2051.202)

2727 Allen Parkway, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77019
(713) 652-6500
board@hcmud173.org

Official Contact Information for Each Board Member

(Section 2051.202)

Same as contact information for main office of district.

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)

Municipal District Services LLC
Attn: Charlie Chapline
406 W. Grand Parkway S, Suite 260, Katy, Texas 77494
(281) 290-6500

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

(Section 2051.202)

Utility Tax Service, L.L.C.
Attn: Joann Ramos
11500 Northwest Freeway, Suite 150, Houston, Texas 77092
(713) 688-3855

The Rate of the Ad Valorem Tax

(Section 2051.202)
  • 2021: $0.4625

If Applicable, the Sales and Use Tax Rate

(Section 2051.202)

N/A

Any Tax Rate Hearing Notice

(Section 2051.202)

Location and Schedule of Meeting of the District

(Section 2051.202)

Monthly on the 2nd Tuesday at the Recreation Center, 17333 Longenbaugh Drive, Houston, Texas 77095.

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/assets/public/permitting/watersupply/districts/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.

Tax Information

(Section 2051.202)

Tax rate for maintenance and operations adopted by the taxing unit for the current year and preceding two years

  • 2020: $0.1735
  • 2021: $0.1610
  • 2022: Not Yet Adopted

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

  • 2022: As of the date of the report, no proposed tax rate has been established for the current year.

The tax rate for debt service adopted by the taxing unit for the current year and preceding two years:

  • 2020: $0.3215
  • 2021: $0.3015
  • 2022: Not Yet Adopted

The proposed debt service tax rate for the current year:

  • 2022: As of the date of the report, no proposed tax rate has been established for the current year.

Financial Information

(Section 2051.202)

 The most recent financial audit:

Conflict of Interest Disclosures

(Texas Local Government Code Chapter 176)

Energy Consumption Reports

(Texas Government Code Section 2265)

The District’s energy consumption reports can be found on the “Resources” page.

Election Information

(HB 305)
Elections – Bonds

The District does not currently have a pending bond election.

Elections – Directors

The next election for Directors of the District is scheduled for May 7, 2022 at a location to be determined.

Director candidacy filing requirements and deadlines are as follows:

  • 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.
  • 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/her designated agent by mail, fax, email or in person. An application may be downloaded/printed from the website of the Texas Secretary of State at https://www.sos.texas.gov/elections/forms/pol-sub/2-21f.pdf
  • First day to file for place on May 7, 2022 general election ballot is Wednesday, 1/19/2022.
  • Last day to file for place on May 7, 2022 general election ballot is by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, 2/18/2022.
  • A person may run for election to the District’s Board of Directors as a write-in candidate and to do so must file a declaration of write-in candidacy. The declaration must be filed with the Secretary of the District’s Board of Directors or his/her designated agent by mail, fax, email or in person. A declaration form may be downloaded/printed from the website of the Texas Secretary of State at https://www.sos.texas.gov/elections/forms/pol-sub/2-23f.pdf
  • Deadline to file write in candidacy declaration for May 7, 2022 general election is by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, 2/22/2022.

The location(s) of the election will be posted upon determination.

Public Information Requests

To request public information, please direct your request to board@hcmud173.org or mail or hand deliver your request to Smith, Murdaugh, Little & Bonham, L.L.P., 2727 Allen Parkway, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77019.