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Name of District

(Section 2051.202)

Prestonwood Forest Utility District

Name and Term of Office for Each Board Member

(HB 305, Section 26.18, Section 2051.202)

Gary Craig, Term Expires: 11/2025
Ted Karis, Term Expires: 11/2023
Dan Kundts, Term Expires: 11/2023
Cindy Ems, Term Expires: 11/2025
Derryl York, Term Expires: 11/2025

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

(HB 305, Section 26.18, Section 2051.202)

10000 Memorial Drive, Suite 260
Houston, Texas 77024
(713) 951-0800

Official Contact Information for Each Board Member

(Section 26.18, 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)

David Rowe
Water District Management Company, Inc.
17707 Old Louetta
Houston, Texas 77024
(281) 376-6068

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

(Section 2051.202)

Pat Hall
Equi-Tax, Inc.
P.O. Box 73109
Houston, Texas 77273-3109
(281) 444-3946

The Rate of the Ad Valorem Tax

(Section 2051.202)
  • 2021: $0.3266

If Applicable, the Sales and Use Tax Rate

(Section 2051.202)

N/A

Any Tax Rate Hearing Notice

(Section 2051.202)

Notices will be posted here as they are available.

Location and Schedule of Meeting of the District

(Section 2051.202)

Twice monthly on the second Thursday and the fourth Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Prestonwood Forest Club House, 13702 Prestonwood Forest, Houston, TX 77070.

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

(Section 2051.202)

The Board’s regular meetings are held in the District at 13702 Prestonwood Forest, Houston, TX 77070. Nevertheless, under Texas law, the following information is required to be posted on the District’s website:

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.

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:

  • Revenue: $84,900; 3.40%
  • Expenses: -$981,000; -27.571%

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

  • 2020: $750,000
  • 2021: $750,000
  • 2022: $800,000

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:

  • 2019: $0.350
  • 2020: $0.337

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

  • 2021: $0.3266

The debt service tax rate for the preceding two years:

  • 2019: $0.00
  • 2020: $0.00

The proposed debt service tax rate for the current year:

  • 2021: $0.00

Financial Information

(Section 26.18, Section 2051.202)

 The most recent financial audit:

Additional information about the District’s financial reports are available by clicking on this link.

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

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. Directors of the Prestonwood Forest Utility District are not paid a salary but are paid per diems of up to $150 per day with a maximum of $7200 per year. In addition, a director may receive reimbursement of all expenses associated with the position. Prestonwood Forest will elect two directors on November 7, 2023, and three directors on November 4, 2025.

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/her designated agent by mail, email, 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

  • First day to file for place on the general election ballot is the 30th day before the last day to file. For the 2023 election this is July 22, 2023.
  • Last day and deadline to file for place on the general election ballot is the 78th day before the date of the election, by 5:00 p.m. For the 2023 election this is August 21, 2023.
  • 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, email, fax or in person. A declaration form may be downloaded/printed from the website of the Texas Secretary of State at https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/pol-sub/2-11f.pdf
  • The last day and deadline to file a declaration of write-in candidacy for the general election is the 74th day before the date of the election, by 5:00 p.m. For the November 7, 2023 election this would be August 25, 2023.

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

Election Documents