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Name of the district (HB 1154)

Harris County Municipal District No. 261

Name and term of office for each board member (SB 2, HB 305, HB 1154)

S. Brady Whitaker, Term Ends: 05/07/2022
Jason Vanloo, Term Ends: 05/04/2024
John F. Oyen, Term Ends: 05/04/2024
Larry Goldberg, Term Ends: 05/07/2022
Emory Milton Dooley, Jr., Term Ends: 05/04/2024

Contact information for main office of district (mailing and physical address, and phone number) (SB 2, HB 305, HB 1154)

2727 Allen Parkway, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77019
(713) 652-6500

Official contact information for each board member (SB 2, HB 1154)

board@hcmud261.com

If applicable, the name of the general manager (HB 1154)

N/A

The name of the person representing the operator, including a mailing address and telephone number (HB 1154)

Nathan White
Texas Operations & Professional Services
9835 Whithorn, Houston, Texas 77095
Phone: (281) 807-9500

The name of the person representing the tax assessor/collector, including mailing address and telephone number (HB 1154)

Pat Hall
Equi-Tax, Inc.
17111 Rolling Creek, Houston, Texas 77090-2413
Phone: (281) 444-4866

The rate of the ad valorem tax; (HB 1154)
If applicable, the sales and use tax rate; (HB 1154)
Any tax rate hearing notice; (HB 1154)

This information is provided in the Texas Tax Code 26.18 posting on the Resources page. The notice of hearing on tax rate will be provided when available.

Location and schedule of meeting of the district (HB 1154)

The District generally meets on the second Thursday of the month at 12:00 p.m. at the offices of Smith, Murdaugh, Little & Bonham, L.L.P., 2727 Allen Parkway, Suite 1100, Houston, TX 77019.

A statement that the residents have a right to request a designation of a meeting location within the district (HB 1154)

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, HB 1154)

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

Financial Information (SB 2, HB 1154)

Annual reports of certain financial information (Local Government Debt Reporting) may be accessed at https://comptroller.texas.gov/transparency/local/sb625.

Election Information (HB 305)

The next election will be held on May 7, 2022.

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 91261@smithmur.com or mail or hand deliver your request to Smith, Murdaugh, Little & Bonham, L.L.P., 2727 Allen Parkway, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77019.