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)

Northwest Harris County Municipal Utility District 5

Name and Term of Office for Each Board Member

(HB 305, Section 26.18, Section 2051.202)

Larry L. Milberger, President (Term: May 2024)
Jim Adams, Secretary (Term: May 2026)
H. Bruce Gallun, Treasurer (Term: May 2024)
Mindy Cernosek, Vice President (Term: May 2024)
Jordan Griffith, 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
(713) 652-6500
94033@smithmur.com

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)

Ken Love
Municipal District Services, LLC.
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)

Ann Harris Bennett
Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector
1001 Preston, Suite 100, Houston, Texas 77002
(713) 274-8171

The Rate of the Ad Valorem Tax

(Section 2051.202)
  • 2022: $0.71 per $100 of assessed valuation

If Applicable, the Sales and Use Tax Rate

(Section 2051.202)

N/A

Any Tax Rate Hearing Notice

(Section 2051.202)
  • Notices of Public Hearing on Tax Rate

Information about the District’s tax notices are available by clicking on this link.

Location and Schedule of Meeting of the District

(Section 2051.202)

Third Thursday of each month at 5:00 p.m. at the Fairwood Recreation Center, 14701 Spring Cypress Drive, Houston, Texas 77429.

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:

  • $1,907,315.00; 12.11%

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

  • See approved 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: $0.17
  • 2021: $0.17

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

  • 2022: $0.24

The debt service tax rate for the preceding two years:

  • 2020: $0.58
  • 2021: $0.56

The proposed debt service tax rate for the current year:

  • 2022: $0.47

Financial Information

(Section 26.18, 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)

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
  • These notices will remain posted continuously until 7:00 p.m. May 7, 2022.
Elections – Directors

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

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

  • First day to file for place on May 7, 2022 general election ballot is Wednesday, January 19, 2022.
  • Last day to file for place on May 7, 2022 general election ballot is by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 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, February 22, 2022.

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

  • These notices will remain posted continuously until 7:00 p.m. May 7, 2022.

Water Information

Please contact the district’s water operator to set up new service. Click here to see all your water operator’s service and billing information.

Trash Information

The district’s trash operator has many guidelines you should look into. Click here to see all of your trash operator’s guidelines and pick up information.

Safety Information

NWHCMUD No. 5 has your safety as a top priority, employing 13
constables. Please click here for further information regarding safety in the district.

Tax Information

The district’s tax assessor’s website allows you to find and pay your taxes. Please click here to visit the tax assessor’s website to pay your tax bill.

Parks/Trails Info

Northwest Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 5 urges you to get outside! Click here for information about our district’s trails and parks.