CLEAR SKY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 1 OF COOKE COUNTY

The information provided on this page is for Clear Sky Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Cooke County.  Below you can find links to information related to the financial and bookkeeping records for the District.

DISTRICT INFORMATION

Name of District

(Section 2051.202)

Clear Sky Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Cooke County

Name and Term of Office for Each Board Member

(Section 26.18, Section 2051.202)

Pam Weatherford, President (Term Expires: 2026)
Chris Williams, Vice President (Term Expires: 2024)
Dessi DeAnn Pierce, Secretary (Term Expires: 2026)
Cari Du Bose, Assistant Secretary (Term Expires: 2026)
Edwina Prowitt, Assistant Secretary (Term Expires: 2024)

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

(Section 26.18, Section 2051.202)

℅ Coats Rose, P.C.
16000 North Dallas Parkway, Suite 350
Dallas, Texas 75248
972-788-1600
csmud1cc@districtdirectory.org

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)

N/A

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

(Section 2051.202)

Doug Smithson
Cooke County Tax Assessor-Collector
201 N. Dixon Street
Gainesville, TX 76240
(940) 665-7651

The Rate of the Ad Valorem Tax

(Section 2051.202)

  • 2023: $1.00

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
  • Orders Setting Tax Rate

Location and Schedule of Meeting of the District

(Section 2051.202)

The Board of Directors for this District only meet in special session, as necessary, so there is no schedule of meetings for this District.

The following locations have been ordered as designated meeting places for the Board of Directors:

  • The offices of Coats Rose, P.C., 16000 North Dallas Parkway, Suite 350, Dallas, Texas 75248
  • 3045 Lackland Road, Fort Worth, Texas 76116
  • 16000 North Dallas Parkway, Suite 350, Dallas, Texas, 75248
  • 15950 North Dallas Parkway, Suite 125, Dallas, Texas, 75248

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

(Section 2051.202)

2023

2023-12-14 – Special: Agenda | Minutes
2023-08-30 – Special: Agenda | Minutes
2023-07-25 – Special: Agenda | Minutes

2022

2022-11-16 – Special: Agenda | Minutes
2022-08-08 – Organizational: Agenda | Minutes

Budget Information

(Section 26.18)

The taxing unit’s budget for the preceding two years:

  • Approved Budget – 2022 – N/A
  • Approved Budget – 2023 – N/A

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:

  • N/A

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

  • 2022: N/A
  • 2023: N/A
  • 2024: N/A

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

  • 2022: N/A
  • 2023: N/A
  • 2024: N/A

Tax Information

(Section 26.18)

The maintenance and operations tax rate for the preceding two years:

  • 2021: N/A
  • 2022: N/A

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

  • 2023: $1.00

The debt service tax rate for the preceding two years:

  • 2021: N/A
  • 2022: N/A

The proposed debt service tax rate for the current year:

  • 2023: $0.00

Financial Information

(Section 26.18, Section 2051.202)

 The most recent financial audit:

  • Financial Audit – N/A

District Documents

Election Information

(HB 305)

The next director’s election for the District will be held on May 4, 2024.

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 be a qualified property taxpaying elector of the precinct and county 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.

  • Texas Ethics Commission – Forms and Instructions
  • First day to file for place on May 4, 2024 general election ballot is Wednesday, January 17, 2024.
  • Last day to file for place on May 4, 2024 general election ballot is by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 16, 2024.
  • 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 4, 2024 general election is by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 20, 2024.

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

CONTACT INFORMATION

Mailing Address
16000 North Dallas Parkway, Suite 350
Dallas, Texas 75248
Phone: (972) 788-1600
Email: csmud1cc@districtdirectory.org