ELLIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 1B

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DISTRICT INFORMATION

Name of District

(Section 2051.202)

Ellis County Municipal Utility District No. 1B

Name and Term of Office for Each Board Member

(Section 26.18, Section 2051.202)

Suzanne Erlanson, President (Term Expires: 2026)
James A. Taylor, Vice President (Term Expires: 2026)
Michelle Wilkins, Secretary (Term Expires: 2026)
Michael Parker, Assistant Secretary (Term Expires: 2024)
Tim Elsner, 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)

c/o Coats Rose, P.C.
16000 North Dallas Parkway, Suite 350
Dallas, Texas 75248
972-788-1600
emud1b@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)

N/A

The Rate of the Ad Valorem Tax

(Section 2051.202)

  • 2022: $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 meet only in special session, as necessary, so there is no schedule of meetings for this District.

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

  • 14755 Preston Road, Suite 600, Dallas, Texas 75254
  • 14755 Preston Road, Suite 170, Dallas, Texas 75254
  • Two Lincoln Centre, 5420 Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway, Suite 600, Dallas, Texas 75240
  • 1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 4775, Dallas, Texas 75202
  • 418 N. Bishop Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75208
  • 1611 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202
  • 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

2023-09-11 – Special: Agenda| Minutes
2023-08-21 – Special: Agenda| Minutes
2023-05-15 – Special: Agenda| Minutes
2023-02-17 – Special: Agenda| Minutes

2022

2022-10-03 – Special: Agenda | Minutes
2022-09-22 – Special: Agenda | Minutes
2022-08-19 – Special: Agenda | Minutes
2022-03-24 – Special: Agenda | Minutes
2022-02-17 – Special: Agenda | Minutes

2021

2021-10-14 – Special: Agenda | Minutes

Budget Information

(Section 26.18)

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

  • 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:

  • See attached budgets.

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

  • See attached budgets.

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

  • See attached budgets.

Tax Information

(Section 26.18)

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

  • 2020: N/A
  • 2021: N/A

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

  • 2022: $1.00

The debt service tax rate for the preceding two years:

  • 2020: N/A
  • 2021: N/A

The proposed debt service tax rate for the current year:

  • 2022: $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 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: emud1b@districtdirectory.org