HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 196

The information provided on this page is for Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 196.  Below you can find links to information related to the financial and bookkeeping records for the District.

DISTRICT INFO
Meetings
BUDGETS
FINANCIALS
TAX INFO

DISTRICT INFORMATION

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Roy R. Behrens, Jr.
President
Term Expires: May 2024

Mark E. Wyckoff
Vice President
Term Expires: May 2024

Parke B. Patterson
Secretary
Term Expires: May 2022

Jason Johnson
Director
Term Expires: May 2024

Paul H. May, Jr.
Director
Term Expires: May 2022

CONTACT INFORMATION

District/Board

Mailing Address:
2727 Allen Parkway, Suite 1100
Houston, Texas 77019

Physical Address:
2727 Allen Parkway, Suite 1100
Houston, Texas 77019

Phone: (713) 652-6500
Email: 91196@smithmur.com

Operator & Tax Consultant

Utility Operator
Water District Management Company, Inc
Attn: David Rowe
Mailing Address:
PO Box 579
Spring, Texas 77383
Phone: (281) 376-8802

Tax Assessor/ Collector
Utility Tax Service, LLC
Attn: JoAnn Ramos
Mailing Address:
11500 Northwest Freeway, Suite 150
Houston, Texas 77092
Phone: (713) 688-3855

MEETING INFORMATION

The district generally meets on the 3rd Wednesday @ 12:00 p.m. at 2727 Allen Parkway, Suite 1100 Houston, Texas 77019. Specific meeting date/time and location is included on meeting agendas.

Residents of the district have the right to request the designation of a meeting location within the district under Water Code Section 49.062(g). A description of this process can be found at https://www.tceq.texas.gov/waterdistricts.

BUDGET INFORMATION

APPROVED BUDGET- 4/30/2020
APPROVED BUDGET- 4/30/2021
APPROVED BUDGET- 4/30/2022

Change in the District’s Revenue from 4/30/2021 to 4/30/2022: $342,500; 7.49%
Change in the District’s Expenses from 4/30/2021 to 4/30/2022: $188,054; 4.66%

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

  • 2019: $950,000.00
  • 2020: $950,000.00
  • 2021: $1,100,000.00
  • 2022: $1,400,000.00

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

  • 2019: $2,173,024.00
  • 2020: $2,224,872.00
  • 2021: $1,804,000.00

For additional Budget information, please click on the above Approved Budget link.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION (ANNUAL AUDIT)

FINANCIAL REPORT- 4/30/2018
FINANCIAL REPORT- 4/30/2019
FINANCIAL REPORT- 4/30/2020

For additional Audit information, please click on the above Financial Report link.

TAX INFORMATION

Adopted 2019 Tax Rate (per $100 of assessed valuation)- Total $0.68
Maintenance & Operations: $0.27
Debt Service: $0.41

Adopted 2020 Tax Rate (per $100 of assessed valuation)- Total $0.66
Maintenance & Operations: $0.25
Debt Service: $0.41

Adopted 2021 Tax Rate (per $100 of assessed valuation)- Total $0.62
Maintenance & Operations: $0.25
Debt Service: $0.37

Proposed 2022 Tax Rate (per $100 of assessed valuation)- Total TBD
Maintenance & Operations: TBD
Debt Service: TBD