HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 542

The information provided on this page is for Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 542.  Below you can find links to information related to the financial and bookkeeping records for the District.

DISTRICT INFORMATION

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Claudine Pacioni
President
Term Expires: May 2024

Daniel Kinchen
Vice President
Term Expires: May 2024

Nathan Utt
Secretary
Term Expires: May 2026

Mark Shaffer
Asst. Secretary
Term Expires: May 2026

Melvin Wachsmann
Asst. Vice President
Term Expires: May 2024

CONTACT INFORMATION

District/Board

Mailing Address:
3200 Southwest Freeway, Suite 2600
Houston, Texas 77027

Physical Address:
3200 Southwest Freeway, Suite 2600
Houston, Texas 77027

Phone: (713) 860-6400
Email: hc542@txdistricts.info

Operator & Tax Consultant

Utility Operator
Municipal District Services, LLC
Attn: Charlie Chapline
Mailing Address:
406 West Grand Parkway South, Suite 260
Katy, Texas 77494
Phone: (281) 290-6500

Tax Assessor/ Collector
Assessments of the Southwest, Inc
Attn: David T. Patterson
Mailing Address:
PO Box 1368
Friendswood, Texas 77549
Phone: (281) 482-0216

MEETING INFORMATION

The district generally meets on the fourth Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at 3200 Southwest Freeway, Suite 2600, Houston, Texas 77027. Specific meeting date/time and location are included on meeting agendas.

2024

2024-05-22 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2024-04-24 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2024-03-27 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2024-02-28 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2024-01-24 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes

2023

2023-11-15 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2023-10-25 – Regular: Agenda | Meeting Cancelled
2023-09-27 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2023-08-23 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2023-07-26 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2023-07-07 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2023-06-28 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2023-05-24 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2023-05-03 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2023-04-26 – Regular: Agenda | Meeting Cancelled
2023-03-22 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2023-02-22 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2023-01-25 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2023-01-04 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes

2022

2022-11-30 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2022-10-26 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2022-10-05 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2022-09-28 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2022-08-24 – Regular: Agenda | Supplemental Agenda | Minutes
2022-07-27 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2022-06-22 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2022-06-02 – Special: Agenda | Minutes
2022-05-25 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2022-04-27 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2022-03-23 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2022-02-23 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2022-01-26 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes

2021

2021-12-16 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2021-11-18 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2021-10-27 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2021-09-22 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes

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

Change in the District’s Revenue from 2023 to 2024: $333,185; 15.83%
Change in the District’s Expenses from 2023 to 2024: $712,627; 53.56%

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

  • 2020: $254,466.00
  • 2021: $551,809.00
  • 2022: $722,192.00

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

  • 2020: No Levy
  • 2021: $160,579.33
  • 2022: TBD

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

FINANCIAL INFORMATION (ANNUAL AUDIT)

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

TAX INFORMATION

Adopted 2019 Tax Rate (per $100 of assessed valuation) – Total $1.35
Maintenance & Operations: $1.35
Debt Service: $0.00

Adopted 2020 Tax Rate (per $100 of assessed valuation) – Total $1.33
Maintenance & Operations: $1.10
Debt Service: $0.23

Adopted 2021 Tax Rate (per $100 of assessed valuation) – Total $1.29
Maintenance & Operations: $1.03
Debt Service: $0.17
Contract Rate: $0.09

Adopted 2022 Tax Rate (per $100 of assessed valuation) – Total $1.21
Maintenance & Operations: $0.350
Debt Service: $0.810

Adopted 2023 Tax Rate (per $100 of assessed valuation) – Total $1.15
Maintenance & Operations: $0.670
Debt Service: $0.410
Contract Rate: $0.070