HARRIS COUNTY WATER CONTROL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 161

The information provided on this page is for Harris County Water Control Improvement District No. 161.  Below you can find links to information related to the financial and bookkeeping records for the District.

DISTRICT INFORMATION

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Joan Traylor
President
Term Expires: May 2024

Patrick Bates
Vice President
Term Expires: May 2026

Chris Heinrich
Secretary
Term Expires: May 2026

David Hardy
Asst. Secretary
Term Expires: May 2024

Shannon Weaver
Director
Term Expires: May 2026

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: hcw161@txdistricts.info

Operator & Tax Consultant

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

MEETING INFORMATION

The district generally meets on the third Monday at 11:00 a.m. at 3200 Southwest Freeway, Suite 2600, Houston, Texas 77027. Specific meeting date/time and location are included on meeting agendas.

2024

2024-01-29 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes

2023

2023-10-16 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2023-09-18 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2023-07-24 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2023-06-19 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2023-02-20 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes

2022

2022-11-21 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2022-10-17 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2022-09-19 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2022-08-29 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2022-06-20 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2022-05-16 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2022-03-21 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2022-01-10 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes

2021

2021-10-18 – Regular: Agenda | Minutes
2021-09-20 – 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 2021 to 2022: $137,780.00; 19.22%
Change in the District’s Expenses from 2021 to 2022: $33,045; 5.63%

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

  • 2020: $357,585.00
  • 2021: $460,255.00
  • 2022: $579,700.00

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

  • 2020: $1,900,015.16
  • 2021: $2,366,382.33
  • 2022: TBD

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

TAX INFORMATION

Adopted 2018 Tax Rate (per $100 of assessed valuation) – Total $0.85
Maintenance & Operations: $0.21
Debt Service: $0.64

Adopted 2019 Tax Rate (per $100 of assessed valuation) – Total $0.85
Maintenance & Operations: $0.21
Debt Service: $0.64

Adopted 2020 Tax Rate (per $100 of assessed valuation) – Total $0.85
Maintenance & Operations: $0.21
Debt Service: $0.64

Adopted 2021 Tax Rate (per $100 of assessed valuation) – Total $0.82
Maintenance & Operations: $0.18
Debt Service: $0.64

Adopted 2022 Tax Rate (per $100 of assessed valuation) – Total $0.770
Maintenance & Operations: $0.150
Debt Service: $0.570

Adopted 2023 Tax Rate (per $100 of assessed valuation) – Total $0.700
Maintenance & Operations: $0.130
Debt Service: $0.520
Contract Tax Rate: $0.050