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Municipal Utility Districts

Annexations provide millions to MUDs, city of Houston

In a region devoid of a central form of governance, limited purpose annexation agreements between the city of Houston and municipal utility districts have helped fund millions of dollars in improvements in Spring and Klein since 2003. more »

May 13, 2015 12:00 AM Spring | Klein

Magnolia officials discuss possibility of permitting in-city MUDs

A number of local officials gathered for a special meeting and joint planning workshop at City Hall Dec. 11 to discuss the possibility of creating Magnolia’s first in-city municipal utility districts for future development. more »

Dec 22, 2014 5:44 PM Tomball | Magnolia

San Marcos City Council to consider 2,358-acre development

Walton Development and Management, a development firm based in Canada, is proposing a municipal utility district on 2,358 acres in the city of San Marcos’ unincorporated area east of the San Marcos Regional Airport and north of Martindale. more »

Sep 16, 2014 10:59 AM San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Public improvement districts on the rise within Hays County

Growth in Hays County has led to rapid build-out of neighborhoods, infrastructure and retail space. Increasingly, developers are using public improvement districts, or PIDs—a tool created by the Texas Legislature in 1987—to finance these endeavors. more »

Jul 16, 2014 12:00 AM San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Voters decide on Lakeway MUD board, Travis County WCID 17 race

May 10 voters weighed candidates for Lakeway Municipal Utility District and the Travis County Water Control and Improvement District 17. more »

May 10, 2014 12:00 AM Vote Central Texas

Wolf Ranch development gets conditional consent for utility district

City Council approved a resolution giving its conditional consent for the developers of the Wolf Ranch proposed master planned community to seek creating a municipal utility district, or MUD, for the development with in the city limits. more »

Apr 25, 2014 11:46 AM Georgetown 1 Comments

Council begins wading through MUD decisions

The proximity to the city of Georgetown and its amenities as well as the natural beauty of the South San Gabriel River basin along Hwy. 29 has made the area attractive to real estate developers, city officials have said. more »

Apr 9, 2014 5:04 AM Georgetown

HOAs bring structure to Cy–Fair

Primary responsibilities of homeowners associations typically involve the maintenance of common areas, the enforcement of deed and architectural restrictions and the collection of fees, but in unincorporated areas they serve a greater purpose. more »

Apr 18, 2013 12:00 AM Cy-Fair 1 Comments

MUDs could help with funding street improvement projects

Unincorporated Harris County residents receive water and sewer services through hundreds of municipal utility districts, but future legislation could allow MUDs to also pay for road improvement projects. more »

Oct 18, 2012 12:00 AM Cy-Fair 1 Comments