Transparency

Information Required by Section 26.18, Texas Tax Code and Section 2051.202, Texas Government Code

Click here for information about the District as required by Section 26.18, Texas Tax Code, created by Senate Bill 2 (also known as the Texas Property Tax Reform and Transparency Act of 2019) and as required by Texas Tax Code 2051.202, in compliance with House Bill 1154.

Name of District

(Section 2051.202)

Lake Forest Utility District

Name and Term of Office for Each Board Member

(HB 305, Section 2051.202)

George W. Lester, Term: May 2026
Michael S. Young, Term: May 2026
Maurice Peltier, Term: May 2026
John J. Sakolosky, Term: May 2024
Patrick Robertson, Term: May 2024

Contact Information for Main Office of District (Mailing and Physical Address, and Phone Number)

(HB 305, Section 2051.202)

2727 Allen Parkway, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77019
94091@smithmur.com
(713) 652-6500

Official Contact Information for Each Board Member

(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)

Mr. Chris Zilko
Environmental Development Partners, an Inframark Company
Mailing and Physical Address 17495 Village Green, Houston, Texas 77040
(832) 467-1599

The Name of the Person Representing the Tax Assessor/Collector, Including Mailing Address and Telephone Number

(Section 2051.202)

Mr. Cameron Brown
Assessments of the Southwest, Inc.
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1368, Friendswood, Texas 77546
Physical Address: #5 Oaktree, Friendswood, Texas 77546
(281) 482-0216

The Rate of the Ad Valorem Tax

(Section 2051.202)
  • 2022: $0.21786

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

Tax Information

(Section 26.18, Section 2051.202)

Tax rate for maintenance and operations adopted by the taxing unit for the current year and preceding two years:

  • 2021: $0.23515
  • 2022: $0.21786
  • 2023: Not yet known.

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

  • 2023: Not yet known.

The debt service tax rate for the preceding two years:

  • 2021: $0
  • 2022: $0
  • 2023: Not yet known.

The proposed debt service tax rate for the current year:

  • 2023: Not yet known.

Financial Information

(Section 26.18, Section 2051.202)

 The most recent financial audit:

Location and Schedule of Meeting of the District

(Section 2051.202)

Monthly on the 3rd Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. at 11450 Compaq Center Drive, Suite 660, Houston, Texas 77070.

A Statement that the Residents Have a Right to Request a Designation of a Meeting Location Within the District

(Section 2051.202)

The Board’s regular meetings are held within the District at 2727 Allen Parkway, Suite 1100, Houston, TX 77019. Nevertheless, under Texas law, the following information is provided regarding the process.

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

(HB 305, Section 2051.202)

Information about the District’s agenda and minutes are available by clicking on this link.

Energy Consumption Reports

(Texas Government Code Section 2265)

The District’s energy consumption reports can be found on the Resources page.

Landowner’s Bill of Rights

(Texas Government Code Section 402)

Information regarding the Landowner’s Bill of Rights can be found on the Texas Attorney General’s website.

Election Information

(HB 305)
Elections – Bonds

The District does not currently have a pending bond election.

Elections – Directors

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 either own land subject to taxation in the district or be a qualified voter 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.

The location(s) of the election will be posted upon determination.

Public Information Request

To request public information, please direct your request to board@lfud.org or mail or hand deliver your request to Smith, Murdaugh, Little & Bonham, L.L.P., 2727 Allen Parkway, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77019.