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)

Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 50

Name and Term of Office for Each Board Member

(HB 305, Section 2051.202)

Mario Runco, President (Term: May 2028)
Sheila M. Brown, Vice President (Term: May 2026)
Bernie Eisenbarth, Secretary (Term: May 2026)
Mark Foster, Assistant Secretary (Term: May 2028)
George Shea Jr., Director (Term: May 2026)

Campaign Finance Reports

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

(HB 305, Section 2051.202)

1122 Cedar Lane
El Lago, Texas 77586
(281) 326-5573
customer.service@wcid50.org

Official Contact Information for Each Board Member

(Section 2051.202)

Same as contact information for main office of the District.

If Applicable, Name of the General Manager

(Section 2051.202)

Superintendent
David Baker
Harris County Water Control & Improvement District No. 50
1122 Cedar Lane, El Lago, Texas 77586-6004
(281) 326-5573

The Name of the Person Representing the Operator, Including a Mailing Address and Telephone Number

(Section 2051.202)

David Baker
Harris County Water Control & Improvement District No. 50
1122 Cedar Lane, El Lago, Texas 77586-6004
(281) 326-5573

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

(Section 2051.202)

Ann Harris Bennett
Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector’s Office
1001 Preston, Suite 100
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 368-2381

The Rate of the Ad Valorem Tax

(Section 2051.202)
  • 2023: $0.4345

If Applicable, the Sales and Use Tax Rate

(Section 2051.202)

N/A

Tax Rate Hearing Notice

(Section 2051.202)
  • Notices of Public Hearing on Tax Rate
  • Orders Setting Tax Rate

Location and Schedule of Meeting of the District

(Section 2051.202)

Monthly on second Friday at 12:00 p.m. at 1122 Cedar Land, El Lago, Texas.

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 in the District at 1122 Cedar Land, El Lago, Texas. Nevertheless, under Texas law, the following information is required to be posted on the District’s website:

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.

Election Information

(HB 305)
Elections – Bonds

The District does not currently have a pending bond election.

Elections – Directors

The General Election for members of the Board of Directors is held annually on the 1st Saturday in May.

The next election for the District will be held on May 2, 2026.

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/her designated agent by mail, electronic 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/2-49f.pdf.

  • First day to file for place on May 2, 2026 general election ballot is Wednesday, January 14, 2026.
  • Last day to file for place on May 2, 2026 general election ballot is by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 13, 2026.
  • A person may run for election to the District’s Board of Directors as a write-in candidate and to do so must file a declaration of write-in candidacy. The declaration must be filed with the Secretary of the District’s Board of Directors or his/her designated agent by mail, fax, email or in person. A declaration form may be downloaded/printed from the website of the Texas Secretary of State at https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/pol-sub/2-55f.pdf.
  • Deadline to file write-in candidacy declaration for May 2, 2026 general election is by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 17, 2026.

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

Public Information Requests

To request public information, please direct your request to customer.service@wcid50.org or mail/hand deliver your request to Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 50, 1122 Cedar Lane, El Lago, Texas 77586-6004.