Transparency

Name of the district (HB 1154)

Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 50

Name and term of office for each board member (SB 2, HB 305, HB 1154)

Mario Runco, President (Term: 05/02/2020 to 05/04/2024)
Sheila M. Brown, Vice President (Term: 05/09/2018 to 05/07/2022)
Bernie Eisenbarth, Secretary (Term: 05/09/2018 to 05/07/2022)
J. L. Restivo, Assistant Secretary (Term: 05/02/2020 to 05/04/2024)
George Shea Jr., Director (Term: 05/09/2018 to 05/07/2022)

Contact information for main office of district (mailing and physical address, and phone number) (SB 2, HB 305, HB 1154)

HCWCID No. 50
1122 Cedar Lane, El Lago, Texas 77586
(281) 326-5573

Official contact information for each board member (SB 2, HB 1154)

customer.service@wcid50.org

If applicable, the name of the general manager (HB 1154)

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

The name of the person representing the operator, including a mailing address and telephone number (HB 1154)

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 (HB 1154)

Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector
P.O. Box 3547, Houston, Texas 77253-3547
(713) 368-2000

The rate of the ad valorem tax; (HB 1154)
If applicable, the sales and use tax rate; (HB 1154)
Any tax rate hearing notice; (HB 1154)

Location and schedule of meeting of the district (HB 1154)

The Board of Directors of Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 50 (HCWCID 50, WCID 50) typically meets on the 2nd Friday at noon, once a month, at the Water District office located at 1122 Cedar Lane, in El Lago. There may be occasions where a special meeting will be called when circumstances warrant and proper notification of this will be posted in a timely manner.

A statement that the residents have a right to request a designation of a meeting location within the district (HB 1154)

The Board’s regular meetings are held in the District at the Water District office located at 1122 Cedar Lane, in El Lago. 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/assets/public/permitting/watersupply/districts/Form-20863.pdf.

Each meeting notice and minutes of meetings for the current year and the preceding 12 months (HB 305, HB 1154)

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

Elections – Bonds

The District does not currently have a pending bond election.

Elections – Directors

The next election will be held on May 7, 2022.

Director candidacy filing requirements and deadlines are as follows:

  • 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.
  • 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, fax, email or in person. An application may be downloaded/printed from the website of the Texas Secretary of State at https://www.sos.texas.gov/elections/forms/pol-sub/2-21f.pdf
  • First day to file for place on May 7, 2022 general election ballot is Wednesday, 1/19/2022.
  • Last day to file for place on May 7, 2022 general election ballot is by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, 2/18/2022.
  • 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.texas.gov/elections/forms/pol-sub/2-23f.pdf
  • Deadline to file write in candidacy declaration for May 7, 2022 general election is by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, 2/22/2022.

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.