TRANSPARENCY

Transparency

Name of the District

(Section 2051.202)

Newport Municipal Utility District

Name and Term of Office for Each Board Member

(HB 305, Section 26.18, Section 2051.202)

Margarette Chasteen, Term Ends: May 2024
DeLonne L. Johnson, Term Ends: May 2026
Deborah L. Florus, Term Ends: May 2026
Earl B Boykin, Term Ends: May 2026
R. Gary Hasse, Term Ends: May 2024

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

(HB 305, Section 26.18, Section 2051.202)

2727 Allen Parkway, Suite 1100
Houston, Texas 77019
(713) 652-6500
94088@smithmur.com

Official Contact Information for Each Board Member

(Section 26.18, Section 2051.202)

Same as contact information for main office of the 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)

Delilah Arolfo
Professional Utility Services, Inc.
P. O. Box 1186, Crosby, TX 77532
(281) 324-9803

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

(Section 2051.202)

Delia Yanez
Assessments of the Southwest, Inc.
PO Box 1368, Friendswood, Texas 77546
(281) 482-0216

The Rate of the Ad Valorem Tax

(Section 2051.202)
  • 2022: $0.6023 (proposed)

If Applicable, the Sales and Use Tax Rate

(Section 2051.202)

Any Tax Rate Hearing Notice

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

Location and Schedule of Meeting of the District

(Section 2051.202)

Monthly on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 4:00 PM at 16410 Country Club Drive, Community Room, (next to Fitness Room) Crosby, Texas 77532.

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 16410 Country Club Drive, Community Room, (next to Fitness Room) Crosby, Texas 77532. 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.

Financial Information

(Section 26.18, Section 2051.202)

Annual reports of certain financial and tax reporting information (Special Purpose District Financial and Tax Reporting) may be accessed at: https://comptroller.texas.gov/transparency/local/sb625/

Conflict of Interest Disclosures

(Texas Local Government Code Chapter 176)

Election Information

(HB 305)

The next election for Directors of the District is scheduled for May 7, 2022 at a location to be determined.

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 board@newportmudtx.org or mail or hand deliver your request to Smith, Murdaugh, Little & Bonham, L.L.P., 2727 Allen Parkway, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77019.