Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday

This weekend is the 2019 Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday in the State of Texas. You can purchase certain emergency preparation supplies tax free beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, and ending at midnight on Monday, April 29. There is no limit on the number of qualifying items you can purchase, and you do not need to issue an exemption certificate to claim the exemption. Please visit the Texas Comptroller’s Website for more information, including a list of qualifying and excluded supplies. Hurricane Season is just around the corner. Don’t wait until the next storm is in the Gulf before preparing yourself and your family.

LID 19 Sells $10,725,000 in Bonds

On April 4, 2019, LID 19 sold bonds in the amount of $10,725,000. Proceeds from the sale of bonds will be applied toward several capital improvement projects, including the expansion of pumping capacity at the Steep Bank Creek pump station.

Based on the current assessed valuation in LID 19, the bonds are not projected to result in a tax rate increase.

Make sure to regularly visit Project Updates for updates on these capital improvement projects.

New Board Director for Precinct 2

After reviewing applications submitted for the vacant Board Director position, the Board Directors of LID 19 are happy to welcome Glenn Wong to the Board. Effective March 22, 2019, the following individuals will serve on the Board of Directors:

Precinct 1: Kalapi Sheth (President)
Precinct 2: Glenn Wong (Assistant Vice-President)
Precinct 3: John Arndt (Assistant Secretary)
Precinct 4: Dean Cooper (Vice-President)
Precinct 5: Radhika Iyer (Secretary)

Please refer to this district map here to learn which director represents your precinct.