Notice of Public Hearing on the 2020 Tax Rate

The HARRIS COUNTY M.U.D. #172 will hold a public hearing on a proposed tax rate for the tax year 2020 on October 15, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at Houston National Golf Club, 16500 Houston National Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77095. Your individual taxes may increase at a greater or lesser rate, or even decrease, depending on the tax rate that is adopted and on the change in the taxable value of your property in relation to the change in taxable value of all other property. The change in the taxable value of your property in relation to the change in the taxable value of all other property determines the distribution of the tax burden among all property owners.

Notice of Public Hearing on the 2020 Tax Rate (PDF)

Coronavirus Update – Please Bag Your Garbage

In response to the continuing effects of the Coronavirus and in observance of our employee’s safety, we are asking that all waste be placed in plastic bags and tied off to avoid any direct contact with the garbage.

Trash collection services will continue as normal, but we are experiencing an increase in the amount of residential solid waste as a result of residents spending more time at home. Please be patient as we are doing our best to get everyone collected.

Green waste collection will continue; however we anticipate delays in service. By taking the following steps, residents can help minimize these delays:

  • Mulch leaves and grass clippings instead of bagging them for disposal.
  • Limit the amount of pruning and tree trimming to only what is essential.
  • If utilizing a landscaping company, ensure all green waste is collected and hauled off by the contractor.

Please continue to place your recycling loose in your container. However, if anyone in your household is exhibiting symptoms of any transmissible illness, please place recyclables in plastic bags and dispose of with your regular garbage.

Mission Statement

The core mission of Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 172 is the provision of efficient and effective water, sewer, drainage, and customer services to constituents of the District. It is the responsibility of the District Board of Directors to see that all of its constituents and their respective communities are treated fairly and equally.