What is McKinney Municipal Utility District No. 1?
- McKinney Municipal Utility District No. 1 (the “District”) was created by House Bill 3979 passed by the 80th Texas Legislature in 2007. The District is a political subdivision of the State of Texas operating under the provisions of Article XVI, Section 59 of the Texas Constitution and Chapters 49 and 54 of the Texas Water Code.
The District is an approximately 876-acre residential community located in Collin County within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of McKinney, Texas (the “City”). The District, along with McKinney Municipal Utility District No. 2, encompass the Trinity Falls residential community.
What is the Purpose of the District?
- Pursuant to an agreement with the City, the District was created to assist the City in providing water, sewer and drainage facilities, road improvements and police and fire protection to the property within the District. The existence of the District facilitates the City’s desire to have a development of equal or higher quality compared to developments within the City. The District will exist until the City annexes Trinity Falls into the City’s corporate boundaries.
The District will issue bonds to finance the construction of the water, sewer and drainage facilities, road improvements and fire protection improvements within the District. After the bonds are issued, the District must levy an annual property tax sufficient to pay the District’s outstanding debt on the bonds. This tax is levied on all property in the District based on its appraised value. The District also has the authority to levy an annual property tax for maintenance and operations purposes.
Who Governs the District?
- The District divided into 5 Precincts governed by a Board of Directors, with one Director elected from each Precinct. Directors serve staggered four- year terms. These directors are responsible for the on-going business of the District and facilitating comparable City services to land within the District.
What are the Current Single Family Home Water and Sewer Rates within the District? Are there Additional Charges that I Should be Aware of?
- The District contracts with Waste Connections for solid waste and trash collection, including recycling for all single-family residential users within the boundaries of the District. Billing for such services shall be $20.00 per month for each single family resident user utilizing one roll-out container and one recycling container. Each additional roll-out container is $5.00 per month, plus $5.00 per month for each additional roll-out container. Rates are the District’s Contract with Waste Connections.
What is the Trinity Falls Master Community, Inc.?
- Trinity Falls Master Community, Inc. is the homeowner’s association within Trinity Falls and is a separate entity from the District. For questions regarding the HOA, please visit www.trinityfalls.com.
Who Do You Contact For Additional Information?
- For additional information please contact the District’s Board of Directors using our web form.