Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 152 (“the District”) was created by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, now known as the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (“TCEQ”) on April 1, 1978. The District was created under Article XVI, Section 59 of the Texas Constitution, and operates under the provisions of Chapter 49 and Chapter 54 of the Texas Water Code, as amended, and other general statutes of Texas applicable to municipal utility districts.
In 2005 approximately 61.64 acres were annexed into the District for a current total acreage of 786.83. The District serves the neighborhoods of Atascocita South and Atasca Wood, including nearby schools (Timbers Elementary and Atascocita High School), retail, and commercial space.
The District has two water plants. Water Plant No. 1 is located just east of Timbers Elementary School on Lonesome Woods Trail. Water Plant No. 2 is located on Will Clayton Parkway just north of Atascocita High School.
The District owns wastewater treatment capacity in the Atascocita Regional Water Authority Treatment Plant operated by the Atascocita Joint Operating Board (AJOB). The Atascocita Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant operated by the Atascocita Joint Operating Board serves seven municipal utility districts including Harris County Municipal Utility
District No. 152. Improvements to this plant are funded jointly by all participants in accordance with the Waste Disposal Contract. The plant is located north of Atascocita Road and west of Timber Forest Drive and serves seven utility districts.
The District is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of five (5) Board members elected by the registered voters of the District, who manage and supervise all affairs of the District. Board members must either own property within the District or be a registered voter within the District. Each Board member is elected to serve a staggered, four (4) year term. The District’s current Board members are as follows:
- Ernest Bezdek, President, Term Expires: May 2024
- Asdrubal “Dru” Gutierrez, Vice President, Term Expires: May 2026
- Curtis McMinn Gutierrez, Secretary, Term Expires: May 2024
- Lissette Walker, Asst. Secretary, Term Expires: May 2024
- Ben Murrary, Asst. Secretary, Term Expires: May 2026
District Contact Information
- Name of Political Subdivision: Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 152
- Mailing Address: 1301 McKinney St., Suite 5100, Houston, TX 77010
- Phone: (281) 209-2100
- Email Address: Madeline.Lopez@NortonRoseFulbright.com