Wildlife Management in Harris County MUD 500 Lakes

On December 2, 2021, MUD 500 received a report of an unconfirmed sighting on December 1, 2021, of an approximately 4-5’ alligator under a boat dock on San Solomon Springs. MUD 500 immediately notified its wildlife management contractor of the sighting and directed the trapper to actively monitor for an alligator and, if one is located, to immediately remove it upon obtaining the required nuisance permit from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

MUD 500 continues to request that residents report any sightings of alligators to its operator, Environmental Development Partners, at (832) 467-1599. MUD 500 encourages your district to share this information with your residents. Please visit MUD 500’s website, at http://www.hcmud500.org, for additional information.

Harris County Municipal Utility District 501

Through HCMUD 501’s website you can easily find links to the following services:

Tax Rate

Information about the District required by Section 26.18, Texas Tax Code, created by Senate Bill 2 (also known as the Texas Property Tax Reform and Transparency Act of 2019), is available here: https://bli-tax.com/harris-county-mud-501

For the 2020 tax year, Harris County MUD 501 levied a total ad valorem tax of $1.06 on each $100 of taxable property within Harris County MUD 501 consisting of the following three components:

  • $0.785 to pay the District’s contract tax
  • $0.25 to pay the District’s debt service
  • $0.025 to fund the District’s maintenance and operation expenditures