The District is a political subdivision of the State of Texas operating as a municipal utility district pursuant to Article XVI, Section 59 of the Texas Constitution. The District was created by an Act of the 69th Legislature of Texas, Regular Session, under House Bill No. 1087, as signed by the Governor of Texas on May 24, 1985, and confirmed at an election held within the District on January 20, 1990, by a vote of five (5) “For” to none (0) “Against.” The District is vested with all of the rights, privileges, authority and functions conferred by the Legislative Act creating the District and by the general laws of the State of Texas applicable to municipal utility districts, including without limitation those conferred by Chapters 49 and 54, Texas Water Code, as amended. The District is empowered, among other things, to purchase, construct, operate, and maintain water and wastewater facilities, improvements and to provide for the control and diversion of storm water. The District is additionally empowered to establish, operate, and maintain a fire department, independently or with one or more other conservation and reclamation districts, and to issue bonds for such purposes, after approval by the TCEQ and the District’s voters of the District’s plans in such regard. The District is also empowered to provide for solid waste disposal services. Under certain limited circumstances the District also is authorized to construct, develop and maintain park and recreational facilities and to construct roads. The District is subject to the continuing supervision of the TCEQ.
The District is located approximately 24 miles west of the central business district of the City of Houston, Texas. The District contains 433.026 acres of land, in excess of 433 acres of which are located within Fort Bend County, Texas, and approximately 0.018 acres of which are located within Harris County, Texas. The District is located approximately 4 miles south of the intersection of Interstate Highway 10 and Fry Road. Fry Road forms the southeasterly boundary of the District, Mason Road forms the District’s west boundary, and Westheimer Parkway forms the District’s north boundary. The District is located approximately 2 miles north of the intersection of Mason Road and FM 1093. The District is located entirely within the exclusive extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Houston. The District also lies within the Katy Independent School District and the Willow Fork Drainage District.
The District is one of eleven municipal utility districts (the “Cinco MUDs”) formed to cover approximately 5,267 acres of land located in Harris and Fort Bend Counties, Texas. The entirety of the District lies within the Willow Fork Drainage District (the “Drainage District”), a drainage district which has been formed to cover approximately 5,718 acres, including the Cinco MUDs. Development activity which has occurred to date within the Cinco MUDs and the Drainage District in addition to the aforementioned activity in the District includes the construction of (i) major outfall drainage facilities and trunk storm sewer facilities financed or to be financed by the Drainage District, (ii) water supply and trunk water distribution and wastewater treatment and trunk wastewater collection facilities financed or to be financed by Cinco Municipal Utility District No. 1 (“Cinco MUD No. 1″ or the “Master District”) in its capacity as a master water and sewer district (see “THE SYSTEM -The Master District”) and, (iii) lot development activity within Cinco MUD Nos. 1 through 3, 5 through 10, 12 and 14 consisting of a total in excess of 9,900 developed residential lots which contain in excess of 9,880 single-family residential connections. Amenities which have been developed as part of the Cinco Ranch development inside the District include the 18-hole Willow Fork Country Club and Golf Course, which has been developed on approximately 174 acres of land located in Cinco MUD Nos. 3, 6 and the District and which includes an approximately 16,000 square foot clubhouse, pro shops, nine lighted tennis courts, and a swimming pool. Amenities which have been developed as part of the Cinco Ranch development outside the District include the 18-hole The Golf Club at Cinco Ranch, which has been developed on approximately 200 acres of land located in Cinco MUD No. 2 and the adjoining Cornerstones Municipal Utility District (the latter of which is not a part of the Cinco MUDs), and includes an approximately 10,600 square foot clubhouse. Other amenities developed as part of Cinco Ranch include an 18-acre lake system, beach club, and swimming lagoon; six lighted tennis courts; an extensive greenbelt system; five recreation centers with swimming pools; multiple churches; and a 2,900 square foot visitors center and central sales office. The University of Houston West Houston Institute at Cinco Ranch has been constructed on an approximately 12-acre site located within one of the Cinco MUDs, and the Katy Independent School District owns approximately 242 acres located within the Cinco MUDs on which it has constructed a senior high school, four junior high schools, six elementary schools, administrative offices, and a transportation facility. Additionally, a Fort Bend County library and a YMCA facility have been constructed in Cinco Ranch. Other commercial development in Cinco Ranch includes a Kroger Center, Super Target Center, Lifetime Fitness Center, La Centerra town center development, six apartment complexes, multiple medical/dental offices, an assisted living facility, and many other retail establishments including restaurants, pharmacies, and banks.
Development of the District
The development of the entirety of the developable acreage within the District is complete. As of January 1, 2021, the District contained a total of 532 fully-developed single-family residential building sites on all of which single-family homes have been constructed and sold to home purchasers. The 276-unit Ashley House Apartment community has been completed within the District, as have a total of approximately 63,000 square feet of commercial, office and retail establishments, including a daycare facility. In addition, approximately 124.9 acres of the 18-hole Willow Fork Country Club and Golf Course along with an approximate 16,000 square foot clubhouse, pro shops, 9 lighted tennis courts, and a swimming pool are located within the District. The Willow Fork Country Club and Golf Course consists of a total of 174.1 acres of land located in Cinco MUD Nos. 3, 6 and the District. Underground water distribution, wastewater collection and storm sewer facilities have been constructed to serve all of the aforementioned lots and other development. The District financed the acquisition or construction of all such facilities with the proceeds of the Bonds. Street paving has been completed to serve all of the aforementioned single family residential lots and other development located within the District.
The District is governed by the Board of Directors (the “Board”), consisting of five directors, who have control over and management supervision of all affairs of the District. All of the directors reside in the District. The directors serve four-year staggered terms. Elections are held in even numbered years in May.
The District does not have a general manager or any employees, and it has contracted for utility system operating, bookkeeping, tax assessing and collecting, auditing, engineering, financial advisory and legal services.
Lot Development and Home Construction
- Cinco at Willow Fork Section 1 – 109 Homes
- Cinco at Willow Fork Section 2 – 85 Homes
- Fairways at Kelliwood Section 1 – 89 Homes
- Greens at Willow Fork Section 1 – 38 Homes
- Kelliwood Courts Section 1 – 41 Homes
- Kelliwood Greens Section 1 – 92 Homes
- Kelliwood Links Section 1 – 78 Homes
Total: 532 Homes