Elections

The Upper Brushy Creek WCID General Election is held every two years. The next election will be in May of 2018.

Qualifications


The following is a list of requirements for candidacy (§49.052, Texas Water Code):
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • A resident of the district
  • May not be related within the third degree of affinity or consanguinity to a developer of property in the district, any other member of the board, or the manager, engineer, attorney, or other person providing professional services to the district
  • May not be an employee of any developer of property in the district or any director, manager, engineer, attorney, or other person providing professional services to the district or a developer of property in the district in connection with the district or property located in the district
  • May not be a developer of property in the district
  • May not be serving as an attorney, consultant, engineer, manager, architect, or in some other professional capacity for the district or a developer of a property in the district in connection with the district or property located in the district
  • May not be a party to a contract with or along with the district except for the purchase of public services furnished by the district to the public generally
  • May not be a party to a contract with or along with a developer of property in the district relating to the district or to property within the district, other than a contract limited solely to the purpose of purchasing or conveying real property in the district for the purpose of either establishing a permanent residence, establishing a commercial business within the district, or qualifying as a director

About the Position


The directors are paid $150 per meeting attended, which include regular monthly meetings held on the 3rd Friday of each month beginning at 3 p.m. and committee meetings that are scheduled as needed. Directors may not exceed $7,200 per year, as this is not a full time paid position. Sometimes the meetings can be lengthy, and preparation is required through reviewing background materials. The term is four years.

For additional questions or information, please contact staff at 512-284-7685 or by email.

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