MUDs’ Disaster Preparedness and Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey’s impacts to Houston were devastating, with tragic loss of life and massive loss of property. The members of the Association of Water Board Directors (AWBD) join the millions of others across the nation who grieve the loss of lives and the destruction of property, some of which can never be recovered. AWBD continues [...]

By | 2017-10-02T16:21:13+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on MUDs’ Disaster Preparedness and Hurricane Harvey

The Argument in Favor of MUDs as Currently Constituted In Texas

Dr. Barton A. Smith* Professor Emeritus Department of Economics University of Houston In many ways, Municipal Utility Districts (MUDs) in Texas are a unique feature of the division of responsibilities of layered government throughout the United States. However, a comparative analysis among states is only useful for this discussion in that the need for governmental [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:03:00+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on The Argument in Favor of MUDs as Currently Constituted In Texas