Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District 11


Holiday Open House
Thursday, December 11th.
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Recreation Center #1
7225 Greatwood Parkway
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Wetland Planning Update
During routine inspections of the LID’s operator, LMS, and as reinforced by inquiries from Greatwood residents, the LID is looking into how to improve the wetland planning beds within the large lake, particularly along Greatwood Lake Drive. Upon completion of the lake edge reconstruction project, the LID did plant wetland plants within these beds, which are enjoyed by all Greatwood residents, but required by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as part of the Lids wetlands permit. Unfortunately, shortly after planting, the lake level dropped which caused some of the wetland plants to die. The LID is investigating the cause in the fall of the lake level as well as determining best steps to prevent this from re-occurring. Once it is determined the cause of the water level fall and the best way to prevent it, the LID is committed to re-establishing plants that are attractive to the residents, but also conform to the wetlands permit.

2013 Tax Rate
October 24, 2013

At its previous meeting, the Board of Directors of LID 11 voted to decrease the 2013 LID 11 tax rate by $.001 per $100 of assessed valuation. The new rate is:

$0.25 per $100 assessed value
(comprised of $0.19 for debt service and $0.06 for operations and maintenance)

You can view your tax statement online at TaxTech.net. If you would like to pay your tax bill through Tax Tech, current payment options are: cash, check, money order, and cashiers check. Credit cards accepted are Visa and MasterCard with a 3.5% service charge. Credit cards are only accepted over the internet, not in person or by phone.

If you do not escrow your taxes and have not received a tax statement, please contact the tax office at (281) 499-1223 or visit their website at TaxTech.net.


Board of Directors

Justin Ring, President
In addition to working as a Senior Project Manager for Edminster, Hinshaw, Russ and Associates (EHRA), Justin is well known in the Fort Bend County community. He is currently President of Fort Bend County Levy Improvement District No. 11 (Greatwood’s LID 11); a member of the Board of Directors of the Fort Bend Economic Development Council; a founder of the Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance Infrastructure Committee and serves as President for the Association of Water Board of Directors – Texas, a state wide organization.

Justin lives in the Greatwood Arbor with his wife, Erin and children, Audrey (8) and Grayson (4). The family is active in the First United Methodist Church – Missouri City where Justin sings in the choir and the Chapel Singers, a select vocal ensemble group. He also chairs Friends of the Arts Committee which brings monthly music performances of all kinds to the church and is leading his church through a Visioning Campaign to help shape the next ten years of the church.

Jared Jameson, Vice President/Assistant Secretary
Jared Jameson, vice president and chief investment officer for WJ Interests, received his MBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin in 1993. He is also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a registered investment advisor with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Jared is active in the Fort Bend community. He has served in numerous capacities for the Sugar Land Rotary Club. He has been both President and Treasurer while serving on the board for the Fort Bend County Women’s Center and is on the OakBend Medical Center Board. Jared also serves on the boards for Sugar Land Town Square TIRZ and Fort Bend Green. He and his wife have one daughter.

Stuart Rimes, Secretary/Assistant Vice President
Stuart Rimes, DDS, NIS, has lived in Greatwood for the past 10 years, but has resided in Fort Bend County almost his entire life. Growing up in Quail Valley, he attended Dulles High School, Texas A&M University, and UTHSC at Houston Dental School. Following graduation he joined the United States Air Force and served for 8 years in Altus, OK, San Antonio, TX, and Ft. Walton Beach, FL.

He and his wife, Paula, have been married 20 years and have two daughters, Emily, 16, and Libby, 14. Emily is a junior at George Ranch High School and is actively involved in her school that includes volleyball and softball. Libby, an 8th grader at Reading Jr. High, enjoys playing volleyball year round.

Stuart has been actively involved in coaching both of his girls in their various sporting activities, but is now coaching Emily’s select softball team Texas Magic Gold. Since moving to Greatwood he has been actively involved with his neighborhood beginning with being a Neighborhood Representative. This was followed by serving on the MUD 106 Board and now is a member of the appointed LID 11 Board. Last year he was elected to the Greatwood HOA Board. Stuart’s “goal is to maintain Greatwood as a destination neighborhood where people can raise their families for years to come.”


Consultants

Levee Management Services, LLC, Operator
Allen Boone Humphries Robinson LLP, Attorney
LJA Engineering, Inc., Engineer
Myrtle Cruz, Inc., Bookkeeper
Rathmann & Associates, L.P., Financial Advisor
Tax Tech, Inc., Tax Collector
Tax Tech, Inc., Agent for Notice


Documents

06/01/14 - District Registration Form (PDF)
01/01/14 - District Information Kit (PDF)
10/01/13 - Notice to Purchasers (PDF)
01/30/11 - Rules and Penalties (PDF)
01/30/11 - Flood Prevention (PDF)
01/24/06 - Conflict of Interest Disclosures (PDF)


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