The District was created by order of the Texas Water Commission, now known as the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (the “Commission” or “TCEQ”), dated February 13, 1985. The District presently contains approximately 851 acres of land located in the northeast portion of Harris County approximately 25 miles from downtown Houston, Texas and approximately 7 miles east of Bush Intercontinental Airport. The District is located approximately 6 miles east of U.S. Highway 59 (the “Eastex Freeway”) and is accessible via the Eastex Freeway to Will Clayton Parkway, then east on Will Clayton Parkway six miles to the entrance to the District. The entrance is at the intersection of Will Clayton Parkway and Timber Forest Drive. The District lies entirely within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Houston.
The District is a portion of the Eagle Springs community. Eagle Springs is planned to encompass 1,404 acres of land at full development including single-family, multi-family and commercial usages. Approximately 1,359 acres are located within the boundaries of two municipal utility districts. Approximately 851 acres are within the boundaries of the District, and approximately 508 acres are within the boundaries of Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 106 (“MUD 106”). Development of Eagle Springs began in 2000. As of April 1, 2019, the Eagle Springs community contained a total of 3,990 completed houses, of which 2,711 are located in the District and 1,279 are located in MUD 106. The District does not have any developable land which is not provided with underground water, sanitary sewer and drainage facilities.
All of the developable acreage in the District is served with underground utilities. Construction of water, sanitary sewer and drainage facilities and paving to serve Eagle Springs, Sections 17 through 50 located within the District (approximately 757 acres of land developed into 2,593 single-family residential lots, 65 townhome lots, and 53 gated patio lots) is complete. As of April 1, 2019, the District contained 2,694 single-family homes (including townhomes and patio homes) completed and occupied and 17 single-family homes completed and not occupied.
In addition to the development described above, approximately 6 acres are included in parks, recreation and open space areas. An elementary school has been constructed on approximately 13 acres of land in the District. The school is exempt from taxation by the District. Additionally, approximately 75 acres of land are contained in drainage easements and rights-of-way, including approximately 37 acres of land which has been deeded to Harris County for a future road way.