Special Districts in FulshearWelcome Fulshear Magazine Readers. We’re glad you’re here!

As you may have read from our article on Special Purpose Districts, there are many reasons why Special Purpose Districts can make sense for a growing city or subdivision.

Below, you will find some resources that will help you understand their history as well as how they work.


From Glenn Hegar, Comptroller for the State of Texas:

Special Purpose Districts
In Texas, hundreds of local governments called special purpose districts provide a variety of services including water conservation, toll roads, hospitals, libraries, utilities and fire control efforts.

In 2008, the Texas Senate Research Center published a comprehensive explanation of special-purpose districts, including tables showing establishing authority, allowable purposes and financing mechanisms.”

Invisible Government: Special Purpose Districts in Texas


 From Joe. B. Allen and David M. Oliver, Jr.

Texas Municipal Utility Districts: An Infrastructure Financing System


SPECIAL PODCAST INTERVIEW with Mr. David Hawes of Hawes Hill Calderon, LLP

Discussion on local MUD’s and Fulshear’s Municipal Management District!

David Hawes

David Hawes, Senior Partner with Hawes, Hill, Calderon, LLC

Hawes, Hill, Calderon, LLC From MUD’s and MMD’s to TIRZ’s and beyond, David Hawes, has made a career of creating, managing, and consulting on special purpose districts. As the founder and senior partner at Hawes, Hill, Calderon, LLP, David consults with Special Purpose Districts, Cities and Municipalities, and Developers and Private Land owners on private and public-sector projects.

David consented to be interviewed to share his knowledge and experience with our listeners in order that they can better understand the unique ways in which public infrastructure projects are created, managed, and most importantly – paid for.