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Welcome to Bastrop County Municipal Utility District No. 1
The District is a local government and was created as Bastrop County Municipal Utility District No. 1 by order of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, now the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, dated July 25, 1999, and by a confirmation election held within the District on August 14, 1999. The District operates as a municipal utility district pursuant to the provisions of Article XVI, Section 59 of the Texas Constitution and Chapters 49 and 54 of the Texas Water Code and other general laws of the State of Texas applicable to municipal utility districts.
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The District is empowered, among other things, to purchase, construct, operate and maintain all works, improvements, facilities and plants necessary for the supply and distribution of water and the collection, transportation, and treatment of wastewater. The District is authorized to issue certain types of indebtedness to purchase or construct its facilities. The District does not provide drainage facilities and does not provide solid waste collection and disposal services or fire protection services. The District’s roads are owned and maintained by Bastrop County.
The District’s source of water is groundwater from Aqua Water Supply Corporation pursuant to a Large Volume Service Agreement. Wastewater treatment for the District is provided by the District’s wastewater treatment plant.
The land development project within the District is known as ColoVista, which is a golf course community with an 18-hole championship golf course that opened in 1997. In addition to the golf course, the ColoVista community includes a clubhouse, swimming pool, tennis courts, vacation cottages and social areas. The District does not own, operate or maintain the ColoVista golf course, its irrigation system and related facilities or the other amenities.
To view presentations on the Operations, financial status and taxation within the the District and letters from the Board of Directors to Property Owners click here