District Financial Information

Tax and Budget Information

2020

  • Property Tax Revenue Budgeted for Maintenance and Operations:  $12,650,000.00
  • Property Tax Revenue Budgeted for Debt Service:  $0.00

2019

  • Property Tax Revenue Budgeted for Maintenance and Operations:  $12,013,567.00
  • Property Tax Revenue Budgeted for Debt Service:  $0.00

2018

  • Property Tax Revenue Budgeted for Maintenance and Operations: $11,592,371.00
  • Property Tax Revenue Budgeted for Debt Service: $0.00

Revenue and Expenses

  • Change in the District’s Revenue from 2019 to 2020: $1,750,841 (9.77%)
  • Change in the District’s Expenses from 2019 to 2020: $570,190 (3.19%)

Proposed 2019 Tax Rate

  • Maintenance and Operation Rate (General Fund): $0.10/$100
  • Interest and Sinking Rate (Debt Service Fund): $0.00/$100
  • Total of Adopted Tax Rates: $0.10/$100

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE

The HCESD 48 Public Information Office’s goal is to release accurate and timely information to the public. We respond to requests for information and assist news personnel in covering routine news stories regarding reported incidents.

We also work closely with our Community Risk Reduction and Community Medicine teams to increase general safety awareness and educate the public on services provided by HCESD 48.

EMERGENCY SERVICES

HCESD 48 employs dedicated, highly-trained, professional paid staff and volunteers to provide the around the clock emergency services to residents and businesses located within our service area:

  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Suppression
  • Search and Rescue

KNOX BOX

The Knox box is a secure key system where only first responders have access to the key. Knox Boxes expedite emergency response operations by providing quick access to buildings as well as the ability for “non-destructive” investigation of reported alarms.

Email our Knox Box Department with questions or issues concerning a Knox Box.

OUR SERVICE AREA

Harris County ESD 48 serves the businesses and residents of unincorporated western Harris County. We have five stations strategically located throughout the coverage area.

REVERSE 9-1-1

Members of unincorporated Harris County are encouraged to sign up for Reverse 9-1-1 to receive free emergency alerts to their cell, landline, or internet phone, or by text.

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Camp Spark – 2024

Harris County ESD No. 48 FIRE-EMS (HCESD48) is excited to announce that Camp Spark will be taking place June 10th – 13th 2024. Camp Spark is open to female students […]

Free

American Heart Association BLS Provider SKILLS TESTING ONLY

HCESD 48 21201 Morton Road, Katy

Prerequisite - AHA online course completion You must complete the AHA BLS Heartcode online class prior to registering for this class. Class is $20 and registration is available via Eventbrite.

American Heart Association BLS Provider SKILLS TESTING ONLY

HCESD 48 21201 Morton Road, Katy

Prerequisite - AHA online course completion You must complete the AHA BLS Heartcode online class prior to registering for this class. Class is $20 and registration is available via Eventbrite.

Open Records Request Information

For Billing Records Requests, please call 800-814-5339.

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