Katy Area Districts Council


Municipal Utility Districts, Emergency Services Districts and other Special Purpose Districts play an essential role in the continued growth and development of the Katy area. The Districts Council provides a forum for Board Members of Districts to share ideas and develop cooperative plans that focus their energy, experience and resources on shared challenges and opportunities.

Our Mission

  • Promote water conservation and education programs in the Katy area
  • Expand educational opportunities for Districts in the Katy area and leverage existing AWBD programs
  • Enhance quality of life and economic development opportunities for Katy area Districts
  • Promote cooperation and communication among and between Districts
  • Participate and provide guidance to the Katy Area EDC Board of Governors


Governance is provided by the Districts Council Executive Committee which is comprised of Districts who are members of the Katy Area EDC. Carrie Prudhomme of Ricewood Municipal Utility District is the current chairman. Rich Patrick is the immediate past chair.

  • Cimarron MUD
  • Cinco SW MUD #3
  • Cornerstones MUD
  • Fort Bend County ESD #1
  • Fort Bend MUD #58
  • Fort Bend MUD #124
  • Fort Bend MUD #163
  • Fry Road MUD
  • Harris County ESD #48
  • Harris-Fort Bend MUD #3
  • Harris County MUD 64
  • Ricewood MUD

Other organizations supporting the Districts Council include Caldwell, EMA Solutions, Si Environmental and TNG Utility Corporation.


What funds the Districts Council?

  • Katy Area Economic Development Council


The Executive Committee is currently meeting virtually due to COVID-19.

The organization generally schedules free educational program(s) for board members of all MUDs, ESDs, and other Special Districts in the Katy area. 

  • Location varies 
  • Who should attend? Board Members of MUDs, ESDs, and other Special Districts located in the Greater West Houston and Katy area.

Katy Area Districts Council

Chair: Carrie Prudhomme
Rick Lawler
Jim Roadarmel
James Teal
Rick Krustchinsky
Pam Beaver
John Linn
Jennifer Goodwin
Marshall Kramer
John Bastawrous
Johannes Malherbe
Bill Callegari
David Aitken
David Buxkamper
Denny Hay

Mike Ligon
Hank Wenzler
Morgan Stagg
Derrell Witt
Paula Bays
John Savage
Ross Madia

Immediate Past Chair: Rich Patrick