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Early voting: Cypress, Cy-Fair local races

November 7, 2018

Pct. 4 CommissionerEarly voting results, posted at 8 p.m. Nov. 6 on HarrisVotes.org, are showing Republican incumbant R. Jack Cagle has a lead over Democrat Penny Shaw for the position of Harris County Pct. 4 Commissioner, which serves areas of Spring, Tomball and Cypress Creek.Cypress Hill Municipal Utility District 1Early votes have favored Cypress Hill Municipal Utility District 1’s $50 million bond referendum intended to fund the eventual replacement and construction of water and sewer lines.The Cypress Hill MUD 1 services would affect residents who live in the Villages of Cypress Mill, Cypress Landing, Cypress Landing Park, Cypress Ridge, Sydney Harbor and Fair Meadows subdivisions.Cypress Klein Utility DistrictEarly votes so far favor Cypress Klein Utility District’s election to implement a 15-cent tax per $100 valuation of property for maintenance and operations.The utility district encompasses Wimbledon Estates & Racquet Club, the Wimbledon Centre Court Estates, Wimbledon Park, Wimbledon Forest and Wimbledon Centre Court. The district also serves Collins Park, Barbara Bush Library and the Precinct 4, Place 1 courthouse.Northwest Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 16Residents within the boundaries of NWHCMUD 16 voted on two propositions regarding the issuance of bonds totaling $29.5 million.Proposition A involves issuing $24 million in bonds to fund construction and improvements for water and sewer systems, and drainage facilities.Proposition B entails the issuance of $5.5 million in bonds for funding to be used on parks and recreation facilities.Early voting results show support for both propositions.Subdivisions serviced by the NWHCMUD 16 include parts of Stonecreek, Westminster Village and Westminster Landing.Harris County MUD No. 149The Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 149 bond and maintenance tax election included three propositions.Proposisiton A asks residents to authorize issuing no more than $34 million in bonds to be used for water, sewer and drainage. Proposition B proposes voters authorize the issuance of up to $34 million to refund issued bonds. Proposition C would authorize an increase in the maintenance tax cap to 50 cents, from 25 cents, per $100 property valuation.Currently, early voting results indicate voters are leaning in favor of all three propositions.HCMUD 149 services the Sommerall subdivision.Election results are unofficial until canvassed.

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