Garbage Service Suspended for Today

Attention!!! Pecan Grove!

Garbage Service have been suspended for Monday, January 15th.

GFL, our waste collection company, has ceased all trash collections effective at noon today due to the weather conditions.

Regular collections will resume on Thursday, January 18th.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Highlights of Pecan Grove MUD Meeting – December 19, 2023

The regular monthly meeting of the Pecan Grove Municipal Utility District was held at the Pecan Grove Community/Administration building on the evening of December 19, 2023. The next meeting is scheduled for January 30, 2024, in the PGMUD Community/Administration building at 12:00 noon.

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office
Monthly Contract Report for November 2023

PGVFD Report – November 2023

Parks Report

The first stationary workout fixtures for the West end of the Park are on order and will be installed this winter.

The bench commemorating Joe Wooley’s service to Pecan Grove was installed in December.

There was a concern finding 40 more suitable trees at the county tree farm which is delaying their installation. CDC will be planting the trees and Watt Landscaping will be installing the irrigation.

A new remote operated gate for Pecan Grove Park is on order and should be installed this winter.

Operator’s Report – Si Environmental, LLC

Water sold to Harvest Green is not being metered accurately.

November 2023 testing showed that the drinking water system met the state and federal compliance standard for disinfection and there were no permit excursions for the month.

At the SWTP the sludge thickner drive repair is in process, as well as the replacement of the 3” backflow device for the raw water canons and the 4” backflow for the belt press. Also there the HSP #1 failed motor has been repaired for a backup and the #2 motor repair is complete. On Filter Skids A and B a total of 6 membranes have been ordered and will be installed in January.

Repair of booster pump #4 at Water Plant 1 is complete and its motor should be back on line this month.

The sanitary sewer manhole survey is in process.

The South Storm Water Pump station pump #4 repairs are complete.

The following repairs or replacements are in process: installation of a new access key pad for the administration building is in process; a portable generator for the lift stations is on order with delivery in 8-9 months; replacement of the guide rail system at the WWTP is in process.

Also in process are: replacement of the damaged ClO2 tank at the SWTP; repair or replacement of the #3 booster motor at Water Plant #1; replacement of 2 sulfur dioxide scales at the WWTP.

At the end of January the SWTP will be taken off line for annual maintenance and the district will draw all its source water from our wells.

The program to replace high usage residence meters in the district has replaced 1,342 meters this year with 32 this month.

Please remember to call Si Enviro first, if you have an outside water leak.

Click here to view Projects Under Construction and Design.

Highlights of Pecan Grove MUD Meeting – November 28, 2023

The regular monthly meeting of the Pecan Grove Municipal Utility District was held at the Pecan Grove Community/Administration building on the evening of November 28, 2023. The next meeting is scheduled for December 19, 2023, in the PGMUD Community/Administration building at 5:30 p.m.

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office
Monthly Contract Report for November 2023

PGVFD Report – November 2023

Commissioner Morales Remarks

Commissioner Vincent Morales attended the meeting and answered a question about the timing of the traffic light at the corner of FM359 and McCrary Rd. He is having the county Road and Bridge look into the concern.

Parks Report

The first stationary workout fixtures for the West end of the Park are on order and will be installed this winter.

The new frisbee golf course equipment for Pecan Grove Park is complete.

The bench commemorating Joe Wooley’s service to Pecan Grove is being fabricated and should be installed in December.

The installation of 40 more trees with irrigation in Pecan Grove Park that are being donated by the county will proceed when approved by Commissioner’s Court.

A new remote operated gate for Pecan Grove Park is on order and should be installed this winter.

Operator’s Report – Si Environmental, LLC

October 2023 testing showed that the drinking water system met the state and federal compliance standard for disinfection and there were no permit excursions for the month in wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) with the plant operating at 48% of capacity.

The Water Plant #2 generator water pump has been replaced.

At the SWTP the sludge thickner drive repair is in process, as well as the replacement of the 3” backflow device for the raw water canons and the 4” backflow for the belt press. Also there the HSP #1 failed motor is being repaired for a backup. The #2 motor repair is in process. On Filter Skids A and B a total of 6 membranes have been ordered and will be installed in January.

Repair of booster pump #4 at Water Plant 1 is in process.

The sanitary sewer manhole survey is in process.

The South Storm Water Pump station pump #4 repairs are in process and should be complete by mid-November.

The following repairs or replacements are in process: installation of a new access key pad for the administration building is in process; a portable generator for the lift stations is on order with delivery in 8-9 months; replacement of the guide rail system at the WWTP will begin December 10th.

The board approved the following actions: replacement of the damaged ClO2 tank at the SWTP; repair or replacement of the #3 booster motor at Water Plant #1; replacement of 2 sulfur dioxide  scales at the WWTP.

The program to replace high usage residence meters in the district has replaced 1,310 meters this year with 52 this month.

Please remember to call Si Enviro first, if you have an outside water leak.

Click here to view Projects Under Construction and Design.

Highlights of Pecan Grove MUD Meeting – October 31, 2023

The regular monthly meeting of the Pecan Grove Municipal Utility District was held at the Pecan Grove Community/Administration building on the evening of October 31, 2023. The next meeting is scheduled for November 28, 2023, in the PGMUD Community/Administration building at 3:30 p.m.

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office
Monthly Contract Report for October 2023

PGVFD Report – October 2023

Parks Report

The first stationary workout fixtures for the West end of the Park are on order and will be installed this winter.

The new frisbee golf course equipment for Pecan Grove Park is complete except for signs and is already being enjoyed.

The bench commemorating Joe Wooley’s service to Pecan Grove is being fabricated and should be installed in about a month. If is planned for a spot near the gate in the park that leads to the fire station.

Plans were finalized for the installation of 40 more trees with irrigation in Pecan Grove Park that are being donated by the county.

Operator’s Report – Si Environmental, LLC

September 2023 testing showed that the drinking water system met the state and federal compliance standard for disinfection and there were no permit excursions for the month in wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) with the plant operating at 48% of capacity.

The following repairs and replacements have been completed:

Water Plant #1 Booster Pump #2 and motor; Water Plant #2 generator; and LS #8 fence; 2514 Silent Shore manhole and driveway.

The SWTP sludge thickener drive is inoperable and will be repaired. Also, the HSP #1 motor was replaced, and we will be repairing the failed motor for a backup. The #2 motor also needs repaired. On Filter Skids A and B, a total of 6 membranes will be replaced and in the next year we plan the complete replacement of Skid C.

We will be repairing booster pump #4 at Water Plant #1 and at Water Plant #2 the water pump on the generator will be replaced.

The water valve survey has been completed.

The South Storm Water Pump Station pump #4 repairs are in process and should be complete by mid-November.

The following repairs or replacements are in process: installation of a new access door key code pad for the administration building, which is waiting on county approval; a portable generator for the lift stations is on order with delivery in 8-9 months; replacement of the guide rail system at the WWTP; replacement of 3” backflow device for the raw water at the SWTP;

The program to replace meters registering over 1.5M water in the district is 1,258 meters since January.

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Highlights of Pecan Grove MUD Meeting – September 26, 2023

The regular monthly meeting of the Pecan Grove Municipal Utility District was held at the Pecan Grove Community/Administration building on the evening of September 26, 2023. The next meeting is scheduled for October 31, 2023, (Halloween) in the PGMUD Community/Administration building at noon.

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office
Monthly Contract Report for September 2023

PGVFD Report – September 2023

Parks Report

The first stationary workout fixtures at the West end of the Park to be installed is this winter.

The new frisbee golf course equipment for Pecan Grove Park is 90% complete and already being enjoyed.

The bench commemorating Joe Wooley’s service to Pecan Grove is planned for a spot near the gate in the park that leads to the fire station.

Reservations for the pavilion, the Administration building and the fall baseball fields are filling up.

Operator’s Report – Si Environmental, LLC

August 2023 testing showed that the drinking water system met the state and federal compliance standard for disinfection and there were no permit excursions for the month in wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) with the plant operating at 48% of capacity.

At the Surface Water Treatment Plant (SWTP) the following repairs and replacements have been completed: the backwash strainer on Skid C; LAS pump replacement; the tree growth in the basin.  The sludge thickner drive is inoperable and is currently being evaluated for future resolution.

The South Storm Water Pump station pump #4 are repairs are in process and should be complete by mid-October. The generator fuel leak there has been repaired.

The following repairs or replacements are in process: At water plant #1 the #2 booster pump; installation of  a new access pad for the administration building; maintenance on Water Plant #2 generator; replacement of the brick fence at lift station #8; a portable generator for the lift stations is on order with delivery in 8-9 months.

Si Enviro asked for the following new requests: Replacement of the guide rail system at the WWTP; replacement of 3” backflow device for the raw water canons at the SWTP; repair of the manhole and driveway at 2514 Silent Shore.

The program to replace high usage meters in the district has completed replacement of 1,165 meters this year.

Click here to view Projects Under Construction and Design.

Highlights of Pecan Grove MUD Meeting – August 29, 2023

The regular monthly meeting of the Pecan Grove Municipal Utility District was held at the Pecan Grove Community/Administration building on the evening of August 29, 2023. The next meeting is scheduled for September 26, 2023, in the PGMUD Community/Administration building at 5:30 p.m.

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office
Monthly Contract Report for  August 2023

PGVFD Report –  August 2023

Parks Report

The order for the first stationary workout fixtures at the West end of the Park was placed. Installation is expected for this winter.

The order for the new frisbee golf course equipment for Pecan Grove Park has been placed with delivery expected in a couple of months

A bench commemorating Joe Wooley’s service to Pecan Grove is planned for a spot near the gate in the park that leads to the fire station.

Reservations for the pavilion, the Administration building and the fall baseball fields are filling up.

Operator’s Report

 

July 2023 testing showed that the drinking water system met the state and federal compliance standard for disinfection and there were no permit excursions for the month in wastewater.

GM Services finished testing performance at the district’s wells with no problems found.

At the Surface Water Treatment Plant (SWTP) the following repairs and replacements have been completed: Bleach pump; PAC Pump; air compressor for the filter skids; unit #1 air conditioner; LAS pump. The following repairs or replacements are in process: Backwash strainer at skid C. The LAS pump replacement is in process.

At the Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) the replacement chlorine scales has been replaced. The South Storm Water Pump station pump #4 are repairs are in process.

Si Enviro asked for the following new requests: The purchase of a portable generator for the lift stations for approximately $89,000; replacement of the fence at Lift Station #8 for $11,500; repair of #2 booster pump and the motor at Water Plant #1; to begin the scheduled valve and manhole survey planned in next year’s budget; removal of some trash trees at the SWTP; repair of the South storm water pump station generator fuel leak; perform maintenance on Water Plant #2 generator; and install a new access pad for the administration building.

Si Enviro will present rate order changes at the September meeting.

The program to replace high usage meters in the district has completed replacement of 1,129 meters this year.

Click here to view Projects Under Construction and Design.

Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Rate

The Pecan Grove Municipal Utility District will hold a public hearing on a proposed tax rate for the tax year 2023 on Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. at the Pecan Grove Administration Building, 751 Pitts Road, Richmond, Texas. Your individual taxes may increase at a greater or lesser rate, or even decrease, depending on the tax rate that is adopted and on the change in the taxable value of your property in relation to the change in taxable value of all other property. The change in the taxable value of your property in relation to the change in the taxable value of all other property determines the distribution of the tax burden among all property owners.

Visit Texas.gov/PropertyTaxes to find a link to your local property tax database on which you can easily access information regarding your property taxes, including information about proposed tax rates and scheduled public hearings of each entity that taxes your property.

Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Rate (PDF)

Highlights of Pecan Grove MUD Meeting – July 31, 2023

The regular monthly meeting of the Pecan Grove Municipal Utility District was held at the Pecan Grove Community/Administration building on the evening of July 31, 2023. The next meeting is scheduled for August 29, 2023, in the PGMUD Community/Administration building at 3:30 p.m.

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office
Monthly Contract Report for July 2023

PGVFD Report –  July 2023

Parks Report

A fallen tree in Pecan Grove Park has been removed. The first stationary workout fixtures at the West end of the Park was authorized at the meeting.
The Levee walking trail has been redressed with additional material. New kiddie cushion has been installed and sand added to the volley ball court at Windmill Park and at Pecan Grove Park.

Operator’s Report

July 2023 testing showed that the drinking water system met the state and federal compliance standard for disinfection and there were no permit excursions for the month in wastewater.

At the Surface Water Treatment Plant (SWTP) the purchase and repair of the level transmitter for the clearwater mixing chamber is complete. The parts are on order for the SWTP backwash strainer with an early fall completion. The bleach pump replacement at the SWTP has been received and is being installed. The PAC pump has been received and installation has been scheduled. The compressor for the A/C in the rear MCC has been replaced while the compressor for the skids has been delivered and is awaiting installation.

At the Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) the sludge pump VFD cabinet cooler repair is complete. The replacement chlorine scales have been ordered.

The #1 pump at Lift Station #2 has been replaced.

The repair of the South Storm Water Pump Station Pump #4 is in process.

At the SWTP, the sludge thickener will be repaired or replaced; the A/C in the administration building will be replaced; the LAS pump will also be replaced.

The program to replace high usage meters in the district has completed replacement of 1,105 meters this year.

Click here to view Projects Under Construction and Design.

Highlights of Pecan Grove MUD Meeting – June 27, 2023

The regular monthly meeting of the Pecan Grove Municipal Utility District was held at the Pecan Grove Community/Administration building on the evening of June 27, 2023. The next meeting is scheduled for July 31, 2023, in the PGMUD Community/Administration building at 5:30 p.m.

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office
Monthly Contract Report for  June 2023

PGVFD Report –  June 2023

Bond Sale

A representative from Masterson Advisors presented the proposal for the sale of $6.6M in 20 year unlimited tax bonds by the MUD board for construction projects. Baker Group was the most favorable bidder at a rate of 3.94385%. The board voted to accept the Baker Group bid.

Parks Report

There were five new trash cans installed along the Walking Trail around Pecan Grove Park. Tree trimming along the trail was also completed. The plans for the first stationary workout fixtures at the West end of the Park on the new trail are being finalized. The Parks Committee is also considering a new layout for the Frisbee golf course.

The Levee walking trail will be redressed with additional material.

Windmill Park’s pavilion and sidewalk have been re-grouted.

Dead landscaping around the community/administration building has been replaced.

Landscaping at Memorial Park has also been replaced and new flowers added.

Operator’s Report

June 2023 testing showed that the drinking water system met the state and federal compliance standard for disinfection and there were no permit excursions for the month in wastewater.

At the Surface Water Treatment Plant (SWTP) the purchase and repair of the level transmitter for the clearwater mixing chamber is pending with the vendor. The parts are on order for the SWTP backwash strainer with an early fall completion. The bleach pump replacement at the SWTP has been received and is being installed. Two GAC pump motor have been replaced.

At the Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) the sludge pump VFD cabinet cooler repair is in process and should be completed in June.

The repair of the #1 pump at Lift Station #9 is complete as well as the #4 pump at the South Storm Water Pump Station.

The #1 pump at Lift Station #2 repair is in process, while the repair of the #1 pump at Lift Station #9 is complete.

The operator got approval to replace the two chlorine scales at the WWTP. Approval was also obtained for repair of the South Storm Water Pump Station Pump #4.

At the SWTP replacements for a belt press belt, the PAC pump and air compressors for the MCC building A/C and for the filter skids.

On June 5, 2023, staff attended radio training by the FB Office of Emergency Management.

The annual Consumer Confidence Report was mailed to bill paying customers in June.

The program to replace high usage meters in the district has completed replacement of 871 meters this year.

Click here to view Projects Under Construction and Design.

Highlights of Pecan Grove MUD Meeting – May 23, 2023

The regular monthly meeting of the Pecan Grove Municipal Utility District was held at the Pecan Grove Community/Administration building on the evening of May 23, 2023. The next meeting is scheduled for June 27, 2023, in the PGMUD Community/Administration building at 3:30 p.m.

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office
Monthly Contract Report for May 2023

PGVFD Report –  May 2023

Parks Report

The new Walking Trail around Pecan Grove Park is complete and ties into the walking trail on the levee and to the new park ramp on the Northwest corner of the park. Reservations for the Community/Administration Building and for the park pavilion are strong. The Parks committee is looking at stationary workout fixtures along the new trail as well as replacing some goals on the Frisbee golf course.

Operator’s Report

May 2023 testing showed that the drinking water system met the state and federal compliance standard for disinfection and there were no permit excursions for the month in wastewater.

At the Surface Water Treatment Plant (SWTP) the purchase and repair of the level transmitter for the clearwater mixing chamber is pending with the vendor. The parts are on order for the SWTP backwash strainer.

At the Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) lift pump #4 has been repaired as well as the repair of the step screen. The fence at the WWTP repair is complete. The sludge pump VFD cabinet cooler repair is in process and should be completed in June.

The repair of the #1 pump at Lift Station #9 is in process. The #4 pump at the South Storm Water Pump Station is being evaluated prior to repair.

The operator asked to replace: The #1 pump at Lift Staion #2, the bleach pump at the SWTP and GAC pump motor also at the SWTP.

On May 17, 2023, the TCEQ conducted an inspection at the WWTP and there were no deficiencies noted.

The program to replace high usage meters in the district has completed replacement of 638 meters this year.

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Thank You for Your Support

Dear Pecan Grove, Waterside, and Harvest Green residents,

On behalf of the Pecan Grove Volunteer Fire Department, I would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude for your unwavering support and generosity over the years. Your contributions have enabled us to continue serving our community with the utmost dedication and commitment.

We understand the importance of community involvement and support. It is because of your generosity that we have been able to purchase updated equipment, provide training to our members, and maintain and update our facilities. Your contributions have made a significant impact on our ability to respond to emergencies promptly and effectively.

We take pride in serving the Pecan Grove, Waterside, and Harvest Green communities, and we could not do it without your help. Your continued support allows us to focus on our mission of protecting life, property, and the environment.

We are humbled by your kindness and your commitment to our organization. Please know that your support does not go unnoticed and is deeply appreciated. We look forward to continuing our partnership with you and serving our community with excellence.

Thank you once again for your continued support.

Jerod Vontz, Fire Chief
Pecan Grove Volunteer Fire Department

Park Closed a Few Hours

Tomorrow, part of the park entrance will be blocked off due to stripping. Please follow the directions of the workers guiding you. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Any questions, please contact parks manager at (832) 818-5600.