Highlights of Pecan Grove MUD Meeting – January 31, 2023

The regular monthly meeting of the Pecan Grove Municipal Utility District was held at the Pecan Grove Community/Administration building on the afternoon of January 31, 2023. The next meeting is scheduled for February 28, 2023 in the PGMUD Community/Administration building at 5:30 p.m.

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

PGVFD Report – January 2023

Parks Report

The leveling of the monument sign at Memorial Park is in process.
Pipes in the restrooms at Pecan Grove Park were repaired due to damage from the December freeze.
Rental activity of the Administration/Community building at Pecan Grove Park is increasing.

Operator’s Report

  • December 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.
  • The SWTP mixing chamber level transmitters are on order.
  • The SWTP settling basin main shaft will be replaced as well as the primary chain when parts are received.
  • The SWTP high service pumps #1 and #2 have been pulled and are out for repair assessment.
  • The alarm systems for the SWTP, the admin building and sludge building have been replaced.
  • Water plant #3 booster pumps #3 and #4 are being repaired.
  • The automatic transfer switch at Water Plant #3 repairs are in process.
  • The step screen at the WWTP will have to be repaired at an estimated cost of $30,000.
  • The 16” intake valve at the SWTP failed in December freeze and will be repaired for $7,700.
  • GM Services completed performance testing on all the water wells and no problems were found.
  • Si Enviro and Odyssey participated in a levee problem reaction test with FEMA and FB OEM.
  • A part time office assistant was hired and is working.
  • The customer service number is 281-238-5000.

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Highlights of Pecan Grove MUD Meeting – December 20, 2022

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 20, 2022. The next meeting is scheduled for January 31, 2023 in the PGMUD Community/Administration building at 5:30 p.m.

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office
Monthly Contract Report for December 2022

PGVFD Report – December 2022

Parks Report

Overgrown brush at the back of Pecan Grove Park (on Pitts) was removed in preparation for the construction of the ramp to be built from the levee to the point where the new walking trail will begin. The wild flower seeding on the first lot on Plantation Blvd. at the East levee will start in the spring. The leveling of the monument sign at Memorial Park is planned for this coming month.

Operator’s Report

  • November 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.
  • Oil/water separators were installed on all air compressors at the SWTP.
  • The SWTP mixing chamber level transmitters are on order.
  • The SWTP settling basin main shaft will be replaced as well as the primary chain when parts are received.
  • The SWTP high service pumps #1 and #2 have been pulled and are out for repair assesment.
  • The alarm systems for the SWTP, the admin building and sludge building have been replaced.
  • Water plant #3 booster pumps #3 and #4 are being repaired.
  • The automatic transfer switch at Water Plant #3 has failed and will be replaced.
  • The customer service number is 281-238-5000.

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Highlights of Pecan Grove MUD Meeting – November 29, 2022

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 29, 2022. The next meeting is scheduled for December 20, 2022 in the PGMUD Community/Administration building at 5:30 p.m.

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office – Monthly Contract Report for November 2022

PGVFD Report – November 2022

Parks Report

Christmas lights for Memorial Park and the PGMUD building on Pitts have been placed. The monument sign at Memorial Park needs to be leveled. The board voted to approve the bid from Pattern Pro Concrete for $1,770 for the job. There were 5 non-profit and 2 resident rentals of the admin/community building for November.

Operator’s Report

  • November 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.
  • Oil/water separators will be installed on all air compressors at the SWT when the parts arrive.
  • The #2 digester at the WWTP has been cleaned.
  • The SWT settling basin was cleaned. The basin’s main shaft will be replaced as well as the primary chain.
  • The SWT high service pumps #1 and #2 have been pulled and are out for repair.
  • The alarm systems for the SWTP, the admin building and sludge building are obsolete and will be replaced.
  • Water plant #3 booster pumps #3 and #4 were pulled due to excess vibration and will be repaired.
  • The customer service office number is 281-238-5000.

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Highlights of Pecan Grove MUD Meeting – October 25, 2022

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 25, 2022. The next meeting is scheduled for November 29, 2022 in the PGMUD Community/Administration building at 5:30 p.m.

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office – Monthly Contract Report for October 2022

PGVFD Report – October 2022

Parks Report

The POA held its annual Fall Festival at Pecan Grove Park on Saturday October 22nd and it was a success. The fence at Windmill Park has been repaired. Flags at Memorial Park were lowered to half-staff from October 4th to the 9th for National Fallen Firefighters Memorial.

Operator’s Report

  • October testing stated the drinking water system met the state and federal compliance standard for disinfection and there were no permit excursions for the month in wastewater.
  • The booster pump #3 at water plant #3 has been repaired and is running.
  • Oil/water separators will be installed on all air compressors at the SWT when the parts arrive.
  • The SWT sedimentation basin main drive shaft was repaired and is operational.
  • The SWT clear well mixing chamber level transmitter will be replaced when the parts arrive.
  • The digester #2 at the wastewater plant will be cleaned in November.

Change in Operator

Thank you for your patience as we move forward with our new operator, Si Environmental, LLC (“Si Enviro”).

Your new billing statement will be generated this week and you should start receiving them at the end of next week, November 10th. The new statement will reflect your new account number. Please update your online bill pay information to reflect this along with your new remittance address.

Following receipt of your first water bill, you will be able to set up new payment options, as you have used in the past. For those customers who utilize ACH payments, you will be able to set that reoccurring payment up as well.

The holidays are fast approaching! The Customer Service Office will be closed Thursday the 24th and Friday the 25th in observance of Thanksgiving. There is no trash pickup or recycling on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday. Next pick up date is Monday, November 28th.

Please do not hesitate to contact your Customer Service Office by phone 281-238-5000 or email customerservice@pecangrovemud.com with any questions and/or concerns.

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Highlights of Pecan Grove MUD Meeting – September 27, 2022

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 27, 2022. The next meeting is scheduled for October 25, 2022 in the PGMUD Community/Administration building at 5:30 p.m.

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office – Monthly Contract Report for September 27, 2022

PGVFD Report – September 27, 2022

Annual Audit

The board moved to engage McGrath & Co. to audit of the district basic financial statements.

Parks Report

New aerators have been installed in Bullhead Slough that bubble the surface of the water instead of fountain.

An online portal on our website for event reservations at the new Pecan Grove MUD Administration/ Community building as well as for the park pavilion is now available.

Trash Report

The August report for trash collection shows 25 issues (11 missed pickups) over 57,109 collections for a collection rate of 99.956%.

Order Setting Tax Rates

For the upcoming 2022 tax year the board adopted a rate of $0.615 per $100 of valuation. The rate is composed of $0.30 debt service and $0.315 for maintenance and operations. This is down from $0.635 per $100 or $0.02 from the 2021 tax rate.

Operator’s Report

  • September testing confirmed the drinking water system met the state and federal compliance standard for disinfection and there were no permit excursions for the month in wastewater.
  • There was some vandalism of chain between bollards at district owned properties along the levee and obvious damage to the levee from vehicles.
  • The operator pulled booster pump #3 at water plant #3 and repairs are in process.
  • Oil/water separators will be installed on all air compressors at the SWT when the parts arrive.
  • The Surface Water Plant thickener sludge pump has been repaired and reinstalled.
  • The SWT sedimentation basin main drive shaft will be repaired.
  • The SWT clear well mixing chamber level transmitter will be replaced.
  • Performance testing of Water Wells 3, 4 and 5 was completed with no problems found.

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Highlights of Pecan Grove MUD Meeting – August 30, 2022

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 30, 2022.  The next meeting is scheduled for September 27, 2022 in the PGMUD Community/Administration building at 5:30 p.m.

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office – Monthly Contract Report for August 2022

PGVFD Report – August 2022

 

Parks Report

New aerators are being installed in Bullhead Slough that bubble the surface of the water instead of fountain.  They should all be in place in the next month.

An online portal on our website for event reservations at the new Pecan Grove MUD Administration/ Community building as well as for the park pavilion is now available. The community building hosted a baby shower.

Operator’s Report

  • August testing confirmed the drinking water system met the state and federal compliance standard for disinfection and there were no permit excursions for the month in wastewater.
  • The #3 vertical turbine pump was replaced at the surface water treatment plant (SWT).
  • The operator installed additional bollards and chain at district owned properties along the levee.
  • The operator pulled booster pump #3 at water plant #3 and repairs are in process.
  • Oil/water separators will be installed on all air compressors at the SWT when the parts arrive.

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Highlights of Pecan Grove MUD Meeting – July 26, 2022

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 26, 2022. The next meeting is scheduled for August 30, 2022 in the PGMUD Community/Administration building at 5:30 p.m.

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office – Monthly Contract Report for July 2022

PGVFD Report – July 2022

Chief Jerod Vontz discussed the budget for next year for the Pecan Grove Volunteer Fire Department (PGVFD). In order to try to re-staff the department there will need to be an increase in the budget and our PGVFD portion will increase to $16.85 per month per residence. Mr. Vontz also reviewed the needs for replacement equipment and training so that we can maintain our current fire rating. Failing to maintain our fire service rating could cost homeowners hundreds more in home insurance.

Parks Report

Fort Bend County is donating live oak trees to Pecan Grove. We have asked for delivery in October or November so the planting will not be during such hot weather and the trees will have a better chance to survive.

The electrical panel at Windmill Park has been replaced.

An online portal on our website for event reservations at the new Pecan Grove MUD Administration/ Community building as well as for the park pavilion is now available and some meetings have been held.

Operator’s Report

  • July testing confirmed the drinking water system met the state and federal compliance standard for disinfection and there were no permit excursions for the month in wastewater.
  • The #3 vertical turbine pump was removed at the surface water treatment plant (SWT) for repair.
  • The board authorized the operator to install additional bollards and chain at district owned properties along the levee. The materials have been received and installation has begun.
  • The operator will be repairing booster pump #3 at water plant #3.
  • Oil/water separators will be installed on all air compressors at the SWT.

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Highlights of Pecan Grove MUD Meeting – June 28, 2022

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 28, 2022.  The next meeting is scheduled for July 26, 2022 in the PGMUD Community/Administration building at 5:30 p.m.

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office – Monthly Contract Report for June 2022

PGVFD Report

The PGVFD Audit was completed and determined to be acceptable by the audit firm. The fire department budget for next year will be discussed at a special meeting in July.

Parks Report

Fort Bend County is donating live oak trees to Pecan Grove. We have asked for delivery in October or November so the planting will not be during such hot weather and the trees will have a better chance to survive.

An online portal on our website for event reservations at the new Pecan Grove MUD Administration/Community building as well as for the park pavilion is available.

Operator’s Report

  • June testing confirmed the drinking water system met the state and federal compliance standard for disinfection and there were no permit excursions for the month in wastewater.
  • The sed basin east sludge pump was replaced at the surface water treatment plant and is operating.
  • The board authorized the operator to install additional bollards and chain at district owned properties along the levee. The materials have been received and installation has begun.

Annual Fire Hydrant Flushing

The annual fire hydrant flushing was completed the week of June 13th.

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