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Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 151 (the "District") is a municipal utility district created in 2004 by order of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. The District contains approximately 1,405 acres of land and is located in northern Fort Bend County approximately 30 miles west of downtown Houston. The District is located wholly within the exclusive extra-territorial jurisdiction of the City of Fulshear.

The District has constructed and operates water, sanitary sewer, drainage, park, and fire protection facilities to serve Firethorne, a master planned community.

Notice to Firethorne Residents
Change to Utility Billing Services & Payment Options

Severn Trent Services is making changes to utility billing services beginning in September, 2014. These changes will include a new web portal (www.paymystbill.com) and additional payment options. Please also note that certain previous payment options will no longer be available. Customers should receive additional information regarding those changes with the utility bill received in August. See this additional information here.

It is important to note that account numbers have changed. Customers will need to make this change if utilizing ACH or their own bank's bill pay feature.

Notice to Firethorne Residents
Change in Garbage/Recycling Provider

Beginning August 1, 2014, Best Trash will be the new garbage and recycling collection provider for Firethorne. Garbage will continue to be collected on Wednesdays and Saturdays and recycling will continue to be collected on Saturdays.

Best Trash will provide Firethorne residents with a new garbage cart and a new recycling cart. Information from Best Trash regarding acceptable materials, procedures, and holidays can be found here.

Notice to Firethorne Residents
North Fort Bend Water Authority Pumpage Fee Increase

In order to comply with the legislative mandate to reduce groundwater usage, the District, along with other municipal utility districts in the area, is part of the North Fort Bend Water Authority (the "Authority") Groundwater Reduction Plan ("GRP"). The Authority recently increased the GRP fee from $1.80 to $2.20 per 1,000 gallons of water pumped, effective January 1, 2014. This GRP fee increase will be reflected in the bill you receive in January 2014. For information regarding the Authority, please see the Authority's website, www.nfbwa.com.

Notice to Firethorne Residents
Online Bill-Pay through Banking Institutions

Customers who elect to pay their water and sewer and/or tax bills using online bill-pay directly through your banking institution should allow up to 10 days for processing from the date your bank issues the payment. This payment option generally involves your bank utilizing a third party to generate and mail a check to the address you specify, which can take up to 7-10 days. Please ensure you allow adequate time for your payment to be processed before the due date if you choose to use online bill-pay through your bank.

For information on other options for paying your water and sewer bills, please go to www.paymystbill.com and note the instructions on registering your account online. For information on other options for paying your tax bills, please go to www.taxtech.net and locate your account.

Notice to Firethorne Residents
Operation of Golf Carts

Due to increasing golf cart activity in the Firethorne community, the MUD wants to ensure residents are aware of the laws related to the operation of golf carts and other motorized vehicles. While golf cart operation may be permitted on certain public roadways, operation of any motorized vehicle (including golf carts) is prohibited on trails, water detention or retention areas, drainage ditches or other property owned by the MUD. Operation of a motorized vehicle on MUD trails or water retention areas is a violation of the Texas Water Code (Class C Misdemeanor).

*Click here to read a memo from the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office regarding the laws governing golf cart operation.

*Click here for a map showing the trails, water detention/retention areas, drainage ditches, and other property owned by the MUD where motorized vehicle activity is prohibited.

Inquiries or comments can be emailed here.

Please read this disclaimer with important information about the District.

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Home Owners Association:
Firethorne Community Association

Water Service:
Severn Trent Services

Trash Service:
Best Trash
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Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 151 - Fulshear, Texas