Kaufman County Fresh Water Supply District 1-B
serving the residents of Windmill Farms (Phase 1) in Forney, Texas


Kaufman County Fresh Water Supply District 1-B provides water, solid waste, police, fire, road maintenance, and other municipal services to the residents of Windmill Farms (Phase 1) in Forney Texas.

Latest News and Advisories
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Next Monthly Board Meeting July 23, 2019 - The next KCFWSD 1-B Board of Directors meeting will be held on July 23, 2019 at 6:30 pm at 9550 Helms Trail, Suite 800, Forney, TX 75126. Meeting agendas are posted on this website when they become available, typically 3 to 5 days prior to a meeting. Click More to go to the Agendas page.   More

Board Issues Traffic Control Orders - The KCFWSD1-B Board of Directors has issued orders restricting through commercial vehicle traffic, the parking of commercial vehicles,and parking/standing applying to all vehicles at specific locations. Click on More to see the orders.   More

Road Tax Bonds Refinanced at Reduced Rate - KCFWSD 1-B has refinanced its road tax bonds resulting in significant long term savings for homeowners.   More

Latest Water Quality Report - KCFWSD 1-B service provider Severn Trent has released its latest water quality report (2017). The report is included as an attachment to the May 2018 Meeting Minutes.

Higher Water Bills? - North Texas homeowners are beginning to see higher water bills due to increased usage and higher rates. While Windmill Farms (Phase 1) rates have not increased in recent years, future increases are possible. Read the Dallas Morning News article on the subject to learn more:   Click Here to go to http://www.dallasnews.com/news/metro/20150829-water-bills-surge-for-many-in-cities-north-east-of-dallas.ece

Twice Weekly Watering Now Permitted - Watering restrictions have been relaxed. Residents can now water their lawns twice weekly. Conservation, however, continues to be a priority. Twice weekly watering may not be needed. To determine what watering schedule is best for you:   Click Here to go to http://www.watermyyard.org

Board Releases Auditors Report - The KCFWSD 1-B Auditors Report for the fiscal year ending in March 2018 has been posted.   More

Board of Directors

KCFWSD1-B is governed by a board of directors made up of residents of the district.

To contact a Board member directly, go to the Contact page Click here;

The current Board position assignments are as follows:

John Rooney serves as President.





Brian Billings, serves as  Vice President.





Landon Bryant serves as Secretary.





Megan LaBounty  serves as Assistant Secretary.





John Kissling serves as Director.





May 4 Bond and Maintenance Tax Election Propositions Fail

 All three propositions in the May 4 Bond and Maintenance Tax  Election failed to receive the required number of votes for passage. The propositions relating to the district's infrastructure and facilities were:

PROPOSITION A

SHALL THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS (THE "BOARD") OF KAUFMAN COUNTY FRESH WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT NO. 1-B ( THE "DISTRICT") BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE THE BONDS OF THE DISTRICT IN ONE OR MORE ISSUES OR SERIES, MATURING SERIALLY OR OTHERWISE OVER A PERIOD NOT TO EXCEED FORTY (40) YEARS FROM THEIR DATE OR DATES, BEARING INTEREST AT A RATE NOT TO EXCEED THE MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED BY LAW AT THE TIME SUCH BONDS ARE ISSUED (IN WHOLE OR IN PART THEREOF), ALL AS MAY BE DETERMINED BY THE BOARD, IN THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF SIX MILLION AND NO ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($6,000,000.00) FOR THE PURPOSE OR PURPOSES OF PURCHASING, CONSTRUCTING, ACQUIRING, OWNING, OPERATING, REPAIRING, IMPROVING, OR EXTENDING A WATERWORKS SYSTEM, A SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM, AND A DRAINAGE AND STORM SEWER SYSTEM, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ALL ADDITIONS TO SUCH SYSTEMS AND ALL LAND, IMPROVEMENTS, FACILITIES, PLANTS, EQUIPMENT, APPLIANCES, INTERESTS IN PROPERTY AND CONTRACT RIGHTS NEEDED THEREFOR, AND ADMINISTRATIVE FACILITIES NEEDED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, AND AS WELL AS ALL EXPENSES IN ANY MANNER INCIDENTAL THERETO, ALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ENGINEER'S REPORT FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT; AND SHALL THE BOARD BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE PRINCIPAL OF AND THE INTEREST AND REDEMPTION PRICE ON ALL OF SUCH BONDS BY THE LEVY AND COLLECTION ANNUALLY OF A SUFFICIENT TAX UPON ALL TAXABLE PROPERTY WITHIN THE DISTRICT, ALL AS AUTHORIZED BY THE CONSTITUTION AND LAWS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS; SAID BONDS, IF APPROVED, TO BE AUTHORIZED?


PROPOSITION B

SHALL THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS (THE "BOARD") OF KAUFMAN COUNTY FRESH WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT NO. 1-B (THE "DISTRICT") BE AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE THE BONDS OF THE DISTRICT IN ONE OR MORE ISSUES OR SERIES, MATURING SERIALLY OR OTHERWISE OVER A PERIOD NOT TO EXCEED FORTY (40) YEARS FROM THEIR DATE OR DATES, BEARING INTEREST AT A RATE NOT TO EXCEED THE MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED BY LAW AT THE TIME SUCH BONDS ARE ISSUED (IN WHOLE OR IN PART THEREOF), ALL AS MAY BE DETERMINED BY THE BOARD, IN THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF FOUR MILLION AND NO ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($4,000,000.00) FOR THE PURPOSE OR PURPOSES OF PURCHASING, CONSTRUCTING, ACQUIRING, OWNING, OPERATING, REPAIRING, IMPROVING, OR MAINTAINING MACADAMIZED, GRAVELED OR PAVED ROADS OR TURNPIKES, OR IN AID OF THESE PURPOSES, INSIDE OR OUTSIDE THE BOUNDARIES OF THE DISTRICT, AS WELL AS ALL EXPENSES IN ANY MANNER INCIDENTAL THERETO, ALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ENGINEER'S REPORT FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT; AND SHALL THE BOARD BE AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE PRINCIPAL OF AND THE INTEREST AND REDEMPTION PRICE ON ALL OF SUCH BONDS BY THE LEVY AND COLLECTION ANNUALLY OF A SUFFICIENT TAX UPON ALL TAXABLE PROPERTY WITHIN THE DISTRICT, ALL AS AUTHORIZED BY THE CONSTITUTION AND LAWS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS; SAID BONDS, IF APPROVED, TO BE AUTHORIZED?


PROPOSITION C

SHALL THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF KAUFMAN COUNTY FRESH WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT NO. 1-B BE AUTHORIZED TO ASSESS, LEVY, AND COLLECT AN ANNUAL AD VALOREM TAX, AT A MAXIMUM ANNUAL RATE NOT TO EXCEED $0.20 PER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS OF ASSESSED VALUE OF TAXABLE PROPERTY WITHIN SAID DISTRICT, TO SECURE FUNDS FOR OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE AND OTHER AUTHORIZED PURPOSES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FUNDS FOR PLANNING, CONSTRUCTING, ACQUIRING, MAINTAINING, REPAIRING AND OPERATING ALL NECESSARY LAND, PLANTS, WORKS, FACILITIES, IMPROVEMENTS, EQUIPMENT AND APPLIANCES OF SUCH DISTRICT, AND FOR THE PAYMENT OF PROPER SERVICES, ENGINEERING AND LEGAL FEES, AND ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES, ALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONSTITUTION AND LAWS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, INCLUDING PARTICULARLY SECTION 49.107 OF THE TEXAS WATER CODE, TOGETHER WITH ALL AMENDMENTS AND ADDITIONS THERETO?

Although Proposition B (roads) received more yes votes than no votes, it did not the 2/3 number of yes votes required for passage. The other two propositions would have required only a majority of yes votes for passage.

To view the official order declaring the results of the election, click on the link below.


View Bond and Maintenence Tax Declaration of Results



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