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Harris County Improvement District #3 PDF Print E-mail
(Upper Kirby Management District)

Created in June 1997 by the Texas State Legislature, the Harris County Improvement District #3 was created for comprehensive planning, implementation, maintenance and operations for the public improvement to the Upper Kirby District.

Commercial property owners pay a self-imposed property tax in addition to all public taxes. The tax rate for HCID# 3 is currently $0.15/$100.

     Founded: May 1997 by Texas State Legislature

     Boundaries: Roughly Westheimer (N), Shepherd (E), Bissonnet (S) and Buffalo Speedway (W). Link to boundary map.

     Budget: Approx. $1.9 mil.

     Funding: $0.15/$100

     Board Size: Five Members

  • Gateway/Midtown Scenic District
  • Upper Kirby District’s Master Plan
  • Funded creation of Upper Kirby Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #19 (TIRZ)

     Ongoing Services:
  • Precinct One Constable Patrol
  • Urban Design and Streetscape
  • Right of Way Maintenance and Cleanup
  • Adoption of Levy Park, District Esplanades, TxDOT US 59
  • Underpasses and Rights-of-Ways within the District boundaries
  • Graffiti/Bandit Sign Abatement Program
  • General District Operations
  • Public Affairs and Marketing of Area
  • Manager of Upper Kirby District TIRZ #19 and the Upper Kirby District Foundation
  • Liaison to City of Houston, Harris County, TxDOT and METRO
  • Regular Area Inlet Maintenance

     Proposed Projects:


Robert Axelson, Chair

Albert P. Keller, Vice Chair

Robert Schultz, Director

Jeff Steen, Director

Patricia Chesnick, Director

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