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Posted May 13th, 2022

Denton County Fresh Water Supply District 8-A

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About


Originally established in 2001, Denton County Fresh Water Supply District 8-A covers 260 acres of Paloma Creek. The District is located south of Highway 380, and is bordered to the west by an inlet of Lake Lewisville. The District also includes the Water Reclamation Plant and Denton ISD’s Paloma Creek Elementary campus to the north of Highway 380.

Board of Directors


Name Office Term
Jason Shipley President May 2020 - May 2024
Teresa Morrow Vice President May 2018 - May 2022
Jann Okerlund Secretary Nov 2021 - May 2022
Jonathan Kleppe Assistant Secretary / Treasurer May 2020 - May 2024

Conflict of Interest Disclosures

None reported.

Meeting Schedule


Denton County Fresh Water Supply District No. 8-A has its regularly scheduled Board meetings on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 5:45 pm at 10210 N. Central Expressway, Suite 300, Dallas, Texas. The meetings are open to the public, per Texas law, and the Board welcomes and encourages residents to attend.

Residents of the district have the right to request the designation of a meeting location within the district under Section 49.062(g), Water Code. A description of this process can be found here.

Interactive Boundary Map

Public Information

Meeting Documents

Here you can view the agendas and minutes of the District’s board meetings by selecting the desired month and year then clicking "Submit".
 

Elections Information

Below are the timelines and legal requirements for the District’s Board of Directors Elections. If you have any questions please contact us at 713-621-3707.

The next Directors’ Election for Denton County Fresh Water Supply District No. 8-A will be held on May 7, 2022, location to be determined.

Current Officers of District

Name Office Term
Jason Shipley President May 2020 - May 2024
Teresa Morrow Vice President May 2018 - May 2022
Jann Okerlund Secretary Nov 2021 - May 2022
Jonathan Kleppe Assistant Secretary / Treasurer May 2020 - May 2024

First Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot: Wednesday, January 19, 2022.

Last Day to File an Application for a Place on the General Election Ballot: Friday, February 18, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
For the official notice, please click here.

Election Date: May 7, 2022

The location(s) of the election will be posted upon determination. The Order Calling Election will be posted here when it becomes available.

For more information on election dates, visit the Secretary of State website at:
https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/voter/important-election-dates.shtml#2022

For Interested Candidates

To run for election to the District’s Board of Directors, a person must file an application for a place on the ballot. Application for a place on The General Election Ballot can be found on the Texas Secretary of State website at:
https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/pol-sub/2-21f.pdf

To be qualified to serve as a Director, a person shall be a US citizen, at least 18 years old, a resident of the State of Texas and either own land subject to taxation in the District or be a qualified voter in the District (Texas Water Code 51.072).

To review the General Requirements for Application in its entirety, please see (Texas Election Code 141.031).

To review the disqualification of a person from serving as a Director in its entirety, please see Texas Water Code (49.052).

Candidate Application Filing Location

Crawford & Jordan LLP

Dallas Office
3100 McKinnon St, Suite 1100
Dallas, TX 75201

Houston Office
19 Briar Hollow Ln, Suite 245
Houston, TX 77027
Office: 713-621-3707
Fax: 713-621-3909
Email: AAdams@crawlaw.net