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NOTICE OF
ADOPTION OF
POLICY AND RATES FOR WATER AND SEWER SERVICE, RULES AND
REGULATIONS
GOVERNING WATER AND SEWER
SERVICE LINES AND CONNECTIONS, DROUGHT
CONTINGENCY PLAN, AND STORM WATER
PROTECTION PLAN, AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION THEREOF
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the board of directors of Sportsman’s World Municipal Utility District (the “District”) has adopted an order or resolution establishing one or more of the following: (i) policies and rates for water and/or sewer service; (ii) rules and regulations governing water and/or sewer service lines and connections; (iii) a drought contingency plan; and (iv) a storm water protection plan and providing for penalties for violations. Such rules are subject to amendment from time-to-time. Breach of the rules described in this Notice will subject the violator to a penalty.
The order or resolution was adopted for the purpose of establishing rules, regulations and penalties for violation thereof: (i) for connection to the Districts’ system and policies and rates for water and sewer service; (ii) preventing overloading of water and wastewater treatment plants, preventing increased plumbing and wastewater treatment costs, and preventing line failures and service disruptions; and (iii) regulating water use during drought conditions and providing penalties for violations of rules to assist in maintaining adequate water supplies during periods of drought; and (iv) the control and protection of storm water.
Pursuant to the authority granted by Sections 49.004 and 51.127 or 54.205, Texas Water Code, as amended, the District has established reasonable penalties for the breach of the requirements or rules described in this Notice, which penalties shall not exceed the jurisdiction of a justice court as provided in §27.031, Texas Government Code. Such penalties shall be in addition to any other penalties provided by the laws of the State of Texas or any other applicable jurisdiction. Further, in any suit to enforce its rules, a District may seek to recover reasonable fees for attorneys, expert witnesses and other costs incurred by the District before the court.
Full text of the rules and regulations is on file at 2727 Allen Parkway, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77019 and is available for inspection. Further information on the rules and regulations may also be obtained by calling the District’s office at (713) 652-6500 and by providing payment of the applicable costs for any requested copies.

The rules and regulations will be in full force and effect from and after five (5) days after the date of publication of this notice.

SPORTSMAN’S WORLD MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT
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PostedMay 17, 2017