About Us

District Profile

Shasla Public Utility District of Harris County, Texas (the “District”) was created by Acts of the
62nd Legislature of the State of Texas, Regular Session, 1971, in accordance with Texas Water
Code Chapters 49 and 54. Pursuant to the provisions of Chapters 49 and 54 of the Texas Water
Code, the District is empowered to purchase, operate and maintain all facilities, plants and
improvements necessary to provide water, sanitary sewer service, storm sewer drainage,
irrigation, solid waste collection and disposal, including recycling, and to construct parks and
recreational facilities for the residents of the District. The District is also empowered to contract
for or employ its own peace officers with powers to make arrests and to establish, operate and
maintain a fire department to perform all fire-fighting activities within the District. The Board of
Directors held its first meeting on January 21, 1972, and the first bonds were sold on
September 10, 1973.

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Board Members

The District is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of five (5) Board members elected by the registered voters of the District, who manage and supervise all affairs of the District. Board members must either own property within the District or be a registered voter within the District. Each Board member is elected to serve a staggered four (4) year term. The District’s current Board members are as follows:

  • Harry Lemaster, President, Term Expires: November 2023
  • Richard Barbee, Vice-President, Term Expires: November 2025
  • Jimmy Wesolick, Secretary, Term Expires: November 2023
  • Frank Olivares, Asst. Secretary, Term Expires: November 2023
  • Hector Gomez, Director, Term Expires: November 2025



Young & Brooks
10000 Memorial Dr., Suite 260
Houston, TX 77024

Attorney: Mark Brooks
Phone: (713) 951-0800


H20 Innovation
27335 W Hardy Rd Suite 101
Spring, TX 77373

Contact: Howard Wilhite
Phone: (281) 353-9809


Municipal Accounts & Consultants LP
611 Longmire Rd., Suite 1
Conroe, TX 77304

Contact: Katherine Turner
Phone: (936) 756-1644

Financial Advisor

Blitch Associates, Inc.
11111 Katy Fwy., Suite 820
Houston, TX 77079

Contact: Bill Blitch
Phone: (713) 467-7344


Brown and Gay Engineers, Inc.
10777 Westheimer Rd., Suite 400
Houston, TX 77024

Contact: Nelson Gaez
Phone: (281) 558-8700

Tax Assessor/Collector

Bob Leared Interests, Inc.
11111 Katy Fwy., Suite 725
Houston, TX 77079

Contact: Bill Blitch
Phone: (281) 932-9011


McCall, Gibson, Swedlund, and Barfoot, PLLC.
13100 Wortham Center Dr., Suite 235
Houston, TX 77065

Contact: Chris Swedlund
Phone: (713) 462-0341

Web Design/Communications

Infinity Services, LLC
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd., Suite H120-330
Katy, TX 77494
Contact: Allen DeJonge
Phone: (573) 268-9577