Good news is that the Splashpad at Basecamp will be opening officially on Wednesday 5/25 with the hours running from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm. With this, the district will be extending the hours of the restrooms to close at 9:30 pm. There is always a possibility that we will need to maintenance the Splashpad and for it to be down from time to time, [...]
You may see some work going on over the week of May 7th in Sweetwater Park. With the increase in traffic along the park, we are adding new crosswalks and signs to help control the speed of traffic going down Sweetwater near the park. The work will be completed this week, so please be patient with our contractors while they are working to keep the [...]
The Splashpad at Basecamp has yet to open for the season as it has been undergoing repairs to ensure that users are kept safe and healthy. The team is working on getting the tanks cleaned, a new controller in, and updating the filtration system to keep the water clean and fresh. We are looking to have the Splashpad opened within the next couple of weeks. [...]
With weather conditions dropping below freezing most nights, the District has determined that the Bathrooms at Basecamp will be closed and reopened when the temperatures are back above freezing. The water will also remain turned off for the fountains at Basecamp and Old Joe Dog Park and will open as weather permits.
In the month of October, there was a new rate increase from Waste Connections, called a CPI adjustment and they are allowed to do these adjustments every October. The District has worked with Waste Connections at the November meeting to ensure that the adjustments do not go into effect without prior conversations with the MUD Districts so we are given ample time to notify the [...]
Over the past several months the MUD Board has been working with the City of McKinney around the intersection at Laud Howell and US75 frontage road and the backup that occurs. The City of McKinney has received approval from Texas Department of Transportation to convert the eastbound Laud Howell to a dual right turn lane onto US75 frontage road. The work is set to start [...]
What is a homestead exemption or adjustment on my tax bill? In Texas, the taxable value of Homesteaded Property may only increase 10% each year. The Homestead Adjustment (shown as Homestead ADJ on the statements issued for MUD1 and MUD2) is a deduction of the assessed value above the 10% maximum taxable value that the property values may increase on a Homesteaded Property. That same [...]
At it’s November 15, 2022 meeting, representatives of Waste Connections (Trinity Falls’ trash and recycling service provider) gave notice of a rate increase based upon the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan Statical Area (MSA). The new rates for Trinity Falls and MUD #2 residents will be as follows effective October 1, 2022: Residential Trash (one pick-up per week) $ 22.76 [...]
The Splashpad located at Basecamp has been closed for the 2022 season. Thank you all for the great season and we are looking forward to seeing everyone in 2023! With the closure of the Splashpad for the 2023 season and the reduced hours of sunlight, the bathroom hours at Basecamp will be 7:00 am to 8:00 pm.