Emergency Services Districts are a political subdivision of the State of Texas and are created through a petition from and an election by the citizens of the proposed District under Texas Health and Safety Code 775. ESD’s are allowed, by statue, to levy ad valorem property taxes with a constitutional cap at $0.10/$100 property valuation.
Montgomery County Tax Office
400 N. San Jacinto St.
Conroe, Texas 77301
Tax Office website can be found here.
Emergency Services Districts also have the ability to collect a sales and use tax within their district boundaries. In the State of Texas there is a maximum sales and use tax of 8.25%; 6.25% is reserved for the Sate and 2% is allowed for other political subdivisions to collect. In order for an ESD to implement the collection of a sales and use tax the citizens of the District must approve the amount through an election process. The District imposes a sales and use tax of 1.5%.
Emergency Services District #4
I started my journey in the fire service on April 17th 1983. Since then I have had the pleasure of working with some of the greatest men and women around. I started at Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 4 (MCESD4)/Needham Fire Rescue (NFR) in February of 2000. Click here to read more.
Fire Chief Kevin Hosler
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