DROUGHT RESPONSE STAGE 1

The City has been on the drought Stage 1 contingency plan since March 2022.  As of August 3rd, Stage 1 remains intact.

DROUGHT RESPONSE STAGE 1

Stage 1 - Mild Water Shortage Conditions, Voluntary Conservation.
Raise public and customer awareness of water demand conditions.
Encourage voluntary water conservation by avoiding non-essential water uses.
 
Achieve a target reduction of 5% of the city's total water demand.
(1) Irrigation of landscaped areas with hose-end sprinklers or automatic irrigation systems should be limited to any two days of the week between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m.
(2) Outdoor water use is discouraged between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. except with hand-held hoses equipped with a positive pistol grip nozzle or other device that automatically shuts off water flow when the hose is not being used, or hand-held buckets.
(3) All operations of the city shall minimize non-essential water uses.
 
More information on Stages 2 – 4 can be found by visiting https://codelibrary.amlegal.com/codes/harkerhts/latest/harker_tx/0-0-0-1214

UNDERSTANDING LOCAL TAXES

Understanding how property taxes are calculated is often one of the most confusing challenges for homeowners.

To assist, the City has begun a series of topics to help our homeowners.

PART 1 - The Property Appraisal

PART 2 - Taxing Entities and Rates

UTILITY DISCLOSURE (H.B. 872)

The Texas legislature recently passed H.B. 872 which amended the Texas Utility Code to make utility customer information confidential by default. Residents do have the right to disclose your information under the Public Information Act to a specific person and / or to the public by completing a Request for Disclosure of Information Form and returning it to the Utility Administration Office. This form can be found on our website or obtained in the Utility Administration Office and returned by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by dropping off at 305 Miller’s Crossing, Harker Heights, TX 76548

City of Harker Heights

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305 Millers Crossing
Harker Heights, TX. 76548