Crime Control and Prevention District

Meetings
The District meets as needed at City Hall.

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Directors

Hal Gerhardt
Chairperson
Place 1

Term Expires
May 2018
Brandon Krausse
Director
Place 2

Term Expires
May 2018
Lee Griffin
Director
Place 3

Term Expires
May 2017
James Wright
Secretary
Place 4

Term Expires
May 2017
Melva Clark
Director
Place 5

Term Expires
May 2017
Patrick Shelbourne
Vice-Chairperson
Place 6

Term Expires
May 2018
Robert Davis
Director
Place 7

Term Expires
May 2018 
Hector F. Garcia
Director
Place 8

Term Expires
May 2017

Overview
The Watauga Crime Control and Prevention District was created by referendum of the citizens of Watauga in March of 1996, renewed in May of 2001 and renewed again in November 2010 for a period of 10 years.. The District was designed in compliance with the Texas Local Government Code, Title 11, Subtitle C, Chapter 363.

The Watauga Crime Control and Prevention District provides for the establishing of a ½ cent sales tax for the express purpose of funding of crime control programs, including the costs of personnel, expansion administration, enhancement and capital expenditures. The specific types of programs are listed in sub-chapter D of Chapter 363.161.

The district is governed by seven members of the Board of Directors. The Board are responsible for budgeting, managing, controlling and administering district funds.