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District Profile

Inverness Forest Improvement District (the “District”) is a water control and improvement district created by the 59th Legislature in 1965 and confirmed at an election held within the District on June 17, 1965.

The District is comprised of 705 acres and serves approximately 515 connections. Additionally the District also provides security services in the District. The District is located in north Harris County, approximately 20 miles north of Houston’s central business district, and lies wholly within the exclusive extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City. The District is bisected by Cypress Creek Parkway. The District is generally bounded on the north by Cypress Creek, approximately 1 mile east of the intersections of Cypress Creek Parkway and Interstate Highway 45, and approximately generally just to the west of the Hardy Toll Road.

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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:

  • Charles Pritchard, President/Treasurer, Term Expires: November 2026
  • Jewel DeBardelaben, Vice-President/Tax Compliance Officer, Term Expires: November 2024
  • Gary Portzline, Secretary, Term Expires: November 2024
  • Don Townsend, Assistant Secretary, Term Expires: November 2026
  • Dale Speas, Director, Term Expires: November 2026



H2O Innovations
27335 West Hardy Rd Suite 101
Spring, Tx 77373

Contact: Michelle Giacona
Phone:(281) 353-9756


L&S District Services, LLC
P.O. Box 170
Tomball, TX 77377
Contact: Cindy Schmidt and Debra Loggins
Phone: (281) 356-7542

Tax Assessor/Collector

Equi-Tax, Inc.
17111 Rolling Creek Dr., Suite 200
Houston, TX 77090

Contact: Kenneth Byrd and Debra Bessire
Phone: (281) 444-4866


Langford Engineering, Inc.
1080 W. Sam Houston Pkwy. N., Suite 200
Houston, TX 77043

Contact: John Davis
Phone: (713) 461-3530


Polley Garza PLLC
Mailing: P.O. Box 66568, Houston, Texas 77266
Physical: 2929 Allen Parkway, Suite 3450, Houston, Texas 77019
Attorney: Jon Polley
Paralegal: Kimberly Newman
Phone: (346) 440-1147

Web Design/Communications

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