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  • Phone:  903-636-4343
    Email: city@bigsandytx.gov

    City Hall
    100 N Tyler St
    Big Sandy TX 75755

    Business Hours
    Monday - Friday
    7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    After Hours Number
    903-636-4200

    Mailing Address:
    PO Box 986
    Big Sandy TX 75755

The Big Sandy Municipal Development District (MDD)

 

The Big Sandy Municipal Development District (MDD) was created by voters in May 2017 and began levying a 1/4 percent sales tax starting January 1, 2018 on all items in the district that are subject to the general sales tax. The MDD jurisdiction includes the City of Big Sandy and its extra-territorial jurisdiction (that area that extends outward from the city limits to one mile).

Mission

It is the mission of the MDD to aid the City of Big Sandy and interested private or public entities in making the community a better place to live, work and do business.

The Big Sandy MDD oversees, develops and may help finance any permissible economic development project as defined in their by-laws and Chapter 377 of the Texas Local Government Code and that benefits, strengthens and diversifies the economic base of Big Sandy. 

Members

The Board of Directors of the Big Sandy MDD are:

President: Rick Peterson
Vice President: Cindy Hooser
Secretary/Treasurer: Laura Rex
Director: Sonny Parsons
Director:  Rocky Ware

The Board consists of five (5) directors appointed by the City Council for staggered two year terms.

If you are interested in serving on the Big Sandy MDD Board of Directors, please fill out the Application and Background Release Form and return the original copies to City Secretary Laura Rex.

Meetings

The Big Sandy MDD usually meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 P.M. at the Big Sandy Heritage Center, 162 E Gilmer Street, Big Sandy.

If you have questions about the Municipal Development District or their meetings, please contact city hall at 903.636.4343 or email the City Secretary's office at citysecretary@bigsandytx.gov.

History

Prior to the creation of the Big Sandy MDD, the City encouraged economic development through the Big Sandy Community Development Corporation, which was established in 1995 under the authority of the Community Development Act of 1979 and was approved for funding (a type B sales tax) by the citizens of Big Sandy in an election held that same year.  The Big Sandy CDC was a Type B Economic Development Corporation, and was specifically designed to develop industry and cultivate communities and was dissolved by the voters in May 2017.

Contact Us

Phone:  903-636-4343
Email: city@bigsandytx.gov

City Hall
100 N Tyler St
Big Sandy TX 75755

Business Hours
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

After Hours Number
903-636-4200

Mailing Address:
PO Box 986
Big Sandy TX 75755

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