‘Wicked Witch of the West’ taxing district dissolved after six year fight against taxpayer activists

In a milestone decision Thursday, the Montrose Management District caved under pressure from local taxpayer activists and dissolved, marking perhaps the first time in state history that a Texas government entity has been forced to shutter by its own citizens.

“The fact that the Montrose Management District did the right thing and dissolved today marks a significant point in Texas history, not just Houston history,” said Andy Taylor, the attorney for the Montrose taxpayers fighting the taxing district. “This is the first time that the citizens have absolutely been able to dissolve the government. It’s an unbelievable precedent that we’ve just achieved.”

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