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Bench Dedication Commemorates Rosemary Roe’s Service to MUD 47

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THE WOODLANDS, TX – Municipal Utility District (MUD) 47 Board Members, Woodlands Joint Powers Agency (WJPA) staff, and the family of the late Rosemary Roe met at Shadowbend Park for the dedication of a bench commemorating Rosemary’s public service. Rosemary served on the MUD 47 Board for more than 30 years. She also served many years as the MUD 47 trustee to the WJPA board. During her service to the MUD and WJPA, she held numerous officer positions, including president of MUD 47 of the WJPA.

From left – Front Row: Jesse King and Janelle King, grand-children. Seated: Kayla King grandchild; Lori King Cohn, daughter; Cliff Roe, husband of Mrs. Roe, and Jack Cohn, son-in-law. Standing, third row: Murray Batt; Sherry Pizzitola, WJPA; Anthony Cardiel, Assistant secretary-treasurer, MUD 47; Laura Norton; Assistant secretary-treasurer, MUD 47; Paul Brown, secretary-treasurer, MUD 47; Biff Picone, president, MUD 47; Nadine Joli-Coeur; Shelly Lawson, WJPA; Arthur Bredehoft, Trustee, MUD 47; and Jim Stinson, general manager, WJPA.




The Woodlands Joint Powers Agency is the central management agency for the ten Municipal Utility Districts that currently serve The Woodlands in Montgomery County. The services provided are water distribution, wastewater collection, storm drainage and tax collection services. The principal objective of The WJPA is to provide the MUDs it serves with professional, reliable and quality services consistent with fiscal responsibility. The WJPA is also committed to improving efficiency and effectiveness at maintaining the utility infrastructure and enhancing communication with our customers.