83rd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1843, Chapter 497 Page: 2 of 10
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S.B. No. 1843
1 temporary directors may not hold an election under Section 8480.003
2 until each municipality in whose corporate limits or
3 extraterritorial jurisdiction the district is located has
4 consented by ordinance or resolution to the creation of the
5 district and to the inclusion of land in the district.
6 Sec. 8480.005. FINDINGS OF PUBLIC PURPOSE AND BENEFIT.
7 (a) The district is created to serve a public purpose and benefit.
8 (b) The district is created to accomplish the purposes of:
9 (1) a municipal utility district as provided by
10 general law and Section 59, Article XVI, Texas Constitution; and
11 (2) Section 52, Article III, Texas Constitution, that
12 relate to the construction, acquisition, improvement, operation,
13 or maintenance of macadamized, graveled, or paved roads, or
14 improvements, including storm drainage, in aid of those roads.
15 Sec. 8480.006. INITIAL DISTRICT TERRITORY. (a) The
16 district is initially composed of the territory described by
17 Section 2 of the Act enacting this chapter.
18 (b) The boundaries and field notes contained in Section 2 of
19 the Act enacting this chapter form a closure. A mistake made in the
20 field notes or in copying the field notes in the legislative process
21 does not affect the district's:
22 (1) organization, existence, or validity;
23 (2) right to issue any type of bond for the purposes
24 for which the district is created or to pay the principal of and
25 interest on a bond;
26 (3) right to impose a tax; or
27 (4) legality or operation.
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Texas. Legislature. Senate. 83rd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1843, Chapter 497, legislative document, June 14, 2013; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth439174/m1/2/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.