Texas Health and Safety Code

Sec. § 121.044
Cooperative Agreement


The members of a public health district shall prepare a written cooperative agreement that sets out fully the terms of operation of the district.


The terms in a cooperative agreement must include:


organizational structure;


financial administration; and


procedures for:


modification of the cooperative agreement;


admission, withdrawal, and expulsion of members;


dissolution of the district; and


selection and removal of a director.


A cooperative agreement must be:


approved by the governing body of each member; and


signed by the appropriate officers of each governing body.


A modification of a cooperative agreement must be in writing. A modification is effective on approval by the governing body of each member.


A copy of a cooperative agreement and of each modification shall be:


included in the minutes of the governing body of each member; and


filed with the clerk of each county and municipality in the district and with the department.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.

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