Health & Safety Code Section 264.045
(a)A petition requesting an election on the proposition for the issuance of the revenue bonds may be presented to the secretary or president of the board before the date set for the adoption of the bond resolution. The petition must be signed by at least 10 percent of the qualified voters residing in the county who own taxable property in the authority.
(b)The election shall be ordered and held as provided by Chapter 1251 (Bond Elections), Government Code. The board, president, and secretary shall perform the functions assigned under that chapter respectively to the commissioners court, county judge, and county clerk.
(c)If a majority of voters who vote at the election approve the issuance of the bonds, the board may issue the bonds. If a petition is not filed, the board may issue the bonds without an election. However, the board may order the election on its own motion if a petition is not filed.
Section 264.045 — Referendum,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.264.htm#264.045 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).