Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 25.025
Election; Adoption


After a petition is filed, an election to consider the adoption of the city manager form of government must be held on the first authorized uniform election date prescribed by the Election Code that occurs after the date the petition is filed under Section 25.022 (Petition) and that affords enough time to hold the election in the manner required by law. Each qualified voter in the municipality is entitled to vote in the election.


The ballots at an election under this subchapter shall be printed to provide for voting for or against the proposition: The governing body of the municipality of ____________________ (name of the municipality) appointing a city manager and setting by ordinance the salary of the manager.


A municipality holding an election under this subchapter shall operate under the city manager form of government if a majority of the votes cast at the election are for its adoption.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.

Source: Section 25.025 — Election; Adoption, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­25.­htm#25.­025 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 25.025’s source at texas​.gov