Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 322.071
Issuance; Purpose


For the purpose of providing funds to acquire, improve, equip, and repair parks under its control, or for the acquisition or construction of facilities to be used in or connected with or incident to one or more of the parks, the board by resolution may issue bonds from time to time.


The bonds are fully negotiable instruments under Chapter 3 (Insolvency, Fraudulent Transfers, and Fraud), Business & Commerce Code, and other laws of this state.


Included among the permanent improvements and facilities that may be acquired through the issuance of bonds are stadiums, coliseums, auditoriums, athletic fields, pavilions, buildings and grounds for assembly, and parking facilities or other incident improvements.


The bonds must be issued in the name of the board, signed by the chairman, and attested by the secretary. The signatures may be facsimile signatures printed on the bonds. The seal of the board must be impressed, printed, or lithographed on the bonds.


The bonds must mature serially or otherwise in not more than 40 years and may be sold at a price and under terms determined by the board to be the most advantageous reasonably obtainable. The net effective interest rate may not exceed the maximum rate provided by Chapter 1204 (Interest Rate), Government Code.


The resolution authorizing the issuance of the bonds shall prescribe the details as to the bonds. It may contain provisions for the calling of the bonds for redemption before their respective maturity dates at particular prices and times. Except for rights of redemption expressly reserved in the resolution and the bonds, the bonds are not subject to redemption before their scheduled maturity dates.


The bonds may be made payable at times and places inside or outside this state as prescribed in the resolution.


The bonds may be made registrable as to principal, or both principal and interest.


The bonds may be issued in one or more series.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987. Amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1420, Sec. 8.320, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.

Source: Section 322.071 — Issuance; Purpose, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­322.­htm#322.­071 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

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