Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 372.009
Hearing


(a)

A public improvement district may be established and improvements provided by the district may be financed under this subchapter only after the governing body of the municipality or county holds a public hearing on the advisability of the improvement.

(b)

The hearing may be adjourned from time to time until the governing body makes findings by resolution as to:

(1)

the advisability of the improvement;

(2)

the nature of the improvement;

(3)

the estimated cost of the improvement;

(4)

the boundaries of the public improvement district;

(5)

the method of assessment; and

(6)

the apportionment of costs between the district and the municipality or county as a whole.

(c)

Notice of the hearing must be given in a newspaper of general circulation in the municipality or county. If any part of the improvement district is to be located in the municipality’s extraterritorial jurisdiction or if any part of the improvements is to be undertaken in the municipality’s extraterritorial jurisdiction, the notice must also be given in a newspaper of general circulation in the part of the extraterritorial jurisdiction in which the district is to be located or in which the improvements are to be undertaken. The final publication of notice must be made before the 15th day before the date of the hearing. The notice must state:

(1)

the time and place of the hearing;

(2)

the general nature of the proposed improvement;

(3)

the estimated cost of the improvement;

(4)

the boundaries of the proposed assessment district;

(5)

the proposed method of assessment; and

(6)

the proposed apportionment of cost between the improvement district and the municipality or county as a whole.

(d)

Written notice containing the information required by Subsection (c) must be mailed before the 15th day before the date of the hearing. The notice must be addressed to “Property Owner” and mailed to the current address of the owner, as reflected on tax rolls, of property subject to assessment under the proposed public improvement district.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987. Amended by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 1, Sec. 76(f), eff. Aug. 28, 1989; Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1341, Sec. 8, eff. June 16, 2001.

Source: Section 372.009 — Hearing, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­372.­htm#372.­009 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 372.009’s source at texas​.gov