Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 391.001


The purpose of this chapter is to encourage and permit local governmental units to:


join and cooperate to improve the health, safety, and general welfare of their residents; and


plan for the future development of communities, areas, and regions so that:


the planning of transportation systems is improved;


adequate street, utility, health, educational, recreational, and other essential facilities are provided as the communities, areas, and regions grow;


the needs of agriculture, business, and industry are recognized;


healthful surroundings for family life in residential areas are provided;


historical and cultural values are preserved; and


the efficient and economical use of public funds is commensurate with the growth of the communities, areas, and regions.


The general purpose of a commission is to make studies and plans to guide the unified, far-reaching development of a region, eliminate duplication, and promote economy and efficiency in the coordinated development of a region.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.

Source: Section 391.001 — Purpose, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­391.­htm#391.­001 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 391.001’s source at texas​.gov