Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 572.052
Creation of Public Utility Agency


Public entities may create a public utility agency by concurrent ordinances.


A public entity may join in the creation of a public utility agency under this subchapter only if, at the time the concurrent ordinance is adopted, the entity has the authority to engage in the collection, transportation, treatment, or disposal of sewage or the conservation, storage, transportation, treatment, or distribution of water. This subsection does not prohibit a public entity from disposing of a facility after creation of the agency.


A public utility agency is a:


separate agency;


political subdivision of this state; and


political entity and corporate body.


A public utility agency may not impose a tax but has all the other powers that are related to facilities and that are provided by law to a municipality that owns a facility.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 227, Sec. 19, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
Renumbered from Local Government Code, Section 422.052 by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 885 (H.B. 2278), Sec. 3.76(c)(2), eff. April 1, 2009.

Source: Section 572.052 — Creation of Public Utility Agency, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­572.­htm#572.­052 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

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