Tex. Spec. Dist. Local Laws Code Section 1047.054
Board Vacancy; Special Election


If a vacancy occurs in the office of director, the remaining directors shall appoint a director for the unexpired term.


If the number of directors is reduced to fewer than six, the remaining directors shall call a special election to fill the vacancies. If the directors do not call the election within 15 days after the vacancies occur, the county judge of Jasper County, on petition of a county voter or creditor, shall:


order a special election;


set the election date;


order a county sheriff to publish notice of the election; and


name the officers to hold the election.


For an election ordered by the county judge:


the election returns shall be made to and filed with the county clerk’s office; and


the county clerk shall declare the results.


Officers elected under this section shall furnish bond and qualify in the same manner as a director elected in a general election under this chapter.
Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 920 (H.B. 3166), Sec. 1.02, eff. April 1, 2009.

Source: Section 1047.054 — Board Vacancy; Special Election, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/SD/htm/SD.­1047.­htm#1047.­054 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 1047.054’s source at texas​.gov