Spec. Dist. Local Laws Code Section 1063.107
District Property, Facilities, and Equipment
(a)The board shall determine the type, number, and location of buildings required to maintain an adequate health care or hospital system.
(b)The board may lease all or part of the district’s buildings and other facilities on terms considered to be in the best interest of the district’s inhabitants. Except as provided by Subsection (c), the term of a lease may not exceed 25 years from the date entered.
(c)District land may not be leased for a period exceeding 25 years unless the board:
(1)finds that the land is not necessary for health care or hospital purposes;
(2)complies with any indenture securing the payment of district bonds; and
(3)receives not less than the current market value for the lease.
(d)The district may acquire equipment for use in the district’s health care or hospital system and mortgage or pledge the property as security for the payment of the purchase price. A contract entered into under this subsection must provide that the entire obligation be retired not later than the fifth anniversary of the date of the contract.
(e)The district may sell or otherwise dispose of any property, including equipment, on terms the board finds are in the best interest of the district’s inhabitants. The board must comply with Section 272.001 (Notice of Sale or Exchange of Land by Political Subdivision; Exceptions), Local Government Code, when selling district land other than land the district is authorized to sell or exchange under Subsection (f).
(f)The district may sell or exchange a hospital, including real property necessary or convenient for the operation of the hospital and real property that the board finds may be useful in connection with future expansions of the hospital, on terms the board determines to be in the district’s best interests. The district must comply with the procedures prescribed by Sections 285.051 (Authority of Governing Body) and 285.052 (Petition; Election), Health and Safety Code.
Section 1063.107 — District Property, Facilities, and Equipment,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/SD/htm/SD.1063.htm#1063.107 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).