Spec. Dist. Local Laws Code Section 11002.004
Findings of Public Purpose and Benefit
(a)The district is created to serve a public purpose and benefit.
(b)All land and other property included in the district will benefit from the improvements and services to be provided by the district under powers conferred by Sections 52 and 52-a, Article III, and Section 59, Article XVI, Texas Constitution, and other powers granted under this chapter.
(c)The district is created to accomplish the purposes of:
(1)a municipal utility district as provided by general law and Section 59, Article XVI, Texas Constitution;
(2)Section 52, Article III, Texas Constitution, that relate to the construction, acquisition, improvement, operation, or maintenance of macadamized, graveled, or paved roads, or improvements, including storm drainage, in aid of those roads; and
(3)Section 52-a, Article III, Texas Constitution, that relate to the development and diversification of the economy of this state and other purposes of that section.
(d)The creation of the district is in the public interest and essential to:
(1)further the public purposes of developing and diversifying the economy of the state;
(2)eliminate unemployment and underemployment; and
(3)develop or expand transportation and commerce.
(e)The district will:
(1)promote the health, safety, and general welfare of residents, employers, potential employees, employees, visitors, and consumers in the district, and of the public;
(2)provide needed funding for the district to preserve, maintain, and enhance the economic health and vitality of the district territory as a community and business center; and
(3)promote the health, safety, welfare, and enjoyment of the public by providing pedestrian ways and by landscaping and developing certain areas in the district, which are necessary for the restoration, preservation, and enhancement of scenic beauty.
(f)Pedestrian ways along or across a street, whether at grade or above or below the surface, and street lighting, street landscaping, parking, and street art objects are parts of and necessary components of a street and are considered to be a street or road improvement.
(g)The district is not an agent or instrumentality of a private interest even though the district will benefit private interests as well as the public.
Section 11002.004 — Findings of Public Purpose and Benefit,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/SD/htm/SD.11002.htm#11002.004 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).