Tex. Spec. Dist. Local Laws Code Section 3828.151
General Powers Regarding Financial Matters

The district may:


impose an ad valorem tax on all taxable property in the district;


impose an assessment or impact fee in the manner provided for a municipality or county under Chapter 372 (Improvement Districts in Municipalities and Counties) or 382 (Improvement Projects in Certain Counties), Local Government Code, on all industrial, commercial, and residential property in the district;


impose and apply the proceeds from a sales and use tax, and a hotel occupancy tax, as authorized by this chapter;


impose a rate, fee, or charge for the use of an improvement project or the consumption of a product resulting from an improvement project;


borrow money for a district purpose by issuing or executing bonds, notes, credit agreements, or other obligations of any kind found by the board to be necessary or appropriate for the district purpose;


establish, revise, repeal, enforce, collect, and apply the proceeds from a user fee or charge for the enjoyment, sale, rental, or other use of a district facility, service, property, or improvement project;


provide or secure the payment or repayment of the costs and expenses of the establishment, administration, and operation of the district and the district’s costs or share of the costs of an improvement project or district contractual obligation or indebtedness by or through a lease, installment purchase contract, or other agreement with any person, or the imposition of taxes, user fees, concessions, rentals, or other revenues or resources of the district;


establish user charges related to the operation of various public services, including public water supply services, for the collection and treatment of wastewater, and for the operation of storm-water facilities, including the regulation of storm water for the protection of water quality in the district, and for the provision of septic tank maintenance services inside and outside the district;


undertake separately or jointly with other persons all or part of the cost of an improvement project, including an improvement project:


for improving, enhancing, and supporting public safety and security, fire protection and emergency medical services, and law enforcement in and adjacent to the district; or


that confers a general benefit on the entire district or a special benefit on a definable part of the district; and


enter into a tax abatement agreement in accordance with the general laws of this state authorizing and applicable to tax abatement agreements by municipalities.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 729 (H.B. 2019), Sec. 1.03, eff. April 1, 2007.
Amended by:
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 87 (S.B. 1969), Sec. 21.023, eff. September 1, 2009.
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 249 (S.B. 2503), Sec. 6, eff. May 27, 2009.

Source: Section 3828.151 — General Powers Regarding Financial Matters, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/SD/htm/SD.­3828.­htm#3828.­151 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 3828.151’s source at texas​.gov