Tex. Spec. Dist. Local Laws Code Section 3890.004
Findings of Benefit and Public Purpose


(a)

The district is created to serve a public use 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 creation of the district is in the public interest and is 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.

(d)

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;

(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; and

(4)

provide for water, wastewater, drainage, road, and recreational facilities for the district.

(e)

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.

(f)

The district will not act as the agent or instrumentality of any private interest even though the district will benefit many private interests as well as the public.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 870 (S.B. 2507), Sec. 1, eff. June 19, 2009.

Source: Section 3890.004 — Findings of Benefit and Public Purpose, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/SD/htm/SD.­3890.­htm#3890.­004 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

3890.001
Definitions
3890.002
Nature of District
3890.003
Purpose
3890.004
Findings of Benefit and Public Purpose
3890.005
Initial District Territory
3890.006
Eligibility for Inclusion in Special Zones
3890.007
Applicability of Municipal Management Districts Law
3890.008
Liberal Construction of Chapter
3890.051
Governing Body
3890.052
Appointment of Directors
3890.054
Nonvoting Directors
3890.055
Quorum
3890.056
Compensation
3890.101
Development Corporation Powers
3890.102
Nonprofit Corporation
3890.103
Agreements
3890.104
Authority to Contract for Law Enforcement Services
3890.105
Approval by City
3890.106
Membership in Charitable Organizations
3890.107
Economic Development Programs
3890.108
No Eminent Domain
3890.109
Annexation or Exclusion of Land
3890.151
Public Transit System
3890.152
Parking Facilities Authorized
3890.153
Rules
3890.154
Financing of Public Parking Facilities
3890.201
Disbursements and Transfers of Money
3890.202
Money Used for Improvements or Services
3890.203
Petition Required for Financing Services and Improvements with Assessments
3890.204
Method of Notice for Hearing
3890.205
Assessments
3890.206
Utility Property Exempt from Impact Fees and Assessments
3890.207
Operation and Maintenance Tax
3890.208
Authority to Borrow Money and to Issue Bonds
3890.209
Taxes for Bonds
3890.210
Elections Regarding Taxes and Bonds
3890.211
City Not Required to Pay District Obligations
3890.212
Competitive Bidding
3890.213
Tax and Assessment Abatements
3890.251
Authority to Establish Defined Areas or Designated Property
3890.252
Procedure for Election
3890.253
Declaring Result and Issuing Order
3890.254
Taxes for Services, Improvements, and Facilities in Defined Areas or Designated Property
3890.255
Issuance of Bonds and Imposition of Taxes for Defined Area or Designated Property

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 3890.004’s source at texas​.gov