Texas Special District Local Laws Code
Sec. § 8138.102
Road Projects


(a)

To the extent authorized by Section 52, Article III, Texas Constitution, the district may construct, acquire, improve, maintain, or operate macadamized, graveled, or paved roads, or improvements in aid of those roads.

(b)

A project authorized by this section must meet or exceed the construction standards adopted by the North Central Texas Council of Governments, or its successor agency.

(c)

The district may not undertake a road project unless each municipality in whose corporate limits or extraterritorial jurisdiction the district is located consents by ordinance or resolution. If the district is located outside the extraterritorial jurisdiction of a municipality, the district may not undertake a road project unless each county in which the district is located consents by ordinance or resolution.

(d)

The district may not exercise the power of eminent domain outside the district to acquire a site or easement for a road project authorized by this section.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1361 (S.B. 1894), Sec. 2.01, eff. June 18, 2006.
Amended by:
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 577 (S.B. 2412), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2009.
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