Texas Special District Local Laws Code
Sec. § 8138.253
Election of Directors of New Districts


Not later than the 90th day after the date of an election in favor of the division of the district, the board shall:


appoint itself as the board of one of the new districts; and


appoint five directors for each of the other new districts.


Directors appointed under Subsection (a)(1) serve the staggered terms to which they were elected in the original district. Directors appointed under Subsection (a)(2) serve until the election for directors under Subsection (c).


On the uniform election date in May of the first even-numbered year after the year in which the directors are appointed, an election shall be held to elect five directors in each district for which directors were appointed under Subsection (a)(2). The directors shall draw lots to determine which two shall serve two-year terms and which three shall serve four-year terms.


Except as provided by Subsection (c), directors serve staggered four-year terms. On the uniform election date in May of each even-numbered year, the appropriate number of directors shall be elected.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1361 (S.B. 1894), Sec. 2.01, eff. June 18, 2006.
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