Texas Special District Local Laws Code
Sec. § 8282.153


To the extent authorized by Section 52, Article III, Texas Constitution, the district may provide for the construction, maintenance, and operation of a macadamized, graveled, or paved road or turnpike, or a work, facility, or improvement in aid of a road or turnpike, inside or outside the district’s boundaries.


Subject to compliance with Sections 8282.252 (Authority to Issue Bonds for Roads and Turnpikes)(a) and (b), the district may issue, sell, and deliver bonds, notes, or other district obligations for a purpose described by Subsection (a) and may impose taxes to pay the bonds.


Without the city’s consent and approval, the district may not undertake to construct, maintain, operate, repair, reconstruct, cross, or intersect any city street or road.


Sections 49.181 (Authority of Commission Over Issuance of District Bonds), 49.182 (Commission Supervision of Projects and Improvements), and 54.5161 (Review of Bond Projects by Counties), Water Code, do not apply to projects undertaken by the district under this section.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1139 (H.B. 2619), Sec. 1.04, eff. April 1, 2011.
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