Texas Special District Local Laws Code
Sec. § 8341.006
Findings of Public Purpose and Benefit


(a)

The district is created to serve a public purpose and benefit.

(b)

The district is created to accomplish the purposes of:

(1)

a municipal utility district as provided by general law and Section 59, Article XVI, Texas Constitution; and

(2)

Section 52, Article III, Texas Constitution, that relate to the construction, acquisition, improvement, operation, or maintenance of macadamized, graveled, or paved roads, or improvements, including storm drainage, in aid of those roads.

(c)

The creation of the district is in the public interest and is essential to accomplish the purposes of Section 52-a, Article III, Texas Constitution, and 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; and

(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.

(e)

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 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 469 (H.B. 315), Sec. 1, eff. June 17, 2011.
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