Texas Special District Local Laws Code
Sec. § 8378.004
Consent of Municipality Required


The temporary directors may not hold an election under Section 8378.003 (Confirmation and Directors’ Election Required) until each municipality has consented by ordinance or resolution to the creation of the district and to the inclusion of land in the district.


If a municipality does not consent to the creation of the district or if the district does not enter into an agreement required by the terms of the municipal ordinance or resolution consenting to the creation of the district under this section before September 1, 2012:


the district is dissolved September 1, 2012, except that:


any debts incurred shall be paid;


any assets that remain after the payment of debts shall be transferred to the municipality or another local governmental entity to be used for a public purpose; and


the organization of the district shall be maintained until all debts are paid and remaining assets are transferred; and


this chapter expires September 1, 2012.
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 988 (H.B. 1759), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2011.
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