Texas Special District Local Laws Code
Sec. § 8380.154


The board may undertake projects and services that confer a special benefit on all or a definable part of the district. The board may impose special assessments on property in that area, based on the benefit conferred by the project or service, to pay all or part of the cost of the project or service. The district may finance with special assessments any project or service authorized by this chapter or any other applicable law.


Projects or services may be financed with special assessments under this chapter only after the board holds a public hearing on the advisability of the project or service and the proposed assessments.


The board shall publish notice of the hearing in a newspaper or newspapers with general circulation in Henderson County. The publication must be made not later than the 30th day before the date of the hearing.


Notice provided under this section must include:


the time and place of the hearing;


the general nature of the proposed project or service;


the estimated cost of the project or service, including interest during construction and associated financing costs; and


the proposed method of assessment.


Written notice containing the information required by Subsection (d) shall be mailed by certified mail, return receipt requested, not later than the 30th day before the date of the hearing. The notice shall be mailed to each person residing in the district.
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 866 (H.B. 3864), Sec. 1, eff. June 17, 2011.
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