Except as provided by Subsection (b), the district is governed by a board of five elected directors.
If required under the terms of the agreement, ordinance, or resolution by which a municipality consents to the creation of the district, the board consists of:
four elected directors; and
one director appointed by the governing body of the municipality.
A director appointed under Subsection (b)(2) is not required to be a qualified voter of the district or to own land subject to taxation in the district.
Except as provided by Section 8382.052 (Temporary Directors), directors serve staggered four-year terms. A permanent director may not serve more than two four-year terms.
The common law doctrine of incompatibility does not disqualify an official or employee of a municipality from being appointed a director by the governing body of a municipality under Subsection (b)(2), and a director appointed to the board may continue to serve in a public office of or be employed by the municipality.Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1114 (S.B. 1913), Sec. 1, eff. June 17, 2011.