Texas Special District Local Laws Code
Sec. § 8384.051
Governing Body; Terms


(a)

Except as provided by Subsection (b), the district is governed by a board of five elected directors.

(b)

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:

(1)

four elected directors; and

(2)

one director appointed by the governing body of the municipality.

(c)

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.

(d)

Except as provided by Section 8384.052, directors serve staggered four-year terms. A permanent director may not serve more than two four-year terms.

(e)

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. 678 (S.B. 1915), Sec. 1, eff. June 17, 2011.
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