Texas Special District Local Laws Code
Sec. § 8477.105
Compliance With and Enforceability of Municipal Consent Ordinance or Resolution


The district shall comply with all applicable requirements of any ordinance or resolution that is adopted under Section 54.016 (Consent of City) or 54.0165 (Addition to District of Land in Extraterritorial Jurisdiction of Municipality), Water Code, and that consents to the creation of the district or to the inclusion of land in the district.


Any agreement between the district and a municipality related to the municipality’s consent to the creation of the district is valid and enforceable.


On the issuance of bonds by the district, the district is considered to have waived sovereign immunity to suit by a municipality for the purpose of adjudicating a claim for breach of an agreement described by this section.


The district and a municipality may contract on terms that the board and governing body of the municipality agree will further regional cooperation between the district and the municipality.
Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1385 (S.B. 1867), Sec. 1, eff. June 14, 2013.
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