Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 54.051
Management and Control by Governing Body or Board


An ordinance authorizing the issuance of obligations under this chapter may provide that while the principal of or interest on the obligations is outstanding, management and control of the port improvement or facility and of the income and revenue from the port improvement or facility, including the authority to set a charge, prepare a budget, and authorize an expenditure, is vested in:


the governing body of the municipality; or


the board of trustees named in the ordinance.


A board may consist of not more than seven members, one of whom must be a member of the governing body of the municipality.


Notwithstanding Subsection (a), if the municipality is operating under a home-rule charter that requires that the port improvement or facility be managed or controlled by a board of trustees, the charter controls.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 227, Sec. 20, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
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