Texas Water Code
Sec. § 54.729
Elections to Approve Consolidation


After the board of each district has agreed on the terms and conditions of consolidation, which may include the assumption by each district of the bonds, notes, or other obligations and voted but unissued bonds of the other consolidating districts payable in whole or in part from taxation, the levy of taxes to pay for the bonds, and adoption of a name for the consolidated district, the board shall order an election in each district to determine whether the districts should be consolidated.


The directors of each district shall order the election to be held on the same day in each district and shall give notice of the election for the time and in the manner provided by law for bond elections.


The districts may be consolidated only if the electors in each district vote in favor of the consolidation.
Added by Acts 1971, 62nd Leg., p. 810, ch. 84, Sec. 1. Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 715, Sec. 19, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
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