Texas Water Code
Sec. § 57.265
Duties of Commissioners of Appraisement


(a)

The commissioners of appraisement shall begin to perform their duties within 30 days after qualifying and organizing.

(b)

The commissioners of appraisement may at any time call on the attorney of the district for legal advice and information and, if necessary, may require the engineer or one of his assistants to assist in the proper performance of their duties.

(c)

The commissioners of appraisement shall view:

(1)

the land inside the district;

(2)

other land which will be affected by the engineer’s report if carried out;

(3)

all public roads, railroads, rights-of-way, and other property or improvements located on the land; and

(4)

land inside or outside the district which may be acquired under the provisions of this chapter for any purpose connected with or incident to carrying out the engineer’s report.

(d)

The commissioners of appraisement shall assess the amounts of benefits and all damages that will accrue to any tract of land inside the district or any land outside the district which may be affected by the engineer’s report, or any public highway, railroad, right-of-way, roadway, or other property.

(e)

The commissioners of appraisement shall assess the value of all land inside or outside the district to be acquired for right-of-way or other purposes.
Acts 1971, 62nd Leg., p. 110, ch. 58, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 30, 1971. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 248, Sec. 48, eff. June 18, 2003.
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