Texas Water Code
Sec. § 60.271
Selection of Depository


(a)

Except as provided by this section, the commission shall select a depository for the district in the same manner that a municipality selects a municipal depository under Chapter 105 (Depositories for Municipal Funds), Local Government Code.

(b)

The commission in selecting the depository shall act in the same capacity and perform the same duties as the governing body of a municipality in selecting a municipal depository. The chairman of the commission shall act in the same capacity and perform the same duties as the mayor of a municipality. The treasurer of the district shall act in the same capacity and perform the same duties as the treasurer of a municipality.

(c)

A bank, credit union, or savings association may not use personal bonds to secure district funds.

(d)

Subchapter B, Chapter 2256 (Public Funds Investment), Government Code, does not govern the investment of district funds.

(e)

Section 105.074 (Payment of Funds)(e), Local Government Code, applies to the designated officer of the district.

(f)

The district shall adopt payment procedures consistent with Section 105.074 (Payment of Funds)(g), Local Government Code. The designated officer of a district may draw a check on a depository only on a warrant signed by the presiding officer and attested by the secretary of the district, or by a procedure adopted under this section.

(g)

In this section, “designated officer” has the meaning assigned by Section 105.001 (Definitions), Local Government Code.
Acts 1971, 62nd Leg., p. 110, ch. 58, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 30, 1971. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1400, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1027 (H.B. 2770), Sec. 11, eff. June 17, 2011.
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