Texas Water Code
Sec. § 61.024
Petition to Create Single-county District


To create a district located wholly in one county, a petition, signed by 25 of the resident property taxpayers, or if there are fewer than 75 resident property taxpayers in the proposed district, then by one-third of them, shall be presented to the commissioners court of the county.


The petition shall include:


a request for the establishment of a navigation district;


a description of the boundaries of the proposed district, accompanied by a map;


a statement of the general nature of the improvements proposed;


an estimate of the probable cost;


a request for the issuance of bonds and the levy of a tax to pay for the bonds; and


the designation of a name for the district which shall include the name of the county.


An affidavit stating the qualifications of the petitioners shall accompany the petition.
Acts 1971, 62nd Leg., p. 110, ch. 58, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 30, 1971.
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