Texas Water Code
Sec. § 63.038
Declaration of Result

The court shall canvass the vote and return at the session when it receives the ballot boxes and returns of the election. If it finds that a majority of those voting at the election voted in favor of the proposition, the court shall declare the result of the election to be in favor of the district, issuance of the bonds, and the levy of the tax, and shall enter the following declaration in its minutes:
“Commissioners Court of __________ County, Texas, __________ term A.D. __________, in the matter of the petition of __________ and __________ and others praying for the establishment of a navigation district, and issuance of bonds and levy of taxes in said petition described and designated by the name of __________ Navigation District. Be it known that at an election called for the purpose in said district, held on the __________ day of __________ A.D. __________ a majority of the electors voting thereon voted in favor of the creation of said navigation district, and the issuance of bonds and levy of a tax. Now, therefore, it is considered and ordered by the court that said navigation district be, and the same is hereby established by the name of __________ Navigation District, and that bonds of said district in the amount of __________ dollars be issued, and a tax of __________ cents on the $100, valuation, or so much thereof as may be necessary to be levied upon all property within said navigation district, whether real, personal, mixed or otherwise, sufficient in amount to pay the interest on such bonds and provide a sinking fund to redeem that at maturity, and that if said tax shall at any time become insufficient for such purpose same shall be increased until same is sufficient. The metes and bounds of said district being as follows: (Giving metes and bounds).”
Acts 1971, 62nd Leg., p. 110, ch. 58, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 30, 1971.
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