Law:Title 6. Water And Wastewater. Subtitle F. Municipal Utility Districts from Chapter 8251. King's Crossing Municipal Utility District Of (Texas)

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Subtitle F. Municipal Utility Districts

Contents

Chapter 8251. King's Crossing Municipal Utility District Of

GRAYSON COUNTY

For contingent expiration of this chapter, see Section 8251.004.


Subchapter A. General Provisions

Section 8251.001.  Definitions.

In this chapter:

(1)  "Board" means the district's board of directors.

(2)  "Director" means a board member.

(3)  "District" means the King's Crossing Municipal Utility District of Grayson County.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1129, Sec. 5.01, eff. June 15, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1137, Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007.



Section 8251.002.  Nature Of District.

The district is a municipal utility district in Grayson County created under and essential to accomplish the purposes of Section 52, Article III, and Section 59, Article XVI, Texas Constitution.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1129, Sec. 5.01, eff. June 15, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1137, Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007.



Section 8251.003.  Finding Of Public Use And Benefit.

The district is created to serve a public use and benefit.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1129, Sec. 5.01, eff. June 15, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1137, Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007.



Section 8251.004.  Confirmation Election Required.

If the creation of the district is not confirmed at a confirmation election held under Section 8251.024 before September 1, 2009:

(1)  the district shall, as soon as it reasonably knows the district will not be confirmed and before September 1, 2009:

(A)  pay any debts incurred; and

(B)  transfer to Grayson County any assets that remain after the payment of debts;

(2)  the district is dissolved September 1, 2009; and

(3)  this chapter expires September 1, 2009.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1129, Sec. 5.01, eff. June 15, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1137, Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007.



Text of section as added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1137, Sec. 1

Section 8251.005.  Initial District Territory.

(a) The district is initially composed of the territory described by Section 2 of the Act creating this chapter.

(b)  The boundaries and field notes contained in Section 2 of the Act creating this chapter form a closure.  A mistake made in the field notes or in copying the field notes in the legislative process does not affect:

(1)  the organization, existence, or validity of the district;

(2)  the right of the district to impose taxes; or

(3)  the legality or operation of the board.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1137, Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007.



Text of section as added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1129, Sec. 5.01

Section 8251.005.  Initial District Territory.

(a) The district is initially composed of the territory described by Section 5.02 of the article creating this chapter.

(b)  The boundaries and field notes contained in Section 5.02 of the article creating this chapter form a closure.  A mistake made in the field notes or in copying the field notes in the legislative process does not affect:

(1)  the organization, existence, or validity of the district;

(2)  the right of the district to impose taxes; or

(3)  the legality or operation of the board.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1129, Sec. 5.01, eff. June 15, 2007.



Subchapter B. Board Of Directors

Section 8251.051.  Directors; Terms.

(a) The district is governed by a board of five directors.

(b)  Directors serve staggered four-year terms.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1129, Sec. 5.01, eff. June 15, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1137, Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007.



Subchapter C. Powers And Duties

Section 8251.101.  Municipal Utility District Powers And Duties.

The district has the powers and duties provided by the general law of this state, including Chapters 49 and 54, Water Code, applicable to municipal utility districts created under Section 59, Article XVI, Texas Constitution.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1129, Sec. 5.01, eff. June 15, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1137, Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007.



Section 8251.102.  Road Projects.

(a) The district may construct, acquire, improve, maintain, or operate macadamized, graveled, or paved roads or improvements in aid of those roads, inside or outside the district.

(b)  A road project must meet all applicable construction standards, zoning and subdivision requirements, and regulations of each municipality in whose corporate limits or extraterritorial jurisdiction the district is located.  If the district is not located in the corporate limits or extraterritorial jurisdiction of a municipality, a road project must meet all applicable construction standards, zoning and subdivision requirements, and regulations of each county in which the district is located.

(c)  The district may not undertake a road project unless each municipality in whose corporate limits or extraterritorial jurisdiction the district is located consents by resolution.  If the district is not located in the corporate limits or extraterritorial jurisdiction of a municipality, the district may not undertake a road project unless each county in which the district is located consents by resolution.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1129, Sec. 5.01, eff. June 15, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1137, Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007.



Section 8251.103.  Road Contracts.

The district may contract for a road project in the manner provided by Subchapter I, Chapter 49, Water Code.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1129, Sec. 5.01, eff. June 15, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1137, Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007.



Section 8251.104.  Maintenance And Repair Of Roads In Territory Outside Corporate Limits Of Municipality.

If district territory, or a portion of district territory, is located outside the corporate limits of a municipality, the district shall:

(1)  maintain, improve, operate, and repair any road located in that territory in accordance with the ordinances and rules of each political subdivision in whose jurisdiction the road is located;  and

(2)  pay for the cost of performing the district's duties under Subdivision (1).

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1129, Sec. 5.01, eff. June 15, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1137, Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007.



Subchapter D. General Financial Provisions

Section 8251.151.  Operation And Maintenance Tax.

The district may impose a tax for any district operation and maintenance purpose in the manner provided by Section 49.107, Water Code.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1129, Sec. 5.01, eff. June 15, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1137, Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007.



Section 8251.152.  Tax To Repay Bonds. The

district may impose a tax to pay the principal of and interest on bonds issued under Section 8251.201.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1129, Sec. 5.01, eff. June 15, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1137, Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007.



Section 8251.153.  Utility Property Exempt From Impact Fees And Assessments.

The district may not impose an impact fee or assessment on the property, including the equipment, rights-of-way, facilities, or improvements, of:

(1)  an electric utility or a power generation company as defined by Section 31.002, Utilities Code;

(2)  a gas utility as defined by Section 101.003 or 121.001, Utilities Code;

(3)  a telecommunications provider as defined by Section 51.002, Utilities Code;

(4)  a cable operator as defined by 47 U.S.C. Section 522; or

(5)  a person who provides to the public advanced telecommunications services.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1129, Sec. 5.01, eff. June 15, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1137, Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007.



Subchapter E. Bonds

Section 8251.201.  Authority To Issue Bonds And Other Obligations. (a)

The district may issue bonds or other obligations as provided by Chapters 49 and 54, Water Code, and to finance the construction, maintenance, or operation of projects under Section 8251.102.

(b)  The district may issue bonds or other obligations payable wholly or partly from ad valorem taxes, impact fees, revenue, grants, or other district money.

(c)  The district may not issue bonds or other obligations secured wholly or partly by ad valorem taxation to finance projects authorized by Section 8251.102 unless the issuance is approved by a vote of a two-thirds majority of district voters voting at an election called for that purpose.

(d)  Bonds or other obligations issued or incurred to finance projects authorized by Section 8251.102 may not exceed one-fourth of the assessed value of the real property in the district.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1129, Sec. 5.01, eff. June 15, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1137, Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007.


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