Law:Title 6. Water And Wastewater. Subtitle F. Municipal Utility Districts from Chapter 8133. Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 16 (Texas)

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Subtitle F. Municipal Utility Districts

Contents

Chapter 8133. Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 16

For contingent expiration of this chapter, see Sec. 8133.003.


Subchapter A. General Provisions

Section 8133.001.  Definitions.

In this chapter:

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

(2)  "Director" means a member of the board.

(3)  "District" means the Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 16.

Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1332, Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.



Section 8133.002.  Nature Of District.

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

Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1332, Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.



Section 8133.003.  Confirmation Election Required.

If the creation of the district is not confirmed at a confirmation election held under Section 8133.023 before September 1, 2009:

(1)  the district is dissolved September 1, 2009, except that:

(A)  any debts incurred shall be paid;

(B)  any assets that remain after the payment of debts shall be transferred to Williamson County; and

(C)  the organization of the district shall be maintained until all debts are paid and remaining assets are transferred; and

(2)  this chapter expires September 1, 2012.

Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1332, Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.



Section 8133.004.  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 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1332, Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.



Section 8133.005.  Applicability Of Other Law.

Except as otherwise provided by this chapter, Chapters 30, 49, and 54, Water Code, apply to the district.

Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1332, Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.



Subchapter A-1. Temporary Provisions

For expiration of this subchapter, see Sec. 8133.025


Section 8133.021.  Temporary Directors.

(a) The temporary board consists of:

(1)  Glynn D. Buie;

(2)  Jim Caskey;

(3)  James A. Davidson, Jr.;

(4)  John W. Stewart; and

(5)  Tom W. Swinbank.

(b)  Temporary directors of the district are not required to own land in or be residents of the district.

(c)  If a temporary director fails to qualify for office, the temporary directors who have qualified shall appoint a person to fill the vacancy.  If at any time there are fewer than three qualified temporary directors, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality shall appoint the necessary number of persons to fill all vacancies on the board.

(d)  Temporary directors serve until the earlier of:

(1)  the date directors are elected under Section 8133.023; or

(2)  the date this chapter expires under Section 8133.003.

Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1332, Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.



Section 8133.022.  Organizational Meeting Of Temporary Directors.

As soon as practicable after all the temporary directors have qualified under Section 49.055, Water Code, a majority of the temporary directors shall convene the organizational meeting of the district at a location in the district agreeable to a majority of the directors.  If a location cannot be agreed upon, the organizational meeting shall be at the Williamson County Courthouse.

Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1332, Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.



Section 8133.023.  Confirmation And Initial Directors' Election.

(a) The temporary directors shall hold an election to confirm the creation of the district and to elect five initial directors as provided by Section 49.102, Water Code.  If the creation of the district is not confirmed at the initial election, the temporary directors may hold a second election not sooner than the first anniversary of the initial election.

(b)  At the confirmation and initial directors' election the board may submit to the voters a proposition to authorize:

(1)  an issuance of bonds;

(2)  a maintenance tax; or

(3)  a tax to fund payments required under a contract.

(c)  Section 41.001(a), Election Code, does not apply to a confirmation and initial directors' election held under this section.

Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1332, Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.



Section 8133.024.  Initial Elected Directors; Terms.

The directors elected under Section 8133.023 shall draw lots to determine which two shall serve terms expiring June 1 following the first regularly scheduled election of directors under Section 8133.052 and which three shall serve until June 1 following the second regularly scheduled election of directors.

Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1332, Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.



Section 8133.025. 

 EXPIRATION OF

Subchapter

. This subchapter expires September 1, 2012.

Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1332, Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.



Subchapter B. Board Of Directors

Section 8133.051.  Directors; Terms.

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

(b)  Directors serve staggered four-year terms that expire June 1 of even-numbered years.

Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1332, Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.



Section 8133.052.  Election Of Directors.

On the uniform election date in May of each even-numbered year, the appropriate number of directors shall be elected.

Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1332, Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.



Subchapter C. Powers And Duties

Section 8133.101.  Wastewater Treatment Facility Design Approval.

The district must obtain the approval of the Brazos River Authority for the design of any district wastewater treatment facility.

Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1332, Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.



Section 8133.102.  Wastewater Service Providers.

Only the Brazos River Authority or a provider approved by the Brazos River Authority may provide wastewater service in the district.

Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1332, Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.



Section 8133.103.  Compliance With Sewer Service Agreement.

The district shall comply with the terms and conditions of the "Agreement Regarding Sewer Service Areas and Customers by and between Lower Colorado River Authority, Brazos River Authority, City of Georgetown, City of Liberty Hill and Chisholm Trail Special Utility District" dated February 1, 2005.

Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1332, Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.


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