Law:Title 6. Water And Wastewater. Subtitle F. Municipal Utility Districts from Chapter 8192. Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 233 (Texas)

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Subtitle F. Municipal Utility Districts

Contents

Chapter 8192. Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 233

OF HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS


Subchapter A. General Provisions

Section 8192.001.  Definition.

In this chapter, "district" means the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 233 of Harris County, Texas.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 920, Sec. 1.10, eff. April 1, 2009.



Section 8192.002.  Nature Of District.

The district is a conservation and reclamation district in Harris County, created under Section 59, Article XVI, Texas Constitution.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 920, Sec. 1.10, eff. April 1, 2009.



Section 8192.003.  Findings Of Benefit And Public Purpose.

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

(b)  All land and other property included in the boundaries of the district will benefit from the works and projects accomplished by the district under the powers conferred by Section 59, Article XVI, Texas Constitution.

(c)  The creation of the district is essential to accomplish the purposes of Section 59, Article XVI, Texas Constitution.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 920, Sec. 1.10, eff. April 1, 2009.



Section 8192.004.  District Territory.

(a) The district is composed of the territory described by Section 2, Chapter 704, Acts of the 68th Legislature, Regular Session, 1983, as that territory may have been modified under:

(1)  Subchapter H, Chapter 54, Water Code;

(2)  Subchapter J, Chapter 49, Water Code; or

(3)  other law.

(b)  The boundaries and field notes of the district form a closure.  A mistake in the field notes or in copying the field notes in the legislative process does not affect:

(1)  the district's organization, existence, and validity;

(2)  the district's right to issue bonds for a purpose for which the district is created or to pay the principal of and interest on the bonds;

(3)  the district's right to impose a tax; or

(4)  the legality or operation of the district or its governing body.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 920, Sec. 1.10, eff. April 1, 2009.



Subchapter B. Board Of Directors

Section 8192.051.  Composition Of Board; Terms.

(a) The board of directors is composed of five elected directors.

(b)  Directors serve staggered four-year terms, with two or three directors elected at each election.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 920, Sec. 1.10, eff. April 1, 2009.



Section 8192.052.  Board Vacancy.i

f at any time there are fewer than three qualified directors for any reason, on petition of a landowner in the district, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality shall appoint the necessary number of directors to fill all vacancies on the board.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 920, Sec. 1.10, eff. April 1, 2009.



Subchapter C. Powers And Duties

Section 8192.101.  Municipal Utility District Powers.

The district has the rights, powers, privileges, and functions provided by general law applicable to a municipal utility district, including Chapters 49 and 54, Water Code.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 920, Sec. 1.10, eff. April 1, 2009.



Section 8192.102.  Compliance With Municipal Consent Ordinances Or Resolutions.

The district shall comply with all applicable requirements of a Houston City Council ordinance or resolution that consented to the creation of the district or the inclusion of land in the district.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 920, Sec. 1.10, eff. April 1, 2009.


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