For contingent expiration of this chapter, see Sec. 8152.003.

SUBCHAPTER A. GENERAL PROVISIONS

  1. Sec. 8152.001. DEFINITIONS. In this chapter:
    1. (1) "Board" means the board of directors of the district.
    2. (2) "Director" means a member of the board.
    3. (3) "District" means the Zapata County Municipal Utility District No. 2.
    Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 777 (H.B. 3569), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.
  1. Sec. 8152.002. NATURE OF DISTRICT. The district is a municipal utility district in Zapata County created under and essential to accomplish the purposes of Section 59, Article XVI, Texas Constitution.
  2. Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 777 (H.B. 3569), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.
  1. Sec. 8152.003. CONFIRMATION ELECTION REQUIRED. If the creation of the district is not confirmed at a confirmation election held under Section 8152.023 before September 1, 2007:
    1. (1) the district is dissolved September 1, 2007, except that:
      1. (A) any debts incurred shall be paid;
      2. (B) any assets that remain after the payment of debts shall be transferred to Zapata County; and
      3. (C) the organization of the district shall be maintained until all debts are paid and remaining assets are transferred; and
    2. (2) this chapter expires September 1, 2010.
    Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 777 (H.B. 3569), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.
  1. Sec. 8152.004. INITIAL DISTRICT TERRITORY. The initial territory of the district is coextensive with the service areas covered by Certificates of Convenience and Necessity Nos. 12877 and 20850, as identified on the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality official service area maps associated with those certificates.
  2. Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 777 (H.B. 3569), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.

SUBCHAPTER B. BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  1. Sec. 8152.051. DIRECTORS; TERMS. (a) The district is governed by a board of five directors.
  2. (b) Directors serve staggered four-year terms.
  3. Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 777 (H.B. 3569), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.
  1. Sec. 8152.052. ELECTION OF DIRECTORS. On the uniform election date in November of each even-numbered year, the appropriate number of directors shall be elected.
  2. Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 777 (H.B. 3569), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.

SUBCHAPTER C. POWERS AND DUTIES

  1. Sec. 8152.101. 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.
  2. Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 777 (H.B. 3569), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.

SUBCHAPTER D. GENERAL FINANCIAL PROVISIONS

  1. Sec. 8152.151. TAX TO REPAY BONDS. The district may impose a tax to pay the principal of or interest on bonds issued under Section 8152.201.
  2. Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 777 (H.B. 3569), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.

SUBCHAPTER E. BONDS

  1. Sec. 8152.201. AUTHORITY TO ISSUE BONDS AND OTHER OBLIGATIONS. The district may issue bonds or other obligations as provided by Chapters 49 and 54, Water Code, to finance the construction, maintenance, or operation of projects under Section 8152.101.
  2. Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 777 (H.B. 3569), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.

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