SPECIAL DISTRICT LOCAL LAWS CODE


TITLE 6. WATER AND WASTEWATER


SUBTITLE I. WATER CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS


For contingent expiration of this chapter, see Section 9021.003.


CHAPTER 9021. ROLLING V RANCH WATER CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1 OF WISE COUNTY


SUBCHAPTER A. GENERAL PROVISIONS


Sec. 9021.001. DEFINITIONS. In this chapter:

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

(2) "Director" means a board member.

(3) "District" means the Rolling V Ranch Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Wise County.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 946 (H.B. 3991), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1347 (S.B. 2002), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.

Sec. 9021.002. NATURE OF DISTRICT. The district is a water control and improvement district in Wise County created under and essential to accomplish the purposes of Section 59, Article XVI, and Section 52, Article III, Texas Constitution.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 946 (H.B. 3991), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1347 (S.B. 2002), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.

Sec. 9021.003. CONFIRMATION ELECTION REQUIRED. If the creation of the district is not confirmed at a confirmation election held under Section 9021.024 before November 4, 2009:

(1) the district is dissolved November 4, 2009, except that the district shall:

(A) pay any debts incurred;

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

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

(2) this chapter expires September 1, 2014.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 946 (H.B. 3991), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1347 (S.B. 2002), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.

Sec. 9021.004. 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;

(3) the validity of the district's bonds, notes, or indebtedness; or

(4) the legality or operation of the district or the board.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 946 (H.B. 3991), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1347 (S.B. 2002), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.

SUBCHAPTER B. BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Sec. 9021.051. GOVERNING BODY; 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. 946 (H.B. 3991), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1347 (S.B. 2002), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.

SUBCHAPTER C. POWERS AND DUTIES


Sec. 9021.101. WATER CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT POWERS AND DUTIES. The district has the powers and duties provided by the general law of this state, including Chapters 49 and 51, Water Code, applicable to water control and improvement districts created under Section 59, Article XVI, Texas Constitution.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 946 (H.B. 3991), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1347 (S.B. 2002), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.

Sec. 9021.102. ROAD PROJECTS. To the extent authorized by Section 52, Article III, Texas Constitution, the district may construct, acquire, improve, maintain, or operate macadamized, graveled, or paved roads, or improvements in aid of those roads.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 946 (H.B. 3991), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1347 (S.B. 2002), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.

Sec. 9021.103. AUTHORITY TO CONTRACT WITH OWNERS OF REAL PROPERTY IN DISTRICT. The board may contract with an owner of real property in the district to construct, acquire, finance, own, maintain, or operate a work, project, service, or commodity necessary for a project authorized by Section 9021.101 or 9021.102.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 946 (H.B. 3991), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1347 (S.B. 2002), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.

Sec. 9021.104. DIVISION OF DISTRICT. (a) The district may be divided into two new districts only if the district:

(1) has no outstanding bonded debt; and

(2) is not imposing ad valorem taxes.

(b) The division procedure is prescribed by Sections 53.030 through 53.041, Water Code.

(c) Any new district created by the division of the district has all the powers and duties of the district.

(d) Any new district created by the division of the district may not, at the time the new district is created, contain any land outside the area described by Section 2 of the Act creating this chapter.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 946 (H.B. 3991), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1347 (S.B. 2002), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.

SUBCHAPTER D. GENERAL FINANCIAL PROVISIONS


Sec. 9021.151. TAX TO REPAY BONDS. The district may impose a tax to pay the principal of or interest on bonds or other obligations issued under Section 9021.201.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 946 (H.B. 3991), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1347 (S.B. 2002), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.

SUBCHAPTER E. BONDS


Sec. 9021.201. AUTHORITY TO ISSUE BONDS AND OTHER OBLIGATIONS. (a) The district may issue bonds or other obligations as provided by Chapters 49 and 51, Water Code, to finance the construction, maintenance, or operation of a project under Section 9021.101 or 9021.102.

(b) The district may not issue bonds or other obligations to finance projects authorized by Section 9021.102 unless the issuance is approved by a vote of a two-thirds majority of the district voters voting at an election called for that purpose.

(c) Bonds or other obligations issued or incurred to finance projects authorized by Section 9021.102 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. 946 (H.B. 3991), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1347 (S.B. 2002), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.