(a) A conservation district may cooperate or enter into an agreement with any other
entity, including a state or federal agency or an owner or occupier of land within
the conservation district, in the carrying on of erosion control and prevention operations
in the conservation district as the directors consider necessary to advance the purposes
of this chapter. Within the limits of appropriations made available to the conservation district
by law, the conservation district may furnish financial or other aid in accordance
with the cooperative program or agreement.
(b) The directors of two or more conservation districts may cooperate with one another
in the exercise of any power conferred by this chapter.
(c) The directors of a conservation district may invite the legislative body of a
municipality or county located within or near the conservation district to designate
a representative to advise and consult with the directors on all questions of program
and policy that may affect the property, water supply, or other interests of the municipality
(d) A state agency that has jurisdiction over or administers state-owned land in a
conservation district, or a county or other subdivision of this state that has jurisdiction
over or administers other publicly owned land in a conservation district, shall cooperate
to the fullest extent with the directors of the conservation district in the effectuation
of programs and operations undertaken by the conservation district under this chapter. The state agency, county, or subdivision shall provide the directors free access
to enter and perform work on that land, and a land-use regulation adopted under Subchapter
F 1 of this chapter has the force and effect of law over that land and shall be observed
by the entity administering the land.
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