(a) The commissioners court of a county, by an order entered in its minutes, may appoint
a commissioner to sell or lease real property owned by the county. The sale or lease must be made at a public auction held in accordance with this
section unless this chapter provides otherwise.
(b) The appointed commissioner must publish notice of the auction before the 20th
day before the date the auction is held. The notice must be published in English in a newspaper in the county in which the
real property is located and in the county that owns the real property if not the
same county. The notice must be published once a week for three consecutive weeks before the
date the auction is held.
(c) If the real property is sold, a deed that is made on behalf of the county by the
appointed commissioner in conformance with the order entered under Subsection (a)
and that is properly acknowledged, proved, and recorded is sufficient to convey the
county's interest in the property.
FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.
Was this helpful?
Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes
A free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.