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The district may:
(1) impose, assess, and apply the proceeds from a limited sales and use tax as authorized by Section 3875.111 for authorized purposes;
(2) borrow money for district purposes;
(3) add or exclude territory in the manner provided by Subchapter J, Chapter 49, Water Code, 1 as limited by Section 54.016, Water Code, except that:
(A) for purposes of this subdivision, a reference in Subchapter J, Chapter 49, Water Code, or Section 54.016, Water Code, to a tax means an ad valorem tax; and
(B) Section 54.016, Water Code, and Section 42.042, Local Government Code, do not apply to the district's annexation of land restricted primarily to commercial or business use;
(4) enter into a contract with any person for the accomplishment of any district purpose, including a contract for:
(A) the payment, repayment, or reimbursement of any costs incurred by that person for or on behalf of the district, including all or part of the costs of any improvement project and interest on the reimbursed cost; or
(B) the use, occupancy, lease, rental, operation, maintenance, or management of all or part of a proposed or existing improvement project;
(5) apply for and contract with any person to receive, administer, and perform any duty or obligation of the district under any federal, state, local, or private gift, grant, loan, conveyance, transfer, bequest, donation, or other financial assistance arrangement relating to the investigation, planning, analysis, study, design, acquisition, construction, improvement, completion, implementation, or operation by the district or others of a proposed or existing improvement project;
(6) establish, revise, repeal, enforce, collect, and apply the proceeds from user fees or charges for the enjoyment, sale, rental, or other use of the district's facilities, services, properties, or improvement projects;
(7) provide or secure the payment or repayment of the costs and expenses of the establishment, administration, and operation of the district and the district's costs or share of the costs of any improvement project or district contractual obligation or indebtedness by or through a lease, installment purchase contract, or other agreement with any person, or the levy and assessment of taxes, user fees, concessions, rentals, or other revenues or resources of the district;
(8) undertake separately or jointly with other persons all or part of the cost of an improvement project, including an improvement project:
(A) for improving, enhancing, and supporting public safety and security, fire protection and emergency medical services, and law enforcement within and adjacent to the district; or
(B) that confers a general benefit on the entire district or a special benefit on a definable part of the district; and
(9) impose, collect, and apply the proceeds from a hotel occupancy tax as provided by Sections 3875.112 and 3875.113.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Special District Local Laws Code - SDLL § 3875.033. Powers Related Generally to Financial and Territorial Matters - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/special-district-local-laws-code/sdll-sect-3875-033/
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