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Texas Special District Local Laws Code - SDLL § 9045.102. Additional powers

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(a) The district may:

(1) make, purchase, construct, lease, or otherwise acquire property, works, facilities, or improvements, existing or to be made, constructed, or acquired, inside or outside the district's boundaries and necessary to carry out the powers granted by this chapter or general law;  or

(2) enter into a contract with a person on terms the board considers desirable, fair, and advantageous for:

(A) the purchase or sale of water;

(B) the transportation, treatment, and disposal of the domestic, industrial, or communal wastes of the district or others;

(C) the continuing and orderly development of land and property in the district through the purchase, construction, or installation of facilities, works, or improvements that the district is otherwise authorized to do or perform so that, to the greatest extent reasonably possible, considering sound engineering and economic practices, all of the land and property may ultimately receive the services of the facilities, works, or improvements;  and

(D) the performance of any of the rights or powers granted by this chapter or general law relating to water control and improvement districts.

(b) A contract under Subsection (a)(2) may not have a duration of more than 40 years.  (Acts 61st Leg., R.S., Ch. 633, Sec. 5 (part).)

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