(a) Annexation of the territory by petition filed under Section 36.325 is not final until ratified by a majority vote of the voters in the territory to
be added. An election in the existing district accepting the addition of land is not required.
(b) The ballots for the election shall be printed to provide for voting for or against
the proposition: “The inclusion of (briefly describe additional area) in the __________ District.” If the district levies a property tax for payment of its maintenance and operating
expenses, the proposition shall include the following language: “and the levy of
a tax on property at a rate not to exceed _____ cents on each $100 of assessed valuation for payment of maintenance and operating
expenses of the district.”
(c) The amount of the tax included in the proposition shall be the maximum amount
that the district is authorized to levy. If the district has outstanding or authorized bonded indebtedness, the proposition
shall include language providing for the assumption by the additional area of a proportional
share of the bonded indebtedness of the district.
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