(a) Property or areas inside or outside the district may, by contract, be designated
to obtain improvements, facilities, or service for the designated area or property.
(b) The designation shall be based on a written petition in conformity with the laws
authorizing contracts by a petitioner or person owning, controlling, or governing
the property or area to be designated.
(c) The board may make the designation in a contract to provide, administer, maintain,
and operate the desired improvements, facilities, or service for the designated area
or property, and the designated area or property shall be subject to being made the
basis of the bonds and may be subject to a tax lien in amount to retire the obligations
incurred by the district to provide the facilities, improvements, or service and to
cover the expenses necessary to administer, maintain, and operate the improvements
and facilities under the contract.
(d) The contract may not violate the law of this state or the United States and may
not result in impairing a vested right or causing the district to fail to serve fully
and permanently water demands in the district in the order of preference of uses.
(e) The contract may provide that one governing body may establish the contractual
and statutory tax lien in behalf of the district and may levy, assess and collect
the tax for and on behalf of the district.
(f) The district may not issue bonds pledging the full faith and credit of the district
under this section or under Section 51.517 of this code without submitting the proposition to the electors of the whole district
under the provisions of this subchapter or under the provisions authorizing the issuance
of construction bonds.
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