§ 8509.0151 General Water Supply Powers
§ 8509.0152 General Property Power
§ 8509.0153 Contracts to Supply Water and Operate Facilities
§ 8509.0154 Control of Storm and Flood Waters
§ 8509.0155 District to Receive and Accept Technical and Financial Assistance
§ 8509.0156 Water Appropriation Permits
§ 8509.0157 Underground Sources of Water
§ 8509.0158 Limitation On Construction of Certain Facilities
§ 8509.0159 Disposal of District Property
§ 8509.0160 Eminent Domain
§ 8509.0161 Cost of Relocating or Altering Property
§ 8509.0162 Certain Powers Related to District Property
§ 8509.0163 Parks and Recreation Facilities
§ 8509.0164 Surveys and Investigations

Terms Used In Texas Special District Local Laws Code Chapter 8509 > Subchapter D - Powers and Duties

  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Comptroller: means the state comptroller of public accounts. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Person: includes corporation, organization, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, and any other legal entity. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes a department, bureau, or other agency of the United States of America. See Texas Government Code 311.005