Texas Special District Local Laws Code - Section 3830.004. Findings Of Benefit And Public Purpose
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§ 3830.004. FINDINGS OF BENEFIT AND PUBLIC PURPOSE. (a)
The district is created to serve a public use and benefit.
(b) All land and other property included in the district
will benefit from the improvements and services to be provided by
the district under powers conferred by Sections 52 and 52-a,
Article III, and Section 59, Article XVI, Texas Constitution, and
other powers granted under this chapter.
(c) The creation of the district is in the public interest
and is essential to:
(1) further the public purposes of development and
diversification of the economy of the state;
(2) eliminate unemployment and underemployment; and
(3) develop or expand transportation and commerce.
(d) The district will:
(1) promote the health, safety, and general welfare of
residents, employers, employees, visitors, and consumers in the
district and of the public;
(2) provide needed funding to preserve, maintain, and
enhance the economic health and vitality of the district as a
community and business center; and
(3) promote the health, safety, welfare, and enjoyment
of the public by providing pedestrian ways and by landscaping and
developing certain areas in the district, which are necessary for
the restoration, preservation, and enhancement of scenic beauty.
(e) Pedestrian ways along or across a street, whether at
grade or above or below the surface, and street lighting, street
landscaping, and street art objects are parts of and necessary
components of a street and are considered to be a street or road
(f) The district will not act as the agent or
instrumentality of any private interest even though the district
will benefit many private interests, as well as the public.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 729, § 1.03, eff. April 1,
Last modified: August 11, 2007