Texas Special District Local Laws Code § 3886.051 Governing Body; Terms

Sec. 3886.051. GOVERNING BODY; TERMS. (a) The district is governed by a board of five directors.

(b) Directors serve staggered four-year terms, with the terms of two or three directors expiring on June 1 of each odd-numbered year.

(c) The governing body of the town, by a majority vote, shall appoint one member of the board.

(d) The board shall recommend to the governing body of the town persons to serve in the other four positions. The board shall recommend to the governing body of the town the appropriate number of successor directors before the terms of directors appointed under this subsection expire. After reviewing the recommendations, the governing body shall approve or disapprove the directors recommended by the board. If the governing body is not satisfied with the recommendations submitted by the board, the board, on the request of the governing body, shall submit additional recommendations.

(e) Board members may serve successive terms.

(f) If any provision of Subsection (c), (d), or (e) is found to be invalid, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality shall appoint the board from recommendations submitted by the preceding board.

Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1077 (H.B. 4752), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2009.

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