Texas Water Code § 58.178 Authority To Lease Facilities To Water Customers

Sec. 58.178. AUTHORITY TO LEASE FACILITIES TO WATER CUSTOMERS. (a) A district may lease to any person, firm, or corporation which is a bona fide water customer of the district any of its facilities and may also lease any of the district's land which is appropriate to the utilization of the leased facilities, including, but not limited to land acquired by eminent domain.

(b) The board and the lessee shall agree on the form of the lease and its terms, conditions, provisions, and stipulations: however, the duration of the lease shall not be longer than the duration of the water contract between the district and the lessee under the primary term of the water contract and any renewal or extension of it.

(c) After a lease to a water customer is authorized by the board, the lease shall be executed by the president or vice-president of the board and attested by the secretary. The lease is valid and effective without any other requirement or prerequisite by the district.

Added by Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 1537, ch. 627, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 29, 1977.

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