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HB 1625, 63rd Regular Session
Creating Upper Lampasas River Municipal Water District as a conservation district, under Article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Constitution, comprising the territory contained in the City of Copperas Cove, Coryell County, Texas, and the City of Lampasas, Lampasas County, Texas, as the boundaries of said cities existed on January 1, 1973, for the purpose of providing a source of water supply for municipal, domestic, commercial, and industrial use, and diverting, impounding, storing, treating, and transporting the same, and acquiring, constructing, and operating water facilities; providing for the exercise of powers granted by Chapter 25 of the Water code to districts created under Article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Constitution; providing for a board of directors for the government of said district; providing for a confirmation election; providing the means of annexing additional territory to said district; authorizing the district to obtain permits from the Texas Water Rights Commission and from owners of permits; authorizing the district to acquire any interest in land for its purposes by condemnation; providing that any construction contract in excess of $5,000 should be made only after publication of notice; authorizing the district to issue bonds and providing for the paymnt and security thereof; providing that said bonds shall be payable either from ad valorem taxes or revenues, or a combination of ad valorem taxes and revenues; authorizing the issuance of refunding bonds; authorizing the execution of trust indentures or deeds of trust to secrue bonds payable from revenue or partly from revenues; providing for elections approving the issuance of bonds payable wholly or partly from ad valorem taxes; authorizing the district to enter into contracts with public agencies, political subdivisions, and others, including specifically the cities of Copperas Cove and Lampasas and Central Texas College fro any purpose relating to the district's powers and funcitons, including supplying water to tehm, and for operation of the district's water facilities; authorizing all public agencies and political subdivisions, and others, including specifically the cities of Copperas Cove and Lampasas and Central Texas College to contract with and convey land or any interest therein to the district; . . . prescribing other powers and duties of the district; providing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency.
Last action: Laid on the table subject to call
Author: Camm Lary
Special Districts & Authorities--Water & Utility
UPPER LAMPASAS RIVER MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT
House Committee: Natural Resources ()
April 26 1973 | May 9 1973
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