Board of Directors Election 2022

Deadline for filing for a place on the ballot:
Date of Next Election:
February 18, 2022

 
May 7, 2022 

 
Location:
26041 FM 510 San Benito, TX 78586
Director Eligibility--Qualifications:

To be eligible to serve, the person MUST:

TEXAS CONSTITUTION, Art. 16, Section 14—reside within the district.

TEXAS WATER CODE 56.062 / TEXAS ELECTION CODE 141.001(a):

  • own land in the district subject to taxation
  • be a United States Citizen
  • be 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled, or on the day appointed
  • have not been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgement of a court
  • have not been finally convicted of a felony from which he or she has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities
  • have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory from which the office is elected for six months immediately preceding the date of the regular filing deadline for a candidate's application for a place on the ballot
  • satisfy any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law for the office

TEXAS ELECTION CODE 141.001(b)—a statute outside this code supersedes Subsection (a) to the extent of any conflict.

Director Eligibility--Disqualifications:

TEXAS WATER CODE § 49.052

  • is related within the third degree of affinity or consanguinity to a developer of property in the district, any other member of the board, or the manager, engineer, attorney, or other person providing professional services to the district;
  • is an employee of any developer of property in the district or any director, manager, engineer, attorney, or other person providing professional services to the district or a developer of property in the district in connection with the district or property located in the district;
  • is a developer of property in the district;
  • is serving as an attorney, consultant, engineer, manager, architect, or in some other professional capacity for the district or a developer of property in the district in connection with the district or property located in the district;
  • is a party to a contract with or along with the district except for the purchase of public services furnished by the district to the public generally;  or is a party to a contract with or along with a developer of property in the district relating to the district or to property within the district, other than a contract limited solely to the purpose of purchasing or conveying real property in the district for the purpose of either establishing a permanent residence, establishing a commercial business within the district, or qualifying as a director.
  • As used in this section, "developer of property in the district" means any person who owns land located within a district covered under this section and who has divided or proposes to divide the land into two or more parts for the purpose of laying out any subdivision or any tract of land or any addition to any town or city, or for laying out suburban lots or building lots, or any lots, streets, alleys, or parks or other portions intended for public use, or the use of purchasers or owners of lots fronting thereon or adjacent thereto.
 

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