TX NATURAL RESOURCES CODE

SUBTITLE B. SURVEYS AND SURVEYORS

CHAPTER 62. BEACH PARK BOARD OF TRUSTEES

SUBCHAPTER C. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS



§ 62.041. MEMBERS OF BOARD.
     (a) The board is composed of seven members appointed by the commissioners court.
     (b) One board member shall be a member of the commissioners court.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2493, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

§ 62.042. TERM OF OFFICE.
     (a) With the exception of the trustees first appointed, a trustee serves for a term of two years from the date of appointment.
     (b) At the time of the appointment of the first trustees, the commissioners court shall designate three trustees to serve for one year and four trustees to serve for two years.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2494, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

§ 62.043. OATH AND BOND.
     (a) A trustee shall qualify within 15 days after his appointment by taking the official oath and filing a good and sufficient bond with the county clerk.
     (b) The bond shall be approved by the commissioners court, payable to the county, in a sum not to exceed $5,000 as approved by the commissioners court of the county, and conditioned on the faithful performance of the duties of the trustee, including his proper handling of all money which may come into his hands in his capacity as a member of the board.
     (c) The cost of the bond shall be paid by the board.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2494, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

§ 62.044. COMPENSATION;
     EXPENSES.
     A trustee serves without compensation but shall be reimbursed for travel and other necessary expenses incurred in the performance of his official duties.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2494, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

§ 62.045. VACANCY.
     A vacancy on the board shall be filled by appointment of the commissioners court.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2494, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

§ 62.046. OFFICERS OF BOARD.
     (a) On the appointment of the first trustees, the commissioners court shall designate one of the trustees to serve as chairman of the board for a period of one year.
     (b) After the first year the board annually shall elect a chairman, a vice-chairman, a secretary, and a treasurer from among its members. The office of secretary and treasurer may be held by the same person.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2494, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

§ 62.047. PARK MANAGER.
     The board may employ and compensate a manager for any parks or facilities and may give him full authority in the management and operation of the park or parks or facilities subject only to the direction and orders of the board.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2494, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

§ 62.048. LEGAL SERVICES.
     (a) The board may call on the county attorney of the county for the legal services it requires.
     (b) In lieu of or in addition to the county attorney, the board may employ and compensate its own counsel and legal staff.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2494, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

§ 62.049. EMPLOYEES OF BOARD.
     (a) The board may employ temporary or permanent secretaries, stenographers, bookkeepers, accountants, technical experts, and other agents and employees it requires.
     (b) The board shall determine the qualifications, duties, and compensation of its employees.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2494, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

§ 62.050. MEETINGS.
     (a) The board shall hold regular meetings at times set by the board.
     (b) The board may hold special meetings at the times business or necessity requires. Special meetings may be called by the chairman or any three members of the board.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2495, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

§ 62.051. BOARD RECORDS.
     (a) The board shall keep a true and full record of all its meetings and proceedings and maintain the records of the board in a secure manner.
     (b) The board may contract with the commissioners court of the county to have the county keep and maintain its records.
     (c) All the records are the property of the board and are subject to inspection by the commissioners court at all reasonable times.
     (d) The preservation, microfilming, destruction, or other disposition of the records of the board is subject to the requirements of Subtitle C, Title 6, Local Government Code, and rules adopted under that subtitle.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2495, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 1248, § 65, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.

§ 62.052. MANAGEMENT OF FUNDS.
     The money belonging to or under control of the board shall be deposited and secured in the same manner prescribed by law for county funds.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2495, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

§ 62.053. AUDIT.
     Independent auditors selected by the board shall make an annual audit of all financial transactions and records of the board.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2495, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

§ 62.054. COURT ACTIONS.
     The board may sue and be sued in its own name.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2495, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

§ 62.055. SEAL.
     The board shall adopt a seal which shall be placed on all leases, deeds, and other instruments usually executed under seal and on other instruments required by the board.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 2495, ch. 871, art. I, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.