For additional information, contact a regional representative in the Comptroller’s Economic Development and Analysis Division at (800) 531-5441, ext. 3-4679, or at (512) 463-4679.
Municipal Development Districts
Chapter 377, Local Government Code, authorizes cities to hold an election in all or part of a city, including the extra territorial jurisdiction, to create a municipal development district and adopt a sales tax to fund the district.
The district could undertake a variety of projects including a convention center, civic center, auditorium and other projects eligible under Tex. Rev. Civ. St. art. 5190.6 Sec. 4B(a). (Chapter 377, Local Government Code).
Sales Tax Options: one-eighth, one-fourth, three-eighths or one-half of 1 percent