§ 53.02  ESTABLISHED; SERVICE AREA; DEDICATION OF ASSETS.
   (A)   The city adopts the provisions of Tex. Loc. Gov’t Code Ch. 552, Subch. C to implement a drainage utility for the city. Accordingly, the drainage of the city is hereby declared to be a public utility as provided in Tex. Loc. Gov’t Code Ch. 552, Subch. C.
   (B)   The service area for the drainage utility shall include all real property within the city limits and the portions of the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the city which contribute overland flow into the watersheds served by the drainage system of the city as now existing or which may be annexed hereafter from time to time. The service area is more particularly identified in the attached Appendix A which is incorporated herein for all purposes.
   (C)   All property exempt from the provisions of this subchapter pursuant to applicable law on the effective date of this subchapter, including Tex. Loc. Gov’t Code § 552.053 of Subchapter C, shall be exempt from the provisions of this subchapter.
   (D)   The city incorporates into the drainage utility system all existing property, facilities, materials, and supplies constituting the city's drainage system on the effective date of this chapter. All future acquisitions by the city of real or personal property used in the city's drainage system shall be maintained as a part of the drainage utility.
(Ord. 100907, passed 9-21-2010)