Taylor Landing, Texas
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|Taylor Landing, Texas|
Location of Taylor Landing, Texas
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The city, formerly part of Port Arthur's extraterritorial jurisdiction, voted to incorporate in an election held on September 10, 2005. A total of 124 votes were cast, 80 (64.5%) in favor of incorporation and 44 (35.5%) against.
Taylor Landing is located at(29.862220, -94.131081), approximately 7 miles west of Port Arthur in Jefferson County.
The Taylor Landing city government consists of a mayor and two commissioners. The Mayor and commissioners serve two year terms. The terms are staggered to prevent all Commissioners from being replaced at one time. A sub-committee of the City Commission, the Public Works Committee, is responsible for operations of the City's public utility systems and streets. The Committee consists of a public works director and four members all appointed by the City Commission. A City Clerk is appointed by the Commission and is responsible for City financial and administrative activities. All elected and appointed officials serve without pay.
Public education in the city of Taylor Landing is provided by the Hamshire-Fannett Independent School District.
- "Table 4: Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places in Texas, Listed Alphabetically: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2008" (CSV). United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2009-07-01. Retrieved 2009-07-08.
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