Charter of the City of Austin: And All Amendments Thereto, as Passed by the Thirty-first Legislature

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Von Boeckmann-Jones Company, 1909 - Austin (Tex.) - 68 pages
 

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Page 29 - Within ten days from the date of filing such petition the city clerk shall examine and from the voters' register ascertain whether or not said petition is signed by the requisite number of qualified electors, and, if necessary, the council shall allow him extra help for that purpose; and he shall attach to said petition his certificate, showing the result of said examination. If by the...
Page 29 - The clerk shall, within ten days after such amendment, make like examination of the amended petition, and if his certificate shall show the same to be insufficient, it shall be returned to the person filing the same; without prejudice, however, to the filing of a new petition to the same effect.
Page 31 - The signatures to the petition need not all be appended to one paper, but each signer shall add to his signature his place of residence, giving the street and number.
Page 11 - ... to perform duties in two or more departments ; and may make such other rules and regulations as may be necessary or proper for the efficient and economical conduct of the business of the city.
Page 14 - Monday of 19... and I hereby request that my name be printed upon the official primary ballot for nomination by such primary election for such office. (Signed) Subscribed and sworn to (or affirmed) before me by on this day of 19...
Page 30 - If a majority of the votes cast at such election shall be in favor of...
Page 43 - All property of railroad companies, of whatever description, lying or being within the limits of any city or incorporated town within this State, shall bear its proportionate share of municipal taxation, and if any such property shall not have been heretofore rendered, the authorities of the city or town within which it lies shall have power to require its rendition and collect the usual municipal tax thereon, as on other property lying within said municipality.
Page 43 - The annual assessment made upon landed property shall be a special lien thereon, and all property, both real and personal, belonging to any delinquent taxpayer, shall be liable to seizure and sale for the payment of all the taxes and penalties due by such delinquent; and such property may be sold for the payment of the taxes and penalties due by such delinquent, under such regulations as the Legislature may provide.
Page 32 - ... election; and should such proposition so submitted receive a majority of the votes cast thereon at such election, such ordinance shall thereby be repealed or amended accordingly.
Page 29 - The holder of any elective office may be removed at any time by the electors qualified to vote for a successor of such incumbent. The procedure to effect the removal of an incumbent of an elective office shall be as follows: A petition signed by electors...

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