Texas Municipal Corporation Laws, Annotated: Including Forms for the Issuance of Bonds

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James Thomas Sluder
Von Boeckmann-Jones Company, printers, 1909 - Forms (Law) - 810 pages
 

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Contents

Excessive territory to be relinquished 12 Validating certain incorporations 13 Discontinuing territory 14 Validating certain incorporations
10
CHAPTER II
12
Who are qualified voters for city officers
21
Managers of election shall be sworn their powers and duties
22
CHAPTER IV
30
CHAPTER V
35
Jurisdiction 51 Judge to be known as recorder elected or appointed
36
Cost fines etc to be paid into city treasury 59 What costs may be taxed 60 Code of Criminal Procedure applicable to justice court to govern when 61 ...
39
Process how served 63 City council to fix compensation 64 Appeals from 65 Present municipal courts to hold until organization of corporation court
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CHAPTER VI
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CHAPTER VII
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May regulate weight and quality of bread 100 May create and regulate police 101 May suppress riots etc 102 May prevent etc horse racing abuse of ...
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Barred debts cannot be compromised 140 Bonds exempt from taxation and may be used to pay certain taxes 141 Bonds when executed must be regis...
45
Same to be appointed or elected every two years
52
Clerk to be appointed how city secretary may be exofficio
53
Pleading practice etc of county court to apply
54
May establish pounds
60
May tax etc dogs
61
May abate nuisances 108 May do etc to promote health and suppress diseases 109 Sanitary regulations by cities and counties
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Penalty for failure to make report
80
What corporations included
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CHAPTER X
87
validating
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May compel the cleansing of premises
110
May direct the location of certain establishments
111
May regulate the burial of the dead
112
May define nuisances and punish persons guilty thereof
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CHAPTER XVI
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CHAPTER XVII
122
Suit against owner of property for improvement tax when
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Condemnation of property
127
Duty of railway company penalty
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CHAPTER XVIII
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Occupation license to be suspended or revoked etc when
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CHAPTER XIX
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Same validated 815 Same 316 Commissioners to appoint collector
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CHAPTER XX
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City incorporation under special charter may avail itself of this
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Abolished Municipal CorporationReceiver For 324 Application for and appointment of receiver 325 Receiver to take charge of property may bring s...
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CHAPTER XXII
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CHAPTER XXIII
170
Authorizing Incorporated Towns Cities and Villages
173
Debt shall not be created unless provision made to pay same
177
Poll
178
Occupation
179
Occupations subject to taxation
180
Same subject
181
COUNTIES AND COUNTY GOVERNMENT CHAPTER XXVII
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CHAPTER XXVIII
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County a body corporate 393 Suits against 394 Inhabitants may be jurors in such suits 395 Execution shall not issue against county 396 Deeds grants...
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CHAPTER XXX
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Oath and bond of surveyors
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CHAPTER XXXI
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CHAPTER XXXII
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Claims shall be numbered in what order 463 Order in which claims shall be paid 464 Classification of county funds 465 Commissioners court may cr...
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County and Other Bonds Sec 485 Courthouse jail and bridge bonds authorized 486 To run not exceeding forty years redeemable when 487 Interest ...
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No bonds to run longer than forty years 526 Conditions precedent to issuance of bonds 527 Bonds to be registered by Comptroller 528 Certificate of...
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Collector liable for failing to collect tax and when to be appointed by Governor
240
Official paper and contract for publishing
247
Statement of receipts and expenditures etc shall be published annually
248
Ordinances when and how published
249
CHAPTER XXXV
256
Successful bidder to make contract and give bond
257
Affidavit attached to each bid 557 Court may repeal order authorizing contract
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CHAPTER XXXVI
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CHAPTER XXXVII
265
CHAPTER XXXVIII
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Duty as to school land 595 Shall provide seals for district and county court 596 Court may publish notices
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Terms and Minutes of Court 597 Regular terms of the court 598 Special terms of the court 599 Minutes of the court 600 Minutes and proceedings in ...
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CHAPTER XL
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CHAPTER XLI
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Penalty for obstructing ditch 640 Law cumulative 640a Act to apply to drainage only
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Drainage Districts Acts of 1907 as amended by Acts of 1909
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Report of commissioners 695 Commissioners may employ counsel 696 Officers shall not be interested in contracts 697 District a body corporate
298
Approval of report validating
301
Election ordered on approval of report of engineer 653 Notice of election validating
302
Manner of conducting election
303
Voters shall make oath concerning qualification 656 Election returns validating
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Appointment of drainage commissioners 658 How drainage commissioners shall qualify 659 Same
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Drainage commissioners shall organize 661 Appointment of civil engineer
306
Report of engineer
307
Commissioners court to levy tax for prorated
375
Road Improvement Districts
377
CHAPTER L
386
All property in district to be assessed 885 Powers of board to collect taxes 886 May prescribe rules for the collection of taxes 887 Assessor may have ...
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Election to be held to determine whether change shall be made 926 Majority vote to control
388
Field notes to be returned and recorded
407
In absence of one surveyor the other shall
408
Commissioner of Land Office to direct survey in case of disagreement
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CHAPTER LI
424
Report of engineer 981 How funds shall be drawn for the payment of expenses 982 Report of navigation commissioners 983 Assistant engineer may ...
425
Same
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Same
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Commissioners shall execute bond
431
Shall organize 957 Shall appoint competent civil engineer
432
Commissioners may issue bonds how and when
433
Shall enter order directing issuance of bonds 960 How bonds shall be executed 961 Bonds shall be submitted to Attorney General for approval
434
Bonds shall be registered by Comptroller
435
Commissioners court shall provide a record for bond issue 964 Bonds may be sold how 965 Chairman of navigation commissioners shall execute bo...
436
Taxes shall be levied for interest and sinking fund 968 Commissioners court shall provide assessor with additional books
437
Duty of tax collector
438
Same subject 971 Duty of county treasurer 972 County treasurer shall execute bond
439
Districts shall have right of eminent domain 974 Navigation commissioners may acquire property 975 Duty of navigation commissioners and engineer
440
How contracts for improvements may be
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CHAPTER LII
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Duties of county treasurer 1021 Taxes how collected 1022 County treasurer shall execute good and sufficient bond 1023 District shall have right of e...
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Improvement commissioners shall make annual report 1037 Commissioners authorized to employ counsel 1038 Officers shall not be interested in co...
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Commissioners shall keep streams clear of obstruction 1041 Levees may be made public highways 1042 Commissioners may dispose of unused mate...
468
CHAPTER MIL
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Duty of county superintendent 1079 County superintendent shall qualify how 1080 Shall approve vouchers 1081 Salary of county superintendent 1...
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May levy maintenance tax 1185 Notice to State Board of Education 1186 May vote upon additional tax 1187 Who may vote at such elections 1188 ...
473
Independent school district trustees 1211 Ballots to be used 1212 Term of office of trustees 1213 County judge shall order first election 1214 Trustee...
474
Venue of suits in Travis county
477
Application to all bonds so purchased 1050 Available State school fund
478
Property for colored schools shall not be used for whites
495
Powers and duties of assessor and collector
548
Oath administered to trustees 1217 Authority of trustees
549
Election of trustees 1219 Vacancies how filled 1220 Trustees chosen by cities
550
Application for creation of district 1222 Trustees continued in office when
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Certain tax shall not exceed
579
Tax shall not be levied except
580
Commissioners court may establish drainage districts
641
How districts may be established validating
642
Hearing by commissioners court on petition
643
When court may grant petition
644
May appoint civil engineer
645
Adoption of report and ordering issuance of bonds
663
Proceedings where vote challenged 24 Proceedings in case of tie vote etc 25 Who are eligible to office of mayor and aldermen 26 Vacancy how fille...
751
Election etc in such case how conducted 29 City council composed of mayor and aldermen
752
May establish etc workhouses 115 May compel convicts to labor on streets etc 116 May regulate hiring of convicts 117 May prevent trespasses etc a...
753
Rules for condemning property for railroad followed
756
Ten per cent of qualified voters may petition etc 336 Who shall be qualified voters ballot 337 Election officers declaring result etc 338 Election of m...
757
Must have seal 56 Style of writs
758
Published ordinance admissible in evidence 251 Style of ordinances 252 Ordinances etc remain in force until etc 253 Fines etc to be paid into city tr...
759
Power to fill certain vacancies 582 How vacancy shall be filled
762
Shall send indigent sick to hospital when
763
law act cumulative
766
Part of existing county shall not be detached except etc 377 Election shall be ordered when etc 378 Application shall show what 379 Notice of such e...
768
Expense to be divided between counties 411 Land districts to be surveyed 412 Suit to establish boundary line
769
No credit shall be entered for delinquent taxes until allowed by the court 438 Taxes for each year shall be kept separate 439 Collector going out of of...
770
Claims shall be canceled when and how 474 Order of court approving treasurers report failure to comply with law a misdemeanor 475 Publication of...
771
Owner may appear before viewers objections 611 Hearing in commissioners court
772
Oath of viewers
773
How civil engineer shall qualify 647 Duties of engineer
778
Duty of county treasurer 676 County treasurer shall qualify how 677 District has right of eminent domain 678 Drainage commissioner shall acquire r...
779
County judge shall certify to Secretary of State the officers elected and qualified CHAPTER XLIV
780
Who may propose organization
782
Collector to settle with secretary and file statement showing what 892 Payment of interest coupons and redemption of bonds 893 Notice for bids for c...
783
Petition to be recorded in minutes recorded as evidence 929 Guardian etc may sign petition when 930 District to be redivided into three or five divis...
784
Report of engineer 994 Hearing on report 995 Court may approve report 996 Court may order election for establishment of district and issuance of b...
785
Compromise by vote of the people notice of election how given
787
Taxes levied how applied 508 By whom assessed and collected 509 Collector to give bond 510 Money received and paid out by treasurer 511 Collec...
788
How bids shall be made
790
How contracts shall be executed
791
Scholastic census 1098 Census enumeration and transfers 1099 Transfer after enrollment 1100 Same subject 1101 Consolidation of districts 1102 Se...
795
May elect superintendent 1224 Eligibility 1225 Transfer of money
797
Power of city council to provide for assessing taxes
802
Collection of license tax 184 Real estate includes what 185 Personal estate includes what 186 City council may provide for exemption of property fro...
803
Terrell Election Law Acts of 1905
806
Returns to be delivered to county judge
808
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