The Laws of Texas, 1925 [Volume 23] Page: 36 of 822
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24 SPECIAL LAWS.
amount of taxes received by him, and he shall give bond, to be
approved by the board of trustees, in double the estimated
amount of taxes coming annually into his hands, which bond
shall be made payable to the president of the board of trustees
and to his successors in office, conditioned for the faithful discharge
of his duties, and the payment of the taxes received by
him to the treasurer of said independent school district.
SEC. 10. When a majority of the board of trustees of said
district prefer to have the taxes of their district assessed by the
county tax assessor and collected by the county tax collector, the
same shall be assessed and collected by such county officers, and
turned over to the treasurer of said district for which such taxes
shall have been collected; provided that the property of said district,
when assessed by the county tax assessor, shall not be
assessed at a greater valuation than that assessed for county
and State purposes; provided further, that when the county
assessor and county collector are required to assess and collect
the taxes of said district, they shall respectively receive one per
centum for assessing and collecting same.
SEC. 11. Property valuations in said independent school district
shall be the same as fixed by the board of trustees thereof,
and the said board of trustees is hereby given all power and
authority now conferred by law upon commissioners courts
when sitting as boards of equalization fixing property values in
SEC. 12. It is hereby expressly provided that Dixie Independent
School District as created by this Act shall assume and
discharge any and all indebtedness constituting valid and binding
obligations of Common School District No. 18, of Lynn
County, Texas, as heretofore created and established by the
county school trustees of said county.
SEC. 13. Any and all taxes heretofore voted by the qualified
electors of said Common School District No. 18, of Lynn County
and now in force in said common school district, are hereby validated
and continued in force in the independent school district
hereby created until such time as a majority of the qualified
property taxpaying voters of said independent school district
shall see proper to increase, diminish, or abolish the same, under
the General Laws of this State.
SEC. 14. The title to all property now owned, held by and
belonging to Common School District No. 18, of Lynn County
shall upon the passage of this Act pass to and vest in the trustees
of said Dixie Independent School District to be held, managed,
controlled and used by said trustees for the use and benefit
of said independent school district.
SEC. 15. Any vacancy occurring in the board of trustees
shall be filled by the remaining members of the board by appointment
for the unexpired term of a person qualified under this
Act to hold such office.
SEC. 16. The board of trustees shall provide a suitable seal
to be used in the authentication of all bonds, warrants, contracts
and other documents executed by authority of said board.
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