The Laws of Texas, 1925 [Volume 23] Page: 65 of 822
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SPECIAL LAWS. 53
be defeated, no election for that purpose shall again be ordered
until after the expiration of one year. The trustees shall give
public notice of the election herein provided for by placing notices
of the same in three public places in said incorporated district
at least twenty days before the election, which notice shall
,state the time and place of the election' and the amount of tax to
be levied or the amount of bonds to be issued, or both, as the
,case may be.
SEC. 10. No person shall vote at such election unless such
person be a qualified voter under the Constitution and laws of
this State, and property tax payers within said Center Independent
School District, and those in favor of levying such tax, or
the issuance of such bonds shall write or have printed on their
ballots "for the tax" or "for the bonds and the tax" as the case
may be; and those against the levying of such tax, or the issuance
of such bonds, shall write or have printed on their ballots
"against the tax" or "against the bonds and the tax," as the case
may be; and due returns of said election shall be made to said
board of trustees within ten days after the day of election, and
the result thereof shall be recorded by said trustees in a well
bound book for that purpose.
SEC. 11. The assessor and collector of taxes of the district
shall have the same power and shall perform the same duties,
with reference to the assessment and collection of taxes for free
school purposes that are now conferred by law upon the city
marshal of an incorporated town or village and he shall receive
such compensation for his services as the board of trustees shall
allow not to exceed four per centum of the whole amount of
taxes received by him, and he shall give bond, to be approved by
said board of trustees, in double the estimated amount of taxes
coming annually into his hands, payable to the president of the
school board of trustees and to his successors in office, conditioned
for the faithful discharge of his duties and the payment
of the amount of taxes received to the treasurer of said Center
Independent School District.
SEC. 12. When a majority of the board of trustees of said
district prefer to have the taxes of their district assessed by the
county assessor and collected by said county collector, the same
shall be assessed and collected by said -county officers, and
turned over to the treasurer of this district for which such taxes
have been collected; provided, that the property of this 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
this district, they shall respectively receive one per centum for
assessing and collecting the same.
SEC. 13. Property valuations in said Center Independent
School District shall be the same as fixed by the board of trustees
of said district; and the said board of trustees in said Center
Independent School District is hereby given all power and
authority now conferred by law upon the commissioners' court
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1925 [Volume 23], book, 1925; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15499/m1/65/: accessed April 30, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .