The Laws of Texas, 1925 [Volume 23] Page: 74 of 822
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62 SPECIAL LAWS.
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 shall be a qualified voter under the Constitution and laws
of this State, and property tax payer within said Coble 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 results shall be recorded by said board of trustees
in a well bound book to be kept for that purpose.
SEC. 11. The assessor and collector of taxes of the district
shall have the power and 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 the board of trustees in double the estimated amount of taxes
coming annually in to his hands, 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
amount of taxes received by him to the treasurer of said Coble
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 the 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. The property valuations in said Coble Independent
School District shall be the same as fixed by the board of trustees
of said district, and said board of trustees in said Coble
Independent School District is hereby given all power and authority
now conferred by law upon the commissioners' court
when sitting as boards of equalization fixing property values
in said Coble Independent School District.
SEC. 14. It is hereby expressly provided that any and all
outstanding bonds, obligations and indebtedness of Coble Common
School District No. 3 of Hockley County, Texas, be and
the same are hereby validated, and all such bonds, obligations
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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/m1/74/: accessed July 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .