The Laws of Texas, 1925 [Volume 23] Page: 84 of 822
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72 SPECIAL LAWS.
feated, no election for that purpose shall 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 districts at
least twenty days before the election, which notice shall state
the time and place of 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 a property tax payer within said Clauene 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 bonds" 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 thereof shall be recorded by said trustees
in a well bound book to be kept for that purpose.
SEC. 11. The assessor and collector of taxes of the Clauene
Independent School District shall have the same power and shall
perform the same duties, with reference to the assessment and
collection of taxes for free school purpose 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 paid over by him to the treasurer
of said Clauene 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 officer, 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
the county collector are required to assess and collect the taxes
of the district, they shall respectively receive one per centum
for assessing and collecting the same.
SEC. 13. Property valuations in said Clauene Independent
School District shall be the same as fixed by said board of trustees
of said district; and the said board of trustees of the said
Clauene Independent School District is hereby given all power
and authority now conferred by law upon the commissioners'
court when sitting as a Board of Equalization, fixing property
values in said independent school district.
SEC. 14. It is hereby expressly provided that any and all outstanding
bonds, obligations and indebtedness of Ropes Independent
School District No. 1, of Hockley County, Texas, be
and the same are hereby validated and all such bonds, obliga-
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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/m1/84/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .