The Laws of Texas, 1923-1925 [Volume 22] Page: 19 of 1,648
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SPECIAL LAWS. 9
districts and returns thereof are hereby made applicable to the independent
school district hereby created.
SEC. 8. The assessor and collector of taxes of the district shall
have the 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 compensation for his services in
such amount as the board of trustees shall allow, not to exceed four
(4) 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 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. 9. The board of trustees hereafter elected under this Act,
shall meet within ten days after such election, or as soon thereafter
as possible for the purpose of organizing.
A majority of the board shall constitute a quorum; and they
shall choose from their number a president, and may choose from
among their number or from the qualified voters of said district
an assessor and collector of taxes, as is now provided by the General
Laws of th's State governing such matters. They shall also choose
a secretary who may or may not be a member of the school board.
The trustees shall have the right to name as their treasurer the
person, firm or corporation who offers satisfactory bond and submits
the best and safest bid of interest on the average daily balances
for the privilege of acting as such treasurer. The treasurer shall
give bond in double the amount of receipts coming annually into
his hands, which bond shall be payable to the president of the
board and h:s successors in offices and bei approved by the
boaid, conditioned as required under the General Laws of this State;
1)icvided that the present treasurer or depositors of the City of
Kerrville, for its school funds, shall continue as such for this Independent
School District, until the expiration of the term for which
he was selected.
SEc. 10. The board of tiustees shall prescribe the necessary rules
for electing its officers and conducting its meetings, or filling vacancies
in its membership, of appointing committees, for regulating
and facilitatinio its business in the establishment of schools and
for the conduct of them, providing for the cancellation of the contract
with and the discharge of any teacher found guilty, upon due
investigation and proof of unbecoming conduct, inefficiency, neglect
of duty, incompetency or other fault demanding such cancellation
of contract in the interest of good order, discipline and efficiency
of the schools, and generally to adopt such rules and regulations
as subserve the efficient and satisfactory movement of the
schools of said district.
SEC. 11. The secretary of said board of trustees, shall receive for
his services such compensation as may be prescribed by said board
not to exceed ten dollars per month.
SEC. 12. The record of the proceedings of the board shall be
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1923-1925 [Volume 22], book, 1925; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15500/m1/19/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .