The Laws of Texas, 1923-1925 [Volume 22] Page: 24 of 1,648
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14 SPECIAL LAWS.
angle in same; thence north 49 degrees west 619 feet with center
line said Public Road No. 42 to angle in same; thence south 86 degrees
30 minutes west 706 feet with center line said Public Road No.
42 to angle in same; thence north 34 minutes west 4046 feet with
center line said Public Road No. 42 to intersect center line WeimarSchulenburg
Public Road No. 125; thence south 89 degrees 3 minutes
west 4490 feet with center line said Road No. 125 to the place
o.f beginning and containing 8,407 acres of land or 13.13 square miles.
SEC. 3. The management and control of the public free schools
within said district is hereby invested in a board of trustees, which
board shall be composed of seven persons, resident citizens and
qaulified voters within said district, and each member of the board
before entering upon the discharge of his or her duties, shall make
and subscribe the usual oath for the faithful and impartial discharge
of the duties of said office, being the same oath as is prescribed in
the General Laws with reference to independent school districts.
SEC. 4. The board of trustees of Weimar Independent School District
shall be a body politic and corporate in law, and as such may
contract and be contracted with, sue and be sued, plead or be impleaded
in any court of this State of proper jurisdiction, and may
receive any gift, grant, donation or devise made for the use of public
schools of the d;striet.
SEC. 5. The board of trustees of said district shall manage and
control the public free schools within said district to the exclusion
of every other authority excepting insofar as the State Superintendent
of Education and the State Board of Education, or other school
authorities, may be vested under the General Laws of this State with
general supervisory authority to instruct said board.
SEC. 6. Vacancies in the board of trustees shall be filled by a vote
of the majority of the members continuing in office. The first election
under the provisions of this Act for trustees shall be held on
the first Saturday in the month next succeeding the passage and
taking effect of this Act, after giving not less than ten days notice
thereof by posting in three public places in said district, or as soon
after said first Saturday as may be convenient. Said election shall
be ordered by the county judge of Colorado County, Texas, and
notice thereof given as required under the General Laws for the
incorporation of independent school districts. The term of office
of the seven trustees chosen at the first election under this Act shall
be divided into two classes, and the members shall draw for the
different classes. The four members drawing the numbers 1, 2, 3
and 4, respectively, shall serve until the first -Saturday in July following
the election last named above, and until their successors are
elected and qualified; and the three members drawing the numbers
5, 6, and 7, respectively, shall serve until the first Saturday in July
of the year following the first Saturday in July above mentioned,
and until their successors are elected and qualified; and regularly
thereafter on the first Saturday in July of each year, four trustees
and three trustees, alternately, shall be elected for a term of two
years, to succeed the trustees whose terms shall at that time expire.
All elections after the first shall be ordered by the board of trustees
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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/m1/24/: accessed September 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .