The Laws of Texas, 1923-1925 [Volume 22] Page: 25 of 1,648
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SPECIAL LAWS. 15
of said district at least ten days prior to said election, and the secretary
of said board shall publish notice of said elections by posting
notice of same in at least three public places in said district.
SEC. 7. The trustees elected under this Act shall meet within ten
days after such election, or as soon thereafter as possible, for the
purpose of organizing. Any five members of the board shall constitute
a quorum, and they shall choose from their number a president,
a secretary, a treasurer, and assessor and a collector of taxes,
and all other necessary officers and committees. The treasurer shall
be required to give bond in double the estimated amount of receipts
coming annually into his hands, the bonds shall be made payable
to the president of the board or to his successor in office, and be
approved by the board of trustees, conditioned for the faithful discharge
of his duties and the payment of the funds received by him
upon the draft of the president, drawn upon the order, duly entered,
of the board of trustees, and he shall be entitled to retain, as a commission
for his services as such treasurer, not exceeding one half
of one per cent of all the funds coming into his hands, as ordered
by said board of trustees; or the board of trustees may appoint as
treasurer the person who offers satisfactory bond as herein provided,
and the best bid of interest on average daily balances for the privilege
of acting as treasurer.
SEC. 8. The assessor and collector of taxes as herein provided,
shall be required to give bond in the sum of not less than three thousand
($3.000.00) dollars, if the assessor and collector of taxes be
one and the same person; or bonds in the sum of $3,000.00 each, as
said board of trustees may desire, the question of whether said assessor
and collector be one and the same person to be determined by
said board of trustees. said bond or bonds to be made payable to
the president of the board of trustees or to his successor in office,
and be approved by the board of trustees, conditioned for the faithful
discharge of his duties. or their duties, and the payment by said
collector of the funds received by him to the treasurer of said board;
and said assessor and collector shall be entitled to receive for his
services, if one person holds both offices, not exceeding one-half
of one per cent of all funds collected by him as such tax collector,
and if different persons should hold said offices, said collector shall
receive the amount next above specified, and said assessor shall receive
for his services not exceeding one-half of one per cent of all
assessments made by him, but the board of trustees of said district
shall have authority to appoint the county tax assessor and tax collector
of Colorado County, Texas, to assess and collect the taxes
of said district, without bond, and they shall receive as compensation
for such not exceeding one-half of one per cent of the taxes
so assessed and collected. Such taxes, when collected, shall be
turned overr to the treasurer of the board of said district.
SEC. 9. Any member of said board of trustees may be removed for
misconduct at any time by a majority vote of the members of said
SEC. 10. The official duties and authority of said officers of said
board shall conform to the rules and regulations prescribed by said
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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/m1/25/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .