The Laws of Texas, 1923-1925 [Volume 22] Page: 26 of 1,648
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16 SPECIAL LAWS.
board, not in conflict with the General Laws of this State regulating
and prescribing the duties and authority of such officers in independent
SEC. 11. The board may prescribe the necessary rules and regulations
for the conducting and managing of the public free schools
in said district, the election of teachers and the fixing of their salaries,
provided that said rules and regulations shall not in any way
conflict with the General Law upon the subject.
SEC. 12. The secretary of said board of trustees shall receive for
his services such compensation as may be prescribed by said board,
not to exceed $5.00 per month.
SEC. 13. A record of minutes of the proceedings of the board of
trustees shall be kept and recorded in a well bound book, in proper
form, which shall be open to inspection of the public.
SEC. 14. The board of trustees shall annually appoint a suitable
person to take the census, of all children within the district entitled
to be enrolled and numbered in the scholastic census for the current
year. to the end that said district shall receive its full proportionate
share of all the available school funds, and to make reports thereof
in prescribed form, as now provided by general law for independent
school districts, to the proper State and county authorities. Said
person so appointed to take said census shall, receive as compensation
for his services, to be allowed by said board, a sum not in excess of the
amount now allowed by general law for like services.
SEC. 15. The president and secretary, when acting in their official
capacity, as herein provided, are hereby authorized to administer
oaths and affirmations, and shall use the seal of the board in attestation
SEC. 16. The board shall provide a suitable seal to be used in the
authentication of all bonds, warrants, contracts, or other documents
executed by authority of the said board.
SEC. 17. The beginning of the fiscal year in so far as the levying,
assessing, and collection of taxes is concerned shall be the first
day of September.
SEc. 18. The board of trustees of the Weimar Independent School
District is hereby authorized to issue bonds and borrow money on
the credit of said district for the purposes set forth and in the manner
prescribed by the General Laws of the State of Texas pertaining
to independent school districts; and they shall expend such moneys,
when collected, or any part of same, in the manner and for the purposes
that are set forth in the General Laws of the State of Texas governing
independent school districts; provided that the treasurer of
said district shall not receive compensation for the collection or disbursement
of the proceeds of the sale of bonds issued by said district.
SEC. 19. The board of trustees of said Weimar Independent
School District shall have power to levy and collect a maintenance
tax in the manner prescribed and for the purposes set forth in the
General Laws of the State of Texas in regard thereto in independent
school districts, and shall expend the same in the manner and for the
pnrprcses-set forth in the General Laws of the State of Texas perlainins
to independent school districts, and the rate of sa;d taxation shall
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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/m1/26/: accessed April 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .