The Laws of Texas, 1923-1925 [Volume 22] Page: 94 of 1,648
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84 SPECIAL LAWS.
west corner of Survey No. 32, same block; thence east 1 mile to the
southeast corner of same section; thence south 1 mile to the southwest
corner of Survey No,. 24, Block "E"; thence east following the
section line to the southeast corner of Survey No. 58, Block "E";
thence due north following the section line to the county line; thence
west following the county line to the place of beginning.
SEC. 2. The management and control of the public free schools
in said independent school district is hereby vested in a board of
trustees which board shall be composed of seven persons, resident
citizens and qualified electors within said district, who shall be
elected and qualify as hereinafter set forth.
SEC. 3. The board of trustees of the said district shall be and
is hereby made a body politic and corporate in law, and as such
shall have power to contract and be contracted with, to sue and be
sued, to plead and be impleaded in any court of this State of proper
jurisdiction, and may receive any gift, grant, donation or devise
made to or for the use and benefit of the public free schools of said
SEC. 4. The board of trustees of said district shall manage and
control the public free schools therein to the exclusion of every
other authority except insofar as the State Superintendent of Public
Instruction and the State Board of Education may be vested by law
with general supervisory authority to instruct said board.
SEO. 5. As soon as may be practicable after the taking effect of
this Act the county judge of Terry County shall order an election
for the purpose of electing seven trustees to serve as trustees of
said independent school district, hereby created, whose terms of
office shall be as follows: The terms 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 the different classes; the four
drawing the.numbers one, two, three and four shall serve until the
regular election of trustees of independent school districts to be held
in the year 1923, and uitil their successors shall have been duly
elected and qualified; and the three members drawing the numbers
five, six and seven, shall serve until the regular election of trustees
of independent school districts to be held in 'the year 1924, and
until their successors shall have been duly elected and qualified;
and regularly thereafter each year four trustees and three trustees
shall be elected for a term of two years, to succeed the trustees
whose terms shall at that time expire.
SEC. 6. Before any trustee enters upon the discharge of his office,
he shall qualify by taking and subscribing the oath of office
provided by the Constitution of this State, which oath after the
first election shall be filed with the county judge of Terry County,
Texas, and after all subsequent elections with the president or chairman
of the board of trustees of said independent school district.
SEC. 7. The board of trustees chosen under this Act shall meet
within ten days after election, or as soon thereafter as may be
practicable, for the purpose of organizing. A majority of said
board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of any business.
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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/m1/94/: accessed May 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .