The Laws of Texas, 1923-1925 [Volume 22] Page: 96 of 1,648
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86 SPECIAL LAWS.
year. The trustees shall give public notice of the elections herein
provided for in the manner now prescribed by law, and the general
election laws of the State of Texas applicable to voting of taxes
and bonds in independent school districts and returns thereof are
hereby made applicable to the independent school district hereby
SEC. 10. 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 any 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 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 anniually
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
SEC. 11. When a majority of the board of trustees of said district
prefer to have 'the taxes of their district assessed by the
county tax assessor and collected by the county collector, the same
shall be assessed and collected by such county officers, and turned
over to the treasurer of said district for which such taxes shall
have been collected; provided that the property of said district,
when assessed by the county tax assessor, shall not be assessed at
a greater valuation than that assessed for county and State purposes;
provided, further, that when the county assessor and county
collector are required to assess and collect the taxes of said district,
they shall respectively receive one per centum for assessingand
SEC. 12. Property valuations in said independent school district
shall be the same as fixed by the board of trustees thereof, and the
said board of trustees is hereby given all power and authority now
conferred by law upon commissioners' courts when sitting as boardsof
equalization fixing property values in said district.
SEC. 13. It is hereby expressly provided that Meadow Independent
School District as created by this Act shall assume and discharge
any and all bonds and indebtedness constituting valid and
binding obligations of the common school district, or any part of
any common school district, included within the bounds of said
Meadow Independent School District.
SEC. 14. All taxes, if any, heretofore voted by the qualified
voters of any common school district which included all or a part
of the lands included within the boundaries of the independent
school district as created by this Act, and now in force in any such
common school district, are hereby validated and continued in
force in the independent school district hereby created until such
time as a majority of the qualified property tax paying voters of-
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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/m1/96/: accessed January 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .