The Laws of Texas, 1926 [Volume 24] Page: 44 of 1,784
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12 SPECIAL LAWS.
CREATING BRENHAM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
IN WASHINGTON COUNTY.
S. B. No. 286.] CHAPTER 5.
An Act creating the Brenham Independent School District in Washington
County, Texas; defining its boundaries; divesting the city of
Brenham of the control of the public free schools; investing said
district with the management and control of the public free schools;
divesting the city of Brenham of all the rights, title and interest to
all school property real and personal in said district; vesting title
to all school property within said district in the trustees and their
successors; charging said district with the payment of all indebtedness,
bonded or otherwise, heretofore incurred and now owing by
the city of Brenham for the erection or improvement of school buildings;
providing that the board of trustees heretofore appointed and
now serving for the Brenham Independent School District as now
existing shall continue in office for the district hereby created until
the expiration of their terms as herein provided and their successors
shall have been elected and qualified; providing for the organization
of said board by election of officers; providing that the secretary of
said board may be paid a salary commensurate with the expenses of his
office; providing that the board of trustees of said school district as
hereby created shall have authority to r, quire payment of tuition
supplementary to the transfer fund commensurate with the cost of
maintenance; authorizing the trustees to exercise all the rights and
powers conferred by General Laws upon trustees of independent
school districts created for school purposes only under the General
Law; validating and continuing in force the local maintenance taxes
heretofore voted by the voters in any territory included within the
district hereby created until the voters in the district hereby created
increase, diminish or abolish such taxes in accordance with the general
statutes; providing that if any part of this Act is held ineffective or
unconstitutional the remaining parts of this Act shall not be invalidated;
and repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith;
and declaring an emergency.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. That the Brenham Independent School District
in Washington County, Texas, is hereby created and established,
and includes within its limits the following described territory,
as shown by the following metes and bounds to-wit: Beginning
at a point S. 15 E. 2850 vrs. or one and one-half miles from the
center of the court house lot in the city of Brenham in Washingtor
County, Texas. Thence N. 75 W. 3325 vrs. or one and threefourths
miles to a point which constitutes the S. E. corner of
this district. Thence N. 15 W. 6650 vrs. or three and one-half
miles to a point which constitutes the North East corner of the
district. Thence S. 75 W. 6650 vrs. or three and one-half miles
to a point which constitutes the North West corner of this district.
Thence S. 15. E. 6650 vrs. or three and one-half miles to
a point which constitutes the S. W. corner of this district.
Thence N. 75 E. 3325 vrs. or one and three fourths miles to
the beginning corner, and containing an area of twelve and onefourth
square miles. Less, however, the school lot used by the
colored people in Washington County School District No. 1. Said
lot being Lots Nos. 30, 38,
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