The Laws of Texas, 1926 [Volume 24] Page: 45 of 1,784
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SPECIAL IAWS. 13
Nos. 31 all in H. C. McIntyre's Addition to the city of
Brenham, as shown in Map Book No. 1 in County Clerk's office
in Washington County, Texas. Said lots containing about six
(6) acres of land.
SEC. 2. That'the City of Brenham, which is situated within
said boundaries is hereby divested of the control and management
of the public free schools within its limits, and said Brenham
Independent School District and its board of trustees and
their successors is hereby invested with exclusive control of the
public free schools within the limits of the said district as hereby
created, and as hereinbefore defined; and all the rights, title
and interests of the city of Brenham in and to all school property,
real and personal, within its limits, are hereby divested
out of the said city of Brenham and vested in the said Brenham
Independent School District, and its board of trustees and their
SEC. 3. The Brenham Independent School District hereby
created, shall assume, pay off and discharge all indebtedness,
bonded or otherwise, heretofore incurred and now owing by
the city of Brenham for the erection or improvement of school
buildings; and shall levy, assess and collect sufficient taxes on
the taxable property within its boundaries to pay off all such
indebtedness; such tax to be assessed, levied and collected annually.
SEC, 4. The management and control of the public free
schools within the district hereby created is hereby, to the exclusion
of every other authority except the supervisory control
of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State
Board of Education, vested in a board of trustees, which shall
be composed of seven persons, resident citizens and qualified
voters within said district. The board of trustees heretofore
appointed and now serving for Brenham Independent School
District as now existing are hereby continued in office for the
Brenham Independent School District hereby created until their
successors shall have been elected and qualified as provided
under the General Laws of this State.
SEC. 5. Said trustees shall organize by electing from their
number a president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer, and
such other officers as they may deem necessary. The office of
secretary-treasurer may be held by the same person and the secretary
may be paid a small salary commensurate with the work
done by him.
SEC. 6. The term of office of the seven trustees shall be divided
under two divisions as follows: Three to serve until the
general election of trustees for independent school districts in
1928, and four to serve until the general election of trustees in
1929 as provided by law, and until their successors qualify. The
said board shall decide by lot as to who shall serve the short
term and as to who shall serve the long term as herein provided,
SEC. 7. The Board of Trustees of the Brenham Independ-
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1926 [Volume 24], book, 1926; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth16124/m1/45/: accessed May 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .