Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-4661 Page: 2 of 10
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honorable Tom seay - page 2
contract with the Amarillo Baseball Club, Inc.,
in words and figures the same as the contrect
referred to in the enclosed order.
At the time this order was passed and the
contract was entered into, the above referred
to property was situated outside of the City
Limits of the City of Amarillo, but haa recently
been inoorporated in the City Liaits. The proper
erty now lies and has for a long time lain in
the Amrillo Independent Sohool Distriet.
Pursuanat to the terms of the contract,
the Amarillo Baseball Club constructed upon
the leased premises a baseball park, consist-
ing of grand stand, bleachers, ticket offices,
"The question has now arisen as to whether
the Amarillo Baseball Club should be required
to pay taxes to the various taxing agencies
on the assessed valuation of the structures
placed upon the leased premises.
*We call your attention to the fact that
at the expiration of the contract involved,
the title to all of the improvements construeo
ted by the Amarillo Baseball Club passes to
and vests in the Couaty as rentals for the ua
of the ground upon which aid improvements
*The various taxing agencies have requested
that I write your department for your opinion
as to whether the improvements oonstruoted by
the baseball club are subject to taxation by
the various taxing unite."
The following are pertinent provisions copied
from the ourt order and lease whioh yeou submitted with
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Texas. Attorney-General's Office. Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-4661, text, 1942; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth261912/m1/2/: accessed July 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.