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An act to incorporate the City of Houston and grant a new charter to the said City of Houston
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An act to incorporate the City of Houston and grant a new charter to the said City of Houston - Page 2. February 22, 1895. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 16, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001/item/1109/show/1086.

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Title An act to incorporate the City of Houston and grant a new charter to the said City of Houston
Date February 22, 1895
Description A report received by John Browne, Mayor of Houston as proposed amendments to city charters.
Donor Fuermann, George
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Municipal government
  • City planning
Subject.Name (Local)
  • Browne, John T.
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • documents (object genre)
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Location ID 1970-001, Box 6, Folder 11
ArchivesSpace URI /repositories/2/archival_objects/2672
Original Collection George Fuermann "Texas & Houston" Collection
Digital Collection City of Houston, Its Development and Evolution
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction No Copyright - United States
File Name index.cpd
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Transcript the suppression iall have p ipany in men he shall give t (resolution,, by-law: the aldermen present, t and nays," and entered tive. He shall have am by the city council.' not ii ken by. "yeas iall be inopera- provis.ons oi Sec. 8. That regular mee council shall be held in th limes js'inay be fixed by t board, and the mayor, . tion, may call special m transaction of special bu ngs of the city solution of the -.tings for the member of the board, or place of abode. Any thr cial meetings of the coun cial meetings shall De c e members of i|;|but no spe- illetl except in notices served upon t— ... board shall state the objec for which the the written ene and compel the attendance of absent members on any ring the city the : I or other police officer — . . „..ng in the absent members. That the city council shall adopt rules and reg- ikillons for the government of the coun- eil in its proceedings, and the order for It shall be the judge of the qualifications and election of members of the council, including the mayor. It may punish members or otlier persons during the sittings of the council for disorderly conduct, to the extent that It may of two-thirds of t dermen elected a: any conduct or of by its by-laws a igation of any complain ). That wheneve ill have had ird by him- n the investor this sec- ;ouncil shall , who, for the t any office elective by the qualified voters of the city the council :- mil fill the vacancy by appointment for the unexpired Sec. 10. That there shall he elected by the qualified voters of said city of Houston a mayor, city attorney, city treasurer, assessor hold their respective oftices for two and until their successors are quali- ■-- "emoved by the city tied, unless cers of' said city until the next el as prescribed by 1 hold their off c< Sec. 11. The mayor shall appoint a superintendent of schools and a city secretary, whosn appointments shall be confirmed by the city council, who shall hold their respective offices for two years, and until their «uccessors s such jurisdiction i