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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 5. February 22, 1895. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 19, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001/item/1109/show/1089.

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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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Title Page 5
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Transcript by the city council at least one month previous to th r election, which salaries and fees, when so determined, shall not be raised or In ered during the period for to exceed two hundred dollars, prieonment in tne city prison i ceed ninety days, or by both fir prisonment; provided, that no or by-law snan prov-de a less pe. f fines imposed b Hec. 23. The city council shall have t , i -j permit, to prevent and regulat corporation, and t city council snail' i — res-nlatA, estal sidewalks, streets and premises, and to require and compel the cutting down or filling up i streets and premises; to construct, regulate and keep in repair all bridges, culverts, sewers and crossings, and to control and regulate the use of the same; to construct, regulate and keep in repair all necessary sidewalks and footways and streets, to grade, cut down and fill up the same, to regulate the use, ana abate and remove encroachments and obstructions thereon, and to compel the removal of the same, and to punish any person or corporation by fine or imprisonment, or by the imposition of a penalty to be collected in a civil suit, who shall encroach upon or obstruct the same, or who shall fail to have such encroachments withdrawn or such obstruction removed after being notified by the proper officer to r move or withdraw the same, and to provide by ordinance that each day -"- -ncroachment or obstructii permitte 1 to remain a Sec. 24. The city council shall fix a determine the nature and extent of sidewalks, curbing, street, f! the Mud of material to be used. The c ; or repairing (as the cast 1 sidewalks, footways, and o- hirds of the aldermen elect- t s shall be declared for the public interests, be de- • of curbing, sidewalks, anl - . -monts. by the owner or t! ■ lot or lots, block or blocks, nil when not laid out into lots r tracts of land \ ..„ _j the propor- i of the lots, blocks, or ts hereinafter provided for, ^deration the area and io- i improvements shall be a e against the person or of the lofts land when not laid o1 into lots and blocks, in such sewerage and . according to the pr P01 to such Is, blocks, or tracts of land, in view of area and locality; and main sewers ana drains may be constructed. and the c , d (against) the land vi-thin such district as aforesaid in c or cross s wers or drains being construct- >ek shall bo assessed against r or owners of the corner lot of land abutting thereon: Pro- ting in this act shall be con- o prevent the city council from constrm ig sewers and drains, or making street in movements in whole or In part alt the expense of the city, should it be deemed advisable to do so. The city council shall, by resolution duly *- -r portions passed, designate the s II