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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 21. 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/1105.

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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 21
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Transcript feetiouB disease i 3 the city; to stop, i coming from any place infected "--ed to be infected with such diseases; to establish, miainitiadn, and regulate pest houses or hospitals within the city, or not exceeding five miles from its bounds; to cause any person who shall be suspected with any disease to be sent to such pest house or hospital; to remove from the city destroy any furniture, wearing apparel, or property of any kind i through the city, but may regulate e speed of eg through. e lowest or best bidder, in ii'ii -■ 'I- > , shall have been prepared and submit ted to the councii and adopted by it, and an advertisement published in at least tour issues of some daily paper published in the city, inv ig bids therefor, and stating the time when such sealed proposals will be open- ; provided, that if no bids be received, or those received be rejected i, proceed to have such work or improvement done under the discretion bership. C til repairing of bridges or other similar work, of which ,nt is able to make specifications, are not embraced in this requirement. No bids shall be considered unless made in accordance with the plans and specifications, and no allowance for extra, work shall ever be made or paid for. The sealed proposals shall be addressed to the city secretary, and shall be opened only in the presence of the city council at a regular meeting. Bond and security, to be fixed and ap proved by the c , shall be r The taking of any contract or interest therein, oi I rectly or in directly, by any officer of the ipso facto, work a forfeiture of the contract, and the consideration thereof, and shall create a vacancy in the office '~"'J ,11 create a vacancy in the party taking the s ^The city .on.Is of the e'tv of a previous issue, and also for street improvements in section 30 of this - ' ■teed one hundred thousand dollars in any one year, and issue bonds of the city theretor. a rely core. , lo'autlioriz qualify! ONo .. of Houston. i in conflict with by repealed, ' had not i repealed; and all by-laws and resoiu made and passed un.fi ■ or in pursuance of said laws hereby ue and re main in full fore* and effect until re-