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Charter for the City of Houston - Page 2. 1897. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. May 23, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001/item/98/show/51.

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(1897). Charter for the City of Houston - Page 2. City of Houston, Its Development and Evolution. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001/item/98/show/51

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Title Charter for the City of Houston
Publisher Texas World Publishing Company
Date 1897
Description A bill entitled An act to provide a charter for the City of Houston, Harris County, Texas.
Donor Fuermann, George
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Municipal government
  • City planning
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • documents (object genre)
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Location ID 1970-001, Box 6, Folder 12
ArchivesSpace URI /repositories/2/archival_objects/2673
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 2
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Transcript of the •iiy i said City Council in nber of wards, not i establish the bounds and qui Mayor c days ne Sty Council, who shall >ars from the next city ay divide the city into nore than twelve, and lies thereof, and may to time. And the bell consist of two alder- )f each ward, who shall ■ successors are elected ent to till the office of selection and for sixty .-«i;ii ...;>il i I'.ii li.ic i' hi; ;ualitied t shall 1 aldei ■ction a 1 property in said ward. Should any lis ward during the term for which he insane or for any other reason become : the duties of his office, then his office me vacant and the City Council shall by ballot elect ;nd duly qualified person, by majority vote of all the elected and qualified, to fill such vacancy. Sec. 4. All qualified electors of the State who shall have resided for six months next preceding any election for city officials within the limits of said city shall have the right to vote for Mayor and all other elective officers of said ciiy; provided, that all voters in city elections shall be required to exhibit to the judge of election a receipt for poll tax paid for the year preceding that in which said election is held; but in all elections to determine the expenditure of money or the assumption of debt only those shall be qualified to vote who own real estate within the limits of said city. Sec. 5. That in each ward of the city shall be established one polling place for each one thousand voters or fraction thereof over 250 voting within the limits of said ward at the last municipal election; and where two or more polling places are established they shall be so located as to be most convenient to the greatest number of voters, with a distinct set