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Charter for the City of Houston - Page 10. 1897. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 24, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001/item/98/show/59.

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(1897). Charter for the City of Houston - Page 10. 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/59

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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 10
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Transcript w Recorder tor trial, and shall receive a fee of two dollars in every case of violation of city ordinances where there has been a conviction of the same and the defendant has paid his fine and costs, said fee to be paid out of the ceists so; cedlected, and also the salary allowed him by the City of Houston, and the commissions and fees for the impounding of stock found running iu stock limits as prescribed by the ordinances of (he City of Houston; and it shall be the duty of the Marshal and all members of the police force to file in the recorder's court all complaints against persons arrested by them for the commission of offenses of which the recorder's court and justices' courts have concurrent jurisdiction. He shall have authority to appoint one deputy, who shall be confirmed by the City Council, for whose acts and conduct he shall be responsible, and such deputy shall have all the power and authority of the Marshal. He shall perform such other duties and shall be invested with such other powers, rights and authority as the City Council may by ordinance confer, not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of the State. He shall be, at all times, uneler the direction and control of the Mayor and the Cily Council, and may be by them suspended or removed from office for cause deemed by them adequate. He shall not absent himself from the city without first obtaining from the Mayor or City Council a leave of absence, which shall state the duration of his absence. He shall suggest to the Mayor for confirmation by the City Council two proper persons, one for day clerk and one for night clerk at the police station, who shall be empowered to issue warrants, when the Recorder is not present, and in doing so shall administer the necessary oaths for the arrest of any person charged with crime; and the Marshal shall also suggest to the Mayor proper persons for members of the police force of the City of Houston, of which force he shall have direct control under the direction of the ordinances of Hie City of Houston. Sec. 15. The City Attorney shall attend all meetings of the Council, bring, defend wheu necessary, and attend to all civil suits to which Ihe city is a party, and shall represent the city, in person or by deputy appointed by him, in the recorder's