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Charter for the City of Houston - Page 18. 1897. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 19, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001/item/98/show/67.

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(1897). Charter for the City of Houston - Page 18. 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/67

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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 18
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Transcript suspe s and regulations now in force shall be continued as the rules and regulations of the department, so far as applicable tinder this section, but may be amended or altered by the City Council upon the recommendation of the Chief Engineer and the Fire Committee of the Council To render any person eligible for emiployment in the fire department he shall be between the ages of 21 and 45, he shall be a citizen of the United States, shall have been a bona fide resident of the City of Houston for at least two years immediately preceding his appointment, shall be of good moral character and shall successfully pass a proper physical examination. Sec. 27. That the salary and fees of officers of said city shall be determined by the City Council at least one month previous to their election, which salaries and fees, when so determined, shall not be raised or lowered during the period for which said officers were elected. That the officers named in this charter shall perform the duties prescribed by ibis act, and such other duties as may be prescribed by ordinance. And there shall be such other officers, servants and agents of the corporation as may be provided by ordinance, to be appointed by the Mayor, with the majority' of all the aldermen present at any uch officer shall be nominated, as hereinbefore shall perform such duties and receive such s may be prescribed by oidinance. nay require any officer or agent of the city, as i proper, to give good and sufficient bond, with approved security, for the faithful performance of his duties in such sum as it may prescribe. That bonds shall be required of the City Assessor and Collector and of the City Treasurer vn an amount not less than double the amount of funds which may probably be in their hands at any one time, to be determined by the Council, which bonds shall be upon such conditions as may be determined by the City Council, and with good securities, to be approved by the City Council, and the city shall in like manner reepiire bonds of any officer or agent of the city through whose hands the money en" the city may pass. approva compensation The Council it may deem