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Charter for the City of Houston - Page 33. 1897. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. May 22, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001/item/98/show/82.

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(1897). Charter for the City of Houston - Page 33. 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/82

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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 33
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Transcript 33 collect market licenses and privileges; to rent and lease for such length of lime as the City Council may determine, not exceeding one .year, stalls or stands in said market for the sale of the before nienlitmed articles, and to regulate and fix the prices at which said stands or stalls shall be rented, and to provide for prompt collection of rent of the same, and to pay all expenses of collection thereof, and for properly caring for and keeping in repair the market building, and for pavement of streets fronting on and adjacent thereto, and for insurance of the same and Hieir contents; and such care, paving, insurance and general keeping of said market houses shall be paid for out of the revenues collected out of said market houses. that the City Council may appropriate to such use and purposes as mav be deemed advisable such halls and rooms in the upper story of the market house as may not be necessary for public use, and to lease and rent the same from time to time. Sec. 40. Tin; City Council may continue annually to assess, levy and collect ihe special tax provided by ordinances passed by the City Council of said city on the 2d day of June, A. D. 1888, for the purpose of paying the interest and principal of the various outstanding bonds issued b} the City of Houston, and may by ordinance assess levy and collect annually upon all property, real and personal, in the City of Houston, not exempt from laxatiou. such additional tax not exceeding one and one-half per cent, ad valorem, as the interest of the city may require for other purposes; provided, that if the Council should' fail or neglect to pass a tax ordinance for any one year levying the taxes for that year, that tin; tax ordinance last passed will bo considered in force, and the failure to pass such ordinance shall in no wise invalidate the collection of the tax. It may also determine when taxes shall be paid by corporations or by individual corporators, and levy, assess and collect upon each male citizen of the city, over the age of 21 years, an annual poll tax of one did far. All taxes upon real estate shall be a lien and charge upon the property upon which the taxes are due, which lien may be foreclosed and the tax collected by suit in any court having juriseliction. All taxes not paid within the time prescribed