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Charter for the City of Houston - Page 42. 1897. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 16, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001/item/98/show/91.

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(1897). Charter for the City of Houston - Page 42. 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/91

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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 42
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Transcript 42 ject to a Ih-euse tax. without first having obtained such license, he, she, or (hey shall be liable to arrest and imprisonment and a fine of too dollars (¥10) for each and every day such violation of said ordinance may continue; and this section shall apply- to all persons owing license and failing to pay the same, and the City Council may make such further regulations as it deems necessary to enforce this provision and punish the violator thereof. The City Council may, by resolution, provide for the pay- and may allow interest upon advance payment of taxes at a rate not to exceed six per cent, per annum for the time intervening between the time of such payment and the time when such laxes would be due and payable; provided, that no such resolution shall be passed, nor such interest allowed, except for the purpose of raising money to meet the current expenses of the city for legitimate purposes. Such resolution shall state 11u> amount of money sought to be raised by this means, and when said amount has been received the Assessor and Collector shall immediately notify the Mayor and City Council (hat the amount called for in the resolution has been received, and Hie city shall not pay interest on moneys subsequently paid in for taxes of that year. In receiving moneys for taxes in advance, under the resolution provided for herein, the Assessor and Collector shall allow the tax payer to retaiL out of such payment the amount of interest allowed thereon, and shall give his receipt for the whole amount, showing what sum is actually paid in and what sum is allowed as interest on such payment. A Board of Appraisement, composed of three aldermen, shall be annually nominated by the Mayor and confirmed by the Council, and it shall be their duty as soon as possible after the completion of any one of the assessment rolls by the Assessor and Collector of Taxes to meet and carefully examine said roll and properly and equitably adjust the taxable values thereon, thus continuing until they have examined and adjusted and equalized the taxes assessed on all the rolls, under regulations to be fixed by the City Council, when they together with the Assessor and Collector of Taxes shall make due report of their ac-