General and Special Laws Volume 2

General and Special Laws Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...ordinance the character and construction, and prohibit the use for any improper or unlawful purpose of bath houses, pavilions, restaurants, fishing piers and other structures in the waters adjacent to the beach of the city, to regulate the construction of approaches to such structures so as to not unreasonably obstruct or interfere with the drive on said beach; and to exercise a general police control along said beach and in the waters adjacent thereto. Sec. 70. All moneys that have been or may be donated or appropriated by the State of Texas to the city of Galveston shall be applied to and used for the purpose of paying the interest upon and providing a sinking fund of not less than two per cent per annum for the redemption of the two million dollars ($2,000,000) of bonds, the issuance of which is provided for in the preceding section (No. 69), and said board of commissioners shall have the power and are hereby authorized to levy and cause to be assessed and collected for the year 1902 and annually thereafter, for the purpose of providing such interest and sinking fund, an ad valorem tax of not to exceed sixty cents on the one hundred dollars cash value of all real, personal and mixed property within the corporate limits of the-osaid city of Galveston, or that may be taxable therein on the first day of January of each and every year, except so much thereof as may be exempted by the Constitution and laws of this State or of the United States. SEO. 2. That the Charter of the city of Galveston be amended so that Subdivision (g) in Section 19, and subdivision (1) in Section 19 of said Charter, shall hereafter read as follows: ENGINEER. (g). The engineer of said city shall be a professional civil engineer, and it shall be his duty to...show more

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  • Paperback | 284 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 513g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236883934
  • 9781236883933