Texas Municipalities Volume 4-5

Texas Municipalities Volume 4-5

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...the sanitary inspector shall find that any dry closet is not constructed according to the requirements of the city health laws, the city council shall remodel or construct same according to specifications, at the expense of the city, such-expenses to be assessed against the real estate on which said closet may be located. FORT WORTH. The city tax officials and commissioners have made a first-hand study of the unit tax systems of Dallas and Houston. Mrs. Hargraves, former police matron, was employed as assist-ant probation ofiicer at a salary of-$75 a month; She will devote most of-her/time to caring for delinquent. girls, and protecting unescorted girls on the streets after dark. R. B. (Rufe) Porter has been appointed chief of police. On and after November 1 the charge for electricity per kilowatt hour will be 6 and 8 cents, whereas it has been 6 and 10 cents. The city cleared over $20,000 the first year at Lake Worth Beach. ' GALVESTON has extended its fire limits. The city purchased $100,000 worth of Liberty Loan Bonds. The contract has been closed for paving Avenue P from the Boulevard to a point between Nineteenth and Twentieth Streets; the work is to be done with vitrified brick on a concrete base at a cost of $1.23 per square yard. Disposition was made of Paving Avenue S from Fifty-seventh Street eastward; the specifications call for tarvia on a mudshell foundation. GRANGER voted a special school tax not to-exceed 50 cents 'on the $100 valuation. HALLETTSVILLE. Charles Fertsch is the new mayer. HOUSTON. J. C. Hutcheson, J11, has been formally inaugurated mayor. The city will hereafter pay the Houston Lighting and Power lompany 2% cents per kilowatt hour for metered light and power, and 1 cent fiat rate for wholesale power, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 249g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236880129
  • 9781236880123