Acts to Establish a Common School System and to Provide a School Fund in Florida

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Office of the Florida sentinel, 1849 - Educational law and legislation - 14 pages

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Page 10 - ... or collected by such warrant within the time therein limited, or the time limited by any renewal of such warrant; or in case the property assessed be real estate belonging to an incorporated company, and no goods or chattels can be found whereon to levy the tax, the trustees may sue for and recover the same in their name of office.
Page 8 - By 79, (No. 100,) every person duly chosen or appointed to any such office, who without sufficient cause shall refuse to serve therein, shall forfeit the sum of five dollars ; and every person so chosen or appointed, and not having refused to accept, who shall neglect to perform the duties of his office, shall forfeit the sum of ten dollars.
Page 9 - To ascertain by examination of the school lists kept by such teachers, the number of days for which each person not so exempted, shall be liable to pay for instruction, and the amount payable by each person : 13.
Page 5 - Borough shall, on the First Day of January, the First Day of April, the First Day of July, and the First Day of October in every Year...
Page 4 - ... at every annual meeting thereafter, to add to the sums of money to be raised on each of the towns of the county, for defraying the necessary expenses thereof, a sum equal to the school...
Page 9 - Every taxable inhabitant of a district who shall have been, within four years, set off from any other district, without his consent, and shall within that period, have actually paid in such other district, under a lawful assessment therein, a district tax for building a schoolhouse, shall be exempted by the trustees of the district where he shall reside, from the payment of any tax for building a schoolhouse therein.
Page 4 - ... school in such adjoining state: 3. To describe and number the school districts, and to deliver the description and numbers thereof, in writing, to the town clerk, immediately after the formation or alteration thereof: 4.
Page 7 - ... 8. To vote a tax upon the taxable property of the district to purchase...
Page 7 - To lay such tax on the taxable inhabitants of the district, as the meeting shall deem sufficient to purchase or lease a suitable site for a school house, and to build, hire or purchase such school house, and to keep in repair and furnish the same with the necessary fuel and appendages: 6.
Page 5 - He shall always keep and truly account for all moneys and profits coming into his hands as such treasurer belonging to such fund, and at the expiration of his term of office shall pay over, surrender and deliver to his successor all...

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