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An Act to Authorize the School Trustees in Greenville to Borrow Money for Sewerage.

February 17, 1897

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1897, Pages 636-637.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, That the Board of Trustees of the School District of the city of Greenville be, and they hereby are, authorized and empowered to borrow one thousand dollars, if so much be necessary, said sum to bear interest at a rate not to exceed seven per cent per annum, for the purpose of defraying the cost of putting in a system of sewerage in the public school buildings of said school district and connecting the same with the sewer system of the city of Greenville.

SECTION 2. That said Board be, and they are hereby, authorized and empowered to execute their bond or obligation, to be signed by their Chairman and countersigned by their Secretary, to secure the payment of the sum so borrowed, with the interest that shall accrue.

SECTION 3. That said Board of School Trustees be, and they are hereby, authorized and empowered to levy one-half of one mill, if so much be necessary, upon all the taxable property within said school district, and the Treasurer of Greenville County is hereby required to collect the sum so levied in the same manner and at the same time as the ordinary State and County taxes shall be collected, and pay out the same upon the warrant of said Board, signed by the Chairman and countersigned by the Secretary thereof.

Approved: February 17th, A.D. 1897.

William H. Ellerbee, Governor.
Miles B. McSweeney, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate.
Frank Boyd Gary, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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