1962 Book 2 Texas Attorney General Reports and Opinions 1 (1962)

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ATTONE' GENRALJune 7, 1962
Mr. Fred E. West               Opinion No. WW-1350
County Attorney
Lubbock County                 Re: Whether the property described
Lubbock, Texas                      and owned by the City of Lub-
bock is exempt from ad valorem
Dear Mr. West:                      taxation under the stated facts.
You have requested our opinion on the following question:
Is.municipal property owned
by the City of Lubbock exempt from taxa-
tion under the laws of the State of Texas
under the facts as above stated?
You gave us the statement of facts as follows:
Certain property owned by the
City of Lubbock is platted by the
City of Lubbock in installments and
is known as Manhattan Heights Addi-
tion to the City of Lubbock, Lubbock
County, Texas. Title to said platted
property is held by the City of Lub-
bock pending sale by the Southeast
Lubbock Development Corporation to
a purchaser, and the receipt by the
City of Lubbock of the consideration
paid by the purchaser for the lot
in Manhattan Heights Addition which
is involved in the sales transaction.
Later you submitted additional facts as follows:
The City acquired this property
from Sid Caraway and Tol Caraway by
warranty deed for valuable considera-
tion, said deed being dated August 14,
1925, . . .; and a portion of the pro-
perty was acquired from W. B. Price
and wife, Viola Justus Price, by warranty
deed dated March 10, 1953,. .

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