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Title VII CITIES, TOWNS AND VILLAGES

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  88.670.  Public improvements — powers. — 1.  The cities coming under the provisions of sections 88.667 to 88.773 in their corporate capacities are authorized and empowered to enact ordinances for the following purposes in addition to the other powers granted by law:

  (1)  To levy and collect taxes for general revenue purposes on all mixed, personal and real property within the limits of said city, taxable according to the laws of this state;

  (2)  To open and improve streets, avenues, alleys and other highways, and to make sidewalks and build bridges, culverts, drains and sewers within the city, and to establish grades for all improvements herein mentioned.

  2.  Such ordinances as may relate to any public work or improvements of any kind shall authorize the particular work to be done or improvements to be made, and shall specify the general character and extent thereof, the material to be used therein and in the alternative, if desirable, and the manner and regulations under which any such public work or improvement shall be executed.

  3.  Cities of the fourth class shall have and exercise exclusive control over all streets, alleys, avenues and public highways within the limits of such city.

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(RSMo 1939 § 7197)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 7047; 1919 § 8498; 1909 § 9400


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