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  88.890.  Sidewalk improvement — assessments. — The cost of any of the work or improvements contemplated in sections 88.863 to 88.913 that are made and done either by contract or by the city engineer or other proper person acting for the city as above provided in section 88.883 (except the cost of condemnation and removal of sidewalks, which shall be paid by the city) shall be levied as a special assessment against the lot, tract or parcel of ground along and in front of which said improvement is made; and the cost of the approaches, as defined in section 88.867, shall be levied as a special assessment against the corner lots which said approaches abut and connect with.  And said assessment shall be levied by ordinance, in which ordinance shall be set out separately the number and title of the ordinance under authority of which the work will be done, a separate description of each lot, tract or parcel of ground assessed, the name of the owner thereof, the number of front feet therein abutting on said improvement, the separate items of cost of said improvement and the total amount thereof; and said assessment ordinance shall further provide for the making out of tax bills by the city engineer, or other proper person therein designated, in evidence of said assessments, payable to the contractor doing the work, and for the delivery of said tax bills in payment for said work, or if the work was done by the city engineer or other person acting for the city as provided in sections 88.863 to 88.887, the tax bills shall be made payable to such engineer or other person and for and to the use of the city, and shall be collected the same as other tax bills.


(RSMo 1939 § 7546)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 7392; 1919 § 8800; 1909 § 9656

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