Section 22-46 Authority to make public improvements; scope.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 20880 on 02/21/2011, Section 22-46 read as follows.
The city may establish and improve public highways of every character
and parts thereof by
grading, regrading, paving, repaving, macadamizing, surfacing, resurfacing, reconstructing,
oiling, sprinkling, curbing, guttering or repairing the same, constructing or repairing sidewalks
thereon, or by sodding the same, or by planting and caring for trees and shrubbery on or along
same, or by constructing and maintaining bridges, viaducts, subways, culverts, drains or sewers
on or along any highway right-of-way therefor; and may acquire, construct, repair and maintain
sewers, drains and all appurtenances thereto; improve watercourses and the banks thereof and
divert and change the channels of the same; acquire, construct, maintain and repair parks and
other recreational facilities; and acquire, construct, repair and maintain all other public
improvements. When not otherwise limited by law, the powers enumerated herein may be
exercised by the city, within or outside the city limits, for the benefit of the city and its
The city shall have the authority to make public improvements of every kind. The
city shall follow the procedures set forth in this code when making public improvements.
(Code 1964, § 14.290)
Charter reference(s)--Similar provisions, § 71.