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 inhabitants.   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.