Section 22-74 Payment of differential cost for water and sewer lines.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 18879 on 02/06/2006, Section 22-74 read as follows.
Upon the adoption of a resolution by the city council declaring it necessary to make any public
improvement, as provided in this chapter, the council shall, in respect to all improvements to be
paid for by special assessments and all other public improvements, the total estimated cost of
which shall be seven thousand five hundred dollars ($7,500.00) or more, fix a time at which a
public hearing in respect to such improvement shall be had. The council shall cause such
resolution to be published in some daily newspaper and published in the city for seven (7)
consecutive insertions, and the public hearing shall be held not less than ten (10) nor more than
thirty (30) days after the adoption of such resolution. All persons interested in this improvement
shall be given an opportunity to be heard at this public hearing. After such hearing, the council
may determine that it is or is not in the public interest that such improvement or any part thereof
If the city council determines to proceed with the project, the city clerk shall be
directed to record a notice with the Boone County Recorder of Deeds. This notice shall contain
the following information:
(a) Brief description of the improvement;
(b) Legal descriptions of the properties which may be specially assessed;
(c) Names of the property owners;
(d) Estimated amount of the special assessment; and
(e) Statement that when assessed, the special assessment shall be on file
with the director of
finance of the City of Columbia.
(Code 1964, § 14.390)
Charter reference(s)--Similar provisions, § 75.