Charter of the City of Seattle. Adopted October 1, 1890; Commonly Known as the Freeholders' Charter

Charter of the City of Seattle. Adopted October 1, 1890; Commonly Known as the Freeholders' Charter

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...shall be made by contract, to be let to the lowest bidder therefor, under the management of the board of public works. Sec. 7. The city council shall, before ordering the grading or paving or other improvement of any street or alley, the cost of which is to be levied and assessed upon the property benefited, first pass a joint resolution declaring its intention to make such improvements, and stating in such resolution the name of the street to be improved, the points between which the said improvement is to be made, the general character of the proposed improvement, and the estimate of the tost of the same, and that the cost of the same is to be assessed against the property abutting on such street proposed to be improved, and shall fix a time not less than fifteen days in which protests against such proposed improvement may be filed in the office of the city clerk. It shall be the duty of such clerk to cause such resolutions to be published in the official newspapers of the city at least ten days consecutively before the time fixed in such resolution for filing such protests, and affidavit of such publication shall be hled on or before the time fixed for such filing. If protests against the proposed improvement by the owners of more than two-thirds of the front feet of lots and lands abutting on such proposed improvement, be filed on or before the date fixed for such filing, the council shall not proceed further with the work. If no such protest is filed, the council shall at its next meeting proceed to consider the same, and shall then, or at a subsequent time to which such consideration is adjourned, proceed to enact an ordinance for such improvement. By the provisions of such ordinance a local improvement district shall be...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236765842
  • 9781236765840