Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana Volume 157

Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana Volume 157

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...and a copy of the assessment roll, so far as the same related to and e1_1hibited the assessment upon the property of appellant, was filed with and made a part of each of said paragraphs. This was suificient. Van Sickle v. Bclkmp, 129 Ind. 558; Cleveland, etc., R. U0. v. Jones Co., 20 Ind. App. 87; Dugger v. Ilieks, 11 Ind. App. 374; Sloan v. Faurot, 11 Ind. App. 689. The complaint in respect to the question of assessment alleges that the civil engineer was directed by the common council to make a report, as provided by law, to that body, of a final estimate of the cost of said improvement. With this direction the engineer complied. The final estimate as reported to the council by him was by that body referred to a committee of five appointed to consider the same. At the time and place designated by the notices given as required by the statute, said committee met to consider the estimate and to hear objections thereto, and thereafter reported to the common council recommending the adoption of their report. The complaint then avers that "on the 13th day of November, 1899, the common council approved and adopted the said estimate, and ordered that it be an assessment against the said lots and parts of lots bordering on the improved part of said street." These averments do not support the contention of appellant that the assessment in controversy is illegal and void for the reasons urged by appel-. lant that it is shown to "have been "made arbitrarily by the front foot" without regard to the benefits resulting by reason of the improvement. The only legitimate conclusion which can be reasonably deduced from the alleged facts, in the absence of anything to the contrary, is that the estimate of the cost of more

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  • Paperback | 274 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 494g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236929551
  • 9781236929556