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16-250. Sidewalks; sewers; drains; construction and repair; assessments.A city of the first class may construct or repair sidewalks, sewers, and drains on any highway in the city and construct or repair iron railings or gratings for areaways, cellars or entrances to basements of buildings, and levy a special tax on lots or parcels of land fronting on such sidewalk, waterway, highway or alley to pay the expense of such improvements, to be assessed as other special assessments. But, unless a majority of the owners of the property subject to assessment for such improvements petition the council to make the same, such improvements shall not be made until three-fourths of all the members of said council, by vote, assent to the making of the same, which vote, by yeas and nays, shall be entered of record. SourceLaws 1901, c. 18, § 48, VI, p. 246; Laws 1907, c. 13, § 1, p. 110; R.S.1913, § 4866; C.S.1922, § 4034; C.S.1929, § 16-251; R.S.1943, § 16-250. Cross ReferencesManner of assessment, see section 16-666.