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16-626. Intersection improvement bonds; amount; interest; warrants; partial payments; final payment; interest; restrictions on work.For all improvements of the intersections and areas formed by the crossing of streets, avenues or alleys, and one-half of the streets adjacent to real estate owned by the United States, the State of Nebraska, or the city, the assessment shall be made upon all the taxable property of the city; and for the payment of such improvements, the mayor and council or the city commissioners are hereby authorized to issue improvement bonds of the city in such denominations as they deem proper, to be called Intersection Improvement Bonds, payable in not to exceed twenty years from date of said bonds and to bear interest payable annually or semiannually. Such bonds shall not be issued in excess of the cost of said improvements. For the purpose of making partial payments as the work progresses in making the improvements of streets, avenues, alleys or intersections and areas formed by the crossing of streets, avenues, or alleys, or one-half of the streets adjacent to real estate owned by the United States, the State of Nebraska, or the city, warrants may be issued by the mayor and council upon certificates of the engineer in charge showing the amount of the work completed and materials necessarily purchased and delivered for the orderly and proper continuation of the project, in a sum not exceeding ninety-five percent of the cost thereof, and upon completion and acceptance of the work issue a final warrant for the balance of the amount due the contractor, which warrants shall be redeemed and paid upon the sale of bonds authorized by law. The city shall pay to the contractor interest at the rate of eight percent per annum on the amounts due on partial and final payments beginning forty-five days after the certification of the amounts due by the engineer in charge and approval by the governing body, and running until the date that the warrant is tendered to the contractor. Nothing herein shall be construed as authorizing the mayor and council to make improvements of any intersections or areas formed by the crossing of streets, avenues or alleys, unless in connection with one or more blocks of any of aforesaid kinds or forms of street improvement of which the improvement of such intersection or areas shall form a part. SourceLaws 1901, c. 18, § 48, LV, p. 259; Laws 1901, c. 19, § 4, p. 307; Laws 1907, c. 13, § 1, p. 111; R.S.1913, § 4921; Laws 1917, c. 96, § 1, p. 259; C.S.1922, § 4089; Laws 1923, c. 146, § 1, p. 360; Laws 1925, c. 50, § 14, p. 201; C.S.1929, § 16-618; R.S.1943, § 16-626; Laws 1965, c. 55, § 1, p. 261; Laws 1967, c. 67, § 9, p. 223; Laws 1969, c. 51, § 28, p. 289; Laws 1974, LB 636, § 1.