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16-636. Improvement districts; land which council may include.The mayor and council may, in their discretion, include all the real estate to be charged and assessed with the cost of such improvements in the improvement districts hereinbefore provided for, but are not required to do so; and the mayor and council may, in their discretion, in determining whether the requisite majority of owners who are hereinbefore authorized to petition for improvements, and to object to the improvements and to determine the kind of material to be used therefor, have joined in such petition, determination or objections, consider and take into account all the owners of real estate to be charged and assessed with the cost of any of said improvements, or only such as own lots, parts of lots, and real estate which, in fact, abut upon the part of the street, avenue or alley proposed to be so improved. The provisions of this section, in regard to the depth to which real estate may be charged and assessed, shall apply to all special taxes that may be levied by the mayor and council in any such city in proportion to the front footage. 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, § 4930; Laws 1917, c. 95, § 1, p. 255; C.S.1922, § 4098; Laws 1925, c. 50, § 10, p. 199; C.S.1929, § 16-627; R.S.1943, § 16-636; Laws 1967, c. 67, § 14, p. 226.