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16-664. Construction; cost; assessment; levy; when delinquent; payment.Such city shall have power to provide for the laying of permanent sidewalks. Upon the petition of any freeholder who desires to build such a permanent sidewalk, the mayor and council may order the same to be built, and that the cost of the same until paid shall be a perpetual lien upon the real estate along which the freeholder desires such sidewalk to be constructed, and the city may assess and levy the costs of same against such real estate in the manner provided by law. The total cost of the building of the permanent sidewalk shall be levied at one time upon the property along which such permanent sidewalk is to be built, and become delinquent as herein provided: One-seventh of the total cost shall become delinquent in ten days after such levy; one-seventh in one year; one-seventh in two years; one-seventh in three years; one-seventh in four years; one-seventh in five years; one-seventh in six years. Each of such installments, except the first, shall draw interest at a rate of not exceeding the rate of interest specified in section 45-104.01, as such rate may from time to time be adjusted by the Legislature, from the time of the levy aforesaid, until the same shall become delinquent; and after the same shall become delinquent interest at the rate specified in section 45-104.01, as such rate may from time to time be adjusted by the Legislature, shall be paid thereon as in the case of other special taxes. The council shall pay for the building of such permanent sidewalk out of the general fund. The mayor and council may pass an ordinance to carry into effect the provisions of this section. SourceLaws 1901, c. 18, § 121, p. 303; R.S.1913, § 4948; C.S.1922, § 4117; C.S.1929, § 16-646; R.S.1943, § 16-664; Laws 1963, c. 65, § 1, p. 264; Laws 1965, c. 57, § 1, p. 264; Laws 1980, LB 933, § 12; Laws 1981, LB 167, § 13. AnnotationsCities of the first class that adopt a "home rule" charter possess no power to remit or cancel interest or penalties on special taxes. Falldorf v. City of Grand Island, 138 Neb. 212, 292 N.W. 598 (1940).