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16-698. Markets; construction; operation; location; approval of electors; notice; when required.The city may, by ordinance, purchase and hold grounds for and erect and establish market houses and market places, and regulate and govern the same, and also contract with any person or persons, companies or corporations, for the erection and regulation of such market houses and market places on such terms and conditions and in such manner as the council may prescribe, and raise all necessary revenue therefor as herein provided. The council may provide for the erection of all other useful and necessary buildings for the use of the city, and for the protection and safety of all property owned by the city, in connection with such market houses and places. It may locate such market houses and market places and buildings aforesaid on any street, alley, or public grounds, or on any land purchased for such purposes, and establish, alter, and change the channel of streams and watercourses within the city, and bridge the same; Provided, that any such improvement costing in the aggregate a sum greater than two thousand dollars shall not be authorized until the ordinance providing therefor shall first be submitted to and ratified by a majority of the legal voters of such city voting thereon, notice of which shall be given by publication once each week for three successive weeks in a legal newspaper published in or of general circulation in such city. SourceLaws 1901, c. 18, § 48, XXVI, p. 251; R.S.1913, § 4969; C.S.1922, § 4138; C.S.1929, § 16-668; R.S.1943, § 16-698; Laws 1951, c. 26, § 7, p. 121.