17-207. Board of trustees; powers; restrictions.

The village board of trustees shall have power to pass ordinances: (1) To prevent and remove nuisances within the village or within its extraterritorial zoning jurisdiction; (2) to restrain and prohibit gambling; (3) to provide for licensing and regulating theatrical and other amusements within the village; (4) to prevent the introduction and spread of contagious diseases; (5) to establish and regulate markets; (6) to erect and repair bridges; (7) to erect, repair, and regulate wharves; (8) to regulate the landing of watercraft; (9) to provide for the inspection of building materials to be used or offered for sale in the village; (10) to govern the planting and protection of shade trees in the streets and the building of structures projecting upon or over and adjoining, and all excavations through and under, the sidewalks of the village; (11) to maintain the peace, good government, and welfare of the village and its trade and commerce; and (12) to enforce all ordinances by inflicting penalties upon inhabitants or other persons, for the violation of such ordinances, not exceeding five hundred dollars for any one offense, recoverable with costs. Nothing in this section shall be construed to apply to bingo, lotteries, lotteries by the sale of pickle cards, or raffles conducted in accordance with the Nebraska Bingo Act, the Nebraska Lottery and Raffle Act, the Nebraska Pickle Card Lottery Act, the Nebraska Small Lottery and Raffle Act, or the State Lottery Act.

Source:Laws 1879, § 46, p. 203; Laws 1907, c. 15, § 1, p. 123; R.S.1913, § 5057; C.S.1922, § 4229; C.S.1929, § 17-207; R.S.1943, § 17-207; Laws 1986, LB 1027, § 190; Laws 1991, LB 849, § 63; Laws 1993, LB 138, § 65; Laws 1999, LB 128, § 1; Laws 2015, LB266, § 10; Laws 2017, LB133, § 68.
Effective Date: August 24, 2017

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