17-524. Streets and sidewalks; improvements; assessments; how made; collection.

Assessments made under sections 17-509 to 17-523 shall be made and assessed in the following manner:

(1) Such assessment shall be made by the city council or village board of trustees at a special meeting, by a resolution, taking into account the benefits derived or injuries sustained in consequence of such improvements, and the amount charged against the same, which, with the vote, shall be recorded in the minutes. Notice of the time of holding such meeting and the purpose for which it is to be held shall be published in a legal newspaper in or of general circulation in the city or village at least four weeks before the meeting is held or, in lieu of such notice, personal service may be made upon persons owning or occupying property to be assessed; and

(2) All such assessments shall be known as special assessments for improvements, shall be levied and collected as a separate tax, in addition to the taxes for general revenue purposes, and shall be placed on the tax roll for collection, subject to the same penalties and collected in like manner as other city or village taxes.

Source:Laws 1879, § 69, VII, p. 212; Laws 1881, c. 23, § 8, VII, p. 174; Laws 1885, c. 20, § 1, VII, p. 164; Laws 1887, c. 12, § 1, VII, p. 292; R.S.1913, § 5113; C.S.1922, § 4286; C.S.1929, § 17-435; R.S.1943, § 17-524; Laws 1955, c. 40, § 1, p. 155; Laws 2017, LB133, § 141.
Effective Date: August 24, 2017