Chapter 27 UTILITIES*
Section 27-73 Declaration of necessity for improvement.
Whenever the council shall deem an improvement to the distribution
system as defined in
section 27-51, whether on petition or otherwise, it shall, by ordinance, declare such improvement
necessary to be done, together with the reason therefor and shall cause plans and specifications
for such work and improvement together with an estimate of the cost thereof, to be prepared by
the director of the water and light department and filed with the city clerk, subject to inspection
of the public, which ordinance shall also set out in detail the course along which the water main
pipes are to be laid, the depth, the dimensions of the pipe, the source and the termination thereof,
together with the necessary valves and other equipment and appurtenances in connection with the
pipe, and cause the ordinance to be published in some newspaper printed in the city.
(Code 1964, § 14.940)