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Section 9-308 Remonstrances, Assessments and Collections.

If a portion of the cost of eliminating a railroad grade crossing is to be financed by local improvement assessments, the procedures for establishing a local improvement district and assessing property shall be followed. Remonstrances may be filed with the Auditor by property owners within the time to be fixed by resolution. Upon the expiration of that time, the Council shall determine whether or not to proceed with the matter. If the Council determines to proceed it may overrule any and all remonstrances. Assessments made hereunder shall be entered in the docket of City liens and collected in the same manner as other assessments and the amount to be paid by a railroad company also shall be entered on the docket of City liens and shall constitute a lien against all property of the company in the City. If any railroad company fails to pay or bond the assessment within the time provided for paying or bonding assessments for street improvements, the City may proceed by court process to require payment, or may proceed to collect the same by suit or action as other assessments are or may be collected, or by both procedures. [June 2, 1913, subdn. h, new sec. 372 1/2; 1928 pub., sec. 272; 1942 recod., sec. 9-408; am. Nov. 8, 1966; am. Nov. 3, 1992.]