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1921 Excerpt: ...CONTRACTS AND ASSESSMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH SAME.
9. The duty of the commissioners for opening of streets of
Baltimore to deduct from the assessment of benefits the excess of
the benefits over the amount of damages and expenses does not arise
until all appeals involving damages and expenses have been disposed
of; hence the right of land owners to have the excess of the
benefits deducted from their assessment cannot be made to depend
upon whether they appealed from the original return of the
commissioners within time, and though such landowners may have paid
the benefits assessed, the commissioners should make the proper
deduction in their book, leaving it to the proper agent of the city
to return the over-payment, or to the land owner any remedy that he
may have.--Baltimore City vs. Md. Trust Co., 135 Md. 36; 107 A.
574. 10. Where Baltimore City Court had no jurisdiction of petition
by property owner to compel deduction from the assessment of
benefits the excess of benefits assessed over the expenses and
damages, the commissioners for opening of streets not having had an
opportunity to make the deduction, evidence of expenses incurred by
the city as well as the value of its own lots within the area of
improvement, was inadmissible.--Baltimore City vs. Md. Trust Co.,
135 Md. 36; 107 A. 574. 11. Under Baltimore City Charter, Sec. 179,
relating to appeals from the action of Commissioners for opening of
streets, the Baltimore City Court is without jurisdiction MUNICIPAL
CORPORATIONS--Cont'd. of a petition to reduce the assessment of
benefits for the opening of a street to an amount equal to the
expense, where after disposition of appeals involving the
assessment of damages, etc., the commissioners did not have any
opportunity to reduce from the assessments the...
|Country of origin:
Louis Sidney Ashman
||246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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