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1905 Excerpt: ...to assess the cost of street grading up to the
abutting property. This city has a very good system of ordering for
permanent walks and 1 am sending you today under separate cover a
copy of Midland Municipalities containing a paper by our city
clerk, Mr. Derby on this subject and also such blanks as he uses in
issuing the certificates. As you can see from this article where
the property owner will sign the waiver on the certificate that is
all the expense that it is necessary for the city to go to but
where the property owner will not sign this waiver, it is necessary
to then go ahead and issue the notices the same as in street
paving. I think that from this article and these blanks you will be
able to get along all right but if there is any particular question
that you desire to know about, please let me hear from you. Control
of Shade Trees The city of Grinnell has an ordinance placing the
control of all shade trees on the public streets under the control
of the park commissioners. This ought to be a good thing, as the
tree butcher is one of the greatest evils we have. The following
ordinance could be taken as a a basis and some such ordinance
should be passed by every municipality in Iowa: AN ORDINANCE
CHEATING A BO-RD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS AND PROVIDING FOR THE CARE
OF SHADE TREES IN THE PARKS AND STREETS OF THE CITY OF GRINNELL.
Section I. Be it ordained by the City Council of th city of
Grinnell. Iowa, that the nublic grounds and parks of the city of
Grinnell now in existence and which may hereafter be establish-d or
which may come under its control with all park property including
the trees and shrubs in the streets and alleys of the city of
Grinnell shall be under the exclusive management, care and control
of a board kno-vn as the Board of ...
|Country of origin:
League of Nebraska Municipalities
||246 x 189 x 12mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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