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City of Melrose, MA
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Melrose as Rev. Ords. 1976, §§ 20-44 and 20-45 (Rev. Ords. 1989, §§ 15-61 and 15-62). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 202.
Water and sewers — See Ch. 228.
Subject to the provisions of Chapter 202, Streets and Sidewalks, §§ 202-18 through 202-21, the City Council or the proper committee thereof shall, before the passage of any order for a public improvement which may require the levying of an assessment against any property owner whose property may be deemed to have benefited from the improvement beyond the general advantage to the community, grant a hearing to the property owners so affected and shall have prepared, for the information of such property owners, a schedule of the estimated betterment to be assessed against each parcel of property so benefited.
State law references — Betterments generally, MGL c. 80; sewer and sidewalk assessments, MGL c. 83, §§ 14 to 28.
[Amended 5-21-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-158]
Upon the completion of any work ordered by the City Council under the provisions of law authorizing the assessment of betterments and acts amendatory thereof or additional thereto, the City Engineer shall forthwith furnish to the City Council all data necessary for the levying of assessments on account of such work.