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City of Gerald, MO
Franklin County
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[Ord. No. 518 §1, 10-10-2002]
It shall be the duty of every property owner to keep the sidewalks, curb and gutter and driveway entrances adjacent to his/her property in the City of Gerald, in good repair at all times and free from irregularities and offsets in the surface thereof which may render the same unsafe for use at the property owners expense.
[Ord. No. 518 §2, 10-10-2002]
All sidewalks, curb and gutter and driveway entrances, constructed, reconstructed or repaired in the City of Gerald shall be of concrete and conform to specifications as outlined in Chapter 510 of the Municipal Code.
[Ord. No. 518 §3, 10-10-2002]
All work of constructing, reconstructing or repairing of sidewalks, curb and gutter or driveway entrances shall be done under the supervision of the Public Works Director, or his representative.
[Ord. No. 518 §4, 10-10-2002]
The Board of Aldermen may, by ordinance or resolution, condemn defective sidewalks, curb and gutter or driveway entrances, order their removal and provide for the construction of new in the place of those so condemned and removed as provided in this Chapter.
[Ord. No. 518 §5, 10-10-2002]
The Board of Aldermen shall cause an ordinance to be prepared outlining the work to be done, the location and the estimated cost of the project by linear foot or square foot. Upon passage of the ordinance allowing for the repairing or reconstruction of sidewalks, curb and gutter or driveway entrances and after ten (10) days notification of owner or owners of each lot or piece of property, the Board of Aldermen shall order the Public Works Director, or his representative, to cause such work to be done and the Public Works Director, or his representative, shall keep an account, by lot or piece of property, of the cost thereof and report the same to the Board of Aldermen for assessment.
[Ord. No. 518 §6, 10-10-2002]
When the Public Works Director, or his representative, has made report to the Board of Aldermen of the cost of the construction, reconstruction or repair of any sidewalk, curb and gutter or driveway entrance in the City of Gerald, under the provisions of this Chapter, the Board of Aldermen shall levy said cost as a special assessment against each owner of lot or piece of property abutting said sidewalk, curb and gutter or driveway entrance and each owner of lot or piece of property shall be liable for the cost of the work done on or made along or in front of such lot or piece of property as reported to the Board of Aldermen, and the City Clerk shall issue separate tax bills therefor against each such owner of lot or piece of property as reported to the Board of Aldermen.
[Ord. No. 518 §7, 10-10-2002]
To determine the cost of construction where a sidewalk, curb and gutter or driveway entrance has been condemned and is to be replaced with new or where a petition of any ten (10) or more citizens of the City of Gerald is received for the construction of a new sidewalk where no sidewalk had previously existed in the City of Gerald, the Board of Aldermen shall prepare contract specifications for bids for the construction of such sidewalk, curb and gutter or driveway entrance and such contract shall be let to the best bidder, upon said plans and specifications. The Board of Aldermen shall have the authority to refuse or accept any and all bids.
[Ord. No. 518 §8, 10-10-2002]
Removal of existing condemned or damaged sidewalks, curb and gutter or driveway entrances, excavation for new or replacement sidewalks, curb and gutter or sidewalk entrances and base rock and its placement for the construction shall be performed by City of Gerald and at the expense of the City of Gerald.