Section 11-42-61

Notice of passage of resolution and hearing for property owners to show cause why property should not be subject to taxation.

The mayor or other governing head of the city, within five days of the time he files the certified copy of such resolution with map attached as provided in section 11-42-60, shall give notice by publication once a week for three sucessive weeks in some newspaper published in the city to the person or persons owning the land described in the resolution of the passing of the resolution by the council or governing body, and shall further state in said notice that a certified copy of the resolution with map attached is on file in the office of the judge of probate of the county, and shall cite the property owner or owners (without naming them) to appear before the judge of probate of said county on a day fixed in the notice, which must not be less than 30 days from the first publication of the notice, to show cause, if any, why said land or any part thereof or property having a situs thereon should not thereafter pay taxes to the city or be subject to taxation by the city.

(Code 1907, §1094; Code 1923, §1788; Code 1940, T. 37, §157.)