Section 11-48-9

Costs of proposed improvements specified; payment of portion thereof by council.

The council may pay out of the general funds of the city or town or any special fund that may be provided for the purpose such portion of the cost of the proposed improvement as it may deem proper.

The cost of any improvement contemplated by this article shall include the expense of the preliminary and other surveys, the inspection and superintendence of the work, the preparation, publication, and mailing of the notices, resolutions, and ordinances required by this article, the cost of construction, the printing of bonds, the interest on money borrowed during construction, or on bonds when bonds have been issued in anticipation of the collection of assessments, the preparation of proceedings authorizing the issuance of notes or bonds under the provisions of this article, and the rendition of the approving opinions with respect thereto and any other expenses necessary for the completion of such improvement.

(Code 1907, §1365; Acts 1909, No. 200, p. 197; Code 1923, §2180; Acts 1927, No. 639, p. 753; Code 1940, T. 37, §519; Acts 1953, No. 849, p. 1141.)